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Candy Crush King sees IPO go sour as stock price heads south

Games maker goes full Zynga in trading debut

Microsoft frisks yet another Android gear maker for patent dosh

You'll NEVER guess who it is

Did Russians frame Ukrainian hacktivists for alleged leak of 7 million credit, debit cards?

All's fair in love and war, including online trolling

Zombie Nortel grabs Cisco by the neck, again

Spherix claims patent rights over practically every network

Full Disclosure redux: under new management

Starting with a clean slate

AWS unleashes its DaaS 'Workspaces' plus share 'n' sync companion

FIRST LOOKUS-only launch takes place on same day Citrix AWS-enables XenDesktop

Twitter sneaks in Facebook-ish photo-tagging – how to switch it off

Privacy? Hashtag YOLO!

Microsoft switches on Azure in China

Partner 21Vianet will have the keys to the datacentre though

Cisco ships six fixes for DoS bugs

Happy Thursday, sysadmins

Boffins power wearable tech with body static

Fondle your phone for free electricity, thanks to the power of polydimethylsiloxane!

Dear Reg: What is a 'Lag' and a 'Jacksey'?

Our prison mobe coverage a bunch of arse, protester suggests

Terminator-maker 'Cyberdyne Inc' lists on Tokyo stock exchange

Hasta la Vista, Arnie, hello HAL

ECCENTRIC, PINK DWARF dubbed 'Biden' by saucy astronomers

Sedna has more cousins in the Oort, astroboffins believe

Naver raver charged over 25 MEEELLION account breach palaver

£90,000 heist made possible after South Korean portal yields its secrets

Research bods told: Try to ID anonymised data subjects? No more CASH for you

Four mega UK funders make joint statement

Spooks vs boffins: MIT bods say they've created PRISM-proof encryption

Data's encrypted in your browser before it even gets to the server

Original iPhone dev team was 'shockingly small' - Apple engineer

Yet micromanaging Jobs steered them to worldwide mobe DOMINATION

Facebook Oculus VR buyout: IT WANTS your EYEBALLS

CommentMapping out the Face in its Book for an ad-stuffed future

Hey frumious Reg gamers: BANG-or-SNATCH? We look at Second Son and Thief

Game TheoryLawless abiding citizens

BT finally admits its Home Hub router scuppers some VPN connections

Fix coming, after customers complained for weeks ...

When ZOMBIES attack: DDoS traffic triples as 20Gbps becomes the new normal

Junk traffic mostly floods in from botnets

Judge throws out lawsuit lobbed at Facebook for using kids' pics in targeted ads

Court rules children consented when they signed the Ts&Cs

Life support turned off: NHS Direct dies silent, undignified death

Sorry gov, but on the interwebs, everyone can see your spleen

Putin and pals dump Apple's iPads for Samsung slabs... over security concerns

Kremlin cites worries over US snooping

Rule of law: Turkish court nixes government Twitter ban ... for now

VPNs and TOR still in heavy use despite DNS crackdown

SEC mulls how to save markets from hackers: How about a crack team...of advisers?

Regulator also debates stricter disclosure rules on attacks

ISPs CAN be ordered to police pirates by blocking sites, says ECJ

Top EU court waves through ruling

GNOME 3.12: Pixel perfect ... but homeless

ReviewBest thing out of GNOME camp for YEARS, but who'll take it in?

Molyneux: Working at Microsoft is 'like taking antidepressants'

Game Developers ConferenceLegendary game dev prefers the indie life

Drobo: Our Q4 numbers were not that NASty

Shows off 4-bay unit as it boasts of comeback sales

Hackers force innocent mobes to join crypto mining gangs

More likely to drain batteries than make cash for crooks

Forkin' 'L! Facebook, Google and friends create WebScaleSQL from MySQL 5.6

Web giants pool code for a turbo-charged open-source db

FINALLY Microsoft releases Office for iPad – but wait there's a CATCH

Now Ballmer's gone, it's time for big biz to properly fondle some spreadsheets

Intel just installed itself in Hadoop guru Cloudera – and why their rivals should be worried

AnalysisChipzilla's distro shelved, cash injected, exec in place

LenovOUCH! Thinkpad's overheating batteries spark recall alert

Li-ion batt damage threat to 'computer, nearby property'

Facebook taps up NASA boffins to launch drone fleet, laser comms lab

Brit experts also tapped up to connect 5 billion more people to Zuck's ad network

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