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16th > July > 2014 Archive

What! is! the! point! of! Yahoo?! To! sell! more! and! more! ads! says! CEO! Mayer!

2014 not as bad as 2012, says Marissa as sales slide further

Mandatory data breach laws back on Australian agenda

Financial System Inquiry report wants 'em to stop banks hiding boo-boos

Phone charging log helps to convict murderer

Alibi eroded by midnight metadata

Voteware source code review 'could lead to hacking'

Special minister of state raises bigger question: How secure is the Australian Electoral Commission?

Remember when Google+ outed everyone by their real names? Now Google's sorry

Ad giant axes hated policy on identities

Run Oracle? Want to sleep tonight? Then sort these 113 patches

And that's without Heartbleed patches says Big O, urging haste

New photonic router works by flipping reflective atom's lid

Look ma! No electronics!

OpenWRT gets native IPv6 slurping in major refresh

Also faster init and a new packages system

Mozilla and Facebook snip a further five per cent from all JPEGs

New mozjpeg 2.0 flattens cats without perturbing pics

Mwa-ha-ha-ha! Eccentric billionaire Musk gets his PRIVATE SPACEPORT

In the Lone Star State, perhaps appropriately enough

'We screwed up' sighs Sony bigwig after gaming portals collapse in DNS cock-up riddle

Players blame domain name lapse for outage

If BlackBerry killed off its social gaming platform, would anybody notice?

El Reg in quantum news experiment

Microsoft: You NEED bad passwords and should re-use them a lot

Dirty QWERTY a perfect P@ssword1 for garbage websites

Data centre Ethernet speed club signs Brocade

Plenty more to come, we expect

Rackspace chases the channel with hands-on 'managed cloud'

Actual people will tend your numinous servers

Oracle to pay $130,000 plus costs in staff sexual harassment suit

Three judges increase compensation for Australian woman hassled ten times

Redmond may buy security company it says is wrong about AD flaw

Israel's Aorato may scoop $200m despite Microsoft rubbishing its claims

Programming languages in economics: Cool research, bro, but what about, er, economics?

Worstall on WednesdayLet's just call it a runtime error

US freemium mobile network eyes up Europe

FreedomPop touts 'free' calls, texts and data

Running the Gauntlet: Atari's classic ... now and then

Antique Code ShowFood shooting N00bs

Donahue grabs Atlantis double crown: Takes CEO and pres titles

Virtual software firm's former CEO goes upstairs

Speaking in Tech: How I was outsmarted by my LG smartwatch

PodcastPlus: Google's new hired hacker, 'Princess' Parisa Tabriz

Brit biz Phoenix IT Group confirms £16m of contract wins

Early signs of turnaround pumps shares price

MPs wave through Blighty's 'EMERGENCY' surveillance laws

Only 49 politcos voted against DRIP bill

Whoah! How many Google Play apps want to read your texts?

Google's app permissions far too lax – security firm survey

Dungeons & Dragons relaunches with 'freemium' version 5.0

Free rule book may be why all your printers are out of paper

Microsoft not good enough for you, eh? 'Next Steve Ballmer' drives to Google

Car-maker's CEO joins internet ads company early

It was always Azure thing: NetApp floats boxen into Microsoft's cloud

Let’s talk privately

UK data watchdog broke data law, says UK data watchdog

ICO probes self in 'non-trivial security incident'

Microsoft: OK, Office 365 sellers – you can be customers' 'first contact'

WPCAll right, partner?

WiGag war: Tiny low-power chip promises mobes 4.6Gbps Wi-Fi

Nitero's silicon beats off rivals' packages, but oh look – here comes Qualcomm

Huge FOUR-winged dino SPREAD LEGS to KILL – scientists

Feathery limbs acted as 'extra set of wings' for precision attacks

Mine's 0.2 inches bigger than yours (says future fanboi of his iWatch)

Two sizes, sapphire glass - more predictions from tech 'analysts'

Crooks fling banking Trojan at Japanese smut site fans

Wait - they're doing online banking with an unpatched Windows PC?

Seagate finally digests EVault – 8 years after swallowing

SeaVault anyone?

British cops cuff 660 suspected paedophiles

Arrests people allegedly accessing child abuse images online

FLAPE – the next big thing in data retention storage methods

Find cold data with flash, transmit it from tape

Nadella: Yes I can put 2 THINGS FIRST. I will say them at the same time – CLOUDOBILE

'We are building an operating system for human activity'

When the robot rebellion comes, this Jibo droid will BORE you to death

'Social robotics', wow, those are trendy words

Seagate chances ARM with NAS boxes for the SOHO crowd

There's an Atom-powered offering, too

Violin offers pay-as-you-GROW pricing on its Flashing WFA blades

Like a tight dress, it starts digging into you when you get fat

Apple ebook price-fix settlement: Readers get $400m, lawyers $50m

Antitrust battle nears merciful end – if appeals court doesn't shoot down settlement

ALIEN BODY FOUND ON MARS: Curiosity rover snaps extraterrestrial

PictureAnd NASA kept evidence to itself for over a month

Price cuts, new features coming for Office 365 small biz customers

New plans for companies with up to 300 staff to launch in fall

Elon Musk GIVES UP ON SEX: He'll make do with a 'cheap' Tesla III instead

Zillionaire electric car sumpreo stock blocked by Ford

Accused! Yahoo! exec! SUES! her! accuser!, says! sex! harassment! never! happened!

Allegations were for 'financial gain', countersuit claims

Gust catches Amazon's skirt, reveals glimpse of 'Netflix for books'

All-you-can-read deal for $9.99 a month

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