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Philip Glass, Words Without Music book cover

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

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

Broken CD

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

Record Store Day 2015

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?

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Tortilla de patatas

The real Spanish omelette – accept no wobbly dining substitute


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

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 doggy 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?

El Reg Summer Lectures Span Dark Net, Rare Earths, and Vintage Tech

Reg Events Expand your brain for the summer…

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!

Flash dead end is deferred by TLC and 3D

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

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 candidate to extend Moore's Law

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

Scouts' downed Compass database won't be back 'til autumn

Doesn’t look like anyone’s been Scouting for Data

Amazon CTO destealths to throw light on AWS data centre design

All-black outfit to explain it ain't just about the white boxen

Scientists tail whales, hails their tales of record 14,000-mile migration

So heartwarming, it makes you want to blubber

WORLD+DOG line up to SLAM Google after anti-trust case unveiled

Lots of angry biz folk gleefully stick the knife in

Jawbone Up4 tapcash wristjob: Get BONKING with the latest sweaty hipster toy

'Advanced sleep'. You’ve unlocked a new level: Snoring

DTS announces DTS:X – sparks object-based audio war with Dolby

Breaking Fad New multi-channel sound technology loves the speakers you already have

There’s a whole mobile world out there – here’s how to manage it

Promo Microsoft offers Reg reader’s mobility enriched workshops and webinars

Labour policy review tells EU where to stuff its geo-blocking ban

Ansip told to remove his licensing tanks from Europe's patchy lawn

IBM’s 700TB security threat database enters the cloud. Look to the heavens, hackers

'Think of it as Pinterest for security'

Hybrid IT? Not a long-term thing, says AWS CTO

AWS Summit Cloud security now ‘much stronger than on-premises’

Ukraine conflict spilling over into cyber-crime, warns former spy boss

Infiltrate Russian spooks are arming crooks, says Canadian ex-agent

Nokia to take $6bn bath on Navteq following AlcaLuc purchase

Tells navigation business to get lost

APT group hacks cyber-spy gang in spy-on-spy pwnage

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room

Samsung's PCIe flash card: Slim, speedy, and just nibbling power

Mass production in Sammy's foundries begins

Bluetooth SIG launches dev studio to encourage development

Give me your lightbulbs, your locks, your net-enabled forks yearning to be free

India tech firms BAIL OUT of Facebook's free access

'A little free net is better than nothing' says Zuck, but sites flee fearing neutrality fail

Stateside security screeners sacked for squeezing 'sexy' sacks

Is that a gun in your pocket or just a love truncheon?

DRONE ALONE: US Navy secretary gives up on manned fighters

But 3D-printed aircraft made at sea look interesting, especially bureaucrat-killers

Google's new scribble-tab-ulous handwriting interface for Android

First Look Scrawl-ware does 82 languages, @s and "quotes"

D-Link router patch creates NEW SOHOpeless vuln

You keep using that word 'security'. I do not think it means what you think it means


Philae lander to come alive soon, says ESA, but has no magnetic field to contend with

Exchange Server 2016 will be mostly Cloud Exchange ported back on-premises

Collaborative mobile lawyers, Exchange Server 2016's for you

Target settles with MasterCard for US$19 million

You can do this their way, or run the legal gauntlet yourself

Borg routers open to repeat remote DoS attack

Patches cooked for five versions of Cisco's IOS

Boost your attachment size with this one weird trick

Office 365 emails can now carry 150MB of baggage, but it may not fit in the overhead bins

Dropbox launches 'limitless' bug bounty

Back pay on its way

Revealed: The AMAZING technology behind Apple's $1299 Retina MacBooks – a lot of glue

Pics RAM and SSDs stuck down with Sir Jony's juice

VMware's vCloud Air to launch database DRaaS, pipe in more clouds

Exclusive 'Thousands' of customers now and plans to repeat Google deal to win more

Cram my freebies into Android phones and get a royalty discount, says Microsoft (allegedly)

Mobe makers get lower patent fees in exchange for bloatware

Cisco boss Chambers: It's our fault H-1B visa shakeup is struggling

Tech land needs to do more to distance itself from mass immigration debate, says CEO

'Arkansas cops tried to hack me with malware-ridden hard drive'

Extraordinary claims made by whistleblowers' lawyer after he asks for email archives

What's Meg Whitman fussing over: The fate of HP ... or the font on a DISRUPTIVE new logo?

Pic Thrills! Spills! Rectangles! Thinking outside the box – no

Oracle grunts, grimaces, pushes out 98-flaw security patch batch

Java, Fusion Middleware, Database and MySQL and more affected

NASA probe sent to faraway planet finds DWARF world instead: Pics

Three billion miles to Pluto – and forgot to hit autofocus

Nvidia's GTX 900 cards lock out open-source Linux devs yet again

Digitally signed firmware makes hardware acceleration with free software a no-go

2550100 ... An Illuminati codeword or name of new alliance demanding faster Ethernet faster?

