It's 2021 and someone's written a new Windows 3.x mouse driver

For those of you who virtualise Microsoft’s finest and struggle with the pointer, this developer has an answer | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 3 hours ago

The rocky road to better Linux software installation: Containers, containers

Let's be real: Everyone is trying to catch up with Apple | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 22 hours ago

Elon Musk busts and custom iPhones made from melted-down Teslas

Just $8,300! | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 2 days ago

Sweden asks EU to ban Bitcoin

Lighting and warming homes in winter, or ransoming encrypted files and buying drugs? Hmmm | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 2 days ago

ESA's Solar Orbiter to swing past Earth this week

Oh wait | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 3 days ago

Kaspersky director: Apple's Pegasus lawsuit 'declaration of war'

Regional exec says Apple wants offensive researchers out of the field because they are harmful to the reputation of the company | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 4 days ago

UK IoT/mobile security law has £10m fines for vuln reporting failures

Mandatory vuln reporting, hefty fines for non-compliance | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 4 days ago

Baidu's Robotaxis approved for 60km2 of Beijing

Baidu's Apollo tech exits testing phase, so punters must now pay the machine for a ride. Would you? | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 4 days ago

Google's first infosec report offers oddly basic advice

Ad giant's first stab at providing the 'world's premier security advisory' starts with the obvious | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 4 days ago

Japanese corporate giants launch bank-backed private digital currency

Central bank and government to observe effort run by railways, telcos, industrial titans, and private banks | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 4 days ago

Lora to the Moon and back: Messages bounced off lunar surface

... and a damn big radio telescope | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 5 days ago

China trying to export its Great Firewall and governance model

Beware of Communists bearing internet governance proposals, says Australian Strategic Policy Institute | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 5 days ago

India to ban private cryptocurrency, create official version instead

Description of new 'Official Digital Currency Bill' appears to allow general use of Blockchain | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 5 days ago

Server Error 500 sees some Tesla drivers locked out of their vehicles

CEO blames 'Increased verbosity of network traffic' | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 7 days ago

CIOs across Europe add their VOICE to chorus of calls regulate cloud gatekeepers

What do we want? Licences not lock-in! Where do we want to use them? Anywhere! | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 8 days ago

Riverbed Technologies files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Closure of factories, labour shortages, and continued slowdown in network optimisation sales at fault | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 8 days ago

Certificate Authorities undermine public crypto infrastructure

Boffins measure the black hole of dubious certs and find it troubling | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 8 days ago

Google calls for government-facilitated chip standards

Submission to USA's call for chip supply chain warns on 'blunt interventions', making it far more colorful than most | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 9 days ago

Dimensity 9000 will take on Qualcomm's priciest chips

It's moving on up now | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 9 days ago

GPU makers increasingly disengage from crypto miners

Nvidia moves most of production to gaming kit, AMD 'not servicing' the crypto segment | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 10 days ago

Japan successfully trials autonomous bullet train

Railway wants self-driving bullet trains overseen by staff that aren't trained as drivers | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 10 days ago

TI will splash out up to $30B on wafer fabs

Definitely building two more, may add another pair | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 10 days ago

Thousands of Firefox users accidentally commit login cookies on GitHub

GitHub: 'Credentials exposed by our users are not in scope' | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 10 days ago

Qualcomm hopes to make Apple M1-matching chips for Windows PCs

Funny how these things turn out | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 10 days ago

Apple Launches Self Service Repair for DIY iPhone

Have fun with those Cupertino-set prices, friends | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 11 days ago

Systemd may be coming to Windows Subsystem for Linux

Stop the rock, can't stop the rock, we can't stop the rock | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 11 days ago

macOS Monterey leaking memory may be due to mouse cursor customization

Sleuthing leads to suspected RAM-gobbling culprit | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 11 days ago

In the '80s, Elite was magic. The annotated source code shows how it was done

Load new commander (Y/N)? | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 11 days ago

China’s gaming ban has caused a cloud capacity glut

Canalys CEO reckons up to 30 per cent of big Chinese clouds' infrastructure is under-used, new datacentre builds deferred | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 12 days ago

Nominet reform champion is elected as non-exec director

Fellow reformer also chosen in critical board vote that shows at least some members still want change | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 12 days ago

UK.gov blocks Nvidia's Arm deal for now, inserts deeper probe

Digi Secretary Nadine Dorries: CMA to 'report to me' on the next steps | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 12 days ago

NPM flaw allowed 'an attacker to publish new versions of any NPM package'

Flaw allowed 'an attacker to publish new versions of any npm package' | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 12 days ago

Russia blows up satellite, NASA boss 'outraged' as ISS crew shelters from debris

Moscow slammed for 'reckless, dangerous, irresponsible' weapon test | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 12 days ago

Sheffield Uni's classic IT disaster in £30m student project

And in the end, policy tweaks made most of it unnecessary | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 12 days ago

Remember SoftRAM 95? Compression app claimed to double memory did nothing at all

Microsoft's Raymond Chen was tasked with digging into the issue | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 13 days ago

Enterprise-level Chromium removes view-source to prevent students from cheating

Ability to block 'view source' for specific URLs hasn't actually worked for years | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 15 days ago

Apple is beginning to undo decades of Intel, x86 dominance in PC market

What a difference a year makes? | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 15 days ago

“King' of ad fraud jailed for 10 years

Thousands of servers, hundreds of thousands of IP addresses used by scammer to drum up $7m in fake web advert impressions | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 16 days ago

HP relies on WSL2 for running GPU-accelerated Linux apps on Z workstations

Because Windows is what Linux users really want, right? | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 16 days ago

Latest Windows 11 overrides default browser to force Edge use for some links

The days of redirecting microsoft-edge: links to a non-Redmond browser are, for now, over | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 17 days ago

Huawei hands its cloud Linux to China's only open source foundation

OpenEuler now an Open Atom Foundation project, China Telecom has released a cut, tech minister loves the idea | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 17 days ago

Red Hat 8.5 released with SQL Server and .NET 6

Containerised Podman and OpenJDK 17 also highlights of minor release | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 17 days ago

International Space Station fires rockets to dodge chunk of destroyed satellite

Meanwhile, next crew of astronauts all set to launch on Thursday | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 18 days ago

USA signs internet freedom and no-hack pact it's ignored since 2018

Joins 79 nations supporting Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace – China and Russia aren't on the list | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 18 days ago

Complaints from GNOME team caused System76 maintainer stop work on Linux desktop

Case study in 'how not to collaborate with upstream'? | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 18 days ago

UK Treasury and Bank of England starting to sound serious about 'Britcoin'

Flags any effort to create central bank digital currency as major national infrastructure project | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 18 days ago

European server sales sink to 4-year low

Double-digit declines in Germany, UK, France and 15 other countries | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 19 days ago

Tough questions at Chrome Dev Summit’s AMA session • The Register

Also: Engineers call for 'a diverse set of browsers across all platforms including iOS' | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 19 days ago