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Wanna work for El Reg? Developers needed for headline-writing AI bots

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 08:30:24 GMT

Title-generating software seriously sought as your fave website turns 20

April Fool The Register seeks full-time developers and data scientists to build software tools to generate El Reg-style headlines and other text.…

Reg writer wins quite prestigious journalism prism

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 04:58:13 GMT

Mark Pesce hailed as Best Columnist

Register columnist and futurist Mark Pesce has been named Australia’s best IT columnist.…

The Register, Heise launch Serverless Computing London Conference

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:40:06 GMT

Call for Papers Open Now

Events Situation Publishing and Heise Medien are launching Serverless Computing London 2018, a three day conference that will bring together together experts and practitioners in one of the tech world’s hottest new areas.…

Important message for January Register Lecture attendees

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:02:09 GMT

Date has changed – beer and snacks policy remains the same

Events If you've bought tickets for our January Register Lecture "What will drive our cars when the combustion engine dies?", we're sorry to have to inform you that the event has been moved back 24 hours.…

Politics is going digital, but guns and money still pack a punch

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:34:04 GMT

If you’re looking for power, you probably haven’t got any

Reg Lectures Reg readers were introduced to a who's who of digital power players last week, from Kosovo’s king of fake news, and the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs planning floating startup countries, to, of course, grumpy cat.…

History shows why geeks will never, ever, ever... get along

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:35:08 GMT

Schismogenesis? Isn’t that a posh word for Flame War?

Register Lecture You know that geeks tend to atomise into warring camps, exchanging flames, tweets and worse. But did you know that real live academics have studied this phenomenon?…

Power: The ultimate web-based commodity

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:32:08 GMT

Reg Lecture reveals what it is, where to find it

Events If you've ever wondered who really controls today's upside-down, digital-soaked world, you should really join us next month when we consider "The Secrets of Power in the Digital Age".…

The Register Lecture: The secrets of power in the digital age

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:20:44 GMT

Feed your brain over a beer

Reg Events Forget information, bitcoin, even porn. There’s only one currency that ultimately matters in the digital world, and that’s power.…

Reg reader Regina is doing Byte Night - and so should you

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:56:11 GMT

West London techie trio spurred into action for homeless youngsters

A trio of plucky Reg fans from Shepherd’s bush are braving the mean streets of London next month to raise money for Byte Night - and you should really join them.…

El Reg is hiring an intern. Apply now before it closes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:09:11 GMT

Come and bite the hand that feeds

Are you pondering a career in technology journalism? We've got good news for you in that case – El Reg is hiring an intern to work on our London newsdesk.…

Why is it that geeks' favourite enemies are... other geeks?

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:02:12 GMT

Goldsmiths boffin wades into platform war stories at Reg lecture

Reg Event Geeks have often enjoyed a fractious relationship with non-techies, but nowhere near as toxic as their relationships with other geeks who dare to have slightly different tech preferences.…

Heavy sleeper? Put your god-given talent to work and raise some cash

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:18:11 GMT

El Reg and Action for Children want to put our readers onto the streets

If you always sleep like a log, we’ve got just the thing for you - do some good by spending the night roughing it on the streets with a bunch of your industry compatriots in October, and raise a bunch of cash for vulnerable children into the bargain.…

El Reg partners with Action for Children to give IT industry an uncomfortable night

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:29:06 GMT

And think of the children of course...

We’re pleased as punch to announce that The Register is the official media partner for Byte Night, the annual sleepout fundraiser for Action for Children, the UK charity which has been caring and sticking up for vulnerable young people for 150 years.…

Love bots lecture thrills room full of Reg readers

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:04:04 GMT

These are not the sex droids you’re looking for...

If you’ve ever wondered what the development of AI and robotics might mean for your sex life, you should have been with us last month for our Register Lecture on Sex, AI, Robots and You.…

Reg now behind invisible HTML5 Bitcoin paywall

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 04:01:06 GMT

It'll feel a bit malware-y, but you'll be funding quality journalism without noticing it

Readers will be aware that these are tough times for the media. And The Register is no exception: like many other publishers we need to diversify our revenue base.…

The Register's Top 20 Most-Commented Stories in 2016

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 15:02:54 GMT

This is what got you stoked

Brexit and Windows 10 stories dominated reader discussions in 2016.…

Reg Programming Compo: 22 countries, 137 entries and... wow – loads of Python

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:39:07 GMT

We have a winner, ladies and gents

Roundup Our latest programming competition was our most popular yet in terms of the number of entries – 137 in all once we'd de-duplicated them.…

Got a genius enterprise tech idea? Tell the world about it

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:28:05 GMT

Vultures line up with Tech Trailblazer Awards

We hear plenty about genius startups that might change the way we communicate, shop, or date. We hear a lot less about the genius startups that are focused on innovating in the enterprise - you know, the place where you spend most of your lives.…

Need a Brain Lift? Welcome to the Reg Summer School

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:00:12 GMT

12 videos to help you top up your grey cells

Reg Events Whether you’re getting ready to hit the beach, or just hit the sofa, holidays needn’t necessarily mean turning off your brain for the summer.…

Cubesats, balloons, and rockets: Top prof takes us to new space

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:30:07 GMT

Praying that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space?

