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Code review highlights problematic RNG Days after fixing a rare but dangerous key recovery attack, the developers of OpenSSL have been dealt a flesh blow with a poor review of the technology from a German government agency.…

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Apple gearing up for a mega Surface challenge? Do you baulk at the size of Microsoft’s mega Surface Hub whiteboard, and want something a little more Apple-tastic for your wall?…

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But hey, losing 3,200 staff plumped profits. And it is nearly the weekend The relatively weaker economy in China and slumping demand for gadgets puts Lenovo between a rock and a hard place.…

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Promises to help titans 'get in front of a Libor-type event' Hewlett Packard Enterprise is rolling out a hosted investigative analytics service in response to a report that regulators imposed $260bn in fines on firms in the wake of the 2007-08 financial crisis.…

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Meanwhile pallid webmaster's support site wobbles The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has found in favour of Julian AssangeTM in a complaint alleging he is suffering "arbitrary detention", a report claimed.…

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Long-serving chairman to call it quits, in IT that is... Networks First chairman Peter Titmus is to exit the IT industry once he complete the handover of the business he founded 26 years ago to the new owners - but the old dog has some bite in him yet.…

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Where are the straps? Pebble delivered a major update today to its watches, which boast the biggest third party app ecosystem of any wearable platform.…

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Impressed by Dutch anti-UAV squadron plan A Scottish MP has suggested cops north of the border might consider the idea of drone-busting eagles, following recent Dutch trials of a winged anti-UAV operative.…

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You can shout into the ether but you won't hear the echo Customers of Speednames, the subsidiary of domain name registration firm NetNames, have been unable to receive emails since yesterday.…

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*Click*. Firm locks Artificial intelligence head in place Google's SVP for Search is to leave the company after 15 years and will be replaced by the Chocolate Factory's head of of AI as the company goes hard on machine learning.…

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'BIG' is for old-skool bosses One of the primary principles of DevOps is moving from large software releases to a series of small batches.…

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Please Ms Regulator, let us do our deal Three has promised it will not raise prices for customers if it is allowed to hop into bed with O2 in its proposed £10.5bn in an open letter hitting back at regulators' fears over the deal.…

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Hey buddy VCs, gotta dime? A-round open for donations Flash DIMM startup Xitore is exiting stealth before it has raised a dime and is looking for funding.…

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Researcher maintains criticism as CESG defends tech GCHQ has defended its controversial MIKEY-SAKKE phone encryption protocol against criticism that it leaves a backdoor into systems that support the technology.…

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Top evil source looks simple and innocent but is actually a warmonger's dream The winner of an annual competition to write the best innocent-looking but actually malicious C code has been announced – and it terrifyingly involves hoodwinking nuclear weapons inspectors.…

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Dear Colleague, what's your password again? Send to [email protected] please! Security-oriented programmer Jordan Wright has published a capable and slick open source framework to help businesses defend against phishing attacks.…

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More functions mean price hike shouldn't be very very frightening, says analyst Salesforce.com has revealed new and more expensive versions of its products.…

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git-blame -l -t Exactly how a momentary power failure managed to trigger a two-hour GitHub outage has been revealed in full today.…

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Intriguing legal case over leaked Playboy pics may impact web The European Court of Justice heard arguments in a case Wednesday that may have internet-wide consequences, since it considers the legal nature of hyperlinks.…

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Blood in the water as company decides to ' focus resources on our most strategic initiatives' Barracuda Networks' financial woes look to be biting, as the company has announced it is killing its cloud storage services, CudaDrive and Copy.com, and focussing resources on stuff that really matters.…

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Cupertino iGiant tells El Reg it's demanding a mistrial A notorious US patent court has ordered Apple to pay out more than half a billion dollars for infringing two patents related to its messaging software.…

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Or, or ... Eyeriss could turn smartphones into deep thinkers A team from MIT has demonstrated a new type of deep-learning chip that dramatically speeds up the ability of neural networks to process and identify data.…

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EMET 5.5 is upon us, complete with Windows 10 support Microsoft's enhanced mitigation toolkit (EMET) has been updated with support for Windows 10, but the company says you don't really need to download it any more.…

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Safe browsing to start flagging dodgy 'download now' buttons Google's taken aim at another class of Internet scumware: the deceptive download buttons that infest advertising on places like free software directories.…

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And it's handling the transition rather better than Adobe Autodesk, which is getting close to phasing out physical product sales, has announced it's also going to farewell 925 jobs, about ten per cent of its global workforce.…

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