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Yahoo's! Mayer!: We'll! spin! off! $40bn! Alibaba! stake! and! pay! ZERO! tax! on! it! Ha!

Y! says 'close, sesame' to its lucrative slice – but where will its profits come from now?

'Boozed up' US drone spook CRASHED UFO into US White House

Geospatial intelligence man said to have fallen asleep at the wireless wheel

Excitement in boffinry circles as GIGANTIC ALIEN RING BLOTS OUT SUN

PicsFaraway sun J1407b, but you get the idea

Passing asteroid MOONS the HUMAN RACE

BL86 buzz-by revealed a travelling companion

Horrifying iPhone sales bring Apple $18bn profit A QUARTER

Cook: Don't panic, Apple fans, I will FILL the ACHING VOID inside you in April

Australian spookhaus ASIO could retain private data FOREVER

Intelligence oversight chief points out omission in metadata retention bill

VMware cracks US$6bn for the year, says SaaS will slow growth

New businesses are doing well, but cloudy cash comes in spurts

Oz spooks hack, try to fry Middle East servers – report

Homebrew malware dropped on foreign state systems

US looks at plan to hand over world's DNS – and screams blue murder

Assistant Commerce Secretary starts playing Twenty Questions over IANA power shift

Boffin finds formula for four-year-five-nines disk arrays

Build arrays with spare disks - LOTS of 'em - it's cheaper than fixing drives

Fanbois to gamebois: Apple paperwork reveals iOS FUNPAD

Hey, Nintendo – look here. No, here, not at this patent. Don't want to make you cry

YouTube flushes Flash for future flicks

HTML5 <video> tag will henceforth shift video whenever possible

EE squashes Orange UK: France Telecom's been 'destroying it for years'

Kumquat may, fruits of BT merger won’t include Moss' baby

Sleepy Ofcom glances at Internet of Things, rolls over, takes nap

UK watchdog prepares 37 pages of nothing

Regin super-malware has Five Eyes fingerprints all over it says Kaspersky

Keylogger plugin built on source code known to come from spookhauses

I'll get my coat – there's a dusty one flying off Comet 67P

Rosetta analyses dust jacket around everyone's favourite comet

Win Sun, lose Sun: How Larry's bet on old-world systems hurt Oracle

Oracle-Sun anniversaryAWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware refuseniks will be DENIED CANCER SCREENING invites

ExclusiveYour privacy or your life. Pick one, says omnishambolic NHS project

Five years of Sun software under Oracle: Were the critics right?

Oracle-Sun anniversaryThey said Java, MySQL and Solaris were all doomed

X-IO fights global hybrid warming, keeps ISE age going

Gen 3 overhaul and superfast new top end

Hungry UK IT biz, VC firm to swallow former Ericsson arm Damovo – sources

Daisy Group to take UK ops, Oakley Capital the rest: tipsters

NexGen polishes guns, prepares to face hybrid array legions

AnalysisState of independence brought revenues

Cluster-grappling kids clash: Battle of the Big Iron in the Big Easy

HPC BlogBring your HPC weapons to the Mississippi

Virtual Vulture 2 swoops into Spaceport America

VidSpaceplane lands itself, in hot hardware-in-the-loop sim

Google Translate MEAT GRINDER turns gay into 'faggot', 'poof', 'queen'

Offensive word 'bulldyke' still being served up by ad giant

Spartan on Windows 7? Microsoft is 'watching demand'

Extensions plan coming

I ain't afraid of no GHOST – securo-bods

Serious – but it's no Heartbleed

Spinning rust into gold: WD profit grows ... though sales dip

+CommentRival Seagate being outsold by Milligan’s Mob

Scouts take down database due to 'security vulnerabilities'

Full security audit for Compass database

GoDaddy in doghouse over puppy-flogging Super Bowl ad

Domain giant: You'll still see us in the Big Game

Windows tablet price war FINALLY has 'em prying open wallets

All it took was a reduction of 70%. Margin, what margin?

A year with Canada's Volvo-esque smartphone – The BlackBerry Z30

CommentIt's a phone! It texts! It calls! It surfs the web. OK, it's rather nice

Veritas is home. Symantec’s storage split-off adopts old name

Moniker re-emergence the final unravelling of a doomed deal

Speaking in Tech: FREE Win 10 upgrade 'NOT really a big deal'

PodcastPlus: IBM rep says layoff rumours are 'STUPID'

Juniper in the red as product biz bleeds sales in 'challenging' Q4

CEO Rahim: 'we are moving with urgency'

The new Falcon Heavy: MOST POWERFUL ROCKET since the Apollo moonshots

OK we're a bit late, have some CGI while you wait - SpaceX

Friends, Canadians, countrymen: Would you buy a GOLD PLATED BlackBerry Passport?

ReviewIt don't mean a thing if you ain't got that bling

Docker unveils new top team to look after enlarged container biz

Hykes trio in expanded roles

Let's be clear, everyone: DON'T BLOCK Wi-Fi, DUH – FCC official ruling

We're jammin' and I hope this jam is gonna last ... NOPE!

Listen up, AT&T, this could be YOU NEXT: $40m sting for throttling 'unlimited' mobile data

TracFone has to give peeps what it advertised – whoa

IBM jobs axe: 'The cuts have STARTED and are spreading' sigh staff

Here comes Ginni Rometty to chop off your head

Bill Gates – I WISH I was like Zuck and spoke Chinese. Yep, I drink poo

Je ne suis pas un millionnaire. Je suis un milliardaire

Turnbull's Digital Transformation Office has NO PLAN, but awesome power

There's a mission statement-y kind of thing and an FAQ but that's it for now

Man trousers $15,000 domain name for $10.99 amid registry cockup

Nice little earner once he flogs it – before everyone gets real tired of gTLDs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU dumped from flagship smartphone

While China woes rumble on: Watchdog on one hand, deadbeat partners on the other

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