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Apple arms high-end MacBook Pro notebooks with M1 Pro, M1 Max processors

(2021/10/18)

x86 is an eighty-sixed ex



US lawmakers give Amazon until November to prove it didn't lie to Congress

(2021/10/18)

This better be a Prime delivery



Engineers investigating iffy solar array latch on NASA's Lucy as probe begins long journey to Trojan asteroids

(2021/10/18)

Spacecraft otherwise stable and working well



Learn how to modernize your applications in just a day? No. Five hours should do it.

(2021/10/18)

Check in to AWS Application Modernization Day



Microsoft called out as big malware hoster – thanks to OneDrive and Office 365 abuse

(2021/10/18)

Infosec pro: 'OneDrive abuse has been going on for years'



Dishing up the goods: Square Kilometre Array moves out of the theoretical and into the contractual

(2021/10/18)

Plus: Australian telescope precursor finds weird waves in the middle of the galaxy



Amid drama at .NET Foundation, Microsoft's De Icaza reveals it was meant to be like GNOME Foundation

(2021/10/18)

Which it isn't, as illustrated by exec director of the F# Foundation



Arm puts virtual hardware in the cloud so you won't have to wait for the actual chips

(2021/10/18)

Developers, start your engines



Facebook posts job ad for 10,000 'high-skilled' roles to 'build the metaverse' – and they'll all be based in the EU

(2021/10/18)

Announcement uses the phrase 'world-leading' without referring to UK once



EasyJet flight loadsheet snafu caused by software 'code errors' says UK safety agency

(2021/10/18)

System 'operating outside of the original design specification' said AAIB



Microsoft admits to yet more printing problems in Windows as back-at-the-office folks asked for admin credentials

(2021/10/18)

Saving the forests by making printing even harder



Give us your biometric data to get your lunch in 5 seconds, UK schools tell children

(2021/10/18)

Facial recognition for meal payment system works for kids, supplier says



There are 875 million good reasons why the paperless office won't happen soon

(2021/10/18)

UK Cabinet Office organises latest print hardware and supplies mega framework



Ubuntu 21.10: Plan to do yourself an Indri? Here's what's inside... including a bit of GNOME schooling

(2021/10/18)

Plus: Rounded corners make GNOME 40 look like Windows 11



Heart FM's borkfast show – a fine way to start your day

(2021/10/18)

Jamie and Amanda have a new co-presenter to contend with



Think your phone is snooping on you? Hold my beer, says basic physics

(2021/10/18)

Information wants to be free, and it's making its escape



What do you mean you gave the boss THAT version of the report? Oh, ****ing ****balls

(2021/10/18)

Say what you mean



Chinese tech minister says he's 'dealt with' 73,000 sites that breached the law

(2021/10/18)

Ongoing crackdown saw apps 1.83 million apps tested, 4,200 told to clean up their act, pop-up ads popped



Whatever sort of disaster we’re talking about, if your backups are fried, you’re not going to recover

(2021/10/18)

Here’s how zero trust and immutability can save you



Chinese developers rebel against long working hours with crowdsourced tell-all on employers

(2021/10/18)

Despite modern labour laws, 72-hour work weeks are still common



US gov claims ransomware 'earned' $590m in the first half of 2021 alone – mostly in Bitcoin

(2021/10/18)

Names and bars crypto exchange SUEX, warns paying ransoms could spell trouble



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