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15th > November > 2012 Archive

Facebook beats the heat in North Carolina data center

It's not the heat or the humidity

Apple bans 'memory' games from iOS App Store

Cupertino surrenders to German trademark claim

Obama signs off on secret national cybersecurity plan

Meanwhile, Congress sits on its hands

Google Chrome app offers guided tour of known universe

HTML from the hearts of space

Word wonks insist GIFs are really JIFs

You’re pronouncing the word of the year wrong, say Oxford lexicographers

Sydney Uni boffin wants database to track smokers

Swipe a smartcard when you buy a pack so Feds can email and tell you to quit

Apple staff call Taiwanese filmmaker an 'idiot'

450-mile Hong Kong trip to explain piracy claim doesn't quite go to plan

Is that a truncheon in your trousers, officer, or ... an antenna, you say?

Scottish upstart to help track cops using Galileo

Equinix's new Sydney bit barn built to survive TOXIC FLOOD

It's just 90 metres from Australia's most polluted waterway, but design rises above the problem

Sharp set for 30 BILLION YEN cash injection

Reports say Intel and Qualcomm could help prop up ailing firm

Quantum squirts object storage filler into Big Data-hungry crevice

LATTUS pray for fulfilment

So you broke our encrypted files? Ha! They were DOUBLY encrypted

Even if they steal the cloud, they can't get the rain out

China's Danger Maps highlight health hazards

Dirt the party doesn't like to talk about exposed by mashup

Software sucks these days - and just maybe it's all YOUR fault

StorageBod BlogSay NO to beta-grade stuff

ViewSonic VSD220 22in Android mega tablet

The display with ideas above its workstation

Automatic Facebook couple pages: Nauseating sign of desperation

Ad firm frantically churns the content you gave it

'I'm a PIRATE' confessions spew from OED iPhone dictionary

Cross developers puppet innocent along with buccaneers

Isilon feels need for speed, unleashes swarm of 'Mavericks'

You know what your problem is, Maverick? Huh?

Google stealthily coalesces UK music cloud into being

Maybe it's on my phone already? Do I care? Probably not

Sophos to axe 35 developer posts, shifts gaze to mobile, networks

ExclusiveEverything's secure here, except jobs

Adobe shuts down Connect user forum, confirms passwords raided

Connect itself untouched - unless you used the same login

Wireless boffins boost Wi-Fi hotspot performance 700%

Doubleplusgoodput

Hold it! Don't back up to a cloud until you've eyed up these figures

Trevor Pott drills into the real price of online storage

UK digital terrestrial TV turns 14 today

ArchaeologicFreeview may be ten years old, but there's a gawky teenager peering over its shoulder

Toshiba readies feature-pruned, profit-boosting Jelly Bean tablet

Lesser spec, unchanged price for AT300 Special Edition

NetApp bags CacheIQ for secret cash sum

Blip over for storage firm as all that ONTAP R&D finally pays off

New Microsoft Windows chief 'shocked' by Sinofsky defenestration

AnalysisMicrosofties tear new boss to Ribbons

Samsung readies bendy smarties for 2013

Spiral Galaxies

Android-loving suits boot BlackBerrys into 3rd place in the office

BYOD = Bill Your Own Director as comms costs soar

Humax HDR-1000S Freesat+ recorder with FreeTime

TV from space, time travel by broadband

Lord to sue Twitter users who falsely accused him of abuse

'We have the technology to know who you are'

Fart-buster underpants selling well among Japanese salarymen

Flatulent businessmen warm to trouser-cough suppression

Facebook stock plunge halts - despite insiders being freed to sell

Nobody cashing out just yet at free-content ads giant

Disney plans three Lucasfilm flicks EVERY YEAR

May the yawns be with you

Pollster predicts mega UK smart TV sales

Forecast flies in the face of sales evidence - just ask Comet

'Spend police USB stick data loss mega-fine on IT lessons for cops'

Tough on data leaks, tough on the causes of data leaks

Fujitsu: We're not blacklisted by gov, but we want private work

Grey men of Whitehall confirm there's no black list

Russia restores comms with space station after roadworks cut cable

Can you hear me Major Tim?*

Nazi Enigma encoding machine sells in London for over £80k

You could have got a better price there when it was new

World's LEGGIEST BLONDE is super-rare millipede living in SF

VidOff shoe shopping, see you in another 77 years

Comet train set for SMASH, staff can only hope to be in right carriage

Inability to fill Santa's sack may mean sackings

Vodafone will rent you an iPhone 5 for 69p* a day

*On top of the cost of the Sim, natch

Chinese baby war-boffins bust 3Tflops, snatch student LINPACK crown

SC12Aw jeez, the zero button on my calculator's broken

Belize PM: McAfee boss is 'bonkers', should 'man up and talk to cops'

Cybersecurity pioneer 'paranoid' over murder probe, says prime minister

HP PC chief: Microsoft's Surface is 'KLUDGEY'. There, I said it

Man says not entirely surprising thing for him to say

Opera site served Blackhole malvertising, says antivirus firm

'No need to issue a press release', firm tells press

Phone users favour Wi-Fi for dataslurp

Only 22 per cent of info sucked into phones over cellular

HP forges hyperscale ProLiants aimed at big data

Reworked iron for Hadoop – and OpenStack, Exchange and Vertica, too

Lawyer sues Microsoft rather than slot an SD card into his Surface

This thing isn't made by Apple, you know

NASA 'nauts personal DATA at risk after laptop SNATCH BUNGLE

Total ban on non-encrypted disks outside the wire

Forklift fondleslab 'fellas flee with vast haul of iPad Minis at JFK

Perhaps now in Vegas tucking them into dancers' G-strings

Cisco eats Cloupia to control freak clouds

And to have a VMware alternative

Aus gaming industry gets AUD$20m bonus

Govt takes gaming export seriously

Google to devs: Fragmenting Android is AGAINST THE RULES

That's one way to nip it in the bud

Sinofsky denies failed putsch led to his defenestration

My tanks were nowhere near that lawn, says Windows man

Curiosity clears Mars radiation levels for fleeting human visits

Trying to avoid a vomit-in-spacesuit situation

Broken Hill to sprout more satellite dishes

NBN Co to land up the road from IPStar

US petitions Obama for better policing of its mega-cities

Stricter, motorcycle-based judiciary proposed

Notebook price war slams Dell's revenues, slashes profits

Servers and networking can't fill in the gaps

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