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27th > March > 2015 Archive

Puppet Labs pulls strings on Docker, AWS and bare metal

Devops without downtime

'Bar Mitzvah attack' should see off ancient and crocked RC4 algo

Account creds knicked without need for man-in-the-middle diddle

Hey, you just picked up a Solidfire flash box? Dude, you bought a Dell

The headline kinda works. Look, it's Friday. Texas giant touts upstart's solid-state wares

Optus must hire checkbox champion after epic router, voicemail borking

No fine as hundreds of thousands of customers affected

Google botches another cloud patch, this time messing up App Engine

Not a lot of problems, but third fluff in a few weeks is not a good look

Court recording biz with clients EVERYWHERE has forums breached

Transcripts untouched thanks to forum and user password mismatch

Microsoft performs reverse full-hybrid with an on-premises twist

Azure can now backup and run VMware VMs, send own VMs to on-premises storage

LOOK OUT, Brits – is that a Facebook LASER-GUN drone above us?

F8 2015Zuckerberg's comms cruisers tested in UK skies

VMware tells partners, punters, to pay higher prices (probably)

Purported price hike starts April 1, and that's no joke

Turnbull's Digital Transformation Office to 'leave you quivering with excitement'

Acting head appointed, but 2017 delivery date softened to 'goal'

Bongfire of Inanity: Jakarta rozzers enforce mass chill-out

Pizza consumption and short-term friendships rise

700,000 beautiful women do the bidding of one Twitter-scamming man

Weight loss scam used oodles of accounts to get the clueless shelling out for useless beans

Surface Pro 3 update has so much new stuff for sysadmins, we can't fit it all in one headline

Isn't it time for the pub?

Satnav launches are like buses: none for ages then three arrive at once

Two Galileo launches tonight, new GPS bird went up on Wednesday

Europe drags, as Accenture posts steady growth

Outsourcing giant sees 13 per cent North American increase

Vodafone: So what exactly is 'ludicrous' about the Frontier report?

BT: You heard what we said about Openreach. Leave it

What is HPC actually good for? Just you wait and see

Technology, if not money, does trickle down to your children

Labour has a pop at the government over missed GDS targets

Also criticises big project IT write-offs. In other news: Pot in kitchen racism scandal

SanDisk slashes sales outlook as growth shudders to a stop

Firm expects revenues down by 14 per cent from last year

Microsoft and Oracle are 'not your trusted friends', public sector bods

Local gov and unis hit with costs for being 'under-licensed'

'Why don't you buy from foreign sites?' asks Commish, snapping on the gloves

Competition Commissioner announces e-commerce probe

HTC One M9 Android smartphone: Like a M8 with a squinty eye

ReviewDesign of the times

The hyper-collapsed data centre: Vapor IO's all-in-one info chamber

Contain your data in a micro-embedded tube of smartness

Tim Cook: I'll give just a THIRD of what Gates gave to charity last year

Apple CEO to flex financial muscles in the name of 'charidee'

ZTE's stealthy Nubia: China-made Google-free Android mobe

Hands OnFree-range ninja phone proves compelling but unusual

Google dangles $70m before new CFO to lure her from Wall Street

Ruth Porat now swimming in castrated shares

John Lewis stakes £100,000 on building a working tech creche

Come hither, Shoreditch upstarts

Voda UK CEO says one thing about not-spots, Minister of Fun says another

Gov, biz duke it out over coverage and licensing plans


EU Parliament sends scientists snottogram over funding woes

Everyone's getting flashy: Intel and Micron want to feed you their wafers

And SanDisk's getting in on the action too

Home Office awards Raytheon £150m over e-borders cancellation

Department has handed over a total of £185m to extract itself from the deal

Europe could be drowned in 'worthless pop culture' thanks to EU copyright plans

CommentThere's a flaw in your plan, Kommissar Ansip

BOFH: Never mind that old brick, look at this ink-stained BEAUTY

Episode 4Swapsies? Oh go on. Go oooooonnnnn

VMware channel confirms price hikes from next month

vSphere to rise by 7% and all the rest by 4-5%

All the flash world needs is more TLC, suggests report

Using it in the iPhone6 turned the supply trickle into a flood

Big Data will shield the Apple Watch from Android onslaught

Without data advantage, cheap wristputers struggle to do more than tell the time

Red Hat explains its choice of scale-out storage hats

Ceph and Gluster – not a cabaret double act after all

GitHub jammed by injected JavaScript, servers whacked by DDoS

Users unwittingly add to chronic traffic congestion

In-depth: Supermicro's youngest Twin is a real silent ice maiden

Sysadmin blogDon't look now, folks, Trevor's in luuurve

Did we just wake up in an alternate universe? BlackBerry turns a profit

Back in Black, but one fair quarter does not a turnaround make

Appeal court bombshell: Google must face British justice for 'Safari spying'

Angry Apple users get their shot at licking the Chocolate Factory

Flak for Slack chaps in yak app hack flap: User database whacked

Enable two-factor auth, says biz chat startup

FCC supremo slams big cable in gridiron Robin Hood metaphor mash-up

Net neutralityIt's net neutrality, I'm Buckeye, they're Little John, is that all clear?

Chip rumor-gasm: Intel to buy Altera! Samsung to buy AMD! ... or not

One way to boost your share price by 28 per cent

Hotel Wi-Fi not only hideously expensive – it's horribly insecure

Wide-open rsync blunder leaves popular gateways vulnerable to hijacking

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