Except that Eric S Raymond doesn't like codes of conduct
Speculation and debate still surround Linus Torvald's decision to step back from Linux kernel development for a while, but the next kernel release candidate landed with far less sturm und drang.…
Think there's no difference between the cameras on the iPhone XS and iPhone X? See for yourself.
US Outlanders need upgrade, no word on other countries yet
Japanese auto maker Mitsubishi has recalled more than 68,000 vehicles in the US affected by two separate software bugs.…
Raise a toast of blue (or green) milk, it's Luke Skywalker's 67th birthday!
92-year-old Wren tells us about life cracking German codes
Interview El Reg had the honour of speaking with a war hero last Friday when the UK's National Museum of Computing fired up its replica Enigma code-breaker to decrypt messages sent from Poland.…
I bought the T-Mobile G1, the anti-iPhone that started Android's global sweep.
Demand for the larger iPhone is "better than expected," according to Ming-Chi Kuo.
Chris Taylor who has bone cancer got to play Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game early following a social media campaign.
It's back up again – can't work in your undies any more
Updated Cisco Webex is currently suffering a seven-hour outage and counting, with biz bods alternately raging at the failure but secretly being glad they don’t have to suffer the indignities of teleconferencing.…
It’s the first time scientists have found the occurrence on Titan.
With some notable creature-comfort upgrades, the Volt is a good car made better.
Small updates for the 2019 model year make this great plug-in hybrid even better.
HMRC urged to adjust plans after losing case against one of its own former freelancers
HMRC should rethink its "aggressive" approach to IR35 tax reforms as it looks to extend them to the private sector, tax insurance provider Qdos Contractor has warned.…
Microsoft claims issue confined to older kit
Three months on, users continue to report that Microsoft's BitLocker disk encryption technology turns itself off during security updates.…
Late last week, Apple released more details about how (with certain opt-in settings) the Apple Watch Series 4 will contact emergency services if the watch detects that you've had a hard fall.
Before actually contacting first responders, the Apple Watch will try to give numerous urgent alerts: tapping the wearer on the wrist, sounding of a very loud alarm, and also displaying a visual alert.
Looking back, it's clear that the T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) challenged Apple's iPhone from the very start.
That scary old system with 'do not touch' on it? Your boss very much wants you to touch it. Now what do you do?
Migrating dusty mission-critical systems 101
Analysis Legacy systems have been sitting in server rooms for decades, gradually growing more complex in design, more expensive to operate, less understandable to administrators, and more indispensable to their owners.…
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system allowing Windows to...
Machine learning finds reality a whole different ball game
All the biggest labs leading AI research will have you believe that their fancy game-playing software bots will one day be applicable to the real world. The skills from playing Go, Poker or Dota 2 will be transferable to algorithms designing new drugs, controlling robots, teaching computers how to negotiate – you name it.…
Look for it in 2019.