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How to choose the right Linux distro

RHEL/CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSuse have far more similarities than differences, but choosing the wrong one for the job can make life much harder

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MOBILE

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending July 4

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How to change the voice on your Android phone

The option is in the phone's accessibility menu

Intel vs. ARM: Two titans' tangled fate

Intel has barely made a dent in the mobile market, while ARM has been wildly successful


START-UPS

Darktrace, Network Rail and Cisco rewarded for innovation at Techworld Awards

Awards recognise leading innovations across all parts of IT industry.

Tech City launches free digital training platform for UK public

Digital Business Academy aims to equip people with skills they need to launch a tech startup

The 7 deadly sins of startup security

Don't let security be an afterthought


BIG DATA

Unplugging the data centre

How AMAG Pharmaceuticals rebuilt IT using as little internal infrastructure

How IBM announced System/360 to the world

The enterprise-ready, single architecture mainframe turns 50 this week

The mainframe turns 50, or, why the IBM System/360 launch was the dawn of enterprise IT

In 1964, mainframes weren't new, but IBMs' System/360 revolutionised the computer industry


NETWORKING

Cisco exec: Turnover in engineering no problem

Engineering reorganisation aims to streamline product development and delivery to customers, says EVP Pankaj Patel.

EE aims to help Wembley become the best-connected stadium in the world

The FA struck a six year partnership deal with EE in February

Incremental SDN: Automating Network Device Configuration

Automation is a logical next step in the SDN migration journey.


CLOUD

7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud

Code Spaces was hacked and had to shut down - what can you learn from this?

OpenStack: Still waiting for the users

Vendor support is vital but not enough...

How to use OpenStack in an SME

Worried about public cloud? Is Openstack right for you?


PERSONAL TECH

Boston's Bolt launches hardware companies

With more than a million dollars in prototyping equipment and a wide range of expertise, Bolt helps launch hardware startups

Invasion of the body snatchers: wearable devices are coming for you

Privacy and form-factor are some of the big questions for this emerging category

Gamification is failing to meet business objectives: Gartner

The vast majority of gamified applications available today are badly designed, claims Brian Burke


SECURITY

Google’s 2-Step Verification – why everybody should turn this on now

Google has announced 2-Step Verification using a USB Security Key. But what is 2-Step verification and should more people use it?

Apple Pay probably secure from known NFC spoofing techniques

Apple's use of one-time-use tokens is the key

Android 5.0 Lollipop – top enterprise security features

Android 5.0 is Google's sweetest security update so far


APPS

Functional languages rack up best scores for software quality

A study of GitHub projects and the languages used to build them finds that certain language characteristics are more likely to result in better software

Python-powered StackStorm sets scripts for event-triggered automation

Like Chef, Puppet, and Ansible, open source StackStorm system helps automate interactions between parts of IT

10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries


OPERATING SYSTEMS

Facebook gives its server racks a Tesla touch

It's using lithium-ion batteries, like those in electric cars, to replace lead-acid batteries for backup power

Microsoft endorses workaround for botched Windows patch KB 3000061

Two weeks after users offered a fix for the MS 14-058/KB 3000061 kernel mode driver installation problem, Microsoft confirms it works

Surprise patch KB 3005628 bodes ill for Microsoft's patching strategy

Out-of-band patch, which fixes errors 0x800F0906 and 0x800F081F in .Net Framework 3.5, is a troubling disruption in Microsoft's patching strategy


STORAGE

How to pick a CPU when buying servers

As your IT team looks to upgrade your computational and storage systems, be sure you understand the choices and tradeoffs you face regarding your server CPU options. Some of our recommendations may seem, well, counterintuitive

New molecules could bring super-dense, solid-state hard disk alternatives

Researchers have discovered a better way to store data in individual molecules

Tape storage finding new life in the enterprise and beyond

Tape is not dead - far from it. Many enterprises depend on it for cost-effective long-term storage



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