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Windows Blue preview due at end of June

Microsoft has also discussed bringing back the Start button in the next upgrade of Windows 8, according to Julie Larson-Green

Debian wheezes out Version 7

Users cab run 32-bit and 64-bit software on a single machine

Windows 8 Update: Smaller, less expensive gear on tap for autumn

What about the Start button?

Fuduntu Linux to shut down, new distro to follow

Decline in Gnome2 desktop support cited as key reason

Android founder: We aimed to make camera, not phone OS

Andy Rubin on the u-turn that led to Google acquisition

Google gives Play store a facelift, as Android tweaks continue

The new presentation is more image-heavy than previous iterations

Oracle brings data centre fabric to Sparc systems

Sparc T5, T4 and M5 servers will work with the high-speed interconnect technology

Raspberry Pi Model A sells out in US after paperwork slows supply

Bureaucracy delays British Linux board

Linux Foundation hails leap in enterprises use of open source OS

Eighty percent of organisations plan to increase Linux server use, but only 20 percent plan to purchase Windows servers

Google: Chrome and Android will remain separate operating systems

Exec chairman Schmidt says each OS addresses a different problem

Microsoft's Windows Blue to be available later this year

The update to Windows 8 will be delivered across a variety of form factors and display sizes

Chinese industrial espionage now a major cause of data breaches, Verizon report finds

'State-affiliated actors' looking for IP

Microsoft files patent for new open windows viewer

Possible replacement for little-used Flip 3D in Vista, Windows 7

Red Hat releases community OpenStack distribution

Red Hat's RDO distribution will offer users the latest upstream changes in OpenStack

Objective-C's dip in popularity tied to decline in iPad and iPhone

The language used for Apple iOS app development drops a notch in Tiobe index

UK businesses stalling on XP migration as end of Microsoft support looms

Less than half of UK companies have begun migration process, with one year until Microsoft stops free updates

Analyst: iPhone price pressure means smartphone profits have peaked

Lack of market differentiation will hit supplier margins

MapR brings Hadoop support to Ubuntu

MapR has also made its source code available on GitHub

Microsoft to refresh Windows 8 core app trio today

Calendar drops support for sync to Google's cloud calendar, claims report

Bretford releases enterprise guide for iOS deployments

Topics include activating and configuring iOS devices, app ownership, and backing up data


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