Archives: March 2014

Windows 7 SP 1 downloads once again available from Digital River

March 31, 2014
After some back and forth, Microsoft has reinstated Windows 7.1 ISO downloads at the software repository
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Microsoft's executive musical chairs takes a new twist

March 31, 2014
Satya Nadella officially names Scott Guthrie and Steven Elop as EVPs, makes interesting move with Xbox team under Phil Spencer
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Linux 3.14 kernel revision beefs up ARM, VM support

March 31, 2014
Latest Linux kernel has baked-in support for more cutting-edge ARM and MIPS processors, adds hardware support for Xen paravirtualuzation
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End of an era: Longtime Microsoft exec Antoine Leblond retires

March 31, 2014
Last remaining Windows 8 exec exits after 25 years with Microsoft, marking end of arguably the most profitable era in computing's history
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Suse open-sources live updater for Linux kernel

March 31, 2014
Kgraft, which allows live patching of the Linux kernel without downtime, is available under the GPLv3 license
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Scrum co-inventor: Agile can lower risk, but it won't tell you how to code

March 31, 2014
Ken Schwaber recounts the invention of scrum and compares it to reading a book about chess
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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization promises more OpenStack integration

March 28, 2014
RHEV 3.4 beta adds greater integration with OpenStack, as well as more network management functionality and storage options
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Microsoft finally turns out a real touch app -- is Windows next?

March 28, 2014
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad show an understanding of touch computing that -- if we're lucky -- may spill over to the next version of Windows
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Amazon, Cisco, Google crowd the cloud -- no thanks to NSA or IT

March 28, 2014
The march to the cloud will not be deterred, not even by the chilling effects of NSA surveillance
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Facebook, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn pump up scaling for MySQL

March 28, 2014
Big names come together on WebScaleSQL for better scaling among companies with heavy database demands
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