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Fork me! Uber hauls GitHub into court to find who hacked database of 50,000 drivers

Taxi biz demands IP addresses and more

Uber has subpoenaed GitHub to unmask netizens suspected of hacking its database of taxi drivers.…

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New Xen vuln triggers Amazon, Rackspace reboot panic redux

Second hypervisor-related cloud meltdown in six months

Newly discovered vulnerabilities in the open source Xen virtualization hypervisor have once again sent major public cloud companies scurrying to patch and reboot their systems before attackers can pull off a massive exploit.…

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FCC says cities should be free to run decent ISPs. And Republicans can't stand it

State vs federal; corporations vs public interest

Analysis A decision by the FCC has opened up a partisan chasm by quashing US state laws that hamper the rollout of city-owned broadband.…

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He's baaack: Microsoft's axeman Nadella to give Chinese staff the chop

Two more ex-Nokia factories to close next month

More Microsoft staffers will lose their jobs next month when the software giant closes two smartphone factories in China, according to reports.…

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Make room, Wi-Fi, Qualcomm wants to run LTE on your 5GHz band

Low-power LTE-U can share spectrum with 802.11

Qualcomm says it will begin shipping new chips later this year that will help relieve mobile network congestion by routing LTE mobile broadband traffic over short-range, unlicensed radio frequency bands.…

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SCC bags universal credit hosting contract

DWP chucks more money at car crash of a programme

Reseller and IT services outfit SCC has won a two-year hosting deal for the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) troubled universal credit programme for a sum worth “over six figures”.…

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Ministry of Fun tries again on mobile mast planning permission

Want not-spots washed out? Well, we have to put ‘em somewhere, NIMBYs

The Department of Culture, Media and Sport has announced a consultation (PDF) on reforming the Electronic Communications code. 19 more words

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