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'Kickass' Somali pirates get their asses kicked by Japanese ass-kickers

.so .you .thought .you .were .invincible .eh?

Data retention: It seems BORING ... until your TV SPIES ON YOU

It's not just about privacy from advertisers any more

Qualcomm, China shake hands, all is forgiven – if Qualcomm pays $975m

Antitrust probe resolved with fines, new patent license terms

Android Patent Dispute: Microsoft, Samsung hug it out

We’re fine now, but we DON’T want to talk about it, OK

NASA plots methane-detecting laser in SPAAACE

Measuring the other greenhouse gas

World's mega-rich tax dodge exposed: Meet the HSBC IT bloke at the heart of damning leak

Disguises, bodyguards and more in family man's life

NERDS KICK PUPPY 'bot in brutal attack

VideoElectric dog gamely laughs off vicious assaults

RadioShack lists 1,800 stores facing the axe across America

You've got questions, we've no longer got any answers

IEEE rubber-stamps new patent policy

Information wants to be free FRAND-licensed

Net neutrality in the US: Look out! It's Neut-gate! Or is that Net-ghazi?

CommentWhat are you hiding Obama?!!

Received surprise new Redmond licenses? You might be pwned

Sleeping beauty rears ugly head

Symantec to cough up $17m after bloody dust-up with patent troll

Security biz to spend next week pouring profit into Intellectual Ventures' wallet

Swedish National Font marches to the sound of whalesong

LogoWatchFlying the flag in 'audacious' rebranding

Back off – it is ILLEGAL to make us accountable, claim ICANN lawyers

(Depending on how you read the relevant part of California corporate law)

Bad romance: Ransomware, exploit kits in criminal cuddle

Leave the exploiting to the exploit kits, we'll focus on the fleecing

Governments beg Twitter for more data; network offers birdcage droppings

Better luck next time, Putin

Why 1.6 million people will miss Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 date with fate

You want to do what? Again?!

MongoDB's feline brains trust sink their claws into NoSQL

Relational payoff in the wings?

Russian revolution: YotaPhone 2 double-screen JANUS MOBE

Review100 hour battery life and e-paper? Yes please

About that UK digital biz renaissance? Not so fast

Guest OpinionTech City quango's flawed report

IBM drops patent bomb on

Dot-com pioneer fitted with web and network suit

Does your storage look like it's held together by elastic tape? Oh, you're using IBM kit, too, huh?

CommentOne for the archive, definitely

Bitcoin trade biz MyCoin goes dark, investors fear $387 MEEELLION lost

Panic over new zany investment

EE 'best' of the UK mobile network bunch, but how good is that?

10% of the country doesn't even have proper coverage tempts SMEs with tasty framework, then slaps them in face

Will GDS work with small biz or just build itself an empire?

Netflix to Cuba: Care to spend half your wages to see Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights?

Average monthly salary – $18 ... oh and just 5% have broadband

Seagate’s EVault joins the backup providers swarm

+CommentWelcome to a weird consolidation-free zone

Keyless vehicle theft suspects cuffed after key Met Police, er, 'lockdown'

Miraculous electronics gadgetry not so cool now

ACHTUNG! Scary Linux system backdoor turns boxes into DDoS droids

Xnote.1 - the Swiss Army knife of malware

Meru Networks CEO: 2014 was a year of Cs & Ds

'Challenges and disappointments' ... aka sales crash, losses widen

Sales slip at fine-hit CSC after firm escapes from the NHS

$190m fine over beancounting smacks the bottom line

Anonymous loose cannon admits DDoSing social services and housing websites

51-yr-old Liverpudlian cuffed after bragging on social media

Hey channel dudes, says Kaminario, we REALLY want to flog more kit

Embiggenment may help stave off competition

Swift gets swifter: Apple updates its new programming language

Better Objective C interop, fixes and new features in Swift 1.2

French plod can BAN access to any website – NO court order needed will pay for child abuse, terrorist sites to be shuttered

Not just Imation's imagination: That sinking feeling is real

+CommentA different story from last year

Amazing, cool, wow: Humans naturally use POSITIVE words, and that is GOOD

Official proof that commentards are ALIENS

Big data, come to BIG DADDY: HDS gobbles upstart Pentaho

Lot of info coming off those Hitachi trains, power plants ... let's crunch it all together

Samsung: Our TVs? Spying on you? Ha Ha! Just a joke of course

No 'sensitive information' warning any more ... done

Patch now: Design flaw in Windows security allows hackers to own corporate laptops, PCs

Nine fixes to install, three critical and one super bad

Joyent: Never mind those other forkers, Node.js has a foundation now, too

But io.js says 'nothing has changed' – yet

In India, Facebook and chums boil the internet down to 38 websites

That's all you'll need – cat pics, stupid videos and medical tips

Telstra's rivals eye point-to-point frequencies for country mobile

1800 MHz bands slated for auction

California mulls law to protect your e-privates from warrant-free cops

You wanna see my iPhone, officer? Go ask a judge

Internet of Thieves: All that shiny home security gear is crap, warns HP

If you can monitor your house across the web, so can everyone else

Sitting on one's ARSE is the new CANCER, says Tim Cook - and an Apple watch will save you

Which entirely justifies this ridiculous $700bn market cap!


UpdatedDragon podule down and safe though

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