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  • News: Microsoft and HP team up on public and private cloud services

    HP and Microsoft have announced a new four-year partnership to deliver public, private and hybrid cloud solutions built around Microsoft Office 365 and its on-premise equivalents.

  • News: Zite now available in iPhone version

    Zite on Friday announced the availability of its newsreading app on the iPhone, wrapping up an exceptionally busy week for news app developers.

  • News: Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

    During my day-to-day work I turn to certain applications time and again, and soon they become indispensable, seeming to blend in with Windows itself. Some of those programs are full-blown commercial products, such as Microsoft Office or Total Commander. Others, however, are applications I did not have to pay a dime for, thanks to the generosity of hardworking developers who have opted to share their creations with the world for free, requesting only a donation from those users who are willing and able. (PCWorld's Downloads library lists donationware as free, but you'll see a telltale editor's note on the review page explaining that the program's developers accept contributions.)

  • News: Aussies moving away from fixed-line communication devices: ACMA

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has claimed that Australian consumers are embracing multiple forms of communication technologies, with mobile phones being the “bulk of voice communications.”

  • News: US tech companies invest in UK, but Obama aide demands better tax breaks

    American IT companies are increasingly investing in the UK, helping to boost the country’s struggling economy, but better tax incentives could help accelerate this trend, according to a leading US trade envoy.

  • News: First Look: OnLive Gaming for iOS

    Streaming video game service OnLive on Thursday introduced an array of popular video games formatted for playing on smartphones and tablets—including iOS devices. We’re not just talking Angry Birds, puzzlers, and social games—these are top-tier titles like Batman: Arkham City, L.A. Noire, and Assassins Creed: Revelations. The company launched a version of its client software that supports tablet game play, bringing a new market of high-end games to mobile devices that iOS hasn’t seen before.

  • News: Six iOS apps let you quickly create and send holiday cards

    Buying, writing, and finally getting to the post office to send holiday cards to faraway friends and family can take a good chunk of time. If you’re a connoisseur of greeting cards, then you probably won’t need any help with the process. But if you’re like me—short on time and a bit of a holiday procrastinator—it’s helpful to have an easy and quick way to let people know you’re thinking of them this season.

  • Test Centre: Group test: what's the best firewall?

    PC Advisor reviews the best internet firewalls you can install on your PC today.

  • News: Xamarin expands Android, iPhone cross-platform development kit

    On Thursday, Xamarin added an API (application programming interface) for contacts to its new cross-platform Mobile development kit, with which the company aims to make it easier for C# users to develop applications for Android and iOS at the same time.

  • News: BT and Orange link up telepresence systems

    BT and Orange Business Services are teaming up to allow users of their respective video exchange systems to hold teleconferences with one another.

  • How-Tos: How to change the screen saver in Windows 7

    If you're working at your PC and you want to step away from your machine but don't want prying eyes to see what you're working on, then a screen saver is the ideal time-saver

  • News: Government applications still riddled with serious security flaws

    The US government sector is markedly worse than private industry at eliminating a range of common but serious flaws from software code, an analysis of real applications submitted for review to testing company Veracode has found.

  • News: O2 dials up Cognizant for application support

    The O2 mobile network, owned by Telefónica, has outsourced its critical online applications for sales and customer service to Cognizant.

  • News: Network Rail improves stock visibility with Oracle supply chain software

    Network Rail has improved the visibility of its railway materials stock after implementing supply chain management software from Oracle.

  • News: CSC: Government has no right to cancel NHS IT contract

    CSC, which was this year roundly branded by government committees as a failure for its dismal performance on the NHS National Programme for IT (NPfIT), is set to be paid £2 billion more and given an extended contract.

  • News: World's largest zinc producer moves to SAP ERP

    Nyrstar is implementing SAP enterprise resource planning to replace ten legacy systems.

  • News: Panasonic to venture abroad in smartphones, plans Europe launch in March

    Panasonic said Friday it would venture abroad to sell smartphones, beginning with Europe in March and then expanding to the U.S., China, and rest of Asia.

  • News: Lost USB keys an easy target for criminals wanting personal data

    Tax deductions, photo albums and Web source codes were just some of the kinds of personal information Sophos found on 50 USB keys purchased in a RailCorp lost property auction in Sydney.

  • News: Aperture update fixes Photo Stream-related glitch

    Apple has released an update to Aperture 3, its photo management software package. Aperture version 3.2.2, available via Software Update or the Apple website, solves a problem that could prevent auto-imported Photo Stream images from being displayed in the library after your Photo Stream hits 1,000 images.

  • Opinion: The Rise of Evernote--and Why You Should Take Note

    People have always had a problem organizing vast amounts of information. In the 90s, we took important notes in our PDAs. We'd jot stuff down in notebooks that would end up on a shelf somewhere. With the advent of the smartphone and mobile tablets, there was a need for something that would synchronize all of this previously useless information across all of our devices. Evernote acts as that digital brain.



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