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  • News: Public attack code aimed at Windows Web servers works, says Symantec

    Researchers at Symantec yesterday confirmed that working attack code published Jan. 6 can cripple Web servers running Microsoft's ASP .Net.

  • News: Debian Linux Named Most Popular Distro for Web Servers

    Linux may be enjoying great popularity in the mobile arena, thanks to Android--and even on the desktop, to an increasing extent--but there's no denying its longtime success on servers.

  • News: Apple announces Jan. 19 education event in NYC

    It’s starting to seem like it wouldn’t be January without an Apple event, as the company announced on Wednesday morning that it will hold an education-related shindig in New York City next week. The fun starts on January 19, at 10 a.m. Eastern/7 a.m. Pacific.

  • Opinion: Edit Batches of Files With Aba Search and Replace

    Aba Search and Replace ($30, 30-day free trial) provides a straightforward way to perform what can sometimes be a complex task: bulk manipulation of the contents of files. It is particularly useful if you need to work with a variety of structured text files, such as HTML or source code, especially those outside a structured development environment.

  • Opinion: Is it Okay to Uninstall 'Extra' Versions of Microsoft Visual C++?

    Reader Don posed this excellent question:

  • News: Spanish bank to move 100,000+ employees to Google Apps

    Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) is adopting Google Apps for email and collaboration and expects to have its about 110,000 employees worldwide using the suite by the end of this year.

  • Opinion: Share Photos, Music, and Files With TappIn

    Photos, music, videos... more and more of our files are being shared online and via email. And as more of us have mobile phones, tablets and laptops in addition to a desktop, sharing among devices becomes important. Various services have come out that allow users to store data and media files remotely, where they can be accessed by numerous devices at will. TappIn is a free or inexpensive online service that allows files to be shared by an iPhone, Android or Windows 7 mobile device (such as phones and tablets), as well as a desktop or laptop via TappIn's website.

  • News: Four great OS X services you don't know about

    Once you know the basics about services, OS X’s underused shortcuts, your next question is inevitably: Where can I find more? You can add—and even create—your own services. Here are four of the best:

  • News: What CES 2012 is about: four major themes

    CES is the world's biggest coming-out party for the year's new gadgets, and it's also a good barometer of the health of the tech industry as a whole. Since the CES festivities got rolling over the weekend, we've been trying to get a bead on the major themes--the hot products and topics that are being discussed in the hallways, on the show floors, and in hotel bars all around the Las Vegas Strip. Here's what we're seeing and hearing so far.

  • News: Ubuntu TV readies for battle with Google and Apple

    Canonical has used the CES Show to give the first demonstration of Ubuntu TV, the latest piece of the company’s strategy of shifting the Linux-based OS away from its traditional focus on desktop computing.

  • How-Tos: How to turn on Windows automatic updates

    Microsoft offers an update feature in Windows that will automatically apply any security and other important updates for Microsoft software and third-party drivers to your PC, provided it's connected to the internet.

  • News: Kodak sues HTC, Apple over patent infringement

    Struggling Eastman Kodak is alleging that Apple's and HTC's smartphones and tablets infringe on its digital imaging technology, and has filed a complaint and lawsuits with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, it said on Tuesday.

  • Feature: Best Android apps: Five apps for property matters

    Looking for somewhere to live is a time consuming job, whether you're pounding the pavement looking at properties or simply start your search online

  • News: Car drivers fuel big demand for in-vehicle web access

    Online connectivity in cars is set to take off as manufacturers make deeper alliances with IT companies, according to a report.

  • News: Tizen project releases preview of OS source code

    The Tizen project, which is developing an open-source operating system for devices like smartphones and tablets, is offering a download of the alpha release of the source code of the operating system.

  • Opinion: LibreOffice Firms Up, Drops Half Its Excess Weight

    Ever since the launch of LibreOffice in late 2010, slimming and trimming the unwieldy and aging code base it inherited from OpenOffice.org has been a priority for the Document Foundation.

  • Opinion: Nokia Lumia 900: Windows Phone Gets the Hardware It Deserves

    The Nokia Lumia 900 is the Windows Phone I've been waiting for. After months of rumors and speculation, Nokia President Stephen Elop introduced the world to Nokia's flagship Windows Phone at a press conference yesterday at CES in Las Vegas. I had the chance to get my hands on the Lumia 900, which is undoubtedly one of the hottest phones at CES. And yes, I was impressed.

  • News: Mozilla moves forward with plan for enterprise version of Firefox

    Mozilla is advancing its plans to release a version of Firefox tailored for organizations whose IT departments manage it for their employees from a central console.

  • News: T-Mobile launches VoIP services for iPhone

    T-Mobile is offering a calling service for iPhone and iPad users, even though it doesn't sell those devices.

  • News: 4 sweet smartphones from CES 2012

    Who needs ultrabooks? Some of the coolest devices at this year's CES so far have come from our old friend the smartphone.

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