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  • News: RIM BlackBerry Messenger party ends in blood and tears

    Research in Motion's (RIM) exclusive party in celebration of BlackBerry Messenger ended badly last night when a guest was stabbed.

  • News: Sophos buys mobile device management vendor Dialogs

    Sophos has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Dialogs Software, a mobile device management vendor based in Dortmund, Germany, the security firm announced on Monday.

  • News: Four reasons Windows Phone will struggle

    There are four factors undermining Windows Phone’s app growth.

  • News: Sky announces free Wi-Fi hotspots with The Cloud

    Sky has announced that thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots will be available for free starting mid-April.

  • News: RIM accused by NXP of infringing six patents

    Research In Motion has been accused of infringing six patents owned by NXP in a lawsuit filed in a U.S. federal court in Florida.

  • News: Activists allege Facebook dragging its feet on privacy changes

    Privacy activists are alleging Facebook hasn't met a deadline set by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to make changes to its privacy controls.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Glaring errors

    Apple may de-glare its iMac displays, the iPhone reigns supreme on Flickr, and the question of the day: Who can possibly portray the inimitable Steve Wozniak? The remainders for Tuesday, April 3, 2012 are smelling Oscar. (Specifically, the Grouch.)

  • News: Megaupload lawyer says case could affect other storage services

    A verdict against Megaupload in the U.S. would mean other cloud storage providers can be held criminally liable for illegal content stored by customers on their networks, an attorney representing the shuttered file-sharing site said on Tuesday.

  • News: IEEE says L-1 visa not intended for outsourcers

    This week, the U.S. began accepting H-1B applications for the next fiscal year. But the real battle, for now, is over the L-1 visa and this fight just got bigger

  • News: Cisco shows Brazil the money

    Cisco this week said it would invest close to $550 million in Brazil to expand its presence in the country and spur economic growth.

  • News: E-voting system awards election to wrong candidates in Florida village

    An optical scan vote tallying system, now used by some 300 U.S. municipalities, misreported the results of a Palm Beach County, Florida, municipal election last month.

  • News: FBI: Cyberattacks grow as national security menace

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cyberattacks are starting to eclipse terrorism as a threat to the country, say top officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, speaking before an audience of security professionals here at the GovSec Conference today.

  • Opinion: 4 Ways to Become a True Social Business

    You and I may be fully participating in popular social media like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but I'll bet your company isn't -- at least as well as it could be. While these networks have exploded over the last few years for personal use (Facebook with 800 million users, Twitter with 175 million, and LinkedIn with 115 million), most businesses are at a loss for effective ways to engage with customers in this brave new world. And social media growth is showing no signs of slowing; newer networks such as Google+, Pinterest and Instagram have seen incredible growth in a matter of weeks.

  • News: Facebook fires back at Yahoo, says it infringed 10 patents

    Facebook has denied Yahoo's claims of patent infringement and shot back with counterclaims that Yahoo infringed 10 Facebook patents.

  • News: Senators press FTC to begin investigating software piracy

    Sixteen U.S. senators have called on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to focus on the use of pirated software by foreign manufacturers on the grounds that those companies unfairly compete with U.S. businesses.

  • News: FTC reaches privacy settlement with Upromise college savings site

    Upromise, a Web service accused of collecting extensive information about its users without their consent, will be required to clearly disclose its data collection practices and obtain users' consent before installing a browser toolbar on their computers under a settlement approved by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

  • News: U.S. CIO Pitches Service-Driven Federal IT

    Facing ongoing budget pressure, federal CIOs are being prodded to do more with less as they seek to improve services, consolidate data centers and eliminate overlapping or outdated programs. In a keynote address at the FOSE government IT conference, U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel said that federal CIOs must reassess their approach to new technology deployments.

  • News: Senators press FTC to begin investigating software piracy

    Sixteen U.S. senators have called on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to focus on the use of pirated software by foreign manufacturers on the grounds that those companies unfairly compete with U.S. businesses.

  • News: EU law forces Apple two-year warranty

    The company says: “When you purchase Apple products, European Union consumer law provides statutory warranty rights in addition to the coverage you receive from the Apple One-Year Limited Warranty and the optional AppleCare Protection Plan. Non-Apple-branded products purchased from Apple are also eligible for coverage under EU consumer law.”

  • News: Apple to announce second quarter earnings Apr. 24

    They say that money makes the world go round, so Apple must be spinning like a top these days. The company has announced that its quarterly earnings call for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.



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