Cisco's Chambers to Obama: Stop fiddling with our routers
Cisco chief executive John Chambers has reportedly written to US President Obama, pointing out that the NSA tampering with kit it exports is not likely to result in more customer confidence or higher sales.
Google staggers toward BEEELLION-dollar Twitch gobble - report
The Chocolate Factory has reportedly developed a yearning to take a bigger bite out of the video game streaming market, and has offered a cool billion to take over Twitch.
Fast-fingered Filho flicks aside WinPhone-furtling fumbler after 4 months
A young Brazilian has smashed a world-texting record after accurately finger-blasting a nonsensical message at speeds hitherto unachieved by humanity.
Multiplayer Elite to debut on May 30th
Elite:Dangerous, the multiplayer revival of eighties classic space trading game Elite is on track for beta release on May 30th.
Cops crimp global perve-cam attacks
Webcam voyeurs around the world are on edge after authorities in several nations began raiding buyers of the BlackShades remote access trojan (RAT).
Welcome to Heathrow Terminal, er, Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung has decided to allow its marketing department's imaginations to take flight, which has resulted in a rather crap plan to effectively rename Heathrow's Terminal Five.
Reg man picks out tastiest tidbits from heaping mounds of storage announcements
Suppliers are furiously ladling out news like demented cafeteria workers attempting to feed the multitudes, so we thought we'd slice off a few of the tastier morsels and present them to you on a sideplate – all the better to prevent any storage indigestion.
Toot-toot. Intel pulls up in the connected car of the FU-TURE-TURE
PicsOver on Planet Intel, it's not all about cranking out chips to power the world's desktops and servers; a semiconductor giant is allowed to dream of future of technology.
'Executed ex' of Norkers' bonkers Kim Jong-un rises FROM THE GRAVE
We're delighted to announce that reports of the execution last year of North Korean chanteuse Hyon Song-wol appear to have been greatly exaggerated.
Beam me up Scotty: Boffins to turn pure light into matter
A trio of theoretical physicists reckon scientists will be able to make matter out of pure light* within the next year using today's technology.
PEAK ARRAY: Cold fingers of Death stroke Big Biz disk boxes
CommentIT depts are spending less on enterprise storage arrays, and instead considering shifting to the cloud – and away from arrays in their data centres.
LifeLock snaps shut Wallet mobile app over credit card leak fears
LifeLock has withdrawn its Wallet App and deleted user data over concerns the technology falls short of user data protection rules under the payment card industry's Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Customer sues Nimbus Data for 'breach of contract' over arrays
UpdatedFlash array vendor Nimbus Data is being sued by a customer for breach of contract over two Gemini arrays that the purchaser alleges failed to meet "four conditions of sale".
Kelway plonks self in shop window with double digit rev hike
Privately held tech supplier Kelway has rolled out a healthy set of fiscal '14 prelims that won't do any harm to its chances of securing private equity investment or attracting potential trade buyers.
Motorola Moto E: Brill budget blower with one bothersome blunder
ReviewMotorola couldn't have asked for more from the affordable Moto G. It bumped the company’s UK smartphone market share from next to nothing to 6 per cent all by itself.
WHOMP! There it is: IBM demos 154TB tape
IBM and Fujifilm have demoed a 154TB LTO-size tape cartridge which could come to market in 10 years' time.
Stock and awe: Top City biz takes £32m hit after software upgrade axed
A leading City firm has halted the roll-out of software that was supposed to streamline its business but became more trouble than it was worth. Specifically, £32m of trouble.
SAVE NET NEUTRALITY, urges Steve Wozniak in open letter to bigwigs
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has waded into the net neutrality debate with an open letter calling for fair and equal internet access for all.
iPhone-stroker-turned-fandroid sues Apple over iMessage text-slurpery
A former iPhone fan is suing Apple over claims that its iMessage service withholds texts sent to her new Samsung mobile by her iPhone-fondling pals.
Pure Storage sets out stall: We want to rule the storage world
Blocks and FilesStorage industry lore has it that NetApp has been the only stand-alone storage company after EMC to establish its technology as a storage platform. Now Pure Storage, the energised all-flash array (AFA) startup, says it wants to be the next storage platform company.
Microsoft: Take a seat over there, SAP, on the AZURE CLOUD
SAP’s business applications have landed on Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud infrastructure service.
Chip and SKIM: How dodgy crypto can leave shoppers open to fraud
UK academics today describe how criminals can forge chip-and-PIN card transactions and spend other people's money for free.
Google snaps up Divide to splice biz and personal phones together
Google is preparing to bring unruly employee-owned phones under corporate dominion through the acquisition of a company that makes mobile device management tech.
US authorities name five Chinese military hackers wanted for espionage
The US Department of Justice has named five members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army that, it claims, carried out an eight-year hacking campaign against some American companies to steal commercially sensitive information.
FINGERS CROSSED: Apple and Samsung said to be hammering out settlement
Apple and Samsung are reportedly in talks to settle all of their patent litigation cases, possibly bringing an end to the mobile giants' years-long international court battle.
AT&T to buy DirecTV in $49bn mega-gobble
US telecoms giant AT&T has announced plans to acquire leading US satellite TV provider DirecTV in a deal valued at $48.5bn.
Samsung mobes to get an eyeful of your EYE in biometric security bid
Samsung is looking to kick its competition with Apple up a notch by swapping fingerprint scanners in its smartphones for more advanced biometric devices like iris scanners, a company exec has said.
Latest Snowden leak claims NSA bugged ALL mobile calls in the Bahamas
A fresh dossier of documents apparently from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claims that the NSA is running a telephone-tapping system that records the metadata and content of all mobile phone calls of two countries, including the island paradise of the Bahamas.
Apple 'rainbow' logos set to fetch $10-15K at auction
A pair of logos taken from Apple's Cupertino headquarters are slated to fetch big bucks on the auction block.
Anti-coal protestors rated top threat to Australian e-voting
AusCERTSarong-clad anti-coal hippies have been marked as a chief threat to online voting at the election scheduled to take place in 2015 in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).
EU phone home! Cloudy transatlantic cable coughs, gags, chokes
UpdatedA major transatlantic cable linking the EU and the US appears to have been cut, causing major problems for cloud operators.