Alphabet thanks ads and AI for its $124m-a-day quarterly profit, and comes out swinging against anti

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'We are proud people choose Google Search not because they have to, but because it's convenient,' states CEO

Google’s search and advertising business has bounced back, parent biz Alphabet said on Thursday as it revealed reported healthy revenues amid the coronavirus pandemic.…

China sets itself 2035 goal for technology self-sufficiency and covets title as the world’s top inno

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State of local software industry also revealed: 7 million workers, $36bn of exports

The Central Committee of Chinese Communist Party has declared the nation will become the world’s top innovator in coming years and says it wants to be entirely self-sustaining in tech within 15 years.…

China sets itself 2035 goal for technology self-sufficiency and covets title as world’s top innovato

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State of local software industry also revealed: 7 million workers, $36bn of exports

The Central Committee of Chinese Communist Party has declared the nation will become the world’s top innovator in coming years and says it wants to be entirely self-sustaining in tech within 15 years.…

If you haven't patched WebLogic server console flaws in the last eight days 'assume it has been comp

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Stark warning from SANS' Johannes Ullrich - RCE's gonna GET 'ya

Last week Oracle released one of its mammoth quarterly patch dumps - with 402 fixes. Well, it turns out that if you missed one and you're running WebLogic 10.3.6.0.0, 12.1.3.0.0, 12.2.1.3.0, 12.2.1.4.0 and 14.1.1.0.0, you've probably already been tagged by hackers.…

Google Safari Workaround case inspires campaign to sue Facebook in UK's High Court over Cambridge An

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'Facebook You Owe Us' wants to run a not-quite-class-action-style lawsuit

A campaign to sue Facebook over lax privacy policies that allowed Cambridge Analytica to slurp almost a million people's personal data from the social networking website hopes to become a representative action in the High Court, its instigators said today.…