RoboVM beckons Java 8 programmers to iOS

RoboVM beckons Java 8 programmers to iOS

The workaround technology lets developers use lambdas and defaults and provides full access to the hardware and the native iOS APIs

10/20/14

5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes

5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes

Networking for Docker containers has never been easy, but these five projects offer ideas for improvement

10/20/14

Microsoft yanks botched patch KB 2949927, re-issues KB 2952664

Microsoft yanks botched patch KB 2949927, re-issues KB 2952664

Windows 7 upgrade compatibility patch gets a tweaked installer, while the SHA-2 hashing patch is summarily removed without explanation

10/17/14

Joyent staves off talk of a Node.js fork

Joyent staves off talk of a Node.js fork

Joyent form advisory board to open up the process of evolving the popular server-side JavaScript platform

10/17/14

Docker 1.3 tightens container security with digital signatures

Docker 1.3 tightens container security with digital signatures

The newest revision of Docker verifies digital signatures on containers, for deeper authentication and security features

10/17/14

Apple and other tech giants now have to pay their fair share

Apple and other tech giants now have to pay their fair share

Ireland puts an end to a tax loophole that saved Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook billions in taxes

10/17/14

Patent trolls have one fewer legal loophole to hide behind

Patent trolls have one fewer legal loophole to hide behind

With one subtle stroke, the Judicial Conference of the United States retires an old rule -- and denies patent trolls a major weapon

10/16/14

Building a Hadoop cluster? Start with these five vendors

Building a Hadoop cluster? Start with these five vendors

If you're building a Hadoop cluster in-house and want more than the white-box experience, these hardware makers offer a gamut of Hadoop bundles

10/16/14

Four more botched Microsoft patches: KB 3000061, KB 2984972, KB 2949927, KB 2995388

Four more botched Microsoft patches: KB 3000061, KB 2984972, KB 2949927, KB 2995388

Windows users are reporting significant problems with four more October Black Tuesday patches

10/16/14

OpenStack Juno packs in features, pursues wider adoption

OpenStack Juno packs in features, pursues wider adoption

The newest iteration of OpenStack smooths upgrades and adds Hadoop management

10/16/14

IT jobs market picks up, led by consultants and cloud pros

IT jobs market picks up, led by consultants and cloud pros

Jobs site Dice.com sees increased confidence in the tech job market as its unemployment rate comes in at less than half the national rate

10/15/14

Docker Engine for Windows Server puts Microsoft on an uncharted path

Docker Engine for Windows Server puts Microsoft on an uncharted path

Docker and Microsoft come together to add the app-containerization technology to a future release of Windows Server

10/15/14

Hortonworks adds security, Spark, and Stinger-powered SQL to Hadoop

Hortonworks's HDP 2.2 rolls new features into many underlying Apache projects, including an open-sourced security framework

10/15/14

Windows 7 patch KB 2952664 fails with error 80242016

Windows 7 patch KB 2952664 fails with error 80242016

Microsoft sends KB 2952664 through the automatic update chute for the seventh time -- and still can't get it right

10/15/14

C/C++ decompiler translates programs, no source code needed

C/C++ decompiler translates programs, no source code needed

An LLVM for decompilation, Snowman's source code will be released soon

10/14/14

Microsoft's the winner in its partnership with Salesforce

Microsoft's the winner in its partnership with Salesforce

The rivals continue to build on the connection between Salesforce services and Microsoft Office apps -- but Microsoft benefits most in the long run

10/14/14

Cheap Windows 8.1 tablets flood the market

Cheap Windows 8.1 tablets flood the market

Seven-inch Windows 8.1 tablets are available in Hong Kong for $65, with steep discounts on other cheap Win 8.1 tablets

10/14/14

Cumulus Linux 2.5: A Cisco-killer in the data center

Cumulus Linux 2.5, designed for white-box data center hardware, helps Hadoop, VMware, and OpenStack users ramp up their networking

10/14/14

Salesforce's Wave seeks to sweep aside the analytics competition

Salesforce's Wave seeks to sweep aside the analytics competition

Wave is a long overdue addition to the Salesforce arsenal, designed to make analytics easy and to forestall growing competition

10/13/14

Learning a second programming language? Try these 5 sites

Learning a second programming language? Try these 5 sites

Want to switch between programming languages? These sites show developers how to bridge the gap between languages and frameworks

10/13/14

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