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'Stream' video vault and share-o-matic debuts in Office 365, as does a dictation bot for Office Microsoft's launched “Stream”, a cloud service perhaps best understood as a private YouTube, with extras.…

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Guess which was which. Hint: Firefox now crushes trackers on Android Mozilla's announced that its “Firefox Focus” ad-busting browser has made it to Android.…

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Guess which was which. Hint: Firefox now crushes trackers on Android Mozilla's announced that its “Firefox Focus” ad-busting browser has made it to Android.…

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The world may need only one company where old software goes to die BMC and CA are considering a consensual acqui-merger, reports Bloomberg.…

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Pushing to have 18 Qualcomm patents invalidated Apple is expanding its legal war with Qualcomm to include an attempt at having the chip designer's patents thrown out.…

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Researchers explore 3D imaging using drones Video  Drones can perform three-dimensional imaging of objects through walls using Wi-Fi, a team of researchers demonstrated for the first time.…

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App Engine and Datastore coming real soon now, no word on when other services will land Google Cloud Platform's Sydney region is now open for business … but missing lots of services the company's cloud offers elsewhere.…

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Redmond readies the ground for Kaspersky's EU antitrust suit Windows 10 does disable some third-party security software, Microsoft has admitted, but because of compatibility – not competitive – issues.…

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Dr Katie Mack explains the SkyHopper cubesat project to El Reg A couple of years after it was first conceived, a Melbourne University-led infrared astronomy cubesat proposal called SkyHopper is gathering momentum.…

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Magnanimous gesture that won't cost the bros anything Uber is looking to mend fences with its drivers by adding the option for riders to tip.…

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Report shows driver took a hands-off approach to driving American crash investigators have thrown open their files on a fatal motorway collision between a Tesla Model S and a truck, confirming Tesla’s earlier statement that its autopilot failed to notice the truck blocking the car’s path.…

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Somewhere in there is the germ of a good idea Monday afternoon saw the first meeting of the "American Technology Council" at the White House, during which most of the country's top tech CEOs gathered around to talk about what could be done to modernize the US government's abysmal IT systems.…

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Fraudsters love America's easy-to-hack card slurpers Hacking attacks against sales terminals have risen by nearly a third last year, and the US is still leading the way in being insecure.…

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Registry operator points finger at US embassy staffer The operator of Costa Rica's .cr internet registry has formally complained that it is being harassed by the US government over The Pirate Bay domain on its system.…

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And a quick look at the chips' encrypted RAM tech Updated  Here it is: the official lineup of AMD's Epyc processors, which will go toe to toe with Intel's Xeons that utterly dominate the data center world.…

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Switchzilla wants to make 'intuitive' switches that charge you by the month Cisco is once again making a push to tie its networking hardware deeper into the compute space, this time with "intuitive" boxes that are better able to analyze and control network traffic.…

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Global Skype outages spill over onto a second day Microsoft thought it had fixed global outages for Skype that began yesterday, but so far, no such luck. Skype is still going through ups and downs.…

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♪ I'm gonna wait... til the midnight hour, when there's no one else around A UK hacker who stole £100,000 from his bank after spotting a loophole in its systems has been jailed for 16 months.…

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Redmond to support fledgling firms at Station F initiative Today, Microsoft announced that it'll be throwing its resources behind fledgling AI devs at a soon-to-launch startup space in Paris called Station F.…

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Document database company has Google’s Firebase in its sights MongoDB’s latest offering, Stitch, is aiming to appeal to developers that don’t have the time - or the inclination - to write boilerplate code.…

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Education provider has 'ambitious growth plans' IT training company QA has been bought out by Europe's largest private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners.…

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Outgoing Garry Quinn hands reins to Intermap's Todd Oseth FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn has resigned with Todd Oseth coming in to run this somewhat sickly storage software firm.…

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Shoppers across UK forced to leave the house An unspecified UK-wide technical glitch related to the food picking and packaging process left thousands of Tesco online grocery punters without their deliveries today, the retailer has told us.…

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It's just the future of democracy at stake, no biggie The use of algorithms and bots to spread political propaganda is "one of the most powerful tools against democracy", top academics have warned.…

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A flight to nowhere, complete with streaming Netflix Pics  How do you tell the world you’re building smart(er) aircraft tech? If you’re Honeywell, you put a bunch of journalists in the front of your converted testbed airliner and take them for a flight 20,000 feet over eastern England, that’s how.…

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