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  • News: European and Indian system developers join forces

    The European Commission is supporting an effort to bring coordinated IT research and development between Europe and India in areas like virtualisation and grid computing.

  • News: Microsoft scraps 'Where's my phone update?' site

    Microsoft disappointed some Windows Phone users on Friday by saying it would stop providing specifics about who will get software updates and when, and announcing vaguely that a new update is "available to all carriers that request it."

  • News: Fusion-io to cut flash storage latency again

    Fusion-io previewed a technology on Thursday that gives server CPUs more direct access to stored data, apparently achieving I/O performance far beyond that found in typical data centers.

  • News: Lawsuits, competition weigh on Motorola

    The cost of patent lawsuits and a more competitive market weighed down Motorola Mobility's fourth-quarter financial results, the company reported Friday in releasing preliminary numbers.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech may be a bright spot in tough economy

    Tech stocks ended the first trading week of 2012 on an upbeat note even though both Forrester and Gartner this week forecast slowing growth in IT spending, due mainly to concerns about the global economy.

  • News: Zlango Messaging Review: Emoticons Taken to Extremes

    Zlango Messaging is an application aimed squarely at teenagers, as it adds a plethora of custom icons to help make text messages "less dull."

  • News: Apple's iCloud, Siri doubles iPhone 4S data consumption

    Owners of Apple's new iPhone 4S consume twice as much data as iPhone 4 users, and triple that of iPhone 3GS owners, a U.K.-based network management firm said today.

  • News: FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam

    So long as people click on unsolicited attachments in email, scammers will invent new ways to take their money, identities and more.

  • News: Deceased Surfline founder to be remembered Sunday

    Surfers around the world are getting ready to honor Surfline founder and president Sean Collins, who died December 26 from a sudden heart attack. He was 59-years-old. Collins turned a hobby into a profitable surf forecasting business relied-on by many surfers and ocean enthusiasts.

  • News: NetApp becomes latest vendor to raise disk drive prices

    NetApp announced it will raise the price of disk drives in its storage systems from 5% to 15% in the wake of Thailand's flooding, which affected the world hard drive supply.

  • News: Intel bets big on ultrabooks

    Intel will get a strong indication at next week's Consumer Electronics Show whether its decision to bet heavily on ultrabooks is a good one -- or not.

  • News: Six CES 2012 stories to watch

    The six things we'll be following most closely at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

  • News: Security roundup: DOD revving up cyber-defense for 2012; Microsoft to have big January Patch Tuesday

    Buried in the lengthy National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, the $622 billion defense spending bill which was signed into law by President Obama on Dec. 31, 2011, are some interesting nuggets about how the U.S. military wants to expand its cyber-defense strategy over the course of this year.

  • News: Casio develops technology to send data visually between devices

    Casio has developed a new way to send information between smartphones and other gadgets, encoding it visually in small sets of flashing pixels that appear on the screen of one device and are read by the camera of another.

  • News: Mozilla to launch enterprise Firefox this month with 7X slower pace

    Mozilla on Thursday said it will kick off a slower-paced Firefox release schedule for enterprises at the end of this month. Insider (registration required)

  • News: Microsoft aims Windows 8 storage at enterprise data centers

    Windows 8 includes a storage scheme suitable for business deployment that can treat hundreds of disks as a single logical storage reservoir and ensures resiliency by backing up data on at least two physical disks.

  • News: Three Benefits of Windows 8 Storage Spaces

    Small and midsize businesses often can’t afford file servers, and struggle with the best way to provide their users with enough space to store data and keep it safe from hardware failure. Windows 8's new feature called Storage Spaces has three benefits: bringing the safety of RAID to the desktop, creating an expanding space to store files, and providing these features at lower cost than other hardware options.

  • News: The road to Hadoop, Part 1: Skill sets and training

    Big data is a concept that's been as widely hyped as cloud computing, and perhaps just as misunderstood in regards to its capabilities and limitations. One of the aspects of big data that is not clearly understood is how existing databases can be used with data storage engines that are non-relational in nature. What's involved in moving data from a relational database management system (RDBMS) to distributed systems? And, perhaps more of interest to IT staff, what's the best way to learn about these big data systems, to determine the best way to use them in an organization?

  • News: Chrome 17 Beta Starts Loading Before You Finish Typing

    Version 17 of Google's popular Chrome browser entered the beta channel on Thursday, packed with an array of new features designed to improve the software's speed and security.

  • News: Warner Bros. Expected to Delay DVD Rentals By 56 Days

    Planning to skip theatrical releases for this year's hot Warner Bros. movies such as The Dark Knight Rises and The Hobbit to watch them at home on your HDTV a few months later? Better add another four weeks to your wait if you rent DVDs from Blockbuster, Redbox, or Netflix. Warner Bros. has reportedly reached a deal with the three DVD rental outlets to double the waiting period from 28 to 56 days between when a DVD goes on sale and when it can be rented, according to AllThingsD.



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