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USX to be VMware storage abstraction layer Altantis Computing has come up with a rather neat marketing hook for its new USX device. Fancy getting your hands on teleport-enabled storage?…

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Ancient browser to power ancient Redmond mobes Opera will provide the browser for Microsoft's last dumbphones, under a new agreement between the two companies.…

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Is bigger necessarily better for the fruity firm's flagship phone? New pictures have surfaced that purport to show the casing for a new super-sized iPhone 6.…

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Classified data on flight's disappearance pinched Malaysian officials investigating the disappearance of flight MH370 have been targeted in a hacking attack that resulted in the theft of classified material.…

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Spanish launch goes titsup, we're off to the US of A The traditional portentous drumroll and fanfare of trumpets has added timpani and a throbbing bass synth crescendo today as we announce that the planned launch of our our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) mission has been relocated to New Mexico's Spaceport America.…

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Get involved, get a job and then never discuss work ever again Spooks have called upon the good people of Blighty to help protect an airline from attack by a vicious group of nerdy cyber-terrorists.…

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Part one: Measuring how many bars you get in London Special Report  In January I was in the pub with Richard, an old school friend I hadn’t seen for 30 years and whom I was keen to impress. Then he asked one of those seemingly simple questions. “Simon,” he said. “You’ll know which 4G network I should be on”.…

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I know what you stored last summer Stealth exit startup DataGravity has introduced a hybrid flash/disk array with rich metadata recording and reporting functions for file creation, keyword content, content change and access, as well as data protection functions and collaboration help.…

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Nice hardware, shame about the use case Review  Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3.0 tablet sees its UK release on 28 August. But why is the Surface fondleslab called Surface?…

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Hoping Choc Factory wants third-party infosec sweeties An international group of researchers believes Android needs more extensible security, and is offering up a framework they hope either Google or mobe-makers will take for a spin.…

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Some 30,000 machines found with front doors wide open A scan of the public internet by security researchers has seemingly revealed thousands upon thousands of computers fully accessible via VNC – with no password required.…

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That's not the website you're looking for Rogue and fake anti-virus has taken to the browser to find a smarter way of infecting users, Microsoft antivirus researcher Daniel Chipiristeanu says.…

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Analyst predicts fanbois will have to wait until next year Tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple production issues, has risked breaking the hearts of fanbois everywhere with the prediction that the iWatch might not be released until next year.…

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Perfect Forward Secrecy added to SSL suite Amazon has beefed up security on its CloudFront services, adding Perfect Forward Secrecy, OCSP stapling and session tickets to its SSL support.…

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ORTC: Skype without, ummm, Skype? A standard proposal to get voice/video chats into standard browsers has brought Microsoft and Google onto the same side of the table.…

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Acquired tech said to 'de-compose' Windows, a job Microsoft was doing by itself VMware has bought itself a pre-VMWorld snack, in the form of application delivery outfit CloudVolumes.…

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Man-in-the-middles all round! Sloppy programming, poor patching, and unreliable trust engines are rife within Android apps, according to a new study. In short, millions smartphone users are potentially wide open to man-in-the-middle attacks, it's claimed.…

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ALEC will have to do without Redmond, it seems After a year of participating in the American Legislative Exchange Council, Microsoft has decided that even tangential alignment with a high-profile oil-funded lobby is not what it wants.…

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Linux Foundation swells ranks, coffers LinuxCon 2014  As LinuxCon 2014 kicks off this week in Chicago, the Linux Foundation has announced that it has won new support from across the technology industry, including several hardware companies.…

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Take that parachute off, Meg. You won't be needing that, eh? Think of HP, and what comes to mind? Business critical systems? Printers? Software? Lord no – it was laptops and bog-standard servers ruling the roost in the quarter just ended.…

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As many as 100k transactions spied upon by malware UPS has discovered an outbreak of debit and credit-card-reading malware in 51 of its branches in the US.…

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Stuxnet, Sality, Gauss, Flame still infecting your unpatched boxen Nearly 20 million computers remain infected with malware targeting a vulnerability first targeted four years ago by the Stuxnet worm.…

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'EVO' and 'EVO: RAIL' filed in early August – just in time for... VMworld 2014  VMware applied for two more hardware-related trademarks this month, it has emerged.…

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No crypto, default passwords, FTP servers? It's 1998 again Criminals monkeying with traffic lights are a staple of cinema: the 1969 Italian Job and Luc Besson's Taxi are particularly fine examples. Now researchers have demonstrated that fact is much less glamorous – and simpler – than fiction.…

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Net neutrality crusader once again pays up for priority access Netflix has inked yet another peering deal with a major US telco, this time signing an interconnect agreement with Time Warner Cable.…

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