Archives: November 2013

Intel plays catch-up to ARM with renewed Android push

November 12, 2013
A new compiler promises to deliver high-performance apps on devices where Intel has taken a backseat so far
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VMware spinoff Pivotal launches next-gen cloud dev platform

November 12, 2013
Pivotal rolls Cloud Foundry and Hadoop into PaaS for deployment on-premise or in the cloud, with easy-to-implement frameworks, messaging, and analytics
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C pulls away from Java among top programming languages

November 11, 2013
Microsoft-centric languages C#, Transact-SQL, and Visual Basic.Net see a boost, but last month's surge for Groovy now cited as a glitch
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UK spy agency uses NSA attack to hack Slashdot, LinkedIn users

November 11, 2013
GCHQ created fake LinkedIn and Slashdot pages to spy on European network engineers, using technique exploited by NSA
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Surprise! Java is fastest for server-side Web apps

November 11, 2013
In benchmarks, Java-based frameworks enjoy big performance lead over rivals, but other factors entice developers as well
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Does Stephen Elop really want to kill Bing and Xbox?

November 11, 2013
Sources say CEO candidate would consider selling or shutting down major businesses at Microsoft, but report misses important points
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How secure was Lavabit's 'secure' email? Not very, says researcher

November 08, 2013
Moxie Marlinspike unimpressed by email provider's security design, but Lavabit founder insists system is sound
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This time, it's personal: Government spying hits Google where it hurts

November 08, 2013
Google is truly mad over revelations about government spying on its networks. Finally, some good comes from Snowden's leaks?
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Google's dangerous bots put the whole Web on edge

November 08, 2013
Google's Web crawlers were tricked into spreading SQL injection attack -- and reflect badly on search giant's security practices
Security, Malware
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Microsoft Office Web Apps takes great leap toward Office equality

November 07, 2013
Newest version of Office Web Apps boasts live collaborative editing, but still trails Office for Windows in other areas
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