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  • Flashy upstarts facing IPO pressure. Get on with it then

    VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper

    Comment Conventional wisdom has it that VC-funded tech start-ups get acquired or, hopefully, go through an IPO to become successful stand-alone companies. However, such may not be the fate of the five main surviving all-flash array (AFA) vendors in the face of fast and furious mainstream supplier reaction to their success.?



  • NTT Com Security to wed UK cyber specialist Nebulas, say sources

    Everyone wants a bigger piece of the cyber security pie

    NTT Com Security is to acquire rapidly growing London-based Nebulas Solutions Group, according to well-placed industry tipsters.?



  • TalkTalk admits massive data breach

    Noticed an increase in scamming late last year

    TalkTalk has admitted to a major breach of user information, which may have led to some customers handing over bank information to hackers.?



  • Revival of fortune: Mad Catz Mojo Android gaming micro console

    Revamped firmware and a new tempting price

    Review Like the Kickstarter poster-child Ouya, Mad Catz? Mojo was sent before its time into this breathing world, scarce half made up. Or to put it in a less Shakespearean way, it lacked the full Google Play experience and was a bit pricey.?



  • El Reg regains atomic keyring capability

    Tritium-powered glowrings hit Cash'n'Carrion

    It's official: El Reg's merchandising tentacle Cash'n'Carrion has regained its atomic keyring capability with the arrival in our virtual emporium of the Nite Glowring.?



  • Paranoid Android Kaymera smartmobe takes on Blackphone

    Super-secure Israeli platform only lacks Mossad bodyguard

    MWC2015 Security specialist Kaymera ? based in Herzliya, Israel ? has launched a mobile security platform aimed at paranoid corporations.?



  • CloudFlare crypto gets faster on old mobes

    Choc Factory ChaCha crypto pairing gets popular

    Popular denial of service deflection platform CloudFlare is deploying new speedy cipher suites previously championed by Google, maths boffin Nick Sullivan says.?



  • Moto E 2015: The builder's cheapie gets a serious upgrade

    Stock Lollipop mini-flop is only skin-deep

    Hands On Why can't everybody make a bargain basement phone as well as Motorola? They're as fashionable as egg and chips in a 1970s Wimpy Bar, but the popularity of the small, robust, no-nonsense Moto E and G models has helped revived the brand. The Chinese-owned phone operation yesterday upgraded the Moto E yesterday, adding some quality to the popular Android cheapie, for a slightly higher price.?



  • Google open-sources HTTP/2-based RPC framework

    Chocolate Factory's microservices code is yours to coddle

    Google has open-sourced something called ?gRPC? that it says represents ?a brand new framework for handling remote procedure calls? using HTTP/2.?



  • Churchill's blood valued at £560,000. Take that Stalin!

    Phial of Winnie's boozy fluid up for auction

    The blood circulating in Winston Churchill's veins was worth around £560,000, on the basis of a valuation placed on a small phial of it being auctioned next month.?