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  • Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

    Experience in the open-source world is a valuable asset for technology job-seekers, and it’s getting more so over time, according to the latest Open-Source Jobs Report, which was published today by Dice and the Linux Foundation.

    06 May 16 07:33 Written by Jon Gold
  • What’s behind the odd couple Microsoft-Red Hat partnership

    In a collaboration that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, Microsoft – the purveyor of the mainstream and proprietary Windows OS – has partnered with Red Hat, the champion of an enterprise-class iteration of Linux.

    04 Nov. 15 23:51 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Microsoft's browser upgrade decree proves disastrous for IE

    Market share is slipping. And projections by Computerworld, based on the the rate of decline in the up-for-retirement IE editions, now point to between 39% and 41% of those running a Microsoft browser in January being severed from security updates.

    02 Oct. 15 21:25 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Red Hat should double down on containers

    As Red Hat homes in on VMware, investing development resources in Kubernetes, Project Atomic, and other container-related efforts will pay off far more than propping up OpenStack

    21 Aug. 15 19:38 Written by Matt Asay
  • It's alive! Patch Tuesday survives for Windows 10

    Patch Tuesday, contrary to expectations earlier this year, survived after Microsoft yesterday delivered security updates not only for the legacy editions of Windows, but also for the new Windows 10.

    13 Aug. 15 06:24 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • The end is near for OS X Mountain Lion support

    The security clock is ticking down for Apple's OS X Mountain Lion, which will probably be retired from support this fall before the Cupertino, Calif. company releases El Capitan.

    21 July 15 23:47 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • 9 reasons not to upgrade to Windows 10 -- yet

    Windows 10 is here - and many users (especially those who have been wrestling with Windows 8) are probably eager to upgrade. But even if you can get it now -- the upgrade will be sent first to <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2944212/microsoft-windows/windows-10-release-date-delayed-itbwcw.html">those who signed up for the Windows Insider beta program</a> and then in "slow waves" to everyone else -- you may want to hold off.

    21 July 15 20:35 Written by Preston Gralla
  • Microsoft cloaks the details of Windows 10 updates

    Microsoft last week demonstrated how much of a black box a Windows 10 update may be to the millions of users expected to upgrade to the new operating system.

    21 July 15 02:30 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • The 'when' of Windows 10: Microsoft's update and upgrade schedule explained

    If Microsoft follows through on its announced plans for updating and upgrading Windows 10 after the new OS launches in two weeks, it will issue the first update no later than the end of November or early December, then follow with three more in 2016, repeating with a trio each year following.

    17 July 15 02:10 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Windows 10 fragmentation? What fragmentation?

    Microsoft's Windows 10 will not have a fragmentation problem, analysts argued, even though its rapid development tempo and a host of update cadences will spin off so many versions that not everyone will be running the same code, or even have the same features, at any one time.

    13 July 15 22:04 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Microsoft takes yet another shot at defining 'free' for Windows 10 testers

    Microsoft on Monday took another shot at clarifying its Windows 10 upgrade policy, telling Windows Insider participants that they had to remain in the preview program if they had not upgraded from an eligible PC but wanted to continue running the OS free of charge.

    23 June 15 21:25 Written by Gregg Keizer

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