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  • News: Sprint iPhones Include Unlimited Data Plans

    Sprint Nextel is welcoming iPhone users to its network by extending its unlimited data plans to them.

  • News: Reeder for Mac 1.1.2

    These days it seems like almost every developer makes a Google Reader client for browsing your favorite RSS feeds—or will soon. But Reeder for Mac (Mac App Store link) is a breath of fresh air in this crowded market, offering a healthy dose of features polished up with an interface that shows its iOS roots. You might call Reeder for Mac the Twitter app of Google Reader apps: Like an increasing number of new Mac apps, Reeder takes obvious interface cues from Twitter’s official client, Twitter for Mac (formerly called Tweetie), as well as from Lion (Mac OS X 10.7) itself.

  • News: Five Reasons to Set Up Unified Communications

    There are so many different ways to communicate with partners, customers and co-workers--by phone, email, instant messaging, fax, video conferencing, and social media. Managing each system separately is not only inefficient, but can cause conflicts since they all use the same underlying technology--the Internet.

  • News: Five new things your device will be able to do in iOS 5

    We’ve heard a lot about iOS 5’s marquee features—the new Reminders app, Notifications, and changes to the Camera and Photos app, to name a few—both on-stage and on Apple’s iOS 5 website. But as the company hints, the iOS update arriving next week comes packed with more than 200 other improvements and hidden gems into the operating system.

  • News: It's not the coding that's hard, it's the people

    The path to better projects may be for software developers to become better people. The source of all project dysfunction is usually the project manager, an organizational psychologist said at A recent conference on agile development.

  • News: Superdry owner SuperGroup warns on £9m hit from SCM upgrade chaos

    SuperGroup, the owner of the high street Superdry clothing brand, has said major system upgrade problems will wipe up to £9 million from its annual profits.

  • News: Cloud industry a 'mess' of suppliers and standards, experts warn

    The complexity of the cloud computing arena is a major stumbling block to adoption, according to delegates at this week's NetEvents business IT symposium in Rome.

  • News: BSA doubles software informants' bounty to £20,000

    For the second time in five years, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) has doubled the controversial bounty it pays to workers who inform on their companies’ use of unlicensed software to £20,000.

  • News: Pepsi announces financial award for 10 tech startups

    Pepsi drinks manufacturer PepsiCo has selected ten European technology start-up companies to support, with most of them in the UK.

  • News: From friends and fans, Steve Jobs tributes pour in

    As news of the death of Steve Jobs spread around the Internet, the tributes came pouring in Wednesday, crediting Apple's co-founder and chairman with -- more than once -- changing computing as we know it.

  • News: Ellison unveils new cloud, trashes Salesforce.com

    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison on Wednesday unveiled a public cloud service that will run its Fusion Applications and others, and while doing so delivered a withering broadside against competitors, with his harshest words for Salesforce.com.

  • News: Steve Jobs: A timeline

    1955 -- Born Feb. 24 in San Francisco to Joanne Simpson and Abdulfattah Jandali.

  • Opinion: Five Unique Features that Set 'Mango' Apart

    With the attention on Apple this week and the unveiling of the iPhone 5...I mean iPhone 4S, it is easy to forget about other mobile devices. But, Microsoft is pushing out "Mango" to current Windows Phone 7 users, and new Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" devices will be hitting shelves soon as well--probably about the same time that the iPhone 4S officially launches.

  • News: Oracle prepping its Nashorn JavaScript engine

    The technology is planned for 2013's Java SE 8 and offers a big performance boost over the present Rhino engine

  • News: Abvio fitness apps poised to make most of iOS 5 notifications

    When iOS 5 arrives next week, improved notifications highlighted by the new Notification Center feature will be among the 200 or so enhancements Apple will deliver to your iOS device. And Abvio plans to run, not walk, to incorporate iOS 5's notification improvements into its line of iOS fitness apps.

  • News: FCC tells retailers to stop selling mobile phone jammers

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has issued warnings to 20 online retailers selling illegal mobile phone jammers, GPS jammers, Wi-Fi jammers and other signal jamming devices, the agency said Wednesday.

  • News: As LibreOffice Turns One, a Peek Ahead at What's to Come

    It was just about a year ago that I was writing about the launch of LibreOffice, and now here we are today, marking the free productivity software suite's first year.

  • News: Microsoft .Net skills in demand, job site reports

    There's a shortage of .Net talent in every area of the U.S., says Dice.com. Tech professionals who regularly develop for the Microsoft framework earn about $83,000 a year, the IT jobs specialist reports.

  • News: CTIA fights San Francisco cell safety law again

    The CTIA mobile trade group is asking a federal court to stop San Francisco from making cell-phone retailers post warnings about radiation dangers from phones, just a week before an annual trade show that CTIA moved out of the city because of the law.

  • News: Android keeps growing, while RIM continues sharp decline

    Android users in the U.S. grew to an even greater share of the smartphone market in comScore's latest ranking, hitting 43.7%, while iPhone users grew slightly to 27.3%.



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