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Deutschland, Uber allowed (for now): Ban on taxi app lifted

Sour krauts can't stop car hire service right this second, says Germany judge
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 18:53

OECD lashes out at tax avoiding globocorps' location-flipping antics

You hear that, Amazon, Google, Microsoft et al?
Gavin Clarke, 16 Sep 15:55

PLEASE STOP with the snooping requests, begs Google as gov data demands skyrocket

Whadya know, spies are still spying. Transparency? Pah
Team Register, 16 Sep 14:59

Docker scores 40 MILLION greenbacks to pop business into boxes

18 million downloads in three months? Call the money men
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 12:32

SUSE Linux owner Attachmate gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

Merger will lead to mainframe and COBOL powerhouse
Gavin Clarke, 16 Sep 11:01

Israeli spies rebel over mass-snooping on innocent Palestinians

'Disciplinary treatment will be sharp and clear' vow spy-chiefs
John Leyden, 16 Sep 09:24

Give us a digi-Czar and more bureaucrats, begs UK tech-services biz

+Comment Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Sep 08:32

Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front Porch Digital joins Ellison's crew

Nice Big Data market niche biz y'got there, partner
Chris Mellor, 16 Sep 07:56

'Speargun' program is fantasy, says cable operator

We just might notice if you cut our cables
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Sep 05:02

Massachusetts shoots down car dealers' Tesla-busting sueball

Court will allow flash motor maker to sell direct to punters
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 01:29

Alibaba: Just kidding about that $21bn IPO ... we actually want $25bn

Chinese gumble flogger ups goal for market debut
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 00:37
RadioShack

As bankruptcy looms for RadioShack, we ask its chief financial officer... oh. He's quit

Troubled retailer may not last 'beyond the very near term'
Neil McAllister, 15 Sep 19:09
Apple CEO Tim Cook in 1979, during his freshman year at Auburn University

Apple CEO Tim Cook: TV is TERRIBLE and stuck in the 1970s

The iKing thinks telly is far too fiddly and ugly – basically, iTunes
Jasper Hamill, 15 Sep 13:01

Opinion

Sydney Opera House Hackathon logo

Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility

AHEDA's research on average content prices did not expose methodology, so appears less than rigourous
NBN Co Customer premises equipment

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Sep 02:54
Double Facepalm; when one facepalm is not enough.

Limits to Growth is a pile of steaming doggy-doo based on total cobblers

Worstall @ the Weekend The Guardian praised it? Right, now we know for sure
Tim Worstall, 07 Sep 13:10

SHIP OF FAIL: How do we right capsized institutions we thought would NEVER go under?

Crawling from the Wreckage We write a proper bug report, for starters
John Watkinson, 07 Sep 11:26

News

Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Sep 12:13

Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Paul Kunert, 15 Sep 11:39

Snowden, Dotcom, throw bombs into NZ election campaign

Claim of tapped undersea cable refuted by Kiwi PM as Kim claims extradition plot

Chinese city creates footpath for smartphone addicts

One lane for the afflicted, another for pedestrian pedestrians
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 07:02

China, clouds, to kill data centre tech market growth

China, cloud operators and software-definers about to cannibalise shrinking market
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 05:29

Benioff bails from Borg Board

Salesforce supremo was invited onto board by Cisco CEO Chambers but won't seek re-election
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 00:58

Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer

More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 21:57

Stricter shark and manta ray trade rules enforced from today

Vid CITES: permits needed to protect biodiversity of our oceans
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 16:15

Apple Pay is a tidy payday for Apple with 0.15% cut, sources say

Cupertino slurps 15 cents from every $100 purchase
Kelly Fiveash, 13 Sep 19:42

Net neutrality fans' joy as '2.3 million email' flood hits US Congress

FCC invites opinions in CSV format, after Slowdown day 'success'
Shaun Nichols, 13 Sep 01:32
Windows 8.1 Update Start Screen

Italy's High Court orders HP to refund punter for putting Windows on PC

Top beaks slam bundled OS as 'commercial policy of forced distribution'
Jennifer Baker, 12 Sep 20:03
heart.mexico

Mexicans! accuse! Yahoo! of! using! corrupt! judge! to! dodge! $2.7bn! payout!

US court filing says Purple Palace & lawyers played dirty
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European Court of Justice allows digitisation of library books

Reading on dedicated terminals okay, but if you print you pay
Simon Sharwood, 12 Sep 07:04
dropbox privacy security eye

FAIL.GOV – Government asks Dropbox for accounts that don't exist

Storage locker's transparency report shows rise in government data gobble attempts
Simon Sharwood, 12 Sep 05:29
Google People and Pages

Google purchases petite pollster Polar, purloined ppl punted Plus-wards

Poll What do you think of Google+? A. What? B. Who? C. Why? D. Er, all of the above
Shaun Nichols, 12 Sep 05:03