THE WORLD'S NONSENSE KEEPING YOU AWAKE IN MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT? GOOD NEWS. GO OUTSIDE AND SEE THIS TWO-TAIL COMET

At 65 million miles away, that's what we call social distancing A two-pronged comet with billowing tails of gas and dust will streak...

AN EMAIL BANNING OUR STAFF FROM USING TIKTOK? HAHA, FUNNY STORY ABOUT THAT, WE DIDN'T MEAN IT - AMAZON

Shock TikTok block clocked, unblocked as poppycock amid media aftershock Amazon today said an internal email banning its staff from...

 
 
 

IF THE SOLAR SYSTEM'S 'PLANET NINE' IS ACTUALLY A SMALL BLACK HOLE, HERE'S HOW WE COULD DETECT IT. WAIT, WHAT?

There may be a small black hole on the edge of our Solar System? 2020, please stop The suggestion that the Solar System's hypothesized...

SPOTTED THE ISS IN THE SKY YET? HOW ABOUT PULLING OUT SOME SPARE KIT AND GIVING IT A LISTEN?

ESA emits a guide to picking up Slow Scan TV from the orbiting outpost Got plans for the weekend? No? How about pulling that Pi out...

 
 
 

ANDROID 11 WILL LET USERS STOP DEVICE-MAKERS FROM KILLING BACKGROUND APPS, SAYS GOOGLE

Users will be able to 'override... restrictions' on phones and other kit, says engineering team Android 11 Beta 2 , out this week,...

RIP AND REPLACE IS SUCH A LONG HUAWEI TO GO, UK TELCOS PLEAD, CITING 'BLACKOUTS' AND 'BILLION POUND' COSTS: ARE VODAFONE AND BT PLAYING 'PROJECT FEAR'?

Not sure they spent that much on 'high risk' kit from ZTE and Huawei, coughs analyst Analysis The caution couldn't be more stark. In...

 
 
 

TONY BLAIR TELLS RUSSIAN INFOSEC CONFERENCE THAT CROSS-BORDER INFOSEC POLICIES NEED MORE GOV INTERVENTION

Just what Vladimir Putin's favourite bank wanted to hear, no doubt Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has declared that governments...

SO DARNED KIND OF YOU, FACEBOOK: SDK BUG SENDS POPULAR IOS APPS CRASHING EARTHWARDS

You're unlikely to hear someone inflicting their iOS Spotify playlist on the bus today Those using using Facebook to log into services...

 
 
 

SOFT PRESS KEYS FOR LOCKED-DOWN DEVS: THREE NEW MODELS OF OLD SCHOOL 60-KEY HAPPY HACKING 'BOARD OUT NEXT MONTH

Good news if you're a fan of Topre switches Fujitsu has refreshed its line of iconic developer-oriented Happy Hacking mechanical keyboards...

MICROSOFT TO PULL SUPPORT FOR PHP: VERSION 8? EXTERMINATE, MORE LIKE

No support 'in any capacity' for PHP for Windows for v8 and beyond, but Windows users not to worry, says release manager Born-again...

 
 
 

SOFTWARE BIZ ADVANCED SET TO LAY OFF 6% OF ITS WORKFORCE, BLAMES THAT VIRUS

The aritst formerly known as Advanced Computer Software Group confirms redundancies Brit-based software biz Advanced has confirmed...

SMILE? NOT BLOODY LIKELY: DAY 6 OF WOBBLY SERVICES AND STILL NO HINT TO UK ONLINE BANK'S CUSTOMERS ABOUT WHAT'S ACTUALLY WRONG

Tech team still 'investigating,' no ETA of fix If a digital bank is unable to regularly provide online banking services, at what point...

 
 
 

WE'VE PAUSED SIGFOX ROOF AERIAL PAYMENTS, SAYS WND-UK, BUT WE'LL MAKE YOU WHOLE AFTER COVID

Nationwide network operator gets into tizzy with chimney owners IoT biz Sigfox's British network operator WND-UK has stopped paying...

