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Speaking in Tech: Yes, yes. Storage, VMs, all very important. But what about beating jet lag?

The Register - 39 min 9 sec ago
Our trio talk travel tips, hypervisors and more
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Huawei exec: 'Word of mouth' will beat Apple and Samsung in Europe

The Register - 1 hour 15 min ago
World Mobile Telephone Factory No.3 won't fling the big bucks around just yet

Huawei insists its won’t splash the cash to compete with Samsung and Apple in Europe’s overcrowded consumer market. Late last year, Huawei became the world’s No 3 phone maker* from a standing start: it only began selling branded phones three years ago.…

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Tesco Broadband faces double fault

BBC News - Technology - 1 hour 21 min ago
Tesco customers are frustrated by an email fault that coincided with a call centre glitch that meant they were unable to get information.
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Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal

BBC News - Technology - 1 hour 45 min ago
US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.
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Pure Storage opens wide, VCs shovel in yet MORE millions of $$$

The Register - 2 hours 3 min ago
Nearly half a billion dollars of funding to date. But no IPO?

All-flash array startup Pure Storage has just trousered another $225m of funding, less than a year after enjoying a $150m E-round. Why on earth does it need more cash now?…

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Who fancies a billion-quid bonanza? Just flog the Home Office some shiny walkie-talkies

The Register - 2 hours 44 min ago
Actually, a tip-top comms network for our 999 heroes

The UK Home Office is touting a mega contract worth up to £1.2bn to build a next-generation comms network for Blighty's brave emergency services.…

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UK.gov chucks £28m at F1 tech for buses and diggers plan

The Register - 3 hours 9 min ago
Well, not really F1 but who's heard of LMP and VLN*?

Grant money amounting to over £28m will be awarded to four British engineering companies to take technology initially designed for Formula 1 cars and develop it for more widespread use.…

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Robot portable printer secures cash

BBC News - Technology - 3 hours 12 min ago
An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production.
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New HDS array: It's a G1000 Jim, but not as we know it*

The Register - 3 hours 40 min ago
'Most reliable hardware on the planet' ... is not a BlackBerry lookalike mobe

HDS has updated its 2010 vintage high-end VSP array with the VSP G1000 and a new operating system, together providing the "highest performance and most available unified storage system in the industry," and claiming it's "the most reliable hardware on the planet."…

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It's GOOD to get RAIN on your upgrade parade: Crucial M550 1TB SSD

The Register - 4 hours 3 min ago
Performance tweaks and power savings – what's not to like?

Review  Just under a year ago Crucial sent shock waves through the SSD consumer market space with the launch of the M500 series. Not only did the family contain the first near-1TB SSD in this space, in the shape of the flagship M500 960GB drive, but the whole range had been priced at such a competitive level it had rivals scurrying around trying to match it.…

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Apple splats 'new' SSL snooping bug in iOS, OS X - but it's no Heartbleed

The Register - 4 hours 23 min ago
Triple-handshake flaw stalks Macs and iThings

Apple has squashed a significant security bug in its SSL engine for iOS and OS X as part of a slew of patches for iThings and Macs.…

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HP's top-end array just TOPPED ITSELF

The Register - 4 hours 44 min ago
XP becomes XP7

HP has announced the XP7, the successor to the high-end XP array. The XP, or P9500, is an OEM version of Hitachi's VSP array and Hitachi has announced the VSP G1000 follow-on product, which HP has manufactured as the XP7.…

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95 floors in 43 SECONDS: Hitachi's new ultra-high-speed lift

The Register - 4 hours 59 min ago
Guangzhou skyscraper denizens to hold on to hats

Hitachi has unveiled plans for two express lifts which will rocket up a China skyscraper at speeds in excess of the genteel 30mph (48kmph) British speed limit.…

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NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

BBC News - Technology - 5 hours 12 min ago
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
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Only a WEEK left to sign up: Meet the tech heavyweights at AWS Enterprise Summit 2014

The Register - 5 hours 13 min ago
Live in London on 29 April

Promo  On Tuesday 29 April, Amazon Web Services will be at London’s ExCel Centre, where it will host the 2014 Enterprise Summit.…

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TalkTalk's catch-up telly fib silenced by ad watchdog

The Register - 5 hours 19 min ago
'Misled' folk by exaggerating access to Beeb iPlayer, et al services

Budget telco TalkTalk has been barked at by the Advertising Standards Authority after the company wrongly suggested that a whole host of TV channels were available via its catch-up service.…

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VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?

BBC News - Technology - 5 hours 51 min ago
BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.
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<i>Vulture 2</i> rocket motor heater a non-sizzling success

The Register - 6 hours 7 min ago
LOHAN keeps things safely toasty at 28,000m

The Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) team is toasting a toasty success today after reviewing the data from our recent Judy test flight, which carried the rocket motor heater rig designed to stop our Vulture 2 spaceplane's mighty thruster from catching a nasty cold.…

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My software-defined life: Boss of MCS-flasher Diablo chats to the <i>Reg</i>

The Register - 6 hours 32 min ago
The flash DIMM software angle looks interesting

Diablo Technologies now licenses its Flash DIMM technology to SanDisk, which acquired the licence through buying SMART Storage. So far IBM and Supermicro have signed contracts with SanDisk to use its ULLtraDIMM technology in some of their X86 servers but its likely just the beginning.…

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Sat comms kit riddled with backdoors for hackers – researcher

The Register - 7 hours 6 min ago
Right, shipmate, identify yourself. LOL? What's your meaning?

Security researchers claim to have uncovered myriad security problems with satellite communication systems. But while major manufacturer Iridium said the security weaknesses identified by security researchers at IOActive were in hand, Thuraya, another satellite comms service, has criticised the report as inaccurate.…

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