Deep inside Intel's new ARM killer: Silvermont
Intel has released details about its new Silvermont Atom processor microarchitecture, and — on paper, at least – it appears that Chipzilla has a mobile market winner on its hands.
Nokia shareholder tells CEO Elop he's going to hell
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has been taking flak from angry shareholders at the company's annual investor's conference, with accusations flying that he's running the company into the ground by keeping Nokia as a Windows-only operation.
Isilon OneFS snorts dedupe magic
EMC World 2013EMC is preparing the next version of its Isilon OneFS NAS operating system, and is giving the technology a deduplication capability and support for object storage.
On inertia, garages and the future of ERP
Secret CIOSuccess has a by-product. The more success we experience as a result of doing something, the more of it we do. Even once the success rate slows, we keep doing the same thing in the hope the change is a blip and that if we keep doing what worked before good things will happen any minute now if we persevere.
YouTube Trends Map pokes tacky underbelly of American psyche
YouTube has unveiled a new way to place your finger on the pulse of American culture – even though the beat it detects may accompany a tune you might not want to hear.
Self-assembling robot inches towards WORLD DOMINATION
A presentation at this week's IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Germany showed off a self-assembling printed robot.
Net darkness in Syria
The Syrian regime has apparently repeated its withdrawal of route announcements to take the country off the Internet, as previously happened in November 2012.
Windows Blue preview to land at end of June
Start-button refugees wandering through the wasteland of Windows 8 trying to find a way to open an application can circle June 24th in their calendars, after Microsoft let it be known that a “public preview” of Windows Blue will emerge at the end of June.
FTTN cabinet survives Kiwi car crash
UpdateMaclolm Turnbull will be smiling today. The communications spokesperson for Australia's opposition recently advanced a fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) plan for the nation's multi-billion National Broadband Network. That plan calls for tens of thousands of roadside cabinets to be constructed as the node to which fibre connects, before using copper for the final copper run to a user's premises.
Get your very own open source nematode
A project to create a complete computer simulation of a nematode called Caenorhabditis elegans has taken a small step forward, releasing a model showing the operation of a group of the worm's muscles.
India introduces Central Monitoring System
Privacy advocates are up in arms after the Indian government began quietly rolling out a Rs.4 billion(£47.8m) Central Monitoring System (CMS) designed to give the authorities sweeping access to citizens’ phone calls and internet comms in the name of national security.
Huge erections - or lots of small ones. Checkmate, mast NIMBYs
Easing restrictions on the maximum height that existing telecoms masts can be increased to will lead to a reduction in the number of masts needed for supporting mobile broadband services, an expert has said.
Oz chap blows his own Google Glass
A 20 year old Australian tech support chap named Nathan Myers has built his own version of Google Glass.
Seagate: Who us... no flash cred? Check out our PCIe card, suckers
Seagate has opened up fresh fronts in its assault on the flash market and announced SATA and SAS SSDs as well as a PCIe flash card, signalling for the first time in a product sense just how serious it is about becoming a major league flash product supplier.
BitTorrent goes straight (to email hell) with 'Bundles'
BitTorren's ongoing efforts to convince the world it's not just a tool for evil have produced “Bundles”, a “new type of torrent file where fan interaction, like email collection or donation, happens inside the torrent.”
Wireless goliath bankrolls wireless-free super-hackfest in Blighty
Campuseros* and technology entrepreneurs will be gathering in London come September, for a week of talks, workshops and general tech worship - but there'll be no wireless, despite sponsorship from mobile network giant Telefonica.
Secret UN 'ZOD' climate deliberations: UK battles to suppress details
Can the Internet help climate scientists? Not everyone thinks so.
Good news: Debian 7 is rock solid. Bad news: It's called Wheezy
ReviewDebian, the daddy to many a Linux distro including Ubuntu and Mint, has been updated for the first time in more than two years.
Coke? Windows 8 is Microsoft's 'Vista moment'. Again
Microsoft has decided to backtrack on Windows 8 and loosen the Metro straitjacket the new OS applies to the traditional desktop.
Review: Crucial M500 960GB SSD
When Intel entered the personal computer solid-state drive market it was with the stated aim of making SSDs something more than an expensive luxury.
Acronis co-founder slips into driving seat after CEO picks up P45
Backup and recovery specialists Acronis's latest CEO, Alex Pinchev, has left the firm and has been replaced by one of its founders.
Colombian plods cuff jailbreaker despite on-the-run gender bend
A fugitive Colombian criminal is back behind bars a year after escaping from custody. Local cops are happy that they've got the man they were after, though in fact she is now a bounteously endowed lady.
