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Level 3 thrown in the C'Link after watchdog approves $34bn gobble

While Softbank's Sprint goes limp on T-Mobile US merger

Say what? Another reCaptcha attack, now against audio challenges

unCaptcha is the sound of security crumbling

Only good guys would use an automated GPU-powered password-cracker ... right?

FireEye gives the world GoCrack, a Dockerised hashcat implementation for sysadmins

Facebook, Amazon fund new trans-Pacific submarine cable

'JUPITER' is made for video, should see first light in 2020, boast 60 Tbps capacity

Jupiter flashes pulsating southern pole, boffins understandably baffled

Misbehaving gas giant's ends light up independently

Microsoft slowly closes Outlook Premium's door while Office 365 winks at you across the street

Want to pay for 50GB of Redmond-powered ad-free email? We decode your options

Google lets Android devs see nanosecond-level GNSS data

Location, location, location ... for testing and research only

Robot takes the job of sitting on your arse

PollFord reveals 'metallic butt' used to test car seats. We're calling it Seat-3-P-O

Updating Things: IETF bods suggest standard

Proposal offers proper authentication, verification and over-the-air delivery

IBM's Phase Change Memory computer can tell you if it's raining

Wait! A PCM chip that computes as well as stores?!

C'mon, edgelords: The APIs are ours to command – do we do good or evil?

Edge computing is awesome and scary

French senator demands public inquiry into Microsoft military deal

C'est mauvais, le framework de beaucoup d'argent pour le Redmond

Caption this: Capita staff picket a bunch o'er pickled pensions

It's day 2 at Reading Bridge House picket line. Make 'em laugh

Health quango: Booze 'evidence' not Puritan enough, do us another

UpdatedFoI request reveals researchers pressured to tweak base case

LTE it snow: Microsoft to punt out LTE-tastic Surface Pro in December

It is coming... It is coming... to London. (Yes, UK)

Official: Perl the most hated programming language, say devs

PollAccording to Stack Overflow, anyway. Disagree? Vote now right here

Bored 'drivers' pushed Google Waymo into ditching autopilot tech

Snoozing, doing makeup, playing Candy Crush...

Yeah, Autonomy's ex-chief financial officer is still up for wire fraud

Judge throws out Hussain's appeal, case rumbles on...

Crisis? What crisis? Samsung is raking in $109m profit a day

Top brass reshuffled after heir locked up and CEO quits

UK.gov: Snoop laws not 'significant' obstacle to EU data protection talks

Digi minister confident of adequacy decision post-Brexit

First iPhone X fondlers struggle to admit that Face ID sort of sucks

EuphemismWatchWe're holding it wrong! Of course!

Don't put your Node out of joint: Version 8 of JS toolkit now in LTS mode

As the focus turns to version 9

Advisory body to 'reconsider' ethics of hanging onto 'mugshots'

UK DNA Database Ethics Group's final annual report

Bootkit ransomware baddy hops down BadRabbit hole in Japan

Spirited away...

Ailing BT division snuggles up with AWS to flog cloudy services

Part of new 'digital' rebrand amid thousands of job cuts

Car insurers recoil in horror from paying auto autos' speeding fines

AEV BillUK driverless revolution means you'll stump up if your robot chauffeur gets it wrong

Tailored SwiftStack update should help get your GDPRse in gear

But code and admin roles more complicated as a result

Vlad the blockader: Russia's anti-VPN law comes into effect

All the news that's fit to read – as decided by President Putin

If your websites use WordPress, put down that coffee and upgrade to 4.8.3. Thank us later

UpdatedSQL-injection security hole needs patching ASAP

Kubernetes bug ate my banking app! How code flaw crashed Brit upstart

Monzo engineering chief details exact cause of outage

A draft US law to secure election computers that isn't braindead. Well, I'm stunned! I gotta lie down

Some good ideas sneak into the Senate

Facebook and pals to US Senate's Russia probe: Pleeease don't pass a law on political web ads

AnalysisWe'll be good, we promi$e

Google Drive ate our homework! Doc block blamed on code blunder

Netizens locked out of cloud-hosted files for bogus terms-of-service violations

Verizon whips out Big Johnson to lure FCC into axing US states' net neutrality, privacy rules

'Light touch' must be enforced with a heavy hand, says telco

Ex-Facebook manager sues biz after getting 'Zucked out of overtime'

Social network hit with claim of illegally skirting Illinois wage laws

Astroboffins spot a fat 'monster' ALIEN planet terrorizing tiny dwarf

PicIt's the biggest faraway world found compared to the size of its parent

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