28th November 2012 Archive

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  • EnterpriseDB cranks up Postgres database scalability

    Ditch Ellison for the elephant

    Data Centre 28 Nov 00:07

  • Your brain, the Internet and the Universe

    Could there be a ‘universal law’ for network growth?

    Networks 28 Nov 00:31

  • 85% of Windows 8 users wield the desktop on day one

    40 million W8 licences sold, apps downloaded 1m times, Surface Pro due in Jan

    Software 28 Nov 01:01

  • Boffin claims Bigfoot DNA reveals BESTIAL BONKING

    Did primate-human mating beget Sasquatch?

    Science 28 Nov 01:07

  • Google mingles Drive and Gmail for 10GB attachments

    Your move, Hotmail and Yahoo!

    Applications 28 Nov 01:16

  • Microsoft 'fesses up to Windows Phone 8 reboot bug

    Patch coming in December

    Software 28 Nov 01:50

  • Fujitsu's canine cloud keeps pets petite

    Canine health management the latest money-spinner from Japan

    Cloud 28 Nov 03:30

  • Take the heat from data centres’ PUE pitch

    It’s hard to match new data centres' efficiency, but you can improve your own

    Data Centre 28 Nov 04:56

  • Samsung printers have secret admin account

    Patch primed to prevent printer p0wnage

    Security 28 Nov 05:38

  • IBM outsources UK desktop support operation lock+stock to Phoenix

    180 engineers get new business cards for Xmas

    The Channel 28 Nov 05:55

  • Upstart plans to reanimate cold dead corpse of holographic storage

    Live, my beauty, LIVE! They said I was mad. Me! Maaad!

    Storage 28 Nov 06:26

  • VPN ban makes for nervy times behind Great Firewall

    'Internet Monitoring Team' threatens disconnection for accessing 'prohibited sites'

    Government 28 Nov 06:54

  • Companies House website security 'a bit of a mess'

    Nerve centre of British business open to scams

    Security 28 Nov 06:57

  • Skills shortage may crimp Asia's IT rise

    CIOs keen on expats, but won't let influx inflate wages

    Business 28 Nov 07:01

  • SUSE joins Canonical and Red Hat in using Ceph to puff OpenStack cloud

    Gets out Crowbar to pop it in

    Cloud 28 Nov 07:29

  • ViewSonic Pro 9000 laser hybrid LED projector review

    Can a brand new light engine tech make projectors cool again?

    Hardware 28 Nov 08:00

  • Microsoft Office 2013 heads for the cloud but fails to soar

    Deep inside Redmond's cash cow: many improvements ... but ... yawn...

    Applications 28 Nov 08:01

  • Kcom puts Fujitsu's Long in the MD hot seat

    New MD has work cut out as firm reports dip in half-year numbers

    The Channel 28 Nov 08:03

  • Google goes for Amazon: Slash-fest on cloud storage prices

    Builds EU data centres, drops IaaS costs - there will be blood

    Storage 28 Nov 08:29

  • Barnes & Noble go up against Amazon in Blighty with Nook apps

    May turn out to be more of a Niche offering really

    Media 28 Nov 08:59

  • LOHAN cooks up tempting Raspberry Pi spiced with Iridium

    Geekgasmic electronic fusion cuisine, side dish of Python

    SPB 28 Nov 09:20

  • Troubled OCZ brings forth consumer SSDs with Vector

    Barefoot and pregnant with possibility?

    Storage 28 Nov 09:43

  • Android users: More of them than fanbois, but they don't use the web

    Slabber dabbler laggards mean trouble for Google

    Operating Systems 28 Nov 10:00

  • Peter Moore: IT consultant, Iraq hostage - Part Two

    Xboxes, the Simpsons, freedom, and dealing with HR

    Developer 28 Nov 10:15

  • Belgian finds missus was born a MAN after 19 YEARS of marriage

    Bloke left crying, gamed

    Bootnotes 28 Nov 10:26

  • Japan firm offers mums-to-be 3D printed unborn infants

    The fruit of your loins, in plastic

    Science 28 Nov 10:37

  • Speaking in Tech: WTF is Software Defined Networking, anyway?

    Well, it's not Oracle's Xsigo

    Networks 28 Nov 10:43

  • Latest scam spam ploy: Bogus pay-by-phone London parking receipts

    Mundane cloak hides malware dagger

    Security 28 Nov 11:02

  • Scoop! The inside story of the news website that saved the BBC

    How BBC News Online was created from scratch

    Media 28 Nov 11:20

  • Android seven-inchers swipe rug from under Apple

    iPad share slumps

    Tablets 28 Nov 11:34

  • Nokia RIM shot: Seeks royalties after winning wireless patent spat

    Struggle for Apple-Samsung leftover scraps turns nasty

    Law 28 Nov 11:45

  • NUDT on HPC battle: Total cluster supremacy - Who needs it?

    LINPACK win's more than enough for Chinese comp sci boffins

    HPC 28 Nov 11:49

  • How to launch people into space...

