ERICSSON THROWS $1BN AT US AUTHORITIES TO MAKE BRIBERY PROBE GO AWAY

Swedish comms flinger enters agreement with DoJ and SEC Swedish telco slinger Ericsson has paid $1bn to end a double probe into bribery...

AD NETWORK RANSOMWARE CROOK TO FLOG £5K ROLEX AFTER COURT CONFISCATES £270K IN ILL-GOTTEN GAINS

Next thing she's wearing my Casio A jailed hacker who profited from the Angler Exploit Kit has been ordered to sell his £5,000 Rolex...

 
 
 

OUTPOSTS, LOCAL ZONE, WAVELENGTH: IT'S A NEW ERA OF DISTRIBUTED CLOUD, SAYS AWS ARCHITECT

Adrian Cockcroft talks to El Reg about cloud architecture - and why we need more chaos in our systems re:Invent The advent of Outposts,...

KIWI TAX PROBE SQUEEZED $25M OUT OF MICROSOFT - NOW IT'S ORACLE'S TURN

New zealand's Inland Revenue Department has questions about transfer pricing A week after Microsoft paid just under NZ$25m to New Zealand's...

 
 
 

METASPLOIT FOR DRONES? BEST OF LUCK WITH THAT, MUSES VETERAN TINKERER

Been down this path and it ain't that easy, says man who knows Black Hat Europe A veteran drone hacker reckons the recent release of...

BEHULD - ZEE-A INTERNET OUFF TUILET TISSUOE AT MEECRUSUFFT SVEDEN. BØRK BØRK BØRK!

Windows giant shows off smart-metered, connected office in Stockholm The Register took a trip to Microsoft's shiny new Stockholm HQ...

 
 
 

DAVID PHILLIPS, GODFATHER OF UK TECH DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRY, DIES AGED 74

Northamber founder passes after 'short illness' Obit The Brit tech industry has lost one of its founding fathers, a literal and metaphorical...

THINGS MICROSOFT WILL BE GLAD TO NEVER SEE AGAIN: WINDOWS 10 1809 AND WINDOWS PHONE OFFICE

New builds, Project Scarlett and much more Roundup New builds, a prolonged farewell to old friends and a new toy. That's right, it's...

 
 
 

GEE, S/4HANA. JUST WHAT I ALWAYS WANTED: CUSTOMERS ARE WARY OF WHAT'S IN SAP'S SACK

So the decades we invested in the last platform mean nothing? The lure of shiny new things is particularly irrepressible in December...

HERE'S A BIT OF INTEL FOR YOU: NERI A DAY GOES BY THAT HPE DOESN'T FEEL CPU SHORTAGE PINCH

Not just server pain, PCs too, says new CEO Hewlett Packard Enterprise is feeling the effects of Intel shortages in the server market,...

 
 
 

REMEMBER THE DUTCH KID WHO STUCK HIS FINGER IN A DAM TO SAVE THE VILLAGE? HERE'S THE IT EQUIVALENT

It only took colleagues an hour to notice our hero was missing Who, Me? Welcome to back Who, Me? , The Register's weekly dip into the...

US HOMELAND SECURITY BACKS OFF ON SCANNING US CITIZENS, AMAZON UPS AI ANTE, AND MORE

And why China might not be as big as first thought in AI spending Roundup Hello, welcome to this week's machine learning musings. We...

 
 
 

FTC KICKS FEET THROUGH ASH PILE THAT ONCE WAS CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA WITH BELATED VERDICT

Trade boss says long-dead biz was indeed deceiving the public The US Federal Trade Commission has issued what looks to be a largely...

OPENBSD BUGS, MICROSOFT'S BAD UPDATE, A NEW NORK HACKING CREW, AND MORE

Meanwhile, the DOJ sets its sights on money mules Welcome to yet another El Reg security roundup. Off we go...

 
 
 

OPENBSD BUGS, MICROSOFT'S BAD UPDATE, A NEW NORK HACKING CREW, AND MORE

Meanwhile, the DOJ sets its sights on money mules Welcome to yet another El Reg security roundup. Off we go...

