Intel plans flogging off security business
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Five years after buying it


Chipzilla has run out of ideas about what it is going to do with it its security business and is apparently planning to flog it off.

Apple’s latest security mess
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Opened up the kernel for inspection

With its release of iOS 10 Apple appears to have forgotten to encrypt the kernel, leaving security researchers baffled and virus writers rubbing their paws with glee.

Dell prepares to offload software division
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$2 billion price tag

Grey box-shifter Michael Dell is about to flog his software division to buyout firm Francisco and the private equity arm of activist hedge fund Elliott Management.

Microsoft stuffs up update
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MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch breaks group policy settings

Software giant Microsoft has admitted that its MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch will cause headaches for system administrators.

OS/2 comes back from the dead
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Big Blue Zombie


Arca Noae, which is behind a revival of OS/2, has attended a convention of OS/2 users to spill the beans about the Blue Lion project.

Red Hat is better investment than the ponies
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Revenue rose 46 percent

The Open Saucy software outfit Red Hat is probably a better investment than putting all your cash on a sure bet with a sheepskin bridle for the 2.30 at Ascot.

PC Group hardest hit in Intel's 12,000 job cuts
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Software next target

Intel's restructuring axe seems to be falling on its PC client divsion and software areas with more than 12000 jobs to go.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.2 hotfix drivers
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Fixes plenty of Crossfire issues ahead of Radeon Pro Duo launch

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.2 hotfix drivers, which brings new Crossfire profiles, fixes plenty of Crossfire issues and adds full support for AMD XConnect eGFX technology.

Mossberg blasts Apple’s poor software
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Times are a changing in the Tame Apple Press 

It seems that key members of the Tame Apple Press are starting to have epiphanies lately about how bad Apple really is and are starting to turn on the cult for failing to meet their expectations and spin.

64-bit ARM and Intel processors get extra security
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Green Hill offers software solution for virtual systems

Green Hills Software is offering a real-time, fast-boot platform for securely combining consumer operating systems such as Linux, QNX, Android or Windows with safety- and security-critical software on 64-bit multicore processors.