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  • News: Verizon, T-Mobile plan spectrum swap

    Verizon Wireless will swap spectrum with T-Mobile USA in the AWS (advanced wireless service) band, if Verizon can get regulatory approval to buy the spectrum from a group of cable companies, the companies announced Monday.

  • News: Quest says 'strategic bidder' now offering $2.3 billion

    System management software vendor Quest said Monday that an unnamed "strategic bidder" had submitted an acquisition offer of US$27.50 per share, or approximately $2.3 billion.

  • News: Google readies $199 Nexus 7 tablet, report says

    Google will launch its own sub-$200 7-in. Nexus tablet this week at its Google I/O conference in San Francisco, according to training documents viewed by Gizmodo Australia.

  • News: Windows 8 Update: Windows Phone 8 apps won't run as-is

    In announcing Windows Phone 8 last week, Microsoft intimated that apps for the new platform would be readily adaptable to Windows 8, but one thing is for sure: Without rewriting, Windows Phone applications will not run on Windows 8.

  • News: Beyond iPhone and Android: 5 hot new platforms for developers

    A long time ago in a mind-set far away, I spent a lunch with friends trying to figure out what we'd do if we could reprogram our cellphones. Our ideas were, in retrospect, lame. Maybe we would change the font on the dialer or come up with a screensaver animation. Wouldn't it be cool if we could get flying toasters running on the screen of our cellphone?

  • News: Hactivists did not cause Twitter outage

    Twitter is to blame for a temporary outage, not a hactivist group that claimed it took down the site in a distributed denial-of-service attack.

  • News: FDA eye on medical device software after recall link

    The Food and Drug Administration is knuckling down on software quality in medical devices after finding that nearly a quarter of recalls are due to a software failure.

  • News: Oracle's Hurd to spell out new 'customer experience' product strategy

    Oracle is planning to build on its acquisitions of companies such as ATG, Fatwire and RightNow with a new product strategy centered around "customer experience management," as co-president Mark Hurd will explain on Monday during an event in New York.

  • News: Mozilla's new silent update fails to boost Firefox 13's uptake

    Mozilla's new silent updater has not sped up the migration to Firefox 13, according to usage statistics compiled by an Irish metrics company.

  • News: Google Nexus 7 tablet leaks ahead of Google I/O

    Google's rumoured Nexus 7 tablet's specification, price and image have been leaked online.

  • News: EU regulators side with Microsoft in IE10's 'Do Not Track controversy

    European regulators have urged an Internet standards-setting body to let Microsoft set users' preferences for the "Do Not Track" privacy feature in the upcoming Internet Explorer 10.

  • News: 7 steps to social media stardom

    Social media is taking up more and more of our time, both at home and work. Many enterprises have even started to treat social media tools as mission-critical, meaning that if you don't start mastering them, your lack of knowledge could impede your career.

  • News: SITA CTO: Be prepared, Apple will make NFC happen this year

    Jim Peters, CTO at SITA, told delegates at this year’s Air Transport IT Summit in Brussels that they need to be prepared for the proliferation of near field communications (NFC) technology, which he predicts will become widespread before the end of the year.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: New Mac reviews, email advice, and Surface thoughts

    This week, Microsoft unveiled its potential iPad competitor, we put several new Macs to the test, and we offered some advice on no longer using email for everything. Let's dive in!

  • News: Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 Metro App Ecosystem Set to Grow

    With the unveiling of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft completes the circuit it promised last fall at its BUILD developers conference. Even though the company took a meandering, lumbering route, today we're seeing a compelling combined desktop and mobile vision coming from Redmond. Between the Surface tablets shown off earlier this week and Windows Phone 8 -- together with Windows 8 -- Microsoft appears to be setting itself up well for the post-PC, cross-platform world. And if Microsoft truly fulfills its potential to unify platforms, that will give its operating systems a distinct edge and grant users a clear benefit.

  • News: TfL considers move away from Capita

    Transport for London’s CIO, Steve Townsend, has confirmed to Computerworld UK that he is considering a move away from a contract with Capita Business Solutions that is due to expire in 2013, where it provides the organisation with an information management system.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Veni, vidi, vici

    The App Stores come to more than 30 new countries, Facebook comes to a deal with a new recruit from Apple, and Acer's founder comes to terms with the new Microsoft. The remainders for Friday, June 22, 2012 have yet to come to their senses.

  • News: Verizon gives Motorola LTE Razrs their GSM wings

    Verizon Wireless is activating GSM roaming capability for the first time on LTE handsets, turning on radios that were already built into the Motorola Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx.

  • News: Twitter stumble causes outage, not hactivist

    'It's imperative that we remain available around the world, and today we stumbled,' VP of engineering writes in reference to 'cascading bug'

  • News: IDC forecasts strong growth in enterprise social software spending

    Demand for enterprise social software will grow strongly in the coming years, as more organizations implement the products to improve collaboration and communication primarily among employees, but also with customers, according to IDC.

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