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Google-owned biz cancels Logan's run YouTube has revealed where decency standards lie in the internet era: mocking suicide victims while standing next to a corpse.…

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Postmortem sheds light on brief dependency hell On the defensive after a malware kerfuffle last year, code registry npm shot first before asking questions over the weekend – and is now apologizing for the errant execution.…

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CEO, CFO under fire as lawsuits mount up An Intel stockholder filed a class-action lawsuit yesterday accusing the chipmaker of artificially inflating its stock prices by omitting to tell anyone about the Spectre and Meltdown flaws in its products.…

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As America's very stable genius weighs in with his one cent The US House of Representatives has passed a six-year extension to the controversial Section 702 spying program, rejecting an amendment that would have required the authorities to get a warrant before searching for information on US citizens.…

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Actually no, we don't want an app for that, techbros Comment  "Don't ruin the moment. Asking to sign a contract to have sex can be awkward."…

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Beef and lamb prove to be inferior escape tools A Devon butcher channelled the power of Ecky-Thump to escape being locked in his freezer when he saved his skin by using a black pudding.…

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No-deal predicted to lop £46.8bn off Blighty investment A no-deal Brexit scenario could scrap 92,000 science and technology jobs across the UK, a report has claimed.…

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No-deal predicted to lop £46.8bn off Blighty investment A no-deal Brexit scenario could scrap 92,000 science and technology jobs across the UK, a report has claimed.…

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If it's owned by Hillingdon, you can't do that Heathrow Airport's local council has effectively prohibited the flying of drones anywhere within the borough's public spaces – including parks near airfields.…

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ICO fought dodgy contracts, buck-passing, and less than concrete proof The Information Commissioner's Office has fined four companies £600,000 for spamming customers millions of times.…

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ICO fought dodgy contracts, buck-passing, and less than concrete proof The Information Commissioner's Office has fined four companies £600,000 for spamming customers millions of times.…

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Wait. Did you say 'insecure chips'? Comment  Let no one say that America's political elites are losing their talent for hypocrisy. Washington DC has welcomed the New Year with a display of selective Sinophobia – and it likely spoiled Huawei's CES.…

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SCADA mobile app security is getting worse The security of mobile apps that tie in with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems has deteriorated over the last two-and-a-half years, according to new research.…

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What – no bonkers projected cost savings? You disappoint us, UK.gov Another year, another government shared services strategy. This time Whitehall wants to roll out Oracle Cloud across departments - a move it says will require "substantive negotiations" with the Sopra Steria-run joint venture.…

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Group says UK healthcare isn't benefitting from advances in AI The Reform think tank has told the UK government to improve the quality of NHS data and stop relying on paper-based systems to take advantage of the purported benefits of artificial intelligence.…

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Group says UK healthcare isn't benefitting from advances in AI The Reform think tank has told the UK government to improve the quality of NHS data and stop relying on paper-based systems to take advantage of the purported benefits of artificial intelligence.…

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Serverless, Kubernetes ... or both Events  The lineup for Continuous Lifecycle 2018 is almost complete, with more workshops and conference sessions, giving you even more reason to snag an early bird ticket now.…

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The result? One-third of GTS to be 'redeployed' or not replaced when they leave Exclusive  IBM has indicated to senior Global Technology Services management that that a third of the global workforce will be “productively redeployed” in 2018 with tens of thousands of personnel “impacted”.…

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That time the Nazis hollowed out a mountain Lurking just outside the Polish village of Sierpnica is a relic of World War II Nazi ambition. The Osówka complex is the largest and most accessible remnant of the huge Project Riese (translation: “Giant”), an effort to create an underground city capable of housing 20,000 or more Nazi troops and workers.…

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'It was a bit tricky,' admits DSTL worker The British government has put a seven-year-old boy's design for a submarine into production, saying the lad had "really thought about" his work.…

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A multi-billion dollar hype built on gullibility, says railway man Interview  Dive beneath the hype and the dry ice of CES, and it becomes apparent. The connected cars and electric cars being shown off in Las Vegas this week are not self-driving cars; and it has proved a lot harder to make an autonomous car than to sell the idea to an AI-obsessed think tank.…

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A multi-billion dollar hype built on gullibility, says railway man Interview  Dive beneath the hype and the dry ice of CES, and it becomes apparent. The connected cars and electric cars being shown off in Las Vegas this week are not self-driving cars; and it has proved a lot harder to make an autonomous car than to sell the idea to an AI-obsessed think tank.…

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This is Switchzilla’s kit-plus-cloud plan in action Cisco has switched on latent features in its recent routers and switches, plus a cloud service, that together make it possible to detect the fingerprints of malware in encrypted traffic.…

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This is Switchzilla’s kit-plus-cloud plan in action Cisco’s switched on latent features in its recent routers and switches, plus a cloud service, that together make it possible to detect the fingerprints of malware in encrypted traffic.…

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Could it be... no way, seriously? Aliens? It's probably not aliens A neutron star or a massive black hole may be the source of mysterious and highly energetic radio pulses that light up skies across the universe.…

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