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Socat slams backdoor, sparks thrilling whodunit

Year-old bug ruined crypto

International Trade Commission pens patent love letter to Cisco

Arista violated three Borg patents, unless someone else decides it didn't

WordPress under attack by whack-a-mole ad-scam malware

JavaScript attack spreads among sites, re-infects after cleansing

Japanese wireless boffins demo 56Gbps fibre replacement*

*If your fibre is 10 cm long

A virtual phone inside a virtual cloud desktop is now an actual thing

Amazon's desktops-as-a-service upgrade to handle unified communications

Motorola-powered Mac from 1989 used to write smartphone apps

Mac SE/30's nine-inch screen is ideal for font-wrangling, says dev, 16Mhz 68030 not so much

Big Ben belittled by Infosys' plans for enormous erection

Outsourcer plans world's biggest clock tower on campus of corporate university

Cisco slings speedier SAN switches

Model 9718 bears the number of The Beast, Cisco swears

Berkeley boffins build cut-price robo-crutches, er, sci-fi exoskeleton

$40,000 price tag half rival models

Europe wants end to anonymous Bitcoin transactions

Money-laundering powers seen as crimp on terror funds if virtual currencies offer (unlikely) help

Internet idiots make hoax bomb threats to UK, Aus, French schools

Stolen VoIP and text-to-speech used to cloak Bitcoin operation.

'Dodgy Type-C USB cable fried my laptop!'

Insane wiring leaves expensive Pixel borked

Pentagon can't check F-35 maintenance thanks to insecure database

Auditors crawl over Defence security, drop report

They're alive! Galileo sats 9 and 10 sending valid signals

Europe's satnav system should now be even better at settling in-car arguments

When customers try to be programmers: 'I want this CHANGED TO A ZERO ASAP'

Line BreakOur readers' first batch of terrible source code witnessed at the coal face

NOTHING trumps extra pizza on IT projects. Not even more people

Why Jeff Bezos laughs at your 'big' team

PCS: We'll ballot Hewlett Packard Enterprise members over job cuts

Services staff in Lytham at risk of redundo as regional delivery centres consolidate

PernixData scoops new head of sales from Nimble

Mike Munoz strides into the sales bearpit

Universal Credit slammed by MPs: Late programme branded 'unacceptable'

Lack of transparency also catches flak from Parliament

Uber rebrands to the sound of whalesong confusion

LOGOWATCH'Bits' and 'atoms' collide in identity mosh pit

BT blames 'faulty router' for mega outage. Did they try turning it off and on again?

Dodgy kit caused nationwide thinning out of Netflix

ioSafe releases x86 server for the 'we don't have a geek with a screwdriver' crowd

ReviewFireproof, waterproof... open to new ideas

13 CubeSats to ride mighty US lifter

NASA names ticket holders for first Space Launch System launch

Microsoft buys SwiftKey, Britain's 'stealthiest software startup'

AI whizzes shunned Shoreditch and Tech City ... and asked for real cash

SAP pays $3.9m to settle Panama government bribery case

Discounted deals still made millions

They've reached it: Crossroads' stock price crashes to just $0.25

Ailing storage biz seems to be on brink of a pivot

How many Surface power cords are a fire risk? 2.25 million in the US alone

But five million slab-books sold worldwide before March last year

World's annual mobile data intake to hit 367 exabytes by 2020

Think we're data hogs now? Just wait five years, says Cisco

Former Oracle man Block fills Salesforce's COO slot

Ascending steadily into the fluffy white stuff

Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK's broadband? Really awful

PodcastReplicate Comcast Raspberry Pi experiment? Nah, we're too weak to tweet

NetApp Hitz out at critics over the flashy SolidFire buyout deal

CommentFirm's co-founder castrates misleading AFA bull

'Hopelessly insecure’ Motorola CCTV cameras belatedly patched

Devs accidentally bundle Dropbox and Gmail logins with IoT kit

Microsoft showers Office 365 sellers with gold in Google snub

The eye of Redmond moves to the small biz space

Did you know ... Stephen Fry has founded a tech startup?

It's a fact. For real. It's true

Big daddy HDS shows off fruits of Big Data slurpee Pentaho

Hyper-converged HSP analytics appliance

Lights out for Space Vehicle Number 23: UK smacked when US sat threw GPS out of whack

Decommissioning of elderly satellite gave UK biz that syncing feeling

Lawyer flings class action sueball at EMC over Dell merger

Can’t see the shareholder value in it, apparently

Convergence Group gobbles Networks First

LAN and web connectivity specialist grabs WAN and data centre playa

Masked men 'steal' £250k of smartphones from Exertis

170 iPhone 6s and 380 Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo mobes out the windows

Google licks its lips at sight of Qualcomm's 64-bit server ARM chips

Web giant snaffles 300k CPUs a quarter – how many could be ARMv8-As?

Google to pump free gigabit Fiber into homes of hard-up families

Chocolate Factory tosses a few more bucks into 'Other Bets' with goodwill project

German Chancellor fires hydrogen plasma with the push of a button

Pics and videoFusion reactor fires up after 10 years of construction

Girls! Girls! Girls! Intel brags about diversity push, Silicon Valley tells itself it's doing great

Gender equality report raises issues, asks questions

Tesla PowerWall is a good deal if you don't mind a 25-year payback

So says consumer mag Choice. Elon Musk says version 2 will do better

All is not well on Mount Panasas: Five execs eject amid refocus

ExclusiveNAS biz gives El Reg the silent treatment

College kids sue Google for 'spying' on them with Apps for Education

Cali group says lawsuit is first of many privacy sueballs against Chocolate Factory

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