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Sprint, T-Mobile US sitting in a tree, M-E-R-G-I-N-G

It's technically an acquisition, but the headline fit so perfectly we couldn't resist

IBM Australia to end on-shore software support

Technology Support Services has no global follow-the-sun support model, rates lack of one a ‘serious problem’ in Oz

nbn™ CEO blames copper for performance problems

Bill Morrow says what Australia's been thinking for about a decade

That Brexit in action: UK signs pact to let Euro court judge its patents

Not too dissimilar to lighting a firework indoors – and then legging it to the nearest exit

Exposing 145m Equifax customer deets: $240m. Legal fees: $28.9m. Insurance: Priceless

Data breach cost biz $70m this quarter alone

Under-fire Silicon Valley to gain new copyright 'safe harbour' in EU, fume critics

Exclusive Language tweak makes internet giants safer than ever, say rights groups

Newsworthy Brit bank TSB is looking for a head of infrastructure

It's really high profile, you know

Openreach and BT better watch out for... CityFibre after surprise £537m takeover deal

Director Mark Collins on becoming a key challenger in full fibre

IBM turnover shrinks $28bn in 6 years but execs laugh all the way to the bank

Just what are you measured on Ginni? Wall Street analysts says things gotta change

Brit MPs brand Facebook a 'great vampire squid' out for cash

Zuck's CTO adds to PR apologies in Parliament

Europe fires back at ICANN's delusional plan to overhaul Whois for GDPR by next, er, year

Special report How do we say this nicely? You need help

Boss sent overpaid IT know-nothings home – until an ON switch proved elusive

On-Call Nobody told me it needed electricity, honest

Court sends Telstra a truly premium bill, for AU$10 MEEELLION

Rest of industry warned to check its PBD practices

Facebook: Crisis? What crisis? Look at our revenue, it's fantastic

But analysts say ditch your stock as opex set to blow up

Windrush immigration papers scandal is a big fat GDPR fail for

Comment Zero justification under current or planned data law for actions of Home Office

America's states try to restart net neutrality – with very mixed results

Alaska and California moving forward, Colorado not so much

Academics: Shutting down Facebook API damages research, oversight, competition

Open letter throws heavy shade on social network's research initiative

You say Halo and I say goodbye: Microsoft has a word with unauthorised mod devs

Microsoft: You got people playing Halo on PC again. Yay! Now please stop

UK gov grilled over massive exposure to struggling outsourcer Capita

Data startup reckons public sector has over 1,000 contracts

Recycling tech biz bosses get years for VAT fraud, money laundering

Didn't realise IT was only thing were supposed to refurbish

Facebook can't admit the truth, says data-slurp boffin Kogan

Cambridge Analytica’s PR crisis man claims ‘morale is pretty good now’ in office

Lenovo heading towards Hong Kong exchange index boot

Hang Seng stock price fall leaves vendor facing blue chip index chop

Whoops! Google forgot to delete Right To Be Forgotten search result

Exclusive Until El Reg had a quiet word, that is

State spy agencies 'outsource surveillance' to foreign partners – campaign group

Privacy International slams secret deals and 'dangerous lack of oversight'

In not terrifying news at all, Google just keeps on growing: Revenue, profit, headcount up

Q1 tax rate plunge, cost of traffic to feed ad machine jumps

IETF: GDPR compliance means caring about what's in your logfiles

Don't log too much, nor keep the files for too long, to stay on right side of Euro privacy rules

Petty PETA rapped by judges over monkey selfie copyright stunt

Animals can sue, but don't have the ability to file intellectual property lawsuits

Shazam! The sound of EC shoving probe in Apple's plan to buy name-that-tune app

Show us your data says Euro Commish

Amazon and Netflix join Hollywood to lob sueball at 'Kodi' service SetTV

No surprise really

UK's Department of Fun seeks data strategy head – experience not needed

Data, digital or tech knowledge 'not essential' for £66,665 role

UK consumer help bloke Martin Lewis is suing Facebook over fake ads

Repeated misuse of consumer champion's mugshot leads to defamation sueball

Capita reports pre-tax LOSS of £515m for 2017

Sales won't rise for until 2020 says new broom. Share price rises

McDonald's tells Atos to burger off: Da da da da da, we're lobbing IT ...

... support to a Capgemini call centre (and one in India)

US sanctions on Turkey for Russia purchases could ground Brit F-35s

+Comment Oi, remember who you picked as our one-and-only engine supplier?

Citrix sues VDI challenger Workspot

Patents the pretence, cloudy control planes competition a more likely cause

Sysadmin unplugged wrong server, ran away, hoped nobody noticed

Who, me? ‘I was a snot-nosed kid fresh out of college and thought I knew everything!’

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