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31st > October > 2013 Archive

Facebook Zucks up $2bn sales, record profit - but stock fell. What gives?

More mobile users and more ads added up to a solid quarter

Lavabit, Silent Circle form Dark Mail Alliance to destroy email snooping

Plans to open source end-to-end email encryption for all

NSA, UK hacked Yahoo! and Google data center interconnects – report

Project MUSCULAR taps millions of YOUR records a month

Google's new Glass: Now with audio connection INSIDE the SKULL

PicsFirst photos reveal new in-ear audio system

Dark matter: Good news, everyone! We've found ... NOTHING AT ALL

But that too is knowledge, grasshopper

Twitter duped us, coupon-clippers claim

Lawsuit lands ahead of IPO

Crypto protocols mostly crocked says euro infosec think-tank ENISA

Get ready to change ciphers and double key lengths if you want to live

VMware brings big data to vSphere standard edition

Hadoop, reduced

'Tablet' no longer means 'iPad': Apple share PLUMMETS below 30%

Shipments stalled in Q3 as Samsung and Lenovo surged

Mavericks Mail's spam-spewing 'flaw' was scripted by red-faced user

FastMail says sorry for crying wolf, is still grumpy Mavericks Mail don't speak no good IMAP

China's Qihoo unveils kids' smart watch for nosy parents

Lock down your child's freedom with this handy wrist gadget

IBM to shutter SmartCloud, move customers to SoftLayer

Migrations due by January 31st, 2014, in-territory clouds to stay

The Colosseum, Hagia Sophia, Tower of London... and, er, Steve Jobs' GARAGE

Hallowed carport on Crist Drive a building of 'historical significance'

Vietnam jails man for Facebook freedom campaign

'Abuse' of personal liberties leads to 15 months in jail

Oracle makes Halloween-eve request for sysadmin HORROR MOVIES

Uncle Fester Larry wants vids of HORRIBLE BUGS he can squash

TalkTalk to block nuisance calls with no help AT ALL from Huawei

ISP goes it alone on network level filter to ban 'menacing' scammers

New Bitcoin exchange launches in the UK

Get your lovely BTC here... 3 for 380 quid...

Ding-dong, Cthulu calling: Infogrames’ 1992 Alone in the Dark

Antique Code ShowCrawling chaos in the classic classic house of horrors

Win XP? Your PLAGUE risk is SIX times that of Win 8 - NOW

... and that's BEFORE Microsoft ends support - report

Spare external hard drives gathering dust? Share your stuff with fellow cloud fear types

Connected Data intros Transporter Sync

Alien planet is just like EARTH - except for ONE tiny detail

Doomed, scorchio planet is far too close to its sun

Ahhh, SATISFACTION: Watch while we set a NAS on FIRE

Watch the flames soar over the plasterboard ...

Insight warns of $20 MILLION kick in the teeth from Microsoft

Redmond programme overhaul and Blighty's Q3 woes bode ill for enormo reseller

Lord of the RING Scality lets NFS and popular pals into the object party

From files to objects and back again

BT's new boss reports flat sales and pre-tax profit tumble

But hey, at least sport channel's off to a 'confident start' – Patterson

Nokia wins UK patent spat: Quick, let's boot HTC One out of Blighty

Finnish firm seeks injunction AND compensation

Toshiba unveils SSD: Claims hard-as-nails kit has the write stuff

30 full drive writes a day for 5 years, apparently

Give young infosec boffins more cash or BAD THINGS will happen – RSA boff

RSA Europe 2013State-sponsored malware already making crypto 'irrelevant'

Bucket? Check. Toilet plunger? Check. El Reg's 50 years of Doctor Who

Doctor Who @ 50One Time Lord, one month, five decades

Cameron pledges public access to list of who REALLY owns firms

Tax-evasion-busting register will be open to world+dog, says prime minister

Facebook tests sinister CURSOR-TRACKING in hunt for more ad bucks

Silently stalking your every move ... bitch

Infosec bod reports ONGOING ATTACK at RSA securo-confab

RSA Europe 2013Conference staffer blames device config snafu

Storage memory has a DIMM future... and that's a good thing

Blocks and FilesChange the phase, spin the transfer talk

Oracle investors get hot under collar over execs' bulging packages

'Lack of performance hurdles' vexes pension funds at stockholders' shindig

Former Systemax exec faces second probe by Feds

Lawyer for Carl Fiorentino reveals details in latest filing

Starboard Storage goes titsup: LeftHanders to leave the building

Sad end to promising startup revealed

From Russia with Code: Edward Snowden gets job on website helldesk

Bypasses frying pan, leaps straight into fire with legs akimbo

Shiny doodad blog Engadget clubbed with Reddit banhammer

Sysadmin blogPublishers, the community is on to you

Issue of the day: Do dishwashers really blunt knives?

Readers' cornerEl Reg commentards and their Middle Class Problems

We'll build Elon Musk's Hyperloop ... if you lob us ONE-MEELLION dollars

Demos set for 2015, apparently

Salesforce whips out private-public-ish 'iTunes app store' for enterprise IT

Don't worry about the NSA. Off-site cloud still the future ... honest, guv

FIERY DEATH awaits all who stroke mobes mid-flight? Nope, says FAA

Sanity breaks out as regulator officially relaxes rules on gadgets

SECRET Google store touts pricey accessories to Glasshole shopaholics

Fancy a $50 piece of clear plastic? Step right in

For its next trick, Inktank tries to pull golden rabbit from Ceph hat

Just how do you make people pay for an open-source filesystem?

Google RIPS aside curtain, exposes Nexus 5 phone, KitKat Android 4.4 coupling

At last, the wait is over on leakiest smartmobe in ages

B&N's spooky glowing Nook unzips wand, turns 4GB into 2.5GB of space

Take that, Amazon!

iPAD AIR WORLD DEBUT: Our Australian team gets an early fondle

Vultures exploit dateline, get preview of the Fifth Coming

Amazon unleashes JavaScript SDK so devs can conjure cloud gods

Servers? Pah! Just pray Amazon into the browser!

CSC straddles clouds with ServiceMesh gobble

Prepares to paste policy layers over cloudy infrastructure

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