UK GOVERNMENT'S CLOUD ERP STRATEGY SEEMS TO BE IN STASIS FOLLOWING TOP CIVIL SERVANT'S MOVE TO COVID-19 TASK FORCE

Or maybe it's that no one wants to touch this complex SaaS migration The UK government has delayed the award of contracts worth £115m...

SHOWERING MALWARE-LACED LAPTOPS ON UK SCHOOLCHILDREN IS THE WRONG WAY TO TEACH THEM ABOUT CYBERSECURITY

The Department for Education needs to learn its lesson too Column It is not good form to ruin people's online privacy. It is especially...

 
 
 

FREEZING IN NEWCASTLE? YOU'RE NOT ALONE: FOR ONE LONESOME CREATURE, THE WORLD STOPPED ON 31 DEC 2020

The Natwest ATM of woe says no, bleats a plaintive: Børk! Bork!Bork!Bork! A chill wind from the North greets today's entry in The Register's...

YOU WOULD EXPECT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN TO WIRE A BUILDING TO SPEC, RIGHT? TRUST. BUT VERIFY

What could be wrong when two UPSes commit seppuku? Who, Me? Welcome to an electrifying edition of The Register's regular Who, Me? feature...

 
 
 

GOOGLE AI ETHICS CO-BOSS LOCKED OUT OF WORK ACCOUNT WHILE PROBING CONTROVERSIAL OUSTING OF COLLEAGUE

Plus: GPT-3 seems especially hostile toward Muslims. And Cruise, Microsoft work together on self-driving cars In Brief Google last...

TESLA AXES SOFTWARE ENGINEER FOR ALLEGEDLY PILFERING SECRET PYTHON SCRIPTS AFTER JUST THREE DAYS ON THE JOB

WARP Drive process automation code said to be 'extremely valuable' Tesla has fired and sued software engineer Alex Khatilov for alleged...

 
 
 

ADT TECHIE ADMITS HE PEEKED INTO WOMEN'S HOME SECURITY CAMS THOUSANDS OF TIMES TO WATCH THEM UNDRESS, HAVE SEX

Plus: SonicWall hacked, Qualcomm security wobble, warrantless cellphone monitoring by US snoops revealed In brief One-time ADT security...

THERE MAY BE NOT ONE BUT TWO NEW AIR LEAKS IN INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: RUSSIAN BOSS TELLS US NOT TO PANIC

Microscope needed to find tiny punctures in the hull Russian cosmonauts have detected another leak in the International Space Station...

 
 
 

WE'D RATHER GO DOWN IN DOWN UNDER, SAYS GOOGLE: SEARCH BIZ THREATENS TO QUIT AUSTRALIA IF FORCED TO PAY FOR NEWS

Meanwhile, web giant agrees to cough up euros to French publishers Google threatened to shut down its search service in Australia if...

FIVE YEARS AFTER US PROMISED CRACKDOWN ON TICKET-SNAFFLING BOTS, THE FIRST PROSECUTIONS ARE IN. AND ARE A SLAP ON THE WRIST

Miscreants hit with $31m fines tho only pay what they can afford: $3.7m Three ticket resellers have agreed to settle US government...

 
 
 

CLOP RANSOMWARE GANG CLIPS SENSITIVE FILES FROM ATLANTIC RECORDS' LONDON AD AGENCY THE7STARS, DUMPS THEM ONLINE

Medium-sized firm, big revenues, big target A London ad agency that counts Atlantic Records, Suzuki, and Penguin Random House among...

HONOR HAS FLOWN THE NEST: ANNOUNCES FIRST PHONE AS AN INDEPENDENT FIRM, INKS DEALS WITH SUPPLY CHAIN BIG DOGS

Proud parent Huawei probably sobbing in the car Honor, the smartphone brand formerly owned by Huawei , today announced its first handset...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT EDGE GOES HOMOMORPHIC: NOBODY WILL SEE YOUR CREDENTIALS. BUT YOU'LL NEED TO SIGN IN TO USE IT

Has your password been pwned? MS browser will tell you Microsoft has detailed how the Password Monitor feature in Edge works after...

GOOGLE'S ALPHABET STICKS A PIN IN ITS LOON INTERNET BROADBAND SERVICE

It never really took off , apparently Alphabet has stuck a pin in its Project Loon broadband project, which sought to use high-altitude...

 
 
 

REG READER'S XXXBOX ODDITY: THE BBC4 TOPLESS THUMBNAIL TRAUMA WHODUNNIT

'Not us, guv' from all involved - except TiVo, which fixed it while blaming nameless third party NSFW-ish The mystery began when a...

