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BT fibre 'availability checker' looks into FAR-OFF FUTURE. Again

Repeated murmurings of ad watchdog seemingly fail to strike fear into telco

Report: Google's NSA dealings not as bad as you thought – THEY WERE WORSE

Email releases suggest company had better relationship with feds than it let on

Investors eye Yahoo!'s future as China's Alibaba files for US IPO

Is there value in the Purple Palace beyond its overseas holdings?

ARM exec: Forget eight-core smartphone chips, just enjoy a SIX-PACK

Octa-core smartphones are effective Chinese lucky-number 'marketecture', says mobe man

Dropbox squashes boring bug, restores file sharing

Web admins could have read your docs

Google updates Maps app for iOS, Android, adds Uber support

Bad news for Yelp in the upgrade – and the stock market

EMC: Sync 'n' share not all about size, how you do it matters too

Missile-grade authentication to ensure users don't land data in danger

ANZ Bank coughs up as Broome biz fleeced in man-in-the-middle diddle

Bank's Pay Anyone tool pays fraudsters

IoT silos bad for business: Rackspace

Upgrading its iron, cloud-herder muses on the future

Vendors pushing fibre on developing countries, says Oz minister

Fibre to the home as cargo cult

Slow IPv6 adoption is a GOOD THING as IETF plans privacy boost

New 'SLAAC' RFC aims to do a better job of hiding hosts

Potato in SPAAAAACE: LOHAN chap cooks up stratospud with Heston Blumenthal

PicsDave Akerman hobnobs with 'Pie in the Sky' TV chef

Why not build your own VSAN hardware, asks VMware

Frustrated system builders: your time is now and the boss can't stop you!

Solaris deposed as US drone-ware, replaced by Linux administration

Death from above brought to you by the happy, peaceful world of open source

Yaarrgh! LOOK OUT! UK set to be BURIED under MOUNTAIN of TABLETS

Samsung anointed the 'new Acer' by channel

Hack-smacked Alphadex bought by iRack Ltd ... or is that Networks Ltd?

ExclusiveBrit colo firm bailed out by new firm with connections to old

Freescale: Cloudy dumb sensors? Nope, not OUR smart Internet of Things

Vehicle-to-X is next big digital gold rush – plus security and privacy, of course

HP drops $1bn, two-year OpenStack cash bomb

Floats own-branded open-source plus IP protection

EMC: We'll give you a MEEELLION dollars if our inline dedupe gear's not actually inline

Translation: This is yet more meaningless marketing dribble

‘Scapegoated’ BBC tech boss calls foul, kicks off unfair sacking tribunal

CTO suspended amid £125m DMI teardown hits back at broadcaster

Disappearing storage and server projects hit Arrow ECS

Distie titan grew in Q1, but only 'cos of acquisitions and software

Alien invader plunges tool into virgin 'Windjana', sniffs powders

NASA boffins wide-eyed as nuke tank drills into sandstone

Look out, sysadmins - HOT FOREIGN SPIES are targeting you

Agents are greasing up IT bods to access all areas, warns MI5

Virgin Media sales are a bit flat under the Cable Cowboy's reign

Get off your horse and drink your milk

Spain clamps down on drones

There's no law to cover them, therefore they're banned

Star Wars Episode VII: The Ancient Fear of, er, a cheese-tastic title?

Rumour mill suggests franchise will stick to vague, corny names

Web cesspit 4chan touts '$20 bug bounty' after hackers ruin Moot's day

Founder's admin account hijacked, then loses Amazon keys to 'Bitcoin' bandit

Analyst confirms: CommVault's sales stumble WAS down to staffing blunder

Tales from meeting with management

How Google's Android Silver could become 'Wintel for phones'

AnalysisThen... and now

ViPR 2.0 sinks EMC's fangs DEEPER into software-defined storage

Even existing Hopkinton hardware units may fear its bite

Securo-borg FireEye coughs $70m to buy 'flight-recorder-for-networks' tech

First Mandiant, now nPulse - whatever will it swallow next?

'Bladdered' Utah couple cuffed in church lawn sex outrage

Cop prises jiggy pair apart as wedding party looks on

A first-world problem solved: Panoramic selfies, thanks to Huawei's Ascend P7

PicWhat do you think about that, Sams-glum?

Speaking in Tech: 'I get told to wear makeup by other women'

PodcastFrom bullying to booth babes – Caroline, Amy and the Sarahs have it covered

HP-Foxconn wave cloud kit under the nose of Google, Facebook et al

Pair hope to send white-box rivals packing, eye up 20 web giants

Nuclear reactor sysadmin accused of hacking 220,000 US Navy sailors' details

We did it 'out of boredom' says alleged perp

Microsoft may launch several new Surfaces on May 20 – report

Pint-sized ARM model said to dump Nvidia for Qualcomm

Ninten-DON'T: Wii U bomb blows Mario Kart giant off track – but new console promised

Japanese toy co ends year with $464m loss, new kit for China

Net neutrality protesters set up camp outside FCC headquarters

Senator Al Franken: 'This is the free speech issue of our time'

Whoops! Nvidia lets slip Q1 earnings early – and they're solid

Revenue and earnings both beat analysts' estimates

EMC: New products 'more ViPR than vapor'

AnalysisInside EMC's big bet that it won't be crushed by a future it cannot see

NBN to expand wireless, rejig satellites, spend more

A 167:1 bet that satellite users can be kept happy on 20 GB / month

Hey sailor, fancy putting your hands all over a NeRD fondleslab?

Navy tablet aims to stimulate seamen with secure reading platform

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