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The Java release train is moving faster, but will developers be derailed?

Qcon What's new and what to expect

Slack cuts ties to IRC and XMPP, cos they don't speak Emoji

Gateways to close on May 15th, leaving you almost ten whole weeks to rebuild integrations

Microsoft says 'majority' of Windows 10 use will be 'streamlined S mode'

Which is just-about an admission Win 10 is a mess

Android P will hear no evil, see no evil, support evil notches

Poll MAC randomisation, indoor location, TLS-by-default and more coming to next 'Droid

Windows 10 S to become a 'mode', not a discrete product

Locked-down Windows to come to all Windows 10 editions, not just for kids

Open source community crams itself into big tent

Can't we just get along? At a sunny California inn with hors d'oeuvres, most definitely

Neo4j graph database boss: 'The mainstream is always under attack'

CEO bullish as biz pushes Cypher QL and new DBaaS

Google Flutter hits beta: Another go at cross-platform mobile dev

MWC2018 Using the Dart language for apps on Android and iOS

WordPress is now 30 per cent of the web, daylight second

Open source dominates the content management system market

Java EE renamed 'Jakarta EE' after Big Red brand spat

Oracle released the code, but not the name, so now devs have to make sure package names make sense

Ex-Google recruiter: I was fired for opposing hiring caps on white, Asian male nerds

YouTube wanted 'only' women and other underrepresented groups in coding roles

Google powers up latest app it'll cancel in two years: Hangouts Chat

Chocolate fac crack a whack at Slack pack with yak yak stack

TigerGraph emerges from undergrowth with 2.0 release in its jaws

Move over, doggy. 2018 is 'the year of the graph' apparently

Want cheaper analytics? Snub SaaS: Ye olde ELAs might do the job

And don't forget to negotiate when vendors are most desperate for cash

We all hate Word docs and PDFs, but have they ever led you to being hit with 32 indictments?

Stand up would you, please, Mr Paul Manafort

Google gives mobile operators a reason to love it, and opens rich chat up for business

Spam and adverts? You bet

Flappy Friday for Stack Overflow as outage woes run on

Updated Well, guess it's nearly the weekend

Here's how we made a no-fuss RSS vulture app using trendy Electron

Code corner Everyone's using this framework – now you can, too. Source is open

Unlucky Linux boxes trampled by NPM code update, patch zapped

Devs stumble into pre-release beta by using command they didn't understand

RIP, Swype: Thanks for all the sor--speec--speedy texting

Pioneering gesture keyboard killed off by owner Nuance

SAP HANA: Concerns remain over tech skills, complexity, licensing – survey

Most deployments now complete on time and on budget… It only took 7 years

Windows slithers on to Arm, legless?

Comment It can't be worse than RT - and isn't

Careful with the 'virtual hugs' says new FreeBSD Code of Conduct

Cue virtual outrage and actual culture wars skirmishes

Test crash dummies: Pearson VUE broke half-way into all-day exam

Trainees spent months prepping for web assessment... that fell over hours in

Flight Simulator's DRM fighter nosedives into Chrome's cache

Flight Sim Labs tips a bucket of fresh aviation fuel onto malware flames

Oracle open-sources DTrace under the GPL

Which makes lots of sysadmins' fave tracing tool cool for Linux

Microsoft reveals 'limitations of apps and experiences on Arm' – then deletes from view

No Windows customization, no Hyper-V, no 64-bit x86 emu

Apple to devs: Code for the iPhone X or nothing from April onwards

It's therefore safe to assume the notch is not going away any time soon

Ubuntu wants to slurp PCs' vital statistics – even location – with new desktop installs

Poll Data harvest notice will be checked by default

Microsoft's Windows 10 Workstation adds killer feature: No Candy Crush

Now can you remove it from every Start Menu?

Bloke sues Microsoft: Give me $600m – or my copy of Windows 7 back

Frank Dickman is a hell of a super hero name, we gotta say

Waddawewant? Free video codecs! When do we... oh, look, the last MPEG-2 patent expired!

Never again shall an MPEG-2 encoder be chased out of a Linux distro

Roses are red, revenge is so sweet. Microsoft extracts a few quid from Corel Office Suite

Jury awards Redmond some pocket change in patent dustup

Who wants dynamic dancing animations and code in their emails? Everyone! says Google

Y'all loved AMP for the web, now get it in your inboxes

Data scientist wanted: Must have Python, spontaneity not required

Review of job ads pins average salary at £47k

Apple tells GitHub to fork off: iGiant steps outside DMCA law in quest to halt iBoot leaks

Demands blanket rather than specific repo shutdowns

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