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Troubled Avaya takes Extreme option, flogs network biz for $100m

Saving the furniture to burn later

Ohi-D'oh! US prison hands inmates' SSNs over to... an identity thief

Convicted fraudster says he was given personal details in records requests

Centrelink 'big data' system built without consulting taxman

Bad requirements make bad systems, episode 1,001

US Senator snaps on glove, probes insecure IoT toymaker CloudPets

'Will we do this the easy way, or will we do it the hard way?'

Dahua video kit left user credentials in plain sight

Bad code or backdoor? Whichever it was, patch it now

Top tip: Unplug your WD My Cloud boxen – now

Unless you want your backups to be in 'Someone Else's Cloud'

Firefox 52 kills plugins – except Flash – and runs up a red flag for HTTP

New browser also crumbs cookies and finds new ways to speed web apps

Your Amazon order is confirmed: Eutelsat via Blue Origin. Estimated delivery date: 2022

VideoFive years? What's the matter? Can't afford Prime?

Smut-scamming copyright chaser 'fesses up, will do hard time

Prenda Law's John Steele done for fraud after courts ordered repayments of extorted funds

After 20 years of Visual Studio, Microsoft unfurls its 2017 edition

First LookNew cross-platform tools and streamlined setup options

That CIA exploit list in full: The good, the bad, and the very ugly

We went through 8,000 documents so you don't have to

Cisco working on rack-shaped hyperconverged UCS, says sales chief

Blade-centric Borg surprised by hunger for pizza boxes, also ponders multi-hypervisor NFV

Time's up for SHA-1 hash algo, but one in five websites still use it

Google, Microsoft and Mozilla say they won't trust anyone who hasn't migrated

Fancy that – the sharing economy lobby doesn't speak for the sharers

CommentYou don't need fluent English when you speak digital disruption

Next Generation Security: No, Dorothy, there is no magic wand

Sysadmin blogBackup software – your best friend

Huawei's just changed the way you'll use Android

And nobody noticed

Fraud detection system with 93% failure rate gets IT companies sued

The architects of Michigan's maligned MiDAS system called to court

Amazon relinquishes data from Echo that could have dropped eaves on a killing

Murder accused consents to device being examined

AMD does an Italian job on Intel, unveils 32-core, 64-thread 'Naples' CPU

Claims to be two times faster than Chipzilla's latest data centre processor

Rate this as five stars or we'll bombard you with pop-up ads

Android adware poses as YouTube clip utility

Video intercom firm Doorbird wants $80 for device password resets

'On a $349 device this amounts to extortion' rages irate user

Messaging app used by Trump aides 'riddled with security bugs'

Devs patch after researchers Confide in them about encrypted app's issues

Softbank tears off chunk of ARM, feeds it to hungry Saudis

A quarter of prime British chip goodness will fall under Middle Eastern ownership

Self-employed bear the brunt of Spring Budget with additional National Insurance contributions

UK's tax digitization plans for small businesses delayed

Windows Server ported to Qualcomm's ARM server chip. Repeat, Windows Server ported to ARM server chip

Et tu, Microsoft? Then fall, Intel

Tesla 'API crashes' after update, angry rich bods complain

No network connection for pricey electric dream wagon app? Better use your keys

WD changes tack on its archiving array strategy but fails to tell anyone

52PB X100 ActiveScale system landed in January

Verifone downplays impact of recent breach

An internal problem in corporate, nothing to see here, move on...

Kodi-pocalypse Now? Actually, it's not quite here yet

Poll finds most pirates aren't even using streaming stick

The good times are over, Peter Thiel tells Silicon Valley's oligarchs

Get ready for a fragmented net... and RAGNAROK

President Trump-themed escort services may soon open in China

Almost 40 trademarks given for tourists seeking the company of bad mamacitas

CIA hacking dossier leak reignites debate over vulnerability disclosure

Spy agencies more interested in stockpiling bugs than closing the gaps

Come 'ere, you big SAP: Google buddies up to boost its business cloud

Google Next '17Chocolate Factory makes friends for support, integration

Shock report: 92 per cent of US government websites totally suck

Other news: Windows 10 not that great; Uber a little bit nasty

Doctor Google stitches eyes, ears onto its cloudy learning monster

Google Next '17Video recog, audio training data pave way to more intelligent machines

Excelero stumbles, squinting, into sunlight clutching its remote direct-access NVMe kit

Drink data from networked boxes with no CPU overhead

Euro nations push for vote to axe Europe's patent office president

Battistelli fighting to avoid lame duck status

Department of Human Services says citizens, not systems, to blame

'People won't think we make mistakes if you stop reporting our mistakes'

FBI boss: 'Memories are not absolutely private in America'

Comey blames Snowden for popularity of encryption

Google to Chrome-plate our shops with creepy mood-sensing AI signs

Google Next '17You look down – why not buy some stuff to cheer yourself up?

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