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  • News: TD Bank Unites 85,000-plus Workers

    TD Bank Group deployed IBM collaboration software to help its 85,000 employees collaborate more efficiently. (Insider, registration required.)

  • News: Google Updates YouTube with Discovery Features

    Google is updating the YouTube app for Google TV owners this week, promising performance improvements and easier ways to discover videos you like.

  • News: Fast Firefox faceoff: Nightly vs. Pale Moon vs. Waterfox

    Although computers running the 64-bit version of Windows 7 have become more common, there aren't many Windows-compatible browsers compiled to run on 64-bit processors. (The exception for now has been Internet Explorer 9.)

  • News: Mozilla patches critical Firefox bug

    For the third consecutive release of Firefox, Mozilla has pushed users a patch shortly after launching a new version of the browser.

  • News: Hadoop wins over enterprise IT, spurs talent crunch

    Hadoop is coming out of the shadows and into production in enterprise IT shops. But the relative newness of the open-source platform and a shortage of experienced Hadoop talent pose hurdles that enterprise IT teams need to address as they advance deeper into the world of Hadoop.

  • News: Office 15 Public Beta Due This Summer

    Microsoft has kicked off a 'technical preview' of the next version of its Office suite and promised that a public beta will ship this summer.

  • News: HP Readies Open-Source webOS Release

    Hewlett-Packard announced plans to release the code behind webOS in September under the Apache License 2.0.

  • News: FAQ: WOA vs. x86, which Windows tablet to pick?

    Which Windows tablet makes sense -- the upcoming ARM-based devices that might include Office apps for free or x86-based Windows 8 tablets? Matt Hamblen walks you through some of the pros and cons.

  • News: Competition launched to make digital licensing more transparent

    A competition has been launched to find better ways of exchanging information between copyright holders and end users, giving companies in the UK the chance to win up to £37,000, to bring their ideas to life.

  • News: PZ Cussons steps up SharePoint project

    Soap and cleaning products manufacturer PZ Cussons has brought in Quest Software to deliver a more user friendly intranet platform, aimed at delivering better data and cutting costs.

  • News: Cabinet Office launches open source consultation

    The Cabinet Office is calling on the technology community to give their views on what open source and open standards means for government IT.

  • News: MF Global IT meltdowns characterised final days

    An IT meltdown at MF Global characterised the broker-dealer's final moments before its colossal collapse last October.

  • News: 'Fraudulent' electronic mortgage registry lawsuit will go ahead

    Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase are part of a $25 billion settlement with the US Department of Justice over mortgage foreclosures, but they remain embroiled in a heated lawsuit over an allegedly fraudulent electronic mortgage registry.

  • News: Mandatory GPS for mobile phones proposed

    A discussion document issued through the Ministry of Economic Development on the current and future performance of the emergency-calling system fingers the increasing use of mobile devices and "new" technologies such as voice-over-IP (VoIP) as challenges to the way the system currently operates.

  • News: Four ways Apple could improve the iOS experience

    Clearly, iOS is a massive, continuing success. But a couple recent headlines got us thinking about improvements Apple could make to the overall iOS experience: Path was publicly harangued after it was discovered that its app uploaded the entirety of users' address books to Path's servers. Developer Anton Sinelnikov's apps were pulled from the App Store--not just for being ripoffs of other apps, but for being terrible ones, at that.

  • News: A Sneak Peek Raises Unknowns About Office 15

    Much buzz around the next major release of Windows has centered around the controversial ribbon interface for Windows Explorer. However, no ribbon appeared in a sneak preview of Office 15--World, Excel, PowerPoint--that Microsoft gave this week in a video about developing Windows On ARM (WOA).

  • News: Windows 8 on Tablets: What We Know So Far

    Microsoft is ready to lift the lid on Windows 8 at a preview event at the end of the month. The new OS will be available later this year, not only for PCs, but also for tablets, as Microsoft prepares to take on the iPad. Here’s what we know so far about Windows 8 tablets.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: Round 'em up!

    The App Store offers so many new offerings each week--as well as updates of old favorites--that it can sometimes be difficult to track them all. That's why we're starting The Week in iOS Apps; it's a chance to highlight some of the best offerings, as well as remind you of some of the apps that we've already called out during the week.

  • News: FAQ: Windows on ARM explained

    In an 8,600-word epistle, Microsoft's top Windows executive pulled aside the curtain on the first version of the company's iconic OS that targets tablets. We dig into the details for you.

  • News: Most social net users are kind, Pew survey finds

    A majority of U.S. social networking users say their fellow users mostly kind, and that the sites make them feel good about themselves.



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