Archives: January 2014

Java memory model takes small step toward modernization

January 29, 2014
Revisions to the Java Memory Model focusing on concurrency would be the first since 2004
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MSVCR80.dll errors and other problems plague iTunes 11.1.14 on Windows

January 29, 2014
Windows-based iTunes customers report problems with the latest update, and solving the issues can be a complex process
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Open Compute pushes GPL-like license for 'open source hardware'

January 29, 2014
Facebook's open hardware effort adopts 'prescriptive' license requiring altered designs to be contributed back to foundation when sold
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Broadband speeds and adoption are up -- but so are attacks

January 28, 2014
Akamai's latest 'State of the Internet' report shows steady rise in broadband adoption and speeds, IPv6 usage -- and DDoS attacks
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What's next on Google's kill list? Signs point to Google Code

January 28, 2014
Google's code hosting site is ripe for shutdown, long eclipsed by the likes of GitHub for features and popularity
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The great escape: How the NSA is driving companies out of U.S. clouds

January 27, 2014
Europeans may leave U.S. cloud companies even faster after most recent espionage revelations, but where they could go is a tough question
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Microsoft keeps chipping away at Windows XP's end-of-life deadline

January 27, 2014
Amid the backpedaling on security updates, will Microsoft stick to its April 8 deadline, or is July 2015 the new XP cut-off date?
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Microsoft targeted in phishing attack, likely by Syrian Electronic Army -- again

January 27, 2014
With all the talk of safe computing, Microsoft's having a hard time getting its own employees to batten down the hatches
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Microsoft pushes Windows Embedded for the Internet of things

January 27, 2014
Microsoft is pitching its 15-year-old OS as a central hub for connected devices, services, and data
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Mobile devices could open doors for VDI, despite PC slump

January 27, 2014
Though PC sales are in undisputed decline, mobile devices and desktop virtualization offer surprising mutual benefits
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