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  • Boffins who stare at goats: I do believe they’re SHRINKING

    23 October 2014, 2:05 am

    Alpine chamois being squashed by global warming Climate change may be causing alpine goats to shrink in size, according to biologists at Durham University.…
  • Quick PHP patch beats slow research reveal

    23 October 2014, 1:33 am

    Simple solution to remote code execution Patches have been flung out to cover vulnerabilities in PHP that led to remote code execution and buffer overflows.…
  • NIST to hypervisor admins: secure your systems

    23 October 2014, 1:01 am

    Hypervisor security draft open for comment US standards body the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has laid out the basics of hypervisor security in a draft publication released for comment on 20 October.…
  • Newly-private BMC gets cloud/social/mainframe (!) religion

    23 October 2014, 12:30 am

    Warning: Disruption ahead. Once the new products emerge. Newly-privatised BMC thinks it can re-invent - nay, disrupt - itself by cashing in on on all of 2014's biggest buzzwords: cloud, social, mobile and disruption. And mainframe, for good measure.…
  • NBN Co reports fibre traction and Telstra action

    23 October 2014, 12:21 am

    FTTP services breach the not-very-magical 200,000 barrier…
  • In the next four weeks, 100 people will decide the future of the internet

    23 October 2014, 12:01 am

    While America tucks into Thanksgiving turkey, the world will be taking over the net…
  • Privacy complaints skyrocketed in 2013-14, says Pilgrim

    22 October 2014, 11:43 pm

    DoI set Oz government record for privacy fumbling Privacy breach complaints in Australia nearly tripled between 2013 and 2014, according to the soon-to-be-defunct Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).…
  • Chipmaker FTDI bricking counterfeit kit

    22 October 2014, 11:28 pm

    USB-serial imitators whacked by driver update Reports are emerging that chip-maker FTDI has declared war on chip counterfeiters with a driver update that bricks USB devices recognised as fakes.…
  • Forget the $2499 5K iMac – today we reveal Apple's most expensive computer to date

    22 October 2014, 11:01 pm

    Unbelievable specs, too Pic When Bonhams put a vintage Apple I computer on the block, the Brit auction house thought the tech antique would fetch as much as $500,000.…
  • Whistleblower behind PM's daughter scholarship leak must wait for fate

    22 October 2014, 10:41 pm

    Magistrate says she needs about five weeks to consider the case…
  • Worst one-night stand EVER: Randy humans bedded Neanderthals 50,000 years ago

    22 October 2014, 9:57 pm

    Siberian thigh bone reveals promiscuous past Scientists in Germany have extracted the oldest human DNA ever found – from a 45,000-year-old femur found by a Siberian ivory hunter.…
  • Disney and chums halt Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV weddings

    22 October 2014, 8:42 pm

    FCC reaches to pull back curtain, TV networks run screaming from sunlight US watchdog the FCC has hit the brakes while scrutinizing the proposed mergers of Comcast-Time Warner, and AT&T-DirecTV.…
  • Smartphone giant _____ puts citizens' private data beyond reach of oppressive regime _____

    22 October 2014, 7:52 pm

    And into the hands of _______ that also spies on people Chinese Apple wannabe Xiaomi says it's spent much of the past year migrating its online services out of its Beijing data centers so that it can better serve customers in international markets.…
  • How to hit the top of Google's rankings: 'Use a new dot-thing gTLD'

    22 October 2014, 7:10 pm

    You know what they, say – when the Cutts away ... If you want to get higher up Google's search rankings, it turns out that using a new dot-thing domain – such as .guru or .ninja – may give you the edge.…
  • Google opens new Inbox – email for people too dumb to use email

    22 October 2014, 6:43 pm

    Inbox? In-bollocks to that Vid Email has been around for more than 40 years – but someone at Google thinks we just can't handle it. And lo, the Chocolate Factory has developed an application dubbed Inbox to make an easy job easier.…
  • Ooh la la! Nokia France leak: Windows Phone DEFENESTRATED in Microsoft Lumia revamp

