Google’s Dart language soon won’t take null for an answer • The Register

When the third major release of the Dart programming language debuts in mid-2023, null values will…

China bans deepfakes created without permission or for evil • The Register

China’s Cyberspace Administration has issued guidelines on how to do deepfakes the right way. Deepfakes use…

Boss installed a virus, left techies to mop up • The Register

On Call Welcome once again, comrades, to On-Call, The Register‘s celebration of the tech proletariat’s struggles…

Raspberry Pi hires former police spy gadget-maker • The Register

A former technical surveillance officer at the UK’s Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) – a…

Medibank IT systems will go offline over the weekend • The Register

Australian health insurance company Medibank will take all of its IT systems offline and close its…

Tighter regulation of datacenter water, energy use expected • The Register

Assessing the sustainability credentials of your company’s colocation provider is currently not so simple as they…

First-ever orbital satellite launch from UK delayed • The Register

Virgin Orbit’s plan to launch a rocket into space from the UK has been delayed. All…

NASA’s Orion Moon capsule to splash down on Earth • The Register

NASA’s crewless Orion capsule is all set to return to Earth and splash down in the…

C++ overtakes Java in programming popularity index • The Register

Java is no longer among the top three most popular programming languages in the TIOBE Index,…

Fresh version of Xfce revealed in recent Xubuntu builds • The Register

Xfce is the slow-moving, sensible Linux desktop option, and new versions only appear every year or…

UK lawmakers look to enforce blocking tool for harmful media • The Register

The UK government is putting forward changes to the law which would require social media platforms…

UK arrests five for selling dodgy point of sale software • The Register

Tax authorities from Australia, Canada, France, the UK and the USA have conducted a joint probe…