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  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Australia/Melbourne' for 'AEST/10.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.pages.inc on line 259.
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LoJack security code hijacked by Fancy Bear to rat on tis prey

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 05:57
Computer recovery code plays double agent on users

LoJack software, designed to rat on computer thieves, appears to be serving a double purpose by also working with a Russian state-sponsored hacking team.…

Ex-Netflix veep allegedly banked payola for tech deals with web TV giant

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 05:00
Michael Kail's House of Cards tumbles, now Orange is his New Black, potentially

A former vice-president at Netflix has been indicted for allegedly taking illegal kickbacks while making multimillion-dollar deals with the streaming giant's tech providers.…

Hot stuff: Facebook AI gurus tout new Pytorch 1.0 framework for all

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 04:53
Blah, blah, speed up neural networks, something, blah blah

F8 Facebook announced Pytorch 1.0, an updated version of the popular AI framework Pytorch, that aims to make it easier for developers to use neural network systems in production.…

NASA lunar rover trundles to a meeting with Doctor Hacksaw and Mister Axe

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 04:27
Bits of doomed Resource Prospector may survive on commercial moon buggies

NASA has hinted that its Lunar Resource Prospector rover won’t be going to the Moon anytime soon. Not in one piece at any rate.…

Blighty: If EU won't let us play at Galileo, we're going home and taking encryption tech with us

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 03:00
UK stomps off in a sulk, mumbling something about its own satellite constellation

Britain has warned it would attempt to stop the EU using its encryption tech on the Galileo project while launching its own satellites.…

Well, that went well: Withings founder buys biz back from Nokia

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 02:22
Lost Weekend is over and done with

Nokia has dispensed with fitness gear maker Withings, less than two years after acquiring it as part of a bold new strategic move into digital health.…

The Fibre Channel NVMe cookbook: QED from a storage whizz's POV

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 02:02
Let's nerd out with Greg Scherer again

Interview OK, you think Fibre Channel-based NVMe fabric access is a good idea. How do you implement it? Where is the FC-NVMe cookbook?…

Irish High Court slams Facebook's conduct, smacks down bid to drag out data probe

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:45
Judge: We had a 21-day hearing, why didn't you voice concerns about GDPR then?

The Irish High Court has slapped down Facebook's bid to further delay the battle over the legality of its transatlantic data transfers in a critical judgment that questions the firm's previous conduct in court.…

Vlad that's over: Remote code flaws in Schneider Electric apps whacked

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:18
Putin the patch, critical infrastructure firms warned

Infosec researchers at Tenable Security have unearthed a remote code execution flaw in critical infrastructure software made by energy management multinational Schneider Electric.…

Who needs NAND when rust never sleeps? Seagate dines out on nearline disk drive boom

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:53
Getting fat off the NAND's just a flash in the pan...

Seagate's top line number bounced and profits took off in its third quarter as it made the most of increased nearline disk drive demand.…

Intel's still-in-beta drone flight planning software gets update

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:20
Chipzilla is doing a little aviating of its own, we see

Intel has wheeled out an asset management system along with flight planning software at a US drone conference.…

Hands off! Arm pitches tamper-resistant Cortex-M35-P CPU cores

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:44
Sneaky processors look to keep lid on sensitive IoT data

Arm has released a new processor core design for Cortex-M-powered system-on-chips that will try to stop physical tampering and side-channel attacks by hackers.…

The science of business continuity: The next storage generation

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:11
r/K selection theory

Opinion There is a concept in biology known as r/K selection theory. An r-strategist produces lots of offspring, but is only able to invest a small amount in rearing each offspring.…

Now that Kubernetes has won, DigitalOcean takes a late dip in K8s

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:09
Swims hard in the direction of Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Amazon, etc

Now that Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for overseeing software containers, it's all but obligatory for cloud platform vendors to offer the software as a managed service.…

'Computer algo' blamed for 450k UK women failing to receive breast screening invite

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:56
Up to 270 women may have died of cancer as a result, admits Brit health minister

Up to 270 women in the UK could have died of cancer due to a "computer algorithm failure" dating back to 2009 under the NHS' breast screening programme - British health secretary Jeremy Hunt said today.…

Apple and The Notched One: It can't hide the X-sized iPhone let-down

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:31
It's Notch what you're thinking

For experienced Apple watchers, the arrival of John Gruber on the scene indicates Apple may have a problem. Perhaps a fire needs to be put out. Now where might that fire be?…

US techies: We want to see Pentagon's defence of winner-takes-all cloud contract

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:31
Industry calls on DoD to publish procurement report on single vendor award

The Pentagon's decision to hand a multibillion-dollar cloud contract to one vendor has come under renewed scrutiny, after an industry group urged Congress to make public the department's reports on the proposals.…

Cisco kicks shrivelling video software unit back to Dr Martens owner

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:54
Word on the street: it's getting far less than $5 beeellion it paid

Cisco has kicked its video software business back to Permira, the owner of iconic Brit boot brand Dr Martens, having originally bought it off the private equity fund in 2012 for $5bn (£3.6bn).…

DIY device tinkerer iFixit weighs in on 15-month jail term for PC recycler

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:22
Calls on Microsoft to play nice with repairers

DIY repair outfit iFixit has weighed in on the fate of PC reseller Eric Lundgren, who is due to spend up to 15 months in the clink following copyright infringement charges.…

Software dev and deployment luminaries head to Westminster

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:18
Just 12 days to go ....

The doors open at Continuous Lifecycle London in two weeks, but there's still time to secure a front row seat to hear from some of the finest brains in DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Serverless and Containers.…