FTC KICKS FEET THROUGH ASH PILE THAT ONCE WAS CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA WITH BELATED VERDICT

Trade boss says long-dead biz was indeed deceiving the public The US Federal Trade Commission has issued what looks to be a largely...

 
 
 

ELON MUSK GETS THUMBS UP FROM JURY FOR USE OF 'PEDO GUY' IN CAVE DIVER DEFAMATION LAWSUIT

CEO's tweeted taunt totally fine, twelve jurors decide Billionaire Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth,...

FORGET SHARKS WITH LASERS, NASA KITS OUT AN ELEPHANT SEAL WITH A SENSOR-STUDDED SKULLCAP

We're never gonna survive unless, we get a little crazy NASA's science team has a new female recruit and she's probing the watery depths...

 
 
 

WEBASSEMBLY GETS NOD FROM W3C AND, MOST LIKELY, AN EMBRACE FROM CRYPTOJACKERS ONLINE

Standardization of wasm for the web offers a new take on the same old problems The World Wide Web Consortium on Thursday published...

CHINA FIRES UP 'GREAT CANNON' DENIAL-OF-SERVICE BLASTER, POINTS IT TOWARD HONG KONG

Protest organizers come under fire from network traffic barrage China is reportedly using the 'cannon' capabilities of its massive...

 
 
 



Could a 'neutral' Russia team play at the 2022 World Cup?! FIFA refuse to...

Could a 'neutral' Russia team play at the 2022 World Cup?! FIFA refuse to rule out banned nation

After being hit with a four-year blanket ban from international sporting competition, the door was left slightly ajar for a 'neutral' Russian team to play at the 2022 World Cup. Read more ...

David Leyonhjelm mocks climate change after White Island eruption

David Leyonhjelm mocks climate change after White Island eruption

David Leyonhjelm has been slammed for mocking climate change in the wake of the White Island eruption in New Zealand that has left five people dead. Read more ...

Golden Globes 2020 SNUBS: Cats, Game Of Thrones, This Is Us, Little Women...

Golden Globes 2020 SNUBS: Cats, Game Of Thrones, This Is Us, Little Women left out in the cold

Cats, starring Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Taylor Swift, did not get a lot of GG love, though one of Swift's songs for the film was recognized. And Games Of Thrones was out. Read more ...

Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne get very close hours after jungle win...

Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne get very close hours after jungle win despite threesome slurs

Queen of the Jungle Jacqueline Jossa looked very loved-up with Dan as they enjoyed time together on the beach following 'cheating' rumours Read more ...

Golden Globes 2020 nominations: The Irishman, Marriage Story and 1917 honoured

Golden Globes 2020 nominations: The Irishman, Marriage Story and 1917 honoured

The Golden Globes nods have been announced The Irishman and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood have dominated the nominations for the Golden Globes 2020. The nominees for the first... Read more ...

New Zealand volcano erupts: Is eruption related to dreaded ‘Ring of Fire'...

New Zealand volcano erupts: Is eruption related to dreaded ‘Ring of Fire' activity?

NEW ZEALAND'S White Island volcano has burst into life, killing at least five people, with experts fearing the huge blast is related to the much feared Ring of Fire. Read more ...

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences 

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences 

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Two Wolves fans arrested by police for homophobic abuse at Brighton match

Two Wolves fans arrested by police for homophobic abuse at Brighton match

Two Wolves supporters were arrested by Sussex Police after homophobic abuse directed at Brighton fans with the club condemning their behaviour Read more ...

Russia handed four-year ban from all major sporting events by WADA

Russia handed four-year ban from all major sporting events by WADA

Russia have been banned from all major sporting events for the next four years, the World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed. Read more ...

Anthony Joshua breaks Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor record with Andy...

Anthony Joshua breaks Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor record with Andy Ruiz Jr fight

The world stopped to watch Anthony Joshua reclaim his world heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night. Read more ...