12th May 2008 Archive

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  • Hippies reclaim summer of code

    Overthrow the soft-o-crats!

    Software 12 05:02

  • Mounties taser bed-ridden octagenarian

    Knife-wielding old-timer in hospital shocker

    Bootnotes 12 09:01

  • Qimonda puts 4.5GHz graphics memory into mass-production

    Calling all GPU vendors...

    Hardware 12 09:36

  • ITV challenges Beeb for cheap innuendo crown

    'Butt seized by terror police'

    Bootnotes 12 09:39

  • Google-Yahoo! collects some strange enemies

    Advocacy groups and rural voters

    Financial News 12 09:41

  • Shuttle astronauts: Aliens are definitely out there

    Haven't personally seen any - it's more of a feeling

    Science 12 09:42

  • Optus named second Oz iPhone carrier

    Multi-network sales approach confirmed

    Phones 12 09:55

  • RIM pitches 'power user' tri-band HSDPA BlackBerry

    Bold sneaks in ahead of 3G iPhone

    Mobile 12 10:11

  • Burma 'Gone with the Wind', suggests Telegraph

    Cyclone orphans - the musical

    Bootnotes 12 10:19

  • RM must try harder in second half

    Full year expectations unchanged

    The Channel 12 10:34

  • Facebook CTO logs out

    Co-founder off to the beach

    Servers 12 10:40

  • LG KF700 slider phone

    Triple-action, touch-screen handset

    Phones 12 11:02

  • Toshiba to mass-produce mobile-friendly fuel cells in 2009

    Assault on batteries

    Hardware 12 11:14

  • PC World, Currys staff to be dumped in DSGi rescue plan?

    Best Buy could bid for electrical retail giant

    The Channel 12 11:26

  • Web cam images undo MacBook thieves

    You've been iFramed

    Law 12 11:27

  • Weapons, oil prices driving worldwide atom ambitions

    Join the Nuclear Club, get a nuclear club

    Science 12 11:37

  • Set-top box modders sent to prison

    Teach telly hackery, go directly to jail

    Security 12 11:45

  • Nvidia CEO says 'no' to VIA acquisition

    Graphics company doesn't need in-house CPU tech - for now...

    Hardware 12 12:01

  • How ComScore can track your mouse clicks

    Explores stream of unconsciousness

    Broadband 12 12:02

  • Windows XP SP3 blame game begins

    AMD feels the heat as Microsoft goes AWOL on fix

    Operating Systems 12 12:45

  • El Reg shares the knowledge

    Primed for business

    Management 12 12:53

  • Hacker posts personal details of 6m Chileans

    I told you it was insecure

    Security 12 13:04

  • UK.gov solves pensioner crisis by wiring them up to the net

    Poking oldsters to check they're still alive

    Government 12 13:04

  • Apple to announce handheld games console at WWDC?

    3G iPhone launch a decoy

    Phones 12 13:19

  • Business suit tailored to reflect phone radiation

    Something more stylish to go with your tinfoil hat

    Broadband 12 13:30

  • Cruciform MP3 player wins hearts of goths, god-rockers

    Audio enlightenment

    Hardware 12 13:42

  • Man makes table-sized NES controller, complains about mug-marks

    Don't spill your tea here

    Games 12 13:45

  • Taser gun usage soaring among UK cops

    Proportion of actual shockings down, though

    Law 12 14:18

  • British Gas sues Accenture

    Ahh... they deserve each other

    Law 12 14:22

  • Perot Systems buys into Ireland

    Writes Limerick developer a big cheque

    Financial News 12 15:08

  • AMD grabs for the data centre with low-power server chip

    Pushes thermal envelope

    Servers 12 15:56

  • Back to the future: the Java client’s second go-round

    Following the fads

    Applications 12 16:45

  • HP tipped to take over BT's datacentres in £1.5bn deal

    CEOs plan back-scratching calls this week?

    Servers 12 16:57

  • DVD smut malware blights US forces in Iraq

    A different kind of insurgency

    Security 12 17:38

  • Researchers dig into x86 chips for stealthier rootkits

    Hiding under the radar

    Security 12 18:17

  • VMware ships disaster recovery and testing software

    Plopped into two new management bundles

    Servers 12 19:38

  • Microsoft Office chief to manage Bill Gates

    Well, his foundation

    Financial News 12 19:42

  • Fedora 9 - an OS that even the Linux challenged can love

    Plenty of muscle for hardcore nerds too

    Servers 12 20:34

  • HP in talks to buy EDS

    Hurd's big bite

    Financial News 12 20:44

  • Data Domain guns de-duping gear

    Quad-core injection

    Storage 12 21:22

  • Babbage's Difference Engine hits Silicon Valley

    Wafers? Nah. How about bronze and wood?

    Hardware 12 22:35

  • USAF Colonel goes on the offensive with botnet destroyer plan

    Enemies reduced to 'hunks of metal and plastic'

    Government 12 23:02

  • Microsoft denies Zune copyright cop

    We play both sides of the IP fence

    Law 12 23:35

  • AMD excises two senior execs, while promoting server chief

    Central Engineering roadmap task force formed

    Servers 12 23:57