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  • News: Get Hadoop certified ... fast

    IT professionals are scrambling to get trained and certified in what's expected to be the hottest new high-tech skill for 2012: Hadoop.

  • News: Windows 8: No touch, no fun

    The plan was to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a touchscreen device and see how easy it is to use fingers to navigate the Metro user interface, but that's not how it worked out.

  • News: SAP rolling out cloud-savvy version of Business One

    SAP has created a multitenant version of its Business One ERP (enterprise resource planning) suite, which will be sold exclusively through partners as Business One OnDemand, the company is expected to announce Tuesday during the Cebit conference in Hannover, Germany.

  • News: SAP rolling out cloud-savvy version of Business One

    SAP has created a multitenant version of its Business One ERP (enterprise resource planning) suite, which will be sold exclusively through partners as Business One OnDemand, the company is expected to announce Tuesday during the Cebit conference in Hannover, Germany.

  • News: CloudStore secures first contract win

    The government’s CloudStore has secured its first contract win for the public sector, two weeks after it opened for business.

  • News: HTC set to bring first Windows Phone 7 handset to China

    Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is set to release what could be the first Windows Phone 7 handset for mainland China, a move that will finally bring the Microsoft mobile OS to a key market.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Method to the madness

    The Smart Cover might get an improvement in the future, AT&T has always had the right to limit your data (or so they say), and criminals have a bad day. The remainders for Monday, March 5, 2012 are too trusting.

  • News: Motorola to offer phones with VMware hypervisor, too

    Motorola Mobility has joined LG and Samsung among the companies building VMware's hypervisor into their phones. The move is part of a larger push at Motorola to cater to business users.

  • News: Apple releases update that resolves Time Machine issue

    Good news for Time Machine users running OS X Lion--Apple issued a supplemental update on Monday that fixes an issue found when restoring a Mac from a Time Machine backup. The Mac OS X 10.7.3 Supplemental Update only addresses this specific bug, as it is a small add-on to a larger system update released a month ago. Those previous updates in 10.7.3 included wider language support, a Safari 5.1.3 update, and various bug fixes.

  • News: Adobe patches Flash Player for second time in 20 days

    Adobe today patched a pair of critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player and told IT administrators to apply the update within 30 days.

  • News: Google reportedly developing rival to Apple Siri

    Reports are circulating that Google is developing a voice assistant technology that would rival Apple's Siri.

  • News: Google patches 14 Chrome bugs, pays record $47K in bounties and bonuses

    Google yesterday patched 14 vulnerabilities in Chrome and handed out a record $47,500 in rewards to researchers, including $30,000 for "sustained, extraordinary" contributions to its bug-reporting program.

  • News: ASUS confirms that Google's next mobile OS will be Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

    Although no devices have been announced with Jelly Bean, ASUS claims that it will be the first to upgrade its devices. Although it doesn’t hint at when it will arrive, ASUS says it’s in a good position because of a close relationship with Google.

  • News: Misys targeted by CVC and ValueAct in new bid

    UK-based financial software firm Misys has become the target of a second private equity bid, from CVC Capital Partners and ValueAct Capital, its largest shareholder.

  • News: Gartner: Businesses' private clouds must rival public providers

    IT departments must build private clouds for critical applications to provide employees with the benefits of rapid provisioning and pay-as-you-go services, otherwise company units may put their organisation at risk by looking to the public cloud without consulting IT.

  • News: Apple's 25 billionth app download is a Disney game

    Apple's App Store reached its highly publicized 25 billion unit mark this weekend, the company announced Monday, as Qingdao, China, resident Chunli Fu downloaded the free version of Disney's Where's My Water? game.

  • News: After Android 5.0 'Jelly Bean': 'Key Lime Pie'?

    Google, alphabetically workings its way through a list of desserts for Android code names, has reportedly settled on Key Lime Pie for a version of the mobile operating system that could roll out next year.

  • News: Apple flaunts 25B App Store downloads

    Apple today announced that a Chinese woman had been awarded a $10,000 iTunes gift card for downloading the 25 billionth app from the company's iOS App Store.

  • News: Application Streaming Gets a New Face With Cloudpaging

    Application streaming--delivering software on-demand from centralized servers or the cloud--holds great promise, but has proved elusive in practical application. Legacy applications can prove difficult to virtualize and performance has been problematic. But Numecent, a startup born of a DARPA project, aims to change that.

  • News: Square Register turns an iPad into a cash register

    For more than a year, Square has been on the leading edge of a revolution in commerce with its app that let merchants use iOS devices as credit card readers. On Monday, it expanded its efforts with a new app that turns an iPad into a fully-functioning cash register.



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