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Google, Microsoft to add remote KILL switch to phones

Study shows huge drop in iPhone thefts following antitheft addition

Android to drop Dalvik VM for high-performance ART in next version

Code changes proclaim death of OS's original code runtime

US spanks phone-jamming vendor with $34.9 MEEELLION fine

FCC looks to collect fine from maker of mobile-throttling hardware

Bankers bid to use offshore temp techies

WikiLeaks publishes Financial Services Annex to 50-nation Trade in Services Agreement

That's no plane wreck, that's a Google Wi-Fi balloon

Unplanned splashdown scrambles New Zealand emergency services

Australia's eMinister has policy-crush on UK's Liam Maxwell

Malcolm Turnbull outlines antipodean eGov agenda

KA-BOOOM! Boffins blow up mountain to make way for telescope

Not just Large – Extremely Large Telescope

LinkedIn ignored SIX WARNINGS about account-hijacking bug

Researcher says SSL is done right for US and EU but the rest of you are open to MitM attack

Azure turns on disaster recovery service

Hyper-V Recovery Manager becomes Microsoft Azure Site Recovery

LOHAN in FIGHT to DEATH with brace of cantankerous canards

Plucky Playmonaut back in cockpit after much servo-related duckery

32,000 motherboards spit passwords in CLEARTEXT!

Supermicro's cure wasn't much better than the disease

Sony CEO forced to shush shareholder heckling at fiery AGM

Kazuo Hirai stays, says THIS turnaround plan is the one that'll do the trick

Vodafone AU frees data to atone for outage

Fault started in Western Australia and somehow spread

Gartner deploys new converged-systems quadragon rankings

Just two big boys dominate, say abacus-botherers - guess who?

'I got a little bit upset by that Register article...' says millionaire model. Bless!

QuoTWPlus: MI6 spook 'I must slurp ALL of YOUR data. Ahahaha'

9 Dark Social Truths That Will Totally Blow Your Bowels!

BuzzGasm!Be Afraid. Be Amazeballs Afraid!

20 years on: eWorld, Apple's spectacular online 'portal' failure

Former exec recalls short-lived internet venture

Expert view: What is the forecast for cloud backup?

The outlook is hazy

DON’T add me to your social network, I have NO IDEA who you are

Something for the Weekend, Sir?These freaks who 'add' you at random – WHY?!

Gemalto rash cache clash dashed: US courts trash Android patent bid

Suit against Google, Moto, Samsung and HTC dismissed on appeal

VIDEO SELFIE DRONE: 'AirDog' UAV follows you everywhere you go

'Follow me' quadchopper project gallops past its Kickstarter goal

cosmic belch from supermassive black hole stuns boffins

PicRare high-speed gas absorbs X-ray radiation, say boffins

HP Enterprise Services staff feel the burn as managers turn off the cash taps

'We need to recover from the position we are in' says exec

Ministry of Justice IT bods to strike over outsourcing fears

British contracts for, er... whoever's the cheapest. Steria and Arvato line up

EE in giant VoLTE-face as it tries voice calls over Wi-Fi... again

It'll be charged as voice calls and not data usage, promises operator

Google spaffs $50 MILLION on 'get girls coding' campaign

Let's hope it goes a bit better than UK gov's Year of Code drive

Infosec bods try Big Data in search for better anti-virus mousetrap

It might not be a meaningless marketing term after all...

Judge could bin $325m wage-fixing settlement in Silicon Valley

Lucy Koh says she's 'concerned' about whether the deal is fair to tech workers

Microsoft hopes for FONDLESLAB FRENZY as Surface Pro 3 debuts

User-guide slips show Surface Mini expected soon

#YO_NO! Messaging app 'Yo' gets hit by hackers

Well, at least someone found a use for the thing...

Surprise Android 'KitKat' update fixes nasty OpenSSL vuln

Android 4.4.4 shipping just 18 days after the previous version

Congress passes crackdown on NSA surveillance

New rules would put restrictions on budget use

D-Wave disputes benchmark study showing sluggish quantum computer

Faulty benchmarks and sampling methods all wrong, claim Canadian quantumoids

AMD details aggressive power-efficiency goal: 25X boost by 2020

Deep Tech10X lift in past six years, 25X in next six thanks to real-time tuning, sleepy video

FCC to spend $2 BEEELLION to install Wi-Fi in US schools

Telephones and pagers not cutting it anymore

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