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Google's new parent Alphabet owns abc.xyz – and, yup, there's already an abc.wtf

Is this April 1?

BlackBerry can't catch a break: Now it's fending off Jeep hacking claims

QNX Neutrino OS 'unrelated' to vulnerability, say Canucks

Random numbers aren't, says infosec boffin

Even in our chaotic universe, there's a nasty entropy shortage

Optus kicks off WiFi calling in Australia

Stable locked, Skype rides bolting horse

Take THAT, Tesla: Another Oz energy utility will ship home batteries

Ergon sees the writing on the PowerWall

Indian carriers forced to send TXT for every 10 megabyte download

Not everyone in the next billion can afford lots of data

AMD patent filing hints at FPGA plans in the pipeline

Plots response to Intel's Altera acquisition

Five-star Flash phish filched from Hacking Team targets bigwigs

New attack in old gift wrap

Boffins: The universe is DOOMED and there's nothing to be done

Your existential dread is entirely justified, but perhaps a trillion years premature

Brassiere belays boob-bound bullet, begetting bruised breastbone

Projectile intended for boar somehow downs cycling tourist

Dying cipher suites are stinking up TLS with man-in-the-middle vulns

Researchers demo exploit on OS X and Safari to prove aging software is open to attack

Citrix warns that Windows 10's Edge browser borks Receiver

As it should, seeing as it relies on ActiveX

Power10 ... 2020 ... 10nm – suddenly IBM snaps awake, scribbles notes

And why we're probably at least EIGHT years away from seeing 7nm chips from Big Blue

Intel left a fascinating security flaw in its chips for 16 years – here's how to exploit it

Black Hat In-DepthHowler opens door for SMM rootkits

Jail incompetent council folk who leak our data, thunders furious BBW

Internal slaps on the wrist are no punishment for endangering the public

Windows Server 2003 and the industry refresh that never was

Despite cloud FUD, tight budgets and security scares, everyone flips MS the bird

Get thee behind me, Satanic mills! Robert Owen's Scottish legacy

Geek's Guide to BritainInside the works of Scotland's industrial revolutionary

Bunitu botnet crooks sell your unencrypted VPN traffic for £££

Unknowing proxies help zombie army lurch forward

What a shower: METEORS will BLAZE a FIERY TRAIL across our skies

One for The Bumper Book of Astronomical FLOPS, then

NFV vendors of the world unite! Or maybe work together?

Interoperability is top customer concern, says Light Reading

ISC ’15 Student Cluster Comp: Asian kids gear up to grab the crown

HPC blogA naked rack is just what you need to beat the heat

You'll LITERALLY PAY for getting tricked into visiting these scam sites

UpdateInvisible self-pushing zombie payment buttons alarm mobe security experts

Hackers hid Carphone Warehouse breach with DDoS smokescreen – report

Crims aim to cause just enough chaos to get in and out

Symantec palms Veritas off on private equity group in $8bn mega-sale

Carlyle Group slurps up storage firm – just like we told you would happen

GDS denim brigade flees GOV.UK after Web2.0rhea MESSIAH Bracken departs

Nothing whatsoever to do with imminent cuts, shurely?

Sales layoffs at PernixData: Flogging or IPO on the way?

+CommentLack of vSphere support has hindered development, we reckon

Techies! Shadow IT means you need to up your game

Employees are not rebelling, they just want things done

IWF shares 'hash list' with web giants to flush out child sex abuse images online

UK org tracks illegal material with new tech, gov database

Poor Imation's revenues continue their never-ending death spiral

Board reckons breaking up is hard to do, but what are the alternatives?

Oracle pulls CSO's BONKERS anti-bug bounty and infosec rant

UpdatedExec opens fire on reverse-engineering and more

Brit-educated bloke takes Dept of Homeland Security's infosec reins

Cambridge graduate Andy Ozment teams up with one-time HP gros fromage

Lettuce in SPAAACE: Captive ISS 'nauts insist orbital veg is 'awesome'

VID'One giant leaf for mankind' quips puntastic NASA

HP grabs global senior veep Barsamian to run security biz

Location of current incumbent unknown... Anyone seen Art Gilliland lately?

Lean machines: Data centre consolidation done right

Dump the junk and shape up, soldier

FAIL: Windows 10 bulk patch produces INFINITE CRASH LOOP

Update KB3081424 reboots half way through the install

ICO fines anti nuisance call company for making nuisance calls

Firm harassed the elderly into signing up for 'Stop the Calls' service

B is for Brussels: Google's corporate rejig WON'T insulate firm against antitrust probes

Alphabet Show is diddly-squat to Commish. For now

Insider trading ring hired 'Ukrainian hackers to scoop stock market'

Stock price shifts anticipated by pinching corporate releases from newswires

Assange™ to SQUAT in Ecuadorian broom closet for ANOTHER FIVE YEARS (maybe)

Six-fingered WikiLeaker-in-Chief eyes freedom in 2020

Samsung barks out the orders, reveals its 3D flash lead

Micron, SanDisk, Tosh are so far behind the sweet 16 layers

Sales up, profit up, but no champagne corks popping at Rackspace

Why so glum? Oh yeah, public cloud. Ha ha ha

Law prof Lessig vows to take cash out of politics by raising tons of money

Bemoans lack of faith in plan with zero chance of success

It's 2015, and someone can pwn Windows PCs by inserting a USB stick

Patch TuesdayUpdate Windows, Office, IE, Edge and Adobe Flash – plus OpenSSH

Ubuntu phone on sale to world+dog ... but will it work on your network?

Hint: Sorry, Americans

Ten years after the sellout, Black Hat is solidly corporate and that’s fine

AnalysisDEF CON is hopefully never going to change

Repeatedly robocalling? That's a paddlin' – a record $3m paddlin'

Largest-ever fine handed out by FCC to US biz for hated calls

Mozilla-Microsoft spat latest: Firefox yanks Cortana away from Bing

Browser grabs requests, reroutes them on Windows 10

Put it away: Dwarf's 'supermassive' marvel is actually smallest thing boffins have ever seen

No one's impressed, love

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