Stories by Maria Korolov

Fedora tips its hat to mobility, cloud, big data

The latest release of Fedora, nicknamed "Heisenbug," is a step towards making Fedora a player in the mobile arena. Fedora 20 also includes more support for cloud, and this is also the first release that supports cheap, low-power ARM processors as a primary architecture, in addition to Intel and AMD chips.

How IT can stay one step ahead of phishing attacks

Protecting yourself against phishing attacks used to be relatively easy. Don't download unexpected attachments. Visit banking websites directly instead of clicking on links in an email. And look for bad grammar.

Ubuntu 13.10: The good, the bad and the ugly

The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.

In Pictures: Don’t click on these links

Here are 10 types of links you should never click on.

10 encryption tips for the enterprise

Whether you're protecting corporate data from internal leakers, hackers looking to steal money from you and your customers, foreign spies, your own government, or employees accidentally leaving their laptops in a taxi, encryption is today's hot go-to tool.

Fedora adds 3D printing support

The latest version of Fedora, nicknamed "Schrodinger's Cat", features a number of improvements aimed at IT users. But its strict adherence to the open source philosophy means that it continues to be problematic for typical end users.

In Pictures: 15 most powerful Big Data companies

Here’s a list of the 15 Big Data companies to watch.

In Pictures: Telecommuting from paradise

With the right boss and the right broadband, these tech workers relocated to paradise destinations

Telecommuting from paradise

Nine years ago, Francie Tanner was working at a technology consulting company in Dallas when she received an email that began, "Dear Sir or Madam, I manage a bank in the country of Anguilla..."

Big Data jumps to the cloud

Kevin Walker's sales team was buried under information. Internal records, news reports, third-party data sources.

In Pictures: 10 things we love about Ubuntu 13/5 things we hate

Here are 10 things we love about Ubuntu 13 and 5 things we hate.

Ubuntu 13 challenges Windows 8

The latest version of Ubuntu, Raring Ringtail, is billed as business and user-friendly. There are still significant obstacles to its widespread adoption in the enterprise, but if your employees only access applications via the browser, and your company doesn't use complex spreadsheet macros or document formats, then Ubuntu 13 might be worth considering.

In Pictures: 5 things we love about Fedora 18 / 5 things we hate

After being delayed for months due to reported problems with the new installer, Fedora 18 has arrived

Where's the beef? Fedora releases 'Spherical Cow'

After being delayed seven times due to reported problems with the new installer, Fedora 18 has arrived. On the plus side, Fedora 18 delivers new management functionality for IT administrators and offers improved Active Directory support. However, a complicated installation process and some issues with the user interface make it a less attractive option than desktop competitors like Ubuntu and Mint.

In Pictures: 3D virtual worlds for the enterprise

The first step is browser-based environments for online meetings

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