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F-Secure's Hypponen leads RSA refuseniks to NSA-free infosec chatfest

TrustyCon scores speakers from Google, cash from Microsoft

Boffin benchmark battle after D-Wave quantum kit crawls in test

D-Wave protests methods used to clock DW2 100 times slower than classical computers

India's grip on offshoring eases ever so slightly

Your job could still go to Poland or the Philippines

Mystery 'doughnut' materializes in front of Mars rover: 'OH MY GOD! It wasn't there before!'

Interplanetary ring toss, meteorite impact, Elvis' snack leftover, or something simpler?

Redmond researchers profile Skype scammers

Markov models sniff out the fake IDs and spammy creeps

'We don't use UPS. If we did we'd have huge UPSs and tiny computers'

When the heat is on, the last thing a supercomputer needs is a big battery

EFF claims Vietnam targeted its staff with spear phishing attack

Is this Chinese soft power in action?

Pregnant? Celebrate your proudest moment ... by 3D-printing a copy of the foetus

Don't fancy your own sprog? Order Kim Kardashian's instead

Brit boffin tests LETTUCE as wire for future computers

'IoT' hypers can switch to the Internet of Trees any time they want

Bottom falls out of Nokia's network rump

Life after Microsoft looks grim

Hazelcast signs Java speed king to its in-memory data-grid crew

Ex-Ehcache man takes CTO crown as VC cash pours in

Hacker breaks into ThrustVPS, launches phishing attack from firm's own servers

Company confesses to cockup after Reddit thread surfaces

Hadron Collider urinal cake tale wins El Reg's LHC book giveaway

Compo'My daughter is impressed and my mother is happy' says successful scribe

Don't be a DDoS dummy: Patch your NTP servers, plead infosec bods

Popular attack method could be stopped with a config tweak

Lenovo Yoga 10: Mediocre tech, yes, but beautifully fondleable

ReviewThe ten-inch Android tablet that takes a stand

Ex-Google, Mozilla bods to outwit EVIL BOTS with 'polymorphic' defence

ShapeShifter will see off automated attacks on websites

Twitter WLTM UK-based pro lobbyist with GSOH - is ready for ads

Public policy boss for fun times, who has, um, 'perspective'

Lenovo haggling with IBM over price of System X... AGAIN

Reveals talks with unnamed party of stock exchange filing - widely thought to be Big Blue

Intel offloads home-grown internet TV system to Verizon

Chipzilla hands over keys, staffers of the pay-telly service it gave up on

The future of storage: disk-based or just discombobulated?

You want disk tech innovations? We got 'em, lots of 'em.

No one's likely to get rich selling disks in '14... but it won't stop 'em trying

Storagebod2014: The year when everyone realises there's more to storage than VMware?

KCOM-owned Eclipse FAILS to cover up the password 'password'

ExclusiveServes it in plain text to user via webpage

Our Milky Way galaxy is INSIDE OUT. Just as we suspected, mutter boffins

Standard model of the Big Bang theory ahoy

Nimble set to conquer Japan after sealing Toshiba distie deal

Hybrid flash arrays ascend over the Land of the Rising Sun

Mobile money biz Fundamo founder moves on

2 years after Visa slurp, Van Rensburg wants to ditch his visas and kick back at home...

And the winner of the most reliable disk drive award is ...

Backup outfit Backblaze releases longevity data for its 27,000 disks

Display tech based on EYEBALLS could reduce teens' mobe-fiddling

And reduce mobes' own juice-slurping tendencies - company

98.8% of Overland shareclutchers say OMG, YES to Tandberg takeover

It was that or a total wipe-out, right?

Office 365 Microsoft's fastest growing business, ever - Microsoft

Partners must change to stay in business

Buying EMC? Better get a quote from a channel partner

Reseller wooing continues as restriction slapped on direct sales bods

LogMeIn: We're stopping our free offering from now

Tick-tock: Remote access app euthanised overnight

Viv Reding: That French Google fine? Pfft - it's pocket money

My data reform will tackle that, sniffs EC commissioner

SAP: Those growth targets we talked about? Give us another 2 years

Cloud and maintenance OK - but no mention of actual new software

So Dr Dre, Jimmy Iovine and Trent Reznor walk into a bar


Enormo reseller SCC rejgs exec chairs for growth spurt

Three heads to rule sales, services and procurement

Pay-by-bonk? YEP, it's an Apple patent now...

(Insert preferred 'new iPhone will have NFC' rumour here)

DNS poisoning slams web traffic from millions in China into the wrong hole

ISP blames unspecified attack for morning outage

China forces users to upload videos under their real names

New rule for country's online vid site us... WHO'S THAT at the door?

Microsoft empties a can of BUG SPRAY on Visual Studio 2013, hands sticky result to devs

First major update favors fixes over features

If you reckon Google will never tap into Nest's Wi-Fi thermostats, guess again

VideoWhat exactly do you think the web giant blew that $3.2bn on?

Chin up, BlackBerry. We know who still loves you: The cuddly Pentagon

Department of Defense has plans for 80,000 Canadian smartmobes 'getting somewhere' says Australia's CTO

Geoscience Australia releases 2500 new datasets into open data repository

Just as Google, Microsoft catch up with Amazon cloud prices, Bezos whips out the axe on S3 again

Plus new M3s, cheaper EBS

Players, insert coin: PlayStation 4, Xbox One top up AMD's coffers

Chipzilla's lone x86 competitor struggles back onto its feet in Q4 2013

Did Microsoft actually put 'get repeatedly pwned by Syrian hackers' on its 2014 todo list?

Now its Office blog is trashed

Diablo Technologies’ boss: 'As a CEO I have made a lot of mistakes'

Willem ter Harmsel chats with Ricardo Badalone about SAN bottlenecks

Startup-land finds a sympathetic ear in Canberra

Promised review of employee share schemes to conduct public consultations

MPAA spots a Google Glass guy in cinema, calls HOMELAND SECURITY

Unleashing the Feds on suspected pirates is standard procedure, we're assured

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