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Oracle cranks up the flash with Exadata X3 systems

OpenWorld 2012Ellison: Rotating disk drives are so 20th century

Svalbard overtakes medieval summers

Fat algae suggest record temperatures

HP Spectre XT 13in Ivy Bridge Ultrabook review

Slim, light, fast...

WD hopes biz barons will grab its new 4TB data tubs

Drives are Western Digital's 'largest'

Keep your Playboy mansion, Supermicro is my nerd vice palace

Sysadmin blogI'm not ashamed to admit I was drooling over those racks

'Replace crypto-couple Alice and Bob with Sita and Rama'

Even their jobs are being offshored

Mem-giant Micron laments a doleful year despite cutting costs

Boys from Boise didn't do good

Nook pulls on backpack, heads for Europe and flings with foreigners

Barnes & Noble deals with Dixons, Sainsburys and even Waitrose

Windows 8 early-bird users still love Windows 7 more - poll

Fast-boot basics beat fancy Metro Modern UI

HP intros big biz-centric slate

Packing Intel's Haswell, by the looks of it

Big Blue: 'New PureSystem? Madness? No, THIS IS SPARTA!'

October date set for server family launch bash

Formlabs preps first home stereolithic 3D printer

Laser tech makes for higher-res objects

Scottish PhDs hoist kilt to reveal storage array killer

Spare PC disk bytes poured into Scotch broth of storage

Nominet mulls killing off the .co from

Dear Brits, you're happy to buy another domain name, right?

Nokia offers its maps to enterprise: Deal inked with Oracle

Hey, it's a big load of data - Big Data, right?

Climate change threatens to SHRINK FISH AND CHIP SUPPERS

Teeny oxygen-starved cod will hit global food supplies

Larry 'Shared databases are crap' Ellison reveals shared Oracle database

'Then I saw her software interface, now I'm a believer'

Euro bigwig turns heat on 'unacceptable' Apple warranties

Justice Commish urges nations to probe Cupertino ads

Windows System Center 2012: The review

Deep diveEnterprise automation software for the masses

O2, Vodafone allowed to hop onto each other's towers

Watchdog approves network-sharing love-in

Pair face £250k fines for spamming mobes with millions of texts

ICO gives duo a month to come up with a good excuse

Google shovels more small-fry apps on Larry Page's pyre

Keeping it skinny to make fat bucks

Kaminario's K2 data-gobbling champ squeezes out 2 million IOPS

BuT enterprise-class storage isn't JUST about the numbers

Sharp punches out über-retina phone screen

Full HD in a 5in panel, anyone?

Bloke jailed for being unable to use BlackBerry Messenger freed

Appeal court told swim coach sent saucy text to EVERY contact

Beached whale on Suffolk coast - Reader snap

PicUnfortunate cetacean's final resting place

Capita UK offshoring plan killed by customer backlash - insiders

It wasn't the threat of strike that forced its hand

Avnet waves farewell to John Toal ahead of Magirus gobble

Rayat takes the helm, sets course for Ambitious-land

Motorola's Germany Xbox sales ban castrated by US judges

Appeal court puts a stop to ban on Microsoft boxen

Big mainframe shops embiggen, says BMC survey

And the small fries emsmallen or jump to other fires

Navy devs cook up Android spyware to map your location - in 3D

Smartphone snooper stakes out the joint as you move around the room

Better pay your taxes: The world's NOT going to end this year

Mayan prophecy is for drought or disease, not apocalypse, say bone boffins

Happy birthday, Compact Disc

First commercial release 30 years ago today

Iran: Sorry for the Gmail blockade – we were trying to block YouTube

G+ flooded with relieved Iranians after week-long blackout

Viewsonic buries fondleslabs for punters, flogs biz tabs instead

Bit-part kit joins list of dearly departed

FREE mobile data – if you dance for our advertisers, monkeyboy

A good reason to read the small print, especially FreedomPop's

Gridiron builds mutant monster using NetApp's 'other' array

Engenio plus TurboCharger = flash-handling, data-caching beast

Oracle customers DEMANDED infrastructure cloud

OpenWorld 2012Ellison's public IaaS cloud whips out private IaaS parts

Yahoo! CEO! births! bouncing! baby! boy!

Plans return to floundering web portal in '1-2 weeks'

Steve Jobs resurfaces in Hong Kong

VideoThanks to near-$200K effort by Madame Tussaud's crew

Japan enacts two-year jail terms for illegal downloading

Draconian laws mean 10 years for uploaders

Hackers break onto White House military network

Spear phish hits 'unclassified' presidential system

Fujitsu, Oracle pair up on future 'Athena' Sparc64 chips

OpenWorld 2012But Larry may not resell servers that use them

iPad mini to go on sale in one month?

Invitations October 10, unveiling October 17 ... sounds about right

NBN Co nests satellites in WA

Three groundstations for regional networks

Analysts slash Ultrabook sales estimate by over 50%

Global 'meh' over overpriced laptops

Cisco fluffs up freebie Nexus virtual switch

Big price cut, but the one with goodies still ain't free

Holden considers electric Commodore

GM's Oz outpost ponders electric version of iconic muscle car

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