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  • Parallels could whip VMware or Microsoft, happier as Robin Hood

    16 April 2014, 12:04 am

    Ingram deal puts junior virtualiser in box seat to broker SaaS and cloud…
  • FOUR DAYS: that's how long it took to crack Galaxy S5 biometrics

    15 April 2014, 11:42 pm

    Sammy's newbie cooked slower than iPhone, also costs more to build…
  • This time it's 'Personal': new Office 365 sub covers just two devices

    15 April 2014, 10:13 pm

    Redmond also brings Office into Google's back yard…
  • Nvidia's new CUDA 6 has the 'most significant new functionality in the history of CUDA'

    15 April 2014, 9:59 pm

    Goal: To make programming their finicky but muscular GPUs an easier task for meter mortals…
  • Red Hat to ship RHEL 7 release candidate with a taste of container tech

    15 April 2014, 9:14 pm

    Grab 'near-final' version of next Enterprise Linux next week…
  • Eugene Kaspersky: Ukraine conflict hurts enterprise security

    15 April 2014, 9:12 pm

    With governments occupied, criminals could capitalize…
  • Wall Street all aflutter as Twitter swallows analytics firm Gnip

    15 April 2014, 9:09 pm

    Stock price boost on potential to earn big bucks from tweets Twitter has bought its long-time collaborator Gnip, a analytics firm that should help the social media firm turn its red balance sheets black.…
  • Oracle working on at least 13 Heartbleed fixes

    15 April 2014, 9:02 pm

    Big Red's cloud is safe and Oracle Linux 6 has been patched, but Java has some issues Oracle has emitted its formal advice about Heartbleed, revealing it has 13 products that need a patch and 14 more “which may be vulnerable”.…
  • Batten down the hatches, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS due in TWO DAYS

    15 April 2014, 8:31 pm

    Admins dab straining server brows in advance of Trusty Tahr's long-term support landing Canonical has announced that the latest long-term support release of its Ubuntu Linux distribution will be available in two days.…
  • KILLER SPONGES menacing California coastline

    15 April 2014, 8:28 pm

    Surfers are safe, crustaceans less so…
  • Kaspersky's Security for Virtualization pushed to XenServer and HyperV

    15 April 2014, 7:52 pm

    Platform looks to slim down security protections in virtual instances Kaspersky is extending its Security for Virtualuzation Light Agent security tool to the Citrix XenServer and Microsoft HyperV platforms.…
  • Red Hat bets on 'Project Atomic' for its container-loaded server future

    15 April 2014, 7:31 pm

    FrankenContainer scheme blends tiny OS with Docker containers Red Hat has put its Linux operating system on a diet to create a scrappy technology that will take on traditional virtualization approaches such as those backed by VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix.…
  • Microsoft's Nadella: SQL Server 2014 means we're all about data

    15 April 2014, 7:24 pm

    Adds new big data tools in quest for 'ambient intelligence'…
  • Intel sees 'signs of improvement in the PC business' but earnings remain 'Meh...'

    15 April 2014, 5:21 pm

    Prospects for the future, however, please Wall Street money men Intel has posted its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2014 that were either marginally lower or higher than analysts' estimates, depending upon which analysts you trust.…
  • Samsung files patent for ear-mounted Google Glass competitor

    15 April 2014, 4:17 pm

    Wearables are coming, and there's nothing you can do to stop them Pics Samsung has filed a design-patent application with the Korean Intellectual Property Office for what appears to be a cross between a Bluetooth earpiece and Google Glass.…
  • Tom Ridge: Private sector lagging in cybersecurity

    15 April 2014, 4:05 pm

    Former US Homeland Security boss scorns enterprise security efforts…
  • VMware fires up vCloud Disaster Recovery service

    15 April 2014, 1:43 pm

    Anti-Godzilla tech saves precious bit barn data from unforeseen stomping…
  • Akamai scoffs humble pie: Heartbleed defence crumbles, new SSL keys for customers

    15 April 2014, 12:54 pm

    We got this covered ... er, maybe not Akamai has issued new SSL certificates to some of its customers after realising its customized OpenSSL was not immune to the Heartbleed bug as first thought.…
  • UK spy-hive GCHQ to get ex-Tony Blair adviser as new boss

    15 April 2014, 11:29 am

    Robert Hannigan to replace Sir Iain Lobban in the autumn GCHQ's eavesdropping concrete doughnut in Cheltenham is getting a new boss from autumn this year, the government confirmed today.…
  • Oracle's Larry Ellison has the MOST MASSIVE PACKAGE IN PUBLIC

    15 April 2014, 10:57 am

    Billionaire IT baron earns twice as much as the next in line, Disney chief Bob Iger…
  • Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'

    15 April 2014, 9:58 am

    Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature…
  • Look out, bankers! It's Lily Cole and her (Brit taxpayer-funded) WISH-PRINTING ATM

    15 April 2014, 9:44 am

    And her escort of mounted beggars…
  • Thanks, Amazon – we'll take it from here: SAP muscles in on cloud subscriptions

    15 April 2014, 9:10 am

    Throwing the business sink at Salesforce and Workday SAP is putting its entire business applications suite online and selling the lot through subscription.…
  • Did a date calculation bug just cost hard-up Co-op Bank £110m?

    15 April 2014, 8:41 am

    And just when Brit banking org needs £400m to stay afloat A programming blunder appears to have landed the cash-strapped Co-op Bank an unexpected bill for £110m.…
  • Got to get something started with Azure VMs? Microsoft's Planky shows you the way

    15 April 2014, 8:36 am

    Webcast on 23 April 9.30 BST Promo Steve Plank, or "Planky" as even his mother allegedly calls him, is the Windows Azure evangelist for Microsoft UK and on 23 April he is taking to the interwebs to conduct his evangelizing online.…
  • You want an IT course? Welcome to QA Training's Week of Free

    15 April 2014, 8:09 am

    Check out these online courses Promo QA Tech Week 2014 opens its doors on Tuesday 22 April. For one week only, our favourite IT training company delivers a bunch of courses and seminars via Webex entirely free of charge.…
  • Apple cooperating at last on antitrust after MONTHS of wrangling – says court watchdog

    15 April 2014, 8:01 am

    Cook & co slowly warming to competition overseer…
  • MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling

    15 April 2014, 7:34 am

    Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat Mark Karpelès, the founder of imploded Bitcoin exchange MtGox, says he won't come to the US to answer officials' questions after his trading website mislaid 850,000 BTC.…
  • A scanner, darkly: Master data-miner Google tweaks terms of service

    15 April 2014, 7:12 am

    First we slurp, then we burp, you berks Google is providing an explicit explanation of how it automatically and routinely runs software to snoop on messages flooding in and out of a user's Gmail account – so as to better target them with ads.…
  • Parent gabfest Mumsnet hit by SSL bug: My heart bleeds, grins hacker

    15 April 2014, 6:43 am

    Natter-board tells middle-class Britain to purée its passwords Twee UK parenting website Mumsnet is the second high-profile organisation to claim it has fallen victim to the infamous Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability.…

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