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In huge privacy win, US Supreme Court rules warrant needed to slurp folks' location data

A digital era defining decision

Facebook sends lowly minions to placate Euro law makers over data-slurp scandal

We wanted actual C-suiters, growls EU committee

BlackBerry continues its gentle slide even as software sales embiggen

Strong showing for that and services in Q1 '19 results

Why the 'feudal' tech monopolies run rings around competition watchdogs

Interview Rather than break up Google, can we try owning our data?

Outage? No, phones are playing silly buggers, insists Sainsbury's Bank

Updated But customers believe days of problems go deeper than that

Do wonks understand sci-tech skills gap? MPs dish out Parliamentary kicking

And don't even ask about Brexit

Trainee techie ran away and hid after screwing up a job, literally

On-Call He was young, eager to please and forgot that size matters

Galloping greenback rocks Red Hat

Q1 2019 beat guidance, but FY 19 forecasts were cut and investors bit back

US Supreme Court blocks internet's escape from state sales taxes

5-4 decision brings ecommerce in line with physical shops

Brit reseller Aria PC's appeal against HMRC VAT fraud finding gets under way

Firm disputes findings of taxman and First-Tier tribunal

BlackBerry CEO: We need help from the channel to grow

Slight hiccup expected as former phone-maker diversifies

Dixons Carphone profits drop 24% amid hack 'n' high street struggles

CEO puts on a happy face

JURI's out, Euro copyright votes in: Whoa, did the EU just 'break the internet'?

No, but not everyone's happy with the changes

EU negotiator: Crucial data adequacy deal will wait until UK hands in homework

Wants to shut off access to Europol, security DBs

Mellanox flushes three directors at behest of activist investor

And agrees to do better or it'll have to hand over more board seats

Telstra reveals radical restructure plan

Tel-colossus to shed 8,000 jobs, create new infrastructure company

Oracle: Think our DB sales are great now? Wait until we actually get the new product out...

'Autonomous' database cash haul just ramping up – Larry

Shiny new Capita boss to I know you are but what am I?

Jon Lewis challenges MPs over KPIs on in-house projects

Capita admits it won't make money on botched NHS England contract

Outsourcer's mea culpa: firm failed on due diligence, lacked data, closed offices too fast

National ID cards might not mean much when up against incompetence of the UK Home Office

Would they have prevented Windrush? The mind boggles

Donald Trump trumped as US Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban

Meanwhile USA ponders more tariffs on China in ‘wet noodle’ trade skirmish

Asylum seeker spreadsheet data blurt: UK Home Office loses appeal to limit claimants

Family members can seek damages

Developer’s code worked, but not in the right century

Who, me? The user you really don’t want to mess with is a vigilant loyalty points herder

FACE/OFF: Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission bins NEC-built biometrics project

Meanwhile there's 15 other $10m-plus IT projects wobbling down Canberra way

UN's freedom of expression top dog slams European copyright plans

Rapporteur David Kaye not impressed with Article 13

Wires, chips, and LEDs: US trade bigwigs detail Chinese kit that's going to cost a lot more

'You want a war? Well done, you've got one' replies China

DeepMind Health told to explain business model, relationship to Google

Review panel: We don't think AI firm has a hidden agenda, but…

Universal Credit has never delivered bang for buck, but now there's no turning back – watchdog

UK's National Audit Office slams delays, overestimation of Verify, attitude to claimants

ICANN pays to push Whois case to European Court of Justice

Just has to lose GDPR rulings in other courts first

User spent 20 minutes trying to move mouse cursor, without success

On-Call Citizen sysadmin saved the day after kids got lost without lasers

Ex-Rolls-Royce engineer nicked on suspicion of giving F-35 info to China

73-year-old taken in by counter-terror cops – report

HP PC boss quits tech for fur baby future

Ron Coughlin will no longer doorstep fanbois outside Apple stores

Scrapping Brit cap on nurses, doctors means more room for IT folk expected to take health workers off immigration limit

The only way is ethics: emphasises moral compass amid deluge of data plans

Civil servants get cheat sheet for procuring analytics

Tech firms, come to Blighty! Everything is brill! Brexit schmexit, Galileo schmalileo

Desperate times at Downing Street

Relax. It's OK, folks, the US government isn't going to try to take back control of the internet

It just had to deal with a pesky senator asking questions

Cardiff chap chucks challenge at chops*-checking cops

Case says facial recognition tech breaches right to privacy, free expression

Trademark holders must pay for UK web blocking orders – Supreme Court

Top judges say ISPs – but not webhosts or caches – can pass the buck

Aussie bloke wins right to sue Google over 'underworld' images

Suit will also tackle biz over 'is a former hitman' autofill howler online dating tips: Do get consent, don't make false claims or fake profiles

Probe of dating platform's claims prompts crackdown on online love rat firms

Trump's ZTE deal challenged by Senate

Death penalty suggested or naughty, naughty Chinese telco-kit-maker

Australia, Solomon Islands to ink Huawei-free cable contract today

Spook-driven paranoia? No, it's just friendly competition, honest

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