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  • News: Remains of the Day: Get the message?

    iMessage may be the next iOS feature to come back to the Mac; ebooks are invading your social network and your coffee shop; and your next iPad may be fabricados no Brasil! The remainders for Wednesday, September 14, 2011 are a multinational global corporation bent on world domination.

  • News: Boston buzzes over start-ups at freebie-heavy WebInno

    Nothing gets people excited about technology start-ups like freebies, and there were plenty for the taking at Tuesday night’s Web Innovators Group event in Cambridge, Mass. Though having learned lessons from start-ups that have crashed and burned in recent years from perhaps an excess of generosity without a good way to pay for it, this event that packed in hundreds of entrepreneurs and their followers wasn’t without a good dose of common sense about dollars and cents as well.

  • News: Android: An expert guide

    Google’s Android platform in a short time has become a force to be reckoned with in the smartphone world, and its success raises all sorts of questions for IT professionals.

  • News: Microsoft previews next Windows Server

    The story "Microsoft previews next Windows Server," posted to the wire Wednesday, incorrectly identified the source of the SMB protocol, mentioned in the tenth paragraph. The story has been corrected on the wire and the tenth paragraph now reads:

  • News: Apple provides firmware updates for MacBook Pros, Mac minis

    On Wednesday, Apple released firmware updates for the latest Mac mini and MacBook Pro models to address issues with Lion Internet Recovery and Thunderbolt connectivity.

  • News: AT&T center to tap into Silicon Valley talent

    AT&T set up shop in Silicon Valley on Wednesday with its Foundry Development Center in Palo Alto, a facility where software and hardware developers can get help bringing their inventions to the real world.

  • News: Ballmer: Microsoft Is "Reimagining" Itself

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance at the end of Wednesday’s BUILD keynote speech, telling the audience that Microsoft is in the process of reimagining itself.

  • News: OfficeDrop adds iPad 2 optimization to iOS app

    The cloud-storage provider OfficeDrop has revamped its iOS app, expanding it from an iPhone-centric program to a universal app. The new version is optimized to take advantage of the iPad 2's camera for "scanning" paper documents into electronic storage.

  • News: Microsoft previews next Windows Server

    One day after Microsoft launched the first beta of the next generation of its Windows desktop operating system, Windows 8, the company previewed the next version of its server operating system, Windows Server 8.

  • News: DEMO '11: Whodini tracks down your company's in-house experts

    Whodini doesn't want you to waste an entire day emailing coworkers looking for the one guy in your company who knows the ins and outs of SIP trunks.

  • News: Windows 8 will run from USB thumb drive

    Windows 8 will include a new feature that lets IT administrators provide workers with a portable Windows environment on a USB thumb drive.

  • News: VMWare Fusion 4 takes on Parallels 7

    Parallels and VMWare are locked in an arms-race. Both vendors make software that enables you to run Windows on your Mac. They’ve been stuck in a tit-for-tat release cycle for years now: Every twelve months or so, one of them releases a new version of its software with a bunch of whizzy new features. Some days or weeks afterwards, the other one releases its own new version—usually with many of the same new features.

  • News: From brainstorm to outline: Why I use OPML

    Successful projects start with thorough planning. You aren’t going to create a compelling business proposal by scratching a few notes on a cocktail napkin then firing up Keynote. You need to plan first. For me, planning means making an outline, and outlining means using OPML.

  • News: The two faces of Windows 8 Developer Preview

    A first hands-on look at the just-released Developer Preview of Windows 8 (which became available last night at the Windows Dev Center site) reveals an operating system poised halfway between yesterday's desktop and tomorrow's touch-screen interface. I installed it on a PC, but the OS seems built more for tablets and mobile devices than traditional computers,

  • News: Codemasters to Close Bodycount/Operation Flashpoint Studio

    Following poor critical reception of recent shooter title Bodycount, Codemasters has announced it will be closing its Guildford, UK studio and focusing on its racing titles.

  • News: Windows 8: All you need to know

    After months of buildup, Microsoft unveils the next generation of Windows for PCs and tablets

  • News: Senator to businesses: Protect data or pay

    Senator Richard Blumenthal says his data breach legislation will deter data breaches. IT security experts have their doubts.

  • News: Cisco unveils dual role-data center

    Cisco this week opened up a new data center in Research Triangle Park, N.C., with a dual role: application development and disaster recovery (DR) for its production data centers in Texas.

  • News: DEMO Fall '11: Hold-Free tries to make calling customer service less time consuming

    Hold-Free Networks' goal is to create a customer service hotline for non-insane people.

  • News: ForeScout integrates security control with HP ArcSight

    ForeScout Technologies has integrated its NAC automated security control system with HP ArcSight in order to deliver real time visibility and remediation.



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