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FYI: There's now an AI app that generates convincing fake smut vids using celebs' faces

And faces of ex-partners, bosses, children, you name it

SHL just got real-mode: US lawmakers demand answers on Meltdown, Spectre handling from Intel, Microsoft and pals

Pact of silence questioned

Trans-Pacific Partnership returns, without Trump but more 'comprehensive'

And still secret, so we can't say if Silicon Valley's fair use booster survived

Mobile point of sale gets a PCI security standard

Because crooks salivate when you punch a PIN into a smartmobe at a market stall

libcurl has had auth leak bug since 'the first commit we recorded'

Fixed in 7.58.0

Brit escorts: Without the internet to keep us safe, we'd be totally screwed

Dodgy punters blacklisted on National Ugly Mugs database

Microsoft whips out tool so you can measure Windows 10's data-slurping creepiness

Diagnostic Data Viewer gives users a peek into what Redmond gathers from your PC

S for Security is Google owner Alphabet's new favorite letter

The plan is to throw the cloud at data collection and analysis, to produce alerts that matter

Google can't innovate anymore, exiting programmer laments

Steve Yegge torches Chocolate Factory on his way out

IT 'heroes' saved Maersk from NotPetya with ten-day reinstallation bliz

4,000 servers, 45,000 PCs and 2,500 apps all rebuilt, while other staff went manual

STOP! It's dangerous to upgrade to VMware 6.5 alone. Read this

Please don't be like the admin who failed to update PSC first

Wanna design a chip that talks to silly-fast GDDR6? You'll have to talk to Rambus, too

Blueprints touted to ASIC, SoC makers to take on GPUs

RIP Ursula K Le Guin: The wizard of Earthsea

ObitDragon lady who told us our true names dies aged 88

Schrems can't throw collective sueball at Facebook but individual action OK

It's not a knock-out: Fbook's privacy status will be tested in Austrian court

Muglia's monster Snowflake in quarter-of-a-billion-dollar funding blizzard

VCs chuck money at data warehouse startup

New Sky thinking: Media giant makes dish-swerving move on Netflix territory

Italy and Austria first in line for new service

Rimini Street attempts to claw back more cash in Oracle copyright dispute

Support biz files court petition to recover additional $32m

WhitTVman to head mobile-first media platform

Megflix anyone? Outgoing HPE boss finds new raison d'etre

Supermicro is, like, totally harnessing green energy sources to churn out servers, dude

Fuel cell tech generates cleaner power for San Jose plant

GitHub shrugs off drone maker DJI's crypto key DMCA takedown effort

UpdatedYes, keys your devs put in public repos got forked. RTFM

Laggard Cisco stumbles over, puffing: 'HyperFlex now supports Hyper-V'

Version 3.0 scales up, shows some container love and promises validation

Who's going to gobble Microsemi? Chip flinger looks for suitors

And someone has already offered

Non-'fiscally neutral' defence review is go, minister tells MPs

Tanks and jets or sexy cyber-warfare stuff?

Dell bleeds converged infrastructure unit into existing divisions

Components spread across servers, storage, networking

EU bods up GDPR ante: Threatens legislative laggards with ‘infringement procedure’

Only 2 member states have adapted national legislation – SMEs, citizens still in dark

Intel alerted computer makers to chip flaws on Nov 29 – new claim

Total coincidence: That's the same day Chipzilla's CEO sold off his shares

No parcel drones. No robo-trucks – Teamsters driver union delivers its demands to UPS

Puny humans feebly try to fend off robotic takeover

Perv raided college girls' online accounts for nude snaps – by cracking their security questions

Personal info obtained to pull off 1,400 password resets. Now he's behind bars

Here we go again... UK Prime Minister urges nerds to come up with magic crypto backdoors

Broken security? More like broken record

Trebles all round! Intel celebrates record sales of insecure processors

Siri, what's a monopoly?

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