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15th > February > 2017 Archive

A spanner in the works: Google's cloud database hits beta, gets prices

Ye canna' hand a man a grander (Cloud) Spanner

Inside Confide, the chat app 'secretly used by Trump aides': OpenPGP, OpenSSL, and more

Security experts skeptical of encrypted messenger's claims

Meet LogicLocker: Boffin-built SCADA ransomware

Pay the ransom, or restore from backup. Choose wisely!

Riverbed bakes SD-WAN into WAN optimisation

It's all cloudy, innit?

Oracle 'systematically stiffed its salesforce' claims new sueball

UpdatedBig Red 'categorically denies' former worker's claims it re-writes commission rules and puts sales people in 'debt'

IBM and ServiceNow lock eyes, vow long commitment

Roses are red. 'Global strategic alliance' is … eeeww. We've written a more fun headline for you even though V-Day is over

Remote unauthenticated OS re-install is a feature, not a bug, says Cisco

If you think bad guys could abuse the Smart Install protocol, just turn it off

Finally, a use for your mobile phone: Snapping ALIEN signal blurts

Citizen science project to find galactic bursts using selfie-taking pocket radio receivers

Cheer up, pal: UK mobe networks are now 8% less crap, tests show

At data, EE leads, Voda fails

Google claims ‘massive’ Stagefright Android bug had 'sod all effect'

RSA USAAnd hackers didn't have much luck either with other flaws in the mobe OS

Forget quantum and AI security hype, just write bug-free code, dammit

RSA USACrypto panel lets loose at conference

Apple nabs smartphone top spot from Samsung, but for how long?

Santa's sack helps out in Cupertino

Two words, Mozilla: SPEED! NOW! Quit fiddling and get serious

OpinionUnleash operation Thrash Chrome

Hutchison's 3UK and Google push 3.5 GHz on both sides of the pond

AnalysisBroaderband fight

Hold the phone! Crap customer service cost telcos £2.9 BEEEELLION in 2016

More moaned about than rail and energy, says ombudsman

Next Superdome CPU chips amble into HPE

Intel shipping Kittson samples into Itanium-land

Prepare for an acquisition whirlwind? Private equity owners sweep up Nexsan

CommentNew Orleans firm partner takes charge

Oracle hatches 'incubator' OpenJDK APIs idea

Unfinished APIs in JDK and Java SE

Kremlin-linked hackers believed to be behind Mac spyware Xagent

iPhone backups can be slurped for Mother Russia, say researchers

Get it while it's hot: NASA's Space Poo contest winners wipe up $30k

As promised, story about space poo

Pwnd Android conference phone exposes risk of spies in the boardroom

Researchers could listen in on meetings and plant backdoors

Microsoft offers drone lovers a simulator

Get to keep hardware home, gain machine learning anyway

IBM to launch cheap 'n' cheerful Power server for i and AIX userbase

Doctor Blue says a little of what you like does you good

UK credit broker fined £120k for spamming folk with five million texts

UpdatedConsent wording not enough to prevent a spanking by the ICO

IBM hooks up with Hortonworks to Hadoop Big Blue products

+CommentBut customers welcome to taste IBM's own-brand Hadoop sauce...

Verizon! surprisingly! OK! with! Yahoo! despite! mega-hack!

Can't get that bonus if the merger falls through, so meh, shave off 5% and let's go

Rasputin whips out large intimidating tool, penetrates uni, city, govt databases – new claim

Ra, Ra Rasputin. SQL injection is his thing

You know IoT security is bad when libertarians call for strict regulation

RSA USA'When the internet crashes into the real world and people get killed' you'll be sorry

Talk of tech innovation is bullsh*t. Shut up and get the work done – says Linus Torvalds

OSLSA top life tip, there, from the Linux kernel chieftain

Dell EMC's 'Spanning' SaaS backup outfit expands into Australia

Fat-fingered fumblers of Australia, untie! Your Office 365 errors are now recoverable

OK, it's time to talk mass spying again: America's Section 702 powers are up for renewal

AnalysisAnd tech groups are starting the fightback now

Global IPv4 address drought: Seriously, we're done now. We're done

Exhausted with never-ending internet exhaustion

Republicans send anti-Signal signal to US EPA

Resistance is futile as probe demanded into environment agency staffers

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