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April 30, 2015
by sjvn01
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Why Windows embracing Android and iOS is a bad idea

It’s official. Microsoft has surrendered the mobile space to Apple and Google. All hail Android! All hail iOS! Seriously what else can you make of Microsoft attempting to bring both Android and iOS applcations to Windows? First, there’s no question … Continue reading

April 16, 2015
by sjvn01
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It’s an open-source world: 78 percent of companies run open-source software

The good news is that open-source software is used in the vast majority, 78 percent, of businesses. The bad news is that far less do even a half-way decent job of managing it. It’s an open-source world: ?78 percent of … Continue reading

April 10, 2015
by sjvn01
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Dell XPS 13 Linux developer edition available

Dell has come through again with its latest laptop that’s just for Linux developers: The fourth generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition. This model is the latest in Dell’s high-end workstation laptops for programmers. Unlike earlier models, this latest power … Continue reading

April 6, 2015
by sjvn01
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CoreOS is bringing Google’s Kubernetes to the enterprise

CoreOS’s first plan was to bring container-enabled Linux to the cloud. The company is still working on that, but with its new program Tectonic, it’s upped its game. The company is working on bringing Google’s container management system, Kubernetes, to … Continue reading