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China bans cryptocurrency fundraising schemes

Bitcoin, Ethereum values dip after 'Initial Coin Offerings' ruled dangerously disruptive

Australia reviews defence export controls, perhaps easing cryptography research

Hacker, white hat or crypto boffin? This is important

Give a boffin a Xeon and a big GPU, get a new big prime number

9194441048576 + 1 is six MEELLION digits long and the twelfth biggest prime ever found

China crackdown: VPN vendor gets prison

Nine months for letting punters bypass Great Firewall

Networking vendors are good for free lunches, hopeless for networks

Electronic Arts tech director thinks tech-agnostic developers can build better networks than slave-to-vendor NetAdmins

Solaris update plan is real, but future looks cloudy by design

Oracle OpenWorld catalog mentions virtual SPARC on cloudy x86, migratory motions

Asteroid Florence buzzes Earth, brings two moons along for the ride

4.5km rock is the largest object we've seen up close, albeit still 7,000,000km away

VMware wants security industry to shrink so its ambitions fit into market

VMWORLD 2017Virtzilla's swagger is back as it plans to do to the security industry what it once did to storage industry

So you're already in the cloud but need to come back down to Earth

It's a bit more complicated than going hybrid from private

Whoosh, there it is: Toshiba bods say 14TB helium-filled disk is coming soon

Arriving by the end of 2017

UK not as keen on mobile wallets as mainland Europe and US

Banks vs fintech war looms. But for now, let's pop the kettle on

Hey, cloud big three! AI-wielding Huawei says it's coming for you

Announces public cloud alliance for China and beyond

UK engineering software firm swallowed in £3bn merger with France's Schneider Electric

Reverse takeover: Cambridge techies to keep London listing

It's official: Users navigate flat UI designs 22 per cent slower

Put in some chrome and shade

Arcserve left headless as CEO Mike Crest splits for pastures greener

AnalysisNew boss, whoever they are, has big ol' boots to fill

Vivaldi boss: It'd be cool if Google went back to the 'not evil' schtick

Blasts AdWords blockery

Futuristic driverless car technology to be trialled on... oh, a Ford Mondeo

UpdatedDriven consortium floors it on the glamour front

Three challenges UK watchdog to a duel over mobile spectrum rules

Your move, EE

Bazinga! Social network Taringa 'fesses up to data breach

Que pasó?

Kurat võtku! Estonia identifies security risk in almost 750,000 ID cards

That's over half the population

Flying electric taxi upstart scores $90m from investors

Its aircraft doesn't have a tail fin. No, really

Stealth, lightweight Android breaks cover

Google's new landfill strategy

Apache Struts you're stuffed: Vuln allows hackers to inject evil code into biz servers

All versions of app framework since 2008 affected – so patch!

Remember when Lenovo sold PCs with Superfish adware? It just got a mild scolding from FTC

Settlement requires disclosure and monitoring, not much else

Yet another AWS config fumble: Time Warner Cable exposes 4 million subscriber records

US cable giant the latest victim of S3 cloud security brain-fart

Big Tech fumes over Prez Trump's decision to deport a million kids

With DACA dead, all eyes turn to a dysfunctional Congress

Climate-change skeptic lined up to run NASA in this Trump timeline

Rep Bridenstine wants to get into space – presumably after we've destroyed this world

Australia-to-Asia traffic slows as typhoons cut submarine cables

I've been to Bali, via California

Hurricane Irma imperils first ever SpaceX shuttle launch: US military's secret squirrel X-37B

What goes up, Musk stay on the ground at this rate

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