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Ericsson axing 3,000: report

Valid logins to your workplace are on the net, right now

Mega-breaches and spiking smartphones malware mean crims can crack you, yesterday

ARM emits Cortex-R52

Digital Realty gets into the cloud interconnect caper

Collaborates with Australia's Megaport on software-defined links between big bit barns

Pretending to be a badger wins Oxford Don 10 TRILLION DOLLARS

Volkswagen also scored one of last night's Ig Nobel Prizes, for software-defined chemistry

Drupal patches bad bugs

Malware figures out it's running on VMs and refuses to execute

If a PC has just a couple of Word files, crooks figure it's a White-Hat's attack machine

Moron is late for flight, calls in bomb threat

He'll get a year on ice to think about why that was such a bad idea to delay takeoff

Safe browsing checks fail as 16,000 WordPress sites hacked this year

Google's red screen of death marks half of malcious sites, McAfee only 11 per cent

Cops blasted for relying on IP addresses to hunt down suspects

Numerical addresses too vague to be relied on, say activists

Korean cargo line bailout saves Christmas for tech companies

HP and Samsung had goods stranded at sea by container line's bankruptcy

Sad reality: It's cheaper to get hacked than build strong IT defenses

PHBs are applying the Ford Pinto formula to your data

If we can't fix this printer tonight, the bank's core app will stop working

On-CallReader jolted from the matrimonial bed in the dark tells of happy ending

'Faceless' Liberty Global has 'sucked the very soul' out of Virgin Media

Exclusive'This is not the ISP of Richard Branson' insiders complain to El Reg

It's Friday – and that means one thing: Yup, Microsoft's TypeScript 2.0 is out

JavaScript superset adds new features including non-nullable types and read-only properties

Report: NSA hushed up zero-day spyware tool losses for three years

Investigation shows staffer screw-up over leak

Oi, Apple fanbois. Your beloved Jesus Phones are pisspoor for disabled users

OpinionAn Apple user with muscular dystrophy writes

OpenSSL swats a dozen bugs, one notable nasty

Denial of service dross dead.

Woo hoo, has unveiled yet another tech creche – for infosec

This one's in Cheltenham. Makes a change from hipsterville East London

Pull the plug! PowerPoint may kill my conference audience

Something for the Weekend, Sir?If you could all just gather round my laptop...

Impala beats Amazon

Judge makes minor tweaks to sex ban IT man's order

Must notify cops in advance of nookie 'as soon as practicable'

British unis mull offshore EU campuses in post-Brexit vote panic

Also told: ‘Don’t look at France... it’s a nightmare’

Cosmology is safe and the Universe is one giant version of the Barbican

Whichever way you look it's all exactly the same, boffins confirm

Forgive me, father, for I have used an ad-blocker on news websites...

77 per cent feel guilty about ad blocking. Do you?

Nasuni revs its cloud

Jeremy Clarkson and Co. rise to top for Great British Bake Off replacements

Reg poll fills C4's empty tent issue

Shopkeeper installs forecourt khazi to counter mystery Dublin dung dumper

‘You’d swear a horse did it,’ says appalled retailer

Sysadmin gets 5 years for slurping contractor payments to employer

And he would have got away with it too, if it wasn't for a simple scheduled audit

Think you’re a Tech Trailblazer but still warming up?

Deadline for awards entries extended

Cisco preps the P45s for 500 unlucky UK staffers

Latest wave of software-inspired bloodletting

Microsoft: We're hugging trees to save the 'world'

Wouldn't be about cutting energy costs for your 100+ bit barns, then?

Plusnet outage leaves customers unable to stream Netflix. Horrors!

Repeatedly outage-hit firm mumbles usual apologies

Naughty Zuck: Facebook fudged its video ad numbers

Overstated average viewing times by up to 80 per cent

Double-dating VMware lover Tintri brings Hyper-V closer to its bed

Tintri looking for sales ignition from Hyper-V support

Winners and losers: Here's who made the cut for mega TP2 framework

Atos will not get trout in £4bn trough, neither will bunch of big PC brands

The wise Hedvig owl heads aloft with a Universal Data Plane

Also plugs into Microsoft's Scale-Out File Server

London-based Yahoo! hacker gets 11 years for SQLi mischief

He'll only serve two years, though

Red Hat relabels OpenShift Enterprise to Container Platform

Also tacks on update to version 3.3, you lucky people

Video service Binge On 'broke the internet' but 99pc of users love it

AnalysisSo shouldn't we Break The Internet more often?

Do AI chat bots need a personality bypass – or will we only trust gabber 'droids with character?

Machine-learning boffins debate making software human

Uni student cuffed for 'hacking professor's PC to change his grades'

Someone has been watching Wargames too much

Double KO! Capcom's Street Fighter V installs hidden rootkit on PCs

Fatality – wait, no, what? That's the other game

UK copyright troll weeps, starts 20-week stretch in the cooler for beating up Uber driver

UpdatedRaffles technology ensures a stay in the Big House

IBM botched geo-block designed to save Australia's census

Bureau of Stats says spooks signed off IBM's plan, but Big Blue mucked something up

Terry Jones has dementia

'Everyone' is buying Twitter

Windows printer bug fixed

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