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  • News: Deutsche Borse implements 10GB Juniper switches on Linux trade platforms

    Deutsche Borse, the German stock exchange based in Frankfurt, has implemented 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches from supplier Juniper Networks on its Linux-based trading platforms.

  • News: Raspberry Pi close to shipping $25 schools computer

    The cheap Linux-based computer for schools, Raspberry Pi, looks to be getting closer to reality with the news that the foundation behind it has ordered sufficient parts to make the first 10,000 units.

  • News: NYSE switches middleware application interface to open source

    The New York Stock Exchange has made one of its main application programming interfaces open source, in a move that it said would support development and ease product integration in the financial services market.

  • News: New Android seen easing OS fragmentation

    Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android, is likely to ease the fragmentation of the operating system, some device executives said on Thursday.

  • News: Aussie startup Roamz enjoys iPhone app success

    While Aussie startup Roamz only released its first iPhone app 11 days ago, it has already reached 12,000 downloads, with CEO Jonathan Barouch saying the merging of online content, social media and mobile technology is at the core of company.

  • News: Avid updates Media Composer and Symphony

    Avid has announced new versions of Media Composer and Symphony, professional video editing programs targeted to independent video professionals, post-production houses, broadcasters, and media companies. These new versions are designed to increase performance, collaboration, and productivity.

  • News: Microsoft to host unveiling of new Windows Phone handsets

    No one expects Windows Phone to leap over Google Android and Apple iOS in a single bound, but industry analysts have been revising their projections for Windows Phone, now forecasting a dramatic surge in sales over the coming 12 months. Other data finds growing consumer awareness of and interest in the Microsoft platform, almost exactly a year after the first Windows Phone handsets became available on all major U.S. carriers. [Find here the full current lineup of handsets, including those formally debuting next week.]

  • News: HTC and Vodafone announce Sensation XE and XL

    HTC has announced the launch of the Sensation XL and Sensation XE Android smartphones in Australia, the first two smartphones in the country that include integrated Beats Audio.

  • News: RIM Developer Chief on the Future of BlackBerry, BBX

    In September, not long before Research In Motion's (RIM) fourth annual BlackBerry Developer Conference--and just a month or so after the company's former BlackBerry development chief stepped down--RIM named a brand new VP of Developer Relations: Alec Saunders.

  • News: Enterprise Social Software: What Businesses Need to Do Next

    As Facebook and other social networks have grown in popularity, businesses have started looking for ways to leverage them within the enterprise. The result: an influx of social software companies vying for a spot in business' technology portfolios, and IT and business executives scrambling to map out long-range plans.

  • Opinion: As Chrome Inches Ahead, Firefox Slims Down

    Google's Chrome browser is slowly but surely creeping up on Firefox in terms of market share, according to the latest Net Applications data, but Mozilla continues to tweak and polish Firefox with an ongoing series of new improvements.

  • News: Open source vs. proprietary software

    The "scrufffy guy coding away in his basement" archetype stopped applying to open-source software a while ago.

  • News: Microsoft to patch critical Windows 7 bug in 'upside down' update next week

    Microsoft today said it will issue four security updates next week to patch four vulnerabilities in Windows.

  • News: Virtualization vs. Native apps

    About a year ago, a few of the larger virtualization software vendors, such as VMware and CA Technologies, started campaigning against a phenomena that they called virtual stall.

  • News: Adobe Flash vs. HTML5

    You know a technology's future doesn't look promising when even the company that manages it has started offering a toolset for the competing approach.

  • News: CyberLink PhotoDirector Combines Organizing and Editing

    Whether you shoot RAW images or JPEGs, and whether you're an amateur or a pro, if you own a digital camera, you probably have lots of digital images to file, sort, manipulate, and share. At a list price of $100 (as of November 2, 2011), CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 aims to help you do just that.

  • News: Samsung hits top smartphone vendor spot globally in Q3

    Samsung boosted its global smartphone shipments by 223% in the third quarter, taking the top spot for the first time among smartphone vendors, with Apple in second, market research firm IDC said.

  • News: Oracle reveals open source JavaFX plans

    The company seeks transparency and an open development model in addition to the replacement of any closed code with open code

  • News: IBM open sources messaging client for embedded devices

    In a move to bring network connectivity to a wider range of devices, sensors and appliances, IBM has donated the source code of its machine-to-machine messaging software to the Eclipse Foundation, the company announced Thursday.

  • News: Study: IT's future lies with cloud computing, security and mobile

    Cloud computing, security and the mobile space hold the most growth potential in the coming years, according to IT professionals surveyed by tech staffing firm Modis.



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