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Another ClusterStor reseller appears Seagate has signed up SGI to resell its ClusterStor supercomputing and big data arrays.…

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Microsoft's long history of broken Windows sync Microsoft and synchronisation go back a long way. Remember Briefcase, a feature of Windows 95 and later, which syncs files between two folders, one of which can be on a removable drive or on the network?…

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Full SAN connectivity, and expanded array capacity Becoming a little nimbler in the SAN market, Nimble Storage is adding Fibre Channel support to its CS-series hybrid flash/disk arrays.…

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Intel, IBM and ARM flex flop-tastic muscles SC14  The SC14 supercomputer show at New Orleans saw Intel getting its Xeon, Phi and Lustre hooks into many suppliers, IBM pushing its POWER credentials and ARM punching in there too.…

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Met big boy admits most info on the subject comes from 'net A House of Lords committee has been told that while civilians are “undoubtedly” using drones to get up to no good, it was pretty difficult to do anything about it.…

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#HoodsOFF Hactivist collective Anonymous has taken out the websites and Twitter accounts of white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan following threats by a local chapter of the Klan against protestors in ‪Ferguson, Missouri.…

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Virus - NOT Fukushima as loonies were claiming American scientists have identified a mysterious virus which has caused millions of starfish to "melt".…

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Sugarcoating Android's Lollipop makes tab easier to swallow The Nokia Z launcher is what makes its new N1 tablet special.…

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Not just for academics anymore Mixing petabytes of data and open-source storage used to be the realm of cash-strapped academic boffins who didn’t mind mucking in with software wizardry.…

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The little big phone Review  So, you want a Nexus 6. And why not? It’s a cracking bit of kit. But to my mind it’s a bit big and a bit expensive. And as for personalisation, forget it. Perhaps then Motorola can tempt you with the 6’s smaller, cheaper and altogether more modifiable little brother, the new Moto X?…

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No theft necessary, just search ... The creators of this Irish government website may be fluent in Irish, but they are distinctly unversed in data security.…

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Virgin Media: UK fans pay the most for the fewest matches UK communications watchdog Ofcom has opened an investigation into Premier League football TV rights, following a complaint from Virgin Media.…

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LOHAN team chews the fat with Click We invite Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) fans to stick the kettle on, make a nice cuppa and enjoy a recent interview myself and Vulture 2 rocket motor wrangler Paul "Lord Shax" Shackleton did with Gareth Mitchell for the BBC World Service's Click.…

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Spysat, weapon, alien comms device? No one knows There’s a mysterious Russian satellite in the skies above our world and nobody seems to know what it’s doing up there.…

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Intel Mica. At least it's not pink Intel has announced the launch of a new smart watch slash bracelet thingmy aimed at "fashion forward women".…

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FTC acts after regulation oopsie TRUSTe, which issues the privacy seals displayed on thousands of websites, has paid a settlement over charges it deceived consumers through its Privacy Seal Program.…

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N1 mini-fondleslab to plunge into crowded pond next year Nokia is back in mobile consumer electronics with a new tablet, barely six months after Microsoft snaffled up its phone division. And the Finnish firm has said that many more devices will follow.…

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Content delivery network buried under Great Firewall Verizon's recently acquired content delivery network EdgeCast has been blocked in China the day before the country hosts the World Internet Conference.…

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It's all about control Like it or not, BYOD (bring your own device) is here to stay. Being able to get your emails on your personal iPad and such is all very well but it comes with both a cost and a risk.…

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Mmm. OK - but you'll never catch the bad guys then Restoring payment systems after disruptive cyber attacks could involve compromising analysis of incidents, says report…

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TechCity? PLEASE. Fast-growing science-based firms all outside London The UK must stop obsessing over startups and instead channel its resources into growing companies, a wide-ranging report has said.…

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Backup! Backup! Backup! Backup!

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Yosemite fixes Wi-Fi hiccup, older iOS devices get performance boost Apple is swatting at bugs with updates to its OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 platforms.…

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Hashes gone AWOL: bugged or just buggy? Popular file sharing platform BitTorrent Sync is 'probably' leaking hashes to its website and access to shared data, a group audit has found.…

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Let's hope Angelina Jolie and her brother don't read The Reg Boffins have estimated that a sexy snog could transfer as many as 80 million bacteria every time a couple locks lips.…

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