13th December 2012 Archive

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  • Goldman Sachs: Windows' true market share is just 20%

    Desktops are over, tablets and Smart TVs are in

    Operating Systems 13 Dec 00:48

  • John McAfee on a plane to America

    'Officers are here with guns and I must leave'

    Security 13 Dec 00:51

  • Hubble takes furthest peep back into universe's history

    Spots galaxy formed 380 million years after Big Bang

    Science 13 Dec 01:22

  • Juniper snaps up SDN startup before it even uncloaks

    Contrail Systems fetches $176m

    Data Centre 13 Dec 01:24

  • Andromeda home to micro-quasar

    Little black hole is big sucker

    Science 13 Dec 01:30

  • Microsoft's Steve Ballmer named 'most improved tech CEO'

    But there's room for improvement yet

    Business 13 Dec 02:02

  • Londoners can bonk their way to work without Oyster cards TODAY

    Buses first to siphon cash from NFC bank cards, mobes

    Mobile 13 Dec 05:57

  • Australian State launches IBM probe

    SAP-based payroll system said to need $AUD245m of repair work

    Government 13 Dec 06:27

  • Pure Storage to VDI players: Flash array trounces the platter

    5,000 virty desktops with cheap(er) flash tech

    Storage 13 Dec 07:03

  • 2012: A generation-spanning year for gaming

    In with the new, but not yet out with the old

    Hardware 13 Dec 08:00

  • LOHAN fabricates full-fat fantastical flying truss

    Vulture 2 launch platform hewn from carbon-fibre rods

    SPB 13 Dec 09:02

  • Atmos: Give us your tired, your poor... Heck, our cloud will even take that S3 app

    Rolls out native support for Amazon S3 API, CIFS cloud gateway too

    Storage 13 Dec 09:29

  • Stroustrup on next-gen C++: I didn't want to let go of my baby

    Badly taught, over-used... better than ever

    Developer 13 Dec 10:00

  • Hacking bazaar ExploitHub gets hacked, database leaked

    But online shop denies $250k of exploits were pinched

    Security 13 Dec 10:28

  • Delegates launch dawn spitball raid in battle for INTERNET DOMINATION

    Funny that, no mention of interwebs in comms treaty...

    Policy 13 Dec 11:02

  • Google maps app is BACK on iPhones, fanbois spared death

    'I almost died in Australia, thank God this is out'

    Applications 13 Dec 11:22

  • Free HPC cluster to good home

    US and Canada researchers vie for supercomputing bigness grant

    HPC 13 Dec 11:32

  • Punters rate Apple, Samsung more highly than ever

    And turn their backs on other tech titans

    Hardware 13 Dec 11:36

  • Schmidt 'very proud' of Google's tiny tax bill: 'It's called capitalism'

    Ads giant branded 'morally bankrupt modern-day robber baron'

    Financial News 13 Dec 12:05

  • It pays to study the habits of your email users

    Spot the filers and the pilers

    Management 13 Dec 12:12

  • BT broadband goes TITSUP - cripples Scots, Geordies, Northern Irish

    A man walks into a bar complaining about his multiple nodes

    Broadband 13 Dec 12:22

  • In a mobile data eating contest, Brits would win - Ofcom

    What's that smeared around your mouth?

    Mobile 13 Dec 12:39

  • Apple and Samsung mobile monsters: 'We only eat RAW CASH'

    Go on Microsoft, feed the beast

    Mobile 13 Dec 13:03

  • Big Data storage of the future: Fat spinning tubs smothered in NVRAM gravy

    No more tiers, vows one storage guru as industry places its bets

    Storage 13 Dec 13:42

  • UK taxpayers spunk £8m on lubing civil servants for data release

    £25k wad dangled before start-ups to make apps about UK.gov

    Government 13 Dec 14:02

  • Sinclair ZX Spectrum FAILS latest radio noise rules SHOCK

    1980s tech for 1980s rules

    Games 13 Dec 14:10

  • Sleepy North Yorkshire village is first to get gov-subsidised BT fibre

    90 bumpkins get speeds of up to 80Mbps

    Broadband 13 Dec 14:39

  • Avnet Technology Solutions in UK revamp

    Don't just use us when you feel like it, we want a relationship

    The Channel 13 Dec 15:01

  • Win7 hotspot hackers kick-funded - now they're network bondage pros

    Double your broadband for only $70*

    Applications 13 Dec 15:02

  • Shiny new UK.gov stats website a 'disaster' - MPs

    Numbers chief admits it's hard to use, navigate and search

    Government 13 Dec 15:33

  • FCC: Kids, here's 100MHz of radio spectrum - but you have to share

    Sets 3.5GHz band free for public use

    Government 13 Dec 16:07

  • Dixons and Microsoft haggling over Surface RT Ts&Cs

    Distie deal likely but not before end of 2012 - sources

    The Channel 13 Dec 16:31

  • Three little words stall UN's 'bid for INTERNET DOMINATION'

    And it's not: screw, go, and yourself

    Policy 13 Dec 16:59

  • Flash makes servers go with a Bang, benchmarks show

    Fujitsu and Dell scream along with added Violins

    Storage 13 Dec 17:27

  • Apple loses iPhone patent lawsuit

    Jury rejects Apple's claim that Sony, Nokia patents were 'obvious'

    Law 13 Dec 19:28

  • US sides with UK, walks away from sticky WCIT treaty

    No consensus, no signature

    Policy 13 Dec 19:29

  • Google Maps becomes Apple's most popular app

    Users seek a proper sense of direction

    Mobile 13 Dec 19:32

  • TPC kicks out quick-and-dirty virty server test

    Good for calculating hypervisor overhead – maybe

    Virtualization 13 Dec 20:18

  • Couchbase adds JSON docs, geo replication to NoSQL

    Taking on MongoDB in ease of use, scalability

    Data Centre 13 Dec 20:29

  • Facebook ditches mobile HTML with native Android app

    New version 'twice as fast' as lousy old one

    Applications 13 Dec 21:22

  • Cassini spots Titan ‘mini-Nile’

    Largest off-Earth river seen so far

    Science 13 Dec 21:39

  • File-sharing mom begs US Supremes to void bloated RIAA fine

    Would Founding Fathers approve of $9,250 per track?

    Law 13 Dec 22:04

  • Yet another eavesdrop vulnerability in Cisco phones

    Security groundhog day

    Security 13 Dec 23:07

  • Apple debuts detailed failure gauge page

    Bookmark it, frustrated fanbois, for when iCloud evaporates

    Software 13 Dec 23:15

  • US Immigration service won't drop BlackBerry after all

    BlackBerry 10 pilot program could save RIM jobs

    Mobile 13 Dec 23:34