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Google's cloud pulls out in front for best performance overall, while AWS remains most cost-efficient – report

(2021/01/20)

Azure wins on Ultra Disk storage but it's expensive, says Cockroach Labs

Screw you, gadget-menders! No really, you'll need loads of screwdrivers to fix Apple's AirPods Max headphones

(2021/01/20)

Surprisingly fixable... with a bulging toolbox

Open banking is the future, so let’s secure the APIs

(2021/01/20)

Equinix levels the playing field for all fintechs

MediaTek's latest Dimensity phone chippery is 25 per cent faster than its predecessor, supports 200MP cameras

(2021/01/20)

But remember – more pixels doesn't automatically mean better pictures

You look for the largest objects in the universe and two come along at once: Astroboffins spot mega radio galaxies dwarfing Milky Way

(2021/01/20)

These things could be more common than first thought

Qualcomm crosses '865 Plus' from its Snapdragon chips, scribbles on '870', pushes in a few more MHz

(2021/01/20)

Expect it in handsets from Motorola, iQOO, OnePlus, OPPO, Xiaomi

Dnsmasq, used in only a million or more internet-facing devices globally, patches not-so-secret seven spoofing, hijacking flaws

(2021/01/20)

Get your updates when you can for gear from scores of manufacturers

Indian government slams Facebook over WhatsApp 'privacy' update, wants its own Europe-style opt-out switch

(2021/01/20)

Nation's IT ministry wants what Brussels is having

Over long US weekend, GitHub HR boss quit after firing Jewish staffer who warned Nazis were at the Capitol

(2021/01/19)

Microsoft-owned code silo admits 'significant errors of judgment and procedure'

If my calculations are correct, when Google Chrome hits version 88, you're gonna see some serious... security

(2021/01/19)

Manifest v3 plus JavaScript timer throttling, vuln fixes, FTP killed off, etc

FireEye publishes details of SolarWinds hacking techniques, gives out free tool to detect signs of intrusion

(2021/01/19)

Instructions for spotting and keeping suspected Russians out of systems

Engineers blame 'intentionally conservative' test parameters for premature end to Space Launch System hotfire

(2021/01/19)

'If this scenario occurred during a flight, the rocket would have continued to fly'

Citrix must Wrike what it sees because it's buying project management outfit for $2.25bn

(2021/01/19)

No longer a corpo behemoth holdout

Brave bets on the decentralized web with IPFS browser support for a more peer-to-peer approach

(2021/01/19)

Peer-to-peer protocol promises availability and resilience, but awaits proof of speed and resource thrift

Microsoft claims to have 200 million education users as it pushes new hardware and updated Classroom Pen

(2021/01/19)

Stop sniggering at the back! Today's lesson: Actually getting Teams working – aye, Scotland?

Plans for Entity Framework Core 6.0 revealed as Microsoft admits it is unlikely to match Dapper for performance

(2021/01/19)

Redmond wants to improve key database library, but then why not just use Dapper?

Labour Party urges UK data watchdog to update its Code of Employment Practices to tackle workplace snooping

(2021/01/19)

Key doc hasn't been updated since 2018, warn politicos and trade union

Samsung tones down sticky stuff in the Galaxy S21 series, simplifying repairs massively

(2021/01/19)

Glue you! Well not anymore. Early signs are positive ahead of launch, but it's not without issues

Openreach out: UK union asks all of its members to back disgruntled cable engineers

(2021/01/19)

BT-owned infrastructure firm workers in dispute over pay and terms

Barbs exchanged over Linux for M1 Silicon ... lest Apple's lawyers lie in wait

(2021/01/19)

DMs at dawn

Looking for something on which to spend all that bonus Bitcoin? How about The Hoff's very own KITT?

(2021/01/19)

Back when AI meant William Daniels behind the dashboard

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Like Jaspar wine and sugar,
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