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The U.S. Congress should limit the ability of patent holders that don't make products to file infringement complaints at the U.S. International Trade Commission because of a huge increase in cases there, representatives of some companies told lawmakers Tuesday.
This new update to the up-and-coming distro adds key beginner-friendly features.
Google won't do anything to thwart Facebook's recently launched Home software for Android devices if it becomes explosively popular, according to Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.
Oracle is planning to release 128 patches on Tuesday covering security weaknesses that affect "hundreds" of its products.
Kick it old school! Here's how to coax your modern-day machine into running the antiquated bounties of the Internet Archive, which now boasts the world's largest historical software collection.
Microsoft has updated more members of its Windows 8 apps, notably enhancing Bing News with an RSS feeder to take advantage of Google's abandonment of its Reader.
Flickr rose from the ashes of Game Neverending. Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield's new business software, inspired by the behind-the-scenes work of his company Tiny Speck, took the forefront when he shuttered his more recent MMO, Glitch.
A German programmer has demonstrated on a simulator an exploit that he says can take control of an aircraft's navigational system, but the Federal Aviation Administration says the exploit won't work on a real jet.
File import and export are improved in the new stability-focused LibreOffice 3.6.6.
IDG News Service interviews Oracle co-president on a wide variety of topics.
Cloud hosting provider Rackspace Hosting is striking back against patent holder Rotatable Technologies, a Texas company that has filed patent infringement cases against more than a dozen companies in the past year.
The Windows Store is bulking up with time, but Microsoft's app market still has some painfully conspicuous omissions.
The result of a successful Kickstarter campaign, RunRev's new open version lets amateur users create mobile, desktop, and server apps.
Rumors of a 7-inch Surface tablet abound, but simply shrinking the screen size won't be enough woo would-be Nexus 7 and iPad mini buyers over to a Windows tablet.
Oracle's sales force isn't usually seen as the easiest to work with, with customers bombarded by multiple account representatives from different product areas.