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Six Clicks: The best Linux desktop environments

July 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Unlike Windows or Mac OS X, Linux offers a wide variety of desktop environments. Here are my picks of the most important of these PC interfaces. Six Clicks: The best Linux desktop environments. More>

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Tags: Desktop · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System

Oracle Linux 7 released

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Oracle has supported Linux almost from day one. But it wasn’t until 2006, when Larry Ellison got into a disagreement with Red Hat, that Oracle decided it had to have its “own” Linux distribution — a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone, Oracle Linux. It’s eight years later, and Oracle is still copying RHEL with its […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Oracle · Red Hat · Server

SAP supports open source Cloud Foundry and OpenStack for cloud

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Portland, OR: Well, this is surprising. SAP had been pushing forward with bringing its enterprise software suite to the cloud for some time. But no one expected to see SAP really putting its muscle behind the open source cloud and that’s exactly what they’re doing. SAP supports open source Cloud Foundry and OpenStack for cloud. More>

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Tags: Business · Cloud Computing · Development · Infrastructure · Open Source · SAP

Apple and Samsung find themselves on the same side in patent fight

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Apple and Samsung fighting the same foe? What’s next? New York Yankee and Boston Red Sox fans singing “Kumbaya” together? Manchester United and Liverpool FC supporters taking up joint knitting lessons? It’s actually just another case of businesses being attacked by the same patent troll. In this case, Luxembourg-based Enterprise Systems Technologies (EST) SARL. This […]

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Tags: Apple · Business · Infrastructure · Legal · Samsung · SmartPhone

Chromebook gains, Microsoft worries

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Some people still pooh-pooh the idea that Chromebooks could ever come close to challenging Windows PCs. NPD’s latest laptop sales numbers say otherwise. Chromebook sales are zooming upward, while Windows laptop sales are stagnant. Chromebook gains, Microsoft worries More >

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Tags: Business · Google · Infrastructure · Laptop · Linux · Microsoft · Operating System · Windows