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Warrant-less email snatching by cops, Feds under threat by draft law

Proposed privacy act clears committee stage yet future is uncertain

Facebook open-sources city-wide WiGig internet comms, phone masts

Aries and Terradata blueprints published in hope of getting more people on Facebook

SpaceX's awesome snaps

iOS 'date bug' can be exploited over Wi-Fi using NTP

Party like it's 1970

Juniper bleeding data and money: slaps Band-Aids all over Junos OS and warns markets

Security fixes for privilege escalation, DoS, TLS spoofing and more

R+SQL tutorials released

Storage-class memory just got big – 256Mbit big, at least

Everspin ships 256Mb MRAM samples, says 1GB kit due by year's end

Google kit-cooker bails

Intel takes aim at Arduino with US$15 breadboard

Internet of Things We're Gonna Crush Next?

Redmond turns to Linux AGAIN for Azure data science primer

CentOS-powered big data playground aims to rescue devs from dependency hell

Intel bins ESXi in in-house private cloud revamp

Chipzilla goes all—in with OpenStack, but multi-hypervisor plan no longer includes Virtzilla

Hackers hacking hackers to knacker white hat cracker trackers

ACSC2016'These Russians speak really good Farsi' and other signs thieves lack honour

Google broke its own cloud AGAIN, with TWO software bugs

'VP of 24x7' apologises in person for latest TITSUP

Aussie banks stage secret secret intel sharing meetings

ACSC2016Carders crushed and malware re-use stymied thanks to speedy sharing.

Flying Spaghetti Monster is not God, rules mortal judge

Kurt Vonnegut and Robert Heinlein cited as prisoner denied access to holy relics

Intel preps Knights Landing 'Ninja' dev boxes

Got US$5k to spare? And that's the the liquid-cooled entry-level version. The rack's $20k

Database of patent licence terms could help resolve FRAND disputes, says expert

Well that seems, er, fair and reasonable

Vaizey: Legal right to internet access, sure. But I'm NOT gonna die on the 10Mbps hill

And Culture Sec still not a fan of splitting BT and Openreach

Hey, Atlantis Computing. What the heck is this in your EULA?

CommentTrying to gag your customers from talking about your gear is utterly shameful

Magic Kinder app developer: Surprise! No security holes

Leaky diary gone, say security researchers

BT hauled into Old Bailey after engineer's 7-metre fall broke both his ankles

Poor soul fell through roof tiles, clung on until arms gave out

Misco: We're moving to the cloud after yesterday's bit barn meltdown

Good old reliable cloud

Google unleashes TensorFlow 0.8 for your distributed machine learning needs

Distributed intelligence across the Earth? Let's call it 'Skynet'

Music's value gap? Follow the money trail back to Google

AnalysisA story of wellies, the DMCA loophole, and music

Porsche hires accountant

Salesforce takes AIM, hits bullseye in enterprise integration

While IBM sings the blues in Gartner's report

Ad slinger Phorm ceases trading


SAP denial-of-service flaw combo poses remote hijack risk

Patch, patch, patch

Facebook slurps up ex DARPA techie for its F8 skunkworks

Free content ad network plans to copy Google's success too

Facebook video scam

TalkTalk broadband customers continue to flee

But overall TalkTalk entices more customers across its mobe and TV offerings

Opera Software bid

Google yanks Chrome support for Windows XP, at long last

So long and thanks for all the market share

PC biz merger at risk

Cybersec experts named

Theranos faces ban

Europe's new privacy safeguards are finally approved, must invade EU nations by 2018

AnalysisMandatory info leak reporting is coming

Microsoft sues US DoJ for right to squeal when Feds slurp your data

Mad Nad and bad-ass Brad slam Sam in court thwart

You won't believe this, but… nothing useful found on Farook iPhone

FBI not exactly shining with this one

EU Android probe looms

Uninstall QuickTime for Windows: Apple will not patch its security bugs

Two critical flaws found and the official fix is: remove the app

Surprise! Tech giants dominate global tax-dodging list of shame

Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, Google etc etc etc

Critical VMware bug needs patching ASAP

Oh irony of ironies: The vSphere web client needs a fix just as HTML5 versions emerge

This headline will, in part, cost pepper-spraying University of California, Davis $175k

And every article like this makes the thousands spent on SEO and PR more wasteful

US anti-encryption law is so 'braindead' it will outlaw file compression

Burr-Feinstein's proposed legislation will screw over the NSA, too, says Bruce Schneier

Australia should be the 'Switzerland of data', Cisco head hacker says

ACSC2016'You're a talented lot, but your marketing sucks'.

Brit AI genius dies

Cinema boss gives up making kids turn off phones: 'That's not how they live their life'

What's the harm in obnoxious people tapping at their phones in a crowded theater?

Feds OK to stalk phones

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