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  • News: San Diego blackout highlights infrastructure vulnerabilities

    Thursday's massive power outage across parts of Arizona and southern California serves as another reminder of the vulnerabilities in the nation's power infrastructure.

  • News: Microsoft spruces up HTML capabilities in Visual Studio

    Greater use of data- and model-binding capabilities in ASP.Net also promised for vNext IDE

  • News: Flash Server update brings iOS support, eases tensions

    Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Apple and Adobe have been engaged in a cold war over the future of Flash on the iOS platform, a conflict that has occasionally warmed as the companies and their employees traded barbs. And so, while Friday's release of Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5--which can stream content to iOS devices--could be construed as a step towards détente, it doesn't yet mark the tearing down of the wall.

  • News: AT&T: DOJ's opposition to merger hurts consumers

    The U.S. Department of Justice would "severely set back growth and competition" in the U.S. mobile telecom market if its efforts to block the acquisition of T-Mobile USA by AT&T are successful, AT&T said in court documents filed Friday.

  • News: Ambrosia releases Soundboard for iPad

    Now you don't need a Mac to play crazy sound effects. Ambrosia Software's Soundboard app, already a Mac app that lets you assign sound effects to each key on your keyboard, has arrived on the App Store as a $20 iPad app.

  • News: 10 Best Android Tablet Apps for News Junkies

    CIO.com's gadget guru Al Sacco spotlights 10 great applications for your Android tablet that will keep you up to date on news, sports, entertainment, stocks and much more. These apps look great and perform even better--and most are free

  • News: Apple patches OS X for DigiNotar threat

    Apple is rolling out an OS X patch to deal with the DigiNotar threat. DigiNotar will be removed from the list of trusted root certificates.

  • News: iPhone at last gets Flash

    Apple may not have approved it, but it appears as though iPhone users will soon gain access to Flash content.

  • News: Apple strikes stolen SSL certificates from OS X

    Apple today released an update to Mac OS X that blocks Safari users from reaching sites secured with certificates stolen from a Dutch company last summer.

  • News: Cloud Computing: SaaS ERP Revs Up Auto Parts Supplier

    When auto parts supplier Inteva Products LLC spun out from its parent company Delphi in 2008, CIO Dennis Hodges was left standing in a heap of legacy ERP equipment.

  • News: SAP to plead guilty to DOJ criminal charges

    Former SAP subsidiary TomorrowNow will plead guilty to criminal charges of copyright infringement for downloading software from Oracle's servers.

  • News: Whoops! Microsoft leaks patch info four days early

    Microsoft jumped the gun today by prematurely releasing information on all five of the security updates it plans to ship next Tuesday.

  • News: Google apologizes for Docs outage

    A software upgrade that went wrong caused parts of the Google Docs cloud-hosted office productivity suite to go offline for an hour on Wednesday, a situation the company is taking steps to prevent.

  • News: Google Music Comes to iOS as Web App

    iPhone and iPad users now have access access to Google Music a cloud service previously reserved for Android devices only. However, instead of creating a native iOS app, Google offers a Web app designed to rival Apple’s iTunes with iTunes Match and the Amazon Cloud Player.

  • News: Samsung to show a Windows 8 tablet next week, report says

    Samsung reportedly will unveil a new tablet computer that runs on the Windows 8 OS next week. It would become a convenient alternative to the legally imperiled Android OS used in Samsung's Galaxy Tab computers.

  • News: How to Max Out Your Windows Performance for $1000

    Ever since Microsoft released Windows Vista, all Windows PCs have included a benchmark tool called the Windows Experience Index, which gives you a quick look at how well you can expect the system to handle basic Windows tasks, Aero graphics, more-demanding applications, games, and more. Hitting the overall maximum score--7.9, at the time of this writing--isn't easy without investing in a lot of expensive, specialized hardware, but we've found a PC build that you can tweak to reach 7.8 overall (with a 7.9 in every category except processor speed) for about $1000.

  • News: Windows 8: What We Hope to Learn

    We already know a lot about Windows 8. We know it’ll have a new, touch-focused interface and application framework for tablets and touchscreen PCs. We know it will still have a traditional desktop, with enhancements to Explorer (among other features). It will have versions that run natively on ARM-based CPUs in addition to the x86 architectures we’re used to. It will integrate USB 3.0 support and cloud services.

  • News: 3DS Sales Shoot Up by 260% Following Price Drop

    Nintendo has announced that the recent price drop has had a big impact on 3DS sales in August. But how long will this last, given recent events?

  • News: Microsoft Demos Super Fast Boot Times in Windows 8

    Microsoft has a surprise for users tired of waiting forever while their computers boot up. It will take less than 10 seconds for a Windows 8 PC to go from powered down to the start screen, according to a Microsoft video demonstration. The speedy boot is thanks to a new hybrid system that mixes processes used in cold boots and hibernation mode. Microsoft showed off the new functionality in yet another blog post on its Building Windows 8 blog.

  • News: French operators launch mobile payment system Buyster

    Operator-backed Buyster will launch its payment service, which aims to make online transactions more secure using mobile phones, on Sept. 13, the company said on Thursday.



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