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Google will kill Microsoft Silverlight in Chrome by disabling NPAPI plug-in

Business-critical apps have till autumn 2015 to migrate

Wed Nov 26 2014, 14:17

IBM to open a Bluemix Garage in London's Canary Wharf

Brings out dedicated and hybrid cloud services

Fri Nov 21 2014, 14:07

Google updates welcome Chrome 64-bit for Mac and sharing for Google Keep

Lots of Lollipop news, so let's lick it together

Thu Nov 20 2014, 16:32

WhatsApp founder showers FreeBSD with $1m after Facebook windfall

Jan Koum makes it rain cash

Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:32

Amazon now supports Android Wear but Bitdefender thinks its a virus

New app update causing false positives for virus checkers

Tue Nov 18 2014, 17:06

Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 to speed up iPhone 4S and iPad 2 performance

Firm also rolls out Mac OS X 10.10.1 to fix Yosemite WiFi problems

Tue Nov 18 2014, 10:39

Boffins develop self-healing software that fights back against malware

Works on virtual machines and it's open source

Fri Nov 14 2014, 14:51

Nvidia launches Grid-powered on-demand cloud gaming service for Shield

Will launch with titles like Batman: Arkham City and Borderlands 2

Thu Nov 13 2014, 15:38

Samsung unveils Flow to challenge Apple's Continuity feature

Content can be shared across mobile, PC, TV and wearables

Thu Nov 13 2014, 12:43

Mozilla launches Oculus Rift portal for virtual reality web

Releases open source code to help developers too

Wed Nov 12 2014, 17:20

Netflix brings 1080p HD streaming to the iPhone 6 Plus

But the smaller iPhone 6 isn't supported

Wed Nov 12 2014, 10:24

EFF tells Supreme Court that APIs cannot be copyrighted

Rights group and computer scientists wants ruling overturned

Mon Nov 10 2014, 15:33

Nationwide launches balance check app for Android Wear

View your overdraft on your smartwatch

Fri Nov 07 2014, 15:13

Red Hat releases Fedora 21 Beta for cloud, server and workstation environments

Final release could be just weeks away

Wed Nov 05 2014, 14:56

Mac OS X Yosemite has a root access vulnerability

But it will be patched by January 2015

Tue Nov 04 2014, 16:18

Gmail 5.0 for Android leaks with third-party account support

Now you can add Yahoo and Outlook to your inbox

Mon Nov 03 2014, 13:21

BitTorrent users are 170 percent more likely to download legally than non-torrenters

Torrenters aren't pirates, they're highly-engaged superfans

Tue Nov 25 2014, 16:05

Actuate brings wearables to big data with Android Wear integration

BIRT is back to Ernie his keep

Fri Nov 21 2014, 09:31

Smartphone encryption 'means a child will die', says DoJ

The surveillance state is in a panic

Thu Nov 20 2014, 14:19

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption to its Android app

Joins forces with Open Whisper Systems to beef up security credentials

Wed Nov 19 2014, 11:43

IBM brings Watson-tinged analytics to new mail and social platform

Still won't 'undo send' on drunken emails to the boss

Tue Nov 18 2014, 15:00

Microsoft defends OneDrive changes in Windows 10 Preview

Annoys a lot of people, again, with changes to syncing

Mon Nov 17 2014, 12:35

Mozilla starts displaying adverts in Firefox 33.1

But just in new tabs, and you can turn them off

Fri Nov 14 2014, 11:51

Mac OS X Yosemite disables third-party SSD driver support

Some Mac systems are rendered unbootable

Thu Nov 13 2014, 14:33

Mageia 5 Beta 1 is available two months after originally planned

Linux distribution was held up by RPM and Gnu C library glitches

Thu Nov 13 2014, 12:11

Groupon backs down from Gnome trademark attack

Reconsiders in the glare of publicity

Wed Nov 12 2014, 15:02

Gnome wakes up to Groupon trademark attack

Open-source project reacts six months late

Tue Nov 11 2014, 17:35

Apple is 'aggressively' courting business devs and clients following IBM partnership

Firm begins assault on the enterprise to challenge Dell and HP

Tue Nov 11 2014, 12:43

NCA shutters 400 'dark web' sites in operation Project Protein

Six people arrested as part of crackdown

Fri Nov 07 2014, 16:07

Opera Mini 9 for iOS promises to kill the video buffering wheel

Firm claims it's the first to bring video optimisation to a mobile browser

Thu Nov 06 2014, 11:27

Microsoft and Dropbox announce long-term play date for Office

Vole and Condi sittin' in a tree, C.O.L.L.A.B.O.R.A.T.I.N.G.

Wed Nov 05 2014, 11:19

Windows 10 Preview adds native MKV, HEVC and FLAC support

Begone foul third-party codecs

Mon Nov 03 2014, 17:20

Windows 8 becomes a late bloomer as it hits 15 percent

As XP withers, love finally overcomes eight

Mon Nov 03 2014, 11:00

Linux distributor SUSE delves into software-defined storage

Suggests SUSE Storage could quickly become its number two product line

Mon Nov 24 2014, 16:31

Detekt software tool scans for surveillance spyware

Released for free by group of human rights organisations

Thu Nov 20 2014, 17:10

Firefox ditches Google for Yahoo in the US as it localises default search

New strategy sees Russia and China get their own search options

Thu Nov 20 2014, 11:00

Apple releases WatchKit SDK so developers can create Apple Watch apps

Software reveals more details about firm's debut smartwatch

Wed Nov 19 2014, 11:36

Spotify hitches a ride with Uber to provide in-car streaming to iOS and Android users

But drivers will have option to shut out service

Tue Nov 18 2014, 11:21

Snapchat bans all third-party app access following 4chan hack

Accounts of users not following the rules may be 'permanently disabled'

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:11

NHS to introduce quality mark for health apps as paperless 2018 deadline looms

But there are big mountains to climb to achieve targets

Thu Nov 13 2014, 17:22

Google Search adds third-party app support and improved email scanning

Google Now can now nag you about plans you didn't know you made

Thu Nov 13 2014, 13:42

Microsoft takes .NET open source and makes it available for Linux and Mac

Cautious welcome for Microsoft sea change

Thu Nov 13 2014, 11:47

Microsoft launches Office 365 Clutter tool to keep your inbox clean

Brings Social Graph project to your inbox

Wed Nov 12 2014, 11:52

Cortana could be coming to Android and iOS

But let's not go nuts just yet

Tue Nov 11 2014, 14:18

Ministry of Defence posts open source code to Github

Hopes it can learn from other users' bug fixes

Mon Nov 10 2014, 17:45

WhatsApp ticks off users with read receipts rollout

Feature comes to iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone

Fri Nov 07 2014, 15:41

Adobe takes Brackets web design tool out of beta

I blame the parenthesis

Wed Nov 05 2014, 17:35

CERN adopts OpenStack as LHC compute requirements soar

European physics lab is adapting its IT to cope with a huge growth in data

Wed Nov 05 2014, 10:26

Mozilla teases 'fx10' browser aimed at developers

Promises to let you 'debug the whole web'

Mon Nov 03 2014, 16:59
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