IBM-Twitter deal gives Watson something to chew on

IBM-Twitter deal gives Watson something to chew on

The IBM-Twitter partnership gives customers better analytics and offers IBM's Watson a body of real-world data to eat up

10/30/14

Stroustrup highlights next C++ goals: Parallelism, concurrency

Stroustrup highlights next C++ goals: Parallelism, concurrency

Language founder Bjarne Stroustrup gives early indicators of what to expect in C++17

10/29/14

Parallels CTO: Linux container security is not the problem

Parallels CTO: Linux container security is not the problem

James Bottomley of Parallels, a key contributor to containerization on Linux, pushes back on security claims and other criticisms

10/29/14

Windows 10 (finally) sets conventions for multiple-finger gestures

Windows 10 (finally) sets conventions for multiple-finger gestures

Microsoft demos several new trackpad gestures with interesting implications for Windows -- a long overdue effort that Apple achieved years ago

10/29/14

Windows 7 isn't going away, but it'll cost more

Windows 7 isn't going away, but it'll cost more

If you heard that OEMs like Lenovo, Dell, and HP will stop selling Windows 7 machines at the end of the week, you heard wrong

10/28/14

Meteor JavaScript reaches 1.0 milestone

The open source JavaScript framework is geared for faster development of Web and mobile apps

10/28/14

Mobile dev divide could be red flag for IT

Mobile dev divide could be red flag for IT

Developers and execs can't agree on the direction for enterprise mobile dev, with huge implications for IT departments

10/28/14

HTML5 finally reaches official status

HTML5 finally reaches official status

W3C endorses the Web development specification as an official standard

10/28/14

NetApp's hybrid cloud is all about storage, not compute

NetApp's hybrid cloud is all about storage, not compute

With its new hybrid cloud, NetApp creates a data fabric that interoperates with Amazon and other vendors

10/28/14

IBM's new data tools are low-maintenance, Watson-powered

IBM's new data tools are low-maintenance, Watson-powered

IBM's data-related services -- dashDB, DataWorks, Cloudant Local, and Watson Analytics -- aim to be easier and more intuitive

10/27/14

Suse Linux Enterprise 12 goes light on Docker, heavy on reliability

Suse Linux Enterprise 12 goes light on Docker, heavy on reliability

Update to Suse's Linux distribution for enterprises emphasizes reliability and support over bleeding-edge tech

10/27/14

Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse Cloud Development initiative looks to host browser-based development tools in the cloud

10/27/14

Next up for Node.js: Going mobile

Next up for Node.js: Going mobile

A key developer wants to expand the horizons of the server-side JavaScript platform and bring it to all devices

10/27/14

Hadoop's growth opens up demand for data migration tools

Hadoop's growth opens up demand for data migration tools

As more companies adopt Hadoop, they need help getting their data onto the platform -- and a new need is born

10/27/14

Azure, Office 365 drive Microsoft revenues, while mobile lags

Azure, Office 365 drive Microsoft revenues, while mobile lags

Microsoft reported solid Q1 gains with Azure and Office 365, but the payoff from its mobile efforts may still be a long way off

10/24/14

Clueless FBI sabotages its own anti-encryption campaign

FBI Director Comey says smartphone encryption puts law enforcement in peril. Too bad he doesn't seem to understand technology

10/24/14

Nginx has big plans for JavaScript

Nginx has big plans for JavaScript

The company plans to let you use JavaScript as an application language in its eponymous Web server

10/24/14

Ubuntu Unicorn horns in on CoreOS territory

Ubuntu Unicorn horns in on CoreOS territory

Ubuntu 14.10's emphasis on containers and orchestration sets it on a collision course with the Docker-powered CoreOS

10/24/14

Devops, agile development cut through federal agency's red tape

Devops, agile development cut through federal agency's red tape

Scrum, waterfall approaches, paired with Jenkins, Git, Chef tools as well as Java and Spring add up to higher efficiency and better tech management

10/23/14

Windows 10 build 9860 gets two rapid-fire patches, KB 3008956 and KB 3010668

Windows 10 build 9860 gets two rapid-fire patches, KB 3008956 and KB 3010668

Microsoft is advising users to install the updates to fix problems with missing text and a power/sleep issue

10/23/14

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