Archives: March 2014

Metro Firefox was doomed from the get-go

March 17, 2014
After a parade of promises, Mozilla unexpectedly cancelled the Windows 8 version of its browser because no one cared
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Look out, Amazon -- OpenStack jobs are on the rise

March 17, 2014
Amazon EC2 specialists can take their pick of the most job openings, but OpenStack engineers are closing the gap
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Microsoft plays frustrating game of hide-and-seek with Metro app updates

March 14, 2014
Microsoft continues to thwart users by providing essentially zero information about updates to its own Metro apps
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SOPA backers seek to restrict online rights again -- but this time outside the law

March 14, 2014
Stop Online Piracy Act may return as series of voluntary agreements among copyright holders, payment processors, and service providers
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'Dad, we want toys, let's go to the Apple Store'

March 14, 2014
Times have changed, and when today's kids want a treat, no toy store can match up to Apple's tech temples
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Red Hat's Fedora 21 brimming with security, crypto upgrades

March 13, 2014
Changes to Fedora, like smart card access control and systemwide policy for cryptography, could end up in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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Windows Phone is free in India -- and worth every penny for Microsoft

March 13, 2014
Two India-based Android phone makers are getting Windows Phone software for free. It's a smart play in light of the Nokia acquisition
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Cloud computing's future: Bigger, with fewer options

March 13, 2014
Lots more cloud data centers will be coming online, but the cloud computing space will be dominated by a few major players
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Brendan Eich: Web development is tough, developers are tougher

March 13, 2014
The JavaScript founder also says the language is approaching its endgame: performance parity with native code
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Android exploit eats up WhatsApp chat databases

March 13, 2014
Bad programming practices open up WhatsApp chat database backups to Android malware attack
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