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by Boing Boing (1491.1)

Neil Gaiman will read the Cheesecake Factory menu

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Trump Organization to Congress: Upholding the Cons

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Birmingham, I'll see you today on the Walkaway tou

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Theory11 'Archangels' are the prettiest playing ca

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Why are doughnut boxes usually pink?

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Hex key wrenches with ball ends are the best

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A Manchester woman breaks out in "Don't Look Back

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Arrest warrant issued for disgraced yoga tycoon Bi

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New documentary in production about electronic mus

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Watch other NATO leaders grimace as Trump claims t

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Designer Marc Newson makes a $12,000 hourglass

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Sassy Donald of Arabia

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UK juice company Crushed tweeted product pitch peg

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The great Buckwheat hoax

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A butts-on review of Boing Boing's favorite bargai

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Teaser for Castlevania series on Netflix

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Mexico markets Trump themed tp, proceeds help migr

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Britons unbowed by terrorists¬タヤor by the hysteric

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Puppies on swings

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Sassy Trump at the Coast Guard commencement

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Ben Carson thinks poverty is a state of mind

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Pope Francis doesn't want to hold Donald Trump's h

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Killer bug threatens life on Earth, why Comey had

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Math puzzle: Filling a bath tub with increasingly

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90,000 young Britons register to vote in one day

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Toothstars has a galaxy of tooth whitening informa

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Summer's almost here, time to pick up an outdoor-r

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Republican candidate Greg Gianforte attacks report

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The world¬タルs heaviest weight

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Meet Unko Sensei, the poop teacher making kanji fu

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Taste-testing weird, internet-famous pizzas

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Watch this artist assemble her gorgeous papercraft

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Friendly woodpecker gets a guided tour of Chicago

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Watch how maple syrup harvesting has gone high-tec

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An awesome Beatles-scored tap dance routine

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A great look back at Soviet futurism

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Op-ed recommendation: ¬タワWhy Straight Men Kill The

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Vintage isochrone maps show 19th-century travel ti

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Cars parked on the mean streets of mid-1970s New Y

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A prisoner in solitary confinement was the only su

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Ryan Reynolds helps Honest Trailers take on Logan

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Would-be Montana GOP Congressjerk with ties to san

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Colombian biologist won't go to jail for 8 years f

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Remembering the original, Harold Pinter screen ada

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Liverpool, I'll see you tonight on the Walkaway to

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by The Registry (281.3)

Windows 10 love to see PC market grow again. Futur

Analyst firm IDC just made one of these three improbable predictions for the year 2019

Analyst outfit IDC thinks the PC market will grow again, although things are going to get worse before they get better. And the growth will come because people like Windows 10.…

Battery-hungry cars roll over Lenovo's FY 16/17 bo

Data centre unit 'still under transformation' and losing money, as is mobile business

Lenovo has returned to growth, posting a pleasing set of fourth quarter numbers but still has plenty of work to do in the mobile and data centre markets.…

IBM asks contractors to take a pay cut

Big Blue is 'shifting service delivery model to dedicated employee workforce' but clients aren't happy

EXCLUSIVE  IBM is not just banning the hire of new contractors and telling existing contractors they won't get new gigs: now it is telling some current contractors they will have to take a pay cut.…

Init freedom declared as systemd-free

Devuan 'Jessie' is done and will get long term support beyond the life of Debian Jessie

POLL  The self-described “Veteran Unix Admin collective” that in 2014 promised to give the world a cut of Debian without systemd has delivered: Devuan 1.0.0 LTS hit the web today.…

T-Mobile goes Apple/Google route by separating pho

'Digits' marks a shift for the phone industry

T-Mobile is taking a leaf out of the tech industry book and separating phones from their numbers.…

Juno's first data causing boffins to rewrite the t

Sadly no black monolith found

Scientists were expecting a lot of new data from the Juno space probe orbiting Jupiter, and they haven't been disappointed. The most massive planet in the Solar System is turning out to have a lot of surprises.…

