Republicans tell Trump to stop listening to the Oracles
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Get your foot off the brake of $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

Four Republican members of US Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, have told President Donald Trump to stop messing around with the $10 billion cloud contract with the Defence Department.

US tech unemployment is lowest for 20 years
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Staff shortages coming

The US Bureau of Labour Statistics claims that tech unemployment hasn't been this low since the turn of the century.

Why is Apple leaking like a sieve?
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Have its days of neurotic secrecy passed?

Last week Apple’s black shirted staff security appeared to be out to lunch and iPhone details started to leak

Emotion reading computers are “old science”
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Computers can’t tell anything from reading a face

A team of boffins have put to bed a theory that a computer can read your emotional state by reading your face.

Facebook marks shift in Libra balance
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Will comply with regulations after all

Facebook appears to have been reassuring Congress that its new Libra payments will comply with financial regulations.

Object oriented programming a trillion-dollar disaster
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Waste of time says, full-stack engineer

Senior full-stack engineer Ilya Suzdalnitski has published a lively 6,000 word essay calling object-oriented programming "a trillion dollar disaster".

UK has too many VoIP Providers
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Choice is not always a good thing warns Amvia

The rapid increase in the number of VoIP providers in the UK has given businesses around the country a wealth of extra choice – but this isn’t necessarily a good thing says one outfit.

Intel cannot catch up with AMD until 2021
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Took too long to get to 10nm

Chipzilla has admitted that it will not catch up with AMD on its 7nm chips until 2021.

Hongmeng OS isn’t an Android replacement
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Huawei still needs Android

Huawei is downplaying the idea that its Hongmeng operating system could serve as a drop-in replacement for Google’s Android on its smartphones.

FaceApp is a gift for scammers
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Beware

The latest hype around the FaceApp application has attracted scammers who want to make some quick profits, ESET research has shown.