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IBM introduces fleecing-you-as-a-service for retailers

And the price is … whatever the cloud says you'll pay. And maybe more

Comet halo theory for flickering 'alien megastructure' star fails

700,000 comets seems like an awful lot. So what is going on around Tabby's Star?

Updated Android malware steals voice two factor authentication

Unconditional call forwarding and silent mode means potent pwning.

Fedora plans formal upgrade leapfrog scheme

Support for version X to X+2 upgrades coming in Fedora 24

LastPass in 2FA lock down after 'fessing up to phishing attack

ShmooconPassword vault-plundering phishing bait lands on Github

Vendors reporting their cloud revenue with funny money

Investors want to know vendors are cloudy but fine, so bean-counters paint a pretty picture

Microsoft herds biz users to Windows 10 by denying support for Win 7 and 8 on new CPUs

Yes, you can run Windows 7, but only on hardware fit for Windows 10

Qualcomm forms JV with Chinese province to design server chipsets

ARM-based servers, from the Guizhou Province to you!

SpaceX: launch, check. Landing? Needs work

First stage's dicky knee folds on touchdown

KeysForge will give you printable key blueprints using a photo of a lock

32c3Smartphone photo of lock keyways enough to produce ready-to-print CAD drawings

Guess how much IT spending slumped last year? $216 billion

It's all about the money, money, money...

Facebook is no charity, and the ‘free’ in Free Basics comes at a price

CommentWhy would India reject it? Here's why...

El Reg mulls entering Robot Wars arena

Vulturebot death machine? A lovely idea

LastPass's password-shuffling rival Dashlane gets a makeover

Also learns a few new languages

999 What's your emergency: Mega millions Met call handling IT muckup?

London mayor says 3-year delay could run on longer

It's Wikipedia mythbuster time: 8 of the best on your 15th birthday

CommentWhat Wales doesn't want you to know

EU competition commish: We 'pay' for search and social media – with our data

But don't think I'm not watching you, data-slurper tech firms...

Apple evacuates European HQ after bomb threat

However, Garda says no army bomb disposal team called

Robots. Machine learnin', 3D-printin' AI robots: They'll take our jobs – Davos

World Economic Forum scariness

Kiev airport goes dark after 'BlackEnergy-linked' power outage

No prizes for guessing who the prime suspect is

Group rattles tin in bid to snatch TfL licence from Uber's paw

Cabbie's wife tries to put Uber genie back in bottle

GCHQ summer schools to pay teenage hackers £250 a week

Apply now to earn megabux, free accom in Manchester

Ubuntu's Amazon 'adware' feature to be made opt in

No Scope for problems after this. Right?

Nude tribute to Manet's Olympia ends in cuffing

Disrobed performance artist rumpus at Paris's Musée d'Orsay

Friends Reunited to shut down. What do you mean, 'is it still going?'

Social networking site's founder finally pulls the plug

Bigger than Safe Harbor: Microsoft prez vows to take down US gov in data protection lawsuit

All your stuff is readable by Uncle Sam. Worldwide

Spoilsport scientists unstick Spider-Man

You won't be climbing walls with those sticky pads, mate

Red Hat plants containers as Jboss EAP 7 bursts into beta

Look, there's Wildfly as well ...

USA lets visiting Australian tech workers keep toiling while they wait for visa extensions

Renewal process simplified so you can extend your stay

America to ITU: Sort out your spectrum policy

WRC 2015 failed, says FCC's O'Reilly

Super-computers aren't super-secure

US National Science Foundation flings US$5 million at scientific computing infosec

Amazon cloud increasingly powered by hot air

150 megawatt wind farm comes online in Indiana

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