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In theory this should mean ISPs offer faster plans for fewer dollars nbn™, the company building and operating Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), has announced changes to the network capacity charge (CVC) it charges internet service providers.…

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Explosive news that, for once, doesn't involve a self-detonating battery Samsung Group vice chairman Lee Jae-yong has been arrested, accused of bribery, embezzlement, and perjury, and taken to jail near Seoul in South Korea.…

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Rookie's bill targets visa applicants, may never happen A newbie congressman has floated his first ever US law bill – one that demands visitors to America hand over URLs to their social network accounts.…

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We took one for the team and deciphered it for you Whatever Mark Zuckerberg's taking, we want some, too.…

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'Rare issue under a set of circumstances that have never previously been encountered' HPE has blamed a problem with solid state disks for its dual and very disruptive outages at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).…

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'Rare issue under a set of circumstances that have never previously been encountered' HPE has blamed a problem with solid state drives for its dual and very disruptive outages at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).…

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Cali upstart peddles 4U HyperStore 4000 box Cloudian is now touting a fat HyperStore 4000 alongside its HyperStore 1500 appliance. Both boxes are compatible with Amazon's AWS S3 APIs.…

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Medieval terror bastards not great at hacking says ex-top NSA lawyer RSA USA  There’s no need to panic about the threat of a major online terrorist attack, since ISIS and their allies are all talk and no trousers. That's according to the former head of the US National Counterterrorism Center.…

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Will things ever be the same again? Google is once again pulling resources out of its Fiber network venture – this time it's employees.…

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Bill reintroduced to crack down on location snooping US Congressional lawmakers on Wednesday reintroduced legislation to establish rules limiting how American government agencies can obtain a person's whereabouts.…

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Plus: Alphabet boss tells us not to worry about the Singularity RSA USA  Alphabet exec chairman Eric Schmidt is worried that the future of the internet is going to be under threat once the world’s militaries get good at artificial intelligence.…

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It's life or death, says guru unhappy with net neutrality regulations Interview  One of the grandaddies of VoIP is taking America's comms watchdog, the FCC, to the US Supreme Court over net neutrality – and he's told us why.…

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Liability issues with self-driving cars is key concern The European Parliament today called for EU-wide liability laws to cover robotics and artificial intelligence. MEPs also want researchers to adopt ethical standards that "respect human dignity".…

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Real time results from old time data IBM is adding the machine learning technology from Watson to its z/OS mainframe for smarter, faster analytics of transaction data.…

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Glitch left fans without seats Eurovision fans purchasing tickets to the event in Ukraine this year were left frustrated due to a number of technical and payment issues with the website last night.…

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We're! not! even! bothering! with! exclamation! mark! this! time! Yahoo! has issued a new warning of potentially malicious activity in user accounts.…

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Hyper-converged nodes get turnkey hybrid cloud software Dell EMC says smaller enterprises are rushing to combine their on-premises IT with the public cloud and is offering a turnkey scale-out hyper-converged VxRail appliance so they can do just that.…

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'Imagineer's declaration' betrays industry-wide apathy Comment  French Internet of Things bods Sigfox have published a “Universal Declaration of IoT Rights”, which, as well as being a bit awful, sheds light on a wider boredom with proper security.…

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If we had a pound for every time a firm cited Brit currency woes Microsoft has increased hardware and software prices in the UK for a second time this year, citing the decreased value of the weaker sterling currency when repatriated as dollars.…

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Broadband biz posts unexciting results Revenue at Virgin Media rose 1 per cent to £1,227m for its fourth quarter results, with the firm having also signed up 215,000 more users to its £3bn Project Lighting network expansion.…

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Also locks down automotive and aviation electronics F-Secure has acquired hardware and embedded system security firm Inverse Path. Financial terms of the deal, announced on Thursday, were undisclosed.…

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Immuta to free up data scientists in 'highly regulated' environments Immuta, a data governance startup run by former US National Security Agency technicians, has announced the conclusion of its Series A funding round, pulling in $8m.…

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Google's machine learning library hits 1.0 Tensorflow, Google’s opensource machine learning library, has toddled into whole figures, just over a year after the first release - with the proviso that version 1.0 might not be entirely backwards-compatible with early adopters’ programmes.…

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HCI plans reveal overshadows Q3 numbers +Comment  NetApp met its revenue predictions for its third fiscal 2017 quarter and talked openly about a coming SolidFire-based hyperconverged product suited for scalable hybrid cloud and mixed workload enterprise deployments.…

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The language isn't the problem, it's you and your PC The R language has enjoyed a great reputation in statistical computing and graphics for decades. However, it is also known as something for statisticians. Born around the time of Java, PHP and Python, R lags behind all three by a long chalk on the TIOBE rankings.…

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