MICROSOFT MAKES CLOUDY LINUX LICENSING LESS LABYRINTHINE

Tickles the Azure Hybrid Benefit so that RHEL and SUSE users get the same deal as Windows buyers The fine folk at Licensing School...

ALPHABET THANKS ADS AND AI FOR ITS $124M-A-DAY QUARTERLY PROFIT, AND COMES OUT SWINGING AGAINST ANTITRUST ACTION

'We are proud people choose Google Search not because they have to, but because it's convenient,' states CEO Google's search and advertising...

 
 
 

CHINA SETS ITSELF 2035 GOAL FOR TECHNOLOGY SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND COVETS TITLE AS THE WORLD'S TOP INNOVATOR

State of local software industry also revealed: 7 million workers, $36bn of exports The Central Committee of Chinese Communist Party...

AMAZON BLASTS PAST ESTIMATES, TRIPLES PROFITS TO $6.2BN BUT SAYS COVID WILL COST IT $4BN OVER THE NEXT QUARTER

Bezos predicts a very Merry Christmas Amazon on Thursday reported $96.1bn in revenue for its third quarter of 2020, a 37 per cent increase...

 
 
 

IF YOU HAVEN'T PATCHED WEBLOGIC SERVER CONSOLE FLAWS IN THE LAST EIGHT DAYS 'ASSUME IT HAS BEEN COMPROMISED'

Stark warning from SANS' Johannes Ullrich - RCE's gonna GET 'ya Last week Oracle released one of its mammoth quarterly patch dumps...

DAYS BEFORE THE US ELECTION, PHISHERS NET $2.3M FROM WISCONSIN REPUBLICANS

Big money in American politics proves chum in the water for online sharks As America counts down to the November 3 elections, things...

 
 
 

GOOGLE SAFARI WORKAROUND CASE INSPIRES CAMPAIGN TO SUE FACEBOOK IN UK'S HIGH COURT OVER CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA APP

'Facebook You Owe Us' wants to run a not-quite-class-action-style lawsuit A campaign to sue Facebook over lax privacy policies that...

UPDATE TO NHS COVID-19 APP BRINGS IMPROVED WARNINGS, END TO 'GHOST' NOTIFICATIONS

It's all about timing, apparently The NHS has updated its COVID-19 app for England and Wales*, meaning it now uses the latest version...

 
 
 

RYUK THIS FOR A GAME OF SOLDIERS: RANSOMWARE-FLINGERS ACTIVELY TARGETING HOSPITALS IN THE US, CYBER AGENCIES WARN

And infosec firms say it's only got worse over this year Ryuk ransomware is being aggressively deployed to target US healthcare institutions,...

CANADIAN UNI BLAMES USERS, 'ISOLATED TECHNICAL PROBLEMS' AS NEW WORKDAY SYSTEM FAILS TO PAY 700 TEMPS ON TIME

Don't suppose that factored into the '10 Reasons to be Excited About Workday at McGill!' Montreal's McGill University has left 150...

 
 
 

LOOKING FOR GOOD NEWS ON COVID-19? THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT CYBER ATTACKERS WANT YOU TO DO

Let us show you how to outsmart them Webcast If you think cybercriminals and hackers are without a shred of empathy or human understanding,...

NICE FOR SOME: SERVICENOW MARGINS SWELL 83% AS POST-COVID MARKET WOLFS DOWN SUBSCRIPTIONS

Makes several consumer-industry appointments It must be a Sliding Doors moment for ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott - the former SAP boss...

 
 
 

SIFIVE INCHES CLOSER TO OFFERING A TRUE RISC-V PC: LATEST FIVE-CORE DEV BOARD INCLUDES PCIE, SSD INTERFACES

Plus 8GB RAM, USB, gigabit Ethernet, mini-ITX form, etc... and competition from Microchip SiFive will today unveil its latest developer...

LENOVO TO SLAP THINKSHIELD SECURITY STANDARD FOR LAPTOP LINE-UP ON ITS MOTOROLA MOBILES

Scheme to roll out across firm's device portfolio in coming months Motorola will push ThinkShield onto the business end of its smartphone...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT TO RETHINK CRASH-PRONE VISUAL STUDIO EXTENSION MODEL, SHIFT TOWARDS CLOUD

Why not just use Visual Studio Code, which has 5 times as many extensions and is designed for cloud? Microsoft is creating a new extensibility...

