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  • News: Preparing for the real costs of cloud computing

    At a cloud computing conference in New York in June, a number of speakers pointed out that the cloud is moving past the hype stage and is beginning to deliver tangible benefits to organizations. These improvements include increased flexibility and agility.

  • News: Google CEO Larry Page blogs on why he's buying Motorola Mobility

    In a company blog post up early this morning, Google CEO Larry Page lays out the rationale for his software company to pay $12.5 billion for a leading maker of Android-based smartphones and tablets.

  • News: US and UK zombies demand top dollar

    Denizens of the malware underworld who sell access to compromised computers do so at varying rates depending on where the machines are located, researchers told the Usenix Security Symposium this week.

  • Opinion: The Best of Both Worlds: An SSD and a HDD

    Patrick Couzens asked about using both a solid state drive (SSD) and a hard disk drive (HDD) in the same computer.

  • News: Adobe previews Muse Web design app

    Adobe has unveiled Muse, a new Web design program that lets print-oriented graphic designers create and publish standards-based websites without having to write code or work within restrictive templates.

  • News: Worms Taking Their Fight to the Links with Worms Crazy Golf

    Worms Crazy Golf is, according to developer Team 17, an "irreverent mashup of our own turn based strategy game Worms and everyone's favorite turn based game of hitting little balls with sticks."

  • News: Google to Acquire Motorola for 'About $12.5 Billion'

    The online giant has announced that it's going to acquire one of the biggest supporters of its mobile Android operating system.

  • News: The Moral Problems of Mobile Development: The Other Side

    Last week, independent developer Vlambeer accused rival publisher Gamenauts of misappropriating their iOS game idea. We talk to Gamenauts to get their side of the story.

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

    Google on Tuesday announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility for a cool $12.5 billion in cash. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the acquisition should finally afford Google the sort of mobile-focused patent portfolio the search giant has longed for. According to Google, Motorola Mobility will continue to operate as a separate business.

  • News: Anonymous Hacks BART, Plans Live Protest

    Hacker collective Anonymous on Sunday broke into myBART.org, a website owned by San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system, releasing the personal information of thousands of users. The attack was in response to BART's recent admission that it shut down cell phone service in its downtown stations last Thursday to disrupt a planned protest over the recent shooting of a 45-year-old man by BART police. A similar protest in July attracted approximately 100 people, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • News: RIM Attracts SMBs with BlackBerry Management Center

    Small businesses need simple, cost effective tools to help manage mobile devices, and RIM needs to expand beyond its traditional enterprise customer base. RIM is hoping to address both of those issues at once by appealing to small business customers with BlackBerry Management Center.

  • How-Tos: Learn to use gestures in Lion

    Lion’s support for gestures—tapping and swiping fingers on a Multi-Touch trackpad—isn’t entirely new. OS X has supported gestures in some form for several years. Even so, many of us still haven't adopted gestures as a way of interacting with our Macs. Maybe we don't have the right Multi-Touch hardware. Or maybe the mouse-plus-keyboard interface is burned so deeply into our muscle memory, we've seen no reason to switch.

  • News: Apple's evidence flawed in European Samsung case

    Apple and its lawyers have, perhaps inadvertently, misled the judge of a Düsseldorf court by filing flawed evidence of the similarity between the iPad 2 and Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets based on an inaccurate picture, an investigation by Webwereld.nl, a Dutch IDG publication, has found.

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for US$12.5 billion

    Google has entered into an agreement to acquire the mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for about US$12.5 billion, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Gov't to announce £530m rural broadband fund

    The government is expected to announce how £530m in funding will be shared across 40 locations in the UK in a bid to bring broadband access to 'not-spots.'

  • News: Tips and tricks for protecting Android devices

    Android doesn't rival BlackBerry when it comes to security and enterprise support. But Android devices can still be reasonably secure. Here are some tips to help you protect your investment, privacy, and data.

  • News: Adobe unveils free public beta of Muse website design software

    Adobe has unveiled a free public beta of new software that allows users to create unique HTML websites without writing code or working within restrictive templates.

  • News: Anonymous breaches San Francisco's public transport site

    The hacking collective Anonymous released personal data on Sunday belonging to more than 2,000 public transport customers in the San Francisco area in retaliation for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system's shutdown of mobile phone service on Thursday night.

  • Video: Microsoft tops US game market for 7th straight month

    Microsoft said its XBox 360 outsold competing game consoles in the US for the seventh straight month in July. The company said it sold 277,000 units during the month, giving it a 45% share for the current generation of game boxes, which include Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii.

  • Video: Apple vs Samsung, Intel's ultrabooks and Anonymous takes on Facebook: the week in tech

    The week in technology: Apple causes trouble for Samsung, Intel announces plans to invest in Ultrabook development, Anonymous threatens to destroy Facebook, 3D TV makers partner to create a 3D glasses standard, Amazon ditches the App Store and an MIT project gets ready to go on sale.



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