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  • News: Microsoft gets large India order for its cloud suite for education

    Microsoft said it has gained in India its largest cloud customer ever, where the company is providing Live@edu, its free cloud services for student communication and collaboration, to 7.5 million users.

  • News: Microsoft adds 6 months to Office 2007's support lifespan

    Microsoft has extended the mainstream support period for Office 2007 by six months to align the suite's lifecycle with a little-known provision in the company's support policy.

  • News: U.S. judge orders Motorola not to enforce Microsoft injunction in Germany

    In an unusual case, a U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that Motorola cannot enforce an injunction that would prevent Microsoft from selling Windows products in Germany, should a German court issue such an injunction next week.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Chasing the clouds away

    The forecast for the next version of iTunes is cloudy; Apple's got stormy weather ahead in court; and Nokia and Microsoft could really use a ray of sunshine about now. The remainders for Wednesday, April 11, 2012 are no snow job.

  • News: WordPress leads the blogging platform pack

    Despite a growing list of alternatives, WordPress continues to be the most popular blogging platform among the world's most popular blogs, a study has found.

  • News: Yammer buys OneDrum for Office collaboration tools

    Enterprise social networking vendor Yammer said Wednesday it has purchased OneDrum, maker of software that allows users to work on Microsoft Office documents and other files collaboratively. Terms were not disclosed.

  • News: Four reasons to jump to HTML5

    Much of the coverage of HTML5 over the last couple of years has focused its role in the grand strategy of corporate combat: will Apple standardize on HTML5? Is Google counteracting with its support of Flash?

  • News: Mac security software sales jump after Flashback infections make news

    Sales of Mac security software have jumped since the news broke last week about a massive malware infection of Apple computers, according to application statistics and some antivirus vendors.

  • News: Verizon Joins Competitors in Charging Upgrade Fees

    Verizon Wireless announced Wednesday that, like AT&T and Sprint, it would begin charging its existing customers an upgrade fee on phones purchased at a discounted price, rather than the full retail price, with two-year contracts. The policy starts on April 22.

  • News: Amazon copies Apple with in-app purchases

    Change means developers and publishers will be able to set their own prices.

  • News: Apple trailing Google Android in China

    Android market share grew from 33.6 per cent to 68.4 per cent of smartphone share in China by the end of last year. iOS ended 2011 with 5.7 per cent marketshare, behind Symbian on 18.7 per cent, but ahead of Windows Mobile on 1.2 per cent and BlackBerry on 0.1 per cent.

  • News: Oracle previews MySQL 5.6

    Offering a glimpse of the new features some database administrators will be working with before too long, Oracle has posted a preview version of the next MySQL relational database management system.

  • News: Clock Is Ticking on XP--Time to Start OS Migration

    Tick, tick, tick, tick. That sound you hear is the clock winding down on the life of the Windows XP operating system. As of today, you have less than two years left until Microsoft will no longer support the OS. Two years may sound like a long time, but if you haven’t even begun to consider migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7, the pressure is on.

  • News: Nokia lowers Q1 financial outlook, stock price plunges

    Nokia's U.S. depositary shares today dropped 13% before the market opened, after the mobile phone maker lowered the first quarter 2012 outlook for its devices and services businesses. But it sold 2 million of its new Lumia phones during the period, about twice that of the previous quarter.

  • News: Business continuity emerges as latest IPv6 killer app

    IPv6 appears to have found a new killer app: business continuity.

  • News: Apple taking technical, legal action against Flashback malware

    Apple on Tuesday announced its intention to take action against the Flashback malware that experts say has infected up to 600,000 Mac computers around the world.

  • News: Java loses top spot in language index

    C takes the top ranking in Tiobe's monthly assessment on the popularity of programming languages

  • News: Nokia Offers $100 Credit for Lumia 900 Data Bug

    Nokia has confirmed data problems with its Lumia 900 phone that have prevented some users from connecting with AT&T's network. To make up for it, the company is offering a $100 credit to all users, regardless of whether they were affected.

  • News: Apple 'negligent' over Flashback Mac security threats

    Anti-virus giant Kaspersky Lab has criticised the speed of Apple’s response to the three-month-old Flashback security breach.

  • News: Mocana joins iOS app management party

    2011 was all about mobile device management (MDM), helping IT feel comfortable about all those iPhones, iPads, and the pending wave of Android devices on which their BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) tool couldn't enforce password, encryption, and other such policies. That's old hat now -- pratically a checklist technology to support mobile device heterogeneity. 2012 instead is shaping up to be about mobile application management (MAM), with a variety of vendors offering tools to control the apps themselves.



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