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NASA quandary: Should Curiosity channel Fast and Furious for Martian dune-buggy jump?

Rover prepares to brave the 'Dingo Gap' to reach Mount Sharp

Orchestrate launches Chameleon-like database service at developers

Shape-shifting query engine makes for useful rapid prototyping service

'That was quick!': AT&T ends $450 T-Mobile poaching promotion

Company looks to offer new deals as Legere goes into Troll Mode

Greenland glacier QUADRUPLES speed, swells seas

The glacier that sank the Titanic indulges in further mischief

New Microsoft CEO Nadella could earn FOURTEEN TIMES what Ballmer banked in 2013

Being named Microsoft's CEO can be quite a windfall, it seems

Adobe goes out of band to fix frightful Flash flaw

Company warns of active attacks on browsers

Indian press focuses on Satya Nadella's love of cricket

New CEO says game prepared him for life at Microsoft with its 'subplots like Russian novel'

OCP gets Ethernet silicon interface

Mellanox kicks in another swag of code

China targeted by new Android Trojan

Bootkit attack hits '350,000 devices'

Optical computing a step closer with SINGLE-MOLECULE LED

Strasborg boffins flash their light-emitting nanowire

iFrame attack injects code via PNGs

Old malware, new trick

Dell reveals 'proof-of-concept' ARM microserver

Applied Micro X-Gene 64-bit ARM rig available for 'support testing with select customers'

Lenovo hires ex-CIA bod to push through Moto deal

Lobby, lobby, lobby!

DARPA hands IBM £3.4m to develop SELF DESTRUCTING CHIPS

Left an embarrassing USB key behind? No problem - it'll blow itself into dust

Fujitsu launches lappie for oldies

What big keys you have! All the better to type with...

NetApp lets virtual swingers swap hypervisor with no guilt

'Project Shift' moves virtual machines between rival hypervisors in seconds

OpenDaylight beams down a little Hydrogen

First code release offers SDN and network function virtualisation

First Dell, now IBM: 15,000 jobs face the axe at Big Blue, says union

'Workforce rebalancing' will take place in the first quarter

Crafty French hackers tweak 'My Account' page, slurp 800,000 Orange users' details

C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la sécurité

Life support's ABOUT to be switched off, but XP's suddenly COOL again

Perplexing popularity boost as users to face hackers alone come 9 April

Put down that iPad! Snoopware RECORDS your EVERY gesture, TAP on iOS, Android

Researcher demos terrifying proof-of-concept malware

Samsung appoints first-ever British head of UK ops

Andy Griffiths gets bigger office and everything

Boffin dreams up smart battery gizmo for Raspberry Pi fiddlers

Kickstarter drive aims to bring backup juice to the masses

Google strikes deal with EU competition chief over abuse of search dominance claims

Legally binding for five years

Save Ofcom! Telcos and consumer groups call for end to legal disputes

Regulator spends too much time+cash bogged down in litigation, says open letter

Russian gay dating app dev: We've been BLOCKED just DAYS before Winter Olympics

Threats issued to 'Russian Grindr' users and 72k profiles deleted, says exec

Rivals attack Google's antitrust search settlement deal with EC

'The mission of the Commission is to protect competition'

Snowden leak: GCHQ DDoSed Anonymous & LulzSec's chatrooms

'I plead guilty to 2 counts of conspiracy and these b*st*rds were doing the ... same thing?'

NetApp and Microsoft: We're 'close' to virtual ONTAP on Azure

Federated array across the cloud ... and your own bit barn

Microsoft's new CEO: The technology isn't his problem

Nadella. It's about time. He's been Satya for 22 years

Google will dodge EU MONSTER FINES by 'promoting' rival search services

But charges for some results remain, grumble ad giant's foes

Think British weather is bad? It's nothing to this WOBBLY ALIEN planet

Crap changeable weather not worst of 413b's problems: there's no surface to stand on

PEAK MOBILE: IT biz spending forecasts SLASHED

World officially has enough tablets, smartphones: analysts

Second-hand software broker: OK Microsoft – we made a mistake

'Can't touch Discount-Licensing core biz', says boss, 'we're legal'

Apple's STILL trying to shake off court-imposed antitrust monitor

Fruity firm takes supervision whinge to federal appeals court

Schmidt gets $100m in Google stock on top of his $6m bonus

Choc Factory chair scores second big stock award in three years

Google views, reviews YouTube viewers' views with view to killing off spam shams

Video site reportedly gets new boss

Verizon: Us throttling AWS and Netflix? Not likely

Telco denies throttling claims after excitable blog post

Google adds its Chrome extensions and apps to cash-for-cracks bounties

Ups serious open source fix reward to $10,000

Q: What's government-owned, designed to kill, and now more transparent? A: DARPA!

Skunkworks research lab launches 'Open Catalog' to share research information

Need some college cash? Google offers $80K for students' doodles

Logo design contest returns for another year

Twitter shares plummet as first-ever earnings show weak growth

Promises to win more users in 2014 ... somehow

Sputtering storage space portends poorly for PCs

Component sales point towards continued slump

Forget ski-jumping – Russians setting records in Sochi visitor hacking

... although they're not as quick as some FUDing would suggest

Tech Data: UK accounting errors cost us $27m

Distie giant restates 3 years worth of profits, beefs up fraud prevention weaponry

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