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  • News: Copyright coalition demands pirate website search demotion

    A coalition of copyright owners is lobbying the government to prevent search engines such as Google and Bing from ranking websites that provide access to pirated content.

  • News: First look: Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 restores professional features; adds notable new ones

    The June 2011 release of Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X set off a firestorm that reverberated across the globe—at least in video circles. The hotly anticipated new version of Apple's flagship video software was unexpectedly accompanied by the immediate removal of the previous version—Final Cut Pro 7—along with the company's Final Cut Server and Final Cut Express apps, from retail distribution. That alone had longtime users jumping ship from the only nonlinear video editor many of them had ever used.

  • News: 7toX for Final Cut Pro converts legacy FCP projects

    When Final Cut Pro X was first released, there were many gripes and grumbles about the application, but none so prominent as the lack of support for projects created in earlier versions of Final Cut Pro. Third-party developer Intelligent Assistance seeks to change that with its new 7toX for Final Cut Pro converter, available on the Mac App Store alongside the newly released Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 update.

  • News: Sky Go for Android coming in February

    Sky has confirmed its Sky Go app for Android will be made available at the end of February.

  • News: Office 15 Beta Slated for Summer, Time to Move to Office 2010

    Microsoft has launched the community technical preview (CTP) for Office 15 to a limited audience, with a public beta planned for summer of 2012. With what will likely end up being Office 2013 looming on the horizon, it’s time for those still using Office 2007 to migrate to Office 2010.

  • News: Final Cut Pro X gets a new angle—64 of them, in fact

    It’s been seven months since Apple released Final Cut Pro X amidst furor and bemusement; four months since the company released its first major update, with promised support for more pro-level features in the next year. That year is here, and with it, Apple brought its third major update to the platform, offering multicam editing, updates to Chroma Key, beta broadcast video monitoring, and an assortment of other improvements.

  • News: Infor revamps support services, heightens competition against SAP, Oracle

    Infor has rebranded and revamped its software support offerings in a bid to cement its profile as a potential alternative to rivals like SAP and Oracle.

  • News: Git gets enterprise equipped

    Developer tool provider AccuRev will release a package designed to help enterprises incorporate the increasingly popular Git open source version-control software into their development operations, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Zultys adds Android client for its IP PBX

    Zultys has upgraded the software in its MX family of IP PBXs and added a Mobile Communicator client for Android-based smartphones, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: HP extends asset mapping into Amazon, VMware clouds

    Hewlett-Packard has updated its Discovery and Dependency Mapping Advanced (DDMA) software package so it will allow administrators to map their IT assets in the cloud.

  • News: EU launches antitrust investigation of Samsung patent licensing

    The European Commission is investigating the way Samsung Electronics licenses its patents on technology essential to mobile communications networks, concerned that it may be in breach of European competition law.

  • News: Microsoft Office 15 to hit beta this summer

    Microsoft has revealed the beta of Office 15, the next version of its office productivity suit, will be made available as a public beta this summer.

  • News: Oracle handed setback in HP Itanium case

    A court in California rejected Oracle's bid to use a fraud claim to undo an agreement to support the Itanium processor, that it is said to have made with Hewlett-Packard.

  • News: Salesforce.com launches Desk.com help-desk service

    Salesforce.com on Tuesday unveiled a new SaaS (software as a service) help-desk application called Desk.com that can reach end users through social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Scratch that

    Apple's new lottery system in Hong Kong doesn't yet involve scratch tickets, but the company made plenty of scratch last quarter, and the Steve Jobs quotes and pictures going up around Apple's campus only scratch the surface of the man. The remainders for Monday, January 30, 2012 are here to scratch your itch.

  • News: Lack of data scientists is the new Von Neumann bottleneck

    Data is a huge presence within much of business and technology, and the next installment of the O'Reilly Strata Conference will provide attendees a look into the revolutionary ways data is driving, well, everything.

  • News: How to work with firehose data

    It goes without saying that big data is, well, big. But it's not just the size that's an obstacle when dealing with big data: it's the rate at which that data can be coming into your data storage infrastructure.

  • News: RIM finally launches closer link to Office 365

    Mobile workers whose organizations subscribe to Microsoft Corp.'s cloud-based Office 365 service can now access some of the messaging applications through Research In Motion's BlackBerry smart phones.

  • News: PGA Tour HD tees off for iPad

    I've heard people say that watching golf on a high-definition television is the closest thing to being there. That may be true for the scenery, but if sheer golf information is what you crave, the iPad might be a better window into the links. The PGA Tour has created a new app specifically for iPad users called PGA Tour HD that will help golf lovers follow players and tournaments more closely.

  • News: Expo Notes: Professor gives attendees a look inside the brain

    This year's Macworld | iWorld wasn't only about accessories and apps--attendees also got a chance to see the inner workings of the brain. Professor Stephen J. Smith of Stanford University hosted a tech talk Friday to showcase his work, a video created using Mac tools that give viewers a virtual tour inside a mouse's brain.



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