5th September 2012 Archive

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  • Intel teaches Xeon Phi x86 coprocessor snappy new tricks

    The interconnect rings a bell

    HPC 05 Sep 00:18

  • NASA captures mind-bogglingly gorgeous solar video

    Your tax dollars at work – spectacularly

    Science 05 Sep 00:24

  • Gunman takes potshots at Dell HQ, chopper search ensues

    Everyone's a critic – but some are armed

    Security 05 Sep 00:42

  • Qubes OS bakes in virty system-level security

    Blue Pill creator stacks multiple sandboxed VMs

    Security 05 Sep 00:52

  • Greens promise free WiFi for Sydney

    Dutch leaves touted as ad-supported solar solution

    Policy 05 Sep 01:16

  • New Zealand's Copyright Tribunal to hear first cases

    Skynet three strikes laws to be enforced

    Policy 05 Sep 01:47

  • Bitcoin exchange shuts after heist

    Bitfloor says 24,000 BTC pinched through unencrypted backup

    Security 05 Sep 02:17

  • China's tech giants gang up on short seller

    Microsoft, SAP and others accuse market analyst Citron of fraudulent practices

    Business 05 Sep 03:07

  • Old men who use computers less likely to get dementia

    40% lower incidence among men 69+ when they use computers, boffins say

    Science 05 Sep 04:13

  • NEC looks to offload Lenovo shares

    Kitchen sink next for ailing Japanese firm

    Business 05 Sep 05:24

  • Apple hoards LTE patents to deflect Samsung attack

    Possible defensive move to stop Samsung marching iPhone 5 to court

    Networks 05 Sep 05:44

  • Crucial v4 256GB budget SSD review

    SATA 2 and proud of it

    Hardware 05 Sep 07:52

  • Game devs beg UK taxman: Can we pay 30% less?

    Firms spending to create British cultural product deserve a break – trade body

    Government 05 Sep 07:53

  • LOHAN poses for sexy wide-angle vid

    El Reg fondles news spaceplane mission kit

    SPB 05 Sep 08:03

  • You'll be on a list 3 hrs after you start downloading from pirates - study

    Bad news for seeders 'n' feeders...

    Security 05 Sep 08:21

  • Auditor: You know what Scotland needs? Proper IT experts

    Central resource could help public sector, says watchdog

    Government 05 Sep 08:37

  • Windows Server 2012: Smarter, stronger, frustrating

    Perfect upgrade for punters with a passion for the obscure

    Servers 05 Sep 09:03

  • Sceptic becomes UK Environment - but not Climate - Secretary

    New Minister for Nimbys takes up portfolio

    Science 05 Sep 09:16

  • Third of iPad owners want smaller slabs

    But only one in five of all tablet owners do

    Tablets 05 Sep 09:32

  • Oh no, sysadmins! VMware touts data centre that runs itself

    Storage bods, your time is up

    Data Networking 05 Sep 09:39

  • Speaking in Tech: Lawyers are the enemy of the cloud

    Plus: VMware still hard at work on the Death Star

    Storage 05 Sep 10:02

  • Voyager's 35th birthday gift: One-way INTERSTELLAR ticket

    Veteran space probe bores outward into the deep void

    Science 05 Sep 10:22

  • Zuckerberg WON'T flog his Facebook shares for a year

    But staff can cash out soon if they want... bitch

    Networks 05 Sep 10:42

  • Finger-free Kinect coming to fondlesome Windows 8

    Microsoft game controller support for desktop

    Windows 8 05 Sep 11:01

  • Ditch disk and bin tape: Harvard boffins have cracked DNA storage

    Gather ye floppies while ye may

    The Channel 05 Sep 11:04

  • Famous SAS man trousers £1m as e-publishing startup sold to Tesco

    Andy McNab, VC

    Media 05 Sep 11:18

  • RIM begs devs: Build for BlackBerry 10, we'll bung you $10K

    An offer you can't refuse

    Developer 05 Sep 11:39

  • The Register flicks switch on Data Centre channel

    All your big and virtual iron in one place

    Site News 05 Sep 12:00

  • Chick-lit star snubs Menshn.com password flaw alert

    'Snippy geek' finds fresh holes in MP's web-jabber thing

    Security 05 Sep 12:17

  • 'World's first' dog to sniff out pilfered cabling is Brit black lab

    Metal-searching Jazz has nose for crime

    Security 05 Sep 12:34

  • IT distribution titan Tech Data to gobble UK's SDG for $350m

    March of channel consolidation continues

    The Channel 05 Sep 12:49

  • UK's pay-by-bonk mobile network threesome wins EU approval

    One wallet to rule them all, nearly

    Mobile 05 Sep 13:04

  • GCHQ spooks give biz chiefs crash course in thwarting hackers

    Try not to lose your blueprints through the firewall, OK?

    Security 05 Sep 13:40

  • UK's non-x86 server sales dive off cliff, vendors take a hit

    Everyone out of pocket - except Dell

    The Channel 05 Sep 14:02

  • Guinness World Records pulls beards off online Secret Santas

    Email leak blows cover of gift-giving Reddit record-holders

    Security 05 Sep 14:28

  • SanDisk flogs strap-on to speed up your lazy Windows 7 PC

    Retrofit SSD plus caching software

    Hardware 05 Sep 15:01

  • Android spat loser Oracle ordered to toss Google some change

    What's $1m amongst multibillion-dollar friends?

    Business 05 Sep 15:32

  • Nokia tears wraps off new Windows Phone Lumias on steroids

    Ball-breaking design packs new features, PureView cam

    Mobile 05 Sep 15:56

  • CSC pockets £68m in truce over NHS patient database fiasco

    Waves goodbye to original £2.9bn contract

    The Channel 05 Sep 17:02

  • Swedes are best at using the internet, says Berners-Lee

    Shock: Rich countries top Sir Tim's Web Index

    Bootnotes 05 Sep 17:26

  • IBM's z12 mainframe engine makes each clock count

    All 5.5 billion of them – and then some

    Servers 05 Sep 18:02

  • Apple weighs in on AntiSec's alleged FBI hack

    'Don't look at us'

    Science 05 Sep 18:21

  • Consumers getting cagier about mobile app privacy

    Finally, some good news for RIM

    Mobile 05 Sep 19:17

  • The world's first Windows Phone 8 hands on – what's it like?

    Paws for thought on Nokia's brand-new Lumias

    Phones 05 Sep 19:40

  • WinPhone 8 preview SDK limited to established developers

    Want to join Microsoft's new phone OS dev crew? Cool your jets

    Windows 8 05 Sep 20:03

  • US energy lab's pump-happy petaflopper goes green

    Shiny new Xeon–Xeon Phi hybrid splashes into water-cooled data center

    HPC 05 Sep 21:24

  • French satellite operator gets Aussie carrier licence

    New bird will beam bits to Bondi and beyond by end of 2012

    Networks 05 Sep 22:26

  • Insecure SCADA kit has hidden factory account, password

    Dept. of Homeland Security urges instant upgrade

    Security 05 Sep 22:49

  • Huawei denies spying, calls for global security standards

    'We're not the ones throwing malware around'

    Security 05 Sep 23:32

  • Samsung accused of using child labor in its own factories

    Chinese labor watchdog charges massive overtime and exploited workers

    Business 05 Sep 23:43

  • Toothbrush fixes ISS’ stuck bolt

    Spacewalkers go dental

    Science 05 Sep 23:43