    22 October 2014, 5:57 pm

    Haricots renversés sur Facebook The French wing of Microsoft's Nokia mobile device division appears to have confirmed some Windows Phone rebranding efforts that have been rumored for the past few months.…
  • SNIA's Australia/New Zealand chapter winds itself up

    22 October 2014, 5:30 pm

    Board declares mission accomplished The Storage Networking Industry Association's (SNIA's) Australia and New Zealand chapter has decided to wind itself up.…
  • Pay a tax on every gigabyte you download? Haha, that's too funny. But not to Hungarians

    22 October 2014, 5:16 pm

    Sssh, don't give anyone any ideas, Hungary Hungary is threatening to tax its broadband providers for every gigabyte their subscribers use.…
  • Australia to 'relieve' telcos of need to disclose intercepts

    22 October 2014, 5:14 pm

    Administrivia-reduction measure said to have no consumer benefit Updated The federal government's “red tape repeal” policy looks set to reduce the amount of information Australians receive about telecommunications interception requests.…
  • Is your home or office internet gateway one of '1.2 MILLION' wide open to hijacking?

    22 October 2014, 4:18 pm

    Doublecheck your NAT-PMP settings now Hundreds of thousands of routers, firewalls and gateways used by small offices and homes are said to be vulnerable to hijacking due to bungled NAT settings.…
  • Guns don't scare people, hackers do: Americans fear identity theft more than shooting sprees

    22 October 2014, 3:24 pm

    Citizens know their stats A survey into what Americans fear most has shown that fears of identity theft and being unsafe online outweigh the fear of being shot.…
  • Chinese hackers slurp iCloud passwords, Apple's CEO jumps into his jet for China

    22 October 2014, 12:01 pm

    Beijing wants answers from Tim 'Demon Headmaster' Cook Apple boss Tim Cook has met top Chinese officials following a major attack on the security of the iCloud website – an assault that some security analysts have blamed on Beijing.…
  • Big Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloud

    22 October 2014, 11:28 am

    Enterprise round-up time... IBM and Microsoft’s Azure cloud are blending after the two firms inked an enterprise partnership.…
  • Microsoft promises Windows 10 will mean two-factor auth for all

    22 October 2014, 11:00 am

    Sneak peek at security features Redmond's baking into new OS…
  • EMC profits flatline as VCE joins the storage-tastic federation

    22 October 2014, 10:43 am

    Just gotta hope the Fed holds out against activist investors For its third quarter EMC reported good numbers but the news is overshadowed by the expected VCE announcement and the activist investor pressure on the Hopkinton firm.…
  • DEATH by PowerPoint: Microsoft warns of 0-day attack hidden in slides

    22 October 2014, 10:16 am

    Might put out patch in update, might chuck it out sooner Hackers are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Windows using malicious PowerPoint documents, Microsoft and security firms warn.…
  • Trips to Mars may be OFF: The SUN has changed in a way we've NEVER SEEN

    22 October 2014, 9:46 am

    Only nuke power can save us from radiation…
  • VMware, Cisco, EMC lovechild to live in Big Daddy EMC's house

    22 October 2014, 9:18 am

    EMC absorption rumours confirmed As rumoured, VCE, the three-way love child of VMware, Cisco and EMC, is to be absorbed into the EMC Federation this quarter.…
  • Facebook pays INFINITELY MORE UK corp tax than in 2012

    22 October 2014, 8:42 am

    Thanks for the £3k, Zuck. Doh! you're IN CREDIT. Guess not…
  • APPLE support doc CONFIRMS 'ORGANIZED NETWORK ATTACKS'

    22 October 2014, 8:26 am

    China govt: It wasn't us, honest Apple is warning its iCloud users over heightened spying risks following the discovery of attacks which security watchers have claimed are down to crude snooping by the Chinese government.…

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