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Allegations of favoring visa holders over US workers for jobs cost Facebook just 4 hours of annual profit

And that $14.25m is supposed to be some kind of record Facebook will hand over $14.25m to the US government and American workers to settle allegations of discriminatory hiring practices.… go to Article >

Samsung splits itself in two... internally: Semiconductor biz and then everything else

0 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Smartphones and consumer electronics now under one roof Samsung is splitting into two internal divisions – a semiconductor unit and one for smartphones, TVs and other consumer electronics – appointing two CEOs in what appears to be the biggest... read more

Questions over timetable slippage in UK taxman's £7bn 'cliff edge' IT procurement

0 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Watchdog says tenders to be published by September – but HMRC procurement show that's not going to plan Documents released by Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) suggest its everything-and-the-kitchen-sink re-procurement of £7.1bn in IT... read more

The nub of the issue: Has your ThinkPad's TrackPoint gone TITSUP*? You aren't alone

0 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

A post-Halloween spooktacular as users face the 'Ghost in the Machine' Lenovo is about to complete a full year of customers complaining about the Trackpoint on the company's popular ThinkPad business laptops.… read more

China to upgrade mainstream RISC-V chips every six months

0 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Home-baked silicon is the way forward China is gut punching Moore's Law and the roughly one-year cadence for major chip releases adopted by the Intel, AMD, Nvidia and others.… read more

What if it could be SysAdmin Day, every day? Would anyone actually notice?

1 Day ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Actually, they’d care a lot Paid Feature  System Administrator Appreciation Day has run on the last Friday of July, every year since July 28, 2000. What did you get for Sysadmin Day this year? What do you mean, you were elbows deep, patching... read more

The Omicron dilemma: Google goes first on delaying office work

1 Day ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Hurrah, employees can continue to work from home and take calls in pyjamas Googlers can continue working from home and will no longer be required to return to campuses on 10 January 2022 as previously expected.… read more

Sun sets: Oracle to close Scotland's Linlithgow datacentre

1 Day ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Questions for tenants as Ellison's gang executes its OCI strategy Oracle's datacentre in Linlithgow, Scotland is set to close over the next few months, leaving clients faced with a cloud migration or a move to an alternative hosted datacentre.… read more

Microsoft to 600 million Indians: feel free to hand over some data

1 Day ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

LinkedIn adds Hindi service to target the world's third-most-spoken language Microsoft's social network LinkedIn has added a Hindi version of its service.… read more

Qualcomm doesn't fear custom chips – in a weird way its modems matter more

4 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Carriers covet fast, reliable modems, and when they're baked into SoCs it's hard to ignore 'em Qualcomm this week made clear it wasn't interested in offering smartphone makers heavy customisation of its off-the-shelf Snapdragon chips – even... read more

The future is uncertain. Are you sure your storage is ready for it?

4 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Watch this web broadcast on-demand and see what innovation looks like Webinar  The future of enterprise storage is not just about speed and capacity. Sustainability and manageability are going to be crucial as data center infrastructure evolves... read more

Securing the edge server infrastructure from the ground up

4 Days ago Finance Source: Go.theregister.com

Dell aims to show how it is done with ‘Proactive Resilience’ Paid Feature  Edge computing has seen enterprise IT infrastructure escape from the confines of the traditional data center and put processing power closer to where the action is, or at... read more