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  • News: Second carrier in Canada starts LTE service

    The Network World Canada story, "Second carrier in Canada starts LTE service," which ran on the wire Wednesday, has been updated to reflect the nature of some Bell, Rogers and Telus subscribers. The last paragraph now reads as follows:

  • Opinion: TechCrunch Disrupt Startups Show Small Business Tools

    At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco this week, start-ups presented a slew of new cloud-based services built to help small businesses. These include business management, analytics, and conferencing tools. The freemium payment model, whereby a free service has premium features available for a price, is the model of choice. Here are some highlights from the start-ups with tools and services for small businesses.

  • Opinion: Windows Server 8: What We Know So Far

    I know it is not as glamorous or flashy as Windows 8 with its Metro UI, and touchscreen magic, but Microsoft has some other tricks up its sleeve for this BUILD conference. The day 2 keynote focused on Windows Server 8 which is just as bold an evolution--if not moreso--than its desktop sibling.

  • News: SAP pays $20M to settle criminal charges in Oracle case

    SAP has agreed to pay just over US$20 million to settle a criminal case brought against its TomorrowNow subsidiary.

  • News: Microsoft dragging its feet with browser fix, security vendor says

    StrikeForce Technologies, a small vendor of a keystroke encryption technology, is accusing Microsoft of not acting fast enough to fix a browser issue that it says is preventing StrikeForce's technology from working with Internet Explorer 9.

  • News: Microsoft: No Windows Server for ARM

    While Microsoft is embracing the ARM processor architecture for its next Windows client operating system, Windows 8, the company has no immediate plans to develop an ARM-based version of its next Windows Server, the company executive in charge of Windows Server confirmed Wednesday.

  • News: Hong Kong is cloud ready, says industry body

    Hong Kong is increasingly becoming the North Asia data hub with many cloud service providers setting up data centers in the SAR, said Asia Cloud Computing Association recently when releasing its first Cloud Readiness Index.

  • News: Intel announces new 710 series enterprise SSDs

    Intel on Wednesday announced the new 710 series solid-state drives, which the company is pitching as a replacement to hard drives in enterprise servers.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Get the message?

    iMessage may be the next iOS feature to come back to the Mac; ebooks are invading your social network and your coffee shop; and your next iPad may be fabricados no Brasil! The remainders for Wednesday, September 14, 2011 are a multinational global corporation bent on world domination.

  • Opinion: MS Planning 'Significant' Ad Platform for Windows 8 Apps

    Microsoft's store for Metro-style applications will play a big role in Windows 8, so it's no surprise that the company is planning a first-party ad platform for app developers. At a session on the Windows 8 app store at Microsoft's Build conference, Partner Director Ted Dworkin teased the company's plans.

  • News: Boston buzzes over start-ups at freebie-heavy WebInno

    Nothing gets people excited about technology start-ups like freebies, and there were plenty for the taking at Tuesday night’s Web Innovators Group event in Cambridge, Mass. Though having learned lessons from start-ups that have crashed and burned in recent years from perhaps an excess of generosity without a good way to pay for it, this event that packed in hundreds of entrepreneurs and their followers wasn’t without a good dose of common sense about dollars and cents as well.

  • News: Vita's Battery Life Ridiculously Short

    How long can you expect your Vita battery to last when you're gaming? 3-5 hours, says Sony.

  • News: Social Startups Kick the Tires: Great Spin or Retread?

    For social startups, creating buzz and building a big user base (not to mention finding revenue) isn't what it used to be. Many of the companies presenting at DEMO Fall 2011 in Silicon Valley face the prospect of being a retread.

  • News: Thunderbolt strikes at 2011 Intel Developer Forum

    Several companies are displaying new Thunderbolt-based hardware at the 2011 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco this week, giving users of Thunderbolt-equipped Macs new hope that they will finally be able to take full advantage of the high-speed connection technology.

  • News: Curtin Uni moves to Microsoft Cloud

    Curtin University has moved its email and collaboration apps to Microsoft’s Cloud, with students now having anywhere anytime access to university files thanks to the rollout.

  • News: Android: An expert guide

    Google’s Android platform in a short time has become a force to be reckoned with in the smartphone world, and its success raises all sorts of questions for IT professionals.

  • News: Microsoft previews next Windows Server

    The story "Microsoft previews next Windows Server," posted to the wire Wednesday, incorrectly identified the source of the SMB protocol, mentioned in the tenth paragraph. The story has been corrected on the wire and the tenth paragraph now reads:

  • Opinion: iPhone 4 World's Thinnest Phone, Not Samsung Galaxy S II

    Apple's iPhone 4--not the Samsung Galaxy S II--is indeed the world's thinnest smartphone, the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled. Apple's claims to the slimmest smartphone in the world were challenged by one complaint that Samsung's Galaxy S II Android smartphone is actually thinner.

  • Opinion: New 'Freemium' Cloud Music Service Works on All Devices

    A new music service that allows members to store their music in the cloud and play it anywhere on any device was launched today by a company called TriPlay.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 Will Take Laptop Touchpads to the Next Level

    If you've used a Windows 7 laptop with a "multitouch" touchpad, you've likely been a little disappointed to see that it offers only a few gestures: pinch to zoom, twist to rotate, two-finger scrolling, maybe three-finger swiping. The functionality is handy, but it's a long way from having a touchpad that behaves like a little multitouch touchscreen.


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