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Can't wait to get to Mars on a SpaceX ship? It's a cold, dead rock – boffins

El Reg says: Ignore the Big Red Planet lobby, get your ASCII to somewhere better

Of course a mystery website attacking city-run broadband was run by an ISP. Of course

AnalysisFidelity wanted to 'tell the other side of the story' with astroturfing dot-com

Google's cell network Project Fi charged me for using Wi-Fi – lawsuit

Ad giant billed subscribers for Wi-Fi data, punters claim

Web analytics outfit Mixpanel slurped surfers' passwords

LIbrary update slip means it's time to reset the 'Days since last big breach' counter to Zero

Amazon explained ‘Key’ crack before it shipped fix, says hacker who found the hole

BezosMart doesn’t like being told it was w…wr…wrong

LISA Pathfinder sniffed out gravitational signals down to micro-Hertz

Better-than-expected performance created 'the quietest place in space'

Basket case lawsuit: Fancy fruit florists flail Google over rotten ads, demand $200m damages

Search results serve our rivals, not our produce, biz complains

Uber: Ah yeah, we pay women drivers less than men. We can explain!

They drive slower, less often, and take cheap trips, joint study with Stanford concludes

Registrar Namecheap let miscreants slap spam, malware on unlucky customers' web domains

UpdatedCrooks create subdomains on a dozen sites

Uber quits GitHub for in-house code after 2016 data breach

Code trove wasn't to blame: Uber didn’t have multifactor authentication on repos that included AWS credentials

Beware the looming Google Chrome HTTPS certificate apocalypse!

Well, melee. Dust-up? Minor inconvenience? But it's coming!!

Arlo, can you go? NETGEAR spins out its security cameras biz

Network boxen buying cycle has limbo-ed down too low, so prepare for on-subscription cloud services assault

MPs: Lack of technical skills for Brexit could create 'damaging, unmanageable muddle'

It only took 8 months to create a recruitment framework

Infinidat techie: Let me tell you a thing or two about ruler-format SSDs

InterviewThey solve a problem of high flash capacity, says CTO... wait, what?

Look at stupid, sexy Kubernetes with all the cloud firms hanging off its musclebound arms

The container war is won – but what now?

Mobe network Three's 'Make The Air Fair' ads deemed 'misleading'

Spectrum-moaning campaign must not run again

Wileyfox goes TITSUP*: Smartmobe maker calls in the administrators

Funding from Russia dries up, staff chopped, buyer sought

Boffins crack smartphone location tracking – even if you've turned off the GPS

Permission? Who needs it?

Indiegogo to ailing ZX Spectrum reboot firm: End of May... or we call the debt collector

Retro Computers: 'We have not been issued with an ultimatum'

CLOUD Act hits Senate to lube up US access to data stored abroad

That's 'Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data'. Nice

Monday: Intel defector touts Arm server chip. Wednesday: Intel shows off new server chips

Xeon D-2100 a coincidence, Chipzilla assures us

ASA tells Poundland and its teabagging elf: Enough with the smutty social ninja sh*t

The 1970s called, they want their double entendres back

Austrian privacy chief handed leash to EU's data protection beast

Group warms up for greater powers once GDPR hits

Oh FNZ, Aviva! System back up, still trudging through queries backlog

2-day email turnarounds as users wail over payment lags

Bzzzt! If you're in one of these four British cities, that was a drone

These critters might soon be airdropping your shopping

I see you're writing a résumé?!.. LinkedIn parked in MS Word

It's so unreal, didn't look out below. Watch the time go right out the Windows

What did we say about Tesla's self-driving tech? SpaceX Roadster skips Mars, steers to asteroids

PicWhere's a sat-nav when you need one?

Your day's going crap? Let's rap. Snapchat self-splat chat app chaps zap $350m, Wall St saps clap

A $3.45bn loss in a single year – buy buy buy, yell investors

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