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Linux fiddler keeps on huffing on its OpenShift cloud Red Hat has created a "software marketplace" to help it cut the steps it takes for admins to layer third-party applications on top of its OpenShift platform-as-a-service.…

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Bolshy investor appears pleased to see ex-NetApp bod Violin Memory has announced a new board director and expanded the board from seven to eight seats to do so.…

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900 social insurance numbers nicked, says revenue watchmen The Canadian Revenue Agency has blamed the theft of 900 social insurance numbers on the infamous Heartbleed vulnerability.…

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Storage reseller report reveals who's selling what A recent report based on views gathered from resellers reveals Cisco reps are enthusiastically selling Invicta all-flash arrays as both stand-alone and UCS converged arrays against EMC's XtremIO and Pure Storage.…

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OSIRIS-REx gets go-ahead for sample-collecting mission Vid  NASA has given the go-ahead to start building the Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, spacecraft for its 2016 mission to rendezvous with asteroid Bennu.…

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Great line-up for conference in capital on 29 April Promo  On Tuesday 29 April, Amazon Web Services will be at London’s ExCel Centre, where it will host the 2014 Enterprise Summit.…

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Veep testifies for Samsung during Apple patent trial Samsung brought in heavyweight champion Google to fight in its corner in its latest patent bout with Apple in the US on Friday.…

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Kids' group intros badges in gardening, space ... fundraising Scout Leaders are forever telling their youthful charges to be prepared for anything. But judging by a list of the new badges designed to reflect the modern age, new-school scouts had better be prepared for days spent working as corporate spin doctors and nights focused on whittling down their carbon footprint.…

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Uses SerDes in its 3D NAND stack Chip-making chappies Micron are going to use Avago SerDes technology for their Hybrid Memory Cube, indicating the firm's on track with the 3D cube's development.…

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Installing random interwebs shiz will bork your zombie box Cybercriminals have already seized upon the end of support for Windows XP as a theme for numerous scams and fake software updates.…

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Come to Reading, absorb the latest gospel, leave happy Promo  Microsoft UK is inviting you to attend Accelerate Your Insights, a free all-day event at Thames Valley Park, Reading on May 1. Attendees will learn more about Microsoft Office 365, SQL Server 2014 and Azure.…

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360° panoramas in a single click... but res is not so hot If you've taken the trouble to carry a camera around rather than using your smartphone, you certainly won't want to miss anything. GoPro's newest offering solves this problem by looking in every direction.…

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Bank: 'We are now safely patched.' Customers: 'You were using OpenSSL?' An attempt by Australia's Commonwealth Bank to reassure customers that they would not be harmed by the Heartbleed vulnerability has backfired spectacularly after tech-savvy customers made mincemeat out of a badly worded blog post.…

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Dragon cargoship gets a go for launch later today to the space station NASA has said that SpaceX's latest cargoship launch to the International Space Station will go ahead, despite a critical computer outage on the station, allowing the firm to test the craft's hovering abilities.…

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Nearly half of all Twitter accounts have NEVER tweeted a word – stats You would be forgiven for thinking that Twitter users don't know when to shut up, but in fact the opposite is actually true.…

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Nearly 50% have NEVER tweeted a word You would be forgiven for thinking that Twitter users don't know when to shut up, but in fact the opposite is actually true.…

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High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for? Pics  Apparently, 60 per cent of the population has access to Blu-ray players. Who’d have thunk it? Really, if you include the Sony PlayStation consoles and now the Xbox One, it all adds up... possibly. The statistic came from Olivier Robert-Murphy, global head of new business at Universal Music Group, during an event held at Metropolis Studios in London last week.…

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Order cockups by box shifter leads to email insult A series of customer service blunders by Misco ended with the box-flinging dealer branding a customer "insane".…

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Tiny billboards on mobile gadgets shifted 110% more dollars, too Advertisers in the United States have splashed more of their ad budgets all over the web than on the telly for the first time ever, the Interactive Advertising Bureau reported.…

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From product to feature in 3, 2... Virtualisation guru Chad Sakac hit on something interesting in one of his recent blog posts: he wrote of how a product becomes a feature: in this case "sync 'n' share" functionality.…

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Bandwidth hogger needs tube embiggenment if it's to succeed There were reports last week that Google is considering taking an MVNO mobile network and using it as a fall back for a Wi-Fi first service – in the areas where it has fibre in the ground in the US.…

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'Traffic Assignment and Retiming Dynamics with Inherent Stability' algo can save ISPs big bucks A gaggle of boffins from University College London have proposed a method to cut data carriage costs for internet service providers (ISPs) and have given their idea the name TARDIS, for “Traffic Assignment and Retiming Dynamics with Inherent Stability”.…

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India's 'predictability and stability' cited as mobe-maker's tax payment deadline nears Nokia has decided to allow an unspecified number of employees at its massive Chennai plant take voluntary retirement (VRS), as it battles local tax authorities and an April 30 deadline for transferring the factory to Microsoft.…

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Some go up, some go down, Redmond goes silent When Microsoft introduced ”universal apps” for all its platforms at the recent Build conference, one of the things it promised was alignment between the prices it is possible to charge for software in its app stores.…

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German appliance bods invite customers to commune with the dear departed Bosch have invited British punters to commune with the spirit world in order to claim a free steam iron.…

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