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The new generation of CentOS replacements – plus the daddy of them all: RHEL 8.6

2 hours 41 min ago
Rocky and Alma are here for those CentOS Linux users who are still smarting

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6, Alma Linux 8.6 and Rocky Linux 8.6 are all out now, for various platforms.…

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Judge details Lynch's $700k signoff via iPhone text in full Autonomy judgement

3 hours 25 min ago
Still no damages number, likely to be way less than $5 billion

When an accounts assistant asked Autonomy founder Mike Lynch to approve a $700,000 purchase order in December 2010, the British exec "wrote 'ok' from his iPhone."…

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Microsoft revises software licensing, cloud policies amid EU regulator scrutiny

3 hours 50 min ago
OVHcloud and Nextcloud lawsuits hit the spot as Windows giant admits to potential competition issues

Microsoft is offering a series of concessions over its software licensing policies to European cloud providers in a bid to address their accusations of anti-competitive tactics and cool any interest from local regulators.…

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Banks talk big cloud game but few have migrated over 30% of apps

4 hours 35 min ago
Less than half said business leaders in their bank understood 'opportunities of cloud'

A report into cloud adoption in the international banking industry shows that despite a broad appetite for cloud services, only around a third of banks have migrated more than 30 percent of their applications.…

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Your data's auctioned off up to 987 times a day, NGO reports

5 hours 2 min ago
Irish Council on Civil Liberties said this is first time the scope of real-time bidding is being measured

The average American has their personal information shared in an online ad bidding war 747 times a day. For the average EU citizen, that number is 376 times a day. In one year, 178 trillion instances of the same bidding war happen online in the US and EU.…

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Apple scraps 3-day return to office amid COVID-19 cases

5 hours 38 min ago
2 days a week still compulsory but U-turn gives credence to worker concerns

Apple has postponed employees' scheduled return to the office for three days a week amid a jump in COVID-19 infections.…

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HPE building its 4th global 'supercomputer factory'

6 hours 38 min ago
Facility supports a flurry of HPC development, centered in the Czech Republic

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) expanded its European footprint this week as it revealed plans for a new manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic, dedicated to building high-performance compute (HPC) systems.…

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China's vice premier Liu He advocates technology and government cooperation

7 hours 1 min ago
After years of crackdowns, Beijing changing its tune on the industry

The vice premier of China and Xi Jinping's economic right hand man, Liu He, has offered a rare show of support to China's tech industry – both domestic and abroad.…

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Marvell CXL roadmap goes all-in on composable infrastructure

8 hours 10 min ago
Chip biz bets interconnect tech will cement its cloud claim, one day

Fresh off the heels of Marvell Technology's Tanzanite acquisition, executives speaking at a JP Morgan event this week offered a glimpse at its compute express link (CXL) roadmap.…

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Microsoft warns partners to revoke unused authorizations that drive <em>your</em> software

8 hours 53 min ago
June debut of zero trust GDAP tool should make it harder for crims to attack through MSPs and resellers

Microsoft has advised its reseller community it needs to pay attention to the debut of improve security tooling aimed at making it harder for attackers to worm their way into your systems through partners.…

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State of internet crime in Q1 2022: Bot traffic on the rise, and more

9 hours 38 min ago
According to this cybersecurity outfit that wants your business, anyway

The fraud industry, in some respects, grew in the first quarter of the year, with crooks putting more human resources into some attacks while increasingly relying on bots to carry out things like credential stuffing and fake account creation.…

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Surf the web from your parked Renault: Vivaldi comes to OpenR

10 hours 20 min ago
French frolics for Chromium browser on Android Automotive

Browser-maker Vivaldi has added Renault to the list of users for the Android Automotive OS version of its eponymous web renderer.…

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Monero-mining botnet targets Windows, Linux web servers

11 hours 11 min ago
Sysrv-K malware infects unpatched tin, Microsoft warns

The latest variant of the Sysrv botnet malware is menacing Windows and Linux systems with an expanded list of vulnerabilities to exploit, according to Microsoft.…

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Red Hat Kubernetes security report finds people are the problem

11 hours 41 min ago
Puny human brains baffled by K8s complexity, leading to blunder fears

Kubernetes, despite being widely regarded as an important technology by IT leaders, continues to pose problems for those deploying it. And the problem, apparently, is us.…

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Infosys skips government meeting - and collecting government taxes

12 hours 11 min ago
Tax portal wobbles, again

Services giant Infosys has had a difficult week, with one of its flagship projects wobbling and India's government continuing to pressure it over labor practices.…

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Google keeps legacy G Suite alive and free for personal use

12 hours 53 min ago

Google has quietly dropped its demand that users of its free G Suite legacy edition cough up to continue enjoying custom email domains and cloudy productivity tools.…

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GNU Compiler Collection adds support for China's LoongArch CPU family

14 hours 12 min ago
MIPS...ish is on the march in the Middle Kingdom

Version 12.1 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) was released this month, and among its many changes is support for China's LoongArch processor architecture.…

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China’s COVID lockdowns bite e-commerce players

15 hours 40 min ago
CEO of e-tail market leader JD perhaps boldly points out wider economic impact of zero-virus stance

The CEO of China’s top e-commerce company, JD, has pointed out the economic impact of China’s current COVID-19 lockdowns - and the news is not good.…

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Foxconn forms JV to build chip fab in Malaysia

16 hours 45 min ago
Can't say when, where, nor price tag. Has promised 40k wafers a month at between 28nm and 40nm

Taiwanese contract manufacturer to the stars Foxconn is to build a chip fabrication plant in Malaysia.…

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NASA's InSight doomed as Mars dust coats solar panels

18 hours 2 min ago
The little lander that couldn't (any longer)

The Martian InSight lander will no longer be able to function within months as dust continues to pile up on its solar panels, starving it of energy, NASA reported on Tuesday.…

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