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  • 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: Remains of the Day: The joke's on you

    Steve Jobs may have just posthumously won a Grammy, but in 1976, he was just another joker. Siri, however, isn't in much of a joking mood, while QuicKeys could sure use a laugh (and a new life). Knock, knock. Who’s there? The remainders for December 22, 2011, that’s who.

  • News: Dropbox optimizes app for Android 4.0

    Cloud storage company Dropbox has added offline storage and bulk upload to an redesigned version of its Android application, which has been optimized for Android 4.0.

  • News: Patent firm sues German retailers for selling HTC phones

    IPCom, a German company that licenses technology patents for mobile phones, is suing German retailers for continuing to sell 3G HTC phones in violation of a court injunction issued in 2009.

  • News: FCC clears AT&T-Qualcomm spectrum deal

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved AT&T's US$1.9 billion purchase of spectrum from Qualcomm on Thursday, allowing the carrier to salvage one ambitious deal to acquire more spectrum, after shooting down its planned merger with T-Mobile USA.

  • News: Quicken 2007 to arrive for Lion after all... eventually

    Like most other recent operating systems, Lion has its fair share of both converts and critics, but none so unhappy as those left in the cold with programs—like AppleWorks and Quicken—which no longer open in Mac OS X 10.7. Now, it seems that Quicken users may once again be able to use their crippled software, according to an email and a support document on Intuit’s website.

  • News: Google to pay Mozilla $300M yearly in new search deal, says report

    Google promised to pay Mozilla almost $300 million annually to keep its search engine as the default in Firefox, according to a report today on AllThingsD, a blog operated by the publisher of the Wall Street Journal.

  • News: FCC approves first white spaces database, device

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved the first database of unlicensed wireless spectrum that can be used by new so-called white spaces devices.

  • News: Windows 8 picture password is 'Fisher-Price toy' says father of 2-factor authentication

    The Windows 8 feature that logs users in if they touch certain points in a photo in the right order might be fun, but it's not very good security, according to the inventor of RSA's SecurID token.

  • News: More SCADA security flaws surface

    Numerous new authentication issues saddle Siemens' industrial control applications.

  • News: LogMeIn offers free remote control of your computer

    LogMeIn has long provided iOS users with remote access to their PC desktops—and now it's doing so for free.

  • News: RightNow shareholders approve US$1.5 billion sale to Oracle

    Oracle's US$1.5 billion purchase of cloud software vendor RightNow Technologies took another step forward on Thursday as a vast majority of RightNow shareholders approved the deal.

  • News: Ready for a New Linux Desktop? Meet Mint's 'Cinnamon'

    If you've been following the world of Linux desktop environments in recent months, you may remember that the Linux Mint project has adopted a strategy of easing users gradually into the controversial GNOME 3 desktop.

  • News: Xerox PARC founder Jacob E. Goldman dies

    Jacob E. Goldman, a founder of the Palo Alto Research Center that developed breakthrough computing innovations such as the graphical user interface and ethernet networks, died on Tuesday. He was 90.

  • News: Mozilla re-releases Firefox 9, backs out fix causing crashes

    A day after it shipped Firefox 9, Mozilla quickly released an update after backing out a bug fix that was causing some Mac, Linux and Windows browsers to crash.

  • News: Why RIM Should Not Sell the BlackBerry Brand--and Why It Should

    Rumors about a potential sale of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) have been circulating for months, due largely to the Canadian company's ongoing struggles to retain its place in the competitive mobile market and compete with the likes of Apple, Google and others.

  • News: LogMeIn Goes Free With iOS App for iPad and iPhone Remote Desktop Access

    LogMeIn has ditched the $29.99 price for its basic iPhone and iPad remote access app and is now offering it for free under the simple name “LogMeIn.” The new app lets you remotely control PC or Mac computers, so you can leave your bulky laptop behind and use your iPad instead.

  • News: LinkedIn open sources search engine

    Joining its fellow social-networking companies in the public release of internal code, LinkedIn has opened sourced software obtained in October with its acquisition of the IndexTank search-engine software provider.

  • News: Lead with mobile

    Claire Govier has a headstart when grappling with the issues raised by a more mobile workforce and the demands of staff who want to use their personal devices at work.

  • News: Eight Signs Your Business is Tech-Illiterate

    Do your clients point and laugh when you pull out your circa-2008 cellphone? Was your computer OS released before Obama came to office? It's time to pass the upgrade hat if your office exhibits any of the following symptoms of extreme technical illiteracy.



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