"Does the world really need another C-ish programming language? Apparently Google thought so in 2009, when it channeled the Ramones and introduced Go. Now the Go team has reached a stable point they're calling Go 1 and sending it out into the world for "creating reliable products, projects and publications." Now, what's the world going to do with it?"
"Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 to manufacturing and the database software will be generally available for customers and partners by April 1.
The company on Tuesday also released the second technology preview of its distribution of Hadoop, based on the Apache Software Foundation's open-source Hadoop platform for developing distributed, data-intensive applications."
"Microsoft's privacy protection feature in Internet Explorer, known as P3P, is impractical to comply with while providing modern web functionality such as cookie-based features, Google said Monday in response to an accusation from Microsoft that Google had bypassed privacy protections in Internet Explorer.
Google is already facing allegations that the company circumvented privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser to plant cookies on users."
"Solve for X is a place to hear and discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems. Radical in the sense that the solutions could help billions of people. Radical in the sense that the audaciousness of the proposals makes them sound like science fiction. And radical in the sense that there is some real technology breakthrough on the horizon to give us all hope that these ideas could really be brought to life."