What do we want? 25GbitE. When do we want it? NOW

Sticks and stones may break my DRONES – but I'm worth $10bn, laughs China's 'copter giant

DJI set to be most valuable biz in RC aerial gizmos

Startups face logjam as the trickle towards the exit turns into flood

Comment It's acquisition or IPO – but do it quickly, as the alternatives aren't pretty

Zend and Microsoft smoke out the real cloud devs' tools

Better insights with fewer disruptions, promises head honcho

Nuclear fusion simulator among boffinry tools picked for monster Summit supercomputer

As Uncle Sam builds another nuke test number-cruncher

DDN unveils filer boxes for all occasions at NAB 2015

Flies two new fancy filers for filer fetishists

There's TOO MANY data-leaking healthcare firms, growls Symantec

Problems often related to ‘poorly patched devices’

Googley TENTACLES reach towards YOUR email

It's like the zombie nightmare future of spam just came to life

Hey, you wanna help run the internet? This power restructure is for YOU

Infogasm How to do you solve a problem like ICANN – in one easy diagram

Martinwolf: The state of the tech industry in Q1 2015

Roll up, roll up, get your exclusive market insights

HP flash splash at National Association of Broadcasters bash

OEMs Samsung tech, announces new flash-equipped workstations

WHAT did GOOGLE do SO WRONG to get a slapping from the EU?

Analysis The Chocolate Factory just wanted to make the world a Lovelier Place

Redshift is fastest growing AWS service ever, says Amazon

AWS Summit More data than stars in the sky, claims starry-eyed CTO

SPB brews up fetching beer + bacon t-shirt design

With a soupçon of rocket propellant, naturally

Segway bought by former patent spat adversary Ninebot

Chinese firm uses Xiaomi backing to Gingerly move into American markets

Lib Dem manifesto: Spook slapdown, ban on teen-repelling Mosquitos

Election 2015 Promises from Clegg? (oi, stop laughing)

Google’s plan for WORLD DOMINATION takes shape. And it begins with a patent

Command and control of a robot army vital

Internet kingmakers cry mercy over mad dash to fill global DNS throne

Meetings cancelled as volunteer experts burn out from conference calls

'We STRONGLY DISAGREE' that we done WRONG, says Google

Horse-trading between ad giant and Brussels begins

Android lands on Microsoft's money-machine island fortress

NCR hurls Google's Linux at Windows XP walls

Just LOOK at this filthy Imation linen, screeches furious Clinton Group

Washing someone else's dirty laundry in public is always fun – for onlookers

COME BACK – I never said we were quitting public cloud, says HP bigwig Bill Hilf

Analysis Just what world is HP's Helion group in, anyway?

EU says dominant Google ILLEGALLY FIDDLES search results

Disagree? Convince us then, says bold Commish Vestager

Troubleshooting feature on Cisco routers is open to data-slurp abuse

Infiltrate Mad skillz + $10k = DIY NSA

Speaking in Tech: Meet Apple, the global healthcare provider

Podcast Mastering that wrist flick is all important

Avere cuddles Google, continues with Amazon. Label that under ‘It's complicated’

The Chocolate Factory adds substance to its cloud

Finally, Mozilla looks at moving away from 'insecure' HTTP. Maybe

HTTPS is the future, says security engineer, to the surprise of nobody

In some ways, dating apps are the anti-internet

Worstall on Wednesday And some of the developers need to understand this

IWF took down over 31,000 child sexual abuse URLs in 2014

Watchdog hunts online networks

EU bods Oetti and Ansip: We must digitise EVERYTHING

Gov, cars, manufacturing, cars, geo-blocking, cars, and cars

Health apps and wearables make you nervous, not fit, say boffins

Humanity is wasting its time on monitoring life rather than living

Veeam lobs backup bombs, with Cisco lighting the fuse

Free endpoint tool debuts, along with UCS-as-disk-backup appliance idea

Talk is FINNISHed: Nokia to buy Alcatel Lucent for €15.6 billion

Finland to be HQ, Bell Labs brand to stay, €900m in savings flagged after share swap deal goes down

Don't collect bugs, invest in fly-spray says bug bounty operator

Money-munching mercenaries blitz bug bounty budgets

Dwarf planet Ceres has TEN bright spots, astroboffins say

Worldlet is no dusty rock thanks to 'active' past producing varied geology

Verizon, NetFlix, KFC ad-men pay traffic cons $500k a month

Real time fleecing of instant ad buys is a thing, says researcher

NASA to put the stars in your hands with coming-soon-now API portal

Bigger than Justin Bieber and infinitely more interesting

Yahoo! adopts! Ceph! to! underpin! Flickr!, plans! storage-as-a-service! service!

Purple Palace says it will have hundreds of software-defined petabytes by year's end

Apple splats Safari flaw affecting a BEELLION iThings

FTP bug sends doc hunters on nasty detours

30 – count 'em – 30 orgs sign up for Cumulus on Dell networking kit

UPDATE Is this software-defined networking thing hot? Dell's given us a new number

Microsoft points at Skype, Lync: You two, in my office – right now

One of you needs to clear your desk

It's 2015 and a RICH TEXT FILE or a HTTP request can own your Windows machine

Patch now before someone writes exploits for these bugs

Microsoft cramming free stuff into Galaxy S6es? Not so fast – US telcos

Apps scrubbed from AT&T, Verizon mobes, because choice

Chrome version 42 will pour your Java coffee down the drain: Plugin blocked by default

NPAPI killed off completely by September

Easy ... easy ... Aw CRAP! SpaceX rocket ALMOST lands on ocean hoverbase

Vid Note to self: Musk do better next time

What just went down on Intel for three months? Er, PC and mobile chips

'Lower than expected' sales kept Chipzilla's revenue flat

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