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Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies at 68
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RIP Blighty’s best-selling author of the 1980s Obituary  Sue Townsend, queen of adolescent nerds and confessional publishing, has died. She was 68.…

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Iran Recruits Online Talent For Quick Cyber Strikes
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Iran recruits heavily from online security forums to staff suddenly-launched hacking campaigns, according to new research by Recorded Future. The report comes a day after security experts expressed fears Iran may retaliate against the United States for withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. As a Recorded Future official said […]

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Gadgets At A Glance: Marvell Plug Computer | Gadget Review
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What is it: The Marvell Plug computer is a tiny, super-small computer the size of a cell phone charger. You simply plug it in the wall outlet, connect an ethernet cable, attach a USB device and you're good to go. There's no …

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NVIDIA's insane DGX-1 is a computer tailor-made for deep learning
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NVIDIA has moved its GPU business far beyond just powering gaming computers. For several years now, the company has been focused on using its technology to power advanced machine learning technology, and today the company announced the …

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DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
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According to the Justice Department, a 32-year-old Russian “superhacker” has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for stealing and selling millions of credit-card numbers, causing more than $169 million worth of damages to business and financial institutions. The Daily Beast reports: Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, 32, aka Track2, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was […]

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Samsung Pass will give you secure banking via an iris scan
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At Samsung's Unpacked 2016 event, the company revealed that its Galaxy Note 7 will have a futuristic new way to sign in: an iris scanner. It'll do much more than just unlock your phone, though. The Korean company also revealed Samsung Pass, a new sec…

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A Quid A Day for NOSH? Luxury!
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Maybe there are no free lunches – but sometimes there’s free Worstall* WiF  It’s that time of year as El Reg limbers up for the Quid A Day Nosh campaign and I’m here to point out that in context this is actually a pretty easy challenge.…

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Apple stops patching QuickTime for Windows despite 2 active vulnerabilities
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If your Windows computer is running Apple’s QuickTime media player, now would be a good time to uninstall it. The Windows app hasn’t received an update since January, and security researchers from Trend Micro said it won’t receive any security fixes in the future. In a blog post published Thursday, the researchers went on to […]

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Zen Mobile Launches Admire Metal For Rs 5,479
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Zen Mobile has today launched its new smartphone dubbed as Admire Metal with 4G VoLTE support for a price of Rs 5,479 in India. The smartphone comes with a metallic design and is available in Champagne and Metallic Grey color schemes, while it also features a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor paired with 1 GB of […]

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