Month: August 2015

Netflix takes gamble with film cull

Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Enabling the Software-Defined Data Center Vision

We’re excited to announce our latest tier 1 partnership, this time with VMware, which demonstrates the growing strategic role and importance that Cumulus Linux plays in rapidly building and scaling private and public clouds. VMware has announced VMware EVO SDDC — a software suite that provides a prescriptive and simple way for organizations to build …

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Enabling the Software-Defined Data Center Vision

We’re excited to announce our latest tier 1 partnership, this time with VMware, which demonstrates the growing strategic role and importance that Cumulus Linux plays in rapidly building and scaling private and public clouds. VMware has announced VMware EVO SDDC — a software suite that provides a prescriptive and simple way for organizations to build …

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Ashley Madison site ‘still growing’

Ashley Madison says “hundreds of thousands” of new members are joining despite an enormous data leak after hackers targeted the website. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

HSBC starts processing payments

HSBC says it has started processing the 275,000 payments affected by an IT glitch, and that they should be completed by Saturday. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Ashley Madison founder steps down

The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down, Avid Life Media says. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Instagram images no longer all square

Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Lizard Squad ‘copycats’: Teens arrested

Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of using software from hackers who claim they disrupted Xbox and PlayStation last Christmas. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

UK People Could Spend GBP14K More on Homes with 100Mb Broadband

A new survey of 3,000 Brits commissioned by Hyperoptic, which is deploying “hyperfast” (1000Mbps) Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) broadband services around a number of UK cities, has claimed that people would spend 8% (+£14,000) more on a new home if it came with a 100Mbps+ connection. The survey also reveals that 61% of respondents now check their …

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ISP PlusNet Restores UK Website and Services After “Problems”

Customers of PlusNet can finally regain access to the ISPs website, webmail and members centre services again after they were restored this morning following an unspecified failure that began yesterday afternoon. The problems began at just after 2pm yesterday when existing and prospective customers of the provider began to notice that PlusNet’s website wasn’t functioning …

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Facebook hits billion users in a day

Facebook boast a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology