The Register

The Register screenshot.png
A screenshot from August 2017
Type of site
technology news
Available in English
Headquarters London, England, United Kingdom
Owner Situation Publishing
Created by Mike Magee
John Lettice
Slogan(s) Biting the hand that feeds IT[1][2]
Alexa rank Decrease 6,602 (October 2017)[3]
Commercial yes
Registration optional
Launched 1994
Current status active

The Register (nicknamed El Reg) is a British technology news and opinion website co-founded in 1994 by Mike Magee, John Lettice and Ross Alderson.[4] Situation Publishing Ltd is listed as the site's publisher. Drew Cullen is an owner, Linus Birtles the managing director and Andrew Orlowski is the Executive Editor.

  1. ^ - quote: "A slogan at the Web site says that The Register is “the biting the hand that feeds IT.” This indicates that news which are published at The Register are not very pleasant for the company concerned. Often, the articles are cynical and/or ironical pointing with fingers at the embarrassing details of a security incident."
  2. ^ - quote: "[explaination of its slogan with less typos and poor grammar]"
  3. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2017-10-16. 
  4. ^ Grossman, Wendy M. (2006-06-02). "How online journalism got its UK start". Press Gazette. Wilmington Media Ltd. 

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