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  • News: Rising electricity costs hit African data market

    Increases in electricity rates by African power utility companies are raising fears that data-center operators will soon pass on the higher costs to end users.

  • News: Security firm to Facebook: Clean up your act

    Facebook needs to make some simple, yet crucial, changes to secure users more effectively, according to security firm Sophos

  • News: Microsoft broadens Office 365 beta, launches app store

    Microsoft is expanding the beta testing program of its Office 365 cloud collaboration and communication suite, almost doubling the number of countries and languages it's available in, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Microsoft Office 365 Beta Opens for Business: What's Inside

    Now anyone can try Office 365, Microsoft's cloud productivity package for businesses. The service opened Sunday night for beta testing, coming a step closer to its final launch, which will occur sometime later this year.

  • News: DIAC CIO Bob Correll retires

    CIO of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Bob Correll, has left the agency for retirement and is set to be replaced early next month.

  • How-Tos: How to set up and use email on an Android tablet

    One of the most useful things you can do with an Android tablet is mobile email. For those who say tablets are just big smartphones, the mobile email capability is one area where they can be proved wrong.

  • News: Skype for Android leaks user data

    A flaw in Skype for Android could let criminals harvest private information from smartphones, including the user's name and email address, contacts and chat logs, the Internet calling software maker confirmed.

  • News: Centrica plugs into desktop services deal

    Centrica has signed a five year managed desktop services deal with Fujitsu.

  • Feature: The 10 best free backup downloads

    We all know backing-up is one of the key rules to good computing. However, when you start listing everything you need to make a copy of to ensure you can return to normal pretty quickly if your PC should crash, there's much more than just digital photos and word documents. There's all your emails, program settings and even your games. Fear not, help is at hand in the form of these ten free downloads.

  • How-Tos: How to set up Microsoft Exchange email on an Apple iPhone

    Smartphones are so-called because they allow access to lots of different activities as well as texting and calling. These include the ability to surf the web from your handset and even sync your device with an email account to read and send messages from your mobile phone. Apple's iPhone is no exception. They can easily be configured to access your email account. We show you how.

  • News: Symantec makes beta versions of new security software available

    Symantec has made beta versions of its new security software, Norton AntiVirus 2012 and Norton Internet Security 2012, available to web users.

  • 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.

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