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An anniversary to remember: The world's only air-to-air nuke was fired on 19 July, 1957

Vid 'Genie' test simulated pocket nukes' potential to evaporate bombers
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After Monday's landing, SpaceX wants to do it in triplicate

Rocketeers apply for two more landing pads, but faces NIMBY challenge
Iain Thomson, 20 Jul 1:35
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Drone bloke cuffed after gizmo stops firemen tackling forest inferno

Blaze-gawping flying cam shoos away vital helicopters
Iain Thomson, 19 Jul 0:38
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AT&T: We wanna be a drone company, not just a phone company

Vid Aerial inspectors, air traffic control and flying COWs ahead
Iain Thomson, 16 Jul 0:55
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Gaming apps, mugging and bad case of bruised Pokéballs

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Time for trouble (make it double)
Alistair Dabbs, 15 Jul 9:29
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ANZ Bank staffers drop slick incident response tool for Mandiant mobs

Plugs hundreds of endpoints into 'single pane of glass'
Darren Pauli, 15 Jul 7:18
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Reg readers cluster in pub to ponder artificial intelligence

Reg Events And hear why a mic-dropping, beer hurling AI would be a real advance
Joe Fay, 14 Jul 8:4
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It's 2016 and Windows lets crims poison your printer drivers

One of the messes munched this Patch Tuesday is very nasty, for you and Redmond
Darren Pauli, 13 Jul 7:21
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A bad day for DBAs: MIT boffins are replacing you with a mere spreadsheet

Or at least a database so simple it looks and behaves like a spreadsheet
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Drowning Dalek commands Siri in voice-rec hack attack

Boffins embed barely-audible-to-humans commands inside vids to fool virtual assistants
Darren Pauli, 11 Jul 7:48
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You can’t sit there, my IoT desk tells me

Something for the Weekend, Sir? I can’t stand up for falling down
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New DNA 'hard drive' could keep files intact for millions of years

Microsoft and genetics boffins predict genetics in the datacenter
Iain Thomson, 7 Jul 22:58
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Klepto Zepto could steal millions in looming ransomware wave

Locky's deadly brood spawns a fresh horror
Darren Pauli, 4 Jul 6:30
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A trip to the Twilight Zone with a support guy called Iron Maiden

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Something weird happened last week
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FCC starts running from cable box rip-off kill-off

Has the regulator finally bitten off more than it can chew?
Kieren McCarthy, 30 Jun 21:14
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Cubesats, balloons, and rockets: Top prof takes us to new space

Reg Lecture Praying that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space?
Joe Fay, 29 Jun 15:30
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NASCAR team red-flagged by ransomware attack

Sprinters pay up to unlock data
Iain Thomson, 24 Jun 23:10
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I want to learn about gamification but all I see is same-ification

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Youth culture and the iron-cladding of backsides
Alistair Dabbs, 24 Jun 9:34
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Non-US encryption is 'theoretical,' claims CIA chief in backdoor debate

No choice but to use American gear, grins spymaster
Iain Thomson, 17 Jun 0:36
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Forget your stupid campus party. I'm going to Frankfurt to do some HPC

HPC Blog Students race to build biggest, baddest cluster from off-the-shelf kit
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Telegram crammed: Hackers find way to send massive messages

Researchers have found what they say is a flaw in Telegram that allows messages of any size to be sent. The unpatched flaw demonstrated in a proof-of-concept shows how attackers can send mesages of any size over the popular encrypted communications app by skirting restrictions. Telegram has been contacted for comment. …