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Japan's terrifying techno-toilets will be made foreigner friendly, vow makers

Hallelujah for the planned ISO symbol standard! Japan’s electronic toilet-makers have vowed to clean up the baffling symbols on their techno-khazis so anyone can crimp one off in the Land of the Rising Sun “with peace of mind”.…

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Speaking in Tech: Japan launches rocket with 2 laptops, 8 people

That'll end well...

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Digital transformation?! Your boss's PowerPoint New Year resolution, deconstructed

Dear Leader flips eye-popping Uber and Tesla figures Hey, it's the new year. Time to let those annual planning slides shimmy over you, washing away the dangling tickets of last year like a purifying clean install. Somewhere amid pictures of robots shaking hands with meat-maws and millennials writing on glass walls will, no doubt, be the details of your firm's "digital transformation".…

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Did somebody say object storage? 9 ways to tell if there's a point

Tick 'em off, impress the boardroom Comment  Object storage is a relatively new market segment that has continued to grow steadily and is starting to find more reasons for adoption.…

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LTE-Broadcast has broad deployment models. What it doesn't have is the iPhone

Key to unlocking mega smartphone market Analysis  LTE-Broadcast is poised for mass adoption at last, claims the Alliance which was set up last April to promote it. The Alliance aims to make a splash at next month’s Mobile World Congress, to boost operator confidence in the mobile TV standard and outline some of its use cases beyond the consumer TV sector.…

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Jersey Telecom wheels out LoRa IoT network, says it's 'not ruling out' other techs

Small island's big telco talks to El Reg Interview  Jersey Telecom recently rolled out a LoRa network covering the entire island. The telco’s wholesale director, Tom Noel, spoke to The Register to elaborate a little on what it hopes to achieve.…

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EE slapped with £2.7m fine by Ofcom

Some 40,000 customers were overcharged £250,000 EE has been slapped with a £2.7m fine by regulator Ofcom for overcharging tens of thousands of customers.…

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