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16th > August > 2013 Archive

Apple files 'Bonk to Gift' near field communication patent application

'No, our phones don't have NFC – but let's grab the patent anyway'

YouTube Wars: Microsoft cries foul as Windows Phone app pulled again

AnalysisClaims it shouldn't be forced to use that awful HTML5

Microsoft DMCA takedown requests targeting OpenOffice

Asks Google to bin links to weird scammy links to purported Office torrents

Oz High Court says streaming music is not a 'broadcast'

Waves away Big Radio's royalty-free streaming bid

Boffins claim Voyager has already left the Solar System

NASA hoses down new theory of 'porous, layered heliosphere'

NORKS build TROLL ARMY to tear down S Korean surfers

No we're not too hungry to concentrate on posting propaganda...

Open Rights Group revives 'unavailable for legal reasons' HTTP error code plan

Stick smut-and-biffo-blockers up your web server with this '451' code say activists

'Abel, put that camera down right now! Abel, you're fired. Out!'

Quotw'Make the worst flash possible. Just make it dense and cheap'

Brocade boss drops F-bomb: 'Everyone's for 32Gbps Fibre Channel'

Biz escapes red ink of sliding sales with patent payday win

BOFH: Backup server's failed? We have a backup backup server

Episode 6But what if the backup backup backup backup backup server fails, Boss?

Don't let the SAN go down on me: Is the storage array on its way OUT?

StoragebodYou can't hide behind the cache anymore

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid: Eco, economy and diesel power

ReviewA 143mph 4-wheel drive electric estate car? Oh yes

Attention, addicts: LEGO meth lab pays homage to Breaking Bad

Get into the miniature drugs trade for $250

Oh, those crazy Syrian hackers: Now Wash Post, CNN, Time vandalised

Gawd darn it, can't anyone secure their websites?

Bureaucrats foil Nestlé's bid to TRADEMARK KitKat's chocolatey digits

AnalysisProtective wrapper torn off design - now anyone can throw four-finger shapes

Flash cheaper than disk? 'Customers aren't buying that', says NetApp CEO

Tom Georgens puts the boot into NAND hype

AREA 51 - THE TRUTH by the CIA: Official dossier blows lid off US secrets

PicAliens ate my redaction

So fondleable Windows 8 didn't work out so well: Why not try it IN 3D?

VideoUpstart wants $100,000 to whack finger-following cam onto PCs, mobes

Shareholders hoping to squeeze cash from Kodak are deluded, says court

What about bust camera firm's staffers, suppliers? Investors told to jog on by beak

'But we like 1 Direction!' Rock gods The Who fend off teen Twitter hate mob

Battle of the (boy) bands: Kids threatened to KILL Pete Townshend over hit single

Fiendish fake Flash plugin squirts grumble-flick ads into kiddies' websites

Browser nasty turns entire internet into no-go zone for children, the easily offended

Sony to pop 'top Viacom channels' in PlayStations, smart tellies, mobes

Games giant turns to MTV, Comedy Central to fill its new internet video thing - sources

Facebook's flush Sheryl Sandberg savaged over UNPAID intern advert

Get rich like Shezza by working for, er, free for her women-in-biz org

China mulls probe into IBM, Oracle, EMC after NSA hack claims - report

Spooks allowed in through the backdoor? Where's the rubber gloves...

NSA coughs to 1000s of unlawful acts of snooping on US soil since 2008

Oversight judge admits: 'I've no idea what the true figure is'

Apple erects measures to stop app-happy kids splurging parents' dosh

New App Store rules to protect against über-expensive in-game tat

Card-cloning crooks use 3D printers to make ever-better skimmers

VidAussie ATMs vulnerable to precisely tailored devices, warn cops Down Under

Department of Interior dishes out $10bn for cloudy IT

Amazon Web Services lurks in background while IBM crows of its fortune

iPhone 5S: 64-bit A7, 128GB storage, flashy ƒ/2.0 camera, and...

Rumors, yes – but from a source with a good track record

Microsoft warns of post-April zero day hack bonanza on Windows XP

Beginning April 2014, patches will bring new threats

SQUEEEEE! Microsoft goes retro with pay-by-squawk NFC tech

Slow acoustic data transfer could work with any mobe

Court throws out Icahn's demand to stall Dell shareholder vote

Judge refuses 'to be dragged into a tactical game'

Apple big-screen TV rumor zombie RISES FROM THE DEAD

Forget the low-cost iPhone, forget the iWatch, here comes the Cupertinian boob tube!

IT now 10 percent of world's electricity consumption, report finds

New analysis finds IT power suck has eclipsed aviation

Google Glass is high fashion in September Vogue magazine

12 pages of models in hyped headsets

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