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20th > December > 2017 Archive

Sea-Me-We 3 cable down, again, Oz-Asia traffic slows down

Packets will route around the damage until January

Special delivery: Pizza, parcel-slinging drones inch closer to reality

America's airspace watchdog sets out rules to green-light skies filled with Amazon bots

Republican tax bill ready to rescue hard-up tech giants, struggling rich

Procedural snafu delays vote until Wednesday – but here's basically what's in it

WordPress captcha plugin on 300,000 sites had a sneaky backdoor

WordFence says a fix has landed

Windows 10 Hello face recognition can be fooled with photos

After you update, set it up again from scratch

Ghostery, uBlock lead the anti-track pack

Privacy Badger grazes on cookies, but DoNotTrack? Nobody cares

You too can fool AI facial recognition systems by wearing glasses

All you need is to, erm, give the computers some nasty training data

Cloud-building alien space rays altered Earth's climate – boffins

High-energy particles bombard atmosphere to meddle with global temperature

GoAhead ... and pwn us: Remote hijacking flaw in Internet of Things gear

Web server misconfiguration lets anyone inject nasties... under certain conditions

Oh good, half of Defra's Brexit projects involve IT

Don't worry, many of those are now in 'discovery' phase...

Microservices 101

SupportedThe big picture revealed and the tech explained

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the data centre temp's delightful

On-Call38oC+. Blame the beanies and a $15m bit barn spec screw-up

European court: Let's not kid ourselves, Uber. You're a transport firm, not a 'digital service'

Trying year for 'taxi' company

HTC U11 Life: Google tries to tame the midmarket

ReviewLife. Oh life. Oh lii-yi-yi-iife... oh life. Doo, doot doot doo

UK.gov pushes ahead with legal right to 10Mbps

Soz BT, your offer is not wanted...

Ofcom sees off legal threat over 5G auction terms

Three says it is 'disappointed' and plans to appeal

What's taking so long? UK.gov pressed over continued delays to biometrics strategy

While you're at it, let's have some specifics on what you tell police about facial recog tech

Windows Store nixed Google Chrome 'app' hours after it went live

Installer merely redirected to the official source

One more beancounter given a spanking over Tech Data chicanery

Fined £11k and banished from Chartered Accountants facilities

Peak NAND? Not yet. Not if you're ogling Micron's moneybags

Biz is DRAM happy for now – though 3D XPoint not as perky

Comms-slurping public bodies in UK need crash course in copy 'n' paste

When IP address resolution cock-ups = cuffing wrong people

Google Chrome ad-blocking to begin in February – but what is it going to block?

Don't expect the adpocalypse

UK teen dodges jail time for role in DDoSes on Natwest, Amazon and more

Member of vDos booter 'taken advantage of' by vDos crew

CSS and Javascript on GOV.UK page take early Christmas holiday

UpdatedEl Reg asks why; they magically reappear. Fancy that!

Danger! High voltage: German customs bods burn half-tonne of weed in power station

Marijuana of unknown origin sent up in smoke

Magic Leap blows our mind with its incredible technology... that still doesn't f**king exist

CommentHere's what $6bn of vaporware looks like

Totally shock claim: Comcast accused of gouging TV rivals

Wow, who'd have thought it?

Yes, your old iPhone is slowing down: iOS hits brakes on CPUs as batteries wear out

AnalysisYou're not going crazy – Apple really does this (and wants you to upgrade)

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