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Oracle's Larry Ellison quits as CEO – new bosses are Hurd'n'Catz

Larry to spend more time with his, er, in his CTO chair
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 20:30

Microsoft's axeman Nadella fills baskets with 2,100 fresh heads

Round 2 of layoffs sees jobs cut company-wide
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 19:27

Ten years on, TEN PER CENT of retailers aren't obeying CAN-SPAM

Unscrupulous marketers are, guess what, still being gits
John Leyden, 18 Sep 15:56

Copyright thieves' cyberlockers slurp MILLIONS from honest creators, study finds

Offshore chop shops make merry from movies and pr0n
Andrew Orlowski, 18 Sep 15:03

Driving with an Apple Watch could land you with a £100 FINE

Bad news for tech-addicted fanbois behind the wheel
Jasper Hamill, 18 Sep 12:59

Sony says year's losses will be FOUR TIMES DEEPER than thought

Losses of more than $2 BILLION loom over troubled Japanese corp

Murdoch to Europe: Inflict MORE PAIN on Google, please

'Platform for piracy' must be punished, or it'll kill us in FIVE YEARS
Simon Sharwood, 18 Sep 07:02

Turnbull: NBN won't turn your town into Silicon Valley

'People have been brainwashed to believe that their world will be changed forever if they get FTTP'
Simon Sharwood, 18 Sep 06:46

Student pleads guilty to Frances Abbott 'secret' scholarship leak

Whistleblower used staff login to reveal PM's daughter's unusual special treatment
Darren Pauli, 18 Sep 05:50

'Broken code' costs Yelp half a mil in child privacy dust-up with FTC

Busted age block in app is no excuse, says US watchdog
Shaun Nichols, 17 Sep 18:19

Cisco greedily slurps up private cloud-AAS upstart Metacloud

A small part of John Chambers' $1bn cloud play goes into action
Gavin Clarke, 17 Sep 14:28

Hey, Scots. Microsoft's Bing thinks you'll vote NO to independence

World's top Google-finding website calls it for the UK
Jasper Hamill, 17 Sep 13:33
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CIOs: Want to find out how to break into the boardroom?

Reg Events Not at the top table? Come to our roundtable
Joe Fay, 17 Sep 12:02

Will Apple give Chinese iPhone workers cancer? THE TRUTH

Worstall on Wednesday At least it mostly it makes them rich
Tim Worstall, 17 Sep 11:00

eBay promises to refund seller fees after latest MASSIVE OUTAGE

Tat bazaar: We're protecting YOU from our BUTTER FINGERS
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Sep 09:29

Opinion

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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

Evil mining firms? Please. Obeying profit motive is KINDER to the environment

Worstall @ the Weekend Iron Age ends... and a point is proven
Tim Worstall, 14 Sep 12:02
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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

News

NO SALE! Rackspace snubs all buyout offers, appoints new CEO

Claims strong results from 'managed cloud' strategy leave it better off alone
Neil McAllister, 17 Sep 01:59

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
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 21:14

Court flushes VirnetX's $368m check from Apple down the toilet

Patent damages payout kicked back to lower bench by appeals judges in US
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 21:12

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
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'Speargun' program is fantasy, says cable operator

We just might notice if you cut our cables
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Sep 05:02
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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
Winnie-the-Pooh honey

Business expects data retention will hit their bottom lines: survey

A great big new tax on everything, a python squeeze, a wrecking ball ...
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 22:18
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'
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
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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
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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