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Websites clamp down as creepy AI crawlers sneak around for snippets -- Shrinks training pool, but hurts services like the Internet Archive -- AI + ML

7 minutes ago

The Clacktop: A Thinkpad Yoga with a mechanical keyboard - Impressively home-made, this is the sort of laptop we wish we could buy new - Personal Tech - 22 Jul 2024 - | 16

7 minutes ago

Facebook prank sent techie straight to Excel hell - Who, Me? When someone kicks a chair across the room out of fear they'll be fired it's stopped being funny - Software - 22 Jul 2024 - | 42

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CrowdStrike shares sink as global IT outage savages systems worldwide - Updated - Emergency services, medical practices, airlines, banks, and more all crippled - Software - 19 Jul 2024 - | 274

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HCL's back-to-office plan: come in three days a week, or forget about holidays -- Indian tech workers' union calls for a strike over 14-hour day proposal

3 hours ago

Cellebrite got into Trump shooter's Samsung device in just 40 minutes - Infosec in brief - Also: Second-string Russian hackers sanctioned; Senators demand answers from Snowflake, and more

3 hours ago

Curiosity rover is crushing it: ran over a rock and found pure sulfur -- An unexpected splash of yellow on the red planet

3 hours ago

Don't blame AI for rise in carbon emissions, says Google exec -- Datacenter pollution is rising... but LLM workload not as big as you think

17 hours ago

Oracle coughs up $115M to make privacy case go away -- Big Red agrees not to capture personal details after two-year class action -- Security

31 minutes ago

EU gave CrowdStrike the keys to the Windows kernel, claims Microsoft -- Was a 2009 agreement on interoperability to blame? -- Security

25 minutes ago

Two Russians sanctioned over cyberattacks on US critical infrastructure -- Supposed hacktivist efforts previously linked to the Kremlin's GRU -- Cyber-crime

1 hour ago

CrowdStrike Windows patchpocalypse could take weeks to fix, IT admins fear -- Our vultures gather to review this very freaky Friday

17 hours ago

Cybercriminals quickly exploit CrowdStrike chaos -- Alert -- Who loves a global outage? Phishers, fraudsters and all manner of creeps

17 hours ago

Furious IT pros share the CrowdStrike outage experience -- Reaction -- CrowdStrike? More like Clownstrike! Amirite?

2 days ago

CrowdStrike's Falcon Sensor also linked to Linux kernel panics and crashes -- It gets worse -- Rapid restore tool being tested as Microsoft estimates 8.5M machines went down

8 hours ago

Life, interrupted: How CrowdStrike's patch failure is messing up the world -- Fall out -- Oh, was it supposed to be Y2K24?

1 day ago

Agile Manifesto co-author blasts failure rates report, talks up 'reimagining' project - Interview - Updated - Jon Kern is looking for Agile exemplars, not the 'Agile Industrial Complex'

2 hours ago

Unit4 ends support for research costing tool used to plan the Covid vaccine -- Exclusive -- UK university users face migration path following plan to withdraw support for product some build £1M solutions around -- Databases

4 hours ago

Microsoft's CISPE settlement includes a suspension of audits for members -- EXCLUSIVE -- Cloud group companies free of Redmond's compliance cops for 2 years in return for ditching EC antitrust complaint -- Software

5 hours ago

HCL's back-to-office plan: come in three days a week, or forget about holidays -- Indian tech workers' union calls for a strike over 14-hour day proposal -- On-Prem

7 hours ago

Curiosity rover is crushing it: ran over a rock and found pure sulfur -- An unexpected splash of yellow on the red planet -- Science

9 hours ago

Meeting enterprise AI demand for scale and space - Watch this webinar to learn how Hammerspace can offer tomorrow's data architecture in the here and now - Webinar

5 days ago

Google, Oracle, and Microsoft make their case for VMware migrations – HPE on the outer? -- New instance types and discounts galore, and Broadcom all smiles as its preferred licensing finds more friends -- Virtualization

9 hours ago

Cellebrite got into Trump shooter's Samsung device in just 40 minutes -- Infosec in brief -- Also: Second-string Russian hackers sanctioned; Senators demand answers from Snowflake, and more -- Security

10 hours ago

Chinese researchers create four-gram drone that might fly forever -- Asia in brief -- Plus: Former Samsung worker jailed for leaking secrets; Robo-cabs reach Shanghai airport; and more -- Science

12 hours ago

FTC grabs controller as Microsoft jacks up Game Pass price by 81% -- This is exactly what we said would happen post-Blizzard merger, laments watchdog, as its appeal continues -- Personal Tech

1 day ago

Executives have more confidence in software supply chain security than their developers

4 hours ago

Why Facebook does not use Git – and why most other devs do

4 days ago

Netlify sponsors Astro and becomes official deployment partner, as CEO takes aim at "vendor lock-in"

5 days ago

Devs say many of their hours are wasted, disagree with managers on how to fix the issue

