Archives: February 2014

Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers

February 11, 2014
Microsoft programming language climbs into the top 10 of monthly Tiobe language popularity index
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Hadoop made easier, courtesy of Red Hat and Hortonworks

February 10, 2014
Red Hat and Hortonworks join forces to make Hadoop easily deployable across public and private clouds
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The sorry state of Windows 8.1 Update 1

February 10, 2014
If you're hoping for some relief with Windows 8.1 Update 1, you're in for a not-very-pleasant surprise
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Java 8 will likely strip out Stripped Implementations

February 10, 2014
Oracle executive cites licensing issues and platform fragmentation as obstacles, will consider it for Java 9
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Apache Libcloud: One Python library for all clouds

February 10, 2014
Open source library also supports block and object storage, key management, load balancing, and CDN features
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Where PCI compliance fails: Security testing, network monitoring

February 07, 2014
Verizon report shows better, if incomplete, PCI compliance, but also raises long-standing questions about the standard
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Microsoft finds its leader -- now good luck on finding a vision

February 07, 2014
New CEO Satya Nadella must articulate, execute an innovative vision for Microsoft or risk following the path of Tim Cook
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The mobile data explosion: All signs point upward

February 07, 2014
Mobile data usage in 2013 almost doubled year over year, says Cisco, and tiered pricing hasn't had the affect you'd expect
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Adobe Flash: Insecure, outdated, and here to stay

February 07, 2014
Given its lax security and incompatibility with mobile, Flash should be gone -- but it lingers for reasons that are tough to get past
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Android will power the Internet of things

February 06, 2014
Java has been pushed as the on-ramp to the Internet of things, but Android will make IoT into more than just a buzzword for most people
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