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Google encrypts Chinese search requests to subvert Great Firewall

Not that it has many users on the Middle Kingdom's mainland

Boffins propose brainwave privacy standard

EEG data can predict illness, and app-makers are storing it in the cloud …

That NSA denial in full: As of right now, we're not pretending to be Facebook or Twitter

AnalysisNon-Americans, it's not looking great

'Amazon has destroyed the unicorn factory' ... How clouds are making sysadmins extinct

Who'll build your data center if they all work for AWS, Google?

Barnes & Noble's Nook freed from Windows, WinPhone apps pledge

Mystery Microsoft e-reader program to take their place?

Microsoft closing in on Apache's web server crown

And sprinting up on the inside, here comes Nginx!

Reporters without Borders confirms, yes, lots of nations are spying on their citizens

Welcome to the club, US and UK

Actually, there is an Arapaho word for 'pliers'

Commentards bite BuzzGasm with tooyo'oenoo'

Microsoft was 'willing' to buy WhatsApp says Bill Gates

Founder also feels core Microsoft products need 'more than a tuneup' for the cloud

Not sure if you're STILL running Windows XP? to the rescue!

Better double check...

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! Friday is Pi Day

And next year it will be even better

Brussels' antitrust boss not budging on planned Google competition deal

Almunia locked in stubborn, secretive talks with MEPs

Panasonic slaps Freetime EPG on 2014 smart tellies

PicsNever mind the 4K-ing content ... check out this Freesat favourite

Vine's 'educational nudity': 'So if I write 1+1=2 on my boobs we're grand?'

QuotwPlus: 'A death-spiral in your IT and change capability is OK?'

Bill Gates-backed SOLAR POO RAYGUN COMMODE unveiled

Now the sun actually does shine where the sun doesn't shine 'not just a way for nerds to talk to each other', boss tells nerds

ColumnHas it finally blossomed into the developer's Twitter?

4G auction helped keep mobile networks competitive ... for NOW

Jury's out on economic efficiency, though, says NAO

Facebook's Zuckerberg buttonholes Obama, rages against NSA dragnet spying

The www is MY data-slurping farm, NOT yours

Amazon wants me to WEAR NAPPIES?! But I'm a 40-something MAN

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Online retailers might slurp your data but they still don't know jack

eBay boss tells workers to ignore 'noisy' Icahn's PayPal sale campaign

Investor chips in with comedy barb at Carl's spinoff efforts

Apple flops out latest OS X Mavericks beta, hopes sound+graphics sorted

Will version 10.9.3 kill audiovisual woes? The devs will tell ALL

Punch and Judy face Blofeld in LOHAN doomsday box test

Black leather chair? Check. White Persian cat? Check

Target ignored hacker alarms as crooks took 40m credit cards – claim

Red alert! Reports say staff dithered while crooks went to town

Morrisons supermarket hit by MASSIVE staff payroll data robbery

Details of 100,000 staffers leaked online, sent to local paper

It's not just incredibly hard, it's really quite pretty: Dark Souls II

Game TheoryJump into a bonfire, see the world

Tony Benn, daddy of Brit IT biz ICL and pro-tech politician, dies at 88

ObituaryState-sponsored IT industry architect who put the E back into Concorde

Scam emails tell people they have cancer to trick them into installing a money-stealing Trojan

Particularly unpleasant even by online scumbag standards

iOS 8 screencaps leak: Text editor, dictaphone and 'tips' on the way

All sorts of fruity fun lurks within the new operating system

'Catastrophic' server disk-destroying glitch menaced Google cloud

'Shame on you!' screams one developer as race-condition bug discovered

Report: Apple flushes 12.9-inch MaxiPad plan down the drain

Samsung's 12.2-inch Galaxy Tab Pro and Note Pro stumbling, as well

Is no browser safe? Security bods poke holes in Chrome, Safari, IE, Firefox and earn $1m

Big names fail, iOS kernel flaw found during hacking contests

This city's smog is so TERRIBLE, people are told to stay indoors. Beijing? No – PARIS

Hé ami, peut-être nous devrions aller en Chine, non?

Met cops to collar up to £20m of IT gear a year from US giant Insight

Tech touter sees off SCC, Fujitsu and Computacenter for supply contract win

Elon Musk slams New Jersey governor over Tesla direct sales ban

Claims automotive clique inked 'backroom deal'

Microsoft, Oracle FINALLY get a room: Now they're ready to take on Amazon cloud

Database, WebLogic, Java slide into Azure

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