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Australians are suckers when it comes to buying tech drugs

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Quantum Key Distribution proven to work over everyday fibre

Quantum security without dedicated fibre

After Comcast, Netflix inks second net traffic deal with Verizon

Will pay for faster speeds, despite decrying 'internet tolls'

Researchers warn of resurgent Sefnit malware

Botnet returns using new tactics

Trolls and victims watch Supremes for definition of meaningless patents

Fitness kit case will explore just how broad a patent can be before it becomes useless

IBM throws open doors of XaaS supermarket

'Cloud marketplace' aims to outflank mere cloud convenience from AWS et al

Exoplanets' chemicals may give false-positives for life, boffins say

Methane and Oxygen signatures light years away are no way to spot ET

Great-firewall-busting microblog app puts AWS in China's firing line

If China wants to censor this it will have to block ALL of Amazon Web Services

Top mobe panel maker Japan Display slashes profit forecast

LTPS big daddy 'fesses to "difficult price negotiations'

AMD adds ARM security core to new, low-cost x86 mobile processors

Fan-free Beema and Mullins chips add Android support

Brit IT workers are so stressed that 'TWO-THIRDS' want to quit

And nearly a fifth polled say they've lost relationships thanks to work

Hot summer of football to stir Samsung's profits after slow Q1

Growth plans include more sales of security product 'Knox' to business

Web cams pointed into hot young star's 'Ring of Fire' down under

VidsAustralia's blazing eclipse beamed to your browser

China's customs cops grab 76 MEEELLION tech products

Just the tip of the 'pirate-berg' in the Middle Kingdom

It's spade sellers who REALLY make a killing in a gold rush: It's OVER for graphics card mining

New Litecoin hardware means alt miners will ditch their packs

Junior gurus go gung-ho in Guangzhou: Meet the students putting a boot in clusters' thrusters

HPC BlogToday, it's ASC14, tomorrow, your supercomputer

Voice-babble-over-Wi-Fi lands in Europe – take that, mobe masties

Cheap call rates for hotspot-smothered streets

Hit the Nytro: LSI's PCIe cards now even faster with SQL Server 2014, says firm after upgrade

Less spinning rust, more flashy goodness for you all

Microsoft forms 'Special Projects' black ops team

'Disruptive technologies' tentacle to battle Google X?

Why two-player games > online gaming: See your pal's shock as you bag a last-second victory

Game TheoryA personal kick to the crown duels

Sueball-slingers seek stake in bankrupt Bitcoin blunder bunker MtGox

Stung investors offer to settle class actions for slice of new exchange, coinage

Marauding quid-a-day nosh hack menaces teepee hippie villages

Lentil-busting operation, as fellow posse members resist cake/canteen temptation

Windows Phone: Just as well Microsoft bought an Android maker, RIGHT?

CommentCan nothing halt little green robot's march over mobes?

Russia 'incompatible with the internet', cries web CEO 'axed by Putin'

In Soviet Яussia, social network unfriends YOU

It's here, the 4TB FLASH drive: SanDisk rips sheet from the Optimus MAX

Solid state delirium

Cloudera, MongoDB go on a Big Data date, fall in love, jump in bed

What has two buzzwords and scares the heck out of Oracle? MONDERA!

Faster Macbook Air pops out: What, a NEW Apple thing and ZERO fanfare?

Scream if you want to go slightly faster

Cuffing darknet-dwelling cyberscum is tricky. We'll 'disrupt' crims instead, warns top cop

Hackers. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em?

US Supreme Court to decide if cops can search mobes without a warrant

Two cases of evidence pulled from phones reach the top court

CSC: Brits, say hi to your new UK boss – say bye to 750 coworkers

Hundreds of staff in Blighty warned of redundancy risk

And! For! Yahoo!'s next! trick! ... Making! two! new! TV! comedies!

Search, check. Finance, check. Web mail, check. Telly business, ah ha!

HP dangles channel compo carrot for Converged Systems

Roll up, roll up, double digit margin for anyone that sells the 300 or 700

Amazon veep: We tweak our cloud code every 16 seconds – and you?

AWS Summit 2014Tech giant laughs off rivals touting on-site AWS wannabes

GULP. Veeam adds thousands of accounts. It must be eating SOMEONE'S lunch

Hey backup bods, what's that in your teeth?

Nokia, new CEO Rajeev Suri, and BEELLIONS of euros burning a hole in the bank

What next for the Finns now free of phones?

Hey, Samsung: Why so shy about your 960GB flash drive's endurance?

TLC SSD dangled over data centre admins – but how many writes can it take?

Target finally implements chip and PIN card protections

Barn door closed, but the horses are three towns away

Nod Labs forges one (Bluetooth) ring to rule them all

Point and click fingering is the future, claims team

Firefox, is that you? Version 29 looks rather like a certain shiny rival

Mozilla browser's 'new hull' has a familiar shape

FCC seeks $48K fine from mobile phone-jamming driver

'Alright... we're jammin'... I think the feds gonna sue'

Twitter investors squawk as user growth, income disappoint again

Shares sink on fears its popularity has plateaued

Microsoft does deal with East Coast upstart to get on-premises PaaS tech

Kiss, Marry, or Kill? Luckily for Apprenda, Microsoft picked number one

AT&T plans in-flight internet move using its US 4G network

Honeywell hardware will turn aircraft into internet nodes

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