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  • News: Motorola Electrify Coming Soon To U.S. Cellular

    U.S. Cellular announced Monday that it would be adding the Motorola Electrify to its portfolio of Android smartphones. The Electrify (which is essentially a re-branded Photon 4G), will retail for $200 after a $100 mail-in rebate and is slated for release later this month.

  • News: IBM's Watson supercomputer to diagnose patients

    Early next year, IBM plans to begin using its supercomputer, Watson, in a pilot program to assist physicians and other healthcare providers in diagnosing and treating patients.

  • News: Video surveillance: March to megapixel IP cameras continues

    The global economic downturn is apparently having no major effect on the market for IP video surveillance cameras and other equipment, as sales remain strong worldwide. Meanwhile, the technology continues to evolve, and the emergence of high-definition (HD) video and megapixel resolution are among the more prominent trends in video surveillance.

  • News: IBM's Watson supercomputer to diagnose patients

    Early next year, IBM plans to begin using its supercomputer, Watson, in a pilot program to assist physicians and other healthcare providers in diagnosing and treating patients.

  • News: Minecraft 'Adventure' Update Undergoing Final Bug-Fixing

    Late last week, Minecraft developer Jens Bergensten let loose a pre-release version of the game's "Adventure Update" for dedicated players to try out early. It's also provided a means for the team at Mojang to gather some helpful feedback on bugs from the public, allowing them to ensure that the official release of 1.8 -- expected this week -- will be as stable and bug-free as possible.

  • News: R-Type Blasts on to Android

    R-Type is a famous name in video game history. Setting the template for many of the subsequent horizontally-scrolling shmups we saw, particularly in the 16-bit era, it remains a fondly remembered game that has been ported to many devices over the years. And now Android owners can get in on the action, too.

  • News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Coming to Mac this Winter

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been a long time coming, but -- annoying boss fights aside -- it seems to have been worth the wait. From this winter, Mac users will be able to join the PC, 360 and PS3 owners already playing the game, as veteran Mac publisher Feral Interactive brings the game to Apple's computers.

  • News: Dungeons Gets a Sequel Later This Month

    RPG parody Dungeons for PC cast you in the role of a Dungeon Lord, responsible for building one of the titular dungeons, luring in heroes, satisfying their need for loot and exploration then slaughtering them horribly. It turned out to be a fun game that unfortunately ended up falling into a few of the traps from the genre it was lampooning. That didn't stop it being a fun diversion for those looking for a different take on dungeon crawling, though -- check out our review from February of this year.

  • News: Trenched to Change Name to Iron Brigade After Europe Release

    If you live in North America, doubtless you already know that Trenched, from Tim Schafer?'s studio Double Fine, is pretty great. If you're European, however, you have been denied the pleasure of the game's company until now, all because of some unpleasant trademark-related legal wrangling.

  • News: HTC weighs buying WebOS or other mobile OS

    HTC is considering buying WebOS from Hewlett Packard or another mobile operating system, according to a report based on comments made by HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang.

  • News: Customize Lion's text navigation

    Power users know that, when you're composing text, it's often easier to move your cursor around (and potentially highlight chunks of text) using the keyboard, instead of moving your typing hand over to the mouse. Most Mac apps support something called Cocoa key bindings, a fancy term for system-wide keyboard shortcuts for navigating and working with text. Some are probably familiar to you, such as combining Command with the arrow keys to move the cursor within the current line or document (or Command-Shift-arrow to select text). There's also Option-left arrow and Option-right arrow, which move the cursor through your text word by word. Others are less well-known: Control-A, for example, moves the cursor to the beginning of the current paragraph; Control-O splits the current line, inserting a return without moving the cursor to the new line; Control-T transposes the two letters on either side of the cursor.

  • News: John Lewis's IT director Paul Coby outlines IT strategy

    Former BA CIO will focus on three IT strategies in 2012

  • News: Demand for virtual office space grows in East Africa

    Regus, a virtual workspace provider, has seen a surge in demand for virtual office services in East Africa over the last six months of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010.

  • News: Accenture pays $63.7 million to resolve gov't kickbacks case

    Technology services and consulting company Accenture has agreed to pay US$63.7 million to resolve whistleblower allegations that it participated in a large-scale kickbacks scheme involving U.S. government contracts, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

  • News: New version of Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta seeded to devs

    The latest version of Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta was seeded to developers over the weekend and has support for the iCloud beta incorporated into the build, unlike in previous versions.

  • News: Carol Bartz quits Yahoo board after investor pressure

    Carol Bartz, the chief executive fired by Yahoo last week, has quit the company’s board of directors.

  • News: FTC axes apps that claimed to zap zits

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week said it had reached agreements with developers of two smartphone apps who were charged with making false claims that their software could cure acne.

  • News: Most will access Internet via mobile devices by 2015, IDC says

    More people in the U.S. will access the Internet via mobile devices than through desktop computers or other wired devices by 2015, IDC predicted on Monday.

  • News: HTML5 adoption might hurt Apple's profit, research finds

    The widespread adoption of HTML5 for Web apps could cut Apple's operation profit growth by 30 percent, with Microsoft, Google and carriers benefiting, Bernstein Research predicted.

  • News: Apple's iPad dominates UK tablet sales - report

    Apple has got nearly three-quarters of the UK's tablet PC market tied up, according to a report.



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