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Telstra dominates NBN retail, but less than you might think

Incumbent's NBN conversion rate only so-so, but will accelerate

Nest thermostat owners out in the cold after software update cockup

Buggy code blamed for drained batteries, failed heating

Industry vet Khosla kicks Dell-EMC in the innovation crotch

CommentA VC with startup agenda slams established suppliers. Surprised? Neither were we

A granny and a marriage celebrant show Turnbull's 4ked the NBN

Immersive cameras are mainstream, but our networks aren't built to deliver the content

Investor to AT&T – give us a peek at your NSA data dealings

Telco pushed by Arjuna for more details on government requests

No escape: Microsoft injects 'Get Windows 10' nagware into biz PCs

This is like the Night of the Living Dead

Qualcomm, TDK in US$3 billion joint venture to bake radio chipsets

Mobezilla bulks up on tech from baseband to antenna

Debug code cracked case in hunt for mystery Silverlight zero day

Kaspersky reveals story behind nasty Patch Tuesday fix

Same time, same server, next Tuesday? AWS can do that now

Who wins with the new Scheduled Reserved Instances: you or Amazon?

Cloud Security Alliance says infosec wonks would pay $1m ransoms

Unless, uh, they're hit with Linux.Encoder crapware.

Server retired after 18 years and ten months – beat that, readers!

Home-brew 200Mhz Pentium FreeBSD box ran custom code that made replacement painful

Cisco decides that to save the cloud, it must hunt it with prejudice

SaaS-y shadow IT sniffer addresses old problem with new jargon

Microsoft's patent tumble: A kinder, gentler IP politics? No

The stealth war against Chairman IBM

Microsoft wants you, yes you, to write bits of Windows 10. For free

PollMicrosoft open-sources Chakra, seeks community karma and code

DWP building a separate ID tool as Verify can’t cut it, whisper sources

The dept's wide spectrum of users is... well, problematic

No, Agile does not 'equal' DevOps: Examining complexity and the long haul

No one talks about the network

HPE veteran looks at watch, realises time and quits

Martin Hess, veep of Enterprise Services out at month end

Database rights are no 'impediment' to Europe's data-driven economy

OpinionA legal expert explains how robust rights support innovation

Smallish telco Gigaclear gets €25m loan for rural broadband roll-out

Biz plans to bring fibre to just 40,000 new homes

2015 was the Year of the Linux Phone ... Nah, we're messing with you

Apart from that it was a sweet 12 months for penguinistas

TalkTalk outage: Dial M for Major cockup

No dial tone doesn't necessarily mean you can't TalkTalk

MapR offers free test drive to AWS wannabes

Very much like having ‘enough server time to explore solutions’

Optimus Prime goes under the hammer

Transformers Peterbilt 379 tractor heads to auction

ROBO HCIAs erupt from Atlantis. Thankfully it's not Rise of the Machines

It's hyper-converged all-flash appliances. Phew!

Never mind the patent trolls. Here's a riddle: What about the inventors?

Who's that trip-trapping over my bridge... a teen on hoverboard?

AMD's 64-bit ARM server chip Seattle finally flies the coop ... but where will it call home?

Long-awaited CPU in build systems, SDN gear for now

After-dinner Mint? Stylish desktop finale released as last of the 17 line

ReviewNow with added simplicity (and Windows-isation)

Flash and trash? You could begin with cache and trash

CommentPutting a cache in front of object storage as a solution

Wanted: 1,400 sales jockeys to flog Oracle Cloud

Massive EMEA recruitment drive

SlemBunk slamdunk: Mobile banking Trojans found worldwide

Malware masquerading as 33 real bank apps

HPE tops IDC's all-flash array list. But look who's not on the list

+CommentSeverely narrow view of AFA industry

Hortonworks: Fly, my channel army, fly (oh, and help us turn losses into profits)

Chats up disties but direct sales 'will continue'

Video game retailer GAME in email marketing FAIL

Yet another firm fragged by bcc screwup

Exec walks the dog, swaps Google work day for Workday work day

Pete Lorant, EMEA director calls it a day at the chocolate factory

Yahoo dumps 13.5TB of users' news interaction data for machine eating

Don't worry whoever Yahoo's 20m users are, it's 'anonymised'

Indie review blasts detained immigrants' Facebook, Skype ban

Social networking ban should be struck down, says one-time ombudsman

Evil OpenSSH servers can steal your private login keys to other systems – patch now

And consider regenerating your keys just in case

Bijou Linux autopilot takes to the skies

Diminutive PXFmini shield for the Raspberry Pi Zero

FTC apologizes for leaking attendee details … to privacy conference

Yep, the classic cc/bcc cock-up

World Bank: What do the poor need – clean water, or email ... take a guess

Amid push to bring internet to everyone, digital divide widens for developing countries

China's Google clone Baidu also open-sources its AI blueprints

Joins Google and Facebook in trying to grab market share

Boffins baffled by record-smashing supernova that shouldn't exist

New type of stellar explosion or alien pressing the wrong button?

Huffing and puffing Intel needs new diet of chips if it's to stay in shape

Fatty Chipzilla suffers muscle cramps in 2015 as shriveling PC sales hamstring business

JetBlue blames Verizon after data center outage cripples flights

Travelers stranded, planes grounded amidst network chaos

What do Angolan rebels, ISIS widows, Metallica and a photographer have in common?

This week's crazy sue-ball roundup

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