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Who killed Cyanogen?

Analysis Well, it's hanging on in there, but why didn't it conquer the world?

Bits of Google's dead Project Ara modular mobe live on in Linux 4.9

Linus Torvalds teaches devs a lesson with early rc1 release

BART barfs, racers crash, and other classic BSODs

Your weekly Windows entertainment large and small

Apple’s macOS Sierra update really puts the fan into 'fanboi'

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Look out! It’s gonna blow!

VMS will be ready to run on x86 in 2019!

Or 2018 if you're brave. For now, we have a boot screen!

Google sets the date for first sniff at Android 7.1

Holding back Assistant and apps drawer for Pixel

Cyanogen mods self away from full Android alternative

Board shakeup and new 'buy our code McNuggets' plan follows lousy sales

FreeBSD 11.0 lands, with security fixes to FreeBSD 11.0

Bootleggers, don't ignore the official version

Windows updates? Just trust us, says Microsoft executive

Interview 'Rather than you approving which patches you want, we are saying let them all flow'

Windows 10 market share fell in September

Not by much and we know mass enterprise adoption is still to come

Google melts 78 Android security holes, two of which were critical

Chinese hackers thanked for help finding flaws

Linus Torvalds admits 'buggy crap' made it into Linux 4.8

Devs have 'NO F*CKING EXCUSE to knowingly kill the kernel', says Linux lord

Lenovo exec: Nope, not building Windows Phones

Canalys Channels Forum 2016 'Not convinced Microsoft is committed long term to the OS'

Apple to automatically cram macOS Sierra into Macs – 'cos that worked well for Windows 10

And they say Microsoft never innovates anything…

Our Windows windows will be resizable, soooon, vows Microsoft

Ignite Back to the '80s

Official: Windows 10 has hit the 400 million device mark

Pro version accounts for growing share of business PC sales

Heathrow airport and stock exchange throw mystery BSODs

BSOD WATCH Bonus: even more Acorn on show

Windows Server 2016: Leg up or lock in?

Microsoft Ignite Software Assurance licensing tags along

Windows 10 backlash: Which? demands compo for forced upgrades

If MS bricked your box, MS oughta cough up, says consumer org

Microsoft deletes Windows 10 nagware from Windows 7 and 8

Windows Update silently did the deed, added a few security fixes for .Net Framework too

BSODs of the week: From GRUB to nagware

'Free for personal use' might not include a stadium. Just sayin'

Microsoft's Service Fabric for Linux hits public preview

Platform as a Service for MS cloud: This one's for the Windows-wielding Linux lovers

'Oi! El Reg! Stop pretending Microsoft has a BSOD monopoly!'

Your wish, dear reader, is our command. Including an Acorn BSOD. Yup, that Acorn

Linus Torvalds won't apply 'sh*t-for-brains stupid patch'

He's sweary, but probably right on 'fundamentally insane' idea of driver/firmware disconnect

Debian plugs Linux 'TCP snoop' bug

Happy Labor Day, US sysadmins. Everyone else, you know what to do

'I'm sorry, your lift has had a problem and had to shut down'

More BSODs for your schadenfraude

Latest Intel, AMD chips will only run Windows 10 ... and Linux, BSD, OS X

Water cooler El Reg answers your questions while you wait for make all to finish

Windows 10 now rules the weekend, taking over from Windows 7

Redmond's latest is climbing nicely, mostly at Windows 7's expense

OpenBSD 6.0 lands

VAX support no longer devils the devs

Ice to see you! Windows 10 fix for freezing PCs finally flung at folks

If the update doesn't work, you'll have to co

Crash test dummy? Love the excitement of breaking an OS? Fedora 25 Alpha has landed

It's supposed to end in tears. Then you can file a bug report

Windows 10 Anniversary on a Raspberry Pi: Another look at IoT Core

Hands on Neat platform but should we just use Linux?

BSODs at scale: We laugh at your puny five storeys, here's our SIX storey #fail

Windows in a state of undress, all over the world

Having offended everyone else in the world, Linus Torvalds calls own lawyers a 'nasty festering disease'

Time for a compendium of abuse

Linux turns 25, with corporate contributors now key to its future

What's the weather in Hell today? Linus Torvalds has visited Microsoft at LinuxCon

Kindle Paperwhites turn Windows 10 PCs into paperweights: Plugging one in 'triggers a BSOD'

More Anniversary Update woe reported by frustrated users

Google Fuchsia OS eyes non-Linux things

Embedded is the web's next frontier

Kaspersky launches its own OS on Russian routers

Four-year build results in OS that aims to secure industrial control systems, мы думаем

Chocolate Factory exudes Nougat as Android 7 begins rollout

Newer Nexus owners get it first, the rest will have to wait

Five-storey Blue Screen Of Death spotted in Thailand

Where have you seen Windows #fail? And at what scale? Send them in, readers

Systemd adds filesystem mount tool

Linux mount gets a systemd wrapper

Windows 10 Anniversary Update completely borks USB webcams. Yay.

Official Redmond response: Customers love Win10