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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a charred white dwarf star blasted across our galaxy by an ancient semi-supernova

(2020/07/14)

When two don't become one

Google: OK, OK, we pinky promise not to suck Fitbit health data into the borg. Now will you approve the sale?

(2020/07/14)

EU antitrust folks give themselves two weeks to think about it

Trump U-turns on foreign student crackdown: F-1, M-1 visa holders allowed to study online mid-pandemic in the US

(2020/07/14)

Funnily enough, triggering a brain drain and denting the economy isn't such a great vote winner

So kind of SAP NetWeaver to hand out admin accounts to anyone who can reach it. You'll want to patch this

(2020/07/14)

10 out of 10: Great in a test score, less good when it's for the severity of a flaw

If you have Microsoft 365 and Windows Virtual Desktop, do you need Citrix? Apparently

(2020/07/14)

Redmond's Azure-based system pals up with virty dinosaur

Modular edutech PC crew opens fresh Kano beans with expanded kit and accessories

(2020/07/14)

Brit firm inks deal with Best Buy in US as it eyes government tenders abroad

With a wave of Nokia's wand, behold as your 4G network magically becomes... 5G

(2020/07/14)

Finnish comms biz says it's ready to go on a million radios already, despite what outgoing CEO said previously

BigQuery analytics goes multi-cloud: Use our service without moving your data, says Google – but there is no magic

(2020/07/14)

Query data in one cloud and export the results to another

UK smacks Huawei with banhammer: Buying firm's 5G gear illegal from year-end, mobile networks ordered to rip out all Huawei next-gen kit by 2027

(2020/07/14)

Country to be hit with £2bn cost, massive tech delay after firm 'materially compromised' by US's latest sanctions

Four years after swallowing Arm Holdings, SoftBank said to be mulling Brit chip biz sale

(2020/07/14)

Insider suggests company doesn't charge enough in royalties to satisfy Japanese giant

New Relic: How observability reduces downtime

(2020/07/14)

Efficient troubleshooting will cut your mean-time-to-resolution

Burn baby burn, infosec inferno: Just 21% of security pros haven't considered quitting their current job

(2020/07/14)

Chartered Institute of Information Security finds many overworked, under-resourced, stressed

A match made in SEV-en: Google touts Confidential VMs using AMD's Epyc on-the-fly memory encryption

(2020/07/14)

A little something to keep determined snoopers out, in theory

Google employs people to invent colours – and they think their work improves your wellbeing

(2020/07/14)

What’s that smell? It could be Oh So Orange, Clearly White or Almost Black

Double helping of delays for SpaceX as Starlink, ANASIS-II missions cling to terra firma

(2020/07/14)

Also: Hope Probe hopes for lift-off, Virgin teases SpaceShipTwo interior, Ariane 6 slips

Fancy some fishy-chips? Just order one of these sensors: Research shines light on suspect component sources

(2020/07/14)

Counterfeit and repurposed semiconductors still a problem

Cornish drinkers catch a different kind of buzz as pub installs electric fence at bar

(2020/07/14)

From happy hour to zappy power

Singapore-sponsored finance blockchain ready to run international payments, say financial heavies

(2020/07/14)

'Project Ubin' might be faster and cheaper than current tools, even for central banks

You've think you've heard it all about automation in technology? Get a load of this robot that plugs in cables

(2020/07/14)

You wanted an android butler? Well, first it's gotta learn to hold a wire, then we can talk about folding sheets

Safety first: Our Continuous Lifecycle Online tech event this week puts infrastructure security front and centre

(2020/07/14)

Interested in Helm, service meshes and what’s next for DevOps? Grab your ticket now – there's still time

Huawei growth weakens as COVID-19, politics bite to make carriers its slowest-growing segment

(2020/07/14)

13 percent growth ain’t bad, but the Chinese giant has previously done better

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