Building a Chinese operating system

One of the more interesting stories to emerge in recent days has been the news that China is working on its own operating system.

Why one agile developer sees silos as a good thing

Six year database developer Alex Kuznetsov has come up with some interesting and seemingly counter-intuitive best practices.

BYOD, COPE or CYOD? The alphabet soup of mobility strategies

The evolution of BYOD to COPE to CYOD illustrates how quickly things change.

Rethinking enterprise mobile security

The digital revolution has brought great advantages to businesses but it is important to acknowledge security aspects when evaluating mobility policies.

99 problems but the cloud ain't one: What are SaaS, PaaS and IaaS?

The cloud is one of the most important technologies in the world right now, but can be extremely confusing. This series aims to explain it in a much more brain-friendly way.

Transform backup and recovery from being reactive to adaptive

How can organisations manage without slowing their organisation down with complicated data management, backup and recovery techniques? Read on to find out.
Windows 9 is coming but we should stop it before we get Windows 10

Ditching Windows: liberating your computing experience

Microsoft may be getting on to Windows 9 soon, but it's time to move on for the greater good.

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft Board

Stating various reasons including a hectic schedule, teaching, civic contributions, learning and taking over as the owner of the LA Clippers, Steve Ballmer has left his position on the Microsoft Board of Directors.

60% of companies choose videoconferencing over face-to-face meetings

High costs and the globalization of business is pushing companies to use video and audio conferencing to stay in touch with colleagues and partners.

What is Microsoft's Azure migration strategy?

Microsoft has begun moving two data centres and "thousands of servers" onto their flagship Azure cloud platform, in a move towards shifting all of Microsoft's services into the cloud.

Graphics chips market is showing some life

JPR Market Watch report sees an uptick in graphics chip shipments this quarter which could signal an uptick in PC sales after some market stagnation.

"Data scientists aren't quite unicorns, but they're close": How to avoid a big data nightmare

Organisations wishing to avoid being outmoded by competitors or outgrown by customers need to embrace a data-driven approach to management and decision making. The path to success is clear.

Driverless cars from Google can break speed liimits

Lead engineer on Google's car project says that they are programmed for speed.

Cisco cuts 6,000 jobs in restructuring move

Despite delivering quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations, Cisco announces eight percent of its workforce will be moving on.

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