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Russell Brand

Weekend reads: Russell Brand's Revolution and Joy Division's Ian Curtis gets lyrical

Page File El Reg bookworm Mark Diston peruses the pick of publishing this week and finds he prefers Russell Brand when he's on the page rather than on the telly, as the media messiah offers more words of wisdom on society's ills. The work of Joy Division's vocalist and lyricist is presented as never before and Daniel Handler, known to …
Mark Diston, 25 Oct 2014
Smartphones

¡Viva la Revolution! Geeksphone's new mobe to go on sale this month

Smartphone startup Geeksphone has announced complete specs, pricing, and a selling date for Revolution, its Intel-powered, OS-agnostic handset. The Spanish firm said the device will go on sale in its online store on February 20 with a list price of €239, but "for a limited time" – exact dates unspecified – it will be …
Neil McAllister, 11 Feb 2014
Smartphones

DisARMed: Geeksphone's next high-end mobe to pack Intel x86 inside

Spanish startup Geeksphone has announced that its next smartphone model will be its first to be powered by an Intel mobile processor. The upcoming Geeksphone Revolution, which the company has been teasing since November, will be based on an Intel Atom Z2560, part of Chipzilla's "Clover Trail+" line, Geeksphone said in an …
Neil McAllister, 20 Dec 2013
The Register breaking news

Facebook, Twitter just tools in Arab Spring

LCC Twitter and Facebook didn’t start the revolutions in the Middle East, but they did accelerate them, according to Yemeni activist Atiaf Alwazir. Speaking at the London Conference on Cyberspace, Alwazir told delegates that people were the real agents of change in the region, but the internet has helped to speed up their …
The Register breaking news

Egyptian ad gives Vodafone credit for revolution

A three-minute video put out by its advertising agency claims that Vodafone Egypt was the driving force behind the revolution, much to the annoyance of the revolutionaries – and Vodafone. The operator is desperately trying to distance itself from the video, which was uploaded to YouTube by the operator's advertising agency JWT …
Bill Ray, 3 Jun 2011
The Register breaking news

Google blames China for Gmail problems

Problems with Gmail in recent weeks are the result of increased snooping by the Chinese government terrified that recent revolutions in north Africa will somehow spread east. Users say they can access their Gmail accounts, but then find that they can't send or load mails. Others have been unable to access the site or get into …
John Oates, 21 Mar 2011
The Register breaking news

Schmidt promises to get 'permission' before taking over our world

MWC Eric Schmidt wants us to love the Earth more, and tells us that the more information we share with Google the easier that will be – all with our permission of course. Google's CEO mentioned our permission nine times during his keynote presentation at the congress yesterday, almost every point made was bracketed with the …
Bill Ray, 16 Feb 2011
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Copan moves to indirect sales channel

Comment Copan Systems is moving to an indirect sales model, sparking closure rumours as many people were laid off. Several people contacted The Reg on Tuesday saying that Copan was closing down. David Dew, Copan's VP for engineering and quality and thus in charge of the company's MAID (Massive Array of Idle Disks) technology product …
Chris Mellor, 4 Dec 2009
For Sale sign detail

Copan chief walks the plank

MAID storage array supplier Copan Systems has parted company with CEO Mark Ward. The departure is abrupt, and there is no replacement CEO. Chief Technology Officer and co-founder Chris Santilli said "I can confirm that Mr Ward is no longer CEO of Copan Systems. It was a sad time to see him go." Copan supplies MAID (Massive …
Chris Mellor, 17 Jul 2009
The Register breaking news

Iran's revolution will not be televised, but could be tweeted

Comment Iran is teetering on the brink of a revolution today, thanks to the web in general and Twitter in particular. At least that's the narrative shooting around the Web 2.0-sphere right now. During the recent election campaign, the wisdom goes, opponents of the hardline Ahmadinejad regime used Twitter, Facebook and blogs to push …
Joe Fay, 16 Jun 2009
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Spin-down Copan spins itself down some

Comment Persistent data storage supplier Copan is downsizing with staff layoffs, unpaid leave and staff paycuts. The startup company's board heeded the Sequoia Capital recession slide deck and prompted CEO Mark Ward to revise his plans for the company, whose main product is the Revolution MAID array with up to 75 per cent of its …
Chris Mellor, 24 Nov 2008
The Register breaking news

LiMo Foundation touts real mobile Linux

Mobile World Congress The LiMo foundation delivered a clear snub to Google's Android this week as it announced 18 handsets running its version of Linux at Mobile World Congress this week. The foundation declared itself to be "real technology for real phones that go to real customers" - the search giant's technology still being limited to prototypes …
Bill Ray, 15 Feb 2008

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