Counterfeit and repurposed semiconductors still a problem
14 Jul 2020
Linus Torvalds banishes masters, slaves and blacklists from the Linux kernel, starting now
As a colossal commit count crashes into Linux 5.8-rc5
13 Jul 2020
The incumbent President of the United States of America ran now-banned Facebook ads loaded with Nazi references
We wanted flying cars and space travel for 2020 but instead we got re-runs of fascist propaganda
18 Jun 2020
Developers renew push to get rid of objectionable code terms to make 'the world a tiny bit more welcoming'
'Blacklist' and 'master' keep getting removed from source code
08 Jun 2020
As Brit cyber-spies drop 'whitelist' and 'blacklist', tech boss says: If you’re thinking about getting in touch saying this is political correctness gone mad, don’t bother
Whitehat and blackhat next?
02 May 2020
Google says no more shady anonymous web ads – if you want your billboard up, you've got to show us some valid ID
Um, it wasn't doing this already? That explains a lot
23 Apr 2020
Oracle staff say Larry Ellison's fundraiser for Trump is against 'company ethics' – Oracle, ethics... what dimension have we fallen into?
15 Feb 2020
Oh this 2019 timeline. Finish this sentence: Austrian politico accused of spending €3,000 a month on ...
Nobody at The Reg guessed (alleged) Clash of Clans microtransactions
23 Dec 2019
From July, you better be Putin these Kremlin-approved apps on gadgets sold in Russia
New law calls for pre-in-Stalin nationally mandated code
23 Nov 2019
Just take a look at the carnage on Notepad++'s GitHub: 'Free Uyghur' release sparks spam tsunami by pro-Chinese
How to make friends and influence people, 2019 Edition
31 Oct 2019
GitLab reset --hard bad1dea: Biz U-turns, unbans office political chat, will vet customers
There's a line somewhere and we may just draw it, says code-hosting biz
17 Oct 2019
Female-free speaker list causes PHP show to collapse when diversity-oriented devs jump ship
Presenters withdraw from the PHP Central Europe conference, show organizers call it quits
27 Aug 2019
It's official. You can get FUCT, US Supremes tell scandalized bureaucrats in rude trademark spat
Top court undoes snub for provocatively named clothing brand
24 Jun 2019
No Huawei out: Prez Trump's game of chicken with China has serious consequences
AnalysisNo cybersecurity rules means networks are destined to be balkanized
23 May 2019
Wednesday: Facebook sparks another privacy brouhaha. Thursday: Facebook axes Iranian disinfo bods. Fancy that!
AnalysisNever mind these scandals, says social media giant. We're the good guys!
01 Feb 2019
Europe taps Facebook, Google, Twitter on the shoulder. So about those promises to stamp out lies, bots, dodgy ads?
Internet giants hand in their homework – here's a summary
30 Jan 2019
Bipartisan Kumbaya: President Trump turns Obama's open govt data policy into law
AnalysisEvidence-based policy? What a novel idea...
16 Jan 2019
Facebook's CEO on his latest almighty Zuck-up: OK, we did try to smear critics, but I was too out-of-the-loop to know
AnalysisMark promises independent oversight and AI as Sheryl leans far, far away
15 Nov 2018