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Uber: Hackers stole 57m passengers, drivers' info. We also bribed the thieves $100k to STFU

And it happened a year ago, hoped you wouldn't find out

Wait, did Oracle tip off world to Google's creepy always-on location tracking in Android?

AnalysisWar over Java spills into mobile privacy world

Microsoft says Win 8/10's weak randomisation is 'working as intended'

This bug is a feature in 11 out of 12 scenarios

Microsoft to run VMware on Azure, on bare metal. Repeat. Microsoft to run VMware on Azure.

VMware-certified partners will help as Redmond also starts vSphere-to-Azure migrations

Iranian military hacker fingered for 'Game of p0wns' HBO leak

Dept. of Justice lamely says 'winter is coming' for Behzad Mesri, aka 'Skote Vahshat'

Linus Torvalds 'sorry' for swearing, blames popularity of Linux itself

More than 20 pulls a day on his desk, v.4.15 bloating and a Thanksgiving trip to pack for made Linus testy

Apple: Sure, we banned VPN iOS apps in China, but, um, er, art!

iGiant didn't want to aid censorship, but $10bn in revenue is $10bn in revenue

HP Inc – the no-drama one – is actually doing fine with PCs, printers

Personal gear a more reliable moneymaker than servers. Who knew?

Microsoft reprieves CodePlex users – you're doomed next week

Read-only doom-day slips, December axe still ohovers

Crypto-jackers enlist Google Tag Manager to smuggle alt-coin miners

Ad giant has malware detection in its script-hosting service... but Coinhive isn't flagged

'Urgent data corruption issue' destroys filesystems in Linux 4.14

Using bcache to speed Linux 4.14? Stop if you want your data to live

When it comes to ML, reports of JavaScript's death are exaggerated

Python is not the be-all and end-all of writing smart algorithms

Once more unto the breach: El Reg has a go at crisis management

And you can probably guess how that turned out

Loake Shoes admits: We've fallen victim to cybercrims

Hold on to your laces, email server was compromised

London mayor: Self-driving cars? Not without jacked-up taxes, you don't!

And who will build the roads, asks Transport for London

Borat creator offers to cover mankini fines. Is nice!

Sacha Baron Cohen steps in after Czech tourists become butt of joke

'Gimme Gimme Gimme' Easter egg in man breaks automated tests at 00:30

Wow, I see what you did there *rolls eyes*

Phone fatigue takes hold: SIM-onlys now top UK market

♫ "Boredom, boredom, boredom, b'dum b'dum" ♫

Peers told to push for cut-price access to med tech developed with NHS data

But for Pete's sake, don’t recommend another new body

Possible cut to British F-35 order considered before Parliament

MoD claims it's still committed but warns of 'uncertainty'

Under par: HPE 3PAR US sales are limping

CommentNot so, er, Nimble in the area

Ads watchdog to BT: We say your itsy bitsy, teeny weeny Ts&Cs too small for screeny

Broadband TV spot hid key details in hard-to-read text

Budget 2017: How to make a downbeat forecast sound better. Say 'tech' a lot?

Trebling comp sci teachers, digi tax evaders clampdown

You're such a goober, Uber: UK regulators blast hushed breach

MP: Funny, you managed to contact customers when TfL put your licence on hold…

Permissionless data slurping: Why Google's latest bombshell matters

CommentAre you in control?

Apple quietly wheels out 'Voxelnet' driverless car tech paper

We'd ask them what it means, but, uh...

Microsoft scoops Search UI out from the gaping black maw of Cortana

Hmmm. Looks familiar…

Aussie Catholic School forced into hasty cover-up over suggestive Saint

Off-shored statue offered a curious roll

FCC boss Ajit Pai emits his net neutrality extermination plan

Just in time for Thanksgiving when no one will notice

Xen Project's plan after AWS goes KVM: Talk up embedded future

UpdateAWS changes its tune, multi-hypervisor plan is its future

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