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  • News: HP gives Vertica a fresh face

    Hewlett-Packard's Vertica subsidiary has updated its real-time analytics software, giving it a graphical user interface and connectivity to big-data-styled analysis systems.

  • News: JetBrains open-sources Kotlin language

    Built as a general-purpose language, Kotlin can be compiled to the JVM or JavaScript

  • News: Time Warner Cable Brings Streaming Video to PCs, Macs

    Time Warner Cable's streaming cable services are no longer exclusive to the iPad and iPhone. PC and Mac users can now watch live TV from the cable provider through their Web browsers.

  • News: AT&T Wireless Bandwidth Throttling: The Backlash Has Begun

    AT&T has begun throttling bandwidth speeds for its "unlimited" wireless data customers who gobble excessive amounts of data on their smartphones - just as it promised it would back in June. Now that the unlimited wireless bandwidth party is over, some AT&T customers are not happy, speaking up, and crying foul.

  • News: Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe send patches for Valentine's Day

    The Valentine's Day 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday is upon us, and Microsoft has come forward with details on the nine bulletins it previewed last week.

  • News: Two-thirds of Google+ users are men

    Google+ really is a man's social network.

  • News: Inkling introduces cloud-based publishing tool

    iBooks Author ( Macworld rated 3.5 out of 5 mice ) may be a fine tool for creating basic ebooks. But if you're an educational publisher and you want to produce electronic titles that are hundreds or thousands of pages long, with complex graphics, multimedia elements, navigational interfaces, and reader interactivity, iBooks Author won't be enough. But iPad publisher Inkling has another option.

  • Opinion: Five Good Reasons to Download LibreOffice 3.5

    After many months of widespread anticipation, the Document Foundation on Tuesday announced the arrival of LibreOffice 3.5, the third major release of its free and open source office productivity suite.

  • VLC 2.0 Release Candidate Is Here; Android and iOS Versions Soon

    VLC, the multi-platform video player on Mac, Windows, and Linux, will soon release a big new version 2.0. But you don't have to wait until the official release--a release candidate version has just hit the Interwebs for you to try.

  • News: Mobile Explosion: Wireless Traffic Could Reach 10.8 Exabytes a Month by 2016

    Smartphones, tablets, streaming video platforms and a constellation of expanding high-speed cellular wireless services are poised to drive mobile traffic to an incredible 10.8 exabytes a month by 2016, says network systems manufacturer Cisco. Since we're not really using that word yet, I'll break it down for you: An exabyte is equal to one million terabytes, or one billion gigabytes.

  • Opinion: eM Client: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Outlook

    If you're looking for the Microsoft Outlook experience without paying an arm and a leg, you should definitely consider eM Client. eM Client is a functional dead ringer for Microsoft's flagship e-mail client and organizer, with e-mail, tasks, contacts, and calendaring, and it's organized in largely the same fashion. If you know Outlook, you'll have no trouble using eM Client, though eM Client has many more features.

  • News: Six Ways to Show Your Love for Free Software Today

    It's no secret that free and open source software is increasingly popular both in the business world and among consumers, and now that it's Valentine's Day, one advocacy group is encouraging fans the world over to show their love.

  • Egg Timer Plus Keeps You on Schedule

    With its bare-bones interface and basic feature set, Egg Timer Plus isn't going to bowl you over. But if you're looking for a simple, lightweight timer tool to run on your Windows PC, this $5 application will meet your needs.

  • News: LibreOffice 3.5 arrives

    The Document Foundation on Tuesday announced the availability of LibreOffice 3.5, which it described as the third major release of the open-source productivity suite derived from the OpenOffice.org codebase.

  • News: Microsoft India Store a Victim of Poor Data Security, Not Hackers

    The online Microsoft Store in India was hacked – allegedly by a group of Chinese hackers. The big story, though, isn’t that the site was hacked, or that customer data was compromised and exposed by the attackers, but that the Microsoft Store was storing the data in clear text and didn’t take basic steps to protect it in the first place.

  • News: What's the big deal about Hadoop?

    Hadoop is all the rage, it seems. With more than 150 enterprises of various sizes using it -- including major companies such as JP Morgan Chase, Google and Yahoo -- it may seem inevitable that the open-source Big Data management system will land in your shop, too.

  • News: Microsoft changes Windows logo

    Microsoft is taking a leap of faith by changing its famous red, green, blue and yellow flag for a strait-laced 2D logo.

  • News: Windows 8 logo - same as Windows 1.0

    If you think the new Windows 8 logo is a revolutionary move away from the original Windows logo you are wrong. Very wrong.

  • Opinion: Hide and unhide Mac App Store purchases

    If you’ve downloaded a lot of applications from the Mac App Store, your Purchases list may get really long—too long to be useful or navigable. If your Purchases list is getting unwieldy, you can hide some of the apps on it. OS X Hints reader rombaldi found a way to do just that—and then undo it later if you wish. Note that this trick is similar to, but distinct from, a technique that works in the iTunes App Store.

  • News: Mobile Coupons Light Up With New Smartphone Technology

    Industry giant Procter & Gamble hopes to revolutionize the coupon industry with technology that allows retailers' existing bar-code scanners to read the coupon code on customer smartphones. Customers won't have to wait for the clerk to manually enter the code.



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