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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

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

Windows 7 settles as Windows XP use finally starts to slip … a bit

And at the back of the field, Windows 8.1 is sprinting away from Windows 8
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 21:54

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

VMware puts VDI in the woodchipper

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

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

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 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

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
Galileo, engraving by Samuel Sartain

Intel's Raspberry Pi rival Galileo can now run Windows

Behold the Internet of Things. Wintel Things
Gavin Clarke, 19 Aug 17:28

Opinion

Windows 8.1 Update Start Screen

The Windows 8 dilemma: Win 8 or wait for 9?

Second Look As good as it gets, for now

Windows Phone: Just as well Microsoft bought an Android maker, RIGHT?

Comment Can nothing halt little green robot's march over mobes?
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Apr 10:54

Nothing's as SCARY as an overly aggressive SOFTWARE PIMP

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Ha ha... you’ve been UPGRAYEDDED!
Alistair Dabbs, 04 Apr 12:28
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

How Microsoft can keep Win XP alive – and WHY: A real-world example

Sysadmin blog Redmond needs to discover the mathematics of trust
Trevor Pott, 02 Apr 00:18

News

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

Linux kernel devs made to finger their dongles before contributing code

Two-factor auth enabled for Kernel.org repositories
Neil McAllister, 18 Aug 23:44

The Return of BSOD: Does ANYONE trust Microsoft patches?

Sysadmins, you're either fighting fires or seen as incompetents now
Gavin Clarke, 18 Aug 15:45

Microsoft cries UNINSTALL in the wake of Blue Screens of Death™

Cache crash causes contained choloric calamity
Darren Pauli, 17 Aug 22:29

Time to move away from Windows 7 ... whoa, whoa, who said anything about Windows 8?

Start migrating now to avoid another XPocalypse – Gartner
Shaun Nichols, 15 Aug 00:02

CoreOS takes Manhattan with Quay container-hosting gobble

Docker-friendly Linux to offer private repository storage
Neil McAllister, 13 Aug 16:00

Red Hat spruces up 2011's enterprise Linux with RHEL 6.6 Beta

Updates a-comin' for those who haven't traded up to version 7
Neil McAllister, 12 Aug 19:53

Awooga: August Patch Tuesday incoming – with two remote-code exec bugs in IE, Windows

Good news for Server admins – no critical fixes planned
Shaun Nichols, 07 Aug 22:07

Amazon 'adware' laden Ubuntu passes ICO's data smell test

Linux love for Bezos' goods is not illegal, says UK watchdog
Gavin Clarke, 07 Aug 16:34

Microsoft KILLS Windows 8.1 Update 2 and Patch Tuesday

You'll never believe what it's called inst... actually, you probably can
Neil McAllister, 05 Aug 20:19

Meet Solaris 11.2, where SDN means 'Software-Defined Net profit'

Analysis This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants
Gavin Clarke, 05 Aug 04:28
Zombie cloud

Shuffling Zombie Juror – aka Linux kernel 3.16 – wants to eat … ARMs?

'Iffy' release candidates turned out alright says Linus Torvalds
Simon Sharwood, 05 Aug 03:02
A fake iPhone with electric shock capabilities

Surfing the web from Android? We KNEW it – sorry, iOS fanbois

About time too: fandroids dominate in buying devices
Jasper Hamill, 04 Aug 13:27
chalk outline of  human body at crime scene

Windows 8 market share stalls, XP at record low

Another month of nasty numbers for Microsoft
Simon Sharwood, 04 Aug 00:58
Firing squad

Call off the firing squad: HP grants stay of execution to OpenVMS

Startup to take over support for today's Itaniums and beyond
Neil McAllister, 31 Jul 22:21
Apple MacBook Air 11-inch 2013

POW! Apple smites Macbook Air EFI firmware update borkage

Fruity firm provides digital balm for furious fanbois
Jasper Hamill, 31 Jul 13:07

PEAK LANDFILL: Why tablet gloom is good news for Windows users

Analysis Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Partnership

Red Hat rallies hardware makers with 64-bit ARM server partner program

Standards sought for low-power data center kit
Neil McAllister, 30 Jul 23:32

Microsoft rolls up more Windows Server 2012 R2 updates

Office 365 monitoring and virtual machine visualiser among 40-plus tweaks
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 02:58