Archives: May 2013

Objective-C regains its mojo in Tiobe language index

May 10, 2013
The language for iOS apps moves back up to third place after slip to fourth place last month
Read more »

The Windows 'Blue' burden: Saving the PC itself

May 10, 2013
Microsoft hails Windows 8 license sales while OEMs blame the OS for industry ills. Can Windows 'Blue' get them on the same page?
Read more »

Box buys Crocodoc to display files more beautifully in any browser

May 09, 2013
The company believes Crocodoc will help it appeal to users in vertical industries
Applications, M&A
Read more »

Microsoft KB 2847140 patch exposes rift between IE8 and Windows XP

May 09, 2013
While you're scrambling to apply Microsoft's latest fix-it, pause to remember why you're running IE8
Read more »

McAfee's new network security appliance has Intel inside

May 09, 2013
NS-series network intrusion prevention appliance pairs Intel hardware and McAfee software, boasts deep packet inspection with 40Gbps throughput
Read more »

Open Compute Project's next target: The network

May 09, 2013
Facebook, Intel, Broadcom, VMware, and company put the commoditization of switching hardware on the agenda
Read more »

Office Web Apps improve, but they remain Web apps

May 08, 2013
Microsoft's plan to make Office Web Apps truly useful is admirable, but it's unlikely to give us what we really need
Read more »

Windows 7 patch KB 2670838 fries Firefox fonts

May 08, 2013
For users with font-rendering problems in Firefox that can be traced to problematic KB 2670838 patch, here's an easy fix
Read more »

Is Microsoft's claim of 250 million SkyDrive users fuzzy math?

May 07, 2013
Tally likely includes one-time users and users of Windows 8 and Windows Phone, which automatically sign them into SkyDrive
Read more »

Microsoft's own numbers show Windows 8 sales falling rapidly

May 07, 2013
Microsoft says it's sold more than 100 million Windows 8 licenses, but official monthly report shows precipitous decline in sales
Read more »
©1994-2014 Infoworld, Inc.