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ZTE says it won't allow exec to appear in US court over arrest fears

Begs court for 'mercy,' but says the answer is no

Hillary Clinton kept top-secret SIGINT emails on her home email server

The Republicans think they've found their smoking gun

Russia threatens to block Reddit over dopey posts

Hello? Is your email working asks Russian telco regulator

Oz carriers to Attorney General Brandis: get OUT of our networks

Telcos speak with one voice on telco security 'reforms'

Doubts cast on Islamic State's so-called leak of US .mil, .gov passwords

Updated'Hacking Division' dumps 'data' on US govt workers – and a woman in Stockport, UK

TXT message leaves Corvette wrecked

Researchers pop telematic controls to drive gas, brakes and locks from afar

Gigabit Google? We're getting ready for 10 gigabits says Verizon

NG-PON2 passes test, Verizon preps for RFPs by year-end

Thirty five Flash Player holes plugged (and there's one quick fix)

Project Zero makes mince meat of wretched runtime

Spooks add Uber algorithms to their research wish-list

ODNI would like to tell you things without having to kill you

vCenter gains power to manage multiple clouds

Better the control freak you know as you hybridise, suggests HotLink Corp

Foxconn to build Xiaomi phones in India

Redmi2 Prime – first out the gate

IoT security is RUBBISH says IoT vendor collective

Online Trust Alliance calls on gadget vendors to stop acting like clowns

Illinois man steals vibrator, strips naked, attacks Obama

Simple retail theft ends in full-blown political protest

Cisco hands license-busting troll-hammer to THOR

Patent lawyers and developers craft royalty-free video codec

Wrist-top virtualisation comes to Apple Watch

Parallels brings remote desktop access to your wristjob with Access v. 3.0

Apple and Google are KILLING KIDS with encryption, whine lawyers

Ill-informed state PR campaign to kill encryption continues

Stop taking drug advice from Kim Kardashian on Twitter, sighs watchdog

Baffling reality TV babe dishes out medical tips on Instagram – much to regulator's fury

Blacklists miss 90% of malware blogged IP love

Correlate all the things.

Patching a fragmented, Stagefrightened Android isn't easy

REM had the answer in 1992, Google

Typewriters suck. Yet we're infinitely richer for those irritating machines

Worstall on WednesdayThe invention of backspace made us all better off. Right?

Spanish developers strike gold with ‘Mr Mayor’ dodgy dealings gaming app

100,000 start lampooning poor, criticised politicians

Fresh flashery from the NANDsters

Flashing their goods at the Flash Memory Summit crowd

ANIMALS being CUT UP to make Apple Watch straps

Ostriches, alligators, snakes and even sharks are fair game

Speaking in Tech: Google, Alphabet spelling out their plans

PodcastMeanwhile, Nutanix refuses to play, takes ball home

NASA primed for 9-minute live test of mighty rocket motor

Window-rattling Space Launch System burn scheduled for tomorrow

Rise up against Oracle class stupidity and join the infosec strike

Sysadmin blogWhy aren't you, personally, stopping the moronocalypse?

Labour Party website DDoS'd by ruly democratic mob

Corbyn camp urges us to ‘get registering’ – we couldn’t agree more, Jeremy

Wanna harvest a stranger's Facebook data? Get a mobile number and off you go

'EVERYTHING FINE' insists Zuck's ad empire

Colt shareholders grab Fidelity offer, declare 'we're outta here'

190 pence per share undervalues the business? Not on your nelly, mate

Symantec’s dismal results show need for Veritas sale

Security firm needs to Caesar the opportunity to grow the business

Outsourcing tanker CSC sales growth torpedoed

But $490m lower expenses paved way for profits ... real profits this time

Smartphone sales looking rosy for Asus, despite PC meltdown

Biz takes refuge from vicious computer market in almost-as-vicious handset market

Cloudflare hiccup nudges Stack Overflow and others offline

El Reg and NewsThump also briefly vanished into the abyss

Care.data is a complete omnishambles, says study into hated scheme

Cambridge uni folk apply brains, confirm the obvious

Hey, CIOs: Tech prices are about to rocket, so get planning – Gartner

Currency fluctuations will make US products more expensive across the board

NetApp decreasing in mass as top exec exits for Catholic Uni role

The exodus of sales people leaving Sunnyvale continues

The Man demands yet more account information from Twitter

Creepy requests for info up by 52 per cent over the previous half year

ICANN chairman loses mind over his domain-name privacy shakeup

Outburst on conference call reflects efforts to control critical issue

SanDisk gets all Tardis-like and shrinks cells to increase capacity

Hyperscaler's SSD also gets performance boost

HP arranges boardroom deck chairs as The Big Split looms

Two sets of directors, twice the potential for screw ups?

Snapdragon 820: Qualcomm lifts kimono on its shiny new GPUs

Adreno 530 and 510 to power next-gen mobile graphics

Red-stained Opera wants someone to hug it and whisper: 'No more pain, no more tears'

Norweigan company ponders future as the numbers go south

Want Edward Snowden pardoned? You're in the minority, say pollsters

More than half of America leans toward criminal charges for Fast Eddy / hero whistlebower

Lenovo Euro supremo: Yes, we wrote down PC stock, what about it?

'Forecasting is not an exact science' says Eric Cador

CAUGHT: Lenovo crams unremovable crapware into Windows laptops – by hiding it in the BIOS

AnalysisHow Microsoft made it possible, and how to truly purge it

IT touts cough up $6m for flogging 'overpriced' PCs to US nuke boffins

Dude, you're getting a Dell, and a gouging

Is this the most puzzling DEF CON attendee badge yet on record?

DEF CON 23Marvel at the mysteries of this playable poser

Australia's marriage equality vote should take place online

It's the perfect job for Malcolm Turnbull and his Digital Transformation Office

Cisco kicks off Robbins' reign by beating the street

Chambers dances out the door of an embiggened Borg

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