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Linux Mint 18.3: A breath of fresh air? Well, it's a step into the unGNOME

No bearded desktops with pointy hats to be seen here

Open-source civil war: Olive branch offered in trademark spat... with live grenade attached

Software Freedom Law Center claims Software Freedom Conservancy committed fraud

Hyperledger 3 years later: That's the sound of the devs... working on the chain ga-a-ang

But is anyone actually using it?

Judge rm -rf Grsecurity's defamation sue-ball against Bruce Perens

Linux code fortifier is told people are entitled to opinions

Ubuntu 17.10 pulled: Linux OS knackers laptop BIOSes, Intel kernel driver fingered

Updated Free as in thank God I'm not paying for this

Firefox 57's been quietly delaying tracking scripts

Trying to stop snoops stalling page loads

CSS and Javascript on GOV.UK page take early Christmas holiday

Updated El Reg asks why; they magically reappear. Fancy that!

Windows Store nixed Google Chrome 'app' hours after it went live

Installer merely redirected to the official source

Liberating SSH from Logjam leftovers

IETF RFC writes-out weak Diffie-Hellman

Facebook helping devs keep up with TLS certificates

Crawling transparency logs, so you don't need to

Mozilla's creepy Mr Robot stunt in Firefox flops in touching tribute to TV show's 2nd season

Updated This is the browser maker's Apple U2 moment

Google asks browser rival Vivaldi to post uninstall instructions

Erm, just like Google doesn't. It's an AdWords thing, innit?

NSW TAFE's IT FAIL was so bad, 100 staff were hired to clean up

And they cost $AU6m, on top of $89m for a replacement

Microsoft asks devs for quantum leap of faith

Try writing quantum code in Q#, because...uh, teleportation

Shazam! Apple chucks £300m at Brit what's-that-song app – report

That's a lot of money just to blast U2 at it

Barclaycard website goes TITSUP*

Updated Users report issues establishing secure connection

Google pauses accessibility service crackdown

Developers may get out of a bind

Hitchcock cameo steals opening of Oracle v Google Java spat

Opening salvos

Do you suffer from the shame of 'Scroll Jank'? Help is at your fingertips

Microsoft updates pointer events for Precision Touch Pads to make scrolling great again

Microsoft emergency update: Malware Engine needs, erm, malware protection

Stop appreciating the irony and go install the patch now

Los Angeles police tell drivers not to trust navigation apps as wildfires engulf area

There's no traffic on that road because it's ON FIRE!

The search for the 'next billion' users also targets the first billion

Services for lands of slow connections and rotten roads now set global agendas

Facebook Messenger ... for who now? Zuck points his digital crack at ever younger kids

Comment Zuck Off, says UK Health Minister

Mozilla and Yahoo! trade sueballs over Firefox-Google search deal

'Your search is trash and you stopped paying ' vs. 'we had a deal you can't walk away from'

Boffins foresee most software written by machines in 2040

But people will still play a role in crafting code

Bring me your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to see behavioural advertising

Slimline Android Go slurps from the bottom billions

Apple sprays down bug-ridden iOS 11 with more fixes

Hasn't been a great few weeks for Cupertino devs

Nationwide UK web bank and app take unscheduled nap

Updated Customers report woes at ATMs too. Xmas shopping? Maybe not

US politicos wake up to danger of black-box algorithms shaping all corners of American life

Transparency needed, from privacy to net neutrality

That 70s Show: Windows sprouts Sets and Timeline features

Like HyperCard, but without the cards. Or hype

Ad-filtering fiend Eyeo: Morning has broken, like the first morning

Interview Everything's lovely, industry is being less obnoxious

Night before Xmas and all through American Airlines, not a pilot was flying, thanks to this bug

Updated Vacation system gremlin gives everyone who asked time off

The End of Abandondroid? Treble might rescue Google from OTA Hell

Well. One less excuse for skinflint OEMs, anyway

Two years later, SAP's making ‘progress’ on clearing up S/4HANA ball of confusion

As German ERP biz cozies up to Microsoft in the cloud

What's that fresh, zesty fragrance? Oh, Linux Mint 18.3 has landed

System reports, snapshots, improved app store, backups

Facebook, Google, IBM, Red Hat give GPL code scofflaws 60 days to behave – or else

Cure period now available in other license flavors

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