posted about 18 hours ago on the register
LTE-A - Faster phones for Hoxton Hipsters Mobile network EE has announced that higher speed LTE-A is now available in select areas. This will give speeds of up to 150Mbps.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Telco adds 88,000 broadband users, sees £4.38bn in sales Cost cutting and 88,000 new broadband punters helped BT bank more profits in calendar Q3, although revenues went in the opposite direction as all divisions outside of the consumer wing reported declining fortunes.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Firm is growing again One swallow doesn’t make a summer but two certainly does indicate warmer weather is on the way. So too for Quantum, which has just made a profit – the first one after four quarters of losses.…

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900,000 twitterati monitored without consent In response to public outcry via Twitter and personal blogs on Wednesday, the Samaritans have announced an opt-out function for their stalker-friendly app Samaritans Radar.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
British health chiefs coughed small fortune on Apple gadgets Government health chiefs have admitted to spending millions of pounds furnishing bureaucrats with Apple iPhones and fondleslabs.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
From obscurity to selling 19 million mobes a quarter Chinese Android mobile firm and fierce Apple rival Xiaomi has nabbed the third place finish in the world’s largest smartphone vendors just three years after first setting up shop.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
Half-baked samples – is this stuff really ready? Analysis  Microsoft has announced new APIs and mobile software development kits for Office 365, its cloud platform for email, document storage, and collaboration.…

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posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Largest EVER Europe-wide cybersecurity exercise Forget cyber-espionage, cyber-warfare and cyber-terrorism. The biggest threat to Europe’s infrastructure cybersecurity are power outages and poor communication.…

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posted about 21 hours ago on the register
EBITDA doubles year-on-year at the German firm Apple dealer CANCOM has announced whopping third-quarter results, way in excess of the same period last year, citing that old favourite "solid business demand".…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
From espionage to cybercrime The Sandworm vulnerability is being actively abused to attack Swiss banking customers, Danish security consultancy CSIS has warned.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Open Compute Project claps eyes on Redmond blueprints Microsoft has released a second clutch of secret blueprints from its server bunkers to Facebook’s Open Compute Project.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Speculation rife, but Orbital claims it's too early to tell Speculation is rife that the Antares rocket accident at Wallops on Tuesday evening was caused by the 1960s-era Russian engines powering the craft, though the official investigations have only just begun.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Energy summit bods warned of free energy bonanza British consumers could easily hack the controversial new smart meters the government plans to introduce, allowing them to illegally slash their energy bills, cyber-security experts have warned.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Personal portal peace of mind Breaking Fad  For a lot of Reg readers, home automation is probably an internal affair – that is, if you're using technology, it's probably to control things inside the home, like heating, lighting and so on. And indeed, that also makes up the bulk of what's available when it comes to the major suppliers.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
But chairman Phillips is rosy about future The prognosis for Northamber’s future is brighter, according to its colourful chairman, despite widening losses and revenues remaining in free fall for fiscal ’14 ended June.…

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Net earnings nearly halve in the third quarter compared to last year Samsung has promised to shake up its smartphone line-up to try to win back some of the ground it has lost in the sector, after it revealed that its third-quarter operating profit was the lowest in more than three years.…

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posted about 24 hours ago on the register
How to pick the right kind An all-flash networked array can do wonders in speeding up data accesses by applications running in connected servers.…

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It is 'among the greatest gifts God has given me' Tim Cook has come out as gay and vowed to spend the rest of his life helping to "pave the sunlit path toward" equality and justice.…

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Java a hot spot – new report UK consumer patching practices have worsened still further over the last three months, increasing the threat of malware problems, according to a new study by IT security provider Secunia.…

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Same strategy, but can the newbies make it work? A change at the top of HP’s enterprise distie team across both European and UK ops may well help solve the disconnect that occurred when a regionally drafted strategy was executed locally.…

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Skyera offering more capacity, less power usage All-flash array startup and packing density expert Skyera has got itself a new version of its skyHawk array, encompassing a threefold increase in capacity.…

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'Can't shift the gear', say Channel whispers TD Azlan is quietly and gradually cutting ties with Huawei Enterprise, according to multiple sources close to the matter.…

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If the web giants need it to work, hey, maybe it'll work What can the world learn from Google, Twitter and Facebook - apart from how to make millions through ads flinging? How to run a successful open-source project.…

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Readers: Could you build a complete data environment off eBay? Storagebod  On the way to "Powering the Cloud" with Greg Ferro and Chris Evans, we got to discussing Greg’s book White Box Networking and whether there could be a whole series of books discussing White Box storage, virtualisation, servers etc and how to build a complete White Box environment.…

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Can't stop the damn things reproducing. Unlike humans China has been warned of an approaching robot bubble fuelled by Beijing's desire to massively overdevelop the internal automation market.…

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