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Posts tagged “Operating Systems”

November 7

Microsoft 'freemium:' It's giving away Office apps for iPhone, iPad

Microsoft is offering free upgraded versions of its Office software for iPhones and iPads, as the software giant further embraces the so-called "freemium" strategy favored by many newer companies seeking success online.

Microsoft Office Microsoft Office

November 4

Red Hat Linux at 20: Recalling 'Halloween' release that was no trick

The Red Hat of today is a far cry from the still-small team of entrepreneurs that unveiled 20 years ago what would evolve into Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Not only is RHEL one of the most widely used support platforms on Wall Street, it is also a global brand. Red Hat veterans remember the "Halloween" release 20 years ago.

Remembering the Hatters' Halloween launch Remembering the Hatters' Halloween launch

Tags: Linux, Red Hat
October 31

Microsoft promises new Office for Macs, but not until next year

New Microsoft logo Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year. But a full Office package for Macs was expected this year, as Microsoft usually releases that a year after it produces a new version for Windows.

Updated October 23

Premium Lock As Facebook adds Open Source partners, Red Hat wants more women in tech

DeLisa Alexander at All Things Open Facebook and Red Hat made appeals to other technology companies to further embrace Open Source and recruit more women at the All Things Open Conference. While Facebook adds IBM, Microsoft and Yahoo to its OS group, Red Hat's chief people officer calls for more women to get involved in technology - period. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for our Insiders.

Updated October 23

Premium Lock Red Hat founder to startup hopefuls: Dream big for big rewards

When you start a company with a product or service to sell, Bob Young, co-founder of Red Hat and Lulu.com, told a packed room at the All Things Open conference at the Raleigh Convention Center: "You don't sell a product's features, you sell benefits." He also offers more advice. What is it? WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for our Insiders in this exclusive report.

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October 22

Premium Lock Analyst: Open Source is on the rise, especially in China, India

Inside the All Things Open conference: Open source software is on the rise even in enterprise settings, Forrester Research analyst Jeffrey Hammond told a packed room as the All Things Open conference got under way at the Raleigh Convention Center on Wednesday. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for Insider subscribers.

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October 20

Premium Lock Top open source experts headline Raleigh All Things Open conference

Many of the world's top open source experts converge on Raleigh Wednesday and Thursday Oct. 23-24 for the second All Things Open Conference. Speakers include James Pearce, head of Open Source at Facebook, Dwight Merriman, co-founder of MongoDB and DoubleClick, and Jonathan LeBlanc, Emmy award-winning software engineer and head of developer evangelism at PayPal.

All Things Open  All Things Open

October 17

Premium Lock Cash? Credit? No - Apple Pay may be next iRevolution

Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay - the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.

Trying out Apple Pay Trying out Apple Pay

October 17

Premium Lock Review: Macs, mobile unite with new Apple Yosemite system

If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar. The Yosemite update to Apple's OS X system, available as a free download, adds several features to bring the Mac in line with last month's iOS 8 update for mobile devices. There's also new functionality to make Macs act more like iPhones.

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October 1

Premium Lock Microsoft's Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

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Updated September 29

Premium Lock Red Hat: 'Bash,' 'Shellshock' malware attack underway; fix updated

Writing code   Red Hat says a malware attack exploiting vulnerabilities it disclosed last week and now known as "bash bug" and "shellshock" is underway. The company is telling firms to make sure their systems are "fully patched" to defeat the attack. Meanwhile, Red Hat also updates its patches which it knows says were "incomplete."

Tags: Linux, Red Hat
September 26

Premium Lock Dealing with the 'Bash Bug:' What is it? What should you do?

Security threat Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. Even the systems used to run factory floors and power plants could be affected. So, is it time to panic? Here are some common questions and answers about the latest security scare.

Updated September 25

Premium Lock Red Hat reports bug that could devastate 'Internet of Things'

Writing code   Remember the "Heartbleed" security scare earlier this year? Well, just in time for Halloween, an even bigger nightmare has surfaced - and it threatens the "Internet of Things" from cameras to networks, a security expert warns. Red Hat disclosed the "bash bug" on Wednesday.

Updated August 28

Premium Lock Red Hat's chief technology offer exits; is there a management rift?

Red Hat    Red Hat, which is shifting its focus over time away from Linux solutions to cloud-based computing, will continue its transition without Chief Technology Officer Brian Stevens. Red Hat says Stevens is resigning, but tech news service ZDnet says "staffers suspect friction in the executive suite."

June 20

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Strategy, execution to deliver double-digit revenue growth

Analysis: Red Hat improves cross-sales execution and hones in on ecosystem engagement for diversified growth. With a focus on Linux evolution and OpenStack monetization, Red Hat will deliver double-digit revenue growth through 2015.

Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed" Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed"

Updated June 18

Premium Lock Red Hat beats Wall Street expectations on earnings, revenue

Quarterly Earnings Red Hat's latest earnings report tops Wall Street analysts expectations in both revenue - by nearly $10 million - and earnings per share - 34 cents rather than 33 cents as projected. Shares immediately jumped nearly 4 percent in after-hours trading.

Tags: Linux, Red Hat
Updated June 18

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat's latest deal: Why another OpenStack acquisition?

Wednesday's $95 million deal to buy Paris-based eNovance commits Red Hat even more deeply to OpenStack "cloud computing" solutions as its bet for the future. Two Red Hat executives spell out the reasoning for the deal in a WRAL TechWire Insider exclusive.

How OpenStack cloud works How OpenStack cloud works

Updated June 4

Premium Lock Microsoft tops Cisco; Ubuntu beats Red Hat; 'conflict minerals' in RTP; new Fedora leader; smart home interest grows

Bulldog The Bulldog wrapup: In a new survey, Microsoft tops Cisco for the first time in collaboration-related sales; Ubuntu leads in OpenStack, not Red Hat; tracking conflict minerals in RTP; a new Fedora Project leader; 43% of homes with broadband eye smart home services.

Updated May 7

Premium Lock Going for Chrome: Lenovo lands good reviews for new Google laptops

The early reviews are in, and Lenovo gets good marks for its latest notebooks. Lenovo is offering first two consumer notebooks running Chrome. Meanwhile, a widening selection of Chromebooks signifies the building momentum for Google's attempt to create a compelling alternative to Windows-powered machines and Apple Inc.'s Mac computers.

The new Lenovo N20p convertible Chromebook The new Lenovo N20p convertible Chromebook

May 5

Premium Lock Red Hat's Inktank acquisition will bolster its OpenStack storage leadership

Analysis: Inktank's Ceph Enterprise platform positions Red Hat to enable the full range of software-defined object, block and file storage on commodity hardware -- building on Red Hat's October 2011 acquisition of open-source scale-out public and private cloud storage platform provider Gluster.

OpenStack: At the core of Red Hat "clouds" OpenStack: At the core of Red Hat "clouds"

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