Archives: March 2013

Microsoft's MVP program turns 20

March 21, 2013
Current MVPs reminisce and voice concerns about their changing role and the future of the program
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Twitter-shaming can cost you your job

March 21, 2013
Complaint on Twitter about overheard off-color jokes ends up costing two techies their jobs
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VMware's hybrid cloud gambit will rely on its public cloud partners

March 20, 2013
vCloud Hybrid Service would provide the glue that connects customer's private clouds with third-party public VMware clouds
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So much for Microsoft's 'transparency' on security updates

March 19, 2013
Microsoft said it's fixing IE10/Flash interaction, but remains mum on documentation and impact on Metro IE10 updates
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Python Software Foundation wins a battle for the Python name

March 19, 2013
Outcry from Python community convinces hosting company to stop attempt to trademark the Python name in Europe
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Predicted nosedive in PC shipments spells trouble for Windows 8

March 19, 2013
IDC revised its projected PC shipment numbers way down, but we won't know the effect on Windows 8 sales until next quarter
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Deleted cloud files can be recovered from smartphones, researchers find

March 19, 2013
Researchers recover Word docs, PDFs, and more data wiped from Box, Dropbox, and SugarSync with iPhone, Android devices
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Andrew Auernheimer joins growing list of so-called hackers facing harsh justice

March 18, 2013
The 26-year-old security researcher sentenced to 41 months in prison for pulling email address from public-facing server
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Trade group: Firefox's cookie limits would hurt small businesses

March 18, 2013
IAB warns changes to Firefox's handling of third-party cookies would force thousands of small businesses to close their doors
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With Mailbox, Dropbox has another route to sneak into businesses

March 15, 2013
Mailbox, presently only available for iOS and Gmail, augments email with features like 'snoozing' emails until later
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