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Watch: SpaceX Dragon capsule breathes fire during crucial hover test

VidAstronauts won’t require parachutes with new design

Hey Mac users, want to be unpaid guinea pigs for Microsoft? Sure you do

Office Insider program extends to OS X

SciFi and fantasy titan David G. Hartwell passes, aged 74

Influential editor and author put his stamp on dozens of classic novels and anthologies

RSA asks for plaintext Twitter passwords on conference reg page

Should be a good conference if the medium is the message (NOT)

The network: Your next big storage problem

CommentThinking about a single point of access for storage is just crazy!

That one weird trick fails: Google binned 780 million ads last year

Ad giant claims it's cracking down on dodgy downloads, fringe medicine and phoul phish

Move vSphere VMs to XenServer? Citrix thinks someone wants it

New tech preview scales up, eases migrations and mixes CPUs into compute soup

Bounty hunters won't blink until you dangle US$1500 bug reward

And to get the good ones working for you, you'll need ten times that sum

All of the MADSness: Maxta actually does it and goes full LUN-free

App-specific parameters divvy up the storage pool

How to help a user who can't find the Start button or the keyboard?

On-CallThere are times when even asking the user to turn it off and on again just won't do

Boeing just about gives up on the 747

Even the cargo market's dried up for the Jumbo Jet. Next stop, elephant's graveyard?

Government in-sourcing: It was never going to be that easy

CommentOutsourcing 'your mess for less' no longer viable. So what is?

Is hybrid cloud fundamental for your organisation? Tell us, readers!

Do you think we bang on about the cloud too much?

JFrog flicks out tongue, hauls in $50m for DevOps splurge

Says Continuous Delivery world deserves more than "half-baked" solutions...

Five technologies you shouldn't bother looking out for in 2016

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Mystic Meg? Bring it on, Delusive Dabbs!

Gotcha: Symantec fires reseller nabbed in tech support scam

Malwarebytes sting operation catches out Silurian Tech Support

Kent Council cheerily flings about £100m at managed services bods

It's only taxpayers' money, nobody will really care. Right?

Continuous Lifecycle: Want to get deep? Welcome to our workshops

Agenda for DevOps and CD conference filling up

How to save Wikipedia: Start paying editors ... or write for machines

CommentBut before all that, think of a really crap car firm

Oz stargazers serve up interstellar noodles

Dark plasma lenses or divine appendages?

Four Boys' Own style World War Two heroes to fire your imagination

Some well known, and some you've probably never heard of

Apple's Tim Cook rocks up at Vatican - one week after Schmidt

Leader of world's biggest religion meets the Pope

Google forked out a whopping $16m on govt lobbying last year

It's all about the money, moans anti-lobbying chap

Splice Machine bags $9m to fund RDBMS on Hadoop and Spark

Carry on database splicing

BOFH: I want no memory of this pointless conversation. Alcohol please

Episode 1The internet’s new motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius

Flock of sheep ends NZ high-speed car chase

Ovine stinger

'No safe level' booze guidelines? Nonsense, thunder stats profs

When the Royal Statistical Society slaps you down, you've got it badly wrong

Cabling horrors unplugged: Reg readers reveal worst nightmares

Nightmare before downtimeBeat these nasties – if you can

Computacenter: Win 7 upgrade cycle finally blows itself out

Strengthening pound knocks Q4 off course

Rust 1.6 released, complete with a stabilised libcore

A world without buffer overflows is what our children shall inherit

Irish government websites hit by widening DDoS attacks

First they came for the forums. Then the lottery. Now...

SAP profits dented despite cloud expansion

On-prem software business up

Criminal records checks 'unlawful' and 'arbitrary' rules High Court

Disclosing minor silliness no longer required, say judges

China to set up its own virtual currency

Banks currently banned from 'Bitcoin-related risks'

From DNA to Twitter: Data's digital journey to commodity

Big Data and All ThatWhich came first: information or the need to compute it?

Squeeze the banana to log into this office Wi-Fi

Ping ping ping ping ping ping ping – banana node

Sight for sore eyes: Dropbox lands on Win 10 with iris recognition

File sharing app arrives on Microsoft's tricky new OS

Net neutrality-lovin' Sweden mulls law to censor the internet

Huge policy U-turn has ISP up in arms

The next Cuban gristle crisis: US Navy warship powered by beef fat

Blubber-burning battleship is moo-ving with the times

Japanese chief TPP negotiator accused of taking $100,000 bribe

Minister slurped undisclosed gifts from biz, claim journos

Mobile dev toolkit biz Appcelerator gobbled up by Axway

Mobile market is 'still very early' says founder

dotCloud dotGone: Ex-Docker PaaS passes away amid bankruptcy

CEO confirms app hosting service will shut down at end of February

West Virginia mulls mother of all muni networks – effectively a state-wide, state-run ISP

Cable companies react exactly how you'd expect, too

Airbus, Boeing aero parts maker loses $54m in cyber-stick-up

The hills are alive with the sound of cursing

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