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Vodafone changes mind, wants 700 MHz spectrum after all

Offers AU$594 million for 20 MHz of 4G goodness

Aruba! Aruba! Patch now, patch fast!

Google bug-hunters disclose 26 vulnerabilities

FireEye CEO steps down

Linux Mint to go DIY for multimedia

Users to choose own codecs

NASA, USGS publish topographical map of Mercury

Take a walk on the hot planet

Debian farewells Pentium

Facebook image-tagging to be tested in Californian court

Judge flicks ad-network's attempt to dismiss

Don't split Openreach, says BT, and we'll splash BEELLIONS on broadband and 4G

An even tastier dog's toffee

Researcher arrested after reporting pwnage hole in elections site

Savage Havij

Six-year-old patched Stuxnet hole still the web's biggest killer

Crusty bait makes for great phishing

Icy Hydra outshines its dirty neighbour Charon

NASA's latest New Horizons data haul

DARPA wants god-mode attribution platform to pin and predict crime

'Enhanced Attribution' will anonymise threat data, reveal past and future crimes

Small broadband firms aren't fussed about getting access to BT's ducts and poles

We'll keep laying our own fibre for now, thanks

China bans Facebook drink

What is Hybrid Infrastructure? Glad you asked...

Plus: Trevor finally defines what a cloud is. (Welcome, Googlers)

Sic transit Mercury Monday

Planet nips across Sun's fiery face today

Experian Audience Engine knows almost as much about you as Google

Could form one of the most powerful personal intelligence systems in the world

Storage startups: Everyone's throwing money at you...

BlogBut if you want true love, you need to differentiate

London NHS trust fined £180,000 after second bcc fail on HIV email list

Fine to be paid into HM Treasury’s Consolidated Fund

Ireland's tax arrangements are as clear as a pint of Guinness

CommentInternational system in general needs greater transparency is still clueless at fending off malware attacks, says survey

Security is a custom ‘more honoured in the breach’

Japanese artist fined for virtual vagina files

Distributed printable manko data to fund ladyparts kayak

Violin faces second NYSE delisting threat

Needs to get capitalisation back up to compliance levels

NetSuite CEO: 'It will be $99 forever for every user'

Commits to permanent per-user price freeze

Babycare e-tailer Kiddicare admits customer data breach

Info has been doing the rounds underground

Avanti beams at EE

Can ad biz’s LEAN avert ADPOCALYPSE?

How acceptable is an ad?

IT glitch causes 'nationwide' Post Office outage

'All fixed, nothing to see here'

French maverick sniffs around O2

Ooh la la! Sex shops, Le Monde and a mobe network

EMC says Pure Storage dedupe is both in-line and post-process

So which is it, Hopkinton? You can’t have it both ways

Did Spotify hire Alan Partridge to run its Netflix-style video push?

CompetitionShare your joke TV show idea in the comments

Scale Computing goes flashy mutant with its nodes

Two hybrid flash-disk nodes added to its line-up

Microsoft bods tell El Reg: We've re-pivoted open-source .NET Core

Runtime is about done but tooling remains in flux

Android's security patch quagmire probed by US watchdogs

Feds finally wake up to sorry state of firmware fixes

ICANN knifes Africa's internet: New top-level domains terminated

Nine $185,000 dot-words taken away

DNS root zone key boost

ImageMagick exploits spotted

Adjust your Facebook, Twitter privacy settings, judge tells jurors in Oracle-Google Java trial

Shut the doors to your social media goldmine

Nexsan sues EMC in tussle over Unity name

EMC wants Nexsan to give up trademark application, Nexsan's not having any of it

Lyft, Uber throw Texas-sized tantrum over Austin driver law

Car services leave in a huff over fingerprinting requirement

Panama Papers finally online

Falling flat: Silicon Valley satire is a no show

RecapWe watched this week's episode so you don't have to

Cyber-moolah boss gets 20 years' porridge for money laundering

No, he can't serve his time in Second Life

A modest proposal: dump the NBN mess on Telstra

Malcolm Turnbull can tick 'demolish the NBN' off his to-do list. He did it

Infosec freeloaders not welcome as malware silo VirusTotal gets tough

'Cause the takers gonna take, take, take

This is what a root debug backdoor in a Linux kernel looks like

Allwinner's all-loser code makes it into shipped firmware

Malware scan stalled misconfigured med software, mid-procedure

RTFM. No, really, read it

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