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  • News: Adobe gets Elemental for tenth time

    Adobe has launched updates to its popular photo and video editing software, Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements. The new version 10 of these software titles are available for both Windows and Macintosh platforms.

  • News: Adobe forges ahead with Flash 11 as industry turns away

    Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 are announced just as Microsoft chooses HTML5 over plug-ins like Flash in Metro version of IE10

  • News: Google+ networking now open to all

    Google has made its social network, Google+, available to all web users.

  • News: Trend Micro launches Titanium Tablet Security for Android

    Trend Micro has unveiled Titanium Tablet Security for Android, security software designed for both smartphones and tablet PCs that run Google's Android OS.

  • News: SAP acquires EDI specialist Crossgate

    SAP is buying business-to-business e-commerce services provider Crossgate for an undisclosed amount.

  • News: Severn Trent Water moves ten years' of customer records from IBM mainframe

    Legacy apps decommissioning project to deliver major savings

  • News: Adobe Systems launches Flash Player 11 and Air 3

    Adobe Systems announced Flash Player 11 and Adobe Air 3 software Wednesday to help developers build more sophisticated applications with dozens of new features across smartphones and tablets as well as desktop computers.

  • News: HP confirms layoffs at Palm unit

    HP has started laying off workers associated with last year's billion-dollar acquisition of Palm, as it closes down the mobile device business it planned to base on Palm's webOS. The news comes almost exactly a month after HP announced a sweeping reorganization and refocusing of its business.

  • News: Apple drubs rivals in satisfaction survey eighth year running

    For the eighth year running, Apple again beat rival computer makers that sell Windows PCs in an annual customer satisfaction survey, a researcher said today.

  • News: Microsoft gets Casio to sign Linux patent protection deal

    Lest we forget that Microsoft still insists Linux violates 235 of its patents, Microsoft issued a reminder today. It announced a patent licensing deal with Casio Computer Co. Ltd. that "among other things, will provide Casio's customers with patent coverage for their use of Linux in certain Casio devices," Microsoft says.

  • News: Patent madness! A timeline of the Android patent wars

    How Android has gotten the entire mobile industry to sue itself.

  • News: Lync not enterprise-ready, claims Microsoft ISV-turned-rival

    A gap between what Microsoft promises with Lync's telephony and what it delivers makes Lync a poor choice as an IP PBX replacement for large organizations, according to a former Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" who now works for Avaya. A current Microsoft MVP also says that Lync in its current form is a mediocre choice for a large enterprise, but that it works well for the SMB and is really geared toward smaller businesses anyway.

  • News: Apple releases updates for Compressor, Motion

    Apple's primary focus on Tuesday may have been the 10.0.1 Final Cut Pro X update, but its other professional-level video apps, Compressor and Motion, haven't been left out in the cold. Both applications have received updates, to versions 4.0.1 and 5.0.1 respectively, and the company has additionally released a package of ProApps QuickTime Codecs for all three applications.

  • News: Instagram 2.0 adds live filters and higher-resolution photos

    Instagram on Tuesday unveiled version 2.0 of its popular photo-sharing app. The update adds new filters, live filter previews, instant tilt-shift effects, more border controls, high-resolution photos, and rotation controls.

  • News: Windows 8 developer tablets go for $3,500+ on eBay

    Several of the souped-up Samsung tablets Microsoft handed out to 5,000 developers at last week's BUILD Windows conference are for sale on eBay at prices as high as $3,500.

  • News: Samsung Windows 8 Tablets Surface on eBay

    If you're dying to get your hands on a Windows 8 tablet, right now for $2,000 or more on eBay you can pick up several Samsung Series 7 700T tablets running Windows 8. The one-panel slate was handed out for free to all 5,000 developers who attended Microsoft's recent BUILD conference.

  • News: GetGlue adds Leaderboards, improves Conversations

    The entertainment-oriented social-networking site, GetGlue, has been allowing users to check-in and talk about their favorite (or least favorite) movies, TV shows, books, video games, and sports teams since 2009. On Tuesday, an update to the website and iPhone app will allow users to easily filter through the chatter to find the most interesting comments about their favorite shows, as well as compete with their friends to see who has seen the most episodes of Wheel of Fortune.

  • News: Apple starts to fine-cut Final Cut Pro X

    If you've been skeptical, suspicious, or cynical over Apple's ground-up rewrite of Final Cut Pro, Tuesday's 10.0.1 update may well spur you to give the software another shot: The company has not only restored several much-needed features for professionals, it's also offering wary non-linear editors a free 30-day trial and a PDF booklet to help transition from Final Cut Studio.

  • News: Adobe upgrades Elements consumer photo and video packages

    Adobe has released new versions of Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements, its consumer photo- and video-editing applications, respectively, aimed at imaging enthusiasts. Each program costs $100 and includes the companion Elements Organizer asset-management utility.

  • News: A Third of Us Would Rather Text Than Talk, Survey Says

    What's your preferred means of cellphone communication: text or talk? A new survey from Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project says a slight majority of Americans--53 percent, to be exact--prefer a voice call to a text message. But 31 percent of cellphone users would rather get a text.



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