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AWS emits EnginFrame 2017 for cloudy HPC

Simpler cluster config

Redmond takes a small step towards opening Service Fabric

No runtime yet, but two developer repos have landed

Green software blacked out Australian State

Wind-turbine-ware defaults didn't handle exceptional weather events

Samsung plans Galaxy Note 7 fire sale

Flaming phablet stockpile to be refurbished, resold, rented and/or broken up for parts

Cheap, flimsy, breakable and replaceable – yup, Ikea, you'll be right at home in the IoT world

Analysis First step, smart bulbs and sensors

FYI users: You may have leaked passwords, personal info – thousands have

Just call it

Angular framework's grand ambition: Not breaking anything

Google's web app scaffolding seeks recognition as platform

Astroboffins clock thriving stellar nursery nestled in violent supermassive black hole

First time star formation seen in such extreme conditions

LastPass scrambles to fix another major flaw – once again spotted by Google's bugfinders

Ormandy sets snowflakes off over disclosure

Ex-military and security firms oppose Home Sec in WhatsApp crypto row

'We are in real trouble if we apply blunt weapons to this'

Happy Motherboards day: Here's some (Optane) memory

No benchmarks available from 2D launch of 3D XPoint memory

Northamber's Phillips ponders non-exec role after nearly four decades

Profitability? Not just yet...

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Micron making mucho memory moolah

Quarterly results show a boomtown rat raking in dollars

UK digital minister Matt Hancock praises 'crucial role' of encryption

Rudd's message to Hancock must've been intercepted...

HPE starts 'SimpliVity-fying' products, eyes hyperconverged buyers

Pumps out SimpliVity 380 in little, medium and big all-flash versions

iPhone-havers think they're safe. But they're not

Growing mobile threats affect iOS

Activist investor buys Toshiba stock hoping for long-term price rise

We for one, welcome your advances – investors

Boffins name 12 new types of cloud in first Cloud Atlas since 1986

Actual fluffy things in the sky found by digicam-wielding masses, but hosted in AWS departments accused of blanket approach to IR35

Confusion reigns as some departments apply massive crackdown

Manufacturers reject ‘no deal’ Brexit approach

Access to both the single market and the customs union 'key', says EEF

How Ford has slammed the door on Silicon Valley's autonomous vehicles drive

Owning the smartphone-dashboard interface

Douglas Coupland: The average IQ is now 103 and the present is melting into the future

We live in 'cloud time' too, says jet-lagged author in speech

The 'data driven enterprise' is actually just the enterprise

Making the qualitative quantitative

USA can afford golf for Trump. Can't afford .com for FBI infosec service

So guess what spoofers are doing with the fake site? Yup – getting dupes to log in

BT hit with £42m fine for Ethernet compensation delays to competitors

Updated Will fork out estimated £300m to rivals who leased unfixed lines

Boffins crowdsource hunt for 'Planet 9'

AI isn't ready to find planet beyond Kuiper Belt. So you - yes you - have the chance to scour thousands of images

Trump's America looks like a lousy launchpad, so can you dig Darwin?

The space boom is lifting off and there's only so many places close to the equator with heavy industry and stable government

Robo-Uber T-boned, rolls onto side, self-driving rides halted

Autonomous car was not at fault, apparently

Toshiba's nuclear power plant business runs out of steam

Westinghouse Electric seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Cisco denies restraint of trade in Arista-spat, asks court to dismiss case

Under a trade ban, Arista can't sue in America, says Switchzilla

Converged systems market is so hot it just went backwards

FY 2016 was okay, but Q4 was ugly, which may explain the SimpliVity fire sale and Nutanix's revenue warning

Ubuntu 17.04 inches closer to production

Zapus jumping in April

Dishwasher has directory traversal bug

Thanks a Miele-on for making everything dangerous, Internet of Things firmware slackers

Sources: Misco SOLD to Hilco Capital, care home for the distressed

Exclusive Failed tech reseller joins same stables as HMV, Jessops, Staples...

