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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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327 MEEELLION mobes shipped in Q3, say very tired analysts The world is now manufacturing just under 42 mobile phones a second thanks to an uptick in global production, IDC's presumably-very-tired handset-counters say.…

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New 'Band' wearable will deliver 'actionable insights for healthier living' Microsoft has joined the wearables market with “band”, a fitness-monitor-slash-smartwatch and an accompanying suite of online services called “Microsoft Health”.…

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Plug-in for System Centre gives Windows Server control of Bezos' bit barns Hybrid clouds are the new black: world+dog has decided that some workloads just won't ever ascend into the elastosphere, but that running a private and public cloud from separate control freaks is a dumb idea.…

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'What fun!' exlaims NASA boffin who found the LADEE NASA boffins are chuffed as ninepence this week to announce that they have discovered unmistakable signs of a crashed spacecraft far away from the Apollo landing sites on the far side of the Moon.…

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Boffins can slice network into their own private connections for research and fun America's Internet2 research network is embracing the cloud, launching an SDN implementation designed to let academics create their own private clouds.…

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Huge credit card heists mean crims want to cash out - fast A new cybercrime tool promises to use credit card numbers in a more human way that is less likely to attract the attention of fraud-detection systems, and therefore be more lucrative for those who seek to profit from events like the Target breach.…

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As if the civilians who never change access point passwords will ever opt out of this one Mozilla has released a new app, Stumbler, that “collects GPS data for our location service” by detecting WiFi access points and mobile phone cells towers, then “uses these wireless network locations to provide geolocation services for Firefox OS devices and other open source projects.”…

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#Enterprise #BigData #Analytics #BuzzwordFest IBM and Twitter have assembled their buzzwords, ranked them into a regiment, and jointly set them loose to march upon a waiting world, by announcing that the avian network will feed data galore to Big Blue's cloudy enterprise big data analytics offerings.…

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