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Google hit with record antitrust fine of €2.4bn by Europe

Abused its market dominance as a search engine, says commission


Tremble in fear, America, as Daesh-bags scrawl cyber-graffiti on .gov webpages no one visits

Oh no, not Ohio's Dept of Rehabilitation and Corrections


Microsoft: We'll beef up security in Windows 10 Creators Edition Fall Update

EMETs? I've had a few

Two eggs hugging couple arranged in carton

Cisco and McAfee decide users just can't be trusted not to click on dodgy attachments

So they've welded Advanced Threat Defense to Email Security Appliances

Microsoft plays down Skype vulnerability

Just don't disable Skype for Windows updates, k?

Pwned UK SME fined £60K for leaving itself vulnerable to hack attack

Vid game biz failed to carry out pen-testing

50th anniversary of the ATM opens debate about mobile payments

Analysis What's the future of cash?

Huge ransomware outbreak spreads in Ukraine and beyond

Updated Petya or cattle?

The 'DUP' joins El Reg’s illustrious online standards converter

Reg Standards Bureau How much can you find down the back of your sofa?

Oh my Tosh: WDC submits fresh bid for Toshiba memory biz

Is this the beginning of the endgame?

HMS Windows XP: Britain's newest warship runs Swiss Cheese OS

Updated Spotted on carrier control room screens - reports

Former GDS head Mike Bracken quits Co-op

He'd only wanted to work 3 days a week, apparently

Wanna write a Cloudflare app? No? Would $100m change your mind?

Like Salesforce, but for sharing widgets

Microsoft: We'll beef up security in Windows 10 Creators Edition Fall Update

EMETs? I've had a few

Microsoft plays down Skype vulnerability

Just don't disable Skype for Windows updates, k?

What? What? Which? Former broadband minister Ed Vaizey dismisses report

Northern Ireland could 'lead the way in superfast broadband' after DUP deal

Sony open-sources NNabla neural network learnings

En-NNabla-blement of answer to Google's TensorFlow?

Working in maintenance? Stop reading, we need you in the server room

You're undervalued, says survey. But you knew this...

Google hit with record antitrust fine of €2.4bn by Europe

Abused its market dominance as a search engine, says commission

Software glitch led to London Ambulance Service outage – report

Update 18 months earlier meant recycle bin drained system resources, leading to crash

UK's Ministry of Fun considers what to tell social media firms about online bullying

Govt to consult on code of practice as bits of Digital Economy Act go live

European Commission chucks cash at UR – the universal language of mind your own biz

Funding for French privacy browser – and why not

Watchdog slaps NHS for failure to tackle correspondence backlog

Finds 1,788 cases of potential harm

Concorde without the cacophony: NASA thinks it's cracked quiet supersonic flight

Sonic boom reduced to 'soft thump' by well-designed shockwaves

Skynet? More like Night-sky-net. AI hunts for Milky Way's turbo stars

Code churns through millions of heavenly objects spotted by Euro Gaia spacecraft

India's Martian MOM clocks up 1,000 days circling the red planet

But she's down to just 13kg of fuel after seven-minute eclipse-avoidance burn

No way to sugarcoat this: I'm afraid Uranus opens and closes to accept particle streams

It's official. Uranus clenches after taking in hot beams

Idea to encrypt Web traffic at rest hits the IETF's Standard Track

Mozilla engineer spots a gap in Web security, reaches for the patch kit

Encrypted chat app Telegram warned by Russian regulator: 'comply or goodbye'

Moscow says it's about regulatory rules; Telegram says it's about encryption

US Copyright Office suggests 'right to repair' laws a good idea

The DMCA wasn't meant to stop you fixing your car

Cisco and McAfee decide users just can't be trusted not to click on dodgy attachments

So they've welded Advanced Threat Defense to Email Security Appliances

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube create anti-terror group

'Avengers' and 'Justice League' are taken. 'Suicide Squad' won't fly. So meet 'The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism'

Researchers blind autonomous cars by tricking LIDAR

As I was on the motorway, I saw a man who wasn't there. Then things went pear-shaped

US engineer in the clink for wrecking ex-bosses' smart meter radio masts with Pink Floyd lyrics

Why does anyone do anything? I don't know, I was really drunk at the time

We'll drag Microsoft in front of Supremes over Irish email spat – DoJ

US prosecutors ask top court to mull overseas data slurping

Robocall spammers, you have one new voicemail message: CUT IT OUT!

