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CompSci boffins find Reddit is ideal source for sarcasm database

In pleasing irony, Redditors tag their snark and make themselves ideal test subjects

Qualcomm's Windows-capable silicon will land later rather than sooner

'Second half of 2017' becomes 'Q4 2017' and there's only 245 shopping days until Christmas

Linux 4.11 delayed for a week by NVMe glitches and 'oops fixes'

Linus Torvalds reckons 'It's not like another week of letting this release mature will really hurt'

Huawei to build global cloud with bit barns run by different operators

They'll all look and behave the same, but you won't get one console to rule them all

Teen charged with 'cyberstalking' in bomb hoax case

Hoaxer kept thumb drive of swatting calls

Calm down, everyone – it's only a Monday storage news blitz

Another weekly roundup of everything happening, from cloud to tape

PC sales are up across Europe. You read that right. PC sales are up

Laptops lead EMEA sales revival, but Brexit-blown Blighty misses out

Stanford Uni's intro to CompSci course adopts JavaScript, bins Java

Java's days are numbered – but it's a very large number

Russian hacker arrested in Spain for bot-herding not election-fiddling

Peter Levashov indicted over Kelihos as Russian carder Roman Seleznev cops 27 years

While Facebook reinvents Sadville, we still dream of flying cars

CommentHello? Innovation? You in there, buddy?

Not auf wiedersehen – yet! The Berlin scene tempting Brexit tech

Nice to Spree you, to Spree you nice

Nokia plans comeback on back of virtual reality

AnalysisFaces off with Facebook Surround 360 kit

HPC kids battle each other... oh, and tussle with the world's fastest supercomputer

HPC BlogCold, hard cash and cred up for grabs

Apache Foundation hails Metron as new top level project for cybersecurity

♪ Straight outta Cisco, crazy app framework called Metron, open-sourced so data's not crept on ♪

SAP Anywhere goes nowhere, reaches commercial cul-de-sac

No more UK integrations, existing customers offered support from US team

Uber cloaked its spying and all it got from Apple was a slap on the wrist

Greyball snoopware even 'geofenced' Cupertino

Seagate launches non-flying disk drive for drones

Ground-based backup of in-flight drone-recorded data

Give 'bots a chance: Driverless cars to be trialled between London and Oxford

They'll be on the motorways as well

Risk-free Friday evenings, thanks to Office 365 license management

Only six years overdue

Forensic accountants appointed to pore over Post Office IT scandal

Criminal Cases Review Commission confirms investigators in 27 cases

eBay denies claims it's failing to thwart 'systematic fraud'

Man alleges elaborate scam is slapping money out of online souk's pockets

It's a Wright off: NetApp confirms SolidFire boss on hiatus, 'will be back' working on other stuff

+CommentI haven't quit, insists founder Dave

We're 'heartbroken' we got caught selling your email records to Uber, says boss

Not sorry we did it – just sorry you're pissed off

Alert: If you're running SquirrelMail, Sendmail... why? And oh yeah, remote code vuln found

UpdatedThis is nuts

Nikon snaps at Dutch, German rivals: You stole our chip etch lens tech!

Japanese biz triggers worldwide semiconductor patent war

Swamp-draining Trump pushes ex-AT&T lobbyist to oversee AT&T mega-merger

AnalysisAlso worked for Google, Comcast, Qualcomm...

Lyrebird steals your voice to make you say things you didn't – and we hate this future

Imitation is the sincerest form of abuse

Northrop Grumman can make a stealth bomber – but can't protect its workers' W-2 tax forms

'Stolen creds' used to swipe data on aerospace giant's staff

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