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  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Calendar changes

    Though it didn't score iOS 5's flashiest updates, the stock Calendar app certainly gets a few noteworthy upgrades of its own in the latest edition of Apple's mobile OS. Many of the improvements introduced by Apple seem focused on improving the calendaring app's interface.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Google, strong sales boost tech

    Strong results for tech companies, especially Google, and an easing of concerns about the economy boosted confidence in the computer sector, as markets closed Friday on a positive note.

  • News: Intel CEO faults recent evolution of PCs

    Intel CEO Paul Otellini came to the defense of PCs at an industry conference Friday, while outlining his belief that the so-called ultrabook will do more to meet consumer and business needs.

  • News: What Completed Skype-Microsoft Deal Could Mean for Consumers

    Microsoft announced today that it has mostly wrapped up its acquisition of the Internet communications company Skype. The $8.5 billion deal has received approval from the major regulators, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the European Union, although a few holdouts remain--Russia, Ukraine, Serbia and Taiwan--which are expected to fall into line shortly.

  • News: Web 2.0 Summit to focus on value, pitfalls of online data

    This year's Web 2.0 Summit will focus on the critical role that online data plays in the Internet economy and on how its use and misuse can make the difference between success and failure in markets like online gaming, Web advertising, search, social media and mobile.

  • News: Google Buzz Bites the Dust

    Goodbye, Google Buzz. The social messaging platform, which was meant to rival Twitter, is being tossed aside by Google in an effort to slim down.

  • News: iOS 5 installation woes waning

    Untold hordes of iOS device owners rushed to upgrade their devices to iOS 5 upon its release ealier this week. Many did so and immediately began enjoying the fruits of Apple’s latest incarnation of its mobile operating system. Others, however, were stymied by installation woes that prevented them from upgrading successfully. Macworld has found a simple, if not necessarily earth-shattering fix:

  • News: iPhone 4S teardowns reveal A5 processor

    Preliminary teardowns of Apple's iPhone 4S have confirmed what rumors claimed for months: The new smartphone is powered by the same dual-core processor used in the iPad 2.

  • News: Table salt found to boost data storage density

    The National University of Singapore and the Data Storage Institute have come up with a way to use NaCl (salt) to increase bit storage density on hard drive platters to 3.3 Tbit/in. or more than five times what a Seagate 4TB hard drive has today.

  • News: Defense Dept. hit with $4.9B lawsuit over data breach

    The U.S. Department of Defense has been hit with a $4.9 billion lawsuit over a data breach involving TRICARE, a healthcare system for active and retired military personnel and their families.

  • News: Throw This Camera Ball to Take a 360-Degree Panorama

    Researchers at the Technische Universität in Berlin have come up with an ingenious Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera. The concept device is a throwable multi-sensor camera about the size of a cantaloupe that snaps a single, instant 360-degree panorama.

  • News: Dell traverses China challenges to expand services unit

    Dell is expanding its China services business one step at a time as it tries to overcome quirks associated with running a business in that market, a company executive said on Friday.

  • News: Page looks to 'transform' company with Google+

    Forget about building a popular social network. Google CEO Larry Page wants to use Google+ to transform the entire Google experience.

  • News: Looking for a Polished Linux Desktop? Consider KDE

    In the world of Linux desktops, Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME have tended to dominate the headlines in recent months, but there's another contender that many consider an even better choice.

  • News: Verizon's 'can you hear me now' fleet testing 4G

    Verizon Wireless has equipped almost all of its fleet of test vehicles with 4G (fourth-generation) devices to test all the major U.S. 4G networks for speed and coverage.

  • News: Stress Management: Better Living Through Technology

    In 2005, at age 32, Dave Asprey realized he was literally working himself to death. At the time, he served as the director of product management at Netscaler, a fast-growing Silicon Valley startup that was being acquired by Citrix. Asprey was smack in the middle of the acquisition, working on integrating Netscaler's product line into Citrix's. He worked 60 hours a week, five days per week, checked email on weekends, and travelled at least once a month to Florida from California.

  • News: Security roundup for Oct. 14: BlackBerry blows up; the 'dual-persona' mobile device?; more on the RSA hack; Moxie's moxie on SSL certificates; Vint Cerf on Google's privacy policies

    Confidentiality, integrity and availability are oft-mentioned goals of security, and that being the case, this week's lack of service globally for the BlackBerry constitutes a profound security collapse.

  • News: Google kills Buzz

    With the launch of its more successful Google+ social networking service, Google on Friday said it plans to shut down Buzz.

  • News: Google+ Search Gets Two New Features

    Taking a page from Twitter, Google's new social network, Google+, is releasing two new features that will help users search posts more easily: real-time search results and improved hashtag support.

  • News: iPad vs. everyone

    Apple's iPad 2 continues to dominate the tablet market, a market it essentially created on its own, though many competitors have arisen to try to knock off the king of the hill.



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