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17th > June > 2014 Archive

Firing range for infosec testing opens in Canberra

University of New South Wales will let students attack ALL THE CYBERS in safety

Space station 'nauts will use URINE-FUELLED ESPRESSO MACHINE

Tomorrow's coffee - made out of yesterday's

Unregistered car drivers rejoice! Cops kill buggy auto plate recognition

Western Australia's software could recognise plates, couldn't recognise grace period for overdue payments

Facebook didn't infringe Dutch inventor's patents: Jury

The Social NetworkTM Likes a verdict

Oh THOSE products, says Dell. Sure we'll sell them if you ask

Semi-secret OEM kit can be yours

Chap builds rotary dial mobile phone

Hipsters rejoice ... until you need a handset for a good slam-down hang-up

POND SCUM shine a path to more efficient solar cells

Some algae have a gene that crimps their ability to photosynthesise

Wikipedia insists paid editors reveal their bits in public

New legalese forces explicit disclosure of paid articles and edits

Another RAT crawls out of the malware drain

Dyreza/Dyre MITMs SSL sessions

WORLD CUP SHOCK: England declared winner in 2-1 defeat to Italy

Software challenge to official score line could save Rooney from axe

Student promises Java key to unlock Simplocker ransomware

Scary malware so ... er ... simple even an undergrad can crack it

Stopping IT price gouging would risk SOCIALIST DYSTOPIA!

Vendor-land tells Australian competition probe to leave it alone with the pricing gun

GCHQ to share threat intel – and declassify SECRET inventions

IA14Inspector Gadget watch? Nope, IP with no 'secret applications', sadly

YouView loses YourView trademark fight, may have to pick new name

So, this is all going really well

Crucial MX100 256GB SSD: Cut-throat competition in flash land

ReviewKeenly priced sweet-spot storage

HP faces down youthful tech upstarts: Don't judge us by our looks

CommentHaving a 'Benjamin Button' moment

Huawei WILL make a comeback to US market, policy wonk predicts

Back doors? Are we talking about the NSA now?

Missiles-on-rooftops Brit spy Farr: UK gov can slurp your Facebook, Twitter ... What of it?

It's all 'external comms'... and we don't need a warrant

Slippery Google greases up, aims to squirm out of EU privacy grasp

Special ReportWill the huge advertising firm manage to spin its way free of the law?

Virgin Media boss AND ex-Murdoch man: BSkyB broadband is 'lousy'

His own firm is a shining example for them to follow - not

Fighting words from Asigra: Yes, backup vendors, we said it... commodity hardware

Buy our software package and we'll support your cheaper stack

Vodafone buys into Internet of Stuff, sinks fangs into Cobra

+CommentGets vehicle-tracker tech for a cool €145m

The rise of the humans: How to outsmart the digital deluge

How many times did you check your phone while reading this?

'Cortana-gate' ruins Satya Nadella's Microsoft honeymoon

AnalysisNO WAY are you putting it on iOS and Android, screech commentards

Brit data centre biz Pulsant sold to private equity house

BDC Capital funds all used up, another VC truck rolls into town

LOHAN seeks X-Plane bod for simulating relationship

Handy with Plane-Maker and seeking eternal glory? Click here...

ISIS: Iraq KILLS the INTERNET: VPNs, social media and chat apps blocked by government

If you can't beat 'em, gag 'em

Apple settles ebook price-fixing damages lawsuit with US states

Won't write cheques until the appeal's done, though

'I'm for free speech!' brave Boris bellows, bewildered by 'right to be forgotten' bluster

Calm down, dear, it's not a problem

Internet of Things fridges? Pfft. So how does my milk carton know when it's empty?

Your home will never auto-refill itself with food'n'drink, folks

Unicode ideogram list-site Emojipedia goes titsup. Wow. Did you just give us the finger?

How about checking Unicode's site? Just a thought

Level 3 gobbles rival TW Telecom in $5.7bn deal (that's 5 Instagrams)

World's biggest telco: 'We wanna be stronger, more nimble'

YouTube will nuke indie music videos in DAYS, says Google exec

There's poison in the air. But we don't care

NHS slammed for MAJOR data blunders as scale of patient info sell-off is revealed

No real idea what the hell we did with a lot of it, basically

Brit giant Daisy stuffs face with treats, but she ain't piling on ££££££s

Quite the reverse, looking at comms flogger's net loss for the year

Murphy's law: Avnet brings in EMEA boss to rule UK

Already looks after strategic supplier relations across other regions

Are Facebook rants about harming your wife protected free speech? US Supremes to decide

Man who wrote of 'a thousand ways to kill' wife files appeal

Amazon looks at Google's cheap SSDs, slashes its own prices

Bezos's great deflationary tech machine whirrs on

Democrats pitch long-shot bid for FCC ban on prioritization deals

Legislation would force net neutrality by banning paid speed-ups

FBI arrests claims NullCrew hacker in Tennessee takedown

Stool pigeon fooled hackers into self-incrimination

Slingshot: Facebook unwraps chat app to splat Snapchat brats

Self-destructing me-too natterware reconstructs self

REALLY? Can 10 per cent of Aussie jobs be threatened by pirates?

Village Roadshow boss' anti-Google rant relies on contentious data

Unisys cozies closer to Intel, 'sunsets' proprietary processor

Software-defined fabric architectures claim another victim

Oracle's $5 BEEELLION acquisition zeppelin looms over Micros Systems

Report: Database giant in 'exclusive talks' with hotel and retail thingummy vendor

NSW budget calls for lower GST threshold on imports

Parliament axes Lotus Notes, finds cash for mobile tech for case workers and IM for emergency services

Sneak peek: Microsoft's next browser (thanks, IE Developer Channel)

Devs asked to give up-and-coming features a good kicking

FTC seeks DEFCON help to finger illegal robocallers

Plans cash-money honeypot competition in August

Researchers warn of preloaded spyware in Android handsets

That off-brand Chinese smartphone you bought on eBay might not be secure

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