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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

BlackBerry 10 - Things you need to know

Here's a look at what you should know before the BlackBerry 10 mobile OS launch event on January 30

OpenStack cloud backers hope 2013 is the year of user adoption

OpenStack is growing, with more than 600 developers working on the project

Cool gadgets and hot tech that will shine at CES 2013

Here's an early look at some tech trends and hot products to watch for during the massive trade show.

Windows Server 2012 cannot be ignored - Tech to watch in 2013

Server upgrade is crammed with new features and can enable greater networking possibilities

How Windows 8 threatens to undermine Software Assurance

The launch of a new product presents the vendor with a golden opportunity to change how they charge their customers for it by revising the licensing model

Windows 8 sales numbers disagreements

Microsoft, analysts don't see eye to eye on popularity of new desktop OS.

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

Ubuntu and Firefox line up to take on iOS and Android in 2013

BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8 will also be taking part in the smartphone battle

Why Windows To Go is perfect for BYOD

The Windows To Go feature of Windows 8 Enterprise eliminates many of the concerns and headaches of allowing users to bring their own PCs.

Make 2013 the year you switch to Linux

Now that Windows 8 is here, there's no better time to embrace a more free, open, and desktop-friendly alternative

Red Hat: Most companies are still not cloud-ready

Big firms need to get their enterprise applications ready for the cloud era, says Frederik Bijlsma

80% customers choose Windows 7, says PC builder in US

Given the choice, Puget Systems' customers ignore Windows 8 and buy Windows 7 machines instead


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