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23rd > July > 2014 Archive

Faced with stiff competition, Facebook just can't satisfy – report

And that's before it started inducing moodswings for science

Chips are down at Broadcom: Thousands of workers laid off

Cellphone baseband device biz shuttered

Android ransomware demands 12x more cash, targets English-speakers

FBI child-abuse warning shake-down gets more sophisticated

Telstra to KILL 2G network by end of 2016

GSM now stands for Grave-Seeking-Mobile network

Captain Kirk sets phaser to SLAUGHTER after trying new Facebook app

William Shatner less-than-impressed by Zuck's celebrity-only app

EFF looses Privacy Badger to munch cookies and scripts

Furry and furious browser-protector aims to improve online privacy

18,000 Apple employees could get bite of profits with class-action lawsuit

Claim Cupertino withheld wages and lunch breaks

IoT has too many platforms, says IoT platform startup

Octoblu pitches management / comms platform

VeloCloud stitches together virty WAN

Not so much wide area as wide aerial

Ever wanted to be a Playmonaut? El Reg's Vulture 2 spaceplane sim reveals what it's like

Our Tennessee X-Plane ace sets up virtua-ballocket shot

Nadella: Apps must run on ALL WINDOWS – PCs, slabs and mobes

AnalysisPhone egg, meet desktop chicken - your mother

UK government officially adopts Open Document Format

Microsoft insurgency fails, earns snarky remark from UK digital services head

Second galactic flip-flop pulsar surprises boffins

VideoRadio switched off, gamma rays switched on

Attackers raid SWISS BANKS with DNS and malware bombs

'Retefe' trojan uses clever spin on old attacks to grant total control of bank accounts

All those new '5G standards'? Here's the science they rely on

Radio professor tells us how wireless will get faster in the real world

PayPal post-checkout cash slurp a FEATURE not a BUG

Would you like a super-sized shipping charge with that?

StubHub hit by trans-Atlantic fraudsters, says New York DA

US, Canadian and UK authorities expected to reveal details today

Yorkshire cops fail to grasp principle behind BT Fon Wi-Fi network

'Prevent people that are passing by to hook up to your network', pleads plod

NO MORE ALL CAPS and other pleasures of Visual Studio 14

ReviewUnpicking a packed preview that breaks down ASP.NET

Tall, dark, but no stranger: Quantum polishes its DXi range

500TB box with self-encryption slots into existing range

HP, Microsoft prove it again: Big Business doesn't create jobs

Worstall on WednesdaySMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club

June Whitfield and EE to old folk: Would you like a nice cup of tea and some internet, dear?

And a biscuit, and one of those portable phones. Mm, lovely

Hey Intel – that new Pro 2500 SSD looks awfully familiar

CommentChipzilla makes power-shifting tweaks

Turing biopic with Cumberbatch, Knightley to premiere at London Film Festival

VidThe Imitation Game covers life of gay war hero super-boffin

HP's Machine and IBM's $3bn R&D splash – aka how to survive Google

CommentFailure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity

MPs to sue UK.gov over 'ridiculous' emergency data snooping law

DRIP Act was rubber-stamped in three days

Attack of the clones: Oracle's latest Red Hat Linux lookalike arrives

Oracle's Linux boss says Larry's Linux isn't just for Oracle apps anymore

Mr Almunia, how many more times can Google rewrite Euro search 'dominance' settlement?

AnalysisWe count 3 so far... Are there no limits?

Capita: We've spent £150m on acquisitions... SHOW US the MONEY

Can't get damn jammed turnover dial to move up

Reg Latin scholars scrap over LOHAN's stirring motto

WTF is 'Et anatis cum tape XL WD'?

Microsoft unsheathes cheap Android-killer: Behold, the Lumia 530

Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill

REG MAN penetrates GOOGLE'S LAIR

PicsDid he get the good(ie)s? What do YOU think, reader...

LinkedIn slurps B2B marketing bods Bizo for $175m

Mini shopping spree! Network buys 2 companies in 2 weeks

Help yourself to anyone's photos FOR FREE, suggests UK.gov

Copyright law reforms will keep m'learned friends busy

Apple fanbois SCREAM as update BRICKS their Macbook Airs

Ragegasm spills over as firmware upgrade kills machines

Google rival BLASTS Almunia 'n' pals for settlement proposals

Auctioning off links WILL pay off for Google, insists Foundem

Speaking in Tech: Microsoft DOES have a stake in Android, y'know

PodcastEver been asked to give feedback on enterprise helldesks? Thought not

FRIKKIN' LASERS could REPLACE fibre-optic comms cables

Fire a laser, make an air tube, do stuff. Simple, innit?

EMC revenues are up. But, hey Joe, I heard you shot your profits down...

Second quarter results: It's good, and it's, er, not so good

YouTube radio stream boss 'quits Google' amid outcry from indie labels

Out of the frying pan and into the fire some startup

Microsoft: We're making ONE TRUE WINDOWS to rule us all

+AnalysisEnterprise, Windows still power firm's shaky money-maker

Who should do security clearance checks? Did you say 'chat-bot'? This military slinger hopes so

Study finds emotionless code likely to extract dark secrets

Tails-hacking Exodus: Here's video proof of our code-injection attack

It's not a Tor exploit, but it will hit fully patched systems with default settings, we're told

Chinese chipsters promise 64-bit ARMs for cheap Android slabs

Allwinner, Actions Semi pledge parts by late 2014 – but can they outpace Samsung?

IBM soups up SoftLayer for supers with Infiniband tech

Amazon-beating, Google-ganking, Microsoft-muddling high-speed IO lands

Comcast bosses: THAT pushy sales rep was only obeying orders

But those orders are now being revised

Stop begging, startup-land, and start YELLING at Catch of the Day

Consumer trust boost from data breach laws would do more for online biz than any subsidy or share scheme

Little trouble in big China: Are some of Qualcomm's chip slingers fibbing?

Patent licensee figure disputes, antitrust probe mar US biz's Q3

Facebook haters, look away now: BABY SNAP site's profit is up 138%

While a third of its addicts log in just from their phones

Apple: We'll unleash OS X Yosemite beta on the MASSES on 24 July

Starting today, regular fanbois will be guinea pigs, it tells Reg

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