Archives: October 2013

Why Intel's more-of-the-same processors aren't enough

October 18, 2013
Intel's alleged ultracheap holiday season offerings aren't likely to make a dent in the decline of the Wintel empire
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Resurrected KB 951847 'zombie' patch fixed -- but now has new problem

October 18, 2013
Botched patch installs .Net Framework 3.5 without warning or consent -- even on systems that have studiously avoided .Net
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Trade secrets protection set to get tougher

October 18, 2013
Legal protection of trade secrets on a state-by-state basis has created enforcement problems. Now push is on for federal legislation
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Users hit by Blue Screen, 0xC1900101 - 0x40017 error with Windows 8.1 update

October 18, 2013
Microsoft is struggling to figure out how to handle a widely reported problem when Windows 8 users update to Windows 8.1
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Silicon Valley: Top salaries for many, greater inequality for all

October 18, 2013
Bidding wars for in-demand talent reap high pay packages for some, like Twitter VP Fry -- while hiding gaping disparities
IT Jobs, Twitter
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Google flies high -- but Motorola sinks further

October 18, 2013
Google's solid Q3 profits marred by underperforming Motorola Mobile and little word about future directions for the division
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OpenStack Havana rolls out networking, orchestration, and metering upgrades

October 17, 2013
New version of free, open source IaaS includes many changes -- and steeper adoption curve than Amazon's cloud
OpenStack
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Beyond Windows 8.1

October 17, 2013
With Windows 8.1 now generally available, focus shifts to fixing the mess Steve Sinofsky left behind
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Java's insecurity has doomed it on the desktop

October 17, 2013
The latest round of patches for Java comes far too late to rescue its damaged reputation as a desktop presence
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Hadoop 2: Big data's big leap forward

October 16, 2013
Hadoop 2.0 goes beyond MapReduce to create a general framework for distributed data-processing applications
Hadoop, Big Data
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