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Red Hat pledges patent protection for 99 per cent of FOSS-ware

Company has trove of 2,000 patents and won't enforce any of them if you licence right

Ah, good ol' Windows update cycles... Wait, before anything else, check your hardware

Sponsored Intel and Microsoft have been working together to ease the pain

Behold iOS 11, an entirely new computer platform from Apple

Review It's a massive and ambitious upgrade for iPads, but older hardware can't cut it

More are paying to stream music, but YouTube still holds the value gap

Demand's there; compensating artists is another issue

Google Cloud's API knows the sort of thing you like to look at

And now has creepy 'entity' sentiment analysis too

Chap tames Slack by piping it into Emacs

And then filtering out all the stuff he doesn't need to read

macOS High Sierra more like 'Cry Sierra' for Mac-wielding beta testers

Early issues arise with new version of OS X 10.13

Black screen of death after Win10 update? Microsoft blames HP

OEM factory images create 'incorrect registry keys'

Microsoft Office 365 Exchange issues for users across Europe

Updated Expect problems and delays

Linux 4.14 'getting very core new functionality' says Linus Torvalds

Memory management wonks, this release is for you. And also you Hyper-V admins

Google to kill Chrome autoplay madness

Sorta, kinda, well not really

HP users moaning over 10-minute login lag during 'Win 10 update'

Like watching a black screen dry (literally)

Python explosion blamed on pandas

Data science fad just won't die

Unloved Microsoft Edge is much improved – but will anyone use it?

We saw what you did there, Windows 10 web browser bods

Windows 10 Creators Update will add app-level privacy controls

Enterprises can lock down Telemetry a little more

Get out your specs: Java EE's headed to the Eclipse Foundation

Yes, we meant specifications... and think up a name, would you?

Slack re-invents the extranet and shared Notes databases with cross-company teams

Everything hip is new again

Government lab that gives a crap pushes open source

Boffins reveal code for turning cow pies into cash

Linus Torvalds' lifestyle tips for hackers: Be like me, work in a bathrobe, no showers before noon

Also be curious and constructive by working on Linux instead of breaking it

Microsoft fixing Windows 10 'stuttering' bugs in Creators Update

Insider build aims to address glitch spotted by gamers

BlackBerry admits: We could do better at patching

Still the most secure Android? It won't get last year's update

Everyone loves programming in Python! You disagree? But it's the fastest growing, says Stack Overflow

It's a grower not a, er, yeah...

F-35 firmware patches to be rolled out 'like iPhone updates'

'I see you're trying to land. Please reboot the flight control system to continue'

Atlassian releases 'Stride', because HipChat isn't hip enough to whack Slack

New collaboration tool is 'recommended upgrade' to HipChat, beats it on price

You are the one per cent if you read Firefox's privacy spiels

So Mozilla's going to give them their very own Tab, perhaps ahead of opt-out slurping

Google puts the last coat of polish on Chrome 61

WebUSB, WebShare, JavaScript Modules and more due any day now

Must go faster, must go faster! Oracle lobs Java EE into GitHub, vows rapid Java SE releases

Plenty of life left in this dinosaur

What's your flava? Ooo, tell me what's your flava... of Ubuntu

The options when 17.10 drops

WhatsApp irons a shirt, dons a suit, prepares business services

Slackers beware, Facebook-owned messaging platform thinks it can charge for chat

Facebook promised to open up its log storage system

LogDevice: how to make sense of 10 hyperscale data centres

Linus Torvalds passed a kidney stone and then squeezed out Linux 4.13

SMB 1.0 also deemed better out than in, as TLS makes it into the kernel

HPE wraps up $8.8bn Micro Focus software dump spin-off

Newly minted software giant formally begins operations

Microsoft sets the date for Fall Creators Update

After Lenovo leaks the details

OpenStack Pike release bites hard on microservices and scale

Project tries to move on to lifecycle management rather than initial setup

Privacy-focused search engine DeepSearch slinks out of hiding

New web crawler from TSignal doesn't care who you are

Google ARCore brings augmented reality to relatively small audience

At least it doesn't require a bleeding-edge PC and costly goggles

Microsoft's fix for web graphics going AWOL? Disable your antivirus

Or stop using Internet Explorer 11, of course

MongoDB quits Solaris, wants to work on an OS people actually use

Says users are migrating away, criticizes Oracle's roadmap and ends builds and support, effective ASAP

Well, debugger me. Microsoft's BSOD fixer is getting a makeover

Grey screen gets ribbonised

Chrome wants to remember which Websites to silence

Permanently mute those annoying autoplay videos? We're listening

VW engineer sent to the clink for three years for emissions-busting code

James Liang gets 40 months on the cooler and $200,000 fine

Node.js forks again – this time it's a war of words over anti-sex-pest codes of conduct

Updated Ayo emerges from split as board demands action

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