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Microsoft redecoration delay rumors: THE TRUTH

Email updates stalled to 2017? Oh no no, everything's fine ... ish, says Redmond

Microsoft redfaced after Bing translation cockup enrages Saudis

Daesh/Saudi Arabia snafu leads to calls for boycott

NZ-funded Hawaiki cable signs DRFortress for landing station

Next stop, Hawaii

Victoria Gov tips $6.5M into uni security seeder, city-country farm tech

Garden State wants a thousand startups to bloom

Michael Dell promises new EMC/Dell/VMware engineered systems

VmworldExpect them ASAP once the EMC deal closes, which will be real soon now

Fifty bills for new Oz parliament, nothing much for tech

A lean, lean 2016 for Canberra IT sector lobbyists

Ripper! Boffins find malware thought behind $347k Thai ATM raids

Evil EMV card pwns NCR ATMs, sets dispensary to max

SETI Institute damps down 'wow!' signal report from Russia

Settle, SETI-fans: One radio spike does not a civilisation make

Reports: Autopilot will go on strike if you're not paying attention

Tesla readies software update after high-profile crashes

$329 for a MacBook? Well, really a 'HacBook' built on an old HP

Bring your own Mac OS licence and cross your fingers before the legal letters land

Pump-priming the new ampere: NIST works to count electrons in silicon

Show me the way to go Ohm

Li-Fi with my little eye … a vulnerability

Fooling around with VLC systems

Replacing humans with robots in your factories? Hold on just a sec

Removing the squishies doesn't remove the legal headaches

Windows 10 Anniversary on a Raspberry Pi: Another look at IoT Core

Hands onNeat platform but should we just use Linux?

EU verdict: Apple received €13bn in illegal tax benefits from Ireland

Updated'State aid' will be recovered, plus interest

Samsung's million-IOPS, 6.4TB, 51Gb/s SSD is ... well, quite something

VMworldFive full drive writes a day for five years? This is serious

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn wants high speed broadband for all. Wow, original idea there

And could he be hinting at a new national ID card scheme?

Microsoft releases firmware fix for faulty Surface Pro 3 batteries

'Portable' device can now be untethered from wall

Ireland taxman: Apple got NO favours from us, at all, at all

Yes, we squeezed just 0.005% corp tax from Apple. That was what it owed

71,000 Minecraft World Map accounts leaked online after 'hack'

Dumped creds have been exposed since January

Intel's makeshift Kaby Lake Cores hope to lure punters from tired PCs

Seventh-generation processors with DRM-friendly UHD engine will appear from next month

Height of stupidity: Heathrow airliner buzzed by drone at 7,000ft

Second incident saw drone miss cockpit by barely 10m

Here's the relevant bits from VMworld, sliced and diced just for you

VMworldNew boxen and such, in handy A-Z format

Missing Milky Way mass blown away by bingeing supermassive black hole

Mystery of the missing baryons leads to a surprising find

VMware fixes 'split brain' caused by 'stubbed toe' of botched NSX update

VMworldCEO Pat Gelsinger says pulled release was a glitch, not a culture fail

Vietnam hotel DB leaks cards

Holy friggin' Dell! $67bn EMC mega-gobble to complete on Sept 7


Super Cali goes ballistic, IT school is hopeless: Tech boot camp ITT frozen by edu officials

Doubts linger over for-profit US-wide college's finances

Making us pay tax will DESTROY EUROPE, roars Apple's Tim Cook

Apparently everyone could pay 0.005 per cent tax if they only asked

Is there an Echo in here? An Echo in here? Good, says Sonos. Good

Talk into Amazon's voice assistant speakers, get music streamed to ... other speakers

John Ellenby, British inventor of the first laptop, powers off

ObituaryGRiD Compass made it into space and onto Aliens

Dell's new story: Goldilocks and the three virtual infrastructures

This server is too engineered. This server is too bespoke. This validated server's just right!

Windows passwords leak tip

SpaceX's used flight-proven rocket to loft Euro satellite this year

First real test for second-hand reusable Falcon

Dotcom extradition stream

Ankers away! USB-C cables recalled over freakin' fried phone fears

VideoNow USB-C it, now you don't

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