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Sparks flying while machine grinding and finishing metal

Bright spark dev irons out light interference

On Call Dusts off unused 'paperweights' to save data entry program

Facepalm

If at first or second you don't succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update

Six weeks after first release of build 1809, and Redmond still can't get it right

Wuhan on the Yangtze River in China

128-layer flash flood to come roaring down the Yangtze in 2020 – report

Chinese fabber YMTC has cunning tech catch-up plan

Illustration of computer chip with spying eyes

Super Micro chief bean counter: Bloomberg's 'unwarranted hardware hacking article' has slowed our server sales

CEO insists Chinese spy chip bombshell 'impossible'

NASA's Opportunity Rover

Sorry, but NASA says Mars signal wasn't Opportunity knocking

Mislabelled signal raised rover fans' hopes, just for a while

A little phishing knowledge may be a dangerous thing

Boffins find those who know about phishing more likely to be duped than the less informed

RIP Bill Godbout: Cali wildfire claims the life of master maverick of microcomputers

Obituary Silicon Valley legend dies in firestorm that has killed scores while more than 1,000 are missing

SMS 2FA database leak drama, MageCart mishaps, Black Friday badware, and more

Roundup Plus, why is Kaspersky Lab getting into chess?

Holy moley! The amp, kelvin and kilogram will never be the same again

Measurement nerds enter the 21st century

Microsoft slips ads into Windows 10 Mail client – then U-turns so hard, it warps fabric of reality

We never meant to make that widely public which is why we made a public FAQ for it

We asked the US military for its 'do not buy' list of Russian, Chinese gear. Surprise: It doesn't exist

El Reg drills into banned technology with Freedom-of-Info request

Amazon tries to ruin infosec world's fastest-growing cottage industry (finding data-spaffing S3 storage buckets)

AWS comes up with blanket policies to smother public-facing cloud silos

Pick three people you think will replace Google Cloud CEO Greene, then forget them – because it's Thomas Kurian

Ex-Oracle man gets top job as another experienced woman exec quits web ads titan

Microsoft menaced with GDPR mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office

Telemetry data slurp broke the law, Dutch govt eggheads say

Visual Studio 2017 15.9 is here! Fire up your Windows on Arm laptops. All four of you

Final update of beloved development adding ARM64

The week in networking? It's SD-WAN all the way down

Also: Huawei cloud lands in Africa, Nokia OpenStack, Cisco Nexus BIOS bugs

The Quantum of car lists: Storage firm drives into autonomous vehicle data logging

Sells 'intelligent' chassis, removable drive magazine, StorNext base station

Microsoft Surface kicks dust in face of Apple iPad Pro in Q3

Hold on Redmond, don't light those fireworks yet, the dominance will be shortlived

Oracle snaffles up a chunk of SD-WAN market with Talari Networks buyout

As shareholders sign off on Big Red's big pay packet for first time in seven years

Alphabet gives bipedal robots the Schaft 'cos no one wants to buy its creepy machine maker

Even Softbank balked at these tethered terrors

Court doc typo 'reveals' Julian Assange may have been charged in US

Routine file about accused crim suddenly mentions WikiLeaker's name

BlackBerry absorbs Operation Cleaver beaver Cylance into threat detection unit

$1.4bn match made in heaven

'Unjustifiably excessive': Not even London cops can follow law with their rubbish gang database

Gangs Matrix led to 'multiple and serious' breaches of data protection rules, says watchdog

Dell melts in face of investor dissent, ups offer for Class V stock

Guess what happens? Stockholders thaw to idea of cashing in

Bloke fined £460 after his drone screwed up police chopper search for missing woman

First UK conviction for reckless UAV flying

EE, Virgin Media hit with £13.3m fine: Squeezing users for fees for early contract termination not OK

EE: We're sorry, Ofcom. Virgin: Why, that's... unjustified and disproportionate!

OnePlus 6T: Tasteful, powerful – and much cheaper than a flagship

Review Not the best at anything, but a solid, great value performer

Where to implant my employee microchip? I have the ideal location

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Swipe – open toilet door – and swipe again

128-layer flash flood to come roaring down the Yangtze in 2020 – report

Chinese fabber YMTC has cunning tech catch-up plan

Brits shun country life over phone not-spot fears

Says company that sells switching services

Bright spark dev irons out light interference

On Call Dusts off unused 'paperweights' to save data entry program

If at first or second you don't succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update

Six weeks after first release of build 1809, and Redmond still can't get it right

Sorry, but NASA says Mars signal wasn't Opportunity knocking

Mislabelled signal raised rover fans' hopes, just for a while

Nvidia just can't grab a break. Revenues up, profit nearly doubles... and stock down 20%

Ongoing Bitcoin woes left the channel holding all the cards, and that's not a good thing

