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Firefox 85 hammers the final nail into the Adobe Flash coffin - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 06:00
Safari, Chrome and Edge have also removed the once popular technology for pepping up the web with video, animation and games.

UKFast ex-boss Lawrence Jones appears in court to face rape and sexual assault charges

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:56
Multi-millionaire granted unconditional bail, case moving to Manchester Crown Court

The multi-millionaire former boss of Britain’s largest privately owned hosting provider has appeared in court to face allegations of rape and sexual assault.…

East London council breaks off 20-year Oracle relationship to shack up with cloud ERP nobodies by year's end

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:03
From one of the world's largest software suppliers to... who?

The clock is ticking for Barking and Dagenham Council as the East London authority plans to ditch Oracle e-Business Suite Release 12.1.3 and go live with cloud-based software from MHR and Advanced by the end of the year.…

2021 Triumph Speed Triple RS 1200 offers race-ready hardware in a road-friendly package - Roadshow

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:00
The latest Speed Triple is Triumph's lightest and most powerful one yet, and it could give the rest of the hyper-naked crowd a run for their money.

Best smartwatch for Android users in 2021 - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:00
We've rounded up the best Apple Watch alternatives for work and working out.

Air fryer vs. oven baking: What's the best way to cook? - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:00
Air fryers are inexpensive and trendy, but could your oven or toaster oven still be the best bet for crispy wings and perfectly cooked mozzarella sticks?

2021 Triumph Speed Triple RS 1200 offers race pace with road manners - Roadshow

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:00
This is the lightest, most powerful and sophisticated Speed Triple yet.

One careful driver: Make room in the garage... Bloodhound jet-powered car is up for sale

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:22
Price negotiable, but if you've got £8m to spare then the land speed record is up for grabs

The Bloodhound Land Speed Record project is looking for a new owner after its chief exec, Ian Warhurst, confirmed the vehicle is up for sale.…

TikTok vulnerability left users' private information exposed - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:00
Flaw in popular video-sharing app left phone numbers and profile settings open to malicious activity.

Lego Vidiyo sounds like a TikTok-like music video playground for kids - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:00
A new Lego line made with Universal Music scans bricks to create AR music videos in your home.

The killing of CentOS Linux: 'The CentOS board doesn't get to decide what Red Hat engineering teams do'

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 03:27
Brian Exelbierd, Red Hat Liaison and CentOS board member, gives the company perspective

Interview  Brian Exelbierd, responsible for Red Hat liaison with the CentOS project and a board member of that project, has told The Register that CentOS Linux is ending because Red Hat simply refused to invest in it.…

UK Cabinet Office spokesman tells House of Lords: We're not being complacent about impact of SolarWinds hack

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 02:30
Lib Dem blows raspberry at Sir Humphrey-style non-answer

The British government has denied being "complacent" over the Solarwinds hack as a fed-up peer of the realm urged a minister to "answer the question".…

You may be heading for the cloud with K8s and microservices... but what about your storage?

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 01:30
Tune in next month to learn a raft of cloud-native storage knowledge

Webcast  Containers and Kubernetes are the future, giving you a way to move away from monolithic applications and their assorted drudgery, and make a break for the sunlit uplands of microservices, composability and continuous delivery. All in the cloud or clouds of your choice.…

Apple slapped with €60m lawsuit from Italian consumer rights org for slowing down CPUs in old iPhones

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 00:27
Third time's a charm? Suebell number three filed by Euroconsumers members

Apple may have to cough up €60m ($73m, £53m) after Altroconsumo, an Italian consumers rights group, filed a class-action lawsuit railing against Cupertino's practice of throttling the performance of its older smartphones.…

AI clocks first-known 'binary sextuply-eclipsing sextuple star system'. Another AI will be along shortly to tell us how to pronounce that properly

The Register - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 23:25
The cosmic ballet goes on

Astronomers have discovered the first-known “sextuply-eclipsing sextuple star system,” after a neural network flagged it up in data collected by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).…

One by Wacom pen tablet the first to work with Chromebooks - CNET

CNet - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 22:01
Support for other Wacom products is in the works, too.

North Korea infected infosec bods with backdoors via dodgy blog pages, Visual Studio files – Google

The Register - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 21:45
Security eggheads discover their PCs chatting with Kim Jong Un's hackers

North Korea's hackers homed in on specific infosec researchers and infected their systems with a backdoor after luring them to a suspicious website, Google revealed on Monday.…

Google, Microsoft pitch in some spare change to keep Mozilla's Web Docs online bible alive

The Register - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 20:13
Turns out having coherent API documentation is useful for, well, everyone

Google, Microsoft, and friends have pitched in about half a million bucks to create a project seemingly designed to prop up the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) Web Docs.…

AI helps this Koda social robot dog sense human emotions - CNET

CNet - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 19:44
This AI robot dog not only climbs stairs but also interacts socially with its human owners.

Best laptops of 2021 - CNET

CNet - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 19:00
Here are our top-rated picks for all types of users, including creatives and gamers, and even our favorite cheap laptops and budget-friendly options.

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