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Google's Grumpy code makes Python Go

With a transcompiling tool, YouTube aims to overcome Python's limitations

Banned! No streaming live democracy from your phones, US Congress orders reps

New rules put kibosh on internet videos from House floor

Ransomware scum: 'I believe I'm a good fit. See attachments'

HR staffers, crap corporate spam filters, in VXer sights

Puny galaxy packs a big punch: A gazillion joules' worth of radio bursts

Boffins get best fix so far on mysterious 'FRB' location

Hacker: Lol, I pwned! Web devs: Nuh-uh, no you didn't

UpdatedPublishing system makers say it's a hoax

Put walls around home Things, win $25k from US government

Calling 'tinkerers and thinkers'

Russia to convicted criminal hackers: 'Work with us or jail?'

Spammer opts for penal colony

Researchers work to save trusted computing apps from keyloggers

SGX needs I/O protection, Austrian boffins reckon

NASA plans seven-year trip to Jupiter – can we come with you, please?

VidMighty Trojan probe will eye up biggest metal ball in Solar System

2016 – the year 3D XPoint came down to earth from Planet Hype

Storage Review in 2016And the year hyper-converged infrastructure put a dent in SANs

Google's big Spanner in the works for price war against AWS

Shard this for a game for forks! Mega Mountain View SQL decision 'coming'

Fatal genetic conditions could return in some 'three-parent' babies

Better mother matching needed

Nutanix releases fifth version of Acropolis

Bigs up its vSphere replacement creds

Don't believe the 5G hype! £700m could make UK's 4G better than Albania's

Government's obsession is a load of hot air, claims professor

China to Donald Trump: Twitter diplomacy 'undesirable'

Old-school PRC response to the 140-character kid

British military laser death ray cannon contract still awarded, MoD confirms

Sound familiar? Yes, you read it on El Reg last July

Vendors flash smartphone storage in Vegas

Android mobile backup and monster USB stickery

Hapless scouser scours streets for lost Crimble drone

PicPuppies and pussies ousted from lamp-posts by free-ranging tech toys

Ex-soldier pleads guilty to terror crime after not revealing iPhone PIN

Welshman insisted he was travelling to fight Islamic State and help war victims

Apple's CEO Tim Cook declines invitation to discuss EU tax ruling with Irish parliament

Sinn Féin man says Cook's 'legal excuse doesn't add up'

Windows PC spy nasty dormant for three years, mutates and resurfaces

BigBoss and SillyGoose based on MM Core backdoor

These boots are made for kicking imaginary things, and that's just what they'll do

CES 2017World's first VR shoes to go on sale in Autumn

CloudByte chews on Elastistor, sinks teeth into OpenEBS

AnalysisStartup's internal strategy tensions lead to exec, CEO and board changes

Snapchap snaps back: Snapchat Snapbrats' Snapstats are Snapcrap

Ex-head of growth claims upstart's execs are fudging numbers ahead of IPO

Meet the Tesla of the backup world – Datos IO (no, it doesn't make boxes that catch fire)

AnalysisData protection for distributed software

Google gives up YOUR private data to US govt – but won't hand over its OWN staff personal info

Uncle Sam sues web ad giant over its megabucks geeks

Google nukes ad-blocker AdNauseam, sweeps remains out of Chrome Web Store

Web advertising giant declares plugin is malware

Cancel! that! yacht! order! Marissa! – Verizon's! still! cold! on! Yahoo! gobble!

$4.8bn deal still very much up in the air

Forget aircraft – now cretins are laser-blinding ferry boat crewmen

Gadget-grasping goon gets $9,500 fine and jail time

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