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  • Opinion: Recover Encrypted Files From An Old Hard Drive

    Jeff Hudgins removed the hard drive from a dying computer, and via USB plugged it into a new PC. But he can't access his files. They're encrypted.

  • News: IBM on Path to Cut Internal Apps by 85%

    IBM has reduced its number of internal applications by 70%, but that's not enough for CIO Jeanette Horan.

  • How-Tos: How To Ignore Your Email Without Losing Your Job

    One of the simplest ways to be more productive during working hours is to reduce the time you spend on maintenance tasks like checking your e-mail. These tasks break your concentration on more important work, and a recent study from UC Irvine suggests that checking your e-mail less often can help reduce stress and raise your level of concentration at work.

  • News: Adobe Creative Suite 6 goes on sale

    Following a debut filled with fanfare and a rollout designed to stoke anticipation, Adobe has released its Creative Suite 6 (CS6) software for sale on its website and via authorized dealers worldwide. This upgraded collection of professional applications, which targets artists, graphic designers, photographers, videographers, multimedia specialists, and Web designers, is available immediately.

  • News: PHP working on new patch for critical vulnerability after initial one failed

    The PHP Group plans to release new versions of the PHP processor on Tuesday in order to patch two publicly known critical remote code execution vulnerabilities, one of which was improperly addressed in a May 3 update.

  • News: Adobe preps silent Flash updates for Macs

    Adobe last week released a new beta of Flash Player that includes silent updates for Macs

  • News: Tibco adds Hadoop support to its Spotfire in-memory analytics

    Tibco has brought its Spotfire in-memory analytics software into the burgeoning ecosystem around Hadoop, an open-source framework for processing large sets of information, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Apple engineering mistake exposes clear-text passwords for Lion

    Apple's latest update to OS X contains a dangerous programming error that reveals the passwords for material stored in the first version of FileVault, the company's encryption technology, a software consultant said.

  • Opinion: Top 15 Cloud Storage Tips and Tasks

    No single cloud service can do everything. Some shine when it comes to streaming a cloud music collection from the Web, but stink at syncing desktop folders. Other cloud services are great for sharing photos, but useless for reviewing a document's revision history.

  • News: Skanska cuts costs through remote management software

    Construction firm Skanska UK is aiming to save £50,000 and reduce carbon emissions by 20 tonnes annually through the use of remote management software.

  • Opinion: Facebook Messenger Gets More Transparent

    Facebook Messenger is increasing transparency and at the same time making it harder to ignore someone's text message without the other person knowing.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Mac tips and tricks, cool new accessories, and plenty more

    There are only so many hours in the day -- at last count, approximately 20 or so. If you didn't find time to read all of Macworld's articles this past week, we can help. As ever, the Weekly Wrap is here to point you towards some of our most interesting stories that you might have missed.

  • News: Facebook Acquisition Points to Future of More Phone Tracking

    Facebook is likely to take its location-sharing feature further and recommend you connect with new people in the real world following its acquisition of Glancee, an app for finding others nearby who share the same friends and interests as you.

  • News: Sage partners with Microsoft Azure to target cloud market

    UK-based software provider Sage has announced that it will be partnering with Microsoft to develop its ERP solutions on the Windows Azure platform in a bid to target the SMB cloud market.

  • News: Greater London Authority runs app tests to improve user experience

    The Greater London Authority (GLA) is using network emulation software to ensure the resilience of its web and networked applications across the organisation.

  • Opinion: Six Good Reasons to Try GIMP 2.8

    Of all the many examples of excellent free and open source software out there, GIMP is surely among the best known examples for offering a no-cost and yet power-packed alternative to an extremely high-priced proprietary market leader.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Mistakes were made

    Microsoft raises the alarm on Macs' vulnerability to malware (sort of); Apple at last acknowledges where it got its maps; and just like average Joes, CEOs like to ... exaggerate on their résumés. The remainders for Friday, May 4, 2012 are totally fluent in French. Nous promettons.

  • News: PC makers mum on Windows 8 upgrades

    The first wave of laptops with Intel's latest third-generation Core processors started shipping this week with Windows 7, but PC makers are quiet about what it would take to upgrade the PCs to run Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.

  • News: Is Facebook use in the enterprise too risky to allow?

    With an outright ban on social sites nearly impossible, companies need a strong security regime and staff training, say experts

  • Opinion: Fill a Gap in Your Day With Filler 2 Browser-Based Game

    Filler 2 is a Flash game in which you have to fill up the screen with balls while avoiding small circles that bounce around chaotically. It sounds simple, because it is. But it's also lots of fun, and on the lowest difficulty setting, it can even be soothing. Then again, if you are looking for a challenge, later levels on the Hard setting verge on frustrating.


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