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  • VMworld 2015: Microsoft and VMware cozy up, forgoing past rivalry

    Despite their years-long rivalry, Microsoft and VMware have teamed in a new partnership that's part of Microsoft's collaborative strategy shift.

  • Microsoft may offer some Windows 10 patch notes to enterprises

    Windows 10 Enterprise has been installed in about 1.5 million business devices in less than a month. Now Microsoft is considering how to best offer patch information to users of its new OS.

  • Mirrativ: Live streaming to the max

    Live streaming just got an upgrade: Mirrativ

  • The ultimate auto-pilot software gets $15M boost

    DARPA says the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System or ALIAS program, which was announced in 2014 envisions a tailorable, drop-in, removable software kit that allows the addition of high levels of automation into existing aircraft. “Specifically, ALIAS intends to control sufficient features to enable management of all flight activities, including failure of aircraft systems, and permit an operator to act as a monitor with the ability to intervene, allowing the operator to focus on higher level mission objectives,” DARPA stated.

  • Is the Cloud the right spot for your Big Data?

    Some say the Cloud is the best spot for Big Data, others argue it should remain on premises. The answer is, it depends.

  • Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

    The Mozilla Foundation wants to make sure that the Web remains a platform where anyone can create content, rather than just a place to consume information and services created by others.

  • IBM partners to make mainframes more mainstream

    IBM is looking to boost its mainframe business with a Linux push that includes new hardware, software and the founding of the Open Mainframe Project. The company is also contributing mainframe code to the open source community.

  • Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

    It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English and Indonesian

  • Microsoft waives Windows 10 'branches' for now

    <a href="http://www.microsoft.com">Microsoft</a> will not begin using <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features">Windows 10</a>'s multiple update tracks, called "branches" by the Redmond, Wash. firm, until later this year, analysts said, and in the interim will continue to push all updates to everyone at the same time.

  • Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

    A computer glitch that disrupted airline traffic in some parts of the U.S. over the weekend was possibly the result of a software upgrade, the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday.

  • Free Windows 10 upgrade will have 'no financial impact' on Microsoft

    When Microsoft announced that it would be offering consumers a free upgrade to Windows 10, it got a lot of people talking. After all, the company charged US$199 per license for consumers to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional just six years ago. So clearly, a free upgrade to a new OS would have to have a big impact on Microsoft's business, right?

  • Meteor 1.2 embraces Angular and React

    With an upcoming upgrade, the Meteor JavaScript platform will accommodate the latest JavaScript standard and will back the Angular and React JavaScript frameworks as view layers.

  • Apple releases final OS X Yosemite non-security update

    Apple has updated both OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, probably for the last time other than for security fixes.

  • Former SAP exec pleads guilty to bribery charge

    A former SAP executive has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe Panamanian officials in an effort to secure government contracts for the software vendor.

  • Microsoft's rollout of Windows 10 gets B+ grade

    <a href="http://www.microsoft.com">Microsoft</a> has done a good job rolling out <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features">Windows 10</a> in the first two weeks, analysts said today, and the general vibe for Windows 8's replacement has been positive, even though glitches have dampened some enthusiasm.