Archives: November 2013

Application-centric networking? More like Cisco-centric networking

November 07, 2013
Cisco's software-defined networking solution seems to answer one question: How to sell more Cisco products to enterprises
SDN, Data Center
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Red Hat aims for enterprise OpenStack deployment dominance

November 06, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux integration could ease OpenStack adoption, but complexity and cloud competition stand in the way
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Amazon ushers in graphics as a service

November 06, 2013
Amazon clouds adds Nvidia-backed G2 instances, which Mozilla wants to use to stream apps everywhere via HTML5, JavaScript
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Deciphering Microsoft Security Advisory 2896666 on Word zero-day exploit

November 06, 2013
The straight story on Microsoft's uninformative, poorly worded security advisory about attacks delivered via a bug in the TIFF codec shipping with Office
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Verizon attacks Net neutrality in D.C. court

November 05, 2013
Verizon lawsuit now being argued before judges in D.C. Circuit seeks to strike down Net neutrality provisions adopted by FCC
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Botched Windows USB driver patch KB 2862330 triggers BSOD 0x000000D1 or 0x000000CA

November 05, 2013
Last month MS13-081/KB 2862330 went down the automatic update chute, triggering blue screens and endless re-installs. It still isn't fixed
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Why KitKat can't help older Android hardware

November 05, 2013
Android 4.4's widely hyped smaller memory footprint won't bring Gingerbread devices into modern era on its own
Android
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Bye-bye, Big Red? Escaping Oracle's not that easy

November 04, 2013
Open source databases PostgreSQL and MariaDB are making strides, but need more than technical edge or lower price to attract Oracle customers
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Microsoft kills Skype third-party tools for the desktop

November 04, 2013
Skype has confirmed it's shutting down all third-party access to its desktop API at the end of the year
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Secunia PSI freezes with 'Stop running this script?' errors in Windows 8.1

November 04, 2013
Fortunately there's a relatively easy workaround for getting the security software functioning again
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