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Tasmania offered possible pay-to-connect for NBN fibre

Also: NBN Co adds no-battery option to migration program

Benioff bails from Borg Board

Salesforce supremo was invited onto board by Cisco CEO Chambers but won't seek re-election

Boffins say they've got Lithium batteries the wrong way around

Surprises at the nano-scale mean our ideas about how they charge could be all wrong

Netscape plugins about to stop working in Chrome for Mac

Google kills off 32-bit Chrome, only on Mac

Hackers pop Brazil newspaper to root home routers

Step One: try default passwords. Step Two: Repeat Step One until success

New 'Cosmos' browser surfs the net by TXT alone

No data plan? No WiFi? No worries ... except sluggish download speed

China, clouds, to kill data centre tech market growth

China, cloud operators and software-definers about to cannibalise shrinking market

Boffins: Searching for ALIENS is like looking for PIZZA among students

'The pizza must be being constantly replaced!'

Radio hams can encrypt, in emergencies, says Ofcom

Consultation promises new spectrum and hints at relaxed licence conditions

Chinese city creates footpath for smartphone addicts

One lane for the afflicted, another for pedestrian pedestrians

Snowden, Dotcom, throw bombs into NZ election campaign

Claim of tapped undersea cable refuted by Kiwi PM as Kim claims extradition plot

Big Blue bludgeons its way to top of software-defined storage kingdom

IBM accepts crown from storage beancounters

Infosec geniuses hack a Canon PRINTER and install DOOM

Internet of Stuff securo-cockups strike yet again

Seagate's BUMPER State of the Storage Nation announcement

AnalysisWannabe 'digital data steward' speaks to the masses

Hey, scammers. Google's FINE with your dodgy look-a-like apps

Google Apps scripts could fool ANYONE, warns engineer

Maxta goes gung-ho for Grantley, cuddles up to big daddy Intel

Flashy upstart just loves getting some Intel inside it

Freenode IRC users told to change passwords after securo-breach

Miscreants probably got in, you guys know the drill by now

LOHAN tin-rattles to a whopping £27,000 on Kickstarter

Just six days left to lay mitts on UNIQUE merch and help make history

Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR

Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion

Half a billion in the making: Bungie's Destiny reviewed

Game TheoryIt feels very familiar - but it's still good

Apple CEO Tim Cook: TV is TERRIBLE and stuck in the 1970s

The iKing thinks telly is far too fiddly and ugly – basically, iTunes

Brit telcos warn Scots that voting Yes could lead to hefty bills

BT and Co: Independence vote likely to mean 'increased costs'

Get your Indian Landfill Android One handsets - they're only SIXTY QUID

Cheap and deafening mobes for the subcontinental masses

Yawn, Wikileaks, we already knew about FinFisher. But these software binaries...

Latest Assange leakgasm includes full copies of spyware

Europe prepares to INVADE comet: Rosetta landing site chosen

No word yet on whether backup site is labelled 'K'

Microsoft splurges 2½ INSTAGRAMS buying Minecraft maker Mojang

+CommentIt'll all end in showers of collapsing blocks, mark my words

Seagate's triple-headed Cerberus could SAVE the DISK WORLD

... and possibly bring us even more HAMR time. Yay!

No biggie: EMC's XtremIO firmware upgrade 'will wipe data'

But it'll have no impact and will be seamless, we're told

As bankruptcy looms for RadioShack, we ask its chief financial officer... oh. He's quit

Troubled retailer may not last 'beyond the very near term'

Comcast exec: No, we haven't banned Tor. I use it. You're probably using it

Keep in mind if, say, your Onion browser craps out on Xfinity

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn. Notch: I'm getting the block outta here

He's taking his cash and leaving Mojang

MIT boffins cry havoc and let slip the ROBOT CHEETAHS of Whoa

VidMetal BigMog is quiet(ish) and deadly

Cable internet won't need dose of fibre to stop feeling bloated

Standards group CableLabs tackling TCP 'bufferbloat' in 3.1 standard

Business expects data retention will hit their bottom lines: survey

A great big new tax on everything, a python squeeze, a wrecking ball ...

Apple gives fanbois The Sweetest Thing: A delete button for that U2 album

Hey Bono, we have found what we're looking for

Tough luck, Zuck! Man who claimed to own half of Facebook has fraud trial delayed six months

Judge grants his new lawyer time to peruse the evidence

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