Sealed with an XSS: Lloyds Group should avoid cross talk, say IT pros
A pair of IT workers have criticised banks within the Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) for sub-standard security. The group denies anything is amiss, maintaining it follows industry best practice on cyber-security.
Tech to solve post-Brexit customs woes doesn't exist yet, peers say
The UK’s post-Brexit customs arrangements have today come under even greater pressure, as peers warned the tech doesn’t exist to back up the plans.
Bad weather, baulky booster keep ISS 'naut snacks on the ground
International Space Station astronauts looking forward to feasting on some fresh food have a little longer to wait as Japan’s cargo ship has suffered yet another launch delay.
Intel co-founder's Silicon Valley pad goes on the market for $22m
A California home once owned by Intel founder Robert Noyce where the dining room served as Chipzilla’s boardroom in its early days is up for sale.
Dive deep into AWS Lambda, FaaS and more
If you’re not already using AWS Lambda, Azure Functions or FaaS it’s highly likely they’ll be appearing on your project schedule soon.
Deliveroo to bike food to hungry fanbois queuing to buy iPhones
The most shameless press release of the week award goes to Deliveroo for trying to share the limelight with Apple by offering to bike food to fanbois queuing for the latest iPhones released tomorrow.
Alibaba wants to ship its own neural network silicon by H2 2019
Alibaba has created a subsidiary to design and build silicon for artificial intelligence.
Ubuntu flings 14.04 LTS users a security lifeline, chats some more about Hyper-V
Ubuntu-slinger Canonical has assured us that 14.04 LTS users need not fear the impending end of life of the OS next year, and confirmed it will keep security fixes flowing a little while longer.
EU watchdog sniffing around Amazon's merchant data collection
The European Commission is asking whether Amazon's role as a platform that merchants can use to sell products and its role as the merchants' competitor raises antitrust concerns.
GitLab gets it, grabs $100m to become $1bn firm
Code repository and DevOps outfit, GitLab, has tipped into the $1bn club thanks to a $100m injection of funding from ICONIQ Capital.
30-up: You know what? Those really weren't the days
Stob It's 30 years since .EXE Magazine carried the first Stob column; this is its pearl Perl anniversary. Rereading article #1, a spoof self-tester in the Cosmo style, I was struck by how distant the world it invoked seemed. For example:
Fujitsu says sayonara to UK exec heavyweights
Exclusive The exit of three senior executives at the top of Fujitsu's Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) management stack has unsettled the workforce who are braced for yet more restructuring.
Dell in-houses production, dumps Celestica in Ireland
Exclusive Dell EMC is terminating the contract it had with electronics manufacturer Celestica to take production in-house at its Cork-based facility in Ireland, with hundreds of jobs said to be at risk.
Congrats on keeping out the hackers. Now, you've taken care of rogue insiders, right? Hello?
Comment It's exasperating how each high-profile computer security breach reveals similar patterns of failure, no matter the organization involved.
No, the Mirai botnet masters aren't going to jail. Why? 'Cos they help Feds nab cyber-crims
The three brains behind the Mirai malware, which infects and pressgangs Internet-of-Things devices into a botnet army, have avoided jail.
Flying to Mars will be so rad, dude: Year-long trip may dump 60% lifetime dose of radiation on you
A year-long round trip to Mars could give you more than half the maximum radiation dose recommended for an astronaut's entire career, according to data collected by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.
What's that smell? Oh, it's Newegg cracked open by card slurpers
Netizens buying stuff from Newegg had their bank card details skimmed by hackers who, for a whole month, stashed the Magecart toolkit on the dot-com's payment pages.
Renegade 3D-printing gunsmith Cody Wilson on the run in Taipei from child sex allegations
Cody Wilson, notorious for publishing 3D-printed gun designs online, is believed to be holed up in Taiwan after US cops suspected him of sexually assaulting an underage teenager.
Upgrade without tears: Download the Windows 10 crash course eBook
Promo Although Windows 10 has been on the scene since 2015, users were at first reluctant to abandon their familiar and usable Windows 7 for the attractions of the bigger and better operating system.
Oi, you. Equifax. Cough up half a million quid for fumbling 15 million Brits' personal info to hackers
The UK's privacy watchdog wants to fine Equifax £500,000 ($660,000) after hackers siphoned off 15 million Brits' info from the credit-score agency's databases.
