Software

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

Android gives Google a search monopoly? Not so fast, says judge

More facts needed before class-action suit can proceed
Neil McAllister, 18 Dec 22:21

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

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

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

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 Sway

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

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
Docker Logo

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

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

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

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

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

Oh SNAP, Microsoft! Asigra steals a march with Office 365 cloudy backup

Obvious market gap filled by non-Redmond outfit
Chris Mellor, 11 Dec 12:44

Microsoft says January Windows 10 build will excite sysadmins

Business users become the focus from early 2015
Simon Sharwood, 11 Dec 08:02
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...
Paul Kunert, 10 Dec 17:43

Facebook injects CREEPY search engine into mobile app

Now pervs can prey on teens on the move too!
Kelly Fiveash, 09 Dec 12:47

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
Barack Obama in the Oval Office

Devs: Barack Obama's gunning for your job!

President needs a new gig in two years and his CV's a bit better than yours
Simon Sharwood, 09 Dec 04:29