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Citrix CEO retires as activist investor Elliott snatches the wheel

'Underperforming product lines' to be put under microscope

Voyager's Golden Record now free to download

Humanity says “Hi!” to aliens in 55 languages on SoundCloud

Australian Cyber Security Centre uses discredited data to quantify infosec threats

The numbers are down, but Australia's Oz Cyber ForceTM says things are getting worse

Bug hunter reveals Apple iTunes, Mac app store receipt deceit

Inject evil JavaScript code via the device name? Don't mind if we do

HP goes off VMware's EVO:RAIL, stops selling sole appliance

'Customers want more open and flexible approach', namely StoreVirtual with vCenter

Microsoft's Arrow brings pane to Androids

You too can suffer the Windows phone experience, as an app

Just a quickie, then: Boffins' 11 picosecond spontaneous emission

75 nm cube lights the path to optical computing

SDN hits rock bottom and FCoE is obsolete, say Gartner mages

New networking hype cycle has good news for wireless, cautions for white-boxers

World-beating TWO-QUADRILLION-WATT LASER fired by boffins

Japanese fusion eggheads pull trigger on Earth's most powerful ray gun

Malvertising campaign hits 10 MEELLION users in 10 days

Screw creative, just use Angler.

Thought YOU'd had rude service in France? Ce n'était RIEN, M'sieu Pantalons Malodorants

Shoppers dubbed 'mad' 'bitch' etc by guys technologique

BT broadband in broad-based brownout and TITSUP incidents

Outages and slow downloads leave customers cursing carrier from Manchester to Portsmouth

Windows 10: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE to Microsoft's long apology for Windows 8

ReviewThere will be tears – but it is worth upgrading

Researchers say Anthem health hack has Beijing's fingerprints

'Black Vine' gang, late of China, fingered as source of heist that lifted 70 million records

Flippin' heck, meet the Internet of Things wallpaper

LEDs, pah! UK inventor cooks up cheap fabric alternative to giant displays

Let kids delete their online rants, demand campaigners

Won't somebody please think of the children! (Adults are on their own)

Hurrah! Uber does work (in the broadest sense of the word) after all

Worstall on WednesdayWill we see a return of the Medallion Man?

MORE Windows 10 bugs! Too many Start menu apps BREAK it

Microsoft's 'working on a fix to this issue' – or you can go third party instead

Moshe's Infinidat happy to SHOUT about its progress

Enough of the cheesy comments from Le Grand Storage Fromage

Ofcom wants to ease the pain of switching mobile networks. Good luck

It may possibly encourage feckless disloyalty, who knows

W3C's failed Do Not Track crusade tumbles to ad-blockers' Vietnam

Worst outcome ever for clueless online admen

Microsoft admits critical .NET Framework 4.6 bug, issues workaround

F# developers asked to avoid it until a complete fix is ready

Mobiles? What are they? Nokia immerses itself in virtual reality cameras

Psst. Oculus. Google. Are you listening?

Windows 10: A sysadmin speaks his brains – and says MEH

Sysadmin blogAverage Joe will be happy with it. So long as he hasn't used Windows 7

Sue us for Safari ad tracking? You'll be lucky, peons, cackles Google

Supreme Court appeal permission could let Chocolate Factory shut the floodgates

A hybrid upstart trying to sink its fangs into Docker: Apcera

InterviewCEO talks to El Reg about peering inside those mystery containers

A third of workers admit they'd leak sensitive biz data for peanuts

And three per cent of employees would consider offers as low as £100

Capita cracks open the bubbly after 10 per cent sales jump

Frenchy rival Atos also celebrates big growth despite DWP contract boot

Italy: Human rights are so old hat. The future's in internet rights

Euro nation makes Declaration of Internet Rights, with caps and everything. Bless 'em

Let's all binge on Blake’s 7 and help save the BBC ... from itself

AnalysisAuntie shakes off pay TV shackles. Careful, someone might see

Peering closer at 3D XPoint memory: What are Intel, Micron up to?

AnalysisA memory crossing point, yes – but a Rubicon?

MIT boffins identify Tor hidden services with 88 per cent accuracy

For nothing is secret that shall not be made manifest

Now listen, Gartner – virtualisation and containers ARE different

CommentMagic Quadrant starts to lose its sparkle

Cloud busting: Alibaba pumps $1bn into Aliyun, hopes it will rain cash

Chinese tat bazaar ramps up anti-Amazon efforts in global cloud domination fight

CommVault mired in losses. Will activist investors move in?

New release of its flagship Simpana product just got way more important

Amazon comes up with delivery-drone zones after watching Fifth Element all night

Proposes 200-ft-thick layer of sky only for robot planes

Sysadmin Day 2015: Fun things to do – and prizes to win from El Reg

Sysadmin BlogWhere the beer, food and gifts are on offer around the world and how to enter

Your voter-trolling autodialer is illegal: The cringey moment the FCC spanks a congresscritter

Lawmakers shocked to learn the rules apply to them too

Top German data cop slaps down Facebook's real name policy

Unser Feld, unsere Regeln. Verstanden?

Yelp whelps yelp 'Help!' Chairman ejects, shares plunge 30%, losses grow

We'll give these financial figures one star out of five

How to quietly slurp sensitive data wirelessly from an air-gapped PC

One little catch: you need to infect the computer first

Speaking in Tech: Google's snapped – it's gone native in the cloud

PodcastMeanwhile, HP ties its excessively casual developers down

Exploding 'laptop batt' IN SPAAACE! Speeding lithium spaffed by nova

PicOne step closer to cracking riddle of light metal's origins

Be wary of that Russian. He might HAMMERTOSS a software nasty at you

Crew's nationality revealed by strict adherence to Moscow office hours

Oh look – Office Mobile apps to go with your shiny Windows 10

But you'll need an Office 365 subscription to edit with them

So just WHO ARE the 15 per cent of Americans still not online?

AnalysisHint: Many of them look like this old fogey

Twitter will delete jokes after a DMCA takedown – but NOT my photos, fumes angry snapper

Shutterbug sues social network

Turnbull's transformers plan business access to YOUR GOV ID DATA

Digital Transformation Office moots federated digital identity model in alpha services guide

Facebook is raking in so much filthy lucre, it can't spend it fast enough

What's it aiming for with all that R&D dosh?

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