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13th > August > 2013 Archive

Xbox 180: Microsoft scraps mandatory Kinect policy

All-seeing, all-hearing Redmond stooge no longer on ALL the time

Elon Musk unveils Hyperloop – the subsonic tube of tomorrow

SF to LA in 35 minutes, and no toilet breaks allowed

New York State to investigate 'Wild West' Bitcoin industry

Smuggling, money laundering, kiddie porn ... banking bod seeks the TRUTH

Android detective explains Bitcoin borkage breadcrumbs

A tale of twisted pseudo-random number generators

Torvalds frustrated at missing simultaneous release

Linux 3.11 rc 5 emerges on an important day

Nude swimmers warned of GONAD-GOBBLING FISH ON THE LOOSE

'Testicles sit nicely in their mouth' expert tells Swedes

Don't trash-talk the boss on Twitter: Oz judge

Federal Magistrates Court declines to overturn High Court

Magnets too slow for disk writes? Use lasers

PSI scientists demo picosecond magnetic 'write'

Violent Hamlet 'bard' by British Library Wi-Fi filters

'Conscience doth make cowards of us all'

EMC demotes VMAX into 'capacity tier'

Sits beneath new 'performance tier' in the storage hierarchy

FalconStor struggles on as antsy backers whine 'C'mon, let's sell'

New investor on board, new Violin deal – don't write them off yet

Most UK privacy cock-ups are 'careless' spaffing of personal data - watchdog

ICO reveals breakdown of data-leak blunders

PayPal's fizzog-based payments app rubbished over reliability worries

'What if the shop assistant's an idiot?' asks security bod

Salesforce asks devs to cough 800% more for security review

AppExchange is popular, so we wanted to stop that

REVEALED: Simple 'open sesame' to unlock your HOME by radiowave

Black Hat 2013Schoolboy security slip-ups in burglar sensors, electronic locks discovered

New 64TiB Violin byte bucket is a load of Tosh: 19nm flash in a 3U box

That's Toshiba - and the 6264 is double the fun of its younger brother

Shadowrun Returns and Killzone: Mercenary ... old titles, new takes

Game TheoryGood stuff coming to PC, Xbox and Vita

MYSTERY sugar daddies showering flash upstart Tegile in gold named

Just who slammed millions of dollars into mutant array slinger? Now we know

Skyera unveils rival-crushing 21PB-a-rack flash monster

$1.99/GB, unequalled rack flash density. If it's real, it's a game-changer

NSA-proof email encryption? Cobblers, sniff German hackers

Analysis'Comical, shameless game' based on tech that won't stop determined g-men

Facebook to gobble voice-recog outfit, not so chatty on price tag

Translate 'dumb f***s' into 'making the world more connected' ... bitch

PEAK Apple: Cupertino's hopes died with Steve Jobs, says Larry Ellison

Dead tech titan likened to Edison and Picasso by database billionaire

Oracle fires up Virtual Compute Appliance for infrastructure clouds

One throat to choke – perhaps at a premium

Tech war latest: Today's leather tools 'invented by NEANDERTHALS'

PicNo patents on 40,000-year-old equipment that's just like gear used by modern man

Court hearing on Icahn's Dell buyout block set for Friday

Listen judge, Icahn't with these people, they're changing voting rules

'Abel, you're fired!' Hear AOL supremo axe exec during conference call

AudioThe awkward moment creative chief dumped for pointing camera at boss

VCs flash cash for Looker's SQL-on-steroids business intelligence tool

BI bods take valley lucre to fund sales bods

No distro diva drama here: Penguinista favourite Debian turns 20

AnniversaryHow solid, stocky Linux babe kept relationship 'open' but stayed true to you

Beware the ad-punting crapware-laden Firefox, warn infosec bods

Bid to win US Green Card may leave you stuck with ancient riddled browser instead

Norway BANS Apple from Oslo's skies: No aerial Maps app snaps allowed

Hold øynene av våre premie, Tim Cook

BlackBerry hits 88MPH, goes back to the future with NEW old 9720 mobe

Brainwave: Crank out a cheap QWERTY BB7 phone for Asia, Latin America

Three's UK mobile network goes down on unlucky northerners

Hey, Scots and those oop north - who ya gonna call? Oh, no one

Management buyout at Hamilton Rentals AGAIN

'We love being sold and bought back, and sold and bought back and...'

Bacon 'n' egg on his face: Hollywood heartthrob pwned by Twitter phishers

'I changed my password to EggsN' and now I think I'm ok,' jokes Footloose star

There she blows! Mid-October release date for Windows 8.1 sighted

And no early tease for MSDN or TechNet loyalists, it's claimed

Leaked photos of iPhone 5C parts portend ugly Google legal battle

Slavish copycat behavior will certainly unleash the lawyerly hounds

Fusion-io founder Flynn flies again with new storage upstart

Joins forces with departed Fusion-io CMO

DARPA calls Big Data boffins: Help us lock up everyone's privates

US gov reckons public datasets are threat to the State

Larry Ellison: Google is ABSOLUTELY EVIL, but NSA is ESSENTIAL

'Who's ever heard of gov't misusing information?'

Amazon initiates TOTAL MOBILE DOMINANCE cloud strategy

Cut-price push notifications cut up partners, pressure Google

Obama appoints intelligence boss to run 'independent' review of NSA

Presumably in the spirit of irony

Facebook's request to the flash industry: 'Make the worst flash possible'

Flash Memory SummitCounterintuitive, perhaps – but eminently sensible

Riak CS datastore cosies up to OpenStack

Basho strings tightrope from Dynamo-clone to OpenStack cloud OS

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