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Infosys fires employee who Facebooked 'let's hold hands and share coronavirus' This is clearly not the time to test your firm's social media policy, because that's what was used to let him go

5 hours ago

Official tailored Swift for Windows support promised in 5.3 -- Swift on more platforms – provided you do not need a GUI

21 minutes ago

Data Centre - Lost in translation and adrift in cloud storage - Who, Me? I like to move it, move it / You like to move it, move it - | 30

21 minutes ago

Grsecurity maker finally coughs up $300k to foot open-source pioneer Bruce Perens' legal bill in row over GPL -- Failed defamation claim proves pricey

5 hours ago

UK Information Commissioner OKs use of phone data to track coronavirus spread -- But Australia's PM declares it doesn't align with national values

10 hours ago

Poured your info out on a call to 118 118 Money? Bad luck. Credit provider 'fesses up that hacker nabbed customer service phone recordings -- Don't worry, though. Any 'systematic' data extraction would be 'time-consuming'

36 minutes ago

Astroboffin gets magnets stuck up his schnozz trying and failing to invent anti-face-touching coronavirus gizmo -- Encounters the ridge phenomenon: As in, there is one 'at the bottom of my nose you can't get past'

36 minutes ago

You know all those stories of leaky cloud buckets taken offline? Well, some may still be there, just badly hidden -- Plus, Google warns of fake journo phishing attacks

36 minutes ago

Artificial Intelligence -- Call for netizens to demand scraped pics from Clearview, ML weather forecasts, and Star Trek goes high def with AI -- Roundup -- Your quick summary of neural network news

36 minutes ago

Policy -- Leaving Las Vegas... for good? IT industry conference circuit won't look the same on other side of COVID-19 pandemic -- Comment -- O'Reilly has quit the events game, and it might not be the only one

36 minutes ago

Personal Tech -- Planet Computers has really let things slide: Firm's third real-keyboard gizmo boasts 5G, Android 10, Linux support -- Folds up just like a smartphone – if you ignore the size and weight

5 hours ago

Emergent Tech -- Delivery drones: Where are they when we really need them? -- Amazon promised. Google trialled. UPS got a licence. But only 1% of retailers are interested because they're still mostly rubbish

5 hours ago

NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

36 minutes ago

Hyperscalers keep server sales afloat. Enterprise storage vendors are less fortunate

2 hours ago

HCI shop Pivot3 makes 'significant' layoffs

2 days ago

AWS adds cheaper HDD option for Windows file services

2 days ago

Tech's big names start to disclose possible bottom-line coronavirus impacts -- Warnings to investors from Dell, DocuSign, Cloudera and MongoDB reveal not all are completely terrified

36 minutes ago

'Social distancing champ' Linus Torvalds releases Linux 5.6, tells devs to put health before next release -- Doesn't anticipate slowdown because 'I suspect a lot of us work from home even normally'

9 hours ago

What are you doing at quarter past? WebEx wants you on calls then, to ease corona-congestion -- Remember landlines? Cisco service wants you to remember them too, to make dial-in part of your isolation arsenal

10 hours ago

Rust says farewell to docs team

2 hours ago

Apache Isis settles onto Spring Boot

2 hours ago

GitHub reveals database infrastructure was the villain behind February spate of outages. Again.

3 days ago

GitLab unveils latest flaw list, include vulnerability page leak

3 days ago

Microsoft cops to 775% Azure surge, quotas on resources and 'significant new capacity' coming ASAP -- Admits ongoing provisioning problems but insists no capacity crunch even as it drops freebies

4 hours ago

Remember that clinical trial, promoted by President Trump, of a possible COVID-19 cure? So, so, so many questions... -- Scientists pull coronavirus treatment study apart after rushed publication

2 days ago

Security - Yeah, that Zoom app you're trusting with work chatter? It lives with 'vampires feeding on the blood of human data' Doc Frown: Searls decries video-conferencing software's 'creepy' closeness with ad tracking - | 61

36 minutes ago

Software - Exchange some currency you want to? Guess the BIOS setup keyboard combination first you must, young Padawan - Bork!Bork!Bork! Things go sideways in Sainsbury's - | 17

