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Dropbox-but-with-an-actual-box firm touts new biz appliances

El Reg - 16 hours 43 min ago
Cloudy-style biz P2P - but without the cloud

Private cloud firm Connected Data has birthed a business-class, private cloud/file sync 'n' share product based on its consumer Transporter product's base.…

Microsoft Lumia devices are coming, but cheap phones will keep Nokia brand

L'Inq - 17 hours 4 min ago

Iconic brand to be replaced by 'Microsoft Lumia'

Lucky you. Twitter offers you its 'Digits' (for mobe app sign-ins)

El Reg - 17 hours 9 min ago
No ma – no passwords

Twitter's launch of a service that provides a new way to sign up to apps without using passwords has received a cautious welcome from security experts.…

iPad Air 2 price, release date and specs

L'Inq - 17 hours 20 min ago

Everything you need to know about the tablet ahead of mooted 21 October launch

We chat to CloudFlare about its 'EVERYBODY GETS SSL' venture

El Reg - 17 hours 38 min ago
Has gutsy move generated biz?

Interview  CloudFlare boss Matthew Prince is hoping the firm's project to roll out SSL support to customers who use its free cloud-based web hosting service will inspire other internet firms to build out a fully encrypted web.…

Whitepaper: Invest for the future - Why you can't afford not to consider all-flash HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage

Thinq - 17 hours 47 min ago

If you’re looking to make a primary storage investment in the near future, you can’t afford not to consider an all-flash array.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/whitepaper-invest-future-why-you-cant-afford-not-consider-all-flash-hp-3par-storeserv-storage/

HP unveils Moonshot server with Intel Xeon chip for improved power efficiency

L'Inq - 17 hours 50 min ago

HP expands its Moonshot platform with more node designs for specific customer needs

Whitepaper: Making the right flash memory storage array buying decisions

Thinq - 17 hours 52 min ago

HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 Delivers the Best of Modern, Next Gen Flash Memory Architectures and Proven Data and Storage Management Software Services

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/whitepaper-making-right-flash-memory-storage-array-buying-decisions/

Whitepaper: Fastest disk recovery

Thinq - 17 hours 53 min ago

With the only federated deduplication solution available today, HP StoreOnce Backup with StoreOnce Catalyst overcomes gaps, inefficiencies, and costs associated with earlier-generation technologies.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/whitepaper-fastest-disk-recovery/

Whitepaper: The HP solution to backup complexity and scale

Thinq - 17 hours 55 min ago

There are a lot of game-changing trends in IT today including mobility, cloud, and big data analytics. As a result, IT architectures, data centres, and data processing are all becoming more complex.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/whitepaper-hp-solution-backup-complexity-and-scale/

Whitepaper: Beyond overhead: how your backup and recovery architecture can contribute to strategic business success

Thinq - 17 hours 58 min ago

How much does lost data cost your business, in revenue and productivity? When a system goes down, how many management and technical resources are diverted before things are back to "normal"?

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/whitepaper-beyond-overhead-how-your-backup-and-recovery-architecture-can-contribute-strategic-business-success/

Meet Mr Gamification: He's got a NUDGE or two for you

El Reg - 18 hours 6 min ago

Battle of Ideas  Do you ever get invited to talk and wish that Steve Bong was there instead of you? That’s what happened to me last weekend. The subject was "gamification" at the Battle of Ideas. Things got really strange, really quickly – I think you’ll find what is coming up to be quite eye-opening - but I’m sure Steve would have taken it all in his stride.…

How we'll build and secure the connected cars of the future

Thinq - 18 hours 8 min ago

Experts say that car industry will develop more in the next decade than it has in the last fifty years due to the rise in connectivity and mobile technology. What will cars look like in 5 or 10 years?

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/how-well-build-and-secure-the-connected-cars-of-the-future/

Facebook's Rooms anonymous chat app arrives to challenge Secret and Whisper

L'Inq - 18 hours 14 min ago

Allows users to chat with a pseudonym about more personal topics

Cisco patches three-year-old remote code-execution hole

El Reg - 18 hours 39 min ago
Patch or kill Telnet

A three-year-old dangerous remote code execution hole affecting Cisco kit has been patched.…

British Army Looking For Gamers For Their Smart-Tanks

Slashdot - 18 hours 43 min ago
concertina226 writes The U.K. branch of global defense firm General Dynamics is working on a futuristic state-of-the-art smart-tank to replace the British Army's aging armored vehicle fleet, to be delivered to the Ministry of Defense in 2020. The Scout SV armored vehicle is the first fully-digitized armored fighting vehicle to have been built for the British Army, and is far bigger and more durable than any of its existing tanks, which are now at least 20 years old. The tank comes in six variants that can be customized with a tools for different missions, and has numerous sensors, cameras, and sights to offer real-time intelligence on weather conditions, target acquisition, and reconnaissance — all crucial battlefield data required by commanders to access and direct situations. "With the capability in the Scout SV, we're really looking for the type of people who play Xbox games – tech-savvy people who are able to take in a lot of information and process it in the proper way," says Kevin Connell, the vice president for General Dynamic UK's Land Systems Regiment.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Kingston's aviation empire: From industry firsts to Airfix heroes

El Reg - 19 hours 9 min ago
Sir Thomas Sopwith's suburban Surrey hub

Geek's Guide to Britain  He learned to fly aged 22, set up his first aircraft factory aged 24 and by 30 his fighters dominated the skies over the Western Front.…

Surface Pro 3 and Xbox sales push Microsoft Q1 revenue to $23.2bn

L'Inq - 19 hours 12 min ago

Firm's cloud division saw 128 percent growth during the quarter

Pssst. Want to buy a timeshare in the clouds?

El Reg - 19 hours 36 min ago
The Google dilemma — controller or spreader of knowledge?

Comment  Three questions: is baby turning into a monster? Are we desktop/notebook/tablet/smartphone users becoming the near-as-dammit slaves of social media and retail monopolists? Are these monopolists destroying jobs and impoverishing people faster than networked smart device and software technologies are creating jobs and enriching their users' lives?…

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