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Alibaba: Just kidding about that $21bn IPO ... we actually want $25bn

Chinese gumble flogger ups goal for market debut

Chinese 'Sogou Explorer' browser sends URLs to parts unknown

APNIC sniffs the digital exhaust and finds 1 in 400 'net users have stalkers

Massachusetts shoots down car dealers' Tesla-busting sueball

Court will allow flash motor maker to sell direct to punters

Bank IT bod accused of stealing $40 MEEELLION from employer

Turns out there may actually be a Nigerian 'prince' out there with cash

I saved Bitcoin and the PERFECT DRAFT OF HISTORY, says Assange

Heat:kitchen equation saw WikiLeaks decide not to accept BTC donations until currency could flourish

India's MOM Mars mission makes final course correction

Mangalyaan probe will feel the burn of orbital insertion on September 24th

Hackers-for-hire raided 300 banks, corporates for TWELVE YEARS

Phony cracker biz looked legit

'Speargun' program is fantasy, says cable operator

We just might notice if you cut our cables

Is your cloud server in the same bit barn as your DR site?

Microsoft will warn you, Amazon zips the lip

Every billionaire needs a PANZER TANK, right? STOP THERE, Paul Allen

Angry Microsoftie hauls auctioneers to court over stalled Pzkw. IV 'deal'

THREE QUARTERS of Android mobes open to web page spy bug

Metasploit module gobbles KitKat SOP slop

Attackers tapping on SNMP door to see if it's open

SANS spots new, dumb attack

'Windows 9' LEAK: Microsoft's playing catchup with Linux

Multiple desktops and live tiles in restored Start button star in new vids

Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front Porch Digital joins Ellison's crew

Nice Big Data market niche biz y'got there, partner

Give us a digi-Czar and more bureaucrats, begs UK tech-services biz

+CommentCome on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud

Permabit builds shrink-your-SAN dedupe box

SANblox compresses too

Israeli spies rebel over mass-snooping on innocent Palestinians

'Disciplinary treatment will be sharp and clear' vow spy-chiefs

A SCORCHIO fatboy SSD: Samsung SSD850 PRO 3D V-NAND

Review4Gb/s speeds on a consumer drive, anyone?

Drones CAN'T deliver goods ... oh. Air traffic control system backed by NASA, you say?

Yes - a (sort of) Google Car system for the skies

SUSE Linux owner Attachmate gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

Merger will lead to mainframe and COBOL powerhouse

Bonking with Apple has POUNDED mobe operators' wallets

... into submission. Weve squeals, ditches payment plans

One sixth of the ENTIRE PLANET will buy a new smartphone this year

1. Make cheap mobe. 2. ???? 3. WORLD DOMINATION

Is your data boring? MapR wants you to bore it back with Apache Drill

New release adds support for Google-y SQL-on-Hadoop tech

Docker scores 40 MILLION greenbacks to pop business into boxes

18 million downloads in three months? Call the money men

Rejoice, Blighty! UK is the TOP of the WHOLE WORLD ... for PHISHING

Thanks, gullible chumps - now everyone knows we're a soft touch

Xpliant targets white-label Ethernet switch vendors with shiny new silicon

SDK and simulator now, sample product by year's end

Oi, Tim Cook. Apple Watch. I DARE you to tell me, IN PERSON, that it's secure

State attorney demands Apple CEO bows the knee to him

Cracked it - Vulture 2 power podule fires servos for 4 HOURS

Pixhawk avionics juice issue sorted, onwards to Spaceport America

Was Earth once covered in HELLFIRE? No – more like a wet Sunday night in Iceland

Geoboffins DEBUNK long-held scientific belief

PLEASE STOP with the snooping requests, begs Google as gov data demands skyrocket

Whadya know, spies are still spying. Transparency? Pah

Huawei: There'll be BLOOD spilled in the smartphone sector soon

No economies of scale? Shut up shop and go home, Chinese firms tells rivals

OECD lashes out at tax avoiding globocorps' location-flipping antics

You hear that, Amazon, Google, Microsoft et al?

Got your NUDE SELFIES in the cloud? Two-factor auth's your best bet for securing them

Infosec made simple: 2FA, its good points and bad points

Deutschland, Uber allowed (for now): Ban on taxi app lifted

Sour krauts can't stop car hire service right this second, says Germany judge

Huawei: Our servers are a flash in the DRAM – thanks, SanDisk

Chinese box builder flings ULLtraDIMMs into processor memory bus – IBM, Dell next?

iPhone 6 will make you fork over with Apple Pay if you want to BONK

No NFC access for third-party developers, apps

Hate Facebook? Hate it enough to spend $9k fleeing it? Web 'country club' built for the rich

And two-factor authentication is for the hoi polloi

Court flushes VirnetX's $368m check from Apple down the toilet

Patent damages payout kicked back to lower bench by appeals judges in US

Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility

AHEDA's research on average content prices did not expose methodology, so appears less than rigourous

SCREW YOU, Russia! NASA lobs $6.8bn at Boeing AND SpaceX to run space station taxis

Musk charging nearly half as much as Boeing for crew trips

Run little spreadsheet, run! IBM's Watson is coming to gobble you up

Big Blue's big super's big appetite for big data in big clouds for big analytics

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