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11th > December > 2015 Archive

VMware finds back door for US military mega-deal, but Nutanix, Citrix protest again

Small deal with US Army expanded, and set alarms ringing

Still running IE10? Not for long, says Microsoft

Browser support will be running out for most users on January 12

US State Department sicko pleads guilty to sextortion from UK embassy

Online blackmailer faces lengthy stretch inside

Overhaul Wassenaar or ruin next Heartbleed fix, top policy boffin says

KiwiconStop crooks, not 100 cross-border collaboration during crises

Google cloaks Android in Red Screen of malware Dearth

Safe browsing mode extended to fool phishing without increasing boosting batteries

Dell creates new Extreme team for all data centre kit, at any scale

Meet Dell's super-duper, learning, loving, sharing, talking hyper-scaling team

Tablet computer zoom error saw plane fly 13 hours with 46cm hole

Qatar Airways flight took off from wrong spot, hit lights, made it home without alarm

ISS trio set for televised taxi ride home

Depart orbiting outpost this morning, next stop Kazakhstan

Typo in case-sensitive variable name cooked Google's cloud

Patch to Container Engine needed just one more item of shift key action

Hundreds of thousands of engine immobilisers hackable over the net

KiwiconKiwi hacker finds brutal holes in location, tracking units

'MySQL of object storage' Minio: Any user, any dev, any scale... really?

Object storage for everyone

Hackers add exploit kit to article asking 'Is cyber crime out of control?'

Net menaces show warped sense of humour in attack on Grauniad story

Microsoft offers Linux certification. Do not adjust your set. This is not an error

When 'they' say the cloud changes everything, 'they' might be right

Electrician cuts wrong wire and downs 25,000 square foot data centre

On-CallReader tried to scare his boss by warning of a one percent chance of failure. But his boss liked those odds ...

Name that HPE boozer: Last orders please

Final chance to dub private London drinking club

Spanish village mounts Playmobil extravaganza

PICSElvis spotted among miniature masses, our man on the spot reports

Rupert Murdoch wants Google and chums to be g-men's backdoor men

In BriefMedia mogul agrees with Republican senator in 'safety over privacy' claim

NetNames confirms whacked by cyber crims

'Unauthorised access' gained.... no data stolen but change your password anyway'

Predictable: How AV flaw hit Microsoft's Windows defences

An ecosystem issue explained

Millionaire staffers pop corks at Atlassian as Oz biz raises $462m

First day of IPO and shares soar by a third

NZ unfurls proposed new flag

Out with the Union Jack, in with the Silver Fern

Mozilla backs away from mobile OS as Android looks invincible

When in a hole, stop digging

Amazon Web Services clears fog with public cloud fee price list API

Biz reckons it wants to make flogging cloud less misty

Microsoft releases Windows Live Writer as open source

Favourite blogging tool now ready for hacking - but cross platform will not be easy

ISS 'naut trio return to snowy terra firma

Soyuz capsule touches down in chilly Kazakhstan

Adobe: We locked our customers in the cloud and out poured money

Profits double after shift to software subscriptions

Google tries to spread the SQL cloud love

Here's some cash. Please come and use our beta

Could NetApp buy SolidFire? It would be outside its comfort zone

AnalysisGeorge Kurian’s outfit can only go so far with retro-fitting

Car parking mobile apps are vulnerable to hacking, say infosec folk

Man-in-the-middle diddle affects sadly unnamed apps

No root for you! Google slams door on Symantec certs

Google being 'alarmist' claims Symantec

Japan unveils net-wielding police drones for air patrol

Cop copters to snag misbehaving civilian flyers

Steve Jobs mural highlights plight of Syrian refugees

Banksy's back at it

Microsoft to OneDrive users: We're sorry, click the magic link to keep your free storage

Unlimited storage still going away though

Silicon Valley's Congresswoman comes to the defense of Tor

Lofgren asks pointed questions of Homeland Security

US House okays making internet tax exemptions permanent

Trade deal includes forever renewal of banning ISP charge

Volkswagen blames emissions cheating on 'chain of errors'

Manufacturer claims issue 'largely concluded.' Others beg to differ

France says 'non' to Wi-Fi and Tor restrictions after terror attack

Daesh-bags won't kill liberté, égalité, fraternité

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