Senator Schumer asks Ajit Pai to protect Americans. Good luck with that

Tremble in fear, America, as Daesh-bags scrawl cyber-graffiti on .gov webpages no one visits

Oh no, not Ohio's Dept of Rehabilitation and Corrections

Coraid's Coile resurrects storage biz, swears off VCs' filthy Valley lucre

Analysis Never again, he tells El Reg

Braking news: AA password reset email cockup crashes servers

Motoring monolith stalls as punters slam into website

Northern Ireland bags £150m for broadband pipes in £1bn Tory bribe

Theresa showers DUP with gold to prop up minority government

Games rights-holders tell ZX Spectrum reboot firm: Pay or we pull titles

So, about that '1,000 games bundled with Vega+' boast, Retro Computers...

JFrog leaps, wolfs down CloudMunch

DevOps vendor acquires intelligence platform

Dell drops optical drive price-fixing lawsuit against Hitachi

Let off the hook

UK Parliament hack: Really, a brute-force attack? Really?

Comment Two words: Sweet 2FA

Catch up with fast-moving automotive developments at FISITA PLUS

Promo Mobility conference maps the future

Solving the NVMeF-JBOF-is-not-a-SAN conundrum

Sharing is caring, SAN-shine

Snoop Dogg swerves Glasto, plays Pure Storage gig #keepitreal

'Where all the sexy ladies at?' Snoop asks hall of middle-aged suits

Australian govt promises to push Five Eyes nations to break encryption

2-day meeting will focus on getting firms to open back doors

Blighty's first aircraft carrier in six years is set to take to the seas

HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares to sail for the first time

Hyperconverged leapfrog: Dell EMC borg overtakes Nutanix

Takes hyper-converged infrastructure appliance lead – analyst

Researchers solve screen glare nightmare with 'moth-eye' antireflective film

£$% ambient... light! Can't see.. darn.. phone... screen

The good kind of data sharing: Reg empties its storage news warehouse

Products, hookups, support, click relief and more

Men charged with theft of free newspapers

Bundles of future chip wrappers allegedly nabbed from London rail station

Despite high-profile hires, Apple's TV plans are doomed

Opinion It's 'Amazon' how far behind it is...

Verizon!-owned! Yahoo! bins! AT&T! IDs! for! Tumblr! logins!

Yahoo!,Tumblr users need to register new email addresses

Linus Torvalds slams 'pure garbage' from 'clowns' at grsecurity

'I stopped trying to be polite about their BS', says Torvalds who plans Linux 4.12 next week

Humanity is doomed: We watch 45 BILLION hours of YouTube a month

And that's just the stuff Google can count on mobile devices

UK parliamentary email compromised after 'sustained and determined cyber attack'

Brute force attack on weak passwords, cracked <90 email accounts

SpaceX nails two launches and barge landings in one weekend

Your bike ride/Glastonbury/hookup with a hottie looks a bit less epic now, eh?

Tavis Ormandy to Microsoft: Have another Windows Defender vuln

Microsoft to Tavis: Here's the fix. Any chance we could have a day off?

No-mere-hype hyper-converged systems clock hyper-growth

IDC's tracker finds FlexPods flourishing, Vblocks/VxBlocks faltering

Microsoft recommends you ignore Microsoft-recommended update

Left hand quits trying to meet right hand, waves at customers saying 'don't break Skype'

VMware's security product to emerge in Q3 as 'App Defence'

Project Goldilocks to whitelist VMs' expected behaviour and snuff 'em if they deviate

Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have nasty hyper-threading bug

Debian devs noticed errata to deep docs and now the fit's hitting the shan

Capita flogs Asset Services division for £888m

'The reduction in leverage is significant' – Parker

Tech giants flash Russia their code blueprints in exchange for access

What could possibly go wrong?

Anthem to shell out $115m in largest-ever data theft settlement

Good day to be an attorney, or a Maserati salesman

AES-256 keys sniffed in seconds using €200 of kit a few inches away

Van Eck phreaking getting surprisingly cheap


OneWeb gets green light to pipe internet through 720 orbiting satellites

US Secretary of State: Я буду работать с Россией по вопросам кибербезопасности

Analysis Pish, hackers, smackers, says Rex Tillerson

Heaps of Windows 10 internal builds, private source code leak online

Exclusive Unreleased 64-bit ARM versions, Server editions among dumped data

Not Apr 1: Google stops scanning your Gmail to sling targeted ads at you

Given the amount of data it already has on you, why bother?

Florida Man to be fined $1.25 per robocall... all 96 million of them

Record $120m penalty will be doled out by FCC for bonkers binge of junk dialing

Virgin Media router security flap follows weak password expose

You're not using the password from the sticker, are you?

