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Not appy with your Chromebook? Well now it can run Android apps

Google offers beta of tricky OS-inside-OS tech
Neil McAllister, 11 Sep 19:07

Profitless Twitter: We're looking to raise $1.5... yes, billion

We'll spend the dosh on transactions, biz stuff 'n' sh*t

Google extends app refund window to two hours

You now have 120 minutes to finish that game instead of 15
Simon Sharwood, 11 Sep 05:04

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
hands waving dollar bills in the air

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Microsoft OneDrive

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
Richard Chirgwin, 01 Sep 03:58