31st December 2009 Archive

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  • Russia plans asteroid-defence space mission to Apophis

    Probably not planning to use it as weapon

    Science 31 10:19

  • Arise, Sir Peter of Middle Earth

    LoTR maker Jackson knighted in NZ

    Bootnotes 31 10:21

  • Orange punts quality calling

    HD moniker applied to voice, again

    Phones 31 10:53

  • Lithuania hits off switch on nuclear plant

    Closing Chernobyl-style facility a condition of EU membership

    Science 31 10:55

  • Sex in the Noughties: How was it for you?

    Politically correct mainly

    Law 31 11:01

  • Welcome to the out-of-control decade

    We have seen the future, and it doesn't belong to you

    Software 31 11:02

  • US word czars unfriend shovel-ready toxic assets

    2010 list of banned vocab - there's no app for that

    Bootnotes 31 12:16

  • Vevo to strip content from YouTube API

    Teenage kicks over at Muziic enough to make an old man blush

    Media 31 12:25

  • Tobacco biofuel to solve energy/ environment crisis?

    Baccy-burner cars, boilers to make nonsense of smoking ban

    Science 31 12:36

  • iSlate? I spy more control from Cupertino

    Rumours, speculation and state control

    Hardware 31 12:44

  • Today is not New Year's Eve - or the end of the decade

    El Reg apologises for era error

    Science 31 13:13

  • Tories swallow Web 2.0, spit out £1m crowdsource prize

    Golden goose lays egg

    Government 31 14:02

  • Oregon profs plan giant robotic space cockroach warriors

    'Humans can run, but frankly [it is futile to do so]'

    Science 31 14:32

  • Dell crowned Bad Santa computer maker by angry customers

    Holiday card labelled a 'joke'

    Hardware 31 14:42

  • Hacker rattles 21,000 iPhone unlockers

    Claiming moral high ground

    Mobile 31 15:11

  • US feds squeeze bloggers for posting TSA orders

    Nigerian crotchbomber claims first victims

    Security 31 20:32

  • FCC rescues American football fans

    The alternative? Rioting in the streets

    Government 31 22:59