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Web-app devs note: Google wants to banish JavaScript dialogues

Do you really want to leave this malware-serving page? No/No

Kremlin-backed APT28 doesn't even bother hiding its attacks, says Finnish secret police

Suposta: Espionage rising, attacks on infrastructure falling

Hey FCC, when you're not busy screwing our privacy, how about those SS7 cell network security flaws, huh?

No one else seems to care, sniff politicians

Russian mega-telco exec: 'No business case' for 5G

It's all just for attention at MWC. Buuuuuuurrrrrnnnnnn

Recruiters considered really harmful: Devs on GitHub hit with booby-trapped fake job emails

All the more reason to reject new_position_offer.docx

Don't believe the hype: UK's £455m Government Digital Service lacks a clear role – fresh audit

Got nine-figure problems but a strategy ain't one

Silicon Valley staffing agency boss charged with H‑1B visa fraud

CEO and pal faked letters from Cisco, Brocade, Stanford, prosecutors claim

Chinese giant ZTE slips off US export sh*tlist – and it only cost $900m

Tech dragon cleared after admitting to sanction violations

Bloke is paid to scour hashtags for threats, spots civil rights boss's tweets, gets fired, sues

State investigator, Oregon DoJ attorney lash out in lawsuits

Florida Man can't pause cycle on Samsung 'exploding' washing machine lawsuit

Suds to be you, Kenny

BDSM sex rocks Drupal world: Top dev banished for sci-fi hanky-panky

Gor blimey, guvnor!

Samsung Galaxy S8: Slimmer bezels, a desktop mode – and yet another me-too AI pal

Pics And it doesn't explode ... hopefully

SimpliVity customers spurned by HPE welcomed into loving arms of Nutanix

Seductive twofer licence deal if you switch

VMware, Citrix to have a crack at desktops on docked smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S8 can do it natively. Desktop virtualization might make it even better

IBM: Those 2 redundancy schemes? We need to 'improve margins' and right quick

Exclusive There’s nothing wrong with our forecasti.... Er, pardon us for a minute

Windows 10 Creators Update: Clearing the mines with livestock (that's you by the way)

First look at this iteration's more grown-up aspects

Strange Mirai botnet brew blamed for powerful application layer attack

Varmints cooked up variant after malware code went public

Learn to use machine learning

Promo Chatbots are boring. What’s next?

Hertfordshire primary school girls prepare for World Robotics Champs

And they need some financial help getting there. Fancy chucking a few quid in?

Avaya's $3.7m bankruptcy bonus plan slammed by watchdog

US Trustee suspects rewards for 11 execs are more an employee retention scheme

Speaking in Tech: Elon Musk and the AI apocalypse

Podcast Plus: Vegemite. Don't slather it on. Just a smear

Home Office accused of blocking UK public's scrutiny of Snoopers' Charter

Open letter to Amber Rudd: more time needed to read '413 pp of dense legal text'

One in five mobile phones shipped abroad are phoney – report

Buy sh*t, get hit

Virgin Media suspends 4 staff over misreporting connections

Shakes up top brass after 142k misrepresented in £3bn Project Lightning

UK's 'homebrew firmware' Chinooks set to be usable a mere 16 years late

After burning hundreds of millions into the bargain

ZX Spectrum Vega Plus backers complain of months-long refund delays

But mouthpiece then denies they're a spokesman

Inside Intel's Optanical garden

Analysis What you see and what you might actually get could differ

Microsoft wants screaming Windows fans, not just users

And it might be winning them: Windows Insiders program has cracked the ten million mark

ESA picks final two ExoMars landing site candidates

Welsh corner of Mars makes the final list, along with once-wet Oxia Planum

'Trash-80' escapes the dustbin of history with new TRS-80 emulator

Antique Code Show Run the classic Model III on Windows

FBI secures guilty plea from Russian bot-herder

Ebury infections for fun and profit, sentencing in August

ETSI widens scope of mobile edge standard

Mobile base stations to be treated as computers in their own right

What a time to be alive: drone pooper-scoopers are a thing now

Who needs a plastic bag and civic pride when two drones can do the job?

