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FCC boss Wheeler talks tough on net neutrality with Title II threat

Says he 'won't hesitate' to slap down telcos that flout Open Internet rules

White House to world: We don't hoard IT security vulnerabilities

Or if we do, it's only in the national interest

Grad student creates world's thinnest wires – just three atoms wide

Someone's Ph.D is in the bag

Oracle melds its 'cloud OS' with OpenStack in Solaris 11.2 release

Second update covers the former Sun system with cloudy goodness

Immigration Dept: we have NO IDEA how many people saw asylum-seeker data

Metadata-slurping Oz gummint can't read its own logfiles

Go ahead and un-install .Net, but you'll CRIPPLE Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Support issues an unusual and confusing 'clarification'

Fresh evidence Amazon is ARMing its huge cloud against Intel et al

Attention, CPU gurus: Web bazaar wants to pour your brains into its servers

Boffins build billion-synapse, three-watt 'brain'

Neural simulation might just be the future of fast, green computing

Customisation is BAD for the economy, say Oz productivity wonks

Bakers today, modders and makers tomorrow

HP's Whitman rues 'biggest failure' at eBay Japan

Site crash left fledgling firm unable to crack major market

BBC hacks – tweet the crap out of the news, cries tech-dazzled Trust

Lol @John_Reith1889: #Nation unto #nation <<< RT if u agree plz

Japan, Europe to shake hands on China-deterring tech deals

First item of business: underwater drones

London Tube has new stop at Azure Station

Microsoft blurs lines between Internet of Things and embedded Windows

ITU says IT industry must become 'resilient' in face of climate change

Your data centre needs a levee and comms should go wireless, say UN techies data sell-off row: HMRC denies claims it'll flog YOUR private info

CommentSays there are 'clear public benefits' with such a plan, though

What HAS BEEN SEEN? OMG it's a thing that looks like an iWatch

Could this filing reveal fruity firm's plans for wrist domination?

Up to 500 GP practices to test plans to share patient data

Actual rollout of awaits 'greater assurances' on privacy from

The Big Reg Storage Survey: Share your pain or tales of success

We'll gather your thoughts and report back right here

No, it's not a boy band, it's a biz backup suite: A dig into Druva inSync

ReviewKeeping data safe

Speaking in Tech: What do you MEAN, US court can demand OFFSHORE public cloud data?

PodcastThere was an agreement. It rhymes with schmafe rarbour

FBI floats $5 MEELLION bounty for alleged Chinese WMD purveyor

Chap accused of selling missile tech to Iran now has a big price on his head

Interweb has staunched nearly all Heartbleed wounds, says crypto bod

InfosecJust a few weeks after discovery ... well, that was quick

OK Virtual Instruments, you've made a thing. Must you fill our ears with PR gobbledegook?

They've upgraded their network management tool - we think

The quid-a-day nosh challenge: Anyone fancy this fungus I found?

Or would sir care to see the entire foraging menu?

Cash slump a Seagate problem, or a hard disk industry problem?

AnalysisWe need a peek at other vendors' numbers

EU antitrust bods: Motorola, Samsung too dominant to take on poor little Apple

Lawsuits using standards-essential patents are out - EC

Hey cloud providers, HP wants your server biz back: Here's one we made earlier in Far East

Titan inks deal with Foxconn to build boxes for big cloud push

Systemax CEO: Can't get consumer biz out of the crapper

Reports frazzled financials despite B2B arm bringing home bacon

Google forges a Silver bullet for Android, aims it at Samsung's heart

Premium brand to be launched to regain control of the OS

Ads bandog berates Virgin Media in BSkyB broadband bumf bust-up

Day 47 in the Big Telco House, and Sky's upset at claims about its package

The Reg Quid-a-Day Nosh challenge: What's the point, exactly?

Malaria sucks, that's the point – and let us tell you how

GOV.UK push in action: Er, FEWER Brits filling out govt forms online

But oldsters are flocking to interwebulator 'cos of fondleslabs

NASA's Curiosity rover set to give Mars its third hard drilling

Sandy Windjana almost ready to get up close and personal with US nuke truck

Security guru: You can't blame EDWARD SNOWDEN for making US clouds LOOK leaky

Infosec 2014And anyway, people AREN'T switching away

Did Google order staff to 'steal' web ad cash from publishers? THE TRUTH

Mountain View advertising king scrambles to set record straight

Fusion-io takes DIMM view of flash cards ... Diablo goes for broke

Cheeky CEO parks his tanks on Fusion's lawn

Red Hat snaps a Ceph-ie: Upstart Inktank gobbled for $175m

Red Hat clutches Gluster in one arm, beckons Ceph with wad of cash

PARTY TIME! MIT slips $100 to each student ... in Bitcoin

We'll wager 0.0189BTC it gets instantly converted into real money and spent at the bar

eBay cops $3bn tax bill after moving its profits back onshore

IRS kicking leaves tat bazaar with $6bn for potential buyouts

6TB - big? Pah! Seagate plans to put out 8TB and 10TB MONSTERS

We're dying to find out whether it'll pull out the HAMR

Google in NOT EVIL shocker: Bins student email ad scanning

No more rooting through your virtual postbox, Mountain View promises

Facebook UNVEILS VEIL for 'anonymous' logins

New, granular permissions give users line-item veto

DreamWorks CEO: Movie downloaders should pay by screen size

Hollywood looks for new ways to gouge

You've heard of the internet, right? Well this here might just be the INTERCLOUD

Now you can have a server in every port

TELEPOCALYPSE as Australian carriers shed jobs with horrible speed

Blame the re-invention of the NBN for giving telco-land pause in the worst possible way

NBN Co must wait until mid-2015 for fast cable modems

DOCSIS 3.1 standard hoped to deliver NBN has been renamed 'Gigasphere'

iiNet cans cloud security and storage services

Pricing dispute with F-Secure behind cancellation

Google sees Microsoft's iPad bet, raises with fondleslab Docs and Sheets

Mobile Apps get standalone options

After 13 year console ban Xbox One set for official launch in China

Games console to finally arrive in world's most populous country

Facebook-backed spec lets apps link to other apps on mobes

Look, ma, we've invented the web – only with no browser

Sony nanotechnicians invent magnetic tape that stores 148 Gb per square inch

Will sell single data cartridge that holds 185TB of data

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