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YouTube stars shilled for Warner Bros, screwed up, and now the FTC has written an angry letter

US watchdog channels Hans Blix

Apple crumbles: Mac sales slump while Dell, HP Inc, Lenovo shift PCs

Maybe we're not holding these figures right?

Tesla whacks guardrail in Montana, driver blames autopilot

Forum post claims 'automation ruined my lovely Model X'

Google aims to train two million Indian Android devs by 2018

2000 universities and 4000 academics are already aboard

Aussie researcher claims 'Antminer' bitcoin boxen can be broken

QueenAnt proof-of-concept exploits exposed interfaces and sends coins the wrong way

Florida U boffins think they've defeated all ransomware

Crypto Drop looks for tell-tale signs that files are being encrypted

Microsoft adds a little badda Bing to Project Oxford AI tools

Image and speech APIs pulled together under new name, Cognitive Services

A little image magic gets Curiosity's wheels turning again

Workaround de-glitches rover's computer

A bad day for DBAs: MIT boffins are replacing you with a mere spreadsheet

Or at least a database so simple it looks and behaves like a spreadsheet

Android Nougat may contain traces of NOT for users of custom CAs

Google's new cert policy should make it harder to chew through its mobile OS

Purloined password re-use checker pees in the security soup

Chap codes tool that scans social media sites to figure out where passwords work

Dell nominates new directors

Google broke its own cloud again

Software bug confused SSDs into thinking they were full during maintenance

China prototypes pre-exascale super trio with its own non-US chips

No American CPUs and accelerators in sight

Nasty session stealing hole filled in WordPress All in One SEO plugin

A million sites are at risk. Again. So patch, please flings £30m at driverless car R'n'D, wants plebs to speek their branes

'Driving with both hands on the wheel where possible'

Capacity planning in an age of agile and on - demand IT

Capabilities are still far from ideal

Don't doubt it, Privacy Shield is going to be challenged in court

AnalysisIn the meantime, of course, the data must flow

Keep up the pressure on the telcos, Canada

Sysadmin BlogConnecting Canada is a slow and political process

LG’s modular gambit stalls

£1m for music royalty chief

A journey down the UK's '3D Tongue' into its mini industrial revolution

Toss me a screwdriver... Yes I'll wait 3-5 days

Falling PC tide strands Seagate's disk drive boats. Will WDC follow?

CommentThousands of layoffs announced as spinning rust enters its death spiral

Github licence checker

Trial to store benefits claimants' personal data on blockchain slammed

Could expose highly sensitive info, says Open Data Institute

Windows Phone users beg Pokémon Go creators for attention

Yes, all six of them have signed an online petition asking for a WP release

European Commission straps on Privacy Shield

In force as soon as member states realise it's been adopted

4K state hacker Google alerts

Hewlett Packard Enterprise names acting big nob for UK biz

Betting men push chips behind Marc Waters as managing director

PhonepayPlus to rename

Nukeware: New malware deletes files and zaps system settings

When you've paid up, but there's nothing to unlock

Spotify, YouTube pay musicians with ever-shrinking buttons

With CD and downloads crashing, is this the end?

Chef Automate: Firm's DevOps odds 'n' sods crammed into one parcel

ChefConfContinuous deployment, compliance, and Habitat magic, in one bundle

Tintri EMEA VP moves to Gridstore

Hype-filled upstart Symbolic IO hires one-time Micron veep

Advanced Storage bloke joins marketing-heavy firm

SCADA malware caught infecting European energy company

'Nation-state' fingered

Brit space agency test 'shop

Hands On with Project Centennial: A better app installer for Windows

Hands OnDocumentation could be better, but this is a real reason to upgrade

You can buy Windows 10 Enterprise E3 access for the price of a coffee

WPC 2016Microsoft rolls enterprise dice in repackaging game

IBM caps '20 years' of deep MS love with Surface deal

As Seattle surfaces surface as a service service. Serious....

Reuters flogs IP for $3.55bn

Free concert! Against TPP?

Webpages, Word files, print servers menacing Windows PCs – yup, it's Patch Tuesday

Plus: 52 security bugs fixed in Adobe Flash

No, Google you still can't have dotless, one-word domains

And this time it's final, all right?

Azure Stack-in-a-box for 2017

Windows Server-as-a-service: Microsoft lays out Server 2016's future

Want to use Nano Server? Software Assurance is non-optional

Using Comcast biz phones? Hope you liked your afternoon off

Business service goes dark amid mystery outage

Next month's Firefox 48 is looking Rusty – and that's a very good thing

Mozilla's safer-C programming language used to shore up media wrangling code

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