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Storage, chip slingers pledge allegiance to Linux, open source

LinuxCon 2014 Linux Foundation swells ranks, coffers

Linux Foundation says many Linux admins and engineers are certifiable

LinuxCon 2014 Floats exam program to help IT employers lock up talent

Intel's Raspberry Pi rival Galileo can now run Windows

Behold the Internet of Things. Wintel Things

Munich considers dumping Linux for ... GULP ... Windows!

Give a penguinista a hug, the Outlook's not good for open source's poster child

Linux kernel devs made to finger their dongles before contributing code

Two-factor auth enabled for Kernel.org repositories

The Return of BSOD: Does ANYONE trust Microsoft patches?

Sysadmins, you're either fighting fires or seen as incompetents now

Microsoft cries UNINSTALL in the wake of Blue Screens of Death™

Cache crash causes contained choloric calamity

Time to move away from Windows 7 ... whoa, whoa, who said anything about Windows 8?

Start migrating now to avoid another XPocalypse – Gartner

CoreOS takes Manhattan with Quay container-hosting gobble

Docker-friendly Linux to offer private repository storage

Red Hat spruces up 2011's enterprise Linux with RHEL 6.6 Beta

Updates a-comin' for those who haven't traded up to version 7

WinPhone's Halo hottie Cortana to hit desktop in next Windows – report

'Cortana, where is my Start Menu?'

Awooga: August Patch Tuesday incoming – with two remote-code exec bugs in IE, Windows

Good news for Server admins – no critical fixes planned

Amazon 'adware' laden Ubuntu passes ICO's data smell test

Linux love for Bezos' goods is not illegal, says UK watchdog

Speaking in Tech: 'I think Ballmer tried to DERAIL MICROSOFT', says ex-Redmond man

Podcast Did Steve have a Götterdämmerung moment?

Microsoft KILLS Windows 8.1 Update 2 and Patch Tuesday

You'll never believe what it's called inst... actually, you probably can

Meet Solaris 11.2, where SDN means 'Software-Defined Net profit'

Analysis This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants

Shuffling Zombie Juror – aka Linux kernel 3.16 – wants to eat … ARMs?

'Iffy' release candidates turned out alright says Linus Torvalds

Surfing the web from Android? We KNEW it – sorry, iOS fanbois

About time too: fandroids dominate in buying devices

Windows 8 market share stalls, XP at record low

Another month of nasty numbers for Microsoft

Call off the firing squad: HP grants stay of execution to OpenVMS

Startup to take over support for today's Itaniums and beyond

POW! Apple smites Macbook Air EFI firmware update borkage

Fruity firm provides digital balm for furious fanbois

PEAK LANDFILL: Why tablet gloom is good news for Windows users

Analysis Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever

Red Hat rallies hardware makers with 64-bit ARM server partner program

Standards sought for low-power data center kit

Microsoft rolls up more Windows Server 2012 R2 updates

Office 365 monitoring and virtual machine visualiser among 40-plus tweaks

Android busted for carrying Fake ID: OS doesn't check who really made that 'Adobe' plugin

Versions 2.1 to 4.4 vulnerable to masquerading malware

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Update specs tease details of Nokia's next mobes

New screen sizes, dual SIMs, voice over LTE, and more

Cloudy CoreOS Linux distro declares itself production-ready

Lightweight, container-happy Linux gets first Stable release

KDE releases ice-cream coloured Plasma 5 just in time for summer

Review Melty but refreshing - popular rival to Mint's Cinnamon's still a work in progress

Secure microkernel that uses maths to be 'bug free' goes open source

Hacker-repelling, drone-protecting code will soon be yours to tweak as you see fit

iOS slurpware brouhaha: It's for diagnostics, honest, says Apple

Hidden packet sniffer claims hit Cupertino

Apple: We'll unleash OS X Yosemite beta on the MASSES on 24 July

Starting today, regular fanbois will be guinea pigs, it tells Reg

Speaking in Tech: Microsoft DOES have a stake in Android, y'know

Podcast Ever been asked to give feedback on enterprise helldesks? Thought not

Samsung looks to up Tizen market share ... by upgrading Galaxy Gear

Android-powered smartwatches get Tizen makeover in US

Apple said to be prepping public beta for OS X Yosemite

New Mac OS set to open to the masses

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

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

Windows 8.1 Update 2 said to arrive in three weeks

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

Analysis The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia

Google shows off new Chrome OS look

Athena springs full-grown from Chromium project's head

Debian Linux, Android share a bed in upcoming distro

MicroXwin gents prep VolksPC

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

Mozilla's thrifty, browser-based smartphone OS continues expansion

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

Exclusive El Reg cops a squint at investigatory letters

OpenWRT gets native IPv6 slurping in major refresh

Also faster init and a new packages system