Big Cable tells US government: Now's not the time to talk about internet speeds – just give us the money
Big cable companies have told the federal government that "now's not the time" to talk about US internet speeds; despite a new program that will pay them billions of dollars to expand broadband access across the country, and a new proposal that put even more money in their pockets.
Garbage collection – in SPAAACE: Net snaffles junk in first step to clean up Earth's orbiting litter
Video Scientists have managed to capture a small floating human-made satellite using a net deployed from a spacecraft orbiting the Earth for the first time.
Holy macaroni! After months of number-crunching, behold the strongest material in the universe: Nuclear pasta
Good luck sinking your teeth into nuclear pasta. For one it’ll be tricky to get a hold of since it’s the stuff lodged inside neutron stars. Additionally, it may also be the universe’s strongest material.
FCC's 5G masterstroke little more than big biz cash giveaway – expert
The latest effort by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand 5G networks across the United States is little more than a cash giveaway to large telcos and will grow, rather than close, the digital divide.
Patch for EE's 4G Wi-Fi mini modem nails local privilege escalation flaw
Telco EE's Mini Wi-Fi modem needs to be updated with a recently issued patch.
Heads up: Get ready to tune in live and watch us probe insider threats menacing today's IT
Promo On September 26 at 10:00 PT / 11:00 MT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 BST we're broadcasting live with an exploration of insider threats to enterprises and other organizations.
Effortful, tiresome, laborious: Couchbase says latest data platform release can sack off ETL
NoSQL database biz Couchbase has promised administrators its latest release will allow them to ditch the laborious extract, transform and load (ETL) process, and analyse info directly from the database.
A spot of Python in your Azure automation? Step right this way, sir
Microsoft this week announced something that may have surprised a few devs who'd seen it lurking in Azure for a while – Python 2 support has finally moved out of preview for Azure runbooks.
National Museum of Computing to hold live Enigma code-breaking demo with a Bombe
The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) is going to fire up its replica Enigma code-breaker to decrypt encoded messages sent from Poland – with an original wartime Bombe operator supervising the process.
IT bods, beware! AWS claims Storage Gateway appliance doesn't need you to manage it
AWS has wheeled out a hardware appliance for feeding hybrid clouds to non-techies – a pre-loaded Dell EMC box for its Storage Gateway.
Microsoft's collaboration software Teams works on its collaboration hardware Surface Hub
Microsoft has finally made its Teams collaborative software available for the big-bastard-screen Surface Hub.
Man cuffed for testing fruit with bum cheek pre-purchase
Anyone that’s ever had a penchant for using their buttocks to test the ripeness of a peach, plum or squash in a supermarket pre-purchase might have some sympathy for a US chap that was arrested for allegedly doing just that.
Why waste away in a cubicle when you could be a goddamn infosec neuromancer on £50k*?
The UK government is expanding a programme that aims to get more Brits to consider careers in information security.
Brits pay £490m extra for mobes they already own – Citizens Advice
Brits forked out £490m extra on their last mobile phone contract because of bundled handset charges that continued long after the device was paid for, Citizens Advice has said.
Microsoft Azure gains Availability Zones and Immutable Blobs
Microsoft has announced two more Azure availability zones and hit the red button on Immutable Storage in what must have been a breathless few days for its Azure team.
Mobile, on wheels, or in the cloud... how do you want to do AI?
Events Machine learning and artificial intelligence have moved out of the realms of academia into the world of real business – and the myriad applications and platforms that implies.
Mickey D serves up stump speech to settle sceptical investors
Michael Dell has touted his behemoth's performance in a pitch supporting the company's return to the stock exchange.
Apple hands €14.3bn in back taxes to reluctant Ireland
Apple has paid the Irish government €14.3bn in back taxes after the European Commission ruled that arrangements between the pair had broken the state aid rules.
When should I run backup, robot overlord? Autonomous Hadoop and NoSQL backup is now a thing
Machine learning data management company Imanis Data has introduced an autonomous backup product powered by machine learning.
Who ate all the PII? Not the blockchain, thankfully
Dutch security firm Gemalto has said its blockchain product, slated to pilot later this year, will keep personal data off the blockchain.
Dive into the ecosystem of the future at Arm TechCon 2018 – and save cash with El Reg
Promo Back for its 14th consecutive year, Arm TechCon is the essential event showcasing all the latest advances in the Arm architecture that underpins everything from silicon design to software development and internet of things (IoT) solutions.
