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Chief Scientist slams handcuffing research funds to uni reforms

Australia's Treasurer hints at compromise to keep cash flowing even if reforms killed

Clinton defence of personal email server fails to placate critics

AnalysisAdmits it 'might have been smarter' to use two accounts

Mattel urged to scrap Wi-Fi mic Barbie after Register investigation

Won't someone think of the children? asks pressure group

Broadcom's Ram Velaga on OpenNSL and silicon

Use-case will reach beyond switch vendors

VCE scales up, up and out of exclusive deal with Cisco

New 'VxBlock' goes where Vblocks can't – NSX and other server or network vendors

$1.3 million survelliance systems fights Logan bogans

'Nothing to hide, nothing to fear', people

SUSE gets more cloudy with OpenStack integration

Plus Hadoop and MapR integration

Nest seeks audio talent to delight … someone

Home audio about to get Googled, aren't you thrilled?

Juniper fights back against white-box world with high-performance silicon

Routers, switches, firewalls get revved up

104 Australian orgs report breaches to privacy commissioner

First reporting under new laws reveals plenty of complaints, but also reform under way in government

National Broadband Network names cable broadband trial sites

If you live in Redcliffe, Merrimac, Slacks Creek or Emu Plains, you're in luck

LUST for APPLE WATCH drove me to crime, says alleged meth dealer

Chinese bloke claims he set up drug deal to get some Cupertino arm candy

Hold on to your hats, we're ready to talk turkey on cybersecurity law, say ministers

Europe's national reps say they've reached an agreement

$17,000 Apple Watch: Pointless bling, right? HA! You're WRONG

CommentHelping rich men get laid. Perhaps, later, less-rich men too

Dream job: Sysadmin/F1 pit crew member with Red Bull racing

The job's real, you get a personal trainer and unmissable one-second deadlines

Legalising London's bed-hopping economy is POINTLESS

ExclusiveNobody's been fined for breaking Airbnb ban

Kaspersky claims to have found NSA's 'space station malware'

Super-complex code collection had 116 spooky plug-ins

Disk array devastation: New-tech onslaught tears guts from trad biz

Winter is almost upon us, says EMC

Dutch telcos build data bonfire after judge nixes retention law

Guys, why do you need all this stuff anyway?

Augmented reality: Who needs immersive worlds when you've got it all?

Wearable Tech Show 2015Google Glass? We've moved on, mate...

NBN Co to deploy DOCSIS 3.1 from 2017

All our technologies have upgrades, says network builder, but there's no G.Fast plan

Look, no handsets: How to do telephony without a phone

When IT and voice come together

Work harder to stop online child abuse, MEPs tell EU states

And stop passing the buck to ISPs, you slackers

Watch this, Apple. Fruity firm gets down and dirty with Facebook’s OCP

Data volume growing from iPhones, iPads, iTunes and … er ... watches

25 years of SNK's Neo Geo video gaming platform

Antique Code ShowThe granddaddy of game consoles

Bulk interception is NOT mass surveillance, says parliamentary committee

GCHQ dragnet lawful, but law needs greater transparency

Docker snacks on Mac app chaps: Kitematic to put UI on container tools

Point-and-click wrangling for devs running OS X

Blighty's oldest tech distie feels a little punchy again

Northamber: Still in the red, but with a hint of black

UK call centre linked to ‘millions’ of nuisance robo-calls raided by ICO

Brighton PPI scum have equipment seized

BBC: We'll give FREE subpar-Raspberry-Pis to a million Brit schoolkids

Shades of the 1980s Micro, says Beeb director general

Ark scoops £700m to host ALL's data centre needs

ExclusiveEverything will run from biz's bases, sources tell us

RIP Sir Terry Pratchett: Discworld author finally gets to meet DEATH

Brilliant wordsmith dies at home aged 66

US bares its net neutrality enforcement regime to world+dog

FCC promises ombudsman, fines and possible legal action

BOXing clever: Data biz embiggens sales - then its shares slump

Full year losses deepen by almost a tenth

EMC calls on company veteran to run UK ops

Looks to Pure with worried eyes, 'please don't poach this one too'

You kip kit: The Internet of Stuff innovation snooze-a-thon

Wearable Tech Show 2015The big sleep awaits us all

Computacenter's Brit team basks in double digit sales glory

But as for those Germans and Frenchies ... pah!

Sir Terry remembered: Dickens' fire, Tolkien's imagination, and the wit of Wodehouse


Revenge porn forbidden: Twitter bans hobby of bitter ex-boyfriends

Microblog giant says it's officially against the rules to be a terrible person

UK says comms metadata can kill personal privacy

Post-Snowden Parliamentary inquiry calls for tighter safeguards on spooks' access to metadata

Google MURDERS Google Code, orders everyone out to GitHub and co

Shutdown begins now, completely dead by Jan 2016

We've read all 400 pages of the FCC's baffling net neutrality rules – here's what YOU need to know

Part oneThe Google, the bad, and the ugly

Forget viruses: Evil USB drive 'fries laptops with a power surge'

'It's like an atomic bomb: cool to have, but can not be applied'

iiNet to be scooped up by TPG for $1.4 billion

BoB becomes a total peripheral

Pathetic PC sales just cost us a BILLION dollars, cries Intel

No wonder Chipzilla is chasing internet-of-things, mobile chips

Patch Flash now: Google Project Zero, Intel and pals school Adobe on security 101

9 remote-code execution holes to fix before hackers grab them

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