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  • News: Despite Ellison remark, Oracle still a fan of x86

    It can't be easy working for Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. Just ask John Fowler, the head of Oracle's systems business, who's spent the past two weeks trying to convince customers that Ellison didn't really mean it when he said Oracle is "phasing out" its x86 business.

  • News: Microsoft tries to make Hotmail cool again with overhaul

    Microsoft announced several new automatic features aimed at cleaning up Hotmail accounts and helping users organize piles of so-called graymail.

  • News: Apple Upgrades Game Center on iOS

    The "world's most popular gaming platform" just got better. On Tuesday, Apple unveiled new features appearing in their iOS 5 update, including some much-needed upgrades for their Game Center mobile gaming service. The changes include friend suggestions, photos, and achievement points.

  • News: Tim Cook touts Lion, Mac sales during Apple's iPhone event

    Mobile products like iPhone and iPad may get all the attention--and drive huge sales--but Macs and Lion operating system are also generating big momentum for the company, CEO Tim Cook said during Tuesday's iPhone-focused Apple event.

  • News: Apple announces Cards iOS app

    You can now make the same kinds of cards you know and love from iPhoto on your iOS device, thanks to the new Cards app, announced at Apple's Let's Talk iPhone event on Tuesday.

  • News: iOS 5 to ship October 12

    iOS 5, the next iteration of the company's operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, will be released on October 12. Apple announced the ship date during a press event Tuesday at its Cupertino headquarters.

  • News: Mozilla aims to add silent updating to Firefox 10

    A year after it pulled the plug on silent updates in Firefox 4, Mozilla said it will debut most of the behind-the-scenes feature by early next year.

  • News: Oracle's Exadata means changes for DBAs

    Oracle's Exadata database machine can deliver the performance improvements the vendor claims, but also demands that IT shops and database administrators undergo a shift in thinking as well as attain new skills, a number of experts said this week at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

  • News: Microsoft zapping Zune music player

    Microsoft, confirming one of the technology industry’s worst kept secrets, is killing off its Zune music player about 5 years after its debut as a potential iPod killer.

  • News: Mango update progressing, but Samsung owners have to wait

    Microsoft has invited 50 percent of eligible Windows Phone users to update to version 7.5, also known as Mango, Microsoft's Eric Hautala said in a blog post on Monday.

  • News: XSS web attacks could live forever, researcher warns

    Websites that accidentally distribute rogue code could find it harder to undo the damage if attackers exploit widespread browser support for HTML5 local storage and an increasing tendency for heavy users of Web apps never to close their browser.

  • News: Oracle releases JavaFX 2.0, shares plans for Java 9

    Company unveils the latest Java client and server technologies at JavaOne conference

  • News: Color Splash Studio 1.0

    While there are plenty of full-featured image-editing programs out there, including Adobe Photoshop, there are times when you want an app that does just one thing, and does it incredibly well. For selective desaturation—removing color from specific parts of a photo while leaving the remainder untouched—that program is MacPhun's Color Splash Studio (Mac App Store link).

  • News: Red Hat buys cloud storage vendor Gluster

    Red Hat is acquiring privately owned storage vendor Gluster for approximately US$136 million in cash to boost its cloud offerings, it said on Tuesday.

  • News: A quick look at Adobe's Creative Cloud

    Adobe Creative Cloud, announced this week at the Adobe Max 2011 annual conference, is a cloud-based software initiative designed to redefine the process of content creation, storage, and sharing, and as a major component of the company's transformation. Creative Cloud is further evidence—in case any more was needed—of Adobe’s recognition that the mobile marketplace is the current and future cornerstone of art and design and is the company’s future.

  • News: Adobe MAX 2011: Adobe launches iPad publishing app

    Single Edition allows users to publish single-issue content as an iPad app at £255 a shot, all in.

  • News: Adobe MAX 2011: Adobe buys webfonts service TypeKit

    Adobe has acquired webfonts service Typekit, which lets interactive designers replace standard web fonts with seamlessly-downloaded typography.

  • News: Adobe MAX 2011: Adobe launches Photoshop for Android, iPad

    Adobe has launched Touch Apps -- a family of six apps for Android tablets and the Apple iPad offering tools for sketching, image editing, creating mood boards and presentation.

  • News: Adobe MAX 2011: Adobe launches Creative Cloud

    Adobe has announced Creative Cloud, a collection of tools and services that aims to bring together the company's desktop Creative Suite tools with some new tablet apps and an Internet-based project sharing and syncing system.

  • News: Adobe MAX 2011: Adobe buys Phonegap developer Nitoibi

    Adobe has acquired Nitobi, the creator of PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build. The annoucement was made at the company's Max 2011 conference in Los Angeles.



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