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Microsoft is researching cryogenic quantum computing to solve the world's problems

Microsoft: We've made a coding language for a quantum computer that may or may not exist

Ignite Windows giant touts magic to distract from its legacy tech battle

Project Jacquard jacket

Welcome to the future: Bluetooth jackets you can only wash 10 times. Gee, thanks, Google

Phone-controlling Levi's soft-wear for, presumably, non-sweaty nerds

CBS's Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers' web browsers

Who placed the JavaScript code on two primetime dot-coms? So far, it's a mystery

Intel 8th Gen Core chips

Fresh chips from Intel (yay?) at 14nm (awww)

But don't fret, 10nm Cannonlake's still on track for late-2017 arrival, allegedly

Limp Weiner to get 21 months in the hole

Hard time ahead for disgraced sexting politician Anthony

Researchers promise demo of 'God-mode' pwnage of Intel mobos

Black Hat Europe to reveal more trouble for Chipzilla's leaky Management Engine

Latest Linux kernel release candidate was a sticky mess

4.14 rc2 tarball trapped the unwary with missed patch

HPE showers trios of storage boxes and servers on SMEs

And a Wi-Fi hub and an Ethernet switch and the kitchen sink

Bing fling sting: Apple dumps Microsoft search engine for Google

Safari, Spotlight to be powered by the Chocolate Factory

Welcome to the future: Bluetooth jackets you can only wash 10 times. Gee, thanks, Google

Phone-controlling Levi's soft-wear for, presumably, non-sweaty nerds

Microsoft: We've made a coding language for a quantum computer that may or may not exist

Ignite Windows giant touts magic to distract from its legacy tech battle

Brit broke anti-terror law by refusing to cough up passwords to cops

Rabbani found guilty, vows to appeal after resisting demand for iPhone, laptop passcodes

CBS's Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers' web browsers

Who placed the JavaScript code on two primetime dot-coms? So far, it's a mystery

Fresh chips from Intel (yay?) at 14nm (awww)

But don't fret, 10nm Cannonlake's still on track for late-2017 arrival, allegedly

Limp Weiner to get 21 months in the hole

Hard time ahead for disgraced sexting politician Anthony

After Microsoft calls out HP Inc over stalled Windows 10 logins, HP bounces back with a fix

Shove this tool into your PC if it's getting stuck during startup

More than half of small firms plan on using Privacy Shield – survey

But it’s still not the most popular way to zip data across the pond

Hortonworks aims to entice enterprise with simple data management service

Hadoop-flinger promises one service to manage multiple platforms and use cases

Sigfox doesn't do IP and is therefore secure, says UK IoT network operator

Bold claim by WND-UK grand fromage

London Mayor backs talks with Uber after head honcho's apology

Biz worming its way back in following licence renewal drama

Sensitive client emails, usernames, passwords exposed in Deloitte hack

Oops, did someone forget to turn on 2FA?

SAP gobbles customer identity management startup Gigya for $350m

Gets its mitts on juicy GDPR-friendly data security tech

Insteon and Wink home hubs appear to have a problem with encryption

Which is to say neither do it

Microsoft sparks up Ignite with fresh Azure, Office 365 features

Redmond also shows off SQL Server 2017 and internal Bing

Brit military wants a small-drone-killer system for £20m

Too small for lasers, too big for nets

iPhone 8: Apple has CPU cycles to burn

A referee would have stopped this fight

Cops shut 28k sites flogging knock-off footie kits and other tat

Warn Joe Public: they'll nick your ID and ruin your credit

Compsci grads get the fattest pay cheques six months after uni – report

Oxford students top of the pile with whopping £45k salary

You'll never guess what NetApp's new E-Series flash box ca... Yes. It's faster and stores more

Analysis Now with added NVMe-over-fabrics support

AI in Medicine? It's back to the future, Dr Watson

Analysis Why IBM's cancer projects sounds like Expert Systems Mk.2

It's high time we extend Freedom of Information Act to outsourcers

Comment UK Information Commissioner's speech renews issue of transparency

Lenovo fishes in Brit PC pond for new UK boss

Lands Preben Fjeld

Hotter than the Sun: JET – Earth’s biggest fusion reactor, in Culham

Geek's Guide to Britain A star performer producing fission-free plasma power

IETF doc seeks reliable vSwitch benchmark

Once switches become just another function to spawn, you'll need to know how they'll fare

What's in this Monday morning storage BLT? A 12TB WD HDD, wars of words – and more

Roundup Bacon, lettuce, tomato? No, loads of tasty bytes, layers and topologies

Wanna get started with practical AI? Check out this chap's Rubik's Cube solving neural-net code

Written in Python, it's not perfect – but it's pretty cool

Brit chip design company Imagination Tech sold to China-linked private equity

Firm that Trump banned from another silicon sale scoops GPU tech outfit cored by Apple

Want to keep in contact with friends and family without having to sell your personal data?

