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Carmaker apparently convinced it has a found a low-mileage niche market Honda's new electric car, the Clarity, is garnering a lot of attention – for all the wrong reasons.…

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Ransomware-as-a-Service is a hit with the tech illiterate Cerber eclipsed Locky as the most common ransomware pathogen doing the rounds in the first three months of 2017.…

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£20,000 donation received, but sales suggest more due Exclusive  Tens of thousands of pounds destined for Great Ormond Street Hospital from ZX Spectrum Vega firm Retro Computers Limited appears not to have been paid.…

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Embrace it! *shakes fist* Microsoft has started offering substantial Windows Server licence discounts as an incentive to embrace its cloud.…

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Dell EMC's star all-flash array update getting closer XtremIO arrays have larger SSDs, better replication and copy data management support coming, according to the Dell World 2017 agenda for its Las Vegas appearance at The Venetian.…

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Surveillance firm's toolset goes rogue in hands of cyberspooks Leaked HackingTeam spyware was used by a cyber-spy group to collect intelligence.…

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Source says they're working on a sale process NoSQL database supplier Basho is looking for a sale.…

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Actually, invasive slurping goes way beyond the remit of 'fitness' Free eHealth apps pose a severe privacy risk, security researchers warn.…

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Reg readers look forward to a hybrid reality Research  To some, cloud computing is synonymous with so-called ‘public cloud’ services such as AWS and Azure, but this isn’t the view of Reg readers. When 668 of you provided feedback during a recent survey on meeting infrastructure-level needs, the adoption of ‘private cloud’ (defined as ‘cloudy architecture running in your own datacentre’) was what came through most prominently:…

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Er, wait, which hack? We've lost track... Yahoo! is set to get a spanking under European Union data protection laws for the biggest of the many megabreaches it copped to last year.…

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But why would you want to? The BBC and NHS epitomise enterprise: the BBC has 23,000 staff while the NHS is one of the world's largest employers, with 1.4 million. Their IT estate is vast and central to the delivery of their services. The BBC's iPlayer is on the front line in a world of on-demand TV defined by Netflix, and among its layered infrastructure NHS servers run complex systems of reconciling payment for treatments.…

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Scandal returns to the site's adult classifieds section Three people have been indicted for operating a sex trafficking ring through the scandalous classifieds website Backpage.com's adult section.…

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Attempts to block takeovers by companies it doesn't like +Comment  Broadcom may be better placed financially to bid for Toshiba's memory business because Western Digital is burdened with debt from its $16bn SanDisk acquisition. Knowing this, WD is setting up a contract law barrage.…

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Getting down and dirty at the HCI coal face with Scale Computing Profile  Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready reckons its hyperconverged HC3 software is better than anyone else's because it's integrated into the hypervisor's core and not just another VM.…

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So a developer de-bugged his personality with a long-range hack On-Call  Welcome again to On-Call, The Reg’s usually-on-Friday column in which readers share tales of being asked to do nasty jobs at nasty times, often for nasty people.…

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King Battistelli's crusade starts charging down the wrong hill Analysis  When he's not ignoring national laws and threatening employees, the president of the European Patent Office (EPO), Benoit Battistelli, is on a crusade to make things work faster.…

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Molybdenum disulfide could be potential alternative to silicon in sensors, clothes, etc A team of engineers from the Vienna University of Technology in Austria has created what they claim is the most complex flat and flexible microprocessor to date – using a molybdenum disulfide semiconductor.…

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Threads of elusive particles form cosmic cobwebs Pic  Astrophysicists have for the first time spotted filaments of dark matter forming bridges between galaxies tens of millions of light-years apart.…

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Schroedinger's snake slithers into Bank's quantum sim Australia's Commonwealth Bank has bought a simulated quantum computer that you can program with Python.…

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Developer and self-described 'anarchist' gets lessons in opsec Russia is shy a Tor exit node, after a university maths teacher was arrested for his involvement in protests in that country.…

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Can someone whistle up Kevin Minick, his country needs him Strap yourself into the DeLorean: researchers from Duo reckon the Dallas tornado alarm incident was a case of old-style DMTF phreaking.…

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No jokes about dinosaurs SAP has rushed out a patch for its TREX search engine, after security researchers found bugs in a 2015 patch.…

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Nine advisories landed today Clear the diaries, Juniper sysadmins, a van-load of patches landed today.…

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Worried about losing your payment data? Shake it off and use this Inter-bank data comms biz SWIFT says it has introduced mechanisms to better protect money transfers from tampering.…

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Sysadmins furious at unscheduled snow-day, worry about Easter availability Netregistry and TPP Wholesale have lost six DNS servers between them, causing plenty of angst and anger on Australia's corner of the Internet.…

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