Will Aspyr release Civilization VI for Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Apple’s secret mockups of iMessage for Android, and how to benchmark your Linux system.

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Why is Ubuntu's Unity 8 development taking so long?

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Ubuntu 16.10, and 9 Android apps for Halloween.

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Is putting AI into everything really necessary?

The democratization of AI has made it the future of computing, but is it really necessary in everyday applications?

Parameter binding in Web API

Learn how parameter binding (the process of setting values to parameters of the Web API controller methods) works and the best practices


Advanced operations using Dapper.Net

This article is a continuation of the series of articles on Dapper. In the earlier article on Dapper, we have had a brief introduction on Dapper and to get started using in and perform CRUD operations. In this post, I’ll present a...

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How does Linux need to change to achieve the 'year of the Linux desktop?'

Also in today’s open source roundup: Ubuntu 17.04 will be called “Zesty Zapus,” and Ars Technica reviews the Google Pixel phone.

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Galaxy Note 7 hurts Samsung's profit forecast

Also in today’s open source roundup: A Mashable writer dumps his Android phone for an iPhone 7, and how Linux has influenced modern IT.

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Why you should retrain your employees to become your data scientists

The demand for data scientists in the coming years is expected to create an immense talent shortage. Businesses should consider retraining their existing employees as data scientists

Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) released

Also in today’s open source roundup: The 7 best features in Ubuntu 16.10, and 16 things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.10.

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The era of nine-digit defects

For big business, IT and software risk can result in nine digit defects. These are the massive outages we read about in the news that cause big consumer headache and sometimes cost CTOs, CIOs and CEOs their job. Better adherence to...


How to work with extension methods in C#

Extension methods can be used to inject new functionality to a type without needing to modify, derive, or recompile the original type

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Java 8 programming for beginners: Go from zero to hero

Lambda expressions are the biggest features integrated into Java 8. This functional programming paradigm was, until now, missing from Java. Its inclusion now will only help Java grow in the right direction.


FreeBSD 11 released

Also in today's open source roundup: Microsoft release Skype for Linux 1.10, and do you remember Hannah Montana Linux?

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Why Linus Torvalds likes x86 chips better than ARM

Why Linus Torvalds likes x86 chips better than ARM Linus Torvalds has never pulled any punches when it comes to sharing his opinions about everything from Linux kernel changes to computer processors. And in his most recent...

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The story of a 'System frickin' Administrator, not developer, you hear me?'

In this new DevOps world, traditional system administrators have to up their game and learn more about development. Some have made the shift willingly, but some are holding onto their roots and not letting go

Does it matter that Google's Pixel phones aren't open source?

Also in today's open source roundup: See Google's official promotional video for its new Pixel phones, and is Google trying to become Apple?

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8 factors that adversely impact cloud application integration

Organizational hurdles brought upon by various silos, primarily within the organization's IT group, adversely impact the decision, approach, and ultimately, the outcome of integration projects

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The startup pitch: It’s a short elevator ride

Any startup accelerator or startup mentor is obsessed with the elevator pitch, but it's time to rethink what that means

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3 Android phones that offer long battery life

Also in today’s open source roundup: 48 characters can crash many Linux distros, and Allo drops quickly in the Google Play store.

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