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  • News: Holiday Tech: Droolworthy Gear Coming This Fall

    You're still slathering on sunscreen, and the dog days of summer (by ancient reckoning) arrived less than two weeks ago; but the most tempting HDTVs, Ultrabooks, games, and smartphones for the impending holiday season are already coming into focus.

  • News: Hackers increasingly zero in on small businesses, Symantec says

    Companies in the defense industry are the top targets of such attacks

  • News: Massive payment card upgrade has mixed results in Australia

    Despite a years-long upgrade of Australia's payment systems, fraudsters are still profiting, leaving a questionable record for a vast program to equip debit and credit cards with new security features.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Mastering Mountain Lion and plenty more

    Now that you and Mountain Lion have had the chance to get to know each other a bit better, the pressure's off: No more first date jitters. We're delighted you and Mac OS X 10.8 have reached this comfortable point in your relationship, so you and the big cat can curl up together, stress-free, and catch up on some of our biggest stories from the week gone by.

  • News: Trial with Samsung reveals Apple's 7-inch iPad vision, 'Purple Project'

    Apple considered developing a car or a camera after seeing the iPod's success, and in early 2011 one of its top executives recommended making a 7-inch iPad, Friday's testimony and documents revealed in the company's patent suit against Samsung.

  • News: Choose your own device -- the more manageable BYOD

    Bring your own device (BYOD) certainly involves all kinds of challenges in managing the security, infrastructure and support costs, which can be a burden for CIOs and IT departments.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Do not want

    CBS doesn't want to help Apple build a business on the back of its content, a Russian carrier doesn't want to submit to Apple's autocratic demands, and Mountain Lion apparently doesn't want MacBook users to get their full battery life. The remainders for Friday, August 3, 2012, are wanting for nothing.

  • News: Google Wallet adds Visa, Discover support, along with important safety feature

    The original Network World correction to the second paragraph of the story, "Google Wallet adds Visa, Discover support, along with important safety features," did not adequately correct the second sentence of that paragraph. The correct second paragraph reads:

  • News: Judge rejects Apple's punishment against Samsung

    The judge in Apple's patent-infringement suit against Samsung Electronics turned down Apple's request that she rule in its favor as punishment for an improper disclosure by Samsung.

  • News: Google Wallet adds Visa, Discover support, along with important safety feature

    The headline, first and second paragraphs of the Network World story whose original headline was "Google Wallet adds Visa, Amex, Discover support, along with important safety feature," which posted to the newswire Wednesday, have been corrected on the wire. In addition, an update paragraph has been added to the end of the story.

  • News: Installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs: No easy answers

    Here's Microsoft's plan: Every new PC sold with Windows 8 will be locked up tight with Microsoft's UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) secure boot on. Microsoft says that this is to help secure your PCs from rootkits and malware. It also happens to stop you from easily installing Linux or any other operating system, such as Windows 7 or XP, on a Windows 8 system. Thanks Microsoft. We really needed that kind of protection!

  • News: Oracle hoping to turn tables on SAP with Sybase-to-Oracle migration tools

    Oracle is planning to unveil new migration tools that help customers port applications written for SAP's Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise product over to Oracle's own flagship database and Exadata database machine, according to a session scheduled for the upcoming OpenWorld conference.

  • News: Are Enterprise App Stores the Future?

    Enterprise app stores like the SAP Store can change the way enterprise software is bought and sold. Like any revolution, though, it won't be an easy process.

  • News: Microsoft staffs up for Windows 8 Xmas rush

    Microsoft's release of Windows 8 is timed to coincide with holiday shopping, and the company is in the throes of staffing up its permanent Microsoft Stores as well as a host of holiday stores that sound like they might not survive far into the New Year.

  • News: Microsoft confirms dumping 'Metro' brand from Windows 8

    Microsoft will walk away from the "Metro" tag it's been using for over a year to describe the new environment and apps in both Windows 8 and Windows RT, the company confirmed Friday.

  • News: Nine tips for taming text in Pages

    Far more than Apple's "version of Word," Pages is full of powerful, time-saving features that help you make great word processing documents quickly. Three of the best are styles, templates, and tables. Gain some familiarity with these features and you'll make better documents in less time than ever before. Here are nine tips to get you started.

  • News: Samsung readies Galaxy Note 2 for Aug. 29 launch

    Samsung will unveil the larger Galaxy Note 2 on August 29 in Berlin, according to a Reuters report today.

  • News: Facebook, Twitter accounts of Yankees, other teams compromised

    The official social media accounts of several Major League Baseball teams were compromised Thursday, leading to some embarrassing messages appearing on the Facebook and Twitter accounts and highlighting the risks social media sites can present for the public image of businesses.

  • News: Windows 8 RTM leaks to Web

    A final copy of Windows 8 leaked to the Internet on Thursday, just a day after Microsoft stamped the new operating system as finished.

  • News: Windows 8 Update: Operating system is cooked, sent to manufacturers

    Businesses seriously considering Windows 8 can get a copy of the final version starting Aug. 15 so long as they have a subscription to TechNet, Microsoft's resource for technical information.

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