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  • News: No services yet bought from Governments CloudStore

    Chris Chant, Director of the government’s G-Cloud programme, has confirmed to Computerworld UK that after a week of being open to the public sector, no services have yet been bought via the CloudStore.

  • News: Standard Chartered laments pace of IT change in banking

    Standard Chartered has expressed disappointment with what it calls the "slow" pace of technology change among banks.

  • News: Two Hours to Windows 8: An Upgrade Diary

    Whenever a new version of Windows comes out, I'm always ambivalent. The idea of a new OS with cool, new features sounds great. Going through the long, sometimes mystifying upgrade process doesn't. But the Windows 8 Consumer Preview seemed so compelling that I threw caution to the wind and put it on an older Dell desktop I use at work.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Lost and gone forever

    Siri's losing time, Samsung's losing the tablet race, and one law enforcement agency can't lose its current smartphones fast enough. The remainders for Wednesday, February 29, 2012 once were lost, but now are found.

  • News: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Keyboard Shortcuts

    The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available for public download, and it offers a very different experience from what Windows users are accustomed to. However, while the operating system is optimized for touchscreen input, that doesn't mean Microsoft forgot about users who are confined to traditional keyboards and mice.

  • News: Microsoft unveils Windows 8 "Consumer Preview," downloads start

    Microsoft Wednesday released its "Consumer Preview" of Windows 8, and before Windows President Steve Sinofsky finished his presentation to reporters at Mobile World Congress 2012, downloads had begun in 70 countries.

  • Opinion: Five Windows 8 Features Businesses Should Watch

    The Windows 8 Consumer Preview isn't the only new Microsoft download of interest to businesses. Also recently released was its Product Guide for Business, a 15-page PDF file that explores the most relevant Windows 8 features and technologies for businesses. Though littered with typos, the guide provides a well-organized overview of many previously introduced features, as well as details that weren't previously disclosed.

  • News: SK Telecom bolsters coverage with LTE/Wi-Fi femtocells

    South Korean mobile operator SK Telecom has already begun installing the type of gear that is the talk of the show at Mobile World Congress this week: a dual-mode femtocell with LTE and Wi-Fi.

  • News: Microsoft opens doors to Metro app store for Windows 8

    Microsoft today made good on its promise to open the doors to its Windows Store alongside the launch of the public Windows 8 preview.

  • News: SmugMug releases app to 'awesomeize' your photos

    SmugMug wants to make sure your iPhone photos are doused in a whole lot of awesome sauce. The photo-sharing site on Wednesday released Camera Awesome, an iOS camera app with advanced shooting features, plenty of editing tools and filters, and sharing capabilities.

  • News: Windows 8 on ARM tablets, PCs ships to developers

    After months of restricted demonstrations, Microsoft is opening up tablets and PCs based on ARM processors with the Windows 8 OS to developer scrutiny, multiple companies said on Wednesday.

  • News: Minix gets a NetBSD code infusion

    Minix, the Unix operating system that inspired Linus Torvalds to create Linux, has been expanded to give users a wider range of commands and features, thanks in large part to a Google Summer of Code project from last year.

  • News: NTIA: Mobile privacy may be a top priority in new push

    Transparency about the personal data that mobile applications collect may be at the top of the agenda as the U.S. Department of Commerce begins work on privacy codes of conduct for online businesses.

  • News: Japan's largest mobile carrier invests US$14 million in Eye-Fi

    NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile operator, said Wednesday it had invested US$14 million in Eye-Fi, the maker of Wi-Fi-enabled memory cards.

  • Opinion: Make more elbow room on the desktop

    Reader Brad Cramblett has a question about space and his Mac’s desktop. He writes:

  • News: Microsoft Launches Windows 8 Consumer Preview Software With Free Apps

    Microsoft used the backdrop of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Wednesday to launch its long-awaited Windows 8 Consumer Preview. In doing so, Microsoft makes a big statement about where it sees Windows' future role on mobile devices--tablets and laptops, but no mention of phones, yet.

  • News: Texas man gets prison time for software copyright infringement

    A Texas man who sold supposed backup copies of Adobe Systems, Microsoft and Autodesk software through multiple websites has been sentenced to serve nearly five years in prison and ordered to pay more than US$402,000 in restitution, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have announced.

  • News: Windows 8 offers no management help for ARM devices

    Organizations looking to deploy Windows 8 on ARM-based (WOA) devices will have to do so without being able to manage them, according to a Microsoft advisory outlining the business benefits of the new operating system.

  • News: Raspberry Pi demand overwhelms website on launch day

    After five years of largely obscure development, the Raspberry Pi Linux computer for schools went on sale this morning, almost immediately overwhelming the project’s website as the public tried to buy the first units.

  • News: Use Android? Three Ways to Make It More Free

    Google's Android mobile platform is clearly a lot more open and free than Apple's competing iOS is, but proprietary drivers and data-collecting apps still pose a significant threat to users' freedom.

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