VMware heads to court over GPL violations

VMware heads to court over GPL violations

The Software Freedom Conservancy alleges VMware is using GPL-licensed code in its proprietary products. VMware disagrees. It's time for a judge to decide

03/05/15

Dropbox for Business delivers groups for tighter teamwork

Dropbox for Business delivers groups for tighter teamwork

Dropbox's new feature makes it easier to bestow permissions to teams of users; Active Directory integration to come soon

03/05/15

Red Hat's Atomic Host promises safer, sleeker Docker

Red Hat's Atomic Host promises safer, sleeker Docker

RHEL Atomic Host boasts of better controls and security over containers, promotes Docker as a building block for hybrid clouds

03/05/15

Microsoft revises security warning for massive February IE rollup KB 3034682

Microsoft revises security warning for massive February IE rollup KB 3034682

Users who apply February's patches manually must hit Windows Update twice to be fully protected and prevent degraded page rendering

03/05/15

Mozilla follows in Sun's faltering footsteps

Mozilla follows in Sun's faltering footsteps

The trajectory of Mozilla, from the trail-blazing technologies to the travails of being left in the dust, parallels that of the now-defunct Unix systems giant

03/05/15

Docker snaps up SocketPlane to fix networking flaws

Docker snaps up SocketPlane to fix networking flaws

Docker's latest acquisition wants to solve container networking problems through an OpenDaylight-like overlay system

03/04/15

Mozilla rolls out dev-only 64-bit Firefox for Windows

Long-delayed, fully 64-bit Windows version of Firefox emerges via Mozilla's special Developer Edition channel

03/03/15

What's next after Google Fiber? Google Wireless

What's next after Google Fiber? Google Wireless

Google's rumored wireless service could serve as an extension of its existing fiber-to-the-curb technology

03/03/15

Microsoft to developers: Practice Windows 10 convergence

Microsoft to developers: Practice Windows 10 convergence

At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft urges developers toward Windows universal apps that can be written once for use on multiple devices

03/03/15

WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926, overview of new Nano Server

WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926, overview of new Nano Server

Build 9926 is likely unstable, but the pared-down Nano Server may be Windows Server's future

03/02/15

Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Mirantis adds Docker to OpenStack; IBM introduces an OpenStack-powered hybrid; and Canonical woos telecoms with a Juniper partnership

03/02/15

Samsung Pay faces uphill climb against Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Samsung Pay faces uphill climb against Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Samsung Pay's key potential advantage won't exist for much longer, as the United States moves to a new payment terminal standard

03/01/15

Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS has a habit of stranding its users in backward incompatibilities, but its Google pedigree and wild popularity may well give it staying power

02/27/15

Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

A proposal from io.js advocate Mikeal Rogers suggests a path to reunify the code and governance

02/27/15

RancherOS strips Docker and Linux to the essentials

RancherOS strips Docker and Linux to the essentials

A new superminimal Linux in the vein of CoreOS, RancherOS uses Docker to run everything outside of the kernel itself

02/26/15

Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

The public interest has prevailed and the FCC has voted to reclassify ISPs as common carriers. At last we have the means to control our Internet future

02/26/15

Docker's new orchestration tools: Any container to any cloud

Docker's new orchestration tools: Any container to any cloud

Docker Machine, Swarm, and Compose make containerized workloads easier to pack, deploy, and manage across local environments and remote clouds

02/26/15

Microsoft stakes claim on smartwatches with Band SDK

Microsoft stakes claim on smartwatches with Band SDK

Competing with Apple and Google, Microsoft hopes developers can create apps that give the Band platform an edge

02/26/15

Hadoop HBase 1.0 debuts amid stiff NoSQL competition

Hadoop HBase 1.0 debuts amid stiff NoSQL competition

The database's 1.0 version clears away legacy API clutter and improves documentation as it takes on Cassandra and MongoDB

02/25/15

A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

Devotees talk about what's good (ease of use, IoT potential) and not so good (design issues, performance) about the language

02/24/15

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