Technology News

Facebook lifts Tor ban, offers encrypted onion access point

The Register - 1 hour 23 min ago
Anonymized traffic now A-OK

Facebook has changed its stance on Tor traffic and will now provide users with a way to connect to its social network using the anonymizing service.…

Categories: Technology News

Virgin's SpaceShipTwo crashes in Mojave Desert during test flight

The Register - 3 hours 44 min ago
Report: One pilot dead, the other seriously injured

Updated  Richard Branson's commercial space company Virgin Galactic suffered a serious setback on Friday when a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo aircraft crashed during the testing of its rocket motor.…

Categories: Technology News

Insight: Tech market's stabilising, time to start hiring again

The Register - 6 hours 20 min ago
Q3 sales and profits up - but not enough to hit certain vendor rebate targets

It was a mixed bag of a third calendar quarter for reseller titan Insight Enterprises: sales shot up, as did operating profit, but gross margin was slapped by lower vendor rebates and overheating admin expenses.…

Categories: Technology News

Sky ponders 200,000-customer MVNO 'trial'. Soft launch, anyone?

The Register - 7 hours 4 min ago
A decade of 'will they, won't they' rumours reawaken

Rupert Murdoch’s Sky is looking to become a mobile network in partnership with Vodafone, which would help tout services to the telly company’s five million customers.…

Categories: Technology News

Food bland? Electric spoon zaps taste into every bite

New Scientist - 7 hours 39 min ago
An electrode-studded spoon can conjure salt, sweet and bitter tastes on the tip of your tongue with just a quick pulse of electricity

Categories: Technology News

OFFICIAL: Fondling of Apple's slab declines – iPad sales DOWN in Q3

The Register - 7 hours 48 min ago
Pile 'em high, sell 'em cheap' vendors blamed for decline

Global Q3 2014 iPad sales of have fallen by almost 13 per cent, year on year, against a backdrop of worldwide fondleslab growth, according to analyst figures released on Friday.…

Categories: Technology News

PureStorage flies flash arrays into OpenStack clouds

The Register - 8 hours 27 min ago
Upstart hopes for Purity parity

All-flash array startup Pure Storage has joined OpenStack, the open source cloud data centre OS body.…

Categories: Technology News

More Home Office and MoJ jobs could move abroad, union warns

The Register - 8 hours 45 min ago
Outsourcing giant Steria scoops two new clients

Jobs at the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office could be next in line to be offshored to India, the PCS union has warned, with both departments joining a £1bn shared services venture with outsourcing giant Steria.…

Categories: Technology News

DDN sails into Amazon clouds, adds Wonderful S3 for WOS

The Register - 9 hours 8 min ago
Object store, meet Jeff Bezos and chums

DDN has embraced the public cloud enemy, so to speak, by adding an S3 interface to its WOS object storage array.…

Categories: Technology News

Fujitsu Services ordered to reveal size of pay scale for ALL TECHIES

The Register - 9 hours 32 min ago
Unite union action settled

An arbitration court has sided with the Unite union and ordered Fujitsu Services to go open kimono about employee's pay structure, in a bid to aid collective bargaining during the annual pay review.…

Categories: Technology News

Trolls pop malformed heads above bridge to hurl abuse at Tim Cook

The Register - 9 hours 53 min ago
Apple CEO under Twitter attack after 'I’m proud to be gay' letter

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been bombarded with homophobic abuse after revealing his sexuality to the world on Thursday.…

Categories: Technology News

Marc Benioff tethers Salesforce cloud to Blighty

The Register - 10 hours 8 min ago
First European data centre spotted off west London

Salesforce has opened its first European data centre in the UK.…

Categories: Technology News

Hungary scraps controversial web tax

BBC News - Technology - 10 hours 12 min ago
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
Categories: Technology News

Samsung launches 'perfect pair' of skinny mid-range phones

The Register - 10 hours 23 min ago
A3 and A5 to paper over cracks in finances

The world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturer has unveiled two new Galaxy devices aimed at halting its falling market share and plummeting profits.…

Categories: Technology News

The metal detectors saving marriages

BBC News - Technology - 10 hours 27 min ago
The metal detectorists saving marriages
Categories: Technology News

Seth Rogen bags Woz role in Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic

The Register - 10 hours 41 min ago
Another big name added to starry cast and crew

It looks like beardy funnyman Seth Rogen will take on the role of Steve Wozniak in the second biopic of Apple guru Steve Jobs, which has Batman actor Christian Bale slated to take the lead role.…

Categories: Technology News

Google’s dot-com forget-me-not bomb: EU court still aiming at giant

The Register - 10 hours 55 min ago
'Right to be forgotten' only extends to EU borders

Google’s argument that its .com domain is not relevant in so-called "right to be forgotten" requests in Europe will not stand up in court, according a senior legislator at the European Commission.…

Categories: Technology News

Former Android boss leaves Google

BBC News - Technology - 11 hours 12 min ago
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
Categories: Technology News


The Register - 11 hours 14 min ago
Deadly fungus EATS AWAY the beasties' SKINS

Planning to kiss a frog, a newt or a salamander and turn it into Prince Charming? Think again, princess, because a deadly skin-eating fungus is wiping them out across the world.…

Categories: Technology News

Facebook sticks vid ads on faux retro photo app biz Instagram

The Register - 11 hours 28 min ago
Maybe it'll make some money off users now

Photo filter and poster biz Instagram has started serving up those pic and video ads it has been promising for a while now, with marketing from folks like Disney and the CW starting today.…

Categories: Technology News
Syndicate content