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25th > September > 2012 Archive

Half of Milky Way's mass found in million-Kelvin gas cloud

Our galaxy is but a mere speck inside a ginormous ball o' baryons

Scientists: 'Castration is the key to a longer life'

The secret to a long life is knowing when to let them go

iPhone 5 Lightning cables sticking in USB ports

Wires revealed, tempers frayed

Oracle woos open sourcers with free Java web framework

ADF Essentials gives away the basics

What does Steve Wozniak do at Fusion-IO?

Reg hack bemused by Woz at down under appearance

Most biofuels fail green test: study

Swiss research pours cold water on eco claims

Cisco scores AU$38m NBN win

MPLS routers, switches and firewalls will power Australia's NBN

Meet Shenzhen, tech capital of China

El Reg journeys to the city where much of our tech is made

Myspace mutates Windows 8 with new look

Video demo would do Redmond proud

Apple Maps to the rescue in China/Japan conflict

Two sets of disputed islands depicted, one for each nation

Huawei wants to be telepresence king

Dethroning Cisco and massive domestic retail rollout to chase US$100b revenue goal

7 English cities grab £12m for 'cash back' Green Deals

Property owners can double-glaze away... pay nothing upfront

Brocade's former $2bn sales boss joins Riverbed

Golden goose to flog WhiteWater, Steelhead kit

Last remaining reason to order an iPhone 5 disappears

OpinionTaking so long to ship, it won't even be fashionable

Cash-rich SimpliVity bets the farm on rip-'n'-replace boxen

Will enterprises junk legacy IT for virtual data centre-in-a-box?

Nokia out $99 dual-Sim Asha

Android alternative

Man City drags Big Data into Big Football

Open ... and ShutAnd Google+ grabs sweaty ballers for its Hangouts...

Samsung slams Apple patent jury, wants new trial in US

South Koreans' filing blasts jurors for $1bn payout

Mmmm, delicious new sugar batteries keep gadgets up all night

We.. like... full-fat batts and we cannot lie

Analogue TV snuffs it tonight on UK mainland

Freeview to drop out briefly - but not as a mark of respect

Facebook denies Timeline publishes punters' private posts

It's just a Web2.0rrhea rumour... bitch

Curiosity rover blasts, grabs and fondles its first Martian rock

Lump of Mars thoroughly investigated in drive-by examination

Motorola's Razr design daddy legs it, gets inside Intel

Why bagging top electronics bod is a coup for chip giant

Don't panic: Arctic methane emissions have been going on for ages

Opinion'Surprising' finding of scientific survey mission

Eric Schmidt: Ha ha, NO Google maps app for iPhone 5

'Apple should have kept ours. But what do I know?'

Microsoft flashes fat mobe wallet, whispers: 'Just rub our hub'

But don't mention NFC nor Windows Phone

Resellers eye up £60m-a-year UK uni software deals

Southern University Purchasing Consortium issues the tender

BT to fibre up another 163 exchanges, coy on exactly where

Keen to bag more funds to lay cable across Blighty

Brave copper single-handedly chases 'suspicious' Moon

Mystery light source baffles werewolf plod

Samsung scribbles in UK Galaxy Note II debut date

Stylus council

Wikimedia UK trustee quits amid conflict-of-interest row

Hangs on to his QRCodes, though

Nintendo confirms Wii U region lock

Cross-border sales crossed out

Elon Musk's new re-usable, hovering rocket ship in first test liftoff

Grasshopper hops

Dell spills beans on biz app rejig after software gobble fest

Texan titan also polishes control-freak appliance KACE

Sony to fling $642m at scandal-hit Olympus

Electronics firm to bag a stake as camera-maker's execs go on trial for fraud

Einstein's brain FOUND ON APPLE iPAD

Secrets of super-boffin's mind locked in fondleslabs

Why Oracle must kiss goodbye to its database past

Open ... and ShutMoneybags Larry hopes cloud will shower him in cash

Xbox Live gamers blown offline by 'Virgin Media routing balls-up'

Telco and Microsoft investigating cause of outage

A single web link will WIPE Samsung Android smartphones

Magic number in URL triggers factory reset

Micro Anvika Stratford goes titsup - 2012 Games 'boom fell flat'

Samsung takes over branded store in London's East End shopping mall

White House 'wants Feds to draw up cyber-defences' for power plants

Crack council to oversee water and electricity supplies

Chip strip reveals 'handmade' Apple A6

Dual-core CPU, three GPUs exposed

iPhone 5 'jailbroken' ... before most fanbois even have it

All this has happened before. All this will happen again

iPhone 5 sales curbed by lack of smashable screens – report

Not because demand is dropping, then?

Tesla Motors falls behind in Model S production, issues more shares

Can't seem to get anything out of the door but paper

SHA-3 hash finalist Schneier calls for halt in crypto contest

'No award' in algorithm bake-off would be best, says Bruce

Caching outfit Terracotta gives away freebie Java doritos

Once you pop, what can't you do again?

Ex X-IO exec Alan Atkinson takes reins at Dell's Compellent

Just suddenly appears behind desk one day

RIM seeks to woo developers with REO Speedwagon cover

Shows off latest Blackberry 10 build, preps app store

RackWare uncloaks self, unveils cloudy control freakery

Getting physical as well as virtual

Google, Microsoft butt heads in browser benchmark battle

Will the real real-world test please stand up?

NASA releases stunning image of our universe's distant past

PhotoA 13.2 billion year peek into the past

Sam Palmisano exits IBM

New CEO Rometty has the reins, spurs, and saddle now

Nextgen on the block as Leighton seeks cash

Metronode and Infoplex also up for sale

Intel CEO thinks Windows 8 isn't ready, insider claims

But at least it will ship before the holidays

Microsoft extends Windows Server 2008 support

Eighteen month stay of execution for ye olde pre-cloud OS

Google promises autonomous cars for all within five years

New California law clears driverless cars from 2015

Chambers says Cisco is mulling succession plans

Top brass get out their running shoes

IEEE slips up, leaks logins

FTP server logs unsecured, leaving Apple, Google, IBM and Oracle details exposed

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