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Oracle staff report big layoffs across Solaris, SPARC teams

Storage products in peril, too, but Big Red declines to comment

Linus Torvalds passed a kidney stone and then squeezed out Linux 4.13

SMB 1.0 also deemed better out than in, as TLS makes it into the kernel

Facebook promised to open up its log storage system

LogDevice: how to make sense of 10 hyperscale data centres

15 'could it be aliens?' fast radio bursts observed in one night

Who or what had 10 million trillion trillion joules to play with, 3 billion light years away?

Yahoo! must! face! the! music! over! data! breaches! judge! rules!

Purple Palace's corporate carcass to cop a kicking as class action gets green light

Crypto-busters reverse nearly 320 million hashed passwords

Researchers reverse hashes in Troy Hunt's password release. PS, don't forget the salt

Retail serfs to vanish, all thanks to automation

Oxford doomsayers sees bleak future for those employed in retail, transport, warehousing, and logistics

Google's Hollywood 'interventions' made on-screen coders cooler

But not by much: shows Google touched still had lonely hoodie-wearing white male geeks

80% of IT projects in public sector delayed due to IR35 – report

Half of gov techies quit following tax clampdown, says survey

A big ask for any nerd, but going outside (your usual data sets) can be good for you

Might not seem relevant, but the smart cruncher knows better

UK.gov unveils six areas to pilot full-fat fibre, and London ain't on the list

Scatters £10m across country out of £200m pot

Detox from your weekend kebabs with a healthy storage golubtsy

CommentStorage pigeons roost as we munch on cabbagey treats

Well, whad'ya know? 'No evidence' that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower

Freedom of Information request to DoJ turns up... nada

It's happening! Official retro Thinkpad lappy spotted in the wild

Anniversary special brings back much-loved features

Smart meters: 'Dog's breakfast' that'll only save you 'a tenner' – report

£390 per meter... £420 ... pff, it's public money, who cares?

Paris Hilton inflates cryptocurrency bubble some more, backs Initial Coin Offering

Meanwhile, China says of ICOs: That's hot, we mean, er, banned

Argentina eyes up laser death cannon testbed warship

Looking to buy the elderly American Ponce

Leaky S3 bucket sloshes deets of thousands with US security clearance

Bunch of resumés citing secret government work exposed

Google, propaganda, and the new New Man

CommentSince when was 'intervening' in TV shows a good idea?

Thousands of hornets swarm over innocent fire service drone

Rise of the InsectsNever mind robots, get a load of these winged horrors

Facebook fails in bid for streaming sports rights

Indian Premier League cricket rejects Zuck's ~US$600m bid in favour of Murdoch moolah

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