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  • News: e-waste being illegally dumped in Ghana

    e-Waste from the UK has been illegally dumped abroad including in Ghana and Nigeria, says the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA).

  • Opinion: Day 14: Google Docs Discussions--Comments on Steroids

    One of the newer elements of Google Docs is Discussions. In March of this year, Google rolled out the Discussions feature to streamline collaboration, and improve the concept of commenting, and that is what I am going to check out next on my 30 Days With...Google Docs odyssey.

  • Opinion: TheBatchWatermarks Protects Photos With a Text Overlay

    It's very easy for people to steal photographic work that has been posted online, without crediting the author, unless that work has been watermarked (overlaid with semi-transparent text). Watermarking is a feature so common among photo editing and management utilities that it's essentially a bullet-point on the list of things virtually any photo management tool can do. So the mere existence of this eponymous product is a curiosity, but only just that. Alas, the primary function of TheBatchWatermarks is to, well, watermark large numbers of images all at once.

  • Opinion: Why Google Chromebooks are doomed to fail

    A month from today, the Chromebooks from Samsung and Acer will hit the street. Google hopes to revolutionize mobile computing and free us from the shackles of the traditional PC experience, but the Chromebook is going to fizzle.

  • News: Create collaborative online photo galleries

    For most events, parties, family gatherings, and vacations, there isn’t just one designated photographer in charge of taking and sharing all the pictures. It’s more likely that photos from various people will end up sprinkled across online galleries, posted to social media sites, or circulated via e-mail.

  • News: Lodsys: Apple already licensed, developers must too

    Lodsys, the company that last week began sending legal threats to iOS app developers alleging patent infringement, launched a new blog over the weekend to explain its side of the story.

  • News: 5 Issues in Lodsys' In-App Purchase Patent Claim

    The company threatening to sue third-party iOS developers if they don't obtain license rights for a patent relating to iOS' in-app purchase mechanism recently posted a Q & A series on its blog. The licensing company, Lodsys, started sending letters on Friday to at least seven smaller iOS developers demanding they pay up for using in-app purchases in their iPhone and iPad software.

  • News: Twitter users track power outages in India

    Electric power cuts in India are frequent and all over the country. But information on the extent of the problem has been largely anecdotal.

  • News: NASA's Endeavour lifts off on final voyage

    NASA's space shuttle Endeavour lifted off this morning on its final space flight.

  • News: Nearly half of large companies have adopted cloud services - survey

    A survey of 102 large, multinational companies across the world has found that nearly half (45 percent on average) have adopted some sort of third-party-hosted cloud service this year, compared with last year (28 percent).

  • Opinion: Noterize for iPad

    Noterize is a combined note taking and document annotation app for the iPad that hits the sweet spot where many students live. They are taking lots of notes, reading and reviewing many PDF documents and PowerPoint presentations, and collecting articles for research projects.

  • News: Sony PlayStation Network Lurches to Life

    The good news is, Sony shares are up off reports the PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment, and media-streaming service Qriocity returned from the hereafter this weekend. The bad news is, it’s one of those part-zombie resurrections: the PlayStation Network’s only partly working, and even then, only for some.

  • News: Microsoft Exchange 2010 balanced by Kemp

    Kemp Technologies tackles the tricky problem of load balancing Exchange 2010 servers

  • News: SAP revamps performance management suite

    SAP is preparing to release a major revamp of its software for EPM (enterprise performance management), a subset of BI (business intelligence) that focuses on areas such as budgeting, planning and compliance, the company announced Monday in conjunction with the annual Sapphire conference in Orlando.

  • News: SAP, Dell partner on in-memory and the cloud

    SAP and Dell are expanding their relationship in the areas of cloud computing and in-memory databases, the companies will announce on Monday during the Sapphire conference in Orlando.

  • News: RIM recalls about 1,000 PlayBook tablets

    Research in Motion said it has recalled an estimated 1,000 PlayBook tablets, indicating a small number had reached customers who were unable to properly load software at setup.

  • News: Mozilla details plans to kill Firefox 3.5

    Mozilla plans to push 12 million users of the aged Firefox 3.5 to a newer version next month by taking the unprecedented step of automatically upgrading their browser.

  • News: Nokia kills Ovi brand for mobile services

    Nokia will abandon its Ovi mobile services brand as it prepares to sell smartphones based on Microsoft's Windows Phone software, it said in a blog posting on Monday.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen evidence mounts

    Further evidence that the iPhone 5 will have an edge-to-edge screen has emerged, as well as components that appear to show that the camera lens and flash will be moved away from each other.

  • News: Mac OS X 10.7 Developer Preview 3 released

    Apple released the third developer preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion over the weekend, complete with the new Reading List feature.



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