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Intel: Hey, enterprises, drop everything and DO HADOOP

IDF 2014 Big Data analytics projected to run on more servers than any other app
Neil McAllister, 10 Sep 23:02

Ex Red Hat CTO installs self as Google Cloud boss

12 years and all I got was this lousy 25-word 'goodbye'?
Gavin Clarke, 10 Sep 11:38

Keep that consumer browser tat away from our software says Oracle

Big Red decides it will only support Firefox's Extended Support Releases
Simon Sharwood, 10 Sep 05:36

NHS grows a NoSQL backbone and rips out its Oracle Spine

Open source? In the government? Ha ha! What, wait ...?
Gavin Clarke, 09 Sep 14:56

Greater dev access to iOS 8 will put us AT RISK from HACKERS

Knocking holes in Apple's walled garden could backfire, says securo-chap
John Leyden, 09 Sep 10:56

Fedora gets new partition manager

GParted for a new era
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Sep 00:58

TIBCO ponders new 'financial options', including sale or merger

Your challenge: find ways to satisfy shareholders of mid-sized enterprise software outfit
Simon Sharwood, 05 Sep 05:03

WordPress 4.0 is here, complete with one-click upgrade process

Don't relax yet, sysadmins, there's still a chance for some big messes here
Simon Sharwood, 05 Sep 03:02

YES, I have ridden the UNICORN: The Ubuntu Utopic unicorn

And no, you don't have to be a virgin. Linux fancier joke here
Scott Gilbertson, 04 Sep 08:00
Measuring up Apple

Sex is great in books, lousy in apps, says Apple

New App Store guidelines offer rules for smut and new home automation and health APIs
Simon Sharwood, 04 Sep 07:02
Steve Ballmer

Ballmer PERSONALLY wrote Windows' Blue Screen of Death text

Ex-MS CEO is man behind infamous three-fingered salute
Simon Sharwood, 04 Sep 04:01

Opinion

Smiling child with head in hands

BBC: We're going to slip CODING into kids' TV

Comment Pureed-carrot-in-ice cream C++ surprise
Bonaparte Before The Sphinx

Siri: Helpful personal assistant or SERIAL APP KILLER?

Comment Will we even need apps any more?
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 14:03
Taxi Driver

Uber, Lyft and cutting corners: The true face of the Sharing Economy

Analysis Casual labour and tired ideas = not really web-tastic
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Aug 09:09

'Stop dissing Google or quit': OK, I quit, says Code Club co-founder

+Comment And now a message from our sponsors: 'STFU or else'
Andrew Orlowski, 28 Aug 11:58

News

Do you accept Bitcoin? That'll do nicely, says Apache

Late scramble aboard the bitbandwagon for open sourcerers
Gavin Clarke, 03 Sep 13:36

Jimbo tells Wikipedians: You CAN'T vote to disable 'key software features'

To dissent is to 'climb the Reichstag dressed like Spiderman'...
Andrew Orlowski, 03 Sep 10:01

Oracle's MySQL buy a 'fiasco' says Dovecot man Mikko Linnanmäki

The first rule of open source club: don't sell to Oracle if you want to live
Simon Sharwood, 03 Sep 06:28

Firefox 32 moves to kill MITM attacks

Public key pinning, security fixes, better cache
Richard Chirgwin, 03 Sep 05:02

Internet of Things: Major players agree on goals, but little else

Analysis Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms
Neil McAllister, 03 Sep 01:46

Sony backs AllSeen Alliance in Internet of Stuff standards slap-fight

Joins Microsoft, Qualcomm against Intel and Samsung so everyone can get along
Neil McAllister, 02 Sep 21:49

'Enterprise' ends ten-year mission: Choc Factory's biz services now Google for Work

We never wanted to be a stuffy enterprise seller, sniffs Schmidt
Iain Thomson, 02 Sep 19:39

Vodafone pay-by-bonk launch may signal iPhone 6 NFC plans

That's it, big boy, come bonk on our tube
Simon Rockman, 02 Sep 12:32

Apple 'fesses up: Rejected from the App Store, dev? THIS is why

How do we hate thee? Let us count the ways
Gavin Clarke, 02 Sep 12:04

It's official: Brit parents want their kids to be just like Steve Bong

Career as a banker? No, no. Our sprogs should be TECH ENTREPRENEURS, sez survey
Team Register, 02 Sep 11:45

SHARE 'N' SINK: OneDrive corrupting Office 2013 files

No reports of data loss as MS 'fesses up to mess, but US long weekend delays fix
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 06:33

Epiphany hits Raspberry Pi founders, users

Epiphany, the new Pi-specific browser, that is, not some mystical revelation
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 02:03
Windows XP

Windows 7 settles as Windows XP use finally starts to slip … a bit

And at the back of the field, Windows 8.1 is sprinting away from Windows 8
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 21:54
Smiling child with head in hands

BBC: We're going to slip CODING into kids' TV

Comment Pureed-carrot-in-ice cream C++ surprise
Dominic Connor, 01 Sep 15:56
Microsoft-themed Monopoly board

China: You, Microsoft. Office-Windows 'compatibility'. You have 20 days to explain

Told to cough up more details as antitrust probe goes deeper

Broadcom reveals $20 'Pi in the sky' IoT development widget

'WICED Sense' comes with sensors and wireless so devs can wire things into stuff
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 05:01

Yahoo! YUI! project! is! no! more!

The world overtook us, yet AGAIN says Purple Palace
Bonaparte Before The Sphinx

Siri: Helpful personal assistant or SERIAL APP KILLER?

Comment Will we even need apps any more?
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 14:03