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AdBlock replaced blocked ads with ads for Amnesty International

You should control your computer … except when we feel political says AdBlock CEO

Yahoo! kills! search! APIs!, games! and! Astrology! site!

Bet you didn't see that last one coming as part of ongoing 'Product Prioritization'

Australia needs a technology industry policy debate

CommentBipartisan startup love is no way to foster anything, never mind innovation

Auto vulnerability scanners turn up mostly false positives

NullconAnd they're still cheaper than looking for attacks manually

Microsoft stops accepting Bitcoin in Windows Store

In 2014, Redmond reckoned Bitcoin was the future. It once also said that about Zune

Beer-powered bid to build mobile network goes flat

San Miguel left with bitter taste in mouth after collapse of talks with Australian telco

Microsoft's done a terrible job with its Windows 10 nagware

Why else would Redmond use security updates for 'more approachable' nagging?

LG builds a DAB+ digital radio radio into a smartmobe

Not everyone has Spotify, or the download allowance to use it

UK plans robo-car tests on motorways in 2017

Chancellor plans for world domination of robo-car caper if trials avoid bingles

Wikipedia to build and give away speech synthesis code

A talking Wikipedia? Yes please, say the visually-impaired

Code.org hole gave access to volunteers' email addresses

This couldn't happen to your kid who did the Hour of Code, promises CEO

Only 12% of UK thinks Snoopers' Charter is 'adequately explained'

IPBTheresa stahp, what r u doing Theresa?

Staff 'fury' as penny pinching IBM offers legal minimum redundo payoffs

Big Blue 'can't afford to enhance terms', got margins to consider

Computer says: Stop using MacWrite II, human!

This Damn WarMachine, rebuild thyself

Webby DevOps? We're not in Kansas any more, Dorothy

All that and world peace, too. It's easy ... right?

ExoMars mission thunders aloft from Baikonur

Next stop: the Red Planet

Microsoft SQL Server for Linux is a brilliant and logical idea

StoragebodIf the money won't come to you, go to where the money is

Cops hacked the Police National Computer to unlawfully retain suspects' biometric data

Biometrics Commissioner is not impressed

UK.gov says it's letting 1,000 SMEs push digital wares at civil servants

Except it's all, er, not quite ready yet. Come back later

Hey Windows 10, weren't you supposed to help PC sales?

Hang on vendors, it is going to get bumpy until we hit the new bottom

Why I'm regulating the 'sharing economy': An Italian MP explains

Stopping monopolies, protecting labour equally important

Pure uncloaks rack-scale FlashBlade object filer for unstructured data crowd

Hardware rack 'em and file/object software stack 'em

Polite, helpful? Stop it at once in the name of security

Oh, users. You only call IT when you can't get in

Like masochism? Run a PC? These VXers want to help you pwn yourself

You’re a winner! Just ignore those pesky warnings, dude

IDC storage tracker: The report's out. Vendors are losing it

Abacus-stroker says only HPE and 'others' are gaining share

NASA's mighty SLS to burn 1.215 Olympic-sized pools

RS-25 motor propellant consumption clarified

GNU want (another) free AI package release? Yes. But we should train this puppy

Gneural Network out - now let's teach it some tricks...

British IT outsourcers back Remain in the EU referendum campaign

Good for exports. Exporting your job

Virgin bins Webspace, tells customers they can cry to GoDaddy

And after 12 months you can pay for that too

Get on the conveyor: Pure Storage wheels out smaller FlashArray//m

Plus FlashStack Mini converged infrastructure, with vSphere or Hyper-V

Streaming speaker biz Sonos lays offs workers as it finds its voice

AnalysisVoice control is Sonos' next great challenge

Ironic: CCTV systems slide open a backdoor into your biz network

Cameras can 'can easily provide a gateway' to internal servers, study finds

It looks good on paper, Pure. Will FlashBlade cut the mustard?

CommentWe wanted more than the FlashArray. Let's hope this lives up to our hopes

Nutanix: Yo, we heard you liked convergence, so we converged files in your hyper-converge kit

SMB first, NFS to follow as virtual SAN tops up with files

Microsoft traps and tortures poor little AI in soulless Minecraft world

While Google's AlphaGo is living it large in South Korea, AIX is forced to climb hills

Former US anti-terror chief tears into FBI over iPhone unlocking case

They'd just send it to the NSA if they really wanted access, says Clarke

Dropbox slips 500PB into its Magic Pocket, not spread over AWS

Shifts 90% of your files from Amazon to in-house systems

Why should you care about Google's AI winning a board game?

Water coolerThis is actually a pretty big deal, let us explain why

Shock: Russian court says Russian court is right in slapping down Google monopoly

Arbiter reaffirms antitrust finding in Yandex complaint

Boss of classified ad website Backpage.com faces first contempt of Congress in 20 years

Carl Ferrer refused to turn up to hearing on sex trafficking

Silicon Valley VCs ranked one to 100

Because nothing says investing like assigning arbitrary numbers

Dick Smith database, web store sold to Kogan

Receivers promise privacy will be respected

Here's what an Intel Broadwell Xeon with a built-in FPGA looks like

PicWriting code is so 2013 – you wanna write some hardware instead

SoftBank crashes into America's broadband spectrum party, checkbook in hand

Sprint's sugar daddy could further push up prices

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