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  • News: Huddle integrates with VMware Zimbra email platform

    Huddle, the British cloud-based content collaboration firm, has announced new integration with VMware's Zimbra email platform, in a move the company claims will offer an alternative to Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange.

  • News: Jive shares jumps 25% on first day of trading

    Jive Software's shares soared on its first day as a publicly traded company, closing at $15.05 (£9.71) on Nasdaq - a 25 percent jump from its IPO pricing of $12. It also increased the offering from 11.7 million shares to 13.4 million shares.

  • News: Unleash your inner rockstar with Smule's Magic Guitar

    iOS music maker Smule is at it again: On Thursday, the company released Magic Guitar, its latest iPhone virtual instrument.

  • How-Tos: How to recover data from a damaged hard drive

    Your hard drive overheats and then shuts down, leaving precious files and photos beyond your reach. How do you recover data from the damaged hard drive? Our Helproom Expert explains all.

  • News: Android app allows remote search of Macs and PCs

    Wyse Technology has launched an Android app that lets people search remotely for files on their PCs and laptops, then download them, copy them, or send them to another person, all from inside the app.

  • News: IBM buys Emptoris for contract managment, supply software

    IBM has signed a deal to buy supply and contract management software vendor Emptoris in another bid to fill out its growing catalog of business-to-business and business-to-consumer commerce technologies, the company announced Thursday. Terms of the deal, which is scheduled to close in the first quarter of next year, were not provided.

  • How-Tos: Benchmark Your Computer

    Scruffy121234 asked the Desktops forum to recommend benchmarking software.

  • Opinion: Carrier IQ Poses a Threat Despite Good Intentions

    Carrier IQ isn't the bad guy. The mobile device and network diagnostic firm issued a detailed report earlier this week explaining what its software does and how the data is used. However, benign intent doesn't change the fact that the Carrier IQ software infringes on privacy and exposes personal data to unnecessary risk.

  • Opinion: Chrome 15 Beats Out IE8 As World's Most Popular Browser

    Google Chrome 15 is the most popular web browser in the world overtaking Internet Explorer 8, according to web analytics firm StatCounter. Chrome 15 just barely beat out its Microsoft rival for the first time between November 21 and 27 with 23.63 percent of the global browser market share compared to IE8's 23.5 percent. Mozilla's Firefox 8 trailed behind at a distant third with 12.12 percent of worldwide usage during the same time period.

  • Opinion: Google Chrome Adds Cloud Print Option, Multiple Profile Support

    The newest version of Google Chrome now has an option to print any webpage using Cloud Print and multiple profile support for users on one computer to maintain separate settings. The additions are available in version 16 for Windows, Mac and Linux users. Here's a quick look at what's new to Chrome 16.

  • How-Tos: Three quick iMessage tips

    iOS 5 introduced iMessage, a new capability within your iOS device's Messages app that can send text, picture, and video messages to other iPhones without counting against your carrier's messaging plan. What's more, iMessages actually works with any device running iOS 5, meaning iPad and iPod touch owners can get in on the messaging fun, too.

  • News: Microsoft to start automatic updates of IE without asking the user

    Microsoft next year will change its automated update process for the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser to push out the latest version of the browser for XP, Vista and Windows 7 without the notification-style install prompt presented to the end user today.

  • News: Quest extends Unix Sudo tool

    Reflecting the growing need for automation tools in the enterprise, Quest Software has released a software package that could help Unix administrators better manage policy files that determine which users can access privileged material and programs on Unix and Linux systems.

  • News: Microsoft gets silent upgrade religion, will push IE auto-updates

    Microsoft will silently upgrade Internet Explorer starting next month, arguing that taking the responsibility out of the hands of users will keep the Web safer.

  • News: Sony Ericsson Xperia owners get 50 GB of free online storage

    Sony Ericsson is offering owners of its Xperia smartphones 50GB of free online data storage in partnership with cloud storage company Box, the smartphone maker said on Thursday.

  • News: Intel reorganizes mobile business to speed and improve development

    In a reorganization of its mobile business, Intel said Wednesday it has formed a new group, called the Mobile and Communications Group (MCG) that will focus on phones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

  • News: Paychecks, .xxx, and domain name woes highlight House hearing

    ICANN's plans to roll out a slew of new top-level domain names next year, including the .xxx domain, were the subject of House subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

  • News: Update: Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE finally goes on sale Thursday

    Verizon Wireless finally announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone running Android 4.0 on its 4G LTE network will be available on Thursday in stores and online for $299.99 with a two-year agreement.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Protest too much

    Google preps its Siri competitor. Time thinks very, very different. And apparently developers don't like it when the U.S. government causes their apps to be pulled from the App Store. The remainders for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 need some hot cocoa.

  • News: 2011 App Gems

    In our last podcast we discussed our annual Editors' Choice Awards--awards Macworld presents to the year's best Mac-related software and hardware. But our praise doesn't stop there. Apple makes a fair living from computing devices that don't bear the Mac label--the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. We honor the apps that feed these devices with our just-as-annual App Gem awards.



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