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Understatement of the month: 'Mistakes were made' The CEO of Tanium has admitted staff at his computer security biz logged into live hospital networks and used real patient records in product demos with potential customers.…

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Understatement of the month: 'Mistakes were made' The CEO of computer security biz Tanium has admitted his staff logged into hospital networks and accessed production data during product demos with potential customers.…

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Quick clue: President Snowflake is a compulsive liar Analysis  On January 6, president-elect Donald Trump had a meeting with the heads of the intelligence services and came out with one action point: cybersecurity.…

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Don't worry guys, Yahoo! is coming to the rescue Verizon today turned in financial results of a nightmare first quarter of 2017 that saw the nation's top wireless carrier shed more than 300,000 postpaid subscribers.…

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We WILL make you open up infrastructure access, vows regulator Ofcom has set out exactly how it plans to prise open BT's grip on the UK's telecoms infrastructure, in a move designed to make it easier for competing telcos to install fibre broadband connections.…

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Ambassador, with these 1,800 layoffs, Fuji really is spoiling us Unite the Union wants Japan's ambassador to the UK to intervene in the long-running dispute with Fujitsu over the company's proposals to axe almost two thousand employees locally.…

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Watch out, whitelist mafia, you might be swimming with the fishes The world's biggest digital advertising company Google is reportedly building an ad-blocker into Chrome – and it's already attracted the attention of Europe's most important competition regulator.…

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Traffic Alchemist turns base metal into gold An elaborate online ad scam that disguised junk traffic as views on reputable sites has been costing advertisers as much as $7m per month.…

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Welcome to Lex: AWS's AI-as-a-platform-service If you couldn't feel the love this week, you're lacking a heart.…

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Another day. Another strategy... If a week is a long time in politics, it must be an eternity at Redmond, where the strategy team is seemingly obliged to create a new one every few minutes. Here's another for you.…

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Claimants say features not included, updates were dangerous A class action lawsuit has been launched against Tesla on the basis that updates to its cars' autopilots are "vapourware".…

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Sweet MFA... but there's no documentation available for users Mastercard has unveiled its new biometric card which adds a fingerprint sensor to the chip as a replacement security measure to the four-digit PIN.…

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Engineers working on firmware updates Multiple models of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers have vulnerabilities that might be exploited to create a botnet, security researchers at IOActive warn.…

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€500,000 to improve expertise and regulatory capacity The European Commission plans to set up an observatory and forum on blockchain and distributer ledger technology (DLT) to help it understand what role public authorities should play in developing and helping uptake of the technologies.…

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OK... that's a new one Former critics' darling HTC will unveil its 2017 flagship on 16 May, hoping that a squeezy case will win back buyers.…

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Vote with your feet and join us in Westminster Events  There's just four weeks till we throw open the doors for Continuous Lifecycle London 2017, so if you want to enjoy three days of the best in DevOps, Containers, Agile, CD and more, act now.…

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Concern as to whether new administration will abide by Obama's promises The US administration has been keeping schtum regarding President Trump's plans to adhere to promises made by Obama's government on how EU citizens' data would be protected from the NSA's mass-surveillance activities.…

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Fielding most IOs from memory blasts 'em out of the park Infinidat has run performance tests against Pure and EMC all-flash arrays and surpassed them with its array.…

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La la la nothing to patch here la la la An independent security researcher claims to have uncovered a security flaw in Microsoft Edge.…

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Yes, the pesky creatures that break your code are often worth listening to Users are those strange creatures who break the computer you put on their desks, and for whom software that has worked perfectly in the test lab suddenly decides to crash.…

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Not cool, man VMware's recent decision to block third-party virtual switches on its platform could put a serious crimp in, among others, Cisco's plans for Software-Defined Networking (SDN).…

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It's all about how you spend that sweet R&D dollar Steve Jobs once said that "innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have" – it's all about how you spend it.…

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£40k or more for initial contracts up for grabs The Ministry of Defence is looking for drone startups to throw their hats into the ring for a Just-Eat-for-bullets ‘bot competition.…

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It's too warm to store booze. Renting it out is risky. Slowing things down can do the job On-premises data centres are expensive to build and operate, which is one reason public cloud is so attractive … albeit not so attractive that organisations will immediately evacuate on-premises data centres.…

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Amazon VP takes Big Red's co-CEO to task over server boast Amazon's AWS infrastructure boss has slapped down Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd after the latter boasted that Big Red needs fewer data centers because its systems are, apparently, twice as good.…

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