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Hackers not responsible for New York Times website wipeout

Hours-long outage attributed to internal systems fault

Bradley Manning: 'I'm sorry my actions hurt the United States'

Apologizes before court in last-ditch bid for leniency

ACCC wants to check broadband performance

Probes to help ID dodgy services

Microsoft cuts number of countries that will have Xbox One by Christmas

Some European gamers to get coal in their stockings

NASA plots Chelyabinsk plume

Video11,000 tonne asteroid's dusty debris went around the world in four days

YouTube app returns to Windows Phone

UpdatedRevised app not raising Mountain View's hackles, but users bleat about bugs

Osama Bin Pwned: Al Qaeda mocked in Twitter counter-jihad

Terror group asks world+dog to suggest a PR strategy. And thousands reply

Microsoft to fund Blake's 7 return as Xbox Live exclusive

Report says Redmond raring to resuscitate classic Brit SciFi

Facebook keeps company with misery say boffins

The more you Like, the less you like yourself

Oz bank closes Bitcoin business' bank accounts

CoinJar cruelled by Commonwealth Bank

O2 tears wraps off £26-a-month mobe sport, music, games (and 4G)

High-speed next-gen phone broadband comes with kitchen sink

Microsoft: That $900m Surface write-down is smarting

'Direct sales failed us, please help channel'

Emulex to QLogic: Adapter biz is shrinking, but we're still swimming

InfiniBand and direct-attached flash hit server connectivity market

Superstar cluster-Zuck as Facebook tries out celeb-only edition

Online velvet rope to be erected between shlebs and us* plebs – report

Who's Edward Snowden? Capita bungs its email into Microsoft's cloud

But holds back on sensitive gov and financial stuff

Starwing: Nintendo, Argonaut's Brit boffinry and the Super FX chip

Antique Code ShowWorld + Fox introduced to true 3D: gaming never the same again

BlackBerry: It's the end-to-endness, stupid

AnalysisRIM's miracle impossible to recreate - but that won't stop people trying

How much will Apple cough for ebook conspiracy? Trial starts May 2014

Decision on potentially huge payout will happen next year

Is that a flash stick in your pocket, VMware, or are you pleased to see us?

Blocks and FilesVirtual machines are so 2000s - now servers have fat NAND caches to provision

Microsoft pulls faulty Exchange 2013 patch HOURS after release

Patch Tuesday's fudged fix: Sysadmins, quick – turn Outside In inside out

Virgin Media signs 3-year telly deal with BT Sport

Good for fans who only want to watch 38 Premiership games all season

Auntie touts e-babysitting ... and no £15,000 in-app purchase shocks

Turn on, tune in, drop off as the kids entertain themselves on a slab

IBM snaps up banking security biz Trusteer, won't say what it paid

Reveals plans to extend Israel-based R&D facility

Engineer's $30m windfall from Nintendo 3DS patent spat SLASHED by beak

Jury's payout branded 'excessive' because handheld is 'unprofitable'

Twee...THUD: Boffins build 'The Classifier' to seek out, kill millions of Twitter fakes

Actually paid for 100k of them in spam-canner blitz

OWN GOAL! 100s of websites blocked after UK Premier League drops ball

AnalysisDNS Made Hard: How clumsy IP address ban branded legit sites pirates

PC market hits the ropes, but Lenovo's still standing

Sales and profit up double digits in fiscal Q1 as rivals left reeling

Telefonica and Arqiva set to mop up BILLIONS in smart meter cash

No one wants 2G anymore, so let's use that

Brits: We can stop trolling if we know where they live - poll

We didn't mean US... Hand over OUR addresses? Not bloody likely

'Database failure ate my data' – Salesforce customer

We're working on it, says cloudy services pusher

KABOOOM! Space-faring dwarf's galactic pile-up snapped by X-ray boffins

PicsMidget fills void with bad gas in six-million degree panic

Just add creepiness: Google Search gets even more personal

Thinking about that pic of the dog you took a week ago? Here it is!

GitHub code repository rocked by 'very large DDoS' attack

Second attack this month sees hackers git GitHub

Java devs warned of pushbutton exploit for buggy Struts framework

When they said you should upgrade, they meant it

Google follows Amazon with auto-encryption of cloud data

Free security service streaks ahead of Microsoft

NASA: Earth II may be hiding in unexamined data from injured Kepler

Limping planet-hunter to shift to new tasks while astroboffins sift through recovered data

More brutal PC numbers from Dell as revenues stay flat, profits sink

Could this be Dell's last earnings report ever?

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