Software

Microsoft patch mashes Office forms and macros

Fixing Redmond's fixes … AGAIN!
Simon Sharwood, 23 Dec 03:02

YEAR of the PENGUIN: A Linux mobile in 2015?

Choh. Just as they sort the desktop out, bloody PCs disappear
Scott Gilbertson, 22 Dec 09:00

Microsoft shutters Office 365's free web site service

Feature won't be replaced but price stays the same
Simon Sharwood, 22 Dec 04:56

Windows Server 2003 custom support could cost MILLIONS

Got a few million tucked under the mattress for Microsoft?
Paul Kunert, 19 Dec 15:04

Love the cloud? Be a ‘Cloud Hero’ with Microsoft

Promo Take the challenge, win prizes
David Gordon, 19 Dec 13:00

VISC-y business: Can Soft Machines keep the free lunch counter open?

It's a multicore world alright, but the ghost of Transmeta lingers
Gavin Clarke, 19 Dec 09:01

Git thee behind me, Git crit security bug!

Update anything on the desktop that touches GitHub if you want to live
Simon Sharwood, 19 Dec 08:29

Forget Google's robot cars, now it's on to ANDROID cars

Next OS to come built into auto dashboards, sources claim
Neil McAllister, 19 Dec 05:04

Rivals feel power of EMC's storage software bite

Market bounces in Q3, but somebody forgot to tell Symantec and IBM
Chris Mellor, 18 Dec 17:49
Network cabling FULL

Untangling .NET Core: Open source for Windows, Mac, Linux

Exclusive Interview More changes, but it'll be different this time, honest
Tim Anderson, 18 Dec 12:56

Opinion

George Bush in Game of Thrones

V. R. R. Stob's magnificent saga A Game Of Dog-and-Bones

Stob GUARANTEED no elves and hardly any violence. Or incest

This Christmas, demand the right to a silent night

Usability is about lifestyle impact, not just ease-of-use
Mark Pesce, 09 Dec 05:58
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Docker, Part 2: Whoa! Spontaneous industry standard! How did they do THAT?

Sysadmin Blog OSS guys acting as one ... it's not natural
Trevor Pott, 01 Dec 09:00

Docker: Sorry, you're just going to have to learn about it. Today we begin

Sysadmin Blog Part One: Containers! Containers! Containers!
Trevor Pott, 28 Nov 12:18

News

Fedora 21: Linux fans will LOVE it - after the install woes

Review Purrs like a beauty once you get her running
Scott Gilbertson, 18 Dec 10:03

V. R. R. Stob's magnificent saga A Game Of Dog-and-Bones

Stob GUARANTEED no elves and hardly any violence. Or incest
Verity Stob, 18 Dec 09:00

Dr. Dobb's Journal sails into the sunset - yet again

Specialist programming site will post no new content
Tim Anderson, 17 Dec 12:32

Microsoft opens smiley-kids jangly guitar doc-maker to all

Heir apparent to Word and PowerPoint, 'Sway', gains UNDO function
Simon Sharwood, 16 Dec 06:31

Chrome devs hatch plan to mark all HTTP traffic insecure

Browsers tell us when content is secure, but not when to feel NAKED AND AFRAID
Simon Sharwood, 16 Dec 02:56

Win Server 2003 custom support: That's NOT going to be fun

Forrester: Forget profits, Microsoft just won't want to do this
Paul Kunert, 15 Dec 09:27

Google vows: Earth will VANISH in 2015

World-mapping web API to go dark amid obsolete plugin death march
Neil McAllister, 13 Dec 03:05

Yahoo! Says! Chrome, IE Users! Should! 'Upgrade'! To! FIREFOX!

With search deal in place, homepage message urges rival browser users to switch
Neil McAllister, 12 Dec 23:33

QEMU, FFMPEG guru unleashes JPEG-slaying graphics compressor

BPG format outputs smaller images at higher quality
Neil McAllister, 12 Dec 20:17
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Cisco to release flying pig – Snort 3.0

Sourcefire's been making bacon, now wants you to fry it
Simon Sharwood, 12 Dec 05:02
Facepalm by Ron Mander

Microsoft pulls a patch and offers PHANTOM FIX for the mess

KB3004394 is a hot mess and the replacement KB3024777 was elusive
Simon Sharwood, 12 Dec 03:05
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No more free Windows... and now it’s all about the services

Microsoft's ‘new business models’ on way
Gavin Clarke, 11 Dec 17:38
App Magnets

Remember that Big Blue Apple? Biz apps for iPads are here

If only there was an app for bankers! Oh, there is, and retail, and...

Dirtbags dressed up malware as legit app using Sony crypto-certs

Code-signing certificate revoked in wake of discovery
Iain Thomson, 10 Dec 03:27