Google to push ahead with Chrome's ad-blocker extension overhaul in earnest [Mon Jun 3 2024]

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Twitter 'supersharers' of fake news tend to be older Republican women

Tiny percentage of users make X miss the spot

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Twitch ditches Safety Advisory Council, relaunches with vetted 'ambassadors'

Who needs experts when you have an army of hand-picked super users telling you what you want to hear?

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The Canon Cat – remembering the computer that tried to banish mice

Refurbishing the next machine to come from the original inventor of the Mac

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TikTok said to be working on US-specific version of its content algorithm for months

Owner ByteDance may be hedging its bets on overturning sale-or-ban bill

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Google finally addresses those bizarre AI search results

Suggesting people eat rocks or put glue on pizza? Yeah, that's some artificial intelligence right there

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Surging datacenter power demand slows the demise of US coal plants

Ongoing fossil fuel use means maybe it's time to revise that idea that AI will kill us with robots

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Recycling old copper wires could be worth billions for telcos

800,000 metric tons of cabling is just lying there

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UK Surface owners can now take misbehaving laptops to Currys

Tell us what's worse Reg readers: Microsoft support or taking your broken hardware into one of those stores

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Thanks for coming to help. No, we can't say why we called – it's classified

Working under a cone of silence isn't easy if you get smart

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Dell predicts 20 percent jump in memory and SSD prices later this year

Has already hiked prices to cope and is prepared to do it again while you wait for boxes with Nvidia inside

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IT infrastructure scared away potential buyers of struggling e-commerce site

Whatever gear storied cycling site Wiggle used didn't propel it to a successful sale after the biz hit bumps

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Singapore to offer enterprises incentives to buy greener hardware

Tropical nation ends DC build hiatus and calls for energy optimization everywhere – even software

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Snowflake denies miscreants melted its security to steal data from top customers

Infosec house claims Ticketmaster, Santander hit via cloud storage

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US senator claims UnitedHealth's CEO, board appointed 'unqualified' CISO

Similar cases have resulted in serious sanctions, and they were on a far smaller scale

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Cyber cops plead for info on elusive Emotet mastermind

Follows arrests and takedowns of recent days

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New Nork-ish cyberespionage outfit uncovered after three years

Sector-agnostic group is after your data, wherever you are

FlyingYeti phishing crew grounded after abominable Ukraine attacks

Kremlin-aligned gang used Cloudflare and GitHub resources, and they didn't like that one bit

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Windows Subsystem for Linux gets enterprise friendly and plans a settings interface

Scared of editing a config file? There'll soon be a GUI for that

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MongoDB loses nearly a quarter of its value after adjusting revenue forecasts

Document database company asking sales peeps to target workloads with 'higher growth potential'

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Codd almighty! Has it been half a century of SQL already?

The Reg talks to Donald Chamberlin, Michael Stonebraker and more about the legendary programming language

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Google to push ahead with Chrome's ad-blocker extension overhaul in earnest

Starting Monday, users will gradually be warned the end is near

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Desperately seeking ICQ? It may shut down, but Nina could resurrect it

Multiple folks are working on FOSS servers for classic messaging apps

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Endless OS 6: How desktop Linux may look, one day

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China lands probe Chang'e-6 on the far side of the Moon

PLUS: Singapore intros AI safety tools; Satya Nadella fined by Indian gov; China stops influencers flaunting bling

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DARPA awards in-orbit manufacturing contract to Momentus

In the not too distant future agency wants to found factories in the sky

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NASA and ESA take a close look at Europe's International Habitation Module

Astronauts clamber around a mock-up, launch of the real thing is only 4 years away

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