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  • News: Firefox 7 improves browsing speed, developer tools

    Mozilla has released its final version of Firefox 7, introducing subtle changes such as hidden URL prefixes, bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements. Rolled out six weeks after Mozilla shipped Firefox 6 to fix a number of bug issues, the latest update is the third edition of the developer's rapid-ship cycle.

  • News: Windows Phone Mango: 10 Things You Need to Know

    I was fortunate to sit down this morning with Microsoft's Paul Bryan, Windows Phone senior director of product management and enterprise experiences, to discuss the new software at the company's offices in Cambridge, Mass. And I learned quite a few facts that anyone interested in WP7.5 should know.

  • News: Microsoft promises patch to block BEAST attacks

    Microsoft today said it will issue a Windows security update to plug a long-known hole in the protocol that secures websites.

  • News: Stop Spotify from Telling Facebook your Music Choices

    Spotify and Facebook recently took their 'relationship status' to the next level, introducing a whole host of new features which saw the streaming music player deeply integrated with the social network. However, some users have not taken to kindly to certain changes, including how Spotify now tells all your Facebook friends what you are listening to, live.

  • News: Jaspersoft adds Apple iPad toolkit

    Open-source BI (business intelligence) vendor Jaspersoft is joining the ranks of companies adding support for Apple's wildly popular iPad.

  • News: Microsoft starts gradual rollout of Windows Phone 7.5 'Mango' update

    Microsoft on Tuesday began its rollout of the Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" update to smartphones.

  • News: Unified Communications Success Depends on Changing Habits

    CIOs offer tips for getting employees to change their most ingrained habits and adopt new unified communications tools.

  • News: The Inside Scoop on Nationwide's Social Networking Project

    Nationwide wanted to use an internal social network to improve productivity and interactivity. It ended up using Yammer, and here's why.

  • News: Apple malware update protects against PDF Trojan horse

    If recent stories of malware have you fretting, take a deep breath: All is not lost. Apple last week updated the anti-malware definitions in Mac OS X to protect against a recently-discovered Trojan horse that masquerades as a PDF.

  • News: How to Provide People-Friendly Tech

    The Oct. 1 issue of CIO magazine features three stories that deal with the people issues behind IT's biggest potential game-changers: BYOT, unified communications and social media.

  • News: Malware for Mac and mobile devices is on the rise

    Many Mac users still believe that Mac OS is not vulnerable to malware. It’s true that Windows users are much more at risk than Mac users, with just a couple of hundred samples of malware for Mac OS, and about 40 million for Windows. However, there are still many threats for Mac users, and they’re only going to get worse.

  • News: Blackburn council to limit rogue spending with new procurement system

    Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has improved the efficiency of its procurement operation by integrating a new e-procurement system with its finance platform.

  • News: Family Tree Maker 2012 announced

    Ancestry Family Tree Maker 2012 is upgraded for Windows, with Family Tree Maker 2012 for Mac "coming soon".

  • News: YouTube founders breathe new life into Delicious

    Delicious, the early Web bookmarking site that Yahoo bought in 2005 and discarded earlier this year, is back with a bright new look.

  • News: BSA: US retains top ranking in IT environment

    The U.S. continues to be the country with the best environment for IT companies, but Malaysia and India made significant advances in the Business Software Alliance's new IT Industry Competitiveness Index, released Tuesday.

  • News: Lost Smartphone Could Cost You $37,000

    What would it cost you if you lost your smartphone? How about your tablet or laptop? You might be able to replace the physical device for a few hundred, or a couple thousand, depending on the device--but that only scratches the surface of what may be lost when your smartphone, tablet, or notebook vanishes.

  • News: Three tips for using iTunes on a small display

    As Apple continues to sell more laptops than desktops, the number of people working with iTunes on small displays increases. While I have a 27-inch iMac on my desktop, which allows me to use iTunes efficiently and see plenty of information about my library, working on my 13-inch MacBook Air is a bit more difficult. If you only have a laptop, there are ways you can optimize the way iTunes displays its content to make it easier to manage on a smaller display.

  • News: More ways to move data to a new Mac

    When you need to get data off an old Mac onto a new one, OS X's Migration Assistant is often all you need. But it doesn't let you restore specific files and you can't restore an identical backup of another Mac's hard drive. In such cases you need some other options. Here I'll show you how (and when) to move your data using cloning, Time Machine, and other third-party backup applications.

  • News: Nokia ships the N9, its first and last MeeGo phone

    Nokia has started shipping the N9, its first and last smartphone based on the MeeGo operating system, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: Regulator to clamp down on apps that rack up charges without consent

    Phonepayplus, the premium-rate telephone regulator, is to clamp down on mobile phone apps that users being charged without their knowledge.



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