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Per-core licences coming to Windows Server and System Center 2016

We put in more, so you'll pay by the core

Verizon, the final Frontier: Landlines, TV, ISP biz to explore strange new worlds

$10.5bn buyout in three US states clears final hurdle

Revenge porn 'king' Hunter Moore sent down for 2.5 years, fined $2k

He got off light

World bought 143 exabytes of storage in Q3, mostly spinning rust

We've back-of-the-enveloped Trendfocus' data to come up with 500+ exabytes a year

ONOS Foundation takes SDN to carrier-scale with Emu release

Automated routing, DPI at scale and so much more for open networking wonks

Google in 24-hour cloud brownout

App Engine task queue tasks sloo...ooww for ~10% of instances

Domination: Crims steal admin logins, infect sites, drop Cryptowall 4

World's worst password-stealer + world's worst exploit kit + world's worst ransomware.

Big names settle out of court with CryptoPeak in HTTPS patent spat

And why the mysterious Texas biz filed a sudden rush of infringement complaints

New edition of Windows 10 turns security nightmares into reality

Windows 10 IoT Core Pro lets thing-makers opt-out of security updates

Beardy Branson bangs birds on Boeing

Virgin Galactic chooses 747 as satellite-slinging platform for LauncherOne

Microsoft encrypts explanation of borked Windows 10 encryption

Disk vault Bitlocker snubs self-encrypting drives – when's the fix?

Infosec bods rate app languages; find Java 'king', put PHP in bin

Web scripting languages offer XSSive flaws

Manchester 'wins' £10m to test talking bus stops

The aim is to become a 'world leader' in smart city technology

Sysadmin's £100,000 revenge after sudden sacking

On-CallReader marched without an exit interview had no chance to explain the big savings around the corner

If it still works six months from now, count yourself lucky

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Give me something to break!

HPE and Scality team up? I, for one, am underwhelmed

StoragebodAn object lesson

JD Wetherspoon: A 'hacker' nicks 650,000 pub-goers' data

ICO looking into the breach

Motorola splashes £817m buying out police comms biz Airwave

Branches into emergency services walkie talkie tech

Goodbye, Hello Barbie: Wireless toy dogged by POODLE SSL hole

UpdatedMore flaws found after plastic pal probed

BOFH: Taking a spin in a decommissioned racer? On your own grill cam be it

Episode 18The rise and fall of the Luton-based Lotus Eaters

Ofcom retreats from 4G spectrum auction after legal threat from Three, O2

Sale halted while Brussels eyes merger plan

Codeship loads up on cash, sets sail for enterprise land

Will a quarter of big companies really go DevOps next year?

White hats, FBI and cops team up for Dorkbot botnet takedown

Your four-year reign of terror is (temporarily) over

Wick Hill grabs majority stake in networking distie Zycko

Another piece of channel real estate, Mr. Rigby?

Fujitsu CTO: Analysts might think we're 'crazy', but OpenStack here we come

ExclusiveAll internal system to run on cloudy software

So, what should Atlassian spend its post-IPO riches on?

Intriguing tidbits fished out from SEC filing

And the reasons for buying new IT gear are as follows ...

Sysadmin blogWhen patches stop being issued for your switch, for one

Teradata: We're going to concentrate on data analytics. So we've binned our top man

Poor Herman Wimmer gets the short straw

Russia's blanket phone spying busted Europe's human rights laws

It's like glasnost all over again. Actually, it's nothing like glasnost

Something's bubbling up in the Springpath springs

Hyper-converged software brewster brewing big changes

Rounded corners on Android phones cost Samsung $548m: It will pay up to Apple after all

But continues challenging validity of patents

VTech's Android tablet for kids 'hopelessly insecure'

Dump data partition, removable memory card, developer mode – all possible

Software defined? No no no, it's poorly defined storage (and why Primary Data is different)

CommentIt's all semantics

Work on world's largest star-gazing 'scope stopped after religious protests

Hawaii Supreme Court blocks Thirty Meter Telescope

Alert after Intel Skylake chips, mobo sockets 'warp under coolers'

In briefWatch out for third-party heavy heat sinks

Smart telly, router, app makers have left a security hole open for – drum-roll – three years

Bodes well for the Internet of Things

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