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  • News: Microsoft pushes peripherals at business market

    Microsoft visited the PC Advisor offices this morning to tell us about its plans to push their range of hardware peripherals into the business market.

  • News: Microsoft leaves Mac Office users in the lurch, says researcher

    Microsoft is telling Mac Office users it doesn't yet have a fix for a PowerPoint bug that it patched for Windows customers.

  • News: Star Raiders returns

    Star Raiders is the original space combat simulator, and now the franchise is back after 25 years of absence.

  • News: Smartphones attract organized, international, profit-driven scammers

    The mobile computing technology explosion has brought out seriously organized, international and profit-driven cybercriminals.

  • News: Experimental broadband management app could keep ISPs honest

    A browser-based app developed by Georgia Tech researchers is designed to help Internet users make better use of their bandwidth – and to make sure ISPs are holding up their end of the bandwidth bargain.

  • News: Google Envisions Automated Home with Android@Home

    Google used its I/O conference to introduce Android@Home, a software framework for Android that allows programmers to interact with various connected appliances such as light bulbs, thermostats, washing machines and more.

  • News: Android Sets Stage for Smartphone Battle Royal

    Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Apple iOS5. Windows Phone Mango. Aside from the edible nomenclature, they've got one thing in common: They're all coming later this year, setting up a huge battle between the titans of mobile devices.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: 5 Coolest Apps

    During the first day of Google I/O, I roamed the App "Developers Sandbox" looking for the next big thing in apps. The companies exhibiting their apps were invited by Google, and many are very small companies that have been around only a couple of years. But they've all built something innovative on one Google development platform or another.

  • News: Microsoft Brings Skype from Living Room to Board Room

    Microsoft rocked the tech world and stole the spotlight on the opening day of Google's I/O conference with the announcement that it is buying Skype for $8.5 billion. The news may make some consumers anxious about the future of Skype, but for IT leadership the Microsoft purchase means that Skype has new credibility as a business tool.

  • News: Google, Apple Pressed to Remove DUI Checkpoint Apps

    Google and Apple are under pressure from Senator Charles Schumer to remove smartphone apps that alert users to the locations of nearby police DUI checkpoints. These apps typically use your device's GPS capabilities to alert you to nearby speed traps, red light traffic cameras, and DUI checkpoints from a database of user-generated locations.

  • News: European Parliament approves push for fast mobile Internet

    The European Parliament approved plans Wednesday to clear the 800MHz frequency band for mobile broadband Internet. The goal is to cover Europe with mobile broadband and make it as fast as Ethernet.

  • 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.



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