KB 2952664 triggers daily telemetry run in Windows 7 -- and may be snooping on users

KB 2952664 triggers daily telemetry run in Windows 7 -- and may be snooping on users

Microsoft bills the 'compatibility update' as way to ease the upgrade process to Windows 10 -- but it's collecting data daily

04/20/15

IE11 patch KB 3038314 blocks search engines and may fail with error 80092004

IE11 patch KB 3038314 blocks search engines and may fail with error 80092004

The latest IE11 patch prevents some Windows users from adding Google as a search provider -- if it finishes installing at all

04/20/15

Microsoft to release massive set of 34 non-security patches Tuesday

Microsoft to release massive set of 34 non-security patches Tuesday

Here's what we know about those 34 patches headed for the Automatic Update chute

04/20/15

6 ways to get a grip on the API economy

6 ways to get a grip on the API economy

Confused about what the 'API economy' offers and why? Here's six ways it manifests for enterprise IT, and elsewhere too

04/20/15

Yosemite 10.10.3 breaks some applications and HTTPS sites

Yosemite 10.10.3 breaks some applications and HTTPS sites

The latest Yosemite update dropped the Geotrust/Equifax root certificate from its root store, leaving some users flummoxed. Here's how to fix the problem

04/17/15

 Mozilla sets its sights on Rust's future

Mozilla sets its sights on Rust's future

As Rust hits 1.0, Mozilla is organizing ideas about where next to take the language, its toolset, and its users

04/17/15

Net neutrality wars: Telcos battle back

Net neutrality wars: Telcos battle back

An avalanche of lawsuits protesting reclassification of broadband as a common carrier hits the FCC

04/17/15

Npm founder foresees merger of Node.js and io.js

Npm founder foresees merger of Node.js and io.js

Isaac Schlueter also talks about io.js, Npm business model

04/17/15

What if Microsoft really did open-source Windows?

What if Microsoft really did open-source Windows?

When Microsoft said it wouldn't rule out putting Windows in the open source domain, people scoffed -- but it could be a shrewd business move for the cloud era

04/17/15

KB 2965295, KB 2965270 freeze Calendar and syncing, cause lockouts

February patches KB 2956128 and KB 2956203 also come into question -- again

04/16/15

Microsoft elaborates on KB 2990214, KB 3044374 Win10 nagware

Microsoft elaborates on KB 2990214, KB 3044374 Win10 nagware

The explanation raises more questions and has some users upset about being 'stampeded' by Microsoft

04/16/15

Ring out Eclipse, ring in Android Studio for Android apps? Not so fast, Eclipse says

Ring out Eclipse, ring in Android Studio for Android apps? Not so fast, Eclipse says

While Eclipse tooling is described as less than ideal for Android development, Eclipse forges on with backing for the popular mobile platform

04/16/15

4 no-bull facts about Microsoft's HTTP.sys vulnerability

4 no-bull facts about Microsoft's HTTP.sys vulnerability

The latest Web server vulnerability affects desktop systems as well as Microsoft products

04/16/15

Big data has changed things less than you think

Big data has changed things less than you think

According to a new survey, 75 percent of enterprise data remains structured, although modern data technologies are growing fast

04/15/15

KB 3049508 updates Flash Player in IE for Win8/8.1, Win10 Preview

KB 3049508 updates Flash Player in IE for Win8/8.1, Win10 Preview

As if we didn't get enough patches on Tuesday, we have one more on Wednesday

04/15/15

SQL Server 2005's end-of-life clock is ticking down

SQL Server 2005's end-of-life clock is ticking down

A year from now, Microsoft will stop supporting SQL Server 2005 entirely, so the push is on to migrate customers to newer editions or to Azure

04/15/15

Microsoft woes: Patch KB 3013769, Skype for Business, Windows 10 nagware

Microsoft woes: Patch KB 3013769, Skype for Business, Windows 10 nagware

Several of this month's Black Tuesday patches are already showing signs of trouble

04/15/15

Oracle to end publicly available security fixes for Java 7 this month

Oracle to end publicly available security fixes for Java 7 this month

Users must sign long-term support deals or migrate to Java 8 to avoid 'enormous headache and disruption to millions of applications'

04/15/15

Java regains spot as most popular language in developer index

Java regains spot as most popular language in developer index

Language's use in Android development was cited as reason for its rise back to the top spot in the Tiobe index

04/14/15

Docker attracts another $95 million in venture funding

Docker attracts another $95 million in venture funding

After Docker's fourth round of funding it's time to ask: When will the container maven be able to cut the investor purse strings?

04/14/15

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