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A tenth of Chinese farmland polluted by heavy metals

Your old PC is poisoning China's future. And Africa's. And India's. And...

Rackspace: 'We want to be your OpenStack maniac'

Living in your own private Idaho cloud

Zuckerberg: 'Make partnerships, not war'

Names Google as most aggressive competitor

Apple expels serial hacker for publishing iPhone exploit

Charlie Miller excommunicated for code-signing app

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone

ReviewAll touch and no type

Olympic Torch to visit Bletchley Park

May encounter George the Robot

NetApp accused of short-stroking its new hardness

Analysis'Everyone short-strokes', admits industry rival

Comp-sci boffin aims to REPROGRAM LIFE ITSELF

'I'm now moving my research into the wet lab'

Frisky Micron flashes its flash

Chip baker shakes its server, consumer booty

Top cops placed under Freedom of Info law

Uni admissions body fitted with loose kimono also

OCZ exposes bulging solid disk for 2012

Just glad to see you, really

London to get another £60m of CCTV surveillance

Transport, cops, boroughs all eyeing eyeing kit

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

ReviewBarrels of fun

UK forces offer to temporarily share some spectrum

However we'll be selling it to someone else soon

Fujitsu Eternus: It's time to settle this thing

Masked man and Schneider doff coats, get in the Jell-O

HP seeks buyer for WebOS

For sale, one mobile OS. One previous owner. Will swap for tablet business strategy

Ubuntu republic riven by damaging civil wars

AnalysisCan the Linux Jedi hold things together?

UK Space Agency OKs teeny-tiny satellite

Liftoff expected late 2012


Android App of the WeekFor those who live in a kingdom of rains

Google's top lobbyist quits amid antitrust probe

Davidson leaps from fiery Washington

Panasonic preps rubber-clad Android tablet

Ten incher for men on poles

Best Buy UK spent £200m on failed megastores

Consumer meltdown, delays and Dixons forced closure

Prince Harry given free run of Arizona town's womenfolk

'Thank you,' pants ecstatic waitress

Men most likely to friend dodgy Facebook strangers

Risky behaviour

Oregon offers vote by fondleslab-swipe

Special service for disabled citizens

Bright Computing bursts HPC to EC2 clouds

SC11A veritable – and virtual – cluster

Samsung PS64D8000 64in plasma 3D TV

ReviewWidescreen whopper

Apple trains store bosses to ignore deal with unions

Up the workers. Right up 'em

Huawei butters up Microsoft to avoid Android patent war

Shock new approach for UK mobe launch

Honda upgrades humanoid robot to SERVE BEER

Asimo gets voice, face recognition too

Huawei brings Android tablet to Blighty

Fresh smartphone too

EU advisors: Tighter web privacy will stamp out bullies

Sensitive info leaking to tormentors and paedos – report

New plastic telescope ammo machine gun is light as a rifle

Every soldier could get heavy-weapons firepower in future

The Register Guide on how to stay anonymous (part 2)

The Evercookie: Like trying to kill Steven Seagal

Anonymous blasts El Salvador offline

Ay, caramba!

Red Hat finds its feet in cloud gold rush

Open ... And ShutHang on, lads, I've got a great idea

New pics of giant black sphere hurtling toward Earth

Vast spaceball 'safely will safely fly past' - NASA

Feds warn 'pox party' zealots not to send viruses in post

Poxy spit safer than 'live' vaccine say refuseniks

Theresa May won't quit job over UK Border Agency fiasco

Home Secretary still standing despite relaxed checks row

HTC prepares quad-core smartphone for 2012

Beastly blower bad for battery?

UK firm slammed for flogging spy software to Iran

Lord fingers biz with Foreign Secretary links

Report: World digital music sales to soar £250m

CD and LP sales flag, but discs beat downloads

Boffins: Punters can't get a grip on online privacy tools

Config and confusion issues make anti-tracking kit useless

Elite DARPA cyber heroes will protect interwebs

'We invented it, we'll save it'

Ultrabooks will rescue PC industry – beancounters

But only if prices fall below the $1,000 bracket

Barclays knocks RIM shares down a peg

BlackBerry crumbles in the eyes of investors

Upcoming EU data law will make Europe tricky for Facebook

Must gain explicit consent to use your data

Dealer bosses jailed for flogging fake Cisco kit

Networking's not working for them now

Secret US 'Jedi' ghost-copters kept out of bin Laden raid

Downed Stealth Hawk was actually second-rate kit

Ryanair ponders in-air mucky movie service

Boogie flights

Boffins give chatty robots a creepy human face


Hackers can spring Death Row crims from cells

Researchers prove SCADA jailbreak risk

Only Samsung will challenge Apple's iPad in 2012

Single-figure market shares for the rest

Flood-hit HDD parts supplier resumes production

Motor maker Nidec re-opens two factories

NASA deep-space ship gets 2014 unmanned test flight

'We're still going to the Moon, not listening to Obama'

Intel stretches HPC dev tools across chubby clusters

SC11Cluster Studio XE ready for MICs, not for GPUs

Consumer Reports: iPhone 4S antenna doesn't suck

Antennagate closed

Optus latest to reveal fibre service pricing

Oz number two carrier also testing service aggregation

Mozilla updates to Firefox 8, disables add-ons

New browser adds Twitter search for desktops

Advertiser settles charges for use of Adobe Flash cookies

Makes it easier to stop online tracking

Telstra targets SMEs in next cloud push

‘Small’ means you have a spare hundred a month or more

Russian Mars mission launches after multi-year delays

Phobos-Grunt scheduled to head to Mars later today

US Supremes liken GPS tracking to 1984's Big Brother

24/7 surveillance, no warrant needed (maybe)

Dymocks dances with Google

Adds frequent reader points programme

TPG falls foul of ACCC for false ads

Not the first time they fibbed

Production electric motorcycle breaks 100 mile range

'Leccy tech firm touts revolutionary power pack

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