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  • News: Facebook may have leaked personal information to third parties

    Personal information about Facebook users may have been leaked to third parties including advertisers, says Symantec.

  • News: £92 PC goes on sale today

    A PC that costs less than £100 goes on sale today.

  • News: Juniper: Networks inhibit 'exponential' data center

    Current networks inhibit large-scale data centers, which require new fabric architectures, a Juniper official said during his keynote address at the Interop conference today.

  • News: Android expands reach, consolidates into one platform for all devices

    The expansion of Android from smartphones to tablets, TVs and desktop computers impressed developers attending the Google I/O conference, with one attendee predicting that Google's other operating system – Chrome OS – is doomed.

  • Opinion: Four Essential Productivity Apps For Android Tablets

    A few weeks ago, I grabbed an Acer Iconia A500 tablet to replace my aging first-generation iPad. (Personally, I find the Iconia a better value than the iPad 2, and I'm addicted to Android's widget support.) Not surprisingly, the Android Market features a pretty short list of tablet-worthy apps, but that list is growing. Here are three excellent productivity freebies that work great on Android Honeycomb slates.

  • Opinion: Adobe Photoshop iPad Apps Arrive

    Adobe's Photoshop companion apps for Apple's iPad are now available in the App Store. The three apps, Color Lava, Eazel and Nav, were first announced last month and follow an update for Adobe Photoshop CS5, which is required in order to use the companion apps. The apps work with Photoshop for PCs and Macs.

  • Opinion: Kinect Hack Lets You Juggle Virtual Balls

    I can't juggle, thanks to my lousy hand-eye coordination. But if you can juggle, this Kinect hack looks like a fun diversion. Created by a Google Code user named Tom, the Kinect Juggle hack lets you, well, juggle using virtual, augmented-reality balls.

  • Opinion: Google introduces Android 2.4: Meet Ice Cream Sandwich

    Google unveiled Android 2.4 (deliciously nicknamed "Ice Cream Sandwich") at this morning's keynote at Google I/O in San Francisco. Ice Cream Sandwich brings the best features of Honeycomb to mobile phones. Still, other than a few intriguing demos, Google did not disclose many details about the update such as when it will be available to consumers.

  • News: MS Hints at Skype's Future, Stresses Cross-Platform Support

    Microsoft's Skype acquisition will result in voice and video calling blended into lots of existing Microsoft products, but the company also stressed that it'll keep building Skype across other platforms.

  • News: Extreme looks to one-up Cisco, others in data center

    At Interop this week, Extreme Networks rolled out two switches designed to migrate users from legacy data center infrastructures into cloud computing environments.

  • Opinion: Google Releases Android 3.1, First Big Honeycomb Update

    Google today announced its first significant update to Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Google will roll out the update to Verizon Xoom 3G users today, and to other Honeycomb devices over the next couple of weeks.

  • News: Google App Engine gains high-memory process, Go support

    The company announces version 1.5.0 and says the cloud platform will graduate from preview status later this year

  • News: Sony: May 31 PSN estimate inaccurate

    Sony spokesman Patrick Seybold has attempted to clear up some of the confusion regarding when PSN will -- or, as the case may be, won't -- be back online.

  • News: Intel 3D CPUs: Watch for Powerful, Low-Power Mobile Devices

    Intel is calling its Tri-Gate 3D Transistor the most significant development since the transistor was invented over 50 years ago. But regardless of whether the claim will hold true, the CPU design will boost mobile device performance significantly while likely slashing CPU power consumption in half.

  • News: Microsoft-Skype: A Win for Facebook, Loss for Google

    Microsoft announced today that it purchased Skype for $8.5 billion. After a week of speculation about a possible acquisition by either Facebook or Google, the Microsoft news has shocked the tech world and stolen Google's thunder on the opening day of Google's I/O conference.

  • Opinion: Let's Talk Social CRM Strategy

    The announcement early last week (May 2nd) of Salesforce.com's completion of the acquisition of social media analytics company, Radian6, stirred some thoughts I've had on the long term trajectory of socialytics and social CRM. I gave my overview of what I thought this acquisition meant when Salesforce.com announced its intent to purchase Radian6. (See it here) Since Salesforce.com hasn't been at liberty to divulge specific plans or to begin work with Radian6, details are still to come.

  • News: Music Beta by Google to Launch Without Licenses

    Google's long-awaited cloud-based music player, Music Beta by Google, will launch today at the company's Google I/O conference, according to Billboard. The service will be free for US users lucky enough to get an invite from Google, with priority given to those with the Verizon version of the Motorola Xoom tablet and to attendees of the I/O conference. Unfortunately, Google didn't come to a license agreement with the major music publishers -- much like Amazon failed to get publishers' blessings with the launch of the [Amazon Cloud

  • News: The Witcher 2 ready for release

    The sequel to CD Projekt Red's excellent RPG is releasing on May 17, and distributors are gearing up for its release with a variety of pre-order options.

  • News: Adobe releases new Photoshop iPad apps

    Adobe got creative juices flowing last month when it teased new iPad apps designed to work hand-in-hand with its new Creative Suite 5.5. The updated suite began shipping last week, and the iPad apps are now available in the App Store.

  • News: Most companies skimp on third-party code checks, study finds

    Despite all of the talk surrounding the importance of software quality, a study released today shows few companies are walking the secure development walk.



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