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  • News: IBM: Businesses unable to analyse 90 percent of their data

    IBM has warned of a major data analysis problem among big businesses, with many unable to interpret over 90 percent of their information.

  • News: SAP and Business Objects UK user groups merge

    The UK & Ireland SAP User Group (UKISUG) is merging with its Business Objects counterpart.

  • News: New IBM CEO latest in changes at tech companies

    IBM's announcement Tuesday that company veteran Virginia Rometty will take over on Jan. 1 as president and CEO from Sam Palmisano is the latest in high-profile changes at the top in key technology companies, including Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard.

  • News: SAP Q3 profits soar on reduction of TomorrowNow provision

    SAP reported Wednesday a 14 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, and said its business pipeline continues to remain very strong and companies continue to invest in IT. The business software vendor did not however revise its outlook for the full year 2011, citing the ongoing uncertain macroeconomic environment.

  • Opinion: How RIM's OS Update Can Save the PlayBook

    When RIM released the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in April, the tech sphere was overwhelmingly unimpressed. The lack of native email didn't help.

  • Opinion: Microsoft to Windows XP: Please Die, Already

    Microsoft is eager for Windows XP, its 10-year-old operating system, to fade into computing history. The sooner the better, in fact. But for that to happen, the Redmond company needs millions of XP users to drop creaky, old XP and migrate (hopefully) to Windows 7, or even to Windows 8, which won't arrive until next year.

  • News: IBM names Rometty to replace Palmisano as CEO

    IBM has elected Virginia Rometty as president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, replacing Sam Palmisano, who will retain the chairman's role.

  • News: IBM names Rometty to replace Palmisano as CEO

    IBM has elected Virginia Rometty as president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, replacing Sam Palmisano, who will retain the chairman's role.

  • News: Quantum offers $5K deduplication appliance for SMBs

    Quantum's new NDX-8 NAS appliance delivers 8TB of capacity with built-in backup software and deduplication technology, offering to reduce storage requirements by up to 90%.

  • News: Google Revamps New-Tab Page in Chrome Web Browser

    Google has revamped the "new-tab" feature in its Chrome web browser to give the look and feel of a mobile web app.

  • Opinion: Siri Stops to Chat With Eliza, Comedy Ensues

    Although it's still in beta, Siri on the iPhone 4s is pretty useful if you happen to be driving, busy around the house, or even visually impaired. Of course, what makes Siri even better is its ability to have conversations, sometimes with pretty hilarious results (language NSFW!). However, all these conversations have one thing in common: They're all a human talking to a machine. So what about device-to-device encounters?

  • News: Workday aims at enterprises with cloud ERP as IPO approaches

    Workday unveiled upcoming versions of its cloud-based ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) software on Tuesday during an event in Las Vegas, and in the process fired a warning shot across the bow of the likes of Oracle and SAP.

  • News: Google pays record $26K in Chrome bug bounties

    Google paid out a record $26,511 in bug bounties to researchers who reported some of the 18 Chrome vulnerabilities patched today.

  • News: JetBrains adds IDE for Apple iOS, Mac OS X development

    Developers can build Objective-C apps and deliver Xcode-compliant projects, keeping them on the right side of Apple's development restrictions

  • News: Change application categories in Lion

    In Lion's Finder, you can group files, folders, and applications in a variety of ways--by name or date last opened, for example, or, in the case of applications only, by application category. (View -> Arrange By -> Application Category.) Unfortunately, OS X lumps many apps into a catch-all Other category. Even when it does categorize an app more specifically, you might disagree with that categorization: For example, Amazon classifies the Kindle app as Reference, but I consider it Entertainment. Hints reader sd figured out how to change or add categories to applications yourself.

  • News: Apple leads device manufacturers in mobile ad impressions

    Apple's iOS devices have overall seen a large rise in ad impressions, suggesting the true consumer adoption of the mobile technology.

  • News: Exploit-powered Android Trojan uses update attack

    A new variant of the DroidKungFu Android Trojan is posing as a legitimate application update in order to infect handsets, according to security researchers from Finnish antivirus vendor F-Secure.

  • News: Chrome bug no security threat, argues Google

    Google's Chrome contains a critical vulnerability that under certain circumstances allows attackers to plant malware on a Windows PC, a security company said last week.

  • News: Most tablet users won't pay for news content

    A large majority of tablet computer users still want to read news content for free, according to the results of a Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group survey.

  • News: Android Overtakes iOS in App Downloads

    The Android operating system now leads in total app downloads, another benchmark in the race to dominate the smartphone market, according to ABI Research.



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