Business

Care.data's a good thing? Tell us WHY, thunders watchdog

Patients need more info before letting world+dog read their med records
Kat Hall, 22 Dec 11:37

What's Jimmy Wales going to do with $500k from the UAE?

He's gonna set up one of them darn foundations, of course...
Andrew Orlowski, 22 Dec 10:32

Irish data cops will be ROLLING in CASH for 2015

Emerald Isle won't rule the whole of Europe's personal data, though
Jennifer Baker, 22 Dec 10:05

Working over Christmas? Government tech suppliers will be

Network Services tender and 700 questions cause Xmas upset, delays
Paul Kunert, 22 Dec 07:00

The electronics island where COPS shoot ARMY and workers are rioting

Where your kit gets made Reg man stumbles into eye of the storm in Indonesia
Simon Sharwood, 21 Dec 22:56

Now Obama seeks China's help to halt alleged Nork HACK ATTACKS

Sony saga: Kim Jong Un threatens 'cyber warfare'
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Dec 18:19

Brit thesp Kate Winslet eyes lead female role in Steve Jobs biopic – report

Near, far, wherever you are. iBelieve the heart does go on
Team Register, 21 Dec 14:40

HP's shareholder settlement deal over Autonomy merger DENIED – again

Judge: 'a whole universe of potential claims relinquished'
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Dec 18:44

Norks: FBI's Sony Pictures' hacking allegations are 'groundless slander'

Kim Jong Un's officials demand joint probe with USA
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Dec 17:09

FURY erupts on streets of Brussels over greedy USA's data-slurping appetite

Leaked doc suggests EU's right to privacy could be ridiculed
Jennifer Baker, 20 Dec 15:00

Europe: Hold my wine glass, I've got an internet govt to build

Like ICANN's NetMundial but with an actual goal and without the boycotts
Kieren McCarthy, 20 Dec 07:02

Google sues Mississippi Attorney General 'for doing MPAA's dirty work'

More to stolen Sony emails than SSNs and salaries
Iain Thomson, 20 Dec 00:23
BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO Chen says to expect profits ... in 2016

For now, revenues still spiraling toward drain
Neil McAllister, 19 Dec 20:56
Angry old man

Hackney council leaked thousands of locals' data in FoI blunder

Names, addresses and rental accounts outted in spreadsheet snafu

Opinion

Australia.gov.au beta

Australia's IT industries were repeatedly humiliated in 2014

Metadata farce capped a shocking year for tech policy

Deprivation Britain: 1930s all over again? Codswallop!

Worstall @ the Weekend Inequality, living standards, poverty: Not all the same thing
Tim Worstall, 14 Dec 13:00
BBC Testcard

The Great Unwatched: BBC hails glorious digital future for Three

+Comment See this hair shirt? It cost a fortune (we've expensed it)
Andrew Orlowski, 10 Dec 13:29

News

Apple v BBC: Fruity firm hits back over Panorama drama

Guess who's off Tim Cook's Christmas card list
Simon Rockman, 19 Dec 15:56

UK air traffic bods deny they 'skimped' on IT investment after server mega-fail

90s kit isn't 'ancient', indignant chief exec tells Parliament
Kat Hall, 19 Dec 13:57

Google Tax part 94: EU's H-dot wavers over copyright levy

Here’s a little number about charging the Choc Factory
Jennifer Baker, 19 Dec 11:03

Judge spanks SCO in ancient ownership of Unix lawsuit

IBM win means Linux is saved! Again!
Simon Sharwood, 19 Dec 07:31

Microsoft fires legal salvo at phone 'tech support' scammers

Sick callers face fingering from Redmond's revenge
Iain Thomson, 19 Dec 05:30

NBN Co reveals product roadmap and Telstra planning deal

Hybrid fibre-coax trials to commence in late 2015
Simon Sharwood, 19 Dec 05:05

Johnson & Johnson snatches your .baby for $3m

Don't expect to see Wholovesyou.baby anytime soon
Kieren McCarthy, 19 Dec 03:28

Net Neut: Verizon flips the bird to FCC on peering deal crackdown

You can't stop us creating web traffic fast-lanes, telco says
Shaun Nichols, 19 Dec 02:36

Don't panic, US Navy has only deployed a ROBOT SHARK (but where are the lasers?)

Pics and video GhostSwimmer is an underwater James Bond
Iain Thomson, 18 Dec 19:49

Security SEE-SAW: $3 MEEELLION needed to fight a $100k hack

Threat intelligence 'mostly snake oil and marketing'
Darren Pauli, 18 Dec 16:38

Couch potatoes relax: Netflix scores big STREAMING TV PATENT win

OpenTV not unique enough to protect, says court
Jennifer Baker, 18 Dec 15:54
Mobile phone no service

UK.gov binds mobe operators to £5bn not-spot deal

Networks agree investment for 90 per cent Blighty voice/text coverage
Bots

Google swears no search leg up for new dot-word sites: We drill into claims

The weird and wacky world of SEO Apple iPhone Android Kim Kardashian 1Direction
Kieren McCarthy, 18 Dec 07:29
Steve Jobs

Judge bars dead Steve Jobs from appearing on TV news FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

Apple icon's deposition won't be given to the public
Shaun Nichols, 18 Dec 04:57
Woman slaps man. Pic: Shutterstock

ASA slaps Ebuyer AGAIN - this time for ignoring regulator

Toothless watchdog growls, firm says 'LA LA LA, WE'RE NOT LISTENING'
Kat Hall, 17 Dec 12:43
James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview

NY premiere of The Interview cancelled after hackers' terrorist threats

GoP hint at 9/11-style attack for screenings of Nork assassination movie

Speaking in Tech: MICROSOFT to buy out TWITTER? Nah

Podcast Blabbermouths' site could become the new Skype
Team Register, 17 Dec 11:02
The European flag

EU VAT law could kill THOUSANDS of online businesses

Selling knick-knacks? Register or face taxman's WRATH
Jennifer Baker, 17 Dec 10:58

Profit-shy Instagram adds 5 new filters for hipster-photo types

Wow. So photograph. Much lighting. Very colour
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Dec 10:32