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Tech patent hoarder Intellectual Ventures to lose a fifth of its trolls

Layoffs hit licensing powerhouse

Cryptolocker flogged on YouTube

Cat video encrypts all the things

VMware shuffles the executive deckchairs

Big guns Eschenbach and Chadwick aimed at growth markets

Astronomers scramble for obs on new comet

Amateur gets fifth confirmed discovery

Uh, Obama? Did you miss a zero or two off Samsung's Chinese supplier 'fib' settlement?

No? OK. Tech giant will go ahead and write a $2.3m check

'Leccy racer whacks petrols in Oz race

ELMOFO rakes in two wins in sanctioned race

Lazy sysadmins rooted in looming Mozilla cert wipeout

CA maintainer warns 'check your infrastructure'

Intel's Haswell-E brain to emerge from the lab at end of August – reports

Motherboards spotted in the wild, it seems

Gigantic toothless 'DRAGONS' dominated Earth's early skies

Gummy pterosaurs outlived toothy competitors

Kate Bush: Don't make me HAVE CONTACT with your iPHONE

Can't face sea of wobbling fondle implements. What happened to lighters, eh?

How to marry malware to software downloads in an undetectable way (Hint: Please use HTTPS)

Boffins demo how traffic redirect can endanger code

Power of iPhone 6 hype-gasm: Apple a sniff away from record stock high

Peak AppleSplit share price threatening to reach 2012 apex

Zennet wants YOUR machines for tradable supercomputer cloud

SETI@home, Bitcoin the inspirations

Wall Street woes: Oh noes, tech titans aren't using bankers

Worstall on WednesdayGet out your hankies: Facebook, Google use in-house teams

Look, no client! Not quite: the long road to a webbified Vim

Programming the Web, Pt. IIIBuilding in the browser

The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?

Game TheoryAnd yes it does need a fat HDD (or SSD, it's cool with either)

Brother, can you spare a DIME for holy grail of secure webmail?

FeatureLavabit man's new project: One of security's thorniest problems

Creaky PC? SanDisk gives users a NAND with speedy '3-bitter' SSD

Tart it up with a TLC retrofit

Video of US journalist 'beheading' pulled from social media

Yanked footage featured British-accented attacker and US journo James Foley

Speaking in Tech: Meet the man who SURRENDERED to Facebook

PodcastCloud architect tells Regcast: 'It owns my entire life' sinks another £1.6m into Internet of Stuff spec HyperCat

Blighty consortium gets additional funding

Citrix drizzles lightly and briefly on VMware's parade with Xen update

Xen App and Desktop get refreshes and native Chrome OS Receiver returns

Heartbleed implicated in US hospital megahack

This time superbug has nothing to do with MRSA

I don't see dead people: Twitter to nix some images of deceased folk

Family members can submit takedown requests

Apple to build WORLD'S BIGGEST iStore in Dubai

It's not the size of your shiny-shiny...

Can it be true? A BIG DATA benchmark? Yes, says TPC

Vendor-neutral stats for tech's biggest meaningless buzzword

Felony charges? Harsh! Alleged Anon hackers plead guilty to misdemeanours

US judge questions harsh sentence sought by prosecutors

Hello, police, El Reg here. Are we a bunch of terrorists now?

Do Brits risk arrest for watching beheading video nasty? We asked the fuzz

Stand clear! Will HTC's One act as a defibrillator for Windows Phone?

AnalysisLow end success, high end boredom

WTH? Upstart stuffed with ex-VMware bods grilled on Amazon cloud 'rescue' plan

InterviewPlatform9's co-founder on how they started a new biz

Samsung bags second Internet of Home Stuff home firm in a week

US electronics division slurps heating and A/C distie Quietside

Speedy software upstart PernixData showered in gold by expectant VCs

Whippersnapper gulps down initial funding, greedily tucks into second helping

Barnes & Noble: Swallow a Samsung Nook tablet, please ... pretty please

Novelslab finally on sale with ($199 - $20) price tag

Boffins build CYBORG-MOTHRA but not for evil: For search & rescue

VideoThis tiny bio-bot will chew through your clothes then save your life

Linux Foundation says many Linux admins and engineers are certifiable

LinuxCon 2014Floats exam program to help IT employers lock up talent

Netflix swallows yet another bitter pill, inks peering deal with TWC

Net neutrality crusader once again pays up for priority access

Need a green traffic light all the way home? Easy with insecure street signals, say researchers

No crypto, default passwords, FTP servers? It's 1998 again

Hi-ho EVO: VMware eyes TWO new hardware-flavored trademarks

VMworld 2014'EVO' and 'EVO: RAIL' filed in early August – just in time for...

Oi! Rip Van Winkle: PATCH, already

Stuxnet, Sality, Gauss, Flame still infecting your unpatched boxen

Did you swipe your card through one of these UPS Store tills? You may have been pwned

As many as 100k transactions spied upon by malware

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