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Get a head start on the next tech boom by hacking together tomorrow’s Internet of things hit today

15 simple, secret Windows tips and tricks to save you time

From old-school task switchers to Jump List and taskbar tricks, here are some ways to make the most of working with Windows...  more

Choose your side on the Linux divide

The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins... more

The worst cloud outages of 2014 (so far)

Which companies have failed the worst when it comes to cloud outages in 2014? Time for the list no one wants to land on... more

New Windows coming in late September -- but which one?

Nobody seems to know whether 'Threshold' and 'Windows 9' will be one and the same or separate operating systems... more

Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today

The IT job market hasn't been this strong in many years. Here are the skills that will keep you ahead of the pack... more

Microsoft ships replacement patch KB 2993651 with two known bugs

Microsoft re-releases botched MS14-045/KB 2982791 'Blue Screen 0x50' patch, buries tip to manually uninstall first patch, and introduces more problems... more

Back to basics: 5 baffling tech support tales

Kill this key! Use your bionic vision! Play family counselor! These requests are all in a day's work at the help desk... more

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Good news for Microsoft: China wants to dump Windows

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After Xen and KVM, meet a new Linux hypervisor: Jailhouse

Devised for real-time use, open source Jailhouse... more

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How Microsoft could beat Google and even AWS to lead the cloud

Of the three main public cloud contenders,... more

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Google completes its office suite for iOS, to no one's benefit

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Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins

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