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Uber New York class action alleges passengers overcharged $7.43m per month

Dial-a-ride d-baggery claimed on passenger side too

Machine 1, Man 0: AlphaGo slams world's best Go player in the first round

DeepMind scores another win in marketing its AI

Fat-thumbed dev slashes Samba security

Remote code execution in all versions since 3.5.0, so it's patching time!

Attempt at building kinder, gentler Reddit downvoted off the Web

Chat forums beyond El Reg just do respectful whimsy, so goodbye 'Imzy'

Rackspace demotes a CEO to hire a CEO to replace CEO who quit

Former HO and EMC man Joe Eazor gets the job of completing conversion to services company

Ransomware hits Australian hospitals after botched patch

WannaCry? Minister says data is safe, so save your tears for now

Windows is now built on Git, but Microsoft has found some bottlenecks

300 GB repo handles 8,421 pulls and 1,760 official builds a day, more once GVFS fix is in

Apple asks FCC to let it run mm-wave tests - for backhaul?!

No, Apple is not practicing to be carrier. This is how you horn in on 5G

Orbital boffins cut four years off NASA mission to shiniest object in the Solar System

16 Psyche mission takes a great leap forward

UK ministers to push anti-encryption laws after election

Anger over Manchester attack may play a part

DARPA orders spaceplane capable of 10 launches in 10 days

Boeing to build 'Phantom Express' on heir to Space Shuttle's main engine

RightNow founder turned politician gets assault charge after 'bodyslamming' reporter

Greg Gianforte loses it on election eve

Your roadmap to the Google vs Oracle Java wars

Analysis'It is happening again'

Industrial Light & Magic: 40 years of Lucas's pioneering FX-wing

Star Wars New Hope @ 40The roots of multithreaded rendering software

Distro watch for Ubuntu lovers: What's ahead in Linux land

Elementary OS, my dear penguin?

'Cloak and dagger' vuln rolls critical hit against latest Android versions

UpdatedMalicious combination of legitimate permissions

Lenovo UK boss pulls the chain, flushes himself out of there

ExclusiveWang gets the call to arms, stands to attention

Info commish: One year to go and businesses still not ready for GDPR

Thought £400k TalkTalk fine was big? Try €20m

Nokia's retro revival 3310 goes on sale and disappears immediately

People must really love Snake

Drones over London caused aviation chaos, pilots' reports reveal

Heathrow flights were diverted to avoid errant UAVs

EU pegs quota for 'homegrown' content on Netflix at 30 per cent

Streaming service argues it'll result in lower quality work

NHS Digital stopped short of advising against paying off WannaCrypt

Trusts may have had corrupted backups... or none at all

Auntie sh!tcans BBC Store after 18 months

Customers offered Amazon vouchers or a full refund

Captain Kurian steers good ship NetApp back on course after $8m loss

Final quarter is third in a row to show revenue and profit growth

HP Inc CEO reports 'breakthrough' quarter as PC sales shoot up

Look at me go, Mum!

Pure's punchy first fiscal 2017 quarter opens door to billion-dollar year

Moving into co-processing with the big 3 public cloud players

Walkers' Crisps pulls backfiring Tweet campaign that paired Gary Lineker and a bunch of nasties

Pranksters game promo to feature sex crims, murderers, terrorists....

Domains tainted by RoughTed malvertising reap half a billion hits

Some of which comes from Alexa top 500 websites

Capita payments service Pay360 goes TITSUP

'Major incident' in data centre

Cloudflare doubles down on its troll-hunting crusade

Bounty for invalidating Blackbird Tech patents increases

Venezuela increases internet censorship and surveillance in crisis

Latin American country going the China route

Astroboffins spot a new type of galaxy bursting with stars

Star formation rate is a hundred times faster than our Milky Way

Microsoft court victory prompts call for data-grabbing regime

Legislators mull over modernizing legal process for seizing cloud data

US citizens complain their names were used for FCC robo-comments

Allegedly astroturfed Americans speak out over net neutrality filings

Three Nigerians sentenced to 235 years in prison for online scamming

Don't expect princely borrowing emails to stop any time soon

Apple has finally found someone to support HomeKit

But Belkin's new bridge only reinforces the problem of a locked-down ecosystem

Congresscritters float benefits for gig workers

Bill would let contractors get unemployment and paid leave

T-Mobile goes Apple/Google route by separating phone numbers and devices

'Digits' marks a shift for the phone industry

Juno's first data causing boffins to rewrite the text books on Jupiter

Sadly no black monolith found

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