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'Get your privacy policy down to one page': AVG CEO throws glove down

El Reg - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 10:29am
Scammy download sites? Government snooping? Run of the mill for Gary Kovacs

Interview  The Register caught up with AVG (and ex Mozilla) CEO Gary Kovacs at Mobile World Congress last week.…

Panda eats itself: Anti-malware self-quarantines and borks Windows

L'Inq - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 10:19am

It's the story we were born to tell. Make way. The INQUIRER is about to report on pandas


Droidberry dangles: Why the BlackBerry-Samsung alliance is big potatoes

El Reg - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 10:03am
Behold the mighty stealth platform

Analysis  There’s something about BlackBerry that even its biggest fans can forget. BlackBerry has never been a phone company – it has always been a network company. For over thirty years, BlackBerry has done clever things to and with networks. It brought efficient data management, security and intelligence to mobile packet networks – very useful services.…

Huge Ocean Confirmed Underneath Solar System's Largest Moon

Slashdot - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 9:35am
sciencehabit writes The solar system's largest moon, Ganymede, in orbit around Jupiter, harbors an underground ocean containing more water than all the oceans on Earth, according to new observations by the Hubble Space Telescope. Ganymede now joins Jupiter's Europa and two moons of Saturn, Titan and Enceladus, as moons with subsurface oceans—and good places to look for life. Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt, may also have a subsurface ocean. The Hubble study suggests that the ocean can be no deeper than 330 kilometers below the surface.

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Angry Austrian could turn Europe against the US - thanks to data

El Reg - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 9:33am
NSA alleges drag Facebook privacy practices into court

In a David versus Goliath battle, an Austrian law student may topple the biggest EU-US data sharing deal when he gets his day in court in a couple of weeks' time.…

Universal Credit could take 10 YEARS to finish, says Labour MP

El Reg - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 9:02am
DWP mouths 'on time and on budget' line

The government's disastrous £700m Universal Credit programme could take up to 10 years to complete, Labour MP Stephen Timms informed El Reg on Thursday.…

Google tells world where Apps users live after WHOIS SNAFU

El Reg - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 8:28am
Registration bug saw WHOIS privacy switch flicked to OFF after domain renewals

Names, home and email addresses, and phone numbers for a whopping 282,867 Google Apps domains have been exposed through previously borked private WHOIS records, Cisco boffins say.…

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