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Ministers expect Theresa May to reveal No 10 departure date on Friday
Senior cabinet ministers expect the PM to outline a timetable on Friday for her successor to be chosen.
Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of abusing trainees
Bob Higgins, who "held supreme power" over young footballers' careers, is convicted of 45 offences.
Julian Assange, Wikileaks co-founder, faces 17 new charges in US
The US is hoping to extradite the Wikileaks co-founder, who is currently in jail in the UK.
Huawei: China warns of investment blow to UK over 5G ban
A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.
London Bridge inquest: Bullet 'centimetres' from witness
Court sees image of the moment a police shot comes through pub window, striking another man in the head.
The Bitter Sweet Symphony dispute is over
Richard Ashcroft says Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have relinquished their claim on the song.
European elections 2019: Polls close across the UK
UK voters electing 73 Members of the European Parliament from 12 constituencies.
Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled
Mark Zuckerberg hits back at calls to break up Facebook, as it reveals it removed a record number of hateful posts.
Cwm Taf maternity experiences 'complete shock' to chief
Cwm Taf health board's chief executive calls the experiences of some families "heartbreaking".
India election 2019: Narendra Modi thanks voters for 'historic mandate'
The prime minister hails his party's commanding success at the polls as "a victory for India".
Savvy training academy helps people into beauty jobs
Students include some who have dropped out of mainstream education.
Abuse accuser Carl Beech told police 'MI5 boss stole my dog'
Carl Beech told police his dog was taken as a warning when he missed a meeting with his abusers.
Transgender women's right to use Hampstead Heath ponds acknowledged
Stonewall says it is "not a new rule" but a campaigner says the policy is "absolutely disgusting".
We're Going to Ibiza revived as protest hit in Austria scandal
The Vengaboys' 1999 Eurodance hit enjoys a new lease of life thanks to Austria's political crisis.
Blackpink: Meet the K-pop superstars backstage at their first UK tour
From their Spice Girls inspiration to Coachella: here's what we learned from K-pop stars Blackpink.
In pictures: Brazilian inmates create fashion behind bars
Models parade clothes designed and created by inmates of a maximum security jail in Brazil.
Canada indigenous chief cleared of 1885 treason
Chief Poundmaker is now remembered as a peacemaker who prevented violence during a time of unrest.
Michael Bublé FaceTimes Birmingham fan from stage during show
Crooner Michael Bublé sang to a Birmingham fan who could not afford tickets to his show.
'I was told I looked like a pig'
A video of Katelyn Ohashi performing a 'perfect 10' gymnastics routine went viral in January, but the joyfulness of the performance told nothing of the difficult journey she had been on.
George Best statue mocked by fans
Former Man United and NI star George Best is immortalised in bronze, but fans can't see the resemblance.
Ming water-dropper bought for £10 sold for £50,000
Carole Hussey only discovered the 17th Century ornament was valuable thanks to the Antiques Roadshow.
Roy of the Rovers tackles women's football in World Cup comic
Rocky of the Rovers: France 2019 will be a "live" comic starring Roy's sister.
Clotilda wreck: 'Last US slave ship' found in Alabama
The wreck of the Clotilda, which smuggled slaves to the US, is found after a year-long search.
Author Ian Rankin gifts archive to National Library of Scotland
The Fife-born Rebus author's collection features 50 boxes of material spanning more than 45 years.
'Chinese Picasso' painting sells for record £2.6m
The painting was kept privately by its Berkshire owner after being given to the family in Hong Kong.
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Bob Higgins: The Southampton football coach who abused boys
How Bob Higgins was able to groom and abuse young footballers over the course of two decades.
Judith Kerr: Best-selling author who fled the Nazis
The writer who escaped the Holocaust became one of Britain's best-loved children's authors.
Whorlton Hall hospital abuse and how it was uncovered
Eight years after a similar scandal, the BBC went undercover to investigate complaints of patients being bullied and mistreated.
Netball counts down to World Cup 'summer of excitement'
The 2019 Netball World Cup can boost the game on and off the court, and build on England's 2018 Commonwealth Games success.
