Archives: November 2013

CIOs say IT hiring for 2014 looks grim

November 18, 2013
Labor stats and interviews indicate a slowdown in hiring due to economic uncertainties, but may not reflect health of tech sector as a whole
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Believe the hype: PHP founder backs Facebook's HipHop technology

November 18, 2013
Rasmus Lerdorf also discusses language's security status, coming upgrades, and importance of getting out of the coder echo chamber
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'Blurry fonts' bug KB 2670838 persists with IE11 and Windows 7

November 18, 2013
Six-month-old 'fuzzy fonts' bug that hit Firefox and Chrome is still around -- and may now ensnare Windows users upgrading to IE11
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Salesforce.com launches Salesforce1 integration platform

November 18, 2013
New 'social, mobile, and cloud customer platform' is designed for building next-generation social and mobile apps
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Kinesis: Amazon's cloud opens to the Internet of things

November 18, 2013
Service for real-time data processing could be cloud giant's first steps toward Internet of things domination
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Microsoft to fix Windows XP update SVCHOST redline issue 'soon'

November 15, 2013
Microsoft has identified why using Windows Update to install patches on Windows XP may lock up users' machines for hours on end
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Brendan Eich spills the beans on next two JavaScript upgrades

November 15, 2013
Work progresses in parallel on versions 6 and 7 of underlying ECMAScript specification, with version 6 due by end of 2014
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Watson as a service: IBM preps AI in the cloud

November 15, 2013
By offering Watson's machine-learning system in the cloud, IBM could expand AI's frontiers and monetize the work as it happens
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Amazon, Microsoft, Pivotal, and Verizon bulk up in the cloud

November 15, 2013
Amazon WorkSpaces, Microsoft's Visual Studio Online, and two Cloud Foundry deals headline the week's cloud announcements
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Review: Dropbox for Business improves, but still lags behind the competition

November 14, 2013
Dropbox's service upgrade for business users addresses major limitations with more detailed reporting and the ability to use both personal and business accounts on the same device
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