    ...if you want them to survive the journey

    Science 28 Nov 12:00

  • Annual reviews: It's high time we rid the world of this insanity

    There is no way a human could have invented such a devilish system

    Jobs 28 Nov 12:15

  • Real sci-fi space ships coming at last? NASA tests nuclear engine

    Not so much, we're sorry to report

    Science 28 Nov 12:16

  • Take-Two praises release breaks for Grand Theft Auto's healthy figure

    More series copies shifted than Tetris?

    Games 28 Nov 12:19

  • MIDI: 30 years old... almost

    Auntie causes premature eulogisation?

    Vintage 28 Nov 12:24

  • Comet crashes to Earth: 125 stores wiped out

    Thousands of chain's staff at risk

    The Channel 28 Nov 12:29

  • 'Microsoft to make its own Surface phones' - mutterings

    Source of rumours predicted 5 of the last 2 surprises

    Hardware 28 Nov 12:44

  • Google 'wants to dodge consent decree' in any FTC antitrust deal

    Choc Factory reportedly trying for a wink and a handshake on antitrust probe

    Business 28 Nov 12:56

  • 'Brit Bill Gates' defends his honour in open letter to HP board

    'See you in court' HP tells Lynch

    Business 28 Nov 13:18

  • Sinking Xbox 360 sales still stymies Nintendo numbers

    Console conflict for Crimbo

    Games 28 Nov 13:20

  • A tweet too far: UK contempt law reform push begins

    I hold the interwebs in utter contempt, dear boy!

    Law 28 Nov 13:29

  • Team Boilermaker: We hammer the code... not the booze

    Student cluster compo kids signal possible move to hybrid HPC

    HPC 28 Nov 13:40

  • Windows 8 launch outdoes Windows 7's, says Microsoft bigwig

    Schtum on Surface, no breakdown on boxes vs upgrades

    Operating Systems 28 Nov 13:47

  • Ten weird Chinese mobile phones

    Star-shaped, quad-SIM and sports car phones

    Phones 28 Nov 14:01

  • Iran's Photoshop FAIL: 'New drone' actually Japanese university bird

    Another comical claim from knockabout ayatollahs

    Bootnotes 28 Nov 14:19

  • New science upsets calculations on sea level rise, climate change

    Ice sheet melt massively overestimated, satellites show

    Science 28 Nov 14:20

  • Think Xmas bashes in your biz are scary? Try partying with the Channel

    Not met your targets? Hand over your clothes

    The Channel 28 Nov 14:39

  • 'Boson' Higgs: Yes, CERN has seen the coming of the God particle

    Mighty proton-punisher has indeed unlocked the cosmos

    Science 28 Nov 14:57

  • Logicalis UK boss Tom Kelly to stand down in New Year

    Succession planing in full swing

    The Channel 28 Nov 15:20

  • Amazon makes BEELLIONS from British customers, pays pennies in tax

    Please don't publish these numbers, it begs UK.gov

    Financial News 28 Nov 15:23

  • Who cares about your archives anymore?

    Practical advice from Reg readers

    Business 28 Nov 15:30

  • DNS servers filled with wrong Kool-Aid, big names waylaid in Romania

    Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google, PayPal all graffiti'd

    Security 28 Nov 15:59

  • Team Utah grabs Mini Iron crown at little cluster compo

    'Didya Hear the One About the Traveling Salesman?'

    HPC 28 Nov 16:14

  • MONSTER QUASAR BLAST blows stunned astro boffins' WIGS OFF

    Jumbo black hole thumper silences gossiping theorists

    Science 28 Nov 16:40

  • TVShack O’Dwyer strikes deal to avoid US extradition

    Will instead politely fly over and pay a fine

    Law 28 Nov 16:59

  • Apple sticks finger in dyke, cuts off Dutch flood of Galaxy S, SII, Ace

    What was it like before the patent wars, mummy?

    Law 28 Nov 17:28

  • Amazon fluffs up cloudy data warehousing service with Redshift

    Bezos kicks Teradata, IBM, Oracle, and Greenplum in the ad hocs

    Cloud 28 Nov 20:22

  • GreenBytes founder steps aside for new blood

    Stephen O'Donnell to run VDI accelerating appliance show

    Storage 28 Nov 20:26

  • Astronomers find biggest black hole, 17 BILLION times the size of Sun

    Black hole theory goatse'd by new discovery

    Science 28 Nov 21:21

  • BitYota uncloaks, fires off SaaS torpedoes at data warehouse stalwarts

    Blasted from behind by AWS Redshift superdreadnaught

    Cloud 28 Nov 21:24

  • Cutbacks hit CSIRO wireless unit

    Union fears science will suffer

    Government 28 Nov 22:03

  • WCIT leak: CHAOS will REIGN if telco talks fail

    Dubai discussion of International Telecoms Regulations could also mean nothing

    Networks 28 Nov 22:33

  • Anti-Israel hackers leak nuclear watchdog email addresses

    Demand investigation of Israeli nuke site, or else

    Security 28 Nov 23:06

  • Microsoft's promises slow upgrade for loyal Phone 7 customers

    Getting Phone 8 in form, but not in function

    Mobile 28 Nov 23:45