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John Lewis crowns micro-location tech startup Localz as the winner of JLabs

Localz will receive £100,000 and the chance to work with the retailer

The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law

Google Glass goes on sale in UK Play Store

£1,000 price tag likely to deter a lot of people

Prominent Linux kernel developer arrested in Russia

Dmitry Monakhov apparently jailed for public protest against Ukraine conflict.

Red Hat CTO abruptly resigns

Shock as CTO Brian Stevens leaves the open source giant

Linux Foundation to offer new certification for IT workers

Online test grants LFCS and LFCE certifications.

Ancient Stuxnet flaw still being used to attack millions of Windows XP PCs

XP popularity and poor patching revealed

Docker gets a GitHub-like repository from CoreOS

The recently purchased Quay.io provides the software and services for CoreOS to run a Docker hub

Chromebook sales to triple by 2017 as enterprise interest grows

But devices need to improve to begun business-friendly

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past

What the WinHEC? Microsoft revives Windows engineering event

However, WinHEC won't be a large, annual show, but rather smaller events held more frequently in different parts of the world

Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind

The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world

Linux servers turned into bots by 'IptabLes' and 'IptabLex' malware

Don't leave Apache Struts and Tomcat to rot

China gives Microsoft 20 days to answer questions in anti-monopoly probe

Microsoft has not been fully transparent in its investigation, China has said

China says Microsoft hasn't been fully transparent in anti-monopoly probe

China has been conducting raids on Microsoft offices in the country as part of its probe

Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board boosts Nadella, analysts say

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation

Android continues to gain in the enterprise

Android smartphones use in the enterprise is on the rise, largely at the expense of the iPhone, according Good Technology.

UK start-up Bizagi sets up shop in San Francisco

Moves global HQ slightly closer to London

Windows Server 2003 support expiration could push sales next year

The tale is akin to what happened when Microsoft ended Windows XP support, which lead to PC upgrades

Microsoft's future under Nadella less about Windows, more about mobile and cloud

The company is moving away from its past devotion to its OS


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