Operating systems software

Competition among operating system (OS) suppliers is growing, with new OS products being developed for emerging platforms such as smartphones and netbooks. Microsoft Windows is still the most important product for businesses, but Linux, Mac OS and Unix offer important alternatives, along with device-specific OS such as Android and Chrome. We examine the operating system software choices facing IT managers.

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  • July 20, 2021 20 Jul'21

    Volvo: Our friends in software

    We speak to Volvo’s head of software platform about the company’s strategy to build a software-defined car

  • April 27, 2021 27 Apr'21

    Apple OS updates patch multiple security holes

    The much-heralded release of the privacy-centric iOS 14.5 also brings patches for multiple CVEs, and users of Apple smartphones, tablets and notebooks are best advised to update as soon as possible

  • April 01, 2021 01 Apr'21

    Project Monterey returns to haunt IBM and Red Hat

    A tech initiative from the late 1990s has become IBM’s nemesis, as the owner of UnixWare and OpenServer file a copyright complaint

  • February 26, 2021 26 Feb'21

    Huawei opens developer lab in Singapore

    Huawei’s Digix lab will provide software development resources to those who are building mobile apps for Huawei’s mobile platform

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