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  • News: Nokia Answers Lumia 900 User Complaints With Software Update, Bill Credit

    Smartphone maker Nokia has issued a software update to resolve data connection problems reported by users of the new Lumia 900 and it is offering a $100 AT&T bill credit to anyone who currently owns the handset or buys it before April 21.

  • News: ISACA releases business IT governance framework COBIT 5

    International IT security managers' organisation ISACA has released a new business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT.

  • News: 5 Ways to Put LinkedIn to Work for Your Business

    As one of the web's "big three" social networks, along with Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn has grabbed its slice of the limelight as the space where professionals strategize their next career move. But that's an unnecessarily limiting way to view this powerhouse network. Over the last few years, LinkedIn has introduced myriad tools -- some free, some paid -- to help small businesses drive word of mouth about their brand. Here are just a few ways you can get started.

  • News: App Draw: Will Paper for iPad be the Next Instagram?

    The Paper for iPad design app may remind you of popular photo app Instagram, which Facebook has agreed to acquire for roughly $1 billion in cash and stock, and the new offering is creating a lot of buzz since it became available for download a few weeks ago from Apple's App Store.

  • News: Google adds new options for viewing data in Fusion Tables

    Google is trying to popularize the somewhat obscure art of data visualization by adding more user-friendly options to its Fusion Tables app.

  • News: Why Open Source Is the Key to Cloud Innovation

    In the 25 years since Richard Stallman wrote the GNU General Public License, free and open source software (FOSS) have become pervasive in computing: Linux, Apache HTTP Server, MySQL and more can be found in large numbers of enterprises across the globe. And open source is now increasingly undergirding cloud computing as well.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks waver despite strong sales news

    Concerns about the economy appeared to outweigh promising sales news from major IT players including SAP and Google, as computer stocks, along with other sectors, ended a losing week Friday.

  • News: Leaked Microsoft roadmap shows 2013 launch for Office 15

    A leaked Microsoft roadmap shows that the next version of Office won't ship until the first quarter of 2013, according to the Dutch developer who found the document.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: Something to Crow about

    This week's roundup of apps will make you laugh! Make you cry! Help you organize your business receipts! The last one might be less dramatic, but it's actually quite helpful.

  • News: Hospitals seeing more patient data breaches

    A bi-annual survey of 250 healthcare organizations shows that the percentage experiencing a patient data breach is up. And with the growth in electronic records-keeping, more of those problems are originating from laptops and mobile devices rather than a human slip-up in handling paper documents.

  • News: Freedom from Torture develops own case management system

    Freedom from Torture, the human rights charity, has developed a case management system that it said could be used by other mid-sized organisations.

  • News: IBM embarks on ambitious Africa growth plan

    IBM has embarked on an ambitious growth plan in Africa, opening up new offices and making efforts to build skills and a culture of innovation across the continent.

  • News: Guide to Windows 8

    It seems every day there is something new to report on Windows 8 and so far the reviews have been positive. But the Microsoft operating system is far from ready to be put out in the wild.

  • News: Kaspersky fixes Flashback-fighting tool; Norton joins the fray

    The fight against Flashback continues. Kaspersky Lab said late Thursday that it had fixed the problems that caused it to suspend the Flashflake Removal Tool earlier in the day; the anti-malware program is once again available for use. Mac users can go to the company's Flashback Checker site to see if their computer is infected.

  • News: Apple: DOJ's ebook collusion accusation 'is simply not true'

    Apple has issued a rare public comment in response to the price fixing lawsuit filed against it and several large ebook publishers by the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • News: IBM acquires Varicent Software

    Adding to its already considerable line of analysis software and expertise, IBM announced Friday that it has acquired business intelligence software provider Varicent Software.

  • News: SAP revenue rises 11 percent in first quarter, but margin shrinks

    SAP published preliminary figures for its first-quarter results on Friday, showing revenue up 11 percent year on year, but margins shrinking with operating profit up only 6 percent.

  • News: Turn Your iPad Into a Windows 8 Tablet (Almost)

    If you want to get a taste of Windows 8 for tablets, a new $25 app for the iPad can simulate the Metro UI on Apple's tablet. Called Win8 Metro Testbed, the app is made by Splashtop, a company known for its remote desktop apps for iOS and Android.

  • News: Limited first beta of Notes Social Edition now available

    IBM has distributed to partners the first external beta code of Notes/Domino Social Edition, which will allow Notes client applications to run in a browser, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.

  • News: HSBC launches m-banking app

    HSBC has launched a mobile phone app that allows customers to see their account balance and recent transactions.

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