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True believers mind-meld FreeBSD with Ubuntu to burn systemd

'UbuntuBSD' promises the best of several possible bootloading worlds

Telstra in mobile-to-SIP brownout

Another day, another outage, for Australia's biggest telco

Google spews critical Android patch as millions of gadgets hit by Linux kernel bug

Firmware update needed to sink blunder that lets apps hijack devices

GoDaddy goes boldly into cloudy servers

Linux-on-KVM-OpenStack servers dodge cloud giants

Cloud security harder than 'encrypt everything'

F5's David Holmes talks SSL with The Register

Swedish sysadmins reach for the hex key, reassemble services after weekend DDoS

News sites bork-bork-borked for spreading 'false propaganda'

IETF group proposes better SMTP hardening to secure email. At last

New draft outlines startling future for STARTTLS

Former Intel CEO Andy Grove dies, aged 79

CEO steered Intel into the CPU business and oversaw extraordinary growth

Yahoo! kills! more! passwords! with! push! notification! app!

The future is single factor second factor authentication, bleats Purple Palace

Union warns of second round of 'massive' layoffs at IBM in Europe

Council cheesed off by involuntary redundancies and absolute minimum payouts

EMC mulled a Pure Storage buyout amid patent sueball tennis

Internal emails reveal more of Chad Sakac and Vaughn Stewart's rivalry

Gov to take axe to big IT contracts soon, will hand chunks to SMEs

Supplier oligopoly will take a hit, says Public Accounts Committee

Champagne supernova in the sky: Shockwaves seen breaking star

Kepler astroboffins chuffed at first sighting of sun-cracking aftershocks

Google gives away its internal $200 patch analysis tool for free

BinDiff price falls and falls

PC World's cloudy backup failed when exposed to ransomware

30-day backup promise wasn't, says aggrieved customer

You always hear about storage's big dogs. How about the little firms?

StoragebodYou can build good products without EMC's marketing budget

Hands on with the BBC's Micro:Bit computer. You know, for kids

First lookIt's almost, but not quite, entirely unlike a Raspberry Pi. But similar

Speaking in Tech: Did the FBI not ask the NSA to take a crack at breaking iOS?

PodcastHey dude, you didn't get the SpaceX invite?

Ofcom wants to crack down on pisspoor BT Openreach biz lines

You're taking too long so we're getting tough, snarls telco watchdog

Toshiba storage keeps eye on flash as Group sheds jobs, sells divisions

Post-accounting scandal growth plan birthed

Comms 'redlining' in Brussels as explosions kill up to 30 people

Facebook slowly activates 'Safety Check' to decrease strain on telecomms networks

Reposting 8-second sports clips infringes copyright

Fanatix loses High Court case against Sky and England Cricket Board

Micro Focus spends $540m to add Serena its software brand museum

Brit biz finds another mainframe software base to milk

A tiny Violin plays as EMC tops all-flash array revenue chart

Good news for the big dog. Less good for the whipper-snapper

Look who just joined Salesforce... it's former European commish Neelie Kroes

It's an honour, says Steelie

If Jack Sprat ran an IT department

From the thick of it to the thin client of it

French publishers join Swedish 'Block Party' to pester ad refuseniks

France pulls Blocky McBlockface

Samsung Galaxy S7: Big brand Android flagship champ

ReviewUnless you want the bigger Samsung, that is. Then it's that one

Adobe will track you across all your devices with new co-op project

Everyone loves flinging their data into our marketing machine, says firm

Google debuts Node.js beta on its App Engine

In BriefGoogle announces partnership with NodeSource

Hackers giving up on crypto ransomware. Now they just lock up device, hope you pay

Talks Tor, abuses kidnapped machines but doesn’t encrypt

DDN's GRIDScaler gets bigger scale-up and scale-out muscles

High-end GPFS HPC box gets turbo-charged

Apple mulled gobbling its Brit GPU designers – but didn't like the taste

Lack of Imagination

Clear April 12: Windows, Samba to splat curious 'crucial' Badlock bug

See you then, SMB file server admins

FTC's privacy champion Julie Brill steps down

'Unwavering advocate for consumers and competition'

FBI's Most Wanted: Syrian Electronic Army hacktivists

$100,000 reward on hackers' heads

Tor Project works on anti-FBI defenses amid iOS row with Apple

Vows never to add backdoors, improve tamper detection, remove single points of failure

Censor-happy China, battling Brazilians ... just what's left in the wake of ICANN's now ex-CEO?

AnalysisLet's review Fadi Chehade's legacy

Intel tock blocked for good: Tick-tock now an oom-pah-pah waltz

Chipzilla farewells legendary development methodology

Cisco dices engineering into four: Security, IoT, cloud and networking

CEO Chuck remoulding Switchzilla for softy push

Uber woos security gurus with open bug bounty, loyalty scheme

HackerOne deals with the details, Uber can poach the staff

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