I trained Star Wars porgs, fought robot invaders in a living room and sat across a table with the future of AI.
Bipedal robots could explore Mars one day. But first they're teaching scientists at Caltech's Amber Lab important lessons about helping humans here on Earth.
Sequels and superheroes are joined by searing documentaries and exciting original stories in our preview of the year's sci-fi, horror and generally geeky movies.
From Captain Marvel, Shazam and Avengers 4 to new flicks from Scorsese and Tarantino, these are the big movies coming out in 2019.
Jeep's compact SUV is the most adventurous in its segment.
That's thousands of employees' names, monthly salaries, bank details
Exclusive A corporate-issued laptop lifted from a Lenovo employee in Singapore contained a cornucopia of unencrypted payroll data on staff based in the Asia Pacific region, The Register can exclusively reveal.…
Accented with orange trimmings and carbon-fiber details, the special-edition OnePlus 6T will be available Dec. 13.
From dungeon crawling to zombies to Prohibition-era ghostbusting, these tabletop games combine traditional real-world cards and dice with companion apps and video game themes.
Fixes aplenty, but not so many shiny baubles – which is great
With less than two weeks to go before Christmas, Microsoft has lobbed a fresh build of next year's Windows 10 down the chimney.…
The automatic compensation code will apply only when the fault takes longer than two days to fix.
We get intimate with the colorful iPhone XR, which features a big screen, wireless charging and an excellent camera.
Yeah, we've patched that one, adds Cisco
Texas Instruments has rather feebly slapped down infosec researchers' findings on a so-called Bleedingbit Bluetooth Low Energy vulnerability after a more detailed explanation of the chipset's weakness emerged.…
Principles AND work for Google – it's been known to happen
AI is reported in extreme terms: it's revolutionising our roads, our workplaces and our homes – or it's stealing our jobs and will eradicate humanity. But what about operating in a war zone?…
But will there be any 'nauts left on the ISS after AI bot CIMON has finished with them?
A resumption of crewed flights from US soil has inched closer after NASA named a date for SpaceX's Demo-1. But the latest Delta IV Heavy remains firmly earthbound following the second and latest abort.…
Move over, Micro-USB. The USB Type-C standard is here, faster and (best of all) flippable -- so you can plug it in right the first time, every time.
Google chief Sundar Pichai will answer questions from the House Judiciary Committee.
Apple no longer sells the iPhone X, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't protect yours if you have one.
But how Earth ended up with all its water is still a mystery
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered water on the asteroid Bennu less than a week after its arrival at the hunk of space rock.…
Need some protection for your new iPhone XR? Here's a bunch of top cases to check out, all of them compatible with wireless charging.
How things change
Well, it's official. For years, at El Reg offices we have commented on how Facebook is the new Microsoft – and not in a good way.…