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Crack our 'military-grade' email encryption and we'll give you 5% of our firm

Hungarian startup tries novel bug-testing system

Kepler's new mission: spotting black holes and supernovae

AnalysisBoffins beg NASA to fund continuing mission that will explore strange new worlds

Watchdog FCC gets new overlord ... so, how about that net neutrality, eh?

Wheeler sworn in as director, names top staff, looks at todo list

US soldiers preparing for civilian life taught coding skills by Microsoft

They've battled the Taliban. Can they now survive Git?

Japanese boffins unveil INVINCIBLE robot rock, paper, scissors 'bot

PUNY HUMANS will NEVER FIST ME, chatters motion-sensor-equipped bag of bolts

WTF is ... 802.15.4e?

Very, very, low-power wireless to help Internet of Things nodes chat for a looong time

Quantum-classical crypto sends secret vote from Switzerland to Singapore

Honest Bob, it doesn't matter if we can trust you

Bitcopocalypse! Top cryptocurrency can be hijacked, warn boffins

Selfish miners could derail Bitcoin's decentralized design, according to new study

Western Digital 'fesses up to Mavericks data loss mess

Cause of external drive SNAFU uncertain, apps pulled just in case

Can't stand the heat? Harden up if you want COLD, DELICIOUS BEER

Boffins finally explain just why warm water freezes faster

Microsoft buys all electricity from Texas wind farm

110 megawatts heading to Redmond's green bank

Ubuntu nails colours to the CloudFoundry mast with OpenStack PaaS

OpenStack SummitCoup for Pivotal after Canonical tie-up

Unsung DEAD WHALE EXPLODER hero, who gave the early internet a purpose, passes away

ObituaryWhen viral videos had IMPACT

MIT boffins: Use software to fix errors made by decaying silicon

Unreliable kit as a resource for devs, not a reason to reach for the screwdriver

FLASH, AH-AAAH! Saviour of the universe Rackspace cloud?

1.2TB SSD army to storm Jeff's Virtualization Palace

Adobe users' purloined passwords were pathetic

'123456' used as password by nearly two million punters

China funds devs to write smog-clearing vidcam code

Air pollution and the surveillance state just don't mix

From here to ETERNUS and beyond: Fujitsu refreshes array lines

Says it has a million-IOPs MONSTER lurking in basement

Amazon lashes Nvidia's GRID GPU to its cloud: But can it run Crysis?

Jeff's Virtualization Palace undercuts its own graphics prices

Aussie bloke hacks way to top of music charts with MIDI-based tunes

Oi, actual musos, you're doing it all wrong – security expert

Big Beardie's watching: Alan Sugar robots spy on Tesco petrol queue

Thought no one saw you buy entire cake, eat it in the car?

Antivirus bods grilled: Do YOU turn a blind eye to government spyware?

AnalysisAS IF G-men would tell us about state-sponsored badness, scoff AV firms

10 Types of IT managers from hell

A Reg reader's guide

Forget 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' - how does its rival from EA stack up?

ReviewDecent, decent - but you'll want a new console or top-spec PC

Cloudy firm Coms Plc coughs £9.5m for Redstone

Our three year restructuring is now complete

Co-op Bank to splash £500m on system revamp

So is this where the next banking-IT disaster will hit - or where it won't?

New US Apple factory will make INVINCIBLE sapphire glass for SHINY iThings

Paltry 700 jobs not much counterweight to Chinese legions, though

Google Helpout live vids: Helping you help us help ourselves, says web giant

Pack up, 'how-to' publishers - the boys from Mountain View are moving in

Watch out, MARTIANS: 1.3 tonne INDIAN ROBOT is on its way

Blinged-out gold sat to show China how it's Yinghuo-done

OH what a LOVELY, well-rendered WAR: Yes, it’s 'Call of Duty: Ghosts'

Roundup2If you're the sort who'll like it, you're probably playing now

Inside OpenStack: Gifted, troubled project that wants to clobber Amazon

OpenStack SummitNetworks may be its achilles heel, but its devs are working on it

