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Meltdown, Spectre bug patch slowdown gets real – and what you can do about it

AnalysisChip flaw fixes not so insignificant after all

Memo man Damore is back – with lawyers: Now Google sued for 'punishing' white men

We're now into minute 21 of his 15 minutes of fame

RIP John Young: NASA's longest-serving 'naut explores final frontier

ObitSpacefaring veteran flew into space six times, once with a corned beef sarnie

Boffins use inkjets to print explosives

For very, very, small bombs. Like the ones that set off car airbags

Mystery surrounds fate of secret satellite slung by SpaceX

Sources say USA 'lost' absolutely-classified top-secret bird? You Musk be kidding

India denies breach of its billion-strong 'Aadhaar' ID system

Journo who bought data has been named in police complaint

Seriously, Reg, you care about a software licensing standard?

Yup, because this one will stop virtual network functions falling over because of fine print

Facebook gives its 007s license to kill M, its not particularly intelligent AI

Personal assistant that needed human help gets the boot

Solaris becomes Solaris 11.4, but new features aren’t set

Delivery promised some time in 2018, as Big Red says Solaris updates prove it can do continuous integration

US appeals court trims $50m off Oracle's take in Rimini Street law battle

Database giant happy as Larry that copyright infringement ruling allowed to stand, though

IBM melts down fixing Meltdown as processes and patches stutter

RHEL servers croaking, reporting in Excel, customer docs in signoff limbo

With WPA3, Wi-Fi will be secure this time, really, wireless bods promise

If at first you don't succeed, try (WEP) try (WPA) try (WPA2)...

Google kicks itself out of its own cache when serving AMP pages URLs for stories published elsewhere are on the way out

In 2018, how are the big storage 8 handling the industry's challenges?

AnalysisFaster access, data management and HCI

Hold on to your aaSes: Yup, Windows 10 'as a service' is incoming


1980s sci-fi movies: The thrill of being not quite terrified on mum's floral sofa

How the era's films keep their enduring charm ...

Sky customer dinged for livestreaming pay-per-view boxing to Facebook

It's a mystery how they found out. Call Sherlock

Japanese giant NEC gobbles Brit IT firm Northgate for £475m

Private equity owner waves goodbye

Seagate's CES splash, ClusterStor-like dash and Ripple crypto-cash

Bumps out new array and brags about quarterly results

Devs see red after not seeing Big Red on Stack Overflow database poll

UpdatedOracle missed off yearly survey, staffer claims 'malicious bias'

How are the shares, Bry? Intel chief cops to CPU fix slowdowns

Don't worry, Chipzilla is 'working tirelessly' to resolve the issue

BlackBerry and Baidu buddy up on autonomous autos

BB's QNX already used by Ford, Apple and Aptiv

MPs sceptical of plan for IT to save the day after UK quits customs union

Jesus, you're not relying on government tech, are you?

Veritas veteran becomes new big cheese at Symantec spin-off

The future is cloudy...

SAP customers won't touch the fluffy stuff... so here's another on-prem HR data tool

ERP giant overstated cloudy SuccessFactor's success

Barracuda snags email security biz ahead of private equity plunge

There's always a bigger phish

US Congress seizes net neutrality, stuffs it into a bipartisan black hole

Is there anything Senators won't try to turn into votes?

FBI says it can't unlock 8,000 encrypted devices, demands backdoors for America's 'public safety'

Where there's a will, there's a Wray

Oracle WebLogic hole primed to pump Monero

Careless cloud customers neglect patch, allowing crypto miners to move in

Teach citizens IoT dangers, engineering students cybersecurity, Uncle Sam suggests

Govt also worried about IPv6's impact on online security

Don't just grab your CPU bug updates – there's a nasty hole in Office, too

Patch TuesdayIt's 2018 and a Word doc can still pwn your Windows computer

Good lord, Kodak's stock is up 120 per cent. How? New film? Oh. It launched a crypto-coin

Sigh, 2018. Sigh

CPU bug patch saga: Antivirus tools caught with their hands in the Windows cookie jar

You're fondling our kernel wrong, grumbles Microsoft

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