Don't rely on fitness trackers to track number of

Study shows energy readings off over 90%

Your fitness tracker might measure a heart rate accurately, but not the amount of calories burned, according to a study published in the Journal of Personalised Medicine.…

Apple has finally found someone to support HomeKit

But Belkin's new bridge only reinforces the problem of a locked-down ecosystem

It's been a year since Apple officially launched its internet-of-things smart-home service – an event that we noted at the time was somewhat undermined by the fact that there were virtually no products that worked with it.…

Congresscritters float benefits for gig workers

Bill would let contractors get unemployment and paid leave

Two US legislators are drafting bills to provide "gig" contract workers many of the same benefits afforded to those who work full time.…

US citizens complain their names were used for FCC

Allegedly astroturfed Americans speak out over net neutrality filings

Fourteen Americans (with the help of an advocacy group) are complaining to the FCC that their names were used without permission to file fake comments on the proposed net neutrality overhaul.…

Three Nigerians sentenced to 235 years in prison f

Don't expect princely borrowing emails to stop any time soon

A court in Mississippi has sentenced three Nigerian men to 235 years in prison for running online scams that duped people out of tens of millions of dollars.…

Microsoft court victory prompts call for data-grab

Legislators mull over modernizing legal process for seizing cloud data

The Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on Wednesday held a hearing to explore the government's inability to have its cake and eat it too.…

Astroboffins spot a new type of galaxy bursting wi

Star formation rate is a hundred times faster than our Milky Way

A team of astronomers has stumbled across a new kind of galaxy that may be the missing piece of the puzzle regarding how ancient galaxies grew to such massive sizes.…

Cloudflare doubles down on its troll-hunting crusa

Bounty for invalidating Blackbird Tech patents increases

Cloudflare has today stepped up its efforts to run patent litigator Blackbird Technologies into the ground.…

Venezuela increases internet censorship and survei

Latin American country going the China route

Venezuela is increasingly censoring its internet and expanding online surveillance of citizens.…

Domains tainted by RoughTed malvertising reap half

Some of which comes from Alexa top 500 websites

A strain of adblocker-aware malvertising is responsible for a range of scams, exploits and general skulduggery.…

Capita payments service Pay360 goes TITSUP

'Major incident' in data centre

Capita Pay360 service, which allows small businesses and councils to accept online transactions such as paying parking fines, has gone down in the UK and Ireland due to a "major incident" in its data centre.…

HP Inc CEO reports 'breakthrough' quarter as PC sa

Look at me go, Mum!

For the first time in more than half a decade HP Inc has managed to report quarterly growth in both its PC and printer businesses, a point CEO Dion Weisler described as a watershed moment in the company's recent history.…

Pure's punchy first fiscal 2017 quarter opens door

Moving into co-processing with the big 3 public cloud players

All-flasher Pure Storage has a feeling this could be its first billion-dollar year and is moving into tightly coupled co-processing between Pure and big 3 public cloud players.…

Walkers' Crisps pulls backfiring Tweet campaign th

Pranksters game promo to feature sex crims, murderers, terrorists....

Walkers' Crisps is desperately scrabbling to clean up a Twitter promo campaign after miscreants gamed it to broadcast videos of Gary Lineker holding up photos of paedophiles, murderers, terrorists and other such scum of the earth.…

Auntie sh!tcans BBC Store after 18 months

Customers offered Amazon vouchers or a full refund

The Beeb is to shut its online paid-for streaming service BBC Store from November, just 18 months after it launched.…

Captain Kurian steers good ship NetApp back on cou

Final quarter is third in a row to show revenue and profit growth

No drama, no worries, just the slick sounds of a well-oiled machine doing its stuff. That's NetApp with its latest quarterly results.…

EU pegs quota for 'homegrown' content on Netflix a

Streaming service argues it'll result in lower quality work

The European Parliament has set content quotas for OTT video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime even higher than the Commission originally wanted. 30 per cent of the services' catalog must be European works, Parliament has decreed.…