NOTHING NEW SINCE THE MICROWAVE: LET'S GET THOSE HOME TECH INVENTORS COOKING

You might want to wash the rolling pin first Something for the Weekend, Sir? Three weeks in to 2021 and we've run out of the leftovers...

 
 
 

YOU CAN DRIVE A CAR WITH YOUR FEET, YOU CAN OPERATE A SEWING MACHINE WITH YOUR FEET. SAME GOES FOR COMPUTERS OBVIOUSLY

Mice do like cheese after all On Call Welcome back to The Register's series of On Call stories from those who have to face the most...

IT'S 2021 AND YOU CAN HIJACK A CISCO SD-WAN DEPLOYMENT WITH MALICIOUS IP TRAFFIC AND A BUFFER OVERFLOW. PATCH NOW

And also fix up these other holes that can be exploited via HTTP requests, SQL injection, etc Cisco this week emitted patches for four...

 
 
 

WE'RE GONNA BOUNCE BACK, SAYS INTEL'S GELSINGER: DON'T WORRY, MOST OF OUR CHIPS WILL BE MADE BY US IN 2023

Financial figures released minutes ahead of schedule after 'hacker' swipes and shares infographic Intel beat Wall Street's expectations...

AS THE WORLD TURNS TO BIG NAMES IN CLOUD AND IT TO GET THROUGH THE PANDEMIC, IBM STILL MANAGES TO SHRINK

Red Hat and off-prem see growth while revenue, profit down overall IBM on Thursday reported $20.4bn in revenue for its Q4 2020 earnings...

 
 
 



Sky: Thomas Tuchel is going to take over from Frank Lampard

Sky: Thomas Tuchel is going to take over from Frank Lampard

Monday morning breaking news has become an absolute madness. It genuinely looks like Chelsea are about to sack Frank Lampard and replace him with former PSG boss Thomas Tuchel... Read more ...

Keir Starmer self-isolating for third time after contact with coronavirus case

Keir Starmer self-isolating for third time after contact with coronavirus case

The Labour leader is in isolation again after pulling out of a visit to a vaccine centre this morning Read more ...

England in the driving seat as spinners Jack Leach and Dom Bess rip through...

England in the driving seat as spinners Jack Leach and Dom Bess rip through Sri Lanka's top order

Sri Lanka had made light work of Leach and Anderson to bowl England out for 344 to go into their second innings with a narrow lead - but they faltered with the bat as the... Read more ...

Gordon Brown Warns UK Risks Becoming ‘Failed State' Without Reforms

Gordon Brown Warns UK Risks Becoming ‘Failed State' Without Reforms

The UK risks becoming a “failed state” unless it makes reforms to the union, former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned. Brown urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to consider... Read more ...

Thomas Tuchel to Chelsea 'almost a done deal' as Blues set to sack Frank...

Thomas Tuchel to Chelsea 'almost a done deal' as Blues set to sack Frank Lampard today

Thomas Tuchel is set to replace Frank Lampard as Chelsea manager, according to reports. Read more ...

Mum admits killing son, 10, while 'struggling to care for him' but denies murder

Mum admits killing son, 10, while 'struggling to care for him' but denies murder

Olga Freeman, the wife of celebrity photographer Dean Freeman, is accused of murdering their son Dylan at their home in Acton, west London, after suffering a mental breakdown... Read more ...

Chaos before 'Colston Four' hearing: Police detain cyclist towing boom box...

Chaos before 'Colston Four' hearing: Police detain cyclist towing boom box blasting reggae

Protesters have been detained outside the criminal damage court case against four people accused of toppling a statue of slave trader Edward Colston. Read more ...

Medical today: Martin Odegaard due at Arsenal training ground to finalise...

Medical today: Martin Odegaard due at Arsenal training ground to finalise loan transfer

Real Madrid attacking midfielder Martin Odegaard is reportedly due at Arsenal's training ground today as he's set to finalise his loan transfer to the Emirates... Read more ...

Liverpool & Man United ready to make transfer offers for €50m-rated Real...

Liverpool & Man United ready to make transfer offers for €50m-rated Real Madrid target

Liverpool and Manchester United are reportedly among the transfer suitors for Villarreal defender Pau Torres. The Spain international has shone in La Liga in recent times and... Read more ...

It's A Sin's Lydia West talks with real-life Jill about AIDS activism in 1980s

It's A Sin's Lydia West talks with real-life Jill about AIDS activism in 1980s

Russell T. Davies' Channel 4 drama series It's A Sin tackles the AIDS crisis head-on and one character named Jill, played by Lydia West, has much basis in reality Read more ...