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FCC to El Reg: Telstra's 'secret FBI snoop' doc public since 2001

Move along, no new post-Snowden spookery to see here

Scientist seeks smartphone snappers to scrub satellite searches

Take a snap, get a free photo from space

Bungled Hitachi SAN upgrade halts Oregon benefit payments

Salem witch hunt encounters, exorcises evil

Pivotal ships eponymous Hadoop distro to the masses

An inquisitive HAWQ rides the big data elephant

Ad man: Mozilla 'radicals' and 'extremists' want to wreck internet economy

Updated'Anti-business values' behind Firefox cookie-blocking scheme

Wi-Lan loses 3GPP patent suit

Ericsson, Alcal-Lu, HTC and Sony didn't infringe

GitHub to devs: pick a license, we dare you

Legalese confounds coders, so GitHub steps in to help

Ground control? My space helmet is FILLING WITH WATER!

ESA 'naut Parmitano aborts spacewalk after mystery leak

D'OH! Use Tumblr on iPhone or iPad, give your password to the WORLD

ExclusiveWorld+Cat in this case. Should call it 'Spaffr'

Chinese search giant Baidu blows $1.9 BEELION on app store

Acquisition will buy it a ready-made audience of mobile downloaders

Sony coughs up £250K ICO fine after security fears

Says it's paying because it doesn't want to leak security secrets

Researchers seek Internet's choke points

DSL more resilient than cable when the chips are down

Microsoft 'funds' new Oz CO2 trading scheme

Redmond hit by second $AUD100m licence reduction in three years

Boffins want toilets to become POWER PLANTS

First pee-powered mobe hailed as harbinger of bathroom-as-energy-source

IBM, Accenture play blame game over $1bn project blowout

Sueball guns locked and loaded

VCs take a nasty cold bath on Drobo deal, leave Barrall 'delighted'

Backer put $50-$70m in, for a thumping payday of maybe ... $5m?

Psssst: If you wanna be rich, make the next privacy Robocop app

Anti-snoop software to hit the big time - thanks NSA!

The facts on Trident 'cuts': What the Lib Dems want is disarmament

AnalysisNew Trident is cheaper than cruise

Apple MacBook Air 11-inch 2013: Netbook with next-gen tech

ReviewCupertino’s ultraportable continues to shine thanks to Intel’s Haswell chip

Water, sunshine or pig s***: How will YOU power your data centre?

Top tips for anyone building their first server empire

NEC to ditch smartmobe biz after failed Lenovo talks - report

Japanese giant tells El Reg: 'No firm decision' yet

Will Jocks strap on beefy ARMs to grapple rival racks next year?

VideoHeadlines to which the answer is no? Think again, popeye

Virtualisation extremist? Put down that cable and step away slowly

You've got hardware for a reason: use it

Top secret spook court agrees to release 2008 PRISM docs

Yahoo! wins! motion! to! unseal! court! challenge! to! data! snooping!

Finally, someone's fixed THAT Android hole. Was it your mobe network? No

Free app beats carriers to the punch, which isn't that hard

Big boy Fujitsu crushes stroppy upstarts in storage boffins' trials

Will tiny wannabes ever topple the giants?

Tweet like escaping Hell depends on it, Twitter Catholics told

Pope offers salvation a la mode in exchange for 'heartfelt' tweets

PRISM scandal: Brit spooks operated within the law, say politicos

Committee wonders if framework for comms data access is 'adequate'

Oracle releases July patch batch... with 27 fixes for remote exploits

EIGHTEEN third-party researchers reported vulns, says security bod

Admen's suggested tweaks to Do Not Track filed straight into the bin

Thanks, but no thanks, say W3C's anti-web-stalking bods

You, Google. Get back here and bend over again - EU antitrust chief

Fresh fat fine threat dangled over ad giant in rival-stiffing probe

Telly bigwigs try to close down Aereo streaming service - again

Appeals court: We've heard it all before, stop pestering us

Tumblr's iOS fix for clear-text password login howler was WEEKS LATE

Fanbois, stop snapping pics of your dinner and update

Now you can be the NSA: Snoop on a Google Glass hipster with a QR code

Point and - oh s**t

HP the only PC maker to bleed distie sales in Blighty

Q2 numbers show rest of major players grew

Speaking in Tech: We chat to Microsoft man about THAT Ballmer memo

PodcastPlus: Is VMWare still cool?

Spotify strikes back at Radiohead - but artists are still angry

Everything's actually sweetness and light and unicorns, Thom!

Tech tables turned! Now it's the Puppet pulling Geppetto's strings

When you wish upon a star ... you buy it for a load of VC cash

BT slammed for FAILING to explain why its broadband investment has shrunk

'Are you exploiting your monopolistic position', asks PAC chair

Dell warns stockholders that Icahn's plan would 'hamstring' company

Thursday's vote could make or break Dell's future

Google conjures dedicated memcache within platform cloud

App Engine catches up with Amazon and Microsoft's floating silos

Intel reports growth in PC sales and makes mobile top priority

Can new King Krzanich pull silicon from the stone?

Russian mobile operators say 'nyet!' to Apple, 'da!' to Samsung

All three top carriers have discontinued iPhone

Apple flushes poker apps after prod from Australia

Rarely-used anti-gambling law pressed into service

Dragged-out Lenovo server deal whacks IBM's earnings for 2013?

Big Blue downshifts expectations, but doesn't

Google teases hush-hush Android event on July 24

Laconic invites offer breakfast with Google's mobile chief

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