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Nvidia gamers hit trifecta with driver, optimizer, and mobile upgrades

Li'l Shield moves up to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, GameStream comes to notebooks

EMC II CEO David Goulden leaves VMware board

Cloudfather Tucci's two most likely heirs are now running their own races

Intel promises 10Gb Ethernet with Thunderbolt 2.0

Interconnect to double as file-transfer medium

US Supreme Court declines to hear NSA mass phone-slurp case

Leaves door open for later review

Running OpenSSL? Patch now to fix CRITICAL bug

'Heartbleed' leaks data from memory

Google kills fake anti-virus app that hit No. 1 on Play charts

No ads! No battery drain! No functionality! And no credibility for Google's vetting process

Big Content goes after Kim Dotcom

Six studios sling sueballs at dead download destination

Skype pimps pro-level broadcast service

Playing Cat and Mouse with the media

Video games make you NASTY AND VIOLENT

Especially if you are bad at them and keep losing

Singapore decides 'three strikes' laws are too intrusive

When even a prurient island nation thinks an idea is dodgy it has problems

You can play Flappy Bird on a POINT OF SALE TERMINAL

That's a VERY bad thing, folks - it means they're easily hacked

'Yahoo! Breaks! Every! Mailing! List! In! The! World!' says email guru

Purple Palace tweaks security setting, sparks worldwide email bounce blizzard

Windows XP still has 27 per cent market share on its deathbed

Windows 7 making some gains on XP Death Day

Reg slips claws across Nokia's sexy sixties handsets, fondles flagship too

Hands OnBudget contenders, premium wannabe break cover - briefly

Snappy snaps: Veeam cuddles up to NetApp for storage selfie

Backups direct from storage snapshots

VAT's all folks: Telecoms and services tax to be set at consumer's homeland rate

EU tries to stop suppliers from cross-border tax shop

Son of Phillips: Northamber is not exiting Chessington HQ

'Just testing plot's valuation if we were to build 28... 1-, 2- and 3-bed flats'

Bendy or barmy: Why your next TV will be curved

FeatureThat's some time during a 10-year refresh cycle, though

The... Windows... XPocalypse... is... NIGH

Sysadmin BlogDON'T PANIC... just listen to Trev

End of an era: NetApp chair Dan Warmenhoven has left the building

+AnalysisCEO becomes chairman after ex-CEO retires

European Court of Justice rips up Data Retention Directive

Rules 'interfering' measure to be 'invalid'

Microsoft's gobble of Nokia phone biz gets thumbs-up from China

Deal expected to go through this month, despite Indian tax dispute

Win XP security deadline: Biz bods MUST protect user data – ICO

Keep printouts AWAY from skips, make plan for XPocalypse. Simples

Not your father's spam: Trojan slingers attach badness to attachment WITHIN attachment

Banking baddies in recursive ruse

Wookiee! CHEWIE'S BACK in Star Wars Ep VII – blab Hollywood 'sources'

Rumour mill suggests return of Peter Mayhew as Wookiee ally

Apple to protect your gently roasting rear with 'iTanning' system

iWatch set to include UV detectors, analyst claims

Industry vet Buxton retires from AMD 'not from life'

Euro channel boss tosses office keys to... Yves Nguyen Dinh An

WD unborks mystery My Cloud borkage

MyCloud/Mionet issues getting sorted... but we still don't know what they were

HP: We're holding nothing back from partners now, coos firm

Sharing love with channel types growing PC biz on global stage

Windows XP is finally DEAD, right? Er, not quite. Here's what to do if you're stuck with it

Lock down and look sharp, it's the hackers' game now

Twitter rejigs layout, opens wide to swallow SLURRY OF ADS

Reimagines tweets in an empty (for now), greyish landscape

Open-sourcer Nexenta fires up V4 storage OS

Plenty of horsepower but it hasn't got the Edge

The gift of Grace: COBOL's odyssey from Vietnam to the Square Mile

Add 50, 1964 GIVING Anniversary

Rackspace refuses to enlist in cloud's latest price cutting war

+AnalysisWhen 100,000 servers isn't large enough

Azzurri Communications still losing millions

Sales battered by infrastructure sweating biz customers, falls to £111m

CDOT relatively crap for flash, hyperscalers crap for constant storage

NetApp CTO lays it on the line

AMD unveils Godzilla's graphics card – 'the world's fastest, period'

The Radeon R9 295X2: Water-cooled, 5,632 stream processors, 11.5TFLOPS

UFO, cosmic ray or flasher? NASA rules on Curiosity curiosity

UpdatedInterwebs go mad with alien hysteria. 'Remain calm, all is well,' says NASA

Oracle's NoSQL nightmare MongoDB goes to version 2.6

Release represents 'a basis for continued innovation over the next ten years' crows company

Electronic kit low on juice? SPIT ON IT

Boffins use graphene and bacteria to build saliva-powered fuel cells

Gay marriage foes outraged at Mozilla CEO flap, call for boycott

Brendan Eich's resignation seen as blow to free speech

Amazon carefully stitches up Heartbleed OpenSSL hole

Bezos & Co patch mammoth web infrastructure to stop memory-leaking frightener

Google woos enterprise developers with 'Glass at Work' program

Early adopters get increased tech support

Report mash-up: Apple to sell 65 million $269 iWatches in first year

And we still don't even know what the damn things will do

Azure Australia data centre undergoing final testing

The containers are in place and the lights are flickering

Curiosity finds not-very-Australian-shaped rock on Mars

File under 'messianic pastries' and move on, people

Microsoft: We've got HUNDREDS of patents on Android tech

Just ask the Chinese, they'll admit it

Office, IE, Flash fixes accompany Windows XP's final Patch Tuesday

Microsoft, Adobe move to fix more security flaws

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