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Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Gates defends Ballmer's Skype gamble   —  ‘A great deal for Microsoft’  —  Somebody big has come to the defense of Steve Ballmer's $8.5bn purchase of web telco Skype - the biggest deal in Microsoft's history.  —  Bill Gates - Ballmer's colleague and long-time friend …
May 17, 2011, 9:35 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / The Register:
99% of Android phones leak secret account credentials   —  The vast majority of devices running Google's Android operating system are vulnerable to attacks that allow adversaries to steal the digital credentials used to access calendars, contacts, and other sensitive data stored on the search giant's servers …
May 17, 2011, 8:05 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Facebook absolved for exposing user info to advertisers   —  No harm, no foul, etc.  —  A federal judge has gutted a lawsuit filed against Facebook for allegedly leaking users' personal information to advertisers on the grounds that they didn't suffer specific injuries and the leak …
May 16, 2011, 7:15 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / The Register:
FBI fights to protect ISPs that snoop on their customers   —  Refuses to name warrantless wiretap partners  —  The FBI has finally come clean on the real reason it doesn't want to name phone and internet service providers that participate in a sweeping surveillance program …
May 12, 2011, 6:30 PMIn context
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Microsoft resuscitates 'I'm a PC' ads to fight Apple   —  PCs have come a long way since the PC  —  In desperate need for something - anything - to stop the advance of the iPad and Android, Microsoft is trying to convince consumers that the PC is as modern a computing device as any tablet.
May 10, 2011, 1:35 AMIn context
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Oracle U-turns on Hudson open source control   —  Hudson can't have Hudson.  But Eclipse can  —  Oracle is relinquishing control of the Hudson project after a heavy-handed attempt to stay in charge prompted most community members to fork themselves and undermine the project's viability.
May 4, 2011, 11:50 PMIn context
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
.NET Android and iOS clones stripped by Attachmate   —  Open source Mono suffers layoffs  —  The fate of an open-source version of Microsoft's .NET running on iOS and Android is unclear after Novell's new owner Attachmate laid off members of the project, according to reports.
May 4, 2011, 6:45 AMIn context
Cade Metz / The Register:
HP engineering veep spills cloud plans onto LinkedIn   —  Ruby, Java, open source, [Microsoft Azure]  —  HP is building a wide range of public cloud services, including Amazon-like “infrastructure clouds” offering instant access to readily scalable processing power, storage …
May 3, 2011, 7:10 PMIn context
Richard Chirgwin / The Register:
Russian search giant Yandex blows whistle on whistle-blower   —  You don't say ‘no’ to the [KGB] FSB  —  Yandex, which last week announced its intention to list on NASDAQ, says it has been forced by Russian authorities to hand over financial information about an anti-corruption blogger to Russia's domestic security agency, the FSB.
May 3, 2011, 7:05 AMIn context
Cade Metz / The Register:
Amazon fine print limits potential credits for cloud outage   —  Rackspace CTO talks EC2 failure  —  Amazon's EC2 contract promises its infrastructure cloud will provide 99.95 per cent “uptime” over the course of a year.  But that doesn't mean the company will dish out credits in the wake …
Apr 28, 2011, 8:20 AMIn context

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