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Claims it's what the Founding Fathers would have wanted – catching killers and pedos FBI director James Comey is continuing his charm offensive against phone encryption by urging tech giants to do more to help the agency monitor people.…

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Street artist wants his namesake dot-com Street artist Banksy has gone corporate, using a trademark of his name to try to win control of the Banksy.com domain.…

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Zuck me, I feel a whole lot more secure today Your loved one has been kidnapped and is about to be killed by a horde of barbaric jihadis. What do you do?…

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Researchers discover Binder blinder A security flaw in a core message-passing mechanism leaves every Android device potentially vulnerable to attack, security researchers warned on Thursday.…

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Go away fandroids, you wouldn't understand Updating  Today's the AMAZING day, no, MOMENT Apple is expected to launch new MAGICAL iPads – quite possibly the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 – plus perhaps a proper release of OS X Yosemite (version 10.10). Maybe even a new free album of the coolest music. NICKELBACK?? We can but dream.…

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Not only Nadella that's nuts The latest insult to women working in tech came courtesy of chipmaker AMD, whose new CEO Lisa Su will take home a smaller base salary than Rory Read, the man she recently replaced.…

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But HQ of Irish Data Protection chief stays by the corner store Ireland’s data chief will get a new place of work more in keeping with her status, as privacy battles with global tech giants loom large.…

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It's all about the cloud, people –cloud, cloud, cloud Huawei looks to be side-stepping glacier-paced reseller recruitment by getting chummy with consultancy Accenture to work on carrier biz support services and private cloudy enterprise stuff.…

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Don't let staff go crazy If you believe the hype, it is only a question of time before every Tom, Dick and Harriet in your organisation becomes a tech decision maker who can spend your company's money, with the power to do so a mere click away.…

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Customer becomes owner Ericsson has bought an 11-year-old data-centre cloud specialist.…

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It's nearly November, time for that fiscal New Year management rejig An EMEA-wide overhaul dreamed up by HP execs to lift the fortunes of the Enterprise Services division — and cut out costs — will be implemented in time for the fiscal New Year starting next month.…

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Where did I put that Top Gear? API company Apigee has been brought in to pull together all the suppliers of BBC Worldwide’s "direct-to-consumer retail platform". The software will be used as a traffic manager.…

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Worcester makes bold, entirely pointless stand against deal New England's second-largest city has hit out against a proposed deal that would take place should Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable go through.…

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Aw, c'mon... where is the love? The rapper and business mogul Will.i.am has announced plans to release a new piece of wrist-based, wearable technology, allowing people to make calls without using a mobile phone. It bears the semi-eponymous label of i.amPULS.…

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Oooh... everyone's going to watch on their iPad. NOT Sky posted record numbers as its tech bets continue to pay off.…

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6TB of DRAM, 38TB of SSD flash and 120TB of disk storage Big data analytics people are constantly panning for nuggets of gold, and Cray has just the machine for them — its Urika-XA.…

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NEWS: Pre-planned known event set to happen on time It's the most exciting kind of news there is, apparently: a company is to announce upgrades to its products, complete details of which are already well known, at a time which is already well known.…

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New logo, new reseller Analysis  HP is going to resell Scality's RING object storage software, despite having its own scale-out StoreAll object storage technology.…

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Report claims user named 'Rescator' is mastermind A hacker based in Odessa, Ukraine has become the main provider of data stolen from compromised credit cards, a new study claims.…

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Citizenfour shows the week of the NSA leaks Laura Poitras’ documentary about rogue NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden and the leaks detailing the agency's surveillance will premier in the UK this Friday as part of the London Film Festival.…

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Usual drill - install the patch tout suite A newly patched SQL injection flaw in Drupal leaves sites that rely on the widely used web development platform wide open to attack.…

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Boffins say extinct heavyset giants would not have hopped It's one of Australia's strangest and most iconic animals, yet boffins have claimed the kangaroo hasn't always performed its most famous trick: hopping.…

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Sets up camp on moral high ground as lawsuit rages on A Solaris fix-it-firm being sued by Oracle over copyrighted code says it has stepped in to defend customers not protected by Larry Ellison's firm from BASH attacks.…

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Chief beanie on 2014: 'series of unanticipated setbacks' eBay continues to bear the scars from a cyber attack that led to the leakage of 145 million users data, as the footfall in its third party online tat bazaar came in below management expectations during calendar Q3.…

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Ministerial veto must be, er, vetoed, Eurocrats demand The European Commission is taking Belgium to court for not allowing its telco regulator enough independence.…

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