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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

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

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

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

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

Netscape plugins about to stop working in Chrome for Mac

Google kills off 32-bit Chrome, only on Mac
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 02:58

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

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

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

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
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
Measuring up Apple

Sex is great in books, lousy in apps, says Apple

New App Store guidelines offer rules for smut and new home automation and health APIs
Steve Ballmer

Ballmer PERSONALLY wrote Windows' Blue Screen of Death text

Ex-MS CEO is man behind infamous three-fingered salute
Simon Sharwood, 04 Sep 04:01
Bitcoins

Do you accept Bitcoin? That'll do nicely, says Apache

Late scramble aboard the bitbandwagon for open sourcerers
Gavin Clarke, 03 Sep 13:36

Jimbo tells Wikipedians: You CAN'T vote to disable 'key software features'

To dissent is to 'climb the Reichstag dressed like Spiderman'...
Andrew Orlowski, 03 Sep 10:01