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Monster fund manager sticks pin in Silicon Valley's unicorn bubble

Silly-con Valley

Google to end updates, security bug fixes for Chrome on 32-bit Linux

It'll work but forget about any new patches, so basically it won't work if you value your life

Correction: 220,000 kids weren't exposed in VTech mega hack – it's actually 6.4 million

Photos, sound recordings made by youngsters swiped, too

MSFT boffins bust mobile data bottlenecks with iOS app

Base stations are only part of the problem, researchers find

Report fingers China for assault on Australian weather supercomputer

Reg sources say remote code execution pulled off, but otherwise zip lips

Brazil reverting to paper votes amid budget crisis

Electoral court waxes wroth after budget shaved

IETF's older white men urged to tone it down

New RFC titled 'An IETF with Much Diversity and Professional Conduct' seeks to ensure respectful debate

Cisco plugs WebEx for Android bug

May I borrow your permissions?

Entropy drought hits Raspberry Pi harvests, weakens SSH security

Hotfix posted online to shore up Raspbian key generation

Hong Kong hacks hacked in democracy protest yap flap

Beijing Someone in China casts baited lede hooks into news room feeding frenzy.

50c buys you someone else's password for Netflix, Spotify or ...

Carders selling hacked accounts for a pittance. And yes. Even for smut sites

Galileo, Galileo, Galileo good two go

Magnifico! Another pair of Euro satnav birds come online for your navigational pleasure

Yes, HPE and Azure are dating, but it's OK if we see other people – Hilf

HPE DiscoverCloud belongs to no one vendor, so yes, we'll work with AWS, VMware ...

London councils splurge wildly differing amounts on Oracle software

Some shell out £100k+, while others pay more than half a million

Now be honest – would you take divorce advice from Meg Whitman?

HPE DiscoverCEO urges anyone pondering splits or M&As to 'call us, we're good at this'

Windows 10 market share growth rate flattens again

Unless you ask Uncle Sam, our new source of data to track desktop OS trends

Windows 10 lags 7, 8 … and even Vista in the channel race

Research firm notes ‘considerable’ increase between October and November

Openio's objective is opening up object storage space

Late object comer reckons its tech zings. See for yourself

Spanish village celebrates Playmobil nativity

Ah, the miniature joy of Xmas

Softcat set to open up Scottish operation as sales spike continues

Publicly-listed reseller doing just fine in Q1, thanks very much

HPE has stabbed VMware in the front with converged Azure boxen

CommentYe olde HP said it was too busy to sell EVO:RAIL appliances

Star Wars Battlefront: Is this the shooter you’re looking for?

Game TheoryMike Plant thinks not...

Gartner: EMEA server market is two-horse race between Dell and HPE

Sector is 'bifurcating' between Meg's biz and Texan Mick's server ops

Speaking in Tech: Is the whole of Silicon Valley on LSD?

PodcastLooking to get a loan? Check with Facebook first

Competition watchdog dismisses plans by TfL to uber-regulate Uber

Five minute wait time not fair ... on Uber, says CMA

Are CIOs condemned to 'interesting' times in 2016?

CIO ManifestoRegister roundtable looks into... the future

'Dear Daddy...' Max Zuckerberg’s Letter back to her Father

CommentWhat do you mean, I can't get off Facebook?

Sketch dev pulls out of Mac App Store, cites slow reviews, tech limitations

Mama, if that's movin' up then I'm movin' out

Music publisher BMG vs US cable giant Cox: Here's why it matters

Special ReportLife after (the Other) Safe Harbor

BlackBerry axes BBM Meetings a year after launching it

Don't say you've never heard of it

HPE: If we don't give Deutsche Bank right contracted outcome, we'll lose money

Risk, reward baked into 10-year Helion private cloud deal

Google snoops on kids via Chromebooks, claims EFF in FTC filing

Think of the... oh never mind

Are you the keymaster? Alternatives in a LogMeIn/LastPass universe

Grumble release valve

From Zero to hero: Why mini 'puter Oberon should grab Pi's crown

It's more kid-friendly... No really

Data-center-building-block upstart Nimboxx 'missing in action'

Lost – no reward for finding it, though

WDC's shingle-free stocking filler: A 10TB helium disk drive

HDD uses its head for gen 3 Helium drive areal density boost

Apple pays two seconds of quarterly profit for wiping pensioner's pics

London bloke claims (extremely) small victory in court

Brit hardware hacker turns Raspberry Pi Zeros into selfie slayers

KiwiconInternet of Wrongs too lame for Wassenaar

Vote for me, Hotspot Hillary – I'm your $250bn broadband builder-in-chief

AnalysisOther presidential candidates seem to think the internet is just for raising money

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