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Essentially invisible: Android big-daddy Andy Rubin's hypetastic mobe 'flops in first month'

Just 5,000 handsets have been shifted since release – pundits

Out, damned Spot! Amazon emits Echo ball with screen, inevitable ever-listening mic

Latest lodging for Alexa has clock radio aspirations

SEC and DoJ charge ServiceMesh founder with $98m fraud

UPDATEEric Pulier denies bribing execs at Australia's Commonwealth Bank to inflate earn-out payments

iOS apps can read metadata revealing users' location histories

EXIF through a gift shop full of personal data

MapR to do real-time analytics on your operational data

StrataConfIt's as if the data warehouse never happened. Which may not be a bad thing

NASA, Roscosmos: We're building a lunar space station!

Can't say where. Can't say when. Can't agree on Mars or Moon as target. But it'll happen!

Boffins sling around entangled photons at telco wavelengths

1550 nanometres is the sweetest sweet spot

Trump accuses Facebook of bias, collusion with his least favourite newspapers

Billionaire fight as Zuck decries 'crazy idea' fake news didn't impact election

Did the Earth move for you, too? Grav waves sensed from black holes' bang 1.8bn LYs away

Best signal yet received after space void mega-prang

Microsoft gives all staff a marked-up 'Employee Edition' of Satya Nadella's new book

+Logowatch'Hit Refresh' becomes 'Hit FN+F5' as Azure moves into a tent

'Self learning' Intel chips glimpsed, Nvidia emits blueprints, AMD and Tesla rumors, and more

AI roundupA quick guide to this week's reveals

Dome, sweet dome: UAE mulls Martian city here on Earth ahead of Red Planet colonization

Massive facility will try self-sustaining for a year

Mac High Sierra hijinks continue: Nasty apps can pull your passwords

Apple still hasn't been able to seal up keychain access hole for unsigned applications

3D selfies? What could possibly go wrong?

AI boffins find box marked 'Pandora', whack it with the AI-hammer

IBM launches unified data analytics system, promises machine learning for all

Big Blue analytics boss wants to automate, automate, then automate some more

Ransomware keeping cops, NHS and local UK gov bods awake at night

Biggest threat next year, Met Police cybercrime boss says

NatWest customer services: We're aware of security glitch

NatWest PR: No, no, no. That person's info was BAD

You better explain yourself, mister: DARPA's mission to make an accountable AI

You did WHAT? WHY!

Playboy founder and dressing-gown wearer Hugh Hefner dead at 91

A moment of silence, please, for the godfather of the jazz mag

Nokia updates classic comeback mobe 3310

Now with 3G

Microsoft downplays alarm over Windows Defender 'flaw'

Says you'd hafta click through a *boatload* of warnings

MoD brainbox repo opens up IP treasure chest for world+dog

Easy Access to some small-but-snazzy UK military ideas

Dell EMC, Veeam eagerly clamber onto Microsoft's Azure Stack: I love it more. No, I love it more

Azure Stack and Hyper-V support ignition for MS

'Alternative network provider' CityFibre boosts sales 36%

But elsewhere experiences contract delays

The UK isn't ditching Boeing defence kit any time soon

AnalysisHave you seen how dependent our armed forces are on them?

Patch alert! Easy-to-exploit flaw in Linux kernel rated 'high risk'

Urgent security triage needed

HPE confirms Belfast-based 3PAR engineering office to close

No, we're not switching focus to Nimble, spokesman says

Amadeus booking software outages smack airports across world

Final updateFirm won't explain network failure

Tintri wheels out T1000 ROBO flash array to terminate disk ones

Preconfigured single SKU box to skewer ROBO sales

Business hunches are so 1977. Proper data's a lot more grown-up

SponsoredFighting the instinct vs analytics wars

Apple and SK Hynix agree Toshiba terms: Bain to grab chip arm

+CommentLooks like WDC is scuppered apart from legal blocks

Cloudera serves up 'secret sauce' for unified data management

CTO: Engineers spend half their time on this, customers need educating on the ingredient list

EU tells Facebook and Twitter: Obey us or we'll start regulating

Another day, another shot fired at American e-megacorps

BlackBerry reveals slim profits as Dolby-isation of brand marches on

Announces licensing scheme for smartphone features

Scale slaps hybrid cloud in hyperconverged kit

On-premises to Google Cloud platform 2-way interchange speedway

Trump's tax tease will be a massive payday for Valley tech giants and their shareholders

Overseas cash piles get 'once-in-a-generation' break – again

Bless their hearts: Democrats want $40bn to spruce up America's bumpkin broadband

How about you try winning an election first, folks

At last, someone's taking Apple to task for, uh, not turning on iPhone FM radio chips

UpdatedBut what of criticism of FCC boss over hurricanes?

'Dear diversity hire...' Amazon's weapons-grade fail in recruitment email to woman techie

UpdatedAttempt to lure more diverse workers backfires spectacularly

Angst in her pants: Alleged US govt leaker Reality Winner stashed docs in her pantyhose

Transcript reveals leaker's motivations

Internet-wide security update put on hold over fears 60 million people would be kicked offline

ICANN delays KSK rollover after new data derails plans

Australian PM Turnbull's AU$1.1bn 'Ideas boom' revealed as a bust

Policy hastily cobbled together using woolly advice, lacked clear objectives, measurements

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