Over 4,000 Android apps are silently collecting your app information

Over 4,000 Android apps are silently collecting your app information

The Android apps, available on the Google Play Store, use installed application methods (IAMs) to scan the phone for all other installed apps on the phone without any notification to the user.
Microsoft is said to have acquired GitHub (Update: It's official)
AMD’s GPUOpen is the open source answer to NVIDIA GameWorks

AMD’s GPUOpen is the open source answer to NVIDIA GameWorks

AMD has announced GPUOpen, an open source alternative to NVIDIA's GameWorks development platform. And because of GPUOpen's open source nature, it will be practically impossible for AMD to attempt to skew performance toward its own hardware.
Apple makes new Swift programming language open source

Apple makes new Swift programming language open source

Apple has just announced that its new Swift programming language is now open source.
Google’s version of Facebook’s Instant Articles will arrive in early 2016

Google’s version of Facebook’s Instant Articles will arrive in early 2016

Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) could arrive as soon as early next year! The AMP project comes in the wake of Facebook Instant Articles and Apple News and aims to drastically improve the performance of the mobile Web.
 Chinese Companies Shift Away from Foreign Mainframes

Chinese Companies Shift Away from Foreign Mainframes

Chinese companies are replacing products made by American companies IBM Corp, Oracle Corp and EMC Corp with homegrown brands, opening doors for domestic suppliers like Huawei, Inspur and Sugon Information Industry Co.
Facebook: Open Compute Has Saved Us Over US$1 Billion in Three Years

Facebook: Open Compute Has Saved Us Over US$1 Billion in Three Years

According to Facebook, its Open Compute project has saved it over US$1 billion in infrastructure and energy costs over the last three years.
Microsoft's IIS is Losing Ground and its Market Share Slides to 1997 Levels

Microsoft's IIS is Losing Ground and its Market Share Slides to 1997 Levels

Microsoft's IIS is still the second most popular web server; however, according to Netcraft, its market share has been on the decline since late 2008.