36 minutes ago

Software - A pair of previews from Microsoft for a bit of weekend tinkering: PowerShell 7.1 and Visual Studio 2019 16.6 - Cross-platform tool aims high while IDE gets stuck into Git - |

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6 months ago

Hailing frequencies open, sir... America's Space Force hurls its first military comms satellite into Earth's orbit -- Vid -- Watch the Atlas V 551 rocket blast off

2 days ago

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, health secretary Matt Hancock both test positive for COVID-19 coronavirus -- Updated -- Now wash your hands

2 days ago

Software - 20 years later, Microsoft's still hammerin' Xamarin: Bunch of improvements on the way for cross-platform coding toolset - Less fashionable than React Native, but a mature solution for .NET developers - | 20

5 hours ago

Google warns against disabling websites during Coronavirus pandemic -- Your search ranking will suffer less if you just make it a bit rubbish instead

3 days ago

Software - That awful moment when what you thought was a number 1 turned out to be a number 2 - On Call - How to Excel (sorry) on the helldesk - | 256

36 minutes ago

Lockdown ain't easy. And that's without snoring, burping, hair-shedding seals outside your house -- Folks at one Antarctic base have noisy, stinky, neighbors right now. And they're isolated until November

3 days ago

Google polishes platinum Cloud Foundry membership badge as foundation takes KubeCF under its wing -- We talk to CF's CTO as missing piece added to open-source application platform

3 days ago

Pushing PCI-Express Fabrics Up To The Next Level

2 days ago

Minimalist Hyperscale Servers For The Rest Of Us

3 days ago

Mellanox Doubles Up Ethernet Bandwidth With Spectrum-3

3 days ago

Wind Energy to Get an Exascale Boost

6 days ago

Business - California emits latest layoff statistics. March's numbers are ugly. It's 19,000 total, including many in tech - Symantec, Cisco, Uber, loathsome Juul, others shed staff amid pandemic - | 6

2 days ago

Science - Want to see through walls? Electroboffins build tiny chip in the lab that vibrates at just the right frequency to do it - Video - Terahertz nanoplasma kit makes traditional transistors look slow - | 46

36 minutes ago

India's networking market collapsed ... in Q4 2019! -- The nation is already well and truly routed, and telcos have new taxes to pay

3 days ago

Microsoft buys Affirmed Networks to provide cloudy services for 5G network operators -- Vodafone, Orange, AT&T, and Softbank are already users, will soon have Azure option

3 days ago

Dell, VMware withdraw fiscal 2021 guidance amid humming global supply chain and remote work boom -- Updated -- You can't seriously be asking why. Do you live under a rock? The reason is coronavirus

3 days ago

Instagram, YouTube 'iron man' marketer first to be nabbed by Feds cracking down on fake coronavirus web cures -- Videos claiming to have magic savior pills racked up millions of views amid allegedly fraudulent investment scheme

3 days ago

ISP Monkeybrains cries foul over coronavirus fees after requesting more bandwidth. Zayo says it was all a mistake -- Analysis -- Presumed pandemic profiteering may be just confused staff

3 days ago

Microsoft staff giggle beneath the weight of a 52,000-person Reply-All email storm -- Team Redmond stokes the flames as an exercise in black humor

3 days ago

Sponsored - Switch this: Multi-gigabit for the enterprise generation - Taking it from the core to the edge - |

3 days ago

Personal Tech -- What's a Google Play? Huawei talks up fledgling AppGallery store, shows off another voice assistant with a female name -- Oh Ce-Celia, I'm down on my knees, I'm begging you please to phone home

3 days ago

Security -- AMD dials 911, emits DMCA takedowns after miscreant steals a load of GPU hardware blueprints, leaks on GitHub -- 'We believe the stolen graphics IP is not core to the competitiveness or security of our graphics products'

3 days ago

Cloud - From Gmail to Gfail: Google's G-Suite topples over for unlucky netizens, rights itself - Updated - East Coast looks to be hardest hit. C'mon, Chocolate Factory, we're relying on you to pull us through - | 13

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