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Flak for Slack chaps in yak app hack flap: User database whacked

Enable two-factor auth, says biz chat startup

Great Wall of China

The injected JavaScript used to smash anti-Great Firewall of China GitHub projects offline

Servers up and down during 24-hour-long DDoS

Ice maiden. Pic: Futurilla, Flickr

In-depth: Supermicro's youngest Twin is a real silent ice maiden

Sysadmin blog Don't look now, folks, Trevor's in luuurve

Paul Winchell and dummy

Chip rumor-gasm: Intel to buy Altera! Samsung to buy AMD! ... or not

One way to boost your share price by 28 per cent

Appeal court bombshell: Google must face British justice for 'Safari spying'

Angry Apple users get their shot at licking the Chocolate Factory

Hotel Wi-Fi not only hideously expensive – it's horribly insecure

Wide-open rsync blunder leaves popular gateways vulnerable to hijacking

Chip rumor-gasm: Intel to buy Altera! Samsung to buy AMD! ... or not

One way to boost your share price by 28 per cent

FCC supremo slams big cable in gridiron Robin Hood metaphor mash-up

Net neutrality It's net neutrality, I'm Buckeye, they're Little John, is that all clear?

Flak for Slack chaps in yak app hack flap: User database whacked

Enable two-factor auth, says biz chat startup

Appeal court bombshell: Google must face British justice for 'Safari spying'

Angry Apple users get their shot at licking the Chocolate Factory

Did we just wake up in an alternate universe? BlackBerry turns a profit

Back in Black, but one fair quarter does not a turnaround make

In-depth: Supermicro's youngest Twin is a real silent ice maiden

Sysadmin blog Don't look now, folks, Trevor's in luuurve

The injected JavaScript used to smash anti-Great Firewall of China GitHub projects offline

Servers up and down during 24-hour-long DDoS

Red Hat explains its choice of scale-out storage hats

Ceph and Gluster – not a cabaret double act after all

CIOs: What tech will be running your organisation in 2020?

Join our roundtable on April 22 and write a future CIO Manifesto

All the flash world needs is more TLC, suggests report

Using it in the iPhone6 turned the supply trickle into a flood

VMware channel confirms price hikes from next month

vSphere to rise by 7% and all the rest by 4-5%

BOFH: Never mind that old brick, look at this ink-stained BEAUTY

Episode 4 Swapsies? Oh go on. Go oooooonnnnn

Europe could be drowned in 'worthless pop culture' thanks to EU copyright plans

Comment There's a flaw in your plan, Kommissar Ansip

Home Office awards Raytheon £150m over e-borders cancellation

Department has handed over a total of £185m to extract itself from the deal

Everyone's getting flashy: Intel and Micron want to feed you their wafers

And SanDisk's getting in on the action too


EU Parliament sends scientists snottogram over funding woes

El Reg uncages its truly demonic BOFH t-shirt

Classic Bastard Operator apparel back at Cash'n'Carrion

Voda UK CEO says one thing about not-spots, Minister of Fun says another

Gov, biz duke it out over coverage and licensing plans

John Lewis stakes £100,000 on building a working tech creche

Come hither, Shoreditch upstarts

Google dangles $70m before new CFO to lure her from Wall Street

Ruth Porat now swimming in castrated shares

ZTE's stealthy Nubia: China-made Google-free Android mobe

Hands On Free-range ninja phone proves compelling but unusual

Tim Cook: I'll give just a THIRD of what Gates gave to charity last year

Apple CEO to flex financial muscles in the name of 'charidee'

The hyper-collapsed data centre: Vapor IO's all-in-one info chamber

Contain your data in a micro-embedded tube of smartness

HTC One M9 Android smartphone: Like a M8 with a squinty eye

Review Design of the times

'Why don't you buy from foreign sites?' asks Commish, snapping on the gloves

Competition Commissioner announces e-commerce probe

Microsoft and Oracle are 'not your trusted friends', public sector bods

Local gov and unis hit with costs for being 'under-licensed'

SanDisk slashes sales outlook as growth shudders to a stop

Firm expects revenues down by 14 per cent from last year

Labour has a pop at the government over missed GDS targets

Also criticises big project IT write-offs. In other news: Pot in kitchen racism scandal

What is HPC actually good for? Just you wait and see

Technology, if not money, does trickle down to your children

Vodafone: So what exactly is 'ludicrous' about the Frontier report?

BT: You heard what we said about Openreach. Leave it

Europe drags, as Accenture posts steady growth

Outsourcing giant sees 13 per cent North American increase

Satnav launches are like buses: none for ages then three arrive at once

Two Galileo launches tonight, new GPS bird went up on Wednesday

Surface Pro 3 update has so much new stuff for sysadmins, we can't fit it all in one headline

Isn't it time for the pub?

