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Wanna exorcise Intel's secretive hidden CPU from your hardware? Meet Purism's laptops

Free software lovin' crusaders kick out Management Engine

Elmedia

Malware hidden in vid app is so nasty, victims should wipe their Macs

If you downloaded and installed stuff from Eltima yesterday, you are totally screwed

Do fear the Reaper: Huge army of webcams, routers raised from 'one million' hacked orgs

Check your cameras, broadband gateways, NAS boxes for latest botnet malware

aardvark

Ubuntu 17.10: We're coming GNOME! Plenty that's Artful in Aardvark, with a few Wayland wails

You've got to admit, Canonical has guts

Screenshot from 1982 movie scene - lightcycle

We talk to Tron artist Syd Mead: On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy

Lightcycle creator on the classic sci-fi film as it turns 35

Google's first custom smartphone chip, transferring neural networks across languages – and more

Roundup Dive in

Plants in SPAAAAAAACE are good for you

A splash of green stops astronauts feeling blue

Wanna exorcise Intel's secretive hidden CPU from your hardware? Meet Purism's laptops

Free software lovin' crusaders kick out Management Engine

A plethora of patches, Kaspersky hits back, new hope for Wannacry Brit hero – and more

Roundup Everything you also need to know in security

CEO of $300m-a-year ad upstart Vungle cuffed for allegedly sexually abusing toddler son

SF startup boss denies charges

Capacitor maker zapped with price-fixing charge

Shocking development in the current affairs circuit

Apple Cook's half-baked defense of the Mac Mini: This kit ain't a leftover

We're not going to fry it, and we're not going to tell you anything more right now

Malware hidden in vid app is so nasty, victims should wipe their Macs

If you downloaded and installed stuff from Eltima yesterday, you are totally screwed

Do fear the Reaper: Huge army of webcams, routers raised from 'one million' hacked orgs

Check your cameras, broadband gateways, NAS boxes for latest botnet malware

Mastercard blockchain: MEEELLIONS. Opening up the API: Priceless

Credit card purveyors aim to improve 'cross-border, B2B payment flows'

Tech giant Citrix, sync 'n' share startup Egnyte fire lawsuits at each other

Non-compete legal battle

Pixel 2 tinkerers force Google's hand: Secret custom silicon found

They were totally just about to tell us everything

MEPs vote to update 'cookie law' despite ad industry pressure

Justice committee backs ePrivacy proposals by narrow majority

No more mister nice GUI: Visual tools stapled to Azure Data Factory

Hate code? Love lists? Microsoft's got you covered

Cohesity and Micron polish exec artillery in mad dash for growth

Pushing out the big guns to compete with Samsung – and each other

National Audit Office: We'll be in a world of pain with '90s border tech post-Brexit

Can UK's creaky databases uphold the nation's security?

We talk to Tron artist Syd Mead: On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy

Lightcycle creator on the classic sci-fi film as it turns 35

Legends of the scrawl: Ordnance Survey launches augmented reality tool for maps

OS boffins chat to Reg as part of National Map Reading Week

Continuous Lifecycle 2018: Agile pioneer Dr Linda Rising to keynote

Events Call for papers closes today – get your skates on

The case of the disappearing insect. Boffin tells Reg: We don't know why... but we must act

'It's more dramatic than climate change'

Tell the public how much our tram tickets cost? Are you mad?

Updated Transport for Greater Manchester says silly thing in reply to sensible FoI request

What’s the real point of being a dev? It's saving management from themselves

Comment Insubordination in the face of impossible fads

Dev writes Ethereum code for insecure SHA-1 crypto hash function

Interaction with legacy systems but not all think it's a good idea

Machine-learning startup Perspica to be crushed into Cisco's analytics biz

Staff will be folded into January acquisition AppDynamics

Vodafone, EE and Three overcharging customers after contracts expire

Citizens Advice finds over-65s most likely to be stung

DXC slashes meal allowances for travelling troops: Please sir, may I have some more?

Watch the client eat (smallish) steak as you munch on bread roll

Ubuntu 17.10: We're coming GNOME! Plenty that's Artful in Aardvark, with a few Wayland wails

You've got to admit, Canonical has guts

Your data will get hacked anyway so you might as well give up protecting it

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Spend the money on freezing your brain

Canadian govt snoops emit their own malware detection tool, eh

Canuck NSA/GCHQ equivalent open-sources 'Assemblyline', to make us all as safe as Canada

Boss visited the night shift and found a car in the data centre

On-Call It needed an oil change, natch, and the mainframes didn't mind

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update tackles IT's true menace: Cheating gamers

Also some security stuff, too

Hack apps, attack code drawbacks for cash stacks, Google yaks

An attempt was made

Rackspace ends discount hosting for open source projects

Clarifies axe fell only on new applicants, not existing users, after fanatical disappointment

Red (Planet) alert: Future astro-heroes face shocking adventures on Martian moon Phobos

Vid You may want to resist current plans to discharge a base on the surface

HPE quits cloud servers, two weeks after telling El Reg it wouldn't do that

Company also plans 'consolidation' of product lines, locations and languages

MH 370 search to resume as Malaysia makes deal with US oceanographic company

No-find-no-fee search to cover area recommended by new analyses of likely landing spot

