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Amazon Web Services has quietly edited its FAQ in which it revealed it has created a new KVM-based hypervisor and will use it instead of Xen for future instances.
Intel will be making its own discrete graphics cards, and it has hired away the head of AMD's GPU unit to lead the effort.
VidNASA has reconfirmed it hopes to stage the first flight of its Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft in December 2019, but also conceded such a big build could run late.
An international group of quantum boffins reckons Bitcoin could be broken by the year 2027.
Positive Technologies, which in September said it has a way to drill into Intel's secretive Management Engine technology buried deep in its chipsets, has dropped more details on how it pulled off the infiltration.
A British teenager who tried to order a car bomb on the dark web and get it delivered to his address has been found guilty this week.
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection first landed as a public preview in September, and now its general availability, Microsoft has announced a bunch of partners to give it cross-platform support: Bitdefender for Linux and macOS, Lookout for iOS and Android, and Ziften for macOS and Linux).
It's the kind of thinking you expect from someone who lives in a volcano lair: exfiltrating data from remote screen pixel values.
Microsoft's revealed its working with Intel on a “cryptographic microcontroller” to secure its cloud servers and the many firmware-using components within.
IBM's decided the time is right for a new corporate font.
Google last week announced that it has started using version 2.1 of its Andromeda software-defined networking stack.
Announcing its updated and renamed Kubernetes and BOSH (Kubo) project as Container Runtime (CFCR) last month, Cloud Foundry said the project would give users greater "choice".
Interview"Look, if you can't get decent broadband, it is a real pisser," said Openreach boss Clive Selley in response to a Devon village's decision to burn an effigy of one of its vans on bonfire night.
Black Duck has launched a product that provides automatic detection of known open source vulnerabilities for containers.
.NEXTIn the hyperconverged infrastructure appliance space, x86 rules. This might appear to exclude IBM, having sold its x86 servers to Lenovo, but you'd be surprised.
UpdatedPower outages have brought some OVH data centres to their knees, and unspecified issues have broken optical cable routing in Europe.
ExclusiveThe Department for Work & Pensions has not renewed a pair of contracts it held with Frankenfirm DXC Technologies – a loss the outsourcing business was lamenting in its latest financial results.
Vodafone has inked a deal for a full-fibre network built by CityFibre, which could connect up to 5 million premises over the next eight years.
A self-driving bus has been involved in a collision, barely two hours after being introduced into public service for the first time.
A total of 2,531 of the top 3 million websites (1 in 1,000) are running the Coin Hive miner, according to new stats from analytics firm Red Volcano.
NASA has smacked down reports that it is working with Uber on a flying car, or software for that flying car, or indeed, software for any firm after several announcements from the ride-hailing biz yesterday had the tech press aflame with excitement.
Some ominous news if you like your phones small and unobtrusive. Apple’s “Plus” model has outsold its regular iPhone sibling for the first time. Canalys estimates Apple shipped 5.4 million iPhone 8 units in Q3, but 6.3 million units of the larger iPhone 8 Plus.
The annual general meeting of Ireland’s Catholic Priests has been told to ease up on attacking their seniors, amidst increasing concerns over the future of the Church in the country.
Multiple Microsoft customers have for the past nineteen hours been unable to provision new virtual machines in Azure's UK West and UK South regions.
The University of East Anglia has been involved in a personal data breach for the second time in five months.
A British inventor has set a new world record for fastest speed in a body-controlled, jet engine-powered suit.
+CommentDell EMC has retrofitted flash to its SC array, added deduplication to its Unity array and devised a loyalty programme to keep its mid-range array customers onboard.
Document database-flinger MongoDB has long positioned itself as the dev's best friend, but after ten years it is now fluffing itself up for the enterprise.
A civil rights group has launched a legal challenge in the UK against a deal that asks the NHS to share patient data for immigration enforcement.
AnalysisPanasas has separated out its Director blades in its latest ActiveStor iteration and put them in an ActiveStor Director 100 controller component product line to scale performance and capacity separately.
Citing the social network's need for speed, Facebook senior software engineer Jonathan Keljo says the company's developer tools group has revisited how its Buck open-source build tool compiles Java code and made it faster still.
We all assume that intelligent devices will either serve our every need, or try to kill us, but what if they just want to party?
Concerned that browser cookies fall short when it comes to tracking mobile devices and their owners on the internet, computer-science boffins believe they can recognize phone-toters using only their keystrokes and accelerometer data.
While US President Donald Trump thinks it's too early to discuss gun control in the wake of Sunday's Texas church massacre – America's latest mass shooting – his Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is just fine exploiting the murder-suicide of 26 people to push for backdoors.
WikiLeaks has shoved online more internal classified stuff nicked from the CIA – this time what's said to be the source code for spyware used by Uncle Sam to infect and snoop on targets' computers and devices.
Logitech is now offering to replace free of charge the connected home hubs it will automatically brick early next year.