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  • News: Back office hinders council CRM benefits

    A lack of back office integration is hindering the cost benefits of customer relationship management (CRM) at local authorities, according to research.

  • News: Cloud, mobile, HANA help SAP boost Q2 revenue

    SAP's revenue for the second quarter grew 18 percent over the same quarter last year to €3.9 billion (US$4.9 billion) following record software revenue of over €1 billion, it reported on Tuesday.

  • News: WiGig gigabit-speed wireless notches another chip partnership

    Wi-Fi chip makers are lining up to add WiGig technology to their wireless LAN products, preparing the way for tri-band equipment that can deliver multi-gigabit speeds within a room.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Bon appetit

    We start off the week with an amuse-bouche of an iPhone rumor, followed by a few light helpings of iTunes in the Cloud. Finally, for dessert, half a dozen assorted flavors of Kindle Fire. Tuck in to the remainders for Monday, July 23, 2012.

  • Opinion: Too Busy for that Software Update? Survey Says: Join the Club

    There may be no time like the present for getting important jobs done, but when it comes to software updates, that's not exactly the rule most people live by.

  • News: NTP announces patent settlements with 13 tech firms

    Patent holding firm NTP, which won a US$612.5 million patent settlement from Research In Motion in 2006, has reached a possibly unprecedented agreement with 13 other technology vendors, including Apple, Google, Microsoft and AT&T, the company announced Monday.

  • Opinion: Chains.cc Helps You Form Productive Habits

    Some habits are things you want to do every day, or nearly every day: Exercise, for example, or writing. Jerry Seinfeld is said to have used "productivity chains" in which he would do something each and every day, and never "break the chain," and in this way make steady progress. Chains.cc is a slick and simple free service built on this concept.

  • Opinion: 5 Things You Need to Know About Cropping

    When I was about 15 years old and a fledgling "serious" photographer, I wanted to enlarge and crop one of my photos in a particular way. Unfortunately, in 1979 it was all but impossible to edit a photo unless you had your own darkroom and printing equipment. Fast-forward about 30 years, though, and photo editing is child's play. Cropping is an essential photo skill--for example, most of the monthly Hot Pic photo contest winners are cropped, to improve on the original composition. But have you ever taken the time to learn the Crop tool's secrets? This week, I have five things you should know about this unassuming little tool.

  • Opinion: DocSync Tackles Document Scatter

    Let's see, where's that Word document, PDF, spreadsheet or PowerPoint preso? Did you leave it on Google Drive? Save it to DropBox? Maybe it's somewhere on your computer or iPad?

  • News: BitDefender ready to resubmit privacy app to Apple

    Latest version will provide users with more information on the data-gathering activities of installed apps

  • Opinion: The frustrations of App Store licensing

    A reader who works in the world of Big Business (and wishes to remain anonymous) finds fault with Apple's app licensing. He writes:

  • News: Oracle 'winding down' open-source HPC language project started under Sun

    Oracle researchers are "winding down" development of the Fortress programming language for high-performance computing, an effort started nearly 10 years ago by Sun Microsystems.

  • News: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Hands On

    PowerPoint is a staple of the Microsoft Office suite. While PowerPoint is just one of many presentation software options, it has ascended to the ranks of Coke, Kleenex, Band-Aids, and Google as the de facto leader in its field. The word "PowerPoint" is used in a generic sense to refer to presentations and presentation software in general.

  • News: Emerging LTE Direct standard would go peer to peer for 4G mobile location

    Qualcomm is promoting a peer-to-peer cellular technology as a potential new standard called LTE Direct, which it says would make location-based services faster and more efficient.

  • News: HP bundles asset discovery tools

    Hewlett-Packard has reorganized its suite of enterprise configuration-management software, collecting into one package a number of its asset discovery tools and equipping its asset database for multiclient service.

  • News: Google's enterprise push a 'future growth engine'

    Google is looking at its cloud-based apps for the enterprise not as a small side business, but as a major driver of future growth.

  • News: Quarter of users see no benefit in updating software

    Several major software companies, including Microsoft and Symantec, today kicked off what they called 'International Technology Upgrade Week' in an attempt to persuade users to keep their code current.

  • Opinion: Audio Essentials can improve your Mac's sound, but needs some work

    I’m not an audio purist. My desire is that whatever I’m listening to should sound good, where “good” is defined somewhat subjectively as “pleasing to my ears.”

  • News: Canon Announces EOS M, Its First Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera

    Canon announced its first and much-anticipated foray into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera space, the EOS M. Despite its compact size, the camera has an 18-megapixel APS-C sensor and a Digic 5 image processor, which were previously only found in the company’s DSLRs. The EOS M also offers a beginner-friendly touchscreen interface. The Canon EOS M was announced on Monday.

  • News: Why You Shouldn't Get a Smartphone Right Now

    Are you in the market for a new smartphone? Have patience. If you get a smartphone now, you may very well regret it in a few months.

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