6 days ago

UK cops arrest teen suspect in MGM Resorts cyberattack probe -- 17-year-old cuffed as FBI says it will 'relentlessly pursue' miscreants around the globe -- Cyber-crime

2 days ago

Google to kill off URL shortener once and for all -- Links shortened with goo.gl will stop working in 2025 -- Networks

3 days ago

Azure VMs ruined by CrowdStrike patchpocalypse? Microsoft has recovery tips - Updated - Have you tried turning it off and on again, like, a bunch? PaaS + IaaS - 19 Jul 2024 - | 64

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Second NHS IT system confirmed to be affected by CrowdStrike issues -- Cancer treatments are in jeopardy across multiple healthcare facilities -- Software

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Ransomware continues to pile on costs for critical infrastructure victims -- Millions more spent without any improvement in recovery times

3 days ago

ZDI shames Microsoft for – yet another – coordinated vulnerability disclosure snafu -- 'It seems like they really don't have a full grasp of what's going on with this patch'

3 days ago

Cancer patient forced to make terrible decision after Qilin attack on London hospitals -- Skin-sparing mastectomy and breast reconstruction scrapped as result of ransomware at supplier

5 days ago

London council accuses watchdog of 'exaggerating' danger of 2020 raid on residents' data -- You escaped a big fat fine! Take the win and run, won't you?

3 days ago

Car dealer software slinger CDK Global said to have paid $25M ransom after cyberattack -- 15K dealerships take estimated $600M+ hit

5 days ago

What exactly did Microsoft promise CISPE in its settlement? Analysis - Analysts: 'At the end of the day, the settlement is nothing'

2 days ago

UK comms watchdog banning inflation-linked mid-contract price rises -- But only for new mobile and broadband contracts, and only from January 2025 -- Networks

3 days ago

Capgemini wins deal with UK tax collector worth up to £574M -- Love affair between HMRC and French outsourcer set to last 25 years -- Software

3 days ago

Dangerous sandwiches delayed hardware installation -- On Call -- AV tech was left alone, locked down, and under severe pressure -- On-Prem

3 days ago

CrowdStrike file update bricks Windows machines around the world -- Updated -- Falcon Sensor putting hosts into deathloop - but there's a workaround -- Software

1 day ago

EU's renewable hydrogen plan needs a 'reality check' -- Member nations aren't on the same page, investors are confused, and nobody understands the real costs -- CxO

3 days ago

North Korea likely behind takedown of Indian crypto exchange WazirX -- Firm halts trades after seeing $230 million disappear -- Security

3 days ago

Don't be complacent on cybersecurity resilience - Read the 2024 Cisco Cybersecurity Readiness Index for tips on how best to prepare - Sponsored Post

6 days ago

Beijing's attack gang Volt Typhoon was a false flag inside job conspiracy: China -- Run by the NSA, the FBI, and Five Eyes nations, who fooled infosec researchers, apparently -- Cyber-crime

3 days ago

Google slashes maps API prices in India – weeks after a competitor emerged -- Startup Ola slashes prices to zero for a year in apparent response -- SaaS

3 days ago

Microsoft 365 remains 'degraded' as Azure outage resolved - Updated - Central US region is back in business but Office apps still in trouble - Off-Prem - 19 Jul 2024 - | 66

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Pure Storage CTO discusses future scalability challenges in data storage

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World's biggest firms struggle with data debt ... and therefore AI

6 hours ago

Energy efficient storage candidate ULTRARAM moves to production

2 days ago

HBM4 set to land sooner than expected

2 days ago

OpenAI's GPT-4o Mini is indeed small – like its lead over rivals in certain tests - AI Roundup - Plus: Meta Euro model drama; Mistral and Nvidia find NeMo; and more - AI + ML - 19 Jul 2024 - | 5

19 hours ago

DARPA slaps down credit card for 3D military chiplets – $840M ought to be enough? -- UT-Austin lab gets the job, and five years to do it -- Public Sector

3 days ago

Judge mostly drags SEC's lawsuit against SolarWinds into the recycling bin -- Russia-invaded software biz 'grateful for the support we have received' -- CSO

3 days ago

A new data architecture fit for the future - How to provide the infrastructure that meets enterprise AI needs - Webinar

11 days ago

Bake an LLM with custom prompts into your app? Sure! Here's how to get started -- In Rust, we trust. But in gen-AI to not hallucinate? Eh, that's another story

2 days ago

Honey, I shrunk the LLM! A beginner's guide to quantization – and testing it -- Hands on -- Just be careful not to shave off too many bits ... These things are known to hallucinate as it is

6 days ago

GPU-accelerated VMs on Proxmox, XCP-ng? Here's what you need to know -- Config -- Go ahead, toss that old gaming card in your box and boost your AI applications — you know you want to

9 days ago

A friendly guide to containerization for AI work -- Hands on -- Save the headaches, ship your dependencies

9 days ago

From RAGs to riches: A practical guide to making your local AI chatbot smarter -- Knowledge -- Nine out of 10 execs recommend adding Retrieval Augmented Generation to your daily regimen