London tipped to lead European data market. Yes, despite Brexit!
London will remain the most important European market for data, according to a report from data centre giant Equinix – even with Brexit looming and Frankfurt catching up.
Put your tin-foil hats on! Wi-Fi can be used to guesstimate number of people hidden in a room
Video Wireless network gear can be used to estimate the number of people hidden behind walls, according to fresh research out of America.
SAP claims to be first Euro biz to get seriously ethical about AI code
SAP has created an AI ethics panel to guide its use of machine-learning technology. If only it had a similar committee for fraud allegations: it might have avoided the corruption scandal engulfing it in South Africa.
Click your heels, um, mouse thrice and you've quickly got Ubuntu on Hyper-V in Win 10 Pro
Windows 10 users have yet another way to run Linux, thanks to tighter integration between Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor.
Vodafone sues Ofcom to reclaim 'overpaid' mobe spectrum fees
Vodafone has taken UK comms watchdog Ofcom to the High Court in England to reclaim overpaid spectrum access charges imposed by the telecoms regulator in 2015.
'Men only' job ad posts land Facebook in boiling hot water with ACLU
Facebook is under fire for allowing companies to allegedly unfairly post on the social network job ads specifically for men – and not women.
Oz government rushes its anti-crypto legislation into parliament
The Australian government has rushed forward its proposed anti-encryption legislation, a mere week after a public consultation into the rules closed.
Trump pulls trigger in US-China tit-for-tat tariff tiff: 10% slapped on $200bn of imported kit
US President Donald Trump has slapped 10 per cent import tariffs on US$200bn of gear arriving in America from China.
Judge: Georgia's e-vote machines are awful – but go ahead and use them
A US judge has OK'd the use of paperless electronic voting machines in Georgia – despite being "gravely concerned" about the state's ability to defend them from hackers.
DNSSEC in a click: Cloudflare tries to crack uptake inertia
Cloudflare is offering DNSSEC in a single click.
US State Department confirms: Unclassified staff email boxes hacked
The US State Department has confirmed one of its email systems was attacked, potentially exposing the personal information of some of its employees.
Microsoft tries a thinking cap on its cloud – voila, Dynamics 365 gets AI!
Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 got a tickling by AI on Tuesday as the software giant announced new applications aimed at sales and those at the pointy end of customer service, as well as mixed reality demoware creeping closer to reality.
'I am admin' bug turns WD's My Cloud boxes into Everyone's Cloud
Miscreants can potentially gain admin-level control over Western Digital's My Cloud gear via an HTTP request over the network or internet.
GG n00b lol! Amazon frags support for its own games controllers
In a bold move, Amazon has ended support for its own games controllers on its own streaming box.
Nutanix shares briefly wobble over Google server appliance fears
Despite Google's claims that it isn't building a private cloud product, its partner Nutanix's shares took a 10 per cent dive when word got out.
Kick-Kaas: NetApp gobbles cloudy Kubernetes upstart StackPointCloud
NetApp has snapped up Kubernetes botherer StackPointCloud for an undisclosed sum in a deal that heralds the creation of the inspiringly named NetApp Kubernetes.
Biz! Formerly! Known! As! Yahoo! Settles! Data! Breach! Cases! To! The! Tune! Of! $47m!
The company formerly known as Yahoo! is close to settling cases related to the mammoth data security breach it covered up almost four years ago at a cost of around $47m.
Early bird access to .NET Framework 4.8? Microsoft, you spoil us
Not to be outdone by its upstart open-source sibling, .NET Core, the team behind the venerable .NET Framework has put out an Early Access version of version 4.8 with toys aplenty for developers.
Scrapping UK visa cap on nurses, doctors opened Britain's doors to IT workers
The number of overseas IT workers turned away from jobs they were offered in the UK fell 68 per cent in the month after the UK government removed nurses and doctors from an immigration cap.
Oh Smeg! Hacked white goods maker resurfaces after system shutdown
The Brit limb of unfortunately named and reassuringly expensive domestic appliance maker Smeg is up on its feet again after being hacked.
Watt the heck is this? A 32-core 3.3GHz Arm server CPU shipping? Yes, says Ampere
Carlyle Group-backed Ampere Computing, run by ex-Intel president Renée James, says it is, at last, shipping its 64-bit Arm-compatible server processor.
