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Dodgy software will bork America's F-35 fighters until at least 2019

$1,000,000,000,000 fleet offers literal Blue Screen of Death

US bank fended off 513 trojans last year alone

Even after all these years, it pays to beware of geeks bearing code

Patch Java now, says Oracle. Leave the Easter chocolate until later

Malicious web page could achieve remote PC takeover without authentication

OmniPath a threat? Paugh, says Mellanox, feel our gorgeous 200 Gbps

Data centres to get speed boost on existing cable

US State Department sextortionist gets 57 months in cooler

Cyber scum slapped for victimising hundreds of women.

Disaggregated hyperconvergence thinks storage outside the box

And there you were thinking hyper-convergence was about convergence

Time to SIP from Cisco's patch pool, to fix a memory leak

IOS, IOS XE and Unified Communications Manager all vulnerable

Security education outfit EC-Council dishes out ransomware online

Here's a free lesson: don't run un-patched Internet Explorer if you want to stay virus-free

MH-370 search loses sharpest-eyed robot deep beneath the waves

China-supplied 'towfish' only went to sea in February

Only 0.1% of you are doing web server security right

Certificate pinning is a useful thing, says Netcraft. So why do hardly any of you use it?

Gnome shrinks the upgrade footprint with version 3.20 release

Claims better usability and a slew of developer goodies

Brit upstart Arkivum: We're the smart AaaS you're looking for

Better than a pain in the AaaS, we guess

Bristol boffins blast 1.59 Gbps down ONE 20 MHz channel

VIDEOMIMO with 128 antennas cranks wireless speeds up very nicely

Computers shouldn't smoke. Cigarettes aren't healthy for anyone

On-CallPC repair required multiple sets of rubber gloves ... before the smutty screen saver started

Riddle me this: What grows as it shrinks? Answer: LTO tape

Capacity shipped rising faster than units shipped falling

Web hosting and domain name merchant UK2 Group puts up for sale sign

If the price is right

Govt: Citizens, we know you want 10Mbps. This is the last broadband scheme for that

Quiet in the back!

Researchers find hole in SIP, Apple’s newest protection feature

System Integrity Protection pwned

VMware VSAN: When good enough more than passes muster

EVO:RAIL? Pah, get thee behind me

Creaking Surrey distie Northamber: Windows 10 ate my hamster

Revenues down, chairman moans about 'negative forces'

Met police commissioner: Fraud victims should not be refunded by banks

Er... wait, are you going to publish that I said that? I better counter by also publishing it...

Water treatment plant hacked, chemical mix changed for tap supplies

Well, that's just a little scary

Pebble axes quarter of its workers after fitness pivot

It's all about health now

Pure Storage to punt out supersized FlashArray system

1.5PB, supports 'thousands' of VMs, says firm

Ello ello ello: Bungling Met cops blew £100m on failing tech wheezes

ExclusiveSome 37 IT projects were marked for the chop in force's 'project cull'

Kelway's American owners to import CDW International brand to UK

Brit brand set to disappear on 4 April

EU ministers to demand more data access after Brussels attacks

International data-sharing platform to be created to 'fight terrorism'

Dell presses shuffle, revamps UK channel

UK channel overlord confirms selections

Microsoft introduces yet another Skype for Windows 10

This time it's a complete Universal app

Oracle traps its cloud inside own tin boxes

Don't want Oracle's platform cloud, or its servers. Guess what...

Atlassian finally gives users Bitbucket code search

Aussie giant gears up for next round of feature-request-whack-a-mole

Pothole campaigner sprays Surrey street with phallic paintings

Council refuses to deliver relief for rudest street in Britain

Your broadband speeds are up by 6Mbps, boasts UK watchdog Ofcom

We'd hear howls of disbelief from the countryside but nobody supports dialup now

Violin Memory CEO and board member splash $180k on firm's shares

Money meets mouth for big chief

Microsoft did Nazi that coming: Teen girl chatbot turns into Hitler-loving sex troll in hours


HPE, Microsoft throw readies at fat $73.5m Mesosphere funding round

In Brief'Strategic investors' invite third party to bed

US charges Iranians with hacking into an NY dam, blasting banks offline

Alleged cyber-crims unleashed 140Gbps of duff packets at networks

Tech's big dogs snarl at over Snoopers' Charter

IPBImprove the law, say Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo!

When Strongbox bought Strongbox: Behind the Crossroads sale

What's in a name?

Uber explains itself after 'moving the goalposts' on its new bug bounties

Moneybags upstart accused of shafting people? Who'd have thought it?

Wobbly Acer goes two-legged to steady itself

Taiwanese PC biz splits into New and Core units as results show shaky recovery

Top! tip! for! Yahoo! – 'Fire! your! board! of! directors!'

Starboard says it has nine yes men lined up for takeover

French scream sacré bleu! as US govt gives up the internet to ICANN

Oh non - ceci donnera Amazon et Google trop de pouvoir

iPad bricked by iOS 9.3? Don't worry, we'll get through this together

UpdatedReg readers share their fondleslab update struggles and tips

Coho CTO on Pure's FlashBlade: Oh-ho, that's a no-go no-no

CommentDesign is wrong way to go, apparently

Wait... who broke that? Things you need to do to make your world diagnosable

Crisis management: Audit, access – the whole shebang

Ad giant Google thinks its cloud biz could be bigger than its adverts

GCP NextAiming high, but then reality kicks in

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