Feds seek expanded PC hacking powers for criminal investigations

Feds seek expanded PC hacking powers for criminal investigations

The FBI and Department of Justice are mulling rules that would allow broader opportunities for domestic law enforcement to hack PCs as part of a criminal investigation

09/17/14

Google Dart does Docker, but will developers follow?

Google Dart does Docker, but will developers follow?

Google Dart now has Docker images, but the language's biggest problem remains: Developer uptake, not ease of deployment

09/17/14

10 ways to query Hadoop with SQL

10 ways to query Hadoop with SQL

Here's a look at different ways to query Hadoop via SQL, some of which are part of the latest edition of MapR's Hadoop distribution

09/16/14

Dropbox taps C++ for mobile app dev

Dropbox taps C++ for mobile app dev

The Carousel and Mailbox apps leverage established C++ language for code portability and performance

09/16/14

Microsoft pulls botched KB 2982385 patch, MS 14-055 for Lync 2010

Microsoft pulls botched KB 2982385 patch, MS 14-055 for Lync 2010

The installer for MS 14-055 on Lync Server 2010 says 'Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software'

09/16/14

What to expect with Windows 9

What to expect with Windows 9

With Build 9834 leaks and confirmations springing up all over, here’s what to expect from Microsoft on Sept. 30

09/16/14

Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Developers and admins are already onboard; now Docker wants to lure enterprises with training and new features

09/16/14

Pyston compiler cranks up Python thanks to LLVM

Dropbox's compiler for Python uses the LLVM to push the language closer to C/C++ speeds, but it's far from production-ready

09/15/14

Why HP bought Eucalyptus: An easy way to go hybrid

HP picks up hybrid cloud expertise to round out its growing cloud portfolio -- and a great bargain on the deal

09/12/14

CloudBees enterprise PaaS bites the dust

CloudBees is shutting down its Java PaaS, Run@Cloud -- a sign of the tough market facing enterprise PaaS offerings

09/12/14

How platforms attract developers: Docker shows the way

Competition for developers has never been fiercer. Here's how open source projects like Docker attract the multitudes

09/12/14

WatchKit tools pave the way for Apple Watch app developers

Key developer says Apple Watch will be important in Apple ecosystem, but Watch-only apps won't likely be big hits

09/12/14

Leaked Windows screenshots look legit -- and hold some surprises

Two German blogs posted the same 21 screenshots of the next version of Windows, build 9834. Here's what you may not have noticed

09/11/14

Why Microsoft pulling KB 2889866 OneDrive for Business patch is good news

Botched KB 2889866 was yanked one day after it was issued, restoring a modicum of trust in Microsoft's patching process

09/11/14

Piston and Mirantis release dueling OpenStack upgrades

The goal: To relieve common OpenStack pain points, but the issues won't be solved for all distributions

09/11/14

Microsoft's new Update Tuesday looks a whole lot like the old Black Tuesday

This month's truly gargantuan update includes a couple worthwhile new Windows features -- hardly the rapid delivery of new features that Microsoft touted

09/11/14

Splunk's log analysis framework adds C#, .Net tools

The new tools leverage recently added features and allow Splunk to be accessed in cross-platform development

09/11/14

Version 1.0 of JetBrains' CLion IDE will include C/C++ support

JetBrains development tool supports the popular programming languages, but won't easily displace Eclipse, Visual Studio

09/11/14

Why Microsoft and Google can never copy Apple's Handoff

Apple's Handoff feature moves tasks seamlessly between mobile and PC, and we may never see anything like it elsewhere

09/10/14

Microsoft tries yet again to fix Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi problems

Initial reports about the Surface Pro 3's sixth firmware update in three months are promising, but users are still having Wi-Fi wake-up problems

09/10/14

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