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Hint: health outspends finance outfits two to one, but all vertical IT is heading cloudy. Fast Healthcare providers are the top users of public clouds, says analyst firm IDC.…

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Claims it’s the least complaint-generating Windows ever Microsoft’s decided that Windows 10 version 1803, aka the April Update, is now fit for consumption by business users or indeed anyone or anything capable of running Windows 10.…

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According ot the American Medical Association at least The American Medical Association does not believe that using AI is essential in healthcare and will benefit all patients, according to a new report.…

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Wants to move into the application business Cisco has opened up its network automation and analytics software, DNA Center, to all-comers.…

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A bigger splash from big freaking box of a server, with up to 32 CPUs in a rack Huawei has unveiled a more powerful version of its top-end KunLun server at CeBIT, amongst a raft of other big iron-ish hardware and software announcements.…

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Fake videos generated by AI models can be detected In the year or so convincing fake videos known as DeepFakes – the product of deep learning-driven facial image manipulation – have been condemned as a threat to democracy, or what's left of it.…

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Telefónica and Huawei shoot freakin' lasers down existing optical networks for QKD Telefónica and Huawei have carried out a successful field trial of quantum cryptography on commercial optical networks.…

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Code good for passing the salt, but it won't win you the lottery A team of scientists at Universität Bonn in Germany has developed not-at-all-creepy software able to predict the future. A few minutes of it, at least.…

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What, you didn't do this already? The Bank of England is expecting financial institutions to be a bit less rubbish when IT goes wrong, it said today.…

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What, you didn't do this already? The Bank of England is expecting financial institutions to be a bit less rubbish when IT goes wrong, it said today.…

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Bulk email error blabs 56 identities and email addresses Gloucestershire Police has been fined £80,000 for failing to blind-copy an email that contained the names and email addresses of victims of child abuse.…

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Microsoft: Plz park your containers in our cloud K thx Container fans, rejoice! Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available, having been in preview since October.…

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Troubled surveillance craft has taken a shine to terra firma A British Army Watchkeeper drone has crashed near Aberporth, taking the number of crashes involving the unmanned aircraft to five.…

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73-year-old taken in by counter-terror cops – report A former Rolls-Royce engineer has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of breaching the Official Secrets Act by allegedly handing British F-35 engine secrets to China.…

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Cops unlikely to be the only grumblers Apple isn't backing down from a move to lock down the iPhone’s data port to increase security for users, even though it means thwarting some of the password-cracking tools used by forensics experts.…

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Ron Coughlin will no longer doorstep fanbois outside Apple stores HP Inc exec Ron Coughlin is quitting the dog-eats-dog world of peddling PCs and heading into the more cuddly-sounding - but no doubt competitive - one of speciality pet retailing.…

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UK.gov expected to take health workers off immigration limit Campaigners have welcomed reports that the UK government plans to remove doctors and nurses from an immigration cap – which could also make it easier for businesses to recruit IT workers from outside the EU.…

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When we put up the schedule, we’ll put up the price Events  We’re very close to publishing the agenda for Serverless Computing London, which means you don’t have long left to grab one of our super value blind bird tickets for just £500 plus VAT.…

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Plus: Brit driver claims Autopilot almost took car off the road An update to Tesla's Autopilot software earlier this month has caused headaches for drivers of its electric cars – with one user alleging he was almost driven off the road by the robotic assistant.…

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Civil servants get cheat sheet for procuring analytics The UK government has released a guide to help civil servants figure out how to use and procure data science tools ethically as public opinion on slurping continues to circle the drain.…

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Big Blue's rig with Nvidia grunt looks to be first truly exascale system Comment  IBM's 200 petaFLOPS (200,000 trillion calculations per second) Summit supercomputer was unveiled at Oak Ridge National Laboratory last Friday and, scaled up, has proven itself capable of exascale computing in some applications.…

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Desperate times at Downing Street The UK government has given itself a reassuring cuddle this week, asserting that – even if high-profile projects such as Galileo march overseas – international tech firms still love Blighty.…

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Cord-cutters swung the court Analysis  Across political divides in the United States there's a common appetite for reining in the country's plutocratic corporate overlords. The country that reveres Mom 'n' Pop businesses is wary when giant businesses combine. But the landmark decision in a US District Court permitting two legacy businesses to merge indicates how hard this is.…

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Comets might have seeded the surface over millennia Ceres contains more carbon-based compounds - the chemical building blocks for life - than previously thought, according to a new study.…

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Software-defined networks are getting serious, at scale Network function virtualization is moderately obscure stuff, seeing as it is mostly intended for the plumbing of carrier networks. But VMware’s new play in the field with what it reckons a proper, 5G-ready effort, is notable for a couple of reasons.…

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