Pentagon spreads the open source
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Charges ahead next year

The US military is set to charge ahead into open source next year after an amendment to the National Defense Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

Linux still rules supercomputing
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It is running on to 500 machines

Looking at the November 2017 TOP500 Supercomputer list one thing is particularly clear – the open saucy Linux is king.

Huddle lets in outsiders
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Office collaboration tool was wide open

The BBC discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorised parties.

EA squeezes more cash from Star Wars Battlefront 2 gamers
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I find your lack of cash disturbing 

EA games is starting to hack gamers off by making them pay a premium rate for a game and then hit them with demands for microtransactions.

Iphone X face recognition insecure
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You probably were not expecting this

The “killer app” on the overpriced iPhone X, its facial recognition system, has a glaring security hole caused by poor programming.

Munich has putsch against Linux
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Bring back Windows 10

Once the open sauce poster-boy Munich city council's administrative and personnel committee has decided to purge Linux from its desk-top and invite Windows 10 to return by 2020.

China rules Top 500 Supercomputer List
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America not going to be great again anytime soon

China appears to have made the semi-annual Top 500 Supercomputer List its kingdom. Not only does it top the list but also has 202 ranked systems on the list.

Full screen iPhones out next year
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Apple milks dying cash cow

Fruity tax dodging cargo cult Apple is continuing to keep its dying cash-cow on life support with two screens.

Amazon’s denies Cloud leaves China
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Web services have not been sold off

Amazon has denied that it has given up on trying to provide its lucrative cloud services in China and has flogged off the operation to its Chinese partner.

Nvidia boss says Koduri defection bad for AMD
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 Not worried about a stronger Intel

Chief executive Jensen Huang was clearly over the moon about Raja Koduri leaving AMD to become Intel’s senior VP of the Core and Visual Computing Group.