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  • 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.

  • News: Vodafone protects smartphone communications with 'Secure SIM'

    Vodafone has developed a new SIM card that can be used on smartphones to provide secure access to data networks and tap-proof telephone calls as well as email and text message encryption, the operator said on Monday at the Cebit trade show.

  • News: US senator asks FTC to investigate Apple, Google

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should investigate Apple and Google for allowing applications on their mobile OSes to access users' photographs without permission, a U.S. senator said.

  • News: NASA to auction off software patents

    The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) has announced plans to auction off a number of its advanced software patents at the 15th ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction in California.

  • News: App Store crosses the 25 billion download mark

    When Apple first launched the iPhone in 2007, there was no App Store. On Friday, the App Store issued its 25 billionth iOS app download.

  • News: Apple Reaches 25 Billion Downloads From Its App Store

    Apple is raking in huge profits on record smartphone and tablet sales, it's become the world's most valuable company based on its stock price, and now it has achieved another staggering feat: 25 billion apps have been downloaded from its app store, an average of three for every person on Earth.

  • News: RSA Conference 2012 post-mortem: IT security in a "precarious spot"

    One lesson of RSA Conference 2012 is that we are neither winning or losing the security battle. So where do we go from here?

  • News: Warning: you may be an e-hoarder

    Hoarding shows are popular these days. Hoarders, Hoarding: Buried Alive, Confessions: Animal Hoarding and on and on. The images are consistent: Boxes stacked to the ceilings. Piles of newspapers dating back to the Nixon era. Feral cats skittering behind furniture. Empty cans of cat food, beans and soup scattered everywhere.

  • News: 7 office suites for Android devices

    You can take your work with you, thanks to several office suites which let you view and edit your documents on an Android device. Most were originally designed for use on a smartphone, but here are seven that are compatible with most Android tablets that run Android 2.3 (codenamed "Gingerbread").

  • News: CITE Conference to tackle BYOD issues

    Bring-your-own-device policies are forcing companies to confront a myriad of IT challenges related to support architecture, security policies and mobile platforms. Dealing with those challenges is topic No. 1 at this week's CITE Conference.

  • News: Apple App Store reaches 25 billionth download

    Apple’s App Store has hit a milestone of 25 billion downloads since its launch in 2008.

  • News: ASUS confirms Googles Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

    ASUS has let slip that Google’s next version of its mobile operating system will be named Android 5.0 Jelly Bean.

  • News: Informatica, MapR team for Hadoop streaming

    Apache Hadoop users will soon be able to analyze data as it is streamed from its source, thanks to a partnership between data-warehouse software provider Informatica and Hadoop distributor MapR.

  • News: Diskeeper changes name, announces new product direction

    Diskeeper, a vendor best known for its hard drive defragmentation technology, announced it has changed its name to Condusiv and is taking a new product direction.

  • News: Siemens launches new VoIP/UC platform, says it has earned another look

    Siemens Enterprise Communications, which has been rebuilding itself here in the U.S. for the past several years, will punctuate the idea that it deserves another look with the announcement Monday of Version 7.0 of its OpenScape UC suite that enables the VoIP platform to support up to 500,000 users.

  • News: FourSquare drops Google Maps API for OpenStreetMap

    Location-based social media service FourSquare this week abruptly swapped the Google Maps technology underlying its product for the OpenStreetMap, announcing a new partnership with startup MapBox.



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