Software

Microsoft promises open plan mobile Office. Who sits by the Windows?

Open Document? DropBox? Check. Google Drive? NOOO
Tim Anderson, 24 Dec 12:31

Windows Phone bumping along the bottom

Microsoft's stats for developers advise them to aim low … in Russian or Spanish
Simon Sharwood, 24 Dec 07:31

Devuan rebels hope to deliver Debian fork in 2015

343 people on the mailing list, €3,473 in cash and systemd replacement under way
Simon Sharwood, 24 Dec 05:02

Frustration with Elite:Dangerous boils over into 'Refund Quest'

>> You are trying to secure a refund from an unscrupulous developer
Simon Sharwood, 23 Dec 03:55

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

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
Verity Stob, 18 Dec 09:00

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

News

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 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
Earth

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
Web browsers

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
BPG compression demo

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