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ALP promises 'fibre' NBN as 'NBN defenders' return with new petition

270,000 signatures achieved nothing at all last time, but clicktivists are trying again!

OpenSSL decryption reveal

Microsoft kicks out fix for buggy Win Server 2012 WSUS updates

Patch aims to alleviate issues with unpacking downloads

Roll your own Office Online

IBM in OpenStack interoperability push

Big Blue wants RefStack secured and networked by the time Newton falls from the three

29 years of data shows no mobile phone brain cancer link

Steep increase in phone use produces 'no increase in brain cancer incidence'

When careers don't last much longer than primary school, play is the new training

Drag and drop tools that teach through experimentation have a place beyond the classroom

Arista's 'solid' quarter

Wasps force two passenger jets into emergency landings

Two hours on the ground is enough for flying menaces to damage flying machines

'I thought my daughter clicked on ransomware – it was the damn Windows 10 installer'

Reg readers share their tales of spontaneous OS upgrades

IBM's POWER cloud powers up almost a year later than promised

POWER-as-a-service was 'Due in the second quarter' of 2015, started in April 2016

Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends on July 29th

300 million of us slurped it for free. Anyone left willing to pay US$119/£99.99?

Database man flown to Hong Kong to install forgotten patch spends week in pub

On-CallAt least this was better than the comedy meeting in which his chair collapsed

You can always rely on the Ancient Ones to cock things up

Something for the Weekend, Sir?When white goods go bad

Learn a scripting language and play nicely: How to get a DevOps job

Ops folk should spend a bit of time in the engineering bunker

Sayonara, Brits! The Irish tech sector could benefit from Brexit

Pro Brexit AND pro EU - is that even possible?

The 'new' Microsoft? I still wouldn't touch them with a barge pole

Sysadmin blogIn an as-a-service world, everything hinges on trust

Brit polar vessel christened RRS Sir David Attenborough

Boaty McBoatface not entirely sunk, though

Tim Cook signs SAP for iOS – SANA app pact

Apple adds software giant to the IBM collection

Hey, YouTube: Pay your 'workers' properly and get with the times

AnalysisBPI takes pop at UGC loophole

New Firefox versions will make you activate all new add-ons – except one hacker favourite

Flash gets a stay of execution – for now

Whip out your blades: All-flash Isilon scale-out bruiser coming

Project Nitro turns Isilon into unstructured data dragster

Qlogic beats own estimate

Ransomware grifters offer to donate proceeds of crime to charity

Pay up and feel like you're doing something good, say dastardly villains

Android One's not dead

HPE: Where IT shops ... for their CEOs

Hyper-v hyperconverger Gridstor has hit up Meg's firm for new leader

MS to kill GWX nagware

Opera unleashes ad blocker

Google-backed Yieldify has acquired IP from ‘world’s biggest patent troll’

Um, Google… I thought you hated patent trolls?

Giant 3D printed human

Sculpture took over a month to print

Amazon nabs AI boffin from Xerox PARC

Ashwin Ram will lead AI R&D department

Love it or hate it, it's time for that Software Power Meeting again

The greatest change takes place outside CABs

Official: Microsoft's 'Get Windows 10' nagware to vanish from PCs in July

Will suddenly give up and take off like War of the Worlds aliens

eBay buys AI biz Expertmaker for machine learning boost

Rise of the ... er, online tat bazaar droids?

Apple needs silver bullet to slay App Store's escaped undead – study

Zombies should be exorcised from gadgets they infect

Anons 'hack, leak Russian Facebook' boss's personal email

VK chief pwned, allegedly

Tosh names new boss

Microsoft half-bricks Asus Windows 7 PCs with UEFI boot glitch

You can always update to Windows 10. Eh? Eh?

Bitcoin chief boffin blocked

Google, Honeywell put away Nest patent knives

And they are not going to tell anyone the details of their cosy settlement

Sneaky Lenovo patches hole

Crack'n'hack stack Phrack's back, Jack!

Beloved hacker mag comes out of four-year hiatus

Watch it again: SpaceX's boomerang rocket lands on robo-sea-barge

+PicturesYou're making it look easy, folks

Google: Trust us with NHS AI

Gobble away! Charter-Time Warner Cable merger OK'd by FCC

Megadeal gets go-ahead after vote

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