Archives: December 2013

IBM's losing ground with Unix -- and Oracle may follow

December 06, 2013
Sales of IBM's Unix servers are down almost 20 percent for Q3 compared to last year as market for proprietary Unix hardware shrinks
Unix, Servers, IBM, Oracle
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Smart people, stupid choices: Meet today's techies

December 06, 2013
Silicon Valley feels the heat as the the culture wars between mere mortals and the digital elite flame ever hotter
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Patent troll bill clears House with huge majority

December 05, 2013
House of Representatives passes Innovation Act, dealing major blow to trolls amid opposition from universities looking to protect patents
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Microsoft's stock high shows the future of the company is in services

December 05, 2013
Though Windows 8 hasn't set the world on fire, Microsoft's value as a company is at its best since 2000
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BitTorrent Sync gaining major traction as peer-to-peer alternative to Dropbox

December 05, 2013
A month after releasing full set of server-less file sync APIs, free BitTorrent Sync service user base doubled to 2 million users
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The HealthCare.gov rabbit hole: Where's the data going?

December 05, 2013
HealthCare.gov's front-end problems for users has led to back-end issues with insurers as well
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Node.js boosts load balancing, adds to API ahead of 1.0 release

December 04, 2013
Node.js 0.13 will follow, and 1.0 release will be 'insanely fast,' promises core code maintainer
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The Chrome Apps empire could be coming to iOS

December 04, 2013
Google plans to let developers deploy Chrome-packaged apps on any platform where there's Chrome -- including Android and iOS
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Botched Outlook 2013 patches KB 2837618 and KB 2837643 break Out Of Office reply, Free/Busy, and more

December 04, 2013
Installing KB 2837618 causes slew of problems, and addition of KB 2837643 makes it impossible to fix them through a simple uninstall
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Fast and flashy: Famo.us JavaScript framework revealed

December 04, 2013
Famo.us's product to bring complex 3D graphics, realistic motion to stock Web browsers and ordinary Web developers
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