Emmerdale: The myths around male sexual grooming explained
A survey finds one in five people don't realise a teacher having sex with a 16-year-old pupil is a crime.
Cash machine thefts: How rural communities are paying for ATM crime
What is behind a rise in cash machine raids and what can be done to stop them?
The failings in learning disability services in six charts
The government has missed a target of fewer inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities in England.
Sir Elton John's best movie moments
As Rocketman is released in UK cinemas we give a brief history of Sir Elton on the big screen.
'This is ridiculous' - Man City board member on Guardiola to Juventus rumours
Reports that Pep Guardiola will leave Manchester City to join Juventus are "unfounded", says the English club's board member Alberto Galassi.
'I planned to quit but want another gold' - England record holder Clarke
England's Commonwealth gold "broke the glass ceiling" says Jade Clarke, who is eyeing a repeat success in the Netball World Cup this summer.
Europe's fastest teenager eyeing gold ... after sitting his A-levels
BBC Sport Wales meets Jeremiah Azu after he ran one of the world's best 100m times for a teenager in the middle of his school exams.
Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in practice
Lewis Hamilton edges Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominate second practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.
Nathan Redmond 'tackled' by a goal in England training
Watch as Southampton's Nathan Redmond is upended by a small goal during an England training session before their Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands.
Dundee United and St Mirren draw first leg of Scottish Premiership play-off final
St Mirren and Dundee United scrap out an absorbing goalless draw in the first leg of their Scottish Premiership play-off final at Tannadice.
Federer to play world number 73 Sonego on French Open return
Swiss great Roger Federer's first French Open since 2015 will begin against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego.
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The slightly complicated maths behind electing MEPs
Seats in the European Parliament representing England, Scotland and Wales are distributed according to the D'Hondt system, a type of proportional representation.
European elections 2019: How the BBC reports polling day
The BBC is not allowed to report details of campaigning while the polls are open.
India’s six-week election in two minutes
If you haven’t been paying much attention, here’s what you've missed.
India election 2019: Has India's BJP government kept its promises?
How has the Modi government in India matched up to its promises?
A really simple guide to India’s general election
The world's largest democracy is holding its general election - find out who's involved and what's at stake.
India elections 2019: The riot survivor who voted for peace
Ankita, a first-time voter, is still haunted by riots that broke out in her Indian village years ago.
Indian election 2019 on the BBC: How to follow the results
Viewing and listening guide to the Indian general election results on the BBC.
India election 2019: Echoes of Trump in Modi's border politics
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump have used anti-immigration rhetoric to divide voters on national identity.
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WikiLeaks boss Assange acted as a foreign spy, Uncle Sam exclaims in fresh rap sheet
<h4>Prosecutors try to paint a line between journos and internet dump lord in case with significant free speech implications</h4> <p>Julian Assange has been indicted by the US government on 18 counts of violating the Espionage Act, expanding the legal case against him and raising significant free speech issues.…</p>
Why telcos 'handed over' people's GPS coords to a bounty hunter: He just had to ask nicely
<h4>Privacy slip allegations dog US cellular network giants... while FCC twiddles its thumbs</h4> <p>A bounty hunter was able to get the live location of a number of different individuals from American cellphone networks through a single phone call, it is claimed.…</p>
British Army cyber 'n' psyops unit 77 Brigade can't even brainwash civvies into helping it meet recruitment targets
<h4>Part-timers needed</h4> <p>The British Army's psyops unit 77 Brigade is still falling short of recruiting targets, despite cyber skills being bigged up repeatedly by the military and government.…</p>
