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  • News: Cisco rolls out military-strength encryption for ISR router

    Cisco has announced a hardware encryption module for its ISR G2 router that allows point-to-point encryption of IP traffic based on what's called "Suite B," the set of encryption algorithms designated by the National Security Agency for Department of Defense communications.

  • News: Intel releases SSD Toolbox 3.0 to optimize drive performance

    Intel on Thursday released the third generation of its solid-state drive monitoring and management firmware SSD Toolbox 3.0, which offers many of the same tools as previous versions but with a simpler interface.

  • News: Moto's losses narrow as it prepares for life at Google

    Motorola Mobility reported a net loss of US$32 million, or $0.11 a share, on net revenue of $3.26 billion for the third quarter, as the phone maker prepares to become a part of Google.

  • News: Google+ comes to the enterprise via Google Apps

    Google announced that its new social networking site is now integrated with Google Apps, its cloud-based office suite.

  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.

  • News: Pixelmator 2.0 sports advanced image editing features

    The Pixelmator Team has launched Pixelmator 2.0, an upgrade of its consumer image editor, which is widely viewed as an alternative to Adobe Photoshop for common imaging tasks such as creating, editing, and enhancing still images. It is available now from the Mac App Store for $30, and as a free upgrade for current users.

  • News: Facebook-led foundation pushes for open data center tech

    Facebook and several of its high-tech partners are rethinking how companies can handle big data with low-cost computing centers.

  • News: Bloomberg TV+ app streams live television to the iPad

    Fans of Bloomberg TV no longer have to go to their television sets to catch the latest financial and business news--the channel is now available to watch live on the iPad. On Thursday, Bloomberg TV released its new Bloomberg TV+ app for the iPad, providing a 24-hour live broadcast of its television programming, and more.

  • News: Pick the Right Mobile Ad Network for Your Company

    Ads on smartphones are the best way for stores to advertise their services to people actively looking for them. But the big question is where to spend your advertising dollars. If your company is looking at sheer numbers, Millenial Media’s recent report shows that Android handsets grabbed the lion’s share of mobile ad impressions at 56 percent, with Apple a distant second at 28 percent, while BlackBerry handsets saw 13 percent.

  • News: Microsoft claims Hyper-V will leapfrog VMware

    After years of playing catch-up to VMware the upcoming version of Hyper-V is wowing the Microsoft faithful with unique new features -- and gaining the attention of VMware users, too, one consultant says.

  • Opinion: Turn Your iPad into a PowerPoint Presenter

    If you're in the business of making presentations, you know what a time-suck it can be to work with PowerPoint on a laptop. You have to connect a projector, wait an eternity for the PC to boot, run PowerPoint, load your slide deck, switch the laptop's video output to projector mode, and on and on. It's easy to blow 10-20 minutes just getting set up for your presentation--not a productive use of your time.

  • News: SAP updates Business One application for small companies

    SAP on Thursday announced a version of Business One, its ERP (enterprise resource planning) suite for small companies, as it revs up the marketing strategy behind its Business ByDesign on-demand suite.

  • News: Dropbox adds new file-sharing service for work groups

    Dropbox for Teams starts at $795 annually for five users and offers 1TB of storage. It also comes with phone customer support and gives IT shops control to add or remove users.

  • News: Codify lets you build iPad apps--on your iPad

    Software developers who want to create games and simulations on their iPad have a new option available, thanks in part to loosened restrictions in the App Store. Sharing those creations, however, might be impossible.

  • Opinion: Man Carves Smartphone Dock into Prosthetic Arm

    A British man is the owner of perhaps the most convenient smartphone dock in existence. It's actually a slot embedded in 50-year-old Trevor Prideaux's prosthetic arm, custom made to fit his Nokia C7 phone.

  • Opinion: Why Is It Called "Windows?"

    Microsoft has inconsistently followed a marketing strategy of using basic, descriptive, one-word names. Word is an excellent example. So are Money and Office.

  • News: Import camera videos directly into iMovie '11

    To us, a video shot with a camcorder and a video shot with a DSLR or compact camera are essentially the same thing: a video file stored on a memory card. But to iLife, they're different: iMovie was designed to import footage from devices that primarily shoot video, while iPhoto was designed to import images from still cameras.

  • News: Introducing Macworld's iOS 5 Upgrade Guide

    iOS 5 has hit the stage, and eager users everywhere are getting ready to upgrade their devices. If you’re concerned about the upgrade process, or simply want to know all your setup options before making the big switch, let the editors at Macworld help you upgrade your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with this step-by-step guide, available on the iBookstore for $2.99.

  • News: IBM's Dr Watson seeks to deliver automated healthcare

    IBM is making a play to help manage patient care with its Watson data analytics computing platform, amid potential concerns arising out of automated healthcare.

  • News: Duqu, Stuxnet link unclear

    A report by Dell SecureWorks debunks the idea that the newly discovered Duqu Trojan is related to last year's Stuxnet worm or was created by the same authors.



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