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  • Microsoft boots 1,500 dodgy apps from Windows Store

    28 August 2014, 1:02 am

    DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! Naughty, misleading, developers! Microsoft has turned 1,500 apps out of the Windows Store, the app bazaar for Windows 8 devices.…
  • Cisco teases UCS refresh with most of 2014's best buzzwords

    28 August 2014, 12:03 am

    Borg servers look set for social mobile disruptive big data cloud of things injection September starts next week, and so does the season for flashy mega-launches by huge silicon valley concerns.…
  • NBN predicts a million premises next year

    27 August 2014, 11:32 pm

    $AU8.4 billion in, $AU60 million out, ramp-up coming…
  • Neutrinos lay bare solar proton reactions

    27 August 2014, 11:02 pm

    Set the controls for the heart of the Sun A key prediction of solar physics, that its nuclear reactions should emit neutrinos with a particular signature, has been confirmed according to scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.…
  • Oz fed police in PDF redaction SNAFU

    27 August 2014, 9:56 pm

    Give us your metadata, we'll publish your data You can't make this stuff up: one of the lead agencies involved in agitating for Australia to implement a data retention regime has fallen prey to not knowing how to properly redact information in PDFs.…
  • Rickety rock deemed unworthy of Curiosity's drill

    27 August 2014, 9:35 pm

    NASA also hoses down Martian thighbone theorists NASA's plans to conduct its fourth major drilling project have been called off after the proposed target, dubbed Bonanza King, proved unstable.…
  • Oz metadata proposal: no to IP addresses, yes to MAC address logging

    27 August 2014, 9:02 pm

    ASIO spook-in-chief: it's like the phone book, really Australia's federal government continues to say its proposed (but not yet drafted) metadata retention laws won't impose any new requirements on telecommunications carriers and ISPs.…
  • Twitter gives ANALYTICS to the unwashed masses

    27 August 2014, 8:59 pm

    Obsessing over hit counts no longer just for advertisers and celebrities Twitter has announced that it is making its full analytics platform available to everyone.…
  • Judge Koh declines Apple's bid for Galaxy ban

    27 August 2014, 8:01 pm

    Samsung allowed to sell phones it no longer sells in America…
  • Oz biz regulator discovers shared servers in EPIC FACEPALM

    27 August 2014, 7:06 pm

    'Not aware' that one IP can hold more than one Website…
  • New York looks to PROBE TWC over US outage

    27 August 2014, 6:26 pm

    State plans to get to bottom of massive loss of service The Governor of New York is planning to investigate a massive outage which left Time Warner Cable (TWC) customers around the US without service for hours.…
  • Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices $10 per terabyte, matching Google and Microsoft

    27 August 2014, 6:21 pm

    Adds sharing tools, to existing lineup Dropbox has become the latest company to slash its cloud storage costs as the price war in the sector heats up, leaving consumers to reap the cost benefits.…
  • NYC, LA mayors hammer Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

    27 August 2014, 4:22 pm

    FCC warned mega-gobble could price citizens out of the internet…
  • Scratched PC-dispatch patch patched, hatched in batch rematch

    27 August 2014, 3:35 pm

    Windows security update fixed after triggering blue screens (and screams) of death…
  • Major cyber attack hits Norwegian oil industry

    27 August 2014, 2:05 pm

    Statoil, the gas giant behind the Scandie social miracle, targeted More than 50 Norwegian oil and energy companies have been hacked by unknown attackers, according to government security authorities.…
  • Speaking in Tech: Live from VMworld

    27 August 2014, 1:02 pm

    Podcast Anyone go to the keynote? Anyone? There's a blog post...
  • Office space outfit Regus suffers 'UK-wide' network outage

    27 August 2014, 12:15 pm

    Working on a fix now Regus has coughed to what appears to be a major network outage affecting its UK-based customers, but the company is yet to explain what has gone wrong.…
  • LOHAN Kickstarter campaign hits £9,000

    27 August 2014, 11:53 am

    Join our generous backers in supporting New Mexico spaceplane launch…
  • Hyperconverged kit is SO HOT right now. $140m sound about right, Nutanix?

    27 August 2014, 11:28 am

    Watch out, cash burn is increasing…
  • Banking apps: Handy, can grab all your money... and RIDDLED with coding flaws

    27 August 2014, 11:02 am

    Yep, that one place you'd hoped you wouldn't find 'em The whopping 70 per cent of retail and 69 perc ent of financial services apps are vulnerable to data breaches.…
  • HP: We're still running the ARM race with Moonshot servers

    27 August 2014, 10:28 am

    We're in, but this ain't for the faint of heart Moonshot servers running ARM chips are still very much in Hewlett-Packard’s future, despite challengers dropping out of the data-centre race.…
  • Time Warner Cable customers SQUEAL as US network goes offline

    27 August 2014, 9:58 am

    A rude awakening: North Americans greeted with outage drama Time Warner Cable is staggering back to its feet after wrestling with a major network outage that hit a number of big cities in the US on both the East and West Coast of the country this morning.…
  • Qualcomm to get it from both sides? EU probe may be coming – report

    27 August 2014, 9:32 am

    China's 'monopoly' probe has already begun Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm could be facing into an antitrust probe from the EU at the same time as it fends off a similar investigation in China, according to Reuters.…
  • Scality likes object storage, puts a RING on it... for the fifth time

    27 August 2014, 9:01 am

    Adds VM storage capabilities +Comment Object storage software startup Scality is adding virtual machine level storage access to its existing file and object access protocols.…
  • Ouch... right in the VIDEO GAME: Lizard Squad attacks XBox, Twitch

    27 August 2014, 8:29 am

    Hacktivists must really hate gamers The hacker crew calling itself the "Lizard Squad" has followed up on high profile assaults on Sony over the weekend with online attacks on Xbox Live and Twitch, a broadcast platform for gamers.…
  • Tim Cook: I'm NOT worried about CRAP iPad sales. It's just a 'speedbump'

    27 August 2014, 7:58 am

    'We couldn’t be happier with how we’ve done' Tim Cook has claimed the slowdown in fondleslab sales is not a sign of Apple's imminent demise, but merely a "speedbump" along the path to tablet world domination.…
  • Boffins attempt to prove the UNIVERSE IS JUST A HOLOGRAM

    27 August 2014, 7:36 am

    Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?…
  • HUGE iPAD? Maybe. HUGE ADVERTS? That's for SURE

    27 August 2014, 7:18 am

    Noo! Hand not big enough! Don't look at meee! Apple is preparing to turn its relatively humble fondleslab into a monster hand advertising billboard.…
  • Telecity boss directed to the exit after a decade at helm of data centre biz

    27 August 2014, 6:53 am

    Michael Tobin 'makes way for next stage of development' Telecity Group boss Michael Tobin has been hastily unseated from the CEO job he had held at the top UK data centre firm for more than a decade.…
  • Better be Nimble, tech giants, or mutant upstarts will make off with your sales

    27 August 2014, 6:37 am

    Usual suspects struggling to create competing products Hybrid array vendor Nimble Storage saw revenues grow strongly as storage giant incumbents were unable to deliver equivalent price/performance products.…

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