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Lawsuit claims Microsoft misled investors in Surface RT fiasco

Class action demands damages after hefty stock hit

Seagate: Storage industry ill-prepared for onrushing big data tsunami

Flash Memory SummitAt current rates, capacity will be half what's needed by 2020

Peak Apple? HOGWASH! Apple is 'extremely undervalued,' says Icahn

Billionaire has already snapped up a $1bn stake

Philips' smart lights left in the dark by dumb security

Send your neighbours to the dark ages with an app

EMC CTO: I called flash a 'performance tier' but don't like the phrase

'Compute-affinity tier' might be closer to the mark, or maybe you can do better

NYT crackers get busy again, claims vendor

'APT 12' back in action

Chipzilla Atomises fondleslabs with new reference designs

Chipzilla targeting educators with 7” and 10” models and didactic app pack

Ravello Systems arm cloud wranglers with hypervisor lasso

Enterprise app portability at for pennies on the VM

Is NASA planning to send LAVA LAMPS to Jupiter?

Mighty Meccano centrifuge poses intriguing galactic question

Google's Street View cars venture inside TARDIS

Earl's Court is bigger on the inside than the outside

Keep Landsat flying forever, says US Academy of Sciences

Boffins fear US budget woes may clip wings of next-gen space snapper

WoW gold farmer throws sueball over real world gold theft

What do you mean gold bars aren't covered by home insurance?

NORKS prepping glorious People's Smartmobe

'Arirang' expected to "instill national pride and self-respect" into the Korean people'

Rate-my-boink app scores frisky fanbois, fangurlz' SCREAMS, VIBRATIONS

Saucy sex study software reveals all, 'selfies' included

That big UK gov leg up for small biz: SMEs bag just 1-in-10 G-Cloud deals

Can't open door to taxpayer cash with all this paperwork in the way, complain bosses

Does Gmail's tarted-up tab makeover bust anti-spam laws?

'Advert looks like an email, walks like an email...'

Zombie PCs are for crimelord chumps: Fear clusters, says infosec ace

Big Data tech can be used for 'carpet bombing' the internet

Samsung Mega 6.3: Enter the PHONDLESLAB

ReviewBig, but a nice bit of kit into the bargain

Nimbus fattens up Gemini twins with smaller flash chips

Flash arrays go faster too, leapfrog Violin in flash capacity stakes

Microsoft Patch Tuesday: The '90s called. It wants its 'Ping of Death' back

Wobbly IPv6 Windows stack gets extra support

Evernote hobbles third-party apps... but is it pulling a Twitter?

Call me maybe: Mobile trunk sets rate limit on API requests

Breaking news, literally: Syrians joyride New York Post tweets, Facebook

Another day, another successful phishing attack

AOL boss: Soz about that 'Abel, you're fired!' Patch showdown

Camera-toting creative exec still stays sacked, though

BRUCE WILLIS (ad) DIES HARD (in Sky broadband telly fib ban)

'Come out to the coast, we'll get together, shoot an advert, have a few laughs...'

Do you think spinning rust eats flash's dust? Join the hard drive daddies club

Hard disk jockeys form Storage Products Association

Boffins harvest TV, mobile signals for BATTERY-FREE comms

Powerless tech better than your common-or-garden RFID tag, claim researchers

UK.gov intros shiny CREST badge for cyber crime-scene cleanup squad

Been cyber-screwed? Call one of GCHQ's trusted helpers

Foxconn mulls solar panels, sticking Apple where sun doesn't shine

Beast of Shenzhen ponders swapping iThings for star-power boom

Facebook reassures adland: We've got s**tloads of users

Zuck's crew reminds its chums about lovely bums that, um, used to be on chairs

Top execs off as Zynga's new CEO shaves 'layer' off senior ranks

No more COO, CTO or CPO

Samsung faces Brazilian rap: Factory bods work '15hrs without break'

Staff stand all day without rest, officials claim in $110m sueball

Make or break: Microsoft sets date for CRUCIAL Win 8.1 launch

Plus: R2s of Server and System Center sneak out

EMC's million-IOPS VNX2 monster to arrive NEXT MONTH

Move over, royal baby: September due date for EMC's hybrid flash storage kid

Baidu shells out $1.9bn for Android app distie in 'China's biggest IT deal'

'Backup' app store augments Chinese search engine's existing fandroid funhouse

Xerox admits there's no fix yet for number-fudging copiers

Don’t trust your spreadsheets to these machines

Japan's largest mobe operator to snub Samsung this winter

Crap Galaxy S4 sales drops Sammy out of favour

Big Mike heading for victory as SAM dumps HALF its Dell shares

Carl Icahn's just put $1.5bn into Apple... have they lost interest in Mickey D's firm?

Tier 3 debuts DIY cloud networks

Network administration with a robot touch

Microsoft SkyDrive, Outlook stricken by cloud outage

UpdatedRedmond forgets how to give people email, storage

Peak Apple: Samsung hits DOUBLE the market share of iPhones

Lowest ever iThing prices can't close gap on Apple's arch-rivals

Your encrypted files are 'exponentially easier' to crack, warn MIT boffins

Maths gurus tug rug from under modern crypto: 'You’d be surprised how quickly it takes'

Google: Cloud users have 'no legitimate expectation of privacy'

Third-party handling means just that, says court filing

Data protection bods Bocada list dog on senior management team

Silly season? Nope, this is for real. Woof!

Bitcoin laws are coming: US Senate launches virty currency probe

Who can regulate it and how?

Facebook tops up Apache Project graph database with fresh code

'You know what's cooler than a billion edges? A trillion edges!'

Possessed baby monitor shouts obscenities at Texas tot

'Somewhat of a blessing' the child is deaf, say parents

Think tank wants dedicated infosec minister, 'modern' data retention

Australian Strategic Policy Institute says government lacks infosec focus

Cisco readies axe for 4,000 employees

Worries over future prompt swinging of the scythe

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