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NPM swats path traversal bug that lets evil packages modify, steal files. That's bad for JavaScript crypto-wallets - Trio of vulnerabilities made registry full of uncertain code even more of a risk

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Artificial Intelligence - Are you an AI guru? Can you teach ML skills to Register readers? Great! Our MCubed call-for-papers is open for you - Event - We want to hear you share your insights, experiences, and plans

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And now for this evening's space weather report. We've got a hotspot of satellite-wrecking 'killer electrons' in the outer Van Allen belt... -- ...So consider rerouting your journey through that

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Valuable personal info leaks from Facebook – not Zuck selling it, unencrypted hard drives of staff data stolen -- Car smash-and-grab ends with loss of payroll details for 20,000 employees

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US and China wave white flags, hit pause button on trade war -- Pending tariffs on notebooks, phones, monitors shelved as super powers strike 'prelimary' deal

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Rocket Lab ends year by cutting ribbon on first launchpad in the US -- Launch opportunities per year now over 130. Actually launched in 2019: 6

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Emergent Tech -- These are the droids you're looking for: Softbank launches Japan cafe staffed by bots -- Probably a better investment than WeWork

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Business - Lynch was 'willing to lie' to High Court over Autonomy whistleblower, claims HPE - Autonomy Trial - Plus: Meg Whitman and Co had 'buyer's remorse' over $11bn purchase - | 5

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Software -- Admins sigh as Microsoft pushes Teams changes – let everyone play! -- The 'experience' will be available from mid-January, 2020

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Qt ships 5.14 with experimental graphics ahead of next year's 6.0 overhaul

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What's the point: Git patches holes, JetBrains goes cloudy on TeamCity, Puppet Enterprise CD, Spring Boot EOL

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Google adds new family of VMs to its Compute Engine

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Cloud -- Creative cloudy types still making it rain cash for Adobe -- Maker of cloudy PDF and services software ... yes, that's Perpetually Dosh Forming

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Emergent Tech -- Xbox Series X: Gee thanks, Microsoft! Just what we wanted for Xmas 2020 – a Gateway tower PC -- Redmond tears wrapping on new retro-look gaming console

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Policy -- GlaxoSmithKline ditches IR35 contractors: Go PAYE or go home -- Flexible workforce look to pre-election promises

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Hyperconverged stretching lead over converged as VMware extends lead over Nutanix

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Stratoscale crashes to earth

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Western Digital cranks up the speed with WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD

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Hit one up on Insta, would you? Her Maj is after a social media manager -- Like Trump's Twitter feed, except not

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Ever wonder how hackers could possibly pwn power plants? Here are 54 Siemens bugs that could explain things -- Arbitrary code execution in a controller, what could go wrong?

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Attention! Very important science: Tapping a can of fizzy beer does... absolutely nothing -- But Danish boffins tapped cans on the side, not the top – we demand a retrial

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The Channel - Mmmm... fresh, delicious tenders: Forget G-Cloud, this £6.5bn Technology Products and Associated Services framework is where it's at - Will no one think of the SMEs? Oh, actually some have made the grade - |

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Personal Tech - Why is the printer spouting nonsense... and who on earth tried to wire this plug? On Call - A tale of entry-level electrical skills - | 213

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Science -- 100 mysterious blinking lights in the night sky could be evidence of alien life... or something weird, say boffins -- Either way, we'll take a one-way ticket, please. Now. Thanks. Good -- |

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Cloud -- Larry Ellison sets the Catz among the pigeons: Safra officially sole Oracle CEO -- Think of a number, triple it, add seven, multiply by zero, and that's pretty much this tech giant's Q2 revenue growth

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Science -- OK. We're off. Water ice found just below the surface of Mars. Good enough for us. Let's go. Impulse power, Mr Sulu -- Let's grab a nice cold drink on the Red Planet. Don't forget to pack a shovel

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Emergent Tech -- Are you writing code for ambient computing? No? Don't even know? Ch-uh. Google's 'write once, run anywhere' Flutter is all over it -- Techies lay out modest ambition to provide development framework for everything. Where have we heard that before?

