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Microsoft now using next-gen Roslyn C#, Visual Basic compilers in house

'Highly usable' public preview could arrive next year

Factories are too DULL for Google's robo-dreams: Behold the GATAMAMs

Comment'Look on my works, ye Mighty, and Search On!'

Kiwi inventor's court win rains on Apple's parade

'driPhone' trademark ruled legal in New Zealand

What happens when you give undergrads $2,500 to build a HPC rig out of commodity parts? This...

HPC BlogThe SC13 Commodity Track competition results are in

There can be only one SC13 student cluster champion team. And it is...

HPC blogBuilding big iron against the clock for fame and, well, fame

Amazon Web Services runs out of (some) servers

Cloudy concern also reveals new Linux-slurping plans

ABC finally brings iView to Android

But only on 20 phones and 'slabs ... for now

India's spooks prepare to peer through their own PRISM

'NETRA' will monitor internet traffic and VoIP

Apple CEO Cook breaks YEARS OF SILENCE, finally speaks to El Reg hack

Warm missive 'sent from my iPad' reaches Vulture

Qualcomm pleads innocence as Chinese regulators turn the screw

Fines could exceed $1 BEEEEELLION, says local media

Xiaomi taps the HYPEGEIST with 10 pence DIY Wi-Fi router

China's Apple wannabe invites you to slip on the anti-static gloves this Christmas...

Neither Snowden nor the NSA puts CIOs off the cloud, it's just FUD

And piddling little worries like vendor lock-in

Bluetooth Smart dev board hits US, UK for sub-$100

Forget the doomed PC market, it's all about wearable gadgetry now

Android antivirus apps CAN'T kill nasties on sight like normal AV - and that's Google's fault

Bad news if you're not a tech-savvy fandroid

No anon pr0n for you: BT's network-level 'smut' filters will catch proxy servers too

We said anon in the headline, not the naughty word, you perv

WIN YOUR OWN HADRON COLLIDER pop-up book with El Reg

CompetitionAre you a particle cannon supervillain or superhero?

HALF of all Bitcoin-investing Winklevoss twins predict $400bn market for the currency

Tyler: Yeah, what he said

Resellers, distributors - your countdown to oblivion starts NOW

A little economics, a little evolutionary biology, and you're toast

Bogus Firefox add-on FORCES WITLESS USERS to join vuln-hunting party

Install fake Microsoft extra, become SQL-squirting zombie

Legal bruiser Reback joins Google battle in Europe

Former Microsoft tormentor turns fire on Choc Factory

Former US POLITICIAN gets 6 years in slammer for FACEBOOK SCAM

Stock Ponzi scheme lands financier in jail and costs him $13.2m

Android nasty sends your texts to CHINA

Best hope you weren't messaging your bank manager

Two Brits face criminal trial for sending 'menacing' tweets

Proceedings to commence in January 2014, say prosecutors

UK payday loaners cop MEGA £175K fine for 'misleading' SMS spam

Texts 'designed' to look like they were 'from a friend' - complaints

Fusion-io polishes up ioTurbine: Let them eat 1-click app cache

Channel bods get a look-in, too

Santa brings Dixons £31m profits as ghost of Comet is laid to rest

CEO warns 'we remain cautious' despite festive cheer

Zuck you! Facebook introduces 'Dislike' button... in Messenger

The download that lets you say: Thumbs-down ... bitch

Facebook to BLAST the web with AUTO-PLAYING VIDEO ads

Think of it as a movie that makes Zuck rich ... bitch

Beauty firm Avon sticks spike heel into $125m SAP-based sales project

Canada experience wasn't pretty, says cosmetics giant

GCHQ spooks told: Break Huawei's grip on 'The Cell'

Chinese firm will still clear critical Brit networking gear, but team to be of UK's choosing

Drobo tarts up storage boxen: Now they're APP SERVER platforms

Webmail, hosting, private cloud - all on your desk(top)

Don't listen to Snowden ... Intel: We've switched on CPU crypto for Hadoop

'Transparent encryption' for tables, columns among updates for analytics engine

Microsoft admits: We WON'T pick the next Steve Ballmer this year

More than 100 candidates for CEO slot considered ... and counting

ALERT! Fling that fiery HP Chromebook 11 charger back at Google

Defective cables recalled, free replacements on the way

Snowden: I'll swap you my anti-NSA knowhow for asylum ... Brazil says: Não

Whistleblower begs for protection in exchange for advice, says newspaper

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