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30 years on: The day a computer glitch nearly caused World War III

How Russian hero Stanislav Petrov stopped the Cold War turning hot

Amazon adds free Oracle analytics tool to cloud

'Oh, Microsoft has Oracle now? LOOK AT THIS!'

PC sales shrank less than expected during back-to-school 2013

Don't be alarmed, it was still a disaster

GIANT FLIP-FLOP IN SPACE switches between X-ray and radio emissions

VideoM28's massive matter maw

Boris Johnson's ex-right-hand man's right hand lands johnson in web slip

Dick's dick strip pic in Facebook trip

'200 million' fanbois using iOS 7 just a week after release - study

Plus: Most US iDevice users are drinking Cupertino's latest Koolaid

SIM card hacker: Bug is either 'a backdoor, gross negligence, or both'

QuotWPlus: Michael Gove wants to educate the yoof on how to swap sexting for love poems

Online bookies must keep punters' cash in separate account

But Gambling Commish rules won't save bettors if firms go belly-up

Broadcom fries up '5G' Wi-Fi chips to chuck in your connected car

Supports 802.11ac and Bluetooth LE

OpenDaylight: meet networking's bright newcomer

Prepare to be dazzled

TalkTalk's commercial director WalkWalks away from telco

Veteran David Goldie exits ISP after 14 years

Thorium and inefficient solar power? That's good enough for me

CommentI'm talking technology, not politics

WET SPOT found on MARS: NASA rover says 'high percentage'

NASA's hungry robot chomps on not-so-dusty surface

OpenSUSE uncorks a fine Ruby-red Bottle: Beta 13.1 didn't give me a hangover

ReviewNew admin bling, yes, but no tacky desktop tricks

That's a money spinner: iPod wheel patent bout bags bod £2m from Apple

Payout is pocket change for Cupertino, tidy windfall for inventor

Reg readers! You've got 100 MILLION QUID - what would you BLOW it on?

Because Ofcom wants to know what to do with its lolly

Google FAILS in attempt to nix Gmail data-mining lawsuit

No, Mr Ad Giant, you can't scan world+dog's emails without explicit consent

Congrats on MP3ing your music... but WHY bother? Time for my ripping yarn

Something for the Weekend, Sir?The Noughties CD Snub still haunts me

Have PIXmania. In fact, have £59m with it too, Dixons tell German VCs

Venture capital bods take gadget souk off hands of high street retailer

BOOGIE BALLMER: Steve Dirty Dances at tearful Microsoft leaving do

Nobody puts outgoing Steve in the corner

BlackBerry Black Friday: $1bn loss as warehouses bulge with hated Z10s

Biz plan in full: (1) Keep pumping out phones NO ONE WANTS (2) ??? (3) Er, no profit

Apple tackles iPhone lock-up cockup with iOS 7.0.2

Flaw allowed cads to finger fanbois' private pics

EMC snaps up ex Symantec veep to rule new HPC skunkworks

And hybrid cloud storage gateways - which EMC don't (yet?) do

Samsung proposes 'remedies' to EU antitrust chief in fine dodge hope

Smartphone maker hopes to avoid penalties for its heated Apple patent war

LOHAN twangs BRASTRAP to unfetter mighty orbs

Pics+VidOur flight abort doomsday box will make fire in the sky

IPCC: Yes, humans are definitely behind all this global warming we aren't having

CommentProf: 'We're confident because we're confident'.

Arrow's Computerlinks gobble - a vendor's perspective

Huh, only one basket to put these eggs in now

French data cops to Google: RIGHT, you had your chance. PUNISHMENT time

Prepare yourself for fines, snarls CNIL

Uh-oh Google Glassholes: Sugar daddy Intel strokes HUD goggles upstart

Strap techno-webcam-specs to nerds' faces? Two can play at that game

LAST CHANCE to get yer cut-price Iridium satellite comms unit

Reader offer10 per cent off the RockBLOCK - until Monday

London schoolboy cuffed for BIGGEST DDOS ATTACK IN HISTORY

Bet his parents wish he'd been playing computer games

Global execs name Apple 'most innovative company' – again

Google bumped down to number three by Apple arch-rival Samsung

Redmond expands fanboi trade-in program to include iPhones

Swap your unloved Apple kit for unloved Microsoft products

Microsoft keeps Skype content safe from police data slurping - for now

Second transparency report shows slight increase in data requests

Valve aiming to take the joy(sticks) out of gaming with Steam Controller

Half-Life fans face Friday of disappointment

Hey, out-of-work BlackBerry bods: How about a job at Motorola?

Google's phone unit gets ready for Waterloo hiring spree

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 region-locking saga CLEAR AS MUD

Sammy: 'We only region-lock at activation.' Users: 'Then why don't my SIM cards work?'

Violin Memory falls through basement in first day of trading

World's smallest (publicly listed) violin plays a sad IPO tune

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