27th September 2012 Archive

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  • Google spikes old MS file formats

    Withdraws support for .doc, .xls, .ppt

    Software 27 Sep 00:03

  • 'Double Stuf' Power7+ sockets: Yummy, but so is overclocking

    IBM needs to swing both ways in server land

    Servers 27 Sep 00:28

  • DDR4 memory: Twice the speed, less power

    JEDEC spec has hit the books – now wait a year or two

    HPC 27 Sep 00:41

  • 325 Dicks sell for AUD$20m

    Woolworths offloads electronics chain Dick Smith for peanuts

    Business 27 Sep 00:43

  • Linux-based Tizen mobile platform lives!

    Samsung could soon ship actual phone

    Operating Systems 27 Sep 00:56

  • Space Station ready to SWERVE sat junk hurtling towards it

    Indian, Russian debris coming through!

    Science 27 Sep 02:15

  • iOS 6 maps gets thumbs up ... in China

    Partners with local player for better data

    Networks 27 Sep 04:24

  • Rolling robot avatar trumps telecommuting

    Tell your boss you're sending your private 'bot to work from now on

    Hardware 27 Sep 05:31

  • China beats Burma in internet restriction rankings

    PRC only worsted by Iran and Cuba

    Policy 27 Sep 06:01

  • Mighty quake shook ENTIRE PLANET, broke tectonic plate

    Indonesian rumble split planetary crust

    Science 27 Sep 06:46

  • Apple MacBook Air 13in review

    The other Ultrabook

    Laptops 27 Sep 07:00

  • Big Content split on China's IP crackdown

    BSA and MPAA clash over Taobao as 'Notorious Market'

    Business 27 Sep 07:07

  • Texas Instruments: Screw smartphones, put our chips in the dishwasher

    Seeks better markets as Apple and Samsung start eating own dogfood

    Hardware 27 Sep 07:33

  • CPS grovels after leaking IDs of hundreds arrested during student riots

    FOI blunder spaffed details of people released uncharged

    Government 27 Sep 08:02

  • IBM takes on Amazon, wades into medium size biz clouds

    Big Blue offerings to puff out through many orifices

    Cloud 27 Sep 08:18

  • Aga-saga doyenne ponders how to put ebooks in public libraries

    Like vicars'-wives-and-their-problems stories? Got slab?

    Government 27 Sep 08:41

  • Rumour: Asus rejects $99 Nexus 7... rumour

    Google to massive subsidise hardware at last?

    Tablets 27 Sep 08:50

  • Instagram on iPhone 5: Now you can spoil even MORE snaps

    App tweaked, live image furtling banned

    Mobile 27 Sep 09:03

  • McFlurry McMisdemeanour costs Welsh lass McJob

    Extra choc bits to colleague end in McMarching orders

    Bootnotes 27 Sep 09:19

  • AData claims 'world's thinnest external HDD' crown

    Can you beat 8.9mm?

    Hardware 27 Sep 09:35

  • Got a data security policy? Chances are your IT bods don't know it

    Most data-blurt blunders are internal cockups, not hacks

    Security 27 Sep 09:42

  • Olympics may have been glorious, but they 'dampened IT trade'

    Big distie poops UK party with 'feeling of depression'

    The Channel 27 Sep 10:02

  • Steve Jobs backs Amazon from beyond grave in Apple trademark row

    Web souk wants false advertising claim binned in App Store lawsuit

    Business 27 Sep 10:19

  • Euro watchdog to charge Microsoft on web browser choice boob

    Fines of up to $7bn loom for breaking promise

    Business 27 Sep 10:31

  • Japanese boffins unfurl banner above newly-discovered Element 113

    'We shall be FIRST IN ASIA to name an atomic element'

    Science 27 Sep 10:46

  • Intel launches ARM battery life Windows 8 Atom chip

    Clover Trail becomes Z2760, offers three weeks' standby time

    Tablets 27 Sep 10:57

  • Microsoft's Bing bods exploit fanbois' Apple maps misery

    Redmond chases after lost and stumbling iPhone punters

    Applications 27 Sep 10:58

  • EU policy-makers roll out red carpet for cloud adoption

    Legislation, legislation, legislation

    The Channel 27 Sep 10:59

  • Virgin ramps 4G to a whopping 90Mbps - and switches it off

    Nyah nyah nyah, you can't have this... yet

    Mobile 27 Sep 11:17

  • Cops cuff Google exec over YouTube Brazilian whack vid

    Web giant refused to pull attack piece on wannabe mayor

    Media 27 Sep 11:44

  • Can you be a strong development manager and stay agile?

    Work it out with our online video

    Developer 27 Sep 11:45

  • 'Seagate's OCZ gobble was real, but went sour in CEO row'

    Insiders claim former top dog Petersen wanted more control

    Storage 27 Sep 12:01

  • Tibetan STATUE found by 1930s NAZI expedition is of ALIEN ORIGIN

    You couldn't make it up - actually somebody already did

    Science 27 Sep 12:16

  • Now LG Display smacks Samsung with patent lawsuit over OLED

    'We nicked trade secrets? Never... it was YOU'

    Business 27 Sep 12:27

  • New I-hate-my-neighbour stickers to protect Brits' packages

    Postie ruling to reveal how much we trust next door with our sensitive stuff

    Bootnotes 27 Sep 12:43

  • Politico's locked room mystery Linux install crime solved

    Rock lob boy and 'clueless staffer' fingered in Grimmgate probe

    Bootnotes 27 Sep 12:59

  • Ultrabooks to finally out-ship notebooks after 20% price slash

    UK IT buyers prefer skinny models, if slightly cheaper

    The Channel 27 Sep 13:28

  • TalkTalk's YouView box gets Ab Fab reception

    Free STB for Plus punters

    Hardware 27 Sep 13:47

  • Quantcast gives the boot to Hadoop's HDFS

    Boots up – and opens up – homegrown QFS alternative

    Storage 27 Sep 14:12

  • Fuming fanbois flood 'flimsy iPhone 5 Wi-Fi' forum

    Networking not working, claim puzzled punters

    Phones 27 Sep 14:34

  • European Commission: Cloud will save us from economic doom

    But only if we set standards

    The Channel 27 Sep 15:17

  • Canonical bungs kill switch onto Ubuntu's Amazon 'adware'

    Penguinista revolt sparks volte-face at Um Bongo towers

    Operating Systems 27 Sep 15:34

  • AI game bot HUNTS DOWN ENEMIES, passes Turing Test

    Passes for human in first-person shooter scenario

    Applications 27 Sep 16:03

  • New Zealand Prime Minister apologizes for Dotcom spying

    Dotcom says police missed explosive clues

    Government 27 Sep 20:03

  • Curiosity photographs evidence of ancient streams on Mars

    A river ran through it

    Science 27 Sep 20:53

  • Portugal’s prosecutor punts P2P case

    Personal sharing legal

    Law 27 Sep 22:20

  • Adobe scrambles to revoke stolen cert

    Malware signed as Adobe software

    Security 27 Sep 22:51

  • ASIC chimes in on data retention, seeks more intercept powers

    Carriers fight rearguard action on cost

    Policy 27 Sep 23:30