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Inside the bizarre ongoing Rigzone saga Analysis  David Kent, of Spring, Texas, USA, was sentenced to prison earlier this month for hacking Rigzone.com, a oil and gas industry website he founded and sold to employment data biz DHI Group, in an effort t...
Pac-Man Battle Casino part of a trend towards skill-based casino gambling.
The Equifax data breach saga so far, a Google HTTPS warnings paper, cryptocurrency mining at the Pirate Bay, and bringing machine learning to passwords are all discussed.
The security week in review Roundup  As ever, it's been a doozy of a week for cybersecurity, or lack thereof.

The Equifax saga just keeps giving, the SEC admitted it was thoroughly pwned, and Slack doesn't bother to sign its Linux versions. We do spoil you so, Reg readers.

And that was only yesterday. Here's the rest of the week's shenanigans we didn't get round to.…
It's the second time Lucasfilm has changed Star Wars directors this year.
A propensity to spin messaging coupled with a lack of education in cybersecurity leaves the University of Canberra body disappointed in the Australian government and its ministers.
The neo-Nazi site has struggled to find a domain registrar.
Because Dotcom is a fugitive, he canrsquo;t challenge asset forfeiture, feds say.
Federal court case could hinge on 2004 forum post granting "open source" license.
TypeScript 2.3, the latest version of Microsoft's typed superset of JavaScript, has moved to a release candidate stage.For standards backing, version 2.3 supports async generators and iterators. "Async iterators are an upcoming ECMAScript feature that allows iterators to produce results asynchronously," Daniel Rosenwasser, Microsoft program manager for TypeScript, said.

Async generators, meanwhile, can await at any point.[ The art of programming moves rapidly.
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TypeScript 2.3 also offers  down-level iterator and generator support. Previously, generators were not supported when targeting ECMAScript versions 3 or 5. "The new --downlevelIteration flag gives users a model where emit can stay simple for most users, and those in need of general iterator and generator support can opt in," said Rosenwasser.

TypeScript 2.3 thus makes it easier to use libraries like redux-saga, where support for generators is expected.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
University patent moved to "Micoba LLC," then used to sue 11 companies.