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  • Video: Video: Technology that helps children learn

    This classroom full of 5th graders is learning all about Native American tribes for social studies.

  • News: RIM renames BBX as BlackBerry 10 after trademark dispute

    Research In Motion has rebranded its next generation mobile platform as BlackBerry 10, after its use of the BBX brand ran into a trademark dispute in the U.S.

  • News: Apple faces legal threat to iPad trademark in China

    A Chinese court has rejected Apple's lawsuits to gain control of the iPad trademark in China, while a little-known Chinese firm raises the stakes and seeks to ban the iconic tablet from being sold in the country under the iPad brand.

  • News: Court restrains RIM from using BBX mark at Asia event

    A court in the U.S. has barred Research In Motion from using the BBX name at the company's Asian DevCon conference this week in Singapore, after a software company, Basis International, filed for a temporary restraining order in a trademark dispute.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Redact this

    One court decision accidentally spills some beans, Steve Jobs's biography picks up a notable distinction, and a smaller carrier says pffft, it totally didn't want the current iPhone anyway. The remainders for Tuesday, December 6, 2011 are totally secret and confidential, so don't even think about it, buster.

  • News: Apple tops PCWorld reliability, satisfaction surveys

    Our colleagues across the hall at PCWorld have completed their latest reader survey on laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones, and one company walked away with a win in every category. Here's a hint: It is not Dell. Rather, Apple scored top marks for all four product categories.

  • Opinion: How to Fight Irrelevance in the Digital Age

    At this point, it's fair to say that the company that gave us the "Kodak moment" has had its moment in the sun. With its once-pricey shares now selling at around $1, Eastman Kodak is bleeding over $70 million dollars a month, making Canada's browbeaten Research in Motion look fit as a fiddle by comparison.

  • News: IT investment up in 2011: IDC

    Investing in new hardware and software has been the number one priority for IT managers and chief information officers in 2011 for the first time in five years, according to a new IDC Australia report.

  • News: 'Above the law' execs catalyst for BYO revolution, says IBM

    Executives at many large companies are ignoring internal IT policies by bringing their own devices to work, often to the detriment of corporate security, says David Cannon, enterprise offering leader at IBM.

  • News: DRC bans SMS and social media networks to curb violence

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has banned the use of SMS and access to social media networks on phones in what it says is a bid to curb the escalating violence following last week's presidential and parliamentary elections, whose partial results put incumbent President Joseph Kabila in the lead.

  • News: Libya's LAP Green Network in talks for sale

    Sub-Saharan Africa mobile operator LAP Green Network of Libya is in talks for a sale of the company even as controversy unfolds over how it made its own acquisition of the Zambia Telecommunication Co. (Zamtel).

  • News: What to do in the event of a data breach?

    Even though it now appears there was no terrorist attack on a pump at an Illinois water utility, the SCADA infiltration scare was a reminder that data breaches can come from any number of angles.

  • News: Lawmaker proposes cyberthreat sharing organization

    A proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives would set up a new semi-independent organization allowing the U.S. government and private companies to share information about cyberthreats, but some critics questioned whether the group would be too removed from congressional scrutiny.

  • News: EU watchdog launches antitrust probe of Apple, ebook publishers

    European Union (EU) antitrust regulators today launched a formal investigation into how Apple and several major publishers priced electronic books.

  • News: Apple's e-books hit with EU antitrust probe

    Apple’s ebooks business is to be investigated by the European Union’s top antitrust regulator. The computer giant is accused of operating a cartel with five other publishers and engaging in other restrictive business practices banned under E.U. law.

  • Opinion: Computer History Museum Launches Online Steve Jobs Exhibit

    The Computer History Museum launched an online exhibit about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on Monday.

  • News: EU to investigate Apple over eBook pricing

    The EU is to investigate Apple and five publishers over the price of eBooks.

  • News: EFF asks vendors to stop opposing jailbreaking

    Due to a reporting error, the sixth paragraph of the story, "EFF asks vendors to stop opposing jailbreaking," which posted to the wire Tuesday, gave an incorrect day for the release of an EFF statement. Because the story also refers to a blog posting from the EFF that could lead to confusion about the timing, the sixth paragraph has been changed to refer to "last week" and now reads:

  • News: EFF asks vendors to stop opposing jailbreaking

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked the U.S. Copyright Office to exempt tablet and video game console jailbreaking from Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provisions and asked vendors to stop opposing the practice.

  • News: SuccessFactors acquiring Jobs2web days after SAP deal

    Cloud-based human resources software vendor SuccessFactors said Tuesday it is acquiring Jobs2web for US$110 million, just days after SAP announced it would buy SuccessFactors in a $3.4 billion deal.



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