Wiping out the problem needed a brush and a pump, but didn't make a stink
ON-CALL Welcome yet again to On-Call, The Register's weekly column in which we take readers' tales of odd jobs in odd places, tart them up and present them to you as a bit of light relief on a Friday.…
When is a server a hyper-server? When it bundles V12N, RHEL, Gluster and Ansible
Red Hat's having a crack at a hyperconverged software stack.…
Use Google Maps when you’re hunting for food, but not when you need it for something important, advised the government.
Zuckerberg preaches connectivity gospel, sends faithful to do good works
ANALYSIS Mark Zuckerberg's given Facebook a new mission statement: “To give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together", in the process rediscovering The Social Network™'s original purpose and exposing web utopianism as hopelessly optimistic.…
While we can't say for sure all 1.5 billion people are watching cat videos, it's a good bet.
Commentary: Spanish robot TEO does something that you've always wished someone else could do for you.
Danger, Will Robinson!
Autonomous space robots are going to be key to making new discoveries and exploring the furthest reaches of our Solar System and beyond, according to NASA scientists.…
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.
Four border collies will head to an uninhabited island where some believe the pioneer aviator died after disappearing in 1937.
"We know we have more to do," says Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on tackling online extremism.
Netflix's newest original goes online and since we're running out of June find out which titles to catch before it's too late.
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.
There's an opening and good will to use it, says Ecuadorian foreign minister
Ecuador's foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa says the country is working with the UK to find a way for Julian Assange to leave its embassy.…
You’ll love the Xiaomi Mi 6’s hardware and price. You’ll hate that it’s China-only, at least for now.
Following news of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepping down, the Girt team looks at what it means for the company and its customers.
As Azure Stack's launch approaches, AWS bolsters its hybrid storage story
Amazon Web Services dominates the public cloud, but its hybrid cloud story is currently weak.…
Rival ARM-wrestling cloud Scaleway has added 64-core Caviums
Qualcomm looks to have a customer for the Centriq 2400 , the 48-core CPU it's aiming at the server market: the minor cloud player Packet has signed up “to introduce” the architecture to its customers.…
Enrique Peña Nieto says his government did not use spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.
Amazon’s big summer sale is coming back in July, but the date isn’t yet official.