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  • Opinion: Microsoft issues working Office 2011 SP2 update

    The other day I detailed how to work around Microsoft's ill-conceived Office 2011 SP2 update. A few days later, Microsoft pulled the update for many of the reasons I cited in that original article. Wednesday, Microsoft released an update to that update in the form of the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.2.1 update.

  • News: Desperately Seeking the Right Social Enterprise Tool?

    Scott Carl, CIO of Parsons, an engineering and construction company with more than 11,500 employees, knew he needed the right tools to help new employees integrate into the company and facilitate collaboration among existing staff--particularly recent college grads. "As we hire them, we have to help them form a personal relationship with whomever has the answers for them," he says.

  • News: The Enterprise App Store: 10 Must-Have Features

    Is 2012 the year app stores will break out in the enterprise?

  • News: Macs contribute record-low 13% to Apple's revenue

    The Mac's contribution to Apple's bottom line fell to an all-time low last quarter, according to data from the company.

  • News: BYOD could hurt Windows Phone growth

    Some of the researchers behind last year's high expectations for Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system are beginning to dial back their predictions, citing the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend as a roadblock in some markets.

  • News: Sprint posts loss, plans WiMax for Boost and Virgin

    Sprint Nextel will start offering 4G WiMax service to its Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile prepaid customers later this quarter, CEO Dan Hesse said Wednesday after the company reported a net loss for the first quarter.

  • News: Will Obama preside over the coming of Big Brother?

    Privacy advocates and civil libertarians say among the president's broken promises is a failure to restrain the NSA's growing domestic surveillance

  • News: Combating Mobile Content Fragmentation With Box

    As workers increasingly turn to mobile devices to interact with enterprise content, that content is getting fragmented into silos within apps. Box is attempting to combat that fragmentation with its Box OneCloud mobile framework.

  • News: Apple WWDC: Hot ticket sells out in 2 hours

    Apple WWDC, the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, sold out in just 2 hours Wednesday morning, smashing last year's record 10-hour sellout.

  • News: Big data analytics may detect infection before clinicians

    A Toronto hospital is implementing a clinical experiment using big data and real-time analytics to help save the lives of its tiniest patients.

  • News: 44% will not upgrade to Windows 8

    A recent poll hosted by PC Advisor found that a large percentage of technology enthusiasts will not be upgrading their operating system to Windows 8.

  • News: Box upgrades API to make it simpler, more powerful

    Box has given its API (application programming interface) a makeover so that developers will have an easier time building and integrating applications with its software, and have those applications do more than is currently possible.

  • News: Replace iDisk with your own net disk

    The convenience of MobileMe’s iDisk was having Internet-based storage that appeared like a mounted volume in the Finder. You could mount it, transfer items to it, and access it from anywhere. It had the appeal of FTP without the hassle. According to Apple, MobileMe and iDisk disappear for good on June 30, 2012. While iDisk was never the solution that most of us loved, it was useful, and you may be looking for a replacement.

  • Opinion: Google Chrome 101: How to Manage Downloads

    The other day I explained how (and why) to make Gmail the default e-mail client in Google Chrome. Then it occurred to me that lots of users are probably trying Google's browser for the first time -- and maybe having some trouble learning the basics.

  • News: WWDC 2012 tickets sell out in two hours

    Sorry, west coast! In fewer than two hours after they first went on sale, tickets for Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference have sold out.

  • News: Microsoft to support ODF 1.2 open document standard in Office 15

    Microsoft has demonstrated support for the Open Document Format (ODF) 1.2 standard in a technical preview of the forthcoming Office 15 productivity suite, and plans to release a beta version with the feature late this summer.

  • News: SAP sees strong momentum for HANA and SuccessFactors business

    Business software vendor SAP expects software and software-related service revenue to increase in the range of 10 to 12 percent at constant currencies during the year, largely in line with preliminary estimates that the company released earlier this month.

  • News: Apple sets WWDC for June 11-15, bars ticket resale

    Apple today announced that its annual developers conference would run June 11-15 in San Francisco.

  • News: Salesforce to Launch Government Cloud

    Leading Web-based CRM vendor SalesforceFirm looks to build on its established position as government cloud supplier with new dedicated, multi-tenant cloud, app marketplace and integrator training program.

  • News: Car Tech: The Ultimate Backseat Driver

    Driving may be the most hazardous thing we do every day. Combine the activity's inherent dangerousness with error-prone human drivers who are increasingly distracted by things like smartphones, and it's no surprise that the crash statistics keep going up.

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