Archives: May 2013

Red Hat CEO: We don't need Microsoft to succeed

May 07, 2013
Jim Whitehurst also explains why he sees a grim future for desktop Linux even as the open source OS gains importance
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The taxman cometh for cloud services

May 03, 2013
Cash-strapped states are enacting new taxes on computing and cloud-based services, opening a possible Pandora's box of confusion and lost cost savings
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Wikipedia dumps MySQL, hooks up with MariaDB

May 02, 2013
Driven by preference for open source software 'without bifurcated code bases,' Wikipedia embraces MariaDB, a MySQL fork free of Oracle baggage
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Windows XP at risk as antivirus vendors jump ship

May 02, 2013
Virus Bulletin VB100 report, focused on fully updated Windows XP systems, shows antivirus manufacturers are giving short shrift to XP, despite its popularity
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Android, Chrome loom large over Google I/O's opening day

May 02, 2013
Google I/O 2013 conference kicks off with marathon keynote and features session tracks on Google+, Google Maps, and more
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Java EE 7 moves forward

May 01, 2013
Oracle says next version of enterprise Java received Java Community Process executive approval; reference implementation due soon
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Windows RT: Who loves ya, baby?

May 01, 2013
The Web usage numbers are in: Windows RT can't get traction, and Lenovo doesn't believe RT 'is what businesses want'
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Apple, AT&T, and Verizon fall short in protecting your data

May 01, 2013
EFF releases its annual report on whether companies are fighting to keep customers' personal data from the government
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HP beefs up SDN with a new virtual switch

May 01, 2013
Designed for use with HP FlexFabric 5900AF switch, HP Virtual Switch 5900v provides powerful SDN alternative to anemic VMware vSwitch
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