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Docker's Moby cast in same mold as Fedora's Red Hat

Both Fedora and Moby provide staging areas for future innovations contributed from the community

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Apple's Mac Pro gets crushed on features by new HP Zbook laptops

The Zbook mobile workstations outclass the aging Mac Pro on many features

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FCC ends price caps on many business data lines

The move to deregulate business data services could lead to price hikes for small businesses, critics say

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Trump's H-1B executive order is PR, not policy

President Trump scores a photo op, but the real fight over H-1B visas has yet to begin

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Node.js exec director: Our project is transformational

Former Linux Foundation official Mark Hinkle moves over to organization shepherding server-side JavaScript platform

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Buggy open source components still dog dev teams

You can write the best code in the world, but if you use vulnerable libraries and frameworks, you're introducing serious security problems to your application

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Microsoft will cut OneDrive and Skype access to standalone Office users

Skype for Business and OneDrive for Business access will go away unless you give Microsoft more money by subscribing to Office 365

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OpenStack cloud deployments are up, but Intel scales back

A user survey finds that OpenStack deployments are up 44 percent, but Intel has dropped its support for the OpenStack Innovation Center

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Microsoft switches to twice-yearly Windows 10 update plan

The newly announced synchronized twice-a-year pace puts a big crimp in historic Win10 development cycles

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Flaws let attackers hijack multiple Linksys router models

Two dozen Linksys router models are exposed to attacks that could extract sensitive information from their configurations, cause them to become unresponsive and even completely take them over.

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Python power comes to SQL Server 2017

The next version of Microsoft's flagship database will run Python scripts, with full access to Python third-party libraries, as native T-SQL stored procedures

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There's a way to undo the damage caused by Microsoft's update blocker

GitHub poster releases patch files that repair Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs that Microsoft blocked from Windows Update

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Google reportedly plans ad blocking feature for Chrome browser

The move by the online ad company is seen as defensive, and will allow only certain acceptable ads to be shown

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AWS CodeStar offers templates to ease cloud app deployments

Amazon's new cloud service uses templates to simplify provisioning, security management, continuous delivery

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Facebook Relay JavaScript framework simplifies API

The framework for building data-driven apps incorporates Facebook's query language for APIs

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Windows 10's power throttling may help battery-hungry laptops

A feature available for Windows 10 Insiders could extend your battery life by about 11 percent, Microsoft claims

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Here's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS Summit

AWS unveiled a smorgasbord of new functionality, including new billing for software-as-a-service applications, a new continuous integration tool, and enhancements to the company’s database services. Here’s the rundown of what got...

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Facebook updates Workplace as enterprise collaboration gets hot again

Facebook is changing its collaboration service by integrating enterprise services, like Office, Salesforce, OneDrive and Box, and adding other features.

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