Alex Cruickshank

Freelance technology journalist Alex Cruickshank grew up in England and emigrated to New Zealand several years ago, where he runs his own writing business.


OPEN-SOURCE COLLABORATION

Why does Microsoft Windows 10 need Linux?

Is Microsoft's increasing love affair with Linux a clash of computing philosophies or a marriage made in Heaven?

HANDHELD TECHNOLOGY

My vintage Palm PDA makes workplace iPhone users jealous

What happens when you compare today's enterprise smartphones to yesteryear's Personal Digital Assistants?

DATABASES

IOTA: A blockchain for the Internet of Things

Yes, it's yet another blockchain startup… but this one might actually go the distance

Have you hacked the enterprise? Then tell us how

Are you one of the unsung heroes solving enterprise technology problems with the equivalent of bent wire? Get in touch.

SOFTWARE

Goodbye Ubuntu phones, and other misguided Linux predictions

Canonical's Ubuntu phone project is dead, representing a failed market prediction for Linux. It's not the first.

SOCIAL NETWORKS

Rant: Disconnect and be happy

Studies show that social networking reduces the sense of wellbeing. It's worth thinking about the underlying reasons.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Tech startups in Berlin, Part 2: The infrastructure

Infrastructure strength is balanced by funding challenges in the German city

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Tech startups in Berlin, Part 2: The infrastructure

Infrastructure strength is balanced by funding challenges in the German city

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