Review Then Loop – or, at least, a future version of it – may be for you

Don't panic, but.. ALIEN galaxies are slamming Earth with ultra-high-energy cosmic rays

Particle streams unlikely to come from within the Milky Way

Driverless cars will make more traffic, say transport boffins

Share my car? I'd rather walk, punters tell Australian survey

Australia commits to establish space agency with no budget, plan, name, deadline …

Mission plan: retrieve lost votes from deep within black hole of democratic disillusionment

Guess – go on, guess – where a vehicle tracking company left half a million records

No prize, because it's too easy: SVR Tracking had an unsecured AWS S3 bucket

Shock! Hackers for medieval caliphate are terrible coders

DerbyCon Daesh-bags give up on writing their own attack code, copy successful hackers

Hurricane Maria leaves Arecibo radio telescope damaged and dark

Feed antenna collapses, dropping debris onto main dish

Sputnik-1 replica used to test the real thing goes under the hammer

If you've got a lazy US$100k to $150k, a piece of history can be yours on Wednesday

Chairman Zuck ends would-be president Zuck's political career

Facebook gives up on share plan that would give Zuck control forever, even if he worked for government

Spanish govt slammed over bizarre Catalan .cat internet registry cop raid

Heavy-handed tactics during lead up to independence referendum

Don’t fear the software shopkeeper: T&Cs banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America

DerbyCon Doesn’t stop them trying to put the frighteners, tho

Facebook U-turn: React, other libraries freed from unloved patent license

Hybrid BSD pact will be replaced by MIT deal for some projects

Want to get around app whitelists by pretending to be Microsoft? Of course you can...

DerbyCon ...And here's how

For Facebook, ignorance is the business model: Social net is shocked – SHOCKED – that people behave badly

Analysis See no evil, hear no evil, speak of no evil

Aw, not you too, Verizon: US telco joins list of leaky AWS S3 buckets

Now is a good time to go check your own Amazon settings. It's OK, we'll wait

NBD: Adobe just dumped its PRIVATE PGP key on the internet

Updated Change the name to A-d'oh!-be

Super Cali goes ballistic, Gatorade app is bogus: Even the sound of it is something quite atrocious

And who's going to stand up for the Arnold Palmer?

If you need to replace anything other than your iPhone 8's battery or display, good luck

And things are looking even worse for the X

IoT botnet Linux.ProxyM turns its grubby claws to spam rather than DDoS

I don't know which is worse

UK.gov lays down rules for cross-Whitehall data slurps

Consultation opens on codes of practice for Digital Economy Act

Finance sector is littered with vulns, and guess what – most can be resolved by patching

But pen-testers have questioned the figures

Silicon brains ready to plug into London

Events It's getting mighty crowded at MCubed

Microsoft reveals details of flagship London store within spitting distance from Apple's

Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours

Kebab and pizza shop owner jailed for hiding £179k from the taxman

What a carve-up!

Ethereum-backed hackathon excavates more security holes

Smart contracts language easy to use and create exploits with

How Apple is taming the ad biz. Just don't expect Google or Zuck to follow

Inside ITP, Safari's third-party cookie zapper

Shock: Brit capital strips Uber of its taxi licence

That could mean 40,000 drivers out of work

HPE sharpening the axe for 5,000 heads – report

All part of CEO Whitman's 'long-term ops and financial blueprint'

The award for worst ISP goes to... it starts with Talk and ends with Talk

Two other big brands, Sky and BT, also in the naughty corner

Database biz MongoDB files to go public, hopes to raise a cool $100m

Revenues are up, but NoSQL firm still burning through cash

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

Roundup The security week in review

You forgot that you hired me and now you're saying it's MY fault?

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Just install the trial software on 1,000 PCs and I'll be on my way

Microsoft and Facebook's transatlantic cable completed

In 2018 'MAREA' will move ads and Azure from USA to Spain at 160 terabits per second

Sysadmin tells user CSI-style password guessing never w– wait WTF?! It's 'PASSWORD1'!

On-Call Sysadmin hated making it look so easy, but didn't mind being a hero for saving a payroll run

Red Hat pledges patent protection for 99 per cent of FOSS-ware

Company has trove of 2,000 patents and won't enforce any of them if you licence right

First big Privacy Shield review has ended – and yep, it's great! Just don't ask about mass spying

Surprise – a thumbs up to private info flying over the Pond

Cloud washes Dell off perch atop storage market

Backup appliance sales go off a cliff, traditional array vendors just aren't growing

NASA, wait, wait lemme put my drink down... NASA, you need to be searching for vanadium

Bio-boffins urge Red Planet life search to hunt for weird metal

Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 arrive, 364 days later than first planned

Now that all the unpleasantness is behind us, let us code

Cisco puts UCS director on death row, to be replaced by cloudy 'Intersight'

The Borg assimilates the infrastructure-as-code message

IT plonker stuffed 'destructive' logic bomb into US Army servers in contract revenge attack

He's now facing 10 years in prison for act of spite

Crap cracked fat-attack Pact app chaps slapped in pact backtrack infract

US watchdog raps breach-of-contract brats for retracted transacts

Cloudflare coughs up a few grand for prior-art torpedoes to sink troll

DDoS blocker well on its way to nuking Blackbird Tech in patent showdown

Blame Canada? $5.7m IBM IT deal balloons to $185m thanks to 'an open bag of money'

With all their hockey hullabaloo, and that crazy payout too

Facebook, Twitter sucked into US Senate's Russian meddling probe

Politicians want to know what happened with those fake accounts and advertising dollars

Has science gone too far, part 97: Boffins craft code to find protesters on social networks, rate them on their violence

Image-recognition system posited as reporting tool

Attention adults working in the real world: Do not upgrade to iOS 11 if you use Outlook, Exchange

Kiss your Microsoft email goodbye, for now, if you update

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