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EC moves to shift status quo at Internet Governance Forum Europe’s digital chief Neelie Kroes will reiterate her commitment to “international governance of the internet” later today – that’s code for a smaller role for the US.…

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Kind of EVO:FlashRACK like. Sort of, roughly, you know Hyper-converged server/storage/networking systems use disks for storage. This is a temporary situation and all-flash hyper-converged appliances will come soon.…

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'The Shed Knows No Bounds', and we hope your wallets are similarly limitless Our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) Kickstarter tin-rattling is, er, rattling along nicely, and we offer sincere thanks to those who've already chosen to back our audacious spaceplane ballocket launch in New Mexico.…

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Casual labour and tired ideas = not really web-tastic Analysis  More allegations have emerged of dodgy tactics on the part of car ride app Uber and rival Lyft – this time relating to so-called "brand ambassadors".…

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Casual labour and tired ideas = not really web-tastic Analysis  More allegations have emerged of dodgy tactics on the part of car ride app Uber and rival Lyft – this time relating to so-called "brand ambassadors".…

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Weren't at VMworld? Here's what you missed The time around VMworld - which runs from 25 to 28 August in San Francisco – saw a frenetic pace of announcements which were obliterated from the main news radar screens by things like VMware’s EVO: RAIL. Here’a catch-up list of many of them.…

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Survey says everyone's winging it with IT, as usual European banks are in a "holding pattern" when it comes to integrating the latest technology into their core banking systems, with the majority only carrying out modernisation initiatives when necessary rather than with a view towards long-term transformation, according to a new survey.…

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Hooray for hyperscale, which now outsells Oracle and Cisco Server sales continue to rise, according to IDC's new Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, which suggests the long-term outlook for servers might even be half-way decent.…

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I scream, you scream, we all scream 'DATA BREACH'! Ice cream mogul Dairy Queen appears to have been breached with hackers likely stealing credit cards from some of its many US stores.…

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Linux Foundation lights a fire under storage devs with new conference If condoms were made in a range of different sizes, the old joke goes, the options would be “huge”, “gigantic” and “enormous”.…

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Telly regulator unmoved by 6 whingers Ofcom has declined to probe the BBC after it received complaints about the screening of a kiss between a lizard-like character and her human wife during an episode of Doctor Who.…

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Life had just begun, code error means Russia's gone and thrown it all away The European Space Agency's (ESA's) embarrassment at having two of its Galileo satnav birds land in the wrong orbit has been blamed on bad programming of the Soyuz craft that hauled the satellites aloft.…

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Page and Brin to Bezos: Can your 'copters do this rope trick? VIDEO  Google has released a video describing “Project Wing”, a delivery-by-drone project it is conducting in Australia.…

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Agreement aims to 'do no harm' Australia and New Zealand have signed a code of conduct to promise not to spy on Indonesia's elected officials in a bid to heal seeping wounds opened by NSA leaks.…

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Winners of DEFCON robocall-crushing competition showered in cash, praise The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced over US$12,000 in prizes in its “Zapping Rachel” robocall contest, which was held at this year's DEFCON hacking conference in Las Vegas.…

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You can try turning them off and on again The Mozilla Foundation's controversial plan to bring ads into the Firefox browser has commenced, with new nightlies of the Firefox browser now including the Directory Tiles feature that users hated in its last implementation.…

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Virtzilla's flagship was hard to find in SFO, but is coming along nicely VMworld 2014  A hypothetical VMworld 2014 attendee utterly unfamiliar with VMware could conceivably have emerged from the event unaware that the company's flagship product is called vSphere.…

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Project Wing tests autonomous craft for remote drops Google has unveiled a new program to build autonomous delivery drones capable of carrying items out to remote areas.…

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Says BT is the root of the problem British ISP Gamma Partners is blaming BT for a 13-hour break in its data and communications services but says the problem has now been fixed.…

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Chocolate Factory hits back at firm for suing customers Google will pocket a tidy $1.3m in fees after prevailing in a case against a patent holding firm that turned on its customers.…

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Deutsche Telekom sets the price of its honor The parent company of US mobile telco bad boy T-Mobile has reportedly decided it will sell the firm, after two failed bids, and has set its price at $35 per share.…

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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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