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  • News: First Look: iOS 5 Reminders

    It’s understandable if you’ve barely given more than the briefest of attention to Apple’s newly-announced Reminders app for iOS 5. After all, it was just one of the ten tantalizing iOS 5 features Apple vice president Scott Forstall unveiled during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, and a new to-do list app seems decidedly less sexy than, say, the new notifications system.

  • News: Secure coding news flash: BSIMM3 coming in August

    BSIMM3 will let organizers see how initiatives have evolved. One of its new features is the result of the group going back and re-measuring 12 of the original initiatives, to see what changes and improvements have made over time.

  • News: Chromebooks Now Available For Pre-Orders

    Amazon and Best Buy have started taking advance orders for Chromebooks, lightweight laptops running Google's Chrome OS. The Chromebooks are set to start shipping June 15, and orders are limited to the U.S. right now, but Google promises to release them in other countries this year.

  • News: EU will take a year to set up full cybersecurity agency

    Security experts have criticized the European Commission's plans to set up a team to look at how to combat cyberattacks as too little, too late, saying that more coordination between member states is needed.

  • News: Supreme Court gives Microsoft small victory

    The story "Supreme Court gives Microsoft small victory, say patent experts," posted Thurday, misidentified the last name of David Long, a partner at Dow Lohnes. The name has been corrected in the story on the wire in paragraphs 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, and 25

  • News: Data loss hits vast majority of businesses: survey

    Data loss is rampant among businesses worldwide, with the most common cause of losses being lost or stolen equipment, according to a survey.

  • News: Open University launches business-led IT degrees

    Open University has launched two new computing and IT degrees that it says will make students ready for business on graduation.

  • News: China gets upper hand in African mobile scramble

    Huawei on Monday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with 3 Kenyan Universities. At the event,Li Da Feng, president Eastern and Southern Africa at Huawei remarked that Huawei was now the second largest telecom supplier by revenue in the world, after Ericsson. 2010 saw Ericsson make USD 32.72 billion in revenues while Huawei made US$8 billion.

  • News: Spanish police arrest three members of Anonymous

    Spanish police said Friday they arrested three members of the Anonymous hacking group who allegedly directed attacks on banks, government websites and companies including Sony.

  • News: Apple iCloud: How do you stay secure with this thing?

    Memo to IT departments that were caught flat-footed when people started bringing their iPhones to work: You'd better get ready for the iCloud.

  • News: Active vs. passive 3D: what's better?

    If you buy a brand new TV these days, chances are if it's anything more than a bargain-bin model it will be able to play some form of 3D video. Almost all mid-range and high-end TVs from brands like Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, LG, Sharp and Toshiba support 3D playback, but different TVs use different methods to display the 3D effect. The two competing technologies are active 3D and passive 3D -- we're figuring out the major differences between them to decide which is better.

  • News: HP TouchPad coming to Australia 'later this year'

    HP has announced that its TouchPad tablet will be launched in Australia 'later this year', after previously stressing it would be focussing on markets where webOS is currently available.

  • News: IPv6 traffic plummets after global test day

    The day after World IPv6 test Day, it looks as if the Internet 1.0 has been getting back to its IPv4-borne normality. Monitoring centres report that the IPv6 has one again retreated to the shadows with traffic “falling off a cliff”.

  • News: Firefox users targetted by fake antivirus scams

    Firefox users have targeted by new scam that tries to load a user’s PC with fake antivirus software using a passably convincing version of the Windows Update page.

  • News: Snapseed raises the bar for iPad image editors

    Snapseed is Nik Software's new $5 image editing app for the iPad. There are a lot of cool image editing apps for the iPad, but none of them are as cool as Snapseed. Snapseed is cool because of its interface, which, in turn, is cool for the same reason that the iOS interface is cooler than other mobile interfaces.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook UK launch announced

    RIM today announced that its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet PC will be available in the UK 'over the next 30 days'.

  • News: The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser

    Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. It seems that just typing a URL into the Nook's search bar pulls up the site in the ebook reader's previously undocumented web-browser. Of course the e-ink display doesn't make for the best screen for a browser as this video from The ebook Reader shows, but it's still an exciting sign of things to come on the Nook.

  • News: Apple moves to intervene in lawsuit against developers

    Apple has filed a motion to intervene in Lodsys’s lawsuit against seven developers. As first reported by anti-patent crusader Florian Mueller on his blog, Apple’s filing already includes its answer to Lodsys’s complaint, and its own counterclaim—should the court approve Apple’s initial intervention motion.

  • News: Eclipse Foundation sees growing developer interest for cloud, mobile

    Survey from open source tools group gauges application development trends

  • News: Microsoft hopes to draw Android developers to Windows Phone

    Microsoft is trying to woo Android application developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone.



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