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Enterprise-worthy TBW stats ... with price tag to match Review  Kingston’s SSD division have been a bit quiet lately but now they're back in the limelight with the V310 960GB. This is the latest model in the company’s SSDNow V300 series of drives aimed at the budget/entry level end of the market. At 960GB it’s the largest capacity Kingston SSD to date.…

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Jilted Johns and Jennies with busy fingers face two years inside The House of Lords has agreed new legislation making “revenge porn” a criminal offence in England and Wales, punishable by up to two years in prison.…

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SEC filing: He can get some Satya's-faction Satya Nadella famously told women to not bother asking for a salary rise, which now looks a bit rich after Microsoft revealed his $83.4m pay packet.…

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Gov.uk campaign: Consumer security led to '£670m losses' Internet-enabled frauds reached £670m across the UK in the 12 months running up to the end of August, according to new figures from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.…

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Still teasing... Word-of-mouth sensation the OnePlus One smartphone finally goes on general sale to the public next week – six months after the phone was launched, and after a number of not-always successful promotional gimmicks. But only in 16 territories. And you only have an hour on Monday to check out.…

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Maginatics baits hook with software-only storage Any move by EMC to acquire Maginatics — and the latter’s software-only cloud storage gateway — would be a “very smart buy”, according to analyst Ben Woo at technical consultancy Neuralytics, following speculation the storage giant is closing in on the startup.…

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Then fly straight out to our Kickstarter backers It's all go at Vulture Central today as skilled operatives prepare to ship our LOHAN Kickstarter reward t-shirts, which flew in the door late last week and will shortly be flying straight back out.…

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Explain this 80% hike or PAY, thunders EC commish Steelie Neelie has warned Germany – for the fifth time – that if it doesn’t sort out its proposals on mobile termination rates, the Commission will take legal action.…

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Data Protection Directive not passed yet, though... Three in four cloud services do not conform to the current EU Data Protection Directive, according to a new study.…

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Weekly webinars becoming pleasantly crowded Promo  Microsoft’s weekly Get Started with Azure webinars will be hosting a number of special guests this month.…

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Must comply with data protection rules, m'kay? UK broadcasters have been warned that their use of unmanned drones for filming purposes must adhere to data protection laws.…

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Apple co-founder signs up to teach at Australian University Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has joined the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), as an adjunct professor.…

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Investigation launched into East Coast stores US office giant Staples is investigating a possible credit and debit card breach of its Northeastern stores.…

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AirWatch has other ideas about the best way to deliver apps to your pocket VMware has walked away from the idea of dual-persona smartphones, according to John Marshall, senior veep and general manager of the company's Airwatch division.…

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Crummy configurations to blame, Moore hardening offered as remedy Misconfigured user identities for Palo Alto Networks firewalls are leaking onto the public web potentially exposing customer services including VPN and webmail, says security luminary HD Moore.…

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Don't worry Wilson, I'll do all the paddling. You just hang on Fed-up FedEx customers in the UK were hit by an email storm yesterday, after a sad sap at the delivery company mistakenly hit the reply-all button on a daily alerts mailing list.…

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'Device independent' proof a step closer ... if you obey the laws of physics US researchers have come a step closer to turning quantum key distribution (QKD) into a “black box” that can be made provably secure regardless of whose boxes sit at each end of a link.…

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'Veteran Unix Admins' fear desktop emphasis is betraying open source A group of “Veteran Unix Admins” reckons too much input from GNOME devs is dumbing down Debian, and in response, is floating the idea of a fork.…

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Hope springs eternal as possible purchase mooted yet again Lenovo may be close to a deal to acquire Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry – for real, this time – according to multiple reports.…

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London, Geneva added to destinations for giant research net The trans-Atlantic expansion of the ESNet academic network is nearing completion, with Fermilab announcing that testing and commissioning of the 100 Gbps-plus link is near.…

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Earth passes through Halley’s Comet debris Vid  If you're in a position to see the constellation of Orion tonight then it's time to enjoy the annual Orionid meteor shower – as the Earth slams into the debris left by Halley's Comet's 1986 visit at about 148,000 MPH.…

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Australian election campaign features cash-for-cores promise The government of the Australian State of Victoria has slung AU$6.65 million in the direction of the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLCSI), deeming the investment a vote-winner in upcoming elections .…

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5.5 million OS X machines hauled in more fruity cash than fondleslabs Peak tablet  In case you'd forgotten that Apple is making money hand over fist, the company announced on Monday that it has pulled off yet another record financial quarter – thanks to its iPhones, but no thanks to its iPads.…

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Whole new species of XaaS spawning in the antipodes Microsoft has let slip one of its least-well-guarded secrets: two new Azure bit barns will go live in Australia next week, as predicted by Vulture South.…

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Borg lists products on which SSL 3.0 vuln has lifted leg, promises fixes Cisco has joined the growing list of vendors scrambling a response to the POODLE vulnerability, with a number of systems confirmed vulnerable and more under investigation.…

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