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open High-level musical chairs continue at SAP as yet another senior exec departs 1
open Visual Studio Code finally arrives on ARM64 Windows. No, you haven't woken up in 2017, sadly. It's still 2020 9
open This'll make you feel old: Uni compsci favourite Pascal hits the big five-oh this year 80
open Software bug in Bombardier airliner made planes turn the wrong way 87
open Linux-loving Windows 10 May 2020 Update squeaks in with days to spare before June 15
By Chewi
open Laughing UK health secretary launches COVID-19 Test and Trace programme with glitchy website and no phone app 98
open Embrace and kill? AppGet dev claims Microsoft reeled him in with talk of help and a job – then released remarkably similar package manager 58
By jake
open In Rust, we lust: Security-focused super-C++ language still most loved among Stack Overflow denizens 30
By AChris
open IBM Sametime could rise again as HCL makes shortlist for India's home-grown Zoom clone 6
open Ardour goes harder: v6.0 brings 'huge engineering changes' to open-source digital audio workstation 34
open FYI: There are thousands of Chrome extensions with so, so many fake installations to trick you into using them 14
open Apple promises third, no, fourth, er, fifth time's a charm when it comes to macOS Catalina: 10.15.5 now out 38
open Google brews up a fresh pot of Java for its serverless Cloud Functions service 3
open Surf's up: Microsoft emits new security baseline for Edge 83 with way to shut off access to built-in browser game 3
open cmd.exe is dead, long live PowerShell: Microsoft leads aged command-line interpreter out into 'maintenance mode' 81
By jtaylor
open 'I wrote Task Manager': Ex-Microsoft programmer Dave Plummer spills the beans 103
open Man responsible for least popular iteration of Windows UI uses iPad Pro as a desktop* 46
open Microsoft brings WinUI to desktop apps: It's a landmark for Windows development, but it has taken far too long 56
By Glen 1
open Microsoft drops a little surprise thank-you gift for sitting through Build: The source for GW-BASIC 64
open The longest card game in the world: Microsoft Solitaire is 30 53
open Mind your language: Microsoft set to swing the axe on 27 languages in iOS Outlook 76
open Das reboot: That's the only thing to do when the screenshot, er, freezes 156
By uridium
open India makes contact-tracing app mandatory for passengers as domestic flights resume 11
open The Register calls for aid, and Microsoft's Rohan Kumar will answer... our questions about SQL Edge and Azure Synapse 4
open SAP shareholders not happy about chopping and changing CEO model 1
open Linux desktop org GNOME Foundation settles lawsuit with patent troll 50
open Document? Library? A new kind of component? Microsoft had a hard time explaining what its Fluid Framework is 23
open Windows Terminal hits the big 1.0: Fit for production? 37
open Microsoft announces official Windows package manager. 'Not a package manager' users snap back 74
open DirectX comes to Linux (via WSL2): Microsoft unveils tricks needed to flash a GPU at a penguin 19
open Google rolls out pro-privacy DNS-over-HTTPS support in Chrome 83... with a handy kill switch for corporate IT 51
By Elledan
open PowerShell inventor Jeffrey Snover gets new gig driving ‘modern workforce transformation’ 6
By HildyJ
open New Zealand releases Bluetooth-free COVID-19 tracing app 42
By Deltics
open Microsoft aims to spread JAMstack through Azure App Service via GitHub and Visual Studio Code 1
open Project Reunion: Microsoft's attempt to tear down all those barriers it's built for Windows developers over the years 22
By Psmo
open Microsoft promises big things for Edge... and they'll be ready for folks some time before universe's heat death 10
By Persona
open Could it be? Really? The Year of Linux on the Desktop is almost here, and it's... Windows-shaped? 117
open TLS termination, Teams toys – and holy 5G, Batman, Microsoft buys UK network software biz Metaswitch 7
open SAP proves, yet again, that Excel is utterly unkillable 76
open Podcast Addict banned from Google Play Store because heaven forbid app somehow references COVID-19 59
By Wayland
open India’s contact-tracing app unleashes KaiOS on feature phones 6
open Rust marks five years since its 1.0 release: The long and winding road actually works 75
By Tom 7
open Everything OK with Microsoft? Windows giant admits it was 'on the wrong side of history' with regard to open source 43
By robot66
open Micros~1? ClippyZilla? BSOD Bob? There can be only one winner. Or maybe two 71
open UK, Ireland users call on SAP to extend indirect licensing deadline again as COVID-19 ravages project plans 6
By big_D
open ALGOL 60 at 60: The greatest computer language you've never used and grandaddy of the programming family tree 164
By Roland6
open NHS contact tracing app isn't really anonymous, is riddled with bugs, and is open to abuse. Good thing we're not in the middle of a pandemic, eh? 188
open You overstepped and infringed British sovereignty, Court of Appeal tells US in software companies' copyright battle 57
open Node.js creator delivers Deno 1.0, a new runtime that fixes 'design mistakes in Node' 36
By deive
open Let's slip into something a bit more relational: SQL database crowd strikes back with brace of cloudy releases 1



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