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February 11, 2015
by sjvn01
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Can CyanogenMod phones challenge iPhones and Android smartphones?

Cyanogen, the company behind CyanogenMod, started small. It began as a group of developers that wanted to produce a high-quality alternative Android firmware. Today, it still stands behind a great Android alternative, but its ambitions now go so high as … Continue reading

March 5, 2014
by sjvn01
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Red Hat Linux now available on Amazon’s secure federal cloud

It took its own sweet time, but Red Hat Enterprise Linux is finally available in the secure AWS GovCloud (US) region of Amazon Web Services (AWS). This is a major move for Red Hat in entering the world of secure … Continue reading

December 5, 2013
by sjvn01
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Amazon Drone: Stunt or service?

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the town Not a creature was stirring, not e’en UPS brown. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that Amazon Drones soon would be there. Seriously, Jeff Bezos? … Continue reading