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Google SO CAN scan ALL BOOKS onto its sites - judge

Ad giant bags 'fair use' extracts win in copyright war with writers

Make room, guys. Here comes the Postgres with the mostess on AWS

re:Invent 2013WunderDB joins MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft on Jeff Bezos' cut-price lot

Hey, is that CSI: Hackers on TV? Oh, it's Microsoft's Cybercrime Center

If in doubt, get the flashy, expensive 20ft video wall out

Canadian teens cuffed over alleged Snapchat child sex pics ring

'Self-destructing' selfies not destroyed after all

Quantum computer in world record qubit stunner

It's a bit more than just one or zero

Cisco suggests new economic metric: Gross Domestic P0wnage

Count the cost of cybercrime to understand if government tech investments deliver

Jolla's Android-aping Sailfish OS smartphones to land in November

Linux-mad ex-Nokia bods prep mobes for Helsinki launch

WHAT!? Lenovo THIRD-largest smartmober - Chinese grab local kit

Android strengthens worldwide domination, Blackberry deader than paisley flares

Coroner suggests cars should block mobile phones

Volkswagen absolved as crash investigation calls for cars to go off the grid

Boffin says astronauts could hitch to Jupiter on passing asteroids

Are you going my way, you big gorgeous big hunk of rock?

Nutanix building elite squad of crack VMware designers

Server/storage company hires fourth VCDX to join R&D team

Goodbye cruel world: Robot 'commits suicide' in KITCHEN FIREBALL

Marvin's robotic and spiritual kin reduced to ashes in Austrian kitchen

Smartphone addicts go floppy under the sheets, warns DOCTOR WANG

Switch it off to switch it on, advise docs

Samsung prepping smartphone with curvy three-sided display

Report suggests flexi-handset will land next year

SourceForge responds to GIMP grump with crowdsourcing caper

Only YOU can stop dodgy ad-slingers, if SourceForge agrees with you

We've found it – the ULTIMATE man-cave accessory

Who among you can top this Aussie multimedia-electro-tool-chest?

Emulex throws exec chairman's scalp to activist investors

Profit-free firm gives in to list of demands

Linux backdoor squirts code into SSH to keep its badness buried

Fokirtor! It LOOKED like legitimate traffic...

BOFH: One flew over the PFY's nest

Episode 11Nurse, nurse – he's out of bed again

Vladimir PUTIN officially HARDER than CHUCK NORRIS

So say Taekwondo chiefs, and presumably they know

Google Earth SHOCK: ZERO point ZERO ZERO SIX of world forests disappear each year

Not to mention 'Great Reversal' density increase

Snappers attack Google Image problem, demand action from EC officials

And what of those seemingly cosy chats between Almunia and Schmidt?

'Scientists are coming to space with USBs which are infected'

QuotwPlus: 'Microsoft you got some splaining to do'

Tales from an expert witness: Lasers, guns and singing Santas

FeatureKnowing your stuff can land you in court

Who will recover your data if disaster strikes?

Expect the unexpected

Google spaffs $80m on Sun-powered kit: Calm down, Oracle. It's SOLAR

Something's gotta juice all those servers, and it won't be fossil fuels forever

Post-Profit Prophet RUSSELL BRAND is the HUMBLE CHRIST of STARTUPS

¡Bong!The more I lose, the richer you get

Flying 360° panoramic camera poised for lift-off

Inventors rattle tin for 'incredible full-spherical images' snapper

BlackBerry on the brink: Security kink sinks rinky-dink Link sync in a blink

Update your mobe's desktop software, then have a drink

Whovians, your Doctor needs you: Take back the Day from One Direction

Tousled-haired pop tarts can't get away with this

MANUAL STIMULATION: Whack me with some proper documentation

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Why doesn’t software come with a book any more?

Eat our dust, spinning rust: In 5 years, it'll be all flash all the time

Blocks and FilesAll-flash data centres are the way forward

Local gov broadband provider in talks with 'interested' bidders

San Francisco-based venture capital backer wants to flog its stake

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Off-site newsMaybe not the best week to make this announcement

Miss Teen US 'sextortion' hacker pleads guilty

19-year-old cops to capturing pics and vids on hacked webcams

'Planned maintenance' CRIPPLES nearly HALF of all Salesforce instances in Europe, US

Hours of outages not part of the plan

Murdoch stands between your kids and filth with BSkyB network-level SHIELD

En garde! Smut 'n' violence be gone!

Military strategy game? Nope, these 'battle cards' are an EMC sales tool

Pull out your swords, nerds, it's ... a marketing wrestling match

Investors on Microsoft: What, Ballmer, leaving? Hand me my wallet

Shareholders snap up more stocks on eve of CEO's departure

Apple, for one, welcomes its ROBOT factory OVERLORDS

Fruity firm to replace grumpy workers with $10bn machines

DRAM, bam, thank you ma'am: How XtremIO gets its speed

Memory turbo-charges data access

HP goes fishing for a UK storage boss, hooks HDS sales director

UpdatedRestructure, restructure, restructure

Never been a better time NOT to be selling servers

EMEA sales crash for eighth consecutive quarter, no vendor immune

WHO was it that TAMED the WOLF? Heel, Rex! No! Aarrghh!

Bit of a bone of contention, that

Build your own WORKING Sonic Screwdriver... for a UNDER A FIVER

Doctor Who @ 50Our man embarks on the ULTIMATE maker project for fans

True fact: Britain is losing its brains

C'mon, how many inventors does Hawaii really NEED?

Google bigs up iOS Gmail app, leaves room for fat fingers of iPad-fondlers

Slide over, 'appy fatso's in town

New FCC supremo: Sort out your cell unlocking, mobe giants - OR ELSE

'Enough time has passed, and it is now time for the industry to act' thunders new chairman

File-NUKING Cryptolocker PC malware MENACES 'TENS of MILLIONS' in UK

Back up before devil PC malware demands 860 BUCKS (530 quid)

DropBox puts locks on doors, hopes biz bods will buy the house

Two-step auth, remote wipe, audit logs - what's not to like?

Compuware investor lost patience with shake-up, slams down ultimatum

Find a buyer or come up with some better ideas, stat

Dr Wolfram touts coding language to revolutionise mankind ... just like Wolfram Alpha did

'It becomes trivial to write a program'

Space hotelier Bigelow wants capitalists to FIGHT comm-MOON-ist takeover

Puffyball tech chief wants change to 1960s UN treaty

Sony's new PlayStation 4: Early faults ENRAGE some buyers

Players report early-gen glitches, Sony thrusts new firmware download

Dell orbits Linux a third time with revamped Sputnik notebooks

New Ubuntu-powered kit brings Haswell chips, touchscreens

Stratfor email, credit-card hacker Hammond thrown in cooler for 10 YEARS

Max sentence after Anonymous went on $700,000 spree with swiped cards

Who’s Who: a Reg quest to find the BEST DOCTOR

Doctor Who @ 50Matt Smith, Tom Baker or that one in Downton Abbey?

If this doesn't terrify you... Google's computers OUTWIT their humans

Analysis'Deep learning' clusters crack coding problems their top engineers can't

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