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Company's journey from the heart of IT to the rest of the business continues ServiceNow has slipped into 2018 by slipping out a new release of its platform.…

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Needs to make six to eight a year, predicts it can get back to 25 a year once airlines wake up Airbus has reported its most prolific year to date in terms of deliveries, but also warned that it needs a new buyer of its flagship A380 if it is to continue production.…

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Boffins figure out when drones are watching, without decrypting the video stream If a drone-creeper is snooping on you, you could catch them by grabbing the video stream – but what if it's encrypted?…

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Plans open source revival of XCP, to go places Citrix won’t Moves are afoot to revive Xen Cloud Platform (XCP), the open source version of XenServer that existed independently of Citrix before the company released its code to the Xen Project and made its own efforts open source.…

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Tiangong-1 is out of control and can't keep it up any more Predictions are firming up for when China's Tiangong-1 spacecraft will make its final re-entry-crash-and-burn.…

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Unlike similar services, this one sold purloined passwords The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has announced it’s cuffed and charged a man for selling stolen identities and passwords at LeakedSource.com.…

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'Benchmark crimes' under-state the true performance impact of security controls A group of operating systems specialists believes sloppy benchmarking is harming security efforts, by making it hard to assess the likely performance impact of security countermeasures.…

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Azure Stack users invited under ‘IP Advantage’ umbrella Microsoft’s extended its “Azure IP Advantage” litigation protection shield to on-premises technology, by applying it to the Azure Stack hybrid-cloud-in-a-box systems.…

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A long time ago, in a company far, far away … Lenovo has patched an ancient vulnerability in switches that it acquired along with IBM's hardware businesses and which Big Blue itself acquired when it slurped parts of Nortel.…

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Because you need to ‘capitalize on exponential intelligence fueled by pervasive tech’ and only IBM can do that Exclusive  IBM is to help its ailing services business with a re-branding exercise that will see its Global Technology Services (GTS) and Global Business Services (GBS) operations emerge as a single entity named “IBM Services”.…

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Automation and SCADA-flingers admit fix has affected products Patches for the Meltdown vulnerability are causing stability issues in industrial control systems.…

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Watch out Intel, there's a new mini-ruler in town Analysis  Super Micro has a supernaturally dense thin server with up to half a petabyte of flash using unannounced Samsung SSDs.…

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Detroit car overlords plan 40 full and hybrid models by 2022 American auto enormity Ford will increase its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£7.97bn) in the next five years, it announced yesterday at the North American International Auto Show.…

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Panama corporation owns nearly 54,000 dot-UK sites HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has insisted on having a Panama company trading as the “Whois Foundation” formally stripped of a handful of dodgy web domains, even though the firm instantly offered to hand them over when challenged.…

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Battling Zuck for the brain computer interface Microsoft has applied to patent a brain control interface, so you'll be able to "think" your way around a computer device, hands free.…

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Debate rages on software, HCI slowdown though Analysis  Several SAN suppliers have said their systems don't need patching against the Spectre and Meltdown bugs. We asked Dell and Pure Storage about the impact of fixes and whether their SANs and Dell's hyperconverged (HCI) systems needed patching.…

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Debate rages on software, HCI slowdown though Analysis  Several SAN suppliers have said their systems don't need patching against the Spectre and Meltdown bugs. We asked Dell and Pure Storage about the impact of fixes and whether their SANs and Dell's hyperconverged (HCI) systems needed patching.…

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Part of major shake-up at Frenchy outsourcer Frenchy outsourcer Sopra Steria plans to make 220 folk redundant from its UK government business as part of a major upheaval of its public sector operation.…

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Anti-saucy snap programme makes more sense Facebook has settled a case with a 14-year-old girl after the social network hosted revealing pictures of her on a Facebook "shame" page.…

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Chinese mobe-flinger probing the issue A large number of OnePlus customers claim to have been hit by fraudulent credit card transactions after making purchases on the phone company's site. And they're unhappy that the company has been slow to address the issue.…

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Customers couldn't see sync 'n' share files Business user file sync and sharer Box "sank" for some users late last week, who took to forums and social media complaining they could not see any of their files.…

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Thousands still experiencing issues since April launch More than 6,000 parents looking to access financial help with childcare have had difficulties with using HM Revenue and Customs' frequently broken Childcare Choices website.…

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Tech bigwigs won't seek re-election to Mickey Mouse board The Walt Disney Company's increasing interest in moving its shows online has forced two Silicon Valley supremos to leave the board.…

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Minister says commish is 'free to disregard' framework if it is 'irrelevant' The government has moved to allay fears over amendments to the Data Protection Bill that critics say could undermine both the law and the powers of the UK’s privacy watchdog.…

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A view on quad-level cell flash error correction Analysis  Error-checking code use is so much easier with 3D NAND than previous planar NAND that capacity-lifting quad-level cell technology becomes more feasible.…

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