Make America late again: US 'lags' China in IT security bug reporting

Mind the gap

Japan finds long, deep tunnel on the Moon

With fewer meteors, lower radiation and better weather, this is a nice place for a colony

IBM broke its cloud by letting three domain names expire

Hang on? Isn't Big Blue betting the company on a clever cloud? Yup. It is. Sigh

Facebook tackles race hate problem head on with programming tool

Clashing threads put in their place by RacerD

Apple Cook roasted for Chinese app takeaway

Cruz missile targets iPhone head honcho for pulling software from shelves at Middle KIngdom's behest

Hate to break it to you, but billions of people can see Uranus tonight

Some may even glimpse the ring

Facebook, Google and pals may be hit with TV political ads rules

Election security is national security, says senator as US law shakeup proposed

Google faces $10k-a-day fines if it defies court order to hand over folks' private overseas email

Judge rules in fight over seizure of foreign Gmail files

Lucky Canada. Google chooses Toronto as site of posthuman urban lab

Town has an API, but no cars

Tezos crypto and $232m initial coin offering risks implosion – reports

Expert's protip: 'Hope is not an investment strategy'

Mohawks fling patent infringement sueball at Microsoft and Amazon

Tribe has sovereign immunity to legal challenges

SAP reassures market: Cloud is sustainable, just don't look at our wheezing bookings

Q3 profits and revenues up but execs grilled over cloudy future

GE goes with Apple: Not the Transformation you were looking for, Satya?

Comment Macs, iOS cheaper in long run – that means trouble

Oh, Lenovo! 1,000 staff strapped to redundancy cannon

US and China in the firing line

Review: Magic Leap and Fantasy Funding Fiasco

Comment Another extraordinary performance from the 'tech company'

Breakfast at Jeffrey's: UK CEO admits Voda 'slightly lost its mojo'

Also slags off BT, backs Ofcom, keeps mum on Liberty tie-up

Taste the Redmond: Dell strengthens its Azure Stackery

On-premises Microsoft cloud gets 14G servers for more oomph

Power: The ultimate web-based commodity

Events Reg Lecture reveals what it is, where to find it

Survey: Tech workers are terrified they will be sacked for being too old

Industry age bias a source of constant worry

YouTube sin-bins account of KRACK WPA2 researcher

Only to be mysteriously restored hours later

You can yacht be serious: Larry might be planning his own version of America’s Cup

Positioning it as 'World Series' of yachting

It's hip to be in Gartner's square: Poor Panasas out on its NAS

Qumulo, HGST, StorageCraft move in, crack open craft beers

Misco UK chops majority of workforce, pulls down shutters

Administrator blames credit insurance cuts, online rivals for collapse

Didn't install a safety-critical driverless car patch? Bye, insurance!

New law defines who pays if your auto auto prangs itself

Yes, British F-35 engines must be sent to Turkey for overhaul

Also, the US negotiates fighter jet purchase contracts on our behalf

MongoDB shoots for $220m in IPO, values NoSQL biz at $1.2bn

Trading due to begin on NASDAQ today

Let's dig into how open source could KO the Silicon Valley chat silos

Interview Open Xchange boss maps out IMAP scheme

You can't find tech staff – wah, wah, wah. Start with your ridiculous job spec

And stop hiring floorspace in San Fran, London for Pete's sake

IT resellers, this is your future: Shifting driverless cars within 5 years

Canalys Channels Forum Yeah or maybe not

Flash in the enterprise is in a solid state. Where is it going next?

Sponsored Flash forward

ARM chip OG Steve Furber: Turing missed the mark on human intelligence

Ten mice and a million cores are going to prove it

Microsoft exec says ARM-powered Windows laptops have multi-day battery life

For now, consider the new Surface Book 2 with mere 17-hour life and Intels inside

Stealth web crypto-cash miner Coin Hive back to the drawing board as blockers move in

We've got something much more ethical anyway, say devs

Citrix endorses tool that lets vSphere manage XenServer

In Citrix's world, you'd do this to leave vSphere. In the real world? This is silo-saving

EU: No encryption backdoors but, eh, let's help each other crack that crypto, oui? Ja?

You scratch my PKCS, and I'll scratch yours

SpaceX gives free ride to replacement for Facebook's fried satellite

Israel's Spacecom still loves Elon enough to also pay for future launch

US-CERT study predicts machine learning, transport systems to become security risks

You've been warned

CableLabs, Cisco working on LTE-over-DOCSIS

+COMMENT Plan avoids the need for new fibre to connect a squillion small cells

Be my guest, be my guest, at a hypervisor hacking fest

Xen pins seven bugs to the card, all with guests doing nasty things to hosts

Samsung to let proper Linux distros run on Galaxy smartmobes

Even penguintastic desktops when lodged in DeX dock

Like Uber, for socialism: Chinese leader calls for more use of AI, big data and sharing economy

Leader Xi Jinping also wants to crimp 'erroneous viewpoints' with more net censorship

You're doing open source wrong, Microsoft tsk-tsk-tsks at Google: Chrome security fixes made public too early

Redmond wags its finger

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Redmond now able to host projects like ████████ and █████████████ in █████ and ███████████

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