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Xen 4.8 countdown begins

Samsung gobbles Siri maker

NIST: People have given up on cybersecurity – it's too much hassle

Fine, go ahead, cyber-crook – cyber-steal my muffin cyber-recipe

Chap cuffed after treating commuters to giant-screen smut

Traffic-stopping hack could mean six years inside under Indonesian 'Immoral act' law

Whales permitting, Hawaiki sub cable to hit Sydney in August 2017

Filing tells NSA exactly where to send cable-sniffing divers

Cisco hugs sysadmins with a bunch more patches

Nexus switch owners, pay attention

Government rushes 000 tender out, two years ahead of schedule

Two year consultation ditched

Google un-clogs Landsat and Sentinel-2 imagery downloads

In theory this should mean two-day waits for sat snaps are a thing of the past

RethinkDB closes

World spent US$7.7bn on cloud in Q2, and that was during a lull

Established enterprise players are coining it, with hardly a white-box vendor in sight

Windows 10 market share fell in September

Not by much and we know mass enterprise adoption is still to come

NAS vendor Synology taking on Microsoft, Dell, Slack and AWS

Plans own European data centre for cloudy VM failover from new all-flash rack-mount NAS

Stripped of its galaxy, this black hole is wandering naked in the cosmos

Chandra spies orphan X-ray source

AWS has a lousy hybrid cloud story. VMware may fix that soon

Report says VMware and Amazon will announce alliance next week

How does a hybrid infrastructure fit my accreditations?

Oh and the cool parts of the PCI-DSS standard are on pages 117-118...

Early indications show UK favouring 'hard Brexit', says expert

Not clear which UK goods and service will benefit from prospective new trade deal

Today's fruitless cash-chuck

Mobile data is getting slower, faster

US cities see major crash in data speeds. But that's not the whole story...

Police raid India call centre, detain 500 in fraud probe

Quick, the taxman is outside, wire us $60k! US victims targeted, possibly UK too

Securing Office 365? There's always more you can do

Don't just accept the defaults and hope for the best

'Flaw' in iOS 10 private browsing... not as bad as it looks

At least according to (indie) experts

Private equity ownership produces an improved Arcserve, apparently

Sales are up, CA. Sure you made the right decision?

Citizens don't trust UK.GOV with their data

Pity, as Digital Economy Bill means it's about to get hold of even more..

Mac malware lies in wait for YOU to start a vid sesh...

Blinkenlights won't save you, user, piggyback is going for broke

Fujitsu in talks to bail from PC market, Lenovo one of the suitors

Not so 'super committed' now?

CMO go through revolving doors at Cloudian and Scality

All change in the object storage world

Boy, 12, gets €100k bill from Google after confusing Adwords with Adsense

Kid thought his band would buy mansion after achieving YouTube fame

Misys in £5.5bn IPO

Brainier Salesforce CRM might find customers to be slow learners

Einstein AI features could be long-term prospect

Fancy Bears' who-takes-what in sports hack list ‘manipulated’ before leak

Anti-doping body WADA says it ain't so

Hyperledger chain gang man explains Penguins' blockchain play

LinuxCon, BerlinGroup cultivating Bitcoin's serious cousin

The shoemaker, the array refresh and the VMworld smackdown

Case studyInfindat, unsurprisingly, says its shoe fits and you should wear it

ISP GMX attempts the nigh impossible: PGP for the masses

Promises end-to-end crypto

Trust the cloud, we’re getting the hang of securing it, says Unisys security chief

IPExpoTom Patterson talks the white and fluffy stuff

Internet of Things will turn up the compute heat for data centres

IPExpoSays man peddling DC cooling tech - but he has a point

Commvault and pals should score when tape-ditching stampede arrives - analyst

Plus: Raft of product updates including HyperFlex support

Secure cloud doesn’t always mean your stuff in it is secure too

IPExpoWarning from AWS and Unisys folk

Bloke gets six years in slammer after fessing up to £4.75m tax scam

Step 1: Set up a PO box in Dubai, Step 2: Send empty boxes, Step 3: Reclaim VAT

VR as an aid for the disabled

Theranos axes 40% of staff

Google 'screwed over' its non-millennials – now they can all fight back

Chocolate Factory hit with class-action suit over hiring and firing of older Googlers

Y'know that ridiculously expensive Oculus Rift? Yeah, it just got worse

$49 headphones. $79 sensor. $199 controller ... Bankrolling Trump trolls costs a lot, yo

Reseller offered $$$ for old tech gear – then stiffed thousands with suddenly lower quotes

Vintage Apple II? Yeah, we can do a couple of bucks

Saleforce touts no-code dev, no-brainer AI

Dreamforce'Adoption is the new measure of success' – who knew?

Never explain, never apologize: Microsoft silent on email server grief

Connected accounts can't get messages – no big deal, right?

18 seconds that blacked out South Australia

CommentListen to PM Malcolm Turnbull, Australia - if you want your electricity to be like his NBN

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Spotify serving malware, no escape from reality

Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see

Australian broadband sat launch also tested next Ariane rocket

VideoEuropean Space agency's re-usable rocket plan takes a small step forward

What does Amazon have in common with Uber and Lyft? Road rage

Delivery drivers file their own suit over job classification

Killer Hurricane Matthew threatens to wreck Kennedy Space Center

Launch site shuts down as mega-storm looks set to hit it head on

Verizon! 'wants! a! discount!'

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