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'We broke a few things and will continue to do so... in a careful way' – Oracle's Reinhold on Java renovation work

CodeOne Language is still free, it's the support that will cost you plenty

Memo to Microsoft: Windows 10 is broken, and the fixes can't wait

Comment Three urgent changes Redmond must make to stop the QA crisis

Zip it! 3 more reasons to be glad you didn't jump on Windows 10 1809

So fonts are funny and archives aren't ace but, hey, at least it isn't deleting files, right?

Roughly 30 years after its birth at UK's Acorn Computers, RISC OS 5 is going open source

Original Arm operating system relicensed under Apache 2.0

PC version of Linux 4.19 lands with PC version of Linus Torvalds: Kernel handed back to creator

And the updated code of conduct is now live, too

SQLite creator crucified after code of conduct warns devs to love God, and not kill, commit adultery, steal, curse...

Database creator explains Christian-based rules to El Reg

Stealthy UK startup drops veil on next frontier of speech wizardry

The power's in the phone, not the cloud

Skype bot airport action, Retpolining into 2019, old Kubernetes versions for the chop in Azure, and much more Microsoft

Roundup Boop beep boop beep boop, your flight's cancelled

So, about that Google tax on Android makers in the EU – report pegs it at up to $40 per phone

Fee offset if Search and Chrome included alongside Play Store, of course

The code's crashed again, but why? Tell us your war stories of bugs found – and bugs fixed

Reader study We need your help in understanding how software issues are solved in production environments

Peter Thiel's Palantir reportedly eyeing up $41bn IPO

Spies' fave data mining biz could go public as early as late 2019 – reports

Is this cuttlefish really all that cosmic? Ubuntu 18.10 arrives with extra spit, polish, 4.18 kernel

El Reg vulture gets his claws into Canonical's latest OS

Love Microsoft Teams? Love Linux? Then you won't love this

Updated Learn to love the browser instead

Microsoft points to a golden future where you can make Windows 10 your own

Or at least uninstall some of the bits you really don't want

Arm cozies up to Intel for second time in a week – this time to borrow tools from Yocto Project for Mbed Linux

Aww, ain't that sweet

Enterprise Java caretakers float new rules of engagement for future feature updates

Eclipse Foundation seeks to replace the Java Community Process for Jakarta EE

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is worth 154 median minions

But that's not as bad as Barbie flinger Mattel or, indeed, Oracle

Chrome 70 flips switch on Progressive Web Apps in Windows 10 – with janky results

Not quite the native experience Google's shooting for

Stroppy Google runs rings round Brussels with Android remedy

Comment It's playing a long game

Once more with feeling: Windows 10 October 2018 Update inches closer to relaunch

Second Insider build with more fixes for 1809. Could third time be the charm?

There will be no escape once Twilio snaps up SendGrid in $2bn deal

A message to you, Rudy. Or a call. Or maybe an email?

Open-source this, open-source that, and the end of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Minecraft? In The Reg? Call the Brigadier!

In Windows 10 Update land, nobody can hear you scream

Probably because Microsoft has accidentally disabled your audio

Your RSS is grass: Mozilla euthanizes feed reader, Atom code in Firefox browser, claims it's old and unloved

The Live bookmarks, preview features, that is

Microsoft reveals xlang: Cross-language, cross-compiler and coming to a platform near you

A lovely bit of open-source interop for the weekend

Microsoft Windows 10 October update giving HP users BSOD

Updated Auto-updates come with a sting

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 owners: So, about that other broken update…

Fondleslabs continue to be borked by flaky firmware

Apache OpenOffice, the Schrodinger's app: No one knows if it's dead or alive, no one really wants to look inside

Analysis Open-source suite defies doomsayers with millions of downloads

Microsoft has signed up to the Open Invention Network. We repeat. Microsoft has signed up to the OIN

That 60,000 patents in your pocket or are you just pleased to see us?

Microsoft deletes deleterious file deletion bug from Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Let's try that one again, says Redmond, after last week's operating system build misread timestamps

First it came for your desktop, now Windows 10 1809 is coming for your Things

Roundup While Insiders look to a golden 19H1 future

Microsoft yanks the document-destroying Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Day four exceeds all expectations as Microsoft steps back from brink

On the third day of Windows Microsoft gave to me: A file-munching run of DELTREE

Updated Users report disappearing docs. What will day four bring?

Microsoft's elderly .NET Framework shakes stick at whippersnapper Core while Visual Studio drops another preview

ARM64 and iOS 12 for devs, slow shuffle for venerable framework

Day two – and Windows 10 October 2018 Update trips over Intel audio

Driver snafu thrashes CPUs and guzzles batteries

China's going to make a mobile OS and everyone will love it, predict ball-gazing analysts

Autonomous cars and smart clothes look like a dud, though

Apple macOS Mojave: There's goth mode but developers will have to wait for the juicy stuff

Review Oh, and we have Piles, I mean Stacks

Windows 10 1809: Now arriving on a desktop near you (if you want it)

Clicked Check For Updates? Welcome to the Release Preview ring

Using Microsoft's Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations? Using Skype? Not for long!

Upcoming update could bork on-prem logins, warns Redmond

New Orleans! Microsoft emits v2.1 of scaling-for-dummies app platform

Nothing to do with jazz, everything to do with grains and silos

Microsoft updates Visual Studio 2017 for devs chewing the CUDA

With Nvidia CUDA 10 comes great AI power and VS compatibility

Google taking action against disguised code in Chrome Web Store

Security rules demand more from devs in the New Year

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