posted about 13 hours ago on the register
Amazon-beating, Google-ganking, Microsoft-muddling high-speed IO lands IBM wants to make its newly acquired SoftLayer cloud a destination for high-performance computing workloads – so it has rolled out a high-end connectivity option unavailable in other large clouds.…

Read More...
posted about 14 hours ago on the register
Allwinner, Actions Semi pledge parts by late 2014 – but can they outpace Samsung? Chinese cheap'n'cheerful chip designer Allwinner has boasted that its first 64-bit ARM system-on-chips for tablets will in punters' hands by the end of 2014.…

Read More...
posted about 14 hours ago on the register
Outing 'anonymous' users by exploiting I2P is easy, it's claimed Exodus Intelligence has revealed what it claims is video evidence of researchers unmasking an anonymous user of the Tails operating system.…

Read More...
posted about 15 hours ago on the register
Study finds emotionless code likely to extract dark secrets A study linked to a military IT contractor has backed the use of chat-bots for screening US government security clearance applicants.…

Read More...
posted about 16 hours ago on the register
Enterprise, Windows still power firm's shaky money-maker +Analysis  Microsoft has cracked open its annual and Q4 results, the first end of year results under brevity-challenged chief executive Satya Nadella.…

Read More...
posted about 17 hours ago on the register
Out of the frying pan and into the fire some startup The manager for Google's controversial and yet-to-launch YouTube music streaming service is leaving, the Wall Street Journal claims.…

Read More...
posted about 18 hours ago on the register
Second quarter results: It's good, and it's, er, not so good EMC sold a record $5.9bn of products and services in its second 2014 quarter, representing a stately five per cent year-on-year increase in sales - and a $400m boost over the first quarter of this year.…

Read More...
posted about 18 hours ago on the register
Fire a laser, make an air tube, do stuff. Simple, innit? You may think that a waveguide is something issued to junior members of the royal family ahead of their first pomp parade through London. But it's actually a new communications technique that makes the air behave like a fibre-optic cable.…

Read More...
posted about 18 hours ago on the register
Ever been asked to give feedback on enterprise helldesks? Thought not

Read More...
posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Auctioning off links WILL pay off for Google, insists Foundem The lead complainant against Google in the ongoing European antitrust case has accused the Competition Commission led by Joaquin Almunia of "misleading" other Commissioners and the European Parliament about the search giant’s proposals to resolve the matter.…

Read More...
posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Ragegasm spills over as firmware upgrade kills machines Apple fanbois have erupted in rage after an update bricked their Macbook Airs.…

Read More...
posted about 20 hours ago on the register
Copyright law reforms will keep m'learned friends busy The government's fourth IP minister* in less than two years took office at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills last week, but her predecessor has left a few undetonated hand grenades in her in-tray. One of them concerns using other people's copyrighted works for free – whether they like it or not.…

Read More...
posted about 20 hours ago on the register
Mini shopping spree! Network buys 2 companies in 2 weeks LinkedIn has slurped its second company in as many weeks, splashing out $175m on advertising firm Bizo.…

Read More...
posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Did he get the good(ie)s? What do YOU think, reader... Pics  A Google Hangout of a different sort took place at its London offices yesterday. And, neatly fulfilling quite a few of our expectations of the Choc Factory, we ogled tech while milling around a real chocolate fountain.…

Read More...
posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill Microsoft's ex-Nokia phones unit has produced the successor to the Lumia 520, its best-selling Windows Phone by miles, topping the charts in the UK's Crimbo sales.…

Read More...
posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill Microsoft's ex-Nokia phones unit has produced the successor to the Lumia 520, its best-selling Windows Phone by miles, topping the charts in the UK's Crimbo sales.…

Read More...
posted about 22 hours ago on the register
WTF is 'Et anatis cum tape XL WD'? It's fair to say that the quest for a stirring motto for our proposed Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) mission patch is proving to be the most fun we've had in a long while.…

Read More...
posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Can't get damn jammed turnover dial to move up Serial acquirer Capita IT Services reported a low-single digit revenue jump for the first half of calendar 2014, but given the numerous acquisitions made this looks to be something of a commercial damp squib.…

Read More...
posted about 22 hours ago on the register
We count 3 so far... Are there no limits for Mountain View? Analysis  On 30 November 2014, the European Commission will have been probing Google's search business practices for a whopping four years.…

Read More...
posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Oracle's Linux boss says Larry's Linux isn't just for Oracle apps anymore For each new Red Hat Enterprise Linux release, a new version of Oracle Linux is never far behind, and RHEL 7 is no exception.…

Read More...
posted about 23 hours ago on the register
People of the world's responses to new survey People all around the world, responding to a new global survey by Ipsos MORI, have generally agreed with the ideas that scientists don't really know what they're talking about when it comes to the climate and that governments are using environmental issues as an excuse to raise taxes.…

Read More...
posted about 23 hours ago on the register
DRIP Act was rubber-stamped in THREE days Two MPs are planning to sue the UK government over its controversial emergency data snooping law, which was rushed through Parliament last week with what they described as “ridiculous and unnecessary haste”.…

Read More...
posted about 24 hours ago on the register
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity Comment  IBM and HP are trying to invent their way out of severe problems that lurk in their future.…

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on the register
The Imitation Game covers life of gay war hero super-boffin Vid  Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the legendary codebreaker and computer boffin, will open the prestigious London Film Festival in early October.…

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on the register
Chipzilla makes power-shifting tweaks Comment  Intel has announced a Pro 2500 notebook SSD that appears to differ from the previous Pro 1500 by just three comparatively trivial specifications.…

Read More...