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You could set your watch to it ... but best not Oracle says it will finally land Java Enterprise Edition 8 in July 2017 – only eight months behind schedule.…

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'The limitations of automation' So it begins.…

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We OWN you, WE review the products, WE say what stays Oracle today poured cold water on efforts by Apiary top brass to reassure customers about the future of their software under Big Red – the very same day the acquistion concluded.…

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HTTP still being used eBay uses HTTPS on its most critical pages, such as those where payment or address information is entered, but a lack of encryption on several sensitive pages still poses a concern for the privacy conscious.…

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Redundancies in Global Tech Services in the offing Exclusive  IBM is about to fling another bunch of Technical Services Support staffers down the redundancy chute, internal documents leaked to The Register reveal.…

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Chipzilla gets in on Last Level Cache design A new cache is needed between memory and the tri-level processor cache structure in servers in order to avoid CPU core wait states.…

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Mobile ad boom favours the happy app Advertising revenue flowing back to app developers from Android apps has exceeded the amount returned to developers by Apple for the first time.…

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Misses full-year forecast by, oh, only 20 per cent Cybersecurity firm NCC Group has launched a strategic review after issuing a profit warning.…

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UK peering peers say nope Members of LINX, the London Internet Exchange – the UK's largest net “peering” point - have rejected proposals that would reshape the company’s constitution and could block members from being consulted about government tapping instructions.…

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World + dog can buy licensed spectrum IoT connectivity Internet of Things bods Sigfox have struck a global deal with Telefonica to offer their unlicensed spectrum connectivity tech through the telco.…

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No scaling limit? Do go on Storage Architect  I've been messing about with databases for a long time. I say "messing about" because I've never been a DBA, but as a systems programmer and storage administrator, I've been on the periphery of the application layer and of course I've deployed many personal databases.…

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Opportunity knocks ahead of G6 unveiling So this is how consumer electronics marketing works in 2017.…

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Pint-sized outfit which couldn't handle support tickets gives out £10 vouchers After provoking dissatisfaction from customers during its recent support ticket pile-up, Smart Hosting has apologised and offered £10 in service credit.…

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Anything Bezos can do, you can do better, right? You can't move without IT companies telling you about the "amazing" new technologies and features they've just launched, how you can't live without them, and what a shock it is that you've managed all these years before they were developed. And of course the bigger the company, the more new stuff they tend to pump out and the more critical it is that you sign up NOW.…

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Bill Gates, Microsoft, pay-per-use... this is sounding familiar

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How levels, layers, stacks and DIMMS are boosting speeds Analysis  Up until very recently the main thrust of data access and storage technology development was to make the media faster, hence the move from disk to flash, and flash technology developments to increase capacity.…

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August 4th, er, February 20th, 2017: Simple cyber-brain goes online A team of engineers has built an artificial synapse with the hopes of creating a neural network system with similar processing powers as the human brain.…

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Software scrutinizes device defenses, is better than just yelling IT policies at staff Netflix has released the source code of a web application called Stethoscope for evaluating the security of mobile and desktop computing devices.…

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Hopes to turn terrible triangles into more profitable routes Delivery company UPS has become the latest concern to experiment with schlepping stuff about by drone, instead of wheeled vehicles.…

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Just six per cent of banks using DNSSEC on domains The Dutch banking industry is doing a terrible job of online security, according to the company that runs the country's .nl internet domains.…

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Small biz wakes up to find online homes defaced Hundreds of websites have been defaced by hackers who hijacked a web-hosting server run by UK domain registrar DomainMonster.…

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Spectators swallow hard as cloud seeds flow forth Vid + pics  Drone operators have been gazing in fascination as, for the first time in over a decade, the Lake Berryessa glory hole has been swallowing up excess water and shooting it down into Putah Creek.…

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What China wants, China gets: local company running a too-big-to-fail cloud What China wants, China gets - in this case an exception to SAP's usual practice of running its own cloud.…

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Hard on the heels of a second-quarter result in which software subscriptions provided one of the few bright spots, Cisco's revealed a slew of new software-based systems.…

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Universal file sharing is hard because Services and CDNs scramble HTTP. Enter 'Upspin' Wouldn't it be nice if there was a universal and consistent way to give names to files stored on the Internet, so they were easy to find? A universal resource locator, if you like?…

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