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Veep tells us he wants 'very trustful relationship' with customers “It’s all about how to make the car safer and safer,” German engineering firm Bosch told The Register last week as it exhibited its driverless technologies in London.…

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Invests in reborn PDA under the Gemini project Psion founder David Potter has joined the company behind the Gemini project to re-create the classic Psion PDA.…

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Also be curious and constructive by working on Linux instead of breaking it Linux Lord Linus Torvalds has offered some lifestyle advice for hackers, suggesting they adopt his admittedly-unglamorous lifestyle but also his ethos of working on things that matter.…

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It's all gone potato-shaped for some galaxies already A team led by Sydney University's Dr Caroline Foster has created three-dimensional images of 845 galaxies, claiming it is the biggest collection of of 3D galactic representations ever gathered.…

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Microsegmentation for microservices, plus automated key management for all those tiny, transient networks VMware's released a new version of NSX-T, the version of its NSX network virtualization tool that runs in multiple environments.…

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From Excel.Application to remote code execution. Lovely A white-hat has taken a good look at whether you can pivot an attack from one machine to others using Microsoft Excel, and you probably won't like what he found.…

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PETA and photog agree that 'Legal rights for nonhuman animals' remain unresolved The curious case of the monkey that took a selfie and was denied copyright for its efforts has come to an end, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and photographer David Slater agreeing on a future stream of royalty payments to simian charities.…

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Schlepping planets about is so old, teamwork is the new religion LOGOWATCH  DevOps darling Atlassian has given the world a new logo it says could be “two people high-fiving” or “a mountain ready for teams to scale” or perhaps even “the letter A formed from two pillars reinforcing each other.”…

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It's also bought a random number generator for PINs Equifax has decided it will no longer try and impose arbitration on any of the millions of Americans who try to find out if they've been stung in its massive data leak.…

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WARN notice lists 1,008 layoffs in total Oracle has filed a notice under California's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) regulations that reveals it has recently made 1,008 permanent layoffs in its Santa Clara and San Diego facilities.…

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This is how trust ends, not with a bang but with a whimper Google has detailed its plan to deprecate Symantec-issued certificates in Chrome.…

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Research just isn't as effective as it used to be Innovation, fetishized by Silicon Valley companies and celebrated by business boosters, no longer provides the economic jolt it once did.…

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Insider build aims to address glitch spotted by gamers Microsoft says it is working to address a bug that had caused some Windows 10 applications to experience momentary "stuttering" performance problems.…

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Metadata platform combined with data definition Analysis  Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha says there are two ways of looking at backup and recovery: loosely they are hardware or storage-centric and software-centric.…

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So, does my stellar nursery look big in this? The rate of star formation might play a bigger role in affecting a galaxy's shape than previously thought, according to a recent study.…

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Lots of bennies, but can be time-consuming It's no secret that switching to containers is difficult. According to some IT pros contacted by containerization tech firm Cloud Foundry [PDF], it's so difficult that their adoption is still dragging in the enterprise sector.…

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Regulators harshing the buzz California says its impending legalization of recreational marijuana will not include skies full of herb-toting drone delivery bots.…

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Embarrassing law enforcement comes at a heavy price A member of the short-lived Crackas With Attitude hacking troupe has received five years in prison, despite the fact that he hadn't actually hacked any accounts himself and had accepted a plea deal.…

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Then by September 16 those a few extra miles will go Over the weekend Tesla began pushing a software update to certain Model S and Model X vehicles to increase battery capacity, in the hope that extended vehicle range might help customers fleeing Hurricane Irma and successive storms in Florida.…

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Yes, yes, privacy failings Facebook has been fined €1.2m ($1.43m) by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) for violating privacy laws.…

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Object storage founders unveil virtualised filer front end Esoptra has invented a thin content provisioned virtualized filer sitting in front of object storage.…

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Ministers fed up with multinational's tax avoidance Fed up with how Amazon, Google and other American digital giants pay tiny amounts in tax, European ministers are proposing a big change: tax based on revenues rather than profits.…

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FireWatch creator sees red A prominent indie games developer says he will be filing Digital Millennium Copyright Act notices to forcibly cut ties with a controversial games streamer.…

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Financial details undisclosed, but it's big, ya hear, says Rackspace Private equity-backed Rackspace is planning to use some of its owner’s cash to hoover up managed services, hosting and colo outfit Datapipe.…

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Now credit freezes may not even be secure FireEye removed an Equifax case study* from its website in response to a recently disclosed mega-breach at the credit reference agency.…

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