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Men overboard! US Navy spills data on 134k sailors

In the Navy, we sink thanks to HPE! In the Navy, we leak data with much ease!

CompSci Prof raises ballot hacking fears over strange pro-Trump voting patterns

Calls for audit of votes in key swing states just to make sure nothing went awry

Attackers use ancient zero-day to pop Asian banks, govts

Flawed desktop publishing tool for readers of Urdu and Arabic phlayed with phishing

Debian putting everything on the /usr

Tidying up the artefacts of the 90s should make things more secure and efficient

Get patching: Xen bug blows hypervisor security to bits – literally

x86 bit test emulation clamps 64-bit values when it shouldn't

NASA sets fire to stuff in SPAAACE. On purpose. Because science

VIDEOSSaffire II experiment data revealed in all its inflammatory glory

Twitter to crack down on spies wielding its APIs

Using location tracking to track protestors is possible, but now verboten under policy change

No super-kinky web smut please, we're British

One in the eye for ISPs, which will be asked to block streams of stuff legal to do but too dirty to watch

Missile tech helps boffins land drone on car moving at 50 km/h

Because UAVs should hitch a ride when it makes no sense to burn batteries

How to confuse a Euro-cop: Survey reveals the crypto they love to hate

Bits of Freedom research discovers unsavoury continental back-door preferences

CompSci boffins offer new bug-rating system to get you home on time

Rating Impact, not theoretical severity, is goal of 'Non-Intrusive and Context-Based Vulnerability Scoring'

Tech giants warn IoT vendors to get real about security

Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group waves baseball bat at slapdash Thing-makers

Fancy the new HTML vSphere client? Go get it: The old one has a security problem

Virtzilla has one other security worry too, in Identity Manager

CERT tells Microsoft to keep EMET alive because it's better than Win 10's own security

Vuln seeker says EMET has 13 protections Win 10 doesn't

A closer look at HPE's 'The Machine'

AnalysisIt's supposed to be a server design rule shakeup. Here's what we know so far

There's gold in them thar hills! Rackspace latest firm to join Frankfurt data centre rush

VMware-friendly facility

Huawei wheels out X Labs brainbox farm for wireless industry

GMBBF2016Think of ways to make money from all these bright ideas

Meet the beautiful minds vying to be crowned the Student Cluster champs

HPC Blog40 per cent less tedium and weepy backstories than the Olympics

Big Music goes mad for chat bots and AI

It's all soooo intelligent

Demo may have frozen, but narrowband IoT stew is still piping hot

MBBF2016NB-IoT looms as a network tech Godzilla

Scotland's Skyscanner sold to Chinese rival Ctrip in £1.4bn deal

It's like ARM all over again... and Ingram Micro... and Hinkley

SQL Server on Linux: Runs well in spite of internal quirks. Why?

First LookSome limitations but most things work

Imation agrees deal to offload Nexsan to private equity

+ CommentThe next stage in the Nexsan saga involves NXSN

Don't rush into 5G until you've got a market, warns GTI chief

MBBF2016China Mobile's doing it, though. You arguing with 497m customers?

Space crap: Flap, zap or strap? $30k from NASA for your pooper scooper

Dung it! You need the loose change, etc

Microsoft’s ‘Home Hub’ probably isn’t even hardware at all

Cortana in a box? Maybe not

Make Christmas Great Again: $149 24-karat gold* Trump tree ornament

Ordinary Americans can't afford it, it's not a yuge deal

Half of all kids suddenly break LINPACK record in supercomputing compo

HPC BlogBrainier students? Maybe. New hardware, almost certainly

Nimble: Thank flash for sweet, sweet AFA

AnalysisBut while the all-flash kit sales are up, hybrid arrays are down

Meet the Loughborough 'emo' boffins who predicted Trump's victory

Social media tracking... yep, this is the future

Jingle bells, RM tells, some staff to go away... via Skype

70 heads get early Xmas gift delivered in P45 wrapping paper

Enterprise vendors offering big Black Friday discounts

Servers, books, virtualisation software, training and PCs at unusually attractive prices

'Data saturation' helped to crash the Schiaparelli Mars probe

Altitude reading of 'below ground level' turned probe into Magrathean Whale

Melbourne man arrested for broadcasting fake messages to pilots

Commerical kit, not hacking, all that's needed.

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