12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today

12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today

As software takes over more of our lives, the ethical ramifications of decisions made by programmers only become greater

The Heartbleed recovery starts with you and me

As we pick up the pieces after the OpenSSL meltdown, let's all reflect on why a globally important open source project had only one full-time developer ...  more

The accidental IT pro and the IT-ification of the business user

The clichĂ© is that IT is being 'consumerized' by smartphones, mobile apps, and SaaS. But in truth, BYOD and DIY also mean business users must be more tech-savvy... more

GitHub downtime got you down? Anam.io has your back

A third-party service now offers free backups of GitHub projects with ever push... more

Why security pros must get creative with penetration testing (and how to do it)

Security pros must evolve to catch the bad guys using spear phishing, phone calls, on-site visits, and more to get at corporate data... more

Forget Google Glass! Get these 10 cool gadgets instead

There are many other ways to spend $1,500 -- some useful, some off-the-wall... more

How Cloudera plans to stand out from the Hadoop herd

With so many folks expressing an interest in Hadoop, Cloudera sets itself apart via its business sense and open source savvy... more

Microsoft tends to enterprise Windows users -- but kicks consumers to the curb

Microsoft patches the wounds inflicted on corporate customers by XP and Windows 8.1 Update, but consumers are still mired in update woes... more

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KB 2919355: You can't patch the desktop like a phone

Windows 8.1 Update problems -- still unsolved --... more

Mobile Edge by Galen M. Gruman

Google's DIY Project Ara won't fly in the real world

Maker types will love the idea of a smartphone... more

Cloud Computing by David Linthicum

How to avoid a HealthCare.gov fiasco in your cloud

The key flaw in the botched rollout was a sound enterprise architecture approach... more

Tech's Bottom Line by Bill Snyder

Intuit's secret campaign to block free tax filing

Intuit has launched a fake grassroots campaign to beat a proposal that would allow some taxpayers to... more

Strategic Developer by Andrew Oliver

R u mdrn? How to lure hipster hackers

Do u hv ths stf? Here's what you should -- and shouldn't -- keep in your stack to attract today's... more

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