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  • News: Visa to launch mobile wallet in U.S. this fall

    Visa announced a broad mobile wallet service today that includes near field communication and other technologies for making retail purchases and for allowing person-to-person transactions from wireless devices.

  • News: CIO Salaries, Satisfaction, and Standing Rise

    Results of a recent CIO survey conducted by executive search firm Harvey Nash show that CIOs are earning more money, expanding their responsibilities, and enjoying greater strategic standing and job satisfaction inside their companies.

  • News: Microsoft-Skype Deal: Three Ways It Benefits Enterprises

    At first glance, Microsoft's whopping $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype may seem like a pure consumer play to bolster Windows Live, Windows Phone 7 and Xbox Kinect-- or an extremely expensive way to prevent Google from gobbling up Skype first.

  • News: Rockstar spends big on LA Noire marketing

    L.A. Noire looks like it's going to be kind of a big deal, and Rockstar is certainly helping keep the game's profile up.

  • News: News from Namco: Soul Calibur V, Tekken CG Movie and more

    Namco Bandai's recent Level Up press event in Dubai brought with it a number of interesting announcements, including confirmation of Soul Calibur V and a CG Tekken movie.

  • News: First illegal downloader is convicted in Scotland

    A 58-year-old nurse from Ayr has become the first person in Scotland to be convicted of illegal filesharing.

  • News: Microsoft Exchange-to-Google Apps migration survival guide

    Switching from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps may have many benefits, but the journey is definitely not the reward

  • News: Carousel brings Instagram to Mac OS X

    Instagram is a popular photo-sharing app for the iPhone. But suppose you’re sitting at your Mac, longing to browse your Instagram photo feed, but your iPhone is far away, in the deepest recesses of your pants pocket? You no longer need to fear such potential tragedy, thanks to Mobelux’s launch of Carousel, a Mac-based Instagram client.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: A Complete Rundown

    Google is putting on a show for developers at this year's I/O conference and the first day was a bumper one. It was all about Android, including software updates for smartphones and tablets, new movie and music services and a plethora of stats. Here's a roundup of the biggest announcements on the first day of Google I/O 2011.

  • News: Microsoft Word Nightmares--and How You Can Fix Them

    Microsoft Word can keep you up all night, and not only because you've got writer's block. You change the font, and Word changes it back. The columns don't line up. The program freezes up, taking your work with it.

  • News: Will World of Warcraft drive ISP IPv6 adoption?

    Whether IT networking boffins like it or not, one of the biggest drivers toward IPv6 adoption may turn out to be Blizzard’s massively online multiplayer monolith, World of Warcraft (WoW).

  • News: Android Honeycomb 3.1 Details Emerge: Little Things Add Up

    Android 3.0 has its rough spots--many rough spots, in fact. It looks good on the surface, but it needs work underneath. And around the edges. And...well, let's just say I'm glad that 3.1 is here.

  • News: Does ARIN have the right to approve all IPv4 address sales?

    A U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware recently approved Nortel's sale of 666,624 IPv4 addresses to Microsoft for $7.5 million. Despite this precedent, a debate is raging in Internet policy circles about how sales of IPv4 addresses -- particularly the largest blocks of IPv4 address space issued before the Internet became popular -- will proceed in the future.

  • News: The rising use of SSL raises new risks

    As more applications employ Secure Sockets Layer encryption, a certain amount of traffic visibility is lost, making it more challenging to vet those bits for viruses, worms, and other malicious payloads.

  • News: Creative design tips for e-mail signatures

    If you consider yourself creative, you've likely considered designing a fancy signature line for your e-mail messages. It's a terrific opportunity to express a bit of your personality without requiring any additional work when composing your message—and without adding extra file size to your e-mail. (Your recipients will appreciate that!) Plus, it makes the e-mail more distinctive, acting almost as a business card, if your recipient wants to print it out.

  • News: Jagex Recruiting Black Rock Layoffs

    Runescape developer Jagex has announced that it will be hosting a recruitment event for employees affected by the recent redundancies at Disney in-house development studio Black Rock.

  • News: Facebook Exposed Your Private Data to Advertisers

    Another day, another Facebook privacy fiasco. And this time it's a doozy according to security experts at Symantec. It found Facebook has accidentally exposed users' info to third parties, including advertisers, for the past four years.

  • News: PlayStation Network: Will developers jump ship?

    We're officially three weeks into the PSN fiasco today, with only vague timeframes for restoration—long enough for disgruntled developers to start speaking out. We’ve focused on how the outage affects players (no Portal 2 co-op, no Mortal Kombat match-ups, etc.) but—partly because we expected the service back already—overflown its impact on the folks whose financial well-being is tied directly to PSN uptime.

  • News: Google May Offer Chrome Laptops to Students

    Google plans to offer students Chrome OS laptops for $20 per month and will announce the program during its Google I/O developer conference Wednesday, according to online rumors. The $20 monthly fee will provide students with a laptop loaded with Chrome OS (basically a browser in a box) as well as access to "online services," according to Forbes.

  • News: Corel unveils Painter 12

    Corel has released Painter 12, a new version of the company’s flagship painting software. The upgrade features new brushes and art tools, customizable workspaces, and a performance boost.



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