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Why Valve's Steam Machines aren't dead

In today's open source roundup: The best is yet to come for Valve's Steam Machines. Plus: The Linux Foundation offers Essentials of System Administration course online, and Microsoft offers preview version of Outlook for Android.


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LibreOffice gets a streamlined makeover, native alternatives for major Microsoft fonts

LibreOffice is a great productivity suite and version 4.4 gives the suite an improved interface and new fonts to replace two popular choices from Microsoft.

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Microsoft OneDrive adds super-intelligent searching of document text, photos

Microsoft's OneDrive now sifts through your cloud documents to better find the ones you're looking for. It also adds an attractive Albums feature for photo management, and camera backup for your DSLR, too.

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Google gives VMware huge public cloud boost

VMware announced a partnership with Google Thursday that could go a long way toward making VMware more competitive in the public cloud market.

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AWS launches WorkMail for the enterprise

Amazon Web Services today launched a new product to its expansive service catalog in the cloud: WorkMail is a hosted email platform catering to enterprises.

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Breaches are a personal nightmare for corporate security pros

Beyond the compromise of valuable information, loss of revenues and damage to brand reputation, data breaches can pose a threat to the careers of security professionals involved: witness the sudden departures of both the CEO and the...

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Microsoft kicks off C# 7 language planning

The design team working on C# are examining data management, performance, and reliability for the next update.

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One-in-five developers now works on IoT projects

Evans Data Corp., which provides research and intelligence for the software development industry, estimated that 19% of developers worldwide are now doing IoT-related work.

Mozilla puts old hardware to new use, runs Tor relays

The organization opted for running middle relays, although exit relays would have probably helped the anonymity network more

Alibaba calls Chinese regulatory report unfair, as customer numbers grow

A Chinese regulator has criticized Alibaba for allegedly helping merchants to sell counterfeit goods

Office for Android now widely available, with new Outlook apps in tow

Microsoft steps up push to get its software on to all tablets and smartphones

AllSeen IoT group acts to head off patent wars

Its new policy says companies that contribute code pledge not to sue over their patents

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, January 29

Samsung's mobile profits slide as Apple catches up ... Amazon has an enterprise mail service up its sleeve ... and more

Intel wants to banish cables, connectors with new Broadwell chips

Intel's new Core chips with vPro will support technologies for wireless storage and displays

Apple hits Samsung at home, where it hurts

With China and Japan in its pocket, Apple is gaining in South Korea

Details on next-generation AMD CPUs leak

As the takeover/buyout rumors continue to surround AMD, a Swedish tech site has details on what it claims is the next generation of CPU architecture, and if the rumors hold up, AMD will be making a badly needed jump forward in...

US targets mobile operator for deceptive data promises

TracFone has agreed to pay $40 million to settle US FTC charges

Samsung smartphone business sees profit slide, some hopes in DRAM

The operating profit of its mobile business dropped 64 percent in the fourth quarter

Congo restores Internet to banks, gov't agencies but public block remains

The Congo government seeks to quell public unrest

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