We all know what virtualisation consists of: a host containing one or more virtual machines, usually, but not necessarily, servers.
The latest victim of a large scale attack is Sega Corp, which has admitted that security of its Sega Pass website database in Europe had been compromised. The personal information on all of its 1,290,755 registered users has been stolen.
Vodafone’s Indian operation Vodafone Essar has dropped legal action against a customer that dared criticize its services on Facebook.
Telstra will start carrying Foxtel channels on its rival IPTV T-Box service from next week.
A court in Virginia must decide just whether it's actually possible to drive a car at 85mph while simultaneously engaging in drunken back-seat sex.
Small businesses need to be careful of the European Union cookie law - although so far most countries seem to be ignoring it.
While Motorola’s announcements at the Cable Show in Chicago last week shows that it has come alive and is hellbent on keeping its major cable customers, in Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the emergence of an Intel chip in an announced set top box at Comcast must set Broadcom firmly back on its heels and send the shivers up Motorola as well.
There have been more than 2,000 child victims of "on street" grooming since 2008, but poor data collection makes combating the problem more difficult - according to an official report.
A Chinese court has convicted three Chinese citizens, one a Foxconn employee, for trade secret theft.
VidBoffins at the European Space Agency are hugging themselves gleefully after capturing a dramatic vid from a space probe in orbit above Mars which shows the Martian moon Phobos zooming across the backdrop provided by gigantic Jupiter.
Thr US Department of Justice approved Microsoft's $8.5bn acquisition of Luxembourg-based Skype Technologies SA on Friday.
Chinese handset maker Huawei has taken the wraps off its latest tablet: the 7in, Android 3.2-based MediaPad - the first of its kind to run that version of the Google OS, Huawei claimed.
Orange has outdone itself with its traditional Glastonbury green-tech, this year touting a t-shirt which generates power from the gig itself and provides enough to charge a mobile phone.
An unreleased Psion prototype can be yours for a mere £85,000 - if you hurry. Just don't expect it to do anything.
Apple will refresh its Mac Pro and Mac Mini desktop computers in August, with the new range featuring Intel’s new Sandy Bridge CPUs and Thunderbolt, the company’s latest high-speed peripheral interface developed in collaboration with Intel.
ICANN meetingThe number of top-level internet domains is set to double over the next few years, after ICANN today approved the launch of a program that will let any company apply to run dot-anything.
UpdatedSurface-preoccupied hook-up site BeautifulPeople.com has culled 30,000 uglies who were accidentally allowed to join the "largest most exclusively beautiful community in the world".
Orange has once again dived into this year's festival season with a nifty eco-product for charging mobile devices – a T-shirt that uses sound energy to produce an electrical charge.
The Metropolitan Police Service is investigating the cause of a "major network issue" that has prevented staff using some IT services for almost two weeks.
ReviewBack in 2009, I took one of the first pre-production Mitsusbishi iMiEV’s in the UK for a spin. Spool forward to 2011 and you can now have the e-car with a Peugeot or Citroën badge on the nose. But there have been enough, albeit subtle, changes to warrant a another shufti.
NetApp aims to be a best-of-breed supplier of storage to cloud computing stacks. As such, it wants its arrays to be easy to use and manageable at the storage admin and cloud orchestration layer levels.
Sprint is to help LightSquared get its 4G network rolled out across America, and become a significant customer of that network too, according to documents seen by Bloomberg.
ISC'11Japan needs a little good news these days, and it comes from the International Super Computing 2011 conference in Hamburg, Germany, as the K supercomputer, a massively parallel Sparc-based cluster built by Fujitsu, has taken the lead in the number-crunching race as gauged by the June 2011 edition of the Top 500 supercomputer list and its Linpack Fortran benchmark.
UK-headquartered arms globocorp BAE Systems is back in the spotlight over allegedly corrupt business practices after its partner Saab announced that it had submitted documents to the Swedish national anti-corruption prosecutor and specifically named BAE.
The British Library is handing 250,000 books to Google for scanning into the Google Books project.
The PlayStation is slimming down again, after Sony made further tweaks to the console's innards, while insisting a PS3 successor is still a long way off.
ISC'11Intel doesn't seem to be in a hurry to get its own line of Knights coprocessors for HPC applications into the field, and maybe it doesn't have to be.
The Carphone Warehouse is claiming exclusivity on LG's forthcoming handset, the Optimus 3D.
Upstart startup SpaceX, which seems set to overturn every applecart in the space business with its cheap new launchers and capsules, has gone to court after an industry consultant allegedly spread rumours that its rockets were unsafe.
Gartner has nearly halved the UK PC sales forecast for 2011, blaming the stockpile of PCs buckling distributors' shelves and scrappy continued demand.
Space truck Johannes Kepler will today undock from the International Space Station ahead of a fiery death above the Pacific.
Doctors at a Melbourne hospital have suggested hospitals Down Under would do well to lock up their hand sanitiser, after one patient got lashed on six bottles of antibacterial brew.
Sony is planning to bring Skype to PlayStation Vita, according to photos leaked online.
IDC has warned resellers that migration to public and private clouds is happening more rapidly than expected, and they need to gear up for it or risk becoming irrelevant.
Bright Computing, which started from scratch several years ago to create a new, integrated cluster management tool, continues to build out the capabilities of the Bright Cluster Manager with the 5.2 release of the software, announced today at the International Super Computing 2011 conference in Hamburg, Germany.
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Executive producer Steven Spielberg demanded Megan Fox be sacked from the third Transformers movie after she compared director Michael Bay to Hitler.
Changes to the licences held by the mobile operators will shortly enable them to buy and sell their radio spectrum, along with the obligations that go along with it.
HP has begun taking orders for its WebOS-based tablet, the TouchPad.
Samsung has announced it will be launching the NC215S solar-powered netbook this August for customers in Russia. Using solar panels to keep laptops running is nothing new, but the company claims a world’s first here due to the panel being integrated into the lid of the netbook's 10.1in, 1024 x 600-pixel display.
Tennis stars began swinging rackets at Wimbledon today, marking the 125th anniversary of the prestigious tennis tourney. To celebrate, Ralph Lauren has put together a serving challenge for all to try.
Although the technorati may be salivating over the brave new tap-to-buy smartphone world, a new survey has discovered that only one in five smartphone owners could give a rat's patootie about "mobile wallets".
The world's Wikifiddlers are obsessed with santorum. Though they can't agree on what that is.
Researchers have devised a technique for eavesdropping on communications secured through quantum cryptography that allows an attacker to surreptitiously construct the secret key encrypting the secret content.
It didn't take long for researchers to pooh pooh last week's advisory that claimed that hard-to-fix design flaws in the emerging WebGL 3D standard seriously imperiled end users who relied on it.
Australia may increase its international competitiveness as a gaming and ICT development hub following a new R&D tax incentive passed by the Federal government.
Faced with almost-universal indifference to Google TV, the Chocolate Factory has decided to splash some pocket change on buzz-generation and acquired SageTV.
Adobe has announced its Digital Enterprise Platform for Customer Experience Management. My tip to Adobe: that is too many words with too many syllables for busy IT people who are trying to get their work done. What on earth is it? The same old stuff repackaged, or something genuinely new?
Intel is readying its many-core "Knights Corner" coprocessor for release next year, but programming the 50-core-plus beastie and its 100 or 200 core follow-ons will require a whole new approach to code wrangling.
Microsoft is slipping its Hyper-V virtualization software into the forthcoming Windows 8, according to a report.