- U.S. consumers hesitant to make switch to Windows 8 – Most Windows users in the U.S. know about Windows 8 but few have immediate plans to upgrade to Microsoft's newest operating system.
- JUnit 4.11 final version is available both on GitHub and Maven Central – JUnit now uses the latest version of Hamcrest. Thus, you can use all the available matchers and benefit from an improved assertThat which will now print the mismatch description from the matcher when an assertion fails.
- Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013 – Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2013.
- Review: 6 slick open source routers – DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWRT, M0n0wall, PfSense, and Vyatta suit a wide range of devices and networking needs
- Surveillance and Security Lessons From the Petraeus Scandal – More broadly, this scandal centers around email, and it’s a reminder that the legal protections for email fall far short of what they should be. We need to modernize our privacy laws—for example by passing the proposal that is now before the Senate Judiciary Committee—and we need protections that cover metadata of the kind that was apparently so central in this scandal.
- Bloomberg: There’s An App For That – Wall Street & Technology – The Bloomberg App Portal allows third-party developers to distribute apps for use along with the Bloomberg Professional Service.
- Meet Big Switch, a Company That Wants to Help You Rebuild Your Network – Arik Hesseldahl – News – AllThingsD – There’s now a new player to keep track of, and its name is Big Switch Networks. It come out of stealth mode today, and it is also launching a general-release product with an army of partners and $37 million in combined funding from investors including Redpoint Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Index Ventures and Goldman Sachs.
- A billion dollar software tech company is founded every 3 months *in U.S. – A billion dollar software tech company is founded every 3 months *in U.S.
- Coding Horror: A SSD in Your Pocket – Now I feel like a total dork for continuing to carry around a 2010 era flash drive that I thought had decent performance at 20 MB/sec. Forget that noise. Now we can darn near carry pocket solid state hard drives on our keychains! Nobody told me, man!
- Web Views & RubyMotion – Marcgg#Blog – Here we go, another article on RubyMotion! For those of you that don’t know what’s that’s all about, it’s a toolchain created by Laurent Sansonetti (of MacRuby fame) allowing you to create native iOS application using Ruby.
- Spring Framework 3.2 RC1: Spring MVC Test Framework – Today I will continue this subject and describe another exciting spring-test addition. In 3.2 RC1 we've added first class support for testing Spring MVC applications both client-side and server-side.
Links for November 12th through November 15th