posted less than an hour ago on the register
Kiddiesmut still well and truly banned, ordinary onanism-inducers online again India's ban on online pornography looks to have gone limp after four days, after a DEITY recommended a change of interpretation to the nation's ban on 857 sites.…

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posted about 1 hour ago on the register
RSA report fingers globe-spanning, server-slamming hack network BlackHat  A China-based virtual private network (VPN) provider is powering some of the world's most capable hacking crews by selling infrastructure access stolen from at least 30 hacked businesses, RSA says.…

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posted about 2 hours ago on the register
Control freakery intended for cloud-scale ops is heir to IPMI The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) has announced the completion of the Redfish standard, an effort to enable management of heterogeneous computing resources at cloud scale.…

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posted about 3 hours ago on the register
The branding gurus are really earning their wages down Redmond way gets a makeover Fresh from showing glimpses of the next-generation Outlook Web Access client in a preview of Exchange Server 2016, Microsoft has now detailed just how the new version of the browser-bound Outlook will work.…

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posted about 4 hours ago on the register
Gaffe-happy McAfee in mugshot looking dappy Pic  Paranoid infosec madman John McAfee was arrested in his home state of Tennessee in the US – and charged with driving under the influence and possession of a gun while intoxicated, it is reported.…

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posted about 6 hours ago on the register
Management decides to wind down advocacy group after four years Women in tech advocacy The Ada Initiative is shutting down.…

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posted about 6 hours ago on the register
Carriers get website blocking, data retention and the same red tape removal as other industries Australia's carriers won't be offered the tit-for-tat regulatory relief the government says is due to other industries.…

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posted about 7 hours ago on the register
Razor blade biz model in retreat with two-year ink tanks in US There can't be many printer owners who haven't had an apoplectic fit about the outrageous cost of inks for their machines, and now Epson is trying to change that business model and lower the cost of printing.…

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posted about 7 hours ago on the register
Geez, you would think they had never seen a heroin-dropping quadcopter before An exercise-yard fight at an Ohio prison is being blamed on a drone's failed drug-smuggling attempt.…

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posted about 8 hours ago on the register
Do the Feds know something we don't about crypto-tool? Or did bloke squeal his password? Discontinued on-the-fly disk encryption utility TrueCrypt was unable to keep out the FBI in the case of a US government techie who stole copies of classified military documents.…

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posted about 8 hours ago on the register
Join or support our cycling team: biggest fund-raisers score a "Vulture Velo" cycling jersey The biggest event on Sydney's cycling calendar is the annual "Gong Ride", a 90km trip from Sydney to Wollongong.…

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posted about 8 hours ago on the register
Hodgepodge of flawed ideas, bad processes Analysis  The internet community has published its plan to pull the United States government out of its role at the top of the internet's hierarchy.…

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posted about 9 hours ago on the register
Or not ... judge calls for new trial Chipmaker Marvell has managed to whittle down the amount of patent infringement damages it must pay to Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) after a US court of appeals found that it was only liable for chips that were imported into or sold in the United States.…

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posted about 10 hours ago on the register
This is fine, everything's fine PernixData has lost Ted Stinson, its veep of worldwide sales, and laid off up to 16 people in its North American channel and inside sales operations.…

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posted about 10 hours ago on the register
Newest nanomaterial could be perfectly power efficient Researchers at Stanford have laid down the first atom-thick sheet of tin, and it has the potential to revolutionize electronics thanks to its unique power propagation properties.…

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posted about 11 hours ago on the register
Epilepsy pill gets OK for public use The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its first-ever approval for a drug manufactured by 3D printing.…

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posted about 11 hours ago on the register
Dodgy apps use hole in Yosemite to inject adware The amusing vulnerability in Apple's OS X that grants administrator-level access to anyone who asks is being exploited in the wild by malware. Yeah, malware exists for Macs, this isn't the 1990s.…

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posted about 12 hours ago on the register
Micron-assisted with variable endurance ratings Seagate has announced a not-quite 4TB, dual-port SAS SSD technology, built in an alliance with Micron: the drive giant is touting four 1200.2 products defined by their endurance. Micron is using the same tech in its S600DC SSD products.…

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posted about 13 hours ago on the register
Erm, yeah, more Korean pear juice, that is, before you hit the hard stuff The juice of Korean pear Pyrus pyrifolia might just be the greatest discovery in all human history, as boffins think the fruit can reduce the severity of hangovers.…

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posted about 14 hours ago on the register
Third time lucky for the Phreak Phablet? BlackBerry has revamped the design of its Passport, putting its monster QWERTY phablet in a new upmarket frame.…

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posted about 15 hours ago on the register
Hometown boys mean big trouble in China Figures from research company Canalys indicate both Apple and Samsung are feeling the pinch in the world's two fastest growing mobile markets: China and India.…

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posted about 15 hours ago on the register
Attorney General wants to plough on ... others aren't so sure “Political interference” forced Germany's Attorney General to halt a treason investigation into two Netzpolitik's journalists, he claimed Tuesday, with the official claiming the journos, Markus Beckedahl and Andre Meister, had indeed betrayed state secrets.…

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posted about 16 hours ago on the register
Savings of £1bn expected ... yeah, we'll see The Ministry of Defence has inked a ten-year deal worth £1.5bn with HP, Fujitsu, Airbus and CGI for IT and comms.…

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posted about 16 hours ago on the register
No severance or office closures pegged, but Brit firm will have to pull up SOX The great unwashed at Kelway could be forgiven for checking their backs after CDW acquired the reseller yesterday, but job cuts or office closures are not part of early integration plans, or so say the new bosses.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
Dutch chipmaker submits Freescale takeover bid Dutch chipmaker NXP is attempting to get ahead of any EU antitrust concerns regarding its planned Freescale takeover by offering a bunch of concessions to the European Commission, before it has even had a chance to investigate.…

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