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US border cops must get warrants to search citizens' gadgets – draft bipartisan law emerges

Meanwhile, for non-Americans, things could get a lot worse

NY court slaps down Facebook's attempt to keep accounts secret from search warrants

Jurisdiction a problem for The Social Network™

Apple fans, Android world scramble to patch Broadcom's nasty drive-by Wi-Fi security hole

Grab firmware updates ASAP

RAT-catchers spot new malware attacking South Korean word processor

Twitter, Yandex and Mediafire as C&C for snoopy malware

Schneider Electric still shipping passwords in firmware

You'd think a vendor of critical infrastructure would at least pretend to care about security

McAfee is McAfee again, promises security with kum ba yah

LOGO WATCHThis time the plan is security outcomes through togetherness

There's no shame in VMware quitting the public cloud

AnalysisCisco and HPE couldn't make it work and Virtzilla probably dodged a server refresh cycle

Patch Qubes to prevent pwnage via Xen bug

Death knell sounded for paravirtualisation, here's why

Goodbye, cruel world! NASA's Cassini preps for kamikaze Saturn dive

VideoOnly 22 orbits to go before it burns up in glory

Pong, anyone? How about Pong on a vintage oscilloscope?

Doable, if you have a soldering iron and a couple of hundred transistors

Baidu teaches AI 'baby' bots English by ordering them around a maze

First step in developing family robots with general intelligence

Brazilians whacked: Crooks hijack bank's DNS to fleece victims

Usernames, passwords swiped for hours, malware dropped on PCs

It's not just Elon building bridges to the brain: The Internet of Things is coming to a head

Literally – meet the $100m project to read/write the mind

OK... Red wire or black... *Clickety* You've emailed the schematic? Yes, got it! It's opening. And... WHAT? NO!

Survey: 6 in 10 have 'experienced' crap connectivity

Hortonworks: Yeah, we'll stay in London... as long as everyone else does

DWS17Hadoop-flinger's new president talks Brexit and getting rid of the sales chaff

Armed with $90m, Cohesity is coming to declutter the data centre

Yet another huge funding round for secondary storage startup

Product marketing veep leaves Infinidat

+Comment'Other opportunities' exerts its seductive pull once again

Online Trust Alliance merges with Internet Society

Two become one

Everything's fine, says Cylance, as workers given the boot

UpdatedAntivirus vendor

OVH-VMware deal skips Australia, will snuff vCloud Air's public bits

Focus will be on Europe, US

Manchester pulls £750 public crucifixion offer

Pay-to-be-slayed plan pulled over blasphemy, health & safety worries

Half a million 'de-identified' patients records to be shared in Bradford

Project says data will be safely stored at Bradford Teaching Hospital

Londoners will be trialling driverless cars in pedestrianised area

What's a squashed jogger or two in the name of progress?

Jailed biz coach accused of $17.5m HPE fraud writes to fans saying 'join me'

Prison letters from Peter Sage reach world+dog

Here's $20m, Portworx: Make us some pretty container storage SW

GE Digital and Lufthansa see startup

ICO fines 11 big charities over dirty data donor-squeezing deeds

Not looking so fluffy-wuffy now

Teradata flashifies its data warehousing box

Adds entry-level product, support for Hadoop and its own DW.BI software

Your chance to become a supercomputer superuser – for free

HPC BlogTutorials, best practices at Lugano HPC-fest

Honor phone for paupers goes upmarket, assails flagships

Confused by the new Huawei? You should be

Datrium gets on the rack and heads cloudward

Expanded management with policies, snaps, replication and archiving bulks out SW offer

Adblock Plus owners commandeer Pirate Bay man's tip jar Flattr

Two horsemen of the apocalypse unite

Seagate sponsors re-fashioned IDC digital data-flood blather

Saturday night’s takeout: robot made pizza delivered by drone

Huawei faces UK sales ban if it doesn't cough up 4G patent tithes

Sort it out or get a slap, warns High Court judge

FCC Commish: Hey, don't look at me – Congress should sort out net neutrality mess

O'Rielly tests the waters as watchdog boss Pai pushes economic angle

Scottrade admits server snafu blabbed 20,000 customer files to world

Not hacking, just an inept IT bod unable to secure a database, apparently

Ubuntu UNITY is GNOME-MORE: 'One Linux' dream of phone, slab, desktop UI axed

Party like it's 2003

Do not insert coin: Uni of Utah to dish out scholarships to ace video game players

Major sports school levels up with esports program

Australian Tax Office stays schtum on whether HPE outages report is complete

It was due 'towards the end of March' and almost a week later … tumbleweeds

Amazon looks between the couch cushions for US$70m for kids' in-app spending spree refunds

Lawyers stand down, bosses get checkbooks out

Sorry eh? Canadian mounties own up: Yes, we own 10 IMSI-catchers

Denies deploying 'Stingrays' near government buildings in Ottawa, so who are the spys?

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