Oracle won't let go of its battle with Google over Android and Java.
Oracle won't let go of its battle with Google over Android and Java.
The members of LinuxQuestions have spoken about their favorite Linux and open-source programs. Their favorite Linux? Would you believe it's Slackware?
A meeting next week looks likely to spell the end of Munich's Linux desktop experiment and a return to Windows for the city's staff.
Google's recent cloud outage was caused by updates getting trapped at its 'canary' test deployment.
FAQ: Here's what you need to know before you repair, reinstall, or upgrade Windows 10 including details about activation and product keys.
The company is adding live streaming to its TouchCast Studio platform, which provides a TV studio in an iPad. Will companies adopt a Periscope-type approach to communication?
SAP joins the parade of enterprise software giants planning to bring machine learning and artificial intelligence to their applications.
Using its Watson AI platform and Bluemix cloud, IBM is aiming to develop the tech skills of millions of young Africans for free.
The Community and Public Sector Union plans to shine a light on the 'dysfunction' present at the Department of Human Services during a Senate inquiry into the Centrelink 'robo' letter debacle.
The research firm expects the bulk of IT spending to come from the discrete manufacturing and banking verticals.
Well-organized scrum meetings may help prevent breakdowns in communications which lead to breakdowns in software.
Tax preparation across all channels is developing slower than expected and that means Intuit's revenue and operating profit is being pushed out from the second quarter to the third quarter.
Tracking down drivers and control software for internal and external hardware devices after a clean reinstall doesn't have to be a tedious job. The secret is to back up the driver file repository that Windows 10 maintains. Here's where you'll find it.
Problems with saving Microsoft Word and Google Docs files in text document format OpenDocument Text are locking out the visually-impaired, argue its proponents.
The Common Criteria (CC) validation follows the NIAP approval for the Android version back in 2015.
The new Apple Watch is filled with settings and tweaks to control the experience. These seven will help you get more out of your new watch.
Managed cloud firm Rackspace says the design and technology in its latest datacenter could slice as much as 80 percent off energy overheads compared with typical builds.
The first day of RSA 2015's exhibitor show floor was packed with booths and oodles of creative, sometimes bizarre, gimmicks to attract attention. These stand out from the rest.
The easiest desktop operating system to use of all may be Ubuntu.
From preserving privacy to decluttering browsers, there are a number of useful extensions out there waiting to be downloaded.
Whether or not you think Google adheres to its "don't be evil" motto, the company likes to think it has a sense of humor. Here are all the best hidden Google tricks to check out.
Anyone who works with keyboards and mice is a candidate for repetitive stress injuries or carpal tunnel syndrome. Here are six practical, inexpensive techniques to keep your wrist pain in check.
Apple's next-generation mobile software is expected to land on iPhones and iPads later this year in a widely anticipated public beta. Here's what we hope to see.
Who's the busiest developer on Android these days? Some of the most impressive business apps are coming from an unlikely source, with Microsoft's business apps appearing on the Google Play Store and getting rave reviews.
Google Chrome is my browser of choice on both Windows and Mac, and all in all it's a great browser. However, with the addition of a few extensions, a great browsing experience can be transformed into a superb browsing experience.
Touch-friendly versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now available in preview editions for use on devices running Windows 10. Here's what you'll find in each one.
There's little doubt that OS X 10.10 'Yosemite' is a fully-featured operating system that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extra utilities will allow you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra effort.
The Fitbit Charge is the best daily activity tracker for the masses and Fitbit sets the bar for its powerful ecosystem and reliable tracker lineup.
Sony continues to launch unique mobile designs with a focus on helping you manage your life in any environmental condition.
Want access to your desktop PC when away from your desk? Fear not, here are a handful of apps to help keep you work like you're in the office when you're actually away somewhere else.
Cloud Connect conference: Wall Street's view on IT spending
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Edit Word and Excel documents on iPhone
Facebook-type app hits the enterprise
The technical preview of Windows 10 is heavy on tools for the power desktop user that businesses will want to evaluate, but the most important features will be visible later in the preview cycle.
Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
The latest version of Disk Director gives PC enthusiasts and IT departments the tools to handle the latest hardware and software platforms.
Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
A new version of Microsoft's database has been released, with enhanced in-memory support and Azure-hosted backup.
A quicker and slicker new app for the online Xero accounting service adds automatic reconciliation of bank accounts, allowing Android users to stay on top of their finances.
Spotfire Mobile Metrics can collate and analyse your BI data and deliver the key metrics needed to monitor business performance direct to a notebook, smartphone or tablet.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was to be the first converged desktop/tablet/smartphone release. However, it's shaping up to be more of a typical Long Term Support release, with the emphasis on solid and stable, rather than radical changes.
With this full release of 11.5 for Linux and Windows, and with an alpha version of 11.1 demonstrated running on OS X in April 2013, EditShare is finally starting to make good on its promise to deliver Lightworks as a cross-platform, professional-level, video editor.
This new version of the 2X ApplicationServer XG will blow you, and the competition, away. Price, ease of use, rapid deployment, and small size make XG the perfect application and desktop delivery system.
With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
Hot on the heels of Fedora 19 comes this everything-including-the-kitchen-sink derivative.
Some of the features that were to be included in Ubuntu 13.04 have been shelved in favour of presenting a polished and solid release, with most of the improvements residing behind the scenes. As a result, Raring Ringtail may seem a bit of a disappointment.
Windows 8 is OUT on my next-generation Pavilion dm1, and Linux — in the shape of Fedora 18, openSuSE 12.3, Mint 14 and Ubuntu 12.10 — is IN.