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#Censusfail aftermath: Here's what's happening inside Australia's board rooms this morning

CEOs tell Vulture South that mega-stuff-ups spark spook briefings, firings, grovelling

Australia's privacy watchdog launches '#Censusfail' probe

Oi! Statistics wonks ... please explain that foreign 'attack' ...

Samsung: Hackers can't pwn our NFC payment kit. No way, nuh-uh, not true (Well, OK, maybe)

The South Koreans doth protest too much, methinks

'Worldpay hacker' sent to US

Revealed: How a weather forecast in 1967 stopped nuclear war

Solar storm that nearly turned the world hot

Azure wobbles

#Censusfail Australia: Not an attack, data safe, no heads to roll

A DDOS is not a hack, says cyber-security Czar as minister nods in agreement

Google says most users 'protected' against 'Quadrooter'

Play Store should spot exploits

Three quarters of Oz science grads can't get science work

STEM-boosterism creating chemist-slash-baristas, and IT is still boring

NASA test foiled by rocket shaking power cord loose from camera

VideoSnapper built to take you inside a rocket plume eventually produced stunning images

Micron brands XPoint as...

Apple says banks can't touch iPhone NFC without harming security

Australian banks complain Apple Pay is unfair without even reading T&Cs

Networking wonks say lousy planning, not DDOS, caused #Censusfail

Nope, no unusual traffic here say operators and security types

5,000 robots to build 3D map of the universe

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument hoped to shed light on all that darkness out there

Funny story, this.'s 'open banking app revolution'. Security experts not a fan of it

AnalysisThey don't care for it. Say it's bad news

Microsoft kills RC4 crypto

Thailand plans to track non-citizens with their mobile phones

If you're headed there on holiday, it's time to sort out cheap global roaming

Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that golden backdoor keys are a terrible idea

UpdatedRedmond races to revoke Secure Boot policy

SAP whacks application cracks, shutters baker's dozen of potential hacks

Keeps details behind closed customer-only doors

Your mission, should you accept it, is to use cheap VMs before they self-destruct

Google finds a new way to drop cloud computing costs, but is still breaking itself

Reactive? Serverless? Put to bed? What's next for Java. Speak up, Oracle

Less is more, from EE to SE

HPE Software memo: We ARE several senior sales veeps lighter

Global leader Frank Vella and EMEA exec Tony Caine leave the building

Your colleagues will lie to you: An enterprise architect's life

Get good infrastructure governance in place and it won't even matter

Mangstor tells IT managers: Hey SANshine, c'mon in, the fabric is fine

Software plug-in for TITAN OS to give SANs ultrafast front end

Speaking in Tech: Nope, sorry waiter. I won't pay with that card reader

PodcastPoS issues? It's not like consumers have any control

They kept that quiet: Toshiba unsheathes FlashBlade rival

+CommentScale-out compute/flash box Flashmax comes out from nowhere

Italian MP threatens parents forcing veggie diets on kids with jail

Populist politician decries 'ideological excesses'

UK local govt body blasts misleading broadband speed ads

Won't someone please think of the farmers

Violin Memory cuddles up to GlobalLogic for R&D help

Next-generation product on way, with software QA in progress

Oracle to shutter License Services division – source

No COLS, just LMS... it was the cloud wot done it, says insider

Hitler ‘ransomware’ offers to sell you back access to your files – but just deletes them

Sloppy code is more risible than Reich, though

Brexit Britain: HP Sauce vs – choices that defined voters

Top 10 brand loves - the new social division

Avnet CEO: Sales down, profits down, but we dumped $70m in cost

And there's more to come. Back of the net!

Toshiba flashes 100TB QLC flash drive, may go on sale within months. Really

+CommentIt's talking the talk, all right – now for the walk

Tableau 10 is generally available, complete with visual tweaks

They made their own custom font. No, really

Instagram hackers add porn links and snaps to pwned accounts

No mum, I'm fine. Yes it's mine but... Will you let me finish?

NASA dumps $65m into building deep space hutches for humans

Space hotel, anyone?

Little choice in fast US ISPs

Cox stiffed for $25m after letting subscribers pirate music online

ISP didn't do enough to curb illegal downloads, appeal court rules

Judges put FCC back in its box: No, you can't override state laws, not even for city broadband

Funnily enough, US regulator can't just do whatever it wants

Raucous Ruckus router ruckus roundly rumbles: Infosec bod says Wi-Fi kit is weak, biz says no

Web UI bugs found, patches due to arrive

Mitt Romney tax-return 'hacker' Dr Evil gets four years in the slammer

Bitcoin blackmail scheme? Zip it

IP mapping hell couple sues

Still no date for tabling of Australia's mandatory data breach laws

Attorney general insufficiently agile to leap over legislative decision queue

Linux security backfires: Flaw lets hackers inject malware into downloads, disrupt Tor users, etc

AnalysisTCP networking code scores own goal

IBM used dud DoS shield for failed online census says Oz PM

'There are clearly very big issues for IBM ... no doubt there were serious failures' says PM

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