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HIDDEN packet sniffer spy tech in MILLIONS of iPhones, iPads – expert

Updated Don't panic though – Apple's backdoor is not wide open to all, guru tells us
Iain Thomson, 21 Jul 20:24

August Patch Tuesday to bring Windows bug fixes AND FEATURES – report

Windows 8.1 Update 2 said to arrive in three weeks
Neil McAllister, 21 Jul 19:49

Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months

Analysis The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jul 18:14

Google shows off new Chrome OS look

Athena springs full-grown from Chromium project's head
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jul 02:57

Firefox OS lands in Germany – with France, Asia, and more to come

Mozilla's thrifty, browser-based smartphone OS continues expansion
Neil McAllister, 17 Jul 20:34

EU dons gloves, pokes Google's deals with Android mobe makers

Exclusive El Reg cops a squint at investigatory letters
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Jul 13:50

OpenWRT gets native IPv6 slurping in major refresh

Also faster init and a new packages system
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Jul 02:58

Nokia emits Windows Phone 8.1 'Cyan' upgrade for Lumia gear

Finnish phones get bonus features on top of OS upgrade
Neil McAllister, 15 Jul 20:22

Microsoft takes on Chromebook with low-cost Windows laptops

WPC Redmond's chief salesman: We're taking 'hard' decisions
Gavin Clarke, 15 Jul 11:33

New leaked 'Windows 8 screenshot': The Start Menu strikes back

Revamped launcher could arrive in update this year
Neil McAllister, 15 Jul 01:28

July 14, 2015. Tuesday. No more support for Windows Server 2003. Good luck

2.7 million systems in Europe must make the switch
Paul Kunert, 14 Jul 12:02
Screenshot of a Windows Apportal

Microsoft wants to lure biz users with fondleable Windows 8.1 'Apportals'

Custom Start Screens lump enterprise apps and data in one place
Neil McAllister, 11 Jul 22:56

Samsung Z mobe a NO-SHOW at Moscow Tizen Developer Summit

More launch delays for Samsung's Android-alternative smartphone OS
Neil McAllister, 11 Jul 19:47

Dodgy Google, Yahoo! SSL certs nuked in Windows – finally

Tools for snooping on google.com, gmail.com and yahoo.com users knackered
Iain Thomson, 10 Jul 21:59

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

OS X Yosemite 4X more popular than Mavericks. Has Apple got a hit on its hands?

Big Data crunching? Nope. Big advertising spinning
Shaun Nichols, 09 Jul 21:04

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

Second Look As good as it gets, for now

Free Red Hat clone CentOS-7 is full of Linux Container love

All the glitter of RHEL 7 – without the price tag
Neil McAllister, 07 Jul 20:53

That AMAZING Windows comeback: Wow – 0.5% growth in 2015

Whoooah, my face is going all floppy with the speed
Paul Kunert, 07 Jul 08:02

Use Tor or 'extremist' Tails Linux? Congrats, you're on an NSA list

Penguinista mag readers, privacy-conscious netizens and more targeted, claims report
Iain Thomson, 03 Jul 17:49

Windows 7, XP and even Vista GAIN market share again

Windows 8.x failure to launch confirmed
Simon Sharwood, 03 Jul 04:02

Linux turns the crank on code for cars

Got a feel for your automobile
Richard Chirgwin, 02 Jul 03:30

Conformist Google: Android devices must LOOK, WORK ALIKE

Demands watch, TV, and car makers stick to default UI
Neil McAllister, 01 Jul 02:01

Apple ships security fixes for iOS, OS X, Safari ... basically EVERYTHING

Here comes the next big slew of WebKit bug fixes
Neil McAllister, 30 Jun 23:21

Using Android 4.3? Don't let malware snatch your private login keys

Bad news: One in ten devices suffer KeyStore flaw. Good news: It's hard to exploit
Iain Thomson, 30 Jun 21:04

VMware ends free SUSE for vSphere customers offer

The cost of running virtual appliances may just have gone up
Simon Sharwood, 26 Jun 03:58

I/O NOOOOO!!! We sat through Google's bum numbing 3-hour keynote so you didn't have to

Google I/O Lick of paint for Android, car control and more
Iain Thomson, 26 Jun 00:22

Surprise Android 'KitKat' update fixes nasty OpenSSL vuln

Android 4.4.4 shipping just 18 days after the previous version
Neil McAllister, 20 Jun 21:23
DellMachine

Dell exec: HP's 'Machine OS' is a 'laughable' idea

Updated Skeptical, private rival throws bucket of sick on HP's space program
Jack Clark, 12 Jun 19:57

Container-friendly Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 hits general availability

Could be fastest-adopted release ever, completely objective company claims
Neil McAllister, 10 Jun 17:05

Torvalds hits 'Go' button for Linux 3.15

Future 72-core Atom chippery now supported in Penguin-land
Simon Sharwood, 10 Jun 07:19
windows 7 image

Redmond is patching Windows 8 but NOT Windows 7, say security bods

New tool checks differences, could lead to 0-day bonanza
SOURCE:  http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=1412135

Samsung's 'OS of Everything' Tizen still has little to offer

Analysis Much talk yet few devices at this year's Tizen dev conference
Neil McAllister, 05 Jun 07:32

China puts Windows 8 on TV, screams: 'SECURITY, GET IT OUT OF HERE!'

Redmond's latest OS is 'big challenge for cybersecurity', says state broadcast
Jack Clark, 04 Jun 22:54