700,000 beautiful women do the bidding of one Twitter-scamming man

Weight loss scam used oodles of accounts to get the clueless shelling out for useless beans

Bongfire of Inanity: Jakarta rozzers enforce mass chill-out

Pizza consumption and short-term friendships rise

VMware tells partners, punters, to pay higher prices (probably)

Purported price hike starts April 1, and that's no joke

LOOK OUT, Brits – is that a Facebook LASER-GUN drone above us?

F8 2015 Zuckerberg's comms cruisers tested in UK skies

Microsoft performs reverse full-hybrid with an on-premises twist

Azure can now backup and run VMware VMs, send own VMs to on-premises storage

Court recording biz with clients EVERYWHERE has forums breached

Transcripts untouched thanks to forum and user password mismatch

Google botches another cloud patch, this time messing up App Engine

Not a lot of problems, but third fluff in a few weeks is not a good look

Hey, you just picked up a Solidfire flash box? Dude, you bought a Dell

The headline kinda works. Look, it's Friday. Texas giant touts upstart's solid-state wares

'Bar Mitzvah attack' should see off ancient and crocked RC4 algo

Account creds knicked without need for man-in-the-middle diddle

Puppet Labs pulls strings on Docker, AWS and bare metal

Devops without downtime

Bye bye, booth babes. IT security catwalk RSA nixes sexy outfits

Wouldn't wear it in the CEO's office? Don't wear it on the show floor

By Odin, Parallels thinks cloud service providers should buy Odin

Virty vendor's automation biz ascends to Valhalla

This just in from our Chief SATA Officer: Tintri trio takes off to mystery startup

Read this, and you're our Chief Article Participation Officer

Silicon Valley powers: Let mass spying die in May 2015 – it's bad for privacy (and business)

Citizens' personal information is all OURS, say tech giants

Want a full-blown IDE for Node.js? You'll need a Windows machine...

New tools for Visual Studio tackle server-side JavaScript

Win some, lose some: Motorola 1, patent troll 1

Jury backs Intellectual Ventures on one of two infringement claims against Moto's phones

I see you have the gTLD that goes .ping!

$1.9m spent in latest internet domain auctions

Hey, Microsoft, we can call Windows 10 apps anything we like – you're NOT OUR REAL MOM

Diagasm Banned by Redmond: Universal, Metro

Amazon cloud threatens to SMASH the fundamental laws of PHYSICS

Infinite capacity in a finite universe? Challenge accepted, says Bezos

Light the lanterns people, Acer made a profit in 2014

Finally, an end to the three years of consecutive losses

Facebook sued: Data center designs 'nicked' for Open Compute

Brit biz BladeRoom wants damages and its legal bill paid off

50 BILLION devices: The future that Juniper Networks wants to tap

Someone's kit needs to handle all that traffic

PayPal settles over WMD sanction-breaking transaction claims

Company pays $7.6m for money moves by people on OFAC's naughty step

Dutch Transport Inspectorate raid Uber's Amsterdam office

We told you, guys. Enough with the uberPOP already

Google promises Pointer Events support, with or without Apple

Chocolate Factory decides lack of support in Safari isn't a big deal after all

Hedvig all set to Google-ise that enterprise storage

You want configurable virtual pools of distributed silos. Who doesn't?

Watch out Wizard, Bezos wants the Emerald City for himself

Amazon Settling in Seattle

How tech bosses manage their teams for fun and profit

CIO Manifesto 'Whenever I hear the word culture I reach for my org chart...'

Does your broadband feel faster? Akamai says it went up 20 per cent*

* On average, globally

Part of CAP IT system may be scrapped after digital fail – MPs

Get claims right, or face pitchfork-wielding EU mob

Silent server monitoring: A neat little cure that doesn't kill the patient

Log analytics has come a long, long way

NetApp veep: 'We've shifted 750,000 all-flash arrays'. Er, really?

UPDATED Interview Firm sees seamless FAS integration for FlashRay

How a hack on Prince Philip's Prestel account led to UK computer law

Thatcher, Buckingham Palace & BT left red-faced by historic techno romp

SNIA examines standardised access to object-based disk drives

Agreement on protocol is the key

Force your hand: Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Review If you’ve ever wanted to give Apple the finger…

BT slams ‘ludicrous’ Openreach report as Vodafone smirks

This is all just ‘to attract headlines’. Job done then

Get off Facebook if you value your privacy, EU commish tells court

Irish data protection shenanigans pop up again

I helped find an XSS hole and all I got was this lousy t-shirt

Hacker reports flaw that saw credit cards exposed, web bazaar fixes it

Wannabe a nano-bot-manufacturing giant? Better cozy up to Apple

Cupertino goliath plays kingmaker in the MEMS market

Hacker builds cheatbot for hit app Trivia Crack

Method used to sniff spoilers could also be used for non-trivial attack on your mobe

Google throws a 180 on its plans for Dart language

Would-be JavaScript replacement will now compile into JavaScript

A Quid A Day for NOSH? Luxury!

