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Finally kicked that Minecraft habit? Story time!

Mojang says an epic narrative-mode is in the works

Red Hat CFO reaches for eject cord after Street-beating performance

Linux firm ups annual guidance yet again

Microsoft drops early Chrissie pressie on Mac Office fanbois

Stocking-fillers land for Mac Outlook

Net Neut: Verizon flips the bird to FCC on peering deal crackdown

You can't stop us creating web traffic fast-lanes, telco says

Woz moves to Oz

Apple founder moving to Tasmania, aka 'The Apple Isle'

Johnson & Johnson snatches your .baby for $3m

Don't expect to see anytime soon

Kiwi hacker 'menace' pops home detention tracker cuffs

KiwiconHack unit worn by on-parole crim. Blackmail said crim. Profit

Forget Google's robot cars, now it's on to ANDROID cars

Next OS to come built into auto dashboards, sources claim

NBN Co reveals product roadmap and Telstra planning deal

Hybrid fibre-coax trials to commence in late 2015

Microsoft fires legal salvo at phone 'tech support' scammers

Sick callers face fingering from Redmond's revenge

Hack hijacks electric skateboards, dumps hipsters in the gutter

Automated attacks crash riders on the fly

India's heavy launch rocket passes flight test

Short flight for GSLV Mk-III proves crew-capsule-carrying-chops

How much for a wrist job? A tenner normally, but for this one, over $30k

Tosser alert: Diamond-encrusted Apple gold watch out next summer

Judge spanks SCO in ancient ownership of Unix lawsuit

IBM win means Linux is saved! Again!

Movie industry's evil plan to destroy the internet is going precisely nowhere

Yes, it would damage the DNS; no, it's not going to happen

Git thee behind me, Git crit security bug!

Update anything on the desktop that touches GitHub if you want to live

VISC-y business: Can Soft Machines keep the free lunch counter open?

It's a multicore world alright, but the ghost of Transmeta lingers

Fujitsu’s customers come big data samba dancing

Get down on the analytics dance floor

Armouring up online: Duncan Campbell's chief techie talks crypto with El Reg

Crypto toolbox, Part ITruecrypt, PGP, GPG - but NEVER Skype

Webcam-snooping spawn of ZeuS hits 150 banks worldwide

Chthonic exploits Word bug to hijack browsers, steal passwords

Google Tax part 94: EU's H-dot wavers over copyright levy

Here’s a little number about charging the Choc Factory

Reviewed: LittleBigPlanet 3, Lara Croft's latest raid and more

Game TheoryFestive family video gaming fun

Daisy Group: so long AIM, it's been emotional, sort of

B2B comms and tech outfit to cancel share trading from 22 January

Merlot and hot dogs: Atos snaps up Xerox's outsourcing biz for $1.05bn

Plan for world domination based on shrugs and '3-year strategic plan’

Iliad owner coughs €2.3bn for Orange Switzerland

Telco shopping trip finally bears fruit for French biz bloke

Linux 'GRINCH' vuln is AWFUL. Except, er, maybe it isn't

Securo-bods in bunfight over priv-escalation problem

Welsh council rapped for covert spying on sick leave worker

'Incredibly intrusive' use of powers prompts slap from ICO

UK air traffic bods deny they 'skimped' on IT investment after server mega-fail

'90s kit isn't 'ancient', indignant chief exec tells Parliament

Windows Server 2003 custom support could cost MILLIONS

Got a few million tucked under the mattress for Microsoft?

Apple v BBC: Fruity firm hits back over Panorama drama

Guess who's off Tim Cook's Christmas card list

Hackney council leaked thousands of locals' data in FoI blunder

Names, addresses and rental accounts outted in spreadsheet snafu

Vulture 2 design hero describes epic 'hobby' project

Chris Dodd talks spaceplane with The Engineer

The Shock of the New: The Register redesign update 4

Some changes for your delectation

Feds finger Norks in Sony hack, Obama asks: HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE KOREA?

Blaming Kim Jong Un is like Saddam's WMDs all over again

T-Mobile US to refund $90m for bogus charges: Un-Carrier to Un-Crammer

Scram, cram scams, thank you, ma'am

BlackBerry CEO Chen says to expect profits ... in 2016

For now, revenues still spiraling toward drain

Sony Pictures hack is Hollywood's 'Snowden moment' say infosec bods

Keys to sysadmin accounts nicked, abused, it appears

ICANN: The TRUTH about that hacker attack on our DNS zone file database

But vague details raise questions about org's security

Super Cali's futuristic Tesla batt swap focus – even though car tech test is an expected bonus

Free charge or a fast battery switch – take your pick

Staples comes clean: 1+ million bank cards at risk after hack

Run for the tills! Run for the tills!

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