Linux Gains Ascendance in Cloud Infrastructures: Report


Linux is now the dominant operating system on Amazon’s AWS cloud service and is growing rapidly on Microsoft’s Azure platform this year, according to a report on public cloud adoption trends Sumo Logic released on Tuesday. The company’s second annual State of Modern Apps report reveals usage trends on AWS, Azure and Google clouds, and how they impact the use of modern apps in the enterprise. The report gives organizations a set of frameworks, best practices and hard stats to guide their migration to the cloud.

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Baidu enters the AI Assistant fray with DuerOS

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The Chinese search giant Baidu’s has constructed a new operating system for linking digital assistants and the Internet of Things. The new DuerOS will have to prove it can run with the big dogs before it deserves more than a passing glance.

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New leak directly from Apple confirms wireless charging in the iPhone 8

Apple mistakenly released HomePod software into the wild, and the operating system revealed more details about the iPhone 8 than we’d have expected.

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Microsoft Windows 10 S Isn’t as Secure as the Company Claims

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 S may be more secure than other versions of the OS, but no operating system is perfectly locked down.

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Verizon Makes New Oath


Verizon last week completed its US$4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo’s operating business assets, merging it with its existing AOL business to create Oath. The new subsidiary encompasses more than 50 media and technology brands — including HuffPost; Yahoo Sports, Finance and Mail; AOL.com; Makers; Tumblr; TechCrunch; Flickr; and Build Studios. Oath is organized around content: news, sports, finance, entertainment and lifestyle. Oath’s CEO is Tim Armstrong, who was CEO of AOL prior to the merge.

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Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core

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Microsoft’s embedded Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 IoT Core, is being updated to support Cortana with full voice functionality as well.

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Android surpasses Windows as the most-used operating system worldwide

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After less than nine years, Google’s open source operating system is bigger than Windows.

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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg donates $1 million to Planned Parenthood, report says

Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has reportedly made a sizable donation to the organization.

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Report: Microsoft prepping a locked-down version of Windows, with RT-like restrictions

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Windows Cloud is less about a cloud-based operating system, and more about Microsoft challenging Google in the education and enterprise markets, where the locked-down nature of Chromebooks makes them preferable.

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Yahoo Makes Plans Amid Doubts Over Verizon Deal


Yahoo has disclosed in a filing with federal regulators that following the sale of its operating business to Verizon, the company will restructure its board and change its name. It also warned that a massive hack disclosed last year could imperil its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon. Yahoo will operate as an investment company after the Verizon deal closes, it reported in the filing. It will reduce its board to five members, with David Filo, Eddy Hartenstein, Richard Hill, Marissa Meyer, Jayne Shaw and Maynard Webb departing from the board.

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Twitter Shuffles Deck as COO Bain Steps Down


Twitter Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain is leaving the company, according to a document the company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this week. The news comes just weeks after Twitter’s attempt to find a buyer failed. Bain ran the company’s entire revenue business. Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto will step into his vacated spot, meaning the company will need to find a new financial chief. Noto will continue to lead Twitter’s live content business, according to the SEC filing.

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With Android on top of the world, Google is already working on a mysterious new OS

Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system in the world by a massive margin.

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Google Is Building A New Open-Source Operating System For Phones and Computers

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Google Is Building A New Open-Source Operating System…

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Verizon wants to run every part of your life

The ink is barely dry on Verizon’s $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo’s core operating assets. But Verizon announced another notable acquisition on Monday, the purchase of Ireland-based vehicle tracking firm Fleetmatics for $2.4 billion.

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Windows drops below 90% market share for the first time in years; Windows 7 falls below 50%

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Microsoft’s total share of the operating system market has dropped below 90% for the first time in at least a decade. Windows 7 dipped below 50% as well last month, but it’s still the most popular Microsoft OS by a long shot.

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OS X 10.11.4 hidden framework hints Apple could rebrand it as 'macOS'

Article Image Following the naming conventions of iOS, watchOS and tvOS, Apple’s Mac operating system could soon return to the name “macOS,” if code spotted in the latest release of El Capitan is to be believed.

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Apple releases updated iOS 9.3 to fix Activation Lock bug on older devices

Article Image Apple on Monday pushed out yet another new build of its iOS 9.3 mobile operating system, attempting to fix issues related to an Activation Lock bug that presented itself on older iPhones and iPads.

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