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Oracle tells court: Boss man Mark Hurd didn't have docs relevant to HPE spat over Solaris

If he did, HPE has to prove he deliberately deleted them

GIMP masks font downloads, adds horizon fix in new build

A summer of straightened smug holiday snaps beckons

Have I been paid, Sage? Cloudy wage service locks out users

Folk confronted by 'Invalid Properties' error on login

They grow up so fast: Spam magnet Hotmail turned 22 today

Go on. Log in one more time. Just for posterity

A fine vintage: Wine has run Microsoft Solitaire on Linux for 25 years

Year of the Linux Desktop imminent for a quarter century

Not API: Third parties scrape your Gmail for marketing insights

Wait... you didn't read the user agreement?

New Android P beta is 'very close', 'near-final' but also just 'early'

How excited to be? Cautiously, unless you need to get cracking with testing for P's big changes

Micro Focus offloads Linux-wrangler SUSE for a cool $2.5bn

Hopes to slow plummet by flinging off, er, profitable bits

While you were basking in the sun, the relentless march of the Windows-maker continued

Lakes of data, buckets of quantum. IntelliMouse?! It's 7 days in Seattle

Pi-lovers? There are two fresh OSes for your tiny computers to gobble

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ support arrives in Alpine 3.8.0 and Raspbian gets an update for newbies

Uh oh, Domo! Data biz still to IPO as value sinks to new lows

Analytics firm aims to raise $193m on Nasdaq

Ready, get Sets... no? App-grouping whizzery for Windows 10 killed

Maybe next time

Microsoft releases new containerised cut of Windows Server

When Nano Server or Server Core are too small, 'windows' will be in the Goldilocks zone

MongoDB turns on, tunes in, drops ACID and goes mobile

Document database biz cosies up to new and old-skool devs

Relive your misspent, 8-bit youth on the BBC's reopened Micro archive

A simpler time at your fingertips

Microsoft has another crack at fixing Chrome problems in Windows 10

SMB1 networking and Media Center content playback revived

Firefox hooks up with HaveIBeenPwned for account pwnage probe

For now, let's ponder browser version 61 adding code that lets extensions close tabs

A slick phone Linux for your pocket PDA? Ooh, don't mind if I do, sir

Gemini reels in Sailfish

You can never have too much AI! MapR shoves more in data platform in bid to fill 'critical gaps'

Hadoop-flinger aims to win over devs with shiny analytics tools

Playing nice with a host of tech-pushers pushed OpenStack close to edge

A cross-vendor framework for edge functionality is no small task

Chrome sends old Macs on permanent Safari: Browser bricks itself

Google puts Mavericks on a cargo plane outta Hong Kong

The Splunk that got sunk: Log-lover ends support for mobile apps

Alexa? Siri? Do you know what's up? Asking cos Splunk says replacements will target 'different form factors'

Happy birthday, you lumbering MS-DOS-based mess: Windows 98 turns 20 today

Rose-tinted spectacles ON. Nope, not doing anything

SUSE Linux Enterprise turns 15: Look, Ma! A common code base

If you're wondering about versions 13 and 14, ask superstitious folk

It's getting more and more Azure'd: For Microsoft, sorry seems to be the hardest word

Overheating data centres, Bing Visual Search, acquisitions – it's the week at Redmond

Ubuntu reports 67% of users opt in to on-by-default PC specs slurp

Early data reveals most users run a single CPU, 4GB of RAM, one 1080P monitor

Linus Torvalds tells kernel devs to fix their regressive fixing

And get their timing right so that fixes aren't features

Software engineer fired, shut out of office for three weeks by machine

HAL 9000 is here – and it's plugged into your HR system

Smyte users not smitten with Twitter: APIs killed minutes after biz gobble

Updated Clients of online abuse-fighting upstart cry foul over being 'royally screwed'

Oracle's new Java SE subs: Code and support for $25/processor/month

Poll Prepare for audit after inevitable change, says Oracle licensing consultant

Test Systems Better, IBM tells UK IT meltdown bank TSB

Updated Hired to assess migration chaos, Big Blue suggests lack of rigorous go-live criteria

Microsoft open-sources UI Recorder tool for Windows 10 developers

An easy way to create automated user-interface tests

Mate, have a Flutter on the Darts: Google's mobe app toolkit for Fuchsia, others emerges

Preview release arrives to entice devs who believe cross-platform code is a good idea

Teradata lobs sueball at SAP, alleges HANA based on its 'trade secrets'

Claims German biz used ERP to 'lure' them into joint venture

A pretty and helpful user interface? Nahhh. Is that really you, Samsung?

Mobe UX goodies for 2018 leak

Google-free Android kit tipped to sell buckets

China, you see, has its own chocolate factories

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