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Google sued for paying women less than men

Women get the lowly frontend jobs, while the men bask in backend glory

Another month, another malware outbreak in Google's Play Store

50 apps get pulled as ExpensiveWall malware runs riot in the store

Chrome to label FTP sites insecure

It's only 0.0026 per cent of traffic, but it's all in plaintext so deserves a red flag

Westpac brings authentication system in-house, binning IBM

Bank wants centrally-managed control over access control

IoT gateways get a benchmark from the TPC

You're going to run a pair of servers to tend 'things' and pre-analyse their data, OK?

Veritas shrinks Sydney office, slashes 60-something support staff

Jobs look to be on their way to India

AWS users felt a great disturbance in the cloud, as S3 cried out in terror

S3izure made things tricky for an hour, but was no apocalypS3 to match March mess

Boffin wins (Ig) Nobel prize asking if cats can be liquid

Why people hate cheese and speaker worn in the vagina also score 'make you laugh, then make you think' awards

User worked with wrong app for two weeks, then complained to IT that data had gone missing

ON-CALLLock down your UIs, developers – customisation can confuse cretins

Facebook let advertisers target 'Jew-haters'

You are our product, says The Social Network™, and we productised your racism

Tech biz must be more export-focused, says defence kit minister

DSEI 2017We like your startups – now help post-Brexit UK and start selling abroad

Video nasty lets VMware guests run code on hosts

It's 2017 and SVGA device can p0wn enterprise software. Sigh

'All-screen display'? But surely every display is all-screen... or is a screen not a display?

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Sounds like a good idea but looks can be deceptive

Farewell Cassini! NASA's Saturnian spacecraft waves goodbye for its Grand Finale

But the mission is far from over, say scientists

Rise Of the Tiny Machines: Boffins cook up autonomous DNA sorting robot

ROTMIt's coming for your jobs, very, very slowly

NCC hires three Bank of England cyber experts to beef up assurance business

Intros CENTA - that new money smell

HPE slices and dices globo org chart

Waves off another exec in the name of progress

BOFH: We're only here because they said there would be biscuits

Episode 11BOFH helps promote his company's 'Story' (if promote = bag of quicklime)

UK attorney general plans crackdown on 'trial by social media'

Oi: Less contempt of court on Facebook and Twitter, says gov law bloke

ICO whacks Welsh biz with £350k fine for 150 million nuisance calls

Not that data watchdog expects to get that money paid

Why the Apple Watch with LTE means a very Apple-y sort of freedom

Caveat emptor: It's not what you think

DoJ: Look! Google is giving up overseas data for warrants outside Second Circuit

UpdatedGo on, Supremes, have another look at that Microsoft ruling, wouldya?

Red Hat beer and burger box brouhaha: Would a pint help you wash down the containers?

UpdateLures thirsty reporters to watch webinar

Dell EMC president David Goulden quits

Two months after the biz told El Reg, 'no, no, David Goulden is going nowhere'.

Just how are HMRC’s IT systems going to cope with Brexit?

Answers on a postcard, please

Essential's Rubin coy on mysterious Plan to Take Over the Universe

One home at a time

Equifax mega-breach: Security bod flags header config conflict

Help wanted at Equifax. Badly

HP users moaning over 10-minute login lag during 'Win 10 update'

Like watching a black screen dry (literally)

Pretend Python packages prey on poor typing

Typosquatting attack hits the PyPI registry

Sprint CEO straight out accuses Verizon counterpart of LYING

IN ALL CAPS, no less

Equifax UK admits: 400,000 Brits caught up in mega-breach

UK dedicated systems not affected

EU's tech giant tax plan moves forward

All options on the table, and Apple, Facebook, Google ain't gonna like any of 'em

Google to kill Chrome autoplay madness

Sorta, kinda, well not really

China orders immediate shuttering of Bitcoin exchanges

And *clunk* – cryptocurrency value drops 20 per cent

Google sued by Gab over Play Store booting

'Free speech' Twitter alternative alleges antitrust foul

Mad scientist zaps himself to determine the power of electric eel shocks

Electrophorus electricus is not something to be messed with

Fancy that! Craft which float over everything on a cushion of air

Geeks' Guide to BritainA hidden British engineering gem: The Hovercraft Museum

Senators call for '9/11-style' commission on computer voting security

Horse, meet stable door

Portland posts full report on Uber's dirty dealings with Greyball

No further penalties for ride-sharing giant, however

The architecture for sharing tokens across blockchains promises traction

After lightning fundraising round, Cosmos puts Ethereum high on dev roadmap

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