UK Home Sec: Give us a snoop-around for WhatApp encryption. Don't worry, we won't go into the cloud

Plus: UK needs those with the right 'hashtags' to stop wrong uploads*

Researcher hopes to teach infants with cochlear implants to speak – with an app

Kids who've never heard need 'habilitation' – they've never had a skill to rehabilitate

Bloke whose drone was blasted out of sky by angry dad loses another court battle for compo

Snoopers get shotguns

DNA-bothering eggheads brew beer you were literally born to like

Red alert: Science mixed with marketing detected

Astroboffins stunned by biggest brown dwarf ever seen – just a hop and a skip away (750 ly)

Pic Yeah, we're talking hundreds of light years

Ever visited a land now under Islamic State rule? And you want to see America? Hand over that Facebook, Twitter, pal

Uncle Sam turns up the heat on visa hopefuls

After London attack, UK gov lays into Facebook, Google for not killing extremist terror pages

PM's spokesman and foreign secretary wave warning finger

'Windows 10 destroyed our data!' Microsoft hauled into US court

Updated 'Dodgy' unwanted operating system update sparks potential class-action lawsuit

Pure Silicon Valley: Medium asks $5 a month for absolutely nothing

Analysis Think of it as being your own mini-VC without shares

GiftGhostBot scares up victims' gift-card cash with brute-force attacks

Software nasty can burn through 1.7 million account numbers per hour

Capacity shortage hits AWS UK micro instances

Elastic cloud snaps back

Alternative vet Quartermaine exits Daisy, Daisy...

Bicycles into the sunset

Lloyds Banking Group axing hundreds of jobs AGAIN

And that's even before all of those techies are farmed out to IBM

Oz companies fume as Enetica outage enters its second day

Hosting service's access to .au registry suspended confirms it won't be buying V-22 Ospreys for new aircraft carriers

Also confirms earlier operational date for HMS Queen Elizabeth

Google pulls Hezbollah YouTube channel after we told them about the drone ads

All the tools you need

Profitless Twitter starts rumour of paid-for Tweetdeck option

Gotta do something to break even, right?

There's just a week to show us how AI really works in business

Events M3 call for papers has a week to run

I've Been Moved: IBMers in same division slapped with 2nd redundo scheme in 2 months

Deathly Hallows Mark ii

Ofcom wants automatic compensation for the people when ISPs fail

Watchdog proposes fines for everyday repairs, installations and appointments are missed

Did you know: Crimelords behind DDoS attacks offer customer loyalty points?

Tweaking business models for greater 404 kerching

Why do GUIs jump around like a demented terrier while starting up? Am I on my own?

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Ever so lone lone lone lone a-lonely

MPs slam 'dismal' cost savings of government procurement body

Crown Clown Commercial Service

Gov may need to splash £245m per year on IT contractors – NAO

Please come back freelancers, forget IR35: all is forgiven

Squirrel sinks teeth into SAN cabling, drives Netadmin nuts

On-Call 'Chittering' under raised floor was the sound of a disaster recovery lesson

Yet another job menaced by AI! Uh, wait, it says here... Dance Dance Revolution designers

Is this the last waltz for bonkers music game's level makers?

Inside OpenSSL's battle to change its license: Coders' rights, tech giants, patents and more

Analysis Devs who fail to respond to call for change will count as 'yes' votes for AL 2.0

First the Rise of the Machines, now this: UK military's Exercise Information Warrior

Comment From drones to smart warships. Well, sort of

FedEx will deliver you $5.00 just to install Flash

Bribes on offer as courier's custom printing service needs Adobe's security sinkhole

Boffins reveal how to pour a perfect glass of wine with no drips. First step, take a diamond...

Video Groove breakthrough prevents shameful leakage

Google slaps Symantec for sloppy certs, slow show of SNAFUs

Updated Certs will keep working, but Chrome will be suspicious, soon

Disney plotting 15 more years of Star Wars

First we'll get non-digital Leia and Han Solo: Young Adult with Chewie and Falcon back-story

Our Sun's been using facial scrub: No spots for two weeks

Move along, nothing to see here, says NASA. It's just Sol cycling as usual

Amazon dodges $1.5bn US tax bill: It's OK to run sales through Europe out of IRS reach – court

If only we could all open a Luxembourg office, eh?

Spotted: Bizarre SpaceX rocket-snatching machine that looks like it belongs on Robot Wars

Pic Mawhrin-Skel to ride again?

Amazing new WikiLeaks CIA bombshell: Agents can install software on Apple Macs, iPhones right in front of them

And in 2009 – just 8 years ago

We're 90 per cent sure the FCC's robocall kill plan won't have the slightest impact

Dumb and dumber, or the lightest of light touches?