9 days ago

GPU-Armed Scientists Solve A Quantum Annealing Debate

31 minutes ago

TSMC Seeks To Make Itself More Indispensable Than It Already Is

3 days ago

AMD's Long And Winding Road To The Hybrid CPU-GPU Instinct MI300A

4 days ago

Oracle Goes Massively Parallel, Low Cost With Exadata Exascale

5 days ago

Sam Altman sues builder over $27M flooded, sewage-hit 'lemon' of a mega-mansion -- Leaking skylights, collapsed roof, garbage-clogged pipes - did ChatGPT make this? -- Bootnotes

3 days ago

Pi goes to spaaaaace... for a bit longer than planned -- Ariane 6 might have had some APU problems, but the well-Armed hardware on YPSat worked well -- Science

3 days ago

Kaspersky challenges US government to put up or shut up about Kremlin ties -- Stick an independent probe in our software, you won't find any Putin.DLL backdoor -- Security

3 days ago

Tesla sales, market share dip in EU while other EV makers grow -- Tesla doesn't just have an US problem: It has one with EU, too -- Personal Tech

3 days ago

Why sustainability matters more than ever to telcos -- ZTE's 16th annual sustainability report provides an update on progress to date

6 days ago

Ransomware thieves beware -- Why Object First and Veeam tick the box for encryption and immutability

26 days ago

Unleashing the power and control of industry-specific cloud platforms -- Where Red Hat OpenShift fits in the ICP space

1 month ago

Accelerate migration and go beyond virtualisation to cloud native -- Speed up the gradual refactoring of legacy software and deliver demonstrable results in months rather than years

1 month ago

Nvidia's next Linux driver to be... just as open -- Big Green's software remains tricky, but Fedora and AMD are finding ways to cope -- Software

3 days ago

Russia's FIN7 is peddling its EDR-nerfing malware to ransomware gangs -- Major vendors' products scuppered by novel techniques -- Research

4 days ago

TSMC boss predicts AI chip shortage through 2025, says Trump comments don't change his strategy -- Overseas expansion to continue, insists C.C. Wei -- Systems

4 days ago

Europe's largest council could face £12M manual audit bill after Oracle project disaster -- Thank goodness for pen and paper. Re-implemented system might not arrive until March 2026, four years after initial roll-out -- Public Sector

4 days ago

Three words to send a chill down your spine: Snowflake. Intrusion. Alert -- And can AI save us from the scourge of malware? In theory, why not, but in practice ... Color us skeptical

6 days ago

Uber ex-CSO Joe Sullivan: We need security leaders running to work, not giving up -- Lessons learned from the infosec chief convicted and punished for covering up theft of data from taxi app maker

1 month ago

After contentious Amazon datacenter fight, US county says it has learned a lesson -- 'We love our farms' says Culpeper, but we also like internet mega-souk and others setting up servers

1 month ago

From network security to nyet work in perpetuity: What's up with the Kaspersky US ban? -- It's been a long time coming. Now our journos speak their brains

27 days ago

Digital Realty CTO weighs in on AI's insatiable thirst for power -- If the grid can't keep up, DCs may be forced to roll their own primary supplies, Sharp tells El Reg

1 month ago

NASA swings budget axe, kills $400M+ VIPER lunar trundlebot -- Creeping costs, launch delays mean almost completed rover 1) will never see Moon, 2) will be stripped for parts -- Science

4 days ago

Maximum-severity Cisco vulnerability allows attackers to change admin passwords -- You're going to want to patch this one -- Patches

4 days ago

Don't blame AI for rise in carbon emissions, says Google exec -- Datacenter pollution is rising... but LLM workload not as big as you think -- On-Prem

4 days ago

AI for the masses is already here - How Gemini for Google Workspace uses AI to boost productivity within Google Workspace apps like Gmail, Docs, and Sheets - Partner Content

11 days ago

Thunderbird is go: 128 now out with revamped 'Nebula' UI -- Give it a try, if only in case you lose your webmail account -- Applications

4 days ago

Firms skip security reviews of major app updates about half the time - Updated - Complicated, costly, time-consuming – pick three - Patches - 18 Jul 2024 - | 17

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Semiconductor shares slump – possibly thanks to Biden and Trump -- More sanctions and weaker support for Taiwan are bad news ... except for Intel? -- On-Prem

4 days ago

Samsung buys UK AI startup to give its products the personal touch -- Oxford Semantic could help your fridge and smartphone pick up on your proclivities -- AI + ML

4 days ago

Tech upgrade broke the casino – took slots offline for days -- A fresh mess for the Australian outfit that previously managed to pay winnings more than once -- Software

4 days ago

Release the hounds! Securing datacenters may soon need sniffer dogs -- Nothing else can detect attackers with implants designed to foil physical security -- Security

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Merged Exabeam and LogRhythm cut jobs, face lawsuit -- Unconfirmed reports suggest 30 percent reduction in headcount -- Security

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A customer-centric data protection solution - How Synology ActiveProtect redefines enterprise data protection by improving performance and streamlining management - Partner Content

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