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Modeling-clay iPads foisted on unwary Canucks

'Professionally shrink-wrapped' scam nets cash and fondleslabs

AWS takes NoSQL database to the cloud with DynamoDB

Solid-state drives power scaling system

Wacom Bamboo Fun S Pen and Touch

ReviewGraphics tablet and trackpad in one

Blighty's film biz asks gov to hurry up pirate crackdown

Anti-file-sharing measures only kick in 2013

Careless care charity loses unencrypted patient data stick

Whoops, won't happen again

Asda peddles phones for £12.50

Budget blower bonanza

Teen net addicts pee in bottles to stay glued to WoW

Brits' screen-break aversion doesn't bode well for desk job future

Boffins dig up prehistoric popcorn in Peru

Bit soggy now: Man wolfed down treat 6,700 years ago

Ultrabooks to account for 35% of Acer laptop shipments

Fondleslabs? Pshaw!

Errands To-Do List

iOS App of the WeekTask tracking for the terminally disorganised

Facebook, experts spar over Ramnit worm contagion

Security boss says stalking site is free of bank account-raiding malware

LG, Lovefilm sign smart TV pact

More tellies to get Amazon IPTV

HP optimistic it can sort that pesky UK downturn

Helping SMBs to rescue the economy ...

Record numbers of readers flock to The Register

Site newsHey Mister Tally man, tally me November

Asus tackles Eee Transformer Prime tablet GPS woes

Buyers offered patches, refunds, extended warranties

Nuke support in UK hits record high

Keeping calm and carrying on

Number cruncher charts rise of the personal computer...

...and its fall at the hands of smartphones, tablets

Blogger bully site yanks MPAA's chain in poison-pen letter

Dear Chris, *** ******* suck, lots of ****,

EU probes 'nature of concerns' from Google rivals

How much of a sticky mess is the Chocolate Factory in?

Second Nokia Lumia update inbound

Finnish-ing touch?

More Brits desert high streets to spend £50bn online

Unmerry Christmas for Comet, bonanza for eBay

Apple iPhone 4S grabs back ground lost to Android

Lead narrows

Facebook litters Timeline with apps

It's the fat of the interwebs land ... bitch

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Android Tablet

ReviewFirst Nvidia Tegra 3 five-core fondleslab

EU asks why credit cards are so expensive

Reckons industry could save €300bn in six years

Japanese cops cuff six smut-scam ransomware suspects

Victims forced to pay stiff charges

Holographic storage's corpse twitches

Storex sniffs cash, but InPhase out of luck

NT daddy turns his hand to Xbox

Code wizard Dave Cutler to turn play-crate into everything-box

'Space Monkey' craze: Texan students 'get high' by choking each other

Forget bongs and beer, it's nooses now for the hip kids

Spam-squirting hole found in McAfee antivirus kit

Ironic server-side flaw exploited, patch promised

Sony Ericsson announces pre-slurp loss

Hopes things will look up after Sony takes reins

Facebook registers mysterious fBoriGin domain names

Is Zuck's network about to get in online family tree game?

Thousand-gamer FPS fragfest shoots for world record

Gib to go

VCs shower WhipTail with cash

Crain cranks up development as AMD becomes customer

GiffGaff mobile network goes titsup for 3 weeks


SOPA is dead. Are you happy now?

Open ... and ShutIt was a bad bill, but world needs IP incentive to keep producing

Kodak's moment: Camera biz files for bankruptcy

CommentWill $1bn lifeline be enough to save it?

Grooveshark croaks in Germany

Blames royalty shakedown, but collection society says they never called...

Windows 8 will show where it likes to be touched

A five-fingered shuffle is mandatory

Dell, Nvidia insider traders nabbed by Feds

The Big (Illegal) Short

Microsoft injects Windows 7 mojo into server biz

Shakeup freezes out PR droids, turns on engineers

Feds cuff coder accused of US bank source code swipe

Alleged thief 'nicked $9.5m software to train his students'

Apple launches three-pronged education assault

The end of textbooks as we know them?

It's official: Google is the happiest place in the USA

CEO Page: 'best place to work' honor due to 'family' values

Sikorsky plays killer copter sim on SGI Altix UV 1000

Stephen Hawking sticks with Altix iron, as well

MIT boffins devise faster Fast Fourier transform

New technique dramatically speeds processing

Intel beats Street with record year

Analysts underestimate Chipzilla

NewSat scores $AU7.5m in new deals

Mining boom helps drive satellite demand

Ericsson's Saba heads to Indonesia

Makes way for new Aus CEO

SOPA from a distance: multiplying the trade threats

Congress creating an international protection racket

Canberra fire demonstrates emergency messaging limits

Too many calls for one exchange

Kiwis collar Megaupload kingpin, Anonymous exacts revenge

Retaliation downs US DoJ, RIAA, MPAA

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