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Mon, April 21, 2014 - The tech world has always been long on power and short on thinking about the ramifications of this power. If it can be built, there will always be someone who will build it without contemplating a safer, saner way of doing so, let alone whether the technology should even be built in the first place. The software gets written. Who cares where and how it's used? That's a task for somebody in some corner office.
Mon, April 21, 2014 - Support for open source software is 'unbundled' from the software itself. That actually makes it much easier to get the right level of support at the right price.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - The package includes all the features in the commercial Kendo UI Mobile package
Fri, April 18, 2014 - If you fear the rise of robots, the latest humanoid-style machine has an "emergency stop to prevent robot apocalypse."
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Microsoft released Windows Phone 8.1 today, and contrary to its label of "Windows Phone Preview for Developers," anyone can upgrade their current Windows Phone 8-powered handset.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of financial assistance, or various other incentives, is Windows 8 and especially Windows Phone development worth the effort?
Mon, April 07, 2014 - Story mapping offers a visualization of the steps, or stories, which make up a software development project. This conversation with several experts on the topic discusses how story mapping works, how maps are created and how stakeholders benefit from seeing the lay of the land.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - Microsoft's App Studio beta test has been expanded to allow novice developers to build applications for Windows tablets and PCs, in addition to Windows Phone.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - An argument between developers of some of the most basic parts of Linux turned heated this week, resulting in a prominent Red Hat employee and code contributor being banned from working on the Linux kernel.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - The course is free of charge and follows one launched for developers last year
Wed, April 02, 2014 - The move is an attempt to increase the OS' presence in those devices, where Android and iOS rule
Wed, April 02, 2014 - With the release of the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1 version of its Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks is packing in new enterprise features, including data access, data governance, data management, security and operations.
Tue, April 01, 2014 - Microsoft partners, developers and customers may get a clearer picture this week of how the company plans to keep Windows relevant now that its rock-solid position in the market has been shaken up by competitors, shifts in technology and the lukewarm reception of recent releases.