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20th > February > 2015 Archive

How many Watches will Apple flog? 20, er, 18.5, no, five, wait, 50 million!

Yeah, uh, thanks for that, analysts

Expired router cache sends Google Cloud Engine TITSUP

'Unacceptable' performance led to two hours and forty minutes of dead VMs

So long, Lenovo, and no thanks for all the super-creepy Superfish

+CommentLaptop biz CTO says there's no security risk – which is why it's labelled it 'severe'

Hi, I'm Larry. I'll be your software vendor tonight. May I take your coat?

Oracle launches Hospitality Business Unit in wake of Micros gobble (does it expect tips?)

Ads! People! love! ads! in! their! apps! Please! use! ours! cries! Yahoo!

And give us money, we like money

What's the hot domain dot-news? Er, it's .news

Rightside acquires rights to new gTLD for about $10m

Google unleashes tame botnet to hunt XSS in cloudy code

Security scanner spawns hordes of attackers to probe you in all sorts of ways ...

Shodan boss finds 250,000 routers have common keys

Sky, BT and TalkTalk routers may be rotten, but the pain is worse in Spain

Australian ISPs agree to three-strikes-plus-court-order anti-piracy plan

Scheme looks fierce, but has loopholes that will encourage some illegal downloads

El Reg chefs whip up Post-Pub Noshographic

Procedural flowchart for wobbly diners

Horrors of murky TrueCrypt to be probed once more

Abandoned crypto tool may hold security treasure for bold explorers

Azure Site Recovery's SAN-shuffling VM DR aid goes live

Redmond takes cloudy control of replication and DR, to help Hyper-V hang tough

Hackers now popping Cisco VPN portals

Customise tool makes screwy GUIs

Isilon dives into data lake with HD400

EMC's next flotation device suited to 'deep archives'

Wi-Fi beam-steering tech could KILL OFF fixed home networks

AnalysisFaultline chats to Ethertronics about Wi-Fi chip agnostic tech

Want a MEEELLION-year data storage? Use DNA of course

Storing a year’s info would need … just four grams of the stuff!

Evil CSS injection bug warning: Don't let hackers cross paths with your website

Say hello to a fascinating vulnerability in web scripts

EMC pulls the ViPR’s fangs, eases internal competition

Maybe it bit off more than it could chew

Royal Mail's Colossus move gets ex-WREN's stamp of approval

Tommy Flowers and his valves: their part in Hitler's downfall

HAWKING ALERT: Leave planet Earth, find a new home. Stupid humans

Lose the attitude, however, and we MIGHT just survive

Euro broadcast industry still in a fug over that 4K-ing UHD telly

Breaking Fad'More How than Wow' says Sky

Don't touch me up there! Photoshop creator appeals for 'ethical' use

Also, why subscription pricing is good for you

IBM's FlashSystem 900: ‘Better capacity in less rack space’

What’s a dropped zero between storage arrays

The Revenue achieved RECORD numbers of e-tax returns ... by NOT shifting to GOV.UK

Special ReportHello, GDS customer serviceTroll feeders

Carphone Warehouse, RootMetrics ink data deal, declare customer love

Software shows the signals

Dutch MEP slams 'cowboy practices' of GCHQ 'n' pals following Gemalto allegations

And asks what the EU Commish is going to do about it

BOFH: The Great HellDesk geek leave seek

Episode 1Is that leave without absence, or absence without leave?

Google hatching YouTube Kiddie Vids – report

Chocolate Factory goes after tiny consumer units with all its power

TrueCrypt + Norton AV = BSOD, wail disgruntled users

UpdatedSymantec struggling to deliver fix, offers 'mitigation options'

'NSA, GCHQ-ransacked' SIM maker Gemalto takes a $500m stock hit

As security experts denounce mass phone encryption key theft

Hellooo, NSA? The US State Department can't kick hackers out of its networks – report

Email servers still compromised after THREE months

Man the HARPOONS: YOU can EASILY SLAY ad-scumware Superfish

+UpdatesCleanse your Lenovo box of root cert badness

Linux clockpocalypse in 2038 is looming and there's no 'serious plan'

Worry now, because 23 years from now will be TOO LATE

Apple: Fine, we admit it – MacBook Pros suffer wonky GPU crapness

Give it back and we'll fix it (for free, sigh)

Ready to fill out your US taxes? Cool. Got ObamaCare? Not so fast

If only there were a meme to sarcastically express gratitude to the President…

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