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SDK and simulator now, sample product by year's end Ethernet silicon vendor Xpliant – currently being digested by Cavium in an acquisition due to conclude in 2015 – is hoping to knock Broadcom out of its spot at the heart of the Ethernet switch market.…

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Thanks, gullible chumps - now everyone knows we're a soft touch British punters are being served three times as many phishing links to trojans and exploit kits than the US, and five times more than the Germans, according to a ProofPoint study.…

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18 million downloads in three months? Call the money men Containerisation mavens Docker have scooped $40m in series C funding.…

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New release adds support for Google-y SQL-on-Hadoop tech MapR has given its customers a new way to use SQL to query their Big Data stores, with the addition of Apache Drill to MapR's eponymous Hadoop distribution.…

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1. Make cheap mobe. 2. ???? 3. WORLD DOMINATION One in six human beings are set to buy a new smartphone this year, Juniper has predicted, with the sales surge driven by the availablilty of mobes which cost under a hundred quid.…

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... into submission. Weve squeals, ditches payment plans Weve, the bonk-tastic joint venture between EE, O2 and Vodafone to “create and accelerate the development of mobile marketing and wallet services in the UK”, has abandoned plans to launch a digital wallet.…

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Merger will lead to mainframe and COBOL powerhouse Attachmate, the software shop that headhunted Novell and SUSE Linux, is itself being bought out by Micro Focus International.…

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Yes - a (sort of) Google Car system for the skies Recently we wrote about how developing city delivery drones was a fool's errand. Yet Startup Airwave is working with NASA to develop an air traffic control system for drones. Who’s foolish now?…

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4GB/s speeds on a consumer drive, anyone? Review  Samsung has been in the SSD business for over ten years. Most of that time has been spent delivering drives to the Enterprise and OEM segments. Since the introduction of its first consumer SSD drive (the SSD430) in 2010, it has since shipped over 12m drives worldwide – including the SSD840, the world’s first TLC NAND drive.…

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'Disciplinary treatment will be sharp and clear' vow spy-chiefs Israeli politicians and a former military intelligence commander have hit back at reservists who criticized Israel for spying on ordinary Palestinians.…

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SANblox compresses too Permabit has built a front-end SAN box to dedupe and compress SAN data so it needs less disk capacity.…

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Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud +Comment  New policy proposals published by tech services trade group Tech UK (formerly Intellect) today seek to grapple with its members being marginalised by recent Government fads.…

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Nice Big Data market niche biz y'got there, partner The ceaseless hoovering up of small companies and startups by business behemoths has seen Oracle buy Front Porch Digital. Why did Larry Ellison latch on to this outfit?…

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Multiple desktops and live tiles in restored Start button star in new vids New videos of a Windows variant thought to be Windows 9 have emerged, and to this hack's eyes they look to have brought Windows up to speed with tricks Linux on the desktop has been doing for at least half a decade.…

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SANS spots new, dumb attack Google's DNS IP address is being spoofed by an attacker, apparently in an attempt to DDoS hosts vulnerable to a flaw in the SNMP protocol.…

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Metasploit module gobbles KitKat SOP slop A Metasploit module has been developed to easily exploit a dangerous flaw in 75 percent of Android devices that allows attackers to hijack a users' open websites.…

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Angry Microsoftie hauls auctioneers to court over stalled Pzkw. IV 'deal' Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has launched legal action against a firm he has accused of failing to properly sell him a World War II German panzer tank.…

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Microsoft will warn you, Amazon zips the lip Microsoft is about to launch a “Geo” for Azure in Australia and has decided that the way to do so down under is by co-locating its kit in an as-yet-unidentified third-party bit barn.…

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We just might notice if you cut our cables The washup from yesterday's Dotcom-Snowden-Greenwald saga rolls on, with Southern Cross Cable Network angrily denying that New Zealand's spooks, the NSA, or anybody else for that matter has worked a tap into its cables.…

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Phony cracker biz looked legit A band of hackers for hire have raided some 300 banks, corporations and governments undetected for 12 years, possibly the longest campaign of its kind.…

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Mangalyaan probe will feel the burn of orbital insertion on September 24th India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has made its first course correction since June and is now on track to to arrive in orbit around the red planet on September 24th.…

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Heat:kitchen equation saw WikiLeaks decide not to accept BTC donations until currency could flourish Julian Assange has alleged that Bitcoin “founder” Satoshi Nakamoto asked WikiLeaks not to use the cryptocurrency as a means of raising funds, for fear of attracting unwanted attention.…

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Turns out there may actually be a Nigerian 'prince' out there with cash If you get an email from a hapless Nigerian prince who needs a hand shifting a few million dollars, the message will no doubt wing its way into your spam folder.…

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Court will allow flash motor maker to sell direct to punters A court in Massachusetts, US, has ruled in favor of Tesla in a case that could have barred the company from selling its electric car in the state.…

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APNIC sniffs the digital exhaust and finds 1 in 400 'net users have stalkers A Chinese-language cloud-based browser seems to be snooping on its users, according to research conducted by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre's (APNIC's) Geoff Huston, George Michaelson and Byron Ellacot.…

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