The Chinese e-commerce giant, blacklisted over its problem with fakes, called this the result of a “deeply flawed, biased and politicised process.”
Minister says commish is 'free to disregard' framework if it is 'irrelevant'
The government has moved to allay fears over amendments to the Data Protection Bill that critics say could undermine both the law and the powers of the UK’s privacy watchdog.…
Infiniti's new sedan design language is a swooping departure from today's lineup.
A view on quad-level cell flash error correction
Analysis Error-checking code use is so much easier with 3D NAND than previous planar NAND that capacity-lifting quad-level cell technology becomes more feasible.…
GSM gateway prohibition was way below Sir Philip Rutnam's paygrade
Comment Questions have been raised over the Home Office's most senior civil servant's involvement in the banning of GSM gateways, following botched redactions to Freedom of Information responses by Ofcom.…
CPU utilization up, throughput down, but a second fix may have restored normal service
Log-sniffing vendor SolarWinds has used its own wares to chronicle the application of Meltdown and Spectre patches on its own Amazon Web Services infrastructure, and the results make for ugly viewing.…
Good news for UPC advocates, bad news for EPO staff
The effort to create a single patent court system for Europe has been given a boost with a response from the German Bar Association arguing that a complaint against the Unitary Patent Court (UPC) should be thrown out.…
And warms to a kind of speculative execution for Tabs, too. Really.
Mozilla’s announced it will add a “policy engine” to the next extended support (ESR) release of its Firefox browser.…
Transaction costs more than chicken, which would go cold by the time BTC change hands
KFC’s Canadian wing has started selling chicken for Bitcoin.…
AI and other tech could go on 'not to be acquired' list
France is considering regulating foreign takeovers of businesses in the data protection and artificial intelligence sectors, minister for the economy Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.…
The eerie dystopian story will go beyond Margaret Atwood's novel when the new season launches in April.
Galaxy can turn itself off, then on again
The black hole at the centre of galaxy SDSS J1354+1327 sucked in gases, “burped” – and then repeated the display.…
You'll Pai for this, thunders FCC
Bad user interface design has been blamed for Hawaii experiencing a brief spate of nuclear panic over the weekend.…
It's every bit as capable as before, but now it's not as punishing to live with.
Router vendors sling firmware to protect users from packet floods
Wi-Fi router vendors have started issuing patches to defend their products against Google Chromecast devices.…
To be fair, it's a *performance* electric crossover, but still.
Sun ZFS Storage Appliance users: brace for super-critical fix
Oracle still has nothing to say about whether the Meltdown or Spectre vulnerabilities are a problem for its hardware.…
Parents are struggling to get subsidised childcare they are entitled to due to continued web issues.
Here's a sneak peek of the next version of VW's top seller
The share sale could include listings in Tokyo and London but Softbank says no decision has been taken.