A use for the Internet of Things: ROBOCOP Neighbourhood Watch

LADIS 2013No people required here ... bring on the Rise of the Machines

How the W3C met its Waterloo at the Do Not Track vote showdown

And why the silent majority could defeat the web's madmen

Late with your ransom payment? Never mind, CryptoLocker crooks will, er, give you a break

Ransomware hoodlums let you settle your bill later... for a price

Microsoft's Windows Azure Plan B: A hard drive, a courier and a data-centre monkey

Narrow pipes no obsticle to terabyte customers

Horrific FLESH-EATING PLATYPUS once terrorised Australia

Aboriginal tale says chimaera was result of non-consensual rat/duck tryst

Sources: Azzurri coughs £1m to end O2 call centre spat

Integrator 'failed to give nod that customers were leaving', claim insiders

Inventor whips lenscap off 3D-printed pinhole camera

High tech meets seriously old school

Reding: NSA, friends don't spy on friends. Europe, let's team up for our own SPOOK CLUB

EU justice commish says Europe needs to 'level the playing field'

Supreme Court WON'T review Facebook's Beacon settlement

We're going to set up a nonprofit privacy group instead of paying off users... bitch

Excited students, $2,500, quivering racks and dreams of glory

SCC 2013Four student teams vie for Commodity Cluster Crown

Mighty Cisco terminates British channel chum Phoenix IT Group

'What doesn't kill us makes us stronger' - embattled Phoenix

Ten top stories from Classic Doctor Who

Doctor Who @ 50The DVDs to watch to celebrate 50 years of Tardis travel

Struggling Acer pulls out Wang too late, then calls Wong number

Who can help us? Shih's it!

Cash-blackhole Twitter will shower itself in gold by 2015, investors told

#Blabbergasm predicts yet more money to be sucked out of proper media. Yay!

Microsoft offers 'free' backup for Azure users with the cloud fear

Redmond and EVault ink deal: Enterprise cloud contract gets you a year’s disaster recovery

'Last EVER REAL Nokia' phone heads for Verizon, leaky pic-spurt reveals

Leaked snaps show snazzy imaging phondleslab

Tech today: Popular kids, geeks, bitchfests... Welcome back to HIGH SCHOOL, nerds

Sysadmin blogDon't be fooled. Following the herd STILL gets you nowhere

5,000 job cuts later: Fujitsu boss says bloodletting's almost over ... for now

Fujitsu ForumNow, go sell these lovely cloud and backup services

Secrets of Apple's mysterious Arizona sapphire factory: Our expert whispers all

How Tim Cook aims to shuffle his mountains of money around

Playtime's over: Next NSA boss may be torn away from US cyber-war effort

Too much power for one person in wake of Snowden snooping leaks

Microsoft in a TIFF over Windows, Office bug that runs code hidden in pics

New vulnerability found, workaround issued ahead of patch

UK fraud squad bends over Serco, G4S for 'phantom crims' probe

Electronic taggers' £9bn gov deals now under threat

ZOMBIE apocalypse! The 'LIVING DEAD' are HERE – Fox News confirmed it

Breaking news online, literally

Gigantic Apple MaxiPad spotted in China

Thanks to Microsoft and Intel, it will be unleashed next March

Google Nexus 5: So easy to fix, it's practically a DIY kit - except for ONE thing

TeardownNo custom screws or heavy glue in ad-giant's mobe

Lavabit bloke passes hat for open-source secure email master plan

Snowden's old mail provider wants '100 Lavabit-like services'

Mind waiting for compute jobs? Boy, does the cloud have a price for you!

LADIS 2013Big boys to flog low-grade IT at a low, low price - and you know what that means

CMS Distribution swallows Interactive Ideas

Storage and open source software firms tie the knot

Apple: How we slip YOUR data to govts – but, hey, we're not Google

'We have no interest in amassing personal information'

Want a support contract for GlassFish 4.0? Tough luck, says Oracle

For Java EE it's now WebLogic or nothing

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