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  • News: OpenStack Eyes 'Extreme Scale' in Upgrade

    OpenStack developers have updated the project's open-source cloud software with a new graphical interface and a unified authentication-management system.

  • News: T-Mobile unveils Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in US, braving Apple lawsuit

    T-Mobile USA unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to U.S. buyers on Monday, just days ahead of a court hearing at which Apple will seek a preliminary injunction to prevent sales of the device in the U.S.

  • Feature: Best Android app: Five free android apps for eating out

    You may not think it, but your smartphone can be an asset when you're eating out.

  • News: Apple's Siri has Rival in Sensory

    Among the features of the new iPhone 4S, which should start reaching consumers' hands this week, is a baked-in personal assistant app called Siri. The software uses speech recognition, artificial intelligence, and tight integration to the phone's built-in apps to create a "personal assistant" to perform a multitude of tasks for you. As powerful as Siri is, however, a speech recognition product made by a company called Sensory, Inc. may outshine Apple's offering in the long run.

  • News: Verizon 4G LTE Qwerty Slider Phone Expected Soon

    Samsung’s Stratosphere is reportedly expected to launch Thursday as the first Verizon 4G LTE smartphone with a QWERTY slider keyboard.

  • News: Google Releases Chrome Desktop-Sharing Feature

    Google isn’t reinventing the wheel with a new feature it is testing that allows any two computers using its Chrome browser to connect with each other.

  • News: CTIA 2011 Preview: Hot Phones to Watch

    Mango, Android and tablet could be the big buzzwords at the upcoming CTIA Enterprise & Applications event in San Diego.

  • News: Web creatives weigh in on Adobe Flash Player 11 and AIR 3

    While HTML5 is replacing Flash for mainstream sites, online games and media-rich apps will get a boost from Flash Player 11 and AIR3.

  • News: Designers respond to Adobe's acquisition of Nitobi, TypeKit

    Creatives at Adobe's MAX 2011 event in Los Angeles respond to Adobe's purchase of two highly-regarded web platforms

  • News: Hotmail's 'Graymail' Filter Will Help Business

    All the major Web-based email services have junk mail folders and spam filters that strain out obvious offenders. Categorizing messages and filtering out those you don’t want may help, but limits control. It would be nice just to tell your email program which messages you want to receive and when--and dump the rest. Windows Live Hotmail may be coming a step closer to that, with changes announced this week.

  • News: How Steve Jobs Changed Mobility

    It's no dispute that Steve Jobs' influence on technology has been far and wide. However, in reflection, one could say he single-handedly transformed and redefined mobility in the 21st century, in a way no other technology company or individual has done.

  • News: DWP signs fifth large deal with HP

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has inked two major software deals with HP, covering a core benefits system and departmental application support, strengthening its dominant position with five major contracts in the department.

  • News: The Open Group publishes cloud computing migration guide

    Global standards group The Open Group has published a new book to help firms move into cloud computing.

  • News: Sprint's solo LTE plan ignores Clearwire assets

    Shares of Sprint Nextel and Clearwire plummeted on Friday after Sprint laid out plans to build its own LTE network, leaving the ailing Clearwire alone to fund and build LTE itself.

  • News: 6 Steps to Boost Data Center Power and Cooling Efficiency

    Increased energy efficiency in a data center can be reached without major changes to IT equipment or facilities. Here are six ways to get there.

  • Opinion: Few Businesses Have Unified Communications: Poll Results

    Two days ago, we asked both business managers and IT managers about how much they had unified their various communications services. Based on the responses to the polls, very few have integrated some combination of voice, fax, email, video conferencing or instant messaging services.

  • Opinion: iOS 5 vs. Android: Similar Features, Different Approaches

    When Apple launches iOS 5 next week, iPhone and iPad users will get a bunch of features that Android users already enjoy, including notifications, wireless syncing, and PC-free operation.

  • Opinion: Want to Revive an Old Netbook? Try Lubuntu

    Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You bought a netbook a couple years back, thinking it would be your go-to travel PC, but quickly became dissatisfied with its sluggish performance--and stuck it in a closet.

  • News: RIM to acquire carrier software vendor NewBay

    Research In Motion confirmed on Friday that it has agreed to acquire NewBay Software, a provider of software to help mobile operators and device makers deliver content and services.

  • Opinion: Get Started With the Vim Text Editor

    A couple of years ago, I took an Introduction to Software Development class, in which we covered Unix and used Vim to write a few simple programs. I didn't really get the point of Vim at the time; I simply thought that it was the only way to edit files in the Terminal. But after looking back and spending some more time with it, I can understand why there are so many die-hard Vim fans out there.



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