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New XO PC model lands in Uruguay

Marvell-powered OLPC product arrives in Montevideo

Apple to reveal plans on Monday for $97.6bn cash hoard

Dividends expected – but what else?

QLD flood report calls for emergency services broadband network

Says digital radio a dud for data, also critical of some insurers’ service

China's police ignore real name rules ... so far

Users reportedly still able to post on weibos despite strict registration rules

Extended software support 'immoral and indefensible'

Gartner analyst outlines alternative plan for software maintenance fees

New steganography technique relies on letter shapes

Indian researchers say cunning scheme is secure, has good signal:noise ratio

Writers' alliance throws the book at Apple 'piracy'

Group alleges App Store is full of unlicensed copies

China’s handset-makers plan home-grown platforms

Apple, Android takedown on the cards as 4G roll-out looms

Vimeo takedown leads to court loss

First damages award for unauthorised removal of content

E.ON to flog stake in wind farms to private firms

EU energy behemoth will finance new plant every 18 months

Met plod will use 1980s software to police Olympics

Aging special ops tech CUTS THEM OFF from central command...

Robotics breakthrough blasts crud from that bit behind the lav

Removable-bottom bot reaches for your fiddly bits

LOHAN's fantastical flying truss menaces kiddies

'Please quit releasing balloons', pleads animal lover

HP wheels out ProLiant refresh for some channel lovin'

Gen8 boxes offer five-month ROI

iPad 3 costs Apple 30% more to make than iPad 2

More fondleslab for your folding

Belkin Dual-Band Travel Router

Geek Treat of the WeekPocket Wi-Fi

Microsoft: No next-gen Xbox in 2012

E3 rumours squashed

iPad bludgeons to death two UK Apple reseller shops

Brighton, Edinburgh Cancom stores axed, staff given notice

Cache bang wallop! Huge loads spark NetApp flash crash

Sysadmins gnash at FAS6000 array fault

HP unveils hamper of Ivy Bridge notebooks

Pavilions pack punches

Google: No SEO boost from vanity top-level domain grab

Registry smacked down for gTLD boast

Alterations may be needed to make SaaS fit

Suits you, Sir?

Secret Sony slate sports quad-core Tegra 3 spec

Benchmark boasts brawny braincells

Pope Benedict in .XXX pro-Islam cybersquat drama

Ratz not very nice

Hackers jailbreak new iPad hours after it hits the shelves

VideoCustom code rope-ladder up the Apple garden wall

Hardware hacker rigs up VR for Skyrim

Immersive Dragonborn experience

Firefox gobbles H.264 to serve up vids to mobes, slabs

Mozillans tired of waiting for Google

Surprise! Facebook, Twitter still not THAT important for news

Social media is over-hyped, concludes report

Portal 2 prevails at Bafta game awards

EA guns down Activision

ARM's ultra-low-power fridge-puter chips: Just what the CIA ordered

'He's just had a Scotch egg, sir' 'Ha! I knew it!'

Brit LulzSec suspect charged over NHS, plod web attacks

Tabloid rag and top spooks also among alleged targets

Apple New iPad Wi-Fi only

ReviewThe screen's the star

BBC boss Mark Thompson sets quit date

Not going anywhere until after the Olympics

Apple announces dividends, share buy-back

'We concluded that we had plenty of cash to run the business'

London Mayor Boris grilled on Virgin's Underground penetration

Answered - who, what and for how long

FAA mulls scrapping in-flight iPad, Kindle ban

What's good for the captain is good for the passengers

Air authority to rethink gadget use on planes

E-book reading to be permitted during take-off and landing?

Huawei raids rivals' channels to pilfer dealer partners

1k targeted across Western Europe for 2012

Google Apps guru dumps Choc Factory for sugar daddy

No longer steering the Enterprise

Earth once had hazy methane atmosphere like ice-moon Titan

Microbial flatulence dominated the pre-oxygen era

BBC Micro team to celebrate historic machine's 30th year

Acorn antiques

ICANN prez calls out own board over conflicts of interest

Departing chief accused of risking the net

So, what IS the worst film ever made?

Reader nominations invited for celluloid hell poll

Merciless Cloud will slay storage arrays - Nasuni chief

Cloud storage gateway firm talks up, er, cloud storage

Foxconn won't sue over fabricated radio brickbats

'Our corporate image has been totally ruined,' but that's okay

That MYSTERY Duqu Trojan language: Plain old C

How quaint

Two more big hitters leave Azlan

Sales director Breen and biz dev bigwig Bond have split

Windows 8 for Kindle-like gear hinted by Microsoft bigwig

COO talks up Metro's much-loved consistent UI

Samsung opens up the Ice Cream Sandwich

Galaxy SII update, with added source

HP loses Vertica big data boss

Lynch is gone, but at least Lynch is still there

Citrix: Stream Office from Windows Server, not Windows 7

OnLive is doing it AllWrong

Pirate Bay plans sky-high flying proxy servers

RIAA will need to muster Air Force to stop LOSS

Acer smears punters' lives over iCloud clone for Android

Photos, Office docs gobbled up by AcerCloud

Mike Daisey’s Sydney video reveals more grey areas

Sydney Opera House "looking into" monologist’s 2011 performance

ClearStory uncloaks with big data visualization vision

Teaching elephants to draw pictures for CEOs

Latest Linux kernel 3.3 comes with added Android

Two becoming one in forking reunion

Microsoft exec: 'Cloud a half-trillion dollar biz by 2020'

Convergence 2012From tentative trend to full-bore juggernaut

Windows 8 tablet freezes in Microsoft keynote demo

Convergence 2012Houston, Metro UI's got a problem

Free apps suck your power: researchers

Angry Birds, user tracking, advertising and flat batteries

Aussie hardcore gamers set to be legit

R18+ classification poised to pass Parliament

Singers set to swing with cloud boom

12,000 jobs in next four years

NetZero back in the game with free-ish 4G

It's time to party like it's 1998

Einstein online archive expands

Thousands of docs hit the ‘net

Humans best crossword-puzzling computer

Dr Fill is no Deep Blue or Watson – yet

Samsung backside-bitten by emoticon patent trollery


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