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Lloyds Bank customers still flogging the online dead horse

Banker’s PR: Normal service levels resuming… whether that continues, we DON’T KNOW

Day two and old nag Lloyds Banking Group’s online and mobile app services are still up and down like the Grand National, with no sign that customers will be put out of their misery any time soon.…

Balancing miners borks blockchains, say boffins

Blockchain consortia are like the early internet: everyone knows and trusts each other. But when you try to scale …

The financial sector’s enthusiasm for blockchain technology might be misplaced, according to a pair of Australian distributed computing experts.…

Google loses Android friends with Pixel exclusivity

Maybe it doesn’t need friends? But it should worry about fragmenting Android further

Google’s decision to keep premium Android features for itself attracted surprisingly little comment last year – but the dangers are heaving into view. By declaring war on its most important customers, Google risks losing a degree of control over Android, further fragmenting the platform.…

PDP-10 enthusiasts resurrect ancient MIT operating system

Incompatible Timesharing System now compatible with modern machines

Among the more interesting denizens of GitHub are the many projects devoted to rediscovering and preserving the history of computing – such as a system called the Incompatible Timesharing System for the legendary Digital PDP-10.…