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It came from space! Two-headed flatworm stuns scientists

The regeneration process continues to baffle boffins

Google cloud browned out after automation snag struck

Fix for App Engine memory allocation mess will be applied to just one data centre

Tails OS hits version 3.0, matches Debian's pace but bins 32-bit systems

Edward Snowden's preferred-for-privacy OS gets a decent upgrade

Telstra to hang up on 1,400 more workers

As big T sells its copper to nbn™, it needs fewer copper techs to fix it

Buggy devices and lazy operators make VoLTE a security nightmare

Voicemail hacking? Discovered in 2015, and still not fixed.
And that's not the worst of it

Firefox 54 delivers sandboxes Mozilla's wanted since 2009

Project Electrolysis means Firefox spawns four processes and shares them between tabs

Atlassian wants you to put all your eggs in one Bitbucket and beyond

DevOps darling has assembled a 'stack' and hopes it and US$186k price stack up

Fuji Xerox's chairman resigns over 'improper accounting'

Premature recognition of sales in Australia and New Zealand drags down whole company

Voyager 1 passes another milestone: It's now 138AU from home

Tape drive due to shut down in 2018 as 1.4 kbps link becomes too skinny

PC, Ethernet and tablet computer pioneer 'Chuck' Thacker passes

Designed hardware for Xerox Alto, co-invented Ethernet and did formative work at Microsoft

BT's Ryan Reynolds helicopter Wi-Fi ads 'misleading', thunders ad watchdog

But it's OK to boast about length in the lab. Got it?

Fear the dentist? Strap on some nerd goggles

Patients frolicking by virtual beach felt less pain in the chair

IBM deep-sixes DeepFlash 150

Unstructured data box nixed in Europe

Telegram chat app founder claims Feds offered backdoor bribe

Pavel Durov flings Twitter dooky at rivals Signal, says US govt funds their encryption

Toshiba memory unit drama alert: SK Hynix chips into Japanese consortium bid

WDC could be out on its arse

Labour says it will vote against DUP's proposed TV Licence reforms

Changes to funding model would 'jeopardise the BBC'

Misys and D+H borg, form mega-fintech titan Finastra

Fancy some hair-loss drugs, um, financial services tech?

Toshiba bowls out small but nippy enterprise spinner

Power-sipping 900GB, 15,000rpm disk drive

IBM will soon become sole gatekeepers to the realm of tape – report

Yeah, cloud service providers, large enterprises still need it

Internet hygiene still stinks despite botnet and ransomware flood

Millions of must-be-firewalled services sitting wide open

Currys PC World given a spanking for misleading laptop savings ads

Watchdog sinks gums into Dixons Carphone subsidiary

BMW climbs into IBM Watson's cloudy connected charabanc

Hey, insurance firms! We've got smart car data to flog you!

Nokia snatches clump of 16nm FinFETs, crafts 576 Tbps monster router

That's a lot of porn

Trump nominates a pro-net-neutrality advocate as FCC commish

Hang on, what's going on here?

Uncle Sam █████████ cloud so much, AWS █████████ it another kinda-secret data center

New facility in █████████ to open up next year

Don't touch that mail! London uni fears '0-day' used to cram network with ransomware

UpdatedAntivirus didn't pick up software nasty, says UCL

Crouching cyber, Hidden Cobra: Crack North Korean hack team ready to strike, says US-CERT

DeltaCharlie malware aimed at American biz, we're told

You're all too skeptical of super-duper self-driving cars, apparently

What do we have to do to make you love us, er, autonomous vehicles, ponder senators

Judge holds Uber's feet to the fire over alleged Waymo tech theft

AnalysisOh yes, you will hand over those documents

Soldiers bust massive click-farm that used 500k SIM cards, 100s of mobes to big up web tat

Cops pad up to Thai operation

Brazilian whacks Intel over 'exploding' Atom smartphone chips

Mobe maker demands millions after SoFIA processors sparked thousands of complaints

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