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  • News: LTE spectrum fragmentation can be easily resolved, says NTT DoCoMo exec

    Mobile operators should use their current frequency bands for 4G services to avoid spectrum fragmentation, a problem that has plagued Apple and other manufactures as they launch their devices globally, an executive at NTT DoCoMo said Tuesday.

  • News: Windows 8 Hybrid Laptop-Tablets Take Center Stage at Computex

    The Computex technology show in Taipei--one of Asia's largest--started Sunday with a bang, showcasing hybrid laptop/tablets running Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS. The first laptops out of the gate are Windows 8 tablets with detachable docks from Asus and Acer and a sliding tablet PC from MSI.

  • News: Google upgrades Apps password sync, contacts manager

    Google has released over the past week several new and upgraded features and functionality for its Apps cloud collaboration and email suite, including a new product for synchronizing password changes between Apps and Microsoft Active Directory as the changes happen.

  • News: HP, Oracle clash over what their Hurd deal's wording means

    Hewlett-Packard said Oracle committed itself to porting its core software products to future versions of Itanium in a 2010 partnership agreement with HP, while Oracle said that deal fell far short of a true contract, as the companies' lawyers gave opening arguments on Monday in a courtroom in San Jose, California.

  • News: HP's Autonomy connects to Hadoop

    Hewlett-Packard's Autonomy subsidiary will release an add-on component to link the company's IDOL flagship search software to the Apache Hadoop data processing platform, it announced Monday as part of its HP Discover user conference this week in Las Vegas.

  • News: Microsoft assimilates Flash in Metro's IE10

    Microsoft has embedded Adobe's Flash Player in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) in Windows 8 and Windows RT

  • News: Consumer group: Claims software helps insurers 'low-ball' customers

    Claims software used by many large auto and homeowners insurance vendors in the U.S. has allowed the companies to manipulate claim payments and "low-ball" customers, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

  • News: Consumer group: Claims software helps insurers 'low-ball' customers

    Claims software used by many large auto and homeowners insurance vendors in the U.S. has allowed the companies to manipulate claim payments and "low-ball" customers, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

  • News: Disney Mobile changes game strategy with release of Temple Run: Brave

    In the past, Disney Mobile, the mobile gaming and app division of Disney Interactive Media Group, has followed an all-too-familiar pattern with game releases: If a new movie or attraction was slated for release, then a new app or game would come out in tandem. The company's latest game follows that pattern to some extent, but with one notable difference--there's a major emphasis on gameplay rather than the movie it's designed to promote.

  • News: African Development Bank teams up with Mobile Accord

    In an effort to better engage technology to support its initiatives around Africa, the African Development Bank AfDB has announced a strategic partnership with Mobile Accord for the processing of mobile-based surveys using GeoPoll, the polling platform that uses text messaging to collect data from mobile subscribers.

  • News: IBM updates Rational tools for cloud, mobile

    With a focus on both cloud and mobile, IBM has updated its Rational line of software development management products and services, the company announced Monday during the kick off its annual Innovate software conference, being held this week in Orlando.

  • News: Internet industry gears up for World IPv6 Launch

    The online industry is gearing up for what promises to be a watershed moment in the history of the internet on 6 June – a day known as World IPv6 Launch.

  • News: Microsoft throws 'kill switch' on own certificates after Flame hijack

    Microsoft on Sunday revoked several of its own digital certificates after discovering that the makers of the Flame super-cyber spy kit figured out a way to sign their malware with the company's digital "signature."

  • News: Microsoft recalls certificates exploited by Flame malware

    Businesses should install a Microsoft security update to avoid being duped by exploited certificates that were used as part of the Flame malware attack against targeted Iranian computer networks.

  • News: 'Flame' Spread Via Rogue Microsoft Security Certificates

    Analysis of the massive ‘Flame’ cyber attack code has revealed that rogue Microsoft security certificates were used to make the malware appear as if it was officially signed by Microsoft. Microsoft has issued a security advisory, revoked trust in the rogue certificates, and provided steps to help IT admins and users prevent attacks that rely on the spoofed Microsoft certificates.

  • News: Windows 8 test drive: Hardware is a challenge

    Hardware will remain a key to satisfaction in Windows 8 based on a quick drive-through of the Release Preview version of the new Microsoft operating system.

  • News: Salesforce.com buying social marketing vendor Buddy Media in $689 million deal

    Salesforce.com is acquiring social media marketing firm Buddy Media in a US$689 million cash and stock deal, the companies announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close in Salesforce.com's third fiscal quarter, which ends Oct. 31.

  • News: Extreme BI

    More organizations are developing mature BI infrastructures and practices to analyze data to develop ideas about what will happen in the future so they can craft better strategies to cope with what's ahead. Insider (registration required)

  • News: How security pros are handling data overload

    Most struggling to make sense of the security log data, while one third found it hard to distinguish malware from the rest, study finds

  • News: Could data scientist be your next job?

    Large enterprises, staffing firms and universities have observed increasing interest in a new class of data professional - the data scientist. A curious blend of business, analytics and computer skills, this hot new title is on the march in diverse verticals such as energy, e-commerce, healthcare and financial services.

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