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30th > September > 2016 Archive

Google announces eight new cloud regions, new support model

I'm too SaaSy for Mumbai, too SaaSy for Sydney, São Paulo and Finland (and more)

Want to make US$1.5m this weekend? Just jailbreak iOS

Zerodium triples iOS exploit bounty to $1.5M, doubles 'droid to $200k

Trump: Google hides Hillary

Tokyo man arrested for selling jailbroken iPhones

Allegedly crocked iKit came preloaded with cracked cheater game app

Microsoft will let you pass and fail cert exams at the same time

Upgrade tests no longer require you to pass all components, for the sake of balance

Salesforce asks Europe to stop Microsoft buying LinkedIn after itself trying to buy LinkedIn

And asked on the day EC competition tsar gave speech on 'Big Data and Competition'

D-Wave doubles qubit count

User couldn't open documents or turn on PC, still asked for reference as IT expert

ON-CallAlso misplaced cables … erm ... creatively

VMware releases SDDC 3.0

Termination fees for terminated people now against the law

New rules in New York to stop American ISPs and power companies charging dead folks

Security analyst says Yahoo!, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Tumblr all popped by same gang

Says five-strong 'Group E' may have lifted a billion Yahoo! records, sells to states

Curiosity sniffs Mars' odd atmosphere wafting out of its soil

Nuclear-powered laser space tank loves the smell of exotic xenon isotopes in the morning

Top interview: Dr Patrick McCarthy – boss of the world's future largest optical telescope

Pics + vidsFrom the Giant Magellan 'scope to science and what the nightlife is like in Chile

Google finds its G Suite spot: Renames apps, talks up AI and BigQuery

Analysis'We really are serious about the enterprise,' insists enterprise head Greene

Panasonic wants you to wear Li-Ion batteries. The ones that explode

Claims bendy battery won't burn, is ideal for credit-card-sized gadgets

Robo-boat biz ASV inks licence for auto-speedboat tech

That's the one a human drove during its public launch

Big data and the cloud: It's not even that scary

Sysadmin blogDon't believe the marketeers

My moment face-to-face with Google's AI: It feels your pain, sometimes

CommentSentiment analysis might just be useful

Invasion of the Brandsnatchers: How Nokia and BlackBerry inhabit the afterlife

AnalysisGhosts in the Machine

Cloudy with a chance of ransomware

BOFH: There are no wrong answers, just wrong questions. Mmm, really wrong ones

Episode 12Boss, are you blushing?

Amazon: Students, we'll give you $2.5m for a chat-up, AI?

Chatbot interaction needs to be 'natural', though

Rosetta spacecraft set for smash landing

UpdateSlow drop finale

Business to be given more scope to quit crap broadband contracts

Providing ISPs have signed 'up to' the voluntary code, that is

What’s that Sooty? You want a girlfriend?

BBC DG intervened in sexy puppet row

One-way Martian ticket: Pick passengers for Musk's first Mars pioneer squad

Return trip, ya say? Sure, in another two years

Dublin shopkeeper catches forecourt fouler with his pants down

Breathless reporter probes curbside crapper

Portsmouth bomb about to be detonated

Watch out on the Isle of Wight

EU's YouTube filter plan was revised '37 times'

How Brussels made its copyright sausage

NHS trusts ‘complacent’ on cloud app security risks

Do we block unsanctioned ones? Well half of us think we do...

Avast closes AVG buyout

Tiery-eyed NetApp previews on-prem storage and cloud tie-up

FabricPool takes Data Fabric further with dynamic data movement to AWS

Telcos hit out against plans to hike their broadband rates

BT alone expects its rates to more than quadruple

Microsoft boasts its cloudy Hadoop big data mill's faster than yours

Open-sourcier Redmond talks up speed, security gains for Azure HDInsight

Dirty diesel backups will make Hinkley Point C look like a bargain

Capacity margin 0.1 per cent this winter – prepare to shiver

SETI's mega alien hunt shovels more data onto IBM's cloud

Citizen boffins: Help find the alien that ultimately kills us all

Blighty's telly, radio watchdog Ofcom does a swear

NSFWTits=medium, bellend=strong

Quadsys Five walk free after hacking rival company

Directors disqualified

Ex-army sergeant pleads guilty to using private browsing mode

Former Royal Signals SNCO previously convicted of making indecent images of children

Upstart bags $2.5m to help put the brakes on self-driving car hackers

Sales of connected autonomous vehicles by 2025 projected to be 70% of light-duty vehicles

Yahoo! couldn't! detect! hackers! in! its! network! but! can! spot! NSFW! smut! in! your! office?

Web giant offers open-source AI-powered X-rated pic hunter

No surprise: Microsoft seeks Windows Update boss with 'ability to reduce chaos, stress'

Reduce it for Redmond's engineers, that is – not you

Google, Facebook etc rush to defend US govt in last-minute ICANN internet takeover lawsuit

Mad dash on eve of critical IANA transition

IBM gobbles up Promontory

Rosetta's last comet pic

Apple's Breaxit scandal: Frenchman smashes up €50,000 of iThings with his big metal balls

Fuming frenchie causes a oui bit of damage

Nutanix slam dunks IPO

Internet handover is go-go-go! ICANN to take IANA from US govt

Judge refuses injunction, handover of global DNS etc at midnight

FCC keeps secret Google TV landgrab under wraps forever

AnalysisWhile comms commish faces a doxing for defying Silicon Valley

Crypto guru Matt Green asks courts for DMCA force field so he can safely write a textbook

Next move in EFF's plans to regain the right to tinker

Ludicrous Patent of the Week: Rectangles on a computer screen

PicRights warriors gives their two cents on Tencent's nonsense

Criticize Donald Trump, get your site smashed offline from Russia

Newsweek Cuban connection story enrages miscreants

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