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29th > October > 2015 Archive

Oracle hardwires encryption and SQL hastening algorithms into Sparc M7 silicon

OpenWorldClaims world-record breaking performance

Insurance companies must start buying security companies

Insurers have no idea how to protect the digital realm. So they need to buy those who do

Northrop wins $55bn contract for next-gen bomber – as America says bye-bye to B-52

New craft will be stealthy, smart and stupidly expensive

Pop-up Kiwi CERT a shepherd for helpless hacked SMB flock

Natsec, schools covered, but what about the middle, boffins bleat.

Alphabet spells 'Loon' for Indonesia

Broadband balloons secure local operators for 2016 test

VMware ponders VDI teleporting with swipe-between-devices patent

Is this Virtzilla's riposte to Microsoft Continuum?

Adrian Mole, Wimpy Kid are your new security mentors

Share your secret diary to improve security, says Splunk

LG uses sucky logic to force Dyson admission its vacuums suck badly

'Most powerful cordless vacuums' claim Hoovered up by Australian court

Time Lords set for three-week battle over leap seconds

ITU radio gabfest to consider the very future of time itself

Iranian VXers unleash RATs to bite popular Android devices

AndroRAT, DroidJack top pwning preferences.

Raspberry Pi grows the pie with new deal allowing custom recipes

Element14 scores gig to reshape and reconfigure rPi for bulk use in whatever you fancy

Burned: British Gas customer info hits Pastebiin

Insecurity, it's a gas-gas-gas

Empires of the mind: Oracle digs deep on cloud

Back-pedalling fast, but where's the difference?

Rosetta probe delivers jaw-to-the-floor find: Molecular oxygen

Solar system suddenly looks kinder, gentler, because oxygen doesn't last long alone

Microsoft's 'Arrow' Android launcher flies into Play store

Redmond wants to own your Android home screen

Shocker: Adobe patches critical Shockwave remote hijack hole

Why not just add 'Patch Adobe' to your to-do list. Every day for the forseeable future

Seagate unveils enlarged spy drive with support for 64 spycams

8TB surveillance spinner

That great sucking sound? It's data going into the public cloud

The great slurp is inevitable, just you watch

Government Gateway online hack claims 'nonsense', say multiple folk in the know

There's no such thing as the 'crown jewels' of identity theft

WD revenues hurt by slack PC demand

SSD growth stalls but solid company set fair

Insight: Who will rid me of this troublesome currency trend?

Double digit group sales bounce beckoned ... then forex hit

NASA's Cassini probe skims icy moon Enceladus

Pictures of intimate fly-by expected imminently

Cyber cop: Snoopers' Charter tag is offensive. Maybe we need a 'yes to snooping' tickbox?

Parliament & Internet Conf '15Aww, diddums

How to get the fun stuff back in your data centre

Face it, cloud is not fun or cool

VMware vs German kernel dev: Filings flung in Linux-lifting lawsuit

SFC GPL enforcement hearing scheduled for 2016

Apple and Cisco begin to map their corporate desires, apps and all

Canalys Channels ForumGreater love has no global technology purveyor than this

BT posts flat results following EE merger green light

Patterson pleased with contribution of broadband and mobile

Cops use terror powers to lift BBC man's laptop after ISIS interview

If you've done nothing wrong, you've got nothing to fear. Right?

Yamaha unleashes motorcycling robot

Valentino Rossi had better watch his back

RoboVM: Open source? Sorry, it's not working for us

'Almost no meaningful contributions' as code goes proprietary

Channel Islands firm touts all-in-one secure comms app

‘Nothing can pry into Pryvate,’ claim developers

GCHQ starts hunt for tech-savvy apprentices

Would-be Qs and backroom padawans wanted

UK ministers, not judges, to sign off on Brit spies' surveillance

IPBIndependent review's recommendations to be ignored

Smartphone boutique OnePlus reveals another model you can’t get

Ceramic version has traces of Unobtanium, probably

Hands On with Windows 10 Mobile build 10572

A tad buggy but plenty to like. Shame about the lack of market

'Profoundly stupid' Dubliner's hoax call lost Intel 6,000 hours of production

Claimed to be from Islamic state, sounded like Mrs Brown

Avira turns tables to launch lawsuit against ‘crapware’ slinger

Freemium.com hit with lawsuit over bundled apps

BT Openreach boss says UK telcos need 'predictable regulation'

Parliament & Internet Conf '15Translation: Leave us alone, Ofcom!

NSA can keep illegally spying on Americans into November

Federal court rejects lawsuit asking for immediate end

European Parliament votes to grant Snowden protection from US

Put down the suitcase, Ed – you're not going anywhere

Patch this braXen bug: Hypervisor hole lets guest VMs hijack hosts

Seven-year-old privilege escalation vulnerability caused by C code entanglement

Former HP vet Matthews is back! Slips into channel boss jacket at Fujitsu

ExclusiveJapanese biz merges direct sales rep and partner team into one role

Your 30-second guide to why Samsung is acting all Smugsun today

Investors grinning too as South Korean's mobes show signs of life

Verisign, .xyz and the ABCs of a cutthroat domain-name industry

US judge stops dot-com supremo landing knockout blow on upstart registry

Australian telcos coughed to cops 600,000 times in one year

20,000 more disclosures than last year, and this is before metadata retention kicks in

Fuming Google tears Symantec a new one over rogue SSL certs

We've got just the thing for you, Symantec ...

What upgrade cycle? Tablet sales crater for fourth straight quarter

Fondleslabs floundering as folks lose interest

US govt drafts Google, Walmart, Amazon, BestBuy execs for drone registration system

Task force to draw up database for owners of flying gizmos

Extra week of sales in Avnet's Q1? That's good, says CEO

Forex hits, but enterprise stuff offsets crappy computing components demand

Insight UK veep de Sousa set to split – sources

Nein, nein, nein says EMEA president Ebermann, 'no announcement at this stage'

Big mistake, Google. Big mistake: Chrome OS to be 'folded into Android'

Ad giant about to perform mashup we all knew was coming

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