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open Guess who came thiiis close to signing off a €102k annual budget? Austria. Someone omitted 'figures in millions' 36
open VirtuaVerse: Cyberpunk point-and-click throwback with ace chiptune soundtrack put out by... a metal record label? 5
open Surprise! That £339 world's first 'anti-5G' protection device is just a £5 USB drive with a nice sticker on it 212
open Great success! Finance app was able to inform user that their action was unsuccessful 12
By heyrick
open While waiting for the Linux train, Bork pays a visit to Geordieland with Windows 10 27
open You E-diot! Formula E driver booted off Audi team after getting video game ace to take his place in online race 22
open Chicago: Why I just grin like a dork... It's my kind of Bork 46
open Wanna force granny to take down that family photo from the internet? No problem. Europe's GDPR to the rescue 50
open Hooray! It's IT Day! Let's hear it for the lukewarm mugs of dirty water that everyone seems to like so much 83
By jake
open Berlin's renowned nightclub scene is showing signs of life. Just one problem: No dancing 20
By IGotOut
open Windows invokes Sgrîn Las Marwolaeth upon Newport 21
open Doors closed by COVID-19, Brit retro tech museums need your help 29
open Huge if true... Trump explodes as he learns open source could erode China tech ban 121
open Beer gut-ted: As many as '70 million pints' spoiled during coronavirus pandemic must be destroyed in Britain 213
open If you don't LARP, you'll cry: Armed fun police swoop to disarm knight-errant spotted patrolling Welsh parkland 76
open We're going underground, and this time it's not an inebriated banker crapping themselves, but Transport for London 16
open Google says it'll pick up the tab – and stick it in a lovely colour-coded Chrome group 19
By KarMann
open Driveway karaoke singer who wanted to lift lockdown spirits cops council noise complaint 56
By jake
open The Rise of The (Coffee) Machines: I need assistance. I think I'm running Windows. Send help 110
open It is unclear why something designed to pump fuel into a car needs an ad-spewing computer strapped to it, but here we are 113
By GrantB
open What do you call megabucks Microsoft? No really, it's not a joke. El Reg needs you 484
open Serial killer spotted on the night train from Newcastle 63
open Twitter sticks a beak in, Clippy-style: Are you sure you want to set your account alight with that flame? 26
open Tom Cruise to increase in stature thanks to ISS jaunt? Now that's a mission impossible 29
open Pew-pew woo-hoo! Hong Kong reopens video arcades shut by coronavirus lockdown 8
By Lazar
open Baby Diesel? Little d'Artagnan? There is another child of Musk in the world 56
open Salesforce chief Marc Benioff gets clear view of pandemic, 'new balance' from guru pal 11
By jake
open It looks like you want a storage appliance for your data centre. Maybe you'd prefer a smart card reader? 38
By holmegm
open 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 261
By 45RPM
open Browse mode: We're not goofing off on the Sidebar of Shame and online shopping sites, says UK's Ministry of Defence 48
open Ride now, ride! Ride for ruin and the world's ending! Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is here at last! Kind of 5
By 9Rune5
open Google is a 'publisher' says Aussie court as it hands £20k damages to gangland lawyer 37
open Lars Ulrich makes veiled threats of another Metallica album during web chat with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff 63
open Prank warning: You do know your smart speaker's paired with Spotify over the internet, don't you? 72
open Sometimes one can go a little too far in search of isolation 21
open Aussie immunology legend consults Twitter for his local off-licence opening hours 16
open From attacked engineers to a crypto-loving preacher with a questionable CV: Yep, it's still very much 5G silly season 72
open Travel advice for the week ahead is just: STOP 17
open We're in a timeline where Dettol maker has to beg folks not to inject cleaning fluid into their veins. Thanks, Trump 258
open Royal Navy nuclear submarine captain rapped for letting crew throw shoreside BBQ party 165
open 'Non-commercial use only'? Oopsie. You can't get much more commercial than a huge digital billboard over Piccadilly 53
open Fright at the museum: Bored curators play spooky Top Trumps on Twitter over who has the creepiest object 20
open Singapore's corona-crushing superhero squad grounded by football fans 19
open There are always two sides to every story – except this one, which is just a big billboard borked in all directions 22
open Iran military manages to keep a straight face while waggling miracle widget that 'can detect coronavirus from 100m away' 101
open Feeling hot, hot, hot... in British Columbia? In December? 8
open Taiwan to develop military exoskeleton because it's not like these things are open-sourced or one-size-fits-all 20
open French pensioner ejected from fighter jet after accidentally grabbing bang seat* handle 144
By phuzz
open You in for a curl up and dye? Yeah, looks like the same for this screen in a hairdressers 18
By heyrick
open Upstart Americans brandish alligators at the almighty Reg Standards Soviet 97



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