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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

The week in tech news with cracking coverage from Regina Eggbert

Ovoid avatar reports on what happened in the IT world in the past 7 days

In a spin: Samsung accuses LG exec of washing machine SABOTAGE

Rival electronic giant tries to iron out allegations
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 13:05

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

'There is no downside – unless you count the total bath you take moving your stuff'

The eXpat Files Aussie techie in London spills the beans on working overseas
Simon Sharwood, 14 Sep 11:00

Be your own Big Brother: Monitoring your manor, the easy way

Feature IP cameras and the quantified shelf
Nigel Whitfield, 14 Sep 08:29

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
android tongue

Bloat-free, unlocked Moto X to be dubbed 'Pure Edition', says report

Really? But what about that gently tweaked Android OS?
Team Register, 13 Sep 18:55
Our playmonaut tries out a jetpack, watched by a circling vulture

DARPA-backed jetpack prototype built to make soldiers run faster

Vid 4 Minute Mile project hatched to speed up tired troops
Team Register, 13 Sep 17:30

Drag queens: Oh, don't be so bitchy, Facebook! Let us use our stage names

Handbags at dawn over free content ad network's ID policy
Kelly Fiveash, 13 Sep 17:00

Opinion

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

The Apple Watch and CROTCH RUBBING. How are they related?

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Plus: 'NostrilTime' wristjob vid action
Alistair Dabbs, 13 Sep 10:00
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

The Apple Watch and CROTCH RUBBING. How are they related?

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Plus: 'NostrilTime' wristjob vid action
Alistair Dabbs, 13 Sep 10:00

Starship Troopers beat Aliens, Robots AND Chuck Norris to WIN in a FIGHT

Weekend Big Data Pirates, Ninjas, Klingons trounced
Lewis Page, 13 Sep 09:00

Read The Gods of War for every tired cliche you never wanted to see in a sci fi book

Page File The equivalent of a late-90s Steven Seagal movie in a book

Who wants to be there as history is made at the launch of our LOHAN space project?

Two places available in the chase plane above the desert
Lester Haines, 12 Sep 19:00

Blockbuster book lays out the first 20 years of the Smartphone Wars

Review Symbian's David Wood bares all. Not for the faint hearted
Andrew Orlowski, 12 Sep 15:01

iPhone NFC: 'Apple, photos and security ... WHAT could go WRONG?'

QuoTW Plus: 'Naturism ... you don't need to be totally naked'

Reddit wipes clean leaked celeb nudie pics, tells users to zip it

Now we've had all THAT TRAFFIC, we 'deplore' this theft
Kelly Fiveash, 07 Sep 17:33

California blue whale numbers soar to historical levels, say boffins

Still far too many of them being struck by US ships, mind
Kelly Fiveash, 07 Sep 14:24
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

'4chan may be just a sysadmin who knows his way around', claims so-called expert

QoTW Plus: 'Know what hurts your brain? Googling yourself'

IT jargon is absolutely REAMED with sexual double-entendres

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Let’s bring it back to level pegging
Alistair Dabbs, 07 Sep 09:00