First Boeing 777 (aged 24) makes its last flight – to a museum
The first passenger Boeing 777 built is being flown to a museum today, having spent the last quarter of a century ferrying bods from A to B.
C'mon, biz: Give white hats a chance to tell you how screwed you are
There have never been more white-hat researchers hunting for vulnerabilities on internet-facing systems and yet barely any organisations provide a way for them to report the issues they find.
Cloudflare invites folk to dabble in the 'distributed web' with InterPlanetary File System gateway
Cloudflare has decided the four-year-old InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) project looks strong enough to warrant a little love, and has launched a gateway to allow the IPFS-curious to try out the "distributed web" protocol.
TV Licensing admits: We directed 25,000 people to send their bank details in the clear
The UK's TV Licensing agency has admitted that 25,000 viewers were induced into sending their bank details over an insecure connection.
The Reg chats with Voyager Imaging Team member Dr Garry E Hunt
Interview It has been 41 years since the Voyager spacecraft left Earth to explore the outer solar system and, eventually, interstellar space. For the sole Brit on the Voyager imaging team, that journey began even earlier, in the 1960s, at Oxford University.
Now here's an idea: Break up Amazon to get more shareholder cash
Investor advice biz Citi Research has recommended that Amazon breaks itself in half to avoid antitrust accusations, according to reports.
Planning on geeking out at CA World this year? Think again
If you're one of the roughly 4,000 people planning to get a Miami-worth of frequent flyer points in November, think again: CA has binned CA World.
Microsoft: Like the Borg, we want to absorb all the world's biz computers
Microsoft hopes to assimilate traditional IT admin roles into its cloud with the launch of its Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) service.
Revealed: The billionaire baron who’ll ride Elon’s thrusting erection to the Moon and back
Video SpaceX today named its first paying passenger it will fly around the Moon and back to Earth – and it's Japanese biz baron Yusaku Maezawa. Yeah, him. You know. Him.
No wonder Oracle exec Kurian legged it – sky darkens as cloudy tech does not make it rain
Oracle's stock price took a hit on Monday after the enterprise giant saw revenue growth come to a virtual crawl, crucial cloud segments stagnated, and overall performance fell short of forecasts.
Just 13 – no, er, make that 3,200 punters hit in Oz's Perth Mint hack
A computer security breach at Perth Mint first thought to have affected just 13 customers turned out to be more widespread – with more than 3,000 punters now screwed over by hackers.
What's Big and Blue – and makes its veteran staff sue? Yep, it's IBM
IBM once again finds itself the target of age discrimination complaints from workers who claim they were unfairly laid off just because of their age.
Microsoft pulls plug on IPv6-only Wi-Fi network over borked VPN fears
Microsoft has scrapped plans to go IPv6-only on one of its internal networks over fears its campus visitors would be unable to use their virtual private networks (VPNs).
NUUO, do not want! CCTV webcams can be hacked to spy on you
Researchers have uncovered two flaws that leave more than 100,000 NUUO-powered internet-connected surveillance cameras open to remote takeover.
FCC boss slams new Californian net neutrality law, brands it illegal
The head of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, has slammed a net neutrality bill approved by California earlier this month, calling it "radical, anti-consumer" and "illegal."
Microsoft reveals train of mistakes that killed Azure in the South Central US 'incident'
Microsoft has published the preliminary findings for what it calls “the South Central US incident”, but what many will call “the day the Azure cloud fell from the sky” and it doesn’t make for happy reading.
Check out this link! It's not like it'll crash your iPhone or anything (Hint: Of course it will)
Apple iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers that stray onto websites with malicious CSS code, while using Safari, can crash or fall over – due to a flaw in the web browser.
App-y, app-y, joy, joy: Pain-free software installer Flatpak (kinda) works on Windows Subsystem for Linux
Windows Subsystem for Linux fans, rejoice! Flatpak can now ease your dependency blues. Sort of.
UK.gov isn't ready for no-deal Brexit – and 'secrecy' means businesses won't be either
The UK government has left its preparation for a no-deal Brexit too late, while secrecy around negotiations has left businesses unable to prepare, a report has said.
Quantum: We've got that accounting probe taped. Now about refinancing...
Timing is everything: Quantum Corp is renegotiating a refinancing package that could, if not agreed, take the business down. At the same time, it is nearing the end of an accounting probe that has highlighted serious revenue recognition errors in multi-year results that will need to be rectified.
