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Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations stalled until November

Japan driven to distraction, US can't sweeten Oz, NZ drowning in a milk lake

China bans HPC and UAV exports, citing national security

In colossal co-incidence, eight-petaflop limit keeps China atop fastest supercomputer charts

Axis of evil: Facebook uses Google code to slash page load times

Booting JSON from Android client puts cat vids in front of you in even less time

Chrome extensions crocked with simple attack

Security-enhancer HTTPS Everywhere switched off with this one weird trick

VMAX flashes its virtues for all to see

EMC runs stream and block storage benchmarks

Telstra's bush broadband boxes bugged, bashed, botted

UpdateBig T slings patch at man-in-the-middle diddle.

Q2 wins drag Cray back into profit territory

Wins in India and Australia give suits confidence for strong performance throughout 2015

VMware doubling down on OpenStack

Second Virtzilla distribution is on the way and it looks like telcos are the target

Linus Torvalds warns he's in no mood to be polite as Linux 4.2 drags

Nowt 'disastrous', but current kernel candidate is in 'fairly annoying' state

Lottery chief resigns as winning combo numbers appear on screen BEFORE being drawn

Eggfaced Serbian idiot-tax man heads for the door

Nokia sells HERE maps to Audi, Daimler and BMW for €2.8 billion

HERE today, gone tomorrow, in an autonomous car reliant on crowd-slurped cloud maps

'We fell short' says QLogic CEO in August's understatement-of-the-month contender

Boss explains lousy Q1 results

BAD things happen to GOOD robots in America: hitchBot DECAPITATED

Road ends in Philadelphia for friendly tin hitcher

'White hats don't want to work for us' moans understaffed FBI

Poor pay, invasive hiring process sees over a third of posts unfilled

‘Secure’ criminal justice email system relies on obsolete protocols

We're upgrading it anyway. Honest, no really, yawns Ministry of Justice

Assessing the power of Intel’s SSD 750 … but check your motherboard before buying

ReviewSolid state-of-the-art 2.4GB/s consumer storage

Are users undermining your mobile security efforts?

Recognising the problem of ignorance

Is Nexenta exposing a vast core storage market vulnerability?

CommentPretty soon a small crack can become a gaping chasm

Sysadmin jailed for a decade after slurping US military docs

American gov contractor goes rogue? We've heard this before

Global spy system ECHELON confirmed at last – by leaked Snowden files

Special ReportOrigins of automated surveillance

'Cilla Black introduced me to my wife on Blind Date': Channel man's heartwarming story

Re-seller re Cilla - 'we were the first success story'

Quantum's StorNext isn't storing up revenues fast enough

Biz in its third age after first tape, and then deduped D2D

Hacktivists congratulate Daily Show's Jon Stewart via Donald Trump's website

'Celebrating the first openly Asshole Presidential Candidate'

You know that deal that Kelway bosses said DEFINITELY isn't happening?

You guessed it. CDW is go for gobble

Austria joins the long list of Pirate Bay access deniers after court order

Viennese beak orders ISP to shiver timbers of copyright-infringing sites

Viagra found in Chinese 'Kung Fu rice wine'

It provokes the desire and makes the performance bigger and harder

Jasper and Microsoft glue together connectivity and Azure

The ‘business value of IoT’ after this deal remains to be seen

Will flash save the data centre? Don't spread your wings yet, Vultan

AnalysisWhy horrible reality hobbles the gleaming, solid-state future

German railways upgrade their comms tech from 2G to 4G

Ditching GSM-R will help the trains run on time, says Deutsche Bahn

What balls! India blocks 0.00008 per cent of web in anti-pr0n move

Lube up your censorship-dodging dongles and get to work

Internet, schminternet: Boffins propose private 100Gbps HYPERNET

Pacific Research Platform will perform the internet's original purpose on own fat pipes

Hey, Apple! 1999 just called and it wants its voicemail avatar back

Wildfire-esque functionality to be added to Siri

Be quick or be silent: Social media as a business tool

Or how to lose the muppetosaurus label

Mike Bracken suddenly decides to quit GOV.UK outfit GDS

An end to some of the self-licking lollipop's madness? Pff, that we should be so lucky

It's Suntory time: Japanese whisky to be distilled in SPAAAAACE

Drinks conglomerate attempts to bottle elusive mellowness in zero-g

HDS storage is faring better than EMC's trad arrays, reckons analyst

CommentEMC is ahead overall with HDS mounting an IoT catch-up

Hacking Trump: Can we not label web vandalism as 'terrorism', please?

Sysadmin BlogJust this once? Can't we let it drop and go after the real Bad People?

Re/code apologizes for Holocaust 'joke' tweet

Did you hear the one about mass murder and a technology news article?

If you installed Windows 10 and like privacy, you checked the defaults, right? Oh dear

How to not hand everything over to Microsoft

Websites that ID you by how you type: Great when someone's swiped your password, but...

...Bad when it comes to privacy

Sick of politicians robo-calling you? Bin your landline, says the FCC

Mobile is the way to go if you hate auto-calls

Dynamics CRM biz gobble lets bosses play fantasy league ... at work ... using sales reps

Donkey, meet carrot – and stick

Obsolescence of food is complete: Soylent now comes in bottles

No need to mix your nutri-glorp yourself ever again

Next-gen secure email using internet's own DNS – your help needed

Use domain names to keep email contents safe from prying eyes. Except the NSA of course

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