Texas-based Ocean Infinity signs a deal to search for plane wreckage on a "no find-no fee" basis.
You've got to admit, Canonical has guts
For the first time in recent memory, there are some very big changes in the latest release of Ubuntu: 17.10. And it's not all to do with going, er, GNOME.…
Spend the money on freezing your brain
Something for the Weekend, Sir? Flee! Flee! It’s the return of the frozen heads!…
Canuck NSA/GCHQ equivalent open-sources 'Assemblyline', to make us all as safe as Canada
Canada's Communications Security Establishment has open-sourced its own malware detection tool.…
Believers trek to the forest where Sasquatch hunters shot the 1967 footage that made Bigfoot America's most popular cryptid. They still hope for a glimpse.
A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as "MalwareTech," who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges.
Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin’s Thursday order, Hutchins, who is currently living in Los Angeles, will no longer be subject to a curfew or to GPS monitoring.
His attorney, Marcia Hofmann, wrote in a court filing earlier this week that Hutchins should not be considered a flight risk and has never missed a court appearance. During a September 2017 trip to the East Coast, his GPS monitoring device failed, and he “did not attempt to flee the country.” She also told the court that being forced to wear the device was “unduly burdensome,” in particular as it hindered his ability to swim and surf.
It needed an oil change, natch, and the mainframes didn't mind
ON-CALL Another week is coming to an end and that means it's time for On-Call, The Register's Friday column in which we share readers' stories of being asked to do the unthinkable to satisfy the incorrigible.…
Also some security stuff, too
Microsoft's latest major Windows 10 release prides itself on keeping out those who want to meddle with your code, be they malicious hackers or lazy gamers looking for an easy leg up.…
For the first time, the social network makes its safety calendar public. Now you can see when it plans to enforce rules against abusive behavior.
An attempt was made
Google is offering cash to those who can find, exploit and report bugs in its Android apps, or similarly hack other programs in its Play Store.…
Clarifies axe fell only on new applicants, not existing users, after fanatical disappointment
Rackspace has ended a program under which it offered “generous discounts on hosting for more than 150 OSS projects and communities”, but flubbed the announcement.…
You may want to resist current plans to discharge a base on the surface
Vid Strong solar eruptions may be blasting the Martian moon Phobos with an avalanche of electrically charged particles, charging parts of it to hundreds of volts, and hampering attempts to land on and study the alien landscape.…
Tim Cook responds to a customer about the future of the Mac Mini, and the latest iPhone X updates.
Company also plans 'consolidation' of product lines, locations and languages
HPE has quit the business of providing custom servers to big cloud operators.…
Newsbeat has been given exclusive behind the scenes access to Bungie, the gaming studio behind the Halo and Destiny franchises.
No-find-no-fee search to cover area recommended by new analyses of likely landing spot
Malaysia has struck a deal with US Company Ocean Infinity to resume the search for missing airliner MH370.…