Techie called in after computer always starts the day with a go-slow
On-Call Welcome once more to On Call, The Register’s regular foray into the freaky world of tech support.…
Legal action brought by advertisers claims the social network knew about problems in metrics in 2015.
Never-closed browsers and persistent session tickets make tracking a doddle
Analysis Transport Layer Security underpins much of the modern internet. It is the foundation of secure connections to HTTPS websites, for one thing. However, it can harbor a sting in its tail for those concerned about staying anonymous online.…
Assuming you have an eligible phone to hand over, this is one of the cheapest ways to own an XR.
FYI: Drone maker DJI's 'Get it on Google Play' website button definitely does not get the app from Google Play...
Quadcopter slinger rudely palms folk off to .apk download
Updated Drone manufacturer DJI is under fire because the "Get it on Google Play" button on its website for its smartphone app does anything but that.…
PlayStation's long-awaited new feature means weird and embarrassing names will be no more.
Turns out getting diet advice from popular internet images is a bad idea
Plus-sized pea-brained progenies, sorry, impressionable youths pile on the pounds because they're using internet memes as a handbook for living life.…
"Girl with Balloon," now renamed "Love Is in the Bin," was meant to be destroyed entirely, but the frame malfunctioned at Sotheby's auction house, according to a new video.
Marvel's Matt Murdock is back for his third season.
Targeted ads, coming to a galaxy nowhere near you
Google Cloud has teamed up with NASA’s Frontier Development Lab to search for extraterrestrial life using simulations and machine-learning technology.…
Broadband providers are investing in their networks again thanks to the FCC's repeal of net neutrality, says FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Critics say otherwise.
Armslist is running a "haven" for illegal gun trafficking, the lawsuit alleges.
F5: Don't panic but folks can slip past vulnerable firewall servers, thanks to libssh's credentials-optional 'security'
Also: AWS on avoiding state machine slips
Updated Network box maker F5 has shipped some firewall gear that is potentially vulnerable to the libssh authentication-bypass bug.…
F5: Don't panic but anyone can log into our load balancers, thanks to libssh's credentials-optional security goof
Also: AWS talks how to avoid TLS state machine slips
Network box maker F5 says it has shipped load balancers that are vulnerable to the libssh authentication-bypass bug – meaning anyone who can reach the devices over the network or internet can potentially dive in simply by asking nicely.…
Internet piracy crackdown looms over Google and search engines, file-sharing sites in proposed legislation
Australia's federal government hopes to expand the piracy-blocking regime it introduced in 2015 to include injunctions against search engines, include file drop-sites in bans, and catch so-called “alternative pathways” to pirated content that emerge after a primary site has been blocked.…
Good news: Largest, most ancient known galaxy supercluster is spotted. Bad news: It's collapsing on itself
Five quadrillion solar masses – and you'll need a Farcaster to get there
An international team of astronomers have stumbled upon the largest and oldest galaxy supercluster found to date, measuring more than four quadrillion solar masses.…
Concept cars look beautiful and futuristic, but why spend millions on them if they're never going to make it into production?
The ride-hailing company could also become a temp agency.
The pilot fund aims to help European companies develop clean energy technologies and bring them to market.
Is this cuttlefish really all that cosmic? Ubuntu 18.10 arrives with extra spit, polish, 4.18 kernel
El Reg vulture gets his claws into Canonical's latest OS
Ubuntu 18.10 is about to make its scheduled appearance: Cosmic Cuttlefish will take centre stage from previous incumbent, Bionic Beaver.…