Reg Lecture If you fancy leaving the turmoil of Earth for a bit, don’t worry. Leaving the planet may be about to get much much easier – so long as you don’t mind the company of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.…

Things ain't what they used to be... Find out how at The Reg Lecture

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:37:07 GMT

IoT prof will open your mind, and maybe even connect it

However it might look today, the world is not actually full of dumb, inanimate objects. Things might not be alive, but they are certainly digital, and this has profound implications for all of us.…

Geek's Guide to Britain – now a book. Permission to geek out granted

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 12:55:37 GMT

Towers, tunnels, museums - your pocket-sized guide

In 2013, The Register began its travel series Geek's Guide to Britain. Today, that series is available as a book.…

El Reg Summer Lectures: Space, robots and digital homes

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:01:09 GMT

Three professors walk into a pub...and start talking

It’s time to light up your brains for the summer, with a series of Reg lectures that will power you from your robot infested home all the way to the solar system and beyond.…

Could you deploy a new version of your business – EVERY WEEK?

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 23:26:21 GMT

Learn how it's done in this Reg webinar with Mark Pesce, NetApp and ING Bank

PROMO ING Bank can deploy a new version of its systems ever week, agility that's a result of investments it's made in storage infrastructure from NetApp and plenty of hard work developing a DevOps culture.…

The Register's entirely serious New Year's resolutions for 2016

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 11:10:09 GMT

We've made a few changes we'd like to share

We launched as an email newsletter in 1994, hit the web four years later and are now a multinational media entity operating on three continents. Millions of people read us every month, which is humbling.…

Spooks, spyware, Ashley Madison and Windows 10: What you read in 2015

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 16:07:11 GMT

Ten of the best from your favourite tech site (and ours)

The last 365 days (give or take) have produced more than 11,000 articles on The Register. We covered the biggest tech purchase in history (Dell/EMC for $67bn), the trashing of the US-European Union safe harbour data export deal by European judges, the Ashley Madison hack, and, well, so much more.…

El Reg picked a pack of ace pic-titlers

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 15:01:05 GMT

Readers win prizes for witty captions

We spent so long chortling at your entries to our WD "Caption This" competitions, we forgot to tell you who the winners were.…

You’re clever? But are you clever enough to give a Reg lecture?

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:02:09 GMT

Smart speakers, smart readers

Reg Lectures The Register is looking for speakers who are as fascinating and knowledgeable as our audience and as good at story-telling as our writers.…

HPE's private London drinking club: Name that boozer

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 09:52:09 GMT

Reader suggestions invited for IT party central moniker

Our recent shock exposé on plans by Hewlett Packard Enterprise to open a private drinking club in its new City of London HQ led to speculation as to what exactly the boozer might be christened.…

Kick off the festive season, with Reg-style hijinks in Sydney

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 21:38:27 GMT

We've got a plan to get you wet and excited … about hyperconverged infrastructure

Christmas is nearly upon us, and Vulture South has a little party planned in concert with SimpliVity.…

Reg Winter Lecture: Former Iraq hostage talks survival and tech

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:44:05 GMT

That SQL background may be more useful than you think...

Reg Events If you’re dreading the pressure cooker of a family Christmas, we challenge you to change your perspective by coming to our 1 December lecture with SQL specialist and former Iraq hostage, Peter Moore.…

What would you give to create Vulture Sweat?

