17th September 2011 Archive
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A little liquid helium goes a long way
On August 31, a team of AMD-sponsored overclockers cranked a Bulldozer-based AMD FX processor up to an unearthly 8.429GHz, setting a new world record. This week, The Reg sat down with the leader of that processor-torturing team to find out exactly how they did it. "This is an extreme technology sport," Simon Solotko, AMD's …
PCs & Chips 17 Sep 03:55
Google meets the Anti-Native Client
Developer 17 Sep 06:23
Review Worth every penny?
Sony’s BDP-S380 Blu-ray bantamweight packs quite a punch. A mere 36mm tall, it barely looks big enough to swallow discs, but this plasticky pugilist can hold its own against full-size separates and is well stocked with features. Budget offering: Sony BDP-S380 The BDP-S380 is IPTV enabled, doubles as a Super Audio CD player …
reghardware 17 Sep 07:00
The malware which began the Windows megaworm era
Saturday marks the tenth anniversary of the infamous Nimda worm. Nimda (admin spelled backwards) was a hybrid worm that spread via infected email attachments and across websites running vulnerable versions of Microsoft's IIS web server software. Specifically the malware exploited a folder traversal vulnerability, which was …
Malware 17 Sep 09:00
Re-envisaging the storage array
Nowadays some of the most discussed topics in the storage industry are related to VMware: "VMware support and integration", "VMware-aware storage" and "storage features for VMware" are only a few examples of what I mean but, are we sure that the relationship between VMware and traditional storage will be so tight in the long …
Blocks and Files 17 Sep 12:18
- IT bloke publishes comprehensive maps of CALL CENTRE menu HELL
- Nine-year-old Opportunity Mars rover sets NASA distance record
- Analysis Who is the mystery sixth member of LulzSec?
- Prankster 'Superhero' takes on robot traffic warden AND WINS
- Comment Congress: It's not the Glass that's scary - It's the GOOGLE