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  • 4 reasons to stick with Java -- and 4 reasons to dump it

    Java remains a critical technology that attracts intense interest and passion, as testified by the droves of developers gathered in San Francisco this week for JavaOne, the industry's major event dedicated to the language.

  • Unlike IBM, Lenovo to manufacture some System x servers in U.S.

    Lenovo officially acquires IBM's x86 server business Wednesday, promising a seamless transition for its customers, while taking some new security-focused steps.

  • EBay spins off PayPal into separate company

    EBay's board of directors has approved a plan to separate the company's eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies next year.

  • European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

    The European Commission believes Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities, and is focusing its investigation on tax rulings that favored two Apple subsidiaries, according to a newly revealed Commission document.

  • Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India's government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country.

  • Apple's iPhone will go on sale in China on Oct. 17

    Apple's iPhone 6 will go on sale on Oct. 17 in mainland China, one of the biggest markets for the company, with high demand expected from existing iPhone users.

  • EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

    A privacy watchdog filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against a community college district in Arizona that lost the personal data of 2.5 million students and employees in two data breaches.

  • China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

    China has effectively cleared the iPhone 6 for sale in the country, granting the product a license, but not before a government regulator demanded Apple make some security changes in the iOS operating system to fix suspected flaws in the software.

  • Ingogo raises $9 million from Australian investors, crowdfunding

    After a pivot into mobile payments, Ingogo has raised $9.1 million in a pre-IPO funding round.

  • Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

    SuperValu, the grocery store operator hit by a cyberattack in June and July, has suffered a second attack on its payment processing system, it said Monday.

  • Tasked with promoting Office 365? Microsoft has a website for you

    Aware that the "if you build it, they will come" principle doesn't always apply to newly deployed IT systems, Microsoft has developed a website to help companies promote Office 365 usage among employees.

  • Tinybeans fetches $2 million for parenting network

    Sydney startup Tinybeans has secured $2 million in funding from private investors to fuel the parenting social network’s international ambitions.

  • InfoWorld Bossies

    InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards

  • Leaker claims only some Windows 8.1 users will get free Windows 9 upgrades

    Microsoft will offer some Windows 8.1 users a free upgrade to the next edition, tentatively labeled as Windows 9, a notorious spiller of the company's secrets said today.

  • Driving with Google Glass not a good idea

    Think it will be easier and safer to drive using Google Glass to text or make a call instead of your smartphone? Sorry. Think again.

  • Rackspace rebooting its cloud servers too

    Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1, most likely to patch a security vulnerability in the Xen open source hypervisor.

  • Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the Cloud

    Though Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd's title may have changed recently, his job running the company's sales and support operations really hasn't. But he does have a whole lot more to sell and support these days, and it's all in the cloud.

  • CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

    The CEO of a Pakistani company has been indicted in the U.S. for selling a product called StealthGenie that buyers could use to monitor calls, texts, videos and other communications on other people's mobile phones, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • Sorry, no live webcast of Tuesday's Windows event

    Microsoft will not webcast the Tuesday press conference where it will unveil at least some parts of the next Windows, the company said today.

  • Oracle rolls out analytics Cloud services

    Add Big Data and analytics to the businesses Oracle wants to dominate in the Cloud.