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systemd'oh! DNS lib underscore bug bites everyone's favorite init tool, blanks Netflix

Repeat after me: _ is allowed in domain names

Kill something, then hire cleaners to mop up the blood if you want to build a digital business

You live on a steaming dunghill of complexity, vendors want to keep you there and your CIO's way out is early retirement

Al Capone was done for taxes. Now Microsoft's killing domain-squatters with trademark law

Plausibly Redmond-related domains were used to phish

Boffin supercharges FPGAs with timing signal tweak

Plagiarists nearly spoiled his PhD party, so he's becoming a micro-brewer

Gone daddy gone: GoDaddy offloads its cloud businesses

PlusServer sold after eight months, Cloud Servers service snuffed after 16

Microsoft hits new low: Threatens to axe classic Paint from Windows 10

You can take my free, naff, graphics app from my cold, dead, mouse hand ...

Repairable-by-design Fairphone runs out of spare parts

Components just aren't made any more and Fairphone can't afford more batteries

I want to break free! Kubernetes has a life beyond containers

Imagine a world without high-performance servers

UK ministers' Broadband '2.0' report confuses superfast with 10Mbps

Availability is not take-up. Must do better. See us after class

Nationwide’s online banking goes down again

Scheduled maintenance overran, says bank

Find your happy place: Fedora 26 has landed

ReviewNice solar tracking, shame about the Flatpaks

What sort of silicon brain do you need for artificial intelligence?

Using CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs and ASICS to make sense of AI

FUKE NEWS: Robot snaps inside drowned Fukushima nuke plant

PicsNo mutant lizards. Possible spilled fuel found inside reactor container

You don't call, you don't text: SIM-flinger Gemalto warns of 9% sales drop

And will write down €420m due to removeable SIM's 'prospects'

AlphaBay and Hansa: About those dark web marketplaces takedowns

AnalysisSellers using AlphaBay vendor 'trust' ratings on new dodgy agoras

Brits must now register virtually all new drones and undergo safety tests

Where industry leads, government follows with gusto

Virgin Mobile has in-continent data roaming problems – peeved customers

Users forced to sightsee, look up from their phones

Expect the Note 8 to break the bank (and your wallet)

Leaks point to pricey behemoth

HoloLens: Microsoft brags about AI chip in next-gen techno-goggles

Good for you, kid

US vending machine firm plans employee chip implant scheme

50 have supposedly signed up for this

Briton admits to router hack that DDoSed Deutsche Telekom

Tells German court it was unintentional

Cyber arm of UK spy agency left without PGP for four months

Meanwhile Huawei gets green light, despite failure to verify source code

Alexa, why aren't you working? No – I didn't say twerking. I, oh God...

Hands-onAmazon's unhelpful assistant also sleeps through its wakeup word on HTC mobe

Crims snatch 5.5 million social security numbers from Kansas govt box

A server where there isn't any trouble. Do you suppose there is such a server, Toto?

China crams spyware on phones in Muslim-majority province

On-the-spot checks by cops to ensure creepy mass surveillance tool is installed

Democrats (still a thing, apparently) are super unhappy about AT&T's Time-Warner merger

Busting up telcos is on LOSER party's agenda. SAD!

Pathetic patching leaves over 70,000 Memcached servers still up for grabs

And that’s months after patches released and warning emails sent – sort it out!

Apollo center fundraiser: That's one small check from man, one giant leap for our peace of mind

Everyone else did the 'Houston, we have a problem' headline

TechnologyOne says City of Brisbane ignored its own reviews

Big-bang software rollout goes bitterly bad, where have we heard that before?

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