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Y'know... Publishing tech specs may be fair use, says appeals court

Expect this one to be argued all the way to the Supremes

What's in a name? For Cambridge Analytica, about a quid apparently

Seized servers, 'disappointing' offers, stolen laptops – it ain't easy being CA's administrator

TalkTalk shrugs off moaning customers to claim 80,000 more

Back in black

Gov.UK to make its lovely HTML exportable as parlous PDFs

Adobe-spawn feels 'more tangible and credible' for government crusties

Web regulation could push Silicon Valley startups away from UK, Parliament warned

Plus peers told not to hand excess power to big biz

Privacy Shield under pressure as lawyers back MEPs' call for suspension

Civil liberties group visits Washington for four-day data and privacy talks

Tech team trapped in data centre as hypoxic gas flooded in. Again

Who, me? Trouble started with a boiling battery and got worse when a ladder fell over

ZTE sends 400 million hostages, gets back in business stateside

US commerce dept. counts escrow cash, warns it's always watching, Congress still split

Tech support chap given no training or briefing before jobs, which is why he was arrested

On-Call Our hero fixed a spook-puter and tried to take a broken part back to the office

That went well – not! Broadcom’s value dives after CA biz gobble

We called it the weirdest acquisition ever and investors don’t get the deal either

FCC caught red-handed – again – over its $225 complaint billing plan

Plan is killed at the last minute after outrage all round is ready to talk data safeguards with the EU – but still wants it all

Look at our information protection laws and well-resourced watchdog

Do you really want your kids' future in the hands of Capita? Well, too bad

Outsourcer awarded £109m contract to do primary school test admin for next six years

UK taxman outlines its CHIEF concerns for customs IT systems

Execs admit some traders might miss the boat in a no-deal Brexit

Weirdest. Acquisition. Ever. Broadcom buys CA Technologies

$19bn to meld chipmaker and software museum into mission-critical amalgam agrees to narrow 'serious crime' definition for slurping comms data

Still only 12 months' porridge

Brit privacy watchdog reports on political data harvests: We've read the lot so you don't have to

Analysis 'Inaccessible' servers, crap transparency, Twitter caught doing decent thing and more

BT's Patterson keeps his £1.3m wheelbarrow of bonus cash after all

Shareholder proxy vote revolt fails to rap chief exec over share price plunge

East Midlands network-sniffer wails: Openreach, fix my outage-ridden line

UK techie's tests reveal half-dozen daily fails, infrastructure bods vow to look into it

Former wig-wearing Twitterphobe replaces Hancock as's Secretary of Fun

Jeremy Wright fourth MP to lead DCMS since 2016

CEST la vie, IR35 workers: HMRC sets out stall for ignoring Mutuality of Obligation

Don't have a cow, but taxman test disappears MOO

Nissan 'fesses up to fudging emissions data

Who needs software when humans can fake it for you?

Trump's Supreme Court pick will decide critical tech issues for decades – so what are the views of the contenders?

Privacy, net neutrality, mass surveillance... the small stuff

Absolutely... fabless: Marvell swallows a large dose of Cavium

Analysis CPUs, HBAs making up for disk drive controller decline

Tired sysadmin plugged cable into wrong port, unleashed a 'virus'

Who, me? And then his colleagues pulled an all-nighter failing to fix it

Imagine a patent on organizing computer files being used against online shopping sites. Oh, it's still happening

Cyber bazaars push back against infringement claims

Give Samsung a hand: Chaebol pulls back Arm to strike Intel's chips

10nm? Ha, try 7, or even 5

'Toxic' Whitehall power culture fingered for GDS's fall from grace

Creators call for political backing and 'new momentum'... so not a mercy killing then?

Sysadmin cracked military PC’s security by reading the manual

On-Call All it took was a three-fingered salute and some autoexec.bat action

ICANN't get no respect: Europe throws Whois privacy plan in the trash

Clueless DNS overseer sees lazy efforts torn apart – again told: You're not very good at collecting quality data, are you?

Spending watchdog's report also has barbs for outsourcing and, of course, Brexit

European Parliament balks at copyright law reform vote

Pirates: We saved the internet!

Distie bosses tuck 7-figure settlement into Cisco's top pocket

No sir, you CANNOT import this stuff from outside the EEA again

Hurry up and make a deal on post-Brexit data flows, would you? Think of UK business – MPs

Committee warns on potential for huge pain if there's a gap

Security guard cost bank millions by hitting emergency Off button

Who, me? Special Big Red Buttons cause big trouble

IBM wins five-year whole-of-government deal with Australia

Government trumpets savings, Big Blue trumpets quantum blockchain innovation revolution

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