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Activist investors force Riverbed into climbdown over cash 'n' costs

Comment Bad news for the stronghold firms
Chris Mellor, 24 Oct 18:16

32,000 Hungarians plan to take to the streets for 'internet tax' protest

New law proposes taxing every gigabyte in the land
Jennifer Baker, 24 Oct 16:01

Microsoft discovers long-lost phone division down back of sofa

Confirms it'll be chucking 'Lumia' brand into the round file
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 15:06

Kip Thorne explains how he created the black hole for Interstellar

Vid Movie special effects project spawns academic papers on gravitational lensing

Techies: Meet the Microsoft A Team at Future Decoded

Promo Brian Cox, Sir Nigel Shadbolt at Tech Day, ExCeL, 12 Nov
David Gordon, 24 Oct 12:01

CBS goes OTT, releases EVERY EPISODE of Star Trek EVER MADE

$5.99 a month will buy you current primetime shows too
Faultline, 24 Oct 11:46

'Careful management of headcount' for Juniper after tepid quarter

Translation: the razor's swinging, at customers and in Juniper's back office
Simon Sharwood, 24 Oct 04:56

Remember the Aereo streaming TV service? Wasn't it COOL? Well, it's pretty much dead now

Streaming TV service barred from showing live TV streams
Shaun Nichols, 24 Oct 03:31

Moscow, Beijing poised to sign deal on joint cyber security ops

Russian, Chinese security projects on the horizon
Darren Pauli, 24 Oct 02:02
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos rolls up another $437m, lights Amazon's cigar with it

Another lossmaking quarter despite sales of over $20bn
Neil McAllister, 24 Oct 01:28
Glorious future of China

Facebook, IBM, court future Chinese elite

Zuckerberg and Rometty join advisory board of top business school
Simon Sharwood, 24 Oct 01:03

Whisper. Explain this 'questionable' behavior – senior US senator

Jay Rockefeller demands briefing with not-so-anonymous app maker
Kieren McCarthy, 24 Oct 00:31

Opinion

Joe Tucci EMC

Hey, Joe. Give EMC the gun and SHOOT IT DOWN - before someone else messes 'round town

Comment You built it up; tear it down while you still can
Chris Mellor, 23 Oct 11:22

The 'fun-nification' of computer education – good idea?

Battle of Ideas Compulsory code schools, luvvies love it, but what about Maths and Physics?
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Oct 11:59
Sportsman with moderated rifle in snow. Pic: Juha Perovuo

Police stats inflate the number of guns actually stolen in Blighty

Analysis Guns, or objects licensed as guns? Big difference between the two
Gareth Corfield, 20 Oct 10:03

News

Microsoft: Cloud-o-bile still only small slice of softening revenue pie

New areas show growth, but still just 13 per cent
Neil McAllister, 23 Oct 22:52

Hello, Ello. Still no ads and no features to sell. What do? Bag $5.5m

Did you LOL at Ello? Now see who's laughing ... all the way to the bank
Shaun Nichols, 23 Oct 21:23

France to draft blacklist banning alleged piracy websites – what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

La censure! Le bord mince de la cale de fromage, mes amis!
Jennifer Baker, 23 Oct 18:53

Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec

You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
Jasper Hamill, 23 Oct 15:25

DOUBLE BONK: Testy fanbois catch Apple Pay picking pockets

Users wail as tapcash transactions are duplicated
Jasper Hamill, 23 Oct 13:02

Hey, Joe. Give EMC the gun and SHOOT IT DOWN - before someone else messes 'round town

Comment You built it up; tear it down while you still can
Chris Mellor, 23 Oct 11:22

Nokia STORMS back into profit, FREE from phones and Windows

Sales up in all divisions. Having fun, Microsoft?
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Oct 10:03

Microsoft EU warns: If you have ties to the US, Feds can get your data

European corps can't afford to get complacent while American Big Biz battles Uncle Sam
Jennifer Baker, 23 Oct 06:32
BMC Software logo

Newly-private BMC gets cloud/social/mainframe (!) religion

Warning: Disruption ahead. Once the new products emerge.
Simon Sharwood, 23 Oct 04:30
NBN Co Customer premises equipment

NBN Co reports fibre traction and Telstra action

FTTP services breach the not-very-magical 200,000 barrier
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Oct 04:21
Obama and Silicon Valley dinner, Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

In the next four weeks, 100 people will decide the future of the web

While America tucks into Thanksgiving turkey, the world will be taking over the net
Kieren McCarthy, 23 Oct 04:01

Privacy complaints skyrocketed in 2013-14, says Pilgrim

DoI set Oz government record for privacy fumbling
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Oct 03:43
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Whistleblower behind PM's daughter scholarship leak must wait for fate

Magistrate says she needs about five weeks to consider the case
Darren Pauli, 23 Oct 02:41

Disney and chums halt Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV weddings

FCC reaches to pull back curtain, TV networks run screaming from sunlight
Shaun Nichols, 23 Oct 00:42

How to hit the top of Google's rankings: 'Use a new dot-thing gTLD'

You know what they, say – when the Cutts away ...
Kieren McCarthy, 22 Oct 23:10

Australia to 'relieve' telcos of need to disclose intercepts

Updated Administrivia-reduction measure said to have no consumer benefit
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Oct 21:14