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Five ways Docker is taking over the world

Docker is more than just a fad, it's a real-deal technology that's finding widespread adoption and is 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

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

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

C++14 is done -- here's what's new

ISO draft international standard for latest version of C++ has been approved and expands on features introduced in C++11

Microsoft tweaks SharePoint Online to free up site storage

The company also increased the maximum amount of SharePoint site collections in Office 365 to 500,000 from 10,000

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply

Microsoft preps Office 365 document management tool for lawyers

Matter Center, currently available in limited preview, signals possible interest by Microsoft in creating vertical-industry tools for the Office suite

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

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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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