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  • Opinion: Combine Google Docs with Microsoft Office

    I'm finally starting to use Google Docs for word processing and creating spreadsheets on a regular basis. Like a lot of users, however, I'm still more comfortable working in Microsoft Office on my desktop. Google Docs however, provides a very handy service in that you can sign in from any computer anywhere in the world and access all your files. So how can you get the best of both worlds--comfortable desktop editing and the convenience of having your files in the cloud? A program called Syncdocs (free) has the solution.

  • News: SAP's Sybase adds scalability to IQ analytic database

    SAP's Sybase division announced the latest version of its IQ columnar database on Thursday, a release focused on providing enough scalability to allow many thousands and types of users within a company to access the system.

  • News: Facebook partners with Skype to launch video chat function

    Facebook this evening announced a highly anticipated video-chat function, in partnership with Skype, that means Facebook users will be able to make free video calls to Facebook friends.

  • News: Microsoft: No botnet is indestructible

    No botnet is invulnerable, a Microsoft lawyer involved with the Rustock take-down said, countering claims that another botnet was "practically indestructible."

  • News: Ofcom unveils first interactive broadband speeds map

    Ofcom has unveiled it's first interactive map that depicts fixed broadband speeds across the UK.

  • News: UK to follow US with website blocking?

    The UK may consider blocking access to websites that host pirated content if the US brings in similar measures.

  • News: iPhone 5 'goes into production'

    The iPhone 5 will begin shipping in September and is already in production, according to Taiwanese industry sources.

  • News: Mobile payments, PCI DSS compliance: Some clarity

    Those hoping for mobile payments PCI compliance answers will have to wait a bit longer, the security council says.

  • News: 5 hot social networking sites

    The social networking scene is constantly in flux. The big 3 (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) are at the top of the heap right now. But challengers are springing up all the time, hoping to leverage the next big wave into a lucrative IPO.

  • News: 34% of adults are 'overwhelmed' by technology

    Technologies such as social networking, SMS and email leave a third of Brits 'overwhelmed', says BT.

  • Feature: Advertorial: How to use Oasys Mail Manager

    Oasys Mail Manager is a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook that enables simple but powerful email management. We present a step-by-step guide to using the software, and will have you running its lightning-fast search facility, collaborative functions and filing system in no time.

  • Solwise Hametech 3G-A10 mobile hotspot

    Networking hardware company Solwise has announced a new mobile hotspot device. The Solwise 3G-A10 is a battery-powered 3G Wi-Fi router and modem that works on the 2.4GHz spectrum and can provide web access for up to 20 devices simultaneously.

  • News: Zynga Files for IPO

    It's been on the cards for a while now, but social game giant Zynga has finally made its initial public offering to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • News: Gmail gets a Google+-like makeover

    Google is giving Gmail users a glimpse of design updates that will roll out over the next few months.

  • News: Cisco Cius is not a tablet

    Despite its inevitable comparisons to the popular Apple iPad, Cisco's Cius is viewed more as another entry point into Cisco's collaboration ecosystem and less as the company's entry into tablet computing.

  • News: Gmail Gets a Google+ Makeover

    Google is introducing a revamped interface to its Gmail webmail service, similar to the much-praised look and feel of the Google+ social network. The new interface is part of a Google-wide effort to unify the user experience across its services and is slowly rolling out to users now.

  • News: Capita snaps up Ventura in £65 million deal

    Capita Group has paid £65 million cash to acquire customer contact centre specialist Ventura.

  • News: Outsourcing to India may not be affected by privacy rules

    Personal data sent to India by companies outsourcing work to service providers in the country will not be covered under the country's stringent new rules for the collection of personal data, an executive of a data protection standards company set up by the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) said.

  • Video: The week in technology, 1 July 2011

    On World Tech Update this week Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer introduces Office365, the US Supreme Court rules that violent video games can be sold and rented to minors, Egypt promises never to shut off the Internet again, News Corp takes a huge loss on MySpace, police use wearable cameras to capture evidence and the Getty Museum uses Google Goggles for art info.

  • News: NYC mayor demands $600M refund on software project

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is demanding that systems integrator Science Applications International Corporation reimburse more than US$600 million it was paid in connection with the troubled CityTime software project, a long-running effort to overhaul the city's payroll system.



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