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All your base are belong to us: Strava exercise app maps military sites, reveals where spies jog

Fitness fans ignored off-by-default privacy settings, emit sensitive personal info

Microsoft works weekends to kill Intel's shoddy Spectre patch

Out-of-band patch may assuage user anger over Intel crudware, closed-club disclosure process

You publish 20,000 clean patches, but one goes wrong and you're a PC-crippler forever

Malwarebytes pushed a patch, then a patch for the patch

Deep sigh... Servers get teaser trailers now

Dell’s soft-spruiking ‘PowerEdge MX’ – sounds like composable successor to modular FX series

Zombie … in SPAAACE: Amateur gets chatty with 'dead' satellite

NASA reckons it might even be able to operate 'IMAGE', thought dead since 2005

Apple whispers farewell to macOS Server

All the bits that make it a server are being deprecated

Sysadmin crashed computer recording data from active space probe

Who, me?‘I’m the reason we missed seeing aliens’, jokes nervous reader

Firefox to emit ‘occasional sponsored story’ in ads test

Privacy preserved, promise, because Mozilla wants to reinvent web ads

PC not dead, Apple single-handedly propping up mobe market, says Gartner

Yes, folks, it's crystal ball time again

Qumulo needed EMEA crew, and an ex-Isilon bunch worked out nicely

HPE reselling deal using Apollo hardware extended to Europe

You can't ignore Spectre. Look, it's pressing its nose against your screen

Strap yourself in, this ride won't be over for a long time yet

It knows where the gravel pits and power lines are. So, Ordnance Survey, where should UK's driverless cars go?

Mapmaker, mapmaker, make me a map…

Dodgy parking firms to be denied access to Brit driver database putting the brakes on rogue slurping for profit

Well done, You hit superfast broadband target (by handing almost the entire project to BT)

95% of UK penetrated = feat of engineering, hoots Openreach

Thar she blows: Strava heat map shows folk on shipwreck packed with 1,500 tonnes of bombs

It could literally blast a hole in a major shipping route

DRAM, it's good to be in storage... for some

It's been a week, hasn't it, storage fans?

Blockchain bros' London powwow: Regulation, education, oversaturation

BlockchainWeekInvestors, firms grapple with the bubble

UK infrastructure firms to face £17m fine if their cybersecurity sucks

Oh boy, measures will also cover IT outages

'Bitcoin heist' shock: Cops seek 4 for aggravated burglary in Midsomer Murders town

Fintech workers reportedly targeted

UK's iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory nominated as World Heritage Site

UNESCO to decide next year

What do you press when flaws in Bluetooth panic buttons are exposed?

Researcher able to DoS and track personal protection kit

You can blame taxes for a profit nosedive, but Seagate... the taxman didn't flatten your sales

Cue dramatic music as activist investor joins board

Dell sell-off saga gets weird: Subsidiary VMware may buy parent in 'reverse merger'

Buy-out would let Big Mike swerve IPO headaches

Intel alerted Chinese cloud giants 'before US govt' about CPU bugs

'We certainly would have liked to have been notified of this' says Homeland Security

Trump White House mulls nationalizing 5G... an idea going down like 'a balloon made out of a Ford Pinto'

Make America Socialist Again?

Fella faked Cisco, Microsoft gear death – then sold replacement kit for millions, say Feds

'Phony photos', legit serial numbers land chap in court

Can't login to Skype? You're not alone. Chat app's been a bit crap for five days now

Something something two-factor authentication – Microsoft

US Pentagon scrambles after Strava base leaks. Here's a summary of the new rules: 'Secure that s***, Hudson!'

What a Strava-palava

Timeout everyone. Y'all know that Musk's $500 'flamethrower' is literally a Boring blowtorch?

A flame shower not a grower

HP coughs up $6.5m to make dodgy laptop display lawsuit go away

Pavillion notebook screen died back in 2003? There might be a small check for you

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