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Netflix goes TITSUP worldwide (Total Inability To Support Usual Programming)

Couch potatoes stir in outrage

Dish, the FCC, and a sly trick to leave American taxpayers $3bn short

AnalysisAre things really as dysfunctional at the watchdog as they seem?

US DoJ okays IEEE's patent troll ban-hammer

Patent-pingers told to back off from standards-essential innovations

Who's come to fix your broadband? It may be a Fed in disguise. Without a search warrant

And that's OK with the courts – if it's declared later on

VMware acquires Immidio to personalise mobile stuff

Core customers sorted yesterday, growth markets pursued today

Accused Silk Road boss's lawyer insists he was just a fall guy

Closing argument urged jury to ignore 'deception and misdirection'

Singapore wants nation-wide internet of things, hold the internet

Plans fibre just about everywhere for national sensor network

China and Russia start again with this UN internet takeover bull****

Scram, geeks – General Assembly document raises government-run specter

Intel silicon photonics modules can't take the heat of the HPC kitchen

Chipzilla puts first batch of kit on ice, promises fix from chill pill

Indian phone buyers decide home is where the heart is

Local hero Micromax takes top sales crown from usual suspects

Attackers sling recent Flash 0day through 1800 domains

Nuke it from orbit. It's the only way to be sure

Microsoft blunts hooks of nasty Internet Explorer phishing flaw

Hacker drops policy bypass disclosure

Germany's BND muscles in on metadata mass surveillance

Vacuumed info flows into NSA-wannabe branch offices

Turing notes found warming Bletchley Park's leaky ceilings

Chilly codebreakers used TOP SECRET documents to stop draughts

Web daddy Tim Berners-Lee calls for net neutrality in Europe

You want growth? Then keep it open, says Knight of the Web Realm

Parts for Brit proto-mainframe EDSAC show up in USA

Botched bookshelf bound for Bletchley after beating scrap merchants

Google gets my data, I get search and email and that. Help help, I'm being REPRESSED!

Worstall on WednesdayRid me of this moaning hippy!

O2 notifies data cops 'for courtesy' ... AFTER El Reg intervenes in email phish dustup

Suggests customers must have lost their own data

German 700MHz auction signals start of Euro spectrum flogoffs

UK might, possibly, maybe join in - by, er, 2022

RSA boss packs his fishing rod and heads for the hills

No big bucks from EMC acquisition or Snowden shenanigans

Speaking in Tech: Uber and Google on the road to DRIVER-FREE cars

PodcastAny thetans going spare? Call the Scientologists

Wanted: Brit Facebook and Twitter trolls for counter-jihad psyops

Join the Army and see... er, your own keyboard

Edelman PR dumps its storage bods for Nasuni-Microsoft Azure combo

A lot of in-house flacks are probably panicking right now

CHAINSAW HORROR advert earns GiffGaff a slap from regulator

Clowns, zombies and crazed lumberjack terrified tiny tots

Isilon brains trust flock to data-tastic upstart Qumulo

Heads behind almost ALL Isilon patents start afresh

Who'd be Target's infosec chief? Tesco CIO joins hack-battered firm

Previous chap retires after annus horribilis

Twin Adam Sandlers shake El Reg's movie unwatchablathon team

Jack and Jill screening ends in traumatised dash for wine

Sage Pay anti-POODLE upgrade REDUCED security - briefly

Secure payments on Win XP (snigger) bared to world+dog, argue securo-bods

Hungry Twitter starts spaffing ads ALL OVER THE WEB

Microrant cesspit foresees ‘monetisation opportunities’

vSphere 6.0 is BADASS. Not that I've played with it or anything. Ahem

Sysadmin blogThe future is VMware's to lose

Microsoft's message for Win Server 2003 users: FLEE FOR YOUR LIVES

No scare tactics here. Nope. Uh, someone say security?

Hey kids! If you vote Facebook will give you EXTRA LIKES* partners with Zuck-run network to get da yoof into polling booths

Insight cloud guru snubs global job, walks over to Brit upstart

Ash Patel heading to 'more exciting' role at Cobweb Solutions

Red-spattered Android figures sinkhole Sony's healthy financials

Apart from the crazy mobes, everything else is on the up

Sky bathes in cash - then adds £5bn to its debt mountain

Rising ARPU, churn steady, but broadband still lags

Dell veteran and former channel overlord O'Shea quits

20 years at any company is enough for one man

China demands real names online, bans parody accounts and news article comments

One out of three ain't bad

Tom Wheeler flings off dressing gown, dons gloves for net neutrality RUMBLE

Telco lawyers start the clock

Behold: The touchy-feely future of Office on Windows 10 fondleslabs

PicsPreview apps for a preview operating system

RIP Windows RT: Microsoft murders ARM Surface, Nokia tablets

End of the road for Lumia 2520 slab

SPITTLE SPATTER as America weighs into FCC net neut shoutgasm

RoundupAmerica reacts to Wheeler's open web plan

Ross Ulbricht, in the library, with the laptop: Silk Road boss found GUILTY of all charges

Clue in 2015

Avoiding data retention will be as easy as eating a burger

Senator Scott Ludlam unpicks the gaps in Oz data retention law

Australia's (current) PM Tony Abbott again calls for metadata trove laws to pass, ASAP

Government links arms with law enforcement, sings 'We shall overcome'

Sony Pictures claims 'Nork mega-hack attack' cost it just $15 million

Chump change, studio says

Forget Norks, Russian hackers are in Sony Pictures' servers – claim

Infosec bod reckons he has seen internal documents not yet leaked by studio ransackers

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