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  • News: $99 Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet Available, but Buyer Beware

    If you can't wait for Ainol's $99 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet to show up in the United States, you might be able to find one online, but you should be aware of a few things first.

  • News: India not interested in pre-screening online content

    India never asked Internet companies to pre-screen objectionable content, a federal minister said in interviews with local TV channels.

  • News: Usenix: Google deploys IPv6 for internal network

    Due to a formatting error, the 11th paragraph of the story, "Usenix: Google deploys IPv6 for internal network," contains incorrect information about the number of addresses on IPv6 networks. That paragraph has been changed and now reads:

  • News: Microsoft and HP team up on public and private cloud services

    HP and Microsoft have announced a new four-year partnership to deliver public, private and hybrid cloud solutions built around Microsoft Office 365 and its on-premise equivalents.

  • News: Zite now available in iPhone version

    Zite on Friday announced the availability of its newsreading app on the iPhone, wrapping up an exceptionally busy week for news app developers.

  • News: Facebook One-Ups Twitter with Site 'Subscribe' Button

    Facebook is promoting a new "Subscribe" button that can be embedded on websites that is essentially its version of Twitter’s "follow" button. Facebook's button complements the Subscribe feature introduced in September, which allows Facebook users to follow each other without being friends -- again, similar to Twitter.

  • News: Satellite broadband deals should be included on comparison sites

    Brits should be given the opportunity to find out about satellite broadband packages on comparison websites, says Broadband Wherever.

  • News: Small company, big security challenges

    Small company, big ambitions. Sounds like the classic entrepreneurial dream—but what if it means you bear the burden of big-company regulatory or standards compliance?

  • News: Anonymous attack on HBGary Federal didn't ruin us, says CEO

    When HBGary Federal, had its website hacked and sensitive e-mail exposed by hacktivist group Anonymous last February, it became a question of how Sacramento, Calif.-based security firm HBGary could survive the damage to its reputation.

  • News: Impact of hard drive shortage to linger through 2013

    Hard disk drive supply shortages in the wake of Thailand flooding will continue to affect consumers, computer system manufacturers and corporate IT shops into 2013, according to market research firm IDC.

  • News: Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

    During my day-to-day work I turn to certain applications time and again, and soon they become indispensable, seeming to blend in with Windows itself. Some of those programs are full-blown commercial products, such as Microsoft Office or Total Commander. Others, however, are applications I did not have to pay a dime for, thanks to the generosity of hardworking developers who have opted to share their creations with the world for free, requesting only a donation from those users who are willing and able. (PCWorld's Downloads library lists donationware as free, but you'll see a telltale editor's note on the review page explaining that the program's developers accept contributions.)

  • News: Manchester United defeat breaks Internet news records

    Even in defeat, Manchester United has found itself breaking records, this time an index of global news traffic volume recorded after the team’s unexpected exit from the Champion’s League on Wednesday night.

  • News: Aussies moving away from fixed-line communication devices: ACMA

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has claimed that Australian consumers are embracing multiple forms of communication technologies, with mobile phones being the “bulk of voice communications.”

  • News: Usenix: Google deploys IPv6 for internal network

    In a project that has taken longer than company engineers anticipated, Google is rolling out IPv6 across its entire internal employee network.

  • News: US tech companies invest in UK, but Obama aide demands better tax breaks

    American IT companies are increasingly investing in the UK, helping to boost the country’s struggling economy, but better tax incentives could help accelerate this trend, according to a leading US trade envoy.

  • News: First Look: OnLive Gaming for iOS

    Streaming video game service OnLive on Thursday introduced an array of popular video games formatted for playing on smartphones and tablets—including iOS devices. We’re not just talking Angry Birds, puzzlers, and social games—these are top-tier titles like Batman: Arkham City, L.A. Noire, and Assassins Creed: Revelations. The company launched a version of its client software that supports tablet game play, bringing a new market of high-end games to mobile devices that iOS hasn’t seen before.

  • News: Six iOS apps let you quickly create and send holiday cards

    Buying, writing, and finally getting to the post office to send holiday cards to faraway friends and family can take a good chunk of time. If you’re a connoisseur of greeting cards, then you probably won’t need any help with the process. But if you’re like me—short on time and a bit of a holiday procrastinator—it’s helpful to have an easy and quick way to let people know you’re thinking of them this season.

  • News: Video: US DoJ probes eBook pricing, Verizon delays Google Wallet and Android apps hit 10 billion downloads

    Coming up on World Tech Update this week the Windows Store gets ready to open its doors, the US Department of Justice probes anticompetitive behavior in the pricing of e-books, Verizon delays Google Wallet availability and the Android Market passes 10 billion downloads.

  • News: Xamarin expands Android, iPhone cross-platform development kit

    On Thursday, Xamarin added an API (application programming interface) for contacts to its new cross-platform Mobile development kit, with which the company aims to make it easier for C# users to develop applications for Android and iOS at the same time.

  • News: Two zero-day vulnerabilities found in Flash Player

    Two newly discovered vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player can be exploited to execute arbitrary code remotely, according to advisories from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and various security research companies.



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