US gun maker buys Websense
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 10:01

US gun maker buys Websense


Making hackers squeal like a pig

A US gunmaker has decided to write a jolly big cheque for a leading web security outfit.

 

Israeli security Checkpoint expands
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 09:39

Israeli security Checkpoint expands


Another profit in the Promised Land

Network security provider Check Point Software has posted a better than expected first-quarter profit and plans a round of business expansion to celebrate.

Assange's face causes mass walk-out
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Tuesday, 21 April 2015 09:29

Assange's face causes mass walk-out


Aussie convict is an insult to British Justice

The Commonwealth Law Conference in Glasgow was subjected to walk outs and boycott from Judges and Lawyers once it became known that Julian Assange was to appear by video link from the Ecuadorian embassy.

D-Link says sorry for being rubbish
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Tuesday, 21 April 2015 09:20

D-Link says sorry for being rubbish


Router Security is pants

D-Link has said sorry to its customers for an on-going security issue with many of its routers.

ARM buys two IoT outfits
Published in Wearables
Monday, 20 April 2015 17:58

ARM buys two IoT outfits


Because you can never have too many

British chip designer ARM has been writing cheques to buy two outfits to give it an edge on the Internet of Things market.

Oculus boss disturbed by Nvidia lawsuit
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Monday, 20 April 2015 14:57

Oculus boss disturbed by Nvidia lawsuit


Will end in tears for more than just Samsung and Qualcomm

The CTO of Oculus has hit out at Nvidia's on-going patent infringement scrap against Samsung and Qualcomm.

Microsoft's Nano-server is completely stripped down
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Completely anorexic 

Microsoft is going great guns in the server market having recently announced the Nano Server, a "minimal footprint" Windows Server, and Hyper-V containers, which provide virtual machine isolation capabilities to containers.

Intel downgrades Kittson
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 April 2015 14:17

Intel downgrades Kittson


Itanium chugs on and but it will be overweight

Chipzilla has been making mutterings about its much neglected Itanium product, which seem to indicate that it will be downgraded to an elderly process

Intel flogging security solutions to the Swedish
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Massaging the McAfee portfolio 

When Intel bought McAfee, most of us thought that the outfit was interested in putting security into the chip, however it turns out that they are also trying to flog mobile security solutions.

Moore's Law did not turn 50 over the weekend
Published in Processors


But I nearly am damnit 

While the press is banging on about Moore's Law turning 50 over the weekend, like many things in the US press, it is completely wrong.