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  • Visual Studio 2013 reaches beyond the IDE

    Microsoft delivers editing, debugging, deployment, project architecture, and ALM improvements stretching from Windows to Web development, from mobile devices to clouds

  • 6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

    IT pros blow the whistle on the less-than-white lies and dark sides of the tech business

  • Bringing brains to computers

    For decades, scientists have fantasized about creating robots with brain-like intelligence. This year, researchers tempted by that dream made great progress on achieving what has been called the holy grail of computing.

  • Where we stand with SDN

    One gauge of industry progress on the software-defined networking front is the momentum of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), the user-lead group that is spelling out the core SDN standards and championing the cause.

  • Planning for SDN

    Software-defined networking (SDN) is the hottest thing going today, but there is considerable confusion surrounding everything from the definition of the term to the different architectures and technologies suppliers are putting forward.

  • 6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

    IT pros blow the whistle on the less-than-white lies and dark sides of the tech business

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Can the UK create a billion-dollar company when Silicon Valley giants prey on its best start-ups?

    The continuing surge of Silicon Valley giants gobbling up Tech City startups has led some to question whether London will ever be able to produce its own billion-dollar tech company that it craves so badly.

  • The promise of software defined networking

    If you aren't intimately familiar with software defined networking, don't fret. Only 10% of 450 IT practitioners at a recent Network World event raised their hands when asked if they understand SDN. But if the emerging technology lives up to its promise to redefine networking as we know it, there is no time like the present to dig in and learn more.

  • John 'Maddog' Hall: Why Raspberry Pi is only the beginning

    Raspberry Pi ? the credit card-sized single-board computer developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of computer science in schools ? is one of the most talked-about inventions of the year, but for Jon "maddog" Hall, executive director of Linux International, it is only the beginning.





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