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:16:08 GMT

We'll make a fair bit of it this weekend on a charity bike ride

What would you give to create Vulture sweat? We're hoping you'll give a few dollars because this is a very good cause.…

Caption this: WIN a 6TB Western Digital Black hard drive with El Reg

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:34:11 GMT

Yoga woman exercised readers' minds

Caption Competition Wow, what bumper crop of captions this week, it seems that El Reg readers are pretty flexible when it comes to posting thoughts on gymnastic computer users.…

Vulture-branded LYCRA can be yours, if you're feeling charitable

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:02:47 GMT

Back our lads as they tackle a 90km bike ride

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a very nasty disease. It takes most of its victims young and attacks their central nervous system. Severity and symptoms vary, but the disease progressively disables sufferers and eventually kills them.…

WIN a 6TB Western Digital Black hard drive with El Reg

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:02:05 GMT

Pop a cap on this WTF snap

Caption Competition The witticisms keep flooding in for our biblical-looking chap, who provided "divine" inspiration for a great collection of captions from readers.…

The Shock of the New: The Register redesign update 4

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:58:46 GMT

Some changes for your delectation

Readers, thanks for all the feedback. Here's a list of tweaks we rolled out today.…

The Shock of The New: The Register redesign update 2

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:14:58 GMT

One week in, and our thoughts on your thoughts

One week into our redesign and more than 800 comments so far. (Also a fair few emails, tweets and a bit of Facebook feedback). Let’s acknowledge straight away that our makeover has not received universal acclaim - although we have yet to receive a death threat.…

El Reg reanimates Cash'n'Carrion merchandising tentacle

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:00:42 GMT

It's alive!

We're pleased to announce that we've reanimated our merchandising tentacle Cash'n'Carrion, so Reg fans can once again get a fix of top-notch Vulture Central kit.…

Reg hack scores coveted journalism prism

Mon, 12 May 2014 22:49:25 GMT

Vulture South comes up trumps at Australian IT Journalism awards

The Register's Asia-Pacific editor Simon Sharwood has taken home one of the striking polymer prisms on offer at the 12th Annual Optus Australian IT Journalism Awards.…

Roll up, roll up for the Commentards' Ball

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:01:33 GMT

At last, the 'Pint' icon assumes some meatspace reality

Commentards' Ball We here at El Reg have much love for our vociferous, knowledgeable, occasionally somewhat foam-flecked commentards - even if they/you don't absolutely always love us.…

Reading this headline? You and 9.47 million others

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:00:03 GMT

Cawing of the Vultures heard by more IT pros than ever before

It's January again: and that means it's time for our annual letter from the Audit Bureau of Circulation, telling us Vultures how we did in our regular November audit of site traffic last year.…

Check out The Register's Google+ page

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:30:16 GMT

Maybe not the best week to make this announcement

Off-site news The Register has taken a billet at Google+. You can find us at…

El Reg intros post editing for all

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:45:07 GMT

Ten minute window to clean up your typos

Readers' corner As some of you have already noticed, we opened up post-editing for all yesterday (once five of your comments have been accepted for publication).…

Reg mobile correspondent Bill Ray hangs up his Vulture hat

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:32:57 GMT

Not-spot-swatting*, robot lawn-slasher-building** Vulture leaves the nest

It's Friday afternoon and my last day as a reporter for The Register. After well over 4,000 articles, and seven years, I'm hanging up my hack's mac and filing away my Press card.…

El Reg introduces inline comment voting

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:43:23 GMT

Forum bugbear addressed (at last)

Readers' corner From today, Reg readers can up- or down vote posts by their fellow commentards - and stay on the same page. But do note: you must log-in first for this to work.…

NBN study: we didn't make it, but may have made a point

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 23:51:05 GMT

Vulture South's attempt to improve NBN debate have ended … for now

A little over a month ago, The Reg's Australian outpost tried to raise $AUD100,000 to fund a study into Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN).…

Why you backed Vulture South's crowdfunded capers

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:50:00 GMT

Contributors have their say on our independent NBN study

With four days to go in our campaign to crowd-fund an independent study into Australia's national broadband network, the Vulture South team is taking heart from the Australian Cricket team's backs-to-the-wall fight in the first Ashes test.…

How The Reg's NBN study will be researched

Mon, 08 Jul 2013 23:37:53 GMT

We go under the hood of our crowd-funded study with Market Clarity's Shara Evans

Continuing our discussion of the methodologies behind the crowd-funded study into the National Broadband Network, The Register talks to Shara Evans, CEO of Market Clarity, to understand her view of the methodologies needed to underpin a strong, independent study into Australia's broadband requirements.…

It's time to suck the marrow from the NBN debate

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:06:06 GMT

The Reg has a plan to ensure Australia knows what its billions will buy

Australia has, for the past decade, enjoyed a vivid but not-always productive debate on appropriate broadband infrastructure for the nation. The Reg wants to set that to rights.…

Boffin road trip! The Reg presents Geek's Guide to Britain

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:26:26 GMT

Brains that made Britain exposed, mapped and viewed

Geek's Guide to Britain Which country is credited with designing more than half of the world’s most important inventions. Is it Germany, home of the VW? Japan, birthplace of the Walkman? The US, land of NASA and Google? No: Britain.…