Weak AF array sales at NetApp leave analysts feeling cold
<h4>Looking for flash, private cloud and public cloud data services to bump up revenues</h4> <p>NetApp reported quarterly revenues that were weaker than expected last night – reduced by feeble sales across flash arrays, OEM and EMEA.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
While big orange spectre haunts certain Chinese firms, fiscal '19 treated Lenovo rather well
<h4>Pre-tax profits up 459% but 'geopolitical uncertainties' aren't lost on PC maker</h4> <p>Despite growing political tensions engulfing <a target="_blank" href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/23/huawei_trumps_game_of_chicken/">some Chinese tech firms</a>, Lenovo managed to get back in the black after peddling higher-spec PCs and cutting losses in its data centre and smartphone lines. But the tech giant has warned that things might just be set to change.…</p>
We'll hack back at Russians, declare UK ministers in cyber-Blitz blitz
<h4>NATO's getting in on the action too</h4> <p>British ministers are stepping up their rhetoric on cyber warfare, with £22m to be splurged on embiggening an "offensive hacking" unit as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt vowed to retaliate against Russian cyber-attacks.…</p>
GitLab looks for users to CI to eye: Come join us on the happy path
<h4>Source code, pipelines and boiling frogs</h4> <p><strong>Interview</strong> While many cloudy companies aim for four nines of uptime, it was four ones for GitLab today as the source shack celebrated the release of version 11.11 with a chat with <i>The Register</i>.…</p>
Phisher folk reel in Computacenter security vetting mailbox packed with sensitive staff data
<h4>Haul included employee passports, driving licences, bank statements and more</h4> <p>The third-party mailbox used by Computacenter employees and contractors to deposit data for security clearance applications has been hacked and used in phishing scams.…</p>
Programmers' Question Time: Tiptoe through the tuples
<h4>Addressing the pro-horticulture/anti-nerdiculture bias</h4> <p><strong>Stob</strong> <em>When the BBC announced <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2019/kathy-clugston-gardeners-question-time" target="_blank">a rejig</a> at Radio 4's <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qp2f" target="_blank">Gardeners' Question Time</a>, Stob hoped for a much more radical change of format than a mere replacement head composter.</em>…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
GitHub slurps open-source bug zapping automator Dependabot, chucks cash at devs
<h4>Matched funds for open source developers, plus new features for enterprise accounts</h4> <p>GitHub has acquired Dependabot, a tool that helps developers avoid introducing security issues via bugs in open-source libraries.…</p>
Minecraft's my Nirvana. I found it hard, it's hard to find. Oh well, whatever... Never Mined
<h4>What on Earth are you playing at, Microsoft?</h4> <p><strong>Column</strong> The future often arrives looking like an expensive toy. From the first microcomputer to the latest self-piloting drone, these "toys" hide a larger truth: they're the canvas upon which our imagination plays, as we dream up braver, bolder visions. We think physically, with our bodies, and our toys help us get our hands around what we think.…</p>
DataStax has stars in its eyes over Constellation, its latest tweak on Apache Cassandra
<h4>It’s not just a hosted version of the database, says the CEO</h4> <p><strong>Datastax Accelerate</strong> DataStax, the business built around the Apache Cassandra open source database, is creating a new system-as-a-cloud service using the platform.…</p>
NASA boffins may just carve your name on a chip and send it to Mars if you ask nicely
<h4>You probably won't ever get to go to space – but your name can</h4> <p>NASA is giving you the chance to send your name off into space.…</p>
Serverless Computing London: Agenda on its way, blind birds heading off
<h4>When the agenda goes up, the tickets do too...</h4> <p><strong>Event</strong> Whether your serverless ambitions are AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, or Google Cloud focused, you should really join us at <a target="_blank" href="https://serverlesscomputing.london/">Serverless Computing London in November</a>.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
