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Australia to capture biometrics at the border under new law

Criminals getting in without Australia knowing about their convictions

A magic bracelet that unlocks PCs, dancing robot spiders, and more in Intel's circus

IDF15Roll up, roll up

Microsoft drops rush Internet Explorer fix for remote code exec hole

IE 7 through 11 needs a big band-aid, fast, especially workstations, terminal servers

Been sleeping well lately? No nightmares? Here's a lumbering Google bigfoot bot

Don't worry, it can't outrun you… yet

Paul Maritz retires from Pivotal, says his time as a manager is over

There goes one of the better candidates to succeed Cloudfather Tucci atop the EMC Federation

Act of God damaged data on Google cloud disks

Old storage systems failed to recover some recent writes after lightning bolts strikes

Seagate scoops Dot Hill for US$694 million

Disk giant wants in on cloud-scale storage rigs and pays a premium for its market entry

One in eight mobile calls in India drops out __ ___ middle of your chat

Government tells telcos to spend more on their networks, offers to host cell towers

Google reveals OnHub WiFi router, complete with GLOWING RING

Router for n00bs will auto-update security patches

Raspberry Pi gains new FreeBSD distribution

RaspBSD debuts, promises ports to more ARM devices real soon now

Hype Circle 2015: Gartner stares groggily into crystal ball

Surprising it can read anything at all through all the smoke

Intel and CoreOS add hardware virty support to rkt containers

LinuxCon 2015Is it containers? Is it virtualization? It's both

China's Tianhe-1 supercomputer back online after Tianjin blast

Data centre survives explosion as corruption accusations fly

Parallels Desktop 11 brings Windows 10 and Cortana to Mac

Ebony and ivory can live together in perfect harmony

Misco hires sales vet Brooker to run UK sub

Newbie asked to turn around leaky reseller tanker

Enchanted Lenovo uses StorMagic spells for hyper-convergence

Arrow’s channel to build hyper-converged SMB gear

Want branchless banking? Live in the developing world? Oops

Mo(bile) money, mo(bile) problems, says Florida team

Why do driverless car makers have this insatiable need for speed?

Worstall on WednesdayIt's all about volume and the maps, man

Pirate MEP: Microsoft's walled garden is no consumer pleasure park

Redmond hijacks control over what users can and can't do with their own PCs

Linux Foundation wants open source projects to show you their steenking badges

LinuxCon 2015New effort gives the nod to security-conscious projects

Speaking in Tech: What's that strange rustling sound?

PodcastIt's the scramble for excuses after the Ashley Madison hack

Wikiland turns to Shapps and says ‘those emails you wanted, we deleted them, sorry’

Try looking in the backup, maybe

Mumsnet founder 'swatted by misogynist griefers'

Update@DadSecurity creep responsible for DDoS... and swatting?

French say 'non' to Netflix, reveals entertainment report

Massive Gallic digital shrug, while Brits go OTT

Vodafonica’s Cornerstone missing its UK coverage target, says report

If only it was all share and share alike for O2 and Vodafone

Colossus veteran flies a drone over Bletchley Park

No reports of bandits in the area, fortunately

Vaio returns from the dead wearing sharper suit, bolts in neck

Japanese private equity firm aims reanimated ex-Sony brand upmarket

Lenovo and SimpliVity cozy up for a hyperconverged push

Chinese giant to ship more boxes, IPO-hungry partner improves chances

EE Harrier Mini grounded by errant Wi-Fi calling upgrade

Now flies in exactly the same way as bricks don't

We're saving tax payers' money on Oracle licensing, honest, says Gov.uk

Cabinet Office pens MoU with giant, keeps schtum on details

Cisco, HP, NetApp, SimpliVity and Springpath

CommentRumours, damned rumours and wild-eyed speculation

Hackers exploiting wide-open Portmap to amp up DDoS attacks

Careless net adminds leave systems with cleartext trousers down

Japan's 'White Stork' soars heavenwards to ISS

Resupply mission space truck safely off the ground

WD unleashes bigger, badder, Black and revved, rapido Red Pro

Staple desktop and NAS drives get to 6TB level

Ravello tames public cloud from Inception to Infinity

Sysadmin blogEagerly anticipated VMware-running cloud products break cover

OpenOffice project 'all but dead upstream' argues prominent user

Time to retire Apache OpenOffice in favour of LibreOffice?

Boffins raise five-week-old fetal human brain in the lab for experimentation

Frankenstein still some way off, but DARPA's keen

Linux boss Torvalds: Don't talk to me about containers and other buzzwords

LinuxCon 2015Just wants to get through next 6 months

FCC: No, Dish, you're not a 'small business' so forget the $3bn price cut

Stop trying to hide behind those puppets, we all know it's you

Ashley Madison keeps calm, carries on after hackers expose lives of millions of its users

ALM seemingly unconcerned about families of cheaters

Windows Server 2016 Preview 3 brings containers at last

Docker-compatible Windows containers have arrived

Software update borked radar, delayed hundreds of flights, says US FAA

Contractor blamed for weekend chaos

Bruce Schneier: 'We're in early years of a cyber arms race'

LinuxCon 2015We're up against Norks, China ... but who else?

Malcolm Turnbull punts football RIGHT INTO YOUR FACE

Bill tabled to remove restriction on high definition broadcasts by Australia broadcasters

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