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7th > November > 2013 Archive

Facebook gives THUMBS DOWN to its OWN design makeover

New buttons pressed into service, whether you Like it or not ... bitch

Australia's Electoral Commission won't release vote-counting code

Democracy and transparency don't go well together apparently

Build your own mobile network for the low, low price of US$2,000

*Spectrum license not included

Drugs e-souk Silk Road back from the dead with new Dread Pirate Roberts

And offers teen pop tearaway Justin Bieber a voucher

Twitter to flog IPO shares at $26, eyes $2bn prize ... IBM will be pleased

TWTR to start trading Thursday as Big Blue threatens patent lawsuit

OK, maths wonks: PRIME TIME has arrived

Cosmic prime number alignment due just after lunchtime today

Microsoft, Facebook: We'll pay cash if you can poke a hole in the INTERNET

New bug-hunting program to shore up security across the whole damn web

We've invented the FONBLET, says Samsung

Analyst presentation reveals Korean giant's Big Data WORLD DOMINATION plan

Truly secure clouds? Possible but not likely say Georgia Tech boffins

And that's before we hook up the Internet of Things

Microsoft glues Windows 8, Windows Phone programming programs

One account lets you publish for both platforms, CHEAPER

Another zombie 'bogus app' bug shambles out of Android

KitKat is safe, older Androids susceptible to .ZIP-derived attack

World's first astro-bot sends greetings from International Space Station

There he is sitting in a tin can, far above the Earth ....

IPMI in Supermicro servers vulnerable says HD Moore

Metasploit founder flays firmware, finds flaws

Chinese hacker bust drove crims underground says report

Oh GREAT, concludes Congress, now they'll be even HARDER to find

Cops: Bloke makes bet with wife. Wife loses - so hubby TASERS her

Wisconsin woman shocked after American football flutter goes awry

Brazil makes it official: Gov email must be state-run and on-premises

NSA's influence waxes as President decrees we don't need no steeenking cloud

Fury as OS X Mavericks users FORCED to sync contact books with iCloud

It's gotta go up to Cupertino's servers and back down again and who knows in between

IBM makes cheeky SNATCH at AWS's cloud crown

Gartner squints at Big Blue's 'truth-stretching' claims and agrees, mostly

Dell under fire for labour rights abuses at China plants

Tech giant pledges better supplier tracking

Huawei set to pump MILLIONS into 5G mobe networking research

Chinese firm will splurge $600m into boffinry over five years

Samsung slips out slim spinner with surprisingly sizable storage supply

Two terabytes tamped into tiny two-incher

Heins didn't have the beans. Can comeback king Chen fish BlackBerry out of jam?

AnalysisTime to burn the platforms...

Does 'Star Wars' casting call hint at DEATH of LUKE SKYWALKER?

Disney scours UK for 'athletic' teenagers with dead parent issues

Big customers need a personal servicing, says Big Blue grand fromage

InterviewJust ask your direct sales account rep for a hand - if they're still around...

You've been arrested for computer crime: Here's what happens next

The knock on the door you REALLY don't want to hear

Furious Google techie on NSA snooping: 'F*CK THESE GUYS'

'Laws are for the little people' groans saddened securo-bod

WAIT! What's that sound? It's Intel stomping into the 'Internet of Things'

We're not going to be left behind this time, chief exec vows

Enabling the on-demand data centre with SDN

InterviewNetwork disruption on its way, says Brocade

KitKat swats yet another Android 'MasterKey' bug

INVASION of the UNDEAD ANDROIDS averted. Again

Google told: Erase Mosley's orgy. Now everyone will view it again

Max, old bean – have you ever heard of the Streisand Effect?

Deezer unveils tarted-up music-streaming service after $130m injection

Just don't ask them about lossless downloads

The CURSE of WHO: WHY has there never been a decent videogame with the Doctor?

Doctor Who @ 50The Antique Code Show desk gets the facts

MPs blast 'alarmingly weak' management of one-dole-to-rule-them-all

Universal discredit: MILLIONS of pounds in IT assets expected to be written off

How Google paved the way for NSA's intercepts - just as The Register predicted 9 years ago

FlashbackGmail redefined searching and reading... just like we said it would

PC rivals weep while Lenovo dazzles with Q2 box-shifting numbers

Chinese dragon is 'renting' market share by low-balling prices, sniffs rival

Blood king of the tyrannosaurus, grandad of T-Rex

New and extra nasty overlord flesh-eater discovered

Google 'fesses up: Yup, we're KILLING OFF IE9 support for Gmail, Apps

End of the line for 'non-modern' browser

AutoCAD daddy buys UK design software firm Delcam for £172.5m

Autodesk pays a 20% markup for CAM firm

Dodgy Kaspersky update borks THOUSANDS of NHS computers

Windows-killing false positive topples networks nationwide, NHS sysadmin tells El Reg

While the BBC drools over Twitter, look what UK's up to: Hospital superbug breakthrough

CommentBlabbergasm overdrive masks life-changing bacteriophage research

Berners-Lee: 'Appalling and foolish' NSA spying HELPS CRIMINALS

Crooks rush in where spies boldly tread, says internet godhead

Foxconn-rebrander Apple to rebrand hardware from other Taiwanese firms, too

Fruity badge soon to be found on iThings from Wistron and Compal

Tesla shares dip as Elon Musk admits electrocar firm ran out of juice

'Leccy carmaker suffering from battery shortage

Twitter #blabbergasm explodes as shares soar close to $50 on NYSE

Cash-blackhole tweet machine TWTR debuts on Wall Street

Skype U-turns on plan to kill off desktop API, spares foot from bullet

Phones, headsets and voice recording lives on - for now

Jack Dorsey in IPO talks over payment platform Square - report

Twitter co-founder chats to banks about floating ANOTHER profitless firmTwitter co-founder

Microsoft offers Google-esque multi-meddling options in Office Web Apps

Potato Potahto! Tomayto! Tomahto! God dammit

Wayback Machine hardware up in FLAMES (but interwebs' DeLorean WAS backed up)

Internet archive building fire toasts $600k of kit

EMC adds Syncplicity updates to its feature overload to-do list

Now has six major projects to deliver by year's end

Canadian Vultures shave bare for winter

Perhaps they don't understand this 'winter' thing...

Brit spymasters: Cheers, Snowden. Terrorists are overhauling their comms

And it's all your fault, 007's M moans to MPs and lords

Apple iPhone factory workers imprisoned in virtual slavery – report

New allegations: Supplier of Cupertino, Cisco, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft kit traps, starves staff

New plan: Sell Amazon cloud monitor tool, hope Amazon is OK with this

ExtraHop thinks there's gold in them thar virtual mountains

Cloud, virtualisation and big data added to TAFE curriculum

Australia's technical colleges revamp their courses for the cloud age

Does F-Secure's antivirus turn a blind eye to spook spyware? CEO hits back

Malware is malware, says top Finn

TWITTER CLOSES ... its first day of stock trading with shares up 73 per cent

Profit-free but at least Jean-Luc Picard thinks it's awesome

REJOICE! Windows 7 users can get IE11 ... soon they'll have NO choice

Redmond's latest browser to hit Windows Update posthaste

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