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Redactron ad 1971

Godmother of word processing Evelyn Berezin dies at 93

Obit Office revolutionary developed the hefty Redactron

man gazes into crystal ball

Home users due for a battering with Microsoft 365 subscription stick

Job opening at Redmond points to new consumer services

Taylor Swift on stage in Milan

Taylor's gonna spy, spy, spy, spy, spy... fans can't shake cam off, shake cam off

Swifties' faces scanned against DB of 'known stalkers' at US gig – reports

Man drinks juice through straw

Windows 10 can carry on slurping even when you're sure you yelled STOP!

Updated All your activity are belong to us

Doug Engelbart leads us through The Mother Of All Demos

The eulogising of The Mother Of All Demos at 50 is Silicon Valley going goo-goo for gurus again

Comment Doug Engelbart retrofitted for mystical bullsh!t

Postmates plans rollout of autonomous delivery robots in US

Wheeled robo-containers called Serve headed first to LA

Fraudster convicted of online banking thefts using… whatever the hell this thing is

Ingenious device, or fake bomb from 1980s cop movie?

The fastest, most secure browser? Microsoft Edge apparently

Well, in one respect anyway

Apple to splash $10bn raisin' American bit barns

Cupertino pats own back for forking over dollars in home country

Virgin Galactic test flight reaches space for the first time, lugging NASA cargo in place of tourists

SpaceShipTwo goes faster and higher than ever before

Telcos enlist Google, Amazon to help protect Europe's data from Big Tech

Comment Orange, DT's plan to take on firms that create 'competitive asymmetries'

UK spam-texting tax consultancy slapped with £200k fine

Generic privacy policies won't get you valid consent, says ICO

'Exclusive swag' up for grabs as GitLab flings bug bounty scheme open to world+dog

Don't worry, there are cheques, too

Godmother of word processing Evelyn Berezin dies at 93

Obit Office revolutionary developed the hefty Redactron

Home users due for a battering with Microsoft 365 subscription stick

Job opening at Redmond points to new consumer services

Taylor's gonna spy, spy, spy, spy, spy... fans can't shake cam off, shake cam off

Swifties' faces scanned against DB of 'known stalkers' at US gig – reports

Windows 10 can carry on slurping even when you're sure you yelled STOP!

Updated All your activity are belong to us

CLL '19 to span DevOps, Containers, Continuous Delivery and Serverless

Events Agenda is set, blind bird tickets going soon

The eulogising of The Mother Of All Demos at 50 is Silicon Valley going goo-goo for gurus again

Comment Doug Engelbart retrofitted for mystical bullsh!t

Oxford startup magics up metamaterials for next-gen charging

It doesn't make you invisible, but it could make powerups less painful

UK white hats blacklisted by Cisco Talos after smart security code stumbles

Cisco gracefully says it won't charge for the privilege

When it comes to AI research the West is winning, the East is rising and women are being left behind

Annual AI Index report shows competitive times ahead

Phew, galactic accident helps boffins explain dark matter riddle

Texan-led team find ancient oddity that's full of the stuff

Huawei exec out of jail, just as US accuses China of Marriott hack

Tensions continue to build between two countries

Kubernetes has become 'boring' and that's good, Google tells devs

Thrill-seeking infrastructure devs accept end of caffeine-fueled ops frenzy with murmur

Small American town rejects Comcast – while ISP reps take issue with your El Reg vultures

And the FCC and AT&T claim everything is hunky dory

It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you hackers are targeting 'nuclear, defense, energy, financial' biz

Sharpshooter takes aim at critical infrastructure

Here's 2018 in a nutshell for you... Russian super robot turns out to be man in robot suit

Video State TV can't decide whether it was duped or not

Hole-y ship: ISS 'nauts take a wander to crack Soyuz driller whodunnit

In Soviet Russia, comrade find small hole by making much bigger hole

Doubles all round for the server-makers: Market inhales $23.36bn for the quarter

Dell EMC, HPE and ODMs frolic as cloud rains cash

Thwack... boing: Amazon EFS rival Elastifile flings out multi-cloud file store through Google

Ain't no marketplace like a third-party marketplace

Bulk surveillance is always bad, say human rights orgs appealing against top Euro court

Liberty and pals seek to prove intrusive spy powers can never be justified

Thanks to UK peers, coming to a laptop near you in 2019: Age checks for online smut

Pr0n to be gated despite misgivings, says UK.gov minister

Britain approved £2.5m of snooping kit exports to thoroughly snuggly regime in Saudi Arabia

Who was Jamal Khashoggi, anyway?