WiF Maybe there are no free lunches - but sometimes there's free Worstall*

When cash is King, mobile money means economic freedom

Kenya's M-PESA mobile payment service is beating bitcoin

'Virtual nose' makes VR less dizzying, say boffins

Your nose is going to be three foot wide across your face by the time I'm finished with you

Samsung forgets fingerprints, focuses its eye on YOURS

Iris-scanning tech coming to Galaxy gear starting with special Tab Pro

NASA: We're gonna rip up an ASTEROID and make it ORBIT the MOON

Asteroid Redirection Mission plans to use microgravity to deflect flying rocks

Chipzilla spawns 60-core, six-teraflop Xeon Phi MONSTER CHIP

Every number for every feature is BIG and SCARY in Intel's new HPC HELLSPAWN

Cisco patches IOS to stop automation exploitation

What could possibly go wrong with self-managing routers? DoS attacks, for starters

And the prize for LEAST SECURE BROWSER goes to ... Chrome!

Beats Solaris, flattens Gentoo

Big barrier to 5G cracked by full-duplex chippery

It's hard to send and receive radio in a small space, but boffins reckon they've cracked it

When will ROBOTS start chatting on WhatsApp? Don't hold your breath, says co-founder

F8 2015 Gab service has 'no plans' for developer APIs

Facebook hopes devs will 'Like' how mobile SDKs, Graph API have scrubbed up

F8 2015 First major rev in two years improves logins, sharing

Diablo escapes from patent hell, condemns Netlist to legal purgatory

Court takes DIMM view of flash-as-RAM patent infringement claim

Wall Street tips fedora to Red Hat: Sales up, profit flat, everybody dance

sudo ./buy_back_shares $500m

Google-gate: 'Toothless' watchdog FTC nibbles furiously on journalists

We'll make sure this never happens again – the public finding out about it, that is

Tennessee sues FCC: Giving cities free rein to provide their own broadband is 'unlawful'

'Take me to another place, take me where they have internet'

Facebook welcomes THINGS to its network with Parse IoT push

F8 2015 New SDKs link devices, mobile apps

Marathon race ace FOUND ON MARS – NASA boffins overjoyed

Diagasm Opportunity only took a little over 11 years to go the distance

Invicta saddles up for another tilt at the 'acceleration' market

It's certainly not a storage product. Oh no, you'll get none of that round here

EXPOSED: Google, Obama caught doing it once a week

Who's in charge, here? The White House, or an advertising company in California?

Facebook's phone KILLER: Messenger will replace TALKING, says Zuck

F8 2015 Using your voice 'doesn't feel like the future' – hence chat app revamp

Coho: Hi ho, hi ho, let's go to Intel's dev chateau

Storage upstart keeps its eyes on Chipzilla's flash drive prize

Metro app meets Windows 10. A Microsoft win? Maybe after a little improvement

First Look Hands on with the preview tools for the UAP

PATRIOT Act axed, NSA spying halted ... wake up, Neo, it's just a dream in the US House of Reps

It's the thought that counts

Big Data high priest Stonebraker anointed with Turing Award

'Out of nowhere, marketing guys defined what I do'

So you've been told to build a cloud. No one was fired for buying HP hardware, er, right?

Cloud-centric Cloudline box is cloud right for the cloud world, cloud HP says in the cloud

YOUR DATA could be SOLD in RadioShack's bankruptcy auction

Court to rule on privacy bonfire this Thursday

Document Foundation pledges Office 365 and Google Docs challenger

Free, open-source, independent cloud and mob collab suite coming

No, really, the $17,000 Apple Watch IS all about getting your leg over

Worstall on Wednesday Evolutionary economics explained with cave humping

More suppliers join flagging GOV.UK Verify ID assurance scheme

Gov shuffles more suppliers into programme in bid to boost user numbers

Spookception: US spied on Israel spying on US-Iran nuke talks

'I think the report is wrong, it is inaccurate' says everyone named in report

Data Deposit Box shrinks the farm before the SWARM

Data centre rack real estate reduced by 80 per cent

Bloodborne: An immersively thick cut above its gaming rivals

Game Theory It's bloody and it's marvellous - even when you're dead

FAA speeds up drone flight approvals for firms that don't need them

Here's your permission. And here's the extra conditions which basically nix it

Speaking in Tech: Big Data and the ‘Everything In The Cloud’ obsession

Podcast It's our third birthday! Woo!

Twitter slips into the world of venture capital with barely a chirrup

Hopes investment in Android competitor Cyanogen will make it leader of the peck...

