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United Airlines bug bounty shells out 1.8M miles for three flaws

14 flaws nixed by crowdsourced code-hunters

Microsoft to offer (very) limited support for Linux on Azure

Have you tried turning it off and turning it on again? Microsoft won't do much more

Cisco Videoscape bug could bring endless repeats to your tellie

Cloudy PVR has denial of service problem, but the fix is in

Intel TOCK BLOCK: 10nm Cannonlake delayed to 2017, bonus 14nm Kaby Lake to '16

Chipzilla chiefzilla admits tiny gates are really hard

India reveals plan to fix poverty by doing ANYTHING-as-a-service

New Skills India plan calls for nation to export its brains in every field

CloudRouter inches closer to G/A with second beta

El Reg talks to IIX's Jay Turner

RC4 crypto: Get RID of it already, say boffins

This one simple attack busts WPA-TKIP in less than an hour

Oracle slings 193 patches, nixes exploited Java zero day

Unauthenticated remote code execution among grizzly vulns.

Lawyer brands client 'small penis asshole' before challenging him to a DUEL

'You pick the time, place and manner'

ARM servers look to have legs as OVH boots up Cavium cloud

Here's your chance to test servers-on-chips at ARM's length

eBay about to put part of self on eBay

Enterprise services unit on the chopping block

Did speeding American manhole cover beat Sputnik into space? Top boffin speaks to El Reg

How a nuke blast lid may have beaten Soviets by months

You care about TIN? Why the Open Compute Project is irrelevant

Just say 'no' to rolling your own

Four Brits cuffed as global cyber-crime forum Darkode busted

62 warrants served worldwide as feds spring their trap

Ideal solar system for SECOND EARTH found – and it's just 186 light-years away

It's got a Sun and a Jupiter. What's not to like?

Microsoft to Windows 10 consumers: You'll get updates LIKE IT or NOT

Licensing agreement says 'receive automatic downloads without additional notice'

EU probes Qualcomm over possible antitrust issues

Dominance and predatory pricing to be looked at

Make sure your storage can grow with your business

Tips for the canny SME

Good for some: Greek meltdown swells Dixons Carphone's coffers

Don't stick your cash in the bank or a mattress. Buy a giant telly instead

Your security is just dandy, Apple Pay, but here comes Android

AnalysisSometimes a token gesture is a good thing

HP tops HPC charts, former Big Blue biz not so super

China still a top trend says IDC

Uber slapped with $7.3m fine for keeping quiet about driver accidents

Pseudo taxi service sanctioned for its business practice secrecy

Hands off, Apple! Irish dev studio sues over alleged iWatch infringement

Two companies, both alike in dignity, in fair Milan

FireEye intern nailed in Darkode downfall was VXer, say the Feds

'Helped improve detection capabilities' while allegedly selling badass trojan toolkit

Game of Thrones: Where to now for headless Nintendo?

Game TheoryFinding direction and picking an heir to the late Satoru Iwata

Wick Hill decides the, er, Price is right

Channel veteran, a man called Tony, grabs UK sales director role

BT circles wagons round Openreach as Ofcom mulls forced split-up

Bloodthirsty rivals cheer at thought of bloody amputation

Thunder-faced Mozilla lifts Flash Firefox block after 0-days plugged

Browser maker backs search for 'safer and more stable' alternative – like its own

Yep, world+dog's spies are in our network, says Vodafone as it bares all

Care about your privacy? Best move to Kenya, matey

Minister for Fun opens consultation on future of the BBC

Should Auntie be forced to identify what on Earth she is for, and do that?

Sod the law! We'll crack on with our metadata witchhunts, growl cops

Snooping commish finds cops ignored law ordering them to get a warrant

It's ALIVE! Network Services contract finally staggers upright

No thanks to Clown Commercial Services, though

Netflix profits plunge, but streamer still plans global domination

Results follow increasingly gobby policy demands

Bitcoin fixes a Greek problem – but not the Greek debt problem

Worstall on ThursdayWanna GTFO? Yay, blockchain

Daisy Group seals Phoenix IT Group buy, exec set for exit

'When the curtain falls, the actors should leave the stage' ... or somfink

German spooks target officials who leaked govt docs to bloggers

We'll keep on publishing, say web folk

Jolla announces home-grown Indian mobe-maker as first Sailfish licensee

So who's going to sell – and buy – these things?

Windows RT on life support: Microsoft vows it won't pull the plug

New not-Windows-10 update to arrive in September

Bloke thrown in the clink for hacking SIXTY PER CENT of Americans

Selling pilfered personal info to criminal rackets? That's a no-no, Ngo

Feel like you're being herded onto Windows 10? Well, you should

CommentMicrosoft's IE11 browser push to flip business

Brit school software biz unchains lawyers after crappy security exposed

Bug hunter went full-disclosure with baked-in encryption key

Space Station 'nauts dive for cover from flying Soviet junk

All clear after close encounter of the Soviet kind

AARNet warns of 'draconian overreach' in telco regulation

Security concerns shouldn't stifle innovation says research network

Firmware fixes and hybrid bundles make mutant MSAs meatier

HP boosts entry-level MSA arrays with flash

Apple and Samsung are plotting to KILL OFF the SIM CARD - report

First they took away our batteries, now this

Pray for AMD

It's always darkest before it goes pitch black

Having been slammed and embarrassed, ICANN tells the world: We've done nowt wrong

Global DNS overlord takes pathos to new levels

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