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Shutterbug drone biz fined $1.9m for buzzing New York City, Chicago

Watchdog not happy with cam-bots entering restricted airspace, flying without permits

Swedish govt appeals court decision guarding domain

Du kan inte fly, pirater!

Sysadmins can forget PC management skills, says Microsoft

Certification for Desktop Infrastructure binned in favour of Devices and Apps course

Robin flies into storage aviary: Will it soar, or is it just winging it?

Is it a bird? Is it a data plane? No, it's a virtualisation container upstart

Hillary 'spear fish' more 'drag net' flung to 11,000 others in one day

Trio of failures: Targeted phish? No. APT malware? No. Russian? No.

CSC in US$300m Australian services slurp

Prey company UXC operates a dozen diverse services outfits

Now it's the security industry's turn to be burned by cloud

Amazon ignites Web Applications Firewall to char security chaff

EMC NetWorker 9 emerges from obscurity

Australian blogger's review rates new release as biggest change ever

Remote code exec hijack hole found in Huawei 4G USB modems

Ruskies sling malicious packet to trigger denial of service.


First evidence discovered by ISS 'naut. Read no further and PANIC

Assange™ offered 'plans for escape by flying fox to Harrods'

WikiLeaks chief fears extradition by defenestration, GCHQ's grip on smartmobes

Sanbolic smoke ball was no mere puff: Citrix preps new Melio release

Software-defined storage for Citrix workloads ready for brave customers

Volkswagen Australia says 77,000 local diesels need software fix

'Technical solutions to service the vehicles' yet to be determined

Microsoft, Tesla, build battery that knows how much (energy) you suck

Bendy chemical cocktails designed to give anything a jolt when it needs one

French upstart Rozo: Magic beans will help us become storage giant

Mojette transform erasure coding-powered filers

Apollo 15 commander's lunar timepiece goes under the hammer

Dave Scott’s time-telling-only wristjob could fetch $1m

Like a wedding cake: Avere unveils three-tier AWS cloud NAS

Avere pushes not-big data in the white fluffy stuff

Top telematics: Black box helps driver swerve speeding fine

GPS data sends from Northumbria Police

Alleged Anonymous-aiding journo's brief tells jury nowt's been proven

He was ‘operating as a professional reporter trying to gather info’

Factory settings FAIL: Data easily recovered from eBayed smartphones, disks

Gotta hand it to Apple and that encryption key, it really works

Scout Association's shelved database won't be back until next year

Full security test needed before the big switch on

Autonomy 'poisoned the well' for businesses seeking VC cash

Nobody wants to invest in enterprise search, says startup head

Shuttle bus firm Terravision belatedly adopts https for credit card sales

El Reg reader kicks up a fuss, and things get done

Join Uber in a tale of rent seeking and employment law

Worstall on WednesdayThis sharing economy sure is gonna be fun

Cheap money underpins the new wave of cloud software companies

Canalys Channels ForumIT future to rest on cash of the Titans?

The tyranny of choice: Why enterprise tech buyers are confused

Canalys Channels ForumThe solution? I can't decide

Samsung forgets Galaxy worries, surprises analysts with big numbers

Internal ding-dong between phones and chips continues

Speaking in Tech: Amazon wants all your data ... on a disk

PodcastIs Apple dumping VMware for freebie KVM?

Trio take Nobel Prize in Chemistry for ‘pioneering’ DNA repair study

Nobel Prize 2015Man, those molecular mechanics made some moves

Teradata's moon-on-a-stick approach: Floats on AWS and Microsoft Azure

Enterprise giant up against Amazon’s Redshift

US Treasury: How did ISIS get your trucks? Toyota: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Iraq’s US Ambassador: Terrorists have hundreds of ‘brand new’ vehicles

DevOps tools: The beginner's guide to Chef

Configuration management 101

HP won't squeeze itself into 3D printer consumer market

Canalys Channels ForumOn track for 2016 pro launch...for now

EU desperately pushes just-as-dodgy safe harbour alternatives

Doesn't matter whether they're legal, just keep the data flowing!

Silicon Valley fights European Court of Justice ruling with small print

I think you’ll find we can still take your data, actually

Ad-slinging rootkit nasty permanently drills into Android mobes, tabs

Kernel-exploiting Kemoge in 20 countries and counting

Verizon now owns AOL, so AOL now owns your web browsing habits, other personal info

Carrier will share dossiers on people for targeted advertising

Strike one – First net neutrality gripe against an ISP is nixed by FCC

Webcam biz told to duke it out with Time Warner Cable directly

Microsoft, the VW family sedan of IT, wants to be tech's new Rolls-Royce

AnalysisBut it has one or two problems – Apple, for starters

Israeli lander FOUND ON MOON (in 2017)

PicsNon-profit org first to sign Google XPrize rocket mission contract

So Pure Storage did its IPO thing and investors blinked – now what?

CommentAfter it didn't quite make its $17 opening price, here's where the upstart's going next

EMC and Dell considering 'a combination' – report

UpdateWas Cloudfather Tucci trying to offload VNX, rather than crowning King Mike?

Forget Ben Affleck – US, Euro boffins to SMASH spaceship into asteroid

NASA, ESA get to work after finishing Armageddon DVD

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