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Android Wear support for Inbox and Songza integration with Google Play Music

Just some of the tweaks of the week in Google

Fri Dec 19 2014, 16:47

Minecraft creator Mojang announces story mode

Sure to be a blockbuster. Badoom tish

Fri Dec 19 2014, 13:49

Skype Translator preview goes live with real-time Spanish and English translation

As well as over 40 instant messaging languages

Tue Dec 16 2014, 12:19

Amazon resellers have stock flushed away after 1p computer glitch

Profits down the toilet as buyers spend a penny

Mon Dec 15 2014, 10:59

Google brings Lollipop to Android Wear, updates Hangouts and Chromecast

Lots of little things make for a busy week

Thu Dec 11 2014, 10:43

Google releases Android Studio 1.0 to help devs create better apps

Aims to make developers' lives even easier

Wed Dec 10 2014, 13:45

Canonical makes Ubuntu more snappy with Docker

Hooks up with Microsoft Azure for cloud deployment scheme

Tue Dec 09 2014, 16:08

The video games engine and movie post-production gap is closing

Column Games engines will liberate directors from the restraints of post-production processes

Fri Dec 05 2014, 17:08

Linux is winning enterprise cloud market share at expense of Windows

Open source software is biting Microsoft in business

Fri Dec 05 2014, 14:31

Windows 7 continues to gain market share as Windows XP plummets

But so is Windows 8, at last

Mon Dec 01 2014, 12:35

Twitter will monitor your mobile apps to target adverts

App graph raises eyebrows in the privacy camp

Thu Nov 27 2014, 14:50

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

Hipsters in mourning as Instagram 'Rapture' wipes out follower counts

All moving to another social network you've probably never heard of

Fri Dec 19 2014, 15:32

Black Mirror: White Christmas brings a hyper-real version of the Internet of Things

Brooker's twisted take on tech retains its distant plausibility

Wed Dec 17 2014, 12:25

Air traffic control computer glitch faces CAA inquiry

Updated London airspace was closed Friday

Tue Dec 16 2014, 11:19

Best iPhone and iPad apps to download this Christmas

A run down of our favourite iOS applications to keep you entertained this holiday

Fri Dec 12 2014, 15:55

FIDO Alliance taps a nail in the coffin of complex passwords

Thumb thing for the weak end

Wed Dec 10 2014, 16:45

iOS 8 hits 63 percent adoption as Apple squashes bugs in latest release

A stark comparison with Lollipop's 2.1 percent

Wed Dec 10 2014, 11:32

AMD takes on Nvidia with Omega Catalyst driver for better GPU performance

Rivals Nvidia's Dynamic Super Resolution technology

Tue Dec 09 2014, 09:47

Apple pulls failing Safari update after it forces users to reinstall OS X

Firm has yet to acknowledge the issue

Fri Dec 05 2014, 16:18

Mirantis offers developers free OpenStack with support and tutorials

Now you've no excuse

Thu Dec 04 2014, 16:54

Disney princesses show Barbie how to get kids to code

Frozen's Anna and Elsa lead the charge for women in IT

Fri Nov 28 2014, 14:00

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

Europe ends 'Browser Ballot' obligation for Windows users

Now you'll have to do your own research

Fri Dec 19 2014, 14:23

Apple wins iTunes antitrust case and gets to keep its cash

2006 iTunes updates were fair, court finds

Wed Dec 17 2014, 10:56

Red Hat launches RHEL 7.1 Beta with IBM Power8 support

Adds Microsoft CIFS support and real-time dispatching

Mon Dec 15 2014, 15:29

Angry Birds turns five: spare a thought for the six hundred billion dead

Rovio is feathering its nest

Thu Dec 11 2014, 12:40

Fedora 21 is released in cloud, server and workstation flavours

Red Hat turns its next leading-edge version of Linux loose on the world

Wed Dec 10 2014, 14:44

MariaDB Enterprise adds Suse Linux and IBM Power8 support

Also brings with it tailored notifications

Tue Dec 09 2014, 17:06

UK government makes push for science and technology studies

Includes a Hogwarts for techno wizards

Mon Dec 08 2014, 14:57

Apple will offer coding tuition as part of this year's Hour of Code

But you don't have to be a kid to learn some code next week

Fri Dec 05 2014, 15:24

Internet Explorer sees slight rise as Chrome and Firefox shed market share

But Apple's Safari browser sees biggest leap in November

Tue Dec 02 2014, 12:35

iOS 8 is installed on 60 percent of iPhones and iPads despite persistent problems

Up from 52 percent in October

Fri Nov 28 2014, 12:05

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
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