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Facebook tackles race hate problem head on with programming tool

Clashing threads put in their place by RacerD

IBM broke its cloud by letting three domain names expire

Hang on? Isn't Big Blue betting the company on a clever cloud? Yup. It is. Sigh

Japan finds long, deep tunnel on the Moon

With fewer meteors, lower radiation and better weather, this is a nice place for a colony

Make America late again: US 'lags' China in IT security bug reporting

Mind the gap

MH 370 search to resume as Malaysia makes deal with US oceanographic company

No-find-no-fee search to cover area recommended by new analyses of likely landing spot

HPE quits cloud servers, two weeks after telling El Reg it wouldn't do that

Company also plans 'consolidation' of product lines, locations and languages

Red (Planet) alert: Future astro-heroes face shocking adventures on Martian moon Phobos

VidYou may want to resist current plans to discharge a base on the surface

Rackspace ends discount hosting for open source projects

Clarifies axe fell only on new applicants, not existing users, after fanatical disappointment

Hack apps, attack code drawbacks for cash stacks, Google yaks

An attempt was made

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update tackles IT's true menace: Cheating gamers

Also some security stuff, too

Boss visited the night shift and found a car in the data centre

On-CallIt needed an oil change, natch, and the mainframes didn't mind

Canadian govt snoops emit their own malware detection tool, eh

Canuck NSA/GCHQ equivalent open-sources 'Assemblyline', to make us all as safe as Canada

Your data will get hacked anyway so you might as well give up protecting it

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Spend the money on freezing your brain

Ubuntu 17.10: We're coming GNOME! Plenty that's Artful in Aardvark, with a few Wayland wails

You've got to admit, Canonical has guts

DXC slashes meal allowances for travelling troops: Please sir, may I have some more?

Watch the client eat (smallish) steak as you munch on bread roll

Vodafone, EE and Three overcharging customers after contracts expire

Citizens Advice finds over-65s most likely to be stung

Machine-learning startup Perspica to be crushed into Cisco's analytics biz

Staff will be folded into January acquisition AppDynamics

Dev writes Ethereum code for insecure SHA-1 crypto hash function

Interaction with legacy systems but not all think it's a good idea

What’s the real point of being a dev? It's saving management from themselves

CommentInsubordination in the face of impossible fads

Tell the public how much our tram tickets cost? Are you mad?

UpdatedTransport for Greater Manchester says silly thing in reply to sensible FoI request

The case of the disappearing insect. Boffin tells Reg: We don't know why... but we must act

'It's more dramatic than climate change'

Continuous Lifecycle 2018: Agile pioneer Dr Linda Rising to keynote

EventsCall for papers closes today – get your skates on

Legends of the scrawl: Ordnance Survey launches augmented reality tool for maps

OS boffins chat to Reg as part of National Map Reading Week

We talk to Tron artist Syd Mead: On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy

Lightcycle creator on the classic sci-fi film as it turns 35

National Audit Office: We'll be in a world of pain with '90s border tech post-Brexit

Can UK's creaky databases uphold the nation's security?

Cohesity and Micron polish exec artillery in mad dash for growth

Pushing out the big guns to compete with Samsung – and each other

No more mister nice GUI: Visual tools stapled to Azure Data Factory

Hate code? Love lists? Microsoft's got you covered

MEPs vote to update 'cookie law' despite ad industry pressure

Justice committee backs ePrivacy proposals by narrow majority

Pixel 2 tinkerers force Google's hand: Secret custom silicon found

They were totally just about to tell us everything

Tech giant Citrix, sync 'n' share startup Egnyte fire lawsuits at each other

Non-compete legal battle

Mastercard blockchain: Millions. Opening up the API: Priceless

Credit card purveyors aim to improve 'cross-border, B2B payment flows'

Do fear the Reaper: Huge army of webcams, routers raised from 'one million' hacked orgs

Check your cameras, broadband gateways, NAS boxes for latest botnet malware

Malware hidden in vid app is so nasty, victims should wipe their Macs

If you downloaded and installed stuff from Eltima, you are totally screwed

Apple Cook's half-baked defense of the Mac Mini: This kit ain't a leftover

We're not going to fry it, and we're not going to tell you anything more right now

Capacitor maker zapped with price-fixing charge

Shocking development in the current affairs circuit

CEO of $300m-a-year ad upstart Vungle cuffed for allegedly sexually abusing toddler son

SF startup boss denies charges

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