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Enterprise Yammer goes on end-of-life list for January 2017

Standalone product to stay, but if you want it in Office 365, change your subscription

Oh, ALL RIGHT, says Facebook, we'll let Windows admins run osquery

SELECT * from users where too_stupid_to_live=”YES”

Mozilla tells Firefox OS devs to fork off if they want to chase open web apps vision

Lizard also set to char Windows XP and Vista by ending support

Signs of recent tectonic activity found on cooling Mercury

Thought-to-be-lifeless hell-ball actually has a rich inner life

USB-C is now wired for sound, just like Sir Cliff Richard

3.5mm audio jacks are in big trouble now as one cable to rule them all standard signed off

Text input from thin air: boffins give Wi-Fi the finger with AI

There's a point to it, though

DoJ okays Netsuite slurp

City of Moscow to ditch 600k Exchange and Outlook licences

Cisco's already been sent to the gulag, now Microsoft's at risk of 'keep roubles in Russia' policy

Google launches peer-to-peer YouTube vid sharing, only in India

No mission to civilise, just cheaper downloads for cricket vids and family fun

Eric Raymond revisits his biggest mistake, updates 'Pilot' language after 20 years

That's enough time to build a Cathedral, never mind a patch

Alleged German YouTube-to-MP3 ripper sued by labels

Herr Pirat, ist dieser Krieg

Wow, still using disk and PCIe storage? You look like a flash-on victim, darling – it isn't 2014

CommentServer slingers, like models, it's OK to be DIMM

BIND bashes bugs

Sage advice: Avoid the Windows 10 Anniversary Update – it knackers our accounting app

Try this workaround if you're frozen out

Before Bitcoin, digital cash was called Beenz – all that's left is a T-shirt

Conference CoutureIn which we remember technology history through branded tat

Microsoft hails pointless Privacy Shield status for its cloud services

Yeah, it's self-certification. Give yourself a pat on your own back, Redmond

'Geek gene' denied: If you find computer science hard, it's your fault (or your teacher's)

And you find it easy, it's through hard work – not a 'gift'

HP Inc: No DRM in our 3D printers, we swear (unlike our 2D ones)

Raw materials will be open and multi-source

IBM hopes its tailored Swift will lure you onto BlueMix cloud

Now available to all – and a 'breath of fresh air' says top Big Blue engineer

Facebook's AI boss is on a mission to end spoon-fed machine intelligence

Yes, let computers off the leash with unsupervised learning

Google, Dropbox the latest US tech giants to sign up to the Privacy Shield

Queued up to self-certify

UK.gov is doing sod all to break £20bn of locked-in IT contracts

AnalysisAt least one department has no idea how much it's splurged

nbn™ dumps Optus HFC, will use fibre to the kerb for ≈700k sites

So what exactly did AU$800m buy? An option for bits of Optus network, says nbn™

Ofcom punts network-sniffing Android app

Help find not-spots

The wait is over: MoD releases latest issue of Ship Paint Monthly

Mad magsKnow when to opt for wet abrasive blasting or Self Polishing Copolymer?

WAN, bam, thank you... oh @£$%. We've gone dead. Drop the burger. RUUUUUN!

This Damn WarGet back to the data centre, stat

Argos tech team updates iOS app with helpful info on 'eleventy-billion toilet seats'

Sky hooks, tartan paint ... U wot m8?

It's all fun and games until someone loses an AI

CEO of Allen Institute of AI: Be realistic. Hype only hurts research

British Gas wins pre-paid smart meter patent lawsuit

£80m infringement? £30m? £10m? Claimant bought patent for £160k two years ago

Redback sinks fangs into Aussie's todger AGAIN... second time in five months

Man vows to steer clear of outside dunnies, 'I'll hold on for dear life'

Our Windows windows will be resizable, soooon, vows Microsoft

IgniteBack to the '80s

Urgent! Log in for spear-phisher survey or your account will be deleted

Europol: Cybercrims getting more devious

The web is past peak innovation: It's all negative returns from here

Open Source InsiderAs Steve Jobs might say: You misunderstand 'design'

Raspberry Pi adds PIXEL eye candy to desktop

Raspbian gets user interface makeover and Chromium browser

BT tops Ofcom's broadband whinge list

Virgin and Sky rated least moaned about

‘Inflexion point’ BlackBerry washes hands of hardware biz

Switches to licensing 'secure Android' and apps

Revealed: The true horror of being a big CEO

Pity the poor reporter who had to shadow Mark Hurd

Apple moving to scrubbed up London's Battersea Power Station

Tim Cook moves in opposite dog’s home? Pigs will fly...

Natwest online payments go down

I got BILLS I gotta pay...

Microsoft preps defence against the dark arts for enterprise customers

Application Guard aims to defeat malware served up from web sites

Fresh-faced startup promises bigger, faster non-volatile DIMMs

Server shake-up through 4TB, 2u latency NVDIMM tech

DARPA does a podcast

2006 called, it wants its technology back

Internet of Things security? Start with who owns the data

Cambridge Wireless event chews the fat over key questions

Surprise! Leading 4-socket server vendor isn’t Dell or HPE

Chinese market is growing fast

Brit loan firm gets comeuppance for 7.7 million spam texts

ICO delivers £130k fine to Mancunian credit card broker

Analyst: iPhone 7 points to price jump

It is all in the numbers

Colour us shocked: Dell EMC rules converged systems like a boss

VCE and VSAN very very virtuous for newly joined duo

Yahoo!’s security shambles

City of Detroit's IT boss took payola from tech suppliers, now faces jail

Motor City bad man on $142,000-a-year salary swung contracts amid cutbacks

Google cranks out new developer center in San Francisco – inexplicably, we were at the opening

Sustainable biz, welcome – the rest of you, not so much

How to create a security startup and bag VC millions – step one: Containers, AI or cloud

Step two: Keep doing that

HP Ink COO: Sorry not sorry we bricked your otherwise totally fine printer cartridges

Firmware fix coming soon to clean up Inc's ink stink

'Spotify wants SoundCloud'

Australia wants law to ban de-anonymisation of anonymous data

Attorney-General Brandis says it's important for privacy - but what about researchers who probe privacy, George?

South Australian mega-storm blacks out whole state

Weather, 1: electricity infrastructure hackers, 0. And let's not even start on the 'wind farms broke the world' theory

After AT&T's crushing blow, FTC tells Senate it wants its balls back

US watchdog still feeling sore after being stripped of powers to punish telcos

4K-ing-A! Roku bangs out broad range of new streaming boom boxes

From super cheap $30 to hefty $130

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