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11 February 2019

 
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Reliable system was so reliable, no one noticed its licence had expired... until it was too late

'Never assume soon means less than lifetime of Universe... in software'

 

BUSINESS

DXC Technology utters words 'hiring' and 'digital' 105 times in Q3 earnings car-crash

'We're hiring thousands' for digi revolution... yes, we've cut 14k in last year. Don't compare y-o-y, urges CEO, it's about q-o-q

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HMRC: We 'rigorously tested' IR35 tax-check tool... but have almost nothing to show for it

'Normally you'd have reams of documentation... all they have is one page'

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The politics and practicalities of IT procurement

The politics and practicalities of IT procurement

Is cloud becoming a strategic disrupter?

Requirements-driven software development and quality management

Requirements-driven software development and quality management

Removing the ambiguity from your delivery pipeline

DATA CENTRE

It's OK, everyone – Congress's smart-cookie Republicans have the answer to America's net neutrality quandary

It's something to do with the Mexican border wall

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High-speed broadband fiber in America: You want the good news or bad news first?

Arkansas is looking good, Kentucky not so much

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Scaling up Azure Service Fabric Linux Clusters using Ubuntu Xenial? Not so fast, friend

Workaround needed if you suddenly run into trouble with latest Linux OS update

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How I got horizontal with a gimp and untangled his cables

Not a euphemism. I really did this

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ESG-Tech-Val-WDC-Active-Scale-Dec-2018

ESG Research Report: Delivering Scalability with Object Storage

Delivering High Performance and Scalability with ActiveScale Object Storage

The Business Value of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

The Business Value of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

A Cost-Effective, Efficient, and Reliable Operating Environment

PERSONAL TECH

OK, Google. Music in 2019 isn't what it was, but Play nice, will ya?

Bug appears to hate tunes released this year

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Lovely website you got there. Would be a shame if we, er, someone were to sink it: Google warns EU link tax will magnify media monetary misery

Let us copy your snippets, or say goodbye to revenue

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Turning the Tables on Attackers by ‘Modeling the Good’

Proactive security

SECURITY

Alleged SIM swapping crypto-crooks cuffed, iOS app snooping, ad-fraud botnets, and more

All your extra bits and bytes of this week's infosec news in less than 5 minutes

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Big trouble Down Under as Australian MPs told to reset their passwords amid hack attack fears

'No evidence that any data has been accessed time' say Australian officials as fingers pointed at foreign spies

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Cop films chap on body-worn cam because he 'complains about cops a lot'. Chap complains

Snooping court says police kit can be covert surveillance tool

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Webroot dunked in Carbonite: Should be quite well protected – if it survives the freezing process, that is

Backup biz slurps security firm for $618.5m

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Leaky child-tracking smartwatch maker hits back at bad PR

We're not convinced 'people who want to harm kids will follow the kid, not the watch' is a great comeback

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EE customer: Creepy ex used employee access to change my mobile number, spy on me

Chap slapped with harassment warning, sacked from UK mobile network

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Housing biz made to pay £1.5k for sticking fingers in its ears when served a subject access request

If someone asks for their data, you give it to them, scolds ICO

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SOFTWARE

LibreOffice 6.2 is here: Running up a Tab at the NotebookBar? You can turn it all off if you want

A bit last-decade, but there are improvements – and it's free!

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Defaulting to legacy Internet Explorer just to keep that one, weird app working? Knock it off

Microsoft: We know what we said then, listen to what we're saying now

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Reliable system was so reliable, no one noticed its licence had expired... until it was too late

'Never assume soon means less than lifetime of Universe... in software'

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SCIENCE

Hungover this morning? Thought 'beer before wine and you'll be fine'? Boffins prove old adage just isn't true

Better to drink plenty of water, we reckon

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Brit Mars bot named while NASA 'nauts must wait a bit longer for a US rocket trip to the ISS

Also: Well done, Squirrels, you've got your Commercial Astronaut badge

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Tell NASA to grab the margarita mix – a sextillion-kg salty ring found floating in space

Astroboffins haven't seen anything quite like it

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BOOTNOTES

After Amazon's Bezos exposes Pecker, National Enquirer pushes back, promises to probe itself

Publisher will take a long hard look, make sure it's not on a sticky wicket... OK, OK, enough

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