Archives: February 2014

Pump or dump? Bitcoin's moment of truth draws nigh

February 14, 2014
The question underscores bitcoin's problem: What started as an experiment in virtual currency is now a high-risk commodity
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Ultra-hip Elasticsearch hits commercial release

February 13, 2014
With 6 million-plus downloads, Elasticsearch is a major name in search and open source -- even before yesterday's 1.0 release
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If UK health service can get XP extended, why can't we?

February 13, 2014
Britain's National Health Service is negotiating with Microsoft to extend XP support by at least a year. Can we get in on that?
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Famo.us: We're building a better PhoneGap

February 13, 2014
The JavaScript/HTML wizards look to top Adobe's mobile dev framework by using the same core technology in a slick new way
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Google and VMware advance plans for the death of the desktop

February 12, 2014
VMware's Horizon View partners with Google's Chromebooks as both outfits seek to make the most of the waning desktop PC
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Microsoft needs to explain changes made in Windows 8/8.1 apps

February 12, 2014
Microsoft doesn't publish changelogs for updates, with chilling implications -- because there's no way out of a bad Metro patch
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Developer survey: HTML5 gaining, Windows slipping

February 12, 2014
In Sencha poll, developers say they want to build with HTML5 technologies, while desktop interest dips
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Google Cloud SQL debuts, following Amazon's RDS lead

February 12, 2014
After lengthy limited beta, Google's MySQL database hits general availability, offering more storage and SLA-backed uptime
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Report paints bleak picture for IT jobs in 2014

February 11, 2014
Employment report shows 1,400 IT jobs were lost in January, hiring is at a standstill, and IT wages lack growth
IT Jobs
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Scorecard: Windows 8.1 Update 1 fails the Windows Red test

February 11, 2014
In the battle of Windows 8 fixes, Microsoft falls far short of InfoWorld's expectations in its latest OS update
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