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US watchdog sues Qualcomm for 'bribing' Apple to swallow chips

Snapdragon biz broke monopoly laws, FTC claims in bombshell lawsuit

Phoney McPhoneface: The thrilling tale of ZTE's crowdsourced mobe

Or why the customer isn't always right

Two new Raspberry Pi models emerge steaming from the oven

RPi 3 shrunk into normal and 'lite' Compute Modules for embedded applications

Father of Android II: A Hardware Comeback

What will Andy Rubin do next?

Nielsen, eat your heart out: TiVo woos admen with prediction engine

Analysis Bringing more audience data to TV advertising

Samsung fans flames of burning Galaxy Note 7 mystery

Promises to reveal reasons for unfashionably phlammable phablet next week

Putting the 'Port' in Portal: Old-school fan brings game to Apple II

Videos The cake is a IIe

Nintendo pulls the Switch, fires Joy-con at Microsoft and Sony

Pricing, dates... Mario?

Smart fingerprint padlock startup to $320k backers: Sorry for the radio silence

Blames 'sly' suppliers, Great Firewall, plans to ship in March

Embrace the world of pr0nified IT with wide open, er, arms

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Reach your target fitness climax and then close your rings

It's not just your browser: Your machine can be fingerprinted easily

Anonymity just got harder

Customer: BT admitted it had 'mis-sold' me fibre broadband

Computer said yes, sales peeps said yes, speed checker said: Noooo

Maps and alarm clocks best thing about mobes, say normies

You mean I can phone people with this?!

FCC slams Verizon, AT&T over zero rating, gives T-Mobile US a hug

Watchdog's staff outline new guidelines, but it won't matter if Commissioner Pai has his way

BBC surrenders 'linear' exclusivity to compete with binge-watch Netflix

Vows to dump entire series on iPlayer before they air on TV

PlayStation 4 probs: Gamers struggle with PSVR headset blackouts

Whimsical folk brand problems 'Connectiongate'

Plusnet? More like Plus-naught: Mobile data on the fritz for days for some unlucky punters

Updated Carrier mum on cause of outage

Anti-smut law dubs PCs, phones 'pornographic vendor machines', demands internet filters

And there's a $20 charge to remove the block

How Apple exploded Europe's crony capitalism

iPhone at 10 Jobs dared take on the GSM chumocracy – and won

Too much landfill, too little purpose: CES 2017

Tech sector needs decluttering

Fitbit throws fit, emits writ for outfit's non-hit, rather sh*t, 'Fitbit' kit

Reseller accused of passing off malfunctioning health bands as refurbished gear

What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas: Razer prototypes nicked

CES 2017 Gaming house's hot work-in-progress gear just got hotter

Verizon is gonna axe its 'unlimited' data hogs

When is unlimited not unlimited? When you use 200GB a month

The wait is over ... Nokia's BACK!

HMD debut device breaks cover - but only in China

Fake History Alert: Sorry BBC, but Apple really did invent the iPhone

iPhone at 10 Mad Mazz strikes again

Hangouts hangs up on third party apps

A muffled shot was heard, and the API is no more

CES 2017 roundup: The good, the bad, and the frankly bonkers

Pics What happens in Vegas should really, really, really stay in Vegas

FM now stands for 'fleeting mortality' in Norway

You'll have to listen to Gorgoroth on a digital set now, kiddies

TV anchor says live on-air 'Alexa, order me a dollhouse' – guess what happens next

Story on accidental order begets story on accidental order begets accidental order

BOOST! LEGO's computing future and its ground-breaking past

CES 2017 You know, for kids (but also, possibly, dads, nerds and life hackers)

TCL vows to keep BlackBerry alive

I've been through the desert with a phone with no name

5G? Pff, don't bother, says one-time Ofcom man's new book

Book review Sort out existing mobile networks first, argues Prof William Webb

These boots are made for kicking imaginary things, and that's just what they'll do

CES 2017 World's first VR shoes to go on sale in Autumn

San Francisco first US city to outlaw ISP lock-ins by landlords

Renters freed from restrictions on network providers

Mattel's parenting takeover continues with Alexa-like dystopia

Creepy: Aristotle gets a female voice, advertisers' ears

Lenovo shows off 'Microsoft-friendly' VR cosplay at CES

CES 2017 No actual demo, though. Looks nice, right?

MacBook killer? New Lenovo offering sexed up with XPoint booster

Desk warriors get Optane cache to chew through data faster

El Reg just saved your Wikipedia Xmas

3 billion fewer banners ads as fundraiser is finally cancelled

US cops seek Amazon Echo data for murder inquiry

Refuses to release info without a 'valid and binding legal' demand

Spotty battery life costs Apple's MacBook Pro its gold-star rating

Updated Consumer Reports nerd baffled by bizarre results

Tesla set to up prices by 5% in new year because of 'currency fluctuations'

Meanwhile Musk advances Autopilot advances

Virgin America mid-flight panic after moron sets phone Wi-Fi hotspot to 'Samsung Galaxy Note 7'

Updated What you really don't want to see at 20,000 feet