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26th > February > 2014 Archive

The Sun ERUCTATES huge ball of GAS at 4 MILLION MPH

Pics & videoNothing to worry about, however – at least for a week or so

Surveillance, that's a hot topic right now. We'll make some disk drives for that – WD, Seagate

Big Brother is watching you ... in hi-def

Schneier: NSA snooping tactics will be copied by criminals in 3 to 5 years

RSA 2014The good news? Strong crypto still works

AWA calls in administrators

End of road for Australian technology icon?

Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations stall again

Secret trade treaty snags on IP and agriculture

Aaah-CHOOO! Brit boffins say WiFi can 'sneeze' malware

Vulnerable access points could spread viruses like that snuffly chapy next to you on the train

Dating app spent months as STALKING app

Tinder plugs leak that let you track your intended for months at a time, to within 30m

China in the grip of a 'NUCLEAR WINTER': Smog threat to crops

Starvation fears as air pollution chokes plants ahead of harvest

IBM stuffs 64Gbps of traffic down 'low quality' fibres

New short-haul speed record hailed as showing multimode fibre will be around for years

Pirate Bay becomes 'Research Bay' for three days

Notorious site teams with Lund University Internet Institute to probe file sharing habits

VMware flicks switch on Euro hybrid cloud

Wernham Hogg has a new neighbour, Virtzilla's vCloud Hybrid Service

Taiwan Mobile unveils Granny-tracker smart bracelet

NFC-enabled wearable could help elderly users find their way home

CipherCloud launches 'watch your cloud app' protection

Compatibility matters

Facebook ditches TOP SECRET email service. Did YOU know it had one?

'Most people haven't used their @facebook email' admits official mouthpiece

Apple throws sueball at China's patent office over Siri clone

What happens when the immovable government meets the irresistible gadget-maker?

Software needs meaty cores, not thin, stringy ARMs, says Intel

But we'll do ATOM for servers anyway because some people need it, says enterprise GM

NHS England tells MPs: 'The state isn't doing dastardly things with GP medical records'

Exec backs fudged care.data that will 'save' health service

Microsoft's JavaScript challenger nears 1.0, wins Visual Studio love

Next VS2013 update to make TypeScript a first-class citizen

Dropbox erects sueball shield with new T&C and privacy legalese

Drops mention of AWS, forbids class actions and makes arbitration compulsory for all

Tab for Xmas, Mr Consumer? Yes please. And Mr Busin... NOPE

UK tab sales reach 1.5m in Q4... just 4,900 Windows 8 tabs sold

Astute still seeking golden ticket into all-flash array party in the cloud

Asks biz bod bouncers: Will OpenStack Cinder and NFS get us in?

Linux-friendly Munich: Ja, we'll take open source collab cloud

14,000+ Linux and Windows clients touched

Hey, Apple. THIS is how you flog iPhones in new markets

MWC 2014Saving the planet and turning profit, one old mobe at a time

ZeuS KICKS that SaaS: Trojan raids Salesforce.com accounts

CRM giant's customers take an arrow to the knee... – reports

HTC One grabs BEST SMARTPHONE gong

MWC 2014Ooh, Apple... Best Tab. Has anyone told, um, 'Mike Wozniak'?

Speaking in Tech: The BEST GADGETS pit mobile tech devs against NETWORK ENEMIES

MWC 2014 LIVE podcastBugger buffering...

WhatsApp no threat to BBM: Blackberry bod says pretender's buyout will HELP ailing firm

MWC 2014He who pays silly money enriches us all

LOHAN chap brews up 18% ABV 'V2' rocket fuel

Commemorative Vulture 2 mead will knock your socks off

Wot a COCKUP: Poorly NHS websites spawn SPAMMY VIAGRA ads

Up to individual orgs to deal with security, sniffs HSCIC

Like WhatsApp? Meet 'desktop' version... and his BANK ACCOUNT RAIDING Trojan pal

Spam scam blam, moolah scram

NO WONDER Big Blue dropped it: IBM server biz BOMBED in Q4

Ta for the $2.3bn, Lenovo... just take IT OFF US

Zynga dodges IPO lawsuit thanks to lack of 'basic factual details'

Farmville firm investors get 2nd chance to do some digging

MtGox boss vows to keep going despite $429 MILLION Bitcoin 'theft'

Yet shady bods sharpen knives over $10k 'get Karpeles' fund

HP: We're so down wid da kidz! Look at... er, Smithers, what DO yoof look at these days?

Bracknell recruiters in job ad placeholder text fail

T-Mobile US: Our dump-your-network drive is doing SO WELL (PS: We lost $20m last quarter)

Telco picks up customers ... at a cost

Fukushima radioactivity a complete non-issue on West Coast: Also for Fukushima locals, in fact

Boneheads get their knickers in a twist anyway

Candy Crush King stops trying to trademark CANDY in the US

We'll settle with CANDY CRUSHER, says cowed gamehaus

Microsoft hardens EMET security tool: OK, it's not invulnerable, but it's free

Hopes to slap down more zero-day attacks...

Elon Musk plans GIGAFACTORY to feed his thirsty Tesla motors

'Leccy carmaker wants its very own battery-building plant at home in the US

Winklevoss Twins' Bitcoin index provokes angry wails from rival

We had this first, shout founders of Bitcoin Average

Australian car-share biz GoGet working on autonomous vehicle

Now gathering robo-driver data, imagines realtime insurance adjustment

Worlds that could support LIFE found among 715 new planets

Gazing at magnificent globes pays off for scientists

NuoDB slurps European cash for database expansion

Jim Starkey's database co surfs Valley Lucre wave

Boeing going ... GONE: Black phone will SELF-DESTRUCT in 30 secs

FCC filings reveal hush-hush device which destroys itself when tampered with

Hungarian eggheads unleash not-at-all-scary DRONE SWARM

VidQ: What's more terrifying than it sounds? A: Flock of autonomous aerial robots

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