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  • News: The Best Microsoft Office Alternative You've Never Heard Of

    Business still revolves around the Big Three software applications: word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. And Microsoft still charges an arm and a leg for Office licenses. What's a cash-strapped small shop to do?

  • News: Free Web tool consolidates data on code vulnerabilities

    Enterprise coders can now use an open source Web application that lets them consolidate software vulnerability data from a range of scanning and test tools. With a centralized view, and reporting and management tools, ThreadFix speeds the work needed to fix software bugs and vulnerabilities, including those in proliferating mobile apps.

  • News: Chrome for Android Beta: 3 Drawbacks

    Google recently launched Chrome for Android Beta, a version of the search giant's popular desktop browser for Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. The new mobile browser includes many features that make Chrome so popular on the PC including speed, simple design, bookmark and open tabs sync, and autocomplete suggestions. But Google's mobile Chrome isn't all good news, there are also a few letdowns for people who love Adobe Flash, Chrome extensions or are part of the 99 percent.

  • News: Weave open-source data visualization offers power, flexibility

    When two Boston-area organizations rolled out an interactive data visualization website last month, it represented one of the largest public uses yet for the open-source project Weave -- and more are on the way.

  • News: Apple warns developers against gaming App Store rankings

    It might seem like common sense, but in case there were any lingering questions on the matter, Apple is now being crystal clear: Manipulating the App Store rankings in an attempt to place one’s app at the top of the sales charts is a strict no-no.

  • News: Smartphone data shake-up: The end of 'unlimited'

    Americans like living large. We have all-you-can-eat buffets and all-you-can-stream entertainment. And until recently, we had a virtually unlimited trough of mobile data to digest on our always-available smartphones.

  • News: Avecto boosts admin management reporting engine

    Windows admin rights management outfit Avecto has added a new reporting layer to its Privilege Guard software that can capture detailed data on how employees are interacting with applications.

  • News: Mobile Social Network Caught Uploading Users' Address Books

    Users and critics are upset with Path, the smartphone-based social network, after a developer discovered that Path was uploading users’ entire address books to its servers without explicit consent.

  • News: Firmware updates enable Lion Internet Recovery for more Mac models

    One of the not-so-glamourous but very useful features introduced with Lion (Mac OS X 10.7) was Lion Recovery, where the Lion installer creates a small, invisible, bootable partition on your hard drive that lets you repair your drive or even reinstall Lion if you have a problem.

  • News: Why one insurance company ditched its own hardware- for a cloud -based SAN

    Why do some enterprise managers decide to brave their way into the new and unknown of cloud-based services? Sometimes it's simply because the old technology just isn't working out that well anymore.

  • News: Oracle stakes claim in R with Advanced Analytics launch

    Oracle is hoping to carve out a prominent place in the world of R, the open-source statistical modeling language with roots in academia but an increasingly high profile in enterprise IT shops. It announced a new Advanced Analytics product on Wednesday that ties R to its database and family of software-hardware appliances.

  • News: Nokia will lay off 4,000 and move more manufacturing to Asia

    Nokia has decided to move more of its manufacturing to Asia, and will lay off approximately 4,000 workers at three factories in Europe and Mexico by the end of the year, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: Google releases Chrome for Android

    Google has launched a version of its Chrome web browser for smartphones and tablet PCs running its Android platform.

  • News: Thomson Reuters in major virtual desktop rollout

    Thomson Reuters is rolling out virtual desktop access, based on VMware technology, to 10,000 employees.

  • News: Google accelerates Android browser updates with mobile Chrome

    Google's launch today of Chrome for Android may be a move to accelerate the pace of browser updates, an analyst said.

  • News: Remains of the Day: ARM wrestling

    Apple continues to try and port OS X to every chip, up to and including those delicious chocolate tortilla ones, Siri keeps bugging Wolfram Alpha for information, and it looks like your used music files will clutter your iTunes library until the end of time. The remainders for Tuesday, February 7, 2012 are still trying to digitize their Edison wax cylinders.

  • News: CameraBag 2 for Mac offers more photo-editing control

    There's no shortage of demand for photo filter apps, Nevercenter's CameraBag 2 among them. The app is a revamped version of the company's CameraBag for Mac; CameraBag 2 sports a bevy of new features, including more than 100 adjustable filters and dozens of editing controls.

  • News: Dating site matches not so scientific

    Users flock to online dating sites in ever greater numbers, but despite their marketing claims, services such as Match.com and eHarmony may not be offering potential mates chosen through rigorous scientific methods, a group of psychologists and sociologists have charged.

  • News: Google Chrome headed for Ice Cream Sandwich Android devices

    Google's popular Chrome browser is finally coming to Android-based phones, but only if you have the very latest version of the operating system.

  • News: Adobe sets IE as next target in Flash security work

    Adobe next plans to tackle Microsoft's Internet Explorer in its ongoing work to "sandbox" its popular Flash Player within browsers, Adobe's head of security said today.



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