Webinar: Supermicro and Intel offer a taste of cloud innovations

Promo Test your own workload at their Cloud Center of Excellence

JFrog to open freebie central repository for Go fans in the new year

Updated Your code is immutable, and always believed in... 'cause you use Go(Center)

Having swallowed its pride and started again with 10nm chips, Intel teases features in these 2019-ish processors

3D stacks of Arm-like core clusters, APIs, and more coming some time soon

Need continuous Kubernetes satisfaction? CloudBees has just the thing

DevOps outfit also unleashes commercial support for Jenkins X

Dixons Carphone smarting from £440m loss as it writes down goodwill on mobile biz

No one's buying new friggin' handsets, says retailer

DXC Technology turns to BT Security to nab its infosec bossman

Waves bye to yet ANOTHER HPE exec, internal memo confirms

Ticketmaster tells customer it's not at fault for site's Magecart malware pwnage

Uh, hello? Didn't you put third-party Javascript on a payment page?

Qualcomm all ye faithful: 5G's soon triumphant... like 2020 soon. Really

We just modem down with that headline (OK maybe not)

Supernovae may explain mass extinctions of marine animals 2.6 million years ago

Deadly radiation bouncing around could have killed off animals in the Pliocene era

Boffins build bugged bees bearing backpacks

Bees harvest data, but would be more fun if they had lasers

It's December of 2018 and, to hell with it, just patch your stuff

Windows, Office, Acrobat, SAP... you know the deal

Waymo presents ChauffeurNet, an neural net designed to copy human driving

TL;DR: The engineers realize that human data isn't enough to teach robots how to drive

Super Micro says audit found no trace of Chinese spy chips on its boards

Vendor opens new investigation to refute bugging claims

Google CEO tells US Congress Chocolate Factory will unleash Dragonfly in China

Also, none of you have any idea what you are talking about

Poor people should get slower internet speeds, American ISPs tell FCC

Analysis It's just not fair on profit-making companies otherwise

Kubernetes caretaker auditions for Hoarders; takes in another open source project

Etcd joins growing collection of code tended by Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Equifax how-it-was-mega-hacked damning dossier lands, in all of its infuriating glory

Updated 'Entirely preventable' theft down to traffic-monitoring certificate left expired for 19 months

25% of NHS trusts have zilch, zip, zero staff who are versed in security

Not like there's been a major incident recently to kick them into gear or anything

Salesforce has named a chief ethics officer and yes, the job description is appropriately woolly

What's she going to do? 'Engage' with people

Google's rent-a-cloud biz revs Istio for its Kubernetes service

KubeCon K8's kitchen puts self-serve Istio on menu as managed offering takes shape

They say software will eat the world. Here are some software bugs that took a stab at it

Analysis Well, you know what we mean. Variable quality comes with increasing quantity

They said yes, grins Dell Technologies: Expects to go public this month

Class V shareholders agree to sell or swap the stock

Microsoft to rule the biz chat roost – survey

Slack off, hipsters

Oracle takes its gripes about Pentagon's JEDI contract to federal court

Great way to make friends during procurement for a $10bn contract, eh Larry?

IBM is trying to throttle my age-discrimination lawsuit – axed ace cloud salesman

Non-millennial claims Big Blue is hiding evidence of anti-greybeard HR policies

LG's beer-making bot singlehandedly sucks all fun, boffinry from home brewing

Water + capsule + 2 weeks = 5 litres of beer

Lenovo tells Asia-Pacific staff: Work lappy with your unencrypted data on it has been nicked

Exclusive That's thousands of employees' names, monthly salaries, bank details

Microsoft, you shouldn't have: Festive Windows 10 Insiders build about as exciting as new socks

Fixes aplenty, but not so many shiny baubles – which is great

Texas Instruments flicks Armis' Bluetooth chip vuln off its shoulder

Yeah, we've patched that one, adds Cisco

Register Lecture: Right to strike when your boss sells AI to the military?

Principles AND work for Google – it's been known to happen

NASA names the date for the first commercial crew demo flight

But will there be any 'nauts left on the ISS after AI bot CIMON has finished with them?

OSIRIS-REx space probe catches a whiff of water on asteroid Bennu

But how Earth ended up with all its water is still a mystery

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