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13 pieces of advice for Yosemite beta testers

Apple last allowed public testing of a prerelease OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities surge to record levels in 2014

IE suffered more than twice as many vulnerabilities as Chrome and Firefox, an analysis of National Vulnerability Database figures shows

Can a machine detect sarcasm? Yeah, right

Applying analytics to social media? Good luck -- not all words can be taken at face value. Natural language processing helps, but it's no panacea

Nginx's Web server update beefs up security and load balancing

Latest commercial version of fast-rising Nginx Web server adds professional features only available to paying customers

HP invests in Hortonworks' Hadoop

With the Hortonworks partnership, HP has a full data analysis software stack to present to enterprise customers

Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls the company's indexing efforts a years-long process

Apple unwraps OS X Yosemite public beta Thursday

First OS X preview available to the public in 14 years will be based on the latest developer build, released this week

Oracle ships 57 mobile apps for JD Edwards enterprise suite

The apps for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne business software suite are available at no additional cost to licensed customers

Virtru launches business email encryption service for Google Apps

The service, which allows for fine administrator control of messaging, is free to try through later this year

What you need to know about using Bluetooth beacons

Apple's iBeacons technology is merely the start of a new approach to location-aware apps

Microsoft Windows Test Center: analysis

Windows 7 RTM: The revenge of Windows...

Windows Vista lacked the right stuff to unseat Windows XP. Does Windows 7 really have what it takes? more

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InfoWorld Windows 7 Deep Dive Report

InfoWorld's experts evaluate the newest edition of Windows in the context of what matters to IT and business professionals more

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InfoWorld's free tool lets you monitor your own PC, test PCs, users' PCs, and Windows servers with easy dashboard... more

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