Linux bug exposes open source to its own 'goto fail'

March 04, 2014
Bug in widely used open source GnuTLS encryption library can expose encrypted data with specially crafted certificate
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Puppet Enterprise's 'Razor' slices through system provisioning

March 04, 2014
Version 3.2 of open source automation solution features simpler agent installation, support modules, and hardware provisioning
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Windows 8.1 'Spring Update' hits RTM, should leak soon

March 04, 2014
Pirate site Wzor says Microsoft has signed off on the latest version of Windows; official distribution set for early April
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PayPal and Netflix cozy up to Node.js

March 04, 2014
The server-side JavaScript platform is busy converting Java users
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JXCore brings multithreading, sort of, to Node.js

March 04, 2014
Node.js fork JXCore adds multithreaded core to JavaScript server-side app engine, but may alienate open source users
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Microsoft: Use Laplink's Windows XP migration tools, not ours

March 03, 2014
Laplink will provide free data migration tool to help users leave XP, a sign of how Microsoft is weaning itself off XP support
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Microsoft announces extended Windows XP support in China -- or has it?

March 03, 2014
Reports this morning that Microsoft will support Windows XP in China after April 8 have been disputed by Microsoft
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IE11 still zaps Windows 7 gadgets

March 03, 2014
It's a common complaint about upgrading to IE11, but don't hold your breath on a fix from Microsoft
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Tami Reller and Tony Bates are out at Microsoft -- stay tuned for more departures

March 03, 2014
Leaked news of Reller and Bates' imminent departures is only a start. Here's who's likely next as the executive exodus begins
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Survey: Developers eager for Java 8

March 03, 2014
Lambda capabilities are the most anticipated new feature, while JavaScript addition lags far behind in popularity
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