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12th > February > 2014 Archive

Patch Tuesday brings Microsoft fixes and Adobe Shockwave update

Critical fixes for Windows and IE among update load

It's a scientific fact: Online comment trolls are sadists

Psychoboffins' studies discover why, as well: 'Trolls just want to have fun'

Wireless power groups join forces: One spec to rule them all

PMA and A4WP agree to play together

Home lab operators: Ditch your servers ... now!

Brit vTardis creator hails the combination of Core i7 laptop and Windows 8's virty power

Microsoft denies reports of scrubbing Chinese-language Bing searches

Activists say results are heavily doctored – even in US

'Wind power causes climate change' shown to be so much hot air

The signal is less than the noise

HP 'clarifies' firmware/support contract rules

Cough up security patches are all you'll get

Incantations used to summon Magic Quadrants revealed

Collect 'broad statements and grandiose claims' then onto the square go the vendors' names

Tinfoil hats proven useless by eleven-year mobe radiation study

Your phone won't fry your brain, say MTHR boffins

John McAfee declares war on Android

Report says next venture will expose what apps are doing to your mobe or 'slab

Hear that, Sigourney? Common names 'may not constitute personal data'

Court of Appeal: Floating free from family name is fine

Bad luck, n00bs: Mozilla to splurge ADS inside empty Firefox tiles

'Directory Tiles' will send surfers to paid-for 'content we think users will enjoy'

Google, Foxconn team to build ROBOT ARMY

Report says Google's 'bot wrangler wants a little help from Taiwan

Trials of 'Iron Man' military exoskeleton due in June

Jarvis? Think of a better name than 'Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit', please

Rotten to the core: Apple’s 10 greatest FAILS

FeatureInsanely grate(s on our last nerve)

Vodafone, Moneygram hook up to create mobe money MONSTER

+CommentCheap cash transfers, no limit - except the operators' margins

So cool it 2.4 gigahertz: BATTERY-FREE comms for international band

Embedded wireless bods show off first prototype this month

Intel Labs 'geeks' flash Edison kit to El Reg: We do it for the BIRDS

Chipzilla ponders IoT - the Internet of Twitchers

You’re NOT fired: The story of Amstrad’s amazing CPC 464

Archaeologic30 years ago, a budget micro shocked a nation - with how good it was

Credit card of PayPal PRESIDENT cloned by UK crooks

Tripping the hack scam-plastic

Someone's snatched my yummy Brit COTTAGE PIE – Viv Reding

Visiting veep wanted to showcase UK cuisine to doubters

Whitehall and Microsoft negotiate NHS Windows XP hacker survival plan

ExclusiveProtection at a price to GB taxpayer

2e2 debt recovery specialist finds... £2,000 in six months

... no we didn't miss a zero

SME storage challengers emerge one feature at a time

Sysadmin BlogGet small and medium benefits from storage advancement

Scotland to test mobe signals slammer jammer

Prisoner cell block waits in pilot scheme

PayPal 'n' Google's FIDO drops 'simpler, stronger' secure login spec

System is 'device-centric'

AIM-listed Coms hoovers up Actimax for £3.4m

Placing another 138 million shares to pay for deal, fund working capital

Flappy Bird's ANIMATED CORPSE may spread malware PLAGUE

Cybercrooks latch onto app flap with trojan pestilence

Steelie Neelie: ICANN think of more 'credible' rules for internet. (Cough *NSA* cough)

EU moves to loosen grip of US on internet body. Not you, ITU!

Speaking in Tech: $65 JUST for internet and my ISP has the BALLS to throttle a service?

Podcast'For the same price in South Korea, you get a fibre link to your home'

Broker accuses FAST of scaring users off secondhand software

Bites back after membership revoked in licence spat

Random car shutdowns force Toyota to recall Prius hybrids - AGAIN

Software bug makes dodgy motors inexplicably stop dead

Apple pushes back release date for 'dustbin chic' Mac Pro

Fanbois will have to wait until April

Buy IT Direct: Sales up by a third, but IT kit NOT behind boom

Kitchen stuff, baby products - everything but computers behind the boost – CEO

Dell staffers head for exit armed with redundo cheques

Number of job jump volunteers exceeds management targets - sources

Judge: Odds of bankrupt Lightsquared sorting itself out are 'zero'

'Consensual' re-org plan probably won't get shareholder approval, reckons beak

Another day, another VDI appliance: ScaleIO intros Nytro-driven kit

EMC VDI appliance sans Cisco

IBM job cuts: Big Blue starts 'slaughter' of Indian and European workforce

Redundo reaper makes appearance after Lenovo sell-off

China confirms Jade Rabbit lunar rover has conked out

Bereft of life, it rests in peace

Elitist approach still paying off for Apple in mobile market

Android and iOS get 95% of market with differing strategies

Grimly determined Cisco reports weak earnings

Revenue slips further but not below dim analyst expectations

Gamers save Nvidia's bacon in storming fourth quarter

Gamers still sold on GPUs and Tegra 4 coming on strong

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