nav search
Data Center Software Security DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes
BOFH
Lectures
  • Top stories
  • Most read
Typing error

Sysadmin hailed as hero for deleting data from the wrong disk drive

Who, me? An incident that started with a lazy slave ended with a rousing recovery

No swearing WTF?

10 social networks ignored UK government consultations

So ministers hit the airwaves to reveal looming ‘obligation’ for rapid abuse takedown and colossal fines for not doing it

Altair 8800 -

Now that's old-school cool: Microsoft techies slap Azure Sphere IoT chip in an Altair 8800

Cloudy tech seen in oversized suit holding temperature probe

verity stob portrait

The harbingers of Doomwatch: Quist is quite the quasi-Quatermass

Stob Bug behaviour in the wild

cortana_cropped_648

Your parents love you, Cortana. That's why we bought you an upgrade

Microsoft slurps conversational-AI startup Semantic Machines

Penetration tester pokes six holes in Dell EMC's RecoverPoint products

Three fixed, including critical remote code execution bug

Brit reseller Aria PC mounts appeal against £750k taxman VAT fiddle ruling

Full details of case now available after Reg legal victory

High-end router flinger DrayTek admits to zero day in bunch of Vigor kit

'It may be possible for an attacker to intercept your router'

Slurp up patient data for algos that will detect cancer early, says UK PM

Hitches NHS cart to data, AI bandwagon, as medical groups urge patient choice

RAF Air Command to take on UK military space ops

Dan Dare has a think about Galileo in least interesting comic strip ever

Greenwich uni fined £120k: Hole in computing school site leaked 20k people's data

Insecure 12-year old microsite handed attackers key

Reduxio gets head transplant as co-founder and other execs hit highway

They've gone array

Orbital ATK launches another Cygnus without anything blowing up

Revamped Antares booster lobs cargo freighter at ISS

You know me, I don't know you: Hospital reportedly raps staff for peeking at Ed Sheeran data

Unclear if employees wanted to figure out shape of him

Xiaomi the way: Hyped Chinese giant begins its battle for Britain

Analysis We're no pushover

The harbingers of Doomwatch: Quist is quite the quasi-Quatermass

Stob Bug behaviour in the wild

Now that's old-school cool: Microsoft techies slap Azure Sphere IoT chip in an Altair 8800

Cloudy tech seen in oversized suit holding temperature probe

Your parents love you, Cortana. That's why we bought you an upgrade

Microsoft slurps conversational-AI startup Semantic Machines

Sysadmin hailed as hero for deleting data from the wrong disk drive

Who, me? An incident that started with a lazy slave ended with a rousing recovery

10 social networks ignored UK government consultations

So ministers hit the airwaves to reveal looming ‘obligation’ for rapid abuse takedown and colossal fines for not doing it

Das blinkenlights are back thanks to RPi revival of the PDP-11

Retro computing fans wrap classic DEC fascia round world's fave hobby machine

NASA’s new exoplanet-spotter survives sling past the Moon

Store-and-forward probe TESS warms up its cameras with a snap of 200,000 stars

LG chairman Koo Bon-moo dies, aged 73

He turned LG into the global electronics brand we know today

Signal bugs, car hack antics, the Adobe flaw you may have missed, and much more

Roundup EFF wins another privacy battle, ICE chips off AI spy plan

How Google's Smart Compose for Gmail works – and did it fake its robo-caller demo?

Roundup Plus: Classifying frogs can be hopping mad

US Congress mulls extending copyright yet again – to 144 years

Literally the 12th time corporate revenue put ahead of society and culture

Blood spilled from another US high school shooting has yet to dry – and video games are already being blamed

Comment Pundits quick to erect straw man

Facebook Android app caught seeking 'superuser' clearance

Updated And what reason would you have not to trust Facebook with your personal data?

Domain name sellers rub ICANN's face in sticky mess of Europe's GDPR

Seeing as you love moratoriums on following the rules so much, how 'bout we get one, too?

UK Supreme Court to probe British spy court's immunity from probing

Privacy International gets another shot at shadowy Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Did you even sweat, tho? Plaintiffs told to amend claims in Apple headphones suit

But case will go ahead as judge rejects bid for dismissal

What's up with that ZX Spectrum reboot? Still no console

Indiegogo debt collector deadline looms ever closer...

Look how modern we are! UK network Three to kill off 3G-only phones

'An industry-leading approach'

You're toxic, I'm slippin' under: SCL, Cambridge Analytica file for US bankruptcy

Oops!... We did it again

HMRC opens consultation to crack down on off-payroll working in private sector

UK Gov reckons it could lose up to £1.2bn due to IR35 non-compliance

Huawei Honor 10: At £399, plenty of bang for buck – it's a pity about the snaps

Review Midmarket gamechanger let down by eccentric imaging

UK Home Office hands Sopra Steria £91m digital visa contract

French outsourcer to handle applications process

Brit ISPs get their marker pens out: Speed advertising's about to change

Oh dear, fewer than half of punters get what they paid for

Flamin' Nora! Brit firefighters tackle blazing fly-tipped boat

Boatnotes Councillor urges action against rubbish hotspot

TalkTalk ups the (dis)satisfaction ante as UK folk wake up to borked email

New approach to dealing with complaints working wonders

Want to know what an organisation is really like? Visit the restroom

Something for the Weekend, Sir? You can learn a lot about a biz from its bogs

Open justice FTW! El Reg fought the law – and El Reg won

Vulture goes to tribunal and gets the law changed

Eye in the sea skies: Insitu flies Scaneagle 3 UAV in first public demo

Pics Neat bit of kit, and all the UK needs now is the cash to (re)buy it

Tech support made the news after bomb squad and police showed up to 'defuse' leaky UPS

On-Call Do say: 'I need safe disposal advice'. Don't say 'These chemicals could blow!"

NASA fix for Curiosity rovers's damaged drill: hitting it, repeatedly

Robot arm to add 'percussive' force so we can drill, baby, drill

Intel’s first 10nm CPU is a twin-core i3 destined for a mid-range Lenovo

Wake us up when things get more interesting than a 2.2GHz 4MB cache laptop chip, please

Seriously, Cisco? Another hard-coded password? Sheesh

Roundup In other nets news Qualcomm secures Wi-Fi, and mesh nets get a spec

Former Facebook and Uber CSO hired by Cloudflare

The glitches in your résumé might not be that worrying, people

The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing