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23,000 HTTPS certs will be axed in next 24 hours after private keys leak

Trustico, DigiCert come to blows as browsers prepare to snub Symantec-brand SSL

FCC levies largest ever fine: $614m on Verizon (that's about three days of profit for telco giant)

Straight Path veered off promises of 5G coverage

Deep in remote Oz, an antenna has 'heard' the oldest stars

And they're way too loud ... unless dark matter is involved

Stop us if you've heard this one: Ex-Googler sues web giant claiming terrible treatment. This time, sex harassment

Allegations aren't just grim, they're Uber-bad

Paul Allen's six-engined monster plane prepares for space deliveries

World's largest aircraft goes for a very gentle trundle

The DNS was designed for diversity, but site admins aren't buying

Harvard bods warn: if you want to avoid a big outage, use more than one DNS provider

German government confirms hackers blitzkrieged its servers to steal data

Probably-Russian Fancy Bear team fingered for attack

Microsoft to make Ubuntu a first-class guest under Hyper-V

And loads up the migration cannon to aim at VMware

Now Europe's largest trade union squeezes Euro Patent Office's pips

Council of Europe and trade bosses have had enough of King Battistelli

Salesforce cracked $10bn in sales for FY'18, but growth slowed

CFO's biggest hassle is keeping up with sales commissions now that it's back in black

Spectre haunts Intel's SGX defense: CPU flaws can be exploited to snoop on enclaves

VidAnd no, you're not supposed to be able to do that

Desktop PC shipments dip below 100m/year

And there's worse to come between now and 2022 for all client devices bar typoslabs

Ah, uni days! Drugs, sex, parties... sci-tech startups? Not so much

The number of successful UK spinouts is waning

Tonight on IPO, Bought or Binned: Cloudian and Scality collide as object storage endgame nears

AnalysisRivalries intensify in what is now a two-horse race

Ethics? Yeah, that's great, but do they scale?

Software developers Kant duck their responsibilities any more

Executing the DIMM sidestep: Movements in High Bandwidth Memory

AnalysisGet the data out of memory faster

Boring. The phone business has lost the plot and Google is making it worse

CommentDuller than a Dull Thing

UK's Dyson to vacuum up 300 staffers for its electric car division

Considerable embiggenment at dust cleaner firm

Wearables are now a two-horse race and Google lost very badly

AnalysisIt's a massacre on the wrist

Oh honey! Oxfordshire abuzz with reports of a MEEELLION bees stolen

Thames Valley Police a hive of activity after the a-pollen crime

UK watchdog Ofcom tells broadband firms: '30 days to sort your speeds'

Or customers can... walk to a new provider without penalty

Brit military boffins buy airtime on HD eye-in-the-sky video satellite

UK-made bird forms first of 5-strong planned constellation

Intel to Tsinghua: I know Micron didn't work out – please buy our 3D NAND

The China Syndrome

We need baby Googles, say search specialists… and one surprising VC

Break 'em up, nothing else works

BOOM: Server shipments up as huge clumps of white boxes suddenly fly off shelves

Tectonic shifts in CSPs and hyperscaler buying

Equifax peeks under couch, finds 2.4 million more folk hit by breach

It's OK, it was only partial driving licence information

Want ScaleIO virtual SAN software? You'll need to buy Dell servers

Integral part of VxRack FLEX hyperconverged kit henceforth

Revealed:'s 'third direction' to keep tabs on spies' potentially criminal activities

Details of secretive direction have been under wraps for years

Gits club GitHub code tub with record-breaking 1.35Tbps DDoS drub

Memcache attacks are going to be this year's thing

We should pass laws to make Google's life hard! Oh no, sorry, did we say that out loud? asks IBM

Big Blue is all for rules cracking down on ads, social media

HTTPS cert flingers Trustico, SSL Direct go TITSUP after website security blunder blabbed

Add remote-code execution hole to mass-revocation drama

Microsoft lobs Skylake Spectre microcode fixes out through its Windows

Just go install Intel's patch while we hunt the next CPU-level security flaw in Intel's silicon

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