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Edward Snowden on his Putin TV appearance: 'Why all the criticism?'

Denies Q&A cameo was meant to slam US, big-up Russia
Neil McAllister, 18 Apr 19:08

Putin tells Snowden: Russia conducts no US-style mass surveillance

Gov't is too broke for that, Russian prez says
Neil McAllister, 17 Apr 19:01

Whoever you vote for, Google gets in

Analysis Report uncovers giant octopus squid of lobbying influence
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Apr 07:35

NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER

Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 07:14

Tom Ridge: Private sector lagging in cybersecurity

Former US Homeland Security boss scorns enterprise security efforts
Shaun Nichols, 15 Apr 20:05

Ex-Tony Blair adviser is new top boss at UK spy-hive GCHQ

Robert Hannigan to replace Sir Iain Lobban in the autumn
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Apr 15:29

NBN Co plans fibre-to-the-basement blitz to beat cherry-pickers

Heading off at the pass operation given same priority as blackspot fixing
Simon Sharwood, 15 Apr 06:47

German space centre endures cyber attack

Chinese code retrieved but NSA hack not ruled out
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 06:30

Pakistan mulls cyber security bill to keep NSA at bay

Calls for founding of National Cyber Security Council
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 04:31

Turnbull gave NBN Co NO RULES to plan blackspot upgrades

NBN Co faces huge future Telstra bills and reduces fibre footprint
Simon Sharwood, 14 Apr 23:15

EFF: Feds plan to put 52 MILLION FACES into recognition database

System would identify faces as part of biometrics collection
Shaun Nichols, 14 Apr 22:03

US taxman blows Win XP deadline, must now spend millions on custom support

Gov't IT likened to 'a Model T with a lot of things on top of it'
Neil McAllister, 11 Apr 21:55

Facebook: US feds probed over 18,700 accounts in six months

Company dishes new dirt on government data requests
Shaun Nichols, 11 Apr 19:59

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

Slashed budgets will affect IP enforcement, moans FAST

Opinion

Apple stock price

EU: Let's cost financial traders $400m a day, because EVIL BANKERS. Right?

Wait 'til this one hits your pension fund where it hurts
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NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER

Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 07:14
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 9M-MRO

5 Eyes in the Sky: The TRUTH about Flight MH370 and SPOOKSATS

Comment Just when you thought you were alone in the bath...
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 10:27

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India second only to US in Google user data requests

Law enforcers petitioned Chocolate Factory over 5,000 times last year
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 06:02

One year on: diplomatic fail as Chinese APT gangs get back to work

Mandiant says past 12 months shows Beijing won't call off its hackers
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 05:27

France bans managers from contacting workers outside business hours

«Email? Mais non ... il est plus tard que six heures du soir!»
Neil McAllister, 10 Apr 22:14

US government green-lights data swapping for security firms

Agencies will not pursue anti-trust charges for trading information
Shaun Nichols, 10 Apr 21:25

Indonesia considers smartphone tax to spur local mobe-makers

Foxconn's $1bn factory investment looking like a very smart move
Phil Muncaster, 10 Apr 05:30

Come to Oz for sun, surf, ratting on co-workers and surveillance

Government workers prohibited from tweeting about their jobs as A-G labels Snowden 'traitor'
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Apr 01:03

Turnbull leaves Australia's broadband blackspots in the dark

New Statement of Expectations to NBN Co offers get-out clauses for blackspot builds
Simon Sharwood, 09 Apr 23:39

Jack the RIPA: Blighty cops ignore law, retain innocents' comms data

Prime minister: Nothing to see here, go about your business
Jasper Hamill, 09 Apr 07:03

NORKS' own smartmobe pegged as Chinese landfill Android

Fake kit in the hermit kingdom? That's just Kim Jong-un-believable!
Phil Muncaster, 09 Apr 06:05

VAT's all folks: Telecoms and services tax to be set at consumer's homeland rate

EU tries to stop suppliers from cross-border tax shop
OUT-LAW.COM, 08 Apr 08:05
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Singapore decides 'three strikes' laws are too intrusive

When even a prurient island nation thinks an idea is dodgy it has problems
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Apr 04:28
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Euro trade commish criticises Chinese telecoms subsidies

... but drops unfair pricing investigation into Chinese mobile imports
OUT-LAW.COM, 07 Apr 07:04
Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System footprint

India's GPS alternative launches second satellite

Closed satnav system due to have all seven birds aloft by 2016
Simon Sharwood, 07 Apr 06:33
David Ortiz selfie with US President Barack Obama

White House blasts Samsung for tweeting Obama-Ortiz selfie

President's lawyers looking into 'commercial' pic taken by Boston Red Sox player
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Right, Turkey – elections are over. You can use Twitter again

A little censorship goes a long way... for Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan
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Tamil Nadu's XP migration plan: Go Linux like a BOSS

Indian state dumps Microsoft for Bharat Operating System Solutions Linux
Simon Sharwood, 04 Apr 04:32

Bay of Tweets: US sought to disrupt Cuba with covert social network

Report claims ZunZuneo intended to spark revolution
Shaun Nichols, 04 Apr 00:16