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Four teachers indicted in Steubenville social media rape case

School IT boss already fingered for evidence tampering

Dell exec tells El Reg: Privatization has fired up 'world's largest startup'

SC13Freedom to pursue 'hunches' will make make the next few years 'a scream'

Yahoo! staff! slapped! for! 'snubbing! own! webmail! and! preferring! Outlook!'

Three-quarters of workers stick with Microsoft's gear – leak

Indy devs to AOL: Save Winamp, or at least make it open source

Petition aims to stay Nullsoft executioner's axe

NBN day of action fizzles as just 20 show at Turnbull's office

Slacktivism critics: you have your case study

NSA-busting secure, open, router seeks cash and code from crowd

Oz designers deliver TOR, IPSec and 1 Gbps box with locks

Scores of profs give hated US patent law an F minus, demand massive rewrite

What's wrong with the rules? How long have you got...

Cow flatulence, gas emissions much worse than thought - boffins

Burping bovines, fossil fuel in US may toast planet faster

Noisy qubits destroy data in order to save it

Just when you thought quantum computing couldn't get any weirder ...

Sweaty palm time at Qualcomm after Beijing launches probe

NDRC to investigate chipmaker under anti-monopoly law

Stretchy capacitive sheaths coming to protect your pay-by-bonk mobe

The race to weave elastic superconductive fibres has begun

The TWEET got me drunk, Conshtable, I SHWEAR IT

Twitter strengthens ID checks to stop underage drinkers seeing boozy Tweets

US and Japanese chip firms team up on MRAM project

Are you ready for DRAM x TEN write speeds?

Supermodel Lily Cole in Impossible partnership with Jimbo Wales, YOU

'Impossible is something that has to happen'? Shurely something that can't ...?

XBOX ONE owners rage as HDMI SNAFU 'judders' Brit and Euro tellies

Memo to Microsoft: you do know not every TV uses American standards?

ZTE becomes latest to cuff self to smartwatch bandwagon

Chinese manufacturer promises cheap, low-end electro-manacle in early 2014

'MacGyver' geezer makes 'SHOTGUN, GRENADE' from airport shop tat

VidHobby project brings visit from the Feds

John McAfee punted from Portland party pad

Eccentric security pioneer has moved on to Canada

Google, please DRILL through Great Firewall of China with your HTTPS LANCE

Activists argue Chocolate Factory could call Beijing's bluff

Why Microsoft absolutely DOESN'T need its own Steve Jobs

Sysadmin BlogIt should differentiate itself by not copying Apple

Big Data is getting too damn big - and nobody is helping to fix this

StoragebodSee that nettle? Time to pop your gardening gloves on, chaps

iCan't quite hear you: Apple teams up with Danish firm to make hearing aids

Fruity firm wants first shot at hard-of-hearing fanboi segment

Samsung and HTC face Android 3D graphics test chart removal SHAME

Benchmark monitor sends alleged test cheats to the back of the class

You DON'T need a new MacBook! Reg man fiddles with Fusion, pimps out vintage Pro

FeatureOld school Unibody upgrading with Mavericks and storage tricks...

Angela Merkel's phone was being listened in on by FIVE foreign powers

If your spooks aren't tapping Merkel, you should fire them really

DDN: Parallel file systems hit the wall? Let them eat super-duper-charged cache

Infinite Memory Engine

BBC's 3D blunder BLASTED OUR BRAINS – Doctor Who fans

Auntie’s DOG bites ‘Day of the Doctor’ catch-up viewers

Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang joins board of Oracle rival Workday

Web scale and Asia market important in consumer ERP push

LSI’s less-explosive Nytro: Smaller bangs for hyperscale DCs

Cheaper flash and less of it

We flew our man Jack Clark into Facebook's desert data tomb. This is what he saw

PicturesYour personal snaps held in suspended animation

Schmidt: Social networks will FREE THE PEOPLE of China

'You simply cannot imprison enough Chinese people'

Chairman grabs CEO's chair at British Airways' IT and comms supplier

Half-year numbers out for provider Kcom - sales and profits slip

These lucky people get paid to play CYBER WAR GAMES

NATO cybersecurity bods to fly to Estonia for infosec Cluedo

Apple supplier's '11-hours-a-day' toilers have '1 day off a month'

Report: Workers making screens for Samsung and pals 'often injured' on job

Samsung's bid to halt grinding wheels of justice in Apple case denied

Eternal patent war rumbles on, all concerned consider sticking pins in eyes

Hey, Microsoft, why don't you grab a beer with us?

