Net neutrality debate: If startups want to rival Google, they must show some green to telcos

So says the CEO of Deutsche Telekom, a, er, telco giant

Just a few days after new net neutrality rules were passed by the European Parliament, the CEO of Deutsche Telekom has revived fears over how “loopholes” will lead to an unequal internet.…

Microsoft scares the bejesus out of Skype users with x12 price hike

Don’t panic, it’s just a Redmond screwup

Several Reg readers were stunned by an email from Skype on Friday, which told them they were going to be paying a lot, lot more for their paid-for VoIP subscriptions.…

The story of .Gay: This bid is too gay! This bid is not gay enough! This bid is just right?

ICANN community process under fire after baffling rulings

Dot Gay LLC has once again appealed the decision that it does not represent the gay community in its bid to run the .gay top-level domain.…

Hacked TalkTalk CEO: Dead as a Dido? Nope, she refuses to quit

ISP boss has ‘full support of the board’

TalkTalk boss Dido Harding has refused to bow to pressure to step down from her role, as the fall out from its cyber attack debacle continues.…

TalkTalk downplays extent of breach damage, gives extra details

Credit cards ‘cannot be used for financial transactions’

TalkTalk has finally provided some information on the amount and type of information breached in last week’s cyber attack, downplaying the size of the incident.…

Chrome OS is not dead, insists Google veep in charge of Chrome OS

Merger of Android and Googly platform is probably still a goer

The Google exec running both Android and Chrome has tried to pour cold water on the story that Mountain View is merging its mobile platforms.…

Indian net neutrality fans tell Facebook to Zuck off

Internet.org labelled land-grab while real problem of connectivity remains

Online activists in India have published a stinging attack on Facebook and its efforts to provide online services in the nation.…

BT Openreach boss says UK telcos need ‘predictable regulation’

Translation: Leave us alone, Ofcom!

Parliament & Internet Conf ’15 BT’s Openreach chief Joe Garner lobbied once again today for the one-time state monopoly to remain in one piece, even as most of its rivals continue to push for a break up of its infrastructure wing from the firm’s mothership.…

Hands On with Windows 10 Mobile build 10572

A tad buggy but plenty to like. Shame about the lack of market

Microsoft released build 10572 of Windows 10 Mobile last week, hot on the heels of build 10549, as the release date nears for the first Windows 10 smartphones, the Lumia 950 and 950XL, expected in November.…