Articles By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

It’s time to choke botnets

It’s time to choke botnets

Dateline 2011:Today's Internet report is Green in the European Union, Yellow in North America but still Red in the Pan-Pacific...

August 24th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Faster OpenOffice.org 3.1 takes a big step forward

Faster OpenOffice.org 3.1 takes a big step forward

The latest version of the open-source office suite OpenOffice.org 3.1 has just arrived, and it's a good one. While some...

May 10th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Windows 7 on a netbook

Windows 7 on a netbook

Microsoft made headlines recently when The Wall Street Journal reported that the company planned to equip netbooks with the Starter...

April 23rd, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
10 great OS stinkers

10 great OS stinkers

I love old technology as much as the next techno-geezer, but come on, it wasn't all wonder and goodness. After...

April 8th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Google Android – coming to a netbook near you

Google Android – coming to a netbook near you

It's not news that Microsoft will get Windows 7 out as fast as possible this year. Vista has been a...

March 8th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
VirtualBox tests Windows 7’s virtual environment performance

VirtualBox tests Windows 7’s virtual environment performance

Everyone likes to try new and shiny technology toys like the Windows 7 beta, but when the price is having...

February 18th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
What outsourcers can learn from open-source communities

What outsourcers can learn from open-source communities

Out-sourcing development and open-source development may at first appear to be about as far apart as baseball and football. Both...

November 11th, 2008 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
What’s Red Hat doing in the virtualization business?

What’s Red Hat doing in the virtualization business?

Even before Red Hat bought the virtualization company Qumranet, with its Linux KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) platform, Red Hat had...

September 24th, 2008 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols