Microsoft extends its win streak with IBM cross-cloud deal

Microsoft extends its win streak with IBM cross-cloud deal

The deal brings IBM's middleware to Azure and Microsoft's .Net to Bluemix, but Microsoft enjoys an edge with third-party apps on Azure

10/22/14

Windows 10: What you need to know about the new build 9860

Windows 10: What you need to know about the new build 9860

Build 9860, said to encompass 7,000 changes from the original Tech Preview, holds few surprises but offers tantalizing hints about new features

10/22/14

What's the value of OpenStack leadership? $100M and counting

What's the value of OpenStack leadership? $100M and counting

With 'the largest Series B open source investment in history', Mirantis must see how much growth it can sustain

10/22/14

Ex-Microsofter Muglia melds SQL analytics, data warehouse as a service

Snowflake's new data warehouse is designed from the ground up for the cloud and is aimed at analytics users who need high elasticity

10/21/14

Microsoft, Dell team up for all-in-one stack-and-rack system

Microsoft, Dell team up for all-in-one stack-and-rack system

What do you get with Microsoft and Dell's hybrid cloud hardware setup? Microsoft's Azure experience and a turnkey hybrid cloud

10/21/14

GopherJS nudges Google Go past Dart in JavaScript Web development

GopherJS nudges Google Go past Dart in JavaScript Web development

With GopherJS, front-end code can be written in Go language, then compiled to JavaScript

10/20/14

Three ways IBM can shine after shedding its CPUs

Three ways IBM can shine after shedding its CPUs

With its processor division on the way out, IBM turns to software and services to stay profitable and relevant, but there's no magic wand for Big Blue

10/20/14

Microsoft warns users to kill botched KB 2949927 patch

Microsoft warns users to kill botched KB 2949927 patch

Microsoft yanked SHA-2 patch KB 2949927, and now goes further and cautions users to uninstall the update

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

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

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

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

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

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

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