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Carbon Black denies its IT security guard system oozes customer secrets

Not a bug, it's a clearly labelled switched-off feature, we're told

IBM Cloud turns TLS 1.0 off and then turns it on again

Big Blue admits it gave customers too little notice of the change and broke their code

Microsoft bins unloved Chinese cert shops

WoSign and StartCom banished from Windows 10

We all deserve a break. Pack your bags. Four Earth-like worlds found around nearby Tau Ceti

Let's get outta here while we still have a chance

Fire and fury in Korea: Samsung burns Note 7 owners in lawsuit

Class action from hot-and-bothered compensation-seekers flames out

Salesforce sacks two top security engineers for their DEF CON talk

Revealing penetration-testing tool sealed staffers' fate

Please virtualize my reality before asking me to goggle at a fake one

VR's killer app is shared simulations of closed spaces, not immersive entertainment

So you're thinking about becoming an illegal hacker – what's your business plan?

Some insights from the HBO hack and bomb threat claims

At last, a kosher cryptocurrency: BitCoen

Have we reached peak blockchain yet?

NASA short-lists six candidates for future missions

Shall we launch a telescope in a balloon? Or an X-ray to the ISS? One will happen by 2022

Horsemen of the disk-drive apocalypse will ride upon 256TB SSDs

AnalysisThe end is nigh! Give it a couple of years

Can GCHQ order techies to work as govt snoops? Experts fear: 'Yes'

AnalysisUK Home Office's response to concerns are a riddle wrapped in an enigma

Berners-Lee and the open-data bunch: £60k for your best collab dataset register ideas

Open Data Institute to fund R&D to get orgs to play nicely

Quantum's scale-out storage revenues didn't scale out enough

Tape, though? That's one tough mofo

TalkTalk fined £100k for exposing personal sensitive info

21,000 accounts handled by Indian outsourcing biz exposed

Lauri Love and Gary McKinnon's lawyer, UK supporters rally around Marcus Hutchins

Take a plea deal and come home quick, opines East London meeting

London 'not-spots' look out! Mayor wants team to tackle crap signal

Also appears to take credit for 4G-on-Tube plans

Brit folk STILL not getting advertised broadband speeds – survey

The faster the claim, the bigger the disappointment

Plink: Lego swaps CEO for newer piece

Toy company has midlife crisis, ditches 61-year-old Bali Padda

Toshiba spared delisting after finally getting 2016 accounts approved

Back to the drawing board with Foxconn and WDC

We'll deliver 'in a few weeks' says troubled ZX Spectrum reboot firm

New deadline for retro kit

Kaspersky axes antitrust complaints against Microsoft after Windows giant vows to play nice

Builtin antivirus will make room for rival products

Don't buy Microsoft Surface gear: 25% will break after 2 years, says Consumer Reports

Reviewers retract up-turned thumbs

Blocking peeps on social media? That's a paddlin' for governors, senators, house reps

US officials' online spaces – a public forum or private haven?

Cancel the farewell party. Get back to work. That asteroid isn't going to hit Earth in October

ESA tells everyone to calm down and carry on

Schoolboy bags $10,000 reward from Google with easy HTTP Host bypass

Nice birthday gift for clever kid who found a way to access web giant's confidential info

Hey America! Your internet is going to be so much better this January

Special reportBut probably not in the way you'd hoped

Kalanick stations! Ex-Uber CEO sued for fraud by soured sugar daddy

Benchmark Capital tries to thwart Troubled Travis' Jobs-style return to power

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