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The e-waste warrior, 28,000 copied Windows restore discs, and a fight to stay out of jail

Tech recycler fights prison term for handing out recovery CDs

We sent a vulture to IBM's new developer conference to find an answer to the burning question: Why Big Blue?

Index'We're Java experts'

Microsoft Australia changes App Store T&Cs to pay GST

When Australians buy apps on the Store, punters' sales taxes will come on shore

Ayyy-EYE! Google code 'predicts heart disease' by eyeballing retinas

Eye see what you did, there, machine-learning boffins

Q: Why did the Cisco cross the network? A: To automate what's on the other side

Switchzilla wants telcos to let it drive all their kit, regardless of who made it

Australia joins the 'decrypt it or we'll legislate' club

At least it only wants to break crypto after getting a warrant

This job Win-blows! Microsoft made me pull '75-hour weeks' in a shopping mall kiosk

Booth manager claims she was stiffed on overtime, Redmond denies any wrongoing

Boffins: If AI eggheads could go ahead and try to stop their code being evil, that'd be great

All right! Now let's get regula– uh, debating, study concludes

Bad news: 43% of login attempts 'malicious' Good news: Er, umm...

Also bad: Unpatched systems, unsecured APIs, IoT gear, anthrax candy, bottomless pits

AMD lures Cisco's server CTO into Epyc new data center gig

ExclusiveHe's also a player on the Transaction Processing Performance Council

Careful with the 'virtual hugs' says new FreeBSD Code of Conduct

Cue virtual outrage and actual culture wars skirmishes

Oh, Bucket! AWS in S3 status-checking tool free-for-all

'Your data is waiting for the internet to download it' warning lights are now free

Windows slithers on to Arm, legless?

CommentIt can't be worse than RT - and isn't

London Mayor's chief digi officer: 'Have faith and give us a chance'

Theo Blackwell says data can help capital cope with 1m more bods

A game to 'vaccinate' people against fake news? Umm... Fake news

Boffins' plan to prime the public against misinformation nice idea but misses mark

Use ad blockers? Mine some Monero to get access to news, says US site

Cryptocurrency trend moves into publishing as Salon comes up with plan to make customers pay

Euro Space Agency probe begins search for guff gas on Mars

Do we mean methane? You're darn tootin'

Rock-a-byte, baby: IoT tot-monitoring camera lets miscreants watch 10,000s of kids online

Serious flaws found in Chinese family webcam – new claim

The Gemini pocket PC is shipping and we've got one. This is what it's like

ExclusiveHands on with the Linux-powered reborn Psion

World's cyber attacks hit us much harder in past year – major infosec chief survey

Cisco report: Smacked orgs forked out $500k due to attacks

UK data controllers to pay ICO up to £2.4k more a year when GDPR kicks in

Gov’s bid to keep cash in data protection watchdog’s coffers

Farewell, Android Pay. We hardly tapped you

You still need two Google apps to do everything, though

Bosch and Daimler jump in together on driverless vehicle tech

BCW18Self-parking cars - and a lot of practical R&D going on

Brexit to better bumpkin broadband, 4G coverage for farmers – Gove

Better mobile coverage in Kenya than parts of Kent

If at first you don't succeed, you're likely Intel: Second Spectre microcode fix emitted

UpdatedMitigations for chip design vulnerabilities, take two

Bright idea: Make H when the Sun shines, and H when it doesn't

German boffins design solar reactor that, er, works at night

Qualcomm disappointed by Broadcom's 'inadequate' shrinking package

Snapdragon giant confirms: Size really does matter

The YouTube crackdown on fake news: Promoting bonkers Florida school shooting conspiracies

CommentGoogle, you're doing a heck of a job

Guess who else Spectre is haunting? Yes, it's AMD. Four class-action CPU flaw lawsuits filed

Punters not happy with handling of vulnerability confessions

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