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Google blows $1.1bn to hire HTC's Pixel people, forming one big happy handset team

HTC insists ad giant didn't scoop all its clever people and it can still make nice things

CCleaner targeted top tech companies in attempt to lift IP

Infected Avast tool's payload went after the likes of Microsoft, Intel and Cisco, hit 20 targets

Ducks ding dongs in face of stiff competition

Alternative title for this science paper: Seven-inch bullies humiliate unsuspecting birds

Toshiba sells memory biz for $18bn, becomes the Bain of Western Digital's existence

Japanese company sells memory biz to private equity and WD flings sueballs to stop it

Bill Gates says he'd do CTRL-ALT-DEL with one key if given the chance to go back through time

Gives two-fingered salute to IBM designers for forcing us to use three-fingered salute

BlackBerry's QNX to run autonomous car software

Parts-maker Delphi wants BlackBerry-mobiles on the road in 2019

From the Dept of the Bleedin' Obvious... yes, drones hurt when they hit you in the head

Research suggests maybe the heavy ones should spend less time over people

GNOME Foundation backs 'freedom-oriented' smartphone

Librem 5 will run only open-source code, PureOS and feature radio kill switch

Chief digital officer and sales director leave O2 amid ongoing shake-up

Roles yet to be filled

You lost your ballpoint pen, Slack? Why's your Linux version unsigned?

No digital signature on hipster collab app means it's easy to make dangerous fakes

UK data watchdog swots automated marketing call pest with £260k fine

Easyleads applies to be struck off after investigation

Puppet plays puppet master, gobbles up automation firm Distelli

Twisting minds, smashing dreams

Register Lectures tackle war and power... in the digital world at least

LecturesMists? Mellowness? Not at these talks...

Falling apart at the seamless: Inside Apple's LTE Watch fiasco

AnalysisKludge takes shine off ever-improving Watch

How's that 'turnaround' year going, Capita? ...Sheesh, sorry I asked

Things still gloomy after profit warning and restructure

Baidu-backed fund has a billion quid for 100 self-driving projects

China's Google also updated its open-source autonomous vehicle software

Something good about Brexit? Errr, more teeth for Ofcom! – report

But elsewhere fear and uncertainty reigns. Ahhh!

Google's Big Hardware Bet: Is this what a sane business would do?

AnalysisYou're an algorithms company, Larry!

Equifax fooled again! Blundering credit biz directs hack attack victims to parody site

Tim on the social media team will need a new job

Quebec takes mature approach to 'grilled cheese' ban

It's for the grater good

Outgoing Cisco exec chair John Chambers joins Sprinklr board

There is life after the Borg... in social media management platforms apparently

Ah, good ol' Windows update cycles... Wait, before anything else, check your hardware

SponsoredIntel and Microsoft have been working together to ease the pain

Researchers claim ISPs are 'complicit' in latest FinSpy snooping rounds

Dictators' favourite spyware is working at the top, says report

Android slingers tout mobes with customized baked-in big-biz configs

Chocolate Factory pushing enterprises' corporate settings right out of the box

Data-wranglers Trifacta go public with Google Cloud collaboration

Pair takes aim at $20bn analytics market

Chatbots: A load of hype or fancy lifehack for the lazy IT person?

Some of these buggers are adept at handling the mundane

SEC 'fesses to security breach, says swiped info likely used for dodgy stock-market trading

EDGAR database a veritable goldmine of financial tips

Slain: Unions' US OPM mega-hack lawsuit against Uncle Sam

You have to get shafted before you can sue, says court

Nothing to see here, folks, literally... Citrix mysteriously pulls NetScaler downloads

Builds yanked offline for a week in bug riddle

Hi Facebook, Google, we think we might tax your ads instead – lots of love, Europe x

Or maybe hold money from online transactions. Either way, we're getting our damn cash

Attention adults working in the real world: Do not upgrade to iOS 11 if you use Outlook, Exchange

UpdatedKiss your Microsoft email goodbye for now

Has science gone too far, part 97: Boffins craft code to find protesters on social networks, rate them on their violence

Image-recognition system posited as reporting tool

Facebook, Twitter sucked into US Senate's Russian meddling probe

Politicians want to know what happened with those fake accounts and advertising dollars

Blame Canada? $5.7m IBM IT deal balloons to $185m thanks to 'an open bag of money'

With all their hockey hullabaloo, and that crazy payout too

Cloudflare coughs up a few grand for prior-art torpedoes to sink troll

DDoS blocker well on its way to nuking Blackbird Tech in patent showdown

Crap cracked fat-attack Pact app chaps slapped in pact backtrack infract

US watchdog raps breach-of-contract brats for retracted transacts

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