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  • News: Three Cool Ways You'll Benefit from SkyDrive in Windows 8

    Though Dropbox is more popular with over 45 million users, with 17 million users, Microsoft’s SkyDrive is a strong competitor. SkyDrive’s most desired feature has been 25GB of free space, much larger than that of most rivals. On Monday, Microsoft revealed its desire to be the "world’s hard drive", integrating SkyDrive with Windows 8 to make it easier to access your data from any device.

  • News: Oracle again waives extended support fees for E-Business Suite

    Oracle has given customers running version 12.0 of its E-Business Suite software a reprieve from extended support fees, which would have kicked in this month, increasing the maintenance payments they were already making.

  • Opinion: Three Ways I Want Apple to Improve iTunes

    I don't know about you, but the iTunes Store is feeling a bit staid lately, especially considering the competition that's been ramping up since Apple's last update to the store three years ago. No one, but Apple, knows when the next iTunes Store update will be rolled out for sure. But grumblings of an overhaul have started over at the site 9 to 5 Mac. It is reporting Apple will revamp the iTunes and App Stores later this year.

  • News: Google, Microsoft butt heads over IE privacy skirting

    Google has countered Microsoft's contention that it's skirting Internet Explorer's privacy protection, saying it's 'impractical' to comply with IE's rules.

  • News: European Commission launches consultation into e-interoperability

    The European Commission (EC) has launched a one month public consultation into the problem of incompatible vocabularies used by developers of public administration IT systems.

  • News: F5 Networks focuses on alliances with mobile-device management vendors

    F5 Networks says it has entered into technology-alliance agreements with several mobile-device management (MDM) vendors in order to optimize use of F5 Technologies remote-access software with MDM software used to manage smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Ubuntu Android add-on designed to replace PCs

    Canonical has unveiled software that will give Android smartphones the ability to run full desktop computer sessions on computer monitors and television sets.

  • News: Ubuntu for Android Will Bring the Desktop to Your Phone

    It's long been known that Canonical has set its sights on mobile devices as the next destination for its popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, and on Tuesday the company took the next big step in that direction by announcing Ubuntu for Android.

  • News: Microsoft to tightly integrate Windows 8 and SkyDrive

    Microsoft will extend SkyDrive from being an online file storage service into what the company calls "a device cloud" that is closely integrated with Windows 8, the next version of the company's OS.

  • Opinion: Manage Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter With Sobees Desktop

    Folks who are unhappy with TweetDeck's decision to eliminate support for LinkedIn should take a look at Sobees Desktop. This slick-looking application offers an easy way to manage Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts. Still in beta, this "social media manager" still has some kinks to work out, but shows plenty of potential.

  • News: Microsoft Office for iPad Spotted in the Wild

    Microsoft could be weeks away from releasing a version of Office for the iPad including apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The purported iOS apps would have the ability to edit a file locally on your tablet or edit an online document from, presumably, SkyDrive, Microsoft's online file storage service. Rumblings about Microsoft producing an iPad version of its famous productivity suite have been circulating for months.

  • Opinion: Manage Twitter and Facebook Accounts With TweetDeck

    TweetDeck bills itself as a Twitter management app for power users, and this app has long been a favorite of those folks looking to manage multiple Twitter accounts. But its latest version is lacking some of the appeal that made earlier versions of this app a perennial favorite.

  • News: Apache Web server gets high performance upgrade

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has celebrated the 17th anniversary of the release of the Apache HTTP Server by launching a new version of the popular open source Web server software.

  • News: Twitter teams with Russian search engine

    Russian search firm Yandex will display a feed from Twitter in its search engine results, the two companies announced today.

  • News: ForeScout platform simplifies BYOD push for enterprises

    ForeScout Technologies has launched ForeScout Mobile, which comes in the shape of plug-in modules for Android and iOS and allows enterprises to keep control as a plethora of devices access corporate resources, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: 5 free Android security apps: Keep your smartphone safe

    There's been much controversy over mobile OS security, especially where Android is concerned. With 47% of the smartphone market in Q4 of 2011, according to ABI Research, it's no wonder that Android is getting attention.

  • News: Adobe reveals more on CS6 and Creative Cloud launch plans

    Adobe will launch its Creative Cloud software-and-services bundle alongside CS6.

  • News: Antenna Software launches cloud-based mobile app service

    Antenna Software today unveiled cloud-based software called AMPchroma for designing, testing and managing mobile apps and mobile websites.

  • Opinion: Search iTunes radio stations using playlists

    If you use iTunes radio stations, you may have noticed that you can’t search in the Radio list; the search field is dimmed. But OS X Hints reader osxpounder pointed out that you can search if you put the radio stations in a playlist.

  • News: Google Latitude Adds Leaderboards, Game-like Check-ins

    The latest update to the Google Maps app for Android introduces Latitude Leaderboards, a feature that gives you points for every check-in, just like Foursquare. The update was pushed over the weekend in the Android Market and builds on Latitude, Google's less popular location service.



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