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Need to tailor Swift for servers? Software upstart claims to have 'perfect' assistant

Backend apps become a bit more manageable, in theory

Has Canadian justice gone too far? Cops punish drunk drivers with NICKELBACK

# 'Cause we all just wanna be big Canuck stars / And live in hilltop houses driving 15 cars

Drive-by web nasty unmasks Tor Browser users, Mozilla dashes to patch zero-day vuln

UpdatedJavaScript smuggles malicious payload into PCs

systemd free Linux distro Devuan releases second beta

Greybeard-built Debian fork bringing init freedom on track for early 2017 release

GET pwned: Web CCTV cams can be hijacked by single HTTP request

Server buffer overflow equals remote control

Microsoft adds SDN automation to System Center's Virty Manager

'Cortana, I'd like a software defined network script'. Sure. First let me sort this 404

Turnbull's hand-picked disruptor disrupts disruption by departing

Digital Transformation Office/Agency head Paul Shetler resigns

Spinning rust supply chain seizes up after BIG disk demand spike

Hard disk industry caught between long-term decline and occasional spurts of enthusiasm

Bare metal switches racked up a whole $23m of sales in H1 2016

Software's selling well, but the SDN-will-totally-kill-Cisco argument looks thin

PayPal proffers patch for OAuth app hack hole

Payment giant takes second look at bad bugs.

Banks' bid to board iPhones' NFC chips rebuffed

Competition commission cans anti-Cupertino cartel

Six car-makers team to build European 'leccy car charge bar network

BMW, Daimler, Ford, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche plot 400 charging stations

UK's new Snoopers' Charter just passed an encryption backdoor law by the backdoor

How far will it go? You'll have to ask the Home Secretary

Aw, how sweet: Google Brain claims to clock diabetic eye diseases just like a proper doc

Still a lot more work to be done before it'll hit clinical studies

CERN concern: Particle boffins join backlash against Euro Patent Office's King Battistelli

Physicists not happy with president firing staff

What's the first emotion you'd give an AI that might kill you? Yes, fear

Neural networks taught to understand danger so terrible mistakes are not repeated

Chernobyl cover-up: Giant shield rolled over nuclear reactor remains

Crumbling cover replaced by 36,000-tonne radiation-proof structure

'Tesco Bank's major vulnerability is its ownership by Tesco,' claims ex-employee

Links to supermarket's systems may have exposed vulnerability

'Significant' number of HPE OpenStackers flung to SUSE

Linux shop vows PaaS play

UK.gov was warned of smart meter debacle by Cabinet Office in 2012

Cyber threat and net loss of £4.5bn flagged four years ago

UK National Lottery data breach: Fingers crossed – it might not be you

No card data but possibly other personal stuff

Virgin Media is so rustic and artisan you get to hand-sort your own spam

Soz about that. Mindfulness, yeah?

UK cops spot webcam 'sextortion' plots: How vics can hit stop

Don't panic, don't pay

Jeremy Hunt: Telcos must block teens from sexting each other

I was going to sext but then I remembered the government ban. So I didn't!

UCL snags head of Europol for a seminar on privacy

Debates ahoy in late January

Well, FC-NVMe. Did this lightning-fast protocol just get faster?

+CommentNew wine in old bottles; NVMe fabrics can use Fibre Channel instead of replacing it

Gartner: It's tough out there for server-sellers

There's HPE, Dell and two rampant Chinese server dragons chasing them

AWS hops aboard Internet of Things bandwagon

Don't laugh, you can get a shiny sticker out of it

Nutanix makes thundering great loss, stock market hardly blinks

Investors don’t care as sky-rocketing growth set to continue

It's sooo much more than a data warehouse! Microsoft beams over new appliance update

Analytics Platform System made generally available

Qumulo gets head transplant

Incoming CEO as founding CEO goes to CTO role

Tobacco giant predicts the end of smoking. Panic ensues

CommentPhilip Morris's iQOS

Android-rooting Gooligan malware infects 1 million devices

At an estimated rate of 13,000 smartphones a day

Qubes goes commercial to keep its secure VM-focused OS dream alive

Security is expensive – so cough up

How much does HPE's credible IoT bundle cost? Anyone? Hello?

Answers on a post card to El Reg please

Jersey sore: Anchor rips into island's undersea cables, sinks net access

Captain likely to walk the plank

Cheap virtual box hosters – Amazon's Lightsail is out to destroy you (yes, you, Digital Ocean)

AWS re:InventLook out for bill shock, though, devs

What you need to know from re:Invent – FPGAs-as-a-service and more

AWS re:InventJust give it to me straight

Netflix and fill – our coffers: Canada mulls taxing vid streaming giant 5% of subs cash

Stream that money our way, says America's Hat

Wow. What a shock. The FBI will get its bonus hacking powers after all

Rule 41 makes life easier for Feds, cops to target Tor, VPN users, and malware victims

NSW government innovates, with visa workers taking over IT roles

Oh, there was an innovation strategy speech as well

Custom silicon, 9PB storage boxes, and 25Gb Ethernet – just another day in AWS hardware

AWS re:InventTurns out printing money requires a buttload of compute muscle

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