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Secrets of Exynos M1 cores spilled Hot Chips  Samsung has revealed the blueprints to its mystery M1 processor cores at the heart of its S7 and S7 Edge smartphones.…

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New guy bows to FoxConn demands The new CEO of Sharp Electronics has warned that there will be job losses at the consumer electronics company amid a broader restructure.…

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First retrieved Falcon 9 goes on permanent display SpaceX has retired the first rocket it managed to land in one piece and erected the remains on Sunday outside the company's US headquarters.…

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Germans a little verärgert at Outlook bug A bug in Outlook 2016 is making it harder for German users to get their email.…

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Dumb passwords and phishing the main threats Video  Weak passwords and phishing offer far easier mechanisms for breaking into most organizations than exploiting software vulnerabilities.…

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Everyone has to be everything these days Actifio has added replication to its copy data management software, calling it StreamSnap.…

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Email AI assistant will close by next month Microsoft has bought aspiring digital assistant start-up Genee and will roll it into Office 365.…

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Phones and laptops taken amid Games' tickets investigation Laptops and mobile phones of a trio of Ireland’s Olympics’ officials have been taken by Rio police. The Brazilian cops are believed to be investigating the illegal sale of Games tickets.…

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$400 gets you a pretty good smartphone Hands on  Huawei might be the third biggest smartphone seller on the planet but it has very little traction outside Asia. The Chinese firm is hoping the Honor 8 will change that.…

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Efforts to preserve aircraft carrier for the nation failed Aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious will be sold for scrap in spite of efforts to preserve her for the nation as a museum ship, according to reports.…

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TCP exploit lets hackers get at your plaintext web traffic A previously identified Linux flaw, which allows anyone to hijack internet traffic, also affects 80 per cent of Android devices.…

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This time 220 staffers face chop in Blighty HPE is aiming its guns at 220 roles in the UK and Ireland in what appears to be becoming its quarterly firing exercise at the biz.…

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And still no criminal conviction in sight +Comment  Former IT contractor John O'Neill has lost his appeal against the Sexual Risk Order imposed on him last year – but the judge said the 24 hours' notice he had to give police in advance of having sex was “unpoliceable”.…

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It's all fun and games till a little wizard appears The collaboration wars are back, only – for now – they're more like a bush battle, where the hindmost are picked off first.…

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Don't worry CA Technologies – we're being looked after Private equity ownership has given anodyne old backup biz Arcserve a huge energising kick in the behind.…

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One quadcopter was stopped in mid-air Cops have seized drones being used to fly drugs into London's Pentonville prison – and are now on the hunt for the people operating them.…

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Deliver a development process as secure as it is dynamic Broadcast  On the September 27 2016 at 11am we're running a live broadcast that will explore the changing game of application security.…

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Raspberry Pi flogger to be flogged to apple-pie loving nationals Swiss components distributor Dätwyler will not be filing a counter-bid to acquire British distributor Premier Farnell, after its last offer was trumped by Avnet.…

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Never gonna give EU up, never gonna let you down... er At some point in the next few years we will be in a post-Brexit world, and the UK will have regained complete control of its borders. Or maybe not. At this juncture, it's worth taking a long hard look at how that might work.…

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Verizon and Qualcomm slam Wi-Fi Alliance’s proposed test framework One of the presumed outcomes of the 5G process is full convergence of licensed and unlicensed spectrum, with one or more air interface standards which can span both, using frequencies entirely flexibly according to requirement. This is a very long way off, if the current quarrels over extending LTE into licence-exempt bands are anything to go by.…

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Cat departs, mice start giant bunfight Analysis  Government departments are winning significantly more exemptions to splash the cash on expensive IT projects since the departure of former Cabinet Office minister Francis “Mad Frankie” Maude last year, according to a Register analysis.…

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Backpack ban for Oktoberfest beer bash Germany's interior minister Thomas de Maiziere wants facial recognition systems in the country's airports and train stations to identify terror suspects.…

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NEON is so 80s, er, 90s, no, 2000s Hot Chips  ARM is bolting extra data-crunching engines onto its 64-bit ARMv8-A architecture to get it ready for Fujitsu's Post-K exascale supercomputer.…

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'Chrome packaged apps' to be snuffed, except on Chrome OS Chalk up another fail for Google, which has decided it's time to do away with Chrome apps on Windows, Mac OS and Linux.…

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Strwaberrynet says it's convenient for customers, security chaps say it's stupidly convenient for crims Popular online cosmetics site Strawberrynet has asked customers if a function that allows anyone to retrieve its customers names, billing addresses, and phone numbers with nothing more than an email address is a bug or a feature.…

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