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23rd > August > 2013 Archive

Workers at world's largest – and most remote – telescope go on strike

'More money and bennies, or no more pretty starbirth snaps,' demand ALMA staffers

Oracle launches paid support for 'free' NoSQL database

Recent switch to AGPL license begs question: Why?

Apple snaffles travel app in quest for way out of Maps debacle

'We generally do not discuss our purpose or plans', so there

Government intervention unlikely for beleaguered BlackBerry

Canadian minister casts gloom on bailout hopes

Delta Air Lines makes mass Windows Phone 8, Lumia 820 buy

Redmond's claimed seat allocations deserve a bumpy ride

China's Baidu builds new type of App Store

'Light App' framework loads web apps onto smartmobes

BILLION-TONNE BELCH emitted from Sun to hit Earth this weekend

Polar solar storm could set a few oscilloscopes a-wriggling at high latitudes

Indian IT exporters coin windfall profits as rupee plunges

Now's the time to renegotiate outsourcing and offshoring deals

Google testing 'Helpouts' video support service

Chocolate Factory may have cooked new way for consultants to turn a quid

Our Vulture 2 spaceplane sprouts sleek pointy beak

LOHAN's nose job lands at 3D printers

Boffins use HOT maths MODELS to predict spam of the future

Experts build spam filters using game theory

Nasty BOFHses. It burns us! It burns...

Episode 7What's that, Boss? Speak up, would you?

'You've had your fun. Now we want the stuff back'

QuotwPlus: 'Google will only play or pay on their home turf'

Tat bazaar eBay takes a rest for 'scheduled maintenance', goes offline

Company sez soz

Acorn’s would-be ZX Spectrum killer, the Electron, is 30

ArchaeologicThe story of the BBC Micro Junior

Looking to sell the cloud? You're going to need references

CommentTransformation standardisation

Holiday HELL: Pourquoi, monsieur, why is there no merdique Wi-Fi here?

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Sun, sand but no SSIDs

Dell nemesis Icahn offers Apple's Tim Cook slap-up grub in share buy bid

Billionaire hopes to wine and dine iPad chief into boosting stock buyback payday

Ubuntu Edge Linux mobe: 'Made you look,' crows Shuttleworth

Um Bongo boss looks on bright side of $32m fundraising flop

Germany warns: You just CAN'T TRUST some Windows 8 PCs

Microsoft: You can still buy an 'insecure' Win 8 machine sans TPM chip

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist... Spy HARDER

Game TheoryPlus – more spooks in XCOM Declassified

Report: Secret British spy base in Middle East taps region's internet

'Security services hook tentacles into underseas fibre optic cables'

Plucky ISS 'nauts manage to bodge tricky camera gizmo onto podule IN SPACE

PicHa ha, trusty Orlan suits don't fill up with water. See our flag!

Rasp Pi skydive: Ballsy Baumgartner best beware Brit bionic Babbage Bear

PicsSATURDAY: 'Ted Bull' mascot stuffed with electronics in 39,000m plunge bid

Russian spyboss brands Tor a crook's paradise, demands a total ban

Anti-child-abuse campaign sparks push to outlaw anonymising network


Final Ballmerism: 'There's never a perfect time, but now is the right time'

'Silent' staff stood by as £100m BBC IT project tanked – DG

Hang on. They DID speak up...

Ballmer's emotional farewell to Redmond: I LOVE THIS COMPANY

'I look forward to continuing as one of Microsoft’s largest owners' Heh heh

Amazon spaffs MYSTERY private Wi-Fi waves all over Apple's orchard

Web bazaar taunts Cupertino with secret radio tests

BILLION DOLLAR BALLMER: Microsoft chief makes $1bn simply by quitting

Hmm, what could I do to boost the value of my stock portfolio?

Jack Ma and clique aim to retain control at Alibaba after IPO

Just give us the money, we know what we're doing

US court: Dell can't hound debtor with robocalls to her mobile

Automated pay-up calls banned by appeals court

PayPal fixes critical account switcheroo bug after researcher tipoff

All your account are belong to us

Google plonks down cash for Foxconn's head-mounted display patents

'Our Glass division will have those, thank you'

VMware's Project Zombie gives dumb servers BRAAAAINS

Virtualization company reveals 'special sauce' for upcoming cloud

Silicon Valley slurped millions of NSA cash for PRISM participation

Court documents show first details of your tax dollars at work

Guardian teams up with New York Times for future Snowden GCHQ coverage

But 'I never spoke to The Independent,' Snowden says

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