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Microsoft admits that there is no Update 2 for Windows 8.1

Will dripfeed improvements instead

Wed Aug 06 2014, 12:31

Whatsapp update adds support for Android Wear smartwatches

Let's users message from their wrist

Tue Aug 05 2014, 13:28

Mac OS X tweak could break developers’ apps

Developers must re-sign apps

Tue Aug 05 2014, 11:33

Microsoft releases Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 5.0

Adds better attack surface reduction tool

Mon Aug 04 2014, 14:34

Blackberry makes BBM for Windows Phone available to all Lumia owners

Follows app's limited release in private beta

Fri Aug 01 2014, 12:35

Soon it will be legal to use your MP3 player

Change in copyright law makes personal copies okay

Thu Jul 31 2014, 14:37

Google's 64-bit Chrome browser for Windows arrives in beta

Crash rates halved over 32-bit

Thu Jul 31 2014, 11:14

Opensuse Linux switches to a rolling release process

Opensuse Factory build moves to a daily release cycle

Wed Jul 30 2014, 15:45

Now TV arrives on the Xbox One as Sky Go becomes pay service

Arrives a week after PS4 version

Wed Jul 30 2014, 13:32

Microsoft's first Windows Phone 8.1 update arrives next week

With Cortana and Live Folders support

Wed Jul 30 2014, 12:43

Blackberry buys 'anti-eavesdropping' mobile security firm Secusmart

Looks to win over those concerned by NSA snooping

Tue Jul 29 2014, 15:42

Facebook Messenger now mandatory for mobile chat on iOS and Android

News hasn't gone down well with users

Tue Jul 29 2014, 11:36

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 to introduce folders, VoLTE support

Could arrive as early as next week

Mon Jul 28 2014, 10:56

The Pirate Bay launches a mobile website for smartphone torrenting

So far it hasn't fallen afoul of the content cartels

Fri Jul 25 2014, 16:28

HP and Chubby Checker settle dinklegate row out of court

Singer stops his Chubby being covered in HP sauce

Fri Jul 25 2014, 11:58

European Central Bank sees customer data pilfered in website hack

But said no financial details have been pinched

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:24

Google offers Java developers free training for platform as a service

Java devs can learn to write for Android L

Wed Jul 23 2014, 17:10

Synology 'investigating' Synlocker NAS drive ransomware

Users hit by ransomware advised to shutdown their systems

Wed Aug 06 2014, 10:33

Samba hit by remote code execution vulnerability

Samba got tangoed

Tue Aug 05 2014, 13:06

Paypal ignores bug discovery that lets anyone bypass two factor authentication

Researcher told firm about it in June but still had no response

Tue Aug 05 2014, 11:11

eBay suffers major outage but is yet to acknowledge it

Angry sellers take to social media

Fri Aug 01 2014, 16:10

Office for iPad's first major update adds PDF export, gesture support

Microsoft beefs up Word, Powerpoint and Excel for the iPad

Fri Aug 01 2014, 12:14

AMD's Opteron A1100 series developer kit is available for £1,800

With the firm's first 64-bit ARM chips codenamed 'Seattle'

Thu Jul 31 2014, 13:16

Blackberry’s global market share shrinks to less than one percent

Windows Phone also sees a second quarter slump

Thu Jul 31 2014, 10:52

Apple buys radio service Swell and shuts it down

Firm also picks up e-book discovery service Booklamp

Wed Jul 30 2014, 14:28

House of Lords slams 'right to be forgotten' ruling as 'unworkable and unreasonable'

ECJ ruling is 'wrong in principle' and must be rejected

Wed Jul 30 2014, 13:10

Chinese authorities announce Microsoft anti-monopoly investigation

Updated Thinks there's something it isn't being told

Tue Jul 29 2014, 17:01

Google updates Play store API for Android developers

Automate app rollouts with a single press

Tue Jul 29 2014, 15:17

Mozilla hires Beard to put an end to gay marriage controversy

Leaves Eich to his own

Tue Jul 29 2014, 09:41

Cortana humiliates Siri in Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 8.1 advert

Firm takes a leaf out of Samsung's book

Mon Jul 28 2014, 09:58

Updated Chrome and Firefox betas arrive on Android

Google and Mozilla fight it out for top Android browser crown

Fri Jul 25 2014, 16:02

Oracle releases its 'unbreakable' homebrew Oracle Linux 7

Roll up to see incredible Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3

Thu Jul 24 2014, 16:48

PS4 gets a Now TV app, Xbox One version coming in 'weeks'

Sony console users also getting 3D Blu-ray support

Thu Jul 24 2014, 10:36

Dropbox advises users with privacy concerns to add their own encryption

But warns it will break some features if you do

Wed Jul 23 2014, 15:08

'Free' Windows 9 could lead to a meltdown for Microsoft

Rumoured upgrade could render Windows XP era equipment obsolete

Tue Aug 05 2014, 14:27

HP responds to legal intervention from Autonomy executives

Tit for tat spat getting serious

Tue Aug 05 2014, 12:17

Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 5 to developers' iPhones and iPads

Mobile operating system edges closer to release

Tue Aug 05 2014, 10:36

Windows 8 market share down slightly as Windows 7 climbs again

Windows XP down too, but only slightly

Fri Aug 01 2014, 13:52

Google gives £3m to projects for social good

The £3m Impact Challenge Awards raise the bar again

Thu Jul 31 2014, 17:08

Shazam heads to the desktop with Mac OS X app

No word of a Windows version yet

Thu Jul 31 2014, 12:20

Libreoffice 4.3 looks backwards to go forwards

Brings support for a range of legacy formats

Wed Jul 30 2014, 16:10

Instagram rivals Snapchat with Bolt photo messaging app

Despite owner Facebook having launched a similar service last month

Wed Jul 30 2014, 14:07

Android grows UK market share at expense of iOS and Windows Phone

But Apple sees boom in iPhone 5C sales

Wed Jul 30 2014, 12:49

Android 'supermalware' can impersonate any app

'Fake ID' will leave you needing a beer

Tue Jul 29 2014, 16:15

Spotify adds equaliser function to iPhone and iPad apps

Available to download now

Tue Jul 29 2014, 12:35

Aussie hackers get Doom working on an ATM

Deny plans for Bubble Bobble on a tumble dryer

Mon Jul 28 2014, 15:23

Researchers herald the coming of the 1TB smartphone

Advances in RRAM could mean big storage on the way

Fri Jul 25 2014, 17:20

Top 10 Silicon Valley quotes: Minimum Viable Product

The key lines and quotes from episode one of HBO's tech comedy

Fri Jul 25 2014, 12:20

Uber is now available on Windows Phone

Cab booking app arrives for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 smartphones

Thu Jul 24 2014, 15:14

Oracle launches Data as a Service offering similar to PRISM

Offers collated data from many sources to drive business decisions

Thu Jul 24 2014, 09:59
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