Unless proprietary vendors can find ways to keep up with the pace and flexibility of open-source development, I suspect they will go the way of the once formidable dinosaurs.
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Florida Power & Light will link thousands of streetlights in a project geared to improve efficiency and help the utility fix problems sooner.
Friendlier to PC users than its prececessor, Windows 8.1 continues to eke out a higher share while Windows 8 slips downward.
The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.
To access Yahoo Sports Tourney Pick'Em up, users now need a Yahoo ID -- soon the same will be mandatory for services like Flickr and Fantasy Sports.
Jelly Bean is still the most popular Android topping, currently on more than 54 percent of all devices that have visited Google Play.
The late opera icon who died at the age of 53 would have been 90 years old on December 2.
The Surface has steadily improved since launch, but it remains to be seen if the Surface Pro 3 can finally get people excited.
The Kirlian Device shines a light in different colours depending on Wi-Fi signal strength, allowing creator Luis Hernan to create paintings in light.