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  • News: NY hotel boosts Wi-Fi with wall-mounted switches

    A five-star hotel room high above New York's Central Park sounds like a nice place to spend the night, but if your iPhone doesn't work, it may seem like little more than a gilded cage.

  • News: Upstart Mobile OS Tizen Previews Code

    An alpha release of the source code for the Tizen open-source operating system, aimed at giving Android and iOS a run for their money, is now available for download.

  • News: Thorsten Heins takes over as CEO at Research In Motion

    Research In Motion's co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have quit after a tumultuous period at the company, which saw intense competition, and a long services outage at the maker of the BlackBerry.

  • News: Thorsten Heins takes over as CEO at Research In Motion

    Research In Motion's co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have quit after a tumultuous period at the company, which saw intense competition, and a long services outage at the maker of the BlackBerry.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Apple's new software, Mac trips, and lots of styluses

    Any week with an Apple event is a good week in our book. But it’s not always possible to keep up with a week’s worth of Apple news. That’s where the Weekly Wrap comes in. Here’s what happened this week: An education event, new desktop and iOS apps from Apple, and a heck of a lot more. Dive in:

  • News: Google Nixes Photo Web App

    Google's campaign to drive up usage of its growing social networking service could be the reason for the demise of Picnik, a fun and powerful photo editing website that will be closing shop on April 19.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Chapter and verse

    One textbook CEO pins all the glory on Steve Jobs, Samsung pins its hopes on an anti-iPhone ad, and one attorney pins the blame for a stolen computer on Apple itself. The remainders for Friday, January 20, 2012 are on pins and needles.

  • News: First Look: OnLive Desktop

    I'm writing these words as I often do, using Microsoft Word. But I'm doing so on an iPad 2, not on a Mac. And I'm running Word for Windows on that iPad, thanks to the new OnLive Desktop client for the iPad.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Schoolhouse rock

    One day to go before Apple's education-themed event in New York City, and the Internet is a-buzzing. The part of it not shut down in protest of SOPA and PIPA, that is. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman may be heading to the Guggenheim, but the remainders for Wednesday, January 18, 2012 are off to Conjunction Junction.

  • News: Former NASA OpenStack researchers enter private cloud market with Piston Enterprise OS

    Piston Cloud Computing co-founder Josh McKenty has laid out the same objective on several occasions, from speaking to attendees at the inaugural OpenStack design summit to addressing friends and colleagues at his company's launch party: "Let's finish where we started."

  • News: Microsoft gives details on mobile broadband improvements in Windows 8

    Microsoft has given details on a variety of ways in which the upcoming Windows 8 operating system does a better job than its predecessors at letting users manage their connections to Wi-Fi and mobile broadband networks.

  • News: Mozilla touts Firefox impact in SOPA blackout

    Mozilla yesterday extolled the impact of its 12-hour participation in Wednesday's anti-SOPA strike, saying Firefox users and fans generated over a third-of-a-million emails to the U.S. Congress.

  • News: Bugs & Fixes: Re-running on empty

    Like a bacterial infection that an antibiotic doesn't entirely kill, a computer issue can come back to bite you despite you applying what seemed to be a successful solution.

  • News: Google+ now boasts 90 million users

    Say this for Google+: It no longer has fewer total users than MySpace.

  • News: Hands on with iBooks 2

    Thursday's iBooks 2 update delivered interactive textbooks to the iPad. These books incorporate video clips, moving diagrams, audio commentary, and other new features that exploit the iPad's touch interface. With a handful of such books already available for purchase from the new Textbooks section in the iBookstore, I decided to take the updated iBooks out for a test drive. What I found were books that feature stunning images and impressive graphics that make traditional printed textbooks feel out-of-date.

  • News: Judge rejects Oracle's proposed plan to speed up Android trial

    A judge on Friday shot down Oracle's offer to put its Java patent-infringement claims against Google over the Android mobile OS on hold, in exchange for a speedier trial on its copyright claims.

  • News: Linux Is Reaching New Heights in Enterprises, Study Finds

    Global economic woes may continue to dampen spending forecasts for IT departments around the world, but that isn't stopping large companies from adding more Linux servers to their operations.

  • News: Managing X.509 certificates by spreadsheet too risky, says Gartner

    Poor management of the X.509 certificates that underpin SSL security could explain a growing number of mysterious system outages, a Gartner report has suggested.

  • News: Apple seeds new Mac OS X 10.7.3 build to devs

    Apple has seeded a new Mac OS X 10.7.3 build to developers, replacing a version that it released just last week.

  • News: Windows' cut of Microsoft revenue drops to two-year low

    Windows' contribution last quarter to Microsoft's revenue hit its lowest point since Vista's swan song more than two years earlier, according to figures released by the company Thursday.



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