Windows 10 build 9926 patch KB 3035129 throws benign error 0x80246017

Windows 10 build 9926 patch KB 3035129 throws benign error 0x80246017

The must-have patch KB 3035129 may lead you to believe you can install a new preview build -- but it’s all an illusion

01/30/15

Unicorn epidemic portends wild ride for startups

Unicorn epidemic portends wild ride for startups

The Unicorn Club -- companies valued at more than $1 billion -- is filling up, but no one knows whether it's a good or a bad sign for tech

01/30/15

YouTube dumps Flash for HTML5

YouTube dumps Flash for HTML5

The online video service's switch to HTML5 could spell doom for Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight

01/30/15

LibreOffice 4.4 tidies up, inside and out

LibreOffice 4.4 tidies up, inside and out

The open source productivity suite sheds bugs and streamlines its UI in its latest update

01/29/15

Can Microsoft make R easy?

Can Microsoft make R easy?

Microsoft and R are poised to enter a mutually beneficial relationship: Microsoft needs R's data science chops, while R needs Microsoft’s ease of use

01/29/15

Amazon's next targets: Microsoft Exchange and Gmail

Amazon's next targets: Microsoft Exchange and Gmail

WorkMail, Amazon's new cloud-hosted email for business, is aimed squarely at existing Exchange and Gmail customers, but its cloud still draws more attention than its desktop enterprise offerings

01/29/15

GitHub doubles bug bounty for security researchers

GitHub doubles bug bounty for security researchers

Hackers and researchers can earn $5,000 to $10,000 for uncovering security vulnerabilities in GitHub apps

01/28/15

Docker grows up -- and has the reorg to show for it

Docker grows up -- and has the reorg to show for it

Faced with an exploding contributor base and widening real-world usage, Docker is restructuring to stave off growing pains and external criticism

01/28/15

Hadoop gets serious about data governance

Hadoop gets serious about data governance

Hortonworks launches a comprehensive three-point plan to shore up data governance in Hadoop

01/28/15

Big Windows 10 KB 3035129 patch also fixes Fast ring option

Big Windows 10 KB 3035129 patch also fixes Fast ring option

The patch rollup for Windows 10 build 9926 appears to also fix a peripatetic Fast ring inconsistency and adds a new branch option

01/28/15

Microsoft expands Power BI's data analysis reach

Microsoft expands Power BI's data analysis reach

New connectivity features and pricing expand Power BI's appeal beyond Office users -- and complicate its relationship with Salesforce

01/27/15

CoreOS Rocket hits second stage, still aimed at Docker

CoreOS Rocket hits second stage, still aimed at Docker

With the release of Rocket 0.2.0, CoreOS hints that its developers are trying to learn from Docker's legacy

01/26/15

Downloading Windows 10 build 9926? Get KB 3034229 ASAP

Downloading Windows 10 build 9926? Get KB 3034229 ASAP

Here’s what to do immediately after you install the Windows 10 January Technical Preview

01/26/15

6 big changes coming to Fedora 22

6 big changes coming to Fedora 22

Systemd, Python 3, and Docker deployments are a few changes under consideration for Fedora 22

01/26/15

Google Web Toolkit dumps compatibility for sake of upgrades

Google Web Toolkit dumps compatibility for sake of upgrades

Two new versions of Google Web Toolkit are due, featuring support for Java 8 but sacrificing backward compatibility

01/26/15

Hortonworks' Hadoop now launches from Google Cloud Platform

Hortonworks' Hadoop now launches from Google Cloud Platform

Support for Hadoop includes the HDP distribution and connections to Google's other data-crunching services

01/23/15

How has Time Warner failed users? Let us count the ways

How has Time Warner failed users? Let us count the ways

On the heels of Net neutrality and municipal broadband, a new complaint against Time Warner could put the kibosh on its merger with Comcast

01/23/15

Western Digital, HGST top the list of most reliable hard drives

Western Digital, HGST top the list of most reliable hard drives

Hard drive failure data from cloud backup service Backblaze has Western Digital and Hitachi coming out on top -- and Seagate upping its game

01/22/15

Windows 10 January Technical Preview: Show me the bits

Windows 10 January Technical Preview: Show me the bits

The dog-and-pony show is over, but a key question remains: Why isn't Microsoft releasing the January Technical Preview?

01/22/15

Windows 10 upgrades will be free for existing Windows users -- at first

Windows 10 upgrades will be free for existing Windows users -- at first

With a free upgrade path from Windows 7 and up, Microsoft is going all-out to get existing users onto Windows 10 -- but what awaits afterward?

01/21/15

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