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  • News: PayPal Intros Phone-to-Phone 'Bump' Payments

    PayPal this morning announced a new mobile phone widget that will let smartphone users tap their phones together to exchange money. The Android widget works on near field communications (NFC) technology installed on the phones to facilitate the transfer of funds.

  • News: Rockstar: L.A. Noire 'Isn't Complete Yet'

    Speaking with Kotaku yesterday, a Rockstar spokesperson reportedly said that "[L.A. Noire] isn't complete yet." This despite the five downloadable cases that have been released since the game's launch along with various extra suits and guns.

  • News: Silver Peak releases software-only WAN optimization

    Silver Peak Systems released a software-only edition of its WAN optimization product that will allow users and vendors to deploy it on a variety of hardware and hypervisors, from virtualized blade servers to storage area networks.

  • News: IT Outsourcing: Resolve Minor Disputes with Your Provider

    Every relationship has its ups and downs, and IT outsourcing partnerships are no different. Unfortunately, most IT services contracts aren't built to handle the day-to-day disagreements that will occur during the course of the deal. "They choose litigation or relatively complex forms of arbitration," says Robert Kriss, a partner at law firm Mayer Brown. "Both are slow and expensive for minor disputes."

  • News: Sony Investing $20 Million in PSN Exclusives

    Sony has announced that it's investing $20 million in PSN exclusive games over the course of the next three years.

  • News: 7 Ways Job Seekers Self-Destruct

    The IT job market is improving, and CIOs are once again looking to hire permanent, full-time IT staff. But because the labor market is saturated with IT pros looking for work, IT hiring managers are being choosey, say IT staffing industry experts.

  • News: Tweet this!

    Twitter, the 140-character social networking service, is an increasingly big deal. There are scads of Twitter users across the globe and it's anything but uncommon to find that entities from big businesses to government agencies have a Twitter presence. In today's podcast I speak with two Macworld editors, Scholle Sawyer-McFarland and Lex Friedman, who've recently participated in two unique Tweet-ups--one at the launch of the final space shuttle mission and the other, a meeting with the President.

  • News: EA Closing 17 Online Servers

    EA has announced that it is retiring the online features from 17 of its older and less popular games, believing its engineering and IT staff is better used elsewhere.

  • News: French three strikes law: 470,878 warnings, no lawsuits yet

    France's High Authority for the Distribution of Works and the Protection of Rights on the Internet (Hadopi) has prosecuted no one for illegal file sharing in the nine months since it began operating under a so-called "three strikes" copyright enforcement law.

  • News: DeWalt resigns as president of Intel's McAfee subsidiary

    Intel appointed new leaders to run the McAfee subsidiary as David DeWalt resigned as the unit's president, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: Propellerhead announces Reason 6 and Reason Essentials

    Propellerhead Software announced Reason 6, the latest version of the company's music making software, on Tuesday. Most notably, Reason 6 has all of the combined features of previous versions of Reason and Propellerhead's Record software, including audio recording, editing, and more.

  • News: THQ's UK Studio Closes, Ex-Employees Form Three Start-Ups

    THQ has confirmed that its UK-based development team is to close, but those who have lost their jobs aren't resting on their laurels.

  • News: Game Dev Story Developer Bringing Titles to iOS, Android, PC

    Prolific Japanese developer Kairosoft has told its Facebook fans that it will be bringing a lot more games to the English-speaking market very soon.

  • News: Want to Make Your Own 3D Games? Jump Into the Sandbox

    Creating a 3D game is tricky business, but Platinum Arts' Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker aims to make the whole process more accessible to all ages.

  • News: Cisco CTO Warrior: We needed better accountability

    Cisco's massive user show, Cisco Live, is going on this week in Las Vegas. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco's senior vice president of engineering and CTO sat down with Cisco Subnet editor and blogger Julie Bort. They discussed Cisco's progress since Warrior took the helm as CTO, the reorganization of Cisco's engineering groups, Catalyst vs. Nexus, the so-called Cisco "tax" (its prices vs. the competition), network virtualization, Cisco's toe dipping into the brave new world of open source and the future careers of the Cisco CCIE faithful. What follows is an edited transcript of the interview.

  • News: DeWalt resigns as president of Intel's McAfee subsidiary

    Intel appointed new leaders to run the McAfee subsidiary as David DeWalt resigned as the unit's president, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: OpenText buys BPM vendor Global 360 for $260M

    Content management vendor OpenText is moving further into BPM (business process management) software, scooping up Global 360 for US$260 million, the company announced Wednesday.

  • News: India wants to intercept Skype, Google communications

    The controversy over India's demand that it be allowed to monitor online and mobile communications resurfaced again on Wednesday, with an Indian minister telling reporters that the government had asked Skype, Google, and several other companies to give it access.

  • News: Jay Leno named most dangerous celebrity on the web

    American TV host Jay Leno has been named the most dangerous celebrity on the web by BitDefender.

  • News: WikiLeaks Assange awaits court ruling on extradition

    Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange finished their arguments on Wednesday in London's High Court as to why the WikiLeaks founder should not be extradited to Sweden to face questioning on potential charges of molestation and rape.



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