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Alert: Let's Encrypt to revoke about 2 million HTTPS certificates in two days


Relatively small number of certs issued using a verification method that doesn't comply with policy

Windows boss Panos Panay talks up 'new era of the PC' – translation: An era of new PCs


1.4 billion devices running Redmond's OS, Android apps coming, and more

Refresh? No, F5 says supply of networking chips is still awful, getting worse...


More than 400 orders for components cancelled by suppliers, says CEO

ESA's Solar Orbiter sneaks in bonus science by choking on the dust of a comet tail (again)


Plucky probe due to make closest pass to the Sun in March

US President Joe Biden reminds the White House he is serious about repairability


Tech giants will voluntarily do the right thing because of course they always do

How to polish the bottom line? Microsoft makes it really hard to claim expenses, say staffers


If even Captain PowerShell can't automate this, what hope is there for the rest of us?

Korea gives a $7.5bn nod to the metaverse and AI projects


Move over K-pop, the K-metaverse is coming

SCC bags £91m deal after contract to support HMRC system initially set at £85m


Take a hike

Mike Lynch loses US extradition delay bid: Flight across the Atlantic looks closer than ever


Autonomy founder set for criminal trial on multiple counts of fraud over sale of biz to HPE

OpenShell has been working on a classic replacement for Windows 11's Start menu


It's still early days, though

It's more than 20 years since Steps topped the charts. It could be less than that for STEP's first fusion energy


Anyone fancy a spherical tokamak in their backyard?

Infosec big dogs break out the bubbly over UK government's latest cyber strategy emission


See that? That's a promise of fat contracts, that is

Microsoft revenue up by a fifth as world shuffles through the pandemic into the metaverse


Cloud the top earner as usual but Redmond is doubling down on gaming

Head of Big Tech Expertise? Believe it or not, it's a vacancy for a Whitehall job


What happened to loosening stranglehold of major tech firms on the public sector?

IR35 is the biggest threat to the contractor working model, survey finds


Brexit, COVID-19 and tax rises all eclipsed by the omnipresent rule change, study of contractors finds

Infosec chap: I found a way to hijack your web accounts, turn on your webcam from Safari – and Apple gave me $100k


Now you see a harmless PNG. Now it's a malicious payload. Look into my eyes

Google dumps interest-based ad system for another interest-based ad system


For FLoC's sake, people

Watchdog clears 90 per cent of US commercial aircraft to land in low visibility at nation's 5G C-band airports


Don't start celebrating just yet if you own a Boeing 747-8, 747-8F, 777

Linux distros haunted by Polkit-geist for 12+ years: Bug grants root access to any user


What happens when argc is zero and a SUID program doesn't care? Let's find out!

Now that's wafer thin: Some manufacturers had less than five days of chip supplies, says Uncle Sam


Components fabbed using 40nm-plus process nodes hit hard

Baidu's AI predictions for 2022: Autonomous driving! Quantum computing! Space! Human-machine symbiosis!


Did a computer program tell them to write this?


"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts."
-- John Wooden