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Google goes back to the future with SQL F1 database

'Can you have a truly scalable database without going NoSQL? Yes!'

Facebook scammers raking in $200 MEEELLION in illicit profits

And Google's getting a slice of the action trumps other online retailers' sales by HOW much?!

SEC queries Bezos & Co.'s competition, citing dodgy reports to investors

NSA: NOBODY could stop Snowden – he was A SYSADMIN

Virtually unfettered access blew sensitive docs wide open

BYOD is boring - how about working on a games console instead?

NVIDIA SHIELD runs Windows games like a thin client, why not Windows apps too?

Microsoft fattens Exchange Online mailboxes to 50GB

With SkyDrive also boosted this week, does Redmond have a new storage rig?

'Kim Jong-un executes nork-baring ex and pals for love polygon skin flick'

Did cruel boyking's jealous wife send Nork musicians to machine-gun firing squad?

Private UK torrent site closes, citing 'hostile climate' will torrent its last on September 1st

WTF is … Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks?

Billions of sensors need novel routing schemes and the IETF is on the job

Punter strikes back at cold callers - by charging THEM to call HIM

Two can play at that game, you telespamming gits

HMRC nabs 5 after £500k 'cyber attack' on tax systems

Italian authorities helped taxman cuff suspect as he got off plane

China: Forget running water, bumpkins. Have some lovely broadband

Ha ha, try tapping all of that web traffic, NSA!

Pure Storage hoovers up $150m in funding, hires ex-Data Domain CEO

Firm sets sights on becoming Data Domain of flash arrays

Siri: 'STOP trying to strap me to your forehead. It won't work'

QuotwPlus who said: 'I want an organisation that can take risks' (Clue: Not Ballmer)

Microsoft's world channel overlord kicked sideways

'Going back to mah roots' in product development

Behind the candelabra: Power cut sends Britain’s boxes back to the '70s

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Resetting [beep] devices [beep] after the [beep] leccy was [beep] lost

THE HORROR: Bloody SLAB sales slash fest forecast for 2013

1.7 million fewer devices to find 'forever home' as smartphones kill 'em off – analyst

Amazon: OK, OK. We'll let traders flog tat more cheaply elsewhere

Concession by online bazaar after Office of Fair Trading antitrust investigation

Vulture 2 spaceplane rises from the powdered nylon

Mounting excitement as first components emerge from the 3D printer

Facebook strips away a bit more of your privacy – but won't say why

You also agree to have your FACE displayed in ads ... bitch

Revealed: HUNGRY frosty Arctic cleft that could eat 2 Grand Canyons

...well, almost. Massive chasm found 1.6km beneath Greenland ice sheet

Met Police spaffs £250m keeping 'ineffective' IT systems running - report

London Assembly gives plods' pisspoor tech dept a kicking

Snowden journo's boyfriend 'had crypto key for thumb-drive files written down' - cops

Greenwald, Guardian roasted over 'very poor' security

Computacenter's pockets still empty – despite shiny UK biz

Service woes in Germany and weak economy in France let the side down

Happy 50th birthday, Compact Cassette: How it struck a chord for millions

FeatureFrom fuss-free audio tape recording to Walkmans, it's all in your head

China stuffs rag in mouth of biz-rumour web ring

Weibo-based firm was paid to slag off companies' rivals, claim cops

Nasdaq blames rival NYSE Arca for 3-HOUR trading outage

Claims fellow exchange crapflooded it, but cops to 'latent flaw' in own systems

Ex-Windows chief Sinofsky flogs brains to Valley startups

Hi, I'm Steven. I'm new here... so don't put me in a Box... oh hang on

Fandroids blow $200,000 on secret PANIC BUTTON for their smartmobes

Handy if you're being tailed, need to record someone, report a WinPho sighting etc

Apple to accept iPhone trade-ins at US Retail Stores

Don't be seen with that ratty old thing when the GOLD ones come out

Mother/daughter team jailed for million-dollar internet dating scam

Funds go to Nigeria, money mules go to prison

Tencent offers 10TB of free cloud storage for all

Afraid of PRISM? China to the rescue!

Indian government to bar politicians from using Gmail for official business

US-based email services seen as too risky

Microsoft and Google unite to sue US gov't for more transparency

Tech titans gear up for long legal battle

Microsoft takes second run at platform cloud

Windows Server 2012 R2 tries to rehabilitate PaaS tech

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