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Android approaches 80% smartphone share as Apple's iPhone grows old

Blackberry shipments hit historic low point

Amazon opens Appstore doors to web apps

Web devs invited to cash in with JavaScript purchasing API

Infosec analysts back away from 'Feds attacked Tor' theory

Those IP addresses we said belong to the NSA? We were probably wrong

Chrome, Firefox blab your passwords in a just few clicks: Shrug, wary or kill?

PollVote now: Browsers reveal logins on idle PCs, but is it a code flaw or a brain bug?

Give up your privacy so Big Data can FIX GOVERNMENT

Kiwi bureaucrat says results of youth scheme show it's worth turning privacy on its head

NASA boffins release Europa mission wish list

PICDream lander design revealed

British ankle-biters handed first mobe at the age of SEVEN - Ofcom

By 12, they're too cool for a featurephone

Brits give thumbs-up to shale gas slurping in university-run poll

AnalysisThe more you scare us, the more we ignore you

They do it with mirrors: Nasuni reveals new cloudy protection plan

We were up when Azure was down, boasts CEO

So, you gonna foot this '$200bn' hacking bill, insurance giants asked

Cyber-cleanups of cyber-raids on Uncle Sam's cyber-assets cost cyber-amounts of cash

Blogs with 'weakest of the weak' passwords hijacked for bot army

Wordpress, Joomla, Datalife Engine - they're all under cyber-crims' control

Future of storage: Micron bets chips on 3D NAND flash – but NOT YET

NAND planarity has a few good years still

HP plugs password-leaking printer flaw

Bad news: Most office bods won't patch it. Good news: Most office bods won't find password

Google lifts skirts, reveals Play All Access to UK market

Spotify for fandroids? Something like that, yeah

Child abuse ransomware tweaked to tout bogus antivirus saviours

Crass, fiendish and no doubt a good money-spinner

Google sniffs at MySQL fork MariaDB: Yum. Have an engineer

ExclusiveKeeping the DB alive outside Larry's grasp? Sounds good to Choc Factory

Groupon pops corks: Happy CEO, sales and shares up, profit... oh

Voucher bazaar turns to mobe deals, puts on a brave face

Cameron demands Brits BOYCOTT angry-troll-infested websites

The 'off' button is a great regulator, apparently

PEAK iPAD: Slab looking a bit peaky, needs big biz to take more tablets

Sales stall, lack of innovation and absence of Microsoft Office blamed

Webcam stripper strikes back at vicious 4Chan trolls after year of bullying

'Their hateful lives motivate them to hate people they don't know'

Apple: Of course we stalk your EVERY move. iOS 7 has a new map to prove it

Cupertino knows where you were last summer – it's a feature

Here we go again: Apple gets second bite in ITC Moto patent spat

Appeals court says commission was wrong about Moto's innocence

'Hand of Thief' banking Trojan reaches for Linux – for only $2K

'Early sign of Linux becoming less secure,' says infosec bod

SMART Storage: Super DIMM sum adds up to tasty flash soup

El Reg talks latency with the product-pusher

BYOD for our staff? 'Career limiting' move, says Dell exec

Turning up with rivals kit? Turn round and go back home

Cognitive computing: IBM unveils software for its brain-like SyNAPSE chips

From the firm that brought you the 'cat brain chip'

Ofcom: Making a switch between ISPs will soon be much easier

You'll have to wait until 2015 though

US taxmen told to hush up shadowy drug squad unit laundering NSA intel

IRS ordered to help fudge real source of evidence for narcotics busts

Canonical: Last change to Ubuntu Edge phone price – we promise

Just keep pledging, please...

Unisys to forge new Xeon iron with homegrown s-Par partitioning

Mainframe virtualization is better – and more secure – than x86 alternatives

Bill Gates's barbed comments pop Google's broadband balloons

'When you're dying of malaria ... I’m not sure how it'll help you'

Michael Dell accuses Icahn of using court as takeover tool

Vulture capitalist ups his stake ahead of vote

Snowden's secure email provider Lavabit shuts down under gag order

Won't be 'complicit in crimes against the American people'

Patching Xerox's number-changing photocopy phlaw will take weeks

Company publishes a workaround in the meantime

Google shields open source cloud tech from patent trolls

Adds 79 infrastructure patents to non-aggression IP chest

Rackspace spends big bucks to peddle its cloud vision

Striking while the fluffy hybrid iron is hot

Acer to downplay Windows in favor of Android, Chrome OS

Preparing for 'the day after tomorrow'

Publishers stand behind Apple in ebook price-fixing fight

DoJ trying to 'impose a specific business model on the publishing industry,' they argue

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