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Galaxy Note 7 short stack

AT&T tries broadband over power lines again

'Project AirGig' shows the classics never die, but radio hams might feel homicidal

Larry Ellison today said really nice things about rival Amazon's cloud

OpenWorldHaha, of course he didn't – he trash-talked AWS databases for an hour

Cisco re-commits to VCE with a very public display of affection

Oi, Dell! Robbins! Get a room, will you please?

Citrix swats Sweet32 bug by just turning off old ciphers

You can even leave out the turning it on again - this bug's not worth its brand, really

10-second hijack hole could kill any Facebook profile

Shame it wasn't used more before Zuck paid $16k to the uni student who found it

Google cloud, Asian wobble

Azure Sydney in eight-hour wobble thanks to 'networking issue'

Your disaster recovery may be delayed by Microsoft's disaster recovery – and odd timekeeping

What's Chinese and crashing in flames? No, not its economy – its crocked space station

Expect fireworks late in 2017

World+dog to get retro classic Commodore 64 for Christmas

Here comes your fully-licenced street-legal retrogasm

VMware's secret security plan revealed

Imagine a whitelist-checker running in the safety of the hypervisor kernel and monitoring VMs in real time

Nork server blunder leaks Kim Jong Un's entire DNS – all, er, 28 .kp domains

It looks a lot like 1996

Rosetta probe's final death dive planned for just after last call next Friday night

Tune in at 10:40PM UTC next Friday for a 'controlled crash'

Oracle's new cloud rated 'minimum viable product' ... for now

Oh and Larry's cut-price claim ignores that most people buy cloud as reserved instances

Will US border officials demand social network handles from visitors?

UpdatedDraft visa form spotted with mandatory box for profile links

BT's Wi-Fi Extender works great – at extending your password to hackers

Got one of these gizmos? Patch its firmware ASAP

Indefatigable WikiBots keep Wikipedia battles going long after humans give up and go home

And you thought arguing with a living Wiki-editor was bad

Greybeards beware: Hair dye for blokes outfit Just For Men served trojan

Close shave after WordPress mess was cut off at the roots

Victoria Police warn of malware-laden USB sticks in letterboxes

It's called 'junk mail' for a reason people: take the pizza vouchers and ignore the rest

Wow, RIP hackers ... It's Cyber-Lord Blunkett to the rescue for UK big biz

New system to ensure suppliers are up to scratch on IT security

Robot overlords? Pshaw! I ain't afraid of no AI – researchers

Get a hold of yourself, Elon Musk

Reg Programming Compo: 22 countries, 137 entries and... wow – loads of Python

RoundupWe have a winner, ladies and gents

EU chief promises modernised spectrum policy to avoid mistakes of LTE

How best to resolve the spectrum gridlock?

Are you sure you want to outsource IT? Yes/No. Check this box to accept Ts&Cs

Er, and you might wish to READ them too

Imation faces New York boot

A Clarity cloud gathers around K2. Yes, literally

Kaminario is adding cloudy analytics to all flash array

We live in a world where a 'Hamdog' burger hybrid is patented

A meat and two meats

Hewlett Packard Enterprise bigwig chuckles at talk of buyout talks

Trimmed down biz 'possible' target for Dell, Cisco, Lenovo, Huawei and private equity

Man accused of $180k ass-based gold smuggling scam awaits verdict

RCMP conduct internal investigation to see if it could be done

What says Internet of Things better than a Bluetooth-controlled smart candle?

We're not making this up, it's a real product

Magneto-resistant upstart Everspin gets itself into an IPO whizz

Non-volatile RAMmer enters the most volatile situation of all

Lethal 4-hour-erection-causing spiders spill out of bunch of ASDA bananas

Man flees with family

Microsoft cuts ribbon on Euro cloud bit barn for Office 365, Azure

Now only local spy agencies can slurp your data. Hurrah!

She cannae take it, Captain Kirk! USS Zumwalt breaks down

Water got into where water should not have been

OpenIO wants to turn your spinning rust into object storage nodes

Seagate's Kinetic drives get a new twist on ye olde JBOD

Samsung intros super-speedy consumer SSDs, 'fastest M.2s ever'

Flashy NVMe pair up to 1TB – for now....

HPE sells off 'non-core' software assets

CommentHPE asset disposals exercise - to possibly prep for an acquisition?

CA blows on fingers, grasps testing vendor BlazeMeter

From mainframe to DevOps in just 40 years...

Dell stages SAP HANA love-in, squeezes out engineered system

World, meet the Dell EMC Validated System

Lenovo denies claims it plotted with Microsoft to block Linux installs

It's a driver cockup, not a feature

Asian hornets are HERE... those honey bee murdering BASTARDS

Flying death spotted in the Cotswolds, boffins move in for the kill

Financial Conduct Authority: No need to look any closer at insurers’ use of Big Data

We asked them and they said it's all good, so we're happy

Apple wants to buy Formula 1 car firm McLaren – report

UpdatedProject Titan + F1 supercar brains + ??? = profit

Don't SNIA at my storage specs: Standards body dons goggles, takes the plunge

Unleashes Xiphias gladius – Swordfish to you and me

Rackspace punts piscatorial Power platform at service providers

Barreleye server offers Power8 alternative to Intel boxes

Apple guilty in iPhone ringtone patent rip-off battle with Sony, Nokia

Cupertino giant told to cough up equivalent of a rounding error on its financial sheets

US cities promise to crack down on police surveillance tech

Growing demand for greater oversight of how snoopware is obtained by cops

Anti-ICANN Cruzade continues: Senator Ted still desperately trying to defund US govt

IANA transition threatens to become focus of dysfunctional Congress

TRUMP: ICANN'T EVEN! America won't hand over internet control to Russia on my watch

World collectively bangs its head against wall

Cisco snaps shut remote pwnage hole in Cloud Services Platform

Flaw allowed hijacking via HTTP snippets

Zuckerberg to spend $3bn+ to rid world of all disease by 2100 (Starting with Facebook, right?)

And yet WhatsApp cost $19bn?

Bitcoin miners 'stole power'

Red Hat hauls $600m quarter

Xen 4.5 maintenance release

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