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BlackBerry baffled by Dutch cops' phone encryption cracked brag

Has Holland made a hash of it?

Kentucky spies stricken: Ban on web snaps of horror accidents mulled

Bourbon Belt banishes bloody binary bulletins?

EFF wants Cisco in front of a judge over tech for China's 'Great Firewall'

Files amicus brief in decade-old Falun Gong case

NASA photos: Dawn's December deep-dive haul arrives on Earth

Pics beamed across space eventually show stunning detail

$30 webcam spun into persistent network backdoor

Bring on the Internet of dangerously hacked things

2015's horror PC market dropped nine per cent

ASUS grew a smidge, Apple nearly 3% (and if you add iPad sales it's number two)

Whatever Android-ChromeOS mashup looks like, it's gotta be better looking than this

ScreenshotsRemix OS 2.0 leaps out of China

Brazilian whacks: as economy tanks, cyber-crooks samba

Public boasting and n00b-friendly training colour underground forums

Competition watchdog to rubberstamp BT gobble of EE

Regulator dots Is and crosses Ts – meanwhile staff wait for 'synergies'

Stephen Hawking reckons he's cracked the black hole paradox

Hawking says 'soft hair' explains everything. Not, repeat not, on cats

UK NHS-backed health apps 'riddled with security flaws'

Official approval seems to mean very little these days

As easy as 'Citrix123' – hacker claims he popped Citrix's CMS

And once he was in, it became possible to pour malware onto all customers, allegedly

We know this isn't about PRISM, Matt Warman MP. But do you?

IPB +CommentEvidence-based policy requires receiving evidence

Improve, automate, rinse and repeat: All aboard the starship DevOps

The ops staff canna take much more of this, cap’n

Intel aims for PC-style position in drones, robots and wearables

CES 2016Can't win with PCs... that's clear

Brit 'naut Peake gears up for spacewalk

Two Tims set to replace dodgy ISS power regulator

Australia considers mass herpes release for population control

For fish. Nasty, invasive, foreign fish. Not people. Well, not yet

It’s alive! BlackBerry 10 users lobbed fresh 'Hotfix' update

Just don't expect any new BB10 phones, though

Engineer's bosses gave him printout of his Yahoo IMs. Euro court says it's OK

Dismisses privacy claims in Yahoo Messenger case

Learn you Func Prog on five minute quick!

StobI remember the Monoids; they came before the Cybermen

Intel Skylake delays, Win10 and stock glut blamed for Q4 PC sales shrinkage

But wait... can you see green shoots? Maybe if you clamber over the last remaining boxes

BBC risks wrath of android rights activists with Robot Wars reboot

Slave automatons forced to battle it out in Glasgow

Seagate floats out 10TB HDD filled with lifting gas

Catches up with HGST’s basic helium-filled drive tech

JetBrains announces Project Rider, a cross-platform IDE for C#

New IDE runs on Windows, Mac and Linux

Boffins tentatively fire up grav wave sniffer

ESA LISA Pathfinder spacecraft gradually comes to life

Distil gets into a Scrape to boost bot defences

Buyout hopes to boost big firms' infosec presence

Nimbus Data settles lawsuit, moves to LA, promises new products

A lot has changed in flash over the past 18 months

Israeli security firms Check Point, CyberArk in talks – report

Possible ‘Cyber Googleplex’ in the making, says paper

Microsoft’s Revolution Analytics buy pays off, Linux-based R Server launched

Installed on-premises or in the cloud? You choose

Capita in line for tasty £139m deal across five councils

At this rate, this outsourcer will soon be running all our public services

Anonymous floods Thai gov websites to protest backpacker murder case

Murky allegations against local cops re-aired

Speaking in Tech: The worst CEO of 2015? Have a listen

PodcastAnd who's psyched about the Verner/Werner/Vernar Herzog film?

Council of Europe gets tough on net neutrality

No blocking, slowing down, degrading or discriminating of internet traffic

Veeam pops out new product with usual level of superlatives

Veaaming all the way to the bank?

Er, what sort of Docker experience were you expecting?

Explosion in job postings began well before launch ...

Petit a petit, l’oiseau fait son nid: AWS to open data center in Montreal

Vous ne pouvez pas nous toucher NS... eh?

How to build the next $1bn tech unicorn: Get into ransomware

Bitcoin analysis shows scammers earning more than Yahoo!

Zes, zir, zank you, zir: Zerto zucks in 50 zillion zucks in zenture zapital

+CommentThe Veeam of DR keeps zooming along

Cisco admins gear up for a late night – hardcoded password in wireless points nuked

Wi-Fi gear, WLAN controllers, ISE get security patches

Probe launched after mischiefmaker invades US spyboss's Verizon broadband account

Wife's Yahoo! webmail inbox also penetrated

Power plants, utilities 'just hanging right off the internet's tubes'

US Homeland Security guy fed up with critical stuff accessible on the 'net

Facebook tries to defend its troubling masterplan to own India's internet

Letter to Indian says Free Basics spurs web adoption without market distortion

Ross Ulbricht lodges (another) appeal of Silk Road verdict and sentence

File under: 'good luck with that'

UK Home Sec stumbles while trying to justify blanket cyber-snooping

IPBTheresa May tells committee: 'I want to be more open ... I'll write you a letter'

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