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Captain, dark energy sensor readings show dwarf galaxies orbiting the Milky Way

Looks like our galaxy might be getting a little bigger, Mr Spock

Windows 10 keeps Microsoft's odd desktop-as-a-service rules

Rent a whole server and you're golden. Rent part of a server and you're in exile

Ransomware blueprints published on GitHub in the name of education

Won't somebody think of the script kiddies?

Another root hole in OS X. We know it, you know it, the bad people know it – and no patch exists

Be careful what you run

'Marshmallow' picked as moniker for Android 6.0

Is Google telling us Android is soft, insubstantial, very good toasted but easily burned?

VMware flings out preview of new web management interface

All HTML and Javascript, which will come in handy once Chrome kills off NPAPI

Veedub flub hubbub stubs car-jack hack flap

Rent a Ferrari today, crack its crypto and STEAL it tomorrow

Has anyone lost 37 dope plants, Bolton cops nonchalantly ask on Facebook

Hopeful social media appeal targets 'forgetful horticulturist'

Donald Trump dumps on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg

Candidate wants crimp on H-1B visas to stop Silicon Valley hiring cheap from overseas

Mozilla testing very private browsing mode

To save the web from trackers, Firefox has to break it

LaCie to shutter Wuala cloud storage service, data deleted Nov 15

Parent company Seagate wants to make money, not burn it in the cloud

Anti-botnet initiatives USELESS in sea of patch-hating pirates

A million low end, pirate boxes still spewing malware relic.

Government embarks on futile mission to censor teen music vid viewing

Think of the children? They can think perfectly well for themselves, thanks

Dixons Carphone still has 7.5k Windows XP EPOS systems

Tills 'security posture only as strong as foundation of OS', says infosec specialist

ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini: The able Android smartie the company won't sell you

ReviewChinese mid-ranger offers impressive bang for your buck

Parrot drone pwned (and possibly killed) with Wi-Fi log-in

If it wasn’t for the Bluetooth link it would be pushing up the daisies

Yellow and blue circles, red arrows added to Gartner's Magic Quadrant

This to there, that to there ... try and keep up

Row rumbles on over figures in Oracle CSO’s anti-security rant

Now Redwood City giant’s security researcher bridge building can begin … not!

Capita: Listen up redundo staff, we know you're leaving but...

Can you help us prep the next generation? Oh, go on

Spain triumphs! Fascist anthem hails Spanish badminton champ

Ghost of Franco haunts women's singles medal ceremony in Jakarta

Boffins identify world's (possibly) first flowering plant

130-million-year-old fossils may be 'mythical' angiosperm

You CAN'T jail online pirates for 10 years, legal eagles tell UK govt

Public consultation earns plans an unstintingly scathing attack from lawyers

Broadcom investors fight back over $37bn Avago takeover

Class action alleges players were 'misled'

Amazon UK conditions 'exhausting', claims union

Company seemingly treats white collar and blue collar workers just the same

Big Switch Networks glues together physical and virtual networks

Open networking needs less DIY

Who should be responsible for IT security?

Hot potato, or hot job?

Windows 10 Mobile Build 10512 rolls out, but progress is sloooow

Plenty still to do before Windows 10 is ready for smartphones

Dell reselling Scality's RING for multi-petabyte data munching

Thoughts may soon turn to IPO: Incoming Profitable Outcome

Android apps are flooding on to jailbroken Win10 phones

Uh, SatNad – are you sure this is what you want?

Trend publishes analysis of yet another Android media handling bug

1, 2, 3, 4 ... how many more bugs must we endure?

NSA-resistant email service Lavaboom goes BOOM! (we think)

Funding shortfall may have played a part

Indian Mars probe beams back 3D canyon snaps

Profound imagery of Ophir Chasma

WD storage technology exec defects to rivals Seagate

Takes advantage of California's dim view of non-competes

Conference Wi-Fi biz fined $750k for jamming personal hotspots

Signal-throttler Smart City slapped down by Uncle Sam

Boffins dump the fluids to build solid state lithium battery

No fires, more power, and better lifespan from new tech

DSSD bridges access latency gap with NVMe fabric flash magic

Networked flash array with local flash speed

EMC management trio jump ship to competitors

Internal turmoil at tech titan

Apple: Samsung ripped off our phone patent! USPTO: What patent?

Cupertino could lose chunk of payout in smartphone suit

Snowball spud gun shows comets could have seeded Earth with life

A good impact and it's a peptide hoe-down

Adulterers antsy as 'entire' Ashley Madison databases leak online

9.6GB of records seeded out – this could get nasty

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