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  • News: 9/11: Attacks changed the way companies view IT

    The 9/11 attacks raised awareness in the IT industry about disaster recovery and data backup.

  • News: Are Windows Phone 7 Apps Destined for Windows 8?

    Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has raised an interesting possibility about Windows 8, speculating that it will be able to run Windows Phone 7 apps.

  • News: 1Password goes Lion-only, debuts on the App Store

    Toronto-based Agile Bits has released version 3.9 of 1Password, its popular identity management app for OS X. While the new release includes several enhancements and a few new features, the biggest news is that 1Password 3.9 is a Lion-only application, so users of pre-10.7 versions of OS X will have to stick with 3.8. The app is also built using a 64-bit architecture for maximum performance.

  • News: 9/11 continues to influence IT strategy

    Many companies had refined their IT disaster recovery programs prior to 9/11, but the attacks exposed a lack of attention to continuity of business operations.

  • News: Oracle raises concern over mediation in Google case

    Shortly after agreeing to mediation with Google in its lawsuit over alleged Java patent violations in the Android mobile OS, Oracle has taken issue with the executive Google proposed to represent its side, saying he is not senior enough and was also part of past failed attempts at a resolution.

  • News: Smule's MadPad makes music out of anything

    To date, Smule’s helped you use your iPad and iPhone as instruments (Ocarina, Leaf Trombone, Magic Piano), an auto-correcting microphone (I Am T-Pain), and a karaoke machine (Glee). With Thursday’s release of MadPad for iPhone (and MadPad HD for iPad), the music-app-focused company creates a new genre: It helps you capture real world noise and turn those sounds into music.

  • News: Speed Up Windows 7 Installs With Slipstreaming and USB

    PC users know that reinstalling Windows is just one of the things that come with the territory. Maybe you're performing a clean install on your own PC to fix nagging issues, or maybe you're bringing your home-office or small-business network up to the latest version.

  • News: 5 Reasons to Get Excited About Windows Phone 7 Mango

    Ever since Microsoft previewed the Windows Phone 7 Mango update back in May, we’ve been eager to get our hands on the next generation of smartphones running Microsoft’s OS. The new phones are slated to arrive this fall, and September has brought some leaks, rumors, and actual confirmed phones. In fact, last week at the IFA tradeshow in Berlin, HTC unveiled the Titan and the Radar, the first of its Mango phones.

  • News: Cloud computing and governance in the digital age - Part 3

    During the Saleforce.com Dreamforce event in San Francisco, CEO Marc Benioff sat down with some of the leaders in the industry to talk about Cloud computing and governance in the digital age. The panelincluded former US federal government chief information officer, Vivek Kundra, the vice-president of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, and Burberry chief executive officer, Angela Ahrendts.

  • News: Amazon cloud SDKs for Android, iOS exit beta testing

    Amazon's SDKs (software development kits) for Android and Apple's iOS have exited the beta testing phase, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: DoCoMo: Apple lawsuit won't block Japan Samsung tablet

    NTT DoCoMo's CEO said Thursday that the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab next month will not be affected by a patent-infringement lawsuit by Apple.

  • News: Researcher raps Apple for not blocking stolen SSL certificates

    A security researcher criticized Apple for what he called "foot dragging" over the DigiNotar certificate fiasco, and urged the company to quickly update Mac OS X to protect users.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo offers tablets on LTE network

    NTT DoCoMo said Thursday it will offer two tablets on its high-speed LTE network, along with streaming video from Hulu's new Japan service.

  • News: DDoS cloud protection service offered to worried companies

    With DDoS attacks at epidemic level, Imperva has announced a new cloud service it claims offers a practical way to fend off the menace up to multi-gigabit level.

  • News: Symantec releases Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus 2012

    Symantec has released Norton AntiVirus 2012 and Norton Internet Security 2012, the latest versions of the security software.

  • Test Centre: Group test: what are the best Android apps?

    PC Advisor reviews the best Google Android apps you can install on your smartphone right now.

  • How-Tos: Upgrading from XP to Windows 7

    A reader wrote to us asking how to install Windows 7 on an additional partition of his Windows XP PC, access all data from both operating systems, and then delete XP without losing anything. Unfortunately, as our Helproom Expert explains, it's not that simple.

  • News: BAE Systems signs Siemens PLM deal for controversial Trident submarine design

    BAE Systems has signed a contract with Siemens for product lifecycle management (PLM) software, which will be used in the development of new Trident nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy.

  • News: European Parliament in applications development deal

    The European Parliament has signed a contract with Accenture for the supplier to develop, maintain and support a variety of applications across its operations.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Click to agree

    One young designer takes on a hefty hunk of Apple legalese and tries to make it friendly. Meanwhile an old school union boss has a beef with Cupertino, but it's not all bad news, as an Arizona-based company has dropped its dispute with 1 Infinite Loop. And we hope you like dissecting innocuous photos for clues, because we've got our fill of that. The remainders for Wednesday, September 7, 2011 are hot on the trail.



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