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Harper review: break up ACCC, free up IP*, let freedom reign

*Except for movies – what did you expect?

AWS flops out massive D to vaporise big data rigs

Cloud titan makes a play for Map Reduce and massively parallel workloads

Ethernet Alliance plots 1.6 terabit-per-second future

In 2025 you'll run 100 Gbps on the server, 400 Gbps on the switch and 1 Tbps on the router

This one weird trick deletes any YouTube flick in just a few clicks

No Minecraft videos were harmed in the making of this exploit

POODLE vuln dogs Australian consumer modems

Freak out! Source tells Vulture South there's 100,000 vulnerable hosts out there

Firefox hits prime time as version 37 manifests

New version phones home with feedback more often, squashes parasites

Netflix teams with AWS to launch VHS-as-a-service

'Brown edition' delivers TV's equivalent of a vinyl revival

OpenDaylight and friends spin up 'CloudRouter Project'

Software-defined buzzword party sees SDN, NFV and DevOps merge to become 'NetOps'

Mozilla project spits out threat modelling tool for sysadmins

Students' SeaSponge explains where you're about to go wrong

Virgin Media goes TITSUP, RUINS Tuesday evening

UpdateWired and wireless broadband down for hours

It's the FALKLANDS SYNDROME! Fukushima MELTDOWN to cause '10,000 Chernobyls' in South Atlantic

April FoolBrits in secret evac cover-up

ESA reveals Rosetta's snaps of MARS and EARTH

This was the outward journey of the starship Rosetta ...

UK's National Museum of Computing celebrates 10 glorious years

Preserving Britain’s crucial contribution to IT

Amazon's clouds are da bomb, say EU data protection watchdogs

AWS meets Europe's privacy requirements, whatever they may be worth

Samsung takes Google into third dimension of flashy storage

Flash-flood: Korean 3D flash-furtler melts heart of the Chocolate Factory

Facebook 'violates Euro data law' say Belgian data cops' researchers

Social network? 'VAST ADVERTISING NETWORK', you mean

The coming of DAB+: Stereo eluded the radio star

Breaking FadCould the end finally be in sight for first-generation DAB?

Metadata manipulation by Alation seeks needles in data haystack

Startup's SQL Siri minus the voice

So where's all these digital services GDS promised us?

Doubts over whether cost savings will ever become reality

IBM: No compulsory redundancies in Systems Middleware

Up to 70 volunteers leave with a cheque and a smile as wide as America

Nuclear waste spill: How a pro-organic push sparked $240m blunder

Worstall on WednesdayThe wrong kitty litter led to an almighty clear-up job

Dell’s all-flash array receives benchmark boost

SC4020 sparkles significantly on the price/performance stat scale

Speaking in Tech: Cloud, Ellen Pao and ... er, Jeremy Clarkson

PodcastIndiana — you’ve made a powerful enemy today, my friend

Halifax's '24/7' online banking service is down YET AGAIN

UpdatedBank: Er, has it? Bugger, we'll, um, 'ring you back'

Mystery 'Explosive' cyber-spy campaign traced back to Lebanon

Round up the unusual suspects, you know the drill

CSC confirms top exec suspended over Australian bank scandal

Company is investigating kickback allegations

Hacked uni's admins hand ID theft prevention reward to data burglars

Bungling Bradley may have botched it

Locally Integrated Menus back on Vivid Vervet’s menu

ReviewThanks Linux, Linus

Notebooks drag PC sales out the toilet, fondleslabs still falling

Revenue still falling as well. Bad times

Chef Software cooks up new Chef Delivery DevOps product

ChefConfNew workflow system covers app deployment as well as server config

'Modernise' safe harbour laws for the tech oligarch era – IP czar

Never meant as a get-out-of-jail-free card for tech giants, says report

Fake Pirate Bay site pushes banking Trojan to WordPress users

Pirated pirate site springs 'You've been iFramed' drive-by surprise

Boris Johnson backs trade union campaign to ungag civil servants

Let them speak as the oracles of Lord GO'D once did

Newly merged Chinese taxi-hailing app now valued at $9 BEEELLION

Hedge funds pile in to a (so far) almost Uber-free market

Project Spartan: We get our claws on Microsoft's browser for Windows 10

First lookCortana integration looks good but it's still rough and ready

Pumping billions into data centres won't guarantee you an empire

Please take note Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon

Go, daddy, go: GoDaddy shares rocket 30% in value at IPO

So why are people warning against buying in?

Power, internet access knackered in London after exploding kit burps fire into capital's streets

2,000 people evacuated as electrical blaze rages

Oracle gets ZFS filer array spun up to near-AFA speeds

Thor-like ZS4-4 soars, knocks SPC-2 score for four

Yes, AT&T, you do have to go to court with the FTC

Judge declines to make throttling charges go away

Barry Obama declares national emergency over foreign hackers

New exec order authorizes sanctions for cyber-crime

PlayStation Vita owners – Sony owes you $25 cash or $50 credit

FTC approves settlement for false advertising, 3G claims

Judge greenlights class-action suit accusing AMD of securities fraud

Plaintiffs claim chipmaker misled investors about supply-chain woes

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