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Bitcoin bank Bitfinex suffers major breach

OS X file guard tool in alpha

Juniper Networks grabs silicon photonic developer Aurrion

Optics are the most expensive bits of a switch these days and Juniper hopes vertical integration changes that

Microsoft takes five months to replace broken patch

System Centre's Windows Server Operating System MP was bad at recognising disks

Firefox 'Electrolysis' reaches the one per cent

Content-UI split slowly sliding out of beta

Hospital hackers leak 156GB

Intel builds cloud orchestrator as if it had the chance to start OpenStack from scratch

InterviewIn 'Ciao' VMs, containers and bare metal live together in perfect harmony

Mobile banking for the poor has flopped in India

Nightmare UI and high prices blamed for low take-up of service hoped to replicate success of M-Pesa

Microsoft adds PSTN business Skyping in Australia

You'll need Office365 to take advantage of the local server

Microsoft debuts VR management suite as it expands HoloLens sales

US and Canadian devs and biz users can buy now, the rest of us inhabit the wrong reality

Iceland beats England again

IBM stalks Vegas to swell newly-formed pen-test squad

Black HatBig Blue's 'X-Force Red ' already has already hired a hundred hackers

Telstra CIO Erez Yarkoni quits to return home to family

Is this the moment Stephen Elop makes his move?

Jovian moon Io loses its atmosphere every day

When Jupiter blocks the Sun, the sulphur dioxide atmosphere falls as FROST

Norks hacks 90 Southern officials, journalists

Bad security advice ensures endless joy for the North

HPE CEO Meg Whitman endorses Hillary Clinton, dumps on Trump

Avowed Republican says reality TV star 'would endanger our prosperity and national security'

US Air Force declares F-35 'combat-ready'

Dodgy radar, buggy OS but 'ready to strike well-defended targets anywhere on Earth'

VMware floats MDM that's lighter than AirWatch

$67M in bitcoin stolen as hacking typhoon lashes Hong Kong's Bitfinex

Withdrawal limits mysteriously evaporated as someone lifted the loot

HMRC's IR35 tweaks have 90% of UK's IT contractors up in arms

Workers' plan is to hike fees or turn back on public sector

Sealed with an XSS: Popular vulnerabilities probed

You don't have to be an infosec genius to protect yourself

Cognitive computing: IBM uses phase-change material to model your brain's neurons

Big Blue's getting in your head, man

Speaking in Tech: Thousands audition, millions vote.... One wins. It's Podcast Idol

PodcastWhy? It looks like someone is saying goodbye

Upstart big iron storage supplier maintains monolithic momentum

Claims growth beats that of big vendors

Baddie addies

Loss-making data-viz biz to investors: You know what our problem is? We did too well

Commissions come with a price

Got a genius enterprise tech idea? Tell the world about it

Vultures line up with Tech Trailblazer Awards

Nutanix bought PernixData to slurp caching firm's IP brains

CommentSo reckons the Storage Architect, in his look at 'reasons why'

Samsung Note 7: Probably the best phone in the world. Yeah – you heard right

Hands OnThough no one knows what you'll pay for it

VMworld 2016: What happens in Vegas ... could be just a desert trip

Sysadmin BlogBut very likely we'll cop an eyeful of VMware goodies

Intel and pals toss coins at party in the cloud, business at the back startup

Making it rain while it thinks of X86?

Bee queens are Notch-blocking their minions, say boffins

From each according to her ovary, to each according to her: Oh snap I'm infertile

Blink and you'll miss the turnaround at Systemax

Hang on accountants, you got the right numbers? No. So more spin than turn

Post-Brexit spending freeze in UK is real, says enterprise distie titan

Climate of 'uncertainty' blamed

Calling all Droids: BlackBerry’s giving away the Hub

Productivity crown jewels escape Waterloo

Mid-range storage array buyers' report leaves out .... guess who?

Memory fault or what could explain vendor exclusion

The 'quiet man' of Computacenter quits

Mo Siddiqui, international director heading to Brit hosting biz

Biz data wrangler's lost its head and gained another. Let's have a look at the

Geddit? We mean the numbers. Financial results. Oh forget it

Two first-gen flaws carried over to HTTP/2, warn security bods

Black HatQuartet of weaknesses include ancient vuln from 2009

Kaminsky: The internet is germ-ridden and it's time to sterilize it

Black Hat 2016Three pieces of tech to make computing safer

Snitches get stitches: Little Snitch bugs were a blessing for malware

DEF CONNow-patched kernel-level flaw in OS X app firewall will be revealed this week

Seagate inflates 12TB helium drives, floats them to IT bods to test

BackgrounderWe dig into hard-drive maker's plans for the next three months or so

Bloke faces years in the clink for using hacker-leaked press releases in $30m trading scam

He bought shares based on stolen newswire articles

Cloud backup biz IDrive hits password reset button to head off crims exploiting lazy logins

Passphrase re-use thrown into the spotlight – again

Intel's smartwatches are so hot right now – too hot: Basis Peak recalled for skin burns, blistering

Owners offered refunds before wrist-puters are disabled

Forget security training, it's never going to solve Layer 8 (aka people)

Black HatHuman curiosity will always trump anti-phishing schemes

Simply not credible: The extraordinary verdict against the body that hopes to run the internet

Independent review tears into ICANN board and staff

First Wi-Fi box ever is chosen as Australia's best contribution to global history

History of the World in 100 Objects show gains 101st artefact

Oz stats bureau deploys a bot to harvest Twitter IDs

Which genius thought it was a good idea to cheerily send messages without opt-in?

Forget card skimmers, chip-card shimmers will be your next nightmare

Black HatAccount-sniffing Raspberry-Pi-powered kit hidden in cash-machine slots

Australia hires former head of controversial UK plan

Tim Kelsey to head new Digital Health Agency

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