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29th > October > 2013 Archive

Microsoft completes Hadoop U-Turn, trumpets HDInsight on Azure

Redmond makes cloud-served open-source cruncher generally available

Samsung pops out app toolkits for TVs, mobes, tabs (But DON'T mention Android)

First-ever dev con puts spotlight on chaebol's kit

Cook: Apple 'so very, very proud to be a FORCE FOR GOOD'

And Jony Ive has a shiny red Mac Pro to prove it

Ohh! The PRECIOUS! Give it to uss. We WANTS it: Shiny iThings coming in 2014

'Very, very unique', oh yes, Gollum

Australian telco tests broadcasts within 4G network

Acronym from hell LTE-B bounces back as LTE-Broadcast

Z30: The classiest BlackBerry mobe ever ... and possibly the last

ReviewIt's what the Z10 should have been last year - and it's aimed at grown ups

Big Content says Pirates of the Caribbean do their worst in Australia

Wants Oz posted to 'worst of the worst' list alongside China, Ukraine, et al

Mozilla goes where Google fears to tread with geolocation service

Privacy? We're keen on it now but might let you opt out in future

'Thousands of iPhone, iPad apps' vulnerable to simple redirect joyriders

RSA Europe 2013Wanna edit the news yourself? Here's how, say security bods

Syrian Electronic Army claims Obama social media hijacking

Hacked non-profit emails gave access to URL shortener ... and mayhem!

New Oz government keeps Huawei ban after spook briefing

Attorney-General won't review exclusion from 'NBN'

NetSuite to feast on bones of failed SAP Business ByDesign

SaaSman Zach Nelson offers a year of restorative SaaS at the low, low price of zero

Fleet of driverless pods to take over Milton Keynes town centre

Self-driving transports 'part of sci-fi future' says UK minister

NTT Comms snaps up US cloud players in £540 MILLION swoop

Look out Amazon, Japanese giant wants a piece of the cloud too

DON'T BREW THAT CUPPA! Your kettle could be a SPAMBOT

Russian report says Chinese appliances hide Wifi slurping spam-spreaders

HP fires sue-ray at makers of Blu-Ray

Price fixing optical disk-makers in lawyers' sights

Toshiba brings out terabyte laptop drive (yes), miracle enterprise-grade TLC

Not just for USB sticks any more

GOV.UK swells organ donor signups by 10,000 a month

'Bit of clever A/B testing as a side project’

All the big dogs want to bark on our cloudy porch, says Nasuni

They quite literally need to think outside the box, apparently

Cinnamon Desktop: Breaks with GNOME, finds beefed-up Nemo

ReviewIt's all a bit more Windowsy than its ancestors

Email-sniffing Linkedin Intro NOT security threat, insists biz network

But it can WIPE your MOBE, shrieks infosec company

Sueballs lobbed at Tosh, Samsung and LG over 'optical disk cartel'

They had 90 per cent of the optical drive market and it's NOT FAIR, weeps HP

Ex-Beeb online news guru joins Brit speech-analysis startups

Matt Karas injects know-how into voice-processing upstarts

Spread the gospel! Tim Berners-Lee's Open Data Institute goes global

Nonprofit body opens 13 new offices to promote using gov datasets

Google tired of endless AGONY over alleged EU search biz abuse

Will ad giant's latest offer still snuff out rivals? They've just four weeks to pipe up

Digital radio may replace FM altogether - even though nobody wants it

Culture minster must pass - or defer - death sentence on beloved tech

Dino-boffins discover 100-million-year-old BIRD TRACKS in Australia

Aussie boffins' amazing claim

Now Seagate posts declining results. Can new tech lift it upwards?

And what's with the two new presidents... future CEO bunfight on horizon?

Google in PRODUCT RECALL for its Glass spy-goggles

Choc Factory: return intrusive specs for SHINY NEW MODEL

Steelie Neelie bangs cloudy Euro heads together with EU-wide conduct code

'Trust is bankable' adds EC veep Viviane Reding

Anonymity is the enemy of privacy, says RSA grand fromage

RSA Europe 2013There's only one letter between RSA and NSA, after all

Blighty's telcos set to CHOKE off another fistful of piracy gateways

Ha! That's THOSE moles well and truly whacked

Moto sets out plans for crafty snap-together PODULAR PHONES

'A-ha, I see you have the pop-out chocolate digestive tray'

CommVault boosts profits by 25%, bucks storage slump trend

Now THIS is how you run a business

Samsung is officially the WORLD'S BIGGEST smartphone maker

That little Cupertino-based mobe firm? Yeah, we've heard of them

Juniper unrolls MetaFabric, new switch

No piece of kit is an island - therefore send not to know for whom the traffic trombone honks, it honks for THEE

RIP Bill Lowe: Father of the IBM PC no longer reading drive C

ObitComputing pioneer dies after heart attack

Nokia emerges smothered in red ink, manages to flog cheapo Windows Phones

A little more kerr-ching than last time

Construction industry outlook is bad news for Turnbull's alt.NBN plan

Mal The Builder … can he fix it? Not with Australia's Scoop, Muck and Dizzy on the job

Psst, hey... Facebook, wanna buy BlackBerry? Aw well, it was worth a try

Secret talks rumored as buyout deadline looms

Salesforce's data-center design: 'Go for web scale, and build it out of s**t!'

RICON West 2013Oracle sits at the core, but after that things get ugly - and cheap!

Insight inserts Microsoft vet Ebermann into top EMEA slot

Who better to navigate Microsoft's channel changes than a Microsoftie...oh hang on

Dell goes private: Stock ceases trading, now Big Mike's baby once again

Deal cost Texan tech titan and pals $24.9bn

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