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30th > December > 2015 Archive

iiNet struggles through five-day outage to get thousands back online

If you can read this in Western Australia, congrats – your broadband has been fixed

Google brews a fresh pot of Oracle's OpenJDK Java for future Android

Just let that settle in

Beyond iTunes: XML boffins target sheet music

How the tech and music industries come together in 2015

Watch infosec bods swipe PINs, magstripe data from card readers live on stage


Upset Microsoft stashes hard drive encryption keys in OneDrive cloud?

Water coolerLet's have a chat about that

It's amazing the UK Parliament agreed to track 22bn Brits' car trips. Oh right – it didn't

Spy camera boss raises questions over ANPR slurp

Would sir care to see the post-pub nosh menu?

One year of wobbly dining neckfiller delights

Who will buy our darn DRAM? Micron smacked in wallet again

Four consecutive falling quarterly revenue numbers confirm trend

The Infamous Eight: 2015's memes, themes and big pieces

Year in review140 characters leaves you hungry? Try this for 12 months

Brian Krebs criticises PayPal’s security as authentication flaws exposed

UpdatedNewshound’s account hit twice on Christmas Eve

Cat fight: Watch out YouTube, here comes Facebook

10 years, billions of vids, no actual business

Aroused Lycra-clad cyclist prompts Manchester cop dragnet

Spotted with stiffy in city centre

John McAfee rattles tin for password replacement tech

Much delayed tech in renewed funding drive

Debian Linux founder Ian Murdock dead at 42

Tributes pour in for open-source pioneer who had threatened to kill himself on Twitter

Apple coughs up $350m – 2.3 days of annual profit – to make Italy's taxmen go away


Facebook must face furious shareholders in class action over IPO

Judge rejects website's plea to deal with plaintiffs one by one

What did we learn today? Microsoft has patented the slider bar

And Redmond's using it to ask for all profits from Corel's Home Office

Rockport’s Torus prises open hyperscale network lockjaw costs

Hyperscalers rejoice; toroidal doughnut fabrics open the door to 10,000 node and beyond networking

Cache-astrophic: Why Valve's Steam store spewed players' private profiles to strangers

Lid blown on web riddle

Flare-well, 2015 – solar storm to light up skies on New Year's Eve

Northern Lights coming down as far as California after G3 eruption

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