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Two weeks left to grab MCubed early bird tickets Events  Early bird tickets for MCubed disappear in under two weeks, so you should act now if you want to get up to speed on how to use machine learning and AI in real business, and save hundreds into the bargain.…

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Is that clear? Rickety rectangle house Gartner has promoted Pure Storage to the top of the all-flash array pack in its latest Solid-State Array (SSA) Magic Quadrant, and yanked Kaminario into the leaders' quadrant for the first time.…

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But then again they would say that, wouldn't they? Analysis  A study aiming to raise the profile of cyber insurance claims that cloud outages and ransomware outbreaks on the WannaCry scale could cost companies $81.7bn – more than natural disasters like 2012's Hurricane Sandy. That's an awful lot of money, but wait – before you fish out the wallet – how did the authors arrive at these numbers?…

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The All Grown-up Android gets sent back to school So Remix OS won’t be “eating the world” after all. Parent company Jide, founded by ex-Googlers, is repositioning itself as an enterprise vendor, and says its Android-for-PCs (which also runs on cheap ARM hardware) will no longer be sold to consumers any more.…

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To succeed, operators need fibre, NFV, legacy kit and radio Analysis  When an executive from Nokia, of all companies, said 5G was as much about fibre as wireless, it was clear this was going to be different from previous mobile standards generations. 5G will not be driven by mobile broadband speeds as 4G was.…

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'No prospect of a clean break' on data protection laws – but UK may lose its influence The UK is risking a security and trade "cliff edge" if it doesn't secure an arrangement that allows data transfer with the European Union to continue after Brexit, a report has said.…

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Good luck, Anyone-but-AWS club. You'll need it Kubernetes may be the hawtest thing in container orchestration, but Redmonk analyst James Governor has a different label for it: the "Anyone but Amazon" club. It's an interesting name for a club that includes, ironically, Amazon, but as AWS continues its march to enterprise IT domination, Kubernetes increasingly looks like a rallying cry for erstwhile enemies to combine against a common foe.…

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Regulator given compo demands for tens of millions A former GSM gateway operator is threatening to reactivate a £20m legal claim against Ofcom after the regulator's past policies killed his company, according to documents seen by The Register.…

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Friendly near-monopoly wants to work with industry, honest Openreach has launched a consultation seeking input from industry to create "full fibre" broadband in Blighty - part of its new cuddly, collaborative approach post legal separation from BT.…

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So says Gartner, which reckons marketers have brainwashed themselves and us with AI hype Many enterprise software vendors “are focused on the goal of simply building and marketing an AI-based product rather than €identifying use cases and the business value to customers.”…

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So says Gartner, which reckons marketers have brainwashed themselves and us with AI hype Many enterprise software vendors “are focused on the goal of simply building and marketing an AI-based product rather than €identifying use cases and the business value to customers.”…

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Modeling biz owner alleges harassment, retaliation in tech's latest embarrassing lawsuit Microsoft and Jonathan Plumb, program manager at Microsoft Studios, have been sued by Jennifer Kelly, founder of Seattle modeling agency Genesis Industries.…

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Add 'rent-a-cop' to the 'jobs safe from AI' list … for now A security robot tasked with patrolling an office building in Washington DC has instead driven itself into a water feature.…

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He's got a box called Sentinel to do the job, but in April he said it was 'vulnerable' Having tilted at the US presidency without success, John McAfee has picked his last next big windmill: Google.…

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Sure, Goddard boffins could just analyse the signals, but why not listen to them too? NASA boffins in charge of the agency's Van Allen Belt mission have recorded audio-frequency noise made by energetic electrons emitting what's known as “whistler waves”.…

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S3 bucket was set to authenticate all AWS users, not just Dow Jones users Dow Jones has emulated Verizon by saving various internal databases (including Wall Street Journal subscribers) in the cloud without properly securing it.…

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SAP teaching factory equipment to pre-analyse for tiny-but-costly faults, call cloud for help Artificial intelligence, the internet of things and edge computing are 2017's inescapable buzzwords, cloud probably has that role for the entire decade. So imagine The Register's surprise when we learned all three are working together in a product you can put to work today.…

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114 servers, 3,192 Xeon cores and another million-plus from GPUs, for petaflop performance Dell has won the gig to build a Australia's newest supercomputer.…

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Meanwhile, Musk's comments crash carmaker's stock On Saturday evening, a Tesla Model S skidded off the road in central Minnesota, in America's Midwest, and ended up on its roof in a marsh.…

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Bug fixes shipped for all supported versions The folks over at FreeRADIUS took a look at Guido Vranken's work with OpenSSL, liked what they saw, asked him to fuzz the famous login/security server ... and then didn't like what they saw.…

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Meanwhile the TSA found 78 guns at US airports last week, 32 with a round chambered The United States' ban on laptops being carried into airliner cabins is all-but-over, after the nation's Transport Security Administration reduced its list of dodgy airports to just one and signalled that destination awaits inspection before also disappearing from its list.…

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Families urged to brush up on opsec, check for privacy leaks, patch security flaws, if possible The FBI issued a warning Monday advising parents to carefully check internet-connected toys for possible privacy and security concerns.…

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Mayak bird so bright it may outshine Venus, Jupiter Skywatchers are going to see a new light in the heavens this week after the successful launch of the Russian satellite Mayak this past weekend.…

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'Brandis.io' secures messages with APIs and 445 lines of JavaScript, so good luck with crypto-cracking laws! +Comment  An Australian computer scientist working in Thailand has offered his contribution to Australia's cryptography debate by creating a public-key crypto demonstrator in less than a day, using public APIs and JavaScript.…

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Anti-patent-lawsuit restrictions land tools on banned list The Apache Foundation has declared that none of its new software projects can include Facebook's booby-trapped BSD-licensed code.…

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