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  • News: 12 valuable tools for managing business Macs

    The knock on managing Macs in business environments has long been Apple's ambivalent attitude toward providing significant enterprise support. Apple does, of course, offer tools for deploying, configuring, and managing Macs. But to move Macs beyond a departmental setting, IT will often find it necessary to look to third parties for help.

  • News: Ten Signs Technology is Everywhere

    IT is showing up in the most unusual places, from touch-screen tables at a London restaurant to virtual-reality therapy for soldiers returning from Iraq. Check out these tech applications compiled by CIO magazine editors

  • News: Android, iPhone still top U.S. smartphones, Nielsen says

    Android again was the dominant mobile operating system among U.S. mobile subscribers in the third quarter, while Apple was still the largest smartphone maker, Nielsen reports.

  • News: Crazy popular Google I/O conference stretched to 3 days, moved to June

    Google has announced that its increasingly popular Google I/O conference, which this year sold out in 59 minutes, will be stretched from two days to three and moved from May to June in 2012.

  • News: Alfred launcher app hits version 1.0

    Eat your heart out, Bruce Wayne: Now everybody can have their very own Alfred. The folks at Running with Crayons have officially released version 1.0 of their launcher utility.

  • Opinion: Is Cloud Computing for You? Five Points to Consider

    If your business isn't leveraging cloud technology as part of its daily operations yet, there's a good chance that it will be within next few years. According to Cisco, the global Internet traffic generated by the use of cloud computing services will increase 12-fold by 2015.

  • News: Customer sues Epicor after ERP software project attempt ends in 'big mess'

    A would-be Epicor customer is taking the ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor to court over a "big mess" of a software project that it says ended up battering its bottom line instead of improving operations.

  • News: Hackers launch millions of Java exploits, says Microsoft

    Hackers continue to launch attacks exploiting vulnerabilities in Oracle's Java software in record numbers, Microsoft said.

  • Opinion: Are DuckDuckGo's Bing Ties a Problem for Linux Mint?

    Following its official debut over the weekend, Linux Mint 12 has received a great deal of praise and attention, including my own enumeration of many of its compelling new features.

  • News: EU calls for 'one-stop-shop' for data protection rules

    The European Union's Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has said that data-protection authorities in the EU must have greater powers to enforce privacy rules across the 27 member states.

  • News: Microsoft: Office 365 a hit, especially with small businesses

    Office 365, Microsoft's cloud collaboration and communication suite for organizations, is selling eight times faster than its predecessor, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and has been particularly successful among small businesses, which make up over 90 percent of its customer base, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • News: RIM Plays to Its Strengths With BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Management Package

    RIM is leveraging its (relatively) strong reputation for mobile security with the upcoming BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, a mobile device management platform with a twist. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion will cover BlackBerrys and PlayBook tablets, and it will also support competing mobile OSes, including Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

  • News: BlackBerry Mobile Fusion: What to Know About the Android Management Software

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) today announced a brand new set of enterprise mobility tools, called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, which are designed to help IT manage not just BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, but mobile devices running Apple's iOS and Google's Android OS, via a single, Web-based interface from RIM.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    Disoriented at Minneapolis' Mall of America? Confused at Tokyo's Narita airport? Can't find the bathrooms at your local Ikea store? The Google Maps application for Android phones and tablets may offer some help.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    The story, "Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans," which posted Tuesday, has been removed from the wire because it remains under embargo. Online editors are asked to remove it from sites immediately

  • News: Rolling Stone headed to iPad in 2012

    You might not buy five copies for your mother, but it may not be long until the cover of a Rolling Stone (along with the rest of the magazine) is available on your iPad.

  • News: Apple in the Enterprise: Breaking Microsoft's Grip

    When Microsoft wanted to show off its midmarket affinity, the software giant would do a promotional video with Lifetime Products, a manufacturer of polyethylene folding tables, chairs and sports equipment. Until about two years ago, Lifetime was Microsoft's midmarket darling.

  • News: EU seeks to simplify cross-border data protection compliance

    To make it simpler for businesses to comply with the multiplicity of data protection regimes across Europe, Viviane Reding envisages letting European Union companies set their own privacy rules -- as long as they agree with one national data protection authority (DPA) to make them legally binding on all business units within the same group, wherever they may be.

  • News: Microsoft: Office 365 a hit, especially with small businesses

    Office 365, Microsoft's cloud collaboration and communication suite for organizations, is selling eight times faster than its predecessor, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and has been particularly successful among small businesses, which make up over 90 percent of its customer base, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • News: Desire for Windows 8 tablet shrinking, Forrester says

    Interest in tablets with Microsoft's Windows 8 is plummeting, Forrester Research said in a study released on Tuesday.



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