Archives: March 2013

U.S. to China: Please stop hacking our companies, if you don't mind

March 12, 2013
National Security Advisor calls out China to stop cyber attacks on U.S. businesses -- but in less than confrontational terms
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Why Netflix is embracing Python over Java

March 11, 2013
From boosting resilience to improving security to managing Cassandra clusters, Netflix finds Python a preferable language on many fronts
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Google needs to be more like Apple to keep users safe

March 08, 2013
As malware developers devise more tactics for duping users into installing their nasty apps, Google must be more vigilant on behalf of naïve users
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Attorney General's testimony on Aaron Swartz raises more questions than answers

March 08, 2013
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Sen. John Cornyn butt heads over whether prosecutors 'bullied' hacktivist
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Red Hat's Java leadership grows as Oracle's wanes

March 08, 2013
Red Hat steps up to provide continuity for OpenJDK 6 after Oracle's decision to focus on Java 7 and 8
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Microsoft vs. the world: The punches keep coming

March 08, 2013
On top of fines and taxes, Microsoft got bad news on Windows RT, Windows 8, and Office 2013
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EU punished Microsoft for its history, not its crime

March 07, 2013
The real reason the EU fined Microsoft (a relatively small sum) at all: Because the company is a scofflaw
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Gnome co-founder explains why he dumped Linux for Mac

March 06, 2013
Miguel de Icaza says desktop Linux 'never managed to cross the desktop chasm'
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Microsoft reverses its Office 2013 license transfer rule

March 06, 2013
Microsoft drops one of the absurd bait-and-switch 'features' of Office 2013 licensing
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A Windows 8 surge later this year? What are analysts smoking?

March 06, 2013
IDC predicts PC shipments will go up in second half of 2013 as Windows 8 gains acceptance. Where do these guys get their crystal balls?
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