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Samsung BlackBerry gobble DENIED: We're not for sale to Sammy – execs

The internet, where rumors last mere hours

If cities want to run their own broadband, let 'em do it, Prez Obama tells FCC

... in a nicely written plea to the comms watchdog

Uber BLOCKS COPS to stop stings

Australian transport regulators' Uber accounts have been locked out

Mr President, is this a war on hackers – or a war on people stopping hackers?

AnalysisNew cybersecurity proposals hit wrong targets, say experts

ISO floats storage security standard

ISO/IEC 27040:2015 is bedtime reading for storage admins

It's 2015 and home routers still leave their config web servers wide open

ADB Pirelli boxes suffer a pair flats, says researcher

Cryptolocker 3.0 scum bounce victims over Invisible net

Silk Road Reloaded launches on Tor's little cousin

VMware finds new post-paranoia RAM-saving tricks

Transparent Page Sharing is now off by default, which means more memory may be needed

Got a GE industrial Ethernet switch? Get patching

Hard-coded RSA keys found in firmware

Security? Don't bother until it's needed says RFC

Would 'some protection most of the time' be an improvement?

Sony hack was good news for INSURERS and INVESTORS

Spilling Hollywood's secrets woke money-land to the need for intrusive oversight

Earth-bound exoplanet hunter's eyes blink open

Paranal telescope array sees first light

$500 TEDDY BEAR teaches tots to spit up personal data

Huggable health monitor beams vital signs to Mumsy's mobe

David Cameron: I'm off to the US to get my bro Barack to ban crypto – report

Plans to pressure President for tighter surveillance controls, sources say

Get coding or you'll bounce email from new dot-thing domains

Expansion in DNS means you may struggle to handle email from Chinese or Arabic domains

Microsoft cracks personalisation without prying

'Bloom filters' add flower to Cookies for personal search without tracking

Oracle data centre offers its back end to banking upstart

Larry's cloud to host Hampden & Co's bulging accounts

Microsoft vs US.gov, Internet of Stuff, Big Data: Some of 2015's legal cloudy issues

Strolling through a data privacy minefield

Hollywood vs hackers: Vulture cracks Tinseltown keyboard cornballs

Cracking code was never like Blackhat in my day

Google UK doubles London Kings X mega-office sprawl

French bank can hop it – we're taking the whole building

Nimble loses sales Mann as veep exits

Eric Mann off after 4 months

Don't RELAX! Euro tech market still 'volatile' – Datatec

Logicalis in recovery mode as distie wing Westcon flies

Google-gulped Stackdriver reborn as cloudy control freak

AWS operations platform extended in beta

Demon Internet goes TITSUP: Outage borks ancient ISP

UpdatedTeam dispatched to turn it off and on again

Crap broadband holds back HALF of rural small biz types

Country folk regularly swear at routers – SME org

Kim Jong-Un shoot-em-up Glorious Leader! yanked

We'll never see Dennis Rodman, ghost of dad as wingmen. Sniff

Microsoft rolls out even cheaper 'Notkia' Lumias

Spruces up bargain basement mobes

Spammers set their sights on WhatsApp – that's that ruined then

Bypassing filters and flinging ads through bars of cage

Samsung and BlackBerry: Coming together? Not at this price

AnalysisKorean/Canuck Glasnost doesn't mean a takeover

Microsoft snubs Codeplex, moves big projects to GitHub

Redmond deploys its Knights who say NIH*

Bacon-smoking locals provoke noxious Chinese smog

City of Dazhou official nails cause of pollution spike

BT bemoans 'misconceived' SUPERFAST broadband regs

Sky, TalkTalk happy as Ofcom muses on pricing and margins

Denmark mulls new EU-defying session-logging law

Packet-slurping law previously solved ONE case

'We will SNORT UP CRYSTAL DUST and then do a MAJOR software update'

Curiosity rover team's bold plan

Jammin', we know you hate jammin' too: Marriott U-turns on guest Wi-Fi ban

You can Wi-Fi freely in rooms, just not in the lobby, says chain

Definitions matter. For crying out loud, securobods, BE SPECIFIC – ENISA

Use your words or the DDoSers will GET you....

Top EU court: Ryanair data barrel must be left unscraped

Stag party mover not under Database Directive. Soz...

SAN upstart Coraid AXING staff, struggling to survive – sources

+CommentWe are 'downsizing', admits firm

Kiss your Glass goodbye: Google mothballs techno-specs (for now)

Sales axed, team booted from X labs, but vows to return

PROOF the undead STALK Verizon users: Admen caught using 'perma-cookie'

It’s our rules and we’re going to play them, says Turn

CIA exonerates CIA of all wrongdoing in Senate hacking probe

Acknowledges 'mistake' but says there was no 'bad faith'

Sick of these new dot-words? Join the .club – it's the only one challenging .com

Round-upWhat the NamesCon auction tells us about the state of the domain market

I'll build a Hyperloop railgun tube-way in Texas, Elon Musk vows

Aims to hold races on trial track

New York side-eyes California's hack attack laws: I'll have what she's having

AG proposes new rules for admitting IT security breaches

Medic! Intel can't stanch bleeding from mobile chip biz

Desktops and laptops to the rescue as server biz rebounds

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