Software

Windows 10 heralds the MINECRAFT-isation of Microsoft

Redmond is building a stack of visualisation tools for the generation that grew up with clickable everything
Mark Pesce, 29 Jan 06:35

Microsoft's Ignite gabfest includes just ONE session about Windows Server

Devices and clouds in the spotlight, Servers nowhere to be seen for now
Simon Sharwood, 29 Jan 04:34

Speaking in Tech: FREE Win 10 upgrade 'NOT really a big deal'

Podcast Plus: IBM rep says layoff rumours are 'STUPID'
Team Register, 28 Jan 16:22

Google Translate MEAT GRINDER turns gay into 'faggot', 'poof', 'queen'

Offensive word 'bulldyke' still being served up by ad giant
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Jan 12:21

Five years of Sun software under Oracle: Were the critics right?

Oracle-Sun anniversary They said Java, MySQL and Solaris were all doomed
Neil McAllister, 28 Jan 10:02

Win Sun, lose Sun: How Larry's bet on old-world systems hurt Oracle

Oracle-Sun anniversary AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Gavin Clarke, 28 Jan 09:05

FUMBLE! NFL app drops privacy ball just before Super Bowl Sunday

Leaks personal data faster than a lineman's brain
Iain Thomson, 27 Jan 22:11

BOO! Grave remote-code exec flaw in GNU C Library TERRIFIES Linux

When there's something strange in your gethostbyname, who y'gonna call? Ghostbusters
Neil McAllister, 27 Jan 21:42

Opera Jon weaves a brand new browser

And strangely, it looks a lot like Opera
Andrew Orlowski, 27 Jan 10:58

A Bombe Called Christopher, or A Very Poor Imitation

Stob Verity publishes the real script of Turing biopic The Imitation Game
Verity Stob, 26 Jan 13:08
Gerard Butler in 300

Welcome to Spartan, Microsoft's persuasive argument for... Chrome

Change as constant in Redmond's browser strategy
Gavin Clarke, 26 Jan 11:58

Microsoft: We bought Skype. We make mobiles.. Oh, HANG ON!

Analysis EUREKA! We should put the two together
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Jan 15:03

Opinion

Denmark Minecraft map vandalised

Windows 10 heralds the MINECRAFT-isation of Microsoft

Redmond is building a stack of visualisation tools for the generation that grew up with clickable everything
Windows OEM devices on stage at Computex

Speaking in Tech: FREE Win 10 upgrade 'NOT really a big deal'

Podcast Plus: IBM rep says layoff rumours are 'STUPID'
Team Register, 28 Jan 16:22
Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) and the Bombe machine

A Bombe Called Christopher, or A Very Poor Imitation

Stob Verity publishes the real script of Turing biopic The Imitation Game
Verity Stob, 26 Jan 13:08

Turnbull says big telcos should subsidise bush comms

Command and control in a free telco market
Richard Chirgwin, 21 Jan 22:32

News

Developers, developers, developers! But WILL they support Windows 10?

Analysis HoloLens is sexy, but Microsoft faces a battle to win devs' hearts and minds
Tim Anderson, 23 Jan 12:03

Gov.UK inhaled G-Cloud, spat out framework – ex-lead claims

Original team member claims there are 'vision' problems
Kat Hall, 23 Jan 11:02

Symantec data centre security software has security holes

Stop face-palming and start patching - the fixes are out there
Darren Pauli, 23 Jan 08:33

Never mind those touch apps, full Office 2016 is coming this year

Both Windows and OS X to get desktop suite revamps in 2015
Neil McAllister, 23 Jan 07:58

KimDotCom flails desperately, launches chat service

Rotund robberbarron moves forward with defense measure
Shaun Nichols, 23 Jan 05:25

Is Windows RT not invited to the Windows 10 upgrade party?

Redmond says ARM-based OS to get just 'some of the functionality'
Neil McAllister, 22 Jan 21:12

Free Windows 10 could mean the END for Microsoft and the PC biz

Analysis Satya Nadella's great price-slash gamble
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jan 12:47

FIVE Things (NOT 10: these are REAL) from the WINDOWS 10 event

Analysis Microsoft Operation Relevance – how’s it doing?
Andrew Orlowski, 22 Jan 11:59

Your anonymous code contributions probably aren't: boffins

Coders are creatures of easily-identifiable habit
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Jan 08:02

Big software players talking common microservices definitions

VMware plans 'stack' for componentised apps
Simon Sharwood, 22 Jan 07:25

US military finds F-35 software is a buggy mess

Tests jettisoned to protect schedule
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Jan 02:28
Genie

Will fondleslab's fickle finger of fate help Windows 10?

Even if it does, Microsoft’s price genie is hard to rebottle

GDS builds UNICORN HERDER, plays with Puppets

To the barricades, taxpayers, they're GIVING IT AWAY (as open source)!
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jan 07:29

Canonical goes all Internet of Stuff with Ubuntu for DRONES

Robots and such will dance to our tune, hopes Shuttleworth
Gavin Clarke, 20 Jan 14:03