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Trump upgrades Cyber Command, may sideline NSA in future

New status puts cyber-ops on same plane as regional commands and global special ops efforts

GitHub's CEO resigns. Again. Without scandal, after fixing messes

Chris Wanstrath will lead the search for his replacement, then do product dev and test

Qualcomm slurps Uni of Amsterdam AI spinoff Scyfer

More software smarts for 'AI you can take with you'

Elon Musk among 116 AI types calling on UN to nobble robo-weapons before they go all Skynet

Open letter to UN warns of 'weapons hacked to behave in undesirable ways'

Foxit PDF Reader is well and truly foxed up, but vendor won't patch

UpdatedWe've got Safe Mode and that's safe enough, vendor tells ~400m users

Facebook won't change React.js license despite Apache developer pain

We love open source so much we can't drop sueball shield, says The Social Network™

Voyager antenna operator: 'I was the first human to see images from Neptune'

Remote work and automation is about to see Voyager-listeners' work change, but our man says tuning in is still a thrill

Mirai copycats fired the IoT-cannon at game hosts, researchers find

After first wave attacks ended, thing-herders took aim at PlayStation, XBOX and Valve

Fujitsu's Australian cloud suffers storage crash, outage

User tells of significant data loss

NVMe fabrics could shuffle traditional arrays off to the graveyard

OpinionWith the array controller out of the data path, who needs it?

LG schtum over whether Europeans can get the powerhouse phablet V30

Why not?

HPE memory options rising by double digits... from today

Meanwhile, DRAM makers toasting record sales hauls

75 years ago, one Allied radar techie changed the course of WW2

And he risked being executed by his own side in the process

The rice of cloud, avocado of virtualization and salmon of doubt: Let's eat storage sushi

It's a week's worth of storage nutrition, so let's tuck in

Energy firm slapped with £50k fine for making 1.5 million nuisance calls

Telephone Preference Service – check it or feel the ICO's wrath to treat online abuse as seriously as IRL hate crime

Think twice before you fire that foul-mouthed Twitter tirade

NVMe? You should. Mangstor hauls in $7.1m for array development shop

And Austin-based firm is hiring

The sky is blue, water is wet and UK PC shipments are down

Political uncertainty blamed for crap Q2

British snoops at GCHQ knew FBI was going to arrest Marcus Hutchins

WannaCry killer had been working with the spy agency

How offsite solutions can complement NAS setups

SponsoredMatch made in The Cloud

Intel stuffs extra cores into latest mobile Series U Core i5 and i7 chips

Hello? Yes, I want a fondleslab that does things like a workstation, please

Get hyped: Cisco makes $320m intentions known to startup Springpath

Will supply the software for Netzilla's HyperFlex HCIA line

Tegile arrays tire of SAS backplane, cosy up to hunky newcomer NVMe

It's all NVMe-me-me nowadays

IT reseller Misco UK shutters warehouse and distie centre

Clawing its way out of the red

Bizzby balls-up: Handyman app spams customer's details to world+dog

Reuben from Hartlepool, today's your unlucky day

10% of UK's top firms would be screwed in a cyber attack – survey

And just 6% say they're fully prepared for GDPR

Hackers scam half a million from Enigma digital currency investors

Sucky security leaves MIT cryptoboffins red-faced

China's cyber court opens for business; a gavel-free zone?

Focus is to be specifically on online cases

Science fiction great Brian Aldiss, 92, dies at his Oxford home

ObitSuper SF writers don't last all summer long

Uh oh, scientists know how those diamonds got in Uranus, and they're telling everyone!

Stanford researchers figure out how icy outer planets make it rain gemstones

Who needs 5G? Qualcomm, Ericsson and Verizon hit 1Gbps with LTE gear

Trio squeezes a bit more life out of current-gen broadband standard

Google's Android 8.0 Oreo has been served

The Chocolate Factory's mobile operating system comes with saccharine emoji filling

Groundhog Day! ACCC again calls for truth in broadband advertising

100 Mbps? Call it the 60 Mbps customers might actually experience at peak hour

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