Campaigners say a law change in England and Wales would make it easier for police to take action.
Come, Morlocks, and step into the world of the design Eloi
With all our attention on the Morlocks – down there with the whirring gears of Kubernetes and steaming clouds – it's easy to lose track of the Eloi: those concierges of productivity that smooth out the rough, upper crust of The Stack to make sure your software is actually usable.…
The path to all-IP calls is not smooth. Just ask EE
EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics.…
US firm's clients told to update their settings and lock down data before it is stolen.
Warm wine and sarnies to be served up at 'local' Solutions Days instead
Veritas has canned its annual Veritas Vision marketing extravaganza in preference of smaller, regional get togethers for channel and end-user customers.…
Webcam shields, security integration, USB-C and micro-desktops are the moderately hot spots for the PC industry
The PC market may be in decline but someone is going to buy about 300 million of them this year. And because The Register knows that plenty of our readers are responsible for PC purchasing, deployment and maintenance … here we are with our annual guide to what's new and notable among the new models from HP, Lenovo and Dell, the top three PC vendors.…
Add Macs, iPads and iPhones to Devices-as-a-service offering
HP Ink is probably the world's top PC-maker measured by devices shipped, but has nonetheless started to offer and support Apple devices for its customers.…
There may be some vulnerable cores in switches, but getting to them is hard
In the seven weeks since The Register broke the news of the Meltdown/Spectre speculative execution vulnerabilities, nearly every corner of the industry has scrambled to patch, re-patch, and work out how to Spectre-proof the world.…
Self-driving cars mistake the Colonel for a Stop sign, which is cruel given a software SNAFU's emptied UK eateries
Brits suffering through the nationwide KFC famine can enjoy with wry amusement the fact that an AI can be fooled into thinking an image of Colonel Sanders and the restaurant's logo are a stop sign.…
Just in case you wanted to do something on your Nintendo Switch that wasn't playing the best games of 2017.
If you're a Prime member with a Prime credit card, Amazon would like to thank you for your loyalty with a new perk.
Everything we know about dinosaurs is connected to fossil records and, if the last decade is anything to go by, all of that could change dramatically over the next 20 years.
Israel decides Bitcoin and pals are property, not currency, and attract biblical levels of tax
The idea that Bitcoin and its ilk create uncontrollable and un-taxable instruments no government can control has been dealt a blow in Israel, where the local Tax Authority has ruled cryptocurrencies are boring old property.…
When Facebook ad executive Rob Goldman sounded off about Russia's use of the platform, he went against the company line—and Robert Mueller's indictment.
Hauer, who starred in the original, said in a new interview he knew Blade Runner 2049 "wasn't going to work."
The 70-storey tower would be 90% wood and have trees and other foliage on every level.
Steven Seagal has become the official ambassador for Bitcoiin2Gen, a new cryptocurrency launching its Initial Coin Offering.
More than 25% of local authorities had computer systems breached from 2013-17, campaigners say.
The hip world of continuous integration meets the dark world of crypto-jacking
Here's a salutary reminder why it pays to patch promptly: a Jenkins bug patched last year became the vector for a multi-million-dollar cryptocurrency mining hijack.…
Wikipedia Zero will shut down across 72 countries this year, ending zero-rated access to the online encyclopedia.