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Want a full-blown IDE for Node.js? You'll need a Windows machine...

The Register - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:18
New tools for Visual Studio tackle server-side JavaScript

Microsoft has doubled down on its support for the Node.js server-side JavaScript framework with a new set of tools that turn Visual Studio into a full-fledged Node.js IDE.

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​Google makes deploying software on its cloud a trivial task

Zdnet news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 19:56
Google is offering a new incentive for using its Google Compute Engine. With Google Cloud Launcher, you can launch more than 120 popular open-source packages.

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Get the Most Out of Google Drive and Other Apps on the Linux Desktop - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 18:01

Google Apps is very Linux friendly. But when using Linux, how do you get the most out of your experience? 

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Chrome trumps all comers in reported vulnerabilities

The Register - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 03:28
Beats Solaris, flattens Gentoo

More vulnerabilities were discovered in Google Chrome last year than any other piece of core internet software – that's according to research that also found 2014 clocked record numbers of zero-day flaws.

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Wall Street tips fedora to Red Hat: Sales up, profit flat, everybody dance

The Register - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 01:17
sudo ./buy_back_shares $500m

Red Hat's shares are on the up after the Linux distro maker beat Wall Street's expectations in its fourth financial quarter, ended February 28.

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​LibreOffice finally to go online

Zdnet news - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 21:36
It's been years since The Document Foundation announced that LibreOffice would be ported to an online version. It looks like it will finally arrive... in 2016.

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Red Hat clears up its software-defined storage options

Zdnet news - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 15:34
Red Hat clarifies where Ceph and Gluster fit into your big data storage plans.

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GNOME 3.16 Released — This Is What’s New And Improved

Omgubuntu - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 14:25

GNOME 3.16, the latest stable update of the popular open-source desktop environment, has been released.

The post GNOME 3.16 Released — This Is What’s New And Improved first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Scality proffers its RING to the Land of the Rising Sun

The Register - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 13:02
Channel-loving Scality accelerates install

V5 of Scality's RING object storage software is now generally available, and has automated installation to ease the construction of petabyte rings with hundreds of nodes.

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Azul tackles Oracle with open-source Java for Internet of Stuff

The Register - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:00
Hopes to tap into Uncle Larry's embedded Java cash cow

Azul Systems has added a new, ultra-compact entry to its portfolio of alternative Java environments, taking a run at Oracle for the lucrative mobile, embedded, and Internet of Things (IoT) markets.

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The Companies That Support Linux: Treasure Data - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 23:56

The explosive growth of data from Internet-connected devices has, in turn, led to massive demand for storage and analysis tools in the tech industry. Treasure Data aims to serve this growing need for data storage and analysis in one place with their big data cloud service based on Linux.

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Joyent's Triton ships Docker containers on cloudy bare metal

The Register - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 21:01
'Container native' infrastructure does away with VMs

Cloud outfit Joyent has launched Triton, a new software and service offering that provides what Joyent describes as "container native infrastructure," where the Linux container – not a server or a VM – is the atomic unit of hosting.

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Hawk like an Egyptian: Google is HOPPING MAD over fake SSL certs

The Register - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 20:14
Updated How the world of certificate authorities is broken, part 94

Google says security biz MCS Holdings has created unauthorized SSL certificates for some Google-owned websites.

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Open-Xchange builds anti Oracle stack after server M&A splurge

The Register - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 18:30
DIY Skype maker chomps up mail and DNS duo

Open-Xchange, a maker of web apps that some of the biggest telcos and hosts rebrand as their own, has bought up open-source mailserver firm Dovecot and DNS server outfit PowerDNS.

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SGI sales mushroom with Atomic Weapons Establishment deal

The Register - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 17:17
Atomic boffins line up Intel-powered supers for virtual nuke testing duties

A new range of SGI supercomputers will be used in nuclear weapons research at the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment.

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IBM in China: Big Blue sees red, hopes to grow Middle Kingdom's tech

The Register - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 02:57
Scaling the Great Wall

IBM has stated explicitly what its recent strategy had already suggested implicitly: Big Blue has decided to get more strategic in China.

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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi 2: Install Linux and Access via SSH - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 21:59

If you are planning to order a Pi or if you just received one and are wondering what to do with it, this article will provide you with much-needed assistance.

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Review: McAfee Endpoint Protection for SMB

The Register - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 15:45
Does it prevent oogly booglies from getting on my system? Yes? Good!

Anti-virus – sorry, endpoint security - programs suck. I loathe them and they have been the bane of my professional existence for the better part of 20 years. Despite the crushing, crushing sadness that they cause, the call came down to review Intel Security’s latest endpoint security product, McAfee Endpoint Protection Advanced for SMB and - against my better judgement - I don't completely hate it.

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Everything is insecure and will be forever says Cisco CTO

The Register - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 00:31
How to cope? Don't groan: Big Data is the way to keep informed of nasty incidents

While in Melbourne enduring the antipodean version of Cisco Live!, The Register's networking desk met veep and CTO Bret Hartman. Here's what he told us about network security, a field he feels is basically doomed. Forever.

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