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Australia joins the 'decrypt it or we'll legislate' club

At least it only wants to break crypto after getting a warrant

Australia's home affairs minister Peter Dutton has waded into the global crypto debate, uttering the familiar demand that the tech sector provide what the politicians want while adding that the government will protect Australians from cyber-threats.…

Q: Why did the Cisco cross the network? A: To automate what's on the other side

Switchzilla wants telcos to let it drive all their kit, regardless of who made it

Cisco's extended its Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) and WAN Automation Engine in the hope that service providers will see them as a way to achieve automated management of all the kit in their networks, regardless of who made it.…

Microsoft Australia changes App Store T&Cs to pay GST

When Australians buy apps on the Store, punters' sales taxes will come on shore

Microsoft Australia's taken further steps to ensure that Australia's goods and services tax (GST) is collected on apps sold at the Microsoft Store.…

Test crash dummies: Pearson VUE broke half-way into all-day exam

Trainees spent months prepping for web assessment... that fell over hours in

Imagine you'd just spent 18 months of your life working towards a big certification exam that could make or break your career and, come the big day, the web-hosted test fell over.…

Is HCI and ops automation really threatening your job?

Let's do a quick reality check

Reg reader survey  The march of automation is unavoidable. This is as true in IT as it is in any other profession. From a jobs perspective, some people will win and some will lose. Either way, things will often get shaken up and the status quo threatened.…

Big Blue plumps up storage line with filer and fabrics

Spectrum goes all NASty, FlashSystem base box getting NVMe fabric access

IBM is adding filer software to its storage offerings, NVMe fabric access to its base all-flash array, and other features across its storage portfolio in a bumper Big Blue storage news day.…

We've built a 4G drone tracking system, beams Vodafone

And how is sir implementing that geofencing idea?

Vodafone is working on an airborne drone detection system based on 4G M2M mobile phone technology, the network operator said this morning.…

iPhone X 'slump' is real, whisper supply chain moles

There are now 30 million X-shaped holes in Apple's estimates. Ouch

Samsung has provided confirmation that iPhone X sales are way below Apple's estimates for the much-hyped, tenth anniversary special. The miscalculation could end up benefitting Android owners.…

Flight Simulator add-on nosedives into Chrome's cache

Flight Sim Labs tips a bucket of fresh aviation fuel onto malware flames

Virtual pilots were excited to download the latest update from Microsoft's Flight Simulator Add-On wrangler, Flight Sim Labs, featuring updates to the Airbus A320 model, but their delight was then tempered with anger.…

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