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  • News: Feds launch 'Healthy App Challenge'

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has partnered with the Surgeon General to launch the Healthy App Challenge, which invites developers to submit health, wellness, and fitness apps.

  • News: Adobe promises Reader zero-day patch on Friday

    Adobe plans to release a patch Friday for an older version of the Reader PDF viewer to stymie attacks like those aimed at major defense contractors earlier this month.

  • Opinion: Get the Beauty of KDE on Your Tablet

    KDE is a free desktop environment for Linux renowned for its polish and ease of use. Its makers have just launched Plasma Active Two, with significantly improved performance, a raft of new features, and compatibility with many more mobile devices.

  • News: Zoho guns for Salesforce.com with major upgrade to its SaaS CRM software

    Zoho unveiled a significant upgrade to its on-demand CRM (customer relationship management) software on Thursday with new features including an overhauled user interface and an integration with LinkedIn.

  • News: JP Morgan expands deployment of FPGA-based supercomputer

    JP Morgan is expanding its use of supercomputers to speed up more of its fixed income trading operations.

  • News: Chrome 15 puts IE8 in rear-view mirror, takes No. 1 spot

    Google's Chrome 15 has jumped into the number one spot, replacing Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 as the world's most popular browser edition.

  • News: BAE Systems cuts licensing and IT maintenance costs

    BAE Systems' Military Air and Information (MAI) division has signed a contract with business application software provider Infor to support its business transformation programme.

  • News: In Search of an Android Mobile Strategy

    Challenged by HIPAA privacy requirements and mobile-device limitations, United Orthopedic looks for a device- and hardware-independent mobile strategy

  • How-Tos: Uninstall entries from your PC's Registry

    Just because a Registry Cleaner tells you to remove entries from your PC's Registry, you may not want to. However, reader Edward wants to get rid of three entries that CCleaner regularly picks out, and our Helproom Expert is glad to show him how to permanently uninstall entries from your PC's Registry.

  • How-Tos: Use System File Checker to recover from a virus

    When programs vanish from your PC, there's every chance you've been hit by malware. When a system scan found and removed a virus from one of our readers' PCs, it was only the start of his problems. Our Helproom Expert showed him how to use the System File Checker to get things back to normal.

  • News: Chrome 15 tops IE8 as the world's most popular browser

    Google's Chrome 15 browser is currently the most-used browser in the world, according to new data from Web analytics firm StatCounter.

  • 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.



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