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GitHub releases its Windows app at last

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Out this morning is GitHub for Windows, an application that will bring the popular Git repository and forking tool to the world’s most used operating system. Of course, GitHub has had apps out for both Mac and iOS for some time. That the platform has now come to Windows will...
GitHub releases its Windows app at last

Transparent OLED display + Kinect = 3D interactive desktop

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The tech world is all about touch right now: tablets, laptops, smartphones. But what if that is already being outshown by a new technology, one that isn’t touch-based, so much as it is interaction-based. Another gem from Microsoft Research (we wish the Research team was a bit more commercial, if you...
Transparent OLED display + Kinect = 3D interactive desktop

What Every Organization Needs to Know About the Changing Face of Software Development

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The way software is created is in the midst of fundmental change. Agile, component-based software development are helping coders create applications faster and more efficiently than ever before, but the process has also introduced complex new risks and requirements. Four critical steps can help reduce those risks. Guest author Jason...
What Every Organization Needs to Know About the Changing Face of Software Development

Typesafe nabs $14m to scale the software platform that helps its clients scale their apps

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Fledgling software company Typesafe is growing hella fast, and to illustrate that the company will today announce that it has secured $14 million in venture capital in a round led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Juniper Networks – through its Junos Innovation Fund – and prior backers Greylock Partners...
Typesafe nabs $14m to scale the software platform that helps its clients scale their apps
I've inherited 200K lines of spaghetti code--what now?

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft Screwing Its Hardware Partners? (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Falling In A Down Market    Markets are falling after PMI falls to lowest levels in a year and initial jobless claims miss expectations. Shares of MSFT are opened in the positive...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft Screwing Its Hardware Partners? (MSFT)
Defects leave critical military, industrial infrastructure open to hacks

Internet Explorer flaw lets websites track your every mouse movement, and MS refuses to fix it

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Security flaws are inevitable in operating systems and applications. Modern software is incredibly complex, and even the best developers in the world aren’t perfect. How the public responds to security flaws largely depends on how the developer reacts to the exploit. If it responds quickly with a promise to patch...
Internet Explorer flaw lets websites track your every mouse movement, and MS refuses to fix it

How much Adobe pay for Behance? 

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Earlier this morning, Adobe Systems, the San Jose-based creative software giant that is currently undergoing a makeover for the cloud-era announced that it was buying New York City-based design-oriented community, Behance. Since then, many have been wondering how much did Adobe shell out? At least two sources have told me...
How much Adobe pay for Behance? 

The Holy Grail: How to develop seamlessly in the cloud

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Jay Simons, president of Atlassian This article is written by Jay Simons, president of enterprise software company Atlassian. He will be speaking at our CloudBeat conference later this month. In the wild kingdom of cloud computing, there are still a few mountains to summit. Development in the cloud is...
The Holy Grail: How to develop seamlessly in the cloud
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Onswipe arrives on Android for the first time with support for Google's Nexus 7

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Born out of TechStars, Onswipe makes it easy for any publisher, from a new blogger to the NY Times, to transform their content into an immersive experience on tablets. Now, Onswipe’s touch-friend solution for the Web is finally arriving on Android, first with Google’s Nexus 7 and then to additional Android devices in...
Onswipe arrives on Android for the first time with support for Google's Nexus 7

Why Box's $125m Round Is Good for Software

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Box is announcing today that it has raised a whopper of round of capital: $125 million, mostly from growth investor General Atlantic. GA’s Gary Reiner is going the board– his experience alone is a coup without the cash. Reiner is the former CIO of General Electric. As such, he’s exactly...
Why Box's $125m Round Is Good for Software

Schoolkids should learn regular expressions

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Regexps are part of the fundamental makeup of modern software and can make everyday people's lives much easier"Technical literacy" is the subject of an ongoing, worldwide educational debate. Some argue that every kid should learn the basics of programming and successfully write a program or two before graduating - just...
Schoolkids should learn regular expressions
Computer pioneer Alan Kay on Xerox, Apple, and the problem with modern software

Don't blame security breaches on open source technology - the problem is lack of oversight

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A hacker attack recently shut down the ad service OnRamp completely. In an official statement posted on its forums a few weeks ago, OpenX, the parent company of OnRamp, questioned the security of open source technology. Let me be clear about this: This isn’t an open source issue, and we shouldn’t level blame...
Don't blame security breaches on open source technology - the problem is lack of oversight

Can the Windows Store possibly be ready by Oct. 26?

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When legions of PC users dip into Windows 8 for the very first time in late October, they'll be greeted by a Start screen that only runs what Microsoft is calling "Windows 8 apps"--touch-optimized programs designed for the new operating system's live tile interface. The tiled Start screen can't...
Can the Windows Store possibly be ready by Oct. 26?
130 years later, modern software helps complete Gaudi's architectural masterpiece
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