Archives: January 2014

The spies you'll wear: When big data gets too personal

January 08, 2014
Vendors at CES are pushing wearables as big data generators -- and possibly hammering the final nail in privacy's coffin
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Apple still king of mobile apps with over $10 billion in App Store sales

January 07, 2014
Apple may have the minority mobile share, but it monetizes iOS via mobile app sales far more effectively than Google Play
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Nvidia Tegra K1 processor isn't just for games

January 07, 2014
The company's '192-core' Tegra processor is a possible play for ARM in the data center
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The Android 'un-PC' is no real threat to the PC

January 06, 2014
Flood of Android notebooks and even desktops at CES 2014 bode well for Android, but they still can't replace a full-featured PC
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Windows plus Android: A solution to a non-problem?

January 06, 2014
The biggest pre-CES rumor says Asus and others will combine Android and Windows on a device, but the idea has inspired more head scratching than enthusiasm
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Midori and M#: Microsoft's open source bridge to better security?

January 03, 2014
Speculation about Microsoft's M# language is wide-ranging, but it may be the foundation to a secure, non-Windows OS
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Nginx joins the big leagues in Ubuntu Server

January 03, 2014
Ubuntu Server 14.04 is set to include Nginx Web server as standard, along with the old favorite Apache
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Massively upgraded FreeBSD 10 to be released next week

January 03, 2014
Latest version of the OS brings in Clang/LLVM, Hyper-V support, ARM additions, and compatibility with the Raspberry Pi
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Surprise winner tops JavaScript and Objective-C in popularity

January 02, 2014
Transact-SQL claims victory over programming mainstays in Tiobe's language popularity index for 2013
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IBM's homomorphic encryption could revolutionize security

January 02, 2014
IBM gets a patent on an encryption method that could make it possible to run fully encrypted programs or VMs without first decrypting them
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