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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd reads 'mean tweets' about his 2025 vision

OpenWorld 2017Big boss has a Trump moment after his 2016 predictions were trashed

Patch your Android, peeps, it has up to 14 nasty flaws to flog

There's a nasty bug in media file handling – deja vu, right?

Audit office finds Telstra's universal services were good politics, bad deals

AU$297 million a year bought co-operation as much as services, says ANAO

Microsoft may have its groove back but it's binned 'Groove'

Ghost-of-Zune music subscription service retired, users shunted to Spotify

Un-Delled SonicWall beefs up firewall to wrestle ransomware

Newly-freed security vendor thinks it can drag users into cloudy security analytics

Bad news! Astroboffins find the stuff of life in space for the first time

We thought this stuff would turn up where there's already life. Turns out it's everywhere

Hierarchical Storage Management is back. And this time it's cloudy

KompriseCloud can now shunt data between different cloud storage operators

Linux kernel long term support extended from two to six years

Google wants Android devices to survive four OS upgrades, even if LTS releases make Linus a bit grumpy

Blockchain, AI, chatbots, cloud … Oracle bingo!

OpenWorld 2017Big Red has all this year's big buzzwords covered

Life began after meteorites splashed into warm ponds of water, say astronomers

Cosmic carbon crashes, plus grains galore, set the chemical world cranking

Forget the 'simulated universe', say boffins, no simulator could hit the required scale

Reality will have to do unless you can leap-frog quantum computing

Commodore 64 makes a half-sized comeback

The keyboard's cosmetic in this 'retro-games-baked-onto ROM' with HDMI and USB caper

Nailing a cloud project without killing Bob boils down to not being a tool

Management, devs, ops, Bob too... just be freakin' reasonable

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Self-processing flash drives, we'll need more capacity

InterviewOpenIO talks us through how it's applying its software to SSDs

Home Sec Amber Rudd: Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?

Techies! Will you please stop patronising and sneering! ;_;

BBC Telly Tax petition given new Parliament debate date

125k refuseniks to have their say after all

Actifio launches v8 of Sky Platform, extends dedupe to cloud crowd

Goes native with Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle

Introducing EE4J – Java EE's fling with the Eclipse Foundation

Developers hoping move will reinvigorate the community

Computers4Christians miraculously appears on Ubuntu wiki

It must have been divine intervention

The axeman strikes again: Microsoft has real commitment issues

CommentYet another product cull raises questions about Microsoft's commitment to... anything, really

MH370 final report: Aussies still don’t know where it crashed or why

ATSB wraps up, nine months after 'suspending' search

Schrems busts Privacy Shield wide open

Dublin Judge asks European Court to look at data flows all over again

Physicists win Nobel Prize for spotting ripples in fabric of space-time

Dude. Woah.

Big iron storage supplier Infinidat blags more o' that sweet VC cash

Analysis$95m to satiate its appetite for gutbusting growth

Ignite: Microsoft drops veil on Honolulu, releases SQL Server on Linux into the wild

What went down last week in Florida?

Call the doctor! WDC's new 14TB spinner has shingled write scheme

Oh, that's shingles. As you were

ISIS and Jack Daniel's: One of these things is not like the other

Zürich bloke's neighbours send nasty letter over whiskey flag

NFS is now on tap in Azure – and NetApp is Microsoft's provider

NFS as a service on-ramp to Azure

Ex-Intel boss Paul Otellini dead at age 66

Krzanich pays tribute to former Chipzilla supremo

Azure fell over for 7 hours in Europe because someone accidentally set off the fire extinguishers

Engineering the Microsoft way

Oracle VP: 'We want the next decade to be Java first, Java always'

AnalysisFor perhaps the first time ever, a JavaOne keynote was actually useful

Patch your WordPress plugins: Scum are right now hijacking blogs

Unless of course your site is so dull that a little hacker defacement will cheer it up

Oath-my-God: THREE! BILLION! Yahoo! accounts! hacked! in! 2013! – not! 'just!' 1bn!

Every user pwned, how's that $4bn looking now, Verizon?

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull hints at surveillance expansion

Drivers' licenses pics shared with States? You ain't seen nothing yet: the private sector might get your mugshot, too

Nothing matters any more... Now hapless Equifax bags $7.5m IT contract with US taxmen

They're just trolling us at this point

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