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Google hopes to cure its 'flu sneezes

Big data needs real data

Offshore metadata storage fine by me, says Malcolm Turnbull

iiNet says 'your data could land in China'

Disney wins Mickey Mouse patent for torrent-excluding search engine

'Authenticity weight' will mean search results bin out sites with little gravitas

Remote code execution flaws fixed in tnftp and wget

Linux bods thankful, Apple a stone-cold boilerplate

Singapore plots photonic future with new research institute

$SGD80 million to shine a light on optics

India to develop an API for entire government

Biometric log-in and portal to track reviled civil servants already winning approval

NSW Govt spends half a million dollars on XP support

Foot cushions well used in eight agency IT shops

Alca-Lu stems bleeding, squeezes costs

Signs glorious 'Shift Plan' is working as revenue - err - shifts to IP routing biz

Microsoft now licensing Windows by the user, across multiple devices

Redmond's silly VDI arrangements look to be a thing of the past

Auditors find encrypted chat client TextSecure is secure

Except for one bug that could well and truly spoil the party and turn you into Milhouse

IPv6 web starts to look like the internet we know

Search, shopping, news, TV and naughties

Rosetta reaches perfect position to get touchy Philae

Comet-pronging probe is 'lined up for lander delivery'

NHS slow to react as Windows XP support nears the end

Trusts need to make a move by April 2015

BBC clamps down on illicit iPlayer watchers

RSS feeds binned in favour of in-house API

ICANN, ICAN'T, IWON'T: uWHAT? How the internet is actually run

CommentOur ex-ICANN staffer spills the beans

Coinbase launches in Europe - but who's its mystery bank partner?

CommentAll a bit murky - but firm claims userbase is growing

What you need to know about keeping your cloud data safe

Seeking shelter from the storm

Whomp, there it is: Seagate demos Kinetic disk drive

Ethernet-astic fun at OpenStack

LOHAN test flight: Results in from Oz jury

Andrew Tridgell picks over Vulture 2 avionics logs

Windows 8 or nowt: Consumer Win 7 fans are out of luck

Professional version keeps going – for now

Would you recognise the Vans shoes logo? Neither would Euro trademark bods

Cobblers to beg for recognition of 'distinctive character'

Drupal megaflaw raises questions over CMS bods' crisis mgmt

Fallout spreads as securobods issue warnings

That 'tech-free' Nophone? It was already out years ago

Well, sort of... Remember the Stuckist Phone?

Pro-ISIS script kiddies deface West Yorkshire egg-chasers' site

Um, that'll teach the, er, local rugby team

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 – dual SSD sizzler

ReviewThe world's fastest portable storage, apparently

Apple Watch buyers will feel 'different' after being 'serviced' in spring 2015

It's a, er, neverending marathon of touching - ex-Burberry boss

VMware: Yep, ESXi bug plays 'finders keepers' with data backups

Have you tried DISABLING then ENABLING CBT?

Oracle users open can of whup-ass on licensing policies

'Relations are hostile and filled with deep-rooted mistrust'

Greeks best in the world – at, er, breaking their mobile phones

Blighty's not much better at preserving Jesus Phones either

Manufacturers slam UK.gov: 'High speed broadband' rollout is too slow

Not impressed with 'poor communication', either

Virgin 'spaceship' pilot 'unlocked tailbooms' going through sound barrier

'Shuttlecock mode' deployed just before crackup

Data protection laws come to the rescue of poor, underpaid UK MPs

Shredding of expenses paperwork sparks cover-up accusations

European astronaut exposes eerie snaps of ISS in Twitter feed

Bag-on-head terror ... In space, no one sees you tweet

Japan tells operators: Put a SIM lock in a new mobe? You'd better unlock it for free

SIM liberty to promote competition

UK print peddler Annodata slips ring on Berkshire firm's finger

Stumbling services biz Keltec was once a Blighty bigshot

Samsung gobbles Proximal Data for server-side SSD

Mighty chaebol figures to make better caching software - but is it ready to play?

France kicks UK into third place for public Wi-Fi hotspots

US takes second spot, and Asian giants loom

Why Seagate spent $374m on Xyratex: It's part of a cloud system

CommentExec rank multiplication

Gov.UK doubles IT outsourcing to £20bn

It's a public sector spending bonanza

Selling kit in the traditional way? Days might be numbered

Public cloud spend to hit $127bn by 2018, predicts IDC

Pro-democracy Hong Kong sites DDoS'd with Chinese cyber-toolkit

Now we're not saying it was the Chinese government, but...

Russians hear Tim Cook is gay, pull dead Steve Jobs' enormous erection

UpdatedNo happy ending from these jerks

Australia's going to need a standalone metadata retention bureau

Retained metadata is too valuable to be left to ISPs and carriers

Seriously, for real this time, the 12in MaxiPad is totally on the way ...

... allegedly ... sigh

Australia Post goes a little bit grey with parcel forwarding service

Shopmate service gives Aussies a US postal address, sets Australia Tax at AU$25

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