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Uber, Taskrabbit, other Silicon Valley darlings urge Europe not to screw their business

47 sharing-economy outfits ask not to be limited by local laws

Fired Norse Corp CEO blames the media

And has a good old moan at his former employees

Networks First chairman Titmus to exit, dog pool biz awaits

Long-serving chairman to call it quits, in IT that is...

Billion-dollar blood-test unicorn biz Theranos 'putting lives at risk'

US federal agency threatens to shut down Silicon Valley upstart's testing facility

dotCloud dotGone: Ex-Docker PaaS passes away amid bankruptcy

CEO confirms app hosting service will shut down at end of February

Docker bags unikernel gurus – now you can be just like Linus Torvalds

Analysis Wannabe a kernel developer? Well, soon you can be and rather easily

No escape: Microsoft injects 'Get Windows 10' nagware into biz PCs

This is like the Night of the Living Dead

Zes, zir, zank you, zir: Zerto zucks in 50 zillion zucks in zenture zapital

+Comment The Veeam of DR keeps zooming along

Basho bashed by bolshy backer, ex-boss claims in court brouhaha

Early investors join former board chairman and CEO in suing NoSQL database biz

IT security is a safe job? Tell that to Norse staff laid off this week

Exclusive Life in the VC lane

Talko the devil and he shall appear: Microsoft buys Ray Ozzie's startup

Redmond can't bear to be without Lotus Notes creator

Monster fund manager sticks pin in Silicon Valley's unicorn bubble

Silly-con Valley

£2.3m ZANO nano-drone crowdfunded project crashes and burns

Plug pulled, Kickstarter backers furious

You're right to fear a second dot-com crash, says Intel VC boss

ICGS Chip giant's investment wing looks abroad as tech bubble grows

Net neutrality debate: If startups want to rival Google, they must show some green to telcos

So says the CEO of Deutsche Telekom, a, er, telco giant

Buy a slice of the next Facebook with just your credit card and browser

SEC OKs Kickstarter-on-steroids websites selling shares in private startups

Biz founded by Chris 'I hack airplanes' Roberts files for bankruptcy

Meanwhile, new FAA committee to develop cybersecurity protections

Furious LastPass fans fear password wrangler's fate amid LogMeIn's gobble

Firm tells users to stop sweating it over $125m buyout

Robin flies into storage aviary: Will it soar, or is it just winging it?

Is it a bird? Is it a data plane? No, it's a virtualisation container upstart

IBM gobbles storage upstart Cleversafe

How very clever, to buy an object storage startup

Startup promises to cancel your hated Comcast subscription for you for just $5

Two-man band says it'll sit through the pain

Apple gobbles Brit AI outfit VocalIQ

Reports suggest fruity firms has acquired biz which previously sneered at Siri as a 'toy'

Woman makes app that lets people rate and review you, Yelp-style. Now SHE'S upset people are 'reviewing' her

Here comes the irony grenade for Peeple founder

IT supplier? Got a customer who won't pay? Dob them in to the Insolvency Service

You'll have to keep supplying, but this way you will get paid

Oakland mayor fires warning letter to Uber: Welcome to our city. Now behave

Libby Schaaf puts case for using tech to empower people

Uber's double Dutch moment: Cops raid offices a second time

Ride-booking app one of the few things not allowed in Amsterdam

Red alert: Pure Storage IPO could maybe hit as early as next week

Keep your eyes peeled; it could be as soon as next week

Who the hell is still using Lyft? And why put up with junk texts 'n' calls, huffs FCC

Pink-mustaches left red-faced after commish takes action

Angry Birds maker Rovio takes aim at staff, axes a third of them

O Rovio, Rovio, wherefore art thou, Rovio?

Google's new parent Alphabet owns abc.xyz – and, yup, there's already an abc.wtf

Is this April 1?

Remember Impero, the school software biz that went ape over a vuln? Someone's got revenge

Video In a very British way – leaflets! OVER 9,000 of them

Sales veep, staff log-off from cluster-cache upstart PernixData

This is fine, everything's fine

Uber holds out hand, hails another $1bn – mostly from Microsoft

'Strategic' funding round said to be about 'partnerships'

Git a load of this: GitHub now valued at $2 billion

Investors pump yet more millions of dollars into online source-code silo

Yelp whelps yelp 'Help!' Chairman ejects, shares plunge 30%, losses grow

We'll give these financial figures one star out of five

Game over, Ouya, the Android gaming console

Thanks for all that Kickstarter cash – upstart gobbled by Razer

Google: Hey startups, want in on our patent gang? First hit's free

Yeah, we got free patents, just sign right here...

Take off, eh, you Uber: Ontario lobs $300m lawsuit at cab app biz

Taxi drivers start legal war in the Great White North

Hacking Team: We’ll be back in the spyware biz before you know it

Meanwhile countries sue for the right to snoop

Geeksphone closes up shop as founders turn their eyes to wearables

Firefox OS mobe maker calls it a day

Hacking Team havoc shows even 'security experts' suck at security

Analysis Do what we say, not what we do

Uber app will soon maybe track you 24/7, cry privacy warriors

EPIC fail for taxi app upstart – if claims come true