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Uncle Sam launches open source trove of government code is live and Gitting

IBM Bluemix to offer Intel 3D XPoint-powered cloud in late 2017

First comes a cloud testbed so we can figure out what non-volatile memory is good for

AI boffins turn to StarCraft to train future neural networks

TorchCraft to build machine-learning agents from cosmic battles

Curl bashes 11 bugs

Is password security at just $1/month too expensive for most?

LastPass' free tier now works on all devices, which used to cost a buck a month

World's shortest international flight: now just 21km in 7 minutes

€40 St. Gallen-Altenrhein to Friedrichshafen hop takes you from Switzerland to Germany

Microsoft extends support for EMET security tool

Windows Vista, 7 and 8 users can keep using code Redmond says has 'serious limits'

UK prison reform report wants hard-coded no-fly zones in drones to keep them out of jail

Ministry of Justice will hire 50 to decipher data from currently un-analysed illicit phones

Swiss, geez: Robo-hooker coffee shop to be erected in Geneva

Sudo how 'bout a quickie?

Tokens of terror spark 'major security update' at GitLab

HackerOne's Jobert Abma spots import/export credential persistence problem

British firm to build world's first offshore automated ship

But crewless boats are a long way off

We're great, you don't understand competition law, Google tells Europe

Ad giant 'may actually believe it's a force for good in the world' – FairSearch

Your weekends may be safe, admins – IT giants tout 'zero outage' tech

No more call-outs if HPE, Cisco et al live up to promise (stop laughing at the back)

Hell Desk's 800 number was perfect for horrible heavy-breathing harassment calls

On-call possibly NSFWGet out your phones, people, and turn 8487 into letters

Any questions? No, not you again at the back, please God no

Something for the Weekend, Sir?How not to behave at tech press launches

British defence minister refuses to rule out F-35A purchase

We're still getting 138 jets but nobody knows if they'll all be F-35Bs, as planned, or not

Software licencing gets easier in the cloud? Not if your name is Microsoft

CRM Online morphs into Dynamics 365 and 'confusion' reigns supreme

Power to the (outsourced) people – globalisation starts small

RadbotBecause endless coffee and DNA replication goes only so far

Build your Type 26 warships next year? Sure, MoD – now, about that contract...

Despite today's crowing about cutting steel, nowt's in writing

James Dyson's new startup: A university for engineers that doesn't suck

Undergrads will receive a salary and work alongside Dyson professionals

Twitterstorm erupts over suspected murder of record-breaking earthworm

Natural History Museum under suspicion amid demands of "Justice for Dave"

CSC shows first growth in two years... after ploughing half a billion into takeovers

You gotta spend money to make money, after all

Naughty UK Google cloud users can now be sued by Chocolate Factory in England

CMA beams: Look what we've done for consumer rights!

Refactoring Brexit: The Great Digital Repeal

¡Bong!And why Hillary will lose – she didn't listen to me

World-leading heart hospital 'very, very lucky' to dodge ransomware hit

Papworth's timely backups saved the day

Scality developing way to stream objects to tape and the cloud

Californians have lust for S3 targets but Azure is on the list too

Anti-ultrasound tech aims to foil the dog-whistle marketeers

Black Hat EUResearchers are finding ways to protect users from cross-device tracking

Mirai IoT botnet blamed for 'smashing Liberia off the internet'

Entire country gets to enjoy life without the web thanks to huge DDoS attack, it is claimed

Computer forensics defuses FBI's Clinton email 'bombshell'

Analysis95 per cent of the 650,000 messages not relevant

IBM stirs Lenovo Optane into its Bluemix cloud

AnalysisOptimism on Optane with 4X better throughput than Intel P3700 NAND SSD

Brit cops cuff 14 in £11m money-laundering malware ring sting

Alleged crooks said to have used Dridex and Dyre software nasties

Gaming is not as addictive

No spin zone: Samsung recalls 3M EXPLODING washing machines

Maybe it would be easier to just give us a list of what won't blow up?

Zuck loses $3bn in a day

GoPro revenues skydive

Fresh Euro Patent Office drama: King Battistelli fires union boss

EPO president ignores his own admin council

Look out, SpaceX et al – China's Long March-5 rocket blasts off

PicSuccessful launch takes payload into orbit

Zerg rush! Now Google DeepMind, Blizzard train AIs with StarCraft battles

VidDuo follow Facebook in using space war game to improve neural networks

Twitter trolls are destroying democracy, warn eggheads

Remember when social media was going to bring about a golden age of interaction?

El Paso city bungs $3.2m to email crooks pretending to be bosses

Screw online, we're going back to paper, say officials

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