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Chinese e-tailer beats Amazon to the skies with one-ton delivery drones

Bezos fumes as US bureaucracy holds his drone fleet back

Amazon Drive bans rclone storage client

Presence of encrypted keys in source code runs afoul of rules

PayPal peed off about Pandora's 'P' being mistaken for its 'PP'

LOGOWATCH LEGALPayPal says Pandora can't make cash without cashing in on its fame

'Tabby's Star' intrigues astro-boffins with brief 'dimming event'

Is it comets? Or aliens? Astronomers want your help to figure out this cosmic riddle

Russian raids sweep up 20 malware scum

Cron job aborted after crims scoop ₽50m and share it to 6,000 bank accounts

EU security think tank ENISA looks for IoT security, can't find any

Proposes baseline security spec, plus stickers to prove thing-makers have complied

AppDynamics pondering 'business-aware infrastructure'

Customers fleeing your e-store before buying? Your data centre should know how to respond

Go ahead, stage a hackathon. But pray it doesn't work too well

OPINIONAre you ready for an idea from the playground to challenge your organisation?

Mouse sperm kept frozen in SPAAAAACE yields healthy pups

Astronaut reproduction could be possible one day, boffins reckon

IBM's ShinyHappy™ SAP Ariba deal papers over SaaS fail

Emptoris procurement product is being taken behind the shed just five years after acquisition

Euro Patent Office staff warns board of internal rule changes

King Battistelli is at it again

'The internet is slow'... How to keep users happy, get more work done

Get the basics right

China's phone quartet is shouldering its way into Western markets

Huawei breathing creepily down Apple's neck

IT firms guilty of blasting customers with soul-numbing canned music

That's rich, coming from an audio-branded-call-handling biz

Nokia, Apple lawyers make peace over nasty IP wrangle

Unspecified lump sum heading for Finland

.Science and .study: Domains of the bookish? More like domains of the JERKS!

Only few bad apples at internet badness hotspots, though

Three-quarters of IoT projects are failing, says Cisco

But don't let poor proof of concept and insecurity put you off...

DJI: Register your drones or no more cool flying vids for you

Firm will kill live in-flight streaming unless you hand over your details

Health data 'vault' app floats into's G-Cloud. *cough* GDPR *cough*

Anyone interested? NHS? Bueller? Bueller?

Widow appeals to Avaya to protect death benefits after bankruptcy filing

Telco argues payment isn't covered by reorg scheme

Travel IT giant Amadeus making eyes at Micron's SolidScale architecture

AnalysisGlobal biz is flying to fast-access frames of flash

Media players wide open to malware fired from booby-trapped subtitles

VLC, Kodi, Popcorn Time and Stremio were all vulnerable

Capita and Birmingham City Council 'dissolve' joint venture

Won't somebody think of the savings? Oh, they have, and now the dream has died

IoT standards? We've got 'em. And if you don't like those, we got more

Cities sick of being used as techies' sandboxes

It's just 'Pro' now, guys: Microsoft gives Surface a subtle resurfacing

Boutique fondleslab gains SIM slot... but not until later this year

Redmond puts wall around Windows 10 for Chinese government edition

Middle Kingdom mandarins get their own OS

Comcast accused of siccing lawyers on net neutrality foe

Activists say they got cease and desist threat for pointing out astroturfing

NSA takes one-two punch to the face

Two sets of judges rule for citizens and against government

Republicans' net neutrality attack written by… you guessed it, the cable lobby

Metadata confirms what we all suspected

Uber found to be doing something awful? Yep, it's Tuesday

Dial-a-ride house admits underpaying New York drivers

Bloodbath at LeEco US as Chinese tech upstart implodes with layoffs

Kiss goodbye to that Android bike and Transformers car

Particle boffins calculate new constraints for probability of finding dark matter

Axions still a no-show over at CERN Axion Telescope

Target inks $18.5m deal with US states to settle 2013 data breach

Fines equal around 8 hours of profit, that'll teach them

Armstrong's moon-purse set for $4m bid-off

One small bag for a man, one giant check for Sotheby's

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