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  • Video: Video: App Review, Episode 1 - Travel apps

    In our first IDG App Review we take a look at apps for travelers including Flight Track, Kayak, Flight Control and others.

  • News: Tibco adds geolocation to its Tibbr social platform

    Tibco has added geolocation technology to its Tibbr enterprise social-networking platform, in a move that will allow companies to use physical spaces as "data hubs," or launching points for information delivery and collection.

  • News: Node.js inventor extends JavaScript programming beyond browsers

    Interview: Ryan Dahl discusses why his invention is catching fire with developers

  • News: SAP confident of crossing $26 billion in revenue by 2015

    SAP said Wednesday that it had exceeded its guidance for revenue and profit in 2011, its best year in its 40-year history, and was positioned to exceed its revenue target of €20 billion (US$26 billion) in 2015.

  • News: 4 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

    This Saturday, Jan. 28, is Data Privacy Day. DPD, as it's known, is a day to "increase awareness of privacy and data protection issues among consumers, organizations and government officials and help industry, academia, and advocates to highlight consumer privacy efforts."

  • News: Apple crushes sales records, hits revenue 'home run'

    Apple on Tuesday announced it had smashed sales records of the iPhone, iPad and Mac in the final quarter of 2011, the first reporting period after the death of former CEO Steve Jobs.

  • News: Oracle to take third stab at damages estimate in Google case

    Oracle agreed on Tuesday to bear the costs of a third attempt at estimating damages in its lawsuit against Google, rather than postpone the damages claims.

  • News: 'If I Die' Facebook app sends your final message

    A new Facebook app might be perfect for the person who always wants to have the last word -- the really last word.

  • News: How Open Source Licenses Affect Your Business and Your Developers

    For most of the 2000s, copyleft licenses (in particular the GPLv2) were the most popular choice for new open source projects. In the last few years, developers and companies seem to be trending away from the GPL in favor of permissive licenses for open source projects. What's behind that, does it impact your business and what licenses should you choose for new projects? Let's take a look.

  • News: Google patches several serious Chrome bugs

    Google on Monday patched four vulnerabilities in Chrome, and disclosed that it had patched a fifth two weeks ago.

  • News: Social media will take hold in business this year – Accenture

    Businesses will finally grasp, this year, how to use social media to their best advantage, for internal and external communications, according to the predictions of consultancy Accenture in its Technology Vision 2012 report.

  • News: Cinnamon 1.2: The New Linux Desktop Is Now Officially Stable

    Late last month the Linux Mint developers announced that they were working on a brand-new desktop environment designed to offer an alternative to the controversial GNOME 3, and on Monday they officially released the first stable version of the software.

  • News: Apple loses latest round in Android patent fight

    Apple came up short in the latest twist in the seemingly endless Android patent saga, as a Dutch court ruled today that Samsung's Galaxy Tab can be sold in the Netherlands and distributed throughout the European Union.

  • News: New iOS Jailbreak Attracts Nearly 1 Million Users

    About one million people have jailbroken their iPad 2 and iPhone 4S devices since Friday thanks to a recently released untethered jailbreak. The jailbreak is designed for iOS devices with Apple's dual-core A5 chip and running iOS 5 or iOS 5.0.1. More than 950,000 A5 untethered jailbreak devices visited Cydia, the iOS "app store" for jailbroken devices, between Friday and Monday afternoon, according to a post on the Dev-Team blog. The Cydia app is the most popular method for jailbroken iOS devices to download apps and tweaks.

  • News: Ubuntu to feature command line shortcuts

    Canonical will outfit the next release of its Ubuntu Linux OS with a new type of interface that will allows desktop users to execute functions for any program through a command line interface, or by voice command.

  • News: Lookout Mobile Security launches Threat Tracker for Android

    Lookout Mobile Security has launched Mobile Threat Tracker a new app for devices running Google Android that allows you to see the latest security issues.

  • News: Flexibits releases Fantastical 1.2

    Developer Flexibits on Tuesday released version 1.2 of the company's flagship product, Fantastical ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ). The app, which won a 2011 Editors' Choice Award, provides a menu-bar-based calendar and a running list of upcoming events, letting you manage your calendars without having to open your standard calendar program or website. You can even create new events by typing natural-language descriptions. The program supports calendars hosted by iCal, BusyMac’s BusyCal, or Microsoft’s Entourage or Outlook, as well as those hosted by MobileMe, iCloud, Google Calendar, or Yahoo Calendar.

  • News: PaperPort Notes adds Dragon Dictation to iPad app

    Nuance has upgraded its new PaperPort Notes note-taking iPad app, integrating the company’s much-lauded Dragon Dictation software—making it possible for users to speak their notes and see them appear as text.

  • News: Microsoft reveals launch date for next-generation SQL Server 2012

    Microsoft has announced a March 7 online event for the launch of SQL Server 2012, the next generation of its database product.

  • News: One in five US iPhone 4S buyers goes for 64GB model

    One in five US buyers of Apple's iPhone 4S opt for the highest capacity 64GB model, according to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.



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