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  • DARPA collab launches fast cloud-to-cloud provisioning

    29 July 2014, 8:32 pm

    Yet another elastic cloud A DARPA-driven project based on OpenStack has been demonstrated in the US, with the bold claim that it will eventually lead to sub-second provisioning for connectivity between clouds.…
  • Ethics boffins say Facebook's experiments not SO creepy

    29 July 2014, 8:01 pm

    A little consent would have gone a long way…
  • FTC: We've put '$100 MEEELLION phone bill fee cram scam' on ice

    29 July 2014, 7:31 pm

    Judge grants order against firms accused of luring people into premium texts subs The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing six companies that allegedly unfairly crammed $100m in text message charges onto victims' bills.…
  • Forrester says Australia, not China, is next boom market for cloud

    29 July 2014, 7:18 pm

    It's cloudy but fine down under, analyst says Cloud vendors that have done alright in Europe and North American should head to Australia to find their next growth market, according to analyst outfit Forrester.…
  • NBN Co pricing under spotlight

    29 July 2014, 6:46 pm

    Hated CVC prices could be cut NBN Co is considering revising its wholesale pricing model, and has approached the industry for comment.…
  • Senate introduces USA FREEDOM Act to curb NSA spying excesses

    29 July 2014, 6:24 pm

    Good news if you're an American, less so for everyone else…
  • Twitter shares balloon on another quarter of ho-hum results

    29 July 2014, 5:58 pm

    Still not making money, but since when did that matter?…
  • Android busted for carrying Fake ID: OS doesn't check who really made that 'Adobe' plugin

    29 July 2014, 5:43 pm

    Versions 2.1 to 4.4 affected – is your gadget patched? Google Android allows malware to masquerade as legit, trusted apps thanks to weaknesses in the way the operating system checks digital certificates of authenticity.…
  • China jams MONOPOLY probe into Microsoft: Do not pass 起点, do not collect 200 yuan

    29 July 2014, 3:51 pm

    Regulators claim Office, Windows illegally tied Chinese watchdogs have confirmed they are investigating Microsoft for possible breaches of anti-monopoly laws, following a series of surprise visits to Redmond's offices in cities across China on Monday.…
  • Apple winks at parents: C'mon, get your kid a tweaked Macbook Pro

    29 July 2014, 3:39 pm

    Cheapest models given new processors, more RAM Apple has updated its MacBook Pro notebook line, adding a slightly faster processor and more memory for the cheapest models.…
  • NASA Cassini boffins spot 101 frigid gushers on Saturn moon

    29 July 2014, 2:54 pm

    Caused by heated rubbing, apparently Boffins have now spotted 101 different geysers spewing material from the surface of Enceladus, one of Saturn's icy moons.…
  • BlackBerry to slurp encrypted mobile comms firm Secusmart

    29 July 2014, 12:32 pm

    Firms to work together on snoop-proof mobes - like, er, Angela Merkel's…
  • Texan firm buys disaster recovery bods Neverfail

    29 July 2014, 12:02 pm

    Artisan Infrastructure taken it over UK business continuity specialist Neverfail has been acquired by US-based Artisan Infrastructure in a quiet and unannounced deal.…
  • Old-timey music streamer Rhapsody (aka Napster) reaches 2m subscribers

    29 July 2014, 11:27 am

    Partly down to 'unRadio' mobile app deals with cell providers Antique music streaming service Rhapsody has finally hit two million subscribers after its expansion to include 32 countries worldwide.…
  • Ah, so that's why French IT giant Atos is officially full of Bull

    29 July 2014, 11:05 am

    Integrators to cling together as top line stagnates, bottom line falls The old adage that there's safety in numbers could well be applied to systems integrators Bull and Atos as they come together in a marriage due to be consummated next month.…
  • Sonos AXES support for Apple's iOS4 and 5

    29 July 2014, 10:36 am

    Want to use your iThing? You can't - it's too old +Comment With the ominous words “We take your investment in Sonos very seriously,” Sonos has killed off support for iOS v4 and 5 devices.…
  • Apple 'sapphire glass' fronts for iPhone 6? It's NEWS to SUPPLIERS

    29 July 2014, 9:26 am

    Analyst: iThing factories can't make 'em without components Several Apple analysts have speculated over the past few months that the next iPhone and perhaps even the near-mythical iWatch will use super-tough sapphire glass in some capacity.…
  • MoJ IT workers 'n' pals extend strike action over privatisation

    29 July 2014, 8:55 am

    Fears of cuts when shared services gig moves to Steria Unionised civil servants at the MoJ have extended strike action over plans to outsource back office functions to a French integrator amid fears of wide-scale job cuts.…
  • VVOL update: Are any vendors NOT leaping into bed with VMware?

    29 July 2014, 8:29 am

    It's not yet been released but everyone thinks it's the dog's danglies…
  • Only '3% of web servers in top corps' fully fixed after Heartbleed snafu

    29 July 2014, 8:00 am

    Just slapping a patched OpenSSL on a machine ain't going to cut it, we're told…
  • Dusty pre-Facebook, pre-Twitter laws will do for social media crimes

    29 July 2014, 7:43 am

    Lords say decades-old legislation is 'fit for purpose'…
  • Just TWO climate committee MPs contradict IPCC: The two with SCIENCE degrees

    29 July 2014, 7:20 am

    'Greenhouse effect is real, but as for the rest of it ...'…
  • Has your IT budget expanded or contracted in the summer heat?

    29 July 2014, 6:54 am

    Tell us what you'd like to do with all that lovely money Poll The austerity years are almost over, depending who you believe. But will IT budgets ever recover?…
  • Kiwi Rocket Lab to build SUPER-CHEAP sat launchers (anyone know 30 rocket scientists?)

    29 July 2014, 6:29 am

    Promises 100 launches a year for payloads up to 110kg…
  • TV rudeboy and Outsourcery boss Linney joins Gov.UK SME panel

    29 July 2014, 5:55 am

    How many contracts has your cloudy biz won again? Hello?…
  • Resistance is not futile: Here's a cookie sheet of luke-warm RRAM that proves it

    29 July 2014, 5:38 am

    Look, ma - no edge structure!…
  • Scotland's BIG question: Will independence cost me my broadband?

    29 July 2014, 5:01 am

    They can take our lives, but they'll never take our SPECTRUM…
  • Adam Afriyie MP: Smart meters are NOT so smart

    29 July 2014, 4:27 am

    Mega-costly gas 'n' 'leccy totting-up tech not worth it - Tory MP…
  • No more sprawl: Let us consider the benefits of blade servers

    29 July 2014, 4:05 am

    HP joins us in the Reg studio today Live webcast Register now for this webcast on the role of blade systems in simplifying data centre administration.…
  • 14 antivirus apps found to have security problems

    29 July 2014, 3:32 am

    Vendors just don't care, says researcher, after finding basic boo-boos in security software…

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