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Here's the crack about Infosmack

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 15:26
The best podcast about enterprise tech. Ever

Today we start broadcasting Infosmack, easily the best podcast on enterprise tech.…

Nintendo 3DS bothers Brits about blinkers

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 15:15
Eye strain fears to hinder sales?

Research suggests over a third of Brits are concerned about the effect Nintendo's upcoming auto-stereoscopic handheld games console, the 3DS, will have on their eyes.…

Rackspace does the Red Hat thing with 'Linux for the clouds'

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 15:00
OpenStack handholding

Cloud Connect Rackspace is offering formal service and support for OpenStack, the eight-month-old open source platform for building Amazon EC2–like "infrastructure clouds".…

Getting secure external access to AoE disk volumes

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 14:27
Using MPLS to add routability to Coraid's AoE

Comment ATA over Ethernet (AoE) protocol in the storage environment makes an interesting alternative to iSCSI and Fibre Channel. Although it is not routable, it can be made routable and thereby also independent of Ethernet itself.…

Coraid accesses storage with Arista

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 14:26
Arista accelerating AoE access

Coraid is allying with Andy Bechtolsheim's Arista to accelerate access to its storage.…

Reg Webcast: Video in the workplace - The future of business comms?

Neighbourhood watchers in Reading get speedguns

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 14:25
Big society goes Big Brother – with speed-monitoring neighbours

Police in Reading are today encouraging residents to join the Big Society and zap speeding neighbours with personal issue speed detection kit. The speedster who falls afoul of the personal speedguns gets two written warnings from neighbourhood police. Police may then take action on the third infraction.…

How languages can live together without killing each other

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 14:19
Why Castilian didn't smother Galician

Those of you who are concerned that linguistic globalisation will eventually steamroller local tongues into extinction should take heart from a study by a team from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, which has mathematically proved that two languages can live together in peace and harmony.…

IPv6 intro creates spam-filtering nightmare

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 14:16
Blacklist extinction looms

The migration towards IPv6, which has been made necessary by the expansion of the internet, will make it harder to filter spam messages, service providers warn.…

BBC to take cautious approach to 3D 'hype'

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 13:48
Tests but no shows before mid-2012

The BBC seems no more keen on 3D TV than licence payers, at least for the moment.…

<strong>[NSFW]</strong> Museum readies touch-tastic retro comms gear hands-on

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 13:17
Teletypes to tin cans

NSFWish According to my Wiltshire-born partner, Swindon is a grim place to spend your weekend, but this month sees an event that may nonetheless tickle a tech-head's taste-buds.…

BlackBerry OS 7 makes software roadmap debut

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 13:10
Leak shows late-2011 Twitterification

Research in Motion's BlackBerry OS 7 will make an appearance in the Autumn, if an allegedly leaked RIM roadmap is what it purports to be.…

UK.gov to miss another deadline on privacy

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 13:03
Incoming cookie rules won't be enforced

The UK government will not have its regulatory house in order by 25 May when a new EU law on cookies come into force.…

Ofcom network census starts next month

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 13:00
Expect good connectivity until May

Network reliability will be under the microscope from 23 March to 23 May, with even minor outages forming part of Ofcom's upcoming report on the state of connectivity in the UK.…

Reg Webcast: Video in the workplace - The future of business comms?

Apple, RIM profit from Euro smartphone shift

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 12:30
But Sony Ericsson, HTC experience explosive growth

Sony Ericsson's shift to Android proved spectacularly successful during the last three months of 2010, figures show.…

Security agency calls time on botnet FUD

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 12:29
Cyber-zombie apocalypse now

The EU's cyber security Agency, ENISA, wants a re-think of how we measure the size and potency of botnets, networks of malware-infected PCs that are now the mainstay of spam distribution, identity theft and DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks.…

Dixons Advent Vega 10in Android tablet

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 12:00
Geek's delight, consumer's fright

Review I had not had the Advent Vega out of the box for more than half an hour when I felt a very strong urge to fling the thing across the Reg Hardware office.…

Xbox 360, PS3 prices to fall this summer

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 11:48
Gaming will get cheaper, says analyst

The price structure of games consoles has been static for a record length of time and will begin to fall this summer in order to keep the gadgets flying off the shelves.…

Adobe releases Wallaby to jump Jobsian Flash ban

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 11:30
Macropod to leap electric Apple fence

Adobe execs don't want their customers to fret over the company's recent spat with Apple over its decision to make its iPad and iPhone products a Flash-free zone.…

Hackers find Google's music cloud

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 11:26
Google Music Sync is go

Android hackers have discovered that Google's cloud-based music service is up and running, for those prepared to muck about with the internals of Honeycomb at least.…

Spooks want backdoor into your network

Tue, 03/08/2011 - 11:12
Mission creep mucho?

GCHQ, the UK's signal intelligence agency, may get an expanded role in preventing attacks against the networks of key private firms under new government plans.…