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  • News: Remains of the Day: Threat assessment

    One game maker makes an impromptu retreat from the field of battle, while Apple brings all its firepower to bear on content negotiations and the iPad is strategically deployed in bureaucratic trouble spots. The remainders for Friday, March 2, 2012 are oscar mike.

  • News: Hadoop: How open source can whittle Big Data down to size

    In 2011 'Big Data' was, next to 'Cloud', the most dropped buzzword of the year. In 2012 Big Data is set to become a serious issue that many IT organisations across the public and private sectors will need to come to grips with.

  • News: Disabled Google Apps account deletion mechanism affecting admins, users

    Google Apps customers are finding it hard to delete and reactivate domains in their accounts, after Google unexpectedly disabled the automated mechanism for performing these tasks in mid-January.

  • News: Windows 8: Please Take Our Survey

    The top tech story of the last week has been Microsoft's release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The new operating system is radically redesigned from Windows 7, with a controversial new Metro interface borrowed from Windows Phone 7 smartphones.

  • News: Google's Chrome drops share for second straight month

    The browser battle returned to a kind of normalcy last month as Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which had posted its largest-ever share increase in January, declined slightly in February

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: Ring that bell

    Everything old is new again in this week's app roundup: iPad apps are debuting on iPhone. iPhone apps are launching on the iPad. Old games are getting new life on both devices. Even the humble doorbell is now being replaced by iOS.

  • News: How to add additional desktop spaces

    Spaces is a feature in OS X Lion that allows you to have multiple desktops, which can be handy when you’re working in more than one application and in different documents. Spaces is also handy if you have only one display to work with.

  • News: Archive Meetings and Presentations Like Never Before with Audiolio for iPad

    It's one thing to take notes during a meeting or presentation. But what if you could not only take notes, but also record audio, adding bookmarks along the way to easily revisit different topics and discussions?

  • News: FCC asks for comments on mobile network shutdowns for public safety

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is seeking public comments on whether it's ever appropriate for law enforcement agencies to shut down mobile networks in the name of public safety, as Bay Area Rapid Transit did last August.

  • News: PHP 5.4 aspires to elegance

    PHP, one of the most widely used languages for building websites, has been updated with a number of improvements to ease development and speed performance.

  • News: Disabled Google Apps account deletion mechanism affecting admins, users

    Google Apps customers are finding it hard to delete and reactivate domains in their accounts, after Google unexpectedly disabled the automated mechanism for performing these tasks in mid-January.

  • News: Judge hints at stay of Oracle-Google trial until patent reexamination is over

    The judge overseeing Oracle's intellectual property lawsuit against Google wants Oracle to provide "a clear answer" as to why the trial shouldn't be postponed until a number of patent reexamination processes are fully played out, according to a filing late Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • News: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Hits 1 Million Downloads

    Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview saw more than one million downloads during the first day of its release, the Building Windows 8 team said via Twitter late Thursday. The beta version of Windows 8 posted on Wednesday morning; it's not clear whether the first million downloads occurred within or just beyond the first 24 hours of availability. Microsoft recorded three million downloads of the Windows 8 Developer Preview between September and December, 2011.

  • News: 12 Ways to Make Your Online Profile Work for You

    Like it or not, your digital identity is what defines you to potential employers and recruiters seeking you out online. And if you’re interested in pushing your career forward, experts suggest that you take your digital identity seriously. The right words, photos, and social media banter online can impress a prospective employer or recruiter, while the wrong ones may turn them off.

  • News: Creative Suite 6 or Creative Cloud: Which one is best for you?

    Adobe has its head in the cloud and it wants you to, as well. That's because Adobe sees the cloud as the future—its primary delivery system for software, services, social networking, community, and ultimately, increased value to its customers.

  • News: Spinnaker expands third-party support for Oracle software, aims at Rimini Street

    A company that has been providing third-party support for Oracle's JD Edwards ERP (enterprise resource planning) software is undergoing a significant expansion of its efforts, despite the ongoing cloud of litigation over the market.

  • News: Supersize me: Hadoop upgrade will handle even bigger data

    Apache aims to have the upcoming 0.23 release this year be able to run on 6,000-node clusters

  • News: Microsoft wooing startups to its platforms with free software, business advice

    Jun Kim, the young co-founder of a Korean software house, was recently approached by a representative from Amazon, who offered him a US$200 credit to develop on its Web Services cloud platform.

  • News: Microsoft to offer government-only cloud option for Office 365

    Due to incorrect information provided by the vendor, the story "Microsoft to offer government-only cloud option for Office 365," posted on Thursday, gave incorrect information about the offering's availability date.

  • News: Remains of the Day: No surprises

    It's an unsurprising round-up today, with an Apple partner that won't say "boo," a win for everybody's favorite company, and graphics looking better on a higher resolution displays. The remainders for Thursday, March 1, 2012 have nothing up their sleeves.



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