Archives: January 2014

Did Microsoft (finally) fix Windows XP's SVCHOST redlining problem?

January 15, 2014
XP users have complained for months about a bug that slammed Windows update to 100% utilization. January's Black Tuesday patch might solve the problem
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Here to stay: 4 reasons to stick with JavaScript

January 15, 2014
All eyes are on Node.js, TypeScript, CoffeeScript, ClojureScript, and Dart, but they're shaping up as transitional tech at best
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More than money, bitcoin's real value lies in its algorithms

January 14, 2014
Blockchain technology that powers bitcoin and other digital currencies is showing up in a variety of other applications
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Dropbox glitch makes a strong case for encryption by default

January 14, 2014
It's easy, it's powerful, and it'll give users that much less to worry about. So why isn't it happening?
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Google's grand plan for Nest goes way beyond the Internet of things

January 14, 2014
Physical devices are becoming just as important as digital services in achieving Google's know-everything ambitions
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Windows 9 due in April 2015, but coding hasn't started yet

January 13, 2014
Windows guru Paul Thurrott says Microsoft is going back to the Windows drawing board after the Vista-level flop of Windows 8
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Full speed ahead: Oracle to ship Java 8 in March, even with bugs

January 13, 2014
Company to focus on 'showstopper' bugs between now and then in JDK 8, and wait to fix lesser bugs later
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Windows 8.1 pirate beta due any time, but it's a yawner

January 13, 2014
The Windows 8.1 Update 1 leak is imminent, but a worthwhile upgrade is still at least a year out
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Coming soon: Control your computer with your brain via open source

January 13, 2014
Funds pour in for Kickstarter project to create an open source interface through which your brain controls your computer
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Fear factor: Improve ALM or suffer software failure

January 13, 2014
IDC and other experts say companies need to get their acts together on software development processes
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