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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

SHANIT - Consulting, Design, Workflow, Development
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:43:57 GMT
FBI failed to access 7,000 encrypted mobile devices
Encryption has become "a huge, huge problem" for investigations, the FBI director says.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:12:48 GMT
Mini phone maker admits performance shortcomings
The Jelly handset's battery life, originally billed at three days, can be as little as three hours.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:19:50 GMT
UK to help CES tech start-ups after expo chief's criticism
The government will fund small firms to attend the tech expo after claims it did little last time.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:05:46 GMT
Project Loon restores web in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
The balloons are helping Puerto Ricans send text messages and browse the web on their phones.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:06:54 GMT
Hololens tech used in bowel cancer surgery
The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation.
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:13:27 GMT
Israel Facebook: Mistranslated post creates security alert
A post saying "good morning" in Arabic was reportedly mistranslated to say "attack them" in Hebrew.
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:07:29 GMT
Remove ads that appeal to children, gambling sites told
Regulators said the firms must advertise responsibly, and warned of the possibility of sanctions.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:21:20 GMT
Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours
Firms such as Facebook and Twitter have agreed to do more to remove extremist content within hours of it being posted.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:18:06 GMT
Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware
The coin-mining software can grab processor power and drain phone batteries quickly, warn security firms
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:31:09 GMT
Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term
Brian Thompson had planned to argue the law in connection with the boxes was a "grey area".
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:03:47 GMT
Mobile companies overcharging customers after contracts end
The UK government said the firms needed to inform customers when they had paid for their handsets.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:40:44 GMT
Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game
The game, which celebrates the Communist Party Congress, lets users "clap" Xi Jinping by tapping their phone screen
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:24:18 GMT
How games firm made Destiny 2
Newsbeat has been given exclusive behind the scenes access to Bungie, the gaming studio behind the Halo and Destiny franchises.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:33:38 GMT
Famous Irishmen subject of Westminster Wiki editing spree
Someone with a Westminster IP address has been editing web entries on famous Irish people.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:26:49 GMT
MH370: Malaysia in talks with US firm to restart plane search
The Malaysian government is exploring a "no find-no fee" style deal with Texas-based company Ocean Infinity.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:25:56 GMT
Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe was assigned data-processing patents by technology company SRC Labs.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:37:29 GMT
How does this look? Be your own virtual make-up artist
French cosmetics chain Sephora is using augmented reality so that customers can try on make-up virtually, before buying it.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:46:09 GMT
Amazon: More than 100 cities bid for new headquarters
The deadline is approaching for US cities to submit proposals to host Amazon's new headquarters.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:22:50 GMT
Still photographs spring to life
New software animates still photos so that subjects can be made to smile and pull expressions.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:47:16 GMT
YouTube star Casey Neistat criticises video site's leaders
Award-winning vlogger Casey Neistat claims video creators could leave the service en masse.
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