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Hacked hookup site Ashley Madison's security was laughable

Canadian and Australian privacy watchdogs bite, hard

Boffins design security chip to spot hidden hardware trojans in processors

When fabs go rogue

Pinterest buys Instapaper

Google broke its own cloud by doing two updates at once

Right hand, meet left hand. Then both do a facepalm

VMware reveals vulns

Equation Group exploit hits newer Cisco ASA, Juniper Netscreen

NSA cache dump keeps patches pumping

Intel douses Wildfire ransomware as-a-service Euro menace

Group scored $79k a month with infect-o-tronic rent-a-bot

NIST spins atomic gyroscope to allow navigation without GPS

Wait, there's more: it's also an accelerometer

Breaker, breaker: LTE is coming to America's CB radio frequencies

Big names launch CBRS Alliance. Think of it as truckers-versus-tech

Citrix frees NetScaler CPX

Microsoft drops OMI for Linux to GitHub

Management for Penguin-powered things, phones, and other skinny stuff

Nuclear fallout shelter becomes cloud storage bunker

Cold war relic beneath Paris now houses cold storage at €0.002/GB/Month

Oracle reveals Java Applet API deprecation plan

Big Red nods to plugin-hostile browser-makers, outlines proper Applet pension plan

No, we haven't found liquid water on Mars, says NASA

New observations don't contradict Martian wet patch theories, but dry them up a lot

Major update drops for popular Pwntools penetration showbag

Hackers chuffed

Google Fuchsia OS eyes non-Linux things

Embedded is the web's next frontier

Stop lights, sunsets, junctions are tough work for Google's robo-cars

Hot ChipsIf only we had self-driving processors that were stupidly fast, says web giant

MySQL daddy Widenius: Open-source religion won't feed MariaDB

InterviewFork off, cash is king

Arista slapped with import ban after US Trade Rep lays down law

Firm lost Cisco patent lawsuit, will appeal to Supreme Court

False Northern Lights alert issued to entire UK because of a lawnmower

But freshly cut grass is the olfactory equivalent, right?

Gartner's Magic Quadrant mages shake crystal ball, Violin goes topsy turvy

All flashy beings, great and small, quiver before the chart

Vidahost hikes domain name fees by a third, blames Brexit

Weak pound means higher prices for Brits

Angler hooks German's todger at nudist lake

Ausgezeichnet, ein Rekord-Fang? Leider nicht

French submarine builder DCNS springs leak: India investigates

The French are said to be going ballistic

Irritable Cisco kicks Nutanix out of partner program

Email to its channel reveals depth of Switchzilla's ire

Huawei's pricey new Honor goes upmarket. Bold move when prices are sliding

AnalysisRefurbs will cause handset vendors pain

Nimble Storage ticks over nicely but will shareholders want more revs?

Shrinking losses, embiggening revenues

Speaking in Tech: Open Source fixes a Microsoft engineering problem

PodcastPlus: Shadow Brokers may have been an inside job

Red Hat goes to work on OpenStack network convergence

Virtualisation? Of course (we still do 'Enterprise' too)

Same job, different place: US salaries top DevOps pay packet poll

California demand closes the pay gap

US Treasury to launch pre-emptive strike on EU's Ireland tax probe

Only we should have the power to enforce our tax laws across the world, scream Yanks

IBM will move stored stuff onto its new flashy boxen for free

Strong bait for new customers. Not good news for Dell or EMC

'Second Earth' exoplanet found right under our noses – just four light years away

Proxima b is a likely target for Starshot project

Pow! Right in the Jawbone: Fitbit cleared in tech ripoff legal ordeal

Judge knocks out claims it stole competitor's trade secret

Unlimited mobile data in America – where's the catch? There's always a catch

AnalysisAll you can eat is never quite all you can eat

Google tells popup ads to p*** off on mobes

Annoying banners will send phone-friendly sites to hell – aka the second page of search

French, German ministers demand new encryption backdoor law

But is it just a matter of looking tough with elections around the corner?

Watch the world's biggest 'flying bum' go arse over tit in a crash

VideoAll together now: I like big butts but I cannot fly, you boffins can't deny...

Iraq internet shutdowns

Just a little FYI: Small town ISPs want out of FCC privacy rules

C'mon Marlene, we don't need opt-in consent, we're locals!

Touchy iPhone 6, 6 Plus chips prone to breaking down and giving up

And Apple's Geniuses can't help you when it happens

China's $30bn VC fund

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