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What do you call a spreadsheet with lots of negative numbers? Qualcomm_FY2015.xlsx

Chip designer hopes for better days as China drama lingers

Microsoft may join Mozilla and retire SHA-1 in 2016

Hands up if you don't think SHA-1 is completely past its prime? None of you? Hmm ...

DDoS, botnet, and fiber cut fail to stop Twitchers crowd-installing Linux

OS install by proxy moves on to Windows XP

Backup software that cracks web servers? Yup. It's a thing

UpdatedCrooked cookies can cook Commvault and allow arbitrary OS command execution

He's a Seoul Man: Jeff Bezos' Amazon AWS in Korea-defining move

AWS promises new (South) Korean region for early 2016

Emacs gets new maintainer as Richard Stallman signs off

Long-time contributor John Wiegley steps into the chair

Optus to provide comms to Australia's offshore detention centres

Wins AU$115m contract with Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Encrypt voice calls, says GCHQ's CESG team ... using CESG encryption

Snooping left hand, meet keen-on-crypto right hand

UK cyber-spy law takes Snowden's revelations of mass surveillance – and sets them in stone

IPB'You can't just uninvent encryption'

US, UK big banks to simulate mega-hacker cyber-attack

Worried insurers and others don't bother with securo probes

Europe's Asteroid prang probe plan calls for cubesats

Why send one big probe when you can send lots of little ones?

The spy in your pocket: Researchers name data-slurping mobe apps

Step up, LocalScope, you're the winner (not in a good way)

Signups start at 'Windows Store for Business'

Microsoft's next crack at an app store for the enterprise has landed

MacBooks are so hot right now. And so is Mac OS X malware

5 times as much of it... though cyberthugs unsophisticated

Lithium-air: A battery breakthrough explained

Leaky cell leads to potentially excellent new tech

Major Salesforce discounts. If you renew early ... and big

But beware the small print, source says

7 million Apple Watches just buried the competition – Canalys

Dominant now, but Fossil and Tag Heuer are coming

Cops' IT too complex for quick and dirty revamp – Police ICT boss

Tangled procurement, systems web needs 'iterative' approach

BlackBerry makes Android security patch promises

Attention: This vehicle is reversing

ProtonMail still under attack by DDoS bombardment

Using blog site and Twitter to issue updates

Fancy flying to Mars? NASA's hiring

Seeks next generations of 'nauts

TalkTalk may tell investors to tighten belts after cyber incident

Customer growth affected by customer care? Shurely not...

Met signs up Atos as second outsourcing 'service integrator'

Contract comes hot on heels of Sopra Steria mega deal

TalkTalk offers customer £30.20 'final settlement' after crims nick £3,500

'Good will' gesture, but WON'T waive contract breakage fee

Reg Winter Lecture: Former Iraq hostage talks survival and tech

Reg EventsThat SQL background may be more useful than you think...

Cyber racketeers convicted over $1bn international conspiracy

Panama-based gambling operation squashed by FBI & Department of Justice

Huawei is the new Nokia: Asian mobe maker sets out its stall

From chips to base stations, 2020 will be like the Finns' year 2000

Condi Rice, ICANN, and millions paid to lobby the US govt for total internet control

Special reportYour domain renewal dollars at work, people

No C&C server needed: Russia menaced by offline ransomware

Harder to take down, nyet?

GCHQ's CESG team's crypto proposal isn't dumb, it's malicious... and I didn't notice

CommentA Reg writer's mea culpa

We’ve got a leak of the European Commission's copyright plan

Read it here. Geoblocking falls off the cart

Mega-reseller CDW's Q3: It turned over $54.7m. That's per day

US parent of Kelway owner doing just fine thanks

Slow connections can’t come fast enough as industry eyes low bandwidth

Huawei GMBFLTE-NB has been designed with much lower power use in mind

Acer: Our sales promos left us nursing operating losses

And they didn't even help us flog more gear either

Facebook's laser-powered internet drone preps for take off

10Gbit/s connectivity – now that's what I call inflight Wi-Fi

Colorado unshackles cities, lifts ban on govt-owned muni broadband

Centennial state could soon be blazing in more ways than one

Top FBI lawyer: You win, we've given up on encryption backdoors

We're your servants, says general counsel unconvincingly

Sun of a b... Solar winds blamed for ripping away Mars' atmosphere

VideoTerraforming Red Planet going to be much harder than thought

You gambled recently in Michigan? (And by that we don't mean driving through Detroit)

Bank card slurping malware discovered in casino chain's tills

Yay, more 'STEM' grads! You're using your maths degree to do ... what?

CommentSciences train bright kids, commerce eats them up

Google engineer names and shames dodgy USB Type-C cable makers

Cheap wires could bork your chargers, PCs, hubs, etc

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