nav search
Data Centre Software Security DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes
BOFH
Lectures

4th > January > 2018 Archive

We translated Intel's crap attempt to spin its way out of CPU security bug PR nightmare

AnalysisAs Linus Torvalds lets rip on Chipzilla

Meltdown, Spectre: The password theft bugs at the heart of Intel CPUs

SummaryAMD, Arm also affected by data-leak design blunders, Chipzilla hit hardest

Linux Mint 18.3: A breath of fresh air? Well, it's a step into the unGNOME

No bearded desktops with pointy hats to be seen here

Cool disk drive actuator pillar, Seagate – how about two of them?

AnalysisFull platter access parallelism performance-doubling... we ask around

And we return to Munich's migration back to Windows - it's going to cost what now?! €100m!

Why are you doing this?

Maplin Electronics CEO ups stakes for steak house

Oliver Meakin quits

Wannabe W1 DOW-er faked car crash to track down reg plate's owner

Bristol man ordered to pay over £600 for data protection offence

Citrix hurls patent suit at network tiddler Avi, claims rival smeared NetScaler

And expresses some anxiety about ex-staff leaving for upstart

Jocks in shock as Irn-Bru set to slash sugar and girder content

They may take our lives, but they will never take our fizzy drink

US Homeland Security breach compromised personal info of 200,000+ staff

DHS 'fesses up 8 months after finding ex-staffer had copy of investigations database

Samsung topples Intel as semiconductor top dog, but lead 'literally built on sand'

Sure about that?

Skynet it ain't: Deep learning will not evolve into true AI, says boffin

Neural networks sort stuff – they can't reason or infer

Data centre mergers and acquisitions hit $20bn in 2017 feeding frenzy

All-time high for industry

UK drone collision study didn't show airliner window penetration

ExclusiveFull report obtained by El Reg casts doubt on public test conclusions

Azure VMs borked following Meltdown patch, er, meltdown

No ETA yet for West Europe machines

Military alliance NATO adopts official hymn

That'll show Putin who's boss!

If you won't use your brain our machine will use it for you, Nissan tells drivers

RotM'Brain-to-Vehicle' driving tech wheeled out

Microsoft patches Windows to cool off Intel's Meltdown – wait, antivirus? Slow your roll

Check your anti-malware tool unless you like BSoDs

Amazon: Intel Meltdown patch will slow down your AWS EC2 server

Sysadmins notice performance dip amid security fix rollout. Not everyone hit hard. YMMV etc

The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing