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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

Mozilla's 'Tiles' ads debut in new Firefox nightlies

You can try turning them off and on again
Simon Sharwood, 29 Aug 02:01

'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

Microsoft boots 1,500 dodgy apps from the Windows Store

DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! Naughty, misleading developers!
Simon Sharwood, 28 Aug 05:02

Twitter gives ANALYTICS to the unwashed masses

Obsessing over hit counts no longer just for advertisers and celebrities
Shaun Nichols, 28 Aug 00:59

Scratched PC-dispatch patch patched, hatched in batch rematch

Windows security update fixed after triggering blue screens (and screams) of death
Iain Thomson, 27 Aug 19:35

Not so Instagram now: Time-shifting Hyperlapse iPhone tool unveiled

Facebook photos app now able to shoot fast-moving vids
Shaun Nichols, 27 Aug 07:01

Why has the web gone to hell? Market chaos and HUMAN NATURE

Worstall on Wednesday Tim Berners-Lee isn't happy, but we should be
Tim Worstall, 27 Aug 06:05

Google ghostly graphics haunt Image search

'Technical issue' sees NBA star, car crash pic, in search for pancakes
Darren Pauli, 27 Aug 05:32
Woodchipper scene from Fargo

VMware puts VDI in the woodchipper

VMWorld 2014 Project Fargo and CloudVolumes shred VDI storage requirements
Simon Sharwood, 26 Aug 23:58

Google kicks PowerPoint in the fondleslab

Slideware side blow to Apple, too
Jasper Hamill, 26 Aug 21:06

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

Apple promises to lift Curse of the Drained iPhone 5 Battery

Have you tried turning it off and...? Never mind, here's a replacement
Jasper Hamill, 26 Aug 14:02

Sin COS to tan Windows? Chinese operating system to debut in autumn – report

Development alliance working on desktop, mobe software
OUT-LAW.COM, 26 Aug 10:29

Linux turns 23 and Linus Torvalds celebrates as only he can

No, not with swearing, but by controlling the release cycle
Simon Sharwood, 26 Aug 07:02

GitHub.io killed the distro star: Why are people so bored with the top Linux makers?

LinuxCon 2014 Raise your hand if you're interested – liar!
Neil McAllister, 25 Aug 18:47

This is how I set about making a fortune with my own startup

Doing my own 'ting Would you leave your well-paid job to chase your dream?
Damon Hart-Davis, 25 Aug 12:00

China hopes home-grown OS will oust Microsoft

Doesn't much like Apple or Google, either
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Aug 01:01

Red Hat: ARM servers will come when people crank out chips like AMD's 64-bit Seattle

LinuxCon 2014 Standards to lift data center boxes out of device doldrums
Neil McAllister, 22 Aug 20:45

Microsoft parts Azure cloud, reveals NoSQL doc database

We're not in a relational world anymore, Dorothy
Gavin Clarke, 22 Aug 13:26

Obama's healthcare.gov savior says: 'No suits please, we're techies'

Mikey Dickerson plans change in move from Google to running government IT
Iain Thomson, 21 Aug 23:20
Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 tablet

Microsoft refuses to nip 'Windows 9' unzip lip slip

Look at the shiny Windows 8.1, why can't you people talk about 8.1, sobs an exec somewhere
Shaun Nichols, 21 Aug 20:07

Linux duo land $54m VC Xamarin cash bag

A 'pretty strong signal,' says CEO
Gavin Clarke, 21 Aug 14:01
channel_partners_deal_handshake

Microsoft, Google link arms on browser vid chat

ORTC: Skype without, ummm, Skype?
Richard Chirgwin, 21 Aug 05:03

Storage, chip slingers pledge allegiance to Linux, open source

LinuxCon 2014 Linux Foundation swells ranks, coffers
Neil McAllister, 21 Aug 02:01
Robot wearing mortar board and brandishing certificates

Linux Foundation says many Linux admins and engineers are certifiable

LinuxCon 2014 Floats exam program to help IT employers lock up talent
Neil McAllister, 20 Aug 20:28

Look, no client! Not quite: the long road to a webbified Vim

Programming the Web, Pt. III Building in the browser
Scott Gilbertson, 20 Aug 08:30
Galileo, engraving by Samuel Sartain

Intel's Raspberry Pi rival Galileo can now run Windows

Behold the Internet of Things. Wintel Things
OneNote for Android

Eat up Martha! Microsoft slings handwriting recog into OneNote on Android

Freehand input on non-Windows kit for the first time
Neil McAllister, 19 Aug 16:10
Tools

EnterpriseDB chucks devs free tools to craft NoSQL web apps with PostgreSQL

Prebuilt AWS image comes with all you need preconfigured
Neil McAllister, 19 Aug 07:01

Munich considers dumping Linux for ... GULP ... Windows!

Give a penguinista a hug, the Outlook's not good for open source's poster child
Simon Sharwood, 19 Aug 00:09