ZX Spectrum reboot firm gets £52k court costs order quashed

Up and down goes the Retro Computers Ltd litigation yoyo

Google to remove private medical data from search results

As DeepMind slurps up more more patient data for Streams

ICO fines 'Wolf of Wall Street' electrical survey biz for nuisance calls

That's a £50k penalty and another shaming for Kent-based MyHome Installations

Russian hackers selling login credentials of UK politicians, diplomats – report

They're oldies but could still spill the goodies, say experts

IoT coverage for 95% of UK by 2019? We can't even do 4G, Sigfox

French firm and new pals WND announce, err, ambitious plans

Amazon squares up to Walmart over boycott calls: Talk sh!t, get hit

'Tactics like this are bad for business and customers'

Ex-NASA bod on Gwyneth Paltrow site's 'healing' stickers: 'Wow. What a load of BS'

Paltrow, we have a problem

BOFH: Putting the commitment into committee

Episode 8 Do we have an agenda? Why of course we do!

Hey blockheads, is an NVMe over fabrics array a SAN?

Analysis No, says Datrium, 'cos you can't share data. E8 sort of agrees

Tory-commissioned call centres 'might have bent data protection laws'

Party can expect a call from the Information Commissioner

Doormat junk: Takeaway menus, Farmfoods flyer, NHS data-sharing letter... wait, what?

Effort to notify patients falls flat – under pizza pamphlet

Smart burglars will ride the surf of inter-connected hackability

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Let’s invent a dustbin that throws itself away

Algorithmic pricing raises concerns for EU competition law enforcement

Analysis Illegal offline? It's illegal online

Fasthosts' week to forget: 4-day virtual server summer bummer

VPS blinkenlights dim for some of the customers

PC rebooted every time user flushed the toilet

On-Call Wiping out the problem needed a brush and a pump, but didn't make a stink

Red Hat dons hyperconverged headware

When is a server a hyper-server? When it bundles V12N, RHEL, Gluster and Ansible

Facebook gives itself mission to 'bring the world closer' by getting people off Facebook

Analysis Zuckerberg preaches connectivity gospel, sends faithful to do good works

NASA? More like NASAI: Brainy robots 'crucial' to space exploration

Danger, Will Robinson!

UK and Ecuador working on Assange escape mechanism

There's an opening and good will to use it, says Ecuadorian foreign minister

Amazon adds Hyper-V file support to its storage gateway

As Azure Stack's launch approaches, AWS bolsters its hybrid storage story

Qualcomm's server silicon has a cloud customer: Packet

Rival ARM-wrestling cloud Scaleway has added 64-core Caviums

Vblock tags in Vxblock: Move is a 'simplification' for punters

We drill into Cisco-Dell-EMC mini-shakeup

Apple, LG, Huawei, ZTE, HTC accused of pilfering 'find my phone' tech

Military comms developer says Android and iOS are trampling its patents

Latest Windows 10 Insider build pulls the trigger on crappy SMB1

Redmond adds UI tweaks, more emojis and Edge enticements

WikiLeaks doc dump reveals CIA tools for infecting air-gapped PCs

Brutal Kangaroo jumps network breaks, according to leaked classified info

Let's go live to the 3rd circle of Hell – and see what Comcast and Charter are screwing up

Allegations of digging up rivals' cables, breaking promises

Breaking news, literally: Newspaper's quakebot rumbled for fake story

Software glitch led to algorithm emitting 90-year-old info

Waymo: We've got a hot smoking gun in Uber 'tech theft' brouhaha

As taxi app maker staff demand T-Bone Kalanick is restored to the throne

Lordy! Trump admits there are no tapes of his chats with Comey

Strangely lucid and lawyerly statement from Tweeter-in-Chief

Genoans flout terror ban with bumper basil hand baggage policy

Sauce on a plane

Microsoft PatchGuard flaw could let hackers plant rootkits on x64 Windows 10 boxen

Redmond shrugs, says PC would already need to be thoroughly pwned

Canadian sniper makes kill shot at distance of 3.5 KILOMETRES

He'd have been aiming higher than the top of London's Shard to hit his mark

Two Brits nabbed in connection with global plot to hack Microsoft network

Organised crime coppers cuff young men

Hybrid storage newbie: It's storage Jim, but not as you know it

Data on flash or disk? Er, it's complicated, says Reduxio

Gov.UK pops open tin of AI and robotics research cash

Government opens Industrial Strategy linked funding call

Flash-based and Dell-free: NetApp trots out SolidFire FlexPod

Flash? It's all flash, mate

UCL ransomware attack traced to malvertising campaign

Researchers finger trojan-slinging AdGholas group

Putting AI to work in finance? Think algorithms, ethics first

Events More speakers join MCubed Lineup

Research suggests UK consumers find 'fibre' advertising misleading

Alt-net providers call for ads to be reviewed

Fujitsu loses Dimes amid plans to save dollars

UK and Ireland boss nowhere to be seen

'No decision' on Raytheon GPS landing system aboard Brit aircraft carriers

We've already got one tried and tested system, huffs MoD

Ailing Brit chip designer Imagination Technologies up for sale

Clash with tech titan continues

Flash array startup E8 whips out benchmarks, everyone will complain

NVMe over Fabrics box bashes Dell EMC, Pure and Infinidat

Numbers war: How Bayesian vs frequentist statistics influence AI

Not all figures are equal

Cheeky IT rival parks 'we're hiring' van outside 'vote Tory' firm Storm Technologies

Pic Strapline on van: 'Where your vote is your choice'. Meow!

