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7th > July > 2017 Archive

Oz government wants its own definition of what 'backdoor' means

When the good guys use backdoors, they're not backdoors, understand?

Google patches pwnable 'droids for Wi-Fi vuln

Broadcom chipsets, who uses those? Oh, practically everyone

UberPOP is Finnished in Helsinki until 2018

Paused awaiting new taxi laws

Google ships WannaCrypt for Android, disguised as Samba app

Who thought SMBv1 was a good idea? Come on, fess up

Someone's phishing US nuke power stations. So far, no kaboom

Stuxnet, this ain't

Astronomers fire up AI algorithms to hunt Milky Way's hot Jupiters

Sixty rare possible candidates eyed from NASA's Kepler probe

Sysadmin bloodied by icicle that overheated airport data centre

On-CallIt's snowing at 3AM. Servers are dying by the dozen. So our reader went outside and climbed a ladder to fix things up

On the couch with an AI robo-doc asking me personal questions

Something for the Weekend, Sir?How long have you been having these delusions?

UK's food, farms and greens dept gives in to IBM, Capgemini addiction

Will extend IT contracts a bit, but winnow 25-supplier plan

BOFH: That's right. Turn it off. Turn it on

Episode 9Thronging gangs of idiots besiege tech

DIY music veteran SoundCloud flounders, lays off 40% of staff

Closes London and San Fran offices in pursuit of profits

Semiconductor-laced bunny eyedrops appear to nuke infections

Quantum dots show promise for fighting bacterial keratitis

Largest advertising company in the world still wincing after NotPetya punch

Lack of patches and enabling local admin rights blamed

Zero accidents, all of your data – what The Reg learnt at Bosch's autonomous car bash

PicturesRoving reporter returns from test track in deepest Baden-Württemberg

Brit unis bunged £16m in gov cash for 5G test

Part of £700m investment pot that will also go on 'full fibre'

Virgin Media biz service goes TITSUP* across London

Borough councils hit due to a 'fibre break'

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd scoops up $17.4m from 350,000 share sales

That sort of lolly could buy you 15 million Soleros

Fast-spreading CopyCat Android malware nicks pennies via pop-up ads

Miscreants rake in $1.5m, one annoying mobile pop-up ad at a time...

Boffins start work on data centre to analyse UK infrastructure

£8m facility to help government identify and fix weaknesses

Sniffing the scent of free publicity, Google and Facebook steamroll into net neutrality protest

Didn't talk to organizers, don't have any plans yet

Jaw-boned: Wearables biz Jawbone shuts down

Fitness band maker jogs off into the sunset for good

Bah Gawd! WWE left wrasslin' fans' privates on display online

Top US soap-opera joins long list of orgs leaving stuff open on cloud storage

Crashed RadioShack flogs off its IPv4 stash

Old-skool addresses worth about $400,000 at auction

Web inventor Sir Tim sizes up handcuffs for his creation – and world has 2 weeks to appeal

Anti-piracy DRM gets the green light, for now

Waymo now way less: Robo-ride upstart drops patents in Uber battle

Theft of trade secrets allegations will be the focus in self-driving car case

Google Chrome's HTTPS ban-hammer drops on WoSign, StartCom in two months

UpdateSubstandard certs, already in partial exile, soon to be shunned completely

May the excessive force be with you: Chap cuffed after Star Trek v Star Wars row turns bloody

PollSettle this like the illogical humans you are – vote on which is best

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