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Filing suggests handset with display strips Apple has filed for a patent on technology to put small displays in the sidewalls of a smartphone.…

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Think those are cool? Wait till you get a load of our racks Hewlett-Packard has announced the first in a series of new Gen9 servers, racks and blades it reckons turn HP’s existing designs on their head.…

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Rise of Twitter etc creates 'enormous challenges' The pace of technological change and rise of social media "may make it inevitable" that UK privacy laws need to be revised and updated, the country's most senior judge has said.…

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Latest cleaner available for world+dog in September Vid  Video of Dyson's new hoover, sucking away.…

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Bubbles always burst... don’t they? Comment  The hype around hyper-converged systems is huge. Are we experiencing a hyper-converged systems bubble?…

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'Supply chain sources' give up the goss on new iLappy Apple is preparing to release a Macbook which tabloid newspapers might describe as "worryingly thin", supply chain sources have claimed.…

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Cuts its losses - literally +Comment  Violin CEO Kevin DeNuccio has cut the flash array shipper's losses to a fraction of what they were in their previous results, and grown revenue over the previous quarter. It’s still lower than a year ago, but a landmark for all that. Violin is no longer on the road to perdition.…

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Uber-computer's Discovery Advisor system analyses reams of research IBM has found yet another use for its Jeopardy-winning Watson supercomputer, launching a new system called Watson Discovery Advisor to analyse scientific and medical research.…

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Stewards' inquiry faults unsaddled website UK sports-betting newspaper the Racing Post has received a stern warning – but not a fine – after it emerged that it had aired the private details of more than 677,000 customers as the result of a security breach last year.…

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And now a message from our sponsors: 'STFU or else' +Comment  A founder of the volunteer technology education group Code Club has resigned, claiming she was warned not to criticise the group’s sponsors – which include Google.…

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Judge reckons their jobs were too different to be lumped into one court case Groupon sales staff have failed to get class action status for their lawsuit against the firm, which accuses the voucher bazaar of not bothering to pay them for overtime before and after its 2011 IPO.…

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FBI working on sanctions reprisals hack theory - report The FBI has begun investigating a suspected hacking attack against JP Morgan Chase and another unnamed bank that resulted in the leak of gigabytes of sensitive data.…

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Full specs for wrist-mounted device here ... but who'll buy it? Samsung's Gear S has pipped Apple to the post as the South Korean firm announced the release of a wearable smartwatch capable of turning weedy wrists into computing powerhouses.…

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Hurrah for HD cat video capability Smoother video is on the way for fans of Google's Chrome browser on Windows 7 and 8.…

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Sample stickers fly in, custom pint tankards fly out door Our Kickstarter bid to raise £30,000 for the New Mexico launch of our Vulture 2 spaceplane hit £10k this morning, shortly after we took delivery of some sample Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) vinyl stickers.…

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OK, his constituency. Brace yourself for EXTRA #selfies While EE didn’t win our Monopoly board coverage survey, the formerly fruity network did prove to be top dog for data speeds – and that’s down to having more spectrum than its rivals.…

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Tip: Put the shades on and you'll look less of a spanner Review  Seldom has a device been so reviled and praised at the same time. But is Google Glass the future of wearable connectivity or simply the toy of the self-appointed tech elite?…

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And verily, Vultures shall speak status unto distant receivers Our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) Vulture 2 spaceplane has taken a massive leap in transmitting power with the installation of a mighty 900MHz ultra long range radio module - the RFD 900u Radio Modem by Oz's RF Design.…

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Enter credit card details if you want that system you bought to actually be useful An oscilloscope manufacturer this month slapped a hacking enthusiast's website with a DMCA take-down order after he revealed how you could unlock extra, low-cost options in one of the vendor's systems using a series of simple workarounds.…

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Honeypots sweetened to resemble actual workloads, complete with 'secure' logins Honeypots just got sweeter after researchers cooked up new digital bait designed to tempt hackers into revealing themselves by tapping into what are faked communications between an enterprise application and its users.…

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Eensy-weensy 3G for Internet of Things Intel has shrunk a 3G-plus-power amplifier combo with a 300 square millimetre footprint, which it's targeting at Internet of Things applications.…

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Even VMware's having a go at the successor to enterprise content management Enterprise sync 'n' share appears an unlikely battleground for a rolling brawl between startups and enterprise titans, but that's what's happening out there today.…

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'Prettier, better organised, more harmonious than if men were in charge' A Brazilian town populated solely by "extremely attractive" women is looking for obedient and well-behaved men to come and, erm, romance them.…

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Planning on haxing Netflix? Don't plan it on Facebook NetFlix's security team has given the open source treatment to three tools it uses to monitor the internet and gather evidence of planned attacks against its infrastructure.…

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DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! Naughty, misleading, developers! Microsoft has turned 1,500 apps out of the Windows Store, the app bazaar for Windows 8 devices.…

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