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Syncfusion launches Hadoop distribution for Windows

Syncfusion, a provider of developer products, launched its standalone big data product for Windows. Yep, it's a Hadoop distribution designed specifically to run on Windows. It provides a production environment that can run Hadoop on a full cluster and includes a Cluster Manager application to manage multiple-node Hadoop clusters on Windows.

Spotlight: Thycotic offers its Privileged Accounts Discovery for Windows tool for free

Thycotic, a privileged account management provider, announced Tuesday that it is offering for free its Privileged Accounts Discovery for Windows.

Spotlight: Microsoft documentation points to Windows 10 on ARM-based chips

Paul Thurrott discovered evidence that Microsoft might not have given up on running Windows on ARM. 

3 tech products that stood out in 2015

We take a look at some of the tech products that stood heads and shoulders above the rest in 2015.

RMAD tools are not every app developer's cup of tea

It seems that not everyone is happy with low-code, no-code mobile app development tools. At least that is the finding of a survey of 5,778 mobile app developers by IDC and Appcelerator.

64-bit Firefox 43 finally comes to Windows

Mozilla yesterday moved Firefox 43 into the stable channel, releasing it for use to the general public. The biggest highlight is probably the release of the 64-bit version of Firefox for Windows.

Researcher highlights serious flaw in Windows Kerberos authentication

A security researcher going by the handle of @dfirblog has found a serious flaw in the Kerberos authentication protocol as implemented in a Windows environment. The result is potentially "devastating consequences" that can only be partially mitigated against by using Microsoft's Credential Guard or with more fine-grained segregation with the Power Users group, the researcher wrote in a blog post.

Microsoft quietly offers Custom Support Agreement lifeline for Internet Explorer

Microsoft has reportedly quietly begun offering support agreements to organizations that will still be running old combinations of the Internet Explorer browser and Windows operating system after January 12, 2016, according to The Register.

Microsoft reportedly building Surface phone

The Intel-powered Windows 10 phone that was due to be released in 2016 isn't happening, according to Windows Central, which cited anonymous sources "familiar with Microsoft's plan." Now, rumor has it that a Microsoft Surface phone is in the works.

Detachable tablets hold key to Microsoft doubling its tablet market share by 2019

Microsoft's Windows-based tablets are expected to double their share of the worldwide tablet market by 2019, taking market share from both Apple's iOS and Android tablets, according to IDC's latest tablet market forecast.