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Cops storm Nginx's Moscow offices after a Russian biz claims it owns world's most widely used web server, not F5 -- Rambler claims code creator was working for them at the time and so they own tech worth $700m

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Iran says it staved off cyber attack but doesn't blame US -- Here's a rundown of some of the Middle East's cyber argy-bargy

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Londoner admits illegally accessing National Lottery accounts -- Sentencing due in January for Sentry MBA shenanigans

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Oracle leaves its heart in San Francisco – or it would do if, you know, Oracle had a heart -- OpenWorld moving to Vegas, baby: SF now too expensive not to mention the filthy streets, open drug use...

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Business - HPE to Mike Lynch: You told either El Reg or High Court the right version of why former Autonomy execs won't testify - Autonomy trial - You know it's solid reporting when trial lawyers start quoting it - | 41

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No box shifting, no Buck Rogers. Bezos-backed Blue Origin blasts off once again -- Postcards from the edge... of space?

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Microsoft enables phone calls from your Windows PC (as long as it's paired with an Android) -- Plus: Insiders yanked from their rings

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Disgrace of Base: Scammy hordes force Keybase to end cryptocoin giveaway -- It's Lumen awful: Space Drop halted due to excessive douchebaggery

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Hey Dixons, you know what's mobile? Your rapidly shrinking sales -- Loss-making unit still putting hurt on 'puters 'n' phones biz

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Post Office coughs £57.75m to settle wonky Horizon IT system case -- Split between 550 subpostmasters accused of theft, that's not much

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It's a billion-ton, 14-million-mile long mysterious alien formation – and Earth is heading right into it -- Yes, it's the debris tail of asteroid 3200 Phaethon, the source of the annual Geminids meteor shower

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It's time you were T0RTT a lesson: Here's how you could build a better Tor, say boffins -- Uni brains pitch smart math for speeding up establishment of circuits in anonymizing onion network

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ERP disaster zone: The mostly costly failures of the past decade -- Billions wasted, lawsuits launched

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Microsoft movie tried to Azure Ignite attendees about CPU side-channel flaws, but biz wouldn't be drawn on details -- 'Sir, they're about to disclose the vulns!' 'Damn it. Accelerate the rollout!'

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Capita lights One Revenues and Benefits bug bonfire: ALL reports older than 12 months to be ignored -- Problem: We have to do work. Solution: Delete all the work!

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Security -- LightAnchors array: LEDs in routers, power strips, and more, can sneakily ship data to this smartphone app -- Video -- Talk about gone in a flash

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Science -- You cannae break the laws of physics, cap'n... Boffins call BS on 'impossible' black hole, fear readings were botched -- Updated -- We knew it was too good to be true

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Emergent Tech -- Revealed: NHS England bosses meet with tech and pharmaceutical giants to discuss price list of millions of Brits' medical data -- Exclusive -- Nine 'commercial models' to access central database mulled at hush-hush meeting

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Security - You had one job, Cupertino: Apple's Intelligent Tracking Protection actually gets tracking protection - Gap in browser privacy tech embarrassingly detected by Google - | 10

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Science -- Space Force is go, go, go! Because we have a child as President of the United States -- House of Representatives OKs Trump plan because it wants federal parents to take time off

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Personal Tech -- How many steps was that, then? Uncle Sam's lawyers, watchdog race to probe Google's Fitbit gobble -- Justice Department wins chance to track fitness-tracking purchase

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Networks -- Cisco slips on a Tolkien ring: One chip design to rule them all, one design to find them. One design to bring them all... -- And in the darkness bind them – to next year's IT budgets

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Emergent Tech -- Colorado cryptocoin execs spark up blunt '$722m ponzi scheme' criminal charges after investments go up in smoke -- Dude, pass the indictment

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Emergent Tech -- Non-unicorn $700 e-scooter shop Unicorn folds with no refunds – after blowing all its cash on online ads -- Early adopters left out of pocket as winter and Facebook costs kill biz

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Personal Tech -- How much cheese does one person need to grate? Mac Pro pricing unveiled -- El Reg checks all the boxes. Dell: 'Hold my beer'

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Emergent Tech -- $13m+ Swiss Army Knife of blenders biz collapses to fury of 20,000 unfulfilled punters -- Not cool, Coolest Cooler backers say

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Bootnotes -- Careful with that Axe, Eugene: Excessive use of body spray causes school bus evacuation -- You are the weakest Lynx

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