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Office Depot halts PC Health Checks amid bogus infection claims

US chain accused of flagging malware false positives to flog expensive disinfection tool

Google declares victory for its Wifi router before it's even shipped

We won because we built it from the ground up, Google insists

Apple unplugs its home LAN biz, allegedly

AirPort taken behind shed, shot heard

Donald Trump confirms TPP to be dumped, visa program probed

Doubles down on new cyber-defence plan, too, even though USA already has one

Australian government never asked nbn™ to apply for private loans

AU$19.5bn loan made on cost grounds, not due to concerns about the business model

Free 'cyber hugs' for all is the plan at New Zealand's first CERT

KiwiconKiwis plan a CERT with heart, not just a shield for business

Boffins bake Crysis ransomware's keys into handy decryptor

Developers may have dropped keys to drop cops

Brocade's sales growth outpaced by costs, ahead of Broadcom buyout

Wi-Fi, routing up; SANs down

IETF plants privacy test inside DNS

'Stubby' aims to protect your metadata from snoopers

MP Kees Verhoeven wants EU to regulate the Internet of S**t

Vendors don't care, so government should step in

New state of matter discovered by superconductivity gurus

The 'pseudogap' state could be key to high-temperature superconductors

Glacier melt race increases vastly … for AWS cold storage

Sorry, no climate change. Just faster Glacier retrieval and new cloud hijinks with desktops-as-a-service-in-a-browser

Irish eyes are crying: Tens of thousands of broadband modems wide open to hijacking

D1000 can be directed to drop its firewall, allowing access to panel over the internet

AI is all trendy and fun – but it's still a long way from true intelligence, Facebook boffins admit

To be fair, the same goes for many humans, too

Fallout from Euro Patent Office meltdown reaches Dutch parliament

King Battistelli, of course, remains unrepentant

UK.gov flings £400m at gold standard, ‘full-fibre' b*&%*%£$%. Yep. Broadband

Stop drooling, BT. It's not for you

FTC report highlights challenge of how to best regulate 'sharing economy' platforms

Watchdog should look to the users for help

Happy days for second-hand smartphone sales

Hold it, hold it, hold it – now sell it!

More than half of punters reckon they can't get superfast broadband

'That there London gets all the speeds'

Merkel calls for balanced approach to data protection

EU should not be 'too restrictive' with data protection law

Talend CEO: Profit? We're a few years off... But we're cash-flow positive

InterviewTuchen tells El Reg what's wrong with the per-core software pricing model

Microsoft promises 'equal access' to LinkedIn to get EC green light for acquisition

Tales from the antitrust crypt

Emulating x86: Microsoft builds granny flat into Windows 10

Park your legacy apps here, they'll feel right at home

178 arrested in pan-European money mule crackdown

Law enforcement dents cybercrime networks

Trial date set for Brit police 'copter coppers over spying-on-doggers claims

The five deny all wrongdoing

Four IBM data centres planned for Big Blue UK cloud

Sorry, data, the holiday's cancelled

ExaGrid, Pure, and Veeam want IT to march to their drumbeat

Flash array backup jungle receives a new message from Mr Tambourine Man

Hack the Army: US military begs white hats to sweep it for bugs

Uncle Sam goes crackers for hackers

Hyperconvergence 101: More than a neatly packaged box of tricks

Simplicity is good, but what else can you do?

Rumble in the off-the-shelf server jungle: HPE comes out swinging

Backgrounder5 processor types, 4 basic form factors in server gallimaufry

Google DeepMind inks 5-year agreement with NHS for 'Streams' app

Patient data access concerns prompts ICO probe

Outlook outage outrage

Mass-client borkage leaves netizens SMH over SMTP

Veeam kicks Symantec's ass over unpatentable patents

Eight claims dismissed with prejudice

Hospital info thief malware puts itself into a coma to avoid IT bods

Software nasty also uses steganography to inject poison payload

Trump may stump Australian techies heading for the US

Preferential E-3 visa deal likely to come under scrutiny for labor and free trade reasons

Allow us to sum this up: UK ISP Plusnet minus net for nine-plus hours

Packet loss equals knackered broadband service for some

NetComm kicked to the curb by nbn™ for fibre-not-quite-to-the-home

Venerable vendor will provide ready-to-bury VDSL boxen

Pre-Trump FCC – get a grip on mobe data caps, racist Stingray spying, urge Dem senators

Warren, Bernie, Wyden push for changes before January

Who's in Peter's file? Moneybags Thiel hits up Silicon Valley brains to join his Trump think tank

And all he hears is crickets, apparently

LAKE OF frozen WATER THE SIZE OF NEW MEXICO FOUND ON MARS – NASA

Boffins spot wealth of H2-oh-yeah just waiting to be tapped

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