Tim Peake's Soyuz lands in London after jaunt around the UK
<h4>No word if a trip through Manchester was scarier than atmospheric reentry</h4> <p>Having spent the last 20 months being lugged around the UK, the Soyuz capsule used to ferry British Astronaut Tim Peake safely back to Earth is returning to London's Science Museum.…</p>
No Huawei out: Prez Trump's game of chicken with China has serious consequences
<h4>No cybersecurity rules means networks are destined to be balkanized</h4> <p><strong>Analysis</strong> Chinese telecom giant Huawei – the most prominent target of the Trump administration's decision to <a target="_blank" href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/15/president_trump_huawei_emergency_ban/">declare a national emergency</a> to protect American IT infrastructure by banning technology provided by foreign adversaries – on Monday <a target="_blank" href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/21/us_huawei_extension/">received a reprieve</a> that allows it to do business with US suppliers.…</p>
We listened to more than 3 hours of US Congress testimony on facial recognition so you didn't have to go through it
<h4>Long story short: Models are ineffective, racist, dumb...</h4> <p><strong>Analysis</strong> AI experts, lawyers, and law enforcement urged US Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology during a hearing held by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday.…</p>
Comcast – the cable giant America loves and trusts – confirms in-home health device to keep tabs on subscribers
<h4>Meanwhile, privacy advocates run screaming from news, trip, end up in hospital</h4> <p>Comcast is working on a health device complete with motion sensors that will keep tabs on elderly or disabled people in their own homes.…</p>
Apple arms web browser privacy torpedo, points it directly at Google's advertising model
<h4>Safari tech ready to be ignored by online ad giants like all other privacy proposals</h4> <p>Apple's WebKit team, which develops the plumbing beneath the iGiant's Safari browser, has proposed a way that online ads can be measured while maintaining the privacy of those browsing the internet.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
Koh-MG: Qualcomm guilty of abusing chip patent monopoly, biz promises to appeal
<h4>Snapdragon giant 'strangled competition' and forced others to pay unfair fees</h4> <p>Qualcomm abused its monopoly on critical chip patents for decades, a US federal judge in California said on Wednesday in a decision with radical implications for the cellphone market.…</p>
Kelway founder slurps Brit public sector supplier SBL, financials undisclosed
<h4>Never say never as reseller veteran returns to reselling land with reseller buy</h4> <p>Phil Doye, the former majority owner of Kelway who <a target="_blank" href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/08/03/cdw_acquires_rest_of_kelway/">sold the business to CDW for $431m</a>, is dipping into his cash pile to slurp public sector reseller SBL.…</p>
Apple reckons mystery new material will debug butterfly keyboard woes in latest MacBook Pros
<h4>It's so confident, 2019 models are on the free repair scheme</h4> <p>Apple has such confidence in the new MacBook Pro's reimagined butterfly mechanism that the laptop qualifies from day one for inclusion in its expansive <a target="_blank" href="https://www.apple.com/support/keyboard-service-program-for-mac-notebooks/">keyboard repair scheme</a>.…</p>
Irish data cops are shoving a probe right into Google's ads
<h4>Doubleclick complaint alleges Chocolate Factory's data handling breaches GDPR</h4> <p><strong>Updated</strong> Ireland's Data Protection Commission has launched a formal investigation into adtech giant Google over alleged breaches of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), potentially costing the company £1.12bn.…</p>
Microsoft gently leads workhorse Windows Server 1903 for a pad around the paddock
<h4>Don't mind me, I'm just the thing you run your business on</h4> <p><strong>KubeCon Europe</strong> While customers <a target="_blank" href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/22/windows_zero_day/">gawped at the shiny bauble of Windows 10</a>, Microsoft trotted out the 1903 version of its workhorse big brother, Windows Server.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
US Air Force probes targeted malware attack, blames... er, the US Navy? What?
