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AWS puts latest homebrew Graviton3 Arm processor in production


Why not have a look at usual suspects' site



Fujitsu: Dumping older workers will wipe out quarter of forecast profit


You mean Telegram bags ... ?

Apple emits emergency fix for exploited-in-the-wild WebKit vulnerability


Re: Late Gate

But then, Apple admitted that it saw signs this flaw was being already exploited in the wild.

You didn't know about it, but "bad guys" already did ...

Open hardware smartphone PinePhone Pro starts to ship – to developers only, for now


Re: HK is CCP now

Aren't Pine a Singapore company now?

MySQL a 'pretty poor database' says departing Oracle engineer


It's Google !

He is now @ Google .

Google hates Oracle.

Oracle hates Google.

His new employers love his write up , I am sure !

( if not compelled him to write it .. )

Microsoft's UWP = Unwanted Windows Platform?


The writing was on the wall...

.. the moment, they killed Windows Phone OS.

What do you need "universal" for , when all you can target is desktop anyway ... better served with plain old win32

Microsoft sinks standalone Hyper-V Server, wants you using Azure Stack HCI for VM-wrangling


Re: Hyper-V role still available

+1 for Proxmox

AWS Free Tier, where's your spending limit? 'I thought I deleted everything but I have been charged $200'


Is that you , Jeff ?

Have some heart !

On the other hand , that student got valuable lesson what to expect from AWS.

Rover, wanderer, nomad, vagabond: Oracle launches rugged edge-of-network box for hostile environments


Re: What's old is new again.

You mean personal desktop cloud ?

Red Hat defends its CentOS decision, claims Stream version can cover '95% of current user workloads'


Re: Wow

Cloud Linux will supply free CentOS equivalent , soon .. ? Few months ?


They will do it ..

.. but it takes time . Cloud linux, Rocky linux , etc

Google Nest server outage leaves US, European smart homes acting dumb


Re: Space

Boeing on the other hand ...

Runaway Latvian drone found meditating in tree after shutting down nation's skies


Re: Great

.. or was it Latvian Special Division ?

China successfully launches its biggest-ever space truck to fire up its space station ambitions


China takes the crown in rocket development

um, pardon the pun

Borky shark: A deserted airport and a Raspberry Pi feeling poorly at baggage claim. Welcome to 2020


Best wishes

Best wishes of good health to this vulture and his/her offspring !

( and for the rest of the vultures , as well )

HMD Global pokes head out of quarantine to show off 3 new Nokia mobiles



Am I the only one to be appalled by use of ROM acronym meaning storage ?

When I was younger ROM stood for Read-Only Memory .

Did it change in the meantime ?

Take DOS, stir in some Netware, add a bit of Windows and... it's ALIIIIVE!



Bollox! NT4 could EASILY run on 8MB RAM ;-)

VMware warning, OpenBSD gimme-root hole again, telco hit with GDPR fine, Ring camera hijackings, and more



Samaritan is watching ... :-/

Disgraced ex-Kaspersky guy made me do it, says bloke in Russian court on hacking charges


Re: Kaspersky blackmailed hacker?

Please , don't let the facts ruin useful narrative


Nice gentlemen

I believe both od them

El Reg sits down to code with .NET for Linux and MySQL, hitting some bumps along the way


Re: Production .Net Core is pretty good

Thanks for valuable and informative comment !

Revealed: Milky Way's shocking cannibalistic dark past – it gobbled a whole dwarf eons ago


A s s h o l e !

;-) xd


Re: Why are there 3 dimensions?

Verily , you ARE a Mystic Megabyte !

Dear chip designers: It will no longer cost you an Arm and a leg to use these CPU cores (well, not at first, anyway...)



Also now MIPS architecture is completely free ..

Engineer found guilty of smuggling military-grade chips from the US to China


Re: Totally NOT spying!

self guided air-to-air microwave ovens ...

