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  • News: Danger Ahead: a Deluge of Status Updates

    A Gartner analyst worries that employees may face even more information overload if companies adopt 'activity streams' that combine status updates from a wide variety of corporate systems and social networks into a single feed.

  • News: IT Leader Builds a Know-how Network

    Yum Brands is using a social network and enterprise search technology to help far-flung employees collaborate and share knowledge.

  • News: Oracle eases Coherence use

    Oracle has streamlines garbage collection and added flash support for its Coherence data grid software

  • Feature: Fix the six biggest Windows 7 nightmares

    Here are six common Windows 7 disasters, and how to fix them.

  • News: WA IT Awards recognises carbon reducing technology

    Innovation in carbon reduction technology has been recognised at the Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAITTAs) this week, with Greensense taking home the award for best product.

  • News: Oracle gives up on commercial Open Office

    Oracle announced Friday that it will no longer sell a commercial version of the Open Office productivity suite, and that the open-source OpenOffice.org will be transitioned to "a purely community-based open-source project."

  • News: US Gov't Unveils New Strategy for Online Security, Privacy

    The United States Department of Commerce held a press conference this morning to announce the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace--or NSTIC for short. The initiative is a partnership between the government and the private sector to improve online security and strengthen consumer confidence in the Internet.

  • News: Noski Turns over BofA CFO Reins to Thompson

    Bank of America Corp. CFO Charles Noski -- named by the giant bank a year ago after a career heading finance at such diverse outfits as Northrop Grumman, AT&T, United Technologies and Hughes Electronics -- will turn that role over to Bruce Thompson by the end of the June quarter.

  • News: A Federal Budget That's Right for You?

    Often cloaked in oh-so-promising titles, a number of preliminary budget proposals now confront the denizens of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and of Capitol Hill.

  • Feature: The five most commented stories of the week

    There's been plenty of tech stories to hold our interest this week. Whether it's the news that Fujitsu plans to roll-out a fibre network to rival the offering from BT with speeds of up to 1Gbps to the fact Spotify has slashed the amount of hours per month users of its free service can stream music for, our readers have certainly been getting fired up.

  • How-Tos: How to set up email on an Android smartphone

    Smartphones are so-called because they allow to access to lots of different activities as well as texting and calling.

  • News: One in five smartphones will have NFC technology by 2014

    One in five smartphones will feature near field communication (NFC) technology by 2014, says Juniper Research.

  • News: Lehman administrators make history in solemn system shutdown

    The administrators of Lehman Brothers' European operations have fully separated its IT from Barclays Capital and Nomura - which bought parts of the collapsed bank in 2008 - as they finalised steps in the remaining businesses to retire what had been cutting edge systems.

  • News: Infosys financial results disappoint analysts

    Infosys posts revenue, profit growth, but analysts think the company has slowed down

  • News: Outsource your 21st century business: Telstra

    Telstra chief technology officer, Hugh Bradlow, has called on businesses to outsource their core ICT functions to specialised companies, including Cloud operators, in order to get with the 21st century.

  • News: Alabama B-1 visa case draws Sen. Grassley's attention

    A lawsuit against Indian offshore giant Infosys Technologies is getting the attention of U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who wants top Obama administration officials "to get to the bottom of the situation."

  • News: When Recruiting Is a 'Growth Business'

    External growth -- especially the kind that takes a company into new markets -- usually means adding headcount in finance, too. And that exercise has been front-and-center for CFO Mark Castaneda since he joined Primo Water in March 2008.

  • How-Tos: Pull Excel data into Word 2011 docs

    One of the handiest things you can do with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in Office 2011 is to share data between two different Office apps. For example, let's say you want to embed data from Excel in a sales report you're writing in Word. VBA is the tool you'll want to use to make that happen.

  • News: Jack Wills to fit SAP ERP

    Fashion retailer Jack Wills is set to implement the SAP Business All-in-One system.

  • News: Gmail's 'Bob' Features Help You Avoid E-mail Blunders

    Google's Gmail service has enabled two new features that prevent you from making common e-mail mistakes: sending a message to the wrong person and forgetting to include someone on the senders list. The features, called "Don't forget Bob" and "Got the wrong Bob?" were in beta testing via Gmail Labs, and are now implemented by default to every Gmail user.

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