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Google, Oracle's endless Java copyright battle extended to ... 2016

Judge just doesn't have the time to hear their bickering

World's worst exploit kit now targeting point-of-sale systems

Eyes PoS vendors, web terminals.

Unlock and start General Motors cars with a $100 box of tricks – hacker

Flap over crap OnStar app yak, all will be revealed at DEF CON yap

Google sneaks out new clip-on tech goggles for saddo Glassholes

Smartglasses in possibly useful situation shocker

Kim Dotcom to create Wikimedia-style open source Mega 3.0

If at first you aren't jailed for piracy, try, try again, this time funded by donations

Sri Lanka braves monsoon with Loon broadband balloons

Google scores whole-of-country deal for internet-over-windbags

Borg patches enterprise ASR router DoS hole

Bad packets cause crashes.

Windows 10 clients come to Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager

Update rollups needn't spoil your Sysadmin Day unless you're hot for Windows 10 VDI

Buffoon in 999 call: 'Cat ate my bacon and I want to press charges'

West Yorkshire Police reveal their worst summer nuisance calls

Comet 67/P CAKED in LIFE-GIVING RUBBLE, say astroboffins

Science papers from Philae lander's brief burst of work appear for first time

HP insists 'we don't have a global dress code' – while deleting one from its website

Head of HR films video response for El Reg

Flash deserves to live, says Cisco security man

Adobe's scars make it ugly but tough. So tough it's being attacked more than ever

Americans care more about EU data protection laws than the French

Fewer than 10 downloads for draft comparison app in France

Open source Copyright Hub unveiled with '90+ projects' in the pipeline

An internet that didn't rip you off? Who'd want a thing like that?

Think beyond the Beeb: Gov consultation is crucial for free telly

Breaking FadChannelling some answers for Auntie

Missing in action: The OpenStackers lost from Gartner's quadrant

I see no ships ... or boxen, come to that

Lying to customers, Unicom? Cough up £200k, do not pass Go

Firm has to smarten up its act if it wants to avoid another Ofcom thrashing

UK's first 'DIY DAB' multiplex goes live in Brighton

Raspberry-powered stack thumbs nose at costly broadcast convention

Google to French data cops: Dot-com RTBF? Baiser ma DERRIERE

Maybe shouldn't have relied on Google Translate to check that one

Daisy completes Phoenix IT gobble

Outfit marches on with £1bn revenue mid-market domination plan

BOFH: My diary is MINE and mine alone, you petty HR gimps

Episode 9Read carefully before bursting in here like that

Microsoft's Windows 10 Torrent-U-Like updates GULP DOWN your precious bandwidth

Who needs cloud when users can host downloads for you?

US spied on Japanese PM Abe, Mitsubishi, and so much more

WikiLeaks exposes blanket snooping on Asian powerhouse

Crazy Canucks heat their lab with muahaha-capable server

ReviewSupermicro 2028GR-TRT quad GPU box

German spooks want to charge journalists with TREASON for publishing spy plans

Looking at you, Beckedahl and Meister

Uber unleashes $1bn war chest to crack Indian market

Fiendish domination plans follow a billion big ones thrown at China

PagerDuty hacked ... and finally comes clean 21 days later. Cheers

Have a great SysAdmin Day everyone

Magnet-wobble wireless charging system dishes out a respectable 10 kW

Ideal for heavy plant, but could be overkill for mobes

El Reg touches down at the ESA's Spanish outpost, sniffs around

PicsLab coats on, pipes at the ready for European Space Astronomy Centre tour

ATTACK of the ZOMBIE SATELLITE: Run radio hams, run!

Knocked down, now up again, you just can't keep it down

Interested in building 'community' Mr Corporation? Please swipe here

FeatureHaving a foundation doesn’t necessarily mean a great deal

How much of one year's Californian energy use would wipe out the drought?

OpinionWhat causes drought? Laziness

Don't want Windows 10 FILTH on the company network? Step this way

Master your domain – and kill it at source

Blue Coat acquires the cloud-crypto monkeys at Perspecsys

Application of Cloud Access Security Broker features paramount, apparently

Windows 10 marks the end of 'pay once, use forever' software

CommentWelcome to Microsoft's pay-pay-pay plan

Oh Jeez, not now! Activist investor threatens Violin Memory

Nice board you got there, Mr DeNuccio. Be a shame if something happened to it

Petrol cars are dead in the water, says Tesla CTO waving numbers on the back of an envelope

AnalysisBattery prices will fall says battery-car maker

Sick burn, LOSER! Nvidia recalls Shield gaming slabs over BLAZE RISK

Don’t keep taking the tablets, chip biz warns

No, Microsoft: Your one-billion Windows 10 goal is just sad ... really sad

CommentA victory worthy of a eulogy

Bitdefender feeling a bit tender: Hackers enter anti-distemper vendor

Someone gulped unencrypted login info from security biz

James Woods demands $10m from Twitter troll for 'coke addict' claim

Yes, making crap up on the internet has consequences

$100m fine? How about, er, $16k? AT&T teabags FCC with its giant balls

When 'unlimited' refers to a company's efforts to avoid liability

It's Friday! Had a good week? It was probably better than Seagate's

Desktop drives, down. Notebook drives, down. Martinis to take away the pain, down

Wait, STOP: Are you installing Windows 10 or RANSOMWARE?

This one will be an 'absolute bastard,' say security bods

Uber holds out hand, hails another $1bn – mostly from Microsoft

'Strategic' funding round said to be about 'partnerships'

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