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  • News: As Chrome turns 4, Google's browser in flux

    As Google touted Chrome's fourth launch anniversary on Tuesday, a pair of Web measurement firms continued to argue about whether the browser is still gaining ground or has stalled.

  • News: Demands of 'Generation Y' an application security risk, survey finds

    IT teams often allow network applications to run with full admin privileges because they fear that not doing so would set them against the ‘engaged’ software culture of younger workers, a survey by Avecto has found.

  • News: Oracle to keep porting software to Itanium after ruling in HP lawsuit

    Oracle said on Tuesday it will continue porting its database and other software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium server platform after a California judge ruled that it was obligated to do so.

  • News: Time-Warner Cable, carriers roll out mobile red carpet for Democratic convention

    Service providers taking steps to solve expected mobile congestion problems at the Democratic National Convention this week are addressing issues that are likely to grow in many areas over the next few years.

  • News: Big smartphone, tablet news expected from Nokia, Motorola, Amazon & Apple in coming week

    A flock of major smartphone and tablet announcements are expected over the next week, from Nokia and Microsoft, Motorola, Amazon and Apple. They’ll give us a glimpse of how vendors see the future of mobile computing, and how the enterprise fits into it.

  • News: Apple's U.S. share of smartphones grows to 33.4%

    Apple's iPhone share of U.S. smartphone subscribers bumped upward 2 percentage points from May through July, giving it 33.4% of the market, online tracking and analytics firm comScore said Tuesday.

  • News: Google updates Chrome for iOS, fixes bugs

    Google has released a new version of its Chrome browser for iOS devices that stamps out some bugs, including one that interfered with Yahoo Mail.

  • News: Create reminders when you aren't in Reminders

    It's annoying that there's no easy way to create new reminders in Mountain Lion without launching the Reminders app itself. But an anonymous Hints reader did figure out a way to do so with Automator. The only hitches: All reminders you create with this workflow must go to the same list, with the same priority, and you can't automatically assign a due date.

  • News: SIIA, FAST to target more software pirates

    Two trade groups focused on fighting software piracy have signed a partnership agreement, with the goal of bringing more cases against people and businesses using unlicensed software.

  • News: Judge orders Oracle to give Google $1 million for court costs

    A judge on Tuesday ordered Oracle to pay about US$1 million to Google for costs related to the companies' lawsuit over the Android mobile OS, but the ruling is only a partial victory for Google, which had originally sought about $4 million.

  • News: App expands end users' collaboration capabilities in LinkedIn Groups

    Bloomfire has created a tool that gives LinkedIn users more collaboration capabilities, including creation, publishing and sharing of multimedia content, when participating in the site's discussion groups, Bloomfire said on Tuesday.

  • News: Windows Server 2012 embraces the data center

    Microsoft has taken its server OS a giant step forward with Tuesday's release of Windows Server 2012, making this version the first that can be controlled remotely so it is more suitable for data centers.

  • News: CDW CEO: On growing services, cloud applications and reshaping IT

    In this installment of the IDG Enterprise CEO Interview Series, CDW CEO Thomas Richards spoke with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about how CDW is expanding its strategic services offering, and how mobility and consumerization are expanding growth opportunities for the company. He also talked about the rollout of Windows 8 and the Surface tablet, and why CDW is in an ideal position to capitalize on the big changes reshaping IT.

  • News: Brain could be target for hackers, researchers show

    Overall reliability not yet high enough for targeted attacks

  • News: Survey Finds Most Networks Are Out of Control

    Do you know what software is in use on your network? A survey released today by Avecto found that three out of four IT professionals have no idea what unauthorized software might be running on their networks.

  • News: Mozilla exits iOS as it retires Firefox Home

    Two years after it managed to place a browser-related app on the iOS App Store, Mozilla has reited Firefox Home and yanked it from Apple's market.

  • News: FAQ: Windows Server 2012 GA Today

    Microsoft is having a new release for all of its OS line-ups this year, from phones (Windows Phone 8) and PCs (Windows 8 / RT) to servers (Windows Server 2012).Traditionally the server OS has gone up for sale last, after the corresponding desktop/laptop OS has been available in retail for purchase. However this time, the server component is showing up first, for purchase in stores and as part of pre-built OEM servers. Windows 8, the client OS to complement the server, is still two months away from "GA" or General Availability to public. Enterprise IT might well see this version as an inflection point for servers, as much as Windows 2000 was against Windows NT 4. Among the changes are the addition of the Modern UI (formerly "Metro"), the enhanced PowerShell, the product re-segmentation, simplification of end-user license, and more. We shall only be talking about the release of the OS itself, in this article, and answer some Frequently Asked Questions.

  • News: NPR Kit for Modo creates hand-drawn 3D rendering effects

    Luxology has released the NPR Kit for its modo 601 3D modelling, animation and rendering software.

  • News: OS X Mountain Lion grabs 20% share of all Macs

    One in five Mac users has adopted OS X Mountain Lion, the upgrade launched five weeks ago, according to Web analytics company Net Applications.

  • News: Toyota platform will beam drive data to phones, recreate drives on Gran Turismo

    Toyota is developing a new device for its cars that will collect detailed data on driving such as gas pedal use, brake presses, and gear shifts for viewing on a smartphone app or recreating drives virtually on the PlayStation game Gran Turismo.

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