Microsoft: 'So, we can buy GitHub?' EU: 'We'll tell you on 19 October'
Microsoft will find out on 19 October if EU regulators wave through its $7.5bn acquisition of GitHub, according to a filing published today.
Salesforce supremo Benioff buys Time magazine for $190m
Salesforce supremo Marc Benioff and his wife are buying the US magazine Time for $190m, according to reports.
Amazon probes alleged bribery of staffers for data on e-tail platform
Amazon is investigating reports that its retail employees are selling internal data and reviewers' email addresses to merchants that want to game the system.
Leeds hospital launches campaign to 'axe the fax'
Leeds hospital is bragging about a major IT project that would set it apart from the wider NHS – it plans to "axe the fax" by the new year.
Brit airport pulls flight info system offline after attack by 'online crims'
Bristol Airport deliberately yanked its flight screens offline for two days over the weekend in response to a cyberattack.
First 'issue-free' build of Windows 10 October 2018 Update arrives
While a certain fruit-based company hogged much of the limelight last week by seeing just how much cash could be wrung from fanbois, Microsoft found itself in the spotlight of shame. But Edge-pleading and build-encrypting weren't the only things that happened in the world of Windows.
NHS smacks down hundreds of staffers for dodgy use of social media, messaging apps
More than a thousand NHS staffers have been slapped down for their use of social media and apps since 2013, with some even posting about patients.
Who's hacking into UK unis? Spies, research-nickers... or rival gamers living in res hall?
Who's hacking into university systems? Here's a clue from the UK higher education tech crew at Jisc: the attacks drop dramatically during summer break.
Boffins ask for £338m to fund quantum research. UK.gov: Here's £80m
The UK Treasury has decided that £80m is perfectly sufficient to support quantum research – a quarter of a billion less than what was asked for.
Sysadmin misses out on paycheck after student test runs amok
Who, Me? Welcome once more to the world of Who, Me? – El Reg's weekly trip down memory lane with our dear readers.
Tick-tock, tick-tock. Oh, that's just the sound of compromised logins waiting to ruin your day
Comment It has never been easier to conduct a cyber attack. There now exists a range of off-the-shelf tools and services that do all the heavy lifting – you just need to pick an approach and tool you like best.
Git it girl! Academy tries to tempt women into coding with free course
The Makers Academy has emitted a free programming guide and launched an apprenticeship scheme that it hopes will convince women to consider a career change as the tech sector's gender gap widens.
Equifax IT staff had to rerun hackers' database queries to work out what was nicked – audit
Equifax was so unsure how much data had been stolen during its 2017 mega-hack that its IT staff spent weeks rerunning the hackers' database queries on a test system to find out.
Linux kernel's Torvalds: 'I am truly sorry' for my 'unprofessional' rants, I need a break to get help
Linux kernel firebrand Linus Torvalds has apologized for his explosive rants, and vowed to take a break from the open-source project and seek help.
Hack Google's AI for cash, DeepMind gets cancerous, new Lobe for Redmond – and more
Roundup Hello, here's a roundup tying up all the bits of AI news together for this week.
Kronos crims go retro, Apple builds cop portal, Swiss cheesed over Russian hack bid, etc
Euro bureaucrats tie up .eu in red tape to stop Brexit Brits snatching back their web domains
European Union bureaucrats are turning their namesake .eu top-level domain into a red-tape nightmare.
NPM not tied in knots over Yarn rival project
Docker fave Alpine Linux suffers bug miscreants can exploit to poison containers
An infosec bod has documented a remote-code execution flaw in Alpine Linux, a distro that pops up a lot in Docker containers.
Florence and the Machines: Data centers brace as hurricane smashes into US coast
Hurricane Florence has now landed on US soil, bringing 100 MPH winds, torrential rain, and claiming at least four lives. Many residents have fled, though some can’t – because they are keeping the area’s data centers up and running during the carnage.
Google Chrome 69 gives worldwide web a stay of execution in URL box
Google Chrome 70 arrived as a beta release on Thursday, bringing with it a handful of meaningful improvements and some more esoteric features of interest to developers.
US Treasury goes after IT shops for funneling cash to North Korea
The US Treasury department is placing new sanctions on two IT companies it believes to be sending money to North Korea.
The internet – not as great as we all thought it was going to be, eh?
