nav search
Data Center Software Security DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes
BOFH
Lectures

15th > November > 2016 Archive

Quantum traffic jam of atoms could unlock origin of dark energy, physicists claim

Traffic can be both good and bad

Stolen passwords integrated into the ultimate dictionary attack

Humans still the weakest link

China gets mad at Donald Trump, threatens to ruin Apple

Tim Cook still trying to figure out how he got caught up in this

Pwnfest drops a nasty surprise on VMware

Drag-and-drop let users escape their VMs

Stanford team behind NSX and OpenFlow spawns network modelling startup

Forward Networks builds a private Matrix for your networks

Samsung sets fire to $9m by throwing it at Tizen devs

Developer outreach failed for WIndows Phone, Firefox OS and BlackBerry. It will work on Tizen why, exactly?

GSMA: 5G at risk if governments don't get their acts together

Spectrum uncertainty giving mobe industry the chills

Chinese giants give world another SDN and NFV platform

'Open-O' is backed by Huawei, China Mobile, Ericsson and Intel, among others

Virgin Media users report ongoing problems delivering legit emails. Again

UpdateOne user complains to his MP

Reg inquiry sees CSIRO clarify supercomputer tender

Windows Server compatibility requirement removal means x86-to-Power port is possible

'Pavement power' - The bad idea that never seems to die

These boots were made for walking. Not charging batteries. Just walking

Martian 'ice cauldrons' are prime spot to hunt LGMs, say boffins

But only if there's water there, which other boffins doubt

Google and Facebook pledge to stop their ads reaching fake news websites

Yesterday Facebook said it could not judge the truth and had no fake news problems

Microsoft reveals Neandercloud / Cloud Sapiens co-existence and cross-breeding plan

Azure Pack gets six more years of active development and support until 2027

Amazon's cloudy 'WorkSpace' desktops-as-a-service gain a GPU

Now we're talking: these new babies have 8 vCPUs and 1,536 GPU cores

DirecTV Now to give Apple TV free for those who take 3-month deal

Gee, thanks. I guess

Low-end notebook, rocking horse shit or hen's teeth

Don't bother going laptop shopping

Microsoft, Slack et al will 'laugh their asses off' at IBM's biz messaging tool

Beta version of Toscana? It's barely an alpha, yell biz partners

Boffins of the future gear up to build their own beastmode rigs

HPC BlogStudent rack war begins at SC16

Packet.net strong-ARMs cloud for $0.005 per core per hour

96-core servers packing 2 Cavium ThunderX CPUs yours for the crunching

Power 'issue' fells UK web registrar's servers

Names.co.uk blames 'regional' problem

Shhh! Shazam is always listening – even when it's been switched 'off'

But it's totally benign, say developers

Bong: Let me talk to Trump

¡Bong!We speak the language of disruption. And we love Tacos!

This tornado shlurps data, stores for less, CTERA, CTERA

AnalysisThey might suck, but cloud security crew are poised to become major players

EasyJet rides digital and mobile on Brexit currency pressure

Incubator partnership unveiled

Hortonworks prescribes cloudy Hadoop for AWS

Hourly billing? Puff puff PaaS

DataStax slurps DataScale, burps out own managed cloud

NoSQL business moving towards revenue generation?

Post-outage King's College London orders staff to never make their own backups

ExclusiveTrust us. It's not like we had a fortnight-long... um. Trust us

TalkTalk teen hacker pleads guilty as firm reveals £22m profit jump

95,000 subs left after hack – 94,000 joined in last six months

Vodafone blames €5bn H1 loss on cutthroat Indian competition

Beyond the writedown, though, it's bad news in the UK too

Tegile ups its array game with new kit

Farewell old hat T3000 and say hello to bright and shiny T4000

'Fascist' seizes supremo search slot on Trump triumph

Americans break open panel to access dictionaries

Midi-archive box from WD stops at 19PB

On-premises S3-accessed object store

Power cut interrupts UK.gov cloud service supplier

Investigation into emergency diesel generators

Dirty code? If it works, leave it says Thoughtworks CTO

Only change what you really need to

Twitter rolls out troll controls

Free speech is fine, just don't expect anyone to be listening

Huawei hots up its high-density server line

Faster Xeons and DIMMs make these servers fly faster

Verizon pours cash into city Wi-Fi with LQD buy

Telco to boost options for getting online in smart cities

Security bods find Android phoning home. Home being China

Kryptowire uncovers firmware sending texts, contacts and everything else

Navy STEALS? US sailors dispute piracy claim

Brass says Bitmanagement case doesn't hold water

Qumulo bangs out new software, Apollo server support

Not the spaceflight programme, the storage hardware

SpectraLogic SLACSS off to speed HPC archiving

HPC Lustre and Ceph cold stores get hot speed

Secretions on your phone reveal your secrets

Chemistry laughs at your strong passwords

The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing