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Murderous Uber driver 'attacked passenger and the app biz did nothing. Then he raped me'

Toxic upstart accused of inaction on assault report

Don't panic, but Linux's Systemd can be pwned via an evil DNS query

PS, Alpine users, you need to get patching, too – for other reasons

Five-eyes nations want comms providers to bust crypto for them

Outsourcing the unicorn hunt

Australian regulator will decide if Uber drivers are staff or contractors

Drivers' 'not-a-union' takes on 'not-a-taxi' company

O Rly? O'Reilly exits direct book sales

End of an epoch, but dead trees live on

Azure blues: Active Directory Connect has password reset vuln

Attackers can dive out of the cloud to pwn admin passwords

Astroboffins dig into the weird backwards orbit of the Bee-Zed asteroid

Tiny body moves similar to Jupiter – but travels in the opposite direction

NATO: 'Cyber' is a military domain

Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Robots will enable a sustainable grey economy

Oldies will retain mobility and independence when Teslas can self-drive them to work or be sent out to do the shopping

NetApp HCI: More converged than hyperconverged?

AnalysisSeparate compute and storage environments inside

The bloke behind Star Fox is building a blockchain based casino. No, really

Jez 'Argonaut' San puts on his poker face for El Reg grilling

How to avoid getting hoodwinked by a DevOps hustler

CommentIf they’re a 'DevOps Expert', they probably aren’t

Nations 'ethically obliged' to ensure public health data is up to scratch

High-income countries told to help those that can’t afford to collect data

NHS WannaCrypt postmortem: Outbreak blamed on lack of accountability

Plus systemic underspending in IT. Imagine that

Western Digital bares fangs in $1bn Toshiba lawsuit

Hey Tosh, you're so frivolous and without merit

US army spin-off GPU database bags $50m Series A funding

Kinetica CEO dreams of being the database Apple of the enterprise's eye

London suffers from 'sub-standard' connectivity - report

Worse than York, which is 'frankly embarrassing'

Newly Google-emboldened Nutanix aims for data centre dominance

Data centre control plane platform play by mad hyperconverger

Murdoch's £11.7bn Sky takeover referred to competition regulator

Blow to Rupe as deal will be subject to further investigation

French general accused of nicking fast jet for weekend trips to the Sun

Defence ministry announces full inquiry

UK regulator probes PwC over BT's Italian accountancy scandal

Audit giant failed to spot frauds

'Janus' resurfaces: I was behind the original Petya. I want to help with NotPetya

Ordinary decent cybercriminal... or?

How HCI simplifies the data center

Sysadmin blogGetting IT out of everyone's way leaves data dashboard users' details on publicly accessible site

You should probably reset your password, says GDS

Rackspace goes TITSUP in global outage outrage

Total Inability To Support Users' Packets

Inmarsat flings latest Wi-Fi-on-airliners satellite into orbit

European Aviation Network connectivity project continues

It's the iPhone's 10th b'day or, as El Reg calls it, 'BILL RAY DAY'

More than one BEEEEELLION mobe sales to celebrate? Screw that twisted logic

Control-C! umount! Ctrl-Alt-Delete! Tintri forcibly ejects from today's IPO

Halt and catch fire!

Security bug bounty programs are a nice little earner for hackers

Safe to assume the money will keep getting better

Spies do spying, part 97: The CIA has a tool to track targets via Wi-Fi

Thanks, WackyLeaks

Useful Ajit Pai's lawyer nominated for top US telco watchdog role

Brendan Carr will be a reliable vote against net neutrality as an FCC commissioner

In touching tribute to Samsung Note 7, fidget spinners burst in flames

Hang on, there's a tech angle in here somewhere... IoT, right?

Talk about cutting-edge technology! Boffins fire world's sharpest laser

Stable for up to 10x the distance from Earth to Moon

Shadow Brokers hike prices for stolen NSA exploits, threaten to out ex-Uncle Sam hacker

Also starts mysterious VIP service for $130,000

It's the thought that counts: Illinois emits 'no location stalking' law

No phone tracking without asking for permission that you probably already granted

Who botched Oz cancer registry rollout? Pretty much everybody

Another day, another botched government contract

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