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'GPS 2.0' outline calls for open, hackable, interfaces

If Google and Apple are going to provide location services, why not mash 'em up?

Tassie broadband users get June reboot date

Basslink hopes 90 TONNE cable patch can be finished if the seas stay calm

Telsa S robo-death-dodge

US-CERT advice says kill Quicktime for Windows, quickly

Unsupported software with known bugs has no place anywhere

Boaty McBoatface 'wins'

Oracle plans Exadata-as-a-service, in cloud or on-prem

7th version of database appliance lands with 22-core Xeons and 8TB drive support

CEO meeting fails to resolve Oracle-versus-Google java case

Retrial set to start in May, case set to outlive the solar system

Woz says wearables – even Apple Watch – aren't 'compelling'

'It's an expense that bought me a few extra niceties' but shows Apple can swing and miss

UK web host 123-Reg goes TITSUP, customer servers evaporate

One customer says 'rogue script' deleted all sites

Linux kernel 4.6-rc4 lands

Sierra Wireless manager spaffs logs to World+Dog

There's no authorisation on filteredlogs.txt

Brexit would pinch UK tech spend but the EU wouldn't care – survey

Cloudy saviours mean IDC predicts only 'mildly negative' impact on UK spending

UK authorities probe 'drone hitting plane at Heathrow'

British Airways A320 hit something on approach

Belgian boffins breed 'digital canaries' to test your random numbers

The bird turns up its toes before your crypto does

Chrome add-ons just became less scary, security-wise

Google tightens rules for admission to Chrome Web Store

The thing about reality: It's really... persistent

StorageBodTech evangelism can overstate its case

What's wrong with the Daily Mail Group buying Yahoo?

AnalysisHmmm. Everything

Qumulo lays off staff

Scale-out NASer scales down

5G is looming, but network innovations are needed far more urgently

The path to 5G

Teradata launches mutant cloud, hopes IoT megabucks start flowing

But who will analyse the internet of product announcements' data?

NZ Pastafarians joined in noodly wedlock

Ministeroni officiates at first legal Flying Spaghetti Monster wedding

How much faster is a quantum computer than your laptop?

HPC blogSupercomputing chaps talk qubits and more with Dan Olds

HMRC Verify is '2nd class'

GoDaddy CTO quits

Furious customers tear into 123-reg after firm's mass deletion woes

Hosting biz still working on fix for outrageous outage

Idiot millennials are saving credit card PINs on their mobile phones

Cleartext passwords are bad, kids, mmmkay?

Obama to admit Moon landing was faked?

More likely than Leicester City winning the Premier League

Dell slips Scality's RING onto its OEM finger

Offers file/object storage server running the software

Automated EC2 snapshot

Academic network Janet clobbered with DDoS attacks – again

Funny how it always gets targeted at the end of term...

GDS wants £100k director

Gartner's broken out its crystal ball again. Huawei's object storage bods won't be happy

CommentCleversafe is top of the beancounters' list

Cambridge Uni spins up green and beefy supercomputer project

Electron spin meets and marries super-conductivity

NASA spools up ultra-high def aurora movie

Illuminating 4K timelapse shot from ISS

Ah, so that's why Adapt wasn't put in the shop window in 2015

Results didn't show biz in its best light

US poised to unleash stadium-sized sandwich bag

Super pressure balloon mission launch is go

Hey, Britain! Meet Mr Maxwell, our new National Tech Advisor

CTO shuffles out of Digi Services for £140,000

SV boss Bill Campbell dies

Here, let me FXT that for you: Avere's baby NAS gear gets an upgrade

Entry-level accelerator in performance boost, packed in smaller box

Gridstore boss George Symons ejects, leaves hyper-upstart headless

Biz still defragging its management, it seems

Google's 'fair use' mass slurping of books can continue – US Supremes snub writers' pleas

It's for the greater good

MIT boffins build AI bot that spots '85 per cent' of hacker invasions

So ... it still lets in more than one in ten attacks

Killer Japan quake jolts Sony factories to a halt

Don't worry, they can still make (most) of your phone parts

Translated: BlackBerry CEO John Chen on cops-snooping-on-BBM

The TL;DR you need

Big Content seeks to ban Kickass Torrents from Australia

Copyright Act's new 'block the bandits' provision wheeled into court

Could you deploy a new version of your business – EVERY WEEK?

PROMOLearn how it's done in this Reg webinar with Mark Pesce, NetApp and ING Bank

US congresscritter's iPhone hacked (with, er, the cell networks' help)

Panic over SS7 flaw resurfaces on 60 Minutes telly news probe

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