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Bank vault

Mortgage data splashed all over the net. Thanks HSBC Finance

Not a hack, just a massive balls up!

The content business wants Netflix out of Australia

How do you think Netflix gets stuff here? Over the VPNs the government wants to ban

USB flash drive with NAND chip and controller chip

Flash dead end is deferred by TLC and 3D

Comment Behold, data centre bods, the magical power of three


Yay, we're all European (Irish) now on Twitter (except Americans)

New privacy rules puts majority of users beyond NSA's reach

JavaScript CPU cache snooper tells crooks EVERYTHING you do online

New research sends browser kingpins scurrying for fixes

Trading Standards pokes Amazon over 'libellous' review

Firm won't delete it even though it's totally false

ARM wrestles analysts' guesses to floor after slurping IP Kool-Aid

Chip shop punts 3.8 billion units in the quarter, runs shipments at 450Hz

Nork hackers no pantomime villains, but a hugely unpredictable menace

Modest resources but still able to launch a debilitating attack

Hyper-convergence: Whither the alternative stack, VM lads?

Comment Everyone wants the happy people on their side

Neurobabble makes nonsense brain 'science' more believable, say trick-cyclists

Coming soon: Neuroscience aftershave!

Want to super scale-out? You'll be hungry for flash

Nothing succeeds like flash-excess

EMEA PC market circling rim, headed for U-bend plunge

No, people: Not Intel, not even Windows 10 can save PC shipments this year

Cloud-engorged SAP's profits nosedive by a QUARTER

Look, look, cloudy growth, babbles company

Lapider les corneilles! French Patriot Act faces growing opposition

Petition denouncing fast-track snooping law tops 100,000 signatures

Yay, we're all European (Irish) now on Twitter (except Americans)

New privacy rules puts majority of users beyond NSA's reach

Flash dead end is deferred by TLC and 3D

Comment Behold, data centre bods, the magical power of three

Mortgage data splashed all over the net. Thanks HSBC Finance

Not a hack, just a massive balls up!

UN: E-waste's 42 MEELLLION tonnes represents 'valuable' (and ‘toxic’) urban mine

7% is unwanted mobes, PCs, printers

SharePoint's next release delayed until deep into 2016

Microsoft's cloud-first plan looks like making on-premises software the poor relation

CenturyLink boosts DaaS capital by acquiring Orchestrate

NoSQL fu for everyone, spread across the clouds

Elon Musk wanted Google to buy Tesla, says ex-Vulture's book

Did Larry nearly curl up with billionaire biz baron?

Flying giant octopus menaces New York

New Statesman launches highly improbable eight-legged unit of weight

Spotty Ceres gets them out again for NASA's SHINY CLOSEUPS

Still not looking like alien signal mirrors, though

AssangeTM ♥s dictator Kim Jong-un say Sony Pictures' lawyers

Media again asked to ignore the purloined letters

JavaScript CPU cache snooper tells crooks EVERYTHING you do online

New research sends browser kingpins scurrying for fixes

D-Link: sorry we're SOHOpeless

PS. Most products don't have a fix yet

Mt Gox LEAKED Bitcoin for years before heist, says WizSec

When the crooks struck, freedom was just another word for nothing left to lose

Lawyer: Cops dropped robbery case rather than detail FBI's StingRay phone snoop gizmo

Cell tracker kept secret at expense of criminal complaint

Australia mulls dumping the .com from – so you can bake URLs like

NZ and UK tried it, and they're still standing

Microsoft to open first flagship Store beyond North America

Redmond reckons Sydney shop will be regional hub for Asia. Enjoy the long flight!

Tale of 2 cyber-confabs: Govts, nerds on one side. Shock hotel room searches on the other

Analysis The offline and online worlds are so similar now

That's right: FBI agents can't pretend to be ISP repairmen to search homes without a warrant

Vegas hotel raid broke 4th Amendment, says judge

NetApp nails 11PB Oz supercomputer storage deal

Unconventional 57,472-core system is Raijin, but no bull

IBM feathers pillow with System z cash – but still losing sleep after 12 quarters of decline

Not a wink of sales growth in THREE YEARS

Nokia will be the mobile comeback kid in 2016 – wishful-thinking sources

'Lots of great stuff' in the pipeline, allegedly

Twitter private-message INVASION: How to stop EVERYONE sliding into your DMs

Step 1. Do nothing

Web advertising giant (Google) to spew ads over web – using HTTPS

Pledge to SSL billboards by summer

Windows 10 MURDERED your Lumia? Microsoft says it may have a fix

Revamped Recovery Tool takes it nice and slow

Comcast, Time Warner Cable in crunch talks with FCC, DoJ over $42bn mega-merger

First major sit-down talks over monopoly fears

Ex-Windows designer: Ballmer was dogmatic, Sinofsky's bonkers, and WinPho needs to change

You will learn to love Hamburger menus. You will

Loose lips slip when Windows 10 ships: 'End of July' says AMD CEO

But will it be ready in time?

