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A CIO's guide to the future of work

Today's digital workplace is constantly inundated with new applications and devices, as tech investment also decentralizes. Top technology leaders are seeking an orderly path to improvement, yet the the way forward remains more turbulent than ever. Fortunately, there are perspectives that can help.

October 29, 2014 by

SAP invests in Brazil cloud facility

German firm announces multimillion-dollar investment to offer some applications on its own cloud to local customers - but ERP is not on the cards.

September 3, 2014

Oracle enhances its desktop virtualization offering

The company claims that Oracle Secure Global Desktop supports the broadest range of applications, including Web-based applications and standard Windows, Linux, UNIX, System i and System z applications. Is it worth considering? Yes, if you use Oracle products.

August 31, 2012 by

Red Hat's $1B milestone notable but chump change vis-a-vis overall Linux industry

The Linux Foundation's exec director saluted Linux distribution leader Red Hat for reaching $1 billion in revenues but pointed out that the overall Linux industry is worth many, many billions today.In a recent post, LF Director Jim Zemlin said the "collective investment" in Linux, at $10 billion, is freely available and that the resulting "network effect" has generated billions of Linux users and billions of dollars transacted on Linux systems daily.

April 3, 2012 by

A BigCommerce fish in a small pond

Fresh from a $15 million investment windfall, Aussie-owned Texas-based company BigCommerce plans to double its Sydney engineering team to support its lofty ambitions to become the global leader in software as a service (SaaS) e-commerce applications.

August 12, 2011 by

Linaro and Samsung team up on Origen ARM dev board

Linaro and Samsung have announced a low cost board for developers keen on rapidly prototypying Linux and Android applications on ARM.The Origen board, announced on Monday, contains a 45nm dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, a multi-core Mali400GPU and 1GB of DDR3 memory.

May 30, 2011 by

Google Chrome hogs the limelight

I've just noticed that Google Chrome (Chromium in my case) now starts automatically on login to Ubuntu Linux. Even when I remove it from Preferences > Startup Applications, it just reinstates itself the next time I launch it.

April 12, 2011 by

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