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24th > July > 2015 Archive

Moneybags Bloomberg whips out checkbook to gobble spoof website

Meanwhile, trademark holder gets hit with $50,000 for pushing its luck

Happy birthday, Amiga: The 'other' home computer turns 30

Commodore successor won over gamers, graphic artists alike

Google gives away 100 PETABYTES of storage to irritate AWS

Nearline service goes live, creates nightmare for tape vendors

IBM slurps database-as-a-service outfit Compose

MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL to be thrown into the Bluemix

Choc Factory research shows users just don't get security

Users shirk managers for manual p@sswords claiming: 'Nobody can hack my mind'

BlackBerry vows to make even fewer phones

New strategy means hardware business is just clinging on, at best

Rare cases of corruption strike Apple. Data corruption, that is

Update your 2015 MacBook Pro now if you want the disk inside it to live

Boffins sting spooks with 'HORNET' onion router

Faster node speeds for 'practically unlimited' sources

BURN ALL BLOGS! WordPress has a critical cross-site scripting flaw

Problem lets writers do just about anything to a site, but safety is a click away

US beats Iran as Japan's tincan footie team wins robot World Cup

England team's early exit suggests tactical naivety will continue after robo-apocalypse

Want longer battery life? Avoid the New York Times and The Grauniad

Web coding changes power consumption on the client, says dev

HP slaps dress code on R&D geeks: Bin that T-shirt, put on this tie

ExclusiveGrumbling from techies as rules enforced to keep customers happy – source

Microsoft delivers Exchange 2016 Preview

Born in the cloud, only lives on Windows Server 2012, CAS servers kicked out of home

LinkedIn ices over bountiful executive phishing spot

Business networking machine was rife with malicious link bait.

All smartwatches are insecure, reveals unsurprising research

Update100 per cent – yup, ALL – contain significant vulns

Now car hackers can bust in through your motor's DAB RADIO

White hats show how flaky, unloved audio broadcast tech is a massive attack vector

CIOs ready to leap boundaries in our omni-channel world

Reg RoundtableAccept software development as creative

Antitrust this! EU Commish goes after HOLLYWOOD’s big guns

Coming soon, to a court near you, the GEO-BLOCKING blockbuster

WTO cuts tariffs on $1tn worth of 'IT' gizmos

Global org's IT Agreement gets zero-tariff and duty-free updates

Palantir raises $450m in latest fund-raising round

Big Brother software outfit is the toast of Silicon Valley

SPLAT! STAR THWACKED, GUTS flung into space at 15 per cent of LIGHTSPEED

Vicious knuckling in midriff bulge for swollen big-boy

Sneaky students parade their bulging racks for Big Iron cluster daddies

HPC blogIt's all about the power, kiddo. You either got it or you ain't

Unisys halts and catches fire: Mainframe builder dives into the red

It did see ‘solid revenue growth on a constant currency basis’ though, so there's that

Slippery, slimy find: LEGGY, WRIGGLY fossil shows SNAKES weren't legless. Or ARMLESS

Boffins startled to make crucial discovery ... in a museum

Acer Revo One RL85: A pint-sized PC for the snug

ReviewCompact living room Core i5 put through its paces

Jeep breach: Scared? You should be, it could be you next

Why the hell connect cars to the net anyway?

John McAfee: Ashley Madison hack may ‘destabilise society’

Oh yeah, and I hacked it again myself, it was easy peasy

Three Estonians jailed for malware spree that infected 4 MILLION computers

But they said sorry before being sent down, so that's OK

Intel promises 'scores' of deals to underpin enterprise cloud

Let's build out the software defined infrastructure

The Wilson Doctrine isn't legally binding, MPs CAN be spied on, says QC

Old phone-tap promise not being kept?

Google burnishes Chrome to patch over 43 bugs

Chocolate Factory hands out over $40,000 in bug bounties to sharp-eyed researchers

Global drug-dealing cyber crime web was centred on ... Aberdovey

Bloke, 30, gets two years after international task force tracks him to Welsh wilderness

Vodafone sales dip, waits for fixed broadband to kick in

Blighty holds up, Germany drops 12 per cent to £1.7bn

Vive le Act Patriotique: Liberté, égalité, fraternité, pick any two. No, not those

Le Charteur des Snoopeurs gets go-ahead despite fears

ICANN further implicated in .Africa controversy

AnalysisMore light shined on redact-happy DNS overlord

How to waste two years and lose $415m: Cisco's now-dead Whiptail deal

Exclusive + analysisA sorry story of whipped tales, angst and attrition

Crazy Chrysler security hole: USB stick fix incoming for 1.4 million cars

Watchdog sparks mass recall, sheds light on ridiculous flaw

Take off, eh, you Uber: Ontario lobs $300m lawsuit at cab app biz

Taxi drivers start legal war in the Great White North

AT&T swallows DirecTV in $50 BEELLION biz gulp – moments after FCC OK

Hungry telco goliath couldn't wait to polish off telly snack

Q. How much did Google just spend applying political pressure in the US? A. $4.6 million

Top of the pops again among tech giant rivals

YOU! DEGRASSE! It's time to make Pluto a proper planet again, says NASA boffin

Cruel 'dwarf' taunts must end NOW, m'kay?

Google: Hey startups, want in on our patent gang? First hit's free

Yeah, we got free patents, just sign right here...

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