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Map of Tasmania to be shorn of electrical, data links to outside world

Basslink comms fibre will be cut on purpose during power cable fix

This EMC is bereft of expansion, it is formerly increasing ... it is ex-growth

AnalysisTough being at the top

GitHub falls offline, devs worldwide declare today a snow day

UpdatedTaste the painbow

Oracle to kill off Java browser plugins with JDK 9

A bullet to the brain is too kind an end for Jeeves and the toolbar

Windows Mobile users suffer backup super-slurp as Redmond forgets Wi-Fi switch

Kill app and message synch until further notice

Israeli academics claim they can predict botnet attacks

Isolated attacks can add up to concerted malbot action , say boffins

Sony slurps Altair Semiconductor to make 'things' sing

LTE and IoT tied up in string, these are just two of our favourite things

Juniper turns around in 2015, worried about 2016

Core business is in good shape ... for now, so Wall St hits the Gin Palace in the stock price

NSA’s top hacking boss explains how to protect your network from his attack squads

Usenix EnigmaRare public appearance from Tailored Access Operations leader

'Critical' Israel power grid attack was just boring ransomware

Minister puts nation on alert, SANS Institute says move along, nothing to see here ...

Angler exploit kit now hooking execs with Xmas Flash hole

Rivals stuck with old Adobe exploits

CableLabs certifies first gigabit-class cable modems

The HFC cables that deliver pay TV are getting closer to being broadband blasters

TalkTalk CuffCuffs 'ScamScam CrimCrims'

Indian call center workers accused of harvesting data

All-flash hope-dash: The future is hybrid

CommentBut it will be an all-flash hybrid array

We've all suffered hangovers, but Qualcomm's right now is something epic

Er, party's over, you've got an 820 to ship

Sensors, not CPUs, are the tech that swings the smartphone market

The more your phone knows about the world, the more useful - and invasive - it becomes

EMC Federation to reveal new hyper-hyper converged appliances

VMware's already hyping things up and EMC's filed trademark papers for 'InfraSIM'

Back to the Future's DeLorean is coming back to the future

300 of Doc Brown's time-travelling gull-wing DMC-12s may be built for sale in 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise axing services techies again

HPE, or as it is also known, Helping People Exit

ICO says TalkTalk customers need to get themselves a lawyer

'The threat from 3-year-old children must not be taken lightly' says info commish

Europe: Go on. Ask us to probe the £130m 'sweetheart' deal HMRC made with Google

Eh, UK tax officials? Anything to be 'concerned about'... plans to unveil a new Digital Bill

ExclusiveIt's the Ministry of Fun to the rescue, folks

Apple’s retail chief: ‘Touching customers’ key to retail success

With products - they're touching customers with products

Built-in LG smartphone app created data hack risk

Oh, SNAP! Apply the patch

Continuous Lifecycle: Bursting with DevOps and CD goodness

Thoughtleaders, users, engineers - we’ve got it all on schedule

Can't upgrade, won't upgrade: Windows Mobile's user problem

Darn customers and their 'I-just-wanna-use-a-working-phone' desires

OnePlus ends rationing. You can now buy its phones just like that!

Radical idea: You give them money. They send you a phone

How to be certain about your data in an uncertain future

Be a speedboat, not an oil tanker. And don’t let the CEO read Forbes

Feds slap boss with further charges

Man allegedly ran 'internet brothel' for 18 years before gov noticed

There's no guidance for Scottish police use of UK facial recog database

But if there were, they'd still kick English and Welsh arse – audit

SanDisk struggles to fatten itself up ahead of WD takeover

When the going gets tough, the tough get going – and the rest get bought

Samsung: Is gadget lust still a thing in 2016? Nope

Profit warning issued on back of forecast weaker tab and smartphone sales

Former tech PR Jeremy Hunt MP ordered by judge to delete tweet

Gag order on MP's flirtation with contempt of court lifted

Pay up, Lincolnshire, or your data gets it. Systems still down after ransomware hits

ExclusiveCouncil has shut down entire IT network to prevent spread

You've seen things people wouldn't believe – so tell us your programming horrors

Line breakWe want to share your lessons learned

Pivot3 pivots, buys NexGen

AnalysisStartup struggling for exit buys in AFA/hybrid array and QoS smarts

AI no longer needs to fake it. Just don't try talking to your robots

Mankind's creations are almost better than the real thing

Hell, high water, and ice: Facebook's Dublin data center choices

Options for extreme data crunching

Puppet master investors tug on Citrix as 'wind turns'

Q4 sales rise, so do profits (cos of tax benefits) and the share price

Reg readers speak out on Thin Client technology

Survey ResultsGood potential, but just one ingredient in the mix

Backblaze big data restore. Get this: it involves disk drives

Restore Return Refund program means no-charge restore

Apple yanks international travel plugs over shock worries

Hey Siri, why are you trying to electrocute me?

We Googled the ex-Google guy and Google said he was clean, says Wikimedia

Newest trustee steps down amid no confidence vote

Word up: BlackEnergy SCADA hackers change tactics

TV stations the latest targets

Senate marks Data Privacy Day with passage of critical bill for Safe Harbor

EU/US data jigsaw pieces fitting together

Alleged ISIL hacker faces US terror charges for doxing soldiers

Former student could get 35 years

30 years on from Challenger, NASA remembers the fallen

Winter is the killing season for US astronauts

Microsoft on Cloud 9 after online biz boosts profits to $6.3bn in second quarter

Shares jump 8% on news

Open source plugin aims to defeat link rot

The death of URLs greatly exaggerated

US still lagging on broadband but FCC promises change is coming

Latest vote inches faster speeds and more competition closer

Investors furious that Amazon only made $482m last quarter

Mounting AWS bucks provide some solace for Bezos

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