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Australia to probe Web giants' impact on news, ads, competition

Google, Facebook, named as worthy of inquiry

Dirty COW redux: Linux devs patch botched patch for 2016 mess

This time it's a 'Huge Dirty COW' and Linus Torvalds has cleaned up after it

French activists storm Paris Apple Store over EU tax dispute

Liberté, égalité and a promise of fraternité with management inside a fortnight

PayPal paid $US233m for company that leaked 1.6 million records

Canadian outfit TIO acquired in Feb 'fesses up to unauthorized access

Google to crack down on apps that snoop

Android developers given 60 days to inform users, after that apps will do it for themselves

Voyager 1 fires thrusters last used in 1980 – and they worked!

Ancient assembler code checked out and now probe's mission can be extended

Freelance techies moan about DXC billing snafu: No pay for three weeks

Unable to file time sheets

No 2017 bonus for you, HPE tells employees

ExclusiveExecs aren't getting one either, says firm

Nationwide UK web bank and app take unscheduled nap

UpdatedCustomers report woes at ATMs too. Xmas shopping? Maybe not

Ofcom just told BT to up its game on fibre investment

CommentBut is it just more regulatory posturing?

Brit MP Dorries: I gave my staff the, um, green light to use my login

Defence of Damian shows relaxed attitude to account security

Drone collisions with airliners may not be fatal, US study suggests

UpdatedAnd UK Department for Transport faces questions over scary rival study

As the singularity approaches, neural network pens black metal album

RotMReeeyeeeeeese... of tha maaassssshyyyyyyunaahhhhh

Android Wear hardware boss bails

Factory reset

Damian Green: Not only my workstation – mystery pr0n all over Parliamentary PCs

Denies he downloaded any of it

Creepy Cayla doll violates liberté publique, screams French data protection agency

You can probably strike these toys off your kids' Crimbo lists

Escrow you, Apple! Ireland expects Cupertino to cough up to €13bn

Back tax drinking songs break out across Irish pubs

From the graaaaaave! WileyFox's Windows 10 phone delayed again

Yeah, the WinMobe is somehow still a thing

How very dare you, Qualcomm snarls at Broadcom's board bid

Mickey-taking Singapore biz turns takeover battle hostile

Report: Underwater net cables are prime targets for terrorists and Russia

Think tank wants new laws and failsafes to fight environmental and human threats

Did you unwittingly support the destruction of net neutrality rules?

Find out with the New York's Attorney General search tool

Sprint calls out Charter with chat-patent sueball

Once more, into the VoIP

Prison hacker who tried to free friend now likely to join him inside

But he got oh so close

China reboots internet conference with keynote from Cook

Apple CEO lends credibility, kills VPN apps

Apple sprays down bug-ridden iOS 11 with more fixes

Hasn't been a great few weeks for Cupertino devs

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