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  • News: LinkedIn: No account breaches in wake of hack

    Social networking site LinkedIn has revealed details of attempts to increase security in the wake of 6.5 million usernames and hashed passwords being published on a Russian hacker forum.

  • News: Mountain Lion features you may have missed

    Apple first previewed Mountain Lion back in February, so developers and tech journalists have had plenty of time to get familiar with the OS update. However, at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple announced a few previously undisclosed features coming in Mountain Lion, such as dictation support, Power Nap, and Safari improvements.

  • News: Windows To Go: The Do's and Don'ts

    At Microsoft TechEd 2012 this week in Orlando, Fla., the term "Windows to Go" was thrown around more than "cloud."

  • News: AT&T's Toggle BYOD service lets users shift work use to a separate plan

    The story, "AT&T's Toggle BYOD service lets users shift work use to a separate plan," posted to the wire on Wednesday, incorrectly stated the relationship between Toggle 1.0 and Toggle 2.0.

  • News: Linus Torvalds Wins Joint Millennium Technology Prize

    The suspense has been building ever since Linux creator Linus Torvalds was named a laureate for the prestigious 2012 Millennium Technology Prize back in April, and on Wednesday the tension finally lifted when it was announced that Torvalds has indeed won the award.

  • News: Verizon Share Everything Plan Could Boost Asus PadFone

    Verizon announced its shared data plans Tuesday but while the offerings may remove some of the confusion of using multiple devices on the Can-You-Hear-Me-Now network, the pricing may still seem steep to some consumers.

  • News: Facebook tackles Hadoop Achilles' Heel

    Running what they believe is the world's largest Hadoop-based collection of data, Facebook engineers have developed a way to circumnavigate a core weakness of the data analysis platform, that of relying on only a single name server to coordinate all operations.

  • News: AT&T's Toggle BYOD service lets users shift work phone use to a separate plan

    AT&T's Toggle service for creating work-only sectors of Android phones is expanding to Apple iOS and will let workers put their work-related data usage on a separate account.

  • News: Readability drops controversial fee option

    Readability is ending its controversial practice of accepting reader fees, the company's CEO announced Wednesday.

  • News: Mountain Lion: What you need to know

    Editor's Note: This article was originally published on February 17, 2012 when Apple first previewed Mountain Lion, the next major update to Mac OS X. At June's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed more Mountain Lion info. So we've updated this article to reflect the latest on OS X 10.8.s--

  • News: Hadoop Summit brings wave of product enhancements

    With the Hadoop Summit taking place this week in San Jose, California, vendors supporting the open-source data-analysis platform are rushing new products to market.

  • News: Microsoft readies post-Flame Windows Update changes

    Microsoft will start feeding users an update to the critical Windows Update service in the next few days, several security experts said today.

  • News: Dell lays out software strategy

    Dell outlined its software strategy on Wednesday, casting the growing business as a secondary, but key, component to the company's enterprise product offerings in the long run.

  • News: Apple reportedly about to axe Ping social network

    Apple's music-oriented social network, Ping, will not be in iTunes software's next major release, expected this fall, source tells All Things D.

  • News: Madness! This Hack Lets iOS Apps Run on a Playbook

    RIM's Blackberry Playbook is not exactly the hottest tablet in the world you could own. One thing that's really frustrating is the lack of apps available, unlike the enviable App Store for iOS. It's a good thing that a developer managed to get iOS apps porting to the Playbook then.

  • News: iOS 6: What you need to know

    It’s been a busy start to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference: Not only was Monday’s keynote jam-packed with information, but the company continued to release products and programs throughout the day—enough to make anyone’s head reel a bit.

  • News: Cisco ends the SDN suspense

    At long last, the wait - and suspense - is over.

  • News: Apple's Ping Social Network to Shutter, Report

    Apple will soon shut down its music-focused social network Ping in favor of partnerships with Facebook and Twitter, according to an online report. Since its launch with iTunes 10 about 21 months ago, Ping has failed to gain much traction with users. Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted as much earlier in June during an interview at the D10 conference saying that most Apple customers have decided not to "put a lot of energy" into Ping.

  • News: Apple runs out of Retina MacBook Pros

    Apple has exhausted supplies of its new $2,200 MacBook Pro that sports a high-resolution "Retina" screen, with the company's online store reporting a wait of three to four weeks by Tuesday's end.

  • News: Eclipse app developers moving to mobile

    Android and iOS are the top target platforms for developers within Eclipse's open source community, survey says



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