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Xen bends own embargo rules to unbork risky Cirrus video emulation

It's 2017 and a VGA driver can take down a cloud. Seriously

Microsoft fires up storage-optimised Azure instances

32 cores on a Xeon E5 V3 with up to 5.6TB of SSD, counted in gigabytes or gibibytes

Cisco wireless, cloud management on this week's must-patch list

The Borg's 'This kit has Struts 2 trouble' list is also getting longer

Hardware 'dislodged' from HPE SAN during cable replacement

Australian Taxation Office reveals more about outages plus plans for Easter upgrade

Microsoft urges PhD-grade devs to play Minecraft for money

Cunning plan: get AIs co-operating in bricked VR, hand prizes to winners

Van Allen surprise: fewer nasty particles than NASA expected

VideoSpacecraft might need lighter rad-shields, which means more payload!

NetBSD adds RPi Zero support with 7.1 release

And you can now use Google Compute Engine storage as a disk, you lucky people

FreeNAS sheds storage skin, tries on sexier hyperconverged garb

Open-source storage software adds a hypervisor and Docker support

This week's top token gesture: Google Chrome chokes energy-hungry background tabs

But more could be done through better programming

NetSuite-nourished Oracle: SaaS margins will go up to 80%

Fluffier bottom line after expensive cloud meal

Machine learning newbs: TensorFlow too hard? Kick its ass with Keras

New version 2 integrates better with Google's tough but essential software library

House of Lords: Drone vehicles are more than just robo-cars, mmkay

Sort out Blighty's not-spots and let industry do its thing, peers urge

Euro Patent Office hit with wave of anti-Battistelli letters

Will you please get rid of him, world+dog asks Admin Council

How UK’s GDPR law might not be judged 'adequate'

CommentIf it has Data Protection Act's defects, all bets are off gears up for IR35 private sector crackdown – say industry folk

You can run, but you can't hide

Why is the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+ project so delayed?

Investigation£500,000 pledged by thousands on Indiegogo, yet still no product

Alexa: How do I get free AWS? Simples: Build more of ME!

Amazon throws AWS credits at Alexa dev fans

Google's Deepmind NHS deal 'inexcusable', says academic paper

Cambridge paper has 'significant factual and analytical errors' retort pair

Manchester college swaps out disk for rackful of hybrid flash

Single hybrid array replaces 8 disk boxes

Fire brigade called to free man's bits from titanium ring's grip

Well, it was that or appendage amputation

BT's Openreach to hire 1,500 engineers

Follows legal separation from Openreach last week

Dormant Linux kernel vulnerability finally slayed

Just, er, eight years later

Microsoft really wants those MongoDB devs to move to DocumentDB

Mongo's wire protocol gets support, and there's a new connector for Spark too

Algorithms no excuse for cartel behaviour, says European commish

HGTTG's Deep Thought shouldn't be used for price-fixing

UK's Association of British Travel Agents cops to data breach

Yes there's still such a thing as a travel agent

Barrister fined after idiot husband slings unencrypted client data onto the internet

When cloud backups go wrong

Newly cloud-tastic Oracle sees hardware sales droop

AnalysisIs public cloud focus punishing on-premises biz?

X-IO is back, and it's only gone full IoT

AnalysisMelts ISE software from hardware, reveals new product tech

UK's National Cyber Security Centre bungles simple Twitter Rickroll

They're from the government, and they're here to help

Canada's privacy watchdog probes US border phone seizures

Lines being drawn after Trump executive order prompts heavy-handed customs response

Spammy Google Home spouts audio ads without warning – now throw yours in the trash

VideoWatch web giant destroy its own product

Intel touts bug bounties to hardware hackers

Website and Intel Security (McAfee) products excluded from 'Wild West' payouts scheme

Google borks its Drive Windows app – after pushing out unfinished buggy version to public

UpdatedSilicon Valley's smartest battle to fix outage

Judge issues search warrant for anyone who Googled a victim's name

UpdatedUS court order casts really, really, really wide net

Ubiquiti network gear can be 'hijacked by an evil URL' – thanks to its 20-year-old PHP build

UpdatedAnd, nope, no patch

Google borks Nexus 6 with screwy over-the-air Android 7.0 downgrade

A meltdown week for the Chocolate Factory

NASA swerves serious cash cuts – but Earth climate probes, asteroid snatcher face axe

And SpaceX will be happy

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