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Engineers dig up road outside Google's London HQ Workmen are digging up the spot outside Google's London headquarters where a mysterious "beam" once made pedestrians' hair stand on end.…

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Flash WORM has a serious use for archived photos and videos Intel is well behind the curve with its 10TB flash drive, slated for 2016, claims a SanDisk enterprise storage bigwig, adding that the flash memory storage provider will have a 16TB drive by then.…

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Big Blue moves to avoid potential calamity IBM says it has delayed the European switchover of the outgoing x86 business to Lenovo by one month in a bid to side-step sales disruption in its busiest quarter of the year.…

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Plus: Is storage firm REALLY shopping itself... Analysis  Brocade is a member of the flat revenue Earth society, with its mix of annual and quarterly Fibre Channel and Ethernet revenues hardly changing between last year and this year.…

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Make ex-Google mobe firm a success Lenovo is looking to do for Motorola mobiles what it did for the IBM Thinkpad, kicking life into the products and making the company profitable.…

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CEO DeNuccio: Concerto will have their ears Violin has recorded rising revenues and lessening losses for its third quarter as the new CEO gets the flash array company barking louder in the data centre flash array dogfight.…

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MEPs ask ECJ to rule on legality of PNR agreement A European deal to share airline travellers’ personal information with Canada could be chucked out after MEPs asked the ECJ to intervene.…

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Le consumer rights group sues le international goggle-box Netflix's seeming inability to parle Francais has landed the US video giant in trouble.…

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Exact amount dependent on other users’ generosity An anonymous South Londoner has been named as the winner of a pseudo lottery designed to (hopefully) make one Reddit user a millionaire.…

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Turnover slips ... but hey, revenue is vanity. Profit's up The turnaround at Phoenix IT Group initiated by CEO Steve Vaughan was never going to happen overnight and the latest set of declining half-year numbers for the period ended September are testament to that point.…

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It's alive! We're pleased to announce that we've reanimated our merchandising tentacle Cash'n'Carrion, so Reg fans can once again get a fix of top-notch Vulture Central kit.…

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Mega-etailer offers UK public more chances to stand in Post Offices Amazon is giving the Royal Mail a leg up this Christmas by agreeing to allow folks to pick up parcels at their local post office.…

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Private equity firm likely to be eyeing ACS's margins Acquisition-hungry Advanced Computer Software (ACS) has itself been acquired by private equity firm Vista for £725m.…

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PM urged to 'prioritise issue' of evil internet titans A Parliamentary report into the murder of off-duty British soldier Lee Rigby by Muslim extremists last year has pointed the finger of blame squarely at "the major US Communications Service Providers", saying that the only organisation which could have prevented the attack was one such internet-media giant.…

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Smart telly man has the answers, according to report Sales of the Galaxy S5 have so disappointed Samsung that it is reportedly looking at ousting mobile boss JK Shin and parachuting in appliances and telly tsar BK Yoon – who would oversee mobiles as well as his existing remit.…

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Products built for 'five-nines’ availability Comment  EMC's VNX-F range of all-flash VNX arrays will soon scale up to 172TB of usable capacity, with a less than $5/GB cost, using a new drive enclosure and higher-capacity drives.…

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Sort of... Michael Fassbender's member has been around He's an actor with one of the most famous penises in Hollywood. Now the notoriously well-endowed superstar Michael Fassbender is set to play the tech world's "biggest dick": Steve Jobs.…

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Important payments were processed manually The Bank of England has opened an investigation into the IT failure of its bank-to-bank payment processing system, which handles £277bn a day.…

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BT's sat comms site repurposed Geek's Guide to Britain  Big data? Pah. Arthur is big hardware. He weighs in at 1,118 tonnes, has a diameter of 25.9 metres and is 52 years old. From his home, a high plateau on Cornwall’s remote Lizard peninsula – as far south as you can go on the island of Great Britain without falling off – he has played his part in Space Age history, appropriate given he resembles one of its rockets in scale and riveting style.…

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LIVE NOW: Free training Hands on  The Register’s Tim Phillips is joined by Paul Gregory, from QA, today at 11:00 GMT, to deliver a live hands-on session on Azure Active Directory. This is your chance to learn from the experts and get answers to any questions you might have.…

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The WoW factor Antique Code Show  As The Dark Portal opens in the new World of Warcraft expansion Warlords of Draenor, and all manner of beasties descend upon Orgrimmar, Stormwind and Ashran, I think it’s about time to revisit the RTS game that spawned the franchise, Warcraft: Orcs and Humans.…

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And Commish is VERY pro-Google. Why should we worry? +Analysis  A few days ago President Obama wrote a cheque he knew he couldn’t cash - and this week the European Parliament will write another.…

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Why it's not always you who'll do the rejecting A lot of people have either worked with or know someone who worked at a startup. Lots have good experiences while some have bad experiences – and they have the scars to prove it. Their stories are funny, odd and sometimes downright weird.…

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… Denmark, ahead of South Korea, with Blighty climbing the charts and the USA in 12th spot The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has issued its annual Measuring the Information Society report and found that Denmark is the world's most technologically-developed nation.…

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National govts want to row back on 'open internet' law, leaked doc suggests Former EU digital tzar Neelie Kroes’ net neutrality plans for the Continent may be chucked out by national governments.…

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