Archives: April 2013

Hope lives! Windows 'Blue' may bring back Windows 7 features

April 18, 2013
Microsoft reconsiders its biggest Win8 gaffes -- and offers some promise for the Windows 'Blue' update
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Netflix set to abandon Silverlight but introduce DRM for Web video

April 16, 2013
The HTML5 standard's battles over video codecs may now spill into copy protection arguments
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Look out AWS: Microsoft Azure IaaS hits general availability

April 16, 2013
Microsoft reaches cloud milestone with release of expanded library for VM image templates, lower Azure pricing
IaaS, Microsoft
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As PCs decline, it's Apple that's making real money from PCs

April 16, 2013
A blip on the radar for PC sales globally, Apple's Macs nonetheless make nearly half the industry's profits
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Red Hat, Mirantis, and Hortonworks unite behind Hadoop on OpenStack

April 16, 2013
Open source Project Savanna envisions 'analytics as a service' capability to rival Amazon Web Services' Elastic MapReduce
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Samsung flexes its open source muscles where you might not expect

April 16, 2013
The electronics giant uses open source in smartphones, tablets, TVs, cameras, and refrigerators
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Women are making gains in booming tech-consulting market

April 15, 2013
National unemployment rate among tech pros is at 3.5 percent, though the rates vary significantly by job function
IT Jobs
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There's no way out of a bad Windows 8 Metro patch

April 15, 2013
If a Metro patch in Windows 8 or RT goes bad, like last week's KB 2823324 Windows 7 patch, there's no way to uninstall it
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Final arrangements: Hitting the digital dead man's switch

April 15, 2013
Go beyond Google -- here's how to automatically wrap up your online affairs and ensure a proper digital burial after you die
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Rackspace's patent strategy: Kill the patent, starve the troll

April 12, 2013
Rackspace says Rotatable Technologies is practicing exortion in claim of patent for screen-rotation tech
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