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13th > November > 2015 Archive

Twitter DM character limit liberation spells opportunity for botnets

Direct message command and control hides in the walla walla rhubarb.

Microsoft creates its own movie moment with fancy privacy manifesto

Chief legal officer still waiting for people to leap onto desks

Cisco sees APAC turnaround, but enterprise and router sales slide

Borg playing snakes and ladders, but revenues rise

The Internet Association backs FCC's muni broadband push

Shocker: internet companies want more people on the internet

Bluetooth SIG hints at 2016 roadmap

Faster, further, and with mesh networking

Ransomware-as-a-service surfaces, wants 10 percent profit cut

Customer loyalty in the age of scumware

D-Wave heads for New Mexico

Los Alamos kicks the quantum tyre

Yahoo! spills! user! account! beans! in! 60%! of! gov! data! requests!

Mid year 2015 transparency report published.

Hypervisor headaches: Hosts hosed by x86 exception bugs

Microsoft, Xen, KVM et al need patches

Ouch! Subaru telescope catches astroid prang

Your moment in the sun, 493 Griseldis

PostgreSQL learns to walk and chew gum

First shot at parallelisation arrives

Horrid checkbox download bundlers drop patch-frozen Chrome

Shonky software casting users to wolves to spruik ads.

NoSQL: Injection vaccination for a new generation

This future architecture still falls into some of the same old traps

Amazon vendors flog thousands of rooted, malware-laden tablets

Because getting infected in the after-market is so tedious

Your taxes at work: Three hours driving to turn on politician's PC

On-CallColour-blindness didn't help, but lack of common sense was the real problem

CloudFlare drinks the DNSSEC kool-aid, offers it on universal basis

Controversial protocol launched

Softcat execs set to become overnight millionaires

UpdatedIPO values reseller biz at £472.3m

Thin Client Devices Revisited

Survey ResultsTechnology best forgotten or time for a renaissance?

Sound waves could power the future's magnetic HDDs

Thin wires + voltage = storage? So say these boffins

The ETERNUS dance: Fujitsu extends backup and archive box range

‘Fills gap in the capacity ranges, brings costs down’

BT reveals vanishingly small detail about its fibre broadband network

Blighty data usage peaks during Downton Abbey, in case you wondered ...

Has the next generation of monolithic storage arrived?

CommentInfindat’s Infinibox: Hybrid and RAM-heavy

Today's exoplanet weather: 1,000°C, glass rain, 8,700 km/h winds

Fancy a weekend break on HD 189733b?

BOFH: We're miracle workers. But you want us to fix THAT in 10 minutes?

Episode 16Psst. I can make your network super secure...

TalkTalk hired BAE Systems' infosec bods before THAT hack

Plus: Police told us not to answer questions, says telco

Big Blue's big iron daddy Gene Amdahl dies aged 92

ObitComputer pioneer behind sequential vs parallel processing law passes away

Decoding Microsoft: Cloud, Azure and dodging the PC death spiral

Too many celebs and robot cocktails clouding the message?

Prison telco recorded inmates' lawyer-client calls, hack reveals

Company claims miffed insider to blame for spaffing docs

CSC trumps Capita bid for Xchanging by a whole 10 pence

Two bob BPO bid bump

MoD-founded firm Niteworks loses login creds of UK defence folk

ExclusiveCompany is sorry for the 'inconvenience'

Ex-competition watchdog and TalkTalk adviser calls for Openreach split from BT

Says telecoms giant needs to 'wake up' and accept divorce

BBC encourages rebellious Welsh town to move offshore

Tax law, geography seemingly no concern for the public broadcaster

Seagate forms federal biz unit to latch onto the gov cash faucet

Wants to flog ClusterStor gear to US agencies

It's Gartner Magic Graph of Wonder time! And Google won't be happy

Information Archive MQ? Just the ticket

CoreOS open sources Clair, the vulnerability scanner for your containers

Adds scanning functions to Quay customers too

California cops pull over Google car for driving too SLOWLY

CHiPs, meet chips

Pope instructs followers to put the iPhone away during dinner

And if anyone knows about family dinners it's this guy

FTC fells four tech-support operations in scammer crackdown

Turns out Microsoft and Apple don't use pop-up ads for tech support

Aircraft laser strikes hit new record with 20 incidents in one night

Dangerous, stupid and highly illegal

UN fight for internet control lined up in Brazil

Appetizer for UN General Assembly in December

Merseyside DDoS daddy given eight months behind bars

When bragging of your illegal exploits, leave off your real name

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