Blizzard games – played every month by half a billion netizens, apparently – could be hijacked by malicious websites visited by gamers, according to Google's Project Zero team.
Primary Data, the storage startup offering a metadata-driven abstraction layer, appears to have gone TITSUP – a Total Inability To Sell Us Products.
US President Donald Trump has signed an order to place a 30 per cent tariff on the import of parts used to build solar panels.
OpenSSL's maintainers have put the squeeze on insecure ciphers, with a raft of changes to how the project's operations.
The chairman of the United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission has again taken aim at cryptocurrency speculators, this time warning companies thinking of adding “Blockchain” to their names that his agency is watching them. Closely.
ShmooconVendor intimidation, default passwords, official state seals for sale. Yes, we're talking about computer-powered election machines.
Here's a challenge: do you reckon you can fill half-a-terabyte of memory using only a smartphone?
Video effects designers who work with C++ code have a new unit of time to work with called a "flick."
A high-energy neutrino, a powerful cosmic ray, and a gamma ray walk into a bar... Where you from, asks the bartender
A new model has traced the origins of high-energy neutrinos, cosmic rays, and gamma rays to powerful jets billowing around supermassive black holes.
Microsoft's OneDrive for Business now offers to recover files deleted a month in the past.
NASA has started sniffing jet fuel as part of joint experiment with the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt, DLR).
Lockheed Martin aims to knock 14 per cent off the cost of Britain's F-35B fighter jets over the next couple of years, the firm's director of business development told The Register.
What exactly is "serverless"? Like many popular technology terms, the exact definition of serverless is increasingly fluid. Also like many popular technology terms, the fact that the term means different things to different people doesn't sit well in some quarters.
IBM's Global Technology Services says it is finally edging closer to a proposed target to base 60 per cent of the workforce in offshore locations, one fifth in nearshore and another fifth onshore.
Fox's proposed £11.7bn take over of Sky has been deemed not to be in the public interest, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally ruled today.
Activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deacon are linking arms to force Xerox to “explore strategic alternatives” for the business and squeeze out the “old guard” manning the fort should they resist change.
Acquisition hints at Nutanix, go-to-market changes at Zerto, subscription pricing intro at Violin Systems, new SW release at Delphix – yep, it's another storage roundup.
The number of youngsters taking up ICT apprenticeships has fallen by nearly 20 per cent over the last five years, according to the UK's Education and Skills Funding Agency.
Micron is looking to boost its high fidelity cred. The vendor has refreshed its three-model 5100 SATA SSD with a two-variant 5200, increasing reliability from two million to three million hours mean time before failure (MTBF).
Cloudian's latest version of its object storage software can run native inside AWS, Google and Azure clouds, enabling a single object store namespace across the on-premises and major public cloud worlds.
RoTMFacebook has brought us one step closer to a Skynet future made a commitment to computer vision boffinry by open-sourcing its codebase for object detection, Detectron.
Algorithms should not be solely responsible for criminal sentencing, while a change in law may be required to open up public data sets involving health information.
A database admin liked Brit database tools biz Redgate Software so much that he decided to become a walking billboard and get the company logo tattooed on his arm. Fast forward nine years and his world imploded. Sort of.
Research gnomes at IBM Zurich say we should take translation layers off storage devices and run many at the same time on a server to get faster IO.
Apple globally shipped 29 million units of the eye-wateringly expensive iPhone X in the two months after it was launched in late 2017, falling short of consensus estimates from analysts.
Another Tesla driver needs reminding that the flash motor's Autopilot mode doesn't mean you can ignore what's on the road.
A lack of security protections in Tinder's mobile app is leaving lonely hearts vulnerable to eavesdropping.
AnalysisAmerica's comms watchdog has finally started reacting to the dire situation in Puerto Rico, months after it was hit by a hurricane.
RoundupPayment biz Stripe on Tuesday said it plans to phase out support for Bitcoin payments – citing declining interest among merchants and rising transactions times and fees.
Following a warning from America's financial regulator, the European Commission and the United Nations have weighed in on the issue of crypto currencies.