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  • News: New HTC phones offer high quality photo, audio features

    HTC kicked off its new strategy of offering fewer but more differentiated phones in 2012 with the launch on Sunday of the HTC One series of phones, emphasizing high quality photo and audio technologies.

  • News: What You Should Know About Pinterest and Copyright

    Content-sharing site Pinterest has been surging in popularity. The bigger it gets, the more responsibility it has to ensure that copyrighted content doesn't show up on its site.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sighted in Barcelona at MWC

    Samsung began displaying outdoor billboards in Barcelona on Sunday of a 10.1-in. Galaxy Note, featuring the digital pen seen in the smaller 5.3-in. version.

  • News: The Cloud Gets More Awesome with New Offers

    If you want to be able to access your files from any device and easily share them with others, plenty of action is coming on that front. In the last few days, Dropbox and Box both announced they’re enhancing their cloud offerings and Microsoft and Apple are fanning the flames of user desire by giving sneak peeks at upcoming functions in their online storage services.

  • News: Under 15 per cent of shoppers use mobile to buy

    Research released today reveals that only a limited number of shoppers are using mobile technologies to buy their goods, despite ongoing investments in a multi-channel approach from retailers.

  • News: Veolia Water implements integrated telephony data system

    Veolia Water is looking to implement a single integrated computer telephony system capable of capturing all data in its call centre.

  • News: Why Mobile World Congress Is Crucial for Windows 8

    Microsoft invited the tech press to a Windows 8 event next week. We will undoubtedly learn more about Windows 8, and it is widely expected that Microsoft will also make the Windows 8 Consumer Preview available next week. The most interesting aspect of the entire thing, though, is the venue at which Microsoft is hosting this event: Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona.

  • News: Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo signs M2M deal with Jasper Wireless

    Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DoCoMo is teaming up with third party software developer Jasper Wireless to wirelessly connect machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics devices across Japan.

  • News: Intel starts distributing open source LibreOffice

    Intel has begun distributing the open source LibreOffice suite for Windows from SUSE via its AppUp Store – an online repository designed for Intel processor-based devices, particularly Ultrabooks.

  • News: Lloyds Banking Group completes 'immense' Halifax system migration

    Lloyds Banking Group has said it has completed an "immense" system integration aimed at dramatically cutting costs.

  • News: Socitm to work with Cabinet Office on development of CloudStore

    Socitm, the professional association for public sector IT management, has pledged support for the Government’s CloudStore by offering the services of the Local CIO Council to develop its uptake by local public services.

  • News: Aspyr works to fix Civilization V upgrade issue

    Fear not, Mac OS X Lion gamers--Civilization hasn't completely collapsed. But a recent update to Civilization V: Campaign Edition is causing problems for people trying to upgrade their copy on Apple's current operating system.

  • News: Android On Call: Hospital Builds Custom Mobile App for Patient Data

    Palomar Pomerado Health in San Diego built its own Android app for accessing real-time patient information, with Cisco Cius tablets providing the added bonus of voice and video. And an iOS version is coming up, stat.

  • News: Analyst: Microsoft won't copy Apple's online-only sales for Windows 8

    Microsoft will probably trim the number of Windows 8 editions it will sell later this year, but won't mimic Apple's online-only approach to OS upgrades, a retail sales analyst said today.

  • News: Big Data Causes Concern and Big Confusion

    A new study suggests many organizations are concerned about managing big data, but most don't have a clear understanding of what big data means. Log management solutions can help organizations make sense of some of the data they're generating, but many resort to syslogs, spreadsheets or nothing at all.

  • News: Oracle discusses Taleo product plans, girds for new battle with SAP

    Oracle moved quickly on Friday to lay out its plans for the HCM (human capital management) software market, a couple days after rival SAP did the same thing.

  • News: Mobile data privacy is terra incognita to users and developers

    President Obama's move Thursday to establish a so-called Privacy Bill of Rights for the Internet can be seen as the consolidation of decadelong efforts by disparate groups to improve privacy protections via countless browser add-ons, settings and privacy policies. But while it's possible to guard privacy on the desktop, the rapidly growing mobile space is still the Wild West, with an almost endless landscape of privacy pitfalls that challenge even the most vigilant consumer.

  • News: Fix HandBrake DVD ripping if you've installed VLC 2.0

    [Editor's note: The MPAA and most media companies argue that you can't legally copy or convert commercial DVDs for any reason. We (and others) think that, if you own a DVD, you should be able to override its copy protection to make a backup copy or to convert its content for viewing on other devices. Currently, the law isn't entirely clear one way or the other. So our advice is: If you don't own it, don't do it. If you do own it, think before you rip.]

  • News: FAQ: What Google's 'Do Not Track' move means

    As the White House pushed a privacy bill of rights and readied online privacy legislation for Congress, Google decided on Thursday to get behind "Do Not Track" technology. Here's where things stand.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: Telling stories with Twitter

    This week’s round up of iOS app news offers solutions for running your desktop computer from your iPad, a cool way to tell stories using Twitter, and improvements to Twitter itself.

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