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Microsoft to TAKE OUT THE TRASH in the Windows Store

Crap apps zapped, devs slapped

Redmond whips sheet off first SQL Server 2016 public preview

Even Microsoft's betas now get the cloudy updates-all-the-time treatment

Australian Govt to launch cyber sec sharing strategy

Doc due in November to inclide more talk about public-private SNAFU sharing

Silicon rumour-mill says Avago's next acquisition target is Broadcom

Chip biz shopping sprees continue

Property developers face NBN build sting

Non-NBN fibre providers get competition leg-up in new housing

There's data in your dashboard, so liberate it from Big Auto's grasp

It's time to listen – really listen – to your car

Docker Hub images buggy and vulnerable, say researchers

Containerise your Shellshock, Heartbleed and Poodle!

Fortinet rides to troubled Meru's rescue

Adding cloudy WLAN to wireless security portfolio

Beware Red Hat interviews: You'll pay for coffee, lunch and fuel

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst explains his very odd introduction to the company

Don't PANIC but ... UNSTOPPABLE robots IMMUNE to injury built by boffins

Smart software encoding lets robots recover in minutes

SourceForge accused of shackling GIMP in kinky adware

Just download direct, say FOSS graphics folk

NASA's Jupiter moon mission becomes acronymathon

Europa, meet instruments PIMS, ICEMAG and REASON

Password reset sites expose crackable PeopleSoft creds

Oracle in the worst security shape since 2010, hackers say

NASA sending five-metre THERMO-HAMMER to Mars

InSight lander starts pre-flight tests before drilling deep with heat probe

Cisco predicts Rise Of The Machines in new networking index

Things are going to come online faster than people as we head for two-zettabyte traffic splurge

WOODEN computer chips reveal humanity's cyber elf future

Biodegradable semiconductors will allow an Avatar lifestyle with all mod cons

Split decision: Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi convertible

ReviewTwo-into-one does go

My Passport Grip Pack blooms with new colours … and more storage

Are black and white colours? Answers on a postcard please

Crafty fingering could let Apple Watch thieves raid your bank account

UpdatedArtful dodge nets access to linked credit cards

Google I/O FORTRESS: Sold-out dev conference is in LOCKDOWN

Google I/OGuards, metal detectors, badges, wristbands, QR codes, photo IDs ... whaa?

Your CAR is the 'ultimate mobile device', reckons Apple COO

Vorsprung durch Tim Cook? No surprise to biz which claims fruity firm poached its staff

Sony sees the cold light of optical archives, buys ex-Facebooker's upstart

Tech giant hopes new acquisition will solve its data jukebox problems

Why voice and apps sometimes don't beat an old-fashioned knob

Internet of LawnmowersLook forward to your Dickian future of disobedient appliances

Health-snoop bangle vendor Fitbit hit with Jawbone sueball

The law is an ass? Jawbone of an ass? Ever just had too much material?

What scares you most about ‘the cloud’?

Tech PanelOr more to the point, what people do with it

Tech Data leaps into professional services pool

Buy of US-based STG will cause channel conflict, some resellers howl

NetApp name-changes SteelStore to AltaVault

Physical and virtual cloud backup system gets a visit from the marketing droids

Sex disease surge in US state partly blamed on hook-up apps

Authorities undecided on name: Sexual health scare 2.0 or Clap from an App

Server market grew at its fastest rate since 2010, say Gartner's mystics

Boxes fly out of the doors in North America, but sales still moping in Japan and LatAm

It's the Internet of Feet: Lenovo shows smart shoes, projector keyboard phone

Also bizarre peepshow watch

Zuck-Up as Facebook Messenger app tracks you everywhere forever

Lower your shields and surrender your privacy. We will add your data to our own

Hey biz types: You don't grok Big Data. But you can use Salesforce, right?

Wave to provide salesmonkey-friendly front end for Hadoop

Insurer tells hospitals: You let hackers in, we're not bailing you out

IT departments better pick up their game – like not leaving anon FTP open to the world

Who's the big Swiss bunch that wants to take Sir Jony's lunch? It's... SWATCH!

SHOCKER: Watchmaker says it's building a watch

Indian music streaming service Ganaa hacked, site yanked offline

Frustrated 'white hat' reportedly went large after being ignored

Chip chef Avago gobbles up Broadcom for $37 BEEEELLLION

17bn in greenbacks – the rest in shares

FCC boss sketches out bargain broadband for hard-up Americans

Because being penniless is no excuse to have crappy dialup

Google puts Android on a diet, names it after the first thing it sees under the sink ... yes, Brillo

Google I/ONew IoT platform to take on, well, everybody else Clean your streams of titillating titty titles off our screens

But softcore is fine, so long as the ESRB approves

Android M's Now on Tap cyber-secretary is like Clippy on Class A drugs

Google I/OPlus: Android Pay, fingerprint tech ... but for now, only if you're a developer

.sucks-gate: How about listening to us the first two times, exasperated FTC tells ICANN

You know what sucks? Your attitude

Google's Cardboard 2.0 virtual reality device is a triumph for humanity, said no one sane, ever

Google I/OYet the ad giant is taking it VERY seriously

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