Nginx claims more top websites at Apache's and Microsoft's expense

Nginx claims more top websites at Apache's and Microsoft's expense

Of the top million Web sites, the speedy new Nginx server is gaining greater marketshare, but Microsoft IIS is making surprising gains of its own, too

11/20/14

Mozilla fishes for Google alternative, reels in Yahoo

Mozilla fishes for Google alternative, reels in Yahoo

The new agreement between Mozilla and Yahoo gives Mozilla a fresh revenue stream and a new way to advance its pro-open-web agenda

11/20/14

Surface Pro 3 firmware patch solves some glitches, but Wi-Fi problems persist

Surface Pro 3 firmware patch solves some glitches, but Wi-Fi problems persist

Microsoft releases its ninth firmware fix for the Surface Pro 3 in five months, and early results are mixed

11/20/14

Microsoft brings Docker CLI to Windows

Microsoft brings Docker CLI to Windows

The Windows CLI brings Microsoft closer to full Docker container support, but many more pieces must still click into place

11/20/14

Splice Machine 1.0 offers speedy, scalable SQL on Hadoop

Splice Machine 1.0 offers speedy, scalable SQL on Hadoop

Splice Machine update offers cross-integration with Hadoop apps and supports migration paths from other databases

11/19/14

Time to secure the Web? EFF says HTTPS can soon be the norm

Time to secure the Web? EFF says HTTPS can soon be the norm

Led by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Let's Encrypt wants to make HTTP an oddity within a few years' time

11/19/14

25 years after Lotus Notes, IBM tries to reinvent email again

25 years after Lotus Notes, IBM tries to reinvent email again

IBM's Verse borrows ideas from Google's Inbox, then adds Watson-powered querying to let users tame their email

11/19/14

Facebook continues tools deluge with JavaScript type checker

Facebook continues tools deluge with JavaScript type checker

Open source Flow is the social network’s latest effort to introduce its technology to the community at large

11/18/14

Microsoft redoes SChannel patch, releases MS14-068/KB 3011780, KB 3000850

Microsoft redoes SChannel patch, releases MS14-068/KB 3011780, KB 3000850

Three unexpected patches barreled out of the Automatic Update/WSUS chute, including a massive Windows 8.1 patch rollup

11/18/14

Suse jumps into software-defined storage

As its steady post-Novell recovery continues, Suse moves into enterprise software-defined storage

11/18/14

Docker gains migration and networking help with Flocker

Docker gains migration and networking help with Flocker

Flocker promises to address issues of data portability and migration between systems, but the project is still in its early stages

11/18/14

More patch problems reported with MS14-066/KB 2992611/WinShock

More patch problems reported with MS14-066/KB 2992611/WinShock

Botched patch is still on Automatic Update. If Amazon, IBM, and BlackBerry can offer straight talk, why not Microsoft?

11/18/14

WebRTC hammers out compromise on video codec standards

WebRTC hammers out compromise on video codec standards

Browsers must support H.264 and VP8 as part of real-time communications effort

11/18/14

Microsoft's changes to OneDrive spark a user rebellion

Microsoft's changes to OneDrive spark a user rebellion

Necessary changes to OneDrive rolled out last week -- leaving unhappy users, thanks to poor explanation. Here's what Microsoft should have said

11/18/14

CouchDB 2.0 counters MongoDB with improved scaling

CouchDB 2.0 counters MongoDB with improved scaling

The new version of the CouchDB NoSQL database adds open-sourced contributions from Cloudant, including clustering

11/17/14

Microsoft does it again, botches KB 2992611 SChannel patch

Microsoft does it again, botches KB 2992611 SChannel patch

Last Tuesday's MS14-066 causes some servers to inexplicably hang, AWS or IIS to break, and Microsoft Access to roll over and play dead

11/17/14

4 ways Docker is remaking Linux

4 ways Docker is remaking Linux

Red Hat, Ubuntu, Suse, and CoreOS are following different paths for adopting Docker and its virtualization technology

11/17/14

Microsoft upgrades its F# functional language

Microsoft upgrades its F# functional language

Preview of F# 4.0 features runtime, compiler, and language enhancements

11/14/14

Hidden tricks and fixes in Windows 10 build 9879

Hidden tricks and fixes in Windows 10 build 9879

From the Insider Hub app, to unsticking Caps Lock, to OneDrive problems galore: There's much more to build 9879 than meets the eye

11/14/14

Net neutrality is not a liberal-vs.-conservative issue

Net neutrality is not a liberal-vs.-conservative issue

A new poll shows Republican voters overwhelmingly oppose Internet fast lanes -- not that you'd know it from the rhetoric in Congress

11/14/14

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