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19th > November > 2015 Archive

Remember Fairchild? It's still around, and worth $2.4bn in takeover cash

That whirring sound is William Shockley spinning in his grave

Fix sweetens foul cookie that kept open Aussie tax login portals

Users opening PDFs on public machines at risk.

Microsoft makes Raspberry Pi its preferred IoT dev board

Intel's Galileo scratched off Windows 10 'thing' list

Tor wars: CMU says FBI came not with cash, but a subpoena

University has broken its silence, but will that quell the critics?

It's come to this for IBM: Watson is now a gimmick app on the iPhone

Billions of dollars in machine learning R&D concludes that kids like Legos

Obscure Chinese web servers at the end of your connections? It's legit, and growing

nginx forks Yunjiasu and Tengine are on the rise along with Chinese clouds

Custom virtual machines come to Google's Compute Engine

Online configurator offers a sliding scale to let you scale cloudy servers

VMware warns of info leaks flowing from Apache-Adobe mess

Here's a reason to bite the bullet upgrade to vCenter 6.0

Microsoft gets Edge on blocking ad injectors

Web scum foiled in Win 10 net ship.

Nokia publishes offer for remaining Alca-Lu shares

Finnish line in sight

Oz 'Anon' to spend a year in the slammer

Justin Soyke aka 'Juzzy' sentenced

Broadcom builds better backbone for WiFi

802.11ac second wave will speed WiFi, so you need kit that can cope

Car radars gain sharper vision after ITU assigns special spectrum slice

Your roving eye will find prettier targets in the 79 GHz band

VirusTotal invites Apple fans to play in updated Mac malware sandpit

But Macs don't get viruses ... Oh they do, and increasingly often says Google infosec unit

Astronomers catch first sighting of a planet's birth pangs

Alien world forming 450 light years away

Criminal are mostly hacking-by-numbers with exploit kits

Web scum build command and control mountain; bods mulls pending large-scale attacks.

Kids' tech skills go backwards thanks to tablets and smartmobes

Australian study finds lowest-ever digital literacy scores coincide with the iPad age

Edgy online shoppers face Dyre Christmas as malware mutates

Bank-plundering code now hunts Windows 10 and its Edge browser

Amazon: Just to let you know, Oracle's cloud is so 2011. That's all

Bezos cloud flinger challenges Ellison deal factor

Microsoft's CRM chief defects to Salesforce

On-prem heavyweight floats to cloudy Analytics

DS5: Vive la différence ... oh, and throw away the Citroën badge

Vulture @ the WheelStylish French sub-brand wants to steal Audi’s lunch money

UK joins US financial institutions for industry resilience tests

Op Resilient Shield wasn't a live test, though

Tech firms fight anti-encryption demands after Paris murders

CommentIf the US govt wants iMessages, well, tough

Systemax offloads North America problem child to PCM for $14m

Assets of US and Canada tech products group sold, rest to be shuttered

NetApp revenues and profits decline again despite positive spin

But it's moving forward with clarity and speed in the data-powered digital era...

BT could lawyer up after Sky’s sport channels obligation removed

Ofcom decision comes one day after Sky Q set top box reveal

Samsung tosses lifeline to Netlist NVDIMMs

Turns from Diablo litigation hell to Samsung heaven

Prudish Indian censors cut James Bond Spectre snogging scenes

Then create 'virtuous' 007, to local net wags' delight

Fujitsu hits the data accelerator and parallelises SSD access

Hopes to bring this into practical use during mid 2017

Telegram messaging app blocks some 'public' ISIS-related channels

'Disturbed to learn our service used by group to spread propaganda'

George Osborne fires starting gun on £20m coding comp wheeze

Institute of Coding will teach, er, secure coding. Got it?

Is Tsinghua Unigroup still stalking Micron for NAND IP?

Chairman Weiguo: Buying a majority stake unlikely however

'Hacked by China? Hack them back!' rages US Congress report

How dare they demand we do exactly what we demand of them! The foreign rotters

Telecity fix nixed: Borked UK internet hub 'had no UPS protection'

Big boys route around the fail. Small fry customers? Bad news, folks...

Storm in a teacup: Wileyfox does Android cheapie, British style

ReviewA UK startup rides the Shenzhen wave

Qualcomm huffs and puffs at Korean competition probe

Chip vendor snaps back: 'Device level licensing is worldwide industry norm'

Western Digital begins navigating the non-volatile memory maze

CommentStifel: All-Flash storage array market will hit $6.9bn by 2019

Red Hat tops out Ansible Tower 2.4

What have they been doing for the last month?

From $6bn to $4.2bn to $2.9bn: Square's ever shrinking unicorn horn

AnalysisIPO price set late and set low

Apple – it's true: iPad Pro slabs freeze when plugged in to charge

Cupertino says it's working on a fix for mysterious stall

Apple's Watch charging pad proves Cupertino still screwing buyers

Smartwatch should be able to use 90 per cent of wireless chargers, but…

How much has ICANN spent on lobbying US govt this year? $2.5m

Under pressure, DNS supremo publishes political expenses

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