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Apache Software Foundation reels from software development problems laid bare

Does not rule out using proprietary tools to solve some of its problems

Prominent developers pulling out of Debian as voting deadline nears

Four prominent members of the Debian community have stepped down or reduced their involvement in the open source project as a result of an increasingly bitter argument over the future of the widely influential Linux distribution.

New Windows 10 build adds gestures, tweaks the toolbar, and simplifies OneDrive

New features seem aimed to build in flexibility where it's needed, and simplicity where it's not.

Imperial College London builds flying robots lab

One of just a handful of facilities in the world that can test hybrid aerial/water robots

NHS Trusts struggling with Windows XP migration, FoI request finds

A quarter won't meet April 2015 support deadline

Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

Complaints continue to pour in from users whose Wi-Fi is malfunctioning after upgrading to the new Mac OS X version

Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance

New Windows 10 TP build adds Windows Phone Action Center

The new build, out Tuesday, includes almost 7,000 changes, most of them bug fixes and improvements

Apple's Yosemite OS shares Spotlight search terms by default

An engineer who's studied the new OS criticized its privacy settings

Patch Tuesday: Windows, Internet Explorer need critical patches

Get ready...

Microsoft releases emergency patch to stymie Windows Server attacks

Microsoft today released an "out-of-band" security update to patch a vulnerability in all versions of its Windows Server software

Indian tech firm partners with Open University on UK smart city

Milton Keynes is set to become one of the UK's first smart cities

Microsoft releases 14 patches for Windows security problems

It's the largest number of patches issued in a single day so far in 2013 and 2014

Apple reportedly asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

The mention in the release notes may indicate Apple has finally acknowledged the OS may have a Wi-Fi bug

Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

Which will be handy when configuration changes don't go well

Canonical celebrates cloud freedoms with new Ubuntu

The newest version of Ubuntu Linux comes with Cloud Foundry and the latest version of Docker

Microsoft Kinect could hold key to stroke patient recovery finds professor

Researchers from Nottingham Trent University uses gaming technology to help stroke patients recover

Complaints mount about Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

There has been a steady stream of reports from users whose Wi-Fi connections were affected after installing the latest version of Mac OS X

Apple opens bridges between OSes with launch of Yosemite, iOS 8.1

Version 8.1 of iOS is due Monday with fixes to iOS 8 bugs

Top 10 tips for Windows 10

You need to know these behind-the-scenes tricks to get the most out of the current Windows Technical Preview


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