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29th > January > 2016 Archive

Zuck's bucks are now the world's 6th-largest cash pile

Facebook tycoon trails only Gates and Bezos in total worth

New Xen maintenance release ends active version 4.4 development

Users urged to go forth and implement 4.4.4

Research: By 2017, a third of home Wi-Fi routers will power passers-by

Telcos pimp out your bandwidth and profit

Indonesia's dominant telco blocks Netflix

Too sexy, no licence and nobody bothered rating the movies

Facebook kills 'Parse' mobile dev platform

POLLWhich of the new Like buttons - angry, sad, wow, haha, yay, and love – articulates your reaction?

Cisco drops 11 clock-crashing patches for 46 things, probes 142 more

Borg assimilates NTP January update, nixes critical firewall hijack hole

31 nations sign data-sharing pact to tax multinationals

'Release the audit-hounds' says OECD as it targets legal-but-black-hearted tax tricks

Oracle kicks Amazon after Glacier download bill shock

One thing cloud doesn't improve is readability of fine print

Major Hollywood studio eyes Paint Drying sequel

Glossy 23-hour reimagining of minimalist Brit classic

OpenSSL patch quashes rare HTTPS nasty, shores up crypto chops

Feet up for the many, head's down and patch for the rest.

The monitor didn't work but the problem was between the user's ears

On-CallWorker was in the dark about this thing called 'electricity' that makes stuff work

VirusTotal bashes bad BIOSes with forensic firmware fossicker

AV outfit finds new ways to banish low level malware to the .bin

'Blue light services will get 4G on London Tube!' Cool, how? 'Errrrm...'

Emergency Services Network deal mired in confusion as Airwave flings sueball

Baikonur hosts satellite laser comms node launch

First orbiting 'SpaceDataHighway' component launches tonight

'Printer Ready'. Er… you actually want to print? What, right now?

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Reg columnist snorts suspicious powder

BT scoops £100m network provision deal from the BBC

UpdatedState broadcaster opts for former state monopoly

Tech channel veteran De Sousa turns back on Outsourcery

April Fool's Day start now just a bad joke, exec to remain at top of Insight UK

Home Office lost its workers' completed security vetting forms

Terrible Theresa's department caught making worst security blunder of all

WD notebook drive shipments plummet

Desktop decline and flash substitution adds to disk output gloom

HSBC online services still offline following 'attack' on bank

UpdatedOh no - not again!

BOFH: In-depth IT training needs a single-malt distillery

Episode 2Onward, Ultrabook solderers! Marching as to war...

Redcentric slurps bit barn biz City Lifeline for £4.8m

Yes, you too can be part of the Tech City scene if you have millions in cash

Land Rover Defender dies: Production finally halted by EU rules

Blighty's AK-47 laid low by dastardly Continentals

Sorry slacktivists: The Man is shredding your robo responses

It's sad 'cos u care SO much about issues, you even tweet about them

Two-thirds of Android users vulnerable to web history sniff ransomware

Crooks want you to pay up on pain of severe embarrassment – and more

Cloudbees banks on Jenkins 2.0 to help double revs this year

Also banks on services, public cloud boost

SpaceX breaks capsule 'chute world record

Four canopies to land one vehicle - impressive stuff

Chef plugs Ruby vulns with Server release

Always something else you can throw in the pot

McAuley: I am no longer a VIP Group distie man

Purchasing director considers next move 'internally and externally'

Reg readers battle to claim 'my silicon's older than yours' crown

Tottering 286s, creaking Vaxes, and 'the Wang that wouldn't die'

What’s new in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016?

Nested virtualisation to shielded virtual machines: Lots to chew on here

The Quantum of solace: Well, at least the scale-out storage revenues were up

CFO takes a hike while overall revenues fall

I love you. I will kill you! I want to make love to you: The evolution of AI in pop culture

From Asimov to Blade Runner and beyond – for the humans

Brit airline pilots warn of drone menace

'Serious near misses' prompt safety concerns

Quadsys Five trial delayed yet again

Alleged fraudsters have two months before next court date

UK Home Sec's defence of bulk spying: We 'found' a paedo (we already knew about)

IPBTerrible Theresa's evidence is 'full of holes'

HSBC online banking outage: Moneymen are 'still under attack'

Denial of service woes continue as service staggers to feet

T-Mobile USA’s BingeOn is a smash hit. So what now?

AnalysisPopular video thing may be 'illegal'. And looks like a witch.

Intel and Micron's XPoint: Is it PCM? We think it is

What do you think? Micron wasn't super-clear

GitHub: We're sorry (again) about (another) outage

Sky blue, oceans wet, code sharer unstable

US police contracts and private forum posts dumped online

Fraternal Order of the Police not feeling very fraternal

Israeli drones and jet signals slurped by UK and US SIGINT teams

Snowden docs reveal Project Anarchist

Give me POWER! Under resourced, overloaded - a moving story

This Damn WarMonday morning blues

Patent Troll Unit set up by Virginia government to slay lawsuits

Virginia is for long as you don't love patent cases

Facebook tells Belgian government its use of English invalidates privacy case

Ha! Ha! You said 'cookie'

Loons in balloons: Google asks FCC to approve Net plan

Microwaves in the sky

Ginni Rometty to pocket $4.5m bonus for IBM leadership

Company rewards three years of failure

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