Fat lady gets fatter
Opera is adding more features to its browser to make it more useful to the small number of users that run it.
Up 200 million on a year ago
At its Build developer conference, Microsoft has told the assorted throngs and riff-raff that Windows 10 has now passed 500 million monthly active devices.
Appealing to the widest range of developers
As part of its cunning plan to make Azure a platform appeals to the widest range of developers possible, Microsoft has gone a bit database mad.
Will patent it and claim to have invented it
Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has worked out that most of its users are sleep walking to the Apple store to buy their products and thinks it might be better that they get some sort of tracking gear.
Can’t code to compile, according to study
Only 36 percent of Indian software engineers can write compilable code, the Indian skills assessment company Aspiring Minds says in a report.
Not ready for the mainstream
When Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop last week, it surprised everyone by its lack of a USB Type-C port.
Recent changes were to prepare for it
Linux outfit Canonical appears to have been making rather a lot of changes lately and its founder Mark Shuttleworth said that it is because the company is gearing up for an IPO.
Software king of the World Microsoft is about to get into the AI assistant market through Windows 10.
The price of gaming elections
The US, which was once paranoid about Chinese hackers, is now so concerned about Russia’s hackers it is now focusing on the country’s cyber security expert Kaspersky.
Apple business model questioned
Silicon Valley is missing out on millions because it follows Apple’s policy of charging a fortune and ignores poor people.