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Google ARCore brings augmented reality to relatively small audience

At least it doesn't require a bleeding-edge PC and costly goggles

Siemens patches one security vuln, leaves folks to block second

LOGO owners on alert

Instagram's leaky API exposed celebrities' contact details

This could be how Justin Bieber's bare butt popped out

Google Cloud rolls back changes after 18-hour load balancer brownout

VMs across US, Europe and Asia all unable to “connect to backends”

Korea extends factory automation tax break, is accused of levying 'robot taxes' anyway

Due to expire in 2017, subsidy gets two-year reprieve

ARM’s embedded TLS library fixes man-in-the-middle fiddle

IoT security helper is vulnerable to attacks by malicious peers

Dell/EMC year one has exceeded Michael Dell's expectations

VMWORLD 2017Says biggest surprise is lack of surprises, and PCs won't surprise again

Ice-cold Kaspersky shows the industry how to handle patent trolls

AV company forces litigator to pay to drop its own case

Nest cracks out cheaper spin of its thermostat

Now just $169 if you're willing to lose the hi-tech look

Stephen King's scary movie reboot provokes tears from 'legit clowns'

Industry fears more pie in face over new It film

Rolling in personally identifiable data? It's a bit of a minefield if you don't keep your feet

But if it's genuinely anonymised, heck, go crazy

WDC's biz banquet has made it a chips-to-disks-to-systems monstrosity

CEO Milligan has reshaped firm upwards and outwards

CyberRehab's mission? To clean up the internet, one ASN block at a time

Project wants to make ISPs accountable for cybercrime

Privacy-focused search engine DeepSearch slinks out of hiding

New web crawler from TSignal doesn't care who you are

Patchy PCI compliance putting consumer credit card data at risk

Good intentions dashed by weary admin's ad hoc Wi-Fi, hotel's wack-ass data storage

Couple fires sueball at Amazon over faulty solar eclipse-viewing goggles

Complaint states Bezos' empire did 'too little, too late'

Prejudiced humans = prejudiced algorithms, and it's not an easy fix

Building bad practices in ML can turn out awkward

LG teases us with svelte V30 but refuses to say if it's coming to Blighty

'Key European markets'? C'mon, just tell us already

UK council fined £70k for leaving vulnerable people's data open to world+dog

Care requirements database held details of 3,000 service users on passwordless portal

Sony remembers it once made a great little phone

IFACompact revived with flagship CPU

Belarus declares war on imaginary country within borders of Belarus that is better than Belarus

Fed-up citizens join fictional opposition in their hundreds

Wanna spend a day getting deeply hands-on with machine learning?

EventsTwo workshops added to MCubed agenda

Western Digital has cloudified the NAS and shoved it in a trendy box

+CommentNot a universal home data store, but it's close

Police deny Notting Hill Carnival face recog tech led to wrongful arrest

Do we believe their PR or an anti-spytech activist?

Samsung keeps the smartwatch alive. Just

IFA'Don't think of it as a watch'

The down low on why Coho Data is a no-go

ExclusiveCompute-assisted DataStream Micro Arrays are no more

SanDisk's little microSD card sucks up 400GB

iPhone charging and backup base unit also on cards

P≠NP proof fails, Bonn boffin admits

Norbert Blum says his proposed solution doesn't work

Oracle finally decides to stop prolonging the inevitable, begins hardware layoffs

Pink slips are en route, say staff

When uploading comments to the FCC, you can now include malware

And this is the agency that wants to regulate the internet

NSA enters stage two of its spying revival plan: Getting Trump onboard

Oh look, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is being revived

Net neutrality comments close: Let the BS begin!

Everyone loves it! Everyone hates it! FCC will do whatever it wants anyway

Deputy AG Rosenstein calls for law to require encryption backdoors

If you won't open up conversations, we'll make it a law, says Sessions' #2

Malware writer offers free trojan to hackers ... with one small drawback

Beware of geeks bearing Cobian RAT gifts

Bitcoin Foundation wants US Department of Justice investigated

Bitcoin isn't money, so money laundering laws shouldn't apply

Robocall scumbags already target Hurricane Harvey victims

Swarms of fire ants now just the second-nastiest thing floating around Houston

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