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18th > December > 2013 Archive

XMAS SPACEWALK planned to fix ISS's dicky cooling gear

In space, no one can hear you sing carols

Drawers full of different chargers? The IEC has a one-plug-to-rule-them-all

Standards body boasts it has a universal connector ... if you're patient

Relax, Obama! Former Microsoft exec tapped to save sick healthcare.gov

Ex-Office Group prez to succeed the Prez's man

HP multiplies Meg Whitman's salary by 1.5 MEELLION

Keep your hats on – this isn't as bad as it looks

Australia puts Digital Technologies curriculum in limbo pending review

UPDATEFirst coding-for-kids plan was due to be signed off in December

Australia rebukes Apple for 'false or misleading representations'

Cupertino's Oz outpost falls foul of local warranty laws

Fedora 20 Heisenbug makes ARM chips 'a primary architecture'

Linux distro fashions boards to surf low-power tsunami

China turns screws on Bitcoin with third party payments ban

Now providers like Tenpay, as well as banks, are on Bitcoin ban

Lovers of Tor can now sprinkle Bitcoins on its developers as thanks

You mean, the project wasn't already accepting the trendy crypto-currency?

Samsung poaches Apple store guru for US retail push

Korean giant wants its own iconic glass fanboi palaces

James Bond's 'shaken not stirred': Down to trembling boozer's hands, claim boffins

007 probably victim of brewer's droop, too, say killjoy medics

Cisco takes on AWS with cloudy desktop-as-a-service plan

VMware and Citrix dive into DaaS for private or public clouds

IBM predicts glorious tech future made possible by $IBMmarketing

AnalysisPoor track record of scrying muddies optimistic pronouncements

Yes, you ARE a member of a global technology elite

Analyst estimates just one in 318 humans is an IT pro

South Korean to spaff £290 MEEELLION on 5G land grab

Sod the standards, Seoul wants a working network by 2018

Go on, buy Bitcoin. But DON'T say we didn't WARN YOU

European banking regulator: Don't come crying to us when someone steals it

Storage software sales flatlining: Biz bods getting theirs in bundled deals

Pipsqueak growth registered

Fair winds and following servers: The art of flight prediction

How high-altitude balloon missions stay on track

Samsung sees RDK as route to DOMINATION of US set top market

CommentBack off, cable guys. When prices drop, it's anyone's market

Sega’s Out Run: Even better than the wheel thing

Antique Code ShowFrom 1986, one of the world’s first ‘experiential’ arcade games

Facebook seeks WIDE EYES of sports fans to rival Twitter

Zuck to buy SportStream. Blink and you'll miss it ... bitch

Google Glass pics will BAFFLE admirers: Nudge nudge, WINK WINK

Hey there, cutie! Oh, you're just taking pictures

Speaking in Tech: Michael Dell THRILLED with his new private life

PodcastPlus: How Elon Musk sunk entire fortune into Tesla when he was 'sure it was gonna die'

Want to be a better CIO? Get a twenty-something to show you the ropes

Headhunter prescribes mentor therapy for aging tech bosses

Former Tech Data bod to head up Microsoft's UK sales division

It's all about PB&D: Not peanut butter, silly, partnership development

Suffering SPITZER! Boffins discover Milky Way's MISSING ARMS

PicNew study affirms our galaxy has FOUR spiral arms

Why UK.gov's £1.2bn fibre broadband rollout is a bumbling FLOP

AnalysisMinistry of Fun prefers to see it as a bumper win, naturally

Sky rapped over PREMATURE SEXY CONDOM ad

Boat-based bonking proves too much for ad watchdog

Vodafone dodges UK corporation tax bill - AGAIN

World's smallest violin plays background music to carrier's debt pain

$1,000 BOUNTY offered for FINGERPRINTS of a GLOBAL SPY CHIEF

Privacy campaigner: NSA, GCHQ, NZSIS* - take your pick

Tube be or not tube be: Apple’s CYLINDRICAL Mac Pro is out tomorrow

Black cylinder will descend to evolved users, like 2001: A Space Odyssey's monolith

Cleversafe stirs up dsNet with guts+software overhaul

Objects delivered per second boosted in SSD addition

IT bods: Windows XP, we WON'T leave you. Migrate? Chuh! As if...

Die-hard XP admins just won't let go, reveals survey

Amazon cuddles up to Chinese public sector with AWS rollout

Ningxia Hui Nationality Autonomous Region first to get Bezos' cloudy offering

EVault takes on Amazon with faster-than-Glacier cloud archive

Ever-so-slightly pricier, though

BlackBerry nabs 'The Sims' to head up crucial Services unit

Ex-SAP exec will take reins at biz that is key to firm's turnaround

Gran Turismo 6: Another glossy, gorgeous Mario Kart on steroids

ReviewThe PS3’s GT5 gets a shiny new trim, but too few new features

IBM follows Microsoft, Amazon into China with new cloud doodad

NSA leaks 'not affecting Big Blue's plans in any way'

Wait, that's no moon 21.5-inch monitor, it's an all-in-one LG Chromebase PC

Widescreen gear to bring Google's OS to the desktop

Harvard kid, 20, emailed uni bomb threat via Tor to avoid final exam, says FBI

Campus network logs revealed use of anonymizing network tool, it is alleged

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