posted 10 days ago on the register
Single-host systems with 30-day self-destruct switch should make for an easier on-ramp VMware’s recognised that running its stuff on Amazon Web Services costs a bomb, so has reduced prices for your initial forays.…

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Mostly minus... as Republicans and Democrats seethe at deal The US government will let ZTE use American-made electronics again, as the result of a settlement following the Chinese smartphone-maker exporting technology to Iran and North Korea.…

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Latest privacy gaffe is nothing if not impeccably timed Facebook is having to douse yet another privacy blaze – as the social network admitted to inadvertently setting some of its addicts' private posts to public, meaning anyone could read them.…

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FlexPods get application layers, managed service – and more NetApp is adding application layers to its FlexPod stack, and developing a managed service version.…

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Dev says talk of open flaws is FAKE NEWS Drupal is denying reports that more than 100,000 sites are still vulnerable to months-old critical security flaws in its content management system.…

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Swelling batteries causes headache for Cupertino Apple has been hit by another lawsuit claiming faulty manufacturing, this time over its Apple Watch.…

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Cloud giants prefer drinking direct from servers than having tequila SAN-rise cocktails The storage market was hot, hot, hot in the first quarter of this year – according to IDC's bean counters, who reckoned shipped capacity rose 79.1 per cent, year on year, to 98.8EB and revenues 34.4 per cent to $13bn.…

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Looks like Elon has a lot more explaining and/or work to do A Tesla with Autopilot engaged accelerated toward a barrier in the final seconds before a deadly crash, an official report into the crash has revealed.…

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Got to keep the purse-strings tight on that power budget, innit? Analysis  HPE Advanced Technologies veep Mike Vildibill has told El Reg that power budget limitations will end the current supercomputer model of having multiple independent nodes passing chunks of data between them.…

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The internet's screen door gets kicked open once again Adobe has kicked out an out-of-band update for a security vulnerability in Flash – after learning the bug was being actively exploited in the wild by hackers to hijack PCs.…

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US ISP giant claims service has been restored for most users Updated  After a day without service, Comcast has suggested its business voice customers restart their modems if they're still having connectivity problems.…

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Landing, roving, cratering. What could possibly go wrong? Hopefully, nothing Boffins at Japan’s space agency, JAXA, announced Thursday that their asteroid sampling mission Hayabusa2 was within sight of its target, Ryugu, with arrival scheduled within the month.…

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EU auditors also reckon universal 30Mbps unlikely Insanely ambitious plans by the EU to connect half of the households in member states to 100Mbps by 2020, have unsurprisingly fallen by the wayside - according to a report.…

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Results are in for open source data software devs Cloudera and MongoDB Open source data software slinger Cloudera dramatically slashed net losses in the first quarter of its fiscal new year but only after hacking away at a string of company expenses from R&D to staff costs.…

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2021 maturity deadline gets GAO hot under the collar Britain's first permanently based F-35B fighter jets have arrived at RAF Marham in Norfolk – as a US auditor warns that the aircraft won't be deemed "mature" until the year 2021.…

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Second Time Lucky Hands On  Warm reviews and good wishes didn't help the newly formed BlackBerry Mobile sell bucket loads of phones in its first year, but a strong second attempt might.…

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Final 'droid P APIs, latest system images With Google freezing the Android P APIs yesterday, both major mobile platforms have shown their hand for 2018. The freeze comes as Google released "Beta 2", which is really the third Developer Preview release of Android P issued so far.…

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Accused of creating UPAS Kit and lying to FBI WannaCry ransomware killswitch hero* Marcus Hutchins faces fresh charges in relation to separate malware the security researcher is alleged to have created.…

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Believe nobody except Aleksandr Kogan! Sketch  A defiant Alexander Nix has told MPs the Cambridge Analytica (CA) scandal was caused by lying media and the only person to trust is the one who wrote the app that quietly harvested personal data on more than 80 million people.…

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Chinos for the IT executive about town In an effort to reinvigorate a flaccid trouser marketplace, a Japanese fashion house has introduced a vaguely horrifying bit of detailing. Ladies and gentlemen, may we present the Wang Flap.…

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From AlphaBay to 'Message me, hey!' Underground cybercrime marketplaces are in decline because cybercrooks have begun switching to chat channels to trade illegal goods, according to a new report.…

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Second recent case of shit-and-run incident A corporate exec has resigned from his job after being alleged to be the "poo jogger" of Brisbane, after his neighbours set up a a night vision camera to catch the defecator with his pants down.…

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Data bloat antidote hopeful pockets $90m in investor cash round Commercial scale-out filesystem startup Qumulo has scored $93m in a D-round of funding, taking the total raised past $233m.…

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'There is no one who feels more for TSB customers than me' - CEO TSB's boss Paul Pester admitted that 1,300 people have been defrauded as a result of the bank's botched IT upgrade in April, in a second hearing in front of MPs.…

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You see, it all becomes clear when you provide numbers Pure Storage's AIRI FlashBlade is faster than NetApp's A700 all-flash array, according to two AI benchmark runs.…

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