November 28th @ 10:43 AM GMT
Yahoo! The tech giant lays out its plans for the future of Ubuntu and Bash on Windows 10. (Business)
November 28th @ 6:40 AM GMT
SlashDot BrianFagioli writes: Microsoft has delivered an incredible feature to Linux-based desktop operating systems by way of the latest Alpha version of its Skype client The newly-released Skype for Linux 1.13 allows users to send SMS test messages from the operating system! True, web-based solutions such as Google Voice have long allowed the sending of text messages, but needing to use a web browser can be a chore. There is convenience and elegance in using the Skype for Linux client. (Technology)
November 26th @ 11:01 AM GMT
SlashDot It happens every December. During ''Computer Science Education Week,'' schools around the world dedicate a special hour towards getting kids excited about programming. But theodp writes: With Microsoft, Apple, and Google vying for the opportunity to put their products in front of tens of millions of K-12 students, The Register's Andrew Orlowski opines that the Hour of Code is turning into a giant corporate infomercial for kids. ''Parents, such as the late Steve Jobs, tend to ration t... (Technology)
November 28th @ 11:55 AM GMT
SlashDot An anonymous reader shares a report on The Register: Microsoft has patched flaws that attackers could exploit to compromise all Azure Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances. Software engineer Ian Duffy found the flaws while building a secure RHEL image for Microsoft Azure. During that process he noticed an installation script Azure uses in its preconfigured RPM Package Manager contains build host information that allows attackers to find all four Red Hat Update Appliances which expose RE... (Technology)
November 25th @ 6:17 PM GMT
SlashDot An anonymous reader quotes a report from Windows Central: Microsoft has made several adjustments to its design language over the last few years, starting with Windows 8 and evolving into what we now know as ''Microsoft Design Language 2'' or MDL2 in Windows 10. With MDL2 being the current design language used throughout Windows 10, Microsoft has plans to begin using a much more streamlined design language with Redstone 3, codenamed Project NEON. Cassim Ketfi at Numerama.com confirms our... (Technology)
November 28th @ 11:55 AM GMT
SlashDot An anonymous reader shares a Softpedia article: Microsoft has finally acknowledged the potential that the open-source world in general, and Linux in particular, boasts, so the company is exploring its options to expand in this area with every occasion. Most recently, an episode posted on Channel 9 and entitled ''Improvements to Bash on Windows and the Windows Console'' with senior program manager Rich Turner calls for Linux developers to give up on their platforms for Windows 10. ''Fi... (Technology)
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