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Windows Update borks PowerShell – Microsoft won't fix it for a week

'We apologize for any inconvenience that this might cause'

Error: Print job 'Money' failed for

HP Inc manages to not lose quite as much cash as Wall Street expected. Go team

Salesforce's NA14 nods again

Dell trademarks everything it does as 'Cross Cloud'

We think that's cross as in 'across', not as in 'angry'. But an angry cloud would be cool

NASA's free research trove may have broken arms trafficking rules

US authorities checking celebrated doc dump to make sure it's not revealing too much

Doing business with Asia? Then worry more about security

Mandiant study finds western orgs plug holes faster

Voyager 2's closest Saturn swoop was 35 years ago today

Only Cassini's been there since, V'ger 2 is now 15 light-hours away

Kindle Paperwhites turn Windows 10 PCs into paperweights: Plugging one in 'triggers a BSOD'

More Anniversary Update woe reported by frustrated users

Microsoft baits new vSphere-to-Hyper-V switch offer

Free Windows Server 2016 licences for all my virtual friends!

Mars to get Chinese delivery. Estimated time of arrival: 2020

NASA, China traffic jam on fourth rock from the sun

Excel hell messes up ~20 per cent of genetic science papers

Australian boffins say the problem is between users' ears and in the spreadsheet's formatting genes

Vale, LOGO creator Seymour Papert, who taught us that code can be creative play

Arduino-fiddling kids, and the rest of us, owe Papert a debt of gratitude

The Internet of Cows is moo-ving fast … no bull!

'Connected Cow' kit, including 'managed mating', will fatten tenfold to $10bn market

Top digital Eurocrat issues non-denial about hyperlink non-tax

CommentPerhaps he’s a non-Eurocrat too?

Facebook, Twitter and Google are to blame for terrorism, say MPs

Committee says press should uncritically repeat what government tells it to say

Movers and shakers: Execs take a hike from Lenovo and HPE

Plus one greybeard lands at enterprise licensing biz Crayon

Pizza delivery by drone 'trialled' in New Zealand

Not quite autonomous food-flinging, mind

Nimbus Data dedupe patent

Nutanix buys anon firm in India. DevOps upstart Calm won't comment...

Breaking through the wall of silence, one brick at a time

What wedding cake would an engineer make? A LEGO one

A reader's tale of life, love and programmable robotics

Biz phones 'n' broadband bods Gamma suffer a network TITSUP

Channel partners and customers left in dark since 8am service blackout

Arthur C Clarke award won by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Children of Time features talking space spiders

A quarter of banks' data breaches are down to lost phones and laptops

Just 20 per cent were the result of hacking

Radicalisation? gets itself in cluster-muddle over 'terrorism'

AnalysisWhat a bunch of babbling Daesh-heads

IBM is now selling Spectrum Virtualize free from hardware

Big Blue pokes software-defined storage world with big stick, runs away

Tech Data swings and misses Wall Street moneymen's target

CEO: IT spending weaker than expected but we grabbed rivals by the short and curlies

WhatsApp is to hand your phone number to Facebook

Roses are red, violets are blue, Facebook knows all that you think, say and do

An ethical Google won't break the internet, leaked EU report finds

Fancy that

NHS injects tender for PC and peripherals kit with £500m

Who said there's no money in the kitty for junior doctors... oh Gov.UK did

Larry Page snuffs out ‘too expensive’ Google Fiber project

Chocolate Factory cuts its own cords

Both HPs allegedly axed people just for being old, California court told

Class-action lawsuit accuses IT giants of age discrimination in layoffs

Update your iPhones, iPads right now – govt spy tools exploit vulns

Pegasus snoopware package used against activists and journalists

Baltimore cops: We flew high-res camera planes to film your every move

AnalysisGoogle-Earth-meets-Tivo service paid for by Texan billionaire

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's... er, Graphene bubbles – 200 times stronger than Superman

Miracle material bests Man of Steel, withstands incredible pressure, say eggheads

MIT brainiacs triple the speed, double the range of Wi-Fi

VideoMegaMIMO gives data a smooth ride

IoT manufacturer caught fixing security holes

Smart lock maker August fails to ignore flaws

Sprint learns that a 'rebate' includes paying people money

Telco settles allegations it pocketed cash promised to customers

OpenSSL 1.1.0 is out

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