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19th > December > 2016 Archive

ARM buys HPC software specialist Allinea to help devs code good

If Intel and IBM think HPC is a two-horse race, they need to think again

Twitter partly un-kills Vine, which will live again as Vine Camera

Re-branded app will offer the chance to migrate Vine friends to Twitter

Elon Musk wants to get into the boring business, literally

Can you dig it? Yes you will, if you're tired of being stuck in traffic

… in a loop. Cisco warns Nexus 3000 upgrade could get you stuck ...

It's late 2016 and a USB stick can make a hash of MD5

'Upset' Linus Torvalds gets sweary and gets results

Devs cringe apologetically at errors Linux Lord dubbed 'piece-of-shit branch'

It's round and wobbles, but madam, it's a mouse pad, not a floppy disk

On-callPlus: The forlorn attempt to put four disks into one drive

Ancient water found in Canada is two billion years old – giving hope to Mars colony dreamers

Could hold secrets to Earth's history and life on other planets

FYI! – Your! hacked! Yahoo! account! is! worth! $0.0003!

Stolen billion-user database being flogged for $300,000, apparently

European Patent Office supremo rapped on knuckles by nation reps

States seek to limit Napoleon-like tendencies of Benoit Battistelli

You can't trust news on Facebook – and (once again) you can't trust its web ad metrics

Another recount in America: Cockup sends publishers back to their abacuses

Grab an ARMful: OpenIO's Scale-out storage with disk drive feel

Object storage networked drive JBOD with direct access

IT ops doesn't matter. Really?

Get real – it's not all about developers and DevOps

View from a Reg reader: My take on the Basic Income

What happens when the bottom falls out for you?

Startup grind is over: Now Primary Data must compete with storage giants

AnalysisMight sound crazy but it ain't no lie... they need 'em to buy buy buy

Bayrob: Romanian auction fraud suspects extradited to the US

Going, going ...

Beeb flings millions more £s at Capita for telly tax collection

Contract extended to 2022... that'll be two decades and well over ONE BEELION spent

Christmas cheer for KCL staffers with gift of extra holiday after IT disaster

ExclusiveAnd no, it won't be possible to take pay in lieu

PayAsUGym breach exposes passwords

Firm wipes down password DB after hackers muscle in

Jimbo Welshes on pledge to stop fundraising

At cash-soaked Wikimedia, enough is never enough

Sexbots could ‘over-exert’ their human lovers, academic warns

Ethics expert has built ladybird-sparing vacuum cleaner

MPs suggest introducing web blocking to tackle suicide rates in UK

Ban wanted on sites that encourage self-harm, discuss suicide methods

Akamai buys bot-sniffing startup Cyberfend

Credential-stuffing mitigator snapped up

Brussels cunning plan to save the EU: No more Cookie Popups

We’ll kill the consent requirement – so no more Exits, please

SK Hynix and Seagate exploring flash hookup

+CommentProduct, meet devs and distro... right?

Cyber insurance brokers: If it makes you feel any better, 2016 was not our year either

Time to check your models, stats nerds

Sphere 3D has had two offers to buy parts of its business

+CommentOverland and Tandberg could be headed for new ownership

Screw EU! Apple to fight back over €13bn tax bill

Ireland, desperate to keep iGiant onside, adamant US mega-corp paid its fair share

Stupid law of the week: South Carolina wants anti-porno chips in PCs that cost $20 to disable

And it's only Monday

Los Angeles to extradite bloke from Nigeria after scores of city workers fall for phish scam

County claims chap tried to infiltrate medical, social services

Uber's self-driving cars can't handle bike lanes, forcing drivers to kill autonomous mode

Hmm.. our software breaks the law? Ah, well, just ship it

Ham-fisted: Chap's radio app killed remotely after posting bad review

Now the developer apologizes for customer support fiasco

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