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BITE that APPLE if you want to escape the Android garden, Microsoft

Analysis Pick a winner in Apple-Samsung sales see-saw
Gavin Clarke, 29 Jan 13:11

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

Opera Jon weaves a brand new browser

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

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

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


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'
Docker Logo

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
OpenStack's "Dope 'N Stack" campaign

Speaking in Tech: Biz bods chat LIVE from OpenStack Summit

Podcast Is it 'still a box of razor blades'? Hear it from biz bods
Team Register, 05 Nov 13:46
Total Recall outside on Mars scene

Eye laser surgery campaigner burned by Facebook takedown

+Comment Are you really judge, jury, and executioner, Zuck, or just plain dumb?
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Nov 13:31


Spammers set their sights on WhatsApp – that's that ruined then

Bypassing filters and flinging ads through bars of cage
John Leyden, 15 Jan 13:25

'F*** you', exclaims Google Translate app, politely

'Eff, asterisk, asterisk, asterisk,' it mutters as Reg hack speaks
Jennifer Baker, 14 Jan 16:36

AMBER alerts of snatched kids to appear on Facebook (and Bing)

Video It's the thought that counts, Microsoft
Iain Thomson, 13 Jan 19:42

Microsoft patch batch pre-alerts now for paying customers ONLY

What's happening on Patch Tuesday? Search us...
John Leyden, 09 Jan 12:42

Microsoft tests waters for cloudy System Center heir

Quiz hints at hybrid cloud omni-manager to rule them all
Simon Sharwood, 08 Jan 01:56

Google's Gmail staggers to feet in China as access partially restored

Webmail hit a wall, but not our Great Firewall, says PRC
Kat Hall, 30 Dec 12:13

Key to Windows mobe app sales? Er, LOW MEMORY, of course

... and maybe get a few people to BUY the unloved tile-tastic things?
Simon Rockman, 30 Dec 09:39

Kim Dotcom vows to KILL SKYPE with encrypted MegaChat

Claims new service will end NSA mass surveillance
Neil McAllister, 30 Dec 01:16

Internet Explorer 12 to shed legacy cruft in bid to BEAT Chrome

Windows 10 will ship with two-pronged browser - report
Neil McAllister, 29 Dec 21:41

Gmail falls over after hitting 'Great Firewall of China' – report

Chinese clients? Better pick another webmail
Kat Hall, 29 Dec 11:06

El Reg's festive dating app guide, Pt. 2: The FEMALE perspective

Feature One lovely chap took me bin-diving
Lucy Orr, 28 Dec 12:00
Excel on Android

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

Open Document? DropBox? Check. Google Drive? NOOO
Tim Anderson, 24 Dec 12:31
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
windows 10 microsoft one windows

No more free Windows... and now it’s all about the services

Microsoft's ‘new business models’ on way
Gavin Clarke, 11 Dec 17:38
App Magnets

Remember that Big Blue Apple? Biz apps for iPads are here

If only there was an app for bankers! Oh, there is, and retail, and...
Paul Kunert, 10 Dec 17:43

Facebook injects CREEPY search engine into mobile app

Now pervs can prey on teens on the move too!
Kelly Fiveash, 09 Dec 12:47

400,000 Windows Server 2003 boxes face SUPPORT DOOM

Possible cloud storage revolution set for, er, Bastille Day 2015
Paul Kunert, 08 Dec 15:59

Why, hello there, Foxy... BYE GOOGLE! Mozilla's browser is a video star

Review Online face interface minus the vendor lock-in
Scott Gilbertson, 08 Dec 12:28