Boffins give 'D.TRUMP' an AI injection

A statistical model for cluelessness named after the president. Because why not?

It's ESXi time for critical VMware patches

Three to do, pronto, unless you like guest-host escape mirth

Pirate of the Caribbean to play Hacker of the Caribbean

POLL Johnny Depp to play John McAfee in biopic depicting A-V man as Colonel Kurtz

Alabama joins anti-web-smut crusade with mandatory opt-out filters

Republican politico has something of an obsession with onanism

As a shock to absolutely no one, Uber is mostly pasty, male at the top

Rain is wet, sky is blue, Oracle is expensive, etc

Press 1 for bill shock, 2 for outages... AWS touts call-center management-as-a-service

All your calls are belong to us

Robots are killing jobs after all, apparently: One droid equals 5.6 workers

So much for the utopian techno future, according to this study

US Customs sued for information about border phone searches

Would you mind telling me what you're doing with my phone?

Racist Tesla staff drilled my buttocks, claims employee in lawsuit

Car firm says discrimination claims false, points to promotion

So my ISP can now sell my browsing history – what can I do?

Find a good VPN

Boffins invent wacky quantum gizmo prototype for secure mobile payments

No, it's not a gun, I swear... I just want to pay for my milk. Let me go!

Your internet history on sale to highest bidder: US Congress votes to shred ISP privacy rules

As House passes law, here's what you should do about it

I need an ISP that offers IPv6. Virgin Media: Whatevs, nerd

Not exactly getting with the program

Red Hat: OpenStack big, getting bigger, OpenShift fatter than Linux

IBM does help, too

RIP: Antivirus veteran Raimund Genes, 54

Trend Micro CTO suffered fatal heart attack

Ex-broadband biz 186k hit by major outage

You mean they still have some customers left?

EE scrap connection fee... to hike broadband and telly packages

Due to investment in content, it reckons

Oracle doing due diligence on Accenture. Yep, you read that right

Exclusive Big Red hires consultancies to eye up consultancy

Apple squashes cert-handling bug affecting macOS and iOS

Flaw posed remote code execution risk

People may have been wrongly sent back to prison over faulty tags

'G4S has introduced further quality checks'

Super Micro rack-wrangles a fix for a few data centre PITAs

Server, storage and networking wrap

ICO fines Flybe, Honda for breaking data rules. They were, um, trying to comply with GDPR

Protip: Don't ask customers if they want to be contacted by email… by email

DevOps hype? Sometimes a pizza really is just a pizza

Opinion Differentiating between commercial partners, coevolution and clutter

Nuns left in limbo after phone line transfer hell

Judge Brennan fines Eircom after litany of screwups

World+dog had 1.4 BEEEELLION of its data records exposed last year

That's 86% up on 2015... and it's mostly identity theft

Google and pals plough $27m into tiery-eyed storage startup Avere

Adding better public cloud facilities to users' hybrid world

Microsoft beefs up Skype for Business as Amazon Chimes in

Corporate comms face-off

Mobile network Three inks Cisco Jasper deal, eyes the IoT market

It's a connected land grab of things

Brit telcos will waive early termination fees for military personnel

Good news for those posted to Benbecula or Mount Pleasant?

Miss Misery on hacking Mr Robot and the Missing Sense of Fun

Stob He's both the sharpest tool AND two spanners short

Firefox Quantum: BIG browser project, huh? I share your concern

Open source insider What Mozilla's browser rewrite means to... Mozilla

Community vid reveals demos of vSphere-on-AWS cloud concoction

Right-click to vMotion VMs between on-prem and AWS

As of today, iThings are even harder for police to probe

iOS 10.3 lands, complete with heavily encrypted Apple File System

If you can't beat AI, join it: Boffinry biz baron Elon Musk backs brain-machine interface biz

Computers wired into our minds. What could go wrong?

CompSci boffins propose scheme to protect privacy in database searches

Queries indicate your intentions, so they're worth hiding

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...

DevOps brings your teams to delivery faster and with better quality

Promo Start with DevOps today across all platforms, tools, and methodologies used

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

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