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Yahoo! Mail! users! change! your! passwords! NOW!

Web giant blames 'third-party database compromise'

Amazon reports rare profit and is punished by Wall Street

Moneymen scalp Bezos's firm for successfully piloting flying pigs

Sprint to buy T-Mobile US? Not so fast, says antitrust official

Merger would earn 'a very hard look,' Justice man warns

US government names new head of NSA and US Cyber Command

Vice Admiral Michael Rogers reporting for duty

Bye-Zynga: online games maker laying off 314 staff

Cost-cutting measure comes amid $527m acquisition

ISS astronauts to grow tomatoes and rice …. IN SPAAAAACE

Plutonian peas and cosmic capsicum already proven safe for human consumption

Snowden: Canadian spooks used free airport WiFi to track travellers

Report says sniffing was probably illegal as local Spookhaus defends actions

El Reg BuzzFelch: 10 Electrical Connectors You CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT!

Hot couplings to rock your world

Lenovo reveals convertible Chromebook

Chrome OS takes a Yoga lesson

Eurocops want to build remote car-stopper, shared sensor network

EU-wide 'open source intelligence' and video-sharing also on the agenda

Tell us we're all doomed, MPs beg climate scientists

+SketchIs a climate scientist a real scientist?

My other supercomputer is a Lenovo: What IBM System x sale means for HPC

HPC blogWill this make Lenovo super... or just high performance?

Quantum: OK, we're not flogging as much as hoped, but at least we only lost $2.4m this time

Things can only get better, says storage firm

'I had a rare Twitter handle... I was extorted into giving it up'

QuotwPlus: 'The refusal to release high-res photos is inexplicable'

HELLO LENOVO. Do you really, really want to make smartphones?

AnalysisIt's a dog-eat-dog world in the tech industry

EU warns United States: SHAPE UP on data protection OR ELSE

Reding: Sort it out soon or Safe Harbor framework is toast

Apple and Android split Santa's stash, go on Xmas PC and tab high

Microsoft: What a difference a low base makes

MAC TO THE FUTURE: 30 years of hindsight and smart-arsery

Something for the Weekend, Sir?'It’s a sin,' say the Pet Shop Boys

Toshiba upheaval continues as firm scraps EU country managers

Company veteran Andy Bass exits as deckchairs re-arranged

The TRUTH about LEAKY, STALKING, SPYING smartphone applications

How bad is it? 1 in 3 can hunt you down at HOME - research

Apple and Samsung STILL in bitchfight over banning ancient mobes

Sammy says Apple's trying to scare off its friends and get a fast-track route to fresh bans

BT fattens up its sales thanks to hearty fibre+footy diet

But wholesale wing nosedives - AGAIN

Don't go away, IBM and SAP – Larry's not finished with you yet

What Oracle CEO's obsession with Amazon means to the old rivalry

Microsoft builds admin tool to spare Office 365 sellers' blushes

'Nothing worse than customer phoning to tell us the service is down'

Davos Diary: POVERTY disruption in ACTION. Cash-poor? Just mine a #BongCoin!

¡Bong!Fondues, robots and mindfulness

Microsoft-backed lobby group demands market test of Google's proposed 'search fix'

Settlement deal could be a matter of days away for ad giant

NASA probe orbiting Moon sights ANOTHER SPACECRAFT

Sadly, it's one of ours

ZX Spectrum game devs allege Elite Systems Ltd didn't pay their royalties

Steve Wilcox raises Kickstarter cash to resurrect console but 'ignores original coders'

Wheee GDUNK! Panasonic's latest Toughpads ready to hit the streets

Hands-onSuper-rugged David and Goliath go on show

Devs: We'll bury Candy Crush King under HEAPS of candy apps

Indie game-makers protest against CANDY trademark

ChewBacca point-of-sale keylogger SLURPS your CREDIT CARD data

Latest nasty blamed for theft of 49,000 punters' details

Brit security startup turns to France for help

Darktrace plucks GCHQ bloke Andrew France for top job, Sacre Bleu!

Microsoft takes InfoPath behind the shed, says successor will be better

Next one will work on PCs, phones, and slabs – but how, we don't know

University boffins build snoop-spotting snitch app

Mobile tool detects when apps are pulling location data

MIT scientists craft a storage system fit for THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE

BlueDBM tackles storage network gremlins with FPGAs

EVE Online erects mashed-up memorial to biggest space fight in history

Titanic tussle burns though $330,000 and thousands of player-hours

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