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3 keys to getting started with devops

The idea of devops is to better streamline the work of developers and operation professionals. This integrated approach, in theory, will allow developers to build applications faster and operators to launch them quicker and with fewer

'Nadella Effect' makes Ballmer $2.8B richer

And since Thursday's downsizing, CEO Satya Nadella has an extra $1.3M in his portfolio


Apache Hive brings real-time queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

Mozilla ships Firefox 31, adds search to new tab page

Patches 14 vulnerabilities, beefs up malware blocker

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Leaked 'Windows 9' screenshots reveal more detail about reborn Start Menu

It's not here yet, but recent leaks have given us another look at the refreshed Start menu for Windows due in 2015.

Big Switch aims to control the cloud with SDN product

Big Switch Networks this week is unveiling an SDN controller designed to bring Google-like hyperscale networking to enterprises.

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Should EMC sell off 80% stake in VMware?

Talk has intensified in the past week that changes could be afoot in the strategic relationship between EMC and VMware. EMC currently owns an 80% share of VMware, but a new activist investor is asking for that to change.

14 Must-Have iPhone, iPad Travel Apps

These 14 iOS travel apps will make your iPhone, iPad touch or iPad a more valuable travel companion. They'll help you book your trip, plan your itinerary, navigate unfamiliar streets, convert foreign currencies and much more.

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Chromebooks beyond the cloud: Everything Chromebooks can do offline

From productivity to playtime, offline Chromebooks aren't the useless hunks of plastic that they used to be.

Enterprise Collaboration Will Drive Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is on the menu for most companies this year, but the ingredients needed are still being determined. However, new research highlights the recipes companies are using to evolve internal processes, structure and...

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Whatever happened to Green IT?

Green initiatives have withered, but IT execs who think green can still make a difference.

New products of the week 07.21.14

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as IBM and HP.

Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

The workplace version of the popular cloud storage service competes against offerings from Google, Microsoft, Box and others

Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple's doing great in China, not so well in tablets, and R&D spending is increasing

Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big data

The deals give Teradata SQL querying and metadata management for Hadoop

More AT&T customers switch to paying for their phones

Most new postpaid smartphone users are choosing monthly payments over subsidized prices

Facebook reports a big sales jump, helped by mobile ads

Revenue was $2.91 billion for the second quarter, with more than half derived from mobile ads

Mt. Gox trustee leaves door open to revival of Bitcoin exchange

Investors meet the bankruptcy trustee, but get few answers

Qualcomm faces hurdles collecting royalties from China

China has opened an anti-monopoly investigation against Qualcomm

Twitter employees mainly male and white, says it has 'lot of work to do'

Twitter has been under pressure from U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson to release the data

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