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  • News: LightSquared asks FCC to affirm its spectrum rights

    LightSquared has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to affirm its right to use its radio spectrum, possibly setting the stage for a legal battle over interference between its planned mobile data network and GPS receivers.

  • News: DOJ to review Verizon spectrum purchase

    The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing a proposed US$3.6 billion spectrum purchase by Verizon Wireless, a spokeswoman there said Tuesday.

  • News: Microsoft in 2012: All Eyes on Windows 8

    While 2011 was not a breakthrough year for Microsoft products, the company held steady amid criticism regarding its absence from the tablet market, its late arrival to the cloud, and low sales for Windows Phones.

  • News: Mozilla, Google seal new Firefox search deal

    Mozilla and Google today said that they had struck a new search deal that will provide "significant revenue" to the maker of Firefox.

  • News: Twitter to open source Android security tech

    Twitter plans to open source some of the Android security products built by the developers behind Whisper Systems, which Twitter acquired last month.

  • News: Oracle Q2 net income jumps 17 percent, but hardware sales slump

    Oracle's net income for the second quarter ended Nov. 30 rose 17 percent to US$2.2 billion, with software sales rising but hardware-related revenue falling, the company reported Tuesday. Revenue for the quarter rose 2 percent to $8.8 billion.

  • News: SAP, Google gearing up Google Apps, Business ByDesign integration

    SAP and Google executives on Tuesday provided a preview of the companies' plans to tie their respective cloud-based business applications together, but a number of details have yet to be finalized.

  • News: AT&T to give T-Mobile spectrum, roaming deal

    T-Mobile USA will receive spectrum licenses in 128 U.S. markets and a seven-year roaming agreement that will expand its reach by 50 million potential subscribers, in addition to US$3 billion cash, after AT&T dropped its deal to merge with T-Mobile.

  • News: Enterprise iPad App: A Deal Closer?

    Shortly after energy giant Eaton Corporation came out with an iPad app that threatened to change the way hydraulics equipment was being sold, a veteran salesperson tried to stump the app with questions gleaned from years of experience in the field. He couldn't do it.

  • News: Firefox 9 Promises Speed, Adds Support for Lion and Android

    Mozilla's Firefox 9 browser will make its official debut on Tuesday, promising a raft of new features and speeds as much as 30 percent faster than those offered by its predecessor.

  • News: Harvard researchers underwhelmed by peer influence on Facebook

    Most people make friends with others online who have common interests, but it's rare for people's interests to rub off on others, according to new research out of Harvard University based on an examination of four years’ worth of Facebook data.

  • News: Oracle demands January trial in Google-Android case

    Google and Oracle continue to differ over when their lawsuit over alleged Java intellectual property violations in the Android mobile OS should begin, according to a joint filing the companies made late Monday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • News: Twitter gets Saudi cash injection

    Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company, Kingdom Holding, have announced a $300 million (£194m) investment in micro-blogging site Twitter.

  • News: Photo Booth power user features

    You may have forgotten about Photo Booth, but Apple sure hasn’t. In Lion, Apple updated its software for quickly capturing photos from your Mac’s built in camera, adding full-screen mode and new visual effects that leverage face-detection features. But while Photo Booth’s feature set is still pretty simple, there are a few power user tricks to the software that may help you get more out of it.

  • News: Nation's nuclear power watchdog comes up short on FISMA compliance

    Majority of compliance gaps surround configuration and vulnerability management, an independent audit finds. But NRC has made important strides, too.

  • News: Put your audiobooks in the cloud with iTunes Match

    While iTunes Match was designed for matching music and providing cloud access to a music library, there are many audiobook listeners who might want to access their favorite books in the cloud. Doing so requires a bit of work, however; here’s how you can do it.

  • News: Is anyone really using Windows 8's preview?

    Although millions have downloaded Microsoft's Windows 8 developer preview, relatively few are actually using it, Web measurements show.

  • News: Big Data, analytics get even bigger, hotter in 2012

    Every enterprise software vendor will tell you how hot and in-demand their products are, but the notion rings fairly true with respect to BI (business intelligence) and advanced analytics. The products just kept selling throughout the global recession, as companies looked to gain insights into their business and subsequently, more efficiency as well as new ideas.

  • News: Apache forges ahead with OpenOffice.org suite

    Developer release planned; open source organization asserts trademark protection

  • News: Windows 8 will offer picture passwords

    Microsoft has revealed Windows 8 will allow consumers to log on to their PCs With picture passwords.



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