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  • News: Video: The Byte - Lenovo, Intel ThinkPad, Verizon spectrum licenses, USPS regulation, Twitter digest

    Lenovo is working with Intel on a future ThinkPad tablet based on Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system. A coalition formed to oppose Verizon's proposed purchase of 3.6 billion dollars worth of spectrum licenses. The U.S. Postal Service will no longer ship iPads, iPhones, or laptops overseas. Twitter will begin delivering a weekly email digest.

  • News: HP to sell second-hand kit to firms from new Scottish centre

    HP has opened a "technology renewal" centre in Erskine, Scotland to sell second-hand kit to government and enterprise customers. The centre will also be used to refurbish kit and recycle unwanted equipment from any manufacturer.

  • News: Wozniak reveals why Steve Jobs loved secrecy

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has set off on his Woz Live tour across Australia and New Zealand, revealing why Steve Jobs liked secrecy, why he thinks computers should be able to interact with humans, how he feels about leaving Apple and what he knows about the iPhone 5.

  • News: Greenpeace infiltrates Apple's Cupertino campus

    Greenpeace infiltrated Apple’s Cupertino campus this week, projecting messages from Twitter and Facebook users who are dismayed at Apple’s use of coal at the data centre that powers its cloud services.

  • News: HTC One X, Evo 4G LTE Denied U.S. Entry Over Patent Dispute

    U.S. Customs is holding up imports of HTC's One X and Evo 4G LTE Android phones because of HTC's ongoing legal battle with Apple. "U.S. availability of the HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE has been delayed due to a standard U.S. Customs review of shipments that is required after an ITC (International Trade Commission) exclusion order," an HTC official told PCWorld. "We believe we are in compliance with the ruling and HTC is working closely with Customs to secure approval."

  • News: Senate bill slots 55,000 tech green cards

    There's a new push in the Senate to set aside as many as 55,000 green cards to science, technology, engineering and math graduates -- so-called STEM workers.

  • News: LightSquared's bankruptcy is a cautionary tale

    After more than a year of active testing and debate over LightSquared's plan for a nationwide, wholesale 4G network, the now bankrupt company may end up as no more than a cautionary tale for mobile investors.

  • News: EU to 'remain vigilant' on Microsoft's browser commitments

    Regulators in Europe said Tuesday they will watch closely to make sure Microsoft complies with its commitments to ensure competition in the browser market, after Mozilla complained its Firefox browser is being excluded from Windows RT.

  • Opinion: Four Challenges Facebook will Face After the IPO

    When Facebook goes public, it will enter a new world full of shareholder meetings, earnings reports, and the constant pressure to turn an increasingly bigger profit. But the Facebook IPO isn't just about making money; it's also about expanding the network, in pursuit of Mark Zuckerberg's vision of a more connected world. With that in mind, here are four challenges Facebook will face after its public offering is complete:

  • News: Microsoft Awaits $250 Mn Windfall from Facebook IPO

    Microsoft is all set to get a $250 million windfall when it sells 20 percent of its estimated 1.8 percent stake in Facebook in the forthcoming initial public offering (IPO) of the social networking giant. At the higher end of the proposed $34-$38 per share price band for the IPO, Microsoft's entire stake in Facebook would be valued at about $1.25 billion.

  • News: New Zeus malware scam promises rebates, security

    Attacks on Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo unique in targeting MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa's 3D Secure service, Trusteer says

  • News: A Secure BYOD Policy at MasterCard? Priceless.

    More than a year into its bring-your-own-device program, MasterCard Worldwide continuously assesses the security technology and policies that allow 30 percent of its employees worldwide to use their personal iPhones, iPads and Android devices at work.

  • News: Thwarted by security at enterprises, cyber criminals target SMBs

    Big business -- at least a significant percentage of it -- has apparently heeded the decades-long mantra from information security experts, and invested enough in security to make it difficult, expensive and risky for cyber criminals to attack them.

  • News: Tech managers aren't doing a good job developing IT talent: survey

    Tech managers need to do a better job developing talent, IT pros say. There's too much judgment and not enough instruction, according to new poll data from Dice.com.

  • Opinion: Apple E-Book Lawsuit: Steve Jobs Swayed Publisher, Complaint Alleges

    Apple cofounder Steve Jobs got directly involved in an alleged conspiracy to fix e-book prices after a publisher balked at participating in the scheme, according to a court document filed by 31 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

  • News: PC Users Admit to Pirating Software--$63 Billion Worth of It

    Software trade association reports that surging PC usage in emerging markets contributed to the economic losses from piracy; more than half of respondents to new survey admit that they pirate software at least occasionally.

  • News: Richard Stallman recovers after being taken ill during speech

    Free software and GNU Linux icon Richard Stallman was taken ill at a weekend conference in Spain, reportedly being taken to hospital suffering from symptoms of high blood pressure.

  • News: Apple shouldn't join the Dow, strategist

    Because of how the Dow is calculated, Apple would dwarf the other stocks in the average and distort the Dow.

  • News: Ashton Kutcher spotted wearing Steve Jobs outfit

    Ashton Kutcher has been spotted wearing a Steve Jobs outfit for his role as Apple’s late co-founder in an upcoming independent movie.

  • News: Rumour of iPhone 5 will mean poor Q3 for Apple

    Apple has only guided this far below expectations once since June 2009, and that was the September quarter of last year when it correctly predicted consumers would buy fewer iPhones as they waited for the next release, writes Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty.

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