NHS Digital stopped short of advising against payi

Trusts may have had corrupted backups... or none at all

NHS Digital stopped short of advising health organisations not to cough up for the WannaCrypt ransom attack because it couldn't be certain that all hospitals had backed up patient records.…

Nokia's retro revival 3310 goes on sale and disapp

People must really love Snake

If you blinked, you missed it.…

Drones over London caused aviation chaos, pilots'

Heathrow flights were diverted to avoid errant UAVs

A pair of errant drones over East London caused so much airspace disruption that flights to Heathrow had to be diverted for fear of collision, it has emerged.…

Lenovo UK boss pulls the chain, flushes himself ou

Wang gets the call to arms, stands to attention

Exclusive  Lenovo UK boss John Harber has quit just 15 months after taking the hot seat, El Reg can confirm.…

Info commish: One year to go and businesses still

Thought £400k TalkTalk fine was big? Try €20m

Companies are unprepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force a year today, and some small businesses "might not even know" a new regime is looming, the UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has warned.…

'Cloak and dagger' vuln rolls critical hit against

Malicious combination of legitimate permissions

A distinct class of Android vulnerability has been unearthed by computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.…

The joy and the pain of buying IT

Those bloody procurement guys did what?

Study  You, dear readers, continually tell us in surveys how hard it is to get the investment needed to help you do your jobs effectively. Regardless of the topic – core infrastructure, middleware, management tools, etc – it’s common to hear stories of execs not "getting it", while expecting IT to muddle through as more pressure is piled onto already stretched teams.…

Industrial Light & Magic: 40 years of Lucas's

The roots of multithreaded rendering software

Star Wars New Hope @ 40  In the 40 years since the release of the original Star Wars, special effects have changed beyond recognition.…

Distro watch for Ubuntu lovers: What's ahead in Li

Elementary OS, my dear penguin?

With the death of Unity, Canonical will focus more attention on Ubuntu servers, Ubuntu in the cloud and Ubuntu in the so-called Internet of Things.…

RightNow founder turned politician gets assault ch

Greg Gianforte loses it on election eve

Until Wednesday, Greg Gianforte's life had followed a lovely script: he twice sold software companies for millions, the second time for US$1.5bn when Oracle acquired CRM company RightNow Technologies.…

Your roadmap to the Google vs Oracle Java wars

'It is happening again'

Analysis  The final lap nears in Oracle's epic seven year battle with Google over Java. It's reached the Federal Appeals Circuit, where Oracle is confident that three appeals judges with a strong track record of upholding IP will decide in its favour.…

UK ministers to push anti-encryption laws after el

Anger over Manchester attack may play a part

The UK government will push through orders next month to force all communications companies including Google and Facebook to break data encryption.…

DARPA orders spaceplane capable of ten launches in

Boeing to build 'Phantom Express' on heir to Space Shuttle's main engine

The United States Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency has commissioned Boeing to build a spaceplane capable of ten launches in ten days.…

by Veerle's Blog (388.4)

Ebola Crisis

A warm atmosphere in this illustration. Great patterns on the dresses and brilliant colors that suit the mood.

via Owen Davey

Hearts in Atlantis

Inspired by the film of Stephen King’s best seller with the same name. Nice detail that the hat is found on the heart.

via YEL.LOW / VADYM SOLOVYOV

Horse Vespa

Love this subtly absurd and boldly colored illustration.

via John

I See You

The little details that make this shine are the eyes that see in the binocular.

via Matt Blease

Stanford Medical Wellness

Beautiful Pallet! Great textures too.

via Chris Silas Neal

Playa Game

All the plants are so nicely executed. Also loving the female running and how the waves are drawn.

via xoana herrera

Banking poster

So much greatness in this.

via Jones & Co

Testing Crew

Nice editorial image. The line drawings in the back are clever.

via Jones & Co

Summer Night

Great job on the lighting with using white as light source of the moon I assume.

via Nutsa Avaliani

Taco Friday

Great for studying the texture and patterns usage.

via Scotty Reifsnyder