NASA guy to White House: Be really careful with that HTTPS stuff

What's wrong with a 'waiver process'?

IT'S WAR: Hacktivists throw in their lot with spies and the military

Feature Code develops into a major weapon

BuzzFeed: We don't pull 'articles' due to advertiser pressure VERY OFTEN

It is MUCH more common to pull them 'cos they're crap

Huawei P8: Chinese mobes have arrived and the West should tremble

Analysis Flagship breathes down Samsung's neck

Whizzy-fast Microsoft Azure Premium Storage now available. With a catch, natch

SSD based go-faster stripes 'will double write throughput'

Hutchison Whampoa launches wholesale global MVNE venture

Father of Three wants to sire more networks

Post Office denies IT blunders led to criminal charges against posties

'Systemic problems' with Horizon system firmly denied

VMware fires Photon torpedo – a homegrown Linux for microservices

'Lightwave' security layer to bind containers running in lightweight distro

Raytheon borgs Websense to create cybersecurity behemoth

What's the new firm going to be called? Raysense? Webtheon?

Seagate's third quarter results looking lacklustre as profits tumble

Getting a bit tired are we? Need a lie down?

Azure Fabric Service is Microsoft's answer to 'microservices' app dev

New PaaS offering combines service orchestration and automation

Coms: Yes, we DID appoint advisors to flog off our voice biz

Crystal ball not cracked, insists irritated firm

Apple will cut down 36,000 acres of forest in 'conservation scheme'

Woodlands to provide ALL of Apple's packaging needs

LOOK OUT it's MOBILEGEDDON! Your site could lose, um, PENNIES

Comment Race to the bottom for shrinking ad revenues

Want to give your data centre a makeover? Spend half a day learning how

Promo Microsoft offers an immersive transformation

Kremlin hackers exploited TWO 0-day Flash, Windows vulns

Operation RussianDoll smelled like Russian miscreants, say infosec bods

HP's $3 BEELLLION Aruba buy ‘significantly undervalues’ wireless operator

Giant's deal a steal, almost literally, alleges litigant

The data centre design that lets you cool down – and save electrons

A chilling tale from the server aisles

Anonymous unleashes online petition against US info-sharing bills

CISA and CISPA bills 'undermine the Fourth Amendment'

What keeps CIOs awake? Leaky data centres – or leaky C-suites?

Reg Events Share your woes at our next Reg Roundtable

NatWest and RBS' mobile banking apps go TITSUP

UPDATE Total Inability To Support Usual Performance KOs moneymen

Green your data centre – without ending up in the Job Centre

Going Green: Tactics (Part 2) Budget and planet-saving technology ideas

Met Police puts iPads, Windows and Android mobes on trial

No decision on what to use for two years, though

Chinese 'Superphone' manufacturer declares war on Apple

Godwin's Law makes an appearance during handset launch

Qumulo gets fat appliance alongside skinny fast one

Scale-out big box is a 1,000-node wannabe Isilon-beater

iPhone vs. Galaxy fight hospitalises two after beer bottle stabbing

Mix of Android, iOS and booze turns nasty in Oklahoma

Microsoft absorbs open-source internal startup MS Open Technology

2,000 open source projects later, Redmond reckons it's ready to imbibe open goodness

30 per cent of servers, storage and switches now sold to clouds

US$16.5 billion spent on public cloud alone in 2014 says IDC

High on bath salts, alleged Norse god attempts tree love

Florida police try and stop lightning flinger with … electricity. D’oh!

Chrome 42 breaks vSphere web client thanks to ye olde NPAPI

Virtzilla management plug-in uses ancient Netscape plugin format that Google's binned

Microsoft proves Pinocchio's a real boy with proofs tool

'Geppetto' gives verifiable computation a boost

NTT adds two bit barns to gathering global cloud

Embiggens RagingWire and plans new build in Mumbai

Your city's not smart if it's vulnerable, says hacker

Major vendors block hackers from testing insecure IoT kit

Digital killed the radio star: Norway names FM switchoff date

Analogue's reign dear, digital fjorges ahead

Google makes life easier for mixed-content sysadmins

Serve HTTPS without remaking your HTTP content

Watch: Nasty JPEG pops corporate locks on Windows boxes

Vid Bad validation leads to total pwnage, hacker shows

Google broke own security with April fool gag

ƨbɿɒwʞɔɒᙠ writing jape backfires, opens way to click-jacking attacks and more

Raytheon suspected of readying for Websense slurp

Missile-maker expands its infosec footprint

Drones to bring DEBT FROM ABOVE in Switzerland

Swiss Post delivery-by drone test will put incoming bills in the air

BLAM! Valve slams brakes on Steam flimflam with $5 spam scram plan

Phishy players face feature restrictions

What's 'appening with WhatsApp? '800 MEEELLION LOSERS* actively use us', says boss

*Users. We mean users. Obvs

KABOOM! Billionaire fingers dud valve in ROCKET WIBBLE PRANG BLAST

Musk blames sluggish throttle for wobble topple booster

Alice's Adventures Underground: Don't be late for this very important date

Theatre Review Directly be directed in the right direction

'Truth in advertising laws apply to you too, mobile app sellers'

QuoTW Plus: Whitman wants 'symbolic connection' from some mashed up letters

America was founded on a dislike of taxes, so how did it get the IRS?

The eXpat files From Cambridge to the other Newark, via the valley of bureaucratic hell

Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde: Less fun than it should be

Vulture at the wheel Baby Alfa fails to live up to illustrious forebears' example

So why exactly does almost ALL tech live in Silicon Valley?

Worstall @ the Weekend And how come the nerds get so much damn money?

DWARF PLANET Ceres beams back SUNNY north pole FROWN

Dawn spacecraft transmits best high-res images yet, enthuse boffins

Verizon FLICKS FINGER at Netflix with skinny à la carte-style TV package for fibre munchers

OTT behaviour to claw back U.S. market share? Surely not!

Amazon AXES try-before-you-buy AppStore TestDrive facility from shopfront

No, you can't pet that dawg in the window

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Tortilla de patatas

The real Spanish omelette – accept no wobbly dining substitute

Who runs this world? Sony Pictures CEO jokes about getting UK culture minister fired

And replacing him with former PM's grandson

Go for a spin on Record Store Day: Lifting the lid on vinyl, CD and tape

Feature Tech for digitising treasured tunes – how easy is it to get into the groove?

BOFH: Explain? All we need is this kay-sh with DDR3 Cortexiphan ...

Episode 5 You opened Pandora's Box, you shut it again

Philip Glass tells all and Lovelace and Babbage get the comic novel treatment

Page File Plus: Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals

Let’s PULL Augmented Reality and CLIMAX with JISM

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Oh come on! It's ripe for renaming

FCC hit with SEVENTH net neutrality lawsuit

CenturyLink joins queue suing US busybody to kill new rules

Makerbot axes 'scores of staff' – 3D printing just doesn't pay the bills

Morale hits new low for troubled kitchen-table factory pioneer, Reg source claims

Google has tested its speedy QUIC internet protocol on YOU – and the early results are in

Notice anything peppier about your Google searches lately?

Budge up, Navy boys, I've got some broadband spectrum to flog – FCC

150MHz may be opened up in 3.5GHz space, telcos can pay to play or just be friends

US Navy's LOCUST DRONE CANNON is like death SWARMED up

Vid Watch war gun fling itty-bitty flying spying future-droids

Gwyneth Paltrow flubs $29 food stamp dare, swallows pride instead

Manages four days on subsistence diet before hitting the chicken

One small shot for Man, one espresso maker IN SPAAACE: Dragon snatched by ISS

+Vid What a time to be alive

Ebook price-fix saga: Official Apple peeler says probe is fruitless

Big shock: iTunes giant not letting antitrust court monitor into meetings, files, etc

Mega fatcat Kim Dotcom in deportation drama over SPEEDING ticket

When a government wants you gone…

Hooray! China suspends ban on foreign tech in banking

Er, it's likely to come back soon though

Android finally shows up for work, app in hand

The 'ultimate solution to get work done on your device', apparently

Colombian hacker who spied on gov-rebel peace talks jailed for 10 years

Quoted The Count of Monte Cristo at trial ...

Give Jay-Z's Tidal tune stream thing a chance, says indie label boss

Interview Income from loopy, star-owned vanity project better than no income at all

Bloomberg crash embarrasment delays £3 BEELLLION debt sale

Debt Management Office vexed by digital dosh carnage

US Navy robot war-jet refuels in air: But Mav and Iceman are going down fighting

Aviators plan to keep carrier drones on the sidelines

Windows Phone 10: Less stuff that does more – plus IE-killer Project Spartan

Hands On More features, less usability. Fair trade?

JetBrains releases CLion - new cross-platform IDE for C/C++ users

Also out is ReSharper C++ for Visual C++ folk

EMC buys cloudy Canuck security company CloudLink

Encryption in the cloud to become a licence-free service

UK now part of another Euro data-spaff scheme

Don’t want Bulgarian military police taking your banknotes? Tough!

ICANN banked $60m from dot-word auctions. Just what exactly is it going to spend it all on?

Chairman forced to show hand on gTLD piggybank's fate

Slack raises $160m from investors, gets mega $2.8bn valuation

Company once valued at a mere $1.2bn

Are YOU The One? Become a guru of your chosen sysadmin path

Deeper than training, knowing yourself

Lack of secure protocol puts US whistleblowers at risk, says ACLU

Quick, implement an HTTPS-only standard

'Hackers racked up $$$$s via the Android Play Store, and Google won't pay me back'

Cali woman accuses ad giant of, well, a lot of things

Transparency thrust sees Met police buying up to 30,000 bodycams

Fewer police complaints, quicker convictions, say plods

Want to go green like Apple, but don't have billions in the bank?

Going Green: Strategy (Part 1) Cooling data centres without landing in hot water

VMware makes it all Good again after patent brouhaha

Mobe firm enters into licensing agreement with data centre gros fromages

Graphic designs: Six speedy 17-inch gaming laptops

Product Roundup Big ol' beasts of burden with bang aplenty

WW2 German Enigma machine auctioned for record-breaking price

Bletchley-baiting three-rotor code box sold for six-figure sum

You! GOOGLE! HAND OVER the special SAUCE, says Senate (of France)

AND put links to 3 competitors on homepage – or we'll pout

While AMD, Apple et al thrash around, chippery fat-cat TSMC is grinning all the way to the bank

But does 20nm sales slump spell trouble?

‘Right to be forgotten’ prompts more French privacy concerns

Fewer than 100 incidents actually reported to Google, however

Google drives a tenth of news traffic? That's bull-doodie, to use the technical term

Comment Veep backtracks on figure – and here's why


USS Independence may still have aircraft in its hangars

Don't shoot the Messenger: NASA's suicide probe to punch hole in Mercury

+Vid Crash, bang, wallop, what a spacecraft – read our pre-obit

The Internet of things is great until it blows up your house

How to stop hackers letting the gas flow in your connected oven? Bitcoin has the answer

Ravello unravels mystery of ESXi on AWS, Google

Emulating CPU virtualisation extensions in the cloud for home or training lab fun

WikiLeaks reveals searchable trove of Sony Pictures documents

'Influential multinational corporation at centre of a geo-political conflict' deserves it says AssangeTM

Netflix's house of cards to be fortified with HTTPS appliance

Crypto overheads could have cost video attic 'hundreds of millions' of dollars

Governments lodge just 10 subpoenas for GitHub user info

Москва got the three it wanted, but code bucket binned plenty of other access requests

Public exploit crashes Minecraft servers

Hacker claims Mojang ignored disclosures for two years

Default admin password, weak Wi-Fi, open USB ports ... no wonder these electronic voting boxes are now BANNED

Virginia axes un-patched WinXP-powered ballot boxes

Remember SeaMicro? Red-ink-soaked AMD dumps it overboard

Which is accelerating faster: its APUs or its revenue decline?

Sysadmins, patch now: HTTP 'pings of death' are spewing across web to kill Windows servers

Patch Tuesday bug reverse engineered by Thursday

Someone PLEASE stop patent trolls' stroking their favorite tool, cries Google and friends

US trade watchdog ITC needs reform to end $bn blackmail

Google: Go ahead, XP stalwarts, keep on using Chrome safely all YEAR

Support deadline extended for upgrade stragglers

Yahoo! chief! Marissa! Mayer! stings! Bing! in! ad! bling! fling! win!


Yelp can protect critics in rough reviews row: Virginia yanks rug from under furious carpet biz

Top court strikes down previous order to unmask users

What's that THUD sound? It's your Lumia's best feature after unflashing Windows 10

Preview builds pulled after reports of bricked devices

What's that coming over the Dot Hill, is it is a monster? Is it a sales monster?

SAN biz in Automatics gear

Bank-card-sniffing shop menace Punkey pinned down in US Secret Service investigation

Never Mind Other Malware, Here's the Hex Pistols

Pure Storage shoves channel growth ahead of IPO dream bid

Two-tier distribution and two new hires to get sales of kit moving

Graphene spintronics crowned latest Moore's Law extender contender

It's not just politicians and PRs who are powered by spin

Microsoft set to penetrate Cyanogen, promises app-y ending

Consumer apps and enterprise apps, they mean

Hungry Apple fanbois can now buy a lunch date with Tim Cook

Hour-long guzzle sesh costs just $165,000 - and counting

LA schools want multi-million Apple refund after kids hack iPads

$1.3bn of locked-down Apple tech issued to school kids. Success was surely inevitable

Miscreants rummage in lawyers' silky drawers at will, despite warnings

173 UK law firms found hackers had their fingers in briefs last year

Bloodied SanDisk preps for job cuts after market reading mis-steps

Comment Taking ‘aggressive measures to regain excellence’. Better hurry

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