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29th > April > 2016 Archive

Windows 10 handcuffs Cortana web search to Bing and Edge browser

Next month: Wow, everyone's a massive fan of Bing and Edge! What a surprise!

Facebook gov slurp rise


Comcast Com-templates Com-trashing Com-crap Com-pact Com-caps

Cable giant thinks 1TB a month ought to be enough for anyone

Symantec CEO Mike Brown ousted after nasty numbers

Board says with Veritas gone, its time for pure-play security CEO

Dentist reps ship malware

NBN launches satellite broadband services

Sky Muster 1 gets ministerial button press for symmetrical 25Mbps services

US govt quietly tweaks rules to let cops, Feds hack computers anywhere, anytime

Congress? Democracy? No need for that

Gumtree 'fesses up to breach and personal information leak

UPDATEEmail addresses, names and phone numbers accessed, but only in Australia

Neural network on a stick

Microsoft joins the 1c/GB/month cloud storage caper

'Cool Blobs' restore ASAP, 99 per cent of the time

Linux greybeards release beta of systemd-free Debian fork

Devuan 'Jessie' betas debut in the name of 'Init freedom'

Priceline CEO scandal

Screen overlay malware on the rise as bot scum battle for dominance

Tanking PC trojans turn VXers to Android.

Quad-core coffee table trumped by dual-Mac garden furniture

Readers share retro-computing rebuilds, plus a Microsoft CD fit only to be used as a coaster

Your mother has a smooth forehead, Klingon language lovers roar at Paramount

Suvlu'taHvIS yapbe' HoS neH

Google Play infested with cash-stealing web apps

Simple HTML scams look to be sneaking through the app inspection process

Revealed: The revolving door between Google and the US govt – in pictures

It's the busiest thing in DC

Switch survives three hours of beer spray, fails after twelve

On-CallReader recalls a series of own goals doing tech support for a big football club

No objections to object stores: Everyone's going smaller and faster

Yes, they really are. Enrico Signoretti takes a look at what firms are up to

The Devils of DevOps stick it to YOU

It's not going to save you: You still need data to stop a fail

Rampant robot tries to rip my clothes off

Something for the Weekend, Sir?As its lithe synthetic fingers fumbled with my trouser buttons...

Europe's Earth-watching sat beams back icy first pic

Svalbard archipelago poses for Sentinel-1B

Telegram Google rumour

Food for Deep Thought: 42 is IBM's answer to Life, the Universe and Everything...

AnalysisTransformation is the word... don't overuse it

WD’s revenue wheels have fallen off. Profits are sinking, too

SSD cashflows do little to ease the growing HDD drought

IBM goes to WANdisco

Ireland's tech sector fears fallout of Brexit 'Yes' vote

Mad, bad and dangerous for trade

Coho Data OpenStacked

India trumpets seventh navigation sat launch

'We will determine our own paths powered by our technology', declares PM

Carl Icahn: Will someone rid my portfolio of this rotten Apple?

China blamed as billionaire activist investor ends stock flirtation, makes $2bn

Profits down at Baidu

Central gov spent £6.3bn on IT. Nearly half handed to just 3 suppliers

HP still on top with £1.2bn spend in 2014/15

Finance bods SWIFT to update after Bangladesh hack

But infosec folk say full revamp needed

There's never been a better time to be a product reseller... if you like pain

Insight Enterprises sales slip, blames data centre spending

Nexsan in transports over added sync and share

Hopes it will sync and swim to growth with Transporter tech

US ATM cracks on the up

At last: Ordnance Survey's map wizardry goes live

Beta over

FCC floats new rules for data lines that bind America's networks

Not everyone pleased with proposed access rules

Galileos 11 and 12 live for your (imminent) navigating pleasure

Europe's satnav fleet gains operational pair

The EU wants you to log into YouTube using your state-issued ID card

AnalysisBut, EU Robo-Commish: we don’t have one. And we don't want one

Avnet checks legacy data kit sales stats, panics

Enterprise tech distie to fling $25m in costs overboard for fiscal '16

Hipster hackers cook up 'artisan' Squiblydoo attack

Native OS tools, living off the land... it's all very crunchy

UK's GDS to hire 300 folk. Silver lining: They'll be evicted from Holborn

Embiggening tentacle will be banished to hot-desk hell

Miguel de Icaza on his journey from open source to Microsoft: 'It's a different company'

Interview'I feel vindicated (about) Mono... turns out that Java is the big problem'

Minecraft fan site hacked

Oracle gobbles Textura

Must listen: We've found the real Bastard Operator From Hell

Ingenious IT boss banishes hapless callers to on-hold Hades with Extension 666

Japan's Hitomi space 'scope bricked, declared lost after software bug

Untested commands bork $286m instrument

PayPal probed over Venmo cash-flinging app

FTC investigation 'may result in substantial costs'

TiVo sells for $1.1bn

It's 2016 and now your internet-connected bathroom scales can be hacked

Weight to go, Internet of s***

Pop goes the weasel! Large Hadron Collider blown up by critter chomping 66kV cable

Incinerated hungry mammal wrecks transformer

ICANN in a strop that Intel, Netflix, Lego, Nike and others aren't using their dot-brand domains

Like getting 47 'maybes' and a couple of 'yeses' on a Facebook party invite

FCC 126MHz 5G auction

Google AI gains access to 1.2m confidential NHS patient records

Deal with Royal Free London to slurp info surprises and shocks

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