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  • No flogging, please, we're Apple: Health app makers FORBIDDEN to sell users' info

    1 September 2014, 9:04 am

    DEVELOPERS, DEVELOPERS ... REGULATORS…
  • Google has spaffed more cash on lobbying this year than Big Cable

    1 September 2014, 8:36 am

    Don't worry, it'll be cheaper when they use drones Google has single-handedly outspent Big Cable in terms of lobbying dollars so far in 2014.…
  • Wonderful wizard of WOS daddy DDN moves into big data

    1 September 2014, 8:02 am

    We're talking profits, baby Comment HPC and supercomputer storage company Data Direct Networks (DDN) says its move into enterprise big data is providing a bridge to profits, with 100 per cent revenue growth.…
  • Second hacking crew joins Syrian Electronic Army on Team Assad

    1 September 2014, 7:42 am

    Malware Team might even be an offshoot, say researchers A second hacking crew has weighed into the conflict in Syria on the side of embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.…
  • Chumps stump up $1 MEELLLION for watch that doesn't exist

    1 September 2014, 7:18 am

    By the way, I have a really nice bridge you might like...…
  • Woe, Daddy! GoDaddy customers wail as hosting service GOES TITSUP

    1 September 2014, 6:56 am

    Support team swamped by calls as websites die Hosting outfit GoDaddy is suffering what appears to be a pretty widespread outage hitting website operators in the UK this morning.…
  • China: You, Microsoft. Office-Windows 'compatibility'. You have 20 days to explain

    1 September 2014, 6:32 am

    Told to cough up more details as antitrust probe goes deeper…
  • Vulture 2 X-Plane soars over Spaceport America

    1 September 2014, 6:07 am

    Billy Bargagliotti wraps virtual rocket ship - come give it a blast It's hats off to Tennessee X-Plane ace Billy Bargagliotti this fine Monday morning, as we announce he's wrapped no less than four virtual versions of our Vulture 2 rocket ship.…
  • HP: NORKS' cyber spying efforts actually a credible cyberthreat

    1 September 2014, 5:36 am

    'Sophisticated' spies, DIY tech and a TROLL ARMY – report North Korea is ramping up its cyber spying efforts to the point where it is becoming a credible threat against Western enterprises and government, security researchers at HP warn.…
  • The man who found Atlantis: 14PB of storage, flashy models and Moore's Law

    1 September 2014, 5:03 am

    Chetan Venkatesh talks business Interview Chetan Venkatesh is the latest subject in Willem ter Harmsel’s interview series. As the founder of Atlantis, he provided a great background to Atlantis.…
  • How to grill an American VC... on the storage upstart world

    1 September 2014, 4:32 am

    Battery Ventures VC looks at SanDisk Interview How do VCs view the storage startup world? Willem ter Harmsel talks to Alex Benik, a partner at Battery Ventures, where he focuses on IT infrastructure technologies. He previously worked for the Yankee Group.…
  • Google could be a great partner for Iliad in its quest for T-Mobile

    1 September 2014, 4:04 am

    C'est ridicule? Not if it works...…
  • NZ Justice Minister scalped as hacker leaks emails

    1 September 2014, 3:31 am

    Grab your popcorn: Subterfuge and slur disrupts election run up A hacker has claimed the scalp of New Zealand Justice Minister Judith Collins by releasing information showing a purported campaign to undermine government officials.…
  • Rubbish WPS config sees WiFi router keys popped in seconds

    1 September 2014, 3:05 am

    Another day, another way in to your home router Passwords within routers sold by chipset manufacturer Broadcom and an unnamed vendor can be accessed within seconds thanks to weak or absent key randomisation, security bod Dominique Bongard has claimed.…
  • Virgin Media blocks 'wankers' from permissible passwords

    1 September 2014, 2:33 am

    No bollocks, quite literally... Virgin Media likes its fun-and-slightly-naughty image, but not, it seems, in its passwords.…
  • Hot students, 'liquid coolant', bagpipes and Brazilians: It's a cluster compo, folks

    1 September 2014, 2:03 am

    Edinburgh, Sao Paulo uni teams chase glory…
  • European Commission okays Oracle's MICROS gobble

    1 September 2014, 1:34 am

    Dear shareholders, hurry up and sell up, says Big O Oracle's US$5bn purchase of integrated hardware-maker MICROS has been approved by the European Commission.…
  • Broadcom reveals $20 'Pi in the sky' IoT development widget

    1 September 2014, 1:01 am

    'WICED Sense' comes with sensors and wireless so devs can wire things into stuff Broadcom has released a US$20 Internet of Things thing it hopes will give developers a cut-price way to explore the sensor-tised kinds of applications a wired world enables.…
  • Yahoo! YUI! project! is! no! more!

    31 August 2014, 11:58 pm

    The world overtook us, yet AGAIN says Purple Palace Yahoo! has announced that its Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) project is redundant in the age of node.js and better browsers.…
  • Facebook, Google and Instagram 'worse than drugs' says Miley Cyrus

    31 August 2014, 11:02 pm

    Italian boffins agree with popette's theory that haters are the real wrecking balls Offensively-and-dangerously-in-control of her sexuality popette Miley Cyrus has declared that social media is worse than drugs.…
  • Drone-maker slapped for illegal exports

    31 August 2014, 10:40 pm

    Jet-powered UAV sent offshore without the right paperwork A Western Australian maker of drones – no, not the toys beloved of Jeff Bezos, a more serious kind – has copped both fines and confiscations after trying to export its products without a permit.…
  • Redmond resists order to hand over overseas email

    31 August 2014, 10:02 pm

    Court wanted peek as related to US investigation Microsoft is holding out against a US court order asking it to provide investigators with customers' personal information held offshore.…
  • Hardkernel nixes RPi clone project

    31 August 2014, 9:04 pm

    Odroid-W zeroed by SoC supply Hardkernel, which last month announced its intention to build a Raspberry Pi clone, has abruptly quit the idea.…
  • Australia deflates Valve with Steam sueball

    31 August 2014, 8:03 pm

    Alleges breaches of Oz consumer law The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has fired the sueball-gun at Valve, accusing the game-maker of trying to dodge Australian consumer law.…
  • JLaw, Kate Upton exposed in celeb nude pics hack

    31 August 2014, 7:28 pm

    100 women victimised as Apple iCloud accounts reportedly popped…
  • Today's weather is brought to you by BigCorp.com

    31 August 2014, 6:31 pm

    Australia's Bureau of Meteorology allowed to sling ads, but not politics The most popular site on the dot-gov-au domain, the Bureau of Meteorology, has been okayed to start taking advertising – with some restrictions.…
  • Apple reportedly inks deal with American Express for its iPhone payments system

    31 August 2014, 3:36 pm

    To bonk, or not to bonk. That is the question Apple has reportedly agreed to work with American Express on its new iPhone 6 payment system - which is now just nine days away from being unveiled by Cupertino.…
  • Google flushes out users of old browsers by serving up CLUNKY, AGED version of search

    31 August 2014, 1:49 pm

    Ad giant: Yeah, we did that deliberately Google is attempting to shunt users away from old browsers by intentionally serving up a stale version of the ad giant's search homepage to those holdouts.…
  • Volcanic eruption in Iceland triggers CODE RED aviation warning

    31 August 2014, 11:52 am

    Lava-spitting Bárðarbunga prompts action from Met Office…
  • What do you mean, I have to POST a PHYSICAL CHEQUE to get my gun licence?

    31 August 2014, 10:45 am

    Stop bitching about firearms fees - we need computerisation…

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