Blinking cursor devours CPU cycles in Visual Studio Code editor

Crappy Chromium code is the culprit, we're told

If you were cuffed during Trump's inauguration, cops are trying to crack your smartphone

Vid More than 100 mobes will only take a week to access

US Senate votes to let broadband ISPs sell your browser histories

Hear that? That's the sound of ringing tills, sorry, freedom

CoreOS Tectonic shift: Now you can run it on Azure and OpenStack

Biz-friendly Kubernetes tool gets a little easier to automate

Android Forums resets passwords after hack

Only 2.5 per cent of userbase affected

As ad boycott picks up pace, Google knows it doesn't have to worry

Analysis Why the agencies will come crawling back

Lloyds Banking Group to hang up on call centre staffers

95 people at risk so far

Vodafone's NB-IoT launch dates for Ireland and Netherlands slip

Delay may indicate Internet of Things market is less frantic than thought

Three to lawyer up unless Ofcom intervenes in spectrum market

If we can't buy O2, they must give us MOAR SPECTRUM

Cambridge wheels out latest smart city platform, ready for devs

Got a good Internet of Things problem-solving idea? Try it out with us, says city

Good news, everyone! Two pints a day keep heart problems at bay

And yes, total abstinence isn't good for you

'Clearance sale' shows Apple's iPad is over. It's done

Comment Cheaper or more sophisticated? Cupertino does neither

Defence in Depth: A 'layered' strategy can repel cold attackers

Yes, a vest, cardigan and an overcoat

Yahoo!'s big, fat clustered Google Machine Learning wedding

Analysis Yahoo! open-source code fling builds a better Google, again

Always wanted to build an imaginary hyperscale network? Now, you can

MIT's Flexplane: design on the fly without breaking the network

Carnegie-Mellon Uni emits 'don't be stupid' list for C++ developers

Your hefty guide to avoiding the mistakes everyone makes

eBay dumps users into insecure authentication mechanism

Dump dongles and move to SMS, says tat bazaar, oblivious to deprecation advice

Microsoft loves Linux so much, its OneDrive web app runs like a dog on Windows OS rivals

Aw, your Office 365 storage is crippled? How convenient

LinkedIn starts piping sales data to Salesforce and Dynamics

Remember when Marc Benioff said Microsoft buying LinkedIn was dangerous?

NASA to fire 1Gbps laser 'Wi-Fi' ... into spaaaaace

You may be struggling with crappy broadband – but future astronauts will be able to easily Netflix and chill in orbit

Fake mobile base stations spreading malware in China

'Swearing Trojan' pushes phishing texts around carriers' controls

Huawei picks SUSE for assault on UNIX big iron

Kit and code for those days when you need to hot-swap CPU or memory

TRAPPIST-1's planets are quiet. Quiet as the grave, in fact

Sorry, ET fans: these aren't the exoplanets you're looking for

Ubuntu splats TITSUP bug spread in update

Fat-thumbed DNS patch unpatched, time to re-patch

Strike that: 17,000 AT&T workers down tools in California, Nevada

I dreamed I called Joe Hill last night

Grab 'em by the pussy! Trump's lawyers 'send cease-and-desist letters' to a KITTEN website


It's happening! It's happening! W3C erects DRM as web standard

World has until April 19 to make its views known on latest draft

Russian mastermind of $500m bank-raiding Citadel coughs to crimes

Chap's code infected 11m PCs, helped crooks make off with half a billion bucks, say Feds

Error prone, insecure, inevitable: Say hello to today's facial recog tech

If you want a picture of the future, imagine a database with every human visage

Malware 'disguised as Siemens software drills into 10 industrial plants'

Four years of active infection, claims security biz Dragos

Softcat purrs as customers buy early to dodge Microsoft hikes

Price rises were a nightmare, right? Not for everyone!

With Skype, Microsoft's messaging strategy looks coherent at last (almost)

Analysis It'll probably change next week

Bloke, 48, accused of whaling two US tech leviathans out of $100m

Lithuanian cuffed and charged

JS package catalog npm frees its team software for open source devs

With commercial success, npm can afford to be magnanimous

Gift cards or the iPhone gets it: Hackers threaten Apple with millions of remote wipes

Updated 'Turkish crime family' says Bitcoin's also OK

Can we learn to love AI and sex robots?

Reg lecture explores what turning on a machine really means

Calling your redundancy programme Baccarat? Immense Bummer, Management

That's cold, IBM

Metasploit upgraded to sniff out IoT weakspots in corporate networks

Radio frequency testing probes for foreign bodies

Decapitating Rockall: How a 1970s Navy expedition blasted the top off the Atlantic islet

Pics Operation Top Hat report surfaces from the archives

Coppers 'persistently' breach data protection laws with police tech

Staff association warns that systems 'increasingly' being used for personal reasons

Gemalto profits hit by crummy US card sales, dials back expectations by, oh, €100m

PINs hopes on some good news next year

Splunk and New Relic say they're now friends with benefits

Developer data meets operations data for – hey presto! – DevOps dashboards

Hutch's Three UK users ripping through over 6GB a month

Looks 'forward to the next spectrum auction'. Yep, sounds about right

Speaking in Tech: Glassholes are COOL now Apple's doing it

Podcast Plus, Lego tape, the decline of Uber, Brexit for dummies and more!