Cluster kids: Meet the students giving all for science and HPC glory

HPC Blog If LINPACK would pack wood... and other computer sports posers

Humanity uploaded an AI to Mars and lets it shoot rocks with lasers

Curiosity Rover's autonomous operation experiments have been a great success, say astro-boffins

Yes, this is our third Cisco story of the day. It's about 23 bugs you need to fix, stat

Troll your WebEx-loving execs with a crafted recording file

PLATO mission to find alien life is given the thumbs up

ESA to start the construction of space telescope network

In the week Uber blew up, Netflix restates 'No brilliant jerks' policy

Forget free sushi, gyms or Steve Jobs clones. Netflix values fearless sharing

Cisco's 'encrypted traffic fingerprinting' turned into a product

Borg's boxen can now figure out if there's malware lurking in encrypted traffic

ITU thinks Blockchain and pals need interoperability

Calls for standards-setting conference to consider security, privacy, whatever other regs distributed ledger types want

Cisco to reveal 'Starship' ride to cloudy server automation heaven

Borg plans 'AI-assisted operations in IT', but first we get new HCI boxen for ROBO

Researcher calls the fuzz on OpenVPN, uncovers crashy vulns

Patches for servers and clients already out there – get updating just in case

Arista-cats nearly out of the bag as redesigned products okayed

International Trade Commission says its kit should be fine to import again

Homeland Security: Putin’s hackers tried to crack electoral networks in 21 US states

Senate Intelligence Committee frustrated by lack of details

What hardware? Oracle is on cloud nine, er, twelve right now – $200,000,000,000

IT giant's market cap soars after (mostly) strong financials

Darkness to fall over North America from a total solar eclipse

Grab your camping gear and prepare for August 21

Walmart tells developers to stay away from AWS

Retail giant prefers partners not feed Amazon their cloud cash

OnePlus accused of installing cheat codes for benchmarks with new handset

Benchmarks aren't useful anyway, says cofounder

Etsy issues pink slips for almost quarter of staff in quest for profit

Did it decorate notices with glitter and sparkles?

Cybereason snags $100m from Softbank to mount distribution, tech offensive

'This deal is the coming of age of the offensive security model'

HPE teases HPC punters with scalable gear

No you can't have full specs or pricing until next month

US Air Force resumes F-35A flights despite not knowing why pilot oxygen systems failed

Take a deep breath. You might have to hold it for a while

Speaking in Tech: IT's a GaaS with Trump at top

Podcast Plus: Amazon's Whole Foods move, pizza on Mars, Uber chaos, and more

Avere: You're going to see tighter integration between us and Google

Analysis On-premises data centre not such a big deal any more, it seems

TalkTalk customers complain of being unable to load Amazon website

Issue ongoing since last week

Breach at's Cyber Essentials scheme exposes users to phishing attacks

Updated How does that rank on the Morissette Scale?

It's fluffy bottom line time at Adobe. That's a good thing, if you were wondering

It's raining money from that sweet, sweet cloud

Honda plant in Japan briefly stops making cars after fresh WannaCrypt outbreak

No minivans or sedans rolled out of plant for 24 hours

WDC wants in on Japan-backed consortium to buy Toshiba's chip biz

Legal headache still hangs over foundry joint venture agreement

Want to learn machine learning in 15 minutes? Start here...

How to A guide to seeing the wood for the decision trees

Ad 'urgently' seeks company to build national e-ID system

People Per Hours alert does not specify which government

Queen's speech announces laws to protect personal data

Tories dump a number of manifesto pledges

Tesla's driverless car software chief steps down

Chris Lattner 'wasn't the right fit', says Elon Musk-led biz

Gov digitisation plans happening too slowly, say IfG policy wonks. Hear that, GDS?

Verify needs to be addressed, Pope is Catholic, etc

Reg Radicals lecture encompasses far right, libertarians, and mushrooms...

Reg Lectures Let’s leave the polyamorists out of this for now

F-Secure's Mikko Hypponen on IoT: If it uses electricity, it will go online

Want a more secure PC? Try Windows 10 S, says CRO

Conservative manifesto disappears offline – then mysteriously reappears

SNAFU or something more sinister going on?

Challenging dodgy generalisations on IT spending

Reg Reader Research I think you'll find it's not as simple as that

Toshiba chip biz auction: Picks Japan-Bain fund bid

WDC: Hang on ... WHAAAA....

Cloud may be the future, but it ain't all sunshine and rainbows

Learning lessons the hard way so you don't have to

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