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Australian Federal Police cast net over Xero phishers

Scammers hit NSW, VIC money men, change account deposit details

US Senate approves CISA cyber-spy-law, axes privacy safeguards

That's just about it for safe harbor with the EU

Apple: We're going to sell $77bn worth of iStuff this holiday season

Your 60-second guide to iGiant's full year and Q4 figures

Telstra claims ideas created in Hackathon as its own for 18 months

Updated: Telstra responds with clarification

New DMCA rules mean you can fiddle with your tablets, routers, cars (as if you weren't anyway)

Librarian legalizes more tinkering in triennial

American military sites secured with dud SHA-1 cipher

Enemies of freedom? Launch your minuteman-in-the-middle attacks now!

China tells local cloud storage vaults to name suspected pirates

Middle Kingdom set to bin one-child policy in new five year plan spruiked by weird video

Imagination cuddles Brillo, Debian and OpenWrt for thing-devs

Brillo edges closer as Choc Fac opens early access program

Google lifts app price ceiling to US$400

Still way behind Apple's US$999.99 ceiling, but good news for developers anyway

Oracle cloud billows into six Equinix bit barns

Big Red finds more ways to satisfy hybrid hopefuls

Mutant space germs threaten International Space Station

NASA goes bug-hunting on the ISS and finds microbes a-plenty where there should be few

Facebook, WhatsApp help LTE mobes leak location data

Boffins pry in protocols, find some surprises

Chinese popped-box VPN crims screamed hacker booty in cleartext

Terracotta found porous

Brit boffins build 'tractor beam' out of sound

No need for Obi-Wan to turn it off, this is 'acoustic levitation' for Kidney stones

Oracle's Larry Ellison claims his Sparc M7 chip is hacker-proof – Errr...

AnalysisGood odds you can evade this new CPU's defense mechanism

Yahoo! crypto! queen! turns! security! code! into! evil! tracker!

HTTP Strict Transport Security isn't working as advertised or planned

Oracle: Fight for the right to be third to Amazon's AWS

Why Larry + ? won't own all the pies come 2025

UK competition watchdog provisionally clears BT's £12.5bn EE gobble

Briskly waves through telco takeover bid

Speaking in Tech: Podcasting from a Pub Down Under

PodcastGuests include Reg APAC editor and all-star panel of enterprise CTOs

ICO 'making enquiries' into bizarre shopper data spill at M&S

This is not a data breach, whatever it is we must've done it ourselves...

Make room, Cisco's punters flocking to ACI ... yep, all 150 of them

Canalys Channels ForumChoosing ACI or NSX a ‘strategic network decision’ – analyst

IBM splashing $2bn on Weather Company – reports

Big Blue throwing yet more cash at Watson in bid to turn around the oil tanker

Xiaomi preps Linux laptops for the post Christmas sales rush

Cheap'n'cheerful firm introduces yet another product line

Ex-Microsoft craft ale buffs rattle tankard for desktop brewery

PicoBrew promises no-hassle custom beer

Finally, with W10, Microsoft’s device strategy makes sense

AnalysisIt's not about the hardware... it's about a 'unified experience'

Is Alphabet-Google 'too big to jail'? The Lords find out

Or is it just a Microsoft lobbying campaign? plans to legislate on smut filters after EU net neutrality ruling

PM Cameron hardens against pr0n to 'protect' kids

Isilon software on Dell hardware – could it really be true?

Well, according to a note received by El Reg, quite possibly

We suck? No, James Dyson. It is you who suck – Bosch and Siemens

Companies blow hot over energy efficiency accusations

Aussies' distinctive Strine down to drunk forefathers

The Wonderful Well Gone and Slightly Wasted Wizards of Oz

'Govt will not pass laws to ban encryption' – Baroness Shields

PM didn't mean it when he repeatedly said he'd ban encryption

NaaS guys finish ... first: Dell, HP, Mirantis, Tintri in OpenStack brat pack

The Neutron star at Tokyo event

InteliSecure buys UK data loss rival as European bridgehead

Over 500 enterprise clients across North America, Europe once combined

Online daters swindled out of £33m last year – police

That hot babe was only interested in your digits

WD stirs green and blue into pot, comes out with Blue HDDs

PC drives will be blue through and through. Except the Black models

Voice, data, help desk: Meet the Syrian refugees' IT infrastructure chief

Special reportYou think your firm suffers from geo-political issues?

How to build a totally open computer from the CPU to the desktop

Novena – a novel piece of lab equipment

Flickering screens turn Microsoft Surface Books into Microsoft Surface paperweights

VideoRedmond confirms display spasm fix coming

Cisco: The day of PCs is passing, cloud storage will dominate by 2019

16 million years worth of music streamed to your mobe annually

SQL Server 2016, now with vitamin R: Microsoft emits new preview

Execute R in the database for speedy analysis

DEFCON 1 to DEFCON GONE: One of NORAD's spy blimps goes missing

US military's cruise missile detectors discover cloud computing

Safe Harbor 2.0: Judges to keep NSA spying in check – EU justice boss

Details of info-sharing pact replacement emerge

Get James Bond in here: 13 million account passwords plundered from 000webhost

Unencrypted logins leaked through unpatched PHP hole

We're getting kick-ass at seeing through walls using just Wi-Fi – MIT

Motion detection now accurate to within two centimetres

It's official: Tor's .onion domains must be kept off the public internet

IETF publishes RFC 7686 and makes edible bulb a reserved name

ID theft alert biz LifeLock coughs up $96m to FTC in false ad claim deal

Settlement dumps company into the red

CSIRO's 'swipe right' strategy to get big data on crystals

Train our supers, please

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