Firebug 2.0 Web dev tool steps up debugging

June 12, 2014
The upgrade also includes syntax highlighting and improved code auto-completion
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KB 2969339 patches some -- not all -- Windows 8.1 Update 1 installer errors

June 12, 2014
Microsoft released another patch to help Windows 8.1 users get to mandated support level, but it works only part of the time
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Uncle Sam launches 18F startup to lure tech workers

June 12, 2014
18F aims to attract programming talent to the U.S. government, but faces bureaucratic and practical roadblocks
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4 reasons why Docker's libcontainer is a big deal

June 12, 2014
The technology at the heart of Docker has the potential to bring it to other platforms and to spawn whole new projects
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Joyent makes it easier to contribute code to Node.js

June 11, 2014
Joyent drops the contributor licensing agreement for Node.js and allows code to be contributed without unwanted legalese
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Apple's Swift not so swift after all

June 11, 2014
Programming language doesn't fare as well as Objective-C in some benchmarks, but Swift's easier syntax gets a thumbs-up
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Google plunges in to Docker management

June 11, 2014
Google adds Docker support to App Engine and open-sources management tool for Docker images running outside of Google Cloud Platform
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Google invites developers to take up Project Tango for 3D apps

June 10, 2014
The project focuses on using 3D-capable mobile devices for tasks like tracking full 3D motion and mapping environments
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Black Tuesday toll: Microsoft drops Windows 8.1 support; XP hack still works

June 10, 2014
A month on, Microsoft stops offering Windows 8.1 Black Tuesday patches to those who haven't installed Update 1
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Mirantis and IBM offer bare-metal hosted OpenStack-as-a-service

June 10, 2014
OpenStack vendor Mirantis partners with IBM Softlayer subsidiary on Mirantis OpenStack Express pay-as-you-go service
OpenStack, IaaS, IBM
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