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Satellite collision anticipated by EU space agency fails to materialize... for now at least

(2021/04/10)

Internet rubberneckers and crisis-starved media left to ponder non-event

Wormhole encrypted file transfer app reboots Firefox Send after Mozilla fled

(2021/04/10)

Apps' developers believe they can manage potential abuse

Texan's alleged Amazon bombing effort fizzles: Militia man wanted to take out 'about 70 per cent of the internet'

(2021/04/09)

Someone hasn't heard of redundancy

Lenovo's latest gaming monster: Eight cores, 3.2GHz, giant heat sink, two fans. Oh, and it has a phone bolted on

(2021/04/09)

Mammoth as a mobe, but serious as a game device

Amazon claims victory after warehouse workers in Alabama vote to reject union

(2021/04/09)

Retail union accuses the tech giant of illegally swaying votes, files complaint

State of Iowa approves $17m in budget for Workday project after bid to use coronavirus relief funds was denied

(2021/04/09)

Questions raised about procurement process but, gosh, they badly need a replacement HR system

SpaceX's Starlink: Overhyped and underpowered to meet broadband needs of Rural America, say analysts

(2021/04/09)

As the constellation stands anyway

NASA's Mars helicopter spins up its blades ahead of hoped-for 12 April hover

(2021/04/09)

Things to look forward to on Monday morn: Our Who, Me? column and 1st flight of Ingenuity

UK's National Cyber Security Centre recommends password generation idea suggested by El Reg commenter

(2021/04/09)

Who says everything below the line is a cesspit of useless filth?

KPMG wins Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council's £18m everything-and-the-kitchen-sink IT deal

(2021/04/09)

From org design to developing operations, consulting-outsourcing giant carries the can

Microsoft drops 64-bit OneDrive into the pool: Windows on ARM fans need not apply. As usual

(2021/04/09)

Up to 18.4 million petabytes... which should be useful to someone

Prince Philip, inadvertent father of the Computer Misuse Act, dies aged 99

(2021/04/09)

Queen's hubby left more than a passing impression on the UK tech world

Facebook job ads algorithm still discriminates on gender, LinkedIn not so much

(2021/04/09)

Gender bias found in employment adverts despite antisocial network giant's past promises

CyberBattleSim: Microsoft's open-source Holodeck in which autonomous attackers, defenders battle it out

(2021/04/09)

Very 2021 to have AI bots fight in simulated networks for our entertainment (and science)

How do we stamp out the ransomware business model? Ban insurance payouts for one, says ex-GCHQ director

(2021/04/09)

New laws needed to cut off incentive to crooks, argues Marcus Willett

How to ensure your tech predictions catch on in a flash? Do the mash

(2021/04/09)

All inventions should be demonstrated by a puppet doing a Tommy Cooper impression

Feature bloat: Psychology boffins find people tend to add elements to solve a problem rather than take things away

(2021/04/09)

Duplo exercise provides vital insight into flawed human heuristic

Asahi Linux devs merge effort to run Linux on Apple M1 silicon into kernel

(2021/04/09)

Slated for inclusion in version 5.13, due about three months from now

For blinkenlights sake.... RTFM! Yes. Read The Front of the Machine

(2021/04/09)

Before smartphones and LCD displays there were... green lights and red lights

Cisco takes small steps towards IT-as-a-service, more software-defined networking

(2021/04/09)

For compute and SD-WAN only, with plenty of details not yet in place

India uses controversial Aadhaar facial biometrics to identify COVID vaccination recipients

(2021/04/09)

Safer than eyeballs or fingerprints, apparently

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