16th August 2012 Archive

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  • Visual Studio 2012 arrives in MSDN downloads

    Some versions of VS Express still no-shows

    Windows 8 16 00:07

  • Cray to plug Kepler GPUs into future Cascade supers

    That didn't take a Tesla to figure out

    HPC 16 00:30

  • There's money in smarts for dumb phones

    Eric Schmidt sends cash to apps-for-feature-phones pioneer

    Business 16 03:12

  • Boffins say Vodka Red Bulls make you sensible

    Booze and caffeine cocktails reduce likelihood of risk-taking behaviour

    Science 16 04:07

  • APAC CIOs told to take the gloves off

    IDC warns skills shortage may hold them back

    Management 16 04:37

  • US appeal dismissed in Dotcom case

    New Zealand judge upholds disclosure order

    Policy 16 05:21

  • Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control review

    Knob end?

    Hardware 16 07:00

  • Surfing far too tedious or terrifying, say Northern Irish women

    Won't someone think of the children? We have.

    Government 16 07:27

  • Bitcoinica sued for $460,000 by 'out-of-pocket' punters

    Virtual bank accused of holding onto dosh after heist

    Security 16 08:01

  • Sugar daddies bung Pure Storage $40m for Euro blitz

    Flash array firm getting aggressive stateside too

    Storage 16 08:19

  • Deadly domino effect of extinction proved by boffins

    One predator snuffs it and others follow in its wake

    Science 16 08:42

  • LG adds Dixons' Knowhow to net-connectable tellies

    VoD squad extended

    Hardware 16 09:08

  • Biz chucks millions at anti-malware, but ignores shoulder surfers

    Fred, could you eat your sandwich elsewhere? >Clickety, clackety< 'Transfer $100bn'

    Security 16 09:25

  • Windows 8: Microsoft's tablet-desktop still painful to swallow

    Hey, it could be worse - it's not Windows ME, OK?

    Windows 8 16 09:26

  • Optical Express 'ruined my life' gripe site lives on

    Free speech rights trump cybersquatting charges

    Hosting 16 09:38

  • Why gov labs presenting HPC tech ≠ officials wolfing overpriced sushi

    US gov travel caps: Agency bods may have to skip supercomputing shows

    HPC 16 10:02

  • Three extends data use with Sim-only tariff tweak

    Charges off with cheap choices

    Mobile 16 10:14

  • Cabinet Office faces SME supplier backlash over Cloud Store

    But Maude's mouthpiece says it is breaking monopoly of integration giants

    The Channel 16 10:18

  • Judge begs Apple, Samsung to get a room, or trial will end in tears

    Leave patent ruling in a jury's hands? You're having a laugh

    Law 16 10:38

  • Nokia hails hacks for New York Lumia WinPho gig

    Nokia Woyld

    Phones 16 10:57

  • Undead galaxy cluster spews 700 zombie baby stars A YEAR


    Science 16 11:19

  • RIM ramps up resolutions for BB10 range

    Hi-def times

    Phones 16 11:38

  • Apple seeks cable connection for set-top box

    Building an audience for its own-brand telly?

    Hardware 16 11:53

  • Tech hacks should admit taking corporate coin, but don't start a witch hunt

    One man's shill is another man's fellow fanboi

    Servers 16 12:02

  • Oracle plans to join Java hardware speed party

    GPU acceleration in OpenJDK works

    Developer 16 12:29

  • CEO: NetApp revenues falling, but 'we aren't in a clampdown'

    Just arranging our operating expenses a little

    The Channel 16 13:01

  • Yang, bam, thank you ma'am: Lenovo supremo wallops rival biz

    Who's shipping shed loads of gear? We are

    The Channel 16 13:28

  • Did Mitt Romney really get 117,000 REAL Twitter followers in ONE DAY?

    Researchers unpick booming black market for fake Twitter profiles

    Media 16 14:04

  • Sony opens cover on latest e-Reader

    Tell the world what you're reading

    Tablets 16 14:27

  • RamSan flash cram: IBM snaps up Texas Memory Systems

    Big Blue loads up shopping trolley in Lone Star state as storage gets even flashier

    Storage 16 14:29

  • Sony claims PSN attack is a hoax not a hack

    Anonymous bosh

    Games 16 14:34

  • Virgin Media SuperHub 'upgrade' hangs up on IP phone punters

    Call Not Received

    Broadband 16 15:02

  • Experts argue over whether shallow DNS gene pool hurts web infrastructure

    Similar code base puts kissing cousins in a BIND

    Security 16 15:33

  • Facebook shares hit all-time low

    Jitters as first batch of extra stock leaves lock-out

    Financial News 16 15:48

  • Ofcom: 4G won't knock out granny's personal alarm

    LTE's lack of power and spectral capacity will save her

    Broadband 16 16:04

  • Assange granted asylum by Ecuador after US refused to rule out charges

    UK govt rolls its eyes

    Law 16 16:24

  • Tokyo U gets second FX10 Sparc supercomputer

    A workstation of sorts for K developers

    HPC 16 17:03

  • Tegile adds dash of disk to flash, hopes to taste cash

    Cooks up hybrid arrays to undercut all-flash market

    Storage 16 17:33

  • Saudi oil giant seals off network after mystery malware attack

    Firm: 'Don't worry, world, the oil is oooo-kay'

    Security 16 18:02

  • Best Buy, Target, Walmart, others to take on Google Wallet

    Big box retailers cozy up for mobile payment scheme

    Business 16 19:31

  • Google splashes out the cash for cunning cracks

    Boosts bug bounties and offers $2m Pwnium purse

    Security 16 20:08

  • Apple lawyer: 'I promise I am not smoking crack'

    Judge Koh not so sure

    Law 16 20:09

  • Oracle pays off SEC to settle Indian channel bribery claims

    Offers $2m for two years of dodgy dealings

    Business 16 20:23

  • In the burbs, elections remain an offline affair

    NSW council poll gets no web mentions, emails and Facebook ignored

    Policy 16 22:15

  • Tridium patches control systems bug after a year

    All your buildings were belong to anyone

    Security 16 22:33

  • Chinese man blows off hands, builds new pair

    Iron-Man style DIY effort has man grasping again

    Bootnotes 16 23:00

  • iiNet’s happy dance

    What’s a quarter-million BoB worth?

    Business 16 23:04

  • British boffin builds cool maser after argument with wife

    Her indoors inspires him upstairs

    Science 16 23:09

  • Boundary punts freebie app monitoring from the clouds

    Pockets $15m in VC cash, hooks into Engine Yard

    Cloud 16 23:43