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Call off the firing squad: HP grants stay of execution to OpenVMS

Startup to take over support for today's Itaniums and beyond
Neil McAllister, 31 Jul 22:21

POW! Apple smites Macbook Air EFI firmware update borkage

Fruity firm provides digital balm for furious fanbois
Jasper Hamill, 31 Jul 13:07

PEAK LANDFILL: Why tablet gloom is good news for Windows users

Analysis Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Andrew Orlowski, 31 Jul 11:39

Fiendishly complex password app extension ships for iOS 8

Just slip it in, won't hurt a bit, 1Password makers urge devs
Richard Chirgwin, 31 Jul 09:02

Oracle: That BUG in our In-Memory Option will be fixed in October

Don't worry, though ... it's probably (mostly) harmless
Neil McAllister, 31 Jul 05:29

Red Hat rallies hardware makers with 64-bit ARM server partner program

Standards sought for low-power data center kit
Neil McAllister, 30 Jul 23:32

Microsoft rolls up more Windows Server 2012 R2 updates

Office 365 monitoring and virtual machine visualiser among 40-plus tweaks
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 02:58

Bitcoin on ATM? Pfft! We play DOOM on ours

Never underestimate the AWESOME PREDICTIVE POWER OF COMMENTARDS
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Jul 03:15

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Update specs tease details of Nokia's next mobes

New screen sizes, dual SIMs, voice over LTE, and more
Neil McAllister, 29 Jul 00:48

Cloudy CoreOS Linux distro declares itself production-ready

Lightweight, container-happy Linux gets first Stable release
Neil McAllister, 28 Jul 23:34
Mozilla's new CEO Chris Beard

Mozilla keeps its Beard, hopes anti-gay marriage troubles are now over

Plenty on new CEO's todo list – starting with Firefox's slipping grasp
Iain Thomson, 28 Jul 18:36

Another day, another Firefox: Version 31 is upon us ALREADY

Review Web devs, Mozilla really wants you to like this one
Scott Gilbertson, 28 Jul 14:59
By Gary Knight CC 2.0

KDE releases ice-cream coloured Plasma 5 just in time for summer

Review Melty but refreshing - popular rival to Mint's Cinnamon's still a work in progress
Scott Gilbertson, 28 Jul 13:37

Opinion

Today's Facebook fury: Coppertone-like baby pic ban baffles US mom

Worstall on Wednesday Never mind the Ts&Cs, what does the law say?
Tim Worstall, 09 Jul 15:24
Windows 8.1 Update Start Screen

The Windows 8 dilemma: Win 8 or wait for 9?

Second Look As good as it gets, for now

I/O: New Google design language will RULE OVER 'DROIDS

Android devices will be living in a 'Material' world
Gavin Clarke, 26 Jun 11:57

News

Swell. Apple buys 'Pandora-for-talk-radio' app... for $30 meeellion

'Pandora-for-talk-radio' software on sale - report
Jasper Hamill, 28 Jul 12:26

Secure microkernel that uses maths to be 'bug free' goes open source

Hacker-repelling, drone-protecting code will soon be yours to tweak as you see fit
Darren Pauli, 28 Jul 07:31

Redmond in rapid rebuild after sysadmin request STUNNER

SaaSy System Center Advisor gains new admin-friendly features
Simon Sharwood, 28 Jul 04:58

Google devs: Tearing Chrome away from OpenSSL not that easy

Custom BoringSSL fork not quite a drop-in replacement yet
Neil McAllister, 25 Jul 01:24

Put down that Oracle database patch: It could cost $23,000 per CPU

On-by-default INMEMORY tech a boon for developers ... as long as they can afford it
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 23:18

Stop! Yammer time: Microsoft's social biz service becomes one with Office 365

Cofounder David Stacks steps aside as Redmond takes reins
Neil McAllister, 24 Jul 21:01

Hadoop coop's $50m scoop: Hortonworks takes HP coin

Investment gives IT titan seat on the board – just in time for The Machine
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 17:58

Integrate? Moi? Amazon’s first API-free service should open up

Zocalo niggles may nobble Box and Dropbox dethroning effort
Tim Anderson, 24 Jul 10:26

Mozilla fixes CRITICAL security holes in Firefox, urges v31 upgrade

Misc memory hazards 'could be exploited' - and guess what, one's a Javascript vuln
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Jul 04:02

iOS slurpware brouhaha: It's for diagnostics, honest, says Apple

Hidden packet sniffer claims hit Cupertino
Iain Thomson, 24 Jul 00:34

Apple: We'll unleash OS X Yosemite beta on the MASSES on 24 July

Starting today, regular fanbois will be guinea pigs, it tells Reg
Shaun Nichols, 23 Jul 23:42
three amigos movie poster + three speaking in tech podcast hosts: Greg Kniereman, Sarah Vela, Ed Saiptech

Speaking in Tech: Microsoft DOES have a stake in Android, y'know

Podcast Ever been asked to give feedback on enterprise helldesks? Thought not
Team Register, 23 Jul 16:35

Apple fanbois SCREAM as update BRICKS their Macbook Airs

Ragegasm spills over as firmware upgrade kills machines
Jasper Hamill, 23 Jul 15:31
The Valley - code

NO MORE ALL CAPS and other pleasures of Visual Studio 14

Review Unpicking a packed preview that breaks down ASP.NET
Tim Anderson, 23 Jul 08:20
William Shatner in plane sees Gremlin outside window

Captain Kirk sets phaser to SLAUGHTER after trying new Facebook app

William Shatner less-than-impressed by Zuck's celebrity-only app
Simon Sharwood, 23 Jul 02:27

Games industry set for $5 BILLION haircut, warn beancounters

Game over. Insert coins to continue play
Jasper Hamill, 22 Jul 17:56
Flying pig

Cisco relaunches Developer Network

If at first you don't succeed, call it a DevNet
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Jul 06:32
Facebook Save

NO TIME to read Facebook? Delegate the task to your FUTURE SELF

God forbid you should miss a single lump of digital gumble
Samsung Galaxy Gear

Samsung looks to up Tizen market share ... by upgrading Galaxy Gear

Android-powered smartwatches get Tizen makeover in US
Neil McAllister, 22 Jul 01:58
OS X Yosemite

Apple said to be prepping public beta for OS X Yosemite

New Mac OS set to open to the masses
Shaun Nichols, 22 Jul 00:58
Apple CEO Tim Cook, 2012

HIDDEN packet sniffer spy tech in MILLIONS of iPhones, iPads – expert

Updated Don't panic though – Apple's backdoor is not wide open to all, guru tells us
Iain Thomson, 21 Jul 20:24