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  • News: China's Alibaba sets up fund to back mobile OS

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is readying the next update of its mobile operating system as a company subsidiary launched a new fund to support app development for the OS.

  • News: Microsoft, Compal sign patent deal covering Android, Chrome

    Microsoft has signed a patent agreement with Taiwan's Compal Electronics that provides coverage under its patent portfolio for Compal's tablets, mobile phones, e-readers and other consumer devices running Android or the Chrome platform, the company said Sunday.

  • News: Technology quality key to shared service adoption - report

    The quality of technology is a key factor in the adoption of shared services among public sector organisations, according to research from workforce solutions provider MidlandHR.

  • News: Widely used encryption standard is insecure, say experts

    A weakness in XML Encryption can be exploited to decrypt sensitive information, researchers say.

  • News: Government IT strategy promises much wider supplier market

    Intellect, the IT industry association, has welcomed the government’s promise in its updated IT strategy of involving more suppliers.

  • News: Mobile growth driving out unlimited data

    All-you-can-eat data ran up against booming demand this week as Sprint Nextel became the last big U.S. carrier to end unlimited mobile broadband plans. But those unlimited plans may come back -- some day.

  • News: Open source jobs: What's hot, where to look, what to learn

    What does the future hold for eager, talented software developers, and people with related essential skill sets? The overriding trend, as in all industries, is you're on your own, chum. But free/open source software (FOSS) offers considerably more richness of opportunity than anything else. Let's peer into the crystal ball and see what the future holds.

  • News: Running Windows on a Mac, part 3: The complete how-to

    This third installment of my series "Running Windows on a Mac" doesn't focus on performance issues or what you can expect anymore, it's all about how to get Windows 7 running on your Mac. And since Windows 8 Developer Preview was just released a few weeks ago, it made sense to include this as well to spare you the early adopter pains I had.

  • News: Card-less, bank-free mobile payment service launched

    New Zealand's mobile network operators have agreed to introduce a mobile payment service, supported by the Telecommunications' Carriers' Forum, that will enable users to buy items and services via their phones without having to enter credit card details.

  • News: Salesforce.com to 'unlock' SAP's core software for 'social enterprises'

    Salesforce.com is rolling out a set of consulting and integration services aimed at SAP customers that want to build "social enterprises" with Salesforce.com's Force.com platform.

  • News: Google readies Google+ for push into the enterprise

    Google looks close to unleashing Google+ on the enterprise.

  • News: Complete guide to FileVault 2 in Lion

    Encrypting your Mac's entire hard drive--making it unreadable to anyone who doesn't have the correct encryption key (a sort of software passcode)--is a perfectly marvelous idea to maintain the privacy of your data. However, Full Disk Encryption (FDE) should meet three criteria. First, you shouldn't have to manage a single setting--the encryption processes should be invisible and seamless while you use your computer. Second, the encryption has to be impregnable to unauthorized access. Third, using encryption should not slow down the computer's normal functions.

  • News: Sprint cutting unlimited 4G data plans

    Sprint Nextel is ending unlimited data plans for all devices except smartphones, bringing the era of all-you-can-eat mobile data in the U.S. nearer to a close.

  • News: Forrester: Tech Changes to Expect in Next 3 Years

    Business Intelligence tools, mobile apps and cloud application platforms are areas that will evolve and create significantly more business value between today and 2014, according to a new Forrester report on enterprise technology trends.

  • News: Google slips a sneak peak at Gmail redesign

    Google seems to have accidentally given users a preview of an upcoming Gmail redesign.

  • News: Hulu Plus Comes to Nintendo 3DS, Wii; 3DS Gets 3D Video Recording

    Nintendo 3DS and Wii console owners will get a number of updates in late 2011, including Hulu Plus on both devices and 3D video recording on the 3DS, Nintendo announced Friday. Hulu Plus will land on the Wii and 3DS by the end of the year, while Nintendo promises 3DS owners they will be able to record up to ten minutes of 3D video by the end of November.

  • News: Gmail Redesign Fixes Annoyances, But Adds a Pesky Ad

    Leaked video of an upcoming Gmail redesign looks good at a glance, but upon closer inspection, it also makes one change that's sure to annoy users.

  • News: Weather Channel, AccuWeather revamp iPad offerings

    Rival weather apps from The Weather Channel and AccuWeather have been revamped with iOS 5 compatibility and updated graphics that give your local weather the look of a top-flight video game.

  • News: Google TV 2.0 May Support Android Apps

    The second incarnation of Google’s TV set top-box software will incorporate apps from the Android Market and will look a lot like Android for tablets. A leaked -- perhaps accidental -- sneak peek at the update indicates Google TV 2.0 will feature full-blown Android Market integration for apps and content that should enhance the TV part of Google TV.

  • News: Salesforce.com to 'unlock' SAP's core software for 'social enterprises'

    Salesforce.com is rolling out a set of consulting and integration services aimed at SAP customers that want to build "social enterprises" with Salesforce.com's Force.com platform.



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