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24th > January > 2014 Archive

Snowden speaks: NSA spies create 'databases of ruin' on innocent folks

'Not all spying is bad' but bulk collection has to go, says whistleblower in web chat

Qualcomm gobbles Palm patents after rummaging around HP's backroom

Chip biz snaps up 2,400 protected designs from PC titan

Microsoft loses cash on each Surface slab – but core biz strong as ever

You won't go broke selling business software, and Redmond sells lots

China cuffs 60,000 pirates in 2013 crackdown

Claims to have cracked cases worth £17 BEEELION

Google, Netflix ready next weapon in net neutrality battle: The fury of millions

CommentDuo not afraid to rope in punters in battle against 'draconian' ISPs

King Kong's dangling cluster cut loose

Supercomputer used to animate Peter Jackson pic donated to Kiwi university

The internet is 'a gift from God' says Pope Francis

But 'communication aimed at promoting consumption' is the work of the devil

Sony pumps cash into gene-wrangling joint venture

Electronics outfit thinks the future is wetware and wants in before the rush

French drug dealers regretfully announce 'temporary closure'

'Please accept our apologies', ask Grenoble street narcopeddlars

Developers: Behold the bug NOBODY can fix

Coder's error is inked in his memory ... and his arm

Microsoft seeks patent for blade server chassis

OEMs will love this just like they loved Surface

Samsung profits deflate after mobile division runs out of puff

First quarterly decline in TWO YEARS ... but still takes home £4 billion

IBM and SAP: Looks like we're STUCK forever on the cloud highway

This ain't no upwardly mobile freeway... Oh no, this is the road to Hell Amazon

Apple: That 'white screen of death' nightmare? We'll fix it... AT SOME POINT

We're working on it, moans Cupertino

'I don't understand why they feel like they own the word CANDY'

QuotwPlus: 'There was my user ID and password, in plain text, along with everyone else's'

SanDisk flashes better-than-expected results. Right, let's upend our biz model

Rising revenues, rising profits... falling memory prices?

Apple’s Mac turns 30: How Steve Jobs’ baby took its first steps

FeaturePart 1: Love it or loathe it, the Mac shapes every nook and cranny of your computing life

I've just seen 10% of the PC biz disappear into the cloud

OpinionThe future's bright – just not for box-shifters

Ex-NSA guru builds $4m encrypted email biz - but its nemesis right now is control-C, control-V

AnalysisVirtru claims it can prevent leaks, but first it's gotta get out of beta

Alternative Networks swallows Control Circle for £39.4m

Hang on... EBITDA of cloudy biz was only £1.8m to Google: Kill impostor taxmen ADs hogging top spot in YOUR search results

But how much profit do these copycat sites make for the ad giant?

Robots? What a bunch of workers...

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Google Glass is the last thing you should worry about when going postal

OK company, they've cleared. Storage firms: Reload and fire at will

RoundupHirings, exits, deals, results, releases - it has been a big week in storage land

Spam drops as legit biz dumps mass email ads: Only the dodgy remain

Small problem: it still makes up two-thirds of email traffic

Apple plans to waggle iNormous 4½-incher in fanbois' faces

Relax, Brit 'bois, it's still below your average. But only just...

Margaret Hodge, PAC are scaring off new biz: Treasury source

Claims firms are put off by icy touch of multinational tax probes

Achtung NIMBYs! BT splurges extra £50m on fibre broadband rollout

Yet more ghastly streetside broadband cabinets coming to 30 cities around Blighty

HP Chromebook 11 quietly slips back on Google Play shelves... but where's the FIRE?

Chrome OS computer returns after sales bar

Former 2e2 workers WIN case for protective award

Employment tribunal rules unfair dismissal, gov to cough 8 weeks pay

A BBC-by-subscription 'would be richer', MPs told

AnalysisShow us the models, then

Facebook coughs up $33.5k... its BIGGEST bug bounty EVER

Brazilian who found remote code vuln scoops five figures

Patent-holding firm's lawsuit against Googorola kicks off

Intellectual Ventures: 'Won't somebody please think about the inventors!'

Microsoft loses grip on Christmas shoppers... despite XBox boost

AnalysisWindows Phone = loser. Budget Surface RT slab = saviour?!

Icahn slurps another $500m in Apple shares, demands buyback AGAIN

Activist investor still trying to get fruity firm to give more back to its shareholders

The Mac at 30: Hardware and software wars – again and again and ...

FeaturePart 2: The many moments of Steve Jobs’ 30-year-old offspring

1.1 MILLION customers' credit card data was swiped in Neiman Marcus breach

It was the old 'malware on point-of-sale terminal' wheeze again NO MORE tech deals bigger than £100m. Unless we feel like it

'Big IT is Big FAIL,' insists Maude

Gmail falls offline, rest of Google struggles on: NO! Not error code 93!

Updated2Just as Google's site reliability team was about to a web Q&A – doh!

Microsoft slices Azure prices just days after Amazon's cloud shave

Finally, an oligopoly with downward pricing pressure!

Valve showers Debian Linux devs with FREE Steam games

Community contributors given unlimited access to Valve titles

Facebook debunks Princeton's STUDY OF DOOM in epic comeback

'You're toast, too, in 2021 by the same bad science'

Vile Twitter trolls thrown in the cooler for rape abuse tweet spree

Duo jailed for months after feminism campaigner and MP terrorised by web rants

Amazon slides first flash hardness into Redshift data muncher

SSD-backed compute nodes to cut query times on the mega data warehouse

Google sets $2.7m Pwnium prize for cunning cracks for Chrome OS

CanSecWest competition will target Intel and ARM this time

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