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Sharp claims Hisense reverse-ferreted its US telly licence deal

Alleges Chinese company paid for Sharp's name, then made it a discount brand

Raspberry Pi sours thanks to mining malware

Change your default user name or Linux.MulDrop.14 will send your Pi down the crypto-mines

Australian carriers seek lower regulatory hurdles for taller towers

And if you don't like it, off to the Ombudsman you go

AWS launches celebrity-spotting-as-a-service: What a time to be alive

Cloud can now ID 'hundreds of thousands' of athletes, pollies, actors, struggles with oiled butt

Farewell, slumping 40Gbps Ethernet, we hardly knew ye

IDC's network tracker finds 100 Gbps and software-defined kit surging, at Cisco's expense

Microsoft dumps cloud file locker, sets December death-date

There can be only one and that'll be LinkedIn's SlideShare

Lockheed, USAF hold breath as F-35 pilots report hypoxia

Toothless Tiger Moths at Arizona base grounded

PCIe speed to double by 2019 to 128GB/s

Version 4.0's not out the door but connection wonks have decided to fast track version 5.0

Connectivity's value is almost erased by the costs it can impose

The internet made information flow on the cheap, but making it anti-fragile will cost plenty

Hyperconverged hybrid cloud is the new blue

IBM and Cisco give their VersaStacks multi-cloud capabilities and a VDI special

From landslide to buried alive: Why 2017 election forecasts weren't wrong

Swing when you're winning

Specsavers embraces Azure and AWS, recoils at Oracle's 'wow' factor

Warms IBM Watson for patient data probe

Germany puts halt on European unitary patent

Constitutional Court slams brakes on UPC – but why?

Oh snap! Election's made Brexit uncertainty worse for biz, says BT CEO

'If it was unstable and uncertain this time last week, it’s gone up a notch'

Hundreds stranded at Manchester Airport due to IT 'glitch'

Thomas Cook most impacted with 12 delays

France and UK want to make web firms liable for users' content

Anti-terror crackdown, evil tech biz to blame yadda yadda, we're told

Pizza proffer punctures privacy protection, prompts pals' perfidy

People like the idea of privacy but not the effort, research finds

Congressman drafts COVFEFE Act to preserve Trump's Twitter tantrums

Bigly ambitious bill would archive the President's social media dealings

Damian Green now heads up UK Cabinet Office

AnalysisBut what does the department of odds and sods actually do these days?

Data shepherd Rubrik herds Microsoft, Oracle users towards its Alta

Now talks to Nutanix AHV, Microsoft Hyper-V and Oracle RMAN

French firm notches up 50km unmanned drone inspection flight

Peeking at the pylons, mes braves?

Discredit a journo? Easy, that'll be $55k. Fix an election? Oh, I can do that for just $400k

Cybercrooks rake it in with Fake-News-as-a-Service

Enterprise flash storage market report reads like it's a vendors graveyard

Virident? Violin?! Where is Tintri? HPE?! IBM??!!!

British Airways poised to shed 1,000 jobs to Capita

Don't worry long-suffering BA customers, Capita will take care of you

Waymo waves off original Google Firefly driverless car

Replacing soon-to-be 'museum exhibit' with fleet of robo delivery vans

Hyper-active Pure goes bananas with new software

Also demo'ing end-to-end NVMe over fabrics to Cisco UCS servers

Marissa! Mayer! out! as! Yahoo!-Verizon! closes!

Chief exec says Yaho-o-oo! as biz becomes Oath

HPE hatches HPE Next – a radical overhaul plan so it won't be HPE Last

ExclusiveCEO Meg Whitman tells staff she's signed pact with Faust

Five Eyes nations stare menacingly at tech biz and its encryption

US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada mull leaning hard for access to your info

Uber culture colonic cleanses CEO Kalanick

UpdatedTaxi app upstart told to ditch values that excused abusive behavior – while its bro-in-chief takes time off

Just days after tech community abandons plans to punish internet shutdowns… Egypt goes censorship crazy

What do you need news for, anyway? 'It shouldn't be a problem' – NTRA official

Ever wonder why those Apple iPhone updates take so damn long?

Turns out Apple execs were testing new file system on you

Australian oppn. leader wants to do something about Bitcoin, because terrorism and crypto

Bill Shorten says there are things 'we do not know enough about to deal with properly'

It's 2017 and Microsoft is still patching Windows XP+ – to plug holes exploited by trio of leaked NSA weapons

Bugs used by stolen tools fixed among 96 software holes

OpenAI, DeepMind double team to make future AI machines safer

New algorithm keeps humans firmly in the loop during training

I still haven't found what I'm malloc()ing for: U2 tops poll of music today's devs code to

🎶 Where the streets have no hostname 🎶

Apple frees a few private APIs, makes them public

Glacial thaw brings a bit more openness to hermit kingdom

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