18th May 2012 Archive

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  • Stanford boffins create light-powered artificial retina

    Prosthetic works without batteries

    Science 18 01:27

  • $US38 share price values Facebook at US$104b

    Each member worth about $115

    Business 18 02:27

  • Anonymous turns its DDoS cannons on India

    Takes out government, court and political party sites

    Policy 18 03:28

  • Twitter signs up for Do Not Track

    Small print refreshed after data-ignoring pledge

    Business 18 04:48

  • Chinese 3G users top 150 MILLION but most still on 2G

    Operators launch HSPA+, cheap deals to snare more punters

    Networks 18 04:50

  • Hey big spender: China set to take Asian IT spending crown

    US safe as global leader ... for now

    Business 18 05:52

  • Diablo III

    Hell’s bells

    Games 18 06:00

  • Atlassian warns of critical security flaw

    Confluence customers urged to upgrade

    Security 18 06:50

  • Will UK.gov crack down on itself for missing Cookie Law deadline?

    In other news - Pope actually Jewish

    Law 18 07:03

  • iPad factory towns in China to finally get Apple Stores

    Need to send money to California may puzzle locals

    Business 18 07:32

  • CSC's UK techies get one extra month to find new jobs

    Unite says US biz has taken its finger off the trigger

    Jobs 18 08:03

  • Scotland considers dishing out more iPads to schoolkids

    Maybe, if it's 'promoting new teaching behaviours' elsewhere

    Hardware 18 08:33

  • IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast

    Pick-up trick

    Hardware 18 09:00

  • SpaceX Dragon to smuggle SECRET package to the ISS

    Mysterious cargo buried in the belly of the beast

    Science 18 09:23

  • Inside Nvidia's GK110 monster GPU

    Fermi, Tesla, and Maxwell would all want one

    HPC 18 09:42

  • The Great El Reg Private Cloud survey: Results are in!

    Applications must work for the cloud to float

    Cloud 18 09:56

  • Txt-speak is a sign of humanity 4 U

    But don't ask your dentist for oral sex, OK?

    Phones 18 10:00

  • Post-pub nosh deathmatch: Mealy pudding v migas

    Hispano-Caledonian full-fat fryfest

    SPB 18 10:14

  • Senator probes NASA airfield deal for Google's jets

    Is space agency giving Larry a break on government's jet fuel?

    Government 18 10:32

  • Amazon drops planned 8.9in Kindle Fire for 10.1in job

    Oi vapour

    Tablets 18 10:36

  • 'Facebook ads are very boring and not very imaginative'

    Plus: 'IT boys, hiss it through your teeth – Shut up, bitch!'

    Media 18 10:46

  • Hands on with the Motorola Razr Maxx

    Marathon runner

    Phones 18 10:56

  • Can SMEs score those big gov contracts?

    Public sector doesn't make it easy for smaller suppliers

    The Channel 18 11:00

  • The Register is rocking on Windows Phone 7

    App of the week?

    Site News 18 11:00

  • Facebook's Eduardo Saverin: I'm not a tax-dodger

    Meanwhile, US senators try to get him banned from the US

    Management 18 11:04

  • Shoreditch's sparkle smokescreen leaves BBC journo 'tech-struck'

    Why is Auntie (literally, this time) in bed with Google?

    Media 18 11:14

  • GM snatchback of $10m Facebook ad cash = amateur move

    When a sell is more than a sale

    Management 18 11:29

  • Vulture 2 trigger triggers serious head-scratching

    Just how do we fire that LOHAN rocket motor?

    SPB 18 11:44

  • Iran threatens to chuck sueball at Google over missing gulf

    State unhappy that 'Persian Gulf' name is gone

    Government 18 12:01

  • Apple scrubs dirty iCloud data centre with second solar wash

    2012 clean date stated

    Cloud 18 12:19

  • Big Issue sellers could soon be flogging QR Codes

    Homeless move into digital downloads

    Broadband 18 12:35

  • UK prosecutions for hacking appear to be be dropping

    But plenty of caveats apply

    Security 18 13:02

  • UK.gov: ICT in schools ain't dead, it's just resting

    And there'll be tech contracts for the kids when they grow up, honest

    Government 18 13:19

  • ICO on new Cookie Law: 'Don't expect torrent of enforcement action'

    Plans to wait for user complaints as the law comes into effect

    Law 18 13:31

  • Is it time for enterprise PC outfits to carry Apple Macs?

    Mac-maker is hard to ignore, despite being a 'difficult' vendor

    The Channel 18 13:39

  • Ethernet sales slump punches Brocade in the wallet

    Business not so good

    Financial News 18 13:59

  • Some vendors know how to treat a channel

    Are you getting what you want?

    The Channel 18 14:00

  • RIM-Moto sketch THIRD nanoSIM design as peace offering

    Duo dump Nokia to end SIM war with Apple - report

    Broadband 18 14:27

  • HP pumps cash into EVA range capacity boost

    May refresh time unaffected by 3PAR buy

    Storage 18 15:03

  • Does Britain really need a space port?

    Plus: Sky TV accounts for most of UK's 'space sector'

    Science 18 15:27

  • Next UK.gov CloudStore lumbers online

    Digital Dunkirk spirit

    The Channel 18 16:01

  • Call of Duty hacker behind bars after college burglary

    18 months' porridge for banking malware-spreader

    Security 18 16:34

  • What's on the cards at EMC's casino royale next week?

    EMC World is not enough - time to live and let Flash die

    Storage 18 17:02

  • Facebook jumps then slumps in first few minutes day's trade

    Round and round she goes, where she stops....

    Financial News 18 17:18

  • Apache OpenOffice security fixes emerge

    Under new management: First revamp passes one million downloads

    Security 18 17:33

  • Microsoft to devs: Don't ruin Win 8 launch with crap code

    Unofficial APIs are the new fruit of temptation

    Windows 8 18 18:04