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Remember Tapplock, the 'unbreakable' smart lock that was allergic to screwdrivers? The FTC just slapped it down for 'deceiving' folks

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

And you can still open its improved version with a strong magnet The manufacturer that claimed its Bluetooth-connected fingerprint-reading smart lock was “unbreakable,” only to find it being opened in seconds by someone armed with nothing more than …

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Mozilla scrambles to plug two Firefox holes exploited in the wild by hackers to hijack victims' computers

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Update now before it's too late Mozilla has released security updates for its Firefox browser in conjunction with a US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) advisory warning that critical vulnerabilities in the browser are being ac…

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Four new bugs? You shouldn't have: Microsoft celebrates 45 years with dollop of borkage on Windows Insider Fast Ring

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Also: Skype goes attention-seeking and Edge shares its scrolling smarts with Chromium Roundup  Got time on your hands and an enterprise running on Microsoft 365? The Windows giant wants to hear from you in this week's quick 'n' dirty rundown of Redm…

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Roaring trade in zero-days means more vulns are falling into the hands of state spies, warn security researchers

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Flaw variety hipper with snoops than cash-hungry crooks right now Zero-day vulns are increasingly likely to be bought and sold by malware vendors targeting the Middle East with their dodgy wares, according to FireEye.…

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Just cough into here, please: Cambridge-developed app collects sounds of COVID-19

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

No stethoscope needed – but you don't get to know the results A team at the UK's Cambridge University has created an application to collect the speaking, breathing and coughing sounds of participants in the hope of building predictive models to "con…

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From Amanda Holden to petrol-filled water guns: It has been a weird week for 5G

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Gov.UK to ask social networks to do their part... Comment  Amanda Holden is not an epidemiologist. She holds no degree in electrical engineering or physics. Her time is spent judging the (often self-contradictory) Britain's Got Talent, or sitting ne…

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Already in final beta? That's Madagascar: Ubuntu 20.04 'Focal Fossa' gets updated desktop, ZFS support

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Long-term release with upgraded QEMU virtualization Canonical has dropped a final beta of Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal Fossa", set for full release on 23 April.…

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RHEL pusher Paul Cormier appointed CEO to lead Red Hat into the IBM era

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

20-year veteran takes over as Jim Whitehurst becomes Big Blue prez Long-serving Red Hatter Paul Cormier has been named president and chief exec as his predecessor, Jim Whitehurst, sets off for fields Big and Blue.…

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Microsoft 365 Business to gain more Azure Active Directory toys... oh, and it's called Microsoft 365 Business Premium (from 21 April)

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Because this Office branding shake-up isn't confusing at all Microsoft is adding a full Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licence to its Microsoft 365 business subscription even as it aims the rebrandogun at its product line.…

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Americas' SAP Users' Group chief reckons upgrades to S4/HANA will gather pace despite COVID-19 disruption

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

If you're almost finished with the ordeal, there's no looking back now Although most organisations would probably put ERP upgrade plans on ice amid a global pandemic, SAP users are likely to press ahead with existing projects to upgrade to S/4HANA, …

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Washington state governor green-lights facial-recog law championed by... guess who: Yep, hometown hero Microsoft

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Plus more news from the world of machine learning Roundup  Here's your quick-fire summary of recent artificial intelligence news.…

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We're number two! Microsoft's revamped Edge browser slips past Firefox in latest set of NetMarketShare figures

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Though Statcounter puts Moz's finest second. Chrome still top dog It's official that Edge is number two. At least according to NetMarketShare.…

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Virtually – no – actually borked: We'd slap ailing ATM's 'OK' button but it's probably against government guidance

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Remember when we went outside and used cash machines? Haha, good times Bork!Bork!Bork!  Microsoft Windows is everywhere. Everywhere. And sometimes it can catch out the unwary, as the administrator behind this ATM has hopefully discovered.…

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British Airways and Marriott UK data protection fines deferred again as coronavirus shutdown hits business

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

May and June are new due dates and neither firm is going down quietly The UK Information Commissioner's Office has yet again postponed its £280m in fines against British Airways and Marriott Hotels for data leaks.…

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Real-time tragedy: Dumb deletion leaves librarian red-faced and fails to nix teenage kicks on the school network

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Commanding & Conquering when nobody is looking Who, Me?  Another week is upon us, and while April continues to be an uncertain beast, we will always have Who, Me?, and another story from the more sinful niche of The Register's readership.…

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Michael Gove slams 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories as ‘dangerous nonsense’

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

‘Crackpot conspiracy theories’ blamed as reports emerge of attacks on infrastructure and telecoms engineers UK Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has used a daily briefing to slam those advancing baseless theories that 5G radios are in some way re…

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Bose shouts down claims that it borked noise cancellation firmware to sell more headphones

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

But reverses its policy on downgrades anyway, to quiet noisome critics Bose has hit back at critics who say that the firm's latest headphone firmware intentionally broke its active noise cancellation feature.…

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NASA reveals the new wavy Martian wheels it thinks can crush the red planet

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

The Perseverance rover gets its grousers ahead of planned July/August launch NASA has revealed the wheels it’s just bolted onto the Perseverance Rover, the new Mars assault robot it plans to send to the red planet in July as part of the Mars 2020 mi…

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Pan-European group plans cross-border contact-tracing app – and promises GDPR compliance

maandag 6 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

As India joins the list of nations offering Bluetooth-enabled virus-visit-visualisers A European consortium based in Switzerland plans to this week launch an opt-in location-detecting app to expedite contact-tracing those who have encountered corona…

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COBOL-coding volunteers sought as creaking mainframes slow New Jersey's coronavirus response

zondag 5 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

Huge surge in applications for financial assistance show Governor Phil Murphy the ugly side of technical debt The governor of New Jersey has asked COBOL-capable coders to volunteer their skills as the State’s mainframe computers have struggled to co…

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Watch: Rare Second World War footage of Bletchley Park-linked MI6 intelligence heroes emerges, shared online

zaterdag 4 april 2020 in The Register Headlines (Tech News)

A glimpse of life at Whaddon Hall Vid  An astonishingly rare film documenting British intelligence personnel, linked to the code-breakers at Bletchley Park, has been released by the park's trust, offering a glimpse of unsung heroes who helped win th…

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