Archives: October 2013

Windows Server 2012 R2: It's Azure Lite

October 08, 2013
Microsoft's newly updated server operating system and tools sport more of Azure's feature set, writ small for private clouds
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IT experts: HealthCare.gov is still a mess

October 08, 2013
Experts see issues in front and back ends of problem-plagued health care portal; fixes are likely in government hands
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Microsoft's new wave of server products all the more Azure-centric

October 08, 2013
Enterprise Agreement customers get discounts on Azure; SQL Server 2013 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to have Azure extensions
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Google's new desktop strategy: Invade and conquer

October 07, 2013
Google's new strategy to make Chrome OS into everyone's OS: Build it straight into Windows by way of Chrome itself
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BlackBerry shareholder sues, claims company misled investors

October 07, 2013
Lawsuit alleges BlackBerry deceived its stockholders about the company's future, but allegations of fraud may be hard to prove
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Berners-Lee and W3C approve HTML5 video DRM additions

October 04, 2013
EFF and others are irked by the decision to include video content-control extensions as part of the HTML5 spec proposed by Google, Microsoft, and Netflix
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Crocodile tears for Ballmer's dinged bonus

October 04, 2013
Microsoft CEO received 'only' 79 percent of his eligible bonus because of Windows 8/Surface RT foibles, but his bottom line still increased by $606 million
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Adobe fesses up to hack but fudges on details

October 04, 2013
Two months ago hackers stole source code for Acrobat Reader, Publisher, ColdFusion, and data for 2.9 million user accounts. We still have no clue about user passwords
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Breaking bad: Drugs, bots, hackers, and cyber insecurity

October 04, 2013
Dread Pirate Roberts, the ZeroAccess botnet, and Russian data thieves all mark a big week in cyber crime
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Beyond the bottom line: The true cost of patent trolls

October 04, 2013
The costs of patent trolling often aren't directly visible, but the benefits of fighting back are coming to light
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