'I do not wish to surrender' Julian Assange tells court over US extradition bid


Re: The USA wants Assange for what he did

The difference between 'justice' and 'American Justice' is akin to the difference between 'chair' and 'electric chair' .. ?

MongoDB turns on, tunes in, drops ACID and goes mobile


Re: Don't need transactions?

They could call it a New Object-oriented Structured Query Language, to save face ...

Have to use SMB 1.0? Windows 10 April 2018 Update says NO


Re: So for a while now...

Yeah, because Linux' kernel panics are so much more useful than Windows BSODs , riiight ..

( perhaps at least are more bombastic than BSODs ? The ones I saw weren't though ..)


If these ARE impossible to DO in LINUX

..then STOP doing THEM, b'cause they're WRONG :-P

Yay, you've won your Fitbit lawsuit, folks. But, lawyers, about those filet mignon expenses...


Re: 'Plenty of notices'

Yeah, I don't like it

AI racks up insane high scores after finding bug in ancient video game


Re: "Chrabaszcz"

Amusingly , "chrabaszcz" means "Beetle" in Polish,and beetle IS a bug , right ? Pozdrowienia z Polski :-)

Tor pedo's torpedo torpedoed: FBI spyware crossed the line but was in good faith, say judges


Re: Given an IP address can be spoofed by a printer theses days you'd better be careful about that

I believe they used obtained IP not as a proof of illegal activities , but to obtain a physical address of a suspect to raid his home and THEN try to gather evidence ( computer, pendrives , DVDs etc )

Flappy Friday for Stack Overflow as outage woes run on


Total Inability To

Save Uneducated Programmers .... :-P

Funnily enough, when Qualcomm's licensees stop sending in their royalty checks, profits start going south


Re: Ah, the precious IP

They are both thugs. Make no mistake ...

Koh-no! Silicon Lucy blocks Qualcomm from wriggling out of FTC's chip monopoly trial


poor Apple !

How I totally feel for them !

Intel gives Xeon a makeover to bring us colour-coded clouds


Wot, no rose gold ?

I am not buying any of those , then ;-)

Why do GUIs jump around like a demented terrier while starting up? Am I on my own?


Re: Bad HTML coding

Nah, just shut them



You're not alone. I f*ck hate that too .. at least there's two of us

Put down the coffee, stop slacking your app chaps or whatever – and patch Wordpress


Again ?!

oh boy

Chinese pirates are facing lifelong 'social credit' downgrade


Re: Mixed bag of emotions right now

Oh, no worries here.

I think they will only care about domestic Chinese IP rights, while freely allowing stealing Western IP ...

TV anchor says live on-air 'Alexa, order me a dollhouse' – guess what happens next


Re: All we need now is...

"Sorry, I can't do that , Dave"

Remember that amazing video of the whale leaping out the gym floor and splashing down? Yeah, it was BS


Re: Now, let's talk about the EM Drive...

Now that you mentioned EM Drive ...


Radio glitch as Schiaparelli lander probe splits from ExoMars mothership


Wonder what distro it is ....

.. on the photo

Window manager looks like Mate to my (admittedly untrained) eye ....

Nokia crawls towards comeback with new phones announcement



They could do it and _promise_ 5 years of updates.

But even if they will promise it , don't believe . Not going to happen in reality.

Hackers brew Intel chip defence kit to neuter budding exploits


"cross-platform" as in "Windows & Linux " ?

btw. I wonder if AMD is better than Intel in that regard ?

Perhaps , this could be the edge for AMD over Intel ?

Nine of the world’s fastest GPU supercomputers


I like porn

this kind of porn

Sweden releases human genome under Creative Commons licence


What now ? Forks and distros ?

NASA preps lobotomy for Opportunity rover to cure amnesia


Go, Oppy ! :-)

128-bit crypto scheme allegedly cracked in two hours


I wonder who promoted this encryption standards ?

The agency with three letter acronym , starting with letter N ?

Super-heavy element 117 DOES exist – albeit briefly. Got any berkelium handy?


Isn't it Elerium ?