SOUTH KOREA JOINS THE ‘WE'RE GOING TO BE SELF-SUFFICIENT IN MORE TECH AND THEN EXPORT BUCKETLOADS' CLUB

President chooses chip factory to expands program aimed at reducing dependence on Japan South Korea has become the latest nation to...

 
 
 

PANDEMIC PROVES JUST THE TONIC FOR PC SALES AS SHIPMENTS SHOOT UPWARDS

Supply chains are working again Global PC shipments climbed back into recovery mode for the second quarter thanks to increased demand...

THE RELUCTANT LOG TRAWLER: THE BUCK STOPS WITH THE BACK-END

Hope for web success, but plan for every possible failure On Call Everyone's favourite day of the week, Friday, has waddled into view....

 
 
 

TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES SAYS PANDEMIC'S MOST POWERFUL PUNCHES LANDED IN Q1 - AND IT'S STILL DANCING

Revenue fell eight percent but company thinks it can win on new virus-scoured terrain Tata Consultancy Services has become the first...

WHERE DO YOU STAND ON SELF-SERVICE AND AUTOMATION? TELL US THE PROS AND CONS FROM YOUR VIEWPOINT

The us-versus-them mentality between dev and ops is still alive and well, we see Reader survey In an online survey, we asked Register...

 
 
 

HERE'S HOW BOFFINS CAN PROVE SOLAR SYSTEM'S MYSTERIOUS 'PLANET NINE' IS ACTUALLY A SMALL BLACK HOLE - WAIT, WHAT?

There may be a small black hole on the edge of our Solar System? 2020, please stop The suggestion that the Solar System's hypothesized...

CHINA'S PREFERRED LINUX DISTRO TRUMPETS ARM BENCHMARK RESULTS

Which sounds just like what you'd do if future x86 supply looked a bit iffy KylinOS, the Linux distribution that China's government...

 
 
 



BREAKING NEWS: England World Cup winner and former Ireland manager Jack...

BREAKING NEWS: England World Cup winner and former Ireland manager Jack Charlton dies aged 85 

England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton has died at the age of 85. The defender played for Leeds United with distinction for 21 years and later managed the Republic of Ireland Read more ...

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals affair with rapper August Alsina during marriage...

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals affair with rapper August Alsina during marriage to Will Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed she had a relationship with another man during her marriage to Will Smith. Read more ...

Dan Hardy's guide to the three world title fights at UFC 251

Dan Hardy's guide to the three world title fights at UFC 251

In the first of four shows over two weeks, tonight's card will be headlined by welterweight champion Kamaru Usman against Jorge Masvidal Read more ...

England's 1966 World Cup heroes then and now as Jack Charlton sadly passes away

England's 1966 World Cup heroes then and now as Jack Charlton sadly passes away

The World Cup winning defender was part of Sir Alf Ramsey's history-making England side that became world champions at Wembley Read more ...

England vs West Indies, first Test day four: live score and latest updates

England vs West Indies, first Test day four: live score and latest updates

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Jack Charlton dead at 85 and tributes have poured in for footballing legend

Jack Charlton dead at 85 and tributes have poured in for footballing legend

He had been diagnosed with lymphoma in the last year and was also battling dementia. Read more ...

SEAT Leon vs Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus

SEAT Leon vs Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus

It's not often that three of the most important new family cars on the market come along at once. Last week we tested the new Skoda Octavia. This week it's the turn of the... Read more ...

Kate Garraway suffering 'unimaginable pain' as husband Derek's health battle...

Kate Garraway suffering 'unimaginable pain' as husband Derek's health battle continues

Kate Garraway has been praised by her friend Lorraine Kelly for never complaining during... Read more ...

Warning ahead of second Saturday night at pubs after lockdown easing

Warning ahead of second Saturday night at pubs after lockdown easing

‘Lives depend on' people going out safely Revellers are being warned to follow social distancing measures as pubs get set for a second weekend of returning drinkers since... Read more ...

Lampard provides Jorginho update amid Juventus swap deal claims

Lampard provides Jorginho update amid Juventus swap deal claims

Frank Lampard has hailed Jorginho a “big influence” and has suggested he wants the midfielder to stay at Chelsea. Blues boss Lampard also insisted the Italy star will play a... Read more ...