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  • News: Chrome 15 tops IE8 as the world's most popular browser

    Google's Chrome 15 browser is currently the most-used browser in the world, according to new data from Web analytics firm StatCounter.

  • News: Huddle integrates with VMware Zimbra email platform

    Huddle, the British cloud-based content collaboration firm, has announced new integration with VMware's Zimbra email platform, in a move the company claims will offer an alternative to Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange.

  • News: Jive shares jumps 25% on first day of trading

    Jive Software's shares soared on its first day as a publicly traded company, closing at $15.05 (£9.71) on Nasdaq - a 25 percent jump from its IPO pricing of $12. It also increased the offering from 11.7 million shares to 13.4 million shares.

  • News: Unleash your inner rockstar with Smule's Magic Guitar

    iOS music maker Smule is at it again: On Thursday, the company released Magic Guitar, its latest iPhone virtual instrument.

  • News: Android app allows remote search of Macs and PCs

    Wyse Technology has launched an Android app that lets people search remotely for files on their PCs and laptops, then download them, copy them, or send them to another person, all from inside the app.

  • News: IBM buys Emptoris for contract managment, supply software

    IBM has signed a deal to buy supply and contract management software vendor Emptoris in another bid to fill out its growing catalog of business-to-business and business-to-consumer commerce technologies, the company announced Thursday. Terms of the deal, which is scheduled to close in the first quarter of next year, were not provided.

  • News: Microsoft to start automatic updates of IE without asking the user

    Microsoft next year will change its automated update process for the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser to push out the latest version of the browser for XP, Vista and Windows 7 without the notification-style install prompt presented to the end user today.

