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TRANSISTOR-GATE-GATE: Apple admits some iPhone 6Ses crappier than others

Samsung-made mobe brains chomp through battery charges faster than TSMC chips

Whoever hacked Uber's driver database wasn't our CTO, says rival Lyft

Exec's IP address used to eyeball leaked security key, but not the addy used to snatch info

Australian Prime Minister runs private email server

Any hacker capable of sinking a tinnie of Fosters will be trying to crack it as you read

Cops must get a warrant before raiding phones, email, etc (in California)

Super Cali: Be realistic, get a wa– ah, screw it

PC shipments slump in Q3, thanks to free Windows 10

Businesses are spending on mobile transformations, not boring old computers

Mozilla to boot all plugins from Firefox … except Flash

NPAPI plugins get death date of Christmas 2016

HP creates laptop for SITH LORDS

Is this really what Meg Whitman meant by 'innovative new computing experiences'?

Crypto cadre cloud-cracks SHA-1 with just $75k of compute cost

Plans to retire cipher in 2017 may need to be brought forward

Singapore Post tests drone delivery services

VideoIn a city where most people live in apartments, this t-shirt landed on open ground

World's oldest person scoffs daily ration of bacon

116-year-old living testament to the power of sliced pork

NASA boffins on Pluto: We see skies of BLUE and... RED water ice

More New Horizons snaps space bods just can't explain

Outlook.com had classic security blunder in authentication engine

Redmond pays $25k to hacker who spotted flaw allowing anyone to own your email

Adobe to brick eight Acrobat, Reader flaws next Tuesday

No visible attacks yet, but bet your creative tendencies there will be

Exagrid, Simplivity and Zadara: Storage slowdown? Not for us

CommentNewbies boast of growth, quiet about actual numbers though

Oracle, SAP, IBM: They're rubbish and charge you billions for Excel, says man

I have the answer. But no profits. Buy my IPO!!

The IT Pro generation gap strikes again

StudyWot, never heard of thin clients?

Noughty by nature: Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Rock Band 4

Game TheoryBang, crash, wallop

Dell hooking up with EMC and going public again? Come off it

EMC/Dell dealWe live in interesting times – especially if you've got $51bn going spare

Reseller SCC slurps up 'minority' stake in SIPCOM

Enter hosted voice and UC-as-a-service space

How much do UK cops pay for Microsoft licences? £30 a head or £137? Both

42 negotiations mean MS, Oracle costs differ wildly

Hortonworks dismisses reports of Hadoop droop

Customer base growing, but staff still outnumber punters

Apple borks Apple News ad-blocking app due to 'privacy concerns'

Cupertino claims it is working with the developers to get the apps back in the App Store

Ofcom chief warns that carrier aggregation may be bad for consumers

AnalysisBut what should Ofcom do? Here’s a suggestion

So how does an SQL background help you survive 2.5 years as a hostage?

Reg eventsPeter Moore delivers final Reg lecture of 2015

Playmobil cops broadside for 'racist' pirate slave

US mum up in arms over neck-shackled figurine

Ex-Logicalis UK boss Starkey signs up as EMC SDS biggie

ExclusiveForget the hype, this is going to be bigger than the biggest thing ever, says exec

BT to shoot 'up to 330Mbps' G.fast into 2,000 Gosforth homes

Fast times in Newcastle

Don't panic, biz bods: A guide to data in the post-Safe Harbor world

Sweat the details

Oracle ZFS appliance sales hit $1 billion

Four times slower than EMC’s XtremIO

Google uses humans as Matrix-style ‘data batteries’ – Open Xchange CEO

OX Summit 2015Europe takes the Red Pill

Softcat hires Domino’s Pizza man as NED ahead of IPO

Chartered accountant Ginsberg joins gravy train

Micron pulls up its flash SOCs, slurps up Tidal

Gains in-house system-on-chip controllers for flash

EU justice ministers agree on police data-sharing law

But directive still needs Euro Parl approval - get the popcorn

Who gets Teslas made and throws Apple shade? It's… MUSK!

That Elon is one vengeful *shut your mouth*

What's not up, Docs? Google Docs goes titsup in time for Friday beers

UpdatedTotal Inability To Sustain Usual Productivity

China cuffs hackers at US request to stave off sanctions

Cooperation – what a concept

Furious LastPass fans fear password wrangler's fate amid LogMeIn's gobble

Firm tells users to stop sweating it over $125m buyout

Chinese dragon Alibaba ramps up cloud war with second US data center

China cloud unit pushes deeper into Silicon Valley

Meg Whitman: Next Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO is already on the payroll

Canalys Channels ForumFailure rate 'very high' when hiring outside leaders

Biz founded by Chris 'I hack airplanes' Roberts files for bankruptcy

Meanwhile, new FAA committee to develop cybersecurity protections

Dot-gay bid fails again: This time because it is too gay

ICANN evaluation takes absurdity to new levels

FBI boss: No encryption backdoor law (but give us backdoors anyway)

Let's keep this little matter private, eh, says Uncle Sam

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