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10th > September > 2014 Archive

Moto 360 wristputer batt boob, elderly internals revealed in teardown

Motorola says the answer is in the small print after iFixit probe

Microsoft tells judge: Hold us in contempt of court, we're NOT giving user emails to US govt

Says it still won't give feds access to Ireland data center

New USB spec offers two-way power flows AND double-sided plug

Your mobe could charge your laptop

Why Apple had to craft a pocket-busting 5.5in Plus-sized iPhone 6 (thank LG, Samsung etc)

Cupertino is playing catch up, say analysts

Comcast using JavaScript to inject advertising from Wi-Fi hotspots

They're not ads but watermarks, telco insists

Net neutrality protestors slam the brakes on their OWN websites

Sites link up to protest slow lanes by bogging down pages

OpenSSL promises devs advance notice of future bugs, slaps if they blab

Future Heartbleeds without the heartache

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment

Intel's SECRET Xeons: tell us what you think Chipzilla's hiding

POLLNew Xeons come in 35 flavours Intel won't reveal … which is where YOU come in

Toshiba plans chippery with mere 0.5V power slurp by 2017

Tunnel field-effect transistors burrow through battery life barriers

Australian whistleblower laws weaker than China's, report finds

Leaker safeguards save YOU money on staff surveillance kit

VMware updates vSphere, recommends new security fixes

Final nail in XP's coffin as Virtzilla bans it as Web Client host?

Show us your Five-Eyes SECRETS says Privacy International

Refusal to disclose GCHQ canteen menus and prices triggers Euro Human Rights Court action

YouTube, Amazon and Yahoo! caught in malvertising mess

Cisco says 'Kyle and Stan' attack is spreading through compromised ad networks

Keep that consumer browser tat away from our software says Oracle

Big Red decides it will only support Firefox's Extended Support Releases

TROUT and EELS in SINISTER PACT to RULE the oceans

Slimy chums form deadly alliance to sweep seas

Flaming drone batteries ground commercial flight before takeoff

Passenger had Something To Declare, instead fiddled while plane burned

Troll or thief? User claims Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto dox sabotage

Ransoming Nakamoto's dox over Pastebin? Really?

Apple's ONE LESS THING: the iPod Classic disappears

RIP 2001 – 2014. MP3 player beloved of millions. Killed by cloud

Holy sentient blender, Batman: Telefónica to trial AT&T's Internet of Home Stuff in Europe

We don't know WHERE, but it's coming for our houses

Shades of Mannesmann: Vodafone should buy T-Mobile US

CommentBiting the bullet would let Blighty-based biz flip the bird at AT&T

SAN-free, NAS-free? Scottish PHDs lift kilt on how they'll pull storage out of the aether

InterviewArrays... who needs 'em?

Brit giant Daisy Group extends deadline for buyers to make a mark

Consortium led by CEO Matthew Riley given extra fortnight for due diligence

We lift the lid on Intel's Pro 2500 SSD. Shock, horror: It doesn't use its own NAND chips

ReviewEncryption and toolkit tinkering for all

It's a pain in the ASCII, so what can be done to make patching easier?

Give us the tools

Payment security bods: Nice pay-by-bonk (hint: NO ONE uses it) on iPhone 6, Apple

Retailers won't lose sales 'cos they can’t take mobe payments

Quit drooling, fanbois - haven't you SEEN what the iPhone 6 costs?

Worstall on WednesdayHow keen will buyers be when exposed to the real price?

Ex Red Hat CTO installs self as Google Cloud boss

12 years and all I got was this lousy 25-word 'goodbye'?

Gaming supremo creates maps that turn real world into Sim City

Complete with live cartoon buses that sync up with real-time bus arrivals

Apple's Watch is basically electric perfume

CommentIt isn't just me-too Apple that's lost its lustre: Gadget mania is over

Smart meters in UK homes will only save folks a lousy £26 a year

Aaaand they'll cost £10.6bn, might be obsolete soon - MPs

Speaking in Tech: On iPhone 6 - 'If you make big-*ss phones, you'd better make 'em usable'

PodcastTim Cook's streaming problems... Apple obviously wasn't using elastic resources

Headhunters on the, er, hunt for Andy Hunt's successor

EMEA channel veep hits the EJECT button, off to pursue interests'

Forget silly privacy worries - help biometrics firms make MILLIONS

Beancounter reckons dabs-scanning tech is the next big moneypit

Flash data storage: Knocking TAPE off the archiving top spot

Could this be the FLAPE of things to come?

Behold our SPINNING DATA GRAVE: WD carts out 6.3TB cold storage drive

Bring out yer disks, bring out yer disks...

Snapchat admits disappearing selfie app was actually lawsuit flinger's idea

Startup settles dispute with Reggie Brown

Cloud? Nah, we're not bothering with that, say HALF of enterprises

IT departments lack the skills and suppliers still 'finding their feet'

City hidden beneath England's Stonehenge had HUMAN ABATTOIR. And a pub

Boozed-up ancients drank beer before tearing corpses apart

Who on Earth would buy a digi-watch? Answer: NUDISTS - in their millions

Adam and Eve style - from Apple

Would Apple godhead Steve Jobs have HATED the Watch?

CommentNo, if you ask Tim Cook. Yes, if you ask us. Bah humbug

'Duck face' selfie in SPAAAACE: Rosetta's snap with bird comet

PicProbe prepares to make first landing on fast-moving rock

2016: Robo-butlers, flying cars, and Google's internet Terminators hunting SHA-1 SSL certs

More likely: World War III and discount smartwatches

FTC: We didn't robocall you and thousands of others asking for bank details. IT'S A TRAP!

Feds shut down website posing as official program

Intel: Hey, enterprises, drop everything and DO HADOOP

IDF 2014Big Data analytics projected to run on more servers than any other app

Sensors, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS... put a SoC in it, Broadcom. Oh, you have

Plus other wireless chippery from Qualcomm and Realtek

ACCC gives thumbs up to TPG's NBN fibre-to-the-basement raids

Junior telco may be forced to wholesale services

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