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  • News: Google to attempt to woo developers from Apple at Google I/O

    Google is gearing up for its annual developers conference this week and analysts say it's time for the company to deliver an ecosystem that can compete head-to-head with Apple.

  • News: Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

    Microsoft has agreed to acquire Yammer, a maker of cloud-based enterprise social networking (ESN) software, for US$1.2 billion [b] in cash, a deal rumored to be in the works for the past week and a half.

  • News: Gartner: A Third of Consumers' Digital Content Will be in the Cloud by 2016

    The desire to share content and to access it on multiple devices will motivate consumers to start storing a third of their digital content in the cloud by 2016, according to Gartner. Gartner said that just 7 percent of consumer content was stored in the cloud in 2011, but this will grow to 36 percent in 2016.

  • How-Tos: How to Fix Facebook's Email Switcheroo

    One of the reasons there's so much animosity toward Facebook is that the service frequently makes changes without notifying users -- and not always for the better.

  • News: Google adds Apps, Chrome features for education

    Google rolled out on Monday new application-management capabilities for IT administrators at schools that use Chromebook computers.

  • News: Facebook's Tim Campos on the next generation CIO

    Facebook CIO Tim Campos says the next generation CIO will deal with "a lot more information", and expects the role to be a lot more data focused, and a "lot less operationally focused".

  • News: CIO Summit: Embrace third platfom to survive, says IDC

    Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief analyst at IDC, kicked off today's CIO Summit by getting to the heart of the decisions senior IT executives must make to ensure the survival of their businesses beyond 2010. The thrust of his keynote speech was that CIOs and vendors need to embrace the emerging "third platform", the combination of cloud, mobile, and social business.

  • News: The best policy for public services performance

    One big challenge for public sector CIOs has always been the impact of differing political perspectives on the role of the public sector and hence the way that technology is designed and used.

  • News: Gartner: 1/3 of consumer data will be stored in the cloud by '16

    Consumer adoption of cloud services will continue to increase in the coming years, with one-third of personal data being stored in the cloud by 2016, Gartner predicts.

  • News: Manufacturing IT is key to innovation

    Over the past two or three decades, the explosion of Chinese manufacturing has been a story of eye-popping proportions.

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  • News: OpenStack company Piston adds virtual desktop infrastructure

    Piston Cloud Computing is the first OpenStack-based company to embrace virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), marking OpenStack's entrance into the VDI market dominated by Citrix.

  • News: Box OneCloud now supports Android devices

    Box announced that its OneCloud enterprise mobile cloud service now supports Android, allowing companies to access Android applications and store and share Android data in Box's public cloud.

  • Opinion: Sanebox Shows You Only the Email You Need to See

    I spend plenty of time using the free trials that many software and service makers offer. But here's a little secret: I rarely continue using the product when the trial is up and it's time to pay. Sanebox, though, is one exception to that rule. This simple service, designed to save you time by bringing order to your inbox, works so well that it's easily worth its $5-per-month asking price (after a 30-day free trial).

  • News: Beyond iPhone and Android: 5 hot new platforms for developers

    A long time ago in a mind-set far away, I spent a lunch with friends trying to figure out what we'd do if we could reprogram our cellphones. Our ideas were, in retrospect, lame. Maybe we would change the font on the dialer or come up with a screensaver animation. Wouldn't it be cool if we could get flying toasters running on the screen of our cellphone?

  • News: Tech to address youth unemployment

    A recent study commissioned by Microsoft Corp. from the International Youth foundation (IYF) reveals that 76% of workers in Sub- Saharan Africa are working at low skilled, low quality jobs that do not pay enough to lift them out of poverty. 72% of youth live on less than USD 2 a day and have to work long hours to earn enough to survive. This prevents them from investing their time or resources in acquiring the education or training that could prepare them for a better-paying job for the future.

  • News: Five needs driving SDNs

    Five trends in network are driving the transition to software defined networking and programmability.

  • News: Hactivists did not cause Twitter outage

    Twitter is to blame for a temporary outage, not a hactivist group that claimed it took down the site in a distributed denial-of-service attack.

  • News: FDA eye on medical device software after recall link

    The Food and Drug Administration is knuckling down on software quality in medical devices after finding that nearly a quarter of recalls are due to a software failure.

  • News: Oracle's Hurd to spell out new 'customer experience' product strategy

    Oracle is planning to build on its acquisitions of companies such as ATG, Fatwire and RightNow with a new product strategy centered around "customer experience management," as co-president Mark Hurd will explain on Monday during an event in New York.

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