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  • News: Remains of the Day: Free for all

    Apple's offering free developer IDs to programmers; hackers have found a way to get free ebooks from the iBookstore; and Dell is about to go PC-free. The remainders for Monday, February 27, 2012 are free and clear.

  • News: Windows 8 most burning questions

    When Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available Wednesday it should answer questions that he earlier developers preview didn't.

  • News: No webcast for Wednesday's Windows 8 launch event, Microsoft confirms

    Microsoft doesn't plan to webcast Wednesday's launch event for Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

  • News: McAfee Unveils New Mobile Security Tools

    McAfee used the venue of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as an opportunity to announce new techniques and tools for protecting mobile devices, data, and apps. Mobile devices are a huge target for malware and cyber attackers, and McAfee wants to ensure organizations have the tools to use the mobile devices securely.

  • News: Microsoft upgrades ASP.Net MVC to enable faster-loading Web apps

    Mobile Web functionality will also be featured in the beta release of Model-View-Controller platform version 4

  • News: Free tool silently updates most Windows software

    Danish security company Secunia today released a beta version of its PSI 3.0 utility that automatically downloads updates for Windows programs and plug-ins created by thousands of third-party vendors.

  • News: Android 5.0 could come in autumn, Google exec implies

    It's now likely that Android 5.0 will be rolled out in the autumn, according to comments made by Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google's vice president of engineering for mobile, at the at the Mobile World Congress here.

  • News: Google exec hints of autumn Android 5.0 release

    Pattern of earlier releases suggest autumn, but Lockheimer says Google wants to be 'flexible' on timing

  • News: New Mac malware exploits Java bugs, steals passwords

    A new version of a well-known family of Mac malware exploits vulnerabilities in Java to steal usernames and passwords for online payment, banking and credit card websites.

  • News: CoPilot GPS to deliver free route planning, on-board mapping

    Starting next month, ALK Technologies hopes to take iOS device owners in a new direction. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona over the weekend, the navigation software maker announced plans for a free route-planning and on-board mapping app that it expects to be available for the iPhone and iPad next month.

  • News: Study: Enterprise social networks failing to meet expectations

    Enterprise social networking (ESN) software can improve communication and collaboration among employees, but most companies aren't implementing and using these products properly, leading to unmet goals, according to a new study.

  • News: Mozilla Phones in 2012 Primer

    Firefox maker Mozilla is expanding its horizons beyond the browser space with its smartphone collaboration with Spain’s largest mobile operator, Telefónica.

  • News: Mozilla shows off Boot to Gecko OS

    Mozilla, the non-profit organisation behind Firefox, has today announced its plans to unlock the ‘power of the Web’ for mobile devices.

  • News: Bloomberg radically overhauls market data system

    Bloomberg is set to dramatically escalate its ongoing data battle with Thomson Reuters, as it announces a $100 million redesign of its market data services.

  • News: Canon announces April ship date for EOS-1D X pro digital SLR camera

    Canon will ship its high-end Canon EOS-1D X digital SLR in April, a month later than planned

  • News: Opera Sings New Song for Android, Apple

    Browser maker Opera, which has only a small fraction of the market but is trying to boost its position in the mobile area through innovation, has released new versions of it mobile app for the Android, Symbian and iOS platforms.

  • News: Mobile network operators set guidelines for app privacy

    Amid growing concerns over the privacy policies of mobile phone apps, the GSMA has published a set of guidelines that aims to give users more transparency, choice and control over how apps use their personal information.

  • News: Study Shoots Holes In AT&T's Reasons for Throttling

    AT&T has justified its throttling rules for unlimited-plan customers by saying it was only targeting its top 5 percent of bandwidth users. Validas, a company that steps consumers through choosing data plans, examined over 55,000 cell phone bills from 2011 that consumers provided from their various carriers. It found that the top 5 percent of AT&T's unlimited-data customers targeted for throttling aren't the data hogs AT&T is making them out to be.

  • News: Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview: What We Know So Far

    Microsoft is expected to release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday. The preview is essentially an open beta for users who want a sneak peek at the new operating system.

  • News: Google Chrome: Still a Strong All-Around Browser

    Chrome's minimalist design isn't eye-catching, but its lean toolbar leaves more room for viewing Web pages. And what Chrome lacks in flashiness, it more than makes up for in performance. Google's browser really shone in our JavaScript test, leaving its competitors in the dust. JavaScript is used in many popular websites--Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, etc.--because it makes those sites more immediately responsive and those JavaScript heavy pages will perform better in Chrome. The browser also performed admirably in our speed test, fully loading an image-heavy page in just over five seconds.

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