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Final airshow season for legendary V-bomber The Vulcan To The Sky Trust has announced "with considerable sadness" that this summer will be the public's last chance to catch Avro Vulcan XH558 thundering through British skies, as the legendary V-bomber will be permanently grounded at the end of this flying season.…

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SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab Stefan Viehbock says potentially millions of routers and internet of things devices using KCodes NetUSB could be exposed to remote hijacking or denial of service attacks.…

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Cupertino slings patches to kill twin data execution bugs Apple has patched a dozen security flaws in Watch, including FREAK and two allowing arbitrary code execution.…

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Customer data should be safe, corporate IP not so much Submarine cable and data centre operator Pacnet was breached last month by hackers rummaging through its corporate network accessing emails and administration systems.…

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Shoppers left deafened and bewildered by botched radio jamming incident Vehicles across an entire car park in Manchester had their locks jammed on Sunday as the apparent result of a botched criminally-motivated hack.…

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Johns Hopkins crypto boffin spots FREAK-like protocol bug Johns Hopkins crypto researcher Matthew Green thinks he might have an explanation for how the NSA attacked VPN services: flaws in how TLS implements Diffie-Hellman crytography.…

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Told you so, says smug Reg hack Shared driverless cars will kill off the multi-car household, and a Barclays analyst reckons that points to a calamitous future for Detroit.…

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Open HBM architecture detailed, first devices due in June Lower power, higher capacity, less PCB real estate: that's the list of wins being touted by AMD for its coming High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) architecture.…

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Spain crash may have been down to engine control unit A software bug may have cause the May 9 crash that grounded Airbus' troubled A400M military transport aircraft.…

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100 million records offered to sales types, at disruptive prices Former password collector Steve Thomas plans to tear up the contact broker market by offering a database of 30 million names for free, all built on data sourced by scraping the web.…

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German outlets slip finger-clicking good device onto your tray, claim brand heath benefits KFC Germany has salted its meal trays with a thin, flexible, bluetooth keyboard.…

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CA spin-out company embarks on arduous mission to prove itself CA spin-out Arcserve has an updated back-up appliance for the mid-market that should be faster, easier, better-priced and more capable.…

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Horizon Air fluffs up its cloudy footprint and features VMware has announced that its Horizon Air desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and application-delivery-as-a-service (AdaaS) offerings will shortly become available from its Japanese and Australian bit barns.…

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More activists weigh into Internet.org row Mark Zuckerberg's Internet-for-all-via-Facebook, Internet.org, has attracted yet more unwanted attention, with 67 digital rights groups signing an open letter accusing the outfit of violating 'net neutrality.…

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US telco says all-fibre diet cuts maintenance costs, increases revenue-per-user Verizon has put the latest numbers on its fibre-versus-copper experience, and found that glass beats metal on all counts.…

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It gets knocked down, but it gets up again The Swedish government has won its case to seize piratebay.se and thepiratebay.se, but the site is already back up under another domain with a new logo to show it isn't beaten.…

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August 1 deadline for 'ride-sourcers' to get their affairs in order Australia's Taxation Office has issued a guidance note titled “Providing taxi travel services through ride-sourcing and your tax obligations” that makes it clear Uber drivers need to register for, collect and pay the nation's goods and services tax (GST).…

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Enrolling consumers without permission? That's a $25m paddlin' PayPal is going to surrender $25m to settle charges it enrolled consumers into its credit platform without their knowledge or consent.…

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We're not weaponizing space! It's just CubeSats, ion-drives, and solar sails The US Air Force has responded to fears that it is weaponizing space through its secret space shuttle by providing some details of what it will contain at launch on Wednesday.…

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Academics accused of swiping wireless tech Six Chinese nationals acting as university professors and graduate students have been arrested on charges of stealing wireless technology from US firms and exporting it to the Middle Kingdom.…

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Satirists hoof it over to .horse There have been widely varying views over the value of introducing thousands of new internet extensions: some feel it is a long-needed reflection of the actual internet; others that it is a money-grabbing scheme with little real value.…

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Retina 5K gets crammed into latest Jony Ive desktop Apple has updated its MacBook Pro and iMac lines with improved hardware specs and sharper displays, and the usual four-figure price tag.…

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Paranoia over NSA tampering spurs de-Westernisation drive Russia's Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolai Nikiforov, has taken part in talks to form a consortium that will aid Russia in developing a custom mobile OS, reportedly a forked version of Jolla's Sailfish OS, to lessen its dependence on Western technology.…

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Pandey — IPO still on the cards Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey has nixed rumours of Cisco buying his co-founded hyper-converged server/storage/networking startup.…

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AWS leads, but Microsoft still a clear second Gartner’s latest report on Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) places just two vendors in the coveted top right “Leaders” segment of its “Magic Quadrant” chart.…

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