Persecuting the Apple cult in the traditional Roman way
The country which gave the world pizza, pasta and European civilisation is mulling over saving the nation from the fruity cargo cult by banning the iPhone.
Taxman makes an offer Google can't refuse
Italy and Alphabet's Google are close to reaching a deal to settle a tax dispute which will not mean the company has to sleep with the fishes.
Teach it to make proper pizza
Italian boffins are working on a new robot which will develop and learn like a new-born child.
Antitrust deals with Facebook
Italy’s antitrust watchdog is snuffling around the rump of the social notworking site WhatsApp.
Can get back to conquering Gaul
The Italian Defence Ministry surprised the world last year by announcing that they were dumping Microsoft office in favour of an open-source alternative like LibreOffice.
Will help with its debt crisis
The Italian government has told Apple that it is to stop mucking about and pay back the $348m it did not pay in the broke country.
Don't have a state hacking system? Buy one
There was a sharp intake of breath over the weekend when it was revealed that the Saudi Arabian government came close to buying control of the notorious Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team for $42 million – apparently with the assistance of the US.
Forbidden to fix it
An Italian teenager has found two zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's OS X operating system that could be used to gain remote access to a computer.
Hack becomes a world nightmare
An Italian security outfit which makes spying packages for various world governments has admitted that its software is now in the hands of terrorists after a recent hack.