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Upgraded Raspberry Pi now available

The "final evolution"

Microsoft still having trouble convincing users to buy Windows 8

Survey says use of Windows 8, 8.1 dipped in June.

Docker containers to take a bite out of virtualisation market, says Forrester

Release of Docker 1.0 will increase use of Linux technology in the enterprise

Windows Server 2012 R2 finally arrives on Amazon's cloud

The company is also offering preconfigured images with SQL Server 2014

Microsoft and Salesforce.com to link wares in global partnership

The companies will integrate Microsoft's Windows and Office with Salesforce.com's CRM software

CA Technologies release free XP migration tool

The CA Desktop Migration Manager can move a user's files and settings to an upgraded or new desktop or laptop computer

Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Update requirement generates confusion

The reasons and conditions for demanding that customers install this OS update seem arbitrary and contradictory

Oracle subpoenas Comcast in connection with Solaris support lawsuit

Comcast is resisting Oracle's demand for documents, according to a court filing

Eager to declutter your Lumia? Windows Phone 8.1 to get a file manager

Microsoft also launched a site where users can suggest features for the OS' Cortana voice-operated personal assistant

Oracle Solaris update plays nice with OpenStack

Oracle is adding an OpenStack distribution to its latest Solaris release

Google Glass users can take photos using telekinesis

Application harnesses bio sensor technology to navigate Google Glass interface

Microsoft's Cortana may be headed to world domination

The company confirms it is coming to the Windows desktop, and possibly iOS and Android.

Red Hat gears RHEL for the long haul

The newly released RHEL 7 includes Docker containers and the new terabyte-scaled XFS file system

Microsoft previews new devices, promotes Windows in Taipei

Microsoft is battling with Google to get into consumer electronics gadgets

CoreOS Linux distro lands on the Google Cloud Platform

Designed for massive server deployments, CoreOS consumes less than 200MB of working memory per instance

First Windows Phone 8.1 phone due out this week in Asia

It'll be a Nokia Lumia 630 that'll be available in single SIM and double SIM models

Microsoft extends deadline for Windows 8.1 Update requirement

Originally Microsoft had set a May 13 deadline for people to move from Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 Update

Amazon Web Services expands WorkSpaces to Europe

Desktop-as-a-service will now be delivered from Amazon's Dublin facility

HP expects first x86 Nonstop systems next year

Nonstop customers will get a path off of Intel's Itanium chip

Oracle wants an illegal monopoly on Solaris support, company alleges

Oracle has sued Terix and Maintech, saying they provide support for the OS in an illegal fashion


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