Archives: January 2014

SequenceL language takes the pain out of multicore coding

January 31, 2014
Project eliminates many steps in multicore programming, allowing developers to write to C++ and automatically distribute to any number of cores
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GitHub bug bounties: Smaller, more focused is better

January 31, 2014
GitHub offers rewards to researchers who find vulnerabilities in its products, limiting the program's focus to ensure its effectiveness
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The case against Nadella as Microsoft's next CEO

January 31, 2014
With everybody announcing definitively that Satya Nadella will be the next Microsoft CEO, it's time for a little devil's advocacy
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Leaked screenshots show changes coming in Windows 8.1 GDR 1

January 31, 2014
Russian Windows site Wzor posts screenshots of some small but very welcome changes in the Windows 8.1 tweak, due March 11
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California threatens code boot camps with the boot

January 31, 2014
Regulators are cracking down on programming boot camps, saying some need to be licensed like other institutes of learning
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Take it from Facebook and Microsoft: The future of hardware is open

January 31, 2014
Microsoft backs Facebook's Open Compute Project, embracing open source hardware and one-upping secretive Amazon
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LibreOffice 4.2 better bridges the gap with Microsoft Office

January 30, 2014
Improved Office compatibility, OpenCL-powered spreadsheet math, and more features round out latest update of the open source productivity suite
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Java's encrypted communications no panacea for security problems

January 30, 2014
Transport Level Security will be turned on in an upcoming Java release, due in mid-March
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4 ways the Open Compute Project will impact hardware design

January 30, 2014
Facebook's Open Compute Project could have broad influences, beneficial and baneful, on data center hardware
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Dell's Cloud Connect thin client provides business Android on a stick

January 29, 2014
Wyse Cloud Connect thin client deploys Android for enterprise, but real competition is tablets and smartphones, not PC-on-a-stick rivals
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