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Hardball hacker thrown in the cooler for 46 months for guessing rival team's password

Years in the clink and it wasn't even a good club

Netflix and not chill

Drone bloke cuffed after gizmo stops firemen tackling forest inferno

Blaze-gawping flying cam shoos away vital helicopters

VMware promises multi-cloud connection and management products

Virtzilla CEO Gelsinger rates Q2 'good' as it hits $7bn run rate and new products take off

Xen roadmap hints

Dying! Yahoo! writes! off! half! of! the! $1bn! it! paid! for! Tumblr!

'Still some value there' Gartner analyst tells El Reg as web biz writhes in pain

Oz boffins cook quantum computing out of mothballs

Burned naphthalene hosts room-temperature qubits

World-Check terror suspect DB hits the web at just US$6750

Last month's borked Couchdb breach delivers more pain to Thomson Reuters

Guilt by ASN: Compiler's bad memory bug could sting mobes, cell towers

Telco, embedded systems may inherit remote vulns

LTE-U vs. WiFi fight gets closer to a settlement

Broadcom brief the FCC on the last sticking point slowing spectrum-sharing agreement

Reader needs Aircon help

Netflix scores new Trek tellie

If managing PCs is still hard, good luck patching 100,000 internet things

Clouds want dumb things, Intel wants smart things and you'll need both

Harvard gives solar batteries performance-enhancing vitamins

B2-inspired molecule powers up flow batteries

Maxthon web browser blabs about your PC all the way back to Beijing

Now that's a little rude

Governments Googling Google about you more than ever says Google

Chocolate Factory welcomes 'improvements' in surveillance laws

Software can be considered 'goods' for purpose of commercial agent rules – High Court

Software suppliers can be forced to pay damages

MPs tell BT: Lay more fibre or face split with Openreach

'Compelling evidence' BT Group 'exploiting... vertical integration'

ASUS first Asian PC maker to warn of price hikes... in 2.5 months

ExclusiveProfiteering PC peeps? Nah, it's the 'special' relationship with US

EMC: Sales flat but wallets fat. Ready to vote on the merger?

EMC-Dell dealShareholders... it's Dell or, er, Dell, right?

Scalr hosting hit with outage

Server records deletion causes website woes

VCs: Can't see an IPO or acquisition for your startup? Don't throw in the towel

CommentThere's a third way, cash-flingers

Envy NVMe? Mangstor flashes $5m cash to bulk up array line

NVMe over fabrics flasher finds fund

Ex-CTO: Yes, Nutanix is buying PernixData

ExclusiveStandalone VMware cacher's dream is over

Kepler's K2 mission confirms 104 Earth-like planets

Fancy a 24-day year?

UK 'emergency' bulk data slurp permissible in pursuit of 'serious crime'

EU court opinion in lead Brexiter's Gov legal challenge

Your antivirus doesn't like Ammyy. And fraudsters will use that to RAT you out (again)

If you seek ... trojans

Top IT bod Sally Howes leaves the UK's National Audit Office

How are the government's beancounters going to audit 'agile' now?

Blighty's Coastguard goes into battle against waterborne Pokemon

As Reg news team snare art desk menacing Charizard

FibreChannel dead? Nonsense, says Brocade, here's our Gen 6 kit

Eyes NVME, flash farms with 128 Gbps-capable ports

Pokemon Go driver woes

UK South East Coast Ambulance slammed for creaking emergency dispatch IT

Control centre staff reverting to pen and paper, says union

Three pence in a pound awaits Steljes' trade creditors

Administrator's Statement of Affairs doc confirms AV distie owed £6.7m at collapse

Big Blue's boxes: No IBM storage numbers, but it's a drop

+CommentQuarterly storage hardware revs continue slow slide

IoT baby monitor style hacks still a threat

UK watchdog barks at careless consumers

Docker Cloud under fire after DDoS attacks slam DNS, knacker websites

UpdatedContainer biz blames downtime on traffic flood

Carbon Black snaps up cloud-dwelling threat-sniffing 'next-gen AV'

Will confer new name on Confer

DDoS trends: Bigger, badder but not longer

10Gbps is the new norm, warns Arbor Networks

BlackBerry chief: We don't have to make phones to make phones

If you see what I mean. Do you? Does anyone?

US govt is in, EFF told to take a hike in post-Safe Harbor wrangling over privacy and EULAs

Judge picks friends of court in case studying info safeguards

Eat me, Michael: 98% of EMC shareholders back Dell mega-gobble

World's biggest tech merger is on

What keeps former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani awake at night?


Apple kills eavesdrop bug in FaceTime

Flaws also squashed in Safari, iTunes and iOS

Shock: Apple patents the phone book

Cupertino pondering cellular broadband tech in laptops

Correction: There was no hangman's noose, claims Hyperloop countersuit ... it was a cowboy's lasso

Oh, and BamBrogan's a childish drunken misogynist, allegedly

Handover of US internet control to ICANN officially blocked in Republican policy

China, Russia, Iran will 'devour' the web after IANA transition

Google AI: I've got the power

VMware executive shuffle

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