posted about 16 hours ago on the register
Job security in tech? Maybe try another industry Such is the lack of job security at IBM that staff in certain departments could be at risk of redundancy on more than one occasion during this year, The Channel can reveal.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
IJN Musashi's final resting place revealed Pics  A team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has located the final resting place of monster Japanese battleship Musashi, some 70 years after she was consigned to the depths off the Philippines during the 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf.…

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posted about 18 hours ago on the register
Wait 'til you see the niche in the market Comment  With SanDisk joining the ranks of all-flash array vendors, that makes 15 AFA suppliers I know of: far, far too many for industry stability.…

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posted about 18 hours ago on the register
HP swipes right for Aruba hookup

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posted about 18 hours ago on the register
Shows Koreans where to stick the memory MWC 2015  At a pre-MWC preview, Utah-based Saygus showed off its V2 Android phone, which turns up a notch all the specs.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Ex-SAS blokes make Indiana Jones-style discovery In a scene straight from Raiders of the Lost Ark, archaeologists believe they have found the fabled lost White City of the Monkey God in Honduras.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Brothers get five and six years of stripey suntan time Shamed former Systemax execs Gilbert and Carl Fiorentino were last night sentenced to five and six years in the slammer respectively for masterminding a $27m fraud when employed at the company.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
But hey, we're gonna blab about our lovely UK plumage A fretful Twitter has told investors that it may be forced to shell out cash on IT infrastructure in Europe if the Safe Harbor pact between the EU and the US collapses.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
Tech has made us richer and freer, you fool Worstall on Wednesday  I often find myself mystified by Evgeny Morozov and his writings. I find it terribly difficult to work out what he's actually for, or what worldview it is that he thinks he's propagating.…

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posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Step by step guide Not so long ago I worked with a company that had more than a dozen offices around the world. Each had its own phone system – a total of five different makes – of which only two could handle IP telephony.…

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posted about 21 hours ago on the register
We don't think that's why Gov.uk is not cloudified... Security and privacy issues are holding back "the cloudification of governmental services" in the EU, according to a new report.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
JDK 8 Update 40 improves memory handling, JavaScript support Oracle's latest update to the Java Development Kit doesn't add any new language features or change any APIs, but it still includes a number of enhancements that should please Java developers and users.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Latest leaked draft demolishes original text Activists have leaked the latest draft of Europe’s planned data protection law – which is supposed to safeguard Europeans' personal information when in the hands of businesses and governments.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Amnesia strikes as hacker discloses remote code exec flaws Domestic router Daddy D-Link is patching dangerous remote access flaws in several models of its networking gear.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Triggertrap cans product, offers furious backers 20% refund Backers of a Kickstarter campaign which raised a whopping £290k for the development of the Triggertrap Ada modular camera trigger have been left furious and seriously out of pocket after the company behind the product announced it couldn't deliver and would refund just 20 per cent of punters' cash.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
First commercial 30cm resolution space snaps now on sale Last March the USA noticed a market disparity: French companies could sell higher-resolution satellite images than American companies. By June of the same year bans on US companies selling sharper space snaps were lifted. And last week the US company agitating for that change, DigitalGlobe, started to sell 30cm-resolution snaps to anyone who wants them.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
The phoney phone standards chat is over and the real work has begun MWC2015  The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) carriers' club has sorted out its ideas of what 5G's future, and set forth a blueprint of its preferred vision of a post-4G world.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
V4.1 has three shortcuts to get clusters up and running faster Comment  The pace of Hadoop development is relentless. Hortonworks recently has had its IPO. Distribution owners strive to get their version deployed faster. Alliances are forming fast. MapR is extending its own reach by adding features so the software can be adopted more easily.…

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Social networks on notice: take complaints seriously, take down rubbish and be responsive The Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 has passed Australia's Senate, meaning the nation now has a regime for compelling social networks to remove material deemed to represent bullying of children.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
OpenPower pals Tyan and Mellanox slotting in the gear behind the scenes In brief  If you're dying to boot up bare-metal Power8-powered servers hosted in the cloud, today's your lucky day, and not in a I've-got-a-winning-lottery-ticket-outta-here sorta way.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
TIO chases retailers, who chase NBN Co, which does ... very little we can see Australia's Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Simon Cohen says the agency can do little to help subscribers dealing with broken National Broadband Network (NBN) installations.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Router, firewall and orchestrator playing nice Juniper Networks has placed both feet under the Network Function Virtualisation, using Mobile World Congress as the venue to demonstrate virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE).…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Cloud OS at the bottom, server in the middle and a dedicated client on top Microsoft's plans to decompose Windows Server into a far lighter and leaner beast are real. On Monday we reported on the emergence of a Microsoft slide deck outlining a “Nano” version of Windows Server aimed at the cloud.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
So long '.tp'. But welcome Timor-Leste and '.tl' The country of East Timor was officially removed from the internet this week, with the '.tp' registry and all domains under it deleted from the "root zone".…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Ad giant to old OS users: Move on already! Google says Chrome 42 will be the last version for phones, tabs and other things running Android 4.0 to 4.0.4, aka Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).…

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