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We're profitable and we'll stay profitable - sales veep Analysis  Arcserve execs are insisting that the business's recent spinout from software giant CA to Marlin should help it compete better in the market.…

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Really, er, stands out among cheapie 7-inchers Review  What’s the best affordable 7-inch tablet? Surely it’s got to be either the Nexus 7 or the LG G Pad 8.3 or if the pair of them are too dear, the Hudl – right? Wrong.…

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Only JUUUUUST extinct... poor sods, mutter boffins Unless you're David Icke, you will know that the "terrible lizards"* stopped ruling the Earth millions of years ago when non-avian dinosaurs became extinction... possibly at the hands of an asteroid, as one theory goes.…

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4,000 pixels is niche now... Don't say we didn't warn you Only 6 per cent of broadband homes are "moderately" or "highly likely" to buy a 4K TV, and 83 per cent of consumers are completely unfamiliar with the term Ultra HD.…

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Hacker-repelling, drone-protecting code will soon be yours to tweak as you see fit A nippy microkernel mathematically proven to be bug free*, and used to protect drones from hacking, will be released as open source tomorrow.…

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The Social Network deflates the PC resurgence with mobile-only usage prediction You're not worth $US10 a year to Mark Zuckerberg.…

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Patent-in-process offers new way to upgrade cloudy apps The rise and rise of Docker, plus news that Google does most everything using containers, has raised eyebrows for those who like to ponder virtualisation's future in large-scale deployments.…

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In space... no one can hear you're green... Russian boffins have lost control of a satellite containing sex-crazed geckos - like there's any other kind - sent on a mission to hold a zero gravity orgy.…

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Regular and solid throttling will be administered to 4G data hogs Verizon has decided to throttle some users of its 4G network.…

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SaaSy System Centre Advisor gains new admin-friendly features Microsoft has released a few useful tweaks to System Centre Advisor, its online log file analysis, monitoring and alerting service, and says actual users asked for the new features it has created.…

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We don't need no steenkin' TCP/IP retransmission and the congestion it causes Researchers from Denmark's Aalborg university are claiming that Internet could move traffic five times or more faster than it does today. The downside? Doing away with how TCP/IP currently functions.…

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Replacement promises better relationships, late nights sleeping at the office Graham Ingram, the head of Australia's first Computer Emergency Response Team (AusCERT), has stepped down after 12 years in the role.…

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Everything from cloud to policy Google, through luminary Vint Cerf, has given the world a glimpse of its immediate research priorities.…

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All Lithium, all the time, witha dash of carbon nano-stuff makes for better batteries Battery capacity remains a big issue in devices ranging from phones to electric vehicles, and one of the biggest constraints is the materials used to make electrodes.…

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Sync and social sharing drawn onto simplified but undated roadmap VMware has revealed more detailed integration plans for AirWatch, the mobile device management specialist it acquired for about an-Instagram-and-a-half last January.…

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Radio astronomy suffering to protect Square Kilometre Array Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is warning that two iconic Australian astronomy facilities – the Parkes radio-telescope and the Australia Telescope Compact Array at Narrabri, are at risk of closure after the federal government pulled $AU114 million from the agency's funding.…

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Equustek case reaches beyond Canuck borders Google – and arguably free speech – has suffered another “memory hole” setback in its Canadian wrangle with kit vendor Equustek Solutions, and in response has begun taking down links well beyond Canada where the court case is taking place.…

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Ethernet wonks seek one standard to bind them all, instead of parallel streams The IEEE has launched a study group to give 25 Gbps Ethernet standardisation a push along.…

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Environmental activist walks free after hoax sent share price over a cliff In January 2013, a chap called Jonathan Moylan sent a single email that caused an AU$314m - £174m or $295m - dip in a coal company's value.…

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Just as Jeff Bezos did to books and CDs, Amazon's rivals are now doing to it Analysis  It's tough being a victim of your own business strategy, especially if you're Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.…

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'We'd still be picking up the pieces now' Two years ago this week the Sun let off one of its periodic solar flares, and a new analysis of its force shows that human civilization had a very near miss indeed.…

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Here comes the pink mustache Ride-sharing service Lyft has agreed to a deal with New York officials to allow the company to open shop in New York City.…

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Chip fab firm wanted IBM's brains but thought its facilities had 'little or no value' – report IBM's hopes of unloading its loss-making semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries have reportedly been dashed, with GlobalFoundries refusing to budge on price.…

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Music gear giant seeks some of that sweet, sweet Apple pie Audio thing maker Bose is suing Apple-owned Beats Electronics, alleging patent infringement.…

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Don't panic, citizen. These computers are your frieeeends Google's X laboratory is working with a team of biologists and geneticists to analyze human frailties using the web giant's computing might.…

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