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8th > February > 2016 Archive

NBN activations to rise from 10,000 per week to 8,400 ... wait, what?

Ex-CTO unpicks growth numbers

Reports: First death from meteorite impact recorded in India

Claims blast broke windows

If you're reading this on your phone, pray you're in Singapore

LTE speed data from 15 million phones puts New Zealand ahead of USA, UK and Australia

Thirty Meter Telescope needs to revisit earthly fine print

492-mirror loses permit to build on Hawaiian sacred site

Celeb gossip site TMZ was pushing malware at innocent surfers

Goss'n'dross outfit hit by malvertising misfits

VMware kicks off new vSphere beta test

New code's already run at VMworld Europe, so this looks to be the icing on the cake

London seeks trials of Google's robo-cars

Deputy Mayor for Transport Isabel Dedring says Google has met city officials

Norks uses ballistic missile to launch silent 'satellite'

Glorious starving peoples' rocket attracts UN sanctions and presidential palpitations

Remember Netbooks? Windows 10 makes them good again!

And rather better than a US$35 tablet, if you need a Windows 10 machine lurking around

Cisco recalls switches that could short power to the case. And hurt you

You'll never think of 'Cisco Live' in quite the same way again

Oracle issues emergency patch for Java on Windows

Yes, Java fixes are a dime a dozen. But this one prevents 'total compromise' of machines

Europe makes it rain for cloud biz: £30m of gold showered on BT, IBM etc

And Accenture and Atos and ... wait, no Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure?

Alibaba security fail: Brute-force bonanza yields 21m logins

'Crack security team' didn't notice attempt to log in 99 million times

SCO slapped in latest round of eternal 'Who owns UNIX?' lawsuit

Win for IBM as Judge rules attempt to move case away from contract law is a no-no

EU could force countries to allocate 700 MHz band to mobile by mid-2020

New law deals with expected growth in mobile internet traffic

Don't Fedex your tapes, people! We're so fast it's SANdulous – WANrockIT

Some rather impressive claims here

Let's play immutable infrastructure! A game where 'crash and burn' works both ways

Leavin' it to the Netflixes... for now

Puppet CEO: No hype in DevOps... except for the overhyped bits

Depends how you define DevOps

Bye-bye, BT: Finance director jumps ship

Latest departure in executive exodus

Imagination Tech's chief Hossein Yassaie quits, shares slide

Longest serving British tech CEO walks the plank

DataGravity falls to Earth, cuts exec post, lays off staff

Sucked down into the well of misery

TalkTalk confesses: Scammers have data about our engineers' visits to your home

Info exploited, say customers

Continuous Lifecycle London: Early bird tickets fly off in 15 days

Three weeks left to save a bundle

It's official: India bans Facebook's Free Basics

After months of mud-slinging and open letters

Government hails superfast broadband deal for new homes

But will house builders do their bit?

LOHAN entertains the crowd at Oz Linux shindig

Andrew Tridgell serves up choppers, quadplanes and rocket-powered tomfoolery

Health Secretary promises NHS £4.2bn to go 'digital'

Ponder: How much paper was used to promise paperless NHS?

Drone-busting eagles to darken Blighty's skies?

London cops now also eyeing feathered interceptors

Privacy advocates left out of NHS 'oversight' board

...while lobbyists keep their seats at the table

Fake Flash update malware targets gullible Apple users

Psst. Need 'help' getting updates? Nah, don't go direct

Big hybrid iron swinger Infinidat bigs up its own growth

Unlisted company doing well off decline of legacy arrays

Toshiba and Samsung both ponder opening new 3D flash fabs

+CommentOne step forwards and one step back

Those converged infrastructure vendors are cannibals, I tell you

Commodity servers ate my storage hardware lunch

Are Indians too stupid to be trusted with free Internet?

CommentMeet the new colonialists. They're white, wealthy and want your modem

New Relic launches autism at work programme, signs up interns

Autism and tech? Not such a new idea

Inside Adwind: A DIY malware toolkit used by 1,800 crooks to spy on 443k victims

RAT entrails dissected

Labels to artists: You'll get a penny, so go away

And don't go spoiling Spotify's IPO for us

Imation flogs off IronKey to Kingston

Gets NYSE listing compliance notice

AdBlock Plus, websites draft peace deal so ads can bypass blockade

Eyeo, publishers said to be locked in talks on allowing more banners to appear in browsers

Trane thermostat is a hot spot for viruses on home networks

When is the IoT industry going to get smart on security?

Facebook cares about you, yes you, so much it won't give up on India

Mark Zuckerberg responds to India's Free Basics ban

CSIRO says it's not firing scientists, it's re-balancing

Changing focus and re-skilling, not walking away from climate research, says CEO

Anova takes small slice of failing AOptix

Free-space optics vendor crashes, burns

Security? We haven't heard of it, says hacker magnet VTech

Toymaker says its insecurity is your fault – read the T&Cs and weep

Microsoft crams more tools into its Azure-in-a-box technical preview

Redmond wants silver lining to cloud stack

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