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Paul Allen

RIP Paul Allen: Microsoft cofounder billionaire dies at 65 after facing third bout with cancer

Obit Two weeks after he went public with illness, philanthropist Alt-F4s from this simulation we call reality

New Palm 2018 Verizon

Finally. The palm-sized Palm phone is back. And it will, er, save you from your real smartphone

Video Like a little tiny ghost in the machine

Air taxi upstart Lilium's proposed design

EU aren't kidding: Sky watchdog breathes life into mad air taxi ideas

EASA's writing rules for them after 'a number of requests'

Man and dog listening to headphones

Alexa heard what you did last summer – and she knows what that was, too: AI recognizes activities from sound

Analysis Gadgets taught to identify actions via always-on mics

NASA

NASA's Chandra probe suddenly becomes an EX-ray space telescope (for now, anyway)

Aging kit kicks into safe mode, 65,000+ miles away

Chinese biz baron wants to shove his artificial moon where the sun doesn't shine – literally

Video Man-made satellite to eliminate need for street lamps

Decoding the Google Titan, Titan, and Titan M – that last one is the Pixel 3's security chip

Chocolate Factory opens lid, just a little, on secure boot and crypto phone coprocessor

Tumblr turns stumblr, left humblr: Blogging biz blogs bloggers' private info to world+dog

'No evidence' vulnerability was abused, though, we're told

Deeper dive with GitHub Actions: One config file to rule them all and in the darkness bind them

Analysis Code-hosting biz tries out a more automated delivery process

Someone's in hot water: Tea party super PAC group 'spilled 500,000+ voters' info' all over web

Leaky AWS S3 bucket fingered by infosec bods

LuminosityLink spyware mastermind gets 30 months in the clink, forfeits $725k in Bitcoin

Grubby Grubbs' grifting days are gone

Well slap my ass and call me Judy, Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 is just as hard to fix as the old one

So. Much. Glue.

Crucial P1 minicard flash drive? Not if you grabbed Intel's 660p

They don't *seem* so different if you check digits (though your real world results may vary)

Twilio tweaks twicky twalkative bot toows to dewight devewopers: It's Autopilot for chat apps

Cloud comms upstart touts more authentic engagement through artificial intelligence

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is worth 154 median minions

But that's not as bad as Barbie flinger Mattel or, indeed, Oracle

Chrome 70 flips switch on Progressive Web Apps in Windows 10 – with janky results

Not quite the native experience Google's shooting for

Softcat warns of Brexit cloud forming over UK tech, vows: If prices rise, we'll pass them on...

...ahem, as is 'normal in our industry'

Our processor tech's got legs, says Arm: 'One million' data center servers will ship in 2018

Analysis By servers, it means boxes that do networking, storage, security

Stroppy Google runs rings round Brussels with Android remedy

Comment It's playing a long game

Arm PSA IoT API? BRB... Toolbox of tech to secure net-connected kit opens up some more

Programming interfaces, threat models, and more pop up online

UK.gov to press ahead with online smut checks (but expects £10m in legals in year 1)

If you punt 33% pr0n or less, you're in the clear, say draft rules

The new Huawei is going upmarket, but the old Huawei still threatens

Analysis If this all feels rather familiar, you'd be right

Raspberry Pi fans up in arms as Mathematica disappears from Raspbian downloads

Fear not! A swift sudo and your computational prayers will be answered

Once more with feeling: Windows 10 October 2018 Update inches closer to relaunch

Second Insider build with more fixes for 1809. Could third time be the charm?

Last year, D-Link flubbed a router bug-fix, so it's back with total pwnage

Plain text password storage? Check. Directory traversal? Check. SOHOpeless? Check

Find these, er, appealing? UK.gov takes red pen to spy court rules, asks for Parliament's OK

New right to appeal findings of Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Battling a multi-cloud deployment? Get our expert IT advice in this handy catch-up video

Webcast There are many mistakes you can make – learn how to avoid them from gurus

Sure, Europe. Here's our Android suite without Search, Chrome apps. Now pay the Google tax

Ad giant to charge for key applications amid license shakeup and antitrust fine

Party like it's 1989... SVGA code bug haunts VMware's house, lets guests flee to host OS

Malicious code in VMs can leap over ESXi, Workstation, Fusion hypervisor security

The mysterious life of Luc Esape, bug fixer extraordinaire. His big secret? He's not human

