1st April 2008 Archive

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  • Dell axes 900 jobs in Austin plant shutdown

    But hey, $3bn in savings!

    Financial News 01 00:52

  • Apple sued over 'inflated' iMac claims

    Beneath Apple's 'good guy' image is...

    Hardware 01 02:48

  • IBM unveils nano-projector based VirtuaHuman with 1TB of memory

    It walks, talks and tweets

    Science 01 04:20

  • Intel's 'Living Large' mantra threatens tour guide industry

    Issues disturbing Deer John

    Hardware 01 06:33

  • CIA demands UK halts interrogation tactics

    'Cruel and unusual' demands

    Bootnotes 01 07:02

  • Intel launches R&D initiative to invent PDA

    15 years after Apple's MessagePad, we're still not there yet

    Phones 01 07:07

  • Intel's 'Bloomfield' spied ahead of IDF public demo

    Next-gen Core Extreme seen

    Hardware 01 08:48

  • Patent shields customer support from customers

    I'm sorry Dave, I can't do that

    Mobile 01 08:52

  • IFPI demands $2.5m in damages from The Pirate Bay

    'Numbers are pure fantasy'

    Media 01 08:57

  • Jules Verne gets intimate with ISS

    Successful approach to within 11 metres

    Science 01 09:03

  • ScaleMP creates $10k four-socket box out of thin air

    Well, out of Infiniband and virtualization

    Servers 01 09:18

  • Teacher's head explodes due to Wi-Fi, mobe radiation

    Pupils upload vid to slate-my-teacher cyberbully site

    Mobile 01 09:31

  • Blogging Whitehall mandarin had top secret 'panopticon' plan

    Leaked document reveals Sir Bonar's guilty secret

    Bootnotes 01 09:41

  • Intel shows Atom-powered Eee PC clones

    Same spec, but faster CPU

    Hardware 01 10:10

  • The online funeral

    Say goodbye, the modern way

    Bootnotes 01 10:18

  • NZ teen botnet mastermind cops a plea

    AKILL likely to avoid jail

    Security 01 10:52

  • Spring opens its core to the seriously committed

    Site invites add-on contributors

    Developer 01 11:03

  • We-think, I-think ... and Groupthink

    Paralysed by plagiarism

    Media 01 11:04

  • Danish ISP bundles free music subscription

    But there's a catch

    Broadband 01 11:09

  • BT and Phorm secretly tracked 18,000 customers in 2006

    Spied on, profiled, and targeted for credit cards

    Broadband 01 11:15

  • Women overtaking men in tech abuse

    A woman, in an IT department?

    Bootnotes 01 11:35

  • Blu-ray drive in development for Xbox 360

    Microsoft keeping mum

    Games 01 11:36

  • SOCA soaks up asset recovery agency

    More powers to seize illgotten gains for UK's 'FBI'

    Law 01 11:54

  • ISO puts OOXML announcement on ice

    Microsoft left waiting in the wings

    Applications 01 12:01

  • Jimmy Wales resigns from Wikipedia

    And Wikia too

    Bootnotes 01 12:02

  • Boeing: Black's the new black for black-helicopter projects

    A160T robot whispercopter in DARPA man-sniffer tests

    Government 01 12:22

  • Marathons to face iPod ban?

    Watch those shoelaces too

    Hardware 01 12:35

  • Comcast acquires BitTorrent for $53bn

    'Our cheapest option'

    Broadband 01 13:02

  • Jabra displays Bluetooth headset screen

    Watch and talk

    Hardware 01 13:31

  • Google lets users take Apps files offline

    Hard drive autosaving to save you grief

    Applications 01 13:32

  • Storm Worms exploit April Fools

    Lazy attack aims to dupe the credulous

    Security 01 13:45

  • The Facebook Initiative – Bill Gates's greatest invention

    Taking the hardship out of friendship

    Media 01 13:51

  • El Reg green debate: Click here to hug the planet

    It's like Woodstock - you were either there or you caught the mp3 later

    Science 01 14:46

  • Mobile phones global health menace, says top brain surgeon

    Global epidemic nearing

    Mobile 01 15:35

  • Shell starts clock ticking on unlucky 1% of staff

    Slickly does it

    Management 01 15:57

  • Document glitch sparks GTA IV ban scare

    18 certificate awarded

    Software 01 16:02

  • Canon Digital Ixus 960 IS compact camera

    Plenty of pixels, but passable performance

    Hardware 01 19:22

  • EMC buys Brit Microsoft shop

    Kerching for Conchango shareholders

    The Channel 01 20:15

  • FCC boss quashes Skype open access plea

    Martin thinks Verizon tells the truth

    Mobile 01 20:49

  • US auto parts store spills data to hackers

    Leaky gasket

    Security 01 21:31

  • Galaxy's smallest known black hole discovered

    Sand kicked in face, but compacted into infinite density

    Science 01 21:35

  • Google hippie code trip delayed again

    A week is a long time in coding

    Applications 01 21:42

  • YouTube 'rape victim' arrested

    Charged with suspicion of underage sex

    Media 01 22:11

  • Reg April Fools '08

    What merriment and mirth is this?

    Bootnotes 01 22:35

  • How an app called WarmTouch nailed a grenade-stockpiling cyber extortionist

    Software that knows if you're mad - or a loner

    Law 01 23:20

  • Reg April Fools 2007

    Oh how we laughed

    Bootnotes 01 23:46