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ENTIRE UNIVERSE created in supercomputer. Not THIS universe (probably)

Do not mix with fairy cake and Total Perspective Vortex

SEC to investors: When dealing in Bitcoin, don't get suckered

Top US securities regulator warns of scams, fraud, and other bad dealings

FCC MUST protect net neutrality to preserve AMERICA, say Google et al

US watchdog commissioner says phone has been ringing non-stop

LinkedIn killing CardMunch biz-card scanning app

Small cellulose rectangles 1, Internet 0

BTC MaaS (mining-as-a-service) preps DC pods down under

Can't build, can't steal? Now you can RENT your miner

Samsung's NX300 cam is bad in bed: Snatch victims' pics over the air

Flaky X server, NFC and Wi-Fi implementations all make for p0wnable pics

Hadoop Daddy Doug Cutting says there's an elephant in the room

The actual Hadoop elephant the project is named after, and a need for better security

Google points big data dollars at cancer

Chocolate Factory shopping trip also includes cloud monitor Stackdriver

Robins' inbuilt navigators pecked to bits by AM radio

'EMR disrupts the natural order' wonks have a case study to misuse

Amazon's desktops-in-the-cloud 'Workspaces' switched on in Europe

Virtual PCs without a trans-Atlantic schlep

Goodbye, Mr Dong: Samsung Galaxy S5 boss disappears through trapdoor

Kill Apple ... NOW

Cameras for hacks: Idiot-proof suggestions invited

What's the best simple kit for roving mo-journos?

Brit chap weaves silver bullet for wireless health scare bollocks

Shortwave-shorting shorts use silver to protect wedding tackle from radio-infested planet

Orange France hacked AGAIN, 1.3 million victims seeing red

Phishers' delight as names, D.O.Bs and phone numbers pinched

McAfee accused of McSlurping Open Source Vulnerability Database

Lawyers say security giant should have paid before it unleashed slurping scripts

Hungry for humbler Pi? Check out kid-friendly LED-laden Pibrella

ReviewCyntech/Pimoroni GPIO add-on board sets Raspberry Pi alight

Yeah, suck it, Foxconn. 'Pegatron' 'nabs' '15%' of 'iPhone 6' 'production'

What a shock. Stop the world – this Reg hack wants to get off

Traffic light vulns leave doors wide open to Italian Job-style hacks

Never mind blowing the bloody doors off, what about screwing up the rush hour?

Chucking cash at sport and broadband starts to pay off for BT

Wholesale, Openreach, biz and global services still flagging

The ULTIMATE space geek accessory: Apollo 15's joystick up for sale

Lunar module controller goes under the hammer

'A proper British BOFFIN': Famous Martian prof Pillinger dies aged 70

Beagle 2 professor shuffles off this mortal coil

Performing an Oracle database health check? We have a little list

WorkshopGuidelines for the diligent DBA

IBM chip boffins mix phase-change-flash cocktail: Voila! SUPER fast memory card

PCM-flash PCIe mutant will stay in the lab... for now tweets now national treasures! – National Archives

VideoTwitter leavings, YouTube vid droppings collected for posterity

Sage's 63-year-old CEO says au revoir: 'Life's all about choices'

Guy Berruyer set to scram once newbie found

King's stocks are candy-crushed as its top toy suffers splurge slump

Game-maker admits players are splashing less cash in its flagship distraction

Disks with Ethernet ports? Throw in some flash and you've got yourself a HGST p-a-r-t-y

Accepts net-drives are coming, follows Seagate

NHS patient data storm: Govt lords SLAP DOWN privacy protections

Labour reckons GP records' slurp is a 'dead duck' anyway

Cost-cutting Barclays bank swings axe on 5,600 IT and ops bods

Consolidation, automation, sharing to remove 'duplication'

Acer fairly sure it made a profit in Q1. Assuming it got the office tea-bag account right

'Numbers speak for themselves' insists spokesbeing. Er, quite

Server SAN software upstart Maxta gets Intel's cash inside

AnalysisChipzilla's investment arm to ensure X86 lands on top of software defined heap

Architect of Apple's total-silence public relations policy leaves

Tightest-lipped PR in the world leaves 'to spend more time with family'. Classic

Carphone Warehouse, Dixons embroiled in £3.7bn merger rumour

Electronics borg would get unwieldy bodge of a moniker

Copyright minister: Those missing TWO copyright exceptions? We're still on track

EU law niggles and other issues push them back beyond 1 June

Britain'll look like rural Albania without fracking – House of Lords report

Blackouts could be on the cards by 2015 unless we make a US-style dash for gas

HM Treasury: Look at our SME-friendly contracts ... that we just gave to a multinational

Japanese enormo-corp to swallow 98% of latest tender

Net tech bods at IETF mull anti-NSA crypto-key swaps in future SSL

'Perfect example of how Snowden has improved our privacy' says professor

Japanese cops arrest man with five 3D printed guns at home

Not-so master criminal posts video of stash online

Want a twenty-buck smartphone? Go to China, says ARM exec

Prices diving faster than a peregrine falcon with lunch on its mind

That NAKED SELFIE you sent on Snapchat? You may be seeing it again

Mobile firm pays up over data collection chicanery, accepts 20-year watchdogging

Apple: We'll tell users when the Feds come looking for their data

Except in certain cases

Comcast dragged into muck in Oracle's Solaris fix-it lawsuit

Oracle wants to see its Solaris licenses, but Comcast wants nothing to do with it

Pivotal fluffs up *sigh* Cloud Foundry *sigh* cloud for battle in the *sigh* cloud

You've all heard of AWS, what about... PWS? No. OK... well, IT'S HERE!

Did Microsoft just paint TechEd Australia Azure?

New format offers two days in the two towns known to house Azure bit barns

Cassandra can FINALLY predict the future

Via Spark-based real-time analytics, that is

Boffinry breakthrough: First self-replicating life with 'alien' DNA

This time around, it needs to be fed to keep copying; next time? Mebbe so, mebbe not...

$3.2bn Apple deal would make hip-hop mogul Dr Dre a BEEELLLIONAIRE

$3.2bn acquisition would be largest in Cupertino's history

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