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A rude awakening: North Americans greeted with outage drama Time Warner Cable is staggering back to its feet after wrestling with a major network outage that hit a number of big cities in the US on both the East and West Coast of the country this morning.…

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China's 'monopoly' probe has already begun Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm could be facing into an antitrust probe from the EU at the same time as it fends off a similar investigation in China, according to Reuters.…

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Adds VM storage capabilities +Comment  Object storage software startup Scality is adding virtual machine level storage access to its existing file and object access protocols.…

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Hacktivists must really hate gamers The hacktivist crew calling itself the "Lizard Squad" has followed up on high profile assaults on Sony over the weekend with online attacks on Xbox Live and Twitch, a broadcast platform for gamers.…

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'We couldn’t be happier with how we’ve done' Tim Cook has claimed the slowdown in fondleslab sales is not a sign of Apple's imminent demise, but merely a "speedbump" along the path to tablet world domination.…

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Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? How can we tell from the inside our Universe if it’s actually real or just a hologram? Boffins at Fermilab have set out to answer this vexing philosophical question with a new experiment in the National Accelerator Lab called the Holometer.…

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Just when you thought it was safe to fondle Apple is preparing to turn the humble fondleslab into an advertising platform with a size and reach hitherto unmatched by any other Cupertino-born device.…

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Michael Tobin 'makes way for next stage of development' TeleCity Group boss Micahel Tobin has been hastily unseated from the CEO job he had held at the top UK data centre firm for more than a decade.…

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Usual suspects struggling to create competing products Hybrid array vendor Nimble Storage saw revenues grow strongly as storage giant incumbents were unable to deliver equivalent price/performance products.…

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Measure twice, cut once: Have a poke before going into theatre A mix of 3D printing, medical imaging and software which joins the two together is helping reduce the length of time taken to complete certain complex operations.…

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Single, hardcoded password in firmware, claim researchers Routers sold under the brand Netis by Chinese security vendor Netcore have a hardcoded password that leaves users with a wide-open backdoor that could easily be exploited by attackers, claim researchers.…

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More USB ports than your laptop? You'd better believe it... Review  You might think that as a purveyor of a nifty compact computer selling in the millions, you’d consider two years after the debut of your first offering that it was high time you tempted back the buyers with a go-faster, more capacious and shinier model. Heck, Apple and others don’t even wait that long: they upgrade products year in, year out.…

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Plus: New hyperconverged box adds grunt... Nutanix claims its new hyperconverged appliance is like a high-speed train compared to the narrow gauge railway run by its competitors. It can also take you to the cloud.…

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Hello. HELLO. Can EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE HEAR ME?! EE has dismissed claims that its social media staff are attempting to hush fair criticism levelled at the mobile operator on sites such as Facebook.…

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How about enforcing PCI DSS? Crusaders at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council have called for submissions into projects for 2015.…

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Photos app now able to shoot fast-moving videos Instagram has unveiled a new tool that will allow users to shoot and post "time lapse" style videos.…

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64-bit browser loads cat vids FIFTEEN PERCENT faster! Google has dropped 50 patches for its flagship Chrome browser plugging holes and handed $30,000 to a lone bug hunter who reported a dangerous sandbox-busting attack.…

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Tim Berners-Lee isn't happy, but we should be Worstall on Wednesday  It's possible to have a certain sympathy for Sir Tim Berners-Lee as he looks at what people have done to his glorious world wide web.…

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'Technical issue' sees NBA star, car crash pic, in search for pancakes A slam dunking NBA star and a fatal car crash isn't normally what you'd expect to find when Googling for puppies, but it is exactly what users have received overnight due to some unknown perversion of Google Images.…

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Combined giants would fleece lowly video streamers, claims not-so-lowly video streamer Netflix has formally petitioned the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to block the proposed $42.5bn tie-up between US cable giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC).…

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Looking behind the Vertigan report With the launch of the report, communications minister Malcolm Turnbull seems to have taken a more generous view of the predictability of the future.…

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Shanghai to San Fran in two hours would be a trick, though China reportedly wants to enter the world of supersonic transport – underwater.…

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Health and Human Services IT security chief headed online to share vile images A top government cybersecurity official who secretly joined an online pedophile network to swap child sex abuse material and rape fantasies has been convicted.…

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Phát, smart and happy Large smartphones, aka “phablets” have have captured a big (fondle)slab of the mobile phone market in Asia.…

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WA facility gets laser-eyes out of the fog EOS Space Systems and Lockheed have struck a deal to jointly develop a space junk tracking centre in Western Australia.…

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