While many tech enthusiasts may still be reeling from last week’s wave of Amazon-related cloud announcements, this week showed that Amazon isn’t the only company making big cloud news.
Amazon Web Services updated its AppStream service so developers can set up Windows apps to stream to mobile devices with less futzing.
Open source software is widely available and hugely helpful. But the packaging can be dicey and deployment difficult. So say hey to Netflix’ ZeroToDocker.
Microsoft said today that users can now run Docker inside a Windows machine and manage Linux-based containers using the new Docker Command Line Interface for Windows. The news follows up on the recent partnership between Microsoft and Docker to ensure that Docker can run nicely on the Azure cloud and Windows Server.
The anti-tracking service has also revealed a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, which unlike some carriers seems to be more interested in protecting its customers than selling them out to advertisers.
In what probably never would have happened under the first two CEOs to lead the historic software company, Microsoft plans to announce on Wednesday that it is open sourcing the entire .NET framework, a symbolic move by the Redmond, Washington-based legacy technology company officially recognizing that the open-source model of software development is here to stay.
The “WinShock” vulnerability has been around and exploitable for the better part of two decades. While there’s no evidence that it has been exploited, it can let attackers take over the victim’s PC.
Windows and Office, locked at the hip, drove Microsoft’s hugely profitable software business. Now the company is starting to decouple the dynamic duo.
For volume buyers, Microsoft launches sort-of, kind-of per-user licensing for Windows. It’s probably not enough, but it’s a start.
Dell has a new tablet coming out this month using Intel’s new Broadwell-based processor. The Venue 11 Pro can be used like a laptop, like Microsoft’s Surface Pro, thanks to a variety of docks and keyboard covers.