Month: May 2024

British Library’s candid ransomware comms driven by ’emotional intelligence’

It quickly realized ‘dry’ progress updates weren’t cutting it
CyberUK Emotional intelligence was at the heart of the British Library’s widely hailed response to its October ransomware attack, according to CEO Roly Keating.……


So you’ve built the best tablet, Apple. Show us why it matters

Has Cupertino been trolling us all along?
Opinion Apple! What the hell were you smoking? How can a market leader worth $2.9 trillion make such a massive marketing mistake as the advert for the latest iPad?……


What is the Pixel camera Top Shot feature and how do you use it?

If you’re looking to always get the best shots with your Pixel phone’s camera, you might want to consider using Top Shot….


Finding and Resurrecting Archie: the Internet’s First Search Engine

Back in the innocent days of the late 1980s the Internet as we know it today did not exist yet, but there were still plenty of FTP servers. Since manually …read more


Some People Who Rented a Tesla from Hertz Were Still Charged for Gas

“Last week, we reported on a customer who was charged $277 for gasoline his rented Tesla couldn’t have possibly used,” writes the automotive blog The Drive.

“And now, we’ve heard from other Hertz customers who say they’ve been charged even more.”

He……


Techie invented bits of the box he was fixing, still botched the job

This is why all-nighters are a bad idea
Who, me? Greetings and salutations, dear readers, and welcome to the sunny spot on the interwebs we like to call Who, Me? in which Reg readers share their tales of tech tasks gone awry.……


Chinese telco gear may become <i>verboten</i> on German networks

Industry reportedly pressuring digital ministry not to cut the cord
Germany may soon remove Huawei and ZTE equipment from its 5G networks, according to media reports.……


DIY Eye and Face Tracking for the Valve Index VR Headset

The Valve Index VR headset has been around for a few years now. It doesn’t come with eye or face tracking, but that didn’t stop inspired folks like [Physics-Dude] from …read more


DIY Eye and Face Tracking for the Valve Index VR Headset

The Valve Index VR headset has been around for a few years now. It doesn’t come with eye or face tracking, but that didn’t stop inspired folks like [Physics-Dude] from …read more


Google Cloud shows it can break things for lots of customers – not just one at a time

Deleted about 40 networks that services needed, causing late Friday fun
In the week after its astounding deletion of Australian pension fund UniSuper’s entire account, you might think Google Cloud would be on its very best behavior.…