January 8, 2015
Comments Off on 2015: The year the Internet crashes. Hard.
An Internet joke that goes back at least to the early 1980s consists entirely of the phrase: “Imminent Death of the Net Predicted!” Every year, even more often than you’d hear “This will be the year of the Linux desktop!” … Continue reading
November 5, 2014
Comments Off on Fedora 21 beta finally arrives
It’s a bit late, but the Fedora 21 betais now out and ready to download. Previously, Fedora was first and foremost a desktop distribution that also contained server elements. If all went well, the new features introduced in Fedora would … Continue reading
March 20, 2014
Comments Off on Linux and botnets: It’s not Linux’s fault!
I couldn’t blame you, if — based on recent headlines such as “Linux worm Darlloz targets Intel architecture to mine digital currency” and “Botnet of thousands of Linux servers pumps Windows desktop malware onto web” — you thought Linux was … Continue reading
March 14, 2014
Comments Off on 25 Years: How the Web began
When I was a young man, we had it rough. We used to have to get up out of the shoebox at twelve o’clock at night and lick the road clean with our tongue. We had two bits of cold … Continue reading
March 10, 2014
Comments Off on Google gets serious about office apps: Offers $15 for referrals
Google just got serious—really serious—about taking on Microsoft Office, and Office 365 in particular. In a blog posting on March 10th Prajesh Parekh, a Google marketing lead, wrote “we’re offering a $15 referral bonus for each new Google Apps user … Continue reading