Plusnet slapped with £880k fine for billing ex customers

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave

London councils seek assurance over Capita's India offshoring plans

Half of system support engineers put at risk in one authority

UK vuln 'fessing pilot's great but who's going to give a FoI?

Too many ppl, amirite? Poor old Brit govt ...

Surprise! Thanks to the cloud, you've got a hybrid infrastructure

Don't be bitten by the differences

Microsoft delivers secure China-only cut of Windows 10

There's Reds under the Windows! And that's the way China's government wants it

King Battistelli's swish penthouse office the Euro Patent Office doesn't want you to see

Pics Architect proudly displays work for EPO president, gets told to take it down

Uber bans 'brilliant jerks', will train staff on Why Diversity Matters

Maybe we're stupid jerks: company reports record rider traffic in 2017

Web smut seekers take resurgent Ramnit malware from behind

♪ Botnet knocked down, but it gets up again ♪

Juniper emits heavy duty photonic interconnect with a cloudy tinge

Software-defined-networks from photons up to Layer 3

Now THAT'S a landslide victory: Astroboffins snap avalanche on a comet in science first

Pics Plus: Rubber-ducky rock may split in half one day

Nokia blasts 250 Gbps across Atlantic in optical test for Facebook

Boosted capacity of existing fibre by 2.5x. Coming soon: 32 Tbps per fibre

New iPad revealed. Big price cut is main feature

iPhone also now comes in charitable red and the iPhone SE doubles up on memory

Mac OS IM tool Adium lagging on library security vulnerability

libpurple is a 'binary blob of unknown provenance' says researcher

Linux-using mates gone AWOL? Netflix just added Linux support

Brace yourselves, netadmins, streamer's promising more and chunkier vids everywhere

IBM wipes away tiers to join cloud storage price wars

Also ties up with NetApp, Veritas, Red Hat, gets hot about hybrid everything

Microsoft's 'Application Verifier' bug-finder is easily pwnable

Updated Undocumented feature allows installation of persistent malware

Android O my god! It's finally here (for devs)

Will Google's operating system be an 'oh baby' or an 'oh dear' moment for programmers?

Startup offers $10,000 to Silicon Valley techies … who will leave Bay Area

High cost of peninsula leads to 'de-location' offer

FYI anyone who codes outside work: GitHub has a contract to stop bosses snatching it all

For better work-life balance, work more outside of work

What should password managers not do? Leak your passwords? What a great idea, LastPass

Updated Critical bugs found in Chrome, Firefox add-ons

Microsoft cloud TITSUP: Skype, Outlook, Xbox, OneDrive, Hotmail down

Updated Total Inability To Skype Ur Parents

Now UK bans carry-on lappies, phones, slabs on flights from six nations amid bomb fears

Hit list: Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia

World's worst botnet fiends switch from ransomware to stock scam spam


Wang, bang, thank you, mang: Acer exec off to sell PCs for Lenovo

Now, how to do that in a stagnant market?

Sage loses 'trail-blazing' executive after less than six months

De Rojas to have 're-energised' regional business

Info Commish marks own homework, says it didn't break law over Prince Charles request

So that's OK then, nothing to see here

Microsoft IE11 update foxes Telerik dialogue boxes

'Numerous reports' received

$1m Popslate e-ink screen venture tanks, Indiegogo backers flame out

Smartphone hardware school of hard knocks

Fix crap Internet of Things security, booms Internet daddy Cerf

Don't just fling unsecured open source OSes at world+dog, father of the Internet begs

Adobe buddies up with Microsoft for new ways to mine your data

Announces product integrations and new language for exchanging customer data

Google's stock rating downgraded as YouTube ad boycott contagion goes global

Advertisers, please help us build a better swamp

Three cops to data breach

Customers able to view account details of other users

ICO scolds UK councils: GDPR is coming. Are you ready? Pop quiz says you're not

Privacy impact assessments? Anyone? Bueller?

Plans to force ISPs to filter content branded 'disproportionate'

Industry bods not keen on Blighty's mandatory filtering

Are your machines learning how to be intelligent? Tell us about it

M3 call for papers due to close on March 31

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