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  • News: Nokia sells 450 wireless and video patents to Sisvel

    Nokia has sold 450 wireless and video patents and patent applications to Sisvel International, an Italian patent licensing company.

  • News: Insecure Android a myth, Motorola exec says

    It's a myth that Android isn't secure and is difficult for IT managers to control, contended a top Motorola Mobile executive in an interview at the Consumer Electronics Show.

  • News: Small firms may be unable to integrate with Universal Credit system, MPs warn

    The government's planned Universal Credit system will make it very difficult for small firms and the self-employed to keep up on the technology front, according to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

  • News: RBS investment bank IT staff face axe

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is set to make 3,500 job cuts to its investment bank, in which advanced IT plays an integral part to operations, leaving technology staff fearing the worst.

  • News: Tesco.com online sales soften blow of weak stores

    Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket chain, has highlighted strong online sales as a major benefit during a weak in-store run up to Christmas.

  • News: Construction giant Kentz implements CRM

    Global engineering and construction group Kentz is implementing a core customer relationship management (CRM) system from Microsoft to support business development, help track projects and deliver international knowledge management.

  • News: Banks warned on mobile security

    A lack of IT and business integration is opening up banks and their customers to attacks through mobile malware, according to an IDC research paper.

  • News: Android device makers chase Apple with cloud strategies

    The importance of bundling services and software with mobile devices is finally resonating with Android device makers as they compete with Apple, and some of them outlined their cloud strategies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • News: CES: hands on with Ubuntu TV

    Canonical is showing here at CES Ubuntu TV: a version of its Linux OS aimed at televisions (as the sharper among you may have spotted from the name). Ubuntu TV is still in beta – a spokesman told us it was really ‘more of an alpha’ – but it could be available on retail products within the next 12 months.

  • Opinion: Syncing iCloud with Windows Outlook

    Reader H. Thomas Staton is attempting to help a wayward relative. He writes:

  • News: Microsoft's Exchange a casualty of bank's cloud move to Google Apps

    Seeking to transform the way its staff communicates and collaborates worldwide, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) will roll out Google Apps to its 110,000 employees, shedding along the way various legacy email systems, including Microsoft Exchange, a bank executive said in an interview.

  • News: Judge: No date for Android trial until Oracle fixes damages theory

    It is now unclear exactly when Oracle's lawsuit against Google over alleged Java intellectual property violations in the Android mobile OS will go to trial, according to a ruling filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • News: At CES, Microsoft sets stage for lower Windows revenue

    Microsoft executives this week hinted at lowered expectations for Windows revenues in the fourth quarter of 2011, citing data from research firms that point to a stall in PC shipments at the end of 2011.

  • News: Shazam Player makes it easy to sing along

    Shazam, best known for the music recognition app—the one that tells you whether you’re hearing Michael Bublé or Michael Bolton—released a new iPhone app on Wednesday: Shazam Player. The app plays back music from your iPhone’s library, adding in support for live lyric display, social network integration, YouTube artist videos, and concert information.

  • News: IBM software eases role-based security operations

    IBM this week announced an identity-management analytics tool that eases what can be a tedious job for information-technology managers -- defining roles for employees in order to establish policy-based access to a network and application resources.

  • News: Looks like October for Windows 8 general release

    Microsoft is aiming for October to release the commercial version of Windows 8, based on comments attributed to a Microsoft spokeswoman at CES.

  • News: Oracle updates TimeTen in-memory database, aims at SAP HANA

    Oracle on Thursday rolled out an updated version of its TimesTen In-Memory Database, which is a key component of its upcoming Exalytics appliance as well as a competitor to SAP's HANA platform.

  • News: Microsoft the Sleeper Hit Of CES 2012?

    Microsoft's final Consumer Electronics Show keynote on Tuesday was criticized for not delivering much in the way of interesting news, but the software giant just might be the sleeper hit of CES. Alongside big trends at this year's show such as Smart TVs, new display technologies, apps, and Ultrabooks, new handsets from HTC and Nokia running Microsoft's Windows Phone software are impressing the crowds at CES.

  • News: Adobe confirms Creative Suite 6 (CS6) will ship in first half of 2012

    Adobe recants statement saying only CS5 and CS5.5 owners will get discounted upgrades, opening it to CS3 and CS4 owners too.

  • News: CloudFTP: The Missing Link Between USB Drives and iOS Devices

    CloudFTP is a $100 gadget that addresses one of the most ubiquitous tech disconnects in recent memory: the lack of USB support on iPhones and iPads, which makes it a hassle to transfer data from a thumb drive to these popular devices.



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