Archives: April 2014

GNU Compiler Collection gains major new functionality

April 23, 2014
Version 4.9.0 improves generated code and boasts a new instruction set and language extensions
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New compiler cranks up JavaScript from native code

April 22, 2014
Emscripten C/C++-to-JavaScript project uses a back end derived from LLVM for greater speed and a more dedicated compiler
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Former GitHub CEO leaves the company

April 21, 2014
Tom Preston-Werner had been the subject of a harassment investigation spurred by allegations from a former employee
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Federal court dismisses lawsuit from Microsoft-, Google-backed patent troll

April 21, 2014
Intellectual Ventures' suit against Capital One has been thrown out, leaving the validity of its suits against other financial institutions in question
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KB 2919355: You can't patch the desktop like a phone

April 21, 2014
Windows 8.1 Update problems -- still unsolved -- drive home an important point: Changing patch rules by fiat is a recipe for disaster on the desktop
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GitHub downtime got you down? Anam.io has your back

April 21, 2014
A third-party service now offers free backups of GitHub projects with ever push
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How Cloudera plans to stand out from the Hadoop herd

April 18, 2014
With so many folks expressing an interest in Hadoop, Cloudera sets itself apart via its business sense and open source savvy
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Microsoft tends to enterprise Windows users -- but kicks consumers to the curb

April 18, 2014
Microsoft patches the wounds inflicted on corporate customers by XP and Windows 8.1 Update, but consumers are still mired in update woes
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The rise and fall of Heartbleed hysteria

April 18, 2014
The OpenSSL flaw is serious, but the four horsemen of the apocalypse aren't coming for the Internet -- or your smartphone
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Citizen developers are no threat to professional coders -- yet

April 18, 2014
Independent noncoders won't displace established developers, but they can help clear up a business's IT backlog
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