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  • News: Brocade on the block again?

    Brocade is reportedly shopping itself around again, two years after failing to find a buyer the first time. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing "people familiar with the matter," Brocade rehired investment bank Qatalyst Partners to stoke interest in the company again.

  • News: Thai floods unlikely to cause hard drive price rise soon

    Thailand’s worst flooding for half a century is unlikely to cause significant hard drive price rises despite shortages revealing weak points in the global supply chain, drive vendors have indicated.

  • News: 10 Truly Geeky Halloween Costumes

    Let's face it--Halloween for adults is basically an excuse to dress up in spooktacular outfits and show them off to others. Of course, typical Halloween costumes are all too commonplace and overrated, so why not add in a bit of geeky charm?

  • News: NortonLive help desk service now supports the Mac

    A company best-known for troubleshooting and securing those balky PCs is expanding its business to serve Macs—offering, perhaps, an alternative to traditional Apple Care plans.

  • News: Bugs & Fixes: True sync of iWork docs between Macs and iCloud

    Via iCloud, iWork documents can auto-sync among iOS devices. But not Macs. You can manually copy a document from a Mac to iCloud—and vice versa—via iCloud’s web interface. But there is no automatic syncing. At least not with Apple’s officially supported methods.

  • News: GOP advances bill to help China, India tech grads

    A key House committee this week approved a Republican-sponsored high-skill immigration bill intended to help advanced degree holders in India and China get green cards to work in the U.S.

  • News: Claim: Disc Two of Modern Warfare 3 Stolen, Pirated

    It sounds like the second of a DVD two-set comprising the PC version of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 may have been pilfered and redistributed to players apparently too dumb to recognize the problem with installing just part of something.

  • News: Apple's Siri-Enabled TV: 4 Problems

    Apple may soon let you throw away your television remote and instead simply tell your TV what to do with commands like, "Switch to the Jets game on ESPN at 6 p.m." At least, that is reportedly Apple's vision for a new TV running a version of Siri, Apple's digital personal assistant that debuted recently on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 28

    The iOSsphere hungers for news about iPhone 5. It can't let go of LTE, and new images of what the Next iPhone will look like again rear their Photoshopped pixels. Contemplating a quad-core mobile processor causes swooning.

  • News: Fix a Lion file-opening hang in Mac OS X 10.7.2

    Acorn, my favorite image editor, was giving me trouble. Whenever I’d open a file in the app, the image would appear immediately—but then the app would hang for five, 20, even 60 seconds. I saw the spinning beach ball of doom, and couldn’t do anything else in the app. I was running the latest version of Lion and the latest version of Acorn, and I checked with a few of my fellow Acorn-using Macworld coworkers; not one of them was having my issue.

  • News: Windows Phone Apollo: What We Know So Far

    With Windows Phone Mango showing up in new smartphones and rolling out to old ones, it's time to look ahead to the next big update to Microsoft's mobile operating system, code-named Apollo.

  • News: EU countries must devote 800MHz band to wireless broadband by 2013

    Europe’s Council of Ministers has said that all European Union countries must make the 800 MHz band available for wireless broadband services by January 1, 2013 as part of an ambitious deal agreed on Friday.

  • News: Small carriers question FCC's phone subsidy reform

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's vote Thursday to shift long-time telephone subsidies to broadband deployment generated praise in the telecom industry, but other groups questioned the move.

  • News: Number of fake antivirus attacks has decreased considerably, researchers say

    The frequency of attacks that distribute fake antivirus software, a long-time pillar of the underground economy, has decreased considerably in recent months. However, security researchers warn that the industry is not yet dead and new versions of attacks continue to be released.

  • News: New Tsunami Trojan variant discovered

    Security researchers have discovered a new variant of the Tsunami Trojan targeting Mac OS, which can be used to turn your Mac into a 'bot' that participates in DDoS attacks.

  • News: Internap launches first public OpenStack cloud

    Look out Amazon. OpenStack is shaping up to be a game changer in the cloud world. Today, Atlanta-based Internap Network Services announced the launch of the first public cloud built on OpenStack.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Enterprise IT, smartphones boost tech earnings

    Third-quarter earnings reports from major tech vendors continued to pour in this week, confirming upbeat trends for enterprise software and emerging markets but mixed results for hardware and components.

  • Video: Video: Amazon boosts Kindle Fire, Sony to buy Sony Ericsson and more

    Coming up on World Tech Update this week Nokia launches two Windows Phones, Sony buys Sony Ericsson, Amazon boosts Kindle Fire production, Wikileaks stops publishing classified files and new technology tracks researchers at MIT.

  • Video: Video: Sony to buy Sony Ericsson

    The Japanese electronics maker says it will pay Ericsson €1.05 billion for its share of the business and related patents.

  • News: Apple Patents New Multitouch, 3-D Gestures

    A new Apple patent reveals the company is looking into ways to integrate more gesturing into the iPad and other devices, a la Tom Cruise's holographic glove-controlled system in Minority Report.



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