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25 January 2022

Running Windows 10? Microsoft is preparing to fire up the update engines

Winter Windows Is Coming

ON-PREM

Throw away your Ethernet cables* because MediaTek says Wi-Fi 7 will replace them

*Don’t do this

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Windows box won’t boot? SystemRescue 9 may help

An ISO image you can burn or drop onto a USB key

7 Comments

IPv6 is built to be better, but that’s not the route to success

Why won’t you love me, sobs perennially spurned protocol

153 Comments

Pop quiz: The network team didn’t make your change. The server is in a locked room. What do you do?

Not all heroes wear capes. Some are Unix admins.

93 Comments

Cloudflare signals big Asian push, starting in Singapore

Seeks salespeople focused on expansion – and casinos – and adds a trio of senior managers

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Increase Appointment Hit Rate With Confirmed Projects

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The Road To DevOps Success

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SECURITY

Twitter’s top security staff out after incoming CEO shakes things up

Plus: Nigerian BEC gang bust, NSO woes, and more

Hive View security camera customers left in the dark as some gear gives up the ghost

Devices of the affected seem intent on going into the light

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Myanmar’s military junta seeks ban on VPNs and digital currency

People would no longer be able to rely on VPNs for their preferred communication tool, Facebook

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Australian Prime Minister’s WeChat Shanghaied by Chinese patriots

Politicians rush to blame Beijing, Tencent says the account was transferred from its original registrar and it’s probing that shift

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Modern Data Protection

Guide

Google Cloud Vmware Solution: Migrate, Scale And Innovate At Speed

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SOFTWARE

Farm machinery giant John Deere plows into two right-to-repair lawsuits

It’s Deere hunting season in Illinois and Alabama

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Indiana, Texas, Washington DC AGs sue Google for using UI design ‘dark patterns’ to harvest your location

Position of data permission controls designed to deceive, trio of lawsuits claim

5 Comments

They see us Cinnamon Rolling, they’re rating: GeckoLinux incorporates kernel 5.16 with familiar installation experience

A nice, clean community distro that works well

3 Comments

Running Windows 10? Microsoft is preparing to fire up the update engines

Winter Windows Is Coming

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Team behind delayed ERP project was aware of problems but didn’t inform Surrey County Council for months

Move from SAP to Unit4 held up by comms ‘issues’ between supplier and authority

13 Comments

Apple again extends waiver for in-app purchasing requirement for online experiences

We’ll know the pandemic is over when Apple starts insisting on its cut of fees for events again

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IBM finally finds a private equiteer willing to purchase Watson Health

As poker players ponder whether tech is ruining their favourite game

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A Leader’s Guide To The Future Of Work

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OFFBEAT

Assange can go to UK Supreme Court (again) to fend off US extradition bid

Top Brit judges may consider whether an American prison is just too much

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Rolls-Royce consortium shopping for factory sites to build mini-nuclear reactors

Hunt follows £210m government funding in small modular reactor model

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IBM forges entanglement to double quantum simulations by ‘cutting up a larger circuit into smaller circuits’

Littler circuits executing on smaller hardware and tolerating ‘a lot more noise’

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Robot vacuum cleaner employed by Brit budget hotel chain Travelodge flees

Unit dragged back to work after being found under hedge a day later

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… a massive black hole spewed out gases that probably helped make stars

As it destroys so it creates

10 Comments

Elvis may have left the building, but Windows remains very much on show

Just like the ’68 Comeback Special, Bork has returned

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