nav search
Data Center Software Security DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes
BOFH
Lectures

26th > November > 2014 Archive

HP biz split latest: 'I'm excited!' says CEO as investors exchange nervous looks

PC, printers still doing OK – but don't ask about the rest

IDC: iPad sales crash incoming ... Win 8 killing 2-in-1 typoslabs

Death of the PC? Death of the touch screen revolution more like it

Security seals clobbered ahead of Black Friday bonanza

Hackers' delight as vendors certify phishing sites

Boffins find Jackie Chan's SUPERCOP is good for something

Blu-Ray's pit and peak pattern supercharges solar cells

NASA preps mission to probe Earth's magnetic mysteries

VideoMagnetospheric Multiscale mission to launch March 2015

NBN Co makes it official - backhaul charges will fall

CVC down by 12.5 per cent as of February 2015

Google turns on shiny new .google top-level domain – but WHY?

Just one gTLD and a redirect as ad giant readies to enter domain market

Apple seeks patent for user-configurable progress bar

Slow software will be made to 'fess up to FAILS

Guess which US tech giant was just hit with a $137m tax bill in China?

Was it Moracle? Moogle? Med Hat? Madobe? Macebook? Or maybe Mapple?

Snowden doc leak lists submarine'd cables tapped by spooks

El Reg's CIRCUIT, REMEDY and GERONTIC scoop verified in list of 62 popped pipes

Privacy bods Detekt Hacking Team code nasty dressed as bookmark manager

Spyware-spotting project scores hit in first week of release

UK cops: Give us ONE journo's phone records. Vodafone: Take the WHOLE damn database!

Telco spaffed info on 1,700 staffers, watchdog says

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans

Hey, here's some face-tracking tech from Samsung you probably won't find creepy at all

It's cool! It's fine! It'll be open source, we swear, says chaebol

Technology quiz reveals that nobody including quiz drafters knows anything about IT

<0.5 get TRUE/FALSE answer right on Moore's Law

Bloke fighting Facebook in court says ad network claims its users lack 'legal capacity' to sue it

Austrian campaigner baffled by latest turn in privacy battle

BT said to have pulled patent-infringing boxes from DSL network

Take your license demand and stick it in your ASSIA

Floody hell! Brits cram Internet of Things into tight White Spaces

Surprising what you can do with a river and 13Mbps over old telly frequencies

How to run a big web music biz (Spotify): Grab more cash from fans, sink deeper into the red

Haters gonna hate, says media upstart

Five-eyes partners dilute UN resolution criticising metadata collection

We need privacy, but not too much, say US and allies

As-a-service upstarts will KILL OFF THE CORPORATES?

Worstall on WednesdayUm, NOT BLOODY LIKELY!

Calls for probe of UK.gov's DOESN'T VERIFY ID service

Identity system is two years late and doesn't work, says Labour

UK.gov biz dept: Youth apprentice? Get a degree while you're hired

Save your parents a fortune

Trousers down for six of the best affordable Androids

Product round-upStylish Googlephones for not-so-deep pockets

LOHAN sponsor Lucidica explains the benefits of being French

There are benefits? Mais oui, says IT support firm

Zero-day hacking group resorts to UNICORN SMUT-SLINGING

Playboy ploy not beneath APT3

Inside Aurora: how disruptive is Amazon’s MySQL clone?

Storage engine made for the cloud – shame it's only for MySQL

What's MISSING on Amazon Fire Phone... and why it WON'T set the world alight

ReviewYou fought hard and you saved and earned. But all of it's going to burn...

Universal Credit CRISIS: Up to £200m in IT spend WASTED – NAO

Get ready for a write-off, say auditors

Yes, UK. REST OF EUROPE has better mobe services than you

EE best of a disappointing lot

Hi-torque tank engines: EXTREME car hacking with The Register

Bentley found in a hedge gets WW2 lump insertion

I'll be back (and forward): Hollywood's time travel tribulations

Quick, call the Time Cops to sort out this paradox!

Can't flog software for love nor money? UK mega-reseller Softcat probably ate your lunch

UK firm hits £500m sales milestone

Speaking in Tech: Is OpenStack really letting the SAN shine?

PodcastLive from Paris, it's our weekly techcast

Megaupload overlord Kim Dotcom: The US has radicalised me!

Now my lawyers have bailed 'cos I'm 'officially' broke

Look out: That data protection watchdog can bite

Regulation set to get tougher

ASA raps vloggers over undisclosed ads

Paid tongue action nipped by adland watchdog

Fat upstart Nimble embiggens revenues by 77% in ONE quarter

Even their losses are levelling off. You listening, NetApp?

Apple’s $700 BEEELLION market cap makes it more valuable than Switzerland

Cuckoo clocks and cheese no match for iThings

Right to be forgotten should apply to Google.com too: EU

And hey - no need to tell the website you've de-listed. That'll make it easier ...

Musicians sue UK.gov over 'zero pay' copyright fix

Everyone else in Europe compensates us - why can't you?

UK boffins: We'll have an EMBIGGENED QUANTUM COMPUTER working in 5 YEARS

Oxford boffins toil away on Q20:20 machine

Samsung makes investors happy with $1bn share buyback

Aiming to secure stock price stability after recent falls

Wasn't it all supposed to be so different by now, Meg?

HP says fiscal '15 will be flat. Fiscal '16? Not prepared to say

Net neutrality: EU's three-headed beast now at war with itself

Political bodies nowhere near a final decision

NASA 'nauts have a go on Star Trek replicator IN SPAAAAACE (sort of)

Butch plasticky and the Sun-powered kit

BlackBerry will pay you $$$s to be its friend and dump that iPhone

Hugs not included

Turnbull should spare us all airline-magazine-grade cloud hype

Box-hugger is not a dirty word, Minister. Box-huggers make the cloud WORK

Tesla confirms Australian launch date

Will detail showroom, charging plans on December 9

Forget Hillary, HP's ex CARLY FIORINA 'wants to be next US Prez'

Former CEO has political ambitions again, according to Washington DC sources

Twitter App Graph exposes smartphone spyware feature

You don't want everyone to compile app lists from your fondleware? BAD LUCK

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