Helium-filled drive tech floats to top of HGST heap

Noble gas-filled enclosures reduce power use, spin faster, have high, squeaky voices

Lexmark splashes $1BEEEELION on Kofax

How many printer cartridges does that equate to? A lot

Scality proffers its RING to the Land of the Rising Sun

Channel-loving Scality accelerates install

BT STORMS back to mobe biz with cheap SIM-only swoop

'Inside out' 4G service stuck at 'roadmap' stage

Capita shuns its own £2.5bn framework and touts G-Cloud IT

Controversial outsourcer admits its own product is crap

As H-dot Oettinger drafts Europe's new copyright laws – who's he been talking to?

He's not at home to Google ... that's strange

BT Home Hub SIP backdoor blunder blamed for VoIP fraud

You say 'block all connections', I say 'my port's still open'

Google nabs Morgan Stanley CFO to replace Patrick Pichette

Porat brings cultural leanings of Wall Street to make benefit glorious Chocolate Factory

Ford: Our latest car gizmo will CHOKE OFF your FUEL if you're speeding

Fighting automatic regulation with automatic adherence

EU digital veep: If you like America's radical idea of net neutrality, you're in luck, Europe

And if you don't, just download some music and be happy

Azul tackles Oracle with open-source Java for Internet of Stuff

Hopes to tap into Uncle Larry's embedded Java cash cow

Israeli boffins hack air gap, fire missiles on compromised kit

Slow command and control code uses PC hot spots to murmur secrets

Blockhead fugitive Snapchats himself into police custody

Idiot suspect brags about hiding in cupboard as police search his home

Dutch companies try warming homes with cloud servers

Cheap cloud computing, free heat, sick kids cured … but will your clothes dry?

Ransomware holds schools hostage: 'Now give us Bitcoin worth $129k, er, $124k, wait ...'

'It's like being in 1981' says district boss

SCARESTEROID of the week to miss Earth on Friday

Feel free to complain on Saturday if we were wrong

Favicons used to update world's 'most dangerous' malware

You'll know you're infected when your box gasps and dies

Half of Android devices open to silent hijack

Two-pronged attack can turn legit apps into spyware

TOP500 Supers make boffins more prolific

Universities with big iron become bigger publishers, better PhD factories

GitHub ordered to hand over access logs to Uber

Code repository biz successfuly subpoenaed in hacker track

Microsoft enlists web security pariah Adobe to help build Internet Explorer-killer Spartan

Don't panic: The Photoshop giant's doing the pretty bits, not the secure bits

Amazon fires rocket up FAA for dithering on drone approval

El Reg knows how Bezos feels

Apple takes ACID-compliant NoSQL upstart FoundationDB

Cupertino won't say why, or for how much, or if the sun came up today

Snowden dump details Canadian spies running false flag ops online

Not cool, eh

This is what happens when a judge in New York orders an e-hit on a Chinese software biz

Analysis US injunction axes domains, social accounts, online payment

Make up your mind: Microsoft puts a bullet in Internet Explorer after all

Spartan to be default in Windows 10, IE11 to 'remain fundamentally unchanged'

Utah faints: Google Fiber to lay cable in thrilling Salt Lake City

Sales execs from AT&T, Comcast are already in the air

Apple is picking off iOS antivirus apps one by one: Who'll be spared?

Some slain in the software store, some survive – but why?

Joyent's Triton ships Docker containers on cloudy bare metal

'Container native' infrastructure does away with VMs

Hawk like an Egyptian: Google is HOPPING MAD over fake SSL certs

Updated How the world of certificate authorities is broken, part 94

Hey, Woz. You've got $150m. You're kicking back in Australia. What's on your mind? Killer AI

Super-clever computers will discard us puny mortals, apparently

Tears of a cloud: Don’t be let down by backup and disaster recovery

A quick redundancy can be a good thing

Open-Xchange builds anti Oracle stack after server M&A splurge

DIY Skype maker chomps up mail and DNS duo

Cleversafe attempts to infiltrate the storage laws of power

Cunning object storage doesn't RAID the electricity budget

El Reg reforms the Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse

Fancy tackling the Live Below the Line charity challenge?

SGI sales mushroom with Atomic Weapons Establishment deal

Atomic boffins line up Intel-powered supers for virtual nuke testing duties

EMC grabs tutu, slips on ballet shoes, performs Tchaikovsky's SAN Lake

When you need to soak up petabytes of data, maybe you should splash out on this kit

Ex-Google & Facebook bods are on a Quest for the Enterprise

Big Data compute meets Java culture with Metanautix

NCC bags security services outfit Accumuli for £55m

UK firm's 'business of three halves' may soon have four halves?

Assange™ lawyers demand Swedish prosecution files or no London interview

Our client is happy to stew in his own juice some more

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