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  • News: More Details Emerge on the Fully Open 'Spark' Tablet

    Ever since the news broke last weekend that a fully open tablet is on the way, the excitement has been tangible in the Linux community.

  • News: Managing the unmanageable

    Cloud firewall management vendors unleash new wares aimed to taming virtual firewall sprawl.

  • News: Skype 5.8 For Windows Brings Facebook Video Calling

    Skype’s newest software for Windows allows you to make video calls to all your friends on Facebook, even if they aren't Skype users. Version 5.8 also brings full HD video calling (with compatible webcams), and group screen sharing as a premium feature.

  • News: Leaked EU memo highlights concerns over data retention law

    Digital rights groups in Europe have called for a ban on blanket data retention after a leaked internal memo from the European Commission admitted that there are significant problems with the current E.U. Data Retention Directive.

  • News: Windows Phone 8 Details Leak

    Deep integration with Windows 8 and SkyDrive, NFC support, and variable screen sizes for mobile devices are among the wealth of new features coming to the next version of Windows Phone, including according to two online reports. Speculation about what the next version of Microsoft's mobile OS, dubbed Windows Phone 8 and codenamed Apollo by the company, has been rampant for months.

  • How-Tos: Take Great Product Photos for Your Online Store

    When you're selling items on shopping sites such as eBay and Etsy, presentation and marketing are just as important as producing a high-quality product. Customers are bombarded with images of goods of all shapes and sizes. Since they can’t try things on or test them out, it's important for you to provide a clear, accurate, and appealing representation. Even if the cashmere scarf you knitted is beautiful in person, no one will want it if it appears out of focus, looks poorly lit, or sits wrapped around your unshaven friend’s neck.

  • News: VeriSign Hacked: What We Don't Know Might Hurt Us

    VeriSign – the company behind the root DNS servers that provide the foundation for the Web, and formerly the largest encryption certificate authority – has revealed that it was repeatedly hacked in 2010. Details are sparse thus far, but the revelation calls into question the security of the Internet itself.

  • News: Was Your Email Account Hacked? PwnedList Can Tell You

    If you have an account with a company whose servers have been hacked, it’s nerve-wracking to wonder whether or not your private data has been leaked onto the Internet. Thankfully, a new Web service seeks to aggregate all the leaked account data on the Internet and make it easy for you to check and see if you’re on the list.

  • News: RIM offers free PlayBook to attract Android developers

    Research in Motion is trying to woo developers by giving a free BlackBerry Playbook tablet to coders who port their Android application for its BlackBerry Tablet OS.

  • News: Presidential candidates' mobile websites still works in progress

    Despite pronouncements that they are pro-technology, all of the U.S. presidential candidates have made fairly feeble attempts at building mobile campaign websites.

  • News: VeriSign admits it was hacked in 2010 but managers not told

    Internet giant VeriSign suffered a series of data breaches in 2010 and even now senior executives are not sure exactly what was compromised, the company has admitted in a filing made to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • News: Government must do more to protect people from malware, say MPs

    The government has been urged by MPs to do more to protect the public from malware and other online attacks.

  • News: Glencore and Xstrata mining IT mix in £50bn mega merger

    Commodity trading and mining giants Glencore and Xstrata are in advanced discussions over an $80 billion (£50 billion) merger that is expected to precipitate a vast technology programme.

  • News: Enterprise agility through adaptive leadership

    Jim Highsmith is somewhat of a luminary in Agile circles. The co-author of the Agile Manifesto, which guides the Agile project management philosophy, is in Australia for the Thoughworks Live conference, which focuses on helping large enterprise be lean and innovative.

  • News: QlikTech introduces businesses to the social with QlikView 11

    QlikTech has announced a wealth of new features to its Business Intelligence (BI) platform, QlikView, with the release of version 11.

  • News: Before Facebook: How other recent dot-com IPOs have fared

    A look back at how the newest dot-com stocks have fared since they hit the market

  • News: Dual-mode 3G M2M asset tracking can span regions

    Enterprises can track assets all over the world using one M2M (machine-to-machine) device with both CDMA and GSM radios, announced on Thursday by Sprint and partner OnAsset Intelligence.

  • News: Obama web site crushed by Republicans' when it comes to download speeds

    If the presidential election were determined by how fast the candidates' Web pages download, President Obama would lose to any of his Republican challengers, according to a review by the president of Web optimizing vendor Strangeloop.

  • Opinion: Gee's Bend Quilts: American Art on Your Desktop

    If you're serious about American art, then you're probably familiar with the Gee's Bend Quilters Collective. For six generations talented African American women in the rural community of Gee's Bend, Alabama, have been known for their unique style of quilting that draws from modern art as well as American quilting traditions. The Gee's Bend Quilts Windows 7 Theme celebrates these artists with six beautiful examples of their craft.

  • News: Children's smartphone usage sparks cyber safety fears: Report

    The adoption of mobile phones by Australian children is growing rapidly, but education about the dangers of cyber space is lacking, according to a new Telstra survey.

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