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Connected Data gets serious about the business of file sharing

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:38pm
No public cloud security risk, you say

It’s now available in Europe – yep, Connected Data has upped its peer-to-peer, file sync ’n share game with Transporter for Business, a way of sharing files that has no public cloud security risk at all.…

Docker hires'n'acquires to cure its security, networking headaches

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:18pm
Container wrangler adding staff to tackle top issues

Application container firm Docker is staffing up, having brought on new talent to further its security and networking development efforts.…

Complicit Kiwis sniffed Pacific comms says Snowden

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:51pm

New Zealand snooped on friendly Pacific island nations' communications to hand the haul to the NSA, according to the latest nugget to pop out of Edward Snowden's PR machine.…

Uber snaps up hip map startup

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:02pm
Taxi firm stops, opens door, orders deCarta to get in

Uber, the "sharing economy" company which rose to infamy for being accused of profiteering during the Sydney siege, has bought data mapping and search startup deCarta.…

'Data center OS' Mesophere plans 2015 hire and roadmap drive

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 9:41pm
Integrated dream for big-data brains

When Mesosphere landed $36m VC funding in December 2014 it also released the first part of its Datacenter Operating System (DCOS).…

IBM buys 'deep learning' upstart Alchemy API, hires 40,000 devs

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 9:19pm
Soz ex-staffers, we want people who can smarten up Watson-as-a-cloud

Big Blue has taken a break from its busy axe wielding cost-cutting schedule to buy startup AlchemyAPI and insert 40,000 developers into its "community".…

Shields up! Nvidia fires a 4King Android cannon at games console planet

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 8:45pm
Can it play Crysis? Yes.

Pic  Nvidia is tossing its hat into the already crowded home console market with an Android-powered gaming device.…

WHY are GoDaddy and Verisign stockpiling patents? Do I smell war?

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 8:19pm
Is the domain-name industry heading into a techno-legal battle?

A raft of patent applications has presaged a possible legal war in the rapidly expanding domain-name industry.…

Sophie the Stegosaurus was a teenaged fat lass claims triple-D model

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 7:46pm
She's not fat, she's big boned

Pic + vid  Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used 3D models to work out what its famous Stegosaurus would have weighed when she was alive. And the answer is: a lot.…

International effort to wrangle t'internet from NSA fizzles out in chaos

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 6:31pm
Is it time to put web governance effort out of its misery?

The launch of the ICANN-Brazil-led internet power grab dubbed NetMundial has been cancelled for a second time, raising questions over its continued existence.…

HP: Windows Server + OpenStack will lure biz bods from the Amazon

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 5:01pm
Microsoft lends muscle to server on 'Linux for cloud'

Hewlett-Packard is gunning for Amazon's corporate cloud business, with fully backed Windows Server on its cloud.…

Stop press! NHS trust finds G-Cloud, BUYS SOMETHING with it

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 4:06pm
£450/year/seat Lync SaaS deal boosts Outsourcery's coffers

G-Cloud can help public sector buyers dodge the bureaucracy of a European tender process – but there is no centralised coalition-led push to get more agencies and departments using it.…

Samsung-Microsoft deal will bundle Office 365 with Android Knox

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 3:02pm
Love-in will bring Office to corporate mobes

MWC 2015  The man behind Samsung Knox, Dr Injong Rhee, says a deal with Microsoft will see Office 365 bundled with the Knox secure enterprise workspace.…

IBM may swing axe on same departments more than once

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 2:05pm
Job security in tech? Maybe try another industry

Such is the lack of job security at IBM that staff in certain departments could be at risk of redundancy on more than one occasion during this year, The Channel can reveal.…

Paul Allen hunts down sunken Japanese WWII super-battleship

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 1:25pm
IJN Musashi's final resting place revealed

Pics  A team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has located the final resting place of monster Japanese battleship Musashi, some 70 years after she was consigned to the depths off the Philippines during the 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf.…

SanDisk flash array launch signals imminent AFA battle

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:37pm
Wait 'til you see the niche in the market

Comment  With SanDisk joining the ranks of all-flash array vendors, that makes 15 AFA suppliers I know of: far, far too many for industry stability.…

Speaking in Tech: Tinder Plus: 4 times pricier... if you're an OVER-28 wrinkly

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:18pm
HP swipes right for Aruba hookup

Saygus aims buffed up V<sup>2</sup> Android mobe at Samsung

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:02pm
Shows Koreans where to stick the memory

MWC 2015  At a pre-MWC preview, Utah-based Saygus showed off its V2 Android phone, which turns up a notch all the specs.…

Lost WHITE CITY of the MONKEY GOD found after 500 years

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:38am
They were digging in the RIGHT place

In a scene straight from Raiders of the Lost Ark, archaeologists believe they have found the fabled lost White City of the Monkey God in Honduras.…

Ex-Systemax execs Carl &amp; Gilbert Fiorentino jailed over $27m fraud

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:05am
Brothers get five and six years of stripey suntan time

Shamed former Systemax execs Gilbert and Carl Fiorentino were last night sentenced to five and six years in the slammer respectively for masterminding a $27m fraud when employed at the company.…