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VMware blows $1.5bn gobbling AirWatch to boost mobe wrangling

A bit more than one Instagram in cash gives Virtzilla a grip on your mobe's every move

Speaking in Tech: Is this a mascot convention? Oh ... my God

PodcastGreg's unbelieve-fur-ball hotel experience plus this week's cloudy tech news

Verizon's transparency report shows more than 320,000 US data slurping orders

Life in the Land of the Free

Here come the CATBOTS: Boffins build 'whisker sensors'

Carbon nanotube creation sensitive enough to 'feel' paper resting on a desk

Lenovo shares in trading halt ahead of 'disclosable transaction'

You don't ask the stock market to do this when you buy toner, people

Judge sighs at 'whack-a-mole' lawsuits as Apple deals blow to Samsung

Eternal patent war latest: San Jose beak's patience is wearing thin

Singapore itching to hire new IT pros

Tax rates are tiny and the weather's more or less the same every day

India says HP and Infosys used window dressing to shrink tax bills

And we do mean window dressing: Infosys allegedly claimed the cost of curtains

Network Solutions apologises for 'You just paid us $1850' email

'Badly worded e-mail' should have explained new WebLock service was opt-in

US card scammers pull $2m petrol heist

Skimming operation nets big bucks and serious charges for gang

German frau reports for liver transplant clutching bottle of vodka

Didn't quite manage the 'dry for six months beforehand' challenge

Cryptocurrencies now being pooped out by cartoon cat

NyanCoin joins the virtual gold rush

Chrome lets websites secretly record you?! Google says no, but...

UpdatedDev reckons exploit lets sneaky sites listen in on your mic – El Reg investigates

Walking while texting can – OUCH! – end badly, say boffins

Prodding your mobe slows you down and limits your vision

Bing Maps COCKUP: Oracle UK HQ is 'Elvis Impersonators' joint

Also describes Microsoft base as 'Thames Valley Nursery'

MemSQL bods develop new transaction: $35m now in-pocket

Upstart slurps Silicon Valley sugardaddy cash for database expansion

When ZOMBIES go shopping: 40m Target customer breach? That's NOTHING!

Retail is RIDDLED with malware and bots - survey

Handsome young autopilot reports for spaceplane duty

LOHAN welcomes 3D Robotics' Pixhawk kit

It was inevitable: Lenovo stumps up $2.3bn for IBM System x server biz

7,500 staffers at Big Blue 'expected' to transfer over

Spies spy: CrowdStrike report says cyberspooks are EVERYWHERE

And where state spies lead, criminals soon follow

Bored with patent trolls? Small fry - prepare for the Design Trolls

Govt's twiddles with design and patent law raise industry fears

Did object storage come of age in 2013?

Some crossed the chasm. Some turned back...

Fusion-io posts another loss-making quarter but execs remain bullish

The heavy lifting's over; results are beginning to pick up

Oracle nemesis SkySQL gins up enterprise MariaDB product

Puts database, Galera cluster, and custom manager into a $20k box

Herschel boffins spot fat dwarf Ceres in TEARS over astro-identity crisis

Am I an asteroid? Am I a dwarf planet? JUST TELL ME, you heartless fiends!

If your telco or mobe provider hikes 'fixed' contract fees you can now ESCAPE - Ofcom

But for every quid you save, there's a pro quo lurking...

2014: The year of the cloudy biz bankruptcy... or maybe it isn't?

Classic channel insolvencies stay steady according to gov stats - not all doom+gloom recruiting 400 crack CompSci experts to go into teaching

Kids need 'solid grounding in essential skills' says education secretary

Thanks for suggesting eBay should flog PayPal. It's not happening, CEO tells Carl Icahn

Tat bazaar boss rejects activist investor's proposal

Growing revenues, profits on the up: WD sails on serenely

SSD revenue uptick, buyouts delivering the goods - for now

'Netflix bitch': CEO of vid-streaming site taunts HBO chief over results

Decent results too, with 43m subscribers. But pride does come before a fall

TiVo: Yes we've axed staff, but we're NOT packing in hardware biz

Designers laid off as set-top box maker looks to cloud

Facebook will LOSE 80% of its users by 2017 – epidemiological study

Just like an outbreak of the Ebola virus, stalkbooking will eventually run its course

Restructuring costs drag down Avnet's Q2 profits

EMEA remains blot on Technology Solutions' copy book

Alcatel-Lucent and BT unveil super fat pipe, splurt out 1.4Tb per second across London

It's not the size, it's how you use... the spectral efficiency

Judge shoots down Oracle's Solaris support 'trafficking' claim

But infringement, competition, false advertising claims still hang over Terix and Maintech

US govt watchdog slams NSA snooping as illegal, useless against terrorism

But panel split on its findings, fears public will hate spies if another 9/11 happens

Australia, Indonesia, make peace in the cloud

Telstra and Telkom Indonesia sign cloud services pact

Feds cuff revenge smut site boss Hunter Moore on hacking charges

Sex pic kingpin and alleged accomplice to appear in court today

Nokia waves goodbye to device biz as phone sales continue to spiral

It's all Microsoft's now, and it's welcome to it

NASA's Opportunity rover celebrates 10 years on Mars with a FILTHY selfie

PicShatner gatecrashes press conference to ask about MYSTERY DONUT ROCK

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