Ex-Murdoch man given new CEO seat at Virgin Media
A veteran News Corp exec is to become the next chief of Virgin Media once US cable giant completes its acquisition of the telco.
Has any employer ever delivered the training it promised?
MinipollDoes this sound familiar? You tell the interviewer you're willing to learn, they tell you they are deeply committed to funding ongoing personal development of all their employees.
The Metro experiment is dead: Time to unleash Windows Phone+
AnalysisIs this the moment for Windows Phone 8, the overlooked diamond in the Redmond rough, to shine?
Queen's Speech: 'Problem of matching IP addresses' to be probed
The Queen opened a new session of Parliament this morning and - as expected - Home Secretary Theresa May's Communications Data bill was absent from the government's upcoming programme of law-making for the next year.
Review: BlackBerry Q10
One of my four-year-olds pointed to a BlackBerry Bold recently and exclaimed "It's HALF A PHONE!". She was pointing at the screen. And the other half? The answer, I elicited later, was that it was some kind of letters game.
TalkTalk's tiny package most certainly not 'best value', tuts watchdog
TalkTalk has been ordered to never brag again about its "best value" broadband, telly and phone package after BSkyB complained to the ads watchdog.
Larry Ellison forks out over $200m to slurp up sexy Malibu strip
Billionaire Oracle chief Larry Ellison has added to his impressively opulent property portfolio with an entire strip of houses on the so-called "Billionaire's Beach" in Malibu.
Teradata boosts DRAM on appliances for in-memory queries
If it were as simple as adding more main memory to a server to crank up the performance of a parallel database, Teradata would have done it by now. But with memory capacities going up on x86 servers and memory prices coming down, now is the time to add more in-memory processing to data warehouse appliances – and that is precisely what Teradata has done with a new software feature called Intelligent Memory.
Don't use Google+? Tough, Google Glass will inject it INTO YOUR EYES
Google's techno-specs Google Glass can now deliver Google+ notifications direct to the eyeball - while consuming less power and also reporting back to the Chocolate Factory when things go pear-shaped.
Symantec CEO: I'll AXE up to 4 in 10 execs by July
Symantec's profits collapsed last quarter amid a company-wide restructure that will axe bosses and rejig routes to market.
INSATIABLE black hole in Milky Way's heart crams hot gas into cavity
Space boffins have suggested the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy may have a powerful appetite for hot gas.
NuoDB gets .NET plugin
The ambitious NuoDB database has received an update that lets it deal with .NET as the company looks to tempt Windows aficionados away from SQL Server.
Gov tech buyers told to buy from CloudStore first
The Cabinet Office has mandated procurement heads in central government to use the CloudStore first when splashing taxpayers' cash on tech in a bid to kill off old world buying habits.
HP knew Autonomy was a duff buy, claim HP shareholders in $1bn suit
HP ignored numerous warning signs about the state of Autonomy's finances and accounting irregularities at the firm before acquiring it for $11bn, shareholders have alleged in a $1bn lawsuit.
Spotify spews 'unencrypted' FREE MP3s all over creation
Spotify has tweaked the music player on its website after someone apparently found a way to harvest every single MP3 file from the audio-streaming service.
Fusion-io founders flee, ex-HP hotshot takes the wheel
Right out of the blue, flash memory-maker Fusion-io has lost its CEO co-founder David Flynn, as well as its chief marketing officer, co-founder Rick White.
Facebook crashes into networking with open switch
Not content with shaking up storage and servers, Facebook is creating an open source switch to help it save money on networking equipment and stop it being dependent on technologies pioneered by any single company.
Groupon's retail chief heads for the door... after just 1 year
Groupon's head of retail is leaving the beleaguered voucher bazaar after just one year in the job.
Microsoft: Subscription-only apps? Not for us, yet
Even though Microsoft Office won't be following Adobe Creative Suite down the subscription-only path anytime soon, you'll be renting your software before you know it, say Redmond bods.
John McAfee talks of sex, drugs, and bad coding
Tech mogul turned fugitive blogger John McAfee has been taking questions in a Slashdot Q&A that reveal a claimed life of drug smuggling, political corruption, and living with a hammered testicle.
Does a cloud have to be public, or can it be private?
Is "private cloud" an oxymoron? Or just plain moron?
Amazon cloud floats into Microsoft data centers
Admins can now manage Amazon Web Services infrastructure resources through Microsoft's System Center management tool – an incremental update that belies Bezos & Co's increasingly flamboyant seduction of Redmond data centers.
Stealthy, malware-spewing server attack not limited to Apache
A mysterious backdoor that has been used to drive traffic to malicious websites may be more widespread than previously thought, security researchers say, and it affects more web servers than just Apache.