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Google's expansion to cars and TVs will be powered by Android Studio apps

The company is hoping to convince developers to create multiscreen apps with new development environment

Eight ways Lollipop 5.0 reinvents Android

Enhanced security, improved architecture, extensive APIs -- bold changes make Android 5.0 better for business

Microsoft endorses workaround for botched Windows patch KB 3000061

Two weeks after users offered a fix for the MS 14-058/KB 3000061 kernel mode driver installation problem, Microsoft confirms it works

12 things to know about Windows 10

Microsoft's OS is due next year and will run on all devices

7 reasons Apple should open-source Swift -- and 7 reasons it won't

Faster innovation, better security, new markets -- the case for opening Swift might be more compelling than Apple will admit

Nadella leaves no doubt about who is in charge in first six months as CEO

He's had his share of hits and misses but he's made his presence felt from the start

A clear-eyed guide to Mac OS X's actual security risks

Apple has improved its security in recent years, but is it enough?

An open letter to Microsoft's next CEO: 12 wishes from the Windows faithful

We billion-plus customers would like the next head honcho in Redmond to address these dozen action items

The last days of Unix?

The operating system may be down, but it is not out

Enterprises should give Chromebooks a chance, say analysts

Chromebooks have struggled to gain enterprise credibility but Forrester believes it’s time to re-evaluate

Microsoft skips 'too good' Windows 9, jumps to Windows 10

Deeming Windows 9 'too good to release,' Microsoft execs shelve follow-up to Windows 8 and proceed to Windows 10

Will BlackBerry win back the enterprise with Balance and BES10?

Blackberry also appears to be embracing the BYOD trend with plans to make Balance available on Android and iOS

Fedora Linux 18 'Spherical Cow' - Five notable new features

In addition to including the MATE desktop, this latest release also adds UEFI Secure Boot support

8 ways Lollipop 5.0 reinvents Android

Enhanced security, improved architecture, extensive APIs -- bold changes make Android 5.0 better for business

Facebook gives its server racks a Tesla touch

It's using lithium-ion batteries, like those in electric cars, to replace lead-acid batteries for backup power

Surprise patch KB 3005628 bodes ill for Microsoft's patching strategy

Out-of-band patch, which fixes errors 0x800F0906 and 0x800F081F in .Net Framework 3.5, is a troubling disruption in Microsoft's patching strategy

With new OS, Microsoft will try to put Windows 8 era behind it

The company is expected to unveil a preview of the Windows 8 successor on Tuesday

Microsoft pitches Windows for Internet of Things to maker community

Microsoft has started shipping a Galileo board with custom Windows firmware

Fedora tips its hat to mobility, cloud, big data

An enterprise ready desktop alternative

Canonical CEO: Ubuntu wants to power everything from smartphones to the cloud

Open source leader spells out the future

Mac flashback: Bill Gates on the business impact of the Macintosh (3/2/1987)

Microsoft chairman praises Macintosh but never sees corporate buyers being a strong point for Apple

Unix pioneers remember the good times

In their own words

John 'Maddog' Hall: Why Raspberry Pi is only the beginning

Computer science is a process of lifelong learning

Apple's and Microsoft's secret pact for tech domination

15 years ago, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates agreed to let Apple own the client and Microsoft the back end to thwart antitrust probes, newly discovered emails say

Fedora Linux 19 - Will Cinnamon be the default desktop?

Also on the table for the popular distribution is the possibility of replacing MySQL with MariaDB


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