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What is dead may never die: a new version of OS/2 just arrived

Game of Clones: ArcaOS 5.0 promises to pick up where OS/2 4.51 and eComStation left off

Windows Server's footprint shrunk to reduce Azure bills

On-prem rules say Windows Server barely runs in 32 GB, but cloud is another matter

Mi casa es su casa: Ubuntu bug makes 'guests' anything but

Overly accommodating Linux distro can't enforce access policy

Phishing scum going legit to beat browser warnings

Now that Chrome and Firefox call out HTTP, phisherpholk are getting certified

You'll get a kick out of this: Qualcomm patents the 'Internet of Shoes'

Web-connected sneakers? We imagine a lot of sole searching when/if these get hacked

And finally, monsieur, a wafer-thin hologram ... Sir, it is only wafer thin

'World’s thinnest hologram' touted by boffins

Plutus Payroll clients and staff fell for plausible business model fairy tales

Free payroll service claimed to make money with commissions and short term loans

Faking incontinence and other ways to scare off tech support scammers

ON-CALLFleshy VMs, voices in your head and asking what the scammer is wearing also work

Kill Google AMP before it kills the web

Open source insiderTrust, independence, credibility – we've heard of those

IBM CEO Ginni flouts £75 travel crackdown, rides Big Blue chopper

Hursley R&D team do their part to entertain Rometty

Bye bye MP3: You sucked the life out of music. But vinyl is just as warped

Something for the Weekend, Sir?You scratch mine, I'll scratch yours

Julian Assange wins at hide-and-seek game against Sweden

UpdatedProbe suspended after prosecutors tire of waiting for Wikileaks boss to come out

Dell EMC man: Hyperconverged is love, hyperconverged is life, but won't kill SAN yet

AnalysisHold the forklift, Chad Sakac tells El Reg

DXC Technology looks to lighten the payroll six weeks after launch

Normal service resumes for trigger-happy CSC and HPE Ent Services

‪There's a ransom-free fix for WannaCry‬pt. Oh snap, you've rebooted your XP box

Sooo... that's not gonna work for you mate

Broadcom bid for Toshiba Memory Business – report

Bain and KKR also get stuck into Tosh flash biz sale

Man sues date for cinema texting fiasco, demands $17.31

'Defendant’s behaviour is a threat to civilised society', claims Texan

What's 'amazing', cloudy and splattered in red ink? It's quarterly Salesforce results time

Sales bounce by a quarter for Q1... oh the vanity

WannaCrypt: Roots, reasons and why scramble patching won't save you now

Watch your backup

London City airport swaps control tower for digital cameras

Augmented reality drone detection, all the way from Hampshire

Huawei spied, US federal jury finds

Tappy the robot is a Happy robot

Ur dumped lol: Folk may be able to leave mobile contracts via text

It's not me, it's you. Ofcom proposes new switching regime

Blighty's buying another 17 F-35s, confirms the American government

All F-35Bs for the Navy – but, oddly, isn't set in stone

Crooks use WannaCrypt hysteria as hook for BT-branded phishing emails

Confusingly, ISPs are also sending out genuine warnings

Dell kills botched BIOS update that murdered punters' PCs

'Call our tech support... have you tried turning it on and off again?'

Who loves tapas? Of course you do. What about storage tapas?

Well, here are some plates full of bite-sized news anyway

Biz overlords need to give a stuff about what they're told by IT crowd

Data breaches smack bottom line, cautions survey

They grow up so fast! Veeam Availability Suite reaches the tenth grade

Now run along and play with your new friends

Comodo database glitch causes billing problems

UpdatedEnter the snag-dragon

Formation Data Systems? More like formatted data systems: Upstart shuts down

Ambitious storage startup halts after setting fire to cash

After stiffing us with Trump, Weiner 'fesses to underage cock shot rot

'I have a sickness,' former politician notices while facing two years in chokey

Wondering why the office is so productive? Yep, Twitter's knackered

Meanwhile, Vine may have leaked your email, phone number – oops

America's drone owner database grounded: FAA rules blown out of sky

And how about that $3m in registration fees, hm?

Why Uber threw top engineer Levandowski under self-driving bus

AnalysisThe judge told us to tell you to cough up or ship out

Wow, someone managed to make money on Fitbit stock – oh, 'fraudulently'

Bloke accused of setting up bogus share-trading biz in pump-and-dump scam

Cook fights for life after Google summit blaze

Google I/ODon't worry, no programmers were harmed, says web ads giant

LastPass now supports 2FA auth, completely undermines 2FA auth

Just keep putting those eggs in the one basket, friends

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