Not the usual suspects: 10 plucky programming languages on the rise

From Ceylon to Egison, these 10 languages tackle tough programming problems in unique and increasingly popular ways

Microsoft confirms it's dropping Windows 8.1 support

Microsoft TechNet blog makes clear that Windows 8.1 will not be patched; users must get Windows 8.1 Update if they want security patches...  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

Your no-fuss, fail-safe guide to protecting Android devices

For optimum Android security, combine the OS's built-in protections with third-party apps to reduce your risk... more

Congrats on the new job! Please disregard all the red flags

A fledgling developer is so thrilled to land a temporary gig that he misses the numerous warning signs screaming out at him... more

Three's a charm? Windows 8 patches could pave multiple paths to Windows 9

In cutting off Windows 8.1 security patches, Microsoft may be setting up three upgrade avenues for Windows 9... more

Users, admins, developers: Here's what to do about Heartbleed

Heartbleed is bad, but you can mitigate its damage, albeit via different approaches for users, admins, and developers... more

Too big to trust? Google's growing credibility gap

The new Google is not the old Google, and people are starting to take notice... more

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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 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

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