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Still plenty of room in the converged on-premise game HDS has started competing with EMC Vblocks and NetApp Flexpods with an offering its own managed, on-premises cloud-in-a-box.…

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We do streaming video? It seems we do... Amazon hopes a new dongle will revive its flagging video ambitions.…

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Who ya gonna call? High Street retailer apologises for blunder UK High Street retailer Argos, which recently made a big deal of sexing up its store, is suffering from a major online outage right now.…

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Angry demonstrators vow not to rest until entire idea is binned Following a protest by tens of thousands of people on Sunday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has promised to cap a proposed new internet tax.…

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They're insured for $1m, before you thirsty folks make plans A Scottish distillery is celebrating the return of the first ever space-matured batch of whisky.…

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Joe Belfiore presents auto-provisioning biz boxes TechEd Europe  Microsoft's TechEd Europe conference is under way in Barcelona, and this morning Microsoft corporate VP Joe Belfiore showed new management features in the forthcoming Windows 10.…

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US intel firm reports on 'APT28' The Russian government is "likely" sponsoring a hacking outfit that has been targeting foreign governments and security organisations, claims a recent report from US intelligence firm FireEye.…

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Plus: One million sign up to Apple Pay The Apple Watch will require daily charging thanks to its dismal battery life, Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed.…

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El Reg told TLC flash will rule Ty McConney is a NetApp corporate veep for flash solutions, handling its EF flash array, all-flash fabric-attached storage (FAS) and FlashRay. We sat down at a press meeting and grilled him about all-flash arrays (AFAs) from NetApp.…

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Big names, training, startup advice – for free Promo  Time is running out to attend Microsoft’s huge conference – Future Decoded – in London’s ExCeL centre on 10 to 12 November.…

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New graduates need life skills, says Euro Commish report Qualified IT worker? Fancy working in Europe? Come on over... but only to the UK, Italy and Germany.…

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Er, we think our ISS launch beats your fishing expedition Orbital Sciences was forced to scrub the launch of a Cygnus cargo-craft to the International Space Station yesterday when a sailboat wandered into the area.…

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Vulture 2 kit refuses to to freeze during Edge Research Lab flight Pics+vid  …

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Report fingers tech titans +Comment  Cable giant Netflix and other big firms are using calls for greater net neutrality to drive down the prices they pay, according to recently published research.…

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Air to the tablet throne? Review  This year’s update to Apple’s full-size iPad looks like a minor one. With headline changes like a Touch ID sensor, a faster processor, and a further reduction in thickness and weight, it’s tempting to write off the mods as a little window dressing to raise the iPad’s profile in time for the winter sales fest.…

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Inconvenience, annoyance also pass the watchdog's stress test Businesses that send spam text messages, make nuisance calls or carry out other types of unsolicited direct electronic marketing activity could be fined up to £500,000 if their actions cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety", under new plans unveiled by the UK government.…

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OpenStack's winners: 'People like us and Red Hat and HP' Exclusive  Canonical is spinning its own OpenStack distro to simplify deployment of Linux clouds and ensure its place in an expected cloud winners' club.…

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WinARM just doesn't sound as good as Wintel Microsoft looks to have created a version of Windows Server that runs on ARM processors.…

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Researchers go BERserk in Buenos Aires A pair of Intel security researchers will tomorrow delve into a class of dangerous vulnerabilities they found last month that allowed forged RSA certificates to be created by abusing the Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) cryptographic library.…

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Floods of accurate weather predictions expected in 2017, plus showers of science The UK's Met Office has settled on Cray as the vendor for its next supercomputer, with a 16 Tflop XC40 machine to be shared between sites in Exeter (in the Met HQ's IT Halls) and in Science Park (if that site gets planning permission).…

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Help the brightest minds in the world sort through their old snaps The super bright minds at CERN have unearthed a massive cache of old photos - and they need your help working out what on earth is going on in some of them.…

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Take one electron, a silicon nanowire and pay very close attention Researchers from NTT in Japan have demonstrated what they hope will be that company's contribution to the definition of a new ampere: single electron transfer in silicon, at relatively high speed in a charge-confining trap.…

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'Slower than expected hiring' makes for pretty numbers NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson has attributed last week's estimates-busting results are partly due to enthusiasm for cloudy software, but also partly due to difficulties finding people to hire.…

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Yes, we know Macs 'don't get viruses', but when they do this code'll spot 'em Security research and development bod Patrick Wardle has released a tool to reveal executables that automatically boot in Mac OS X.…

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Redmond thinks the Object Real-Time Communications API for WebRTC is ready to roll Microsoft is going to try to bake Skype into Internet Explorer.…

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