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  • News: No 3G Web Browsing Possible With Amazon's New Kindle Touch

    Amazon confirms that its touchscreen Kindle e-reader--expected to reach consumers next month--won't support Web browsing over its 3G wireless connection.

  • News: Google updates Chrome to restore browser after Microsoft blunder

    Google updated Chrome over the weekend to help users affected by Microsoft's errant flagging of the browser as malware.

  • News: Excited for Ubuntu Linux 11.10? The Countdown Has Begun

    It may not compare with the hype that comes out of Cupertino or Redmond, but there's no denying that the new “This Is the Countdown” website launched in the past few days adds a considerable dose of excitement to the upcoming launch of Ubuntu 11.10, or “Oneiric Ocelot.”

  • News: Oracle pushes appliance message to software crowd

    One thing became clear at Oracle's OpenWorld conference on Monday: The vendor is intent on drilling the benefits of its hardware-plus-software systems into a customer base that largely remains invested only in Oracle's applications, databases and middleware.

  • News: Windows XP usage share falls by record amount

    Microsoft's Windows XP lost an unprecedented amount of online usage share last month, according to Web metrics firm Net Applications.

  • News: Adobe launches cloud services for content creators

    Adobe is planning to launch a series of Internet-hosted services, called Creative Cloud, designed for creators of digital content, the company said Monday.

  • News: Coverity shows developer work within HP lifecycle suite

    Coverity has updated its development testing suite so that its results can be displayed directly from within the HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) suite software, Coverity announced Monday.

  • News: Oracle rolls out 'Big Data' appliance

    Oracle unveiled the Big Data Appliance, the newest addition to its line of products that combine software and hardware, during the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on Monday.

  • News: South Sudan +211 country code goes live

    South Sudan's mobile service provider, Gemtel, has tested and gone live with South Sudan's +211 dialling code. Gemtel went live with the code on October 1st, about 2 months ahead of the December 15th deadline. Major General Madut Biar Yel, the Republic of South Sudan's Minister for Telecommunication and Postal Services also announced that one other mobile operator would be switching to the country's +211 code. Zain is also reported to have launched the new dialling code . Zain operations in Sudan and South Sudan were not part of the stake sold to Bharti Airtel and later re-branded to Airtel in several African countries.

  • News: Classic Games in the Making: Old-School RPGs Are New Again

    Computer games have been around a long time, and a lot of the conventions and ideas that were once essential have now been forgotten. Sometimes game makers abandon them with good reason--does anyone miss using graph paper to hand-map dungeons filled with darkness and teleporters? But sometimes gamers find themselves pining for the adventures of yore.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: iPhone 5 predictions, new Kindles, malware

    Amazon’s long-rumored tablet was finally revealed, while Apple’s long-rumored iPhone update is just one Tuesday event away from happening. It was a busy week in the world of tech, but don’t worry if you couldn’t keep up with all of it—The Weekly Wrap is here to help you keep your Kindle Fires separate from your iPhones-to-be.

  • News: Build BI tools fast with agile approach

    There's heightened interest in agile BI, a rapid development methodology for creating BI systems that involves the end user as early and as often as possible -- and thus saves time and effort. Insider (registration required)

  • News: Oops! Apple Prematurely Sends 'Welcome to iCloud' Email

    Apple is showing it isn’t easy keeping a lid on the latest iteration of its popular iPhone and mobile operating system.

  • News: Oracle Openworld 2011: Oracle User Groups launch Fusion apps roadmap tool

    The International Oracle Users Group Community (IOUC) has unveiled the tool for helping users understand Fusion Applications, at Oracle’s Openworld conference in San Francisco.

  • News: Top 9 Firefox fixes

    Hot on the heels of the recent debut of Firefox 6, the Mozilla development team is in the midst of a rapid release schedule. Among the improvements promised in versions 7 to 9, here's a countdown of the ones that we think are most important.

  • News: JavaOne celebrates the success of enterprise Java

    The annual conference schedule also addresses JavaFX and Java support for HTML5

  • News: Q&A: Why consumerization won't kill corporate IT

    Yes, the cloud is doing more nuts-and-bolts IT functions. But that doesn't mean corporate IT is dead, says Forrester analyst Matthew Brown.

  • News: Ellison unveils 'Exalytics' in-memory machine

    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison unveiled the Exalytics Intelligence Machine, the latest member of the company's products that combine software and hardware, during a keynote address at the OpenWorld conference on Sunday in San Francisco.

  • News: Oracle launching 'Big Data,' in-memory appliances

    Oracle is apparently adding two more members to its family of systems that combine hardware and software, including one that targets 'Big Data' and another with in-memory computing capabilities.

  • News: Microsoft's IE9-first strategy fails to stem browser slide

    Microsoft's Internet Explorer last month continued to shed users, losing the largest chunk of market share since December 2010, Web measurement firm Net Applications said.

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