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16th > October > 2015 Archive

Radio wave gun zaps drones out of the sky – and it's perfectly legal*

* If you're a Fed

Ad networks promise to do something about the awful adverts you're all blocking, like, real soon

Group promises more secure, less pushy banners

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and buddies stick a bomb under hated CISA cyber-law

Proposed data-sharing rules risk to revenue, er, privacy

Après le Dell-uge, VMware is still partnership material

IBM's SoftLayer signs up as NSX-powered vSphere hybrid helper

All in the name of Liberty: OpenStack 12 set free!

It scales! It virtualises! It helps you containerise yourself! Is it also still too weird?

Apple 1 goes on sale, expected to fetch £300,000 to £500,000

Or perhaps you fancy an Enigma machine or vintage astrolabe?

China, for one, welcomes our ROBOT SPACE ANT overlords

Senior official says six-legged bots offer a greater leap for mankind than rolling rovers

Slacker vendors' one-fix-a-year effort leaves 88% of Androids vulnerable

Nexus runs rings around rivals.

Cheer up: UK mobile networks are perkier than Germany's

Better latency than never

Bloke cuffed, accused of polishing off £700k Polish bank cyber-heist

Someone apparently forgot to apply their security patches

Amazon Echo: We put Jeff Bezos' always-on microphone-speaker in a Reg family home

ReviewYou may be surprised by the results

$65m write-down, ARM chips ship: A 90-second guide to Planet AMD

The latest from Mini Chipzilla in its third quarter of the year

Dell buying EMC: Is this the end times, or the road to salvation?

Sysadmin Blog:In any case, the enemy is now Amazon

Kidnapped IT bod Peter Moore: My journey to Iraq began in Guyana

The eXpat FilesHow former hostage brought home all the tea in China

Nippy, palaver and cockwomble: Greatest words in English?

Indubitably coruscating lingo, but what are your comely faves?

So, GDS saved Brits £1.7bn through 'digital transformation'. Sure about that?

AnalysisNAO says no, for one

Minicab-hailing app Uber is lawful – UK High Court

A smartphone can’t be considered a taximeter

Virgin Media filters are still eating our email – Ntlworlders

Emails, more like ‘ewails’, amirite?

HMRC U-turns on VAT rules for cloud

Good news for SMEs and cloudy buyers

Navy engineer gets 11 years for attempted espionage

Nuclear carrier plans passed to undercover FBI agent after internal hack

Wheels come off parents' plan to dub sprog 'Mini Cooper'

Prince William's mum and dad also dragged into French court

Windows Mobile 10 nears point of no return

New build, new bugs

EMC customers show distinct lack of Dell delight – research

We don't need no PC-shifter owning our storage supplier

Microsoft hires Aussie cloudy Transformer Man to run Brit channels

Christmas dinner on the beach? Nope, now it’s sprouts in Reading

Down and out? Rimini's Oracle slap spells trouble – for Oracle

Comment'Not a war on independents,' but independents should beware

Slurp-happy reseller SCC: We want to buy a mobile services biz

More data centre services plays for Midlands tech dynasty

Think your mobile calls and texts are private? It ain't necessarily so

SS7 vulns expose us all - even location can be tracked

CompSci student arrested in Malaysia on doxing-for-ISIS charges

US claims Kosovan hacked thousands of military folk's personal details

No 4King way: Dolby snuggles its high-def TV tech into MStar SoCs

Will 4K TVs become obsolete as soon as next year?

Red Hat buys Ansible for DevOps loveliness

Another open source community in Red Hat's maw

Spectra's BlackPearl: Sailing through oceans of data just got easier

Arctic Blue nearline disk array adds extra archival capabilities

Germany says Ja to data-slurp law 2.0

Controversial regulations approved

WIN a 6TB Western Digital Black hard drive with El Reg

Go on, you know you want to, you funny people

Euro privacy warriors: You've got until January to fix safe harbor mess – or we unleash hell

Lawyers to menace Silicon Valley unless peace brokered

Good news: Adobe bangs out Flash patch fast. Bad news: Google's defenses were useless

Security-as-an-afterthought biz sprints to fix exploited bug early

Google wins book scan battle. Again. Can post pages online. Again

Appeals court brushes off Authors Guild, says snippet searches are just fine

How to get 10Gbit/s home broadband in the US: Step 1. Move to Chattanooga, TN

Step 2. Laugh at Comcast

Dow Jones rubbishes claims Russian hackers plundered its servers for insider-trading tips

FBI probe? That's news to us, says Wall Street Journal owner

Will stock market swipe right on Tinder? Match Group files bid to IPO

Money can't buy me love, but it can buy a slice of

Job alert: Is this the toughest sysadmin role on Earth? And are you badass enough to do it?

(Aside from sendmail admin)

Apple ordered to write a $234m check to uni in A7 chip patent spat

Cook counts out pocket change to cover out-of-order suit

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