6th > February > 2018 Archive
AnalysisFifteen million Americans don't have access to broadband internet. For those that do, the United States has close to the slowest speeds among advanced economies. And for that, Americans pay more than almost anyone else.
A bloke from Washington is suing T-Mobile USA after miscreants were able to steal his phone number and take all his crypto-coins.
Microsoft appears to have edged Skype for Business closer to the edge of a cliff.
Cisco's again asked owners of Adaptive Security Appliances or Firepower Threat Defense Software to patch, after it turned up a new DDOS problem that last patches didn't address.
Dell’s revelation it may reverse-merge with its subsidiary VMware or perform other financial contortions has been dismissed as mere compliance-grade paperwork, by … Dell itself.
VideoA security researcher, who last year demonstrated that X.509 certificate exchanges could carry malicious traffic, has now published his proof-of-concept code.
Women beat men to jobs due to guys' bad social skills. Whoa – you mad, fellas? Maybe these eggheads have a point...
While the world worries about savvy computers taking people's jobs, it may want to focus more on how to retrain its men, who are evidently ill-equipped for work that's increasingly social.
US authorities have arrested a pair suspected of being involved in a recent wave of Automatic Teller Machine "jackpotting" heists.
Forget Meltdown and Spectre. Someone's found a local privilege escalation in the operating system world's elderly statesman OpenVMS when running it on VAX and Alpha processors.
AnalysisGlobal mega-insurers Allianz and Aon have just given IT buyers and the security industry plenty to ponder by cooking up a deal with Apple and Cisco that makes users of those companies’ kit eligible for a special class of cyber insurance.
NASA has updated the status of its once-was-lost, now-is-found IMAGE satellite and revealed the bird's power supplies are operational. The space agency will therefore attempt to revive the mission – if it can find money to fund the effort.
The tablet computer market took a steep dip in 2017 according to analyst firms IDC and Strategy Analytics.
Someone's been kicking up the "NoOps" ant pile again. There it was, sitting there finally rebuilt after the annual upturning, and The Lord of Cartography, Simon Wardley says: "I think you'll find that the new legacy is going to be DevOps." That said, it is winter, so the ants are moving a bit slower than usual.
You’ve got just one month left to save a bundle of cash on conference and workshop tickets for Continuous Lifecycle London 2018.
HPE has taken on Dell and the white boxers in the desktop and tower server space with promises of special, low-priced deals and faster ships.
Every single one of the 200 NHS trusts in the UK so far assessed for cyber security resilience has failed an on-site assessment, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee were told yesterday.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a review of British laws governing online communications in her latest shot at big tech firms.
IBM's latest redundancy programme for Global Technology Services staff in the UK and Ireland "descended into near farce" after it reopened the voluntary element and told those it had previously agreed to let leave that they now are not going anywhere.
Carlyle Group-backed Ampere Computing, run by ex-Intel president Renée James, has launched a server-grade Arm system-on-a-chip to take on Chipzilla.
Middle-class Brit online supermarket nirvana Ocado posted losses of £500,000 for 2017, down from £12m profit the previous year – largely thanks to its "transformation" into a technology provider flogging robot-operated warehouses.
Brit Home Office bods have denied that retaining millions of custody images of people who were never charged falls foul of case law, while asserting that automatic deletion is not technically possible.
Dell is producing one- and two-socket rackmount servers using AMD Epyc processors alongside its Xeon SP server family.
"Mr Assange is not present at court today," said the judge who denied the cupboard-dwelling WikiLeaker's latest bid to make legal proceedings against him go away.
Extremely well-funded startup Rubrik has bought distributed database backer-up and fellow startup Datos IO.
It turns out bullshitting your way to fame and fortune is illegal in California's playground of tech startups, rather than a viable business model. Who knew?
Adobe has issued an emergency security patch for two bugs in its Flash player – after North Korea's hackers were spotted exploiting one of the flaws to spy on people investigating the creepy hermit nation.
VideoAfter years of setbacks, SpaceX today successfully launched its Falcon Heavy three-in-one rocket and delivered into orbit its cherry-red payload – Elon Musk's very own Tesla Roadster.
Lenovo has recalled its flagship Thinkpad X1 Carbon laptops because some may literally have a screw loose.