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Uber and Lyft sitting in a tree, 'c-a-n-c-e-l-l-i-n-g each other's rides'

You talkin' to me? Dirty tricks claims spark ugly war of words

You've got three days to patch Adobe Flash, Air, Reader

Seven flaws to fix in Flash, but do the Reader fix first cos' it's under attack already

Dell slaps Intel Haswell brawn in monster Precision workstations

Screw mobile, bring on the big iron

Beware of Greeks bearing spammy small omicrons, says Google

Anti-spam plan will ensure dodgy domains like VultureS૦uth.com don't stand

Sir, sir, my cloud ate my homework: Google touts grading tool to teachers

Storing kids' work in a huge advertising giant? What could possibly go wrong?

Fifteen zero days found in hacker router comp romp

Defcon 22Four routers rooted in SOHOpelessly Broken challenge

CSIRO spells out cash-strapped astronomy future

Parkes, Narrabri slimmed down and SKA will have to do without a Chief Scientist

One in 12 Tweeps are bots

But only 5 per cent of accounts are spammers, says Twitter

AWS adds on-premises Radius MFA to Workspaces DaaS

This might need new jargon - 'hybrid cloud authentication' anyone?

Naughty NSA was so drunk on data it forgot collection rules

Declassified court docs show systematic breaches over [REDACTED] years

VMware hangs with the cool kids in the Containers gang

We almost invented containers but were too shy to talk about them says CTO

UK mobile coverage is BETTER than EVER, networks tell Ofcom

Regulator swallows this line and parrots it back out at us. What are they playing at?

ETSI publishes nine network function virtualisation standards

Drafts out now, actual standards planned for release by year's end

XBOX One will learn to play media from USB and DLNA sources

Hang on? Aren't those file formats you hardly ever see outside torrents?

We told you jailbreaking your iThing was dangerous

Ad revenue looted from 75,000 infected iOS fondelslabs

Nimble's latest mutants GORGE themselves on unlucky forerunners

Crossing Sandy Bridges without stopping for breath

Just when you thought you were alone in the bath: Hi-res mapping satellite ready for launch

Will beam back images of objects as small as 30cm

The internet just BROKE under its own weight – we explain how

512KDayNext time, big biz, listen to your network admin

Govt control? Hah! It's IMPOSSIBLE to have a successful command economy

Worstall on WednesdayEven Moore's Law can't help the architects of statism now

CEO of Brit giant Daisy Group in talks to take biz private

Riley part of consortium in 'prelim' talks over 190 pence bid

Amazon takes swipe at PayPal, Square with card reader for mobes

Etailer plans to undercut rivals with low transaction fee offer

What's the nature of your emergency, Vodafone?

Oh, you've dialled the wrong number for ad fibs, rules ASA

No Apple fanbois here: Man United BANS iPads from Old Trafford

Get your slabs out, get your slabs out, get your slabs out for the lads

LulzSec supergrass Sabu led attacks against Turkey – report

Revelations contained in 'sealed court docs' - news site

Vulture 2 spaceplane brain surgery begins with remote incision

Autopilot wrangling from Australia via OpenVPN

EE network whacked by 'PDP authentication failure' blunder

UpdatedCarrier is 'aware' of cockup, working on a fix NOW

Stanford boffin is first woman to bag 'math Nobel Prize'

Maryam Mirzakhani's work on doughnuts and spheres wins Fields Medal

Cash-laden backers chuck $35 MEELLLION into the clouds

Cloud storage gateway, cloudy backup bods net new funding

Dolby Atmos is coming home and it sounds amazing

Breaking FadDon’t bin your multichannel home cinema system just yet

Flash to the Max: HGST, NEC ink SQL Server appliance deal

Reference architecture for PCIe flash cards

Anonymous threatens to name cop who shot dead unarmed Michael Brown

Police close ranks and refuse to reveal officer's identity

Golden age of invention or hyped-up age of overblown marketing?

Storagebod blogRevolutionary and a massive step forward for the industry

Snowden leaks show that terrorists are JUST LIKE US

... on infosec, that is. Jihadis' OPSEC rivalled GCHQ's, says Glenn Greenwald

CoreOS takes Manhattan with Quay container-hosting gobble

Docker-friendly Linux to offer private repository storage

Ex-VMware engineers chuck $4.5m and OpenStack at AWS

But virty giant's magic code misses the first cloud cut

Speaking in Tech: 'Facebook Chat Heads – what a stupid name'

PodcastSiri rival Viv: 'I've used it on my watch to show off sometimes'

Meet the Flockers... and please, do try to contain yourself

ClusterHQ product released today

Spell Sepaton backwards three times ... Puff! It just vanished into HDS

Exit at last for high-end deduper's VC backers

ROAD TRIP! An FCC road trip – Leahy demands net neutrality debate across US

You crashed watchdog's site, now time to crash its ears

Snowden on NSA's MonsterMind TERROR: It may trigger cyberwar

Plus: Syria's internet going down? That was a US cock-up

Chinese regulator fires antitrust advisor over alleged kickbacks from Qualcomm

Claims researcher took money to throw off monopoly probe

Dead Steve Jobs sued by own shareholders in no-poach pact brouhaha

'His conduct a reminder that businessmen commit unlawful acts in zealous pursuit of profit'

Click on a Facebook ad on your mobe, then buy a thing on your PC ... Facebook remembers

And you thought Messenger was a little bit creepy

Marvell: NO WAY should we have to pay jumbo $1.54bn patent judgment

Tells appeals court Carnegie Mellon Uni patent ruling was result of 'series of legal errors'

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