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iOS 10 bricks iThings

Sports doping agency WADA says hackers lifted Olympic athletes' medical records

Javelin Spear phishing from Russia cracked admin account

Luxe cable crimper

VMware Workstation's installer loads danger-junk, so patch it ASAP

It's 2016 and virtual printing can make a desktop hypervisor run almost anything

Gimps with big Dell balls hijack HPE's partner shindig

Marketing budget a bit tight after EMC slurp Michael?

Hyper-converged hyper-contender ZeroStack starts connecting clouds

Promises ESX-to-KVM-to-AWS and back again without involving architects

HPE EMEA boss confirms shuffling of exec deck

HPE GPC '16Round holes, square pegs... or something like that

Researcher reports XSS hole in Google France

Mountain View slings quick fix

'What this video game needs is actual footage of real gruesome deaths'

Animal rights group wants input into design of Farming Simulator 17

Super Typhoon Meranti threatens Taiwan and China

Hacker dominates Festify crowd-pleaser party app

Top infosec vendors, cops, liberate thousands from ransomware

'No More Ransom' alliance gives users decryption and defence tools

Great British Block-Off: GCHQ floats plan to share its DNS filters

Plan calls for ISPs to sign on for attack blocking system

Aruba OS8 lands, with APIs so non-NetAdmins can do NetAdmin jobs

This software-defined networking stuff is getting just a bit scary ... and scary good!

Oracle happy to let Apache Foundation adopt NetBeans

I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of Java devs suddenly cried out in terror

Logins for US Navy, NASA's JPL among US gov logins sold on deepweb

Just US$2132 gets you half a dozen live accounts

JDK 9 release delayed another four months

Devs ask for more time to do the job right, meaning July 2017 instead of next week as first planned

Non-doms pay 10 times more in income tax than average taxpayer group

CommentSurvey: They'll 'move if the grass looks greener'

Good luck squeezing saturated market, Euro mobe firms, say Orange, Telefonica

Based profits on roaming charges? Too bad! Only the IoT-ist will survive

So, Gov.UK infosec in 2015. 'Chaotic'. Cost £300m. NINE THOUSAND data breaches...

... and gov wants more of our data?

Google's become an obsessive stalker and you can't get a restraining order

CommentLocation, location, location (data)

Speaking in Tech: Testing data center fire snuffer and... and pow! I just s$%t my pants

PodcastSurprise! Super-dense HDDs are more sensitive

US National Security Agency gets CREST smile

Britain-based certification body pleased about 'huge growth'

Dell overtakes HPE in server shipments as worldwide sales shrink

x86, is it?

Sorry Nanny, e-cigs have 'no serious side-effects' – researchers

+CommentEvidence that they're functional smoking cessation aids too

Songsmiths sue US antitrust over Google-friendly rules ruling

Name ex-Google antitrust guru in suit

In Red Hat, Veritas: Firm backs OpenStack convergence play

Voice through your Linux server? You might want this

UK Science Museum will reconsider its 'sexist' brain quiz

Apparently, it was designed to be 'tongue in cheek'

Map to the stars: Gaia's first data dump a piece of 3D Milky Way puzzle

Calibrating relationships between celestial objects

HPE: Come on in, cool cloud kids, we won't compete with you – unlike *cough* Dell

Service providers lured in with promises

Ted Cruz channels Senator McCarthy in wrongheaded internet power grab crusade

Cruz threatens commerce secretary, staff with jail

$200k Android bug contest

Viacom, Mattel and pals busted for stalking kids with creepy web ads

Toy n' TV slingers will pay up $835K for COPPA violations

GitHub gets all grown-up with better code review, project management, etc

And look who has the most open source contributors – it rhymes with Nitro Waft

Did you know iOS 10, macOS Sierra has a problem with crappy VPNs? You do now

Don't blame Apple this time, it tried to warn you

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