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Munich considers dumping Linux for ... GULP ... Windows!

Give a penguinista a hug, the Outlook's not good for open source's poster child

This'll end well: US govt says car-to-car jibber-jabber will SAVE lives

Department of Transportation starts cogs turning for another wireless comms standard

BlackBerry slices off juiciest bits, bottles them in 'Tech Solutions'

BBM doesn't make the cut, but does at least go GA on Windows Phone

Xen to practice art of motor vehicle embedded development

Vroom vroom! Virtualised Volvos and Volkswagens are coming your way

TRIANGULAR orbits will help Rosetta to get up close with Comet 67P

Probe will be just 10km from Space Duck in October

Think crypto hides you from spooks on Facebook? THINK AGAIN

Traffic fingerprints reveal all, say boffins

Google to offer special accounts for kids: report

Under 13? You'll be under Google's tender care

e-Borders fiasco: Brits stung for £224m after US IT giant sues UK govt

Defeat to Raytheon branded 'catastrophic result'

Things are looking up in Flappy Bird sequel

'Swing Copters' offers the same gameplay but in a different direction

NSW to build federated ID management rig for staff, punters

Oracle code and kit to be tended by NTT

Cops baffled by riddle of CHICKEN who crossed ROAD

'Officers were unable to determine Chicken's intent'

Microsoft: Azure isn't ready for biz-critical apps … yet

Microsoft will move its own IT to the cloud to avoid $200m server bill

EnterpriseDB chucks devs free tools to craft NoSQL web apps with PostgreSQL

Prebuilt AWS image comes with all you need preconfigured

Nuke regulator hacked three times in three years

Phishing emails hooked dozens of staff

UK fuzz want PINCODES on ALL mobile phones

ExclusiveMet Police calls for mandatory passwords on all new mobes

Object storage bods Exablox: RAID is dead, baby. RAID is dead

Bring your own disks to its object appliances

Apple takes blade to 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

ReviewShaves price, not screen on mid-2014 model

Vulture 2 takes a battering in 100km/h test run

VidStill in one piece, but we're going to need MORE POWER

CRR-CRRRK, beep, beep: Mars space truck backs out of slippery sand trap

Curiosity finds new drilling target after course correction

Caught red-handed: UK cops, PCSOs, specials behaving badly… on social media

No Mr Fuzz, don't ask a crime victim to be your pal on Facebook

Steve Jobs had BETTER BALLS than Atari, says Apple mouse designer

Xerox? Pff, not even in the same league as His Jobsiness

EU justice chief blasts Google on 'right to be forgotten'

Don't pretend it's a freedom of speech issue – interim commish

Call of Duty daddy considers launching own movie studio

Activision Blizzard might like quality control of a CoD film

UK government accused of hiding TRUTH about Universal Credit fiasco

'Reset rating keeps secrets on one-dole-to-rule-them-all plan', say MPs

Nexenta reckons it has Edge in squeezing your object storage BLOB

Dedupe for the little guy, not just the tech titan

AMD slaps 'Radeon' label on Tosh flash: >Beard stroke< Hmm, cunning ...

Hey, you wanna SSD with that graphics card, man?

EE: STILL Blighty's best mobe network, says 'Frappucino' Moore

Fresh round of network stats fisticuffs possibly on the cards here

Violin Memory FINALLY writes dedupe and compression into its latest Concerto

Sweet music to the ears of sysadmins

Super-dense flasher Skyera gets new CEO, fills pockets

+CommentMoney should go towards getting product to market

Apple analyst: fruity firm set to shift 75 million iPhones

We'll have some of whatever he's having please

Eat up Martha! Microsoft slings handwriting recog into OneNote on Android

Freehand input on non-Windows kit for the first time

'Fangless' activist investor chomps up chunk of Rackspace

Blue Harbour thirsting to quaff some fresh asset sweat

Intel's Raspberry Pi rival Galileo can now run Windows

Behold the Internet of Things. Wintel Things

Ballmer leaves Microsoft board to spend more time with his b-balls

From Clippy to Clippers: Hi, I see you're running an NBA team now ...

Microsoft and HTC are M8s again: New One mobe sports WinPhone

Just a couple of little catches, though

Dozens of COPS cuffed in Turkish Prime Minister's wiretap probe

Plod accused of illegally snooping on top govt officials

US TV stations bowl sueball directly at FCC's spectrum mega-sale

Broadcasters upset about coverage and cost as they shift up and down the dials

Rubber Ub' hub: Uber test-drives condoms, gift card, soap etc deliveries

Get drugstore stuff in a hurry – like it's a 1999 dotcom bubble all over again

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