Flash? Anybody? No?
Seagate's first quarter 2018 revenues sank 7 per cent year-on-year to $2.6bn, but the drive biz expects growth and is convinced its heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) tech will help that.…
Anonymity crucial for discussion of software asset management in a cloudy world
The UK’s Oracle user group is meeting today to discuss the murky world of licensing and software asset management.…
Your first-blush impression of new video game Engare, perhaps more than any other arty "indie" game in recent memory, will likely boil down to what you think about video games in general.
If you're looking for something to blow the industry's tropes out of the water, then Engare should skyrocket to the top of any list you're making. It's a clever, deceptively simple, and beautiful rumination on geometry and Islamic art-making traditions. Try attaching a generic, smoldering white-man box cover onto that concept.
If you're a well-versed "gamer," on the other hand, Engare may not strike you so intensely at first. At its core, it's a spirograph art game with a series of relatively simple puzzles, and it comes with a freeform art toy that unlocks its puzzles' tools to make whatever patterns you please. The puzzles and the art tools, separately, are straightforward.
Firm denies sour grapes charge after rival gets licence tweaks
Comment Satellite broadband operator Viasat is telling the world it will sue Ofcom over recent changes to rival firm Inmarsat's licence allowing that company to build a vital part of a planned EU in-flight Wi-Fi network.…
Victoria says her face was superimposed on pornographic images shared on social media.
The Department of Justice has recently changed its own policy, saying it would now halt the standard never-ending gag orders that companies are faced with when they receive legal demands to handover user data.
In addition, the new three-page memo dated October 19, written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, allows companies to ever tell customers that their data has been surrendered in most cases.
In April 2016, Microsoft sued the DOJ, asking a judge to declare unconstitutional the specific portion of federal law that deals with delayed notice, known as 18 USC 2705(b). Numerous large tech companies have sided with Microsoft in this case, including Apple, Google, Dropbox, Amazon, and Salesforce, among others.
If you live fully in the cloud, keep walking
Analysis Reduxio's roadmap has it taking its HX/TimeOS array deeper into the hybrid cloud world, supporting application recoveries as well as VM ones, and adding faster array and data access.…
Questions raised over supplier lock-in, tax avoidance, SME agenda
Exclusive UK cloud minnow DataCentred went under after HMRC - its largest customer - pulled the plug on a services contract in favour of a deal with Amazon, the corporation recently accused by MPs of tax avoidance.…
The banks, which include Industrial Bank of Korea, Nonghyup Bank, Keb Hana Bank and Kookmin Bank, allege that Newegg and ASI Corporation pursued fraudulent deals with Moneual.
As Gizmodo noted, the Korean electronics manufacturer sold home theater PCs and cheap robotic vacuum cleaners, among other products. In 2015, Moneual’s then-CEO Park Hong-seok, was convicted by the Seoul Central District Court of fraud, and was sentenced to 23 years in prison, and was ordered to forfeit over $31 million in ill-gotten gains.
OpenIO flexes Arm muscle, inhales funds
Five million dollars has just been stumped up to grow a startup making object storage drive-based servers.…
What if you log an incident that AI helped you to avoid? PLUS: Kingston release details
Artificial Intelligence might just make IT organisations look for new measures of their success and lead to a rethink of ITIL, according to ServiceNow's chief strategy officer Dave Wright.…
We smoothed the world for cars, but assume robots will have eyes and ears
We redesigned the world for automobiles and now it's time to redesign it for robots.…
Uber reportedly lost 1 percent of the ground transportation market. And in some cities, like San Francisco, it saw an 8 percent fall. Meanwhile, Lyft is on the rise.
Looks like there’s a good chance no one, not even the FBI, can steal data from your phone.
Move comes after Justice Department says it would scale back demands for customer data without their knowledge.
Google is here to help, really
Chrome Dev Summit Your web apps probably suck, according to Google, but there are solutions if developers get porogressive.…
Discover potholes in the information super-highway with this handy new tool (which itself just hit a roadblock)
Everything is broken
Are we taking the internet for granted? And by "internet" we mean the actual global networks of computers that share vast quantities of information every second by using the same basic protocols.…
Announced support November 2016, but fabled C5 instances are still vapourware
Microsoft has announced its first Azure instances running Intel's Skylake silicon, a move that means Amazon Web Services will be the last of the big four clouds to run Intel's latest silicon.…
Robot arm to penetrate surface, get alien world's rocks off for analysis
Pics After an extensive summer of long, long, long-distance remote support by NASA engineers on Earth, it looks as though Curiosity on Mars is back in the drilling game.…
It's quantum, it's open source, it's on GitHub. Did we miss anything?
Google and rival Rigetti Computing have co-published what you could think of as an open source quantum compiler.…