Mysterious English lass Verity Stob - author of 8086 and all that, the funniest history of computing ever-written - has spoken to The Register about her new and highly acclaimed cruftiness metric published at Doctor Dobbs- and her hopes of it becoming official recognized as an IETF RFC.
The slick accounting magic by which an ISP called AOL managed to puff itself up into a thing seemingly capable of swallowing up a media behemoth like Time Warner is under investigation by the US Department of Justice (DoJ), the Associated Press reports.
Adam Singer, Telewest's CEO, was deposed yesterday in a boardroom putsch orchestrated by the firm's non-executive directors.
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Any company with a bit of spare cash and looking to raise its corporate profile with a bit of thrusting and explosive marketing may care to check out this advertising opportunity on eBay.
Copies of OpenSSH packages on popular download sites have been trojaned, developers have warned.
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Our favourite robotics expert, Kevin Warwick aka, Captain Cyborg, is promoting his new book I Cyborg the epic tale of one man's transformation in to half human/half tractor following the implantation of an electronic chip in his arm in April.
SonyEricsson is hiring "actors" to promote the new T68i phone in New York, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Apple has published details of its Quartz Extreme extensions, which features a programmable shaders and a new instruction set for creating OpenGL shaders.
Site of the DayOne thing webmasters are almost guaranteed to do is fib about the viewing figures for their site. Sometimes it's ignorance, sometime it's ego and sometimes it's pulling the wool over the eyes of advertisers.
Hardly one hour elapsed after our shocking revelation that a man was offering advertising space on his penis, than eBay cruelly prematurely terminated the coupling.