<h4>War crimes trial takes a fresh twist</h4> <p>The US Air Force has opened an investigation into a "malware" infection – which it is blaming on lawyers employed by the US Navy who are working on a war crimes case.…</p>
EE's 5G rollout: Oi, where are your Mates? Yes, we mean the Huawei phones
<h4>NSA services switched on next Thursday. No not THAT NSA</h4> <p>UK mobile firm EE unveiled a lineup of launch devices this morning for when it flicks the switch on 5G services in six British cities, with one notable absence: Huawei.…</p>
Twist my Arm why don't you: Brit CPU behemoth latest biz to cease work with Huawei – report
<h4>Leaked staff memo reveals immediate halt to co-operation</h4> <p><strong>Updated</strong> Brit chip designer Arm has now severed its links with Huawei in accordance with US sanctions, depriving the Chinese smartphone maker of a crucial supplier.…</p>
This is a sett-up! Mum catches badger feasting on contents of freezer
<h4>Elusive critter loves mashed potato, not so keen on scallops</h4> <p>Compelling evidence for the existence of UK cryptid "the badger" has been recorded in the south-coast town of Gosport – and it appears to have a penchant for ice lollies.…</p>
All aboard the Windows Server container train as Google punts out Rapid Release GKE channel
<h4>Docker: Hey, remember us? We've got Windows Server containers too!</h4> <p><strong>Kubecon Europe</strong> The ongoing game of tit-for-tat feature updates among the Big Three cloud players continued this week, with Google confirming support for Windows Server Containers at Kubecon.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
Another disappointing quarter for Pure Storage as expanded sales team fails to close large deals
<h4>Might be some delayed gratification there, friends</h4> <p>Pure Storage sales for its first fiscal 2020 quarter grew 28 per cent on last year, but losses were deeper than expected as those sought after large enterprise wins eluded an expanded salesforce.…</p>
Come join the Mirantis Kubernetes party, just be sure to BYOD – the D being distro, not drinks
<h4>Because all developers are special, afterall</h4> <p><strong>KubeCon Europe</strong> Darling of the OpenStack world Mirantis has continued its march into Kubernetes with a Bring Your Own Distribution support.…</p>
Bring it on, Chipzilla! Nvidia swipes back at Intel in CPU-GPU AI performance brouhaha
<h4>Dodgy numbers, new kit versus old... neither side comes out well</h4> <p>The machine-learning-performance beef between Intel and Nvidia has stepped up a notch, with the GPU giant calling out Chipzilla for spreading misleading benchmark results.…</p>
Revealed: Facebook, Google's soft-money 'blackmail' to stall Euro fake news crackdown
<h4>EU experts claim US tech giants use funding carrot to influence findings</h4> <p><strong>Comment</strong> Facebook and Google used grants and other funding to academics and journalistic organizations to pressure a group of experts in Europe to water down proposals on fake news, it was claimed yesterday.…</p>
Mirantis teases Kubernetes-as-a-Service to terrorise bare metal, public clouds, everything in between
<h4>KaaS and carry, friend?</h4> <p><strong>KubeCon Europe</strong> At the Linux Foundation's KubeCon this week cloudy services biz Mirantis gave some sneaky previews of its upcoming Kuberentes-as-a-Service product, a technology aimed at self-managing and provisioning multi-cloud clusters.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
Uncle Sam to blow millions on mind-control weapon tech that can be fitted without surgery
<h4>DARPA eggheads want brain-machine interfaces that work at the speed of soldiers' thoughts. No further comment...</h4> <p>DARPA, the US military's boffinry nerve center, is trying to fulfill the science-fiction dream of developing non-surgical brain-machine interfaces so soldiers can comfortably control weapon systems with their minds.…</p>
UK Space Agency cracks open its wallet, fishes out a paltry £2m for Brit plans to return to orbit
<h4>Cash for horizontal launchers and PowerPoint slides</h4> <p>The UK Space Agency has flung open the doors on a mighty £2m fund aimed imbuing Blighty with spaceflight capabilities.…</p>
Bug-hunter reveals another 'make me admin' Windows 10 zero-day – and vows: 'There's more where that came from'
<h4>Vulnerability can be exploited to turn users into system stars, no patch available yet</h4> <p><strong>Updated</strong> A bug-hunter who previously disclosed Windows security flaws has publicly revealed another zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft's latest operating systems.…</p>
Microsoft Windows 10 'Burger King' build 1903: Have it your way... and it may still leave a nasty taste in your mouth
<h4>The May 2019 update is out and it's optional, for a while</h4> <p>Microsoft on Tuesday released Windows 10, version 1903, aka the May 2019 Update, without forcing it on folks.…</p>
G Suite'n'sour: Google resets passwords after storing some unhashed creds for months, years
<h4>Biz app login details encrypted at rest, though, ad giant insists</h4> <p>Google admitted Tuesday its paid-for G Suite of cloudy apps aimed at businesses stored some user passwords in plaintext albeit in an encrypted form.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
if developer_docs == bad then app_quality = bad; Coders slam Apple for subpar API manuals
<h4>Sorry state of documentation baffles programmers as iGiant launches new MacBook Pros, promises better keyboards</h4> <p>Apple developers are becoming increasingly vocal about their displeasure with the state of the iGiant's programmer documentation, which they depend upon to craft iOS and macOS software.…</p>
Jeff Bezos finally gets .Amazon after DNS overlord ICANN runs out of excuses to delay decision any further
<h4>Persistence pays off for online super-souk, but not for South American states</h4> <p><strong>Analysis</strong> It's taken seven years but online mega-mall Amazon will finally get its hands on the .amazon top-level domain name.…</p>
Microsoft shoves serverless container baby Virtual Kubelet at KubeCon crowds
<h4>Touts 'vast improvements' in performance with 1.0 release</h4> <p><strong>KubeCon Europe</strong> The shadow of Microsoft loomed large over KubeCon with the version 1.0 release of its serverless container tech, Virtual Kubelet.…</p>
Looks like we've got ourselves into another fine mesh: Enter the Service Mesh Interface
<h4>Microsoft pushing standard for new containery hotness</h4> <p><strong>KubeCon Europe</strong> Microsoft took to the stage at KubeCon in Barcelona today to push its take on the proliferation of mesh technologies that have sprung up around the container-happy tech.…</p>
Now Chinese-made drones rubbing US govt up the Huawei: 'Strong concerns' DJI kit threat to national security
<h4>Memo warns of regime having access to American data – remind you of anything?</h4> <p>A US government agency has claimed drones pose a threat to national security in an echo of its wider campaign against all things Chinese.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
Oh 4G, I'm speechless: EE network outage smacks rare breed of customer that talks into their mobile phone
<h4>Scottish Virgin Media users also down and out after lunch</h4> <p><strong>Updated</strong> UK mobile operator EE has been struggling to get its VoLTE services back on their feet, after a seven-hour flood of angry complaints from customers unable to place voice calls over the 4G network.…</p>
Oh my Tosh, WD: Storage firms etch for a stretch – 15 more years of fab flash hookup
<h4>Plus: Fujitsu and Veeam hook up, cloudy IBM upgrade, Iguazio on Azure, and more</h4> <p><strong>Storage roundup</strong> It's a garage sale of storage info this morning, including faster IBM object storage, Rubrik hiring a Google veteran, Nakivo backup supporting Nutanix AHV systems and much, much more.…</p>
Team OpenCensus or OpenTracing? It'll be neither and both now: Hello, OpenTelemetry
<h4>How do open-source projects play nicely? They get off Twitter</h4> <p><strong>KubeCon Europe</strong> Something odd happened at KubeCon 2019. Rather than snipe at each other from the safety of Twitter, two very similar open-source projects opted to pool their ideas into one: OpenTelemetry.…</p>
Honey, hive had it with this drone: Couple lived for years with thousands of bees in bedroom wall
<h4>Come for the enterprise tech, stay for the tortured puns</h4> <p>Most of us not fortunate enough to dwell in gated manors in the countryside hive to endure a simple truth – noisy neighbours can bee annoying. One Spanish couple had 80,000 of them, living in their bedroom wall.…</p>
iPhone gyroscopes, of all things, can uniquely ID handsets on anything earlier than iOS 12.2
<h4>Cheapskate fandroids get a pass on this one, though</h4> <p>Your iPhone can be uniquely fingerprinted by apps and websites in a way that you can never clear. Not by deleting cookies, not by clearing your cache, not even by reinstalling iOS.…</p><!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_top.html' -->
Backup your files with CrashPlan! Except this file type. No, not that one either. Try again...
<h4>Customers shocked to find swathes of data deleted</h4> <p>CrashPlan has banned a bunch of file formats from its online backup system aimed at small businesses.…</p>

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