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  • News: Hitachi announces G-Connect storage, wireless-access device

    Wish your iPad or iPod could hold more media? That your hotel room's Internet connection was wireless? That you had a portable Time Machine drive when traveling? Hitachi's upcoming G-Connect Wireless Storage with Internet Access for iPad, announced Wednesday, offers a solution to all these challenges and more in one compact package.

  • News: Forrester: No End in Sight for IE Enterprise Slide

    Despite Windows dominance and a surge in Windows 7 enterprise upgrades, corporate use of Internet Explorer continues to decline due to more workplace consumerization that emphasizes choice and an increase in browser-agnostic apps.

  • News: Phone calls still favored by adults for communicating with others

    Voice phone communication and email are still preferred by Americans over social networks, texting and other messaging modes for reaching out to family, friends and co-workers, according to a new survey of 2,300 adults.

  • News: Austin added as second city for mobile wallet test

    Isis officials named Austin, Texas, as their second 2012 launch market for the carrier-backed venture that relies on Near Field Communication-ready smartphones to help consumers buy goods from merchants there.

  • News: Box.net integrates with Google Docs

    Box.net has integrated its cloud-hosted content management application with Google's Docs online office productivity suite.

  • News: Sony Ericsson's Xperia Ray, Active Coming with Gingerbread

    Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Ray and Xperia Active, new phones that will come equipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, at the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore.

  • News: FNB claims rapid uptake of mobile banking service

    As local and international banks continue to roll out technologies to provide efficient and remote banking services in Africa, South Africa's First Nation Bank (FNB) has announced that it is experiencing a rapid uptake of mobile banking services across its operations in the region.

  • News: New bill would require mobile carriers to detail 4G speeds

    A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would require mobile providers to detail minimum data speeds and give other information to customers.

  • News: BBC's data dilemma

    BBC's website is in the top 50 of biggest websites in the world. The public service broadcaster struggles to handle all the data and traffic and keep the costs low.

  • News: Firefox Strategy is a Recipe for Failure

    Firefox 5 was launched as planned and on schedule this week--and also marked the "end of life" for support of Firefox 4. Mozilla's rapid release schedule, and the strategy to essentially make each new release a requirement to continue support paint Firefox into a corner where only loyal hobbyists can reliably use the browser.

  • News: Camera Start-Up Lytro Promises to Revolutionize Photography

    With a new kind of camera, Lytro wants to remove the headaches of focus from digital photography.

  • News: SITA partners with Orange to offer worldwide cloud service

    Air transport industry IT specialist SITA will partner with network operator Orange Business Services to host cloud applications in six data centers around the world, the companies announced Wednesday.

  • News: EU network access fine sends message to telcos

    The European Commission has sent a clear message to telecoms operators that they must allow access to their networks and wholesale broadband markets to new operators by fining Telekomunikacja Polska more than €127 million.

  • News: Magicka Gets PvP

    A key part of the Magicka experience is "accidentally" exploding your friends with some "misjudged" spells and then laughing hysterically as they are blasted across the screen, frozen, drowned, incinerated or electrocuted. Now, embittered wizards tired of being "accidentally" dispatched in such a cavalier fashion have the opportunity to exact bloody revenge on friends and rivals alike in the game's new player vs player arenas.

  • News: City of Heroes Going Free to Play Later This Year

    Cryptic Studios' Champions Online has been free to play for some time now and has been doing pretty well since the change, especially since Steam's addition of a free to play section that includes the game in its storefront. Yesterday, NCSoft announced that Champions Online's Cryptic-developed predecessor City of Heroes, now wholly owned by the publisher, is joining the ranks of the free to play MMOs later this year.

  • News: Spot and Avoid Facebook Scams

    "There's a sucker born every minute." That quotation, widely attributed to P.T. Barnum, originally referred to deceptive carnival sideshow attractions, but it's just as relevant to online scams--in particular, Facebook scams--today.

  • News: Go Paperless With OfficeDrop

    The original dream of the paperless office has faded some in recent years. We're at least 20 years into the digital revolution (or longer, depending on when you started counting), and the typical workplace is still drowning in paperwork. Since you can't seem to escape paper entirely, you might at least want to avoid storing it for years on end.

  • News: Find a Lost iPhone: Putting Tracking Apps to the Test

    We can't stupid-proof ourselves to prevent losing the car keys or the TV clicker, but when it comes to our iPhone, a glimmer of hope exists. Apps that claim to track your iPhone, sound a remote alarm, or lock up your data from afar could save your bacon when your precious phone goes missing. But do they really work? If they do, how well? And how much will it cost to track down your missing iPhone--when it could simply be buried between two sofa cushions?

  • News: NHS chief information officer resigns

    Christine Connelly, chief information officer at the Department for Health, is set to resign at the end of the month.

  • News: Google Chrome to Get Native Voice, Video Chat

    Google Chrome will soon have voice and video chat functionality built right in, removing the need for third-party plugins and downloads, according to comments on a Google developer forum. The move will allow any third-party developer to create a real-time communications application for the browser through a set of JavaScript APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) as well as HTML 5.



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