31st July 2008 Archive

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  • Hacker murders Facebook word game

    Scrabble, Scrabulous, and Revenge 2.0

    Applications 31 Jul 00:01

  • 'Hacktivism' threatens world of nations

    DDoS gets political

    Security 31 Jul 00:19

  • Quantum porn engine foiled by strawberries and muffins

    How the Cuil kids live

    Applications 31 Jul 00:34

  • Sun's JavaFX debuts with familiar cast

    Determined to resist RIA success

    Developer 31 Jul 04:19

  • BT shares plummet on margin pressure

    Hits revenue targets

    Financial News 31 Jul 08:22

  • BT reseller biz goes gangbusters in Q1. But...

    Currency swings and margins roundabouts

    The Channel 31 Jul 08:55

  • New Van Gogh pic discovered using German atom-smasher

    Mysterious 'Doris' lurks beneath 'Patch of Grass'

    Science 31 Jul 09:18

  • The healthy handset

    Phone to measure your pulse and exercise commitment

    Phones 31 Jul 09:25

  • MPs report back from internet's dark side

    Country going to hell on YouTube

    Government 31 Jul 09:50

  • RM gets fingers into school biometrics market

    Hands over £2.8m for EasyTrace

    Government 31 Jul 09:55

  • EA preps video game PCs

    Buy a PC to suit the title

    Hardware 31 Jul 09:59

  • IT career virgins need a cherry on top

    Oversubscribed employers demand overqualified workers

    Small Biz 31 Jul 10:02

  • AVG update nails down stability bugs

    Engine upgrade follows LinkScanner traffic spew fix

    Security 31 Jul 10:11

  • Up to 80,000 AOLers face the boot from Carphone network

    As it dials down broadband targets

    Broadband 31 Jul 10:29

  • N96 launch delayed until October

    Flagship phone's arrival put back for unknown reasons

    Phones 31 Jul 10:30

  • US airforce to launch robotic Space Shuttle 2.0 this year

    Winged spaceplanes not dead, just unmanned

    Science 31 Jul 10:45

  • Spammers, Cuil, and the rescue from planet Google

    Out-Googling Google is not an option

    Software 31 Jul 11:02

  • Gov videogame report backs BBFC

    BBFC has "widespread recognition," finds government

    Games 31 Jul 11:10

  • Oz man cracks one off while speeding in drug-packed car

    Films himself on the job, too

    Bootnotes 31 Jul 11:11

  • MS springs patent complaint on Taiwanese mouse vendor

    Redmond whacks Primax

    Hardware 31 Jul 11:23

  • English Channel defeats one-armed Frenchman

    Plucky attempt, mon brave

    Bootnotes 31 Jul 11:45

  • Panasonic 40in OLED by 2011

    OLED size war hotting up

    Hardware 31 Jul 11:53

  • UK data watchdog gives Google spycar fleet the greenlight

    Privacy campaigners mown down by Street View juggernaut

    Law 31 Jul 12:21

  • NASA spies liquid in Titanic lake

    Hydrocarbon fluids confirmed on Saturn moon

    Science 31 Jul 12:25

  • NetApp loses global channel sales head

    No reason given

    The Channel 31 Jul 12:31

  • Nvidia's GeForce 9 GPU trio

    More bang for your buck

    Hardware 31 Jul 12:32

  • Acer uses Europe, Asia to bounce past profit forecasts

    EMEA market boost

    The Channel 31 Jul 12:34

  • Motorola accidentally makes a profit

    Someone take an early vacation?

    Financial News 31 Jul 12:34

  • Home Office minister gets tough, then gets stuck

    'Tough on foreigners! CAN YOU HEAR ME?'

    Government 31 Jul 12:40

  • Official: Eee PC range to expand

    Ultimate and Pro Fashion ranges added

    Hardware 31 Jul 14:03

  • The Register reaches more tech professionals than ever

    Record readership, record audit

    Site News 31 Jul 14:42

  • Emirates airline website plummets offline in A380 excitement

    Oil superpower fails to pay domain subs

    Broadband 31 Jul 14:43

  • Misheard song lyrics blamed on technology

    "Oooo-oooooh my ears are alight"

    Hardware 31 Jul 14:49

  • Cash'n'Carrion: A lean, mean, fighting machine

    Reg merchandising tentacle reborn

    Site News 31 Jul 14:50

  • Feds not scouring Facebook for terrorists (say Feds)

    Social engineering used to whip up Storm worm

    Security 31 Jul 15:25

  • Black hats attack gaping DNS hole

    Fake Google exploit 'wildly mature'

    Security 31 Jul 18:02

  • Chinese net censors unblock BBC, Wikipedia

    Olympic games

    Media 31 Jul 18:07

  • EDS shareholders welcome HP overlords

    Vote favors $13.9bn acquisition

    Financial News 31 Jul 18:18

  • Sun girds its grid for cloud business spin out

    Sniffs new business opportunity

    Servers 31 Jul 19:22

  • Google: 'Even in the desert, privacy does not exist'

    Defends Street View, scoffs at The Borings

    Law 31 Jul 19:44

  • Scrabble knock-off reborn as Wordscraper

    More breathless coverage of Facebook board games

    Applications 31 Jul 20:48

  • New Yorker gets 30 months for bogus Cisco gear

    Cheap knock-offs, big profits

    The Channel 31 Jul 22:15

  • Stormtrooper helmet sales still legal in Britain

    Americans must play moisture farmer

    Bootnotes 31 Jul 23:52