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Windows 10 growth flattens out to 30 per cent per week

Redmond's latest can't quite crack five per cent market share

Linux 4.2 release 'possible' for next week, if Linus feels good

Low-level x86 hassles may hold up next Kernel release

Boffins nail 2FA with 'ambient sound' login for the lazy

If your PC and smartmobe both hear the same things, you're in!

Choc Factory patches zero day Google for Work hack hole

Sysadmins told to lock down their Androids, also stop downloading random stuff

Chinese, Russian, tech giants join global open source efforts

Technology independence looks distant as Xen and OpenBSD welcome new pals

Microsoft replaces Windows 10 patch update, isn't saying why

New Cumulative Update does … something that makes Windows 10 better. Promise

Kaspersky: Freemasons coded fake malware in the Bermuda Triangle

Reuters report labelled conspiracy-grade 'complete nonsense, pure and simple'

Oracle to certify its database v.12c for Windows 10

Lucky devs get to blend Microsoft and Oracle on the same machine

Adobe pays US$1.2M plus settlements to end 2013 breach class action

Popped Photoshop factory happy to see court case end.

Jimbo 'Wikipedia' Wales leads Lawrence Lessig's presidential push

Wikipedia founder hopes to harness SOPA snipers to promote electoral reform

Ten years after the Samy worm its discoverer's voice is lost in the din

Wade Alcorn recalls how XSS attacks went from concept to MySpace-muncher in days

XPoint memory ruminations: Expert says it's not PCM

CommentFlash Memory Summit presentation prompts presumptive postulations

Feeling a physical present: Ten summer games and gadgets

Product RoundupSomething for the silly season, Sir? Maybe robots versus ferrets?

Hacking Team mulled stopping Ethiopia sales – because of idiot g-men

Human rights didn't feature at all, says activists' analysis

Home Office seeks advice on Police Radio omnishambles

Disastrous procurement promises less than services currently have

So unfair! Teachers know what’s happening on students' fondleslabs

Sorry little ones, staring out of the virtual window just got much harder

Testing times as NASA rattles Mississippi with mighty motor burn

VIDSpace Launch System RS-25 roars into life

Are you a digital leader or a high-maintenance digital dunce?

Yep, an article about aligning business and IT

Billionaire Soros 'likes' Facebook to the tune of $212m; Alibaba out of favour

Investor's company throws millions at ad-flinging platform

Don't fight the cistern: Voda takes the plunge with plumbers’ parking app

Drivexone box means OBD-II is the car's port for Pimlico

'I don't recognise Amazon as a bullying workplace' says Bezos

Asks employees to report on each other if caught weeping, but in a good way

Botched Google Stagefright fix won't be resolved until September

Researchers tell Chocolate Factory to get its gingerbread house in order

Comparing Avere and Violin – one's overlooked, the other's overcooked

CommentWe'll cover Avere more when there's more to cover

Filling the void between fast/expensive DRAM and slow/cheaper flash

Looks to be spin about spin and torque talk

Rambus decides to enter the semiconductor chip manufacturing game

To defeat the chip makers, you must become a chip maker

Choke on it! Brit police squeeze pirate site advertising money trail

Ad biz still has plenty of other problems, though

Mainframe big boy Big Blue tries to drum up new biz via Linux

This IBM move for those not 'dyed-in-the-wool' users – analyst

Microsoft enterprise reseller SoftwareOne bags private equity investor

‘A unique opportunity to capitalise on industry changes’ apparently

ICANN CEO will head off to private equity firm

Would have loved to hang around, take over internet but can’t miss this, er, opportunity…

Windows 10 PC sales boost? Don't hold your breath, say analysts

Good news for privacy lovers, not so much for hardware vendors

Seagate and pals form key-value hard-drive Kinetic gang

Kinetic Open Storage Project is not the OpenKinect Project

Surprise! World stunned to learn that AT&T is in the NSA's pocket

US telco shows 'extreme willingness to help'

US Air Force: 'Loose tweets destroy fleets'

PicModern-day OPSEC warning apes World War II poster

Microsoft pushes us closer to the Edge: Test new web browser now in free Windows 10 VMs

Everything you say to me takes me one step closer to the Edge

US government tweaks internet handover date: 1 October 2016

Department of Commerce to extend IANA contract by one year

Anti-privacy unkillable super-cookies spreading around the world – study

And there's nothing you can do about it

IRS: Tax-record snaffle scam actually 200% worse than first feared

100,000 people's details slurped? No, what we meant to say was 334,000

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