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20th > May > 2014 Archive

FCC spikes Sprint with $7.5m fine over Do Not Call violation

Company agrees to hand-rapping for bugging customers with marketing calls

Venus Express to get final acid bath before crashing to surface

ESA uses probe to test aerobraking for future missions

OpenStreetMap declared ready for paid use after satnav app debut

Now you can blame the world for getting lost

US negotiators in Singapore to unblock TPP negotiations

Once more, from the top

NASA finds cash for Kepler's K2 planet-spotting mission

Not enough coin behind the sofa to keep Spitzer and NeoWISE alive

IM services start to block unencrypted chats

XMPP upgrade is rolling out now

Weather forecast: WiFi storms make meteorologists look mad

Boffins are finding ways to stop WiFi messing with weather stations

AMD unleashes savage bird of prey on Internet of Burly, Brawny Things

Four 4K displays not enough for you? A li'l tweak and – voilà! – you've got nine

Uncivil engineering: US society skewers self-published science

Your journal article is our copyright, shouts American Society of Civil Engineers

Peak thumb drive is coming in 2016

We're headed for exabytes a month but after that it's thumbs down for thumb drives

Drug-dealing game Weed Firm tops Apple's App Store charts

Nancy Botwin and Walter White wannabes invited to make some (virtual) cash

Yahoo! Saves! Trolls! From! Session! Jacking! Holes!

Cross site scripting SNAFU infected myriad Purple Palace comment pages

Silverlight finally becomes popular ... with crims

Angler exploit kit targets Redmond's unloved rich web application kit

Wanna slice of £6bn? Set up an IT supplier and apply to the

Computer Equipment and Supplies tender hits the channel in Blighty

Cisco reboots PC with $1500 'Scandafornian' Android fondleslab

A deskbound touchscreen tablet is apparently what everyone wants

Jupiter's Great Red Spot becoming mere pimple

Supersized storm may spin out by 2030

Big data? Internet of things? Sport of Kings inches into high tech

Britain got used to a woman leader quicker than horse racing picked up on IT

Achtung! Use maths to smash the German tank problem – and your rival

Big Data's Big 5Leaky data is a double agent in intelligence analysis

Pure Storage's latest arrays cost DOUBLE what it claimed earlier

Hey, who wants a top-spec 250TB FA-450? I dunno, you got $900K?

Tracking configuration in Oracle databases

WorkshopOr how I learned to stop worrying and love my auditor

Microsoft’s 'FIRST NOKIA' arrives at £89

Follow-up to smash hit Landfill Android now has to fight Android that isn't Landfill

Brits to vote: Which pressing scientific challenge should get £10m thrown at it?

Non-resistant antibiotics, 5 others battle for Longitude cash

Tennessee bloke cuffed for attempting to shag ATM – police

Also wooed wooden picnic table, cops claim

Your mainframe's pegs not fitting in Amazon's elastic holes? Syncsort has a hammer for that


'Microsoft Research slides' show touch-enabled Office - report

Feeling your way around the suite

More chance you came a cropper on a UK road than bought a Chromebook this year

And don't even mention biz customers

Gee thanks, Ofcom! BT 'pleased' to hang onto pricing 'freedom' for Openreach fibre product

Regulator snipped wholesale broadband fees though

Storage faithful tremble as Gartner mages prep flashy array quadrant

Who’s in... and who’s out

Siri, what do you make of IBM's Cognea gobble? Oh, we can't print THAT

Big Blue plugs virtual-assistant upstart into celebrity supercomputer Watson

Vodafone: Soz investors, we wrote down £6.6 BEELLION on Euro ops

+AnalysisOK, revenues are down. But we're piling £19bn into infrastructure investment

Creepy Facebook urges users to pester friends about their SEX LIVES

Stalking-as-a-service: What the Zuck?

Kaminario shovels RAM, shiny new processors onto K2's peaks

Gen 5 goes faster and adds data slimming, says firm

AVG on Heartbleed: It's dangerous to go alone. Take this (an AVG tool)

Thousands of websites still spilling their crypto blood on carpets everywhere

Summer of data centre acquisitions on the cards in the UK

Pulsant and Vtesse on the market, CEOs confirm

Strap-on gumble biz GoPro files for stock market debut in US

VideoTrendy head-cam maker hopes to raise at least $111m to pay off debts

It's musical chairs at ISE bricks house as X-IO looks to 'post-nerd' future

New CEO and ex-CEO becomes chairman

Microsoft walks into a bar. China screams: 'Eww is that Windows 8? GET OUT OF HERE'

That's what happens if you axe support for XP

Azzurri chairman steps into interim CEO role

Steve Andrews to oversee restructure, vows to name successor 'very' soon

US giant NBC 'leaks' PRIVATE Amazon keys in Github Glenn gaffe

Media goliath accidentally gave me its websites' AWS tokens, says UK CEO

Microsoft Surface 3 Pro: Flip me over, fondle me up

Flexible, likes touching, wants to be in your lap ... we're talking about a new computer

Apple haggles with ISPs for fast lanes to its own websites – industry guru

Land of the free, home of the brave, cradle of two-tier internet

Cisco CEO Chambers: 'Infrastructure is commodity'

That's right, Cisco is an 'outcomes and results' company now

Space hackers prepare to reactivate antiquated spacecraft

Crowdfunding cash successfully sponsors contact

Telstra asks users to be its next backhaul network

All aboard the WiFi offload bandwagon

Congresscritters sound off to FCC's Wheeler on net neutrality plans

Neither side very happy with proposals for new rules

No such luck: Apple, Samsung say peace talks are off – way off

Claims there's just no reasoning with 'jihadist' Apple

'I run my business from my phone' says Benioff as Salesforce shovels $93m into the furnace

But irritating adolescent bags more and more sales

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