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Imagine every mistake you can make with a new software rollout...

...and then witness how Oakland's court system managed them all

Congrats America, you can now safely slag off who you like online

Let a thousand bad reviews bloom on the web

Google's Project Zero tweaking Microsoft, because it did fix a bug

Redmond said it wouldn't fix a flaw, then did it on the sly

UCam247 tells El Reg most of its cams aren't vulnerable to GET vuln

IoT vendor in prompt, polite, sensible, security shocker

Inventor of McDonald's iconic Big Mac dies

Michael 'Jim' Delligatti somehow made it to 98 years before throwing away the pickle

SHIFT + F10, Linux gets you Windows 10's cleartext BitLocker key

Don't panic, because this one's a bit esoteric. Do feel free to face-palm anyway

PC sales outlook improves: Now terrifying instead of catastrophic

Keep the defibrillator handy

Fatal flaws in ten pacemakers make for Denial of Life attacks

Brit/Belgian research team decipher signals and devise wounding wireless attacks

Whiffy kitchen after last night's chips? Clear the air with SPACE PLASMA

Experiment on International Space Station rivals Teflon's 'unexpectedly useful stuff from space program' crown

No, Andy, AWS and Oracle aren't in a database death match

AWS re:InventPut the tape measure away, boys

Microsoft to lift and shift StorSimple data into Azure blobs

More evidence, if any were needed, that Microsoft wants you to sign for more Azure

Really weird quantum phenomenon spied lurking near neutron star

PicVacuum of space gets distorted and acts like a prism

Chap creates Slack client for Commodore 64

Because who doesn't want Hipster chat at 320 × 200 with a side of rPi?

European Council agrees to remove geoblocking

Traders free to offer differential pricing, though

Woman rescues red pepper Donald Trump from vegetarian chilli

PicThen cruelly cooks him in Mexican-inspired dish

Lenovo: If you value your server, block Microsoft's November security update

UEFI scramble for frozen boxes

Clients say they'll take their money and run if service hacked – poll

Data breaches could cost firms business, Brits tell survey

Post-IPO Pure doing all right, says NVMe is the new flash

Four words: Stand-alone storage. Kerching

Samsung share plummets – but it’s not because of the Burning Note

It's pulling out of cheapies

Nokia restores ‘Phones’

That didn’t take long

Eugene Kaspersky is now personally defending your feet

Securing you from head to toe! Wait... what?

NVMe too brigade update: DDN sees limited appeal in NVMe fabrics

InterviewThe drives? For sure

Sky: Stuff your quad play – customers want separate bills

Media titan's radical idea for mobile network

RAF Club members emailed fake invoices. Has it been hacked?

Military personnel's social centre scratches its head

Hull surfers cut off by router attack

Routers scooted, says KCOM

Amazonian Athena gifts the AWS team with the wisdom of SaaS on PaaS

Business is Redshifting itself into analytics queries

Brit upstart releases free air traffic app for drone operators

'Roger, drone 04957, vector 45 at 300 feet...'

Wearable eats wearable: Fitbit 'to buy Pebble' with a steal of a deal

Smartwatch pioneer looks set to call it a day

Still too much discretion when it comes to that 'terrorism' stuff, repeats David Anderson QC

2015 legislation review is laid before Parliament

Renewed calls for Tesla to scrap Autopilot after number of crashes

Consumer Watchdog fears it's all in the name

Cargo capsule goes AWOL, explodes on its way to Space Station

Suspected third-stage failure in Soyuz rocket, again

Europol cop took terror dossier home, flashed it to the web accidentally

Europe's FBI sheds light on security bungle

Soon only Ticketmaster will rip you off: Concert scalper bots face US ban

Senate, House pass law against automated tix snatch-and-resell

Finally. BlackBerry lobs out new BB10 OS update

BB to be 'a pure software company'

American supremacy, space, liability, funding, openness – AI gurus lay it all out to US senators

AnalysisThe race is on to be the best in the world

AWS CTO: 'I truly hated the relationship with software tool vendors'

AWS re:InventVogels channels his inner Ballmer with pitch to code monkeys

Trump's FCC will soak net neutrality in gas and toss in a lit match

Narcissist in Chief recruits another anti-net-neut bod for US comms regulator

Online criminals iced as cops bury malware-spewing Avalanche

Four-year op by US and EU culminates in arrests, server seizures

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