17th October 2012 Archive

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  • Microsoft slurps up StorSimple to boost cloud chops

    Redmond gets further into cloud storage game

    Cloud 17 00:16

  • Microsoft adds iOS support to cloudy mobile services

    Data and messaging options improved, as well

    Developer 17 00:34

  • Steam spawns vulnerabilities, say researchers

    Gamers can be fragged by 'undocumented features'

    Security 17 00:39

  • Pacemakers, defibrillators open to attack

    Crims could send 830 volts straight to your heart

    Security 17 02:11

  • ZTE drops spy tech subsidiary

    Still struggling with Iran links

    Business 17 04:00

  • Map law could see China confiscate mobes at Customs

    If your maps app gives disputed islands the wrong name, prepare to surrender!

    Policy 17 05:06

  • Facebook offers just a week of free Android AV

    Adds free antivirus for mobes and more security partners to AV Marketplace

    Security 17 05:55

  • Fujitsu beams URLs to mobes through your TV

    Smartphone users can capture coupons or URLs direct from TV

    Networks 17 06:30

  • Valve's Half-Life

    Our very own Tesla Girl recalls a year in physicist Gordon Freeman's company

    Games 17 07:00

  • Panasonic gets second chance with £4.7 BEEELION bailout

    Banks rescue ANOTHER ailing Japanese electronics firm

    Financial News 17 07:20

  • 'No cutting off people's internet based on secret evidence'

    Consumer group calls for MPAA to publish its methods

    Media 17 07:37

  • Axe falls on Directgov as GOV.UK launches

    A taxpayer service that saves taxpayer money... Hmm

    Government 17 08:00

  • Payment protection tops list of SMS spam scams

    d lads frm Lagos lov txt 2

    Security 17 08:38

  • Billion people now own a smartphone

    Twenty years of growth

    Phones 17 08:48

  • Barrall's baby gets bundle of cash for scale-out filer tech

    Gridstore scores $12.5m to embiggen sales

    Storage 17 08:58

  • Snoopers Charter is for 'incompetent criminals, accidental anarchists'

    Data chief says gov spynet would snare only dunderheads

    Security 17 09:18

  • Plucky orangutan rescued from encroaching biofuel plantations

    Ook! The fearful cost of highly saturated vegetable fat

    Science 17 09:29

  • A lesser-known new feature in iOS 6: It's tracking you everywhere

    iJust want to alert you to opportunities!

    Security 17 09:44

  • Slideshow: A History of the Smartphone in 20 Handsets

    The devices that made a market

    Phones 17 09:55

  • Free WiFi in London Tube stations extended until end of 2012

    Great the way it cuts off when you go in the tunnel

    Mobile 17 10:01

  • ASA shakes finger sternly at naughty eBuyer over hard drive promo

    Toothless watchdog gives web shop vicious gumming

    The Channel 17 10:19

  • Facebook finally has some non-sales employees in the UK

    'Engineering centre' with 12 real techies opens in adland

    Media 17 10:38

  • Microsoft Surface priced up for Blighty

    Compares well with rivals

    Tablets 17 10:56

  • Mission to Pluto faces DEEP SPACE DEBRIS PERIL

    Profuse cloud of objects lurks around icy dwarf-world

    Science 17 10:59

  • Theresa May gets a smile out of Gary McKinnon at last

    'British justice is all we ever wanted', says mum

    Law 17 11:26

  • Speaking in Tech: 'Calling it a cloud doesn't make it so'

    Software Defined Bullsh*t, cloudy judgment and more

    Cloud 17 11:42

  • Apple appeals Samsung patent getaway in Tokyo

    Cupertino's Sam-a-rama ding-dong rages on

    Government 17 11:56

  • No Chinese rescue for bankrupt battery-making golden child A123

    One-time techbiz darling shops self to Milwaukee instead

    Science 17 12:22

  • Pints all round as Register Special Projects hacks hack off feet

    Going the extra 1,609.34 metres for our readers

    SPB 17 12:38

  • Oracle squashes 109 bugs in quarterly patch batch

    Hot fresh Java will flush parasites from your system

    Developer 17 13:03

  • Calxeda plots server dominance with ARM SoCs

    Prepping a MEEELLION-NODE fleet services enema for data centers

    Servers 17 13:26

  • O2 kicks out Ericsson server for breaking its network

    No third strike for dodgy database

    Mobile 17 13:42

  • Violin Memory in SECRET $2bn FLOAT PLAN, whisper snitches

    Hm, a technology float that isn't just a website?

    Storage 17 13:58

  • Argos flyer confirms incoming 32GB Nexus 7

    Yours for 200 quid

    Tablets 17 14:06

  • Big data? Big challenge

    Eating the data management elephant, one bite at a time

    Data Centre 17 14:28

  • Pandora boss urges 85% pay cut for musicians

    While steadily cashing himself out of the company ...

    Media 17 15:01

  • Astroboffins map GIANT MASS of dark matter

    3D image shows ginormous filament of Big Bang batter

    Science 17 15:15

  • iPhone 5 is the 'most difficult, scratchy device Foxconn has ever made'

    Arguments between workers and QA CAUSED THOSE RIOTS

    Hardware 17 15:22

  • Northgate IS issues suppliers with Ts&Cs change ultimatum

    Public sector giant demanding supplier rebates based on turnover as it rationalises distie base

    The Channel 17 15:31

  • Cops cuff tabloid computer hacking suspect in Newcastle

    Op Tuleta officers carve 17th notch on gunbutt

    Media 17 16:06

  • Enterprise servers go soft at Intel in Q3

    Cloud builders humming along, four-socketeers slowing

    Servers 17 17:02

  • Teradata forges upgraded Aster, data warehouse appliances

    Smell the new Xeon E5 iron and unified data environment

    Servers 17 17:29

  • Pirate Bay moves to the cloud to confound copyright cops

    Police left with very little to seize

    Cloud 17 19:14

  • Facebook opens mobile apps advertising for all

    Expect more news feed spam ads

    Mobile 17 20:59

  • APAC privacy group backs EU's Google stance

    Googleplex lawyers on a four month deadline to comply

    Policy 17 22:38

  • IE10 coming to Windows 7 sometime, maybe

    Yet another preview promised soonish

    Applications 17 22:56

  • Roxon asking right questions at wrong time

    Surely breach disclosure laws should come before data retention laws

    Policy 17 23:15

  • Big deals push Mellanox sales and profits in Q3

    Ready to cooperate or compete with Chipzilla

    HPC 17 23:31