Red Hat has embraced the dual-core age with an update to its server operating system that works with the latest processors from AMD and Intel.
CommentHow much do you trust your government? That's a question that all of us have to ask, perhaps the more often the better. In 1787, Thomas Jefferson, one of the founders of the United States and its third President, wrote to Abigail Adams sentences that may seem incredible to many people today:
AOL is facing a $200m lawsuit for alleged patent infringement. Inventor Judah Klausner claims the internet giant's voice services platform - which includes AOL Voicemail, AOL Call Alert, AOL by Phone and AOL VOIP Internet Phone Service - infringes his company's US Patent, number 5,572,576.
Rambus has added Samsung to the list of companies it accuses of colluding to harm it, the memory technology developer said yesterday.
AMD is deciding where to build its next fab, with an expansion of the chip maker's Dresden facility seen as the most likely candidate.
Expect Nvidia-based graphics cards to get cheaper as price cuts said to have been made by the chip maker filter through to board prices.
The world's richest countries plan to create a worldwide register of paedophiles to help police stamp out child abuse. The proposed international child sexual exploitation database, which would store images of offenders and abused children, is expected to receive the green light at a meeting of G8 justice and home affairs ministers in Sheffield on Thursday.
Recordable DVDs are likely to become more expensive in coming months as rising oil prices push up plastic costs.
Tiscali UK has extended a distribution deal with high street newsagent and stationers W H Smith.
Ericsson has launched a system to provide in-flight mobile phone services ahead of a widely-anticipated end to the ban on calls during commercial flights
Intel is to follow AMD's lead and integrate memory controllers onto its x86 server processors, computer maker SGI has claimed.
IT departments in large organizations still see firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention, and anti-virus software as priority security defences despite recent hype about newer more exotic security technologies and threats, according to a survey by analysts Gartner.
Nanotechnology is in danger of being pigeonholed as a risky, hazardous and controversial business, a new study has found, because companies in the emerging field are not tackling the very real health and safety issues involved.
eBay's PR nightmare continues to rumble on as it emerged the auction site has banned bidders who deliberately sabotaged auctions for Live 8 tickets.
ATI's Radeon X550 chip doesn't appear on the company's website, but that hasn't stopped Taiwanese vendor Info-Tek announcing a pair of graphics cards based on the part.
ReviewShuttle's latest small form-factor barebones is certainly a stylish box. The light blue metallic and black front shows Shuttle's usual attention to design. The blue bits hide the drives and the front ports, which might or might not be to your liking, writes Lars-Goran Nilsson.
Dutch brewer Heineken, whose beer once famously refreshed the parts other beers couldn't reach, is to give away music downloads.
Hackers are targeting British workers with a series of specially crafted Trojan horse attacks. The attacks are delivered either through email attachments or through links to maliciously-constructed websites, the UK's National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre (NISCC) warned on Thursday.
IBM is fleshing out its Tivoli management suite to tackle regulatory compliance and license tracking on legacy systems with the acquisition of Isogon Corp.
Open source developers porting Microsoft's Indigo and Avalon subsystems for Windows to Linux or Unix will have to go through Microsoft before getting their hands on Windows APIs and protocols.
Cable TV giant Liberty Media International, Inc. (LMI) and broadband outfit UnitedGlobalCom, Inc. (UGC) have completed the merger they agreed earlier this year.
This week, two wireless home automation technology groups held showcase events in two different Nordic capitals. And their products both begin with a ‘Z’.
Looking to add more muscle to its compliance pitch, Network Appliance has picked up secure storage specialist Decru for $272m.
Web marketing outfit Intermix has agreed to pay $7.5m over three years to settle an adware lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Eliot 'The Blitzer' Spitzer. Under the terms of a tentative agreement, Intermix agrees never to distribute adware again.
Reg Reader StudiesYet again, The Register readers have helped us bust through some of the hype that exists in the industry. Over 3,400 of you responded to the last reader survey on collaboration and some of things you told us were pretty interesting.
Researchers at Microsoft's computer science lab in Cambridge have developed a peer-to-peer filesharing system that they say overcomes the scheduling problems associated with existing distribution protocols such as Bit Torrent.
Pipex is offering its broadband punters the option of making 3,000 minutes worth of calls a month for just an extra £5 a month.
The US government has again pushed back the date by which biometric information must be included in passports of foreigners visiting the country.
Michael Dell would like to license Mac OS X and ship it with future PC products, the Dell founder and chairman has revealed.
AOL has described a report which brands it as running the most zombie infected network on the internet as "meaningless" because it fails to take into account its large user base. Security firm Prolexic reports that AOL was the biggest single source of DDoS attacks over the last six months, accounting for 11.3 per cent of attacks in the US and 5.3 per cent worldwide.
Boeing's Connexion business unit expects to sell mobile phone services to travelers as early as next year, despite resistance from passengers.
The US House of Representatives passed a measure curtailing the federal government's access to library and book shop records by a 238-187 vote on Wednesday.