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  • News: UK retailers warned to prepare for EU cookie legislation

    Online retailers in the UK are being warned that they must act now to address new EU cookie legislation, or risk damaging user experience and constraining opportunities for customer conversion when the law comes into force later this year.

  • News: Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Talks Windows 8

    Microsoft’s keynote speech at CES 2012 may have been the company’s last at the annual trade show, but CEO Steve Ballmer didn’t make too much of the parting of ways. Microsoft has more often than not announced key products at their own shows in the fall rather than at CES. Still, Ballmer’s keynote showed off a lot of the heavy-hitting items that Microsoft will depend on in the coming year, and that you’ll look to buy. On the top of that list is the company’s next major update to Windows.

  • News: Virtual-security appliances winning users over traditional messaging-security software

    There's no question enterprises want messaging security -- the market for products and services worldwide reached almost $3.2 billion last year, up from $2.7 billion in 2010, and will grow to $4.78 billion in 2015, according to research firm IDC. But a fundamental shift is occurring that foresees businesses favoring virtual-security appliances over more traditional messaging security software.

  • News: iOS 5.1 Beta Hints At Quad-Core iPhone, iPad

    Apple released to developers a third beta of iOS 5.1 that brings back the 3G data toggle missing on the iPhone 4S since its release. There are no other changes on the surface in the new beta, but according to 9To5Mac, strings inside the iOS 5.1 beta 3 code hint at a quad-core iPhone and iPad this year.

  • News: French operator Free slashes mobile pricing with 3G network launch

    French ISP Free lived up to its name Tuesday with its launch of France's fourth mobile phone network.

  • News: OnLive Desktop Brings Windows 7 and Microsoft Office to the iPad

    Tablets are great for consuming content, but so far have been lacking in the ability to create it. Whether it’s the limited hardware capabilities, the touchscreen interface, or just that software, vendors haven’t had enough time to adapt their offerings. So users still turn to desktops when serious work needs to be done. OnLive is looking to change that by offering full Windows applications “from the cloud”, starting by making Microsoft Office available to the iPad.

  • News: Adobe launches Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta

    Keeping its tradition of releasing a free public beta of its professional photo management software in advance of a major new version, Adobe has announced Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta. It’s now available for download on Adobe Labs. The company seeks feedback from the community on how to improve the program before the final release of version 4, which will be sometime in the early part of the year.

  • News: Adobe Lightroom 4 free beta released

    Adobe has released a free beta version of Photoshop Lightroom 4 with support for video and geo-tags.

  • News: Vimeo announces Android, Windows Phone apps

    Vimeo has launched versions of its mobile app for Android and Windows Phone, the company announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • News: Visa certifies smartphones for NFC payments

    Visa has added smartphones from Samsung Electronics, Research In Motion and LG Electronics to the list of devices it has certified to work with the 185,000 NFC-based payWave payment terminals in Europe.

  • News: Lufthansa Cargo stocks up with global project management system

    Lufthansa Cargo, the air freight arm of Lufthansa passenger jets, has implemented CA Clarity Project and Portfolio management in a bid to improve processes.

  • News: Oracle partners with Cloudera for Hadoop appliance

    Oracle has partnered with Cloudera to bring Apache Hadoop to its Oracle Big Data Appliance, which the company officially released Tuesday.

  • How-Tos: How to use Gadgets in Windows 7

    Windows 7 offers a number of mini-programs known as Gadgets that allow easy access to tools or information you use on a frequent basis.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five property-related apps

    Looking for somewhere to live is a time consuming job, whether you're pounding the pavement looking at properties or simply start your search online

  • News: AT&T pushes ahead after T-Mobile bid

    AT&T dropped its $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA in December, but the company demonstrated that it is still running on all cylinders with announcements at CES of new smartphones, a tablet and new tools for mobile app developers.

  • News: Obama defence plan details heightened global cyber danger

    US president Barack Obama has spoken of the drastically heightened cyber threat facing nations around the world, as he announced major changes to the American defence strategy.

  • News: BSkyB in multimillion pound Zeebox social media investment

    BSkyB has made a multimillion pound investment in start-up social media firm Zeebox, as the broadcaster seeks to take advantage of a trend in which customers use the web while watching television.

  • News: For Microsoft's last CES keynote, Ballmer hawks Windows 8, Kinect

    Microsoft's motion-sensing Kinect technology will be available for Windows PCs in a few weeks and is destined for a lot more than just gaming, CEO Steve Ballmer said at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas Monday.

  • News: Nokia unveils Lumia 900 smartphone at CES

    Nokia on Monday unveiled the Lumia 900, its first 4G LTE smartphone, which will run over the AT&T network.

  • Opinion: Sony Unveils New Floating-Lens Stabilization and Projector-Camcorders

    Sony today announced several new additions to its Handycam and Bloggie camcorder lines, including a new dual-1080p 3D camcorder that replaces last year's Handycam TD10, five new camcorders with built-in projectors for displaying video on a wall, and three new models that feature the company's new "Balanced Optical Steady Shot" technology, which allows for the entire lens barrel to visibly "float" in order to correct extreme hand shake.



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