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Multi-level memory is superior to binary Memory could be getting an upgrade beyond the two states used in binary, as researchers have designed a magnetic element with six stable magnetic states, according to a paper published in Applied Physics Letters.…

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Switchzilla manages to eek past analyst estimates in Q3 Cisco says that it is optimistic on its financial outlook despite a "challenging environment" that saw the networking giant's quarterly revenues drop slightly.…

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State-sponsored hackers without overtime? A professional hacking group called Suckfly is targeting India's infrastructure and economic base by zeroing in on individuals and installing tools to access their work networks.…

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Not 'Namey McNameface' pleads Burke Google I/O 2016  Google has been using its developers conference to show off forthcoming improvements in Android N and is taking the unusual move of asking the public to name it.…

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In case you were wondering what John Fanning was up to these days The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is claiming victory after the US Court of Appeals upheld a verdict it won over reputation site Jerk.com.…

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Comes as regulator introduces new crowdfunding rules The chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Jo White, has warned that the biggest risk the financial system faces is cybersecurity.…

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The future is voice, says Chocolate Factory Google I/O 2016  Google is getting into the digital helper game with the launch of Assistant, a Siri-style online helper, and promised Google Home – an Echo-like listening station that can be used to house the helper.…

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New method could make it harder for hackers in the future Researchers have devised a method of generating random numbers that could shake up computer encryption.…

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New obligations on providers of essential services The European Council has adopted new cybersecurity rules to make networks and information services across the European Union safer and more secure.…

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Low price point invites sales A hacker is attempting to sell 117 million LinkedIn users' emails and passwords on the dark web.…

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Hook, line and stinker Security firm ESET has uncovered a long running cyber-espionage campaign in Ukraine, and seemingly targeted at separatists.…

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Specifically, get in on that ultramobile premium market. You know, for gamers... The PC market is doomed. We know this. You know this. Gartner knows this, but it reckons vendors can bleed out a few more pennies if they start selling high-end rigs for gamers.…

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Smaller, faster, denser - the future of commercial memory? IBM has claimed a significant break through in phase-change memory which could potentially replace DRAM.…

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Regulator mulls Ingram's acquisition by China's HNA Tech distributor Ingram Micro has snapped up UK channel services minnow Comms-care for an undisclosed sum.…

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Throws elastic challenge back at Microsoft Amazon’s released AWS instances packing 2TB serving mega memory-hungry workloads such as SAP HANA.…

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Who owns what and how it'll all work Analysis  We have a new phone company today, and it’s European. And the badge says Nokia.…

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'The way work works has changed'. Winter is coming

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Encryption, corporates have heard of it Enterprises are routinely storing corporate password files in the cloud through Microsoft’s OneDrive backup technology.…

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Orbital testing for future networking swarms NASA has deployed a couple of CubeSats using off-the-shelf smartphone tech which it hopes will "test out the potential for using a network of small, low-cost satellites to perform complex science missions".…

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Meanwhile, the Investigatory Powers Bill is 'delivering' Promises on broadband make up the mainstay of a new Digital Bill, first revealed at The Register back in January and formally revealed in the Queen’s Speech today. It’s one of 21 new legislative proposals.…

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Giant on backfoot against free smartphone says co-CEO Google’s free distribution of Android damaged Oracle’s business – according to Oracle.…

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Prince Philip Prestel hack preserved for posterity An archive that tells the story of how the 1980s hack of Prince Philip’s mailbox led to UK anti-hacking legislation has been deposited at The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC).…

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A continent chokes on its kale In a rebuke to the EU, and environmental activists worldwide, the biggest scientific metastudy yet conducted of genetically modified foods concludes they’re good for human health and the environment.…

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Cross-site scripting flaw gives evil websites access to local files Google has emailed Android developers advising them to update Android Studio, the official Android IDE, to fix security bugs. Other versions of the JetBrains IntelliJ IDE, on which Android Studio is based, are also affected.…

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Pays £242m to branch out as smartphone sector dwindles Chip-designer ARM has snapped up London-based imaging and embedded computer biz Apical for £242m, in a bid to further branch out from the slowing smartphone market.…

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