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Reg hacks (and rest of 'Frisco) in LinkedIn measles contagion scare

First the healthcare insurer gets hacked, now disease is spreading on BART

Uber: Sorry we're really awesome and all that (oh yeah, and for leaking your personal info)

Lost-and-found list found lost on the internet

Facebook bug could have ERASED the ENTIRE WORLD

ALL pictures, anyway. Record bounty coughed

Proposed US law could deal knockout blow to FBI in overseas cloud privacy ding-dongs

Two bills filed to drag data protection rules into 2015

BLAME ENGINEERS: Workstation sales soar by 8.9 per cent a year

Very big laptops are a rare bright spot in the PC market

STINKY nerds: Sick of horrifying chums with your terrible BO? Nosey Google wants to help

PicFinally, a device that makes Google+ useful

Biter bitten as hacker leaks source code for popular exploit kit

There is no honour among thieves

TITANIC: Nuclear SUBMARINE cruising 'Sea of KRAKENS' may be FOUND ON icy MOON

Splashdown in hydrocarb ocean suggested for 2040

So long, Cyanogen! OnePlus says its future belongs to OxygenOS

Chinese firm assembles team to build its own alt-Android

FOCUS! 7680 x 4320 notebook and fondleslab screens are coming

DisplayPort standard beefs up to plonk 8k screens in your lap

What on Earth has EMC done to VCE?

We'll all find out on March 12th


New API should shake things up and generate some buzz

Kyocera: Torque among yourselves on our unbreakable ruggedmobe

Drown me, bash me, I will enter your marketplace nonetheless

Gullible Apple users targeted by bogus order cancellation scam

Protip: Don't click links in emails from unknown senders. Ever

DDN purrs, rubs itself around Big Blue's legs, snuggles up to POWER

Storage firm hasn't snubbed Intel CPUs just yet...

ATTENTION SETI scientists! It's TOO LATE: ALIENS will ATTACK in 2049

SETI boffins have forgotten the Bebo Incident of 2008

Hey, NUDE CELEBS! Apple adds SWEET 2FA to iMessage, Facetime

Harder-to-crack smack chat

Show me the money, America! It's time to learn how to pronounce 'Xiaomi'

Zoo-me? Xee-moo? Nope

El Reg's plucky Playmonaut eyes suborbital rocket shot

Open source 'Earendel' project aims high on Kickstarter

KUSHINIKIZA! Google Translate SAVES BABY in Irish roadside birth

Do no evil? We literally save lives now

Vint Cerf: Everything we do will be ERASED! You can't even find last 2 times I said this

'Digital vellum' – the key to eternal life

Like working at IBM? Let Big Blue do the matchmaking

And, er, don't use those nasty apps

Flash die supply dry? Not us. We've got a deal with Micron - Seagate

+CommentNew agreement staves off NAND shortage terror

Evolve: A shoot-em-up full of scary monsters and super creeps

Game TheoryFour-versus-one multiplayer mayhem

Exablox is pretty sweet - but not great for restore applications

CommentGreat strengths in simplicity and scalability

Wanted: PC salesman to head up HP's UK channel ops

Incumbent leaves post, nobody will say why

Think you’re hard? Check out the frozen Panasonic CF-54 Toughbook

PicsRugged, skinny and light – Angelina Jolie in laptop form

Euro ministers trade data for data protection – yes, your passenger records

Lawmakers still worried about legality of blanket retention

Hortonworks dishes out Hadoop for HDS: Mmmm, open source with big vendor gravy

This elephant can dance in the Big Data ballroom

Microsoft: Oh, go on, Xbox Live user. Show us your spammer

'We look at them, we boot them' – gaming platform boss

IBM tells channel types 'stick with us, you'll be millionaires'

But only if you sell what we tell you to - now sing with us, cloud, analytics, mobile...

Acer: We're still a thing! We're still alive. And we are touting 300M shares

Did someone say we make only PCs? Not for much longer

Ex-NASA boffin dreams of PREDATOR-ish tech in humble microwaves

It's 2015 – why don't we already have this?

Accused Goldman Sachs code pilferer sues FBI for 'wrongful arrest'

Claims unlawful search, malicious prosecution

So who just bought the rights to .blog for $20m? A chap living in Panama

ExclusiveWe reveal the bloke who beat industry giants to prime domain space

An NSA spy, a Fed and a sysadmin walk into a bar – that's Prez Obama's new cyber-security order

You and me, simultaneously swapping stories of hackers

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