Archives: January 2014

James Gosling grades Oracle's handling of Sun's technology

January 13, 2014
The Java founder assesses how well Oracle has managed the technologies it acquired in the four years since it bought Sun
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2014 isn't looking any better for IT jobs

January 10, 2014
Hiring for IT jobs slowed in 2013, and 2014 doesn't bode much better, thanks to continued decrease in overall labor market
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PC shipments in 2013 dropped precipitously -- and the future's murky

January 10, 2014
Though Gartner's and IDC's predictions collided with cold, hard reality in 2013, they're oddly optimistic about PCs in 2014
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Facebook's secret to shipping millions of lines of code each day

January 10, 2014
It's no secret at all. After hacking PHP to make it run faster, Facebook does the same with Mercurial source control
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CES 2014: Desperately seeking life after the PC

January 10, 2014
As the focus of the tech industry shifts from old computing forms, vendors at CES cast a wide net for the Next Big Thing
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Novena whips up an open source laptop from scratch

January 09, 2014
Novena Project aims to create an entirely open source laptop, from the iron down to the bits, and a prototype already exists
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Xen Mirage: The less-is-more cloud OS

January 09, 2014
Mirage provides an OS pared to its barest essentials for cloud operations, but its dependency on OCaml language may limit its utility
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Red Hat and CentOS: You scratch my back, I scratch yours

January 08, 2014
Q: Why would Red Hat want to work with the makers of a free community build of its own software? A: Lots of reasons
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Microsoft pulls the plug on Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP

January 08, 2014
Microsoft has suddenly decided you won't be able to install Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows XP after April 8
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How am I doing? GitHub lets developers visualize project stats

January 08, 2014
GitHub Traffic Analytics service gives developers insight into interest in their projects
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