Trump in Spaaaaaaace: Washington DC battles over who gets to decide the rules of trillion-dollar new industry

Analysis Sudden changes to FCC document raise eyebrows

Super Micro chief bean counter: Bloomberg's 'unwarranted hardware hacking article' has slowed our server sales

CEO insists Chinese spy chip bombshell 'impossible'

Facebook's CEO on his latest almighty Zuck-up: OK, we did try to smear critics, but I was too out-of-the-loop to know

Analysis Mark promises independent oversight and AI as Sheryl leans far, far away

Up to three million kids' GPS watches can be tracked by parents... and any miscreant: Flaws spill pick-and-choose catalog for perverts

Gadgets can be hacked to spy on, find youngsters – claim

5.. 4.. 3.. 2.. 1... Runty-birds are go: 12,000+ internet-beaming mini-satellites OK'd by USA

FCC signs off on broadband-in-space plans, plus connections to Europe's GPS

Don't cross the Application Streams! Actually, maybe you can now in RHEL 8 beta

Allows updating user space without breaking everything

John McAfee is 'liable' for 2012 death of Belize neighbour, rules court

Default judgement for one-time antivirus bad boy

Red Hat talks upgrades and bare metal with its new OpenStack Platform

Just don't mention those three Big Blue letters, OK?

Sorry, Mr Zuckerberg isn't in London that day. Or that one. Nope. I'd give up if I were you

Facebook boss delays, denies and deflects more invitations to international committee

HPE Aruba's 510 line of campus hotspots do 802.11ax. Which in plain English is Wi-Fi 6, duh

Of course they've crammed some AI in there too

NetApp flashes plump figures. China trade worries? Let's manage 'variables within our control'

It's all about hyperconverged – no we're not breaking out those numbers

Google: Our DeepMind health slurp is completely kosher

Analysis Now go away, we’re saving the world

Brexit: UK will be disconnected from EU databases after 2020

Commission will 'endeavour' to make an adequacy decision during transition period

Oz lad 'fell in love with' baby meerkat, nicked it from zoo, took it out for a romantic Big Mac

23-year-old fined $4,000, volunteers services for Perth Zoo, zoo says thanks but nah

OpenStack: We've seen the future, and it's metal (and infrastructure, natch)

OpenStack Summit No need to learn Mandarin, we collaborate in English

Mi 8 Pro: Xiaomi early buyers wait for modern firmware

Xiaomi your underpants: When will the UK market get its branded undies?

Japanese cyber security minister 'doesn't know what a USB stick is'

Never uses computers because his peons do everything for him

Creepy or super creepy? That is the question Mozilla's throwing at IoT Christmas pressies

'Tis the season to be tracked by your connected water bottle

iPhone XS: Just another £300 for a better cam- Wait, come back!

Real world review Did we mention the worse battery?

The threat to your org's data lies betwixt chair and keyboard. Join us live on the internet for expert advice on tackling issue

Webcast Beware the trusted insider

Nice one, former Cisco staff: Switchzilla is absolutely coining it

'Trump tariff' question hangs over immediate future

A new Raspberry Pi takes a bow with all of the speed but less of the RAM

A $10 saving cuts ports and memory from the Pi 3 Model A+ but keeps that quad core CPU

Openreach v Ofcom dark fibre legal bill bounced back to Competition Appeal Tribunal

Court of Appeal rules it's wrong to assume regulator should pony up for cases it loses

US China-watcher warns against Middle Kingdom tech dominance

5G, IoT, and tech supply chains should go under spotlight

Just one Corretto, give it to me... AWS brews its own blend of Java with free long-term support

Post boasts cloud host's utmost roast

Douglas Adams was right, ish... Super-Earth world clocked orbiting 'nearby' Barnard's Star

Icy planet within cosmic spitting distance of humanity

CISA's Palace: Congress backs new cybersecurity nerve-center for cyber-America's cyber-future

CISA heads off for Trump's signature – no, not that CISA, the good one

Oracle's JEDI mind-meld doesn't work on Uncle Sam's auditors: These are not the govt droids you are looking for

Federation snubs Larry Ellison's bid to break up $10bn winner-takes-all contract

Hands up who isn't p!*$ed off about Amazon's new HQ in New York and Virginia?

Analysis Ok, we have Amazon. Anyone else?

Another Meltdown, Spectre security scare: Data-leaking holes riddle Intel, AMD, Arm chips

CPU slingers insist existing defenses will stop attacks – but eggheads disagree

Did you by chance hack OPM back in 2015? Good news, your password probably still works!

Government audit finds office still hasn't cleaned up from Obama-era megabreach

Alexa, cough up those always-on Echo audio recordings, says double-murder trial judge

Amazon gizmo may be key witness in slaying

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