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  • News: Microsoft teams with Quanta for 'private cloud in a box'

    Microsoft has partnered with Taiwan's Quanta Computer to design a Windows-based system that aims to get business customers up and running quickly on a private cloud.

  • News: Emergency mobile phone runs on single AA battery, stows for 15 years

    The phone doesn't have a charging port, or any ports at all. It doesn't even have a screen.

  • News: HP's Livermore was 'furious and appalled' at Oracle dropping Itanium

    Hewlett-Packard enterprise chief Ann Livermore was "furious and appalled" when she saw Oracle's announcement that it would end development for HP's Itanium server chips, she said in a San Jose, California, court on Tuesday.

  • News: Innovation, entrepreneurial thinking vital for IT leaders

    Jason Palmer has some pretty straightforward advice for executives looking to derive more value from technology: be a contrarian.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Rise of the machines

    The iPhone may get another prepaid offering, many Macs might be getting makeovers, and Woz may be getting even more ... eccentric. The remainders for Tuesday, June 5, 2012 would like to welcome our new robot overlords.

  • Opinion: Six Good Reasons to Download Firefox 13

    Between its use of SPDY by default and speed gains through Mozilla's "Project Snappy," Firefox 13 has been generating excitement for some time already. Now, the final version of the software is here at last.

  • News: Hands on with Pris camera app for iOS

    Thanks to our smartphones, many of us have a camera in our pockets at all times. And while you can take great photos with your iPhone using Apple's Camera app, there are alternatives that can offer capabilities you won't find in the stock offering. Digital Arch's new app, Pris, aims to make it easier to take better photos.

  • News: Cloudera moves Hadoop beyond MapReduce

    With the latest update to its Apache Hadoop distribution, Cloudera has provided the possibility of using data processing algorithms beyond the customary MapReduce, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Google buys QuickOffice: what it means to you

    Google has acquired Quickoffice, which makes QuickOffice Pro HD ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ) one of the leading iPad office suites. At the very least, the acquisition will give iPad users a compelling alternative to iWork and other iOS suites.

  • Opinion: Stay Motivated to Get Fit With Fitocracy

    Fitocracy is a free (ad-supported) cloud-based service. You can create an account or login using an existing Facebook, Twitter, or Runkeeper account. You then enter some basic information, such as your height and weight (don't worry; it's kept hidden!), and your exercise interests.

  • News: NetApp boosts entry-level array performance

    NetApp announced a significant refresh of its FAS2220 storage array, increasing performance by three times and memory six times for the same price as the previous version.

  • News: HP's Livermore was 'furious and appalled' at Oracle dropping Itanium

    Hewlett-Packard enterprise chief Ann Livermore was "furious and appalled" when she saw Oracle's announcement that it would end development for HP's Itanium server chips, she said in a San Jose, California, court on Tuesday.

  • News: Gartner: Top 10 emerging infrastructure trends

    Gartner kicked off its Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit here today with a "top 10" list of the most significant emerging trends that will impact data centers and information technology used by businesses and government from now into the next four or five years.

  • News: Facebook hires noted iOS jailbreaker Chpwn

    Nothing gets the hacker community buzzing more than one of its own going corporate, and the latest to stir things up is new Facebook intern Grant Paul, whose iOS jailbreaking exploits as "Chpwn" have given iPad, iPhone and iPod users more freedom.

  • News: Google Quickoffice buy takes aim at Windows 8

    Google Tuesday announced it has acquired Quickoffice, whose software could bolster Google Apps on tablets and smartphones. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

  • News: Researchers find ways to bypass Google's Android malware scanner

    The Android malware scanner called Bouncer, which Google uses to scrutinize all apps uploaded to Google Play, can be easily bypassed, a pair of security researchers said on Monday.

  • News: Windows RT tablets could cost $500 to $700

    Windows RT tablets could cost $500 to $700 -- too high to make them viable in a market filled with less expensive tablets, according to an IDC analyst .

  • News: HP's Livermore recalls close partnership with Oracle, now soured

    Former Hewlett-Packard enterprise business chief Ann Livermore recalled a close working relationship with Oracle co-President Safra Catz, and the moves by Oracle that eventually eroded the companies' partnership, in a Silicon Valley courthouse on Monday.

  • News: New HTML5 control blends Web with native mobile apps

    A new HTML5 Browser Control lets enterprise mobile app developers quickly blend dynamic Web content with native and hybrid apps, using the cross-platform tools and middleware from Verivo Software.

  • Opinion: Stop the Lion "rubber-band" bounce

    One thing that annoys many Lion users is "rubber-band scrolling": When you scroll to the end of a page in many apps, the page seems to continue scrolling a bit, then bounces back. OS X Hints reader Havner found a way to remove this effect. (He started from this anonymous hint about turning it off in Xcode, then did some research on Apple's discussion forums to find the answer for other apps as well.)


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