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Have you tried turning it off and...? Never mind, here's a replacement Apple has started a free battery replacement scheme for fanbois whose iPhone 5s were cursed with premature power drainage.…

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Exocet for EVO: RAIL? Cisco has fired a ship-killer of an Exocet missile at VMware’s EVO:RAIL by doing a server reselling deal with Simplivity.…

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Tablet games market to swell to $13 beeelllion - analyst The fondleslab games market is set to grow to a comparatively mammoth $13.3bn by the end of the decade, new research from Juniper has predicted.…

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The Desktop PIM buddy: A1990s idea finally done right? Former smartphone giant BlackBerry has another trick up its sleeve for its comeback, alongside the oddest looking phone in recent years. The Passport is expected to be unveiled next month, along with an intriguing bit of software, the as-yet-unannounced BlackBerry Blend.…

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'Domain name not found'. Oops Virgin Media customers who retained their old @ntlworld.com email addresses are currently blocked from accessing their accounts after the cable company appeared to have made an embarrassing DNS blunder.…

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Repeat offender The UK's Ministry of Justice has been fined £180,000 following the latest in a series of failures involving how prisons handle private information.…

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One OS to lead them all +Comment  Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's consumer business group, has said that he sees an Android future for the company.…

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Hospitality exchange firm says 'member data was not exposed' ‪CouchSurfing’s email distribution system was breached before messages ostensibly promoting a rival hospitality exchange were sent to many of its one million members.‬…

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Development alliance working on desktop, mobe software A home-grown "China operating system" (COS) to challenge rivals such as Microsoft, Google and Apple could be available as soon as October 2014, the country’s state-run Xinhua News Agency has said.…

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160 backers already support New Mexico spaceplane launch Our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) Kickstarter campaign got off to a flying start over the weekend, attracting 160 backers who pledged a total of £6,000 toward the New Mexico launch of the Vulture 2 spaceplane.…

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Big business sales push before the big business sell push Alfresco software is beefing up the sales push with one last shot of venture-capital courage before going public.…

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Fingers on buttons, teams Product round-up  I would like to think my gaming skills make me invincible but if I ever do get pwned it’s always easiest to blame the hardware.…

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Get it right, EMC, or there'll be STORAGE CIVIL WAR. Mark my words Comment  In the battle for the software-defined data centre, one of VMware's challenges is how to deliver software-defined/controlled storage without screwing up parent EMC's hardware-based storage revenues.…

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"They're coming! Everyone back to your places!" Researcher James Wyke has discovered throw-off tactics used by malware to frustrate investigators.…

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No, not with swearing, but by controlling the release cycle Linus Torvalds released issued Linux 3.17 rc-2 on Monday.…

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66,000 users popped by malicious Flash fudging add-on Web admins beware: social media buttons that load scripts from unknown external sites could see your sites foisting the FlashPack exploit kit to visitors.…

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It's not just wrist 'puters any more The wrist computer market has grown by almost 700 per cent this year, the brainy bods at Canalys have claimed.…

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Records used to plunder game items, sold off to low lifes Three quarters of South Korea's population have been compromised in a massive data breach affecting 220 million people.…

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Expands partnership with Chunghwa Telecom Intel has attracted another name to its SDN and Internet of Things strategies, this time in Asia.…

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'Federated search' spaffed info all over Five Eyes chums Documents leaked by Edward Snowden suggest during the noughties, the NSA massively expanded the information it shared with its Five Eyes allies and other agencies.…

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Hints at upgrade to Kona service Security offerings for small businesses need to look more like those offered to enterprises, according to Akamai global security senior director Fran Trentley.…

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Yes: criticise the government. No: organise protest A group of researchers has stung China's censorship regime, building a “fake” social network to reverse-engineer the workings of the “great firewall”.…

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Qantas, Virgin jump through CASA's hoops Australian gadget-owners rejoice, you can now keep your devices switched on from “gate to gate” on Qantas and Virgin Australia flights.…

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Will include 'financial information' The Australian government has reportedly circulated a private brief outlining how it intends to define “metadata”, according to The Australian.…

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Lawyers will have to earn their keep the hard way, says court HP's plan to defend its directors in the Autonomy scandal – and present a united front against the Brit business's former execs and their auditors – has been thrown into doubt by a US judge.…

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