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  • News: Who Uses Ubuntu Linux, and Why? Survey Offers New Insight.

    It's all too common to hear Linux portrayed by detractors as an operating system suitable only for longtime hackers and “hobbyists,” as it was put in one recent example.

  • News: ACLU: Most US police don't seek warrants before tracking cell phones

    Many law enforcement agencies across the U.S. track mobile phones as part of investigations, but only a minority ask for court-ordered warrants, according to a new report released Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union.

  • News: Apache promotes Sqoop as Top Level Project

    As more organizations deploy Hadoop to analyze vast reams of information, they may find they need to transfer large amounts of data between Hadoop and their existing databases, data warehouses and other data stores. Now the volunteer developers behind a new connector designed to speed this data exchange have gotten the full support from the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

  • News: Yahoo open-sourcing Mojito JavaScript framework

    With Mojito leveraging Node.js platform, developers get client- and server-side app deployments for devices

  • News: Yahoo serves Mojito for Web app development

    Yahoo on Monday released an open-source Web application framework called Mojito that aims to make it faster for developers to write apps that can run on all major device platforms, including smartphones, PCs, iOS and Android.

  • News: Information Builders gives its BI platform more cloud-like capabilities

    The first paragraph of the story, "Information Builders gives its BI platform more cloud-like capabilities," which posted to the newswire Monday, gave an incorrect day for the company's announcement. The correct day is Monday. The story has been corrected on the wire and that paragraph now reads:

  • News: 10 hard truths developers must learn to accept

    On most days, programming is a rewarding experience, with no problem too challenging to solve. Perseverance, intuition, the right tool -- they all come together seamlessly to produce elegant, beautiful code.

  • News: Internet Explorer Is Up, Every Other Browser Is Down

    Internet Explorer is gaining back some lost ground in the browser market share battle. It has reclaimed nearly two percentage points over the past three months--jumping almost a full percentage point just this month. What’s more interesting, is that Microsoft’s browser took a little share from every other browser out there to make up that percentage point gain.

  • News: What Will Windows 8 Touchscreen Laptops Look Like?

    Windows 8’s touch-centric interface will help to usher in a new wave of laptops with tabletlike touchscreens. To make it easier for users to tap and swipe on even superthin Ultrabooks, laptop makers will break out of the traditional clamshell shape and introduce laptops with more unusual designs.

  • News: Make Data Entry Easier in Microsoft Excel: 10 Tricks

    Spreadsheet software is supposed to make life easier, not torture you with endless hours of data entry. Before you curse Excel and wish that you were working back in the good old days of paper ledgers, imagine how much better it could be.

  • News: Information Builders gives its BI platform more cloud-like capabilities

    Information Builders has added a range of improvements to its WebFocus BI (business intelligence) platform that will make it more appealing to ISVs that want to offer it as a cloud service, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: GAME is rescued from administration

    GAME Group has finally found a buyer in the form of OpCaptia which has bought the retailer for an undisclosed amount.

  • News: IE's browser share recovers, Chrome down for third straight month

    Internet Explorer posted another major gain in share last month, the second in the first quarter of the year, perhaps signaling a turnaround in Microsoft's fortunes, a Web metrics company said Sunday.

  • News: Samsung, NTT DoCoMo chip group abandon planned LTE chip joint venture

    NTT DoCoMo said Monday a planned joint venture with Samsung Electronics, Fujitsu, NEC and other Japanese companies to design and sell chips for high-speed mobile networks based on the LTE (Long Term Evolution) standard has been abandoned.

  • News: IBM to develop telescope data analysis system

    IBM is developing new data management and analysis technologies for what will be the world's largest radio telescope. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA), due to become operational in 2024, will produce so much data that even tomorrow's off-the-shelf computers will have difficulty processing all of it, the company predicted.

  • News: The Nokia Lumia 900: How to Get it for Free

    The Nokia Lumia 900, the sleek and slim high-end smartphone, can be had for free -- even more impressive than the already low $100 retail price.

  • News: What Gemma Correll wore today

    We interview the illustrator and pug enthusiast about her new book for doodlers and fashion lovers.

  • News: Bond e-trading soars

    A move by Goldman Sachs to introduce a full trading electronic system for bonds has come at a time that the industry as a whole is stepping up IT-driven trading.

  • News: Do Insecure Open Source Components Threaten Your Apps?

    Open Source components are a boon to developers, allowing them to efficiently write code without reinventing the wheel. But since open source lacks the notification infrastructure of commercial software, organizations must maintain a running inventory of open source components and their dependencies in production applications or risk deploying apps with known vulnerabilities.

  • News: Intuit brokers India farm trade with SMS app

    Intuit has set up a pilot program that allows farmers in India to find the best prices for their crops, simply by exchanging a few SMS messages on their cell phones.

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