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SMASH the Bash bug! Apple and Red Hat scramble for patch batches

'Applying multiple security updates is extremely difficult'
Team Register, 28 Sep 13:37

Microsoft on the Threshold of a new name for Windows next week

Rebranded OS reportedly set to be flung open by Redmond
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Sep 15:44

'Google is NOT the gatekeeper to the web, as some claim'

QuoTW Plus: 'Pretty sure iOS 8.0.2 will just turn the iPhone into a fax machine'

Apple nurses HealthKit apps back to life, discharges iOS 8.0.2

If you look closely, that .2 looks an awful lot like a bent .1 #bendgate #bendghazi
Shaun Nichols, 26 Sep 19:24

Twitter's Mesos brainbox joins data centre OS venture

PHDer whose web-scale idea went big in one year
Gavin Clarke, 26 Sep 11:38

Developers: Hands-on course to find out what Azure can do for you

Promo Microsoft offers free training 17 October plus weekly demos
David Gordon, 26 Sep 10:28

A Norsified Linux for Windows and OS X wobblers

Review Elementary, my dear desktop
Scott Gilbertson, 26 Sep 08:59

Xamarin sics army of 1,000 test devices on hapless mobile apps

Cloud-based testing service puts code through virtual wringer
Neil McAllister, 25 Sep 02:31

Apple: SO sorry for the iOS 8.0.1 UPDATE BUNGLE HORROR

Apple kills 'upgrade'. Hey, Microsoft. You sure you want to be like these guys?
Shaun Nichols, 24 Sep 18:54

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
Dominic Connor, 01 Sep 15:56
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

News

'In... 15 feet... you will be HIT BY A TRAIN' Google patents the SPLAT-NAV

Alert system tips oblivious phone junkies to oncoming traffic
Shaun Nichols, 23 Sep 21:05

Le whoops! Microsoft France boss blows lid off 'Windows 9' event

Redmond's attempt at Applesque PR is going just as well as its Surface tablets
Iain Thomson, 23 Sep 20:43

Puppet-wearing devs: There's now an app (or two) for that

PuppetConf 2014 New tools aim to connect customers with IT automation utilities, services
Neil McAllister, 23 Sep 15:58

MOST iPhone strokers SPURN iOS 8: iOS 7 'un-updatening' in 5...4...

Guess they don't like our battery-draining update?
Jasper Hamill, 23 Sep 11:37

Lotus Notes inventor Ozzie invents app to talk to people on your phone

Imagine that. Startup floats with voice collab app for Win iPhone
Gavin Clarke, 23 Sep 11:17

'People have forgotten just how late the first iPhone arrived ...'

QuoTW Plus: 'Google's IDEALISM is an injudicious justification for inappropriate biz practices'

Open source and the NHS: Two huge disorganised entities without central control

Nay dragons here, me lad - these be long lost lovers
SA Mathieson, 19 Sep 09:04

Mozilla shutters Labs, tells nobody it's been dead for five months

Staffer's blog reveals all as projects languish on GitHub
Gavin Clarke, 18 Sep 11:22

Former VMware CTO Steve Herrod is now mobile API 'appy

Tell marketing to shove it and build your apps right, says virtualiser-turned VC
Simon Sharwood, 18 Sep 02:58

Mathematica hits the Web

Wolfram embraces the cloud, promises private cloud cut of its number-cruncher
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 01:29
iOS 8

iOS 8 Healthkit gets a bug SO Apple KILLS it. That's real healthcare!

Updated Not fit for purpose on day of launch, says Cupertino
Shaun Nichols, 17 Sep 19:26

'Broken code' costs Yelp half a mil in child privacy dust-up with FTC

Busted age block in app is no excuse, says US watchdog
Shaun Nichols, 17 Sep 18:19

What TODO with open source: Google, Facebook and Twitter launch collab project

It's all about making it easier - on their bottom lines
Gavin Clarke, 17 Sep 11:42
Parachute

POW! Digia straps Qt into ejector seat, gleefully pulls handle

'Fly, my pretties' or 'Son, you're on your own'?
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Sep 07:02
The Cave 2 visualisation facility in Melbourne, Australia

iOS 8 release: WebGL now runs everywhere. Hurrah for 3D graphics!

HTML 5's pretty neat ... when your browser supports it
Mark Pesce, 17 Sep 06:29
Apple iPhone 6

iPhone 6 will make you fork over with Apple Pay if you want to BONK

No NFC access for third-party developers, apps
Neil McAllister, 16 Sep 19:57
B&W film still of man with electric drill.

Is your data boring? MapR wants you to bore it back with Apache Drill

New release adds support for Google-y SQL-on-Hadoop tech
SUSE Cloud logo

SUSE Linux owner Attachmate gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

Merger will lead to mainframe and COBOL powerhouse
Gavin Clarke, 16 Sep 11:01

'Windows 9' LEAK: Microsoft's playing catchup with Linux

Multiple desktops and live tiles in restored Start button star in new vids
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 07:32
First text

New 'Cosmos' browser surfs the net by TXT alone

No data plan? No WiFi? No worries ... except sluggish download speed
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 05:02