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NetScout sues Gartner over magic quadrant placement

Hey big spender, get a little consulting with me

US 911 service needs emergency upgrade and some basic security against scumbags

Defcon 2212-year-old spoofs system to try and get Justin Bieber shot

ANU boffins demo 'tractor beam' in water

VideoThe current state of the art, apparently

Data retention means telcos risk Privacy Act breach, Pilgrim warns

Comish says metadata could be considered 'personal' under reformed Act

China to test recoverable moon orbiter

I'll have some rocks and a moon cheese pizza please, home delivery

Blackphone rooted at BlackHat

Details awaited on privilege escalation bug

Anonymous wifi the latest casualty of Russia net neurosis

Ruskies must provide mobile phone numbers to surf Starbucks

PwC says US biz lagging in Internet of Things

Grass is greener in Asia, say the sensors

Ofcom sees RISE OF THE MACHINE-to-machine cell comms

Study spots 9% growth in IoT m2m mobile data connections

Another step forward for diamond-based quantum computers

Square cut or pear-shaped, these qubits don't lose their shape

TracBeam sues Apple over location

Find my troll

Microsoft fixes all those shaky GoPro vids nobody wants to watch

VIDRedmond owes us this 'Hyperlapse' tech after inflicting PowerPoint on the world

O2 vs Vodafone: Mobe firms grab for GCHQ, security badge

No, the spooks love US best, say rival firms

How to deal with server hogs: Throw them out of the frying pan and into the Solidfire?

Blocks and FilesCloud flasher goes on-prem for big biz

On test: Samsung 845DC EVO 3-bit Toggle MLC and 845DC PRO 3D V-NAND SSDs

ReviewDesigner storage for enterprise and data centre

CryptoWall! crooks! 'turn! to! Yahoo! ads! to! spread! ransomware!'

Purple Palace not directly involved but maybe it should chat to these infosec bods

LOHAN acquires aircraft arboreal avoidance algorithm acronyms

Is that an ARMADILLO in your PANTS or are you just pleased to see me?

IoT: Industry snakeoil or one-way ticket to fame and riches?

Channel firms should choose vendor weapons wisely

GCHQ recruits spotty teens – for upcoming Hack Idol

Aims to steer 12 to 18-year-olds towards infosec careers

Ancient pager tech SMS: It works, it's fab, but wow, get a load of that incoming SPAM

Networks' main issue: they don't know how it works, says expert

Amazon smacks back at Hachette in e-book pricing battle: We're doing it for the readers

Etailer campaign responds to NYT author backlash

Dell The Man shrieks: 'We've got a Bitcoin order, we've got a Bitcoin order'

$50k of PowerEdge servers? That'll be 85 coins in digi-dosh

DIME for your TOP SECRET thoughts? Son of Snowden's crypto-chatter client here soon

DefConHardened email platform should be ready for Xmas

Yosemite Siri? Apple might plonk chatty assistant on your desktop - report

Patent prompts rumou... WTF is THAT? Whose finger?

Can't touch this! Microsoft joins OpenGL 3D graphics group

Love of WebGL after 14 years an outsider

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner: Capital is top target for computer thieves, say police

Got a tablet on you? NOT ANY MORE, sucker

Stephen Hawking biopic: Big on romance, not so much with the science?

VideoTrailer suggests movie goes easy on the physics

Gartner's Special Report: Should you believe the hype?

Enough hot air to carry a balloon to the Moon

Chromebooks to break out of US schools: Netbook 2.0 comeback not just for children

Google-powered laptops in ... except if you want to buy them from Dell, it seems

Oh, Emulex: Another quarter, yet more red-splattered results

Shrinking revenues, deepening losses - what's the future hold?

AMD's first 64-bit ARM cores star in ... Heatless in Seattle*

Hot Chips 26* Relatively speaking – this SoC tries to be low-power, data-center-grade

Khronos unveils OpenGL 4.5, broadens OpenCL 2.0 language support

Siggraph 2014New SPIR spec makes compute kernel compilation a breeze

No, minister Turnbull, IP addresses aren't part of routine billing data collection

Meta-splaining Malcolm's metadata misstep

Intel admits: Broadwell Core M chip looking a bit thin, no fans found at all

Chipzilla's 'cool' 14nm part to hit market this year

Would you rip'n'replace your IT for Simplivity kit? Upstart reckons so

Blocks and FilesStorage-compute box maker aiming for $200m-a-year sales

What's next for OpenGL for the desktop, mobile devices, and the web?

Siggraph 2014Next-gen standards effort aims to rewrite OpenGL for the modern world

IBM takes a shine to Lighthouse, gobbles bouncer-in-the-cloud biz

If your username's not down, you're not logging in

Microsoft: Just what the world needs – a $25 Nokia dumbphone

Behold, an MP3 player that does phone stuff is unveiled

2,285,295 Aussie logins nabbed in Russian password haul

Thousands of .au sites p0wned and thrown to the winds

Secretive Apple's super-secret university is full of BULL chic – leakers

Picasso, professors and plush privy ply

How to promote CSIRO's ICT in Schools in your community

Vulture South is closing in on its target to find volunteers to help teach tech in schools

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