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

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

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

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

LibreOffice for Android takes first small steps

LibreOffice for Android takes first small steps

The first incarnation of LibreOffice for Android is little more than a document reader, but the plan all along was to start small and build up

01/21/15

10th time's the charm: Microsoft finally solves big problems with Surface Pro 3

10th time's the charm: Microsoft finally solves big problems with Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 is relatively glitch-free after its 10th firmware update, released last week, resolved many long-standing issues

01/21/15

8 OpenStack solutions that claim to be fuss-free

8 OpenStack solutions that claim to be fuss-free

Turnkey OpenStack solutions have their own spins on maintenance, management, and the dreaded upgrades

01/21/15

In open source, no one cares if you're a dog

In open source, no one cares if you're a dog

Some want Linus Torvalds to be nicer. They may be missing the point

01/20/15

Third time's the charm? Canonical tries Ubuntu for IoT

Third time's the charm? Canonical tries Ubuntu for IoT

Canonical's slimmed-down version of Ubuntu for IoT development tackles the 'immortality' problem

01/20/15

9 features you'll likely see at this week's Windows 10 extravaganza

9 features you'll likely see at this week's Windows 10 extravaganza

Here's everything you really need to know before the live stream (hopefully) starts at Wednesday's Windows 10 consumer launch

01/20/15

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