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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, promies private cloud cut of its number-cruncher
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 01:29

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

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
Neil McAllister, 16 Sep 12:00

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

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

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

Not appy with your Chromebook? Well now it can run Android apps

Google offers beta of tricky OS-inside-OS tech
Neil McAllister, 11 Sep 19:07

Profitless Twitter: We're looking to raise $1.5... yes, billion

We'll spend the dosh on transactions, biz stuff 'n' sh*t

Google extends app refund window to two hours

You now have 120 minutes to finish that game instead of 15
Simon Sharwood, 11 Sep 05:04

Intel: Hey, enterprises, drop everything and DO HADOOP

IDF 2014 Big Data analytics projected to run on more servers than any other app
Neil McAllister, 10 Sep 23:02

Ex Red Hat CTO installs self as Google Cloud boss

12 years and all I got was this lousy 25-word 'goodbye'?
Gavin Clarke, 10 Sep 11:38

Keep that consumer browser tat away from our software says Oracle

Big Red decides it will only support Firefox's Extended Support Releases
Simon Sharwood, 10 Sep 05:36
medical_doctor_health_channel

NHS grows a NoSQL backbone and rips out its Oracle Spine

Open source? In the government? Ha ha! What, wait ...?
Gavin Clarke, 09 Sep 14:56
iOS 8

Greater dev access to iOS 8 will put us AT RISK from HACKERS

Knocking holes in Apple's walled garden could backfire, says securo-chap
John Leyden, 09 Sep 10:56

Fedora gets new partition manager

GParted for a new era
hands waving dollar bills in the air

TIBCO ponders new 'financial options', including sale or merger

Your challenge: find ways to satisfy shareholders of mid-sized enterprise software outfit
Simon Sharwood, 05 Sep 05:03
WordPress

WordPress 4.0 is here, complete with one-click upgrade process

Don't relax yet, sysadmins, there's still a chance for some big messes here
Simon Sharwood, 05 Sep 03:02

YES, I have ridden the UNICORN: The Ubuntu Utopic unicorn

And no, you don't have to be a virgin. Linux fancier joke here
Scott Gilbertson, 04 Sep 08:00