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IBM’s first tape drive turns 60

Model 726 Magnetic tape reader/recorder replaced punch cards

Noise can improve quantum computing, says ANU scientist

It’s quantum computing: of course there’s a paradox

iinet poaches Internode CTO

John Lindsay gets top technologist role

Alain de Botton wants better online smut

Site will liberate net from "stupidity, brutishness, earnestness and exploitation"

Cloud mega-uploads aren't easy

Google, Microsoft, can't explain how to get big data into the cloud, despite rivals' import services

Anonymous takes out Indian CERT as attacks continue

DDoS aplenty in retaliation for site blocking order

Microsoft, NetApp, Citrix, team for FreeBSD on Hyper-V

Cunning ploy to boost ONTAP-v virtual array?

China blesses Google's Moto buy, patent problems persist

Chocolate Factory must achieve fine balancing act

Windows Phone beats iOS sales in China

Where did all the fanbois go?

Creatives spin copyright licence that sticks to web

Using baton of new technology to enforce rights

Smoke-belching flash drive self-destructs on command

VidDo not press the red button!

UK mobile broadband carriers compared

Product RoundupNetwork vs network

NHS car-crash spatters CSC accounts with red ink

'Very poor' results, blubs CEO

Facebook and IM apps abused to spread social-climbing worm

Points you to a .zip archive full of badness

New Oyster online service goes live at TfL

Allows travellers to check the damage online

Brit knits jumper for NASA space chicken

Rubber mascot wraps up warm for solar eclipse mission

Yahoo! gets! $7.1bn! injection! from! Alibaba! stake! sale!

Web biz flogs tasty slice of online tat bazaar

Met bobbies get CSI kit to probe perps' mobes

Skip lengthy lab analysis, press here for clues

Zuck weds self to lady friend in surprise ceremony

That's how you top a $104bn IPO... bitch

Sony starts taking advance orders for PSN titles

Ready to play... on release

Raspberry Pi gets snappy with camera add-on

Say cheese

Bang & Olufsen Beolit 12

Geek Treat of the WeekAirPlay exemplar

Acer crosses Ivy Bridge with latest laptops

Drive up the M5 and Travelmate

T-Mobile slip exposes 1,100 punters' email addresses

Telco sweats it in the Hothouse

Waterstones stores surrender to Amazonian invaders

Kindle deal to fire up bookseller's bottom line

Another NHS trust coughs up £90k fine for lax fax acts

Patients' privates sent to wrong address for months

Resistance is futile? Memristor RAM now cheap as chips

UCL breakthrough after team toyed with LEDs

Brussels throws antitrust settlement lifeline to Google

Almunia urges Schmidt to offer quick fix or face possible 'abuse' charges

What's copying your music really worth to you?

Quite a lot, it seems

Ouch! Facebook slumps below IPO value on day 2

UpdatedStock stumbles after mega-hyped debut

Core Wars: Inside Intel's power struggle with NVIDIA

GPU Technology ConferenceKepler takes Knights Corner?

Nasdaq red-faced after software snafu stalls Facebook IPO

'Humbled' chief promises fix for temperamental public debut system

IP law probe MPs hunt for smoking gun, find plenty of smoke

AnalysisThe IPO whodunnit continues

Met cops' CSI mobe-snoop tech sparks privacy fears

AnalysisData held onto even if you're cleared in court

Audi proposes PC-packing stunt bikes

CPU assisted wheelies, anyone?

NVIDIA VGX VDI: New tech? Or rehashed hash?

HPC blogYou comment, we respond

IBM parks parallel file system on Big Data's lawn

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fattest of them all?

ALL NHS patient records online by 2015

If at first you don't succeed...

Google snubs Euro watchdog's 'abuse of dominance' claims

Happy to have a chat about 'concerns'

'Dated and cheesy' Aero ripped from Windows 8

Never liked Windows 7 anyway

Tech Data still feeling the burn from Brazilian shave

Country exit keeps hitting sales, but profit creeps up

Backdoor sniffed in ZTE's US Android smartphones

Dial R for Root

Oracle juices homegrown Xen to match own-brand Linux

One Ellisonized kernel to bind them all

Mindspeed gets China Mobile femto gig

Must rig out support for political legacy, though

IBM to park mainframes on the cloud

Rolls out SmartCloud Enterprise+ for public consumption

Cloaked light detector sees without being seen

Invisible pixels a small, but large, step forward

Microsoft launches its own '' network

Redmond content for new service to co-exist with Facebook, Google

Australia rocks to Spotify

Would you like ads with that track?

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