And 5G hype goes out of this world NASA has hired Nokia to build a 4G network on the Moon, paying the telecoms manufacturer $14.1m to set up a communications system that will give astronauts voice, data, triangulation, and video-on-demand.…
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Plus this Chrome one being exploited in the wild, we note The NSA has blown the lid off 25 computer security vulnerabilities Chinese government hackers are using to break into networks, steal data, and so on. The US super-spies said they went public with their list to help IT staff prioritize bug fixing. That is to say: if you're unsure of which patches to apply, do these first.…
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Some state AGs feel US govt lawsuit is limited, tech groups worry about implications Analysis  The US government finally unveiled its antitrust case against Google on Tuesday, accusing the tech giant of abusing its monopoly of the search and search ad market to keep out competition.…
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Adobe issues out-of-band patches, too, for Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, etc Sysadmins responsible for VMware deployments should test and apply the latest security updates for the software.…
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Search engine giant has officially become 1990s Microsoft Analysis  The US Department of Justice has launched its long-awaited antitrust action against Google, accusing the tech giant of unlawfully protecting its search monopoly through “anti-competitive and exclusionary practices.”…
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In space, no one can hear you scream, 'Office 365 is down again!' If only there was a way to minimize outages on Earth... Although it may be struggling to keep bits of the Azure cloud vertical in recent weeks, Microsoft continues to eye off-planet applications and connectivity for its data centres.…
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ENISA annual report also calls for better use of threat intel by frontline bods Insider threats, ransomware and cyber espionage were all in decline in the early part of 2020, according to the EU’s cybersecurity agency – though the risk of an “uncontrolled cyber arms race” among nation states is growing.…
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Parallels' Windows on Chrome OS solution is Enterprise-only, but why? Virtualisation software folk at Parallels have released details of a solution for running Windows on Google's ChromeOS.…
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One question: Why Redmond, why? Ah, you need to meet developers wherever they are... Microsoft has delivered on its threat to inflict Chromium Edge on Linux. Completist tendencies aside, one would be forgiven for wondering, "Why?"…
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Microsoft says no need to move but gap between .NET Framework and .NET Core is growing AWS has published its Porting Assistant for .NET - which is supposed to help those wishing to convert .NET Framework projects to .NET Core - as open source on GitHub.…
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Peddling hard to swerve a pavement pile-up of leased 'mobile assets causing obstructions in the public realm' Transport for London is launching a pilot data project to help it keep track of dockless rental bikes and e-bikes in the UK capital, the aim being to avoid a pile-up of two wheelers dumped on the pavement.…
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Whatever you do, don’t run vCenter Server 7.0 U1 on HyperFlex. Just don’t go there unless you want horrible pain. Clear enough warning? Cisco has issued an odd warning to users of its HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure products, telling them a VMware programming blunder can leave their installation in an “unrecoverable” state.…
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Ethos-U65 sounds like an industrial techno band from the 1990s but, well, it isn't Arm this week launched its Ethos-U65 AI accelerator for running workloads on edge devices and other gear.…
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Promises one portal to drive cloud and on-prem workloads, with built-in kit-and-code-mart Dell has announced a new IT as-a-service (ITaaS) experience called “Project APEX” that it says unifies and simplifies the process of paying-as-you-go for enterprise tech.…
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