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  • News: Designers respond to Adobe's acquisition of Nitobi, TypeKit

    Creatives at Adobe's MAX 2011 event in Los Angeles respond to Adobe's purchase of two highly-regarded web platforms

  • News: Hotmail's 'Graymail' Filter Will Help Business

    All the major Web-based email services have junk mail folders and spam filters that strain out obvious offenders. Categorizing messages and filtering out those you don’t want may help, but limits control. It would be nice just to tell your email program which messages you want to receive and when--and dump the rest. Windows Live Hotmail may be coming a step closer to that, with changes announced this week.

  • News: How Steve Jobs Changed Mobility

    It's no dispute that Steve Jobs' influence on technology has been far and wide. However, in reflection, one could say he single-handedly transformed and redefined mobility in the 21st century, in a way no other technology company or individual has done.

  • News: DWP signs fifth large deal with HP

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has inked two major software deals with HP, covering a core benefits system and departmental application support, strengthening its dominant position with five major contracts in the department.

  • News: The Open Group publishes cloud computing migration guide

    Global standards group The Open Group has published a new book to help firms move into cloud computing.

  • News: Sprint's solo LTE plan ignores Clearwire assets

    Shares of Sprint Nextel and Clearwire plummeted on Friday after Sprint laid out plans to build its own LTE network, leaving the ailing Clearwire alone to fund and build LTE itself.

  • News: 6 Steps to Boost Data Center Power and Cooling Efficiency

    Increased energy efficiency in a data center can be reached without major changes to IT equipment or facilities. Here are six ways to get there.

  • Opinion: Few Businesses Have Unified Communications: Poll Results

    Two days ago, we asked both business managers and IT managers about how much they had unified their various communications services. Based on the responses to the polls, very few have integrated some combination of voice, fax, email, video conferencing or instant messaging services.

  • Opinion: iOS 5 vs. Android: Similar Features, Different Approaches

    When Apple launches iOS 5 next week, iPhone and iPad users will get a bunch of features that Android users already enjoy, including notifications, wireless syncing, and PC-free operation.

  • Opinion: Want to Revive an Old Netbook? Try Lubuntu

    Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You bought a netbook a couple years back, thinking it would be your go-to travel PC, but quickly became dissatisfied with its sluggish performance--and stuck it in a closet.

  • News: RIM to acquire carrier software vendor NewBay

    Research In Motion confirmed on Friday that it has agreed to acquire NewBay Software, a provider of software to help mobile operators and device makers deliver content and services.

  • Opinion: Get Started With the Vim Text Editor

    A couple of years ago, I took an Introduction to Software Development class, in which we covered Unix and used Vim to write a few simple programs. I didn't really get the point of Vim at the time; I simply thought that it was the only way to edit files in the Terminal. But after looking back and spending some more time with it, I can understand why there are so many die-hard Vim fans out there.

  • News: Ministry of Justice seeks £300m offender management system supplier

    The government is seeking an IT supplier for up to £300 million worth of work at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Noms agency.

  • News: Microsoft to ship last service pack for Office 2007 this month

    Microsoft yesterday announced it will ship a third and final service pack update for Office 2007 before year's end.

  • News: Twitter suffers 1-hour outage

    Twitter down, Twitter outage, Twitter crash, fail whale, Keynote Systems, Sharon Gaudin, tweet, tweet surge, New York Yankees lose, Detroit Tigers, baseball playoffs,

  • How-Tos: Bugs & Fixes: Solving Mac OS X Mail Crashes

    This week, an updated Apple support article offers a reminder on what to do if Mac OS X Mail keeps crashing ("unexpectedly quitting" in Apple-speak). The most likely cause is a "damaged" or otherwise problematic message. In such a case, Mail will initially crash as soon as you select the message and attempt to display it.

  • News: Five new things your apps will do in iOS 5

    Apple has been sure to highlight the apps receiving the biggest changes in iOS 5--Safari, for example--but there are still many new features in iOS 5's other built-in apps that haven't gotten as much attention. With iOS 5 arriving next week, it's high time we looked at some of the goodies awaiting you in the updated versions of Maps, Weather, FaceTime, Contacts, Music, and Video.

  • News: From 'Warthog' to 'Pangolin': Up Close With Ubuntu Linux Mascots

    If you're a fan of Ubuntu Linux, there's a good chance you're among the many who have been wondering in the last day or so what, precisely, a “pangolin” is.

  • News: Ubuntu 11.10 to feature Arm support, cloud orchestration

    The next version of Canonical's Ubuntu Linux distribution, to be released next week, will be the first to run on the Arm architecture, as well as the first edition to offer a new cloud service orchestration engine, called JuJu.

  • News: Apache TomEE Web stack gains approval

    Oracle gives certification to stack that features Tomcat servlet container, other middleware technologies



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