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19th > December > 2012 Archive

PayPal founder funds 'tornado-driven' power plant

Green science or mad?

Canadians nab syrup rustlers after massive maple sap heist

UpdatedThree down, five more sticky-fingered felons to go

Perl programming language marks 25th birthday

Munging data since 1987

Kim Dotcom flashes his rack

Rack can even be yours if you send money and servers

McDonalds fried for serving spam

Ronald didn't ask if kids wanted email with that, angering Oz regulator

AFACT wants ushers to confront pirates

Union not happy with anti-piracy education program aimed at cinema staff

China takes 2013's top offshore IPO crown

Cut price rag trader Vipshop bests all other foreign companies listing in the USA

Vodafone India appoints SECRET SNITCHES

Staff can be fired for using a mobe in a car, even after hours

Swedish teens GO BERSERK in Instagram sex pic slut riot

City trashed after web slurs, dodgy filters enrage kids

Information teleportation goes large-scale

Macro-scale strangeness at a scale visible to the human eye

ICO hits the road to crack 'underlying problem' at data-leak councils

Watchdog dishes out £300k in fines, starts knocking on doors

Prepare to greet the data centre of 2023

The road starts here

Embattled Xyratex prepares poison pill: You'll never take me alive!

Builds takeover defences as it moves into HPC arrays

Nasdaq's RIM shot: BlackBerry maker ejected from top 100

Canadians forced to hang out with Netflix, EA

Mark Zuckerberg doesn't know how to use HTML5

Open ... and ShutOut-Facebooking Facebook... bitch!

Boffins spot planet that could support life... just 12 light years away

Orbits Tau Ceti, a star in our night sky

Google given a month to wriggle out of Euro antitrust smackdown

Ad giant must persuade rivals it isn't cheating in search

Google can't use finger-fumble patent to poke Apple - Trade panel

International Trade Commission declares Motorola finger slip patent invalid

Microsoft 'surprised' by Google Gmail 'winter cleaning'

Dump their free email for ours!

Rude web trolls should NOT be jailed, warns prosecution chief

But thugs, stalkers will be hauled before the beak

Phone-hack saga: Police cuff man in southwest London

Unnamed 46-year-old currently being quizzed at cop shop

Baby got .BAT: Old-school malware terrifies Iran with del *.*

New nasty capable of causing about an hour of annoyance

Penguin gives in to US Feds over ebooks

Publisher drops defiant stance, settles price-fixing case

Worldwide LCD price-fixing conspiracy: Another exec guilty

AU Optronics manager traded info 'in karaoke bars'

Samsung grabs 'World's biggest handset-maker' title off Nokia

'The coffee mugs too, mate. Hand 'em over...'

Vatican shrugs off apocalypse, fiddles with accounts dept

Pope's astronomer hints at truth hidden in Google

St Zuck gives half a BEELLION DOLLARS in Facebook stock to charity

Keepin' it in the 'Valley ... bitch

Bankrupt Kodak misses $2bn target, flogs imaging patents for $525m

Intellectual Ventures and RPX play hardball

Apple: What do our Maps need? Stalk-yer-buddies Foursquare tech, NATCH!

Why go down the old 'make better maps' route?

Speaking in Tech: Like Kinect - only a THOUSAND times better

PodcastThis year in tech... plus the team grills another American VC

Samsung: Smart TV security hole is so minor we'll fix it immediately

Tellies leak private info to hackers, nothing to see here

Ethernet sales fizzle, but self-aware networks set to explode

The money is moving up the stack, as always

ICANN'T believe it's not Apple: Vatican wins domain-handout lottery

Cupertino must wait a year as GTLD application order announced

Android Trojan taints US mobes, spews 500,000 texts A DAY

If you could just tear yourself from Angry Birds and check your bill...

Microsoft releases first Windows OS in an original American language

Cherokee Nation translators build Windows 8 language pack

IBM borgs StoredIQ for big data build-out

Set your company on auto-shred, auto-save, and auto-dump on lawyers

Google, Microsoft go head to head in Santa-tracking tech race

Naughty Google hopes to steal NORAD's thunder

FTC tightens privacy rules for child data protection

Application stores in the clear

IBM taps Red Hat for cut-throat priced Linux on big supers

LoadLeveler replaced by Platform LSF on x86 clusters

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