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Have Australian websites staunched "catastrophic" Heartbleed risk?

Internet security experts spent yesterday raising the alarm about Heartbleed. But where do Australian websites stand?

By April 9, 2014

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'Windows 8 is a catastrophe' says Steam boss Gabe Newell

"I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space," says the creator of Steam and Half-Life, Gabe Newell.

By July 26, 2012

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Valve's Gabe Newell: 'Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe'

Gabe Newell has expressed fears for the future of open platforms and, in particular, the PC platform.

By July 26, 2012

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Judge: Ban on Motorola phone sales could be 'catastrophic'

Without issuing a ruling on Apple's request, the judge suggests ordering Motorola to pay compulsory royalties would be better for the courts and consumers.

By June 20, 2012

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Doomsday Clock moves 1 minute closer to catastrophe

Blaming a lack of progress on nuclear arms and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists puts humanity at five minutes before a dire midnight.

By January 11, 2012

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Experts warn of catastrophe from cyberattacks

A panel of experts urges passage of Cyber Security Act or risk continuing economic losses from daily cybersecurity attacks and even a catastrophic event or cyberwar that the U.S. would lose.

By February 23, 2010

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UPDATE: iPhone security threat via SMS could be catastrophic if not patched

A potentially catastrophic security flaw in the SMS function of iPhones is being reported across the Internet. Thursday afternoon, researchers are planning to reveal the currently unpatched bug in the iPhone's handling of SMS text messages that could allo

By July 31, 2009

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Ten worst tech catastrophes of 2007

TechRepublic's Jason Hiner lets 'em have it--TJMaxx, eBay, and The Wall Street Journal alike.

By December 3, 2007

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New verdict in scientific whodunit: Dino-killing space rock was a comet

About 65 million years ago, a huge space rock slammed into the Yucatan, producing a catastrophe for life on Earth. Now some scientists say they've identified the culprit.

By March 22, 2013

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Hindenburg disaster 75 years ago abruptly ended zeppelin era

The great German airships flew the rich and famous around the world. But when catastrophe struck in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 perished and the era of luxurious travel by dirigible was over.

By May 4, 2012