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Managers told staff to report 40 hour weeks even if they worked more, lawsuit claims Oracle was sued on Tuesday by a former sales rep for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages, in violation of America's federal Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas state law.…

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Assistant and Home can now save you shouting at the kids when dinner's ready Vision of a connected speaker in every room to save shouting at the kids when dinner hits the table Google has taken on the might of the intercom industry with a device that makes shouting at your kids to get them to come to the dinner table redundant – for perhaps a couple of hundred dollars.…

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Secretive Sandia Labs, US military seeks a few good guinea pigs for hack contest The US Department of Defense is funding research into how hackers hack, with an interesting twist. It wants to wire them up with body monitoring equipment to measure how they react while hunting down and exploiting security flaws.…

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Thanks for coming, TensorFlow Mobile, TensorFlow Lite is what the cool kids will code with now Google's released an Android/iOS version of TensorFlow.…

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ETSI goes MANO et MANO et MANO for better NFV The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has published the third release of OSM, its open source management and orchestration (MANO) stack for network function virtualisation.…

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Astroboffins prepare for cosmic data deluge starting in February 2018 A sky survey destined to add yet another firehose of data to astronomy saw first light in early November.…

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They'd say more but Eugene K's loading the sueball-flinger Only 15 per cent of US federal agencies still have Kaspersky Lab software anywhere on their networks.…

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As Homeland Security hacks 757 on the tarmac At least some commercial aircraft are vulnerable to wireless hacking, a US Department of Homeland Security official has admitted.…

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From the same people who turned Yahoo! into Oath, the end of an era CompuServe has announced it will remove its forums on December 15th, 2017.…

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Not enough? How about a few dozen PDF remote code holes? Microsoft and Adobe are getting into the holiday spirit this month by gorging users and admins with a glut of security fixes.…

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Someone’s potentially getting rich – and it isn’t you Over the past few months there has been an alarming rise in the number of websites running code that silently joyrides computers and secretly makes them mine digital currency for miscreants.…

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Premium Search API targets businesses on a budget Hoping to extinguish its eleven-year cash bonfire and finally turn a profit, Twitter has introduced premium APIs to allow businesses to make better use of its trove of troll tweets – for a fee.…

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FCC commish wants more than one-page updates on recovery Jessica Rosenworcel, one of the commissioners at America's broadband watchdog the FCC, has reiterated her call for hearings into what is happening with communications on the hurricane-stricken island of Puerto Rico.…

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Who left 'wipe the engineering toolkit' off the factory checklist? An apparent factory cockup has left many OnePlus Android smartphones with an exposed diagnostics tool that can be exploited to root the handsets.…

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Ride-hailing biz blamed for indifferent security Two unnamed women allegedly raped by Uber drivers sued the transit app biz today for sexual assault and unlawful business practices.…

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Even the US Department of Justice can't decide They are the most dissected, repeated and analyzed statements in the world – but are Donald Trump's tweets formal statements by the President of the United States, or his own personal reflections?…

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Gotta plug that £14bn deficit somehow BT is proposing to close its defined benefit pension scheme for 11,000 managers and slash contributions to 21,000 frontline staff in a bid to plug a looming £14bn pension deficit.…

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Jet plane, meet bike Analysis  NetApp's E570 array supports NVMe over fabrics yet it does not use NVMe drives, potentially slowing data access.…

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Boffins write browser extension for anonymous authentication Boffins have harnessed privacy-preserving crypto to create a browser extension that allows users to authenticate to services without being tracked.…

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Offers free Docker integration File sync and sharer Panzura says containers are stuck executing locally unless the persistent storage they need moves with them to different on-premises or public cloud data centres. But, as luck would have it, it has got the tech to do just that.…

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Benchmarks for HP laptop with Snapdragon CPU spotted It's a milestone in Windows history: the first benchmarks for a new generation of ARM-powered Windows hardware have been sighted in the wild. Geekbench has recorded an instance of a box running Windows 10 on the "Qualcomm CLS" platform.…

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InfiniBox release 4 ticks more o' them mission-crit array boxes Big-iron array supplier Infinidat's fourth major version of its software adds sync (block) and async (file) replication, file directory quotas and quality of service features to quiet down noisy neighbours.…

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Tick-tock, motherclockers An expensive and clunky-looking watch that can’t tell you the time* is once again clear winner in the failing smart wearables space.…

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20-year-old is not an agent, Russia retorts Russia has denied that a person nabbed by Estonian local authorities was one of its spies. Estonia alleges the suspect had been intent on hacking into the Baltic country’s computer network.…

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Adds faster RAID rebuilds, cross-product checks, no pricing detail... DataDirect Networks (DDN) has added a smaller burst buffer product, decreased RAID rebuild times and introduced a cross-product monitoring and management facility to its HPS/supercomputing storage product set.…

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