Software

Great customer experience is an elusive goal

Many companies talk about it but few deliver, a Forrester study found

VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it’s container-friendly

VMware releases Project Photon as way to dispel fears that container technology could threaten virtualization giant


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Where Windows 10 stands right now

Windows 10 betas are coming fast and furious. Discover what Microsoft has released so far

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Rise of the so-called citizen developer

Not every department has would-be programmers itching to write your company's next app. But for IT, harnessing the talents of business users who code can be well worth the effort of supporting them.

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Enterprises failing to keep up with digital change, EMC study says

As the so-called information generation places new demands on companies, many admit that they lack the ability to respond.

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Big Data and cloud projects can go horribly wrong. Don’t let this happen to you.

IT projects are not bulletproof. They are as likely to fail or encounter obstacles before coming to completion than they are to go smoothly. But when it comes to cloud and Big Data projects, the failure rate is disturbingly high.

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Introducing Data Graphica: The art and science of information

An introduction to a new blog focusing on data and how it makes sense of the world.

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Microsoft showed us the future of Office, and here are the 5 things it must improve

The new universal apps promise a seamless experience, but we're not quite there yet.

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Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC

Testers running Windows 10's preview must keep the OS relatively up to date or face a bricked PC that soon won't boot.

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8 cloud companies to watch following MONSTER funding week

Investors this week poured at least $350 million into cloud computing companies focused on everything from security to Hadoop clusters to industry-specific apps.

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Traction Watch: 4 Reasons Domo Will Double Its Revenue This Year

If you haven’t heard of the business intelligence company Domo, you can be forgiven because it's been in self-imposed stealth mode since 2010, while it's been growing spectacularly. Well, the cat is now out of the bag, as the company...

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Experts boost threat level, call for patching critical Windows bug ASAP

Security experts today called for Windows users to immediately patch one of the 26 vulnerabilities Microsoft disclosed on Tuesday.

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Google to pull Chrome plug on Windows XP at year's end

Google on Thursday announced it will shut down support for Chrome on Windows XP at the end of the year.

Does your company run on open-source software? Join the (very large) club

In five years, the number of organizations relying on such software has nearly doubled, this survey says

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise just released its new logo, and it's really boring

HP released a new logo for its Enterprise division

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe software, strikes back

The retailer claims Adobe, Corel and Autodesk charge accused pirates exorbitant license fees

Happy Birthday Java

The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

Java is 20. Where does it go from here?

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Meet the new leader of Debian open source project

Neil McGovern is the new leader of the Debian open source/free software project after defeating two rival contenders in a vote held among developers that closed on Wednesday. He takes over from Lucas Nussbaum, who did not seek...

Microsoft makes debugging PHP less painful with new Azure tool

Microsoft has tapped Zend's Z-Ray for advanced PHP analysis

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Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

The open source stream processing solution is proven reliable at scale, but difficult to learn and use

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