Business

Xiaomi: It really ISN'T a biz-miracle idiot tax like Apple

Worstall on Wednesday Chinese customers won't pay Cupertino's 50 per cent markup
Tim Worstall, 24 Dec 15:00

Makers of Snowden movie Citizenfour sued by ex-oil exec

'The film glorifies international espionage for profit' it's claimed
Shaun Nichols, 24 Dec 06:33

Uber apologises for Sydney siege surge pricing SNAFU

An apology The Fonz would be p-p-proud to have uttered
Simon Sharwood, 23 Dec 23:39

Shock! Nork-grating flick The Interview WILL be in cinemas – Sony

A beautiful sight, we're hyping tonight. Walking in a Sony wonderland
Shaun Nichols, 23 Dec 19:58

Blind justice: Google lawsuit silences elected state prosecutor

Comment Mountain View moneybags tip the scales
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Dec 16:05
IBM's Hursley partner centre: A shop window for datacentres

Outsourcer Capita snaps up Solid State Solutions for undisclosed wonga

Year of the Gobble for acquisition-happy biggun
Kat Hall, 23 Dec 14:53

Oracle snaps up Facebook data slurper Datalogix

Database giant wants your 'comprehensive consumer profile'
Kat Hall, 23 Dec 12:58
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Google it! Ruskie gov user data slurps jumped 25% last year

Let it Snowden, let it Snowden, let it Snow ...
Team Register, 23 Dec 11:31

Opinion

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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
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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

EU flings €1m at open source security audit wheeze

Might also think about encrypting stuff. Maybe. You know... next year, perhaps?
Jennifer Baker, 23 Dec 09:02

Telstra goes for Chinese takeaway with Pacnet buy

AUD$697m buys Australian carrier bit barns and subsea cables across Asia
Simon Sharwood, 23 Dec 05:04

Sucker for punishment? Join Sony's security team

Wanted: experienced hacker to pen 'cohesive vulnerability management strategy'
Darren Pauli, 23 Dec 01:58

Australia's IT industries were repeatedly humiliated in 2014

Metadata farce capped a shocking year for tech policy
Simon Sharwood, 23 Dec 00:13

Fancy a .trust domain? How's $150,000 sound?

Pricing gone crazy or an effort to control domain sales?
Kieren McCarthy, 22 Dec 19:52

Symantec becomes Gold OpenStack member - while suing it

Keep your friends close, and your enemies ...
Lewis Page, 22 Dec 19:43

EU breaks 'legally binding' lobbying register promise

Plans reveal only a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ on unregistered infuencers
Jennifer Baker, 22 Dec 16:03

Bitcoin exec gets two years over illegal Silk Road funny money trading

'Knowingly and wilfully' involved, says judge
Kat Hall, 22 Dec 14:57

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
Welcome to Batam sign

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

Judge: 'a whole universe of potential claims relinquished'
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Dec 18:44
James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview

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

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
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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