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Cryptolocker infects cop PC: Massachusetts plod fork out Bitcoin ransom

Police learn about crypto-currency and AES256 crypto the hard way

US Patent Office disputes crucial scroll-and-bounce Apple tech – Samsung demands patent trial halt

Shock twist in long-running courtroom snoozefest

Microsoft sues Acacia for suing Microsoft

Spat splits patent trolling jerk-circle as Redmond nixes reform

Cisco's reverse mentoring plan helps middle-aged managers grok Gen Y

Just what the world needs now: a One Direction router

Qualcomm slips out new Snapdragon hardness to gush 4K vids into palms

New 805 system-on-chip is the Google Nexus 5 CPU's big brother

Microsoft zaps self in foot with WinPho/Office remote control app

Devices and services strategy means US-only offering won't work with Surface

Boffins ponder wireless 'hetnets' as home backhaul helpers

There goes the neighbourhood

Who wants a Xeon-powered, 12-core, RAID 10 … LAPTOP?

Get out your re-enforced asbestos pants, sysadmins, it weighs in at 5.5 kilograms

Magnetic slurry could deliver heatsink-as-a-service

Nanofluid could be attracted to the heat it exists to dissipate

Qatar whips covers off giant footballing vagina

World Cup stadium design own-goal

Hate Skype now it's part of Microsoft? How about a Chinese clone, then?

China mobile's Jego VoIP service offers free calls and rents Honkers phone numbers

Google's Schmidt predicts end to global censorship in a DECADE

China, North Korea, Syria ... are you listening?

SCADA flaws put world leaders at risk of TERRIBLE TRAFFIC JAM

Host city for 2014's G20 meeting pen tests its traffic lights and finds flaws galore

UK defamation law reforms take effect from start of 2014

Anything your commenters say can be held against you, unless...

From Dept of REALLY? Sueball lobbed at Apple over crap iOS Maps app

Landmark stuffups? That's it: I sue in the morn

Darknet: It's not just for DRUGS. Ninja Banking Trojan uses it too

Baddies even offer a 'help desk' with a ticketing system

Dear-ly beloved: Apple’s costly iPad Mini with Retina Display

ReviewExactly like the iPad Air – only smaller. Well, almost...

Dry, cold and volatile: How to survive Mars, and your fellow crew

Feature35 million miles and no Starbucks

Meet Stuxnet's stealthier older sister: Super-bug turned Iran's nuke plants into pressure cookers

AnalysisNew report documents Mark I cyber-weapon build

HURRI-KANO: Raspberry Pi kit for kids STORMS past funding target

Double your money with El Reg’s assistance

Don't PANIC, but these SMARTWATCH-stuffed boxes are going NOWHERE

Unstylish, pricey, no apps - Xmas shoppers to stick with slabs

DataDirect Networks beefs up its 1.7 MILLION IOPS monster

It's big, it's bad, it's the SFA12KX

What does the NHS’s new IT plan really want to extract from us?

FeatureUncosted system should’ve gone live two months ago

Lumia 1520: Our man screams into ENORMO new Nokia phondleslab

ReviewQuad-core Windows giant packs a top-notch camera

ROCK FROM MARS FOUND in Africa, reveals Red Planet's SECRETS

Meteorite comes from the early days on the Red Planet

Green supercomputer benchmarks make boffins see red, check blueprints

SC13Top 10 use GPU brawn, but has anyone any bright ideas on better juicy tests?

Star Wars exec: These ARE THE DROIDS I was LOOKING FOR

UK crew chosen to build R2-D2 for new film

Macy's: Now with Apple's Minority Report ads system that TRACKS your iPHONE

NYC Department Store set to trial iSpy iBeacons

Ultra-green Europeans scorn Facebook's data centre blueprint

Efficiency isn't a dirty word! Crevice is a dirty word, but efficiency isn't...

Capita: We WILL be more accountable for our services

IT Services unit restructures again in pursuit of higher profits

Acer kills CEO job before CEO starts: All goes Wong after Wang pull-out

Parachutes in former chairman Stan who refuses salary

BAD ALTITUDE: The highs and lows of Doctor Who

Doctor Who @ 50Data Visualisation: Significant heights and depths reached in the TV series

Microsoft touts SCROOGLE merch: Hopes YOU'LL PAY to dump on rival

Anti-Google marketing campaign thinks you're a mug

ICO: Private dicks broke data-protection rules when they blagged data

Fate of ICU Investigations to be decided next year, says judge

Bill Gates orders hitman to kill right-hand man Steve Ballmer

'If you want to buy a Playstation 4, that's your choice...'

Doctor Who Episode One: Through a glass. Darkly

Doctor Who @ 50A franchise saved by a lack of anything else on TV

Google rolls out fibre to 3 million Ugandans: Ni marungi*, nyan cat

Forget net neutrality, you fools! Here, have some pussy

Intel pulls up SoCs, reveals 'integrated' memory on CPUs

In future will stack memory atop the cores

Rob 'Flipper' Bearden plans to FLOAT his Hadoop heffalump

Hortonworks hears an IPO-OOOO

FCC: How we'll RIP 'n' REPLACE OLD phone system for new IP tech

Commission fails to mention privacy protections in migration

Native Americans were actually European - BEFORE the Europeans arrived!

Columbus et al invaded relatives who went via Siberia

US House and Senate push patent troll bills

Congress looks into ways to curb abusive IP litigation

Kaminario in amazeballs all-flash K2 streaming-storage benchmark brag

From now on, you'll need solid state to beat this thing

Microsoft: Play hookey on Xbox One day - chug a dose of ZOMBIE FLU

Tech giant pens doctor's note for your Friday sickie

BAFFLING power cockup halts NASA's nuclear Mars tank Curiosity

Rover's voltage wobbles, probe launches probe

Huge horde of droids whacks code box GitHub in password-guess attack

That's an awful lot of angry SVN users, in there

Forget ANGELINA JOLIE, Xbox One struts red carpet in London's Leicester Square

It was deserted when we visited, but don't tell anyone

Google slips Chromecast stick into SAUCY new partner: HBO Go

Hookup latest in slow march of media acceptance for ads goliath

Facebook helps coders get their Rocks off with flash-wringing DB lib

Open-source persistent key-value store sits in your NAND, chugging data

Super-stealth FLYING CAR prototype seen outside GOOGLE HQ

PicsSci-fi aircraft can fit in your garage

Intel on the alert: Thick, acrid smog in China, India is EATING servers

Circuit boards ruined by air pollution. Population not doing so great either

MY EYES! Earth engulfed by BRIGHTEST EVER killer gamma-ray burst

Planets closer to newborn black hole's cosmic outpouring not so lucky

Tiny, invisible EXTRATERRESTRIAL INVADERS appear at South Pole

Dozens travelled here almost at warp speed to hit beneath stilt base

Forget terabit Ethernet, the next step is 400 gig – if we can afford the R&D

SC13 – UpdatedDon't worry, Asian OEMs will pop for it, as long as they get all the jobs

Cisco seeks custody of biz kids amid Phoenix IT Group divorce

Networking giant offers free support as negotiations rumble on

Xbox One site BELLY-UP in GLOBAL Microsoft cloud catastrophe

UpdatedDNS problems render cloud services AND status page inaccessible

Jury: Samsung must cough $290m of $379m Apple wanted - NOT in 5 cent pieces

'Always been about more than patents and money'

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