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Chrome sings 'When I'm 64' on Windows

Google promotes 64-bit browser to polished, 'Stable' channel; trumpets faster speed, better stability

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

New enhancements result from a partnership the vendors struck in May to bundle the Cisco products with Jive's enterprise social suite

Docker 1.2 punches up security, day-to-day management

The popular Docker app-container project tweaks its feature set, but far bigger changes are waiting in the wings

The API economy, the killing joke, and the prisoner's dilemma

APIs are a cornerstone of the modern cloud economy. But are we putting too much faith in the people who make these platforms?

Five ways Docker is taking over the world

Docker is more than a fad -- it's a real-deal technology finding widespread adoption and creating its own ecosystem

Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things

A study of 48,000 Chrome extensions uncovers ad fraud, data theft, and other misdeeds

Apple preps final non-security Mavericks update

And for the 10 percent of users still running 2011's Lion, the end of all support -- patches included -- is likely just weeks away

In Microsoft's cloud quest, some will get left behind

Risk of 'technical drift' is especially pernicious when your vendor appears to support the cloud but is only paying lip service

How to solve Java's security problem

Bringing application security natively into the JVM can provide stronger, faster, more accurate protection against dangerous vulnerabilities

Google's Docker tool taps Apache Mesos for cluster management

Mesosphere is integrating with Google's Kubernates to bring cluster management technology to Google Cloud Platform

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Applications White Paper

Selecting the Right Reporting Technology

Today, dynamic reports have emerged as the most visual, widely used and impactful part of enterprise applications. In order to... more

Applications Features

To build or to buy IT applications?

The oldest question in IT keeps getting more complicated as new options emerge. Here's how MCI, Motorola, Visa, and others... more

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