Society is slowing souring on the internet, according to the latest research by Pew.
Automated Weather Source didn't see this cloud coming: Amazon snatches up AWS.com
Amazon has got round to buying itself the domain AWS.com, 12 years after the cloudy behemoth as we know it today went live.
Security procedures are good – follow them and you get to keep your job
Motorists tend to believe speed limits are a good idea and that everyone should stick to them. They know that when they break the limit the risk of an accident rises. But they also "know" that it is everyone else breaking the speed limit that pose the real danger.
On the edge of its seats: Cloud rains down even more cash on Adobe
Adobe, the maker of reassuringly expensive software for creative types that have limited tech alternatives, has again wrapped up another quarter of double-digit jumps in both the top and bottom lines.
Microsoft adds Windows module support to PowerShell Core while Amazon unleashes it on Lambda
Microsoft has toasted Amazon announcing Lambda support for Powershell Core 6 by, er, flinging out version 6.1 in order to tempt Windows Powershell users into the open-source world.
Trump shouldn't criticise the news media, says Amazon's Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos, owner of the US Washington Post newspaper, has opined that it is "dangerous" for America's mop-haired 45th president Donald Trump to criticise the media.
Veeam holds its hands up, admits database leak was plain 'complacency'
Veeam has blamed "human error" for the exposure of a marketing database containing millions of names and email addresses.
Russia: The hole in the ISS Soyuz lifeboat – was it the crew wot dunnit?
The whodunnit over the hole in one of the International Space Station's Soyuz lifeboats took a lurch for the surreal this week as reports in Russian media suggested a US astronaut may have deliberately drilled it so the crew could return home.
Microsoft tickles devs with a Release Candidate for TypeScript 3.1
How have the BBC, Rovio and more put serverless to work?
Events If you want to know how the likes of the BBC, Rovio, and the financial sector have benefited from the next wave in cloud technology, you should join us in November at our Serverless Computing London conference.
Kernel sanders: Webroot vuln creates route to root Macs
Details of a locally exploitable but kernel-level flaw in Webroot's SecureAnywhere macOS security software were revealed yesterday, months after the bug was patched.
UK.gov finally adds Galileo and Copernicus to the Brexit divorce bill
Nestled among the mass publication of no-deal guidance yesterday was the UK government's vision for the future of the Brit satellite and space programmes if the country falls out of the EU with no pact in March.
A basement of broken kit, zero budget – now get the team running
On Call Friday is here again, bringing with it the ferreting for loose change to pay the beer bill – and, of course, On Call, our weekly column in which readers tell us how they dealt with a tech support drama.
Probably for the best: Apple makes sure eSIMs won't nuke the operators
Analysis The great techno-utopian fantasy for years has been that eSIMs will destroy mobile networks' lock on customers – allowing real-time switching. The phone would tune into the best signal.
How an augmented reality tourist guide tried to break my balls
Something for the Weekend, Sir? Tech-enhanced tourism can be tough on your testicles.
Don't put the 'd' and second 'i' in IoT: How to secure devices in your biz – belt and braces
Comment The enterprise is filling up with devices. Gone are the days when the only IT kit our staff used was phones, printers, scanners, desktop PCs, and servers that were bought, configured, installed, and maintained by our IT team.
You'll never guess what you can do once you steal a laptop, reflash the BIOS, and reboot it
Video If you can steal someone's laptop, leave it switched on in sleep mode, crack it open, hook up some electronics to alter settings in the BIOS firmware, restart it, and boot into a custom program... you can swipe crypto keys and other secrets from the system.
New MeX-Files: The curious case of an evacuated US solar lab, the FBI – and bananas conspiracy theories
The mysterious shutdown and evacuation of a solar research laboratory, tucked away in a forest in New Mexico, USA, has sent the internet abuzz with a flurry of conspiracy theories.
Berkeley bio-boffins' butt-blasting belly-bothering batt-teria generates electricity
Scientists have discovered that a type of stomach bug contracted from unpasteurized dairy or raw meat can produce electricity.
The quickening: Qumulo speed with software boost for new kit
Qumulo says improvements in its QF2 software means its products will run faster – 20 per cent faster than Dell EMC Isilon boxes by one measure.
Datrium takes $60m D-round as it tries to distance self from cutthroat HCI scene
Near-hyperconverged system startup Datrium has gained $60m in D-round funding.