Don't-Miss Software Stories
Flaws in third-party software libraries often find their way into products, a problem that will occupy developers and sysadmins next year
Start off right with solid security tools, productivity software, and other programs that every PC needs.
VC investments jump espcially in larger markets
Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps
Purism, the creator of the freedom-obsessed Librem 15 laptop, says it has figured out way to get new Intel CPUs to play nice without proprietary firmware.
Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge
Microsoft flips the switch on its conversation translation tech, though it's invite-only for now.
The distributed computing research project known as Project Orleans will be available in early 2015
Reports say that the notorious haven for copyrighted music, movies, and software was taken down in a massive police raid.
The app is now also simpler to deploy by IT departments
2015 could be the year for Apache Spark
Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO
CoreOS wants to strip the container model back to the basics and let the rest of Linux do the support work