21st December 2012 Archive

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  • Brazilian-made 'iphone' runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread

    Company claims 'exclusive right' to brand

    Phones 21 00:04

  • Red Hat ups cloud control freakage with $104m ManageIQ buy

    Novadigm redux, and another solid quarter turned in

    Cloud 21 00:29

  • Samsung still faces EU antitrust charges, says official

    Dropping its anti-Apple injunction requests didn't distract regulators

    Mobile 21 00:34

  • North Korea releases first computer game

    Pyongyang Racer offers tour of capital's monuments

    Games 21 01:07

  • ACCC kills Telstra's transcation cheer

    Opposes Trading Post, Carsales tie-up, delays Adam Internet swoop

    Business 21 01:21

  • Instagram BOWS to pressure, revises T&Cs – a little

    Burning question: Will move satisfy über-Instagrammer Kim Kardashian?

    Media 21 01:41

  • China lags on new tech patents

    Japan surges, but just two Chinese companies scored big numbers of US patents

    Business 21 02:16

  • Take a number, says new social network

    Anonymous colonises 'Social Number', where you're a number not a name

    Networks 21 03:11

  • Apple shifts iTunes to HTTPS, sidesteps China’s censors

    Great Firewall foiled … for now

    Security 21 04:55

  • 10,000 Indian government and military emails hacked

    State-sponsored snoopers suspected of large scale incursion

    Security 21 05:14

  • End of days: Possessed POWERPOINT predicts Mayan Apocalypse

    Hardly the end of the world, OR IS IT?

    Security 21 07:04

  • Canadian man: I solved WWII WAR HERO pigeon code!

    GCHQ: Er, I think you'll find...

    Bootnotes 21 08:03

  • Lego quad-copter: your ultimate drone nightmare

    Bricks, camera, GPS nav ... next step, world domination

    Hardware 21 08:15

  • Do users have enough power?

    Or are they gaining too much!

    Management 21 08:18

  • OpenTV slaps Netflix with patent lawsuit

    Blockbuster: Awesome, I don't need to lift a finger...

    Media 21 09:01

  • Opposable thumbs for FISTS, not finesse, say bioboffins

    Hands evolved to fight for sex, not to play Paganini

    Science 21 09:30

  • MIT boffins demonstrate NEW form of magnetism

    Atom can't tell up from down in 'quantum spin liquid'

    Science 21 09:47

  • What Compsci textbooks don't tell you: Real world code sucks

    Bodged code, strapped-on patches, beellion dollar screw-ups... and that's the good stuff

    Developer 21 10:19

  • Mystery storage startup sheds cloak, reveals $22m package

    Dosh to 'leverage cloud-based management paradigms'. Argh

    Storage 21 10:42

  • 'Instagram, you were my favourite app and you stabbed me in the back'

    Plus: 'The rules are inconvenient, don't make sense and lack a scientific basis'

    Networks 21 11:02

  • RIM writes Nokia a fat cheque as pair bury the patent hatchet

    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow... with cash

    Financial News 21 11:19

  • Are your landlines buried in the stone age?

    Time to talk IP telephony

    Management 21 11:49

  • Brits are so outraged by Amazon, they voted it TOP for shopping

    Tax, schmax. 10,000 gift hunters can't be wrong?

    Financial News 21 12:02

  • BT's 4G bid WON'T lead to mobile network launch

    It's a low-powered red herring

    Networks 21 12:33

  • Kickstarted mobe charger 'kicked to death by Apple'

    A Lightning connector AND filthy USB? That's not how Cupertino works

    Phones 21 13:03

  • China 'enhances' Great Firewall, teaches it to choke off VPNs

    If we sniff a private virty network... you're toast

    Security 21 13:27

  • Dead Steve Jobs' mega yacht seized by testy Philippe Starck

    Frenchman chains iGinpalace to dockside in payout row

    Bootnotes 21 13:29

  • UK.gov stalks jobless online to axe work refuseniks' benefits

    Big Brother knows you turned down that PHP dev role

    Government 21 14:05

  • Don't let your data centre be overtaken

    Keep up with future needs

    Data Centre 21 14:31

  • BT ordered to pay £95m to rivals it overcharged for FIVE years

    Backhaul rates unjustified, rules Ofcom

    Networks 21 14:36

  • London and New York? Pfft... if you want buy low latency, move to BRAZIL

    NetApp, Amazon unleash Private Storage for speed freaks... but it'll cost you

    Storage 21 15:03

  • It MUST be the END of the WORLD... El Reg man thanks commentards

    Cool tech, nice PRs, breaking the server-client tether: This was 2012

    Bootnotes 21 16:09

  • Micron struggling to get its flash surfboard up on the crest

    Is that blood in the water, or just more red ink?

    Storage 21 16:57

  • 'Shake to charge', similar crapps foul up Amazon Android store

    Thrown out of Google Play, now back in another bazaar

    Mobile 21 18:03

  • Facebook tests feature to let strangers pay to message you

    Bug anyone you want for a buck

    Media 21 20:12

  • iPhone tops US market, but trounced by Android in world+dog

    UK smartphoners prefer Android, but not as much as their EU brethren

    Mobile 21 20:35

  • Senator pushes data cap and ISP monitoring legislation

    Wants consumers to have the tools to manage data

    Government 21 20:47

  • Amazon fluffs up fat EC2 images for big data munching

    Flips switch on Data Pipeline automagic bit shifter

    Cloud 21 21:21

  • New York takes 2,100 pervs offline, gets gaming support

    'Operation Game Over' going well

    Law 21 21:27

  • Rampaging gnu crashes Microsoft Store, hands out literature

    Free Software Foundation protest against 'more restrictive' Windows 8

    Software 21 21:31