OpinionIt's time for Redmond to get a round in, says Phoummala Schmitt

Is that you, HAL? No, it's NEIL: Google, US Navy pour money into 'associative' AI brain

No sleep. No food. Just 4 months of internet ... poor thing

Romance is dead: Part-time model slings $1.5bn SUEBALL at

Claims that dating site used pics on fake accounts without consent

Dropbox joins Linux patent protection hit squad

Cloud and devices front opening against 'Linux tax'

City of London cops arrest 6 suspected to be Microsoft counterfeit ring

£100k worth of kit seized by fuzz

Got a NAKED Jelly Bean Samsung S4 or HTC One? Maybe it's time for a KitKat

Google squirts out 4.4 to yet more devices

KILO-MACH SONIC BOOM probed in fireball embers of 1572AD SUPERNOVA

Vast blast cloud still aglow in X-Ray spectrum

PC market: ABANDON HOPE all ye who enter here

Vendor consolidation 'inevitable': WHO will dash for the exit first?

BIG IRON cluster warriors put pedal to HOT METAL

HPC blogWe node you like those accelerators

HP’s ENORMO-SLAB: The Slate 21 MONSTER tablet

ReviewThe 21-inch, 1080p Android tablet that thinks it’s an all-in-one desktop PC

Valve pal iBuyPower touts cut-price Steam box as powerful as PS4 or Xbox

Listen to those penguins scream

Intel puts fledgling internet telly service up for sale

Web TV system goes on the block before it has even launched – report

Cabinet Office: Hey, forget those multi-BILLION pound deals...

...public sector buyers spent £10m on G-Cloud in October

Google faces fresh privacy gripes for splashing your G+ mug over ads

Campaigner says tweaks should be stopped while Euro DPAs investigate

Infinio CEO: It's VNAS not VSAN. Chuh!

CEO interview blogEver since Oracle bought our little firm for $1bn, I've been a startup guy

CIOs, IT chiefs: ARRGH! What do you MEAN, HR just bought 400 iPads and didn't tell us

According to a survey, tech managers are in the dark about 'unofficial' IT spend

European Parliament reports HACK ATTACK, turns off public Wi-Fi

Just 1 week after exposé about its merde sécurité de l'information

Gift-laden Russian cargoship blasts off, heads for International Space Station

'Nauts will be happy to note Progress 53 also comes bearing oxygen, air

HIDDEN SHRINE from 500 BC found, may crack Buddha's birthday riddle

Daylight highlights Enlightened One's childbed site

Microsoft bans XXXXBOX gamers for CURSING in online combat

'Clean, safe and fun' words only for Ghosts in a firefight. It's not very realistic, is it?

SCREW IT, says Motorola: Moto G mobe goes on sale two months EARLY

Now taking preorders in America for phones to ship in December

Thanksgiving ROAST in SPAAACE: Comet ISON faces FIERY SUN DEATH

Boffin gives it 40 per cent chance of return trip, but it'll be a heck of a show if it dies

Microsoft: SORRY for the BORKED Xbox One disc drives, here's a free game

Download and play while you wait for fixed gear to show up

Going bush Down Under? Your fave cat vids can come too!

Vulture South distills the World Solar Challenge into a bush communications guide

Docker 0.7 has a lover in every port: Containerizer cozies up to Linux distros

New storage drivers let code sandboxes run on stock kernels

Solar vendors GOUGE non-US customers

Shining a light on a dark market

GTA San Andreas: Now smack that disobedient hooker on your PHONE

iOS, Android, Kindle and Windows Phone 8

Ditch IP from TPP, says Aust Digital Alliance

The whole thing's a mess

Wait, what's that shuffling from 2013's gloom? It's a bloodied but unbowed HP

Revenues keep shrinking, but could an end be in sight?

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