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Intel's Optane in PCs is as good as it will get for years, says analyst

You could wait for servers and apps to grok storage-class RAM … or just supercharge 'puters

Arcserve gobbles up email biz to sate hunger for message archiving

We're trying our best here, OK?

Phew! Chrome to warn when you watch insecure smut

Google's ongoing HTTP exposé comes to Incognito Mode and forms

Software woes keep NASA's new crewed missions grounded

Space Launch System and Orion Crew Vehicle won't lift off for planned 2018 test flight

Scratch the Surface: Slabtop sales slump takes the shine off Microsoft's 2017 so far

Phones also dead – but hey, $53m profit A DAY is still $53m

Shock horror: US military sticks jump leads on human brains to teach them a lesson

DARPA's current thinking for potential future bright sparks

Amid all the fanfare and cheerleading, Amazon's AWS growth is slowing

'Meteoric' success downgraded to mere 'rocketing'

Australian Federal Police accessed metadata without warrant, broke law

Single phone call by journalist probed, Feds then self-report breach to Ombudsman

That YouTube ad boycott had square-root of sod-all effect on Google's insane cash machine

License to print money renewed in full, thanks to mobile

Kali Linux can now use cloud GPUs for password-cracking

Kali's a favourite for white hats, but that doesn't stop black hats guys from using it too

Waiter? There's a mouse in my motherboard and this server is greasy!

ON-CALLSupport chap reveals the squalid horror of restaurant computers

Last year's ICO fines would be 79 times higher under GDPR

TalkTalk's £400,000 penalty was big – how about £59 MILLION?

Facebook and Google gobble '99 per cent of new digital ad cash'

Ad biz disputes claims, but duopoly marches on

Flatpak and Snaps aren't destined for graveyard of failed Linux tech yet

Independence from distros

Oh lordy, WD just SCHOOLED Seagate in running a disk drive biz

AnalysisLooks like revenues are up by almost $6bn

Need the toilet? Wanna watch a video ad about erectile dysfunction?

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Please now wash your hands

Are you ready to transform?

SponsoredCome and have a go, if you think you’re hard enough

It's paydaygeddon! NatWest account transfers 'disappearing' (not really)

Thousands left terrified worrying about limiting their beer intake this month

Just delete the internet – pr0n-blocking legislation receives Royal Assent

Oh, and voting is the only say you get in how the government handles your information

BOFH: This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back

Episode 6Fly, little bird, fly....

Apple fanbois are officially sheeple. Yes, you heard. Deal with it

Offended? Go hassle Merriam-Webster, not us

Sneaky 'fileless' malware flung at Israeli targets via booby-trapped Word docs

Spies, bank raiders gravitate to growing stealth technique

Well, hot-diggity-damn, BlackBerry's KEYone is one hell of a comeback

24-Hour TestMuch, much more than a nostalgia trip

Just how screwed is IT at the Home Office?

Ageing systems, Brexit, exodus of contractors, delayed agile projects...

Microsoft's Azure cloud feels the pinch in price war with Amazon's AWS

AnalysisAh, the old 'Windows upsell' one-two

A sensible Internet of Things investment house? Breed Reply looks like it

So far, no silly Bluetooth toothbrushes

M6 crowned crappiest motorway for 4G signal

Now to find out if it has fewer crashes...

Fancy a toothpicked-rollmop from our storage smorgasbord?

All the bits and pieces: It's like the three-day weekend has come early

Linux Mint-using terror nerd awaits sentence for training Islamic State

Paranoid fella hid operating system, weapons manuals in USB drive cufflinks, no less

O (n^2) Canada! Code bugs knacker buses, TV, broadband, phone lines

Like their hockey teams, Canadian systems went down this week eh

Apache OpenOffice: Not dead yet, you'll just have to wait until mid-May for mystery security fixes

Reference to vulns suddenly vanishes after El Reg probe

Bullyboy Apple just blew a $500m hole in our wallet, cries Qualcomm

Chip biz says Cook's crew has commanded tech world to withhold patent dosh

NSA pulls plug on some email spying before Congress slaps it down

UpdatedCurious time to stop listening to Americans talking about foreigners, eh, Donald?

It's a question worth asking: Why is the FCC boss being such a jerk?

Special reportThe answer – because net-neutrality slayer Ajit Pai wants to stay in charge

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