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FBI asks for help to crack mystery code in 12-year-old murder case

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:20
Cryptoanalysts ask those with mad code-breaking skillz to help decipher notes

FBI experts are seeking the help of the public to make sense of two encrypted notes found on a murder victim that have stumped detectives for years.…

The workload challenge

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:12
Integrating the mainframe into today's IT

Broadcast The mainframe was there first, but is it the dinosaur that many people assume?…

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Corporate hospitality is OK, says new Bribery Act guidance

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:09

The Bribery Act will not lead to a large number of prosecutions and will not outlaw corporate hospitality, the Government has said in long-awaited guidance on last year's Bribery Act.…

Irish cop child abuse image plan attracts data protection ire

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:07
Maimed, stark and misshapen...

An initiative to combat child abuse images by the Irish Police has fallen foul of the Data Protection Commissioner.…

Dell, Rackspace, and Equinix float free OpenStack test cloud

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:00
No charge for heavenly tire kicking

Dell, Rackspace and Equinix have teamed up to offer you a few free dates with OpenStack, the nine-month-old open source "infrastructure cloud" platform. If you decide to tie the knot, you can then pay the trio to help with that too.…

Human heart could power an iPod

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 11:41
Pump up the volume

Scientists have developed the first commercially viable nanogenerator, which could pave the way for the human heart to become a charger for our electrical gizmos.…

BBC explains hour-long website outage

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 11:33
Aggregation and routes had a little lie-down, man

The BBC's entire web estate fell offline last night for around an hour, following what the Corporation described as "a major network incident".…

Five ways your customers say they are unhappy

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 11:30
'R' is for relationship

In some sectors – mobile networks or car insurance, for example – customer churn is a way of life. Most businesses like to hang onto their customers, but sometimes, although wooed with expensive marketing campaigns and introductory discounts, customers don’t leave a note on the kitchen table or phone for a tearful it’s-not-you-it’s-me conversation: they just leave.…

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NASA systems dangerously at risk from cyberattack

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 11:00
Network security is not rocket science

An official audit of NASA's network has concluded that the space agency faces a high risk of cyberattack.…

Nokia: Keep codin' for Symbian and Qt!

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 11:00
Why leave a sinking ship?

Is Nokia wobbling over its commitment to Windows? Or just stringing along the Symbian and Qt faithful?…

Game stocks shops with Tesco 3DS consoles

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 10:23
Pre-owned, never pwned

As pre-owned 3DS consoles line the shelves of Game, customers could be forgiven for thinking Nintendo gamers were unsatisfied with their purchase.…

Berlusconi calls George Clooney to his defence

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 10:17
Sex trial witness request 'odd', admits Hollywood star

Silvio Berlusconi has named George Clooney as a defence witness in his forthcoming trial for sleeping with an under-aged prostitute, Reuters reports.…

Coalition to float prototype for single government web domain

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 10:17
Fate of Directgov in doubt is once again fiddling with the idea that a single government web domain will save cash and improve its shoddy IT strategy record.…

Gemalto launches NFC software - world sees hardware

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 10:11
Blogosphere getting over-excited again

Gemalto's new software platform can handle NFC payments on the SIM and is approved for MasterCard's PayPass - but that's less than half the NFC story no matter what you read elsewhere.…

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Jesus Phone brings the DEAD back to LIFE

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 10:10
Get me an iPhone and 20cc of adrenaline, stat!

When doctors are attempting to save the life of someone who has suffered a heart attack, they do a better job if they use a free iPhone app developed to brief them through procedures and drug dosages, according to a recent trial.…

George Lucas 'very happy' with 3D <i>Phantom Menace</i>

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 09:57
So far so good, reckons Star Wars supremo

George Lucas has announced his satisfaction with the efforts to date to convert The Phantom Menace to 3D.…

BP loses personal details on spill victims

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 09:55
Leaky leaks from lost laptop

Infamously leaky oil company BP has lost a laptop containing personal information, social security numbers and other details on 13,000 people claiming compensation for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.…

Permabit looks to Linux dedupers

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 09:54
Mainstream OEMs signed up or shut off

OEM deduplication software supplier Permabit has built an Albireo version for Linux vendors to use, as the mainstream storage OEM market for its technology is saturated.…

Watch amazed as we turn data into Visualisation

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 09:33
See your data, make better decisions

Broadcast Today at 15:00BST we’ll be in our studio exploring the visualisation techniques available and looking at how they should be applied in your business - from basic applications to highly sophisticated mapping techniques that can revolutionise the understanding of your business. You can watch it right here.…

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Air NZ safety vid provokes terror in the skies

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 09:23
'You're a giraffe!' wails prancing fitness guru

Those of you of a nervous disposition are advised to put your head between your hands, lean forward and brace yourselves on the seat in front of you, because Air New Zealand has decided that naked cabin crew simply weren't getting the attention of the self-loading cargo:…