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Dell EMC has four AFAs now... +Comment  XtremIO all-flash array revenues have fallen from their 2015 peak as all-flash Unity and VMAX revenues have raced past it.…

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Better late than never Realm, maker of an object-based database of the same name, is extending its mobile-oriented software to work with wares from a company not known for its mobile offerings, Microsoft.…

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Lazarus rising again... or not Security researchers are exploring the theory that the WannaCrypt ransomware might be the work of an infamous North Korean government-backed hacking crew.…

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Familiarity – and dual-cloud strategies – breeds growth Competition for enterprise IT spend is intensifying with Microsoft and Google applying pressure to AWS.…

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Adylkuzz predates ransomware by at least a week – and pays better too The now infamous Windows vulnerability (MS17-010) exploited by the WannaCrypt ransomware has also been abused to spread another type of malware, specifically a cryptocurrency miner.…

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Should vendors be obliged to maintain ageing, unsafe PCs? Poll  Microsoft has got off remarkably lightly from WannaCry, as the finger pointing between Whitehall and NHS trusts began. But that might be beginning to change.…

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ARM-powered, 40-node prototype HPE's Machine research project has debuted an ARM-powered, 160TB monster memory system prototype, calling it the world's largest single-memory computer.…

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UK market remains particularly poor performer Vodafone has reported a substantial loss of €6.1bn (£5.2bn) during its full-year results 2016/17, mainly due to a writedown of its Indian business.…

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Forthcoming ExtReact promises support for a price Enterprise web app biz Sencha plans to make its ExtJS JavaScript interface components available to React developers through an offering called ExtReact.…

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Expired Fraunhofer patents won't be renewed The owner of the MP3 format killed it off last month – and it's taken three weeks for anyone to notice. With the last of the patents protecting the MPEG Audio Layer III expiring, the Fraunhofer Institute has declined to renew the IP and terminated its licensing programme.…

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Japan encouraging Tosh and WDC to come to agreement +Comment  The latest twist in the Toshiba Memory Business auction sale is that Toshiba has not barred access to the foundry or its online facilities from partner WDC employees.…

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Oh, 'collective responsibility' – that old chestnut Analysis  In the circular firing squad of WannaCrypt, the world's largest recorded ransomware outbreak, nobody looks good.…

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Data dump on monthly subscription model The infamous Shadow Brokers hacking crew, central players in the release of the vulnerability that led to last week's WannaCrypt chaos, have returned online with a threat to release more exploits.…

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But is it enough? Hands On  It made everyone's favourite Android just three years ago, the "Alfa Romeo of phones", but today finds HTC like Sony, hanging on in the market despite shareholder pressure to bail out.…

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David must be stoked by his corporate elevation from UK boss seat to Europe IBM’s UK overlord David Stokes is getting his just deserts for presiding over a sustained period of sliding sales and plummeting profits - he’s being promoted.…

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With human trainers, bots may finally get smart enough to hold complex conversations Facebook's artificial intelligence research team, which operates under the self-endorsing acronym FAIR, has released an open-source research framework called ParlAI to train bot software to chat more coherently with people.…

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Also dumps Apple, Intel and Microsoft, plus plenty more. But it's not a good look IBM's pension fund has sold most of its shares in IBM.…

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Emerald Isle catches up with modern technology The Irish government is planning to make the most unpleasant online acts criminal offences.…

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Privacy watchdog scolds hospital for sharing sensitive data with AI upstart Google's use of Brits' medical records to train an AI and treat people was legally "inappropriate," says Dame Fiona Caldicott, the National Data Guardian at the UK's Department of Health.…

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Quantum fluctuations may be key to explaining why we're all drifting apart Not only is our universe is expanding, its expansion is accelerating. How and why this is happening remains one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in science.…

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German government stores IP addresses of visitors, Pirate Party lawyer wants that to stop Germany's federal court is set to hand down a ruling about the legality of storing IP addresses.…

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Retailer accused of acting like a real bunch of Dixons A British man says PC World botched his order, then staff trolled his blog after he wrote a post complaining about it.…

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AWS is cooking virty servers with 16TB but thinks we'll also need clusters packing 34TB Amazon Web Services is working on new instance types that will offer either eight or 16 terabytes of random access memory.…

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Security partners have chatted to PM Turnbull and the idea is under consideration Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the nation is considering signing up for the laptops-on-planes ban imposed by the United States and United Kingdom.…

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Company couldn't school all the phish in the sea Electronic signatures outfit DocuSign has warned world+dog that one of its email systems was cracked by phisherpholk.…

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