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Web giants cry foul over US gov's refusal to budge on NSA spy gag orders

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Facebook must keep because REDACTED

US mobile spectrum sale latest – Sprint tells rivals: Knock yourself out, guys

We don't want the airwaves

FalconStor shutters Australian office, merges Honkers and China ops

Cash-saving plan came from on high and puts the channel on the front line

Google grants cloud servers IMMORTALITY (during maintenance)

Live migration means your VMs won't go down on you - checkmate, Amazon

DiData adds DCs in three countries

Cloudy in Melbourne, London and Sao Paulo

Mandatory HTTP 2.0 encryption proposal sparks hot debate

Just how robust is transport layer security anyway?

How do spooks build surveillance rigs? In Oz they TENDER for it

Federal Police seek kit capable of swallowing Euro-standard intercepts

Beijing's trainware busted by bustling commuter bunches

Scale FAIL at the ticket barrier leads to source code re-write

Pwn2Own crackers leave iOS and Samsung mobe security IN RUINS

You name it, they'll pinch it

Apple wants $380m for patents, Samsung says $52m. Get a room, you two

Or can't anyone pry rounded rectangles from the lawyers' cold, clammy hands?

Chromebooks, phones ... how PC maker Asus hopes to stay in the black

Profit slumps by a quarter, but slim lappies and small fondlers are still cool, right?

Justin BIEBER ploughs cash into NaaS: NARCISSISM-as-a-Service

Cheers himself up following painful Brazilian parting

Japan set to create DARPA-style agency for military tech

Tokyo wants to tap civilian innovations to advance its R&D

Look at how many ways we ruin your life, Redmond boasts

Home is where the boss follows you into the bathroom

BlackBerry to be throttled by own supply chain

If you can't sell 35m phones in six months, you and your handsets are landfill

Amazon seeds cloud with apps that flow to streams

re:Invent 2013Stop us if you've heard this one before ...

Huge Antarctic iceberg: 1 Singapore? 8 Manhattans? This is CHAOS

Emergency action required to prevent big-thing comparison anarchy

APPLE EATS ITSELF: iPad Mini set to wolf Air's market share

Semi-fondleslab sales to double within year - report

Who's hogging Amazon's cloud CPUs? I'll kill 'em ... oh, look, it was me

re:Invent 2013CloudTrail sent in by web bazaar to flag up greedy API slurpings

LG’s G2: The phondleslab that wants you to TOUCH ITS BEHIND

ReviewThe Android handset you’ll want to see the back of?

Avere shrugs at bespoke clouds, bolts Glacier onto its NAS range

Why build your own when someone else's works fine?

Former BT and IBM GS president rocks up at Logicalis

Bullard's the name. Gary Bullard

How to relieve Microsoft's Surface RT piles problem

Burning problem for millions... oh where is that cooling cream of a Win32 API?

JUST LIKE US: Hackers who work for gov seem almost... ORGANISED

Malware quartermasters dish out exploits on demand, say researchers

Facebook, the BIGGEST WINDBAG on the planet? It'll blow $300m trying

No fossil fuels needed for new data center (if you don't count its construction) ... bitch

UK public auditor, scourge of tax-dodging big biz, hosts its site on ... Amazon

Don't do what I do, do what I say

A-DOH!-BE hack: Facebook warns users whose logins were spilled

Change up... bitch

El avión Buitre 2 rinde homenaje a nuestros amigos españoles

Banderas, pintas y saludos

Apple faces €1bn tax probe in Italy, claim legal eagle insiders

Well, seeing as everyone else has crawled up Cupertino's arse one way or another

Are you experienced? The Doctor Who assistants that SUFFERED the most

Doctor Who @ 50Data Visualisation: The exploits and ordeals of the Doc’s closest companions

First the Yanks, now us: In-flight mobe use WON'T kill us all, say Eurocrats

Flight mode can now be used as advertised, confirm glorious pen-pushers

A startup could've made a better Obamacare site, says CloudFlare boss

Medical plan portal manages to enroll 100k citizens in a month

Show us your Cook: Size is everything for Apple iWatch fans, apparently

C'mon, Apple chief, where are those 'exciting new products'?

POWER SOURCE that might END humanity's PROBLEMS: A step forward

Boffins flog plasma with shoelace, stimulate desirable wrigglings

Eric Schmidt joins board of weighty biz journal The Economist

Googler latest web exec to hanker after a hack's life

Microsoft FAILS to encrypt data centre links despite NSA snooping

Odds of a new 'F*CK YOU NSA' engineer's rant: Medium

Brit ISPs ordered to add more movie-streaming websites to block list

High Court judge tells BT and pals to shut out their customers

Hackers steal 'FULL credit card details' of 376,000 people from Irish loyalty programme firm

Data was unencrypted, claims Irish data protection commish

How d'ya make a JPMorgan banker cry? Ask him questions on Twitter

Banking behemoth cancels Q&A after furious mob descends on hashtag

BROADBAND will SAVE THE ECONOMY, shriek UK.gov bods

Superfast network rollout will give us £20 for every quid spent, apparently

Don't count out Overland Storage: Borged mixed tape biz = PROFIT at last

AnalysisTandberg slurp beings combined tape revs to just 22%

Juniper Networks hires engineering expert as new CEO

Poaches tech chief Shaygan Kheradpir from Barclays PLC

Departing Ballmer shakes up Microsoft's top engineering boffins

Old dog to perform new tricks as master leaves

Bitcoin mining rig firm claims $3m revenue in just FOUR DAYS

Mining machine manufacturers sell out as currency spikes

Tablet-types drive demand for all-in-one desktop PCs

Not your father's desktop, but Brits are going for it... and big-screen tellies

Colt Technology Services bigwigs exit stage left

Enterprise Services veep and generals given marching orders

Profits ONTAP? Not exactly, but storage giant NetApp can exhale now

Turns to storage software, cloud in a tough market

IBM. HUMAN-crushing SUPERCOMPUTER Watson. The Cloud. You know where THIS is going

Cognitive-app writers wanted

Look! GNOME 3.10 (with Fedora 20). Did we mention GNOME 3.10?

ReviewHuge gulp of visual refresh for GNOME-centric Linux desktop

Google: The Man RUMMAGED all your data (and a load MORE that's SECRET)

Ad giant publishes partly opaque transparency report

Concerning Spiceworks' evil plans for world domination

AnalysisSadly, there are few volcanic islands in Austin

HUBBLE turns TIME MACHINE: Sees GLINT in the Milk(yway)man's EYE

PicUniverse really does gets better with age

Amazon forms THE VIRTY DOZEN to assassinate rival flash cloud servers

re:Invent 2013Bezos & Co bets big on solid-state drives, undercuts Rackspace

Om-nom-nom-nom! Google's Cookie Monster DEVOURS MORE DRIVES

PicMarches across world, roaring: 'C is for cloud, that's good enough for me'

Oh Mr Darcy! You're PRESSING MY BUTTONS

'Stride & Prejudice' app turns Jane Austen classic into side-scrolling game

Google's JavaScript-slaying-improving Dart lets fly with version 1.0

Alternative web language delivers first production release

Oz government science funding to rise...

...then sink like a stone

Microsoft, Cisco: RC4 encryption considered harmful, avoid at all costs

Why not try this lovely AES-GCM, and don't forget to bin SHA-1, too

DE-MON-STRATE! How a DALEK SAVED AUSTRALIA from a Dr Who drought in 1977

Doctor Who @ 50You can make a difference, with Daleks

Amazon opens doors to Kinesis: The Hotel California of the cloud

re:Invent 2013You can check in your data anytime you like, but as for leaving...

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