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Google helps out utterly underexposed Lego brand with Chrome toy

Planet's productivity plummets after popular plastic plug-in plugin published

Use MediaWiki and hate malware? This patch is for you

Remote code execution flaw could poison your Wiki

The iPad age is over: The time of the iPad Mini and phablet is upon us

But the wearables epoch is a way off as only 10m will sell in 2014 says Deloitte

UNBREAKABLE bendy phone screens built, thanks to SHELLFISH

Always dropping your mobe? New laser technique increases toughness 200 times

Facebook's dying? HA! Get ready for another DECADE of us – Zuck

Money machine spits out $1.5bn net income for the year

Developer's rare $50,000 Twitter account @N stolen in web shakedown

'Hand over the password or your internet domains get it'

Give hackers your data, says former RSA man

Just don't make it real data: feeding them fakes should see them off

Boffins demo re-usable paper and waterjet printers

Most of what you print gets tossed so why not use the paper again?

Oracle releases 'lite' virtual Big Data appliance

Write an app on your workstation, deploy straight to appliance

EMC puts on an 'appy face to box Box, Dropbox

Syncplicity apps upgrade also offers Android, iOS back door for Microsoft Office

Ditch IE7 and we'll give you a FREE COMPUTER, says incautious US firm

Cheaper than supporting Microsoft's 7-year-old browser

Intel to shutter AppUp app store

Intel had an app store? Who knew? That's probably why it is closing!

UK picks Open Document Format for all government files

Minister Francis Maude wants to break 'oligopoly' of software suppliers

Security 101 fail: 3G/4G modems expose control panels to hackers

Embedded kit depressingly riddled with cross-site request forgery vulns, says researcher

Japanese quantum boffins 'may have the key to TELEPORTATION'

Energy-moving experiment 'cheats' quantum theory with startlingly lateral idea

Big Data? Yeah, nice buzzword. Give us the nuts and bolts this time

Our Vulture flutters into Amsterdam conference, finds it refreshingly calm

HARD ONES: Three new PC games that are BLOODY DIFFICULT

Game TheoryIt's stiff business, dealing with hairy axemen and giant spiders

Multi-platform Java bot marshals ZOMBIE FORCE against spammers

Windows, Mac, Linux users - it wants your BRAAINS

Lenovo and IBM's System x biz: It'll be just like 2005's PC buyout

AnalysisSuccesses? Oh, we've had a few...

It's big, it's expensive and it's an audiophile's dream: The Sonos Sub

Networked wireless subwoofer wows our man, sets him all a-flutter

Speaking in Tech: We hope your VDI job doesn't suck so bad you want to quit every day

PodcastTrio wrap their brains around world of virtualisation

BSkyB sees first half pre-tax profit tumble as sales climb

Now has 5.1m broadband subscribers on its books after O2 merger

Violin investor: Broken-stringed firm has had five buyout offers

Report: Sez bolshy investor pushing for sale

Google Glassholes, GET OFF our ROADS, thunder lawmakers in seven US states

Bills ask citizens to REMOVE wearables when driving

Has Cisco made a $415 MILLION mistake with the Whiptail buyout?

Blocks and FilesImpulse buy could turn sour from unexpected consequences

Language-mangling Germans fling open Handygate to selfie-snapping whistleblowers

Nixon-inspired suffix crowned 'Anglicism of the Year'

Troll-hunting cases spike in 2012...but remain high

Beware, commentards! Overall, prosecutions in fact on the up

Storage overlord EMC announces growth, plans to slash 1,000 jobs

Layoffs 'driven by new architectures based on cloud, flash, white-box solutions'

Yes, Google can afford to lose $9bn in Motorola sale. But did it really?

CommentChoc Fac should max tax axe crack in Lenovo sale whack

Gene boffins: Yes, you. Staring at the screen. You're a NEANDERTHAL

Well parts of some of you, anyway (mostly genomic markers of hair, skin)

Fujitsu: PC market... doomed? LOLZ. NOT FOR US, pal

I'm sorry, were you having trouble shifting those boxes?

Arise, iDame: Incoming Apple retail boss Angela Ahrendts set for honorary award

Businesswoman prepares to swap out one mac for another

Symantec: WA-HEY... profits. But security firm's sales won't budge

Salesforce and channel reorg pays off

Nominet goes titsup after update to WHOIS tool

Coincidence? Outfit blames 'manual change to firewall setting'. Oops

Facebook unwraps Paper, a content-hoover application

Ad-slinger cranks out new content management system for social network denizens

Boffins build electronic tongue that can distinguish between BEERS

Not American boffins, obviously

Cameron: UK public is fine with domestic spying

Privacy? Meh. PM thinks the man on the street is past all that

FCC says US telcos can start moving to IP-based calling, but in baby steps

Old-school phone networks not disappearing just yet

Amazon mints a BILLION BUCKS from its cannibal cloud

Bezos & Co tower over competition in Q4 results

Microsoft veep Satya Nadella now frontrunner in race for CEO spot

Ericsson CEO rules himself out of grab for chalice

Google's ad-slinging juggernaut gobbles more BEEELLIONS in revenue

UpdatedWith no more Motorola to drag it down, sky's the limit for clicks and banners

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