AMD CLAIMS HIGH-END BIG NAVI RADEON GPUS LEAVE NVIDIA'S RAY-TRACING CARDS IN THE DUST

If you don't want to wait for new stock or splash out on the RTX 30 series, consider AMD's RX 6000s AMD showed off three new graphics...

 
 
 

DEVS STRUNG UP ABOUT .NET 5.0 STRING CHANGES THAT MAY BREAK WORKING CODE ARE TOLD: IT'S NOT A BUG, IT'S A FEATURE

'I'm just not excited at the prospect of a new crop of unknown unknowns' Changes to the way string comparisons work in the soon-to-be-released...

CAN WE STOP MEGACORPS FROM USING AND ABUSING OUR DATA? THAT SHIP HAS SAILED, EX-NSA LAWYER ARGUES IN NEW BOOK

Companies are a bigger threat than governments - because they're less regulated Interview Cyber Privacy: Who Has Your Data and Why...

 
 
 

A CLOUD SERVER WITH NO NETWORK, NO PERSISTENT STORAGE AND NO USER ACCESS - WHAT IS AWS THINKING?

Security, that's what, for those of you who like your clouds very isolated AWS has introduced a new variant of its EC2 IaaS service...

SAMSUNG PROFITS SURGE AS THE WORLD STARTS BUYING SMARTPHONES AGAIN

Huawei stockpiling components helps too, but server memory sales go soft Samsung Electronics has revealed 50 percent growth thanks...

 
 
 



Kim Kardashian 'reunited' with late dad Robert as Kanye gifts her a hologram

Kim Kardashian 'reunited' with late dad Robert as Kanye gifts her a hologram

Kim Kardashian has shared what husband Kanye West got her for her 40th birthday, a hologram of her late dad Robert Kardashian Snr, who died in 2003 Read more ...

5 talking points as Arsenal comfortably see off Dundalk in the Europa League

5 talking points as Arsenal comfortably see off Dundalk in the Europa League

Eddie Nketiah, Joe Willock and Nicolas Pepe goals did the damage against the Irish minnows as Arsenal moved top of their group Read more ...

David Hockney painting valued at £27 million goes on display ahead of auction

David Hockney painting valued at £27 million goes on display ahead of auction

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How Bobby Ball faced 'starvation, sickness and spiders' in I'm A Celebrity

How Bobby Ball faced 'starvation, sickness and spiders' in I'm A Celebrity

Bobby Ball, one half of the comedy double act Cannon & Ball, has passed away at the age of 76 after testing positive for coronavrius Read more ...

Yorkshire Ripper 'cuffed to bed' after suffering suspected heart attack in jail

Yorkshire Ripper 'cuffed to bed' after suffering suspected heart attack in jail

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe had reportedly been complaining of chest pains before he was taken to a private room in University Hospital of North Durham Read more ...

Best Buy Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals: bundles, half price controllers...

Best Buy Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals: bundles, half price controllers and more

Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals are here, and we're seeing discounts on console bundles and accessories at Best Buy this week. Read more ...

New Zealand votes AGAINST legalising cannabis but for euthanasia in landmark...

New Zealand votes AGAINST legalising cannabis but for euthanasia in landmark referendums

New Zealand has voted against legalising cannabis in a referendum, preliminary results show. Read more ...

US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every...

US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every swing state

Summary List Placement More Americans than ever tested positive for COVID-19 this week, with nearly 90,000 new cases reported on Thursday, a single-day record. The number of... Read more ...

EastEnders: Jacqueline Jossa will return if Lauren Branning 'missed'

EastEnders: Jacqueline Jossa will return if Lauren Branning 'missed'

The actress, 28, left Albert Square in 2018 and said that she will make a comeback when the 'time is right'. Read more ...

Ryan Giggs says it could take Manchester United 20 years to win another...

Ryan Giggs says it could take Manchester United 20 years to win another Premier League title

Ryan Giggs says Manchester United's wait to win the title will be determined by how long Jurgen Klopp stays at Anfield, after he lead his team to victory for the first time in... Read more ...