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What’s the future for Windows Phone?

Despite rumors of its potential demise, Microsoft likely to hold on to the mobile business to keep its hand in the market

Kyvos serves up Hadoop on easy-to-parse data cubes

New big data software from startup Kyvos Insights can format Hadoop data into OLAP repositories

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Another day, another preview: Windows 10 build 10159 brings Hero wallpaper

Microsoft claims build 10159 fixes 300 bugs found in build 10158, but the main distraction is the new wallpaper

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Why Microsoft might deliver 'R-as-a-service'

Now that Microsoft is supporting development of the R language, it could take the next step and deliver R as an Azure service -- without running afoul of the GPL

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Open source lives! The R project is the real deal

The community around the R language is the real deal -- not just another feel-good open source contrivance to enable big companies to collaborate on code

Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

The s2n module could serve as a leaner replacement for the OpenSSL TLS module

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Amazon's s2n encryption library aims to be small, light, and auditable

New open source encryption library is meant to be easy to implement as well as easy to audit for security issues

Cisco plans to buy security-as-a-service provider OpenDNS

OpenDNS provides Web filtering and malware protection services to 65 million users

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Google, Microsoft, Oracle back new R Consortium at Linux Foundation

The big vendors are among founding members of a consortium aimed at strengthening technical and user communities

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LTE-U is coming to take your Wi-Fi away, consumer advocates warn

Carrier technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to provide LTE connectivity could let wireless providers mess with your home connection

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What's new in Windows 10 build 10158

Solid new version of Windows 10 Insider Preview makes it look likely that Microsoft will indeed hit RTM by July 29

Video: How to get started with Docker

DockerCon 2015 brought a bevy of presentations for both vets of the containerization technology and newcomers; this one's for the newbies

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OpenDaylight's SDN software is aimed at telecom, not enterprise needs

Much like OpenStack, OpenDaylight's Lithium is more attractive to telcos and carriers than mainstream enterprises -- and it's far from the only project of its kind

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Sad day for developers: SCOTUS denies Google's appeal on APIs

Supreme Court's decision is bad news for developers targeting the U.S. market, who will now have to avoid any API not explicitly licensed as open

Cyber criminals adopt recently patched zero-day exploit in a flash

It only took four days for a recently patched vulnerability in Flash Player to start being used in large-scale attacks

Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

In a huge victory,Oracle can charge licensing fees for Java on Android after the court's decision

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Microsoft quietly pushes 17 new trusted root certificates to all Windows systems

The aging foundation of Certificate Authorities shows yet another crack as security experts are caught unaware

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Samsung to stop Windows Update shenanigans

Company bows to pressure, will halt practice of changing patch service's settings on its hardware 'within a few days'

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