Analysis Hiding under an assumed name to avoid discrimination, Repairnator is unmasked

IBM talks 'emerging, high value segments' – so you know the Q3 numbers aren't great

Big Blue's $18.8bn revenue falls short of expectations

Tech hub blames tech: San Francisco fingers Uber, Lyft rides for its growing traffic headache

Nothing to do with lousy infrastructure, poor public transport, etc etc etc

Thought Patch Tuesday was a load? You gotta check out this Oracle mega-advisory, then

And you'll definitely want to check out the libssh flaw

GitHub grabs a piece of the Actions: 'A project that will do for software development what we did for the pull request'

Social code biz makes bid to turn workflows into code

Huawei's Watch GT snubs Google for homegrown OS

Behold, a new Chinese platform?

Insult to injury: Malware menace soaks water-logged utility ravaged by Hurricane Florence

Storm-savaged waterworks having to rebuild from scratch

Alphabet in the soup for keeping quiet about Google+ data leak bug

Investors sue over failure to 'fess up in financial filings

Pixel 3 XL reveals innards festooned with glue and... Samsung?

Samsung-screened mobe not easily repaired, just like a Samsung

Dell Tech: We'll let shareholders vote on VMware deal in Q4

Icahn hardly believe it

Huawei Mate 20 series: China's best phone, but a pricey proposition

Hands On A tale of Four Mates

Push your hardware closer to the action. Y'know, live life on the edge – the network edge

Sponsored What you need to know about workloads, security, and the vanishing perimeter

Arm doodles server, comms CPUs in public before they leak out in open-source code...

Data center blueprints get Neoverse brand, roadmap

Get your popcorn ready: IBM's Q3 financial scoreboard is out tonight

'Mainframe revenue remains a key wild card' – analyst

Violin Systems gnaws off X-IO Technologies' storage arm

ISE ISE baby

Google Cloud chief joins Saudi shindig exodus over journalist's worrying disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi: Oil-rich state is blushing but Western leaders aren't saying much

There will be no escape once Twilio snaps up SendGrid in $2bn deal

A message to you, Rudy. Or a call. Or maybe an email?

UK's National Cyber Security Centre gives itself big ol' pat on the back in annual review

Nixing 139k phishing sites is pretty good going to be fair

IBM spits out one cloud manager to rule them all

Cross-platform? Sure, but there's still no place like home

Fed up with cloud giants ripping off its database, MongoDB forks new 'open-source license'

Analysis Paperwork demands code from internet goliaths

HP dangles subscription hardware at power users

Need SSD RAID, i9 or a GPU? Join our Z Club, says Inky

Amazon Prime Music turns the volume down a little too much

Users face hours without tunes as streaming service trips up mid-dance move

Leaked memo: No internet until you clean your bathroom, Ecuador told Julian Assange

And we'll take your cat if you don't tidy up after it

Fujitsu: We love Microsoft Azure, we're training 10,000 bods on it

Er, one-tenth of the human capital AWS is throwing at its public cloud

Emergency Services Network delays to cost public purse £1.1bn, Home Office reveals

Police forces have 'real anxieties' about incremental uptake, dodgy 4G coverage

Open-source this, open-source that, and the end of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Minecraft? In The Reg? Call the Brigadier!

Web browsers sharpen knives for TLS 1.0, 1.1, tell protocols to dig their own graves for 2019

IE, Edge, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, all planning to deprecate lousy old versions by 2020

NASA gently nudges sleeping space 'scopes Chandra, Hubble out of gyro-induced stupor

X-ray probe could be awake by end of this week

EU aren't kidding: Sky watchdog breathes life into mad air taxi ideas

EASA's writing rules for them after 'a number of requests'

Finally. The palm-sized Palm phone is back. And it will, er, save you from your real smartphone

Video Like a little tiny ghost in the machine

RIP Paul Allen: Microsoft cofounder billionaire dies at 65 after facing third bout with cancer

Obit Two weeks after he went public with illness, philanthropist Alt-F4s from this simulation we call reality

As angels, rich dudebros suck: 1 in 5 Y Combinator women tech founders say they were sexually harassed

Surprising nobody, survey finds investors think they're buying more than a slice of a startup

Mobe networks battle to bring comms back after Hurricane Michael smashes US Gulf Coast

'Unprecedented' fibre damage from deadly storm, says Verizon

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