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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 tablet

Goes like the blazes: Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 late 2014 edition

Review Dolby Atmos enabled fondleslab, anyone?

Misfortune Cookie crumbles router security: '12 MILLION+' in hijack risk

New claim: Homes, businesses menaced by vulnerable firmware

TALE OF FAIL: Microsoft offers blow-by-blow Azure outage account

Buggy software and bad deployment borked Redmond's cloud

ISIS leader Shakir Wahiyib with Facebook thumbs-up

New fear: ISIS killers use 'digital AK-47' malware to hunt victims

New code built in-house targets innocents fending off deranged terrorists

GhostSwimmer

Don't panic, US Navy has only deployed a ROBOT SHARK (but where are the lasers?)

Pics and video GhostSwimmer is an underwater James Bond

Red Hat CFO reaches for eject cord after Street-beating performance

Linux firm ups annual guidance yet again

Finally kicked that Minecraft habit? Story time!

Mojang says an epic narrative-mode is in the works

Banish the fear of Big Brother when you bring in BYOD

The magic of MDM

New fear: ISIS killers use 'digital AK-47' malware to hunt victims

New code built in-house targets innocents fending off deranged terrorists

Android gives Google a search monopoly? Not so fast, says judge

More facts needed before class-action suit can proceed

Microsoft kills its Euro pane in the a**: The 'would you prefer Chrome?' window

Time runs out on mandatory non-IE installation tool

Misfortune Cookie crumbles router security: '12 MILLION+' in hijack risk

New claim: Homes, businesses menaced by vulnerable firmware

Don't panic, US Navy has only deployed a ROBOT SHARK (but where are the lasers?)

Pics and video GhostSwimmer is an underwater James Bond

Rivals feel power of EMC's storage software bite

Market bounces in Q3, but somebody forgot to tell Symantec and IBM

Europe rubber-stamps IBM Lufthansa outsourcing gig

Nothing to see here, says EU, 'no competition worries'

Security SEE-SAW: $3 MEEELLION needed to fight a $100k hack

Threat intelligence 'mostly snake oil and marketing'

LEGS IN 2015: SpaceX Falcon's landing PUT ON HOLD

Stuttering engine means staff can knock off early

Couch potatoes relax: Netflix scores big STREAMING TV PATENT win

OpenTV not unique enough to protect, says court

Toshiba joins the exclusive, three-member 6TB disk drive club

Developing disk drive density mini dramarama

Last chance for Xmas Cash'n'Carrion goodies

Including the yuletastic Reg-branded Piston Powerbank

The Shock of The New: The Register redesign update 2

One week in, and our thoughts on your thoughts

Friday: SpaceX will attempt to land rocket on floating, robotic 'spaceport drone ship'

Hovering leggy rocket to deploy new 'X-wing' technology

Untangling .NET Core: Open source for Windows, Mac, Linux

Exclusive Interview More changes, but it'll be different this time, honest

CoolReaper pre-installed malware creates backdoor on Chinese Androids

This a lot worse than just bloatware, say analysts

Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM

Sneak path current snag cracked: Beyond the NAND scaling wall at last?

Teradata gobbles up data squasher RainStor

Fourth engulfment of 2014 brings Hadoop-y archiving

Soon EVERYONE will be doing it with a strap-on: The Reg's 20 festive wearables

Product roundup From wristbands to smart watches

UK.gov binds mobe operators to £5bn not-spot deal

Networks agree investment for 90 per cent Blighty voice/text coverage

Disk areal density: Not a constant, consistent platter

Comment I guess you learn something new every day

TorrentLocker ransomware pestilence plagues Europe, bags $500k

Too many people still running random .exe files in spam attachments

Fedora 21: Linux fans will LOVE it - after the install woes

Review Purrs like a beauty once you get her running

Tegile to shove flash into DIMMs, it would seem

Flash. Surely there must be something it CAN'T do?

V. R. R. Stob's magnificent saga A Game Of Dog-and-Bones

Stob GUARANTEED no elves and hardly any violence. Or incest

TALE OF FAIL: Microsoft offers blow-by-blow Azure outage account

Buggy software and bad deployment borked Redmond's cloud

Oracle, the King of Cloud? Maybe in Ellison's world

Analysis Claims that cloud will drive Oracle's future growth ring hollow

Google swears no search leg up for new dot-word sites: We drill into claims

The weird and wacky world of SEO Apple iPhone Android Kim Kardashian 1Direction

Scrooges rejoice! Beancounters find formula for perfect Xmas party

Boffins take out - then replace - Christmas fun

Social sniffer predicts which Nigerian prince has the best chance of scamming you

Data matching tool will be open source, intended for good not evil

Judge bars dead Steve Jobs from appearing on TV news FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

Apple icon's deposition won't be given to the public

Softlayer hops into Equinix's Cloud Exchange

Last in, best dressed

Bill cram woes piling up for Sprint: Campaigners lob in a sueball

CFPB seeking to get payback for fraudulent charges

Singapore startup does an Uber on tech support

Fynd seeks geeks looking to turn downtime into cash

URL LOL: Delta splats web flight boarding pass snoop bug

Mobile site spits out details on fellow passengers

Nork-ribbing flick The Interview AXED: Sony caves under hack terror 'menace'

Terrorists win, Kim Jong Un fingered again

Hurd'n'Catz leading Oracle to the cloud, but core biz still lags

Software, hardware remained sluggish in Q2

Sony looks at unpopular Google Glass, shouts 'ME TOO!'

Electronics giant wants to clip a computer to your specs

Microsoft says to expect AWESOME things of Windows 10 in January

Next build to be a major update

Pitch Black: New BlackBerry Classic is aimed at the old-school

Hands on This mobe is all tool belt and braces

ESA: Venus probe doomed to fiery death on weird planet's surface

Nine years of exploration ending up as Venusian rubble

ICANN HACKED: Intruders poke around global DNS innards

Spear-phishing attack timing couldn't be worse for domain name overseer

Could Cisco's Intercloud give it another chokehold on the Internet?

Interview We asked senior veep Nick Earle what it means

If 4G isn’t working, why stick to the same approach for 5G?

Analysis Talkin' 'bout an evolution...

Can't stop Home Depot-style card pwning, but suppliers will feel PCI regulation pain

Third parties must comply to new standard

American bacon cured with AR-15 assault rifle

SPB chief takes up arms against Stateside culinary outrage

Little big phone: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a toothsome hand-fulla Android

Review Less really is more this time

ASA slaps Ebuyer AGAIN - this time for ignoring regulator

Toothless watchdog growls, firm says 'LA LA LA, WE'RE NOT LISTENING'

Dr. Dobb's Journal sails into the sunset - yet again

Specialist programming site will post no new content

Dixphone's half-year P&L accounts are in. So much RED INK

Restructuring charges wipe out 'barnstorming' UK sales at Frankencorp

NY premiere of The Interview cancelled after hackers' terrorist threats

GoP hint at 9/11-style attack for screenings of Nork assassination movie

Keep an eye on those Object Storage critters, y'hear?

Storagebod Another year in bits, bytes, and bods

London teen pleads guilty to Spamhaus DDoS

Sentence will be passed in January next year

Speaking in Tech: MICROSOFT to buy out TWITTER? Nah

Podcast Blabbermouths' site could become the new Skype

EU VAT law could kill THOUSANDS of online businesses

Selling knick-knacks? Register or face taxman's WRATH

Profit-shy Instagram adds 5 new filters for hipster-photo types

Wow. So photograph. Much lighting. Very colour

UK cops caught using 12 MILLION Brits' mugshots on pic database

'Reliability' of face-matching tech vexes legal eagle

Beware of merging, telcos. CHEAPER SPECTRUM follows

Worstall on Wednesday HOW will shareholders rip off taxpayers now?!

HOW MUCH did WD pay for Skyera? Join the dots, work it out

Comment WD gros fromage: It wasn't $400m

Why is ICANN rushing its 'UN 'net security council'? So it can be announced at Davos

Fascinating tale of world elites, anti-NSA rumblings and the web's future

Pacnet becomes 'potential' prey for Australia's Telstra

Oh great. Dominant telco from five eyes member bidding to buy US-to-Asia cables

30,000 people buy a box of BOVINE EXCREMENT

Cards Against Humanity pwns its customers (or provides a 'life lesson')

IBM and Red Hat power up for virtualisation on Power systems

Billion-buck-bet on Linux bears fruit

FCC to smack Sprint with $105m fine over 'cramming' – report

Stuffing customers' bills with bogus charges will cost it

It's whiff, Jim, but not as we know it: Curiosity sniffs ORGANICS on Mars

But David Bowie still waiting for his answer

Google bakes W3C malware-buster into Gmail

Content Security Policy standard means non-complying extensions SHALL NOT PASS!

Back dat app up: Microsoft opens Azure Backup to Windows PCs

Cloudy data protection no longer just for Windows Server

Screwball ruble closes Apple's Russia store, whole kit and caboodle

Crazy exchange rates force iGiant to give up for now

Gigabit-over-TV-cable spec DOCSIS 3.1 passes interop test

Saviour of Australia's National Broadband network edges closer to real-world deployment

How does the US government run the internet? This is how

Step-by-step guide to IANA role in global DNS revealed

Google Cloud gets 'snappy' with Ubuntu Core support

Canonical's Docker-friendly micro-OS arrives on Compute Engine

Sony sued by ex-staff over daft security, leaked privates

What if movie studio loses? Big biz liable for big data blunders?

Apple WINS iPod antitrust fight, jury nixes BILLION-dollar payout bid

Cook & Co defeat long-running suit over scrubbed MP3s

NASA asks world+dog to name Mercury's craters (back off, 4chan)

Can't wait for Messenger probe to crash into Crater Moot

Boggling bum babe Kim fails to 'break the internet' – Robin Williams instead tops Google charts

Millions search for comic online after star's death

IS there anything sexier than hyper-converged systems?

Comment First Map Reduce, then Hive/Impala, but what’s next?

Unlock your mobe by STROKING it with your PEARL

1. Ram silicon into hapless mollusc. 2. ???? 3. Profit

HUMAN HAIR will soon be FOUND on MOON: Brit 'nauts aim for SPAAAACE

Lunar Mission One hits crowdfunding target

IBM: Get yer cloud services! Analytics, mobile, ten a penny

Mouthpiece gives us pile of guff about Cloud Marketplace - so we cut through it

Penguin porn? NO! Linux folk in #LCA2015 standoff

Live Cam Awards or Linux gabfest? Hmmm...

UK.gov SLASHES ICT frameworks by more than HALF

Where the hell's our support, shout disgruntled SMEs

FLASH! Aaa-aaah. 3D NAND will save every one of us

Comment 19TB flash cards? Not as far off as you might think

Banks, UK.gov must work together to beat cyber-nasties

BoE also warns of IT failures 'exacerbating' sector instability

Amazon workers in Germany stage CHRISTMAS STRIKE

Frequently-revolting staff stomp off for three days

Server SANs: Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater

Killing shared array complexity

Goes like the blazes: Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 late 2014 edition

Review Dolby Atmos enabled fondleslab, anyone?

Ofcom's new broom Sharon White sweeps into office

Fresh chief will replace Ed Richards in election year

EMC: People are going to be FLASHING their RACKS next year

And I for one am very excited at that prospect

European Commish asks for rivals' moans about Booking.com

It's illegal and anticompetitive for people to know where to get the lowest price

El Reg's mighty rocket spaceplane Vulture 2 arrives in US of A

LOHAN's massive box thuds down in the Mile High City

Ofcom mulls selling UK govt's IPv4 cache amid IPv6 rollout flak

Comment Strategy picked apart by own expert

France says NON! to UberPop: New law to kill off amateur cabs

Les fonctionnaires éclatent UberPop

easyGroup railroads easytrain.com owner

Let's do the timewarp again

'Turn to nuclear power to save planetary ecology from renewable BLIGHT'

+Analysis Boffins plead against 'perceptions of what is green'

Microsoft opens smiley-kids jangly guitar doc-maker to all

Heir apparent to Word and PowerPoint, 'Sway', gains UNDO function

Microsoft to open source HALO's cloudy back-end

Azure, meanwhile, advances its hybrid march

Terror bomb victims demanding Iran's .ir will appeal US ruling

Judge's uncertain decision to face scrutiny

Sony hackers dump more hunks of stolen data, promise another 'Christmas gift'

Still creepily trying to woo Sony staff too

Chrome devs hatch plan to mark all HTTP traffic insecure

Browsers tell us when content is secure, but not when to feel NAKED AND AFRAID

Watch out, Samsung! 3 of top 5 smartphone makers are now Chinese

Xiaomi, rivals gnawing at Korean firm's lunch

Branson sinks sub dream: Plan to explore Earth's bottom scrapped

Deep-sea tourism craft won't be happening after all

Microsoft whips out real-time translator for Skype calls

Babel Fish in your ear not required

Roll up, come see the BOOMING HACKER BAZAAR!

Fake credential, premier credit cards, and 100% satisfaction, guaranteed

Microsoft, rivals together fight US govt's cloud data snatch

When Irish eyes aren't smiling

Pirate Bay admins 'couldn't care less' about police raid

Claim sweep that sunk site is just 'part of this game' – but will the Bay be back?

Senator: Backdoor for the Feds is a backdoor for hackers

Wyden pushes for law banning special access in software, hardware for cops and spies

Cool Large Hadron Collider to fire into doubly powerful ring

Dark matter probing scientists fire up system by cooling it down

Tintri adds Hyper-V to its virtualised server support

Oh Hyper-V, oh Hyper-V, now you are but one of three

BT to gobble EE for £12.5bn – BTEE phone home

+Comment Soz Telefonica, BT's gone for the other one for home, mobe, TV, web 4-way

Google must free us from 'invisible web of our personal data' – DPA

And NOT using the fine print, say Dutch watchdogs

TalkTalk customers demand opt-out fix for telco's DNS ad-jacking tactics

Error Replacement Service is a neat moneyspinner for ISP

We are never getting back to... Samsung's baking Apple's 14nm 'A9' chips?

Promise of 14nm has Cupertino back in Sammy's arms - reports

Private equity downs WAN furtler Riverbed in $3.6bn gulp

+Comment Thoma Bravo gives Elliott its payout

Drive-making kingpin WD gobbles Skyera... to give to HGST

Flash array packing density king bought

Next gen ransomware: Elliptic cryptic, talks on Tor, demands Bitcoin

All the gear and will cost you dear

Vodafone poised to ink chumship pact with T-Mobile and get back into US enterprise

Just 900 customers need apply – NOT consumers

Heyyy, you seem to be trying to post a DRUNK PICTURE. You know your boss looks at this?

Facebook mulls assistant for the tired and confused

'Shadow IT' gradually sapping power and budget from CIOs

Clouds and - gasp! - users buying their own kit mean 'Darwinian moment' for techies

Imation rolls out the Barrall

Does the storage big-shot have a big storage shot in the arm in store ... age?

Secretive Chinese smartmobe colossus Xiaomi is on WAFER thin margins

Rare filing shows cheap handsets mean teeny profits

Independent inquiry into British air-traffic-control IT nightmare

Vince Cable accuses NATS of 'skimping' and running 'ancient' systems

Samsung brings out new longer-lived 1TB Flash podule for PCs, notebooks

Write cycles to write home about

UK banks ill-prepared for return of the rabid POODLE

Only 4,096 requests needed to uncover a 16-character cookie

LOHAN's Plucky Playmonaut touches down at Spaceport America

El Reg recce team scouts New Mexico facility

Plusnet could face DATA BREACH probe over SPAM HELL gripes

Exclusive ICO tells El Reg it's gathering evidence

Four tuner frenzy: The all-you-can-EEat TV Freeview PVR

Review Enough functionality to fight YouView et al?

Win Server 2003 custom support: That's NOT going to be fun

Forrester: Forget profits, Microsoft just won't want to do this

Is there ANOTHER UNIVERSE headed BACKWARDS IN TIME?

sdaehbus fo esrevinu egnarts eht si ti ylbaviecnoC

MARSQUAKES shook up range of hills in ancient lake bed

Xenogeologists release new map of 'Candor Colles' down low in the Valles Marineris

Parallels to adopt Docker as native app format in Cloud Server

Early container enthusiast forced aboard the bandwagon

Swiss McDonalds serves up no-holes-barred cheesy action to punters

Hot muffins on the menu as staff 'concentrate on serving customers'

Pirate Bay towed to oldpiratebay.org

Isohunt claims to have tossed copy of Pirate DB into a lifeboat

Uber surge pricing kicks in during Sydney siege

Update Big bucks go to drivers, passengers go free

Sony to media: stop publishing our stolen stuff or we'll get nasty

Is this the moment celebrity rags get busted for making stuff up?

BYOD: How to keep your data safe on their mobile devices

Splitting the assets

French space agency teams with Google for broadband balloons

Antarctic balloon tech to be shared in hope of beaming bits to bods

Sony hackers PINCH early version of James Bond Spectre script

Producers are shaken AND stirred

Hold the front page: Spain's anti-Google lobbyists lobby for Google News return

'Scrapped scraper puts rights under threat,' mumbles AEDE

HORRIFIED Amazon retailers fear GOING BUST after 1p pricing cockup

Nightmare before Christmas courtesy of RepricerExpress

Rosetta beams back colour pics: 67P shades of grey are SO HOT right now

Pic Churyumov-Gerasimenko perfects the monochrome look

Iranian CLEAVER hackers may DRAIN energy and defence firms, warn Feds

FBI pins down possible biz targets in secret file – report

Deprivation Britain: 1930s all over again? Codswallop!

Worstall @ the Weekend Inequality, living standards, poverty: Not all the same thing

Brit GUN NUT builds WORKING SNIPER RIFLE at home out of scrap metal!

Downrange Bizarrely, no 3D printing was involved

Immersive fairytale theatrics: Grimm Tales for Young and Old

Theatre Review The Pullman Show hits London's South Bank

Hooker beating: What if you read the Bible AND play GTA5?

QuoTW Plus: 'I'll try not to play Candy Crush in Parliament in future'

The STEALTH Plug-in Hybrid: Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

Vulture at the Wheel You wouldn't know it was an EV ... except it might use NO petrol

Slough or Antarctica? Well, at least Antarctica has penguins

The eXpat Files Opera man climbs antenna towers at -30˚C

Are we ready to let software run the data centre?

SDN reaches maturity