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9th > December > 2016 Archive

RIP John Glenn: First American in orbit – and later, the oldest, too

ObitLast of the Mercury 7 crew passes on

Google found a way to go after 400 MEEELLION new users this week

'Allo' Siri-and-Cortana competitor now speaks Hindi

AT&T took too much money from customers, will pay them back by ... taking less money

US telco settles cramming suit with $80m payout in bill credits

DSSD President quits Dell EMC

Bill Moore is no more team as Emerging Technologies loses another top exec

Bluetooth 5.0 emerges, ready to chew on the internet of things

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. Better … stronger … faster. And meshier, before long

Expedia support tech raided his CFO to rack up insider trades

Used staffer creds, work laptop, to snoop on execs

US think-tank wants IoT device design regulated, because security

If the world wants a bonk-detecting WiFi mattresses, it must be a malware-free bonk-detecting WiFi mattress

Sysadmin told to spend 20+ hours changing user names, for no reason

On-CallApparently there's business value in turning 'John B Smith' into 'John Smith'

All aboard the warship that'll make you Sicker

New Royal Navy vessel's official motto is somewhat stomach-churning

Moscow says writing infrastructure attack code is a thought crime

Bill suggests sending malware authors to the gulag archipelago

Chip biz Aixtron begs for help: Just let the Chinese eat me!

Semiconductor bods want Germany to lift roadblocks on acquisition

AI brains take a step closer to understanding speech just like humans

A thousand spoken words is worth a picture state of the nation report: Infosec's very important, mmmkay

Gov Secure Internet to be revamped, world still on brink of digital destruction, etc etc

Shrinkage!? But it's sooo big! More data won't leave storage biz proud

Cold-water time for fancy pants players

Has Samsung, er, rounded the corner with Apple court win?

AnalysisLittle ray of sunshine as Sammy recovers from Galaxy blows

Neo-Nazi man jailed for anti-Semitic Twitter campaign against MP

Jewish Labour member received barrage of 2,500 tweets over three days

Ugh! Is that your security budget? *Sucks teeth and shakes head*

Gartner report says size can be misleading

The Dread Server BlackBerry Enterprise is no more

BlackBerry rebrands much-feared mail server

Brexflation hits Lenovo's Phab2

Brits to fork out more than US or Euro punters

Governments 'one step behind' tech firms in tracking tax – Meg Hillier

Google's global servers make untangling tax arrangements hard

Hardware Labs sees off Nvidia trademark sueball-smasher in court

Letters from German lawyers don't mean a lawsuit in Blighty is on the cards

Fancy that! Google was keen on 'draining the swamp' in 2013

But ad networks still power 'fake news'

Solar-powered LoRa IoT node: Nice idea but it won't replace batteries

Welsh firm G24 Power preps sensor tech for trial

Busted Windows 8, 10 update blamed for breaking Brits' DHCP

BT, Plusnet subscribers told to reboot or use static IP addresses

'I found a bug that let anyone read anyone's Yahoo! Mail and all I got was this $10k check'

Sorry! Too! hungover! from! rum! eggnog! binging! to! shout! in! the! headline!

Samsung, the Angel of Death: Exploding Note 7 phones will be bricked

Execution by lethal code injection set for December 19 – unless you're on Verizon

Japanese robot space maid will incinerate Earth's dead satellites

VidCaretaker craft launched today in ISS cargo supply run

Remember that amazing video of the whale leaping out the gym floor and splashing down? Yeah, it was BS

Magic Leap is neither magic nor leaping

Russian hackers got Trump elected? Yeah, let's take a close look at that, says Obama

Amazingly, Donald has yet to tweet about 'Kremlin meddling'

Fatal flaw found in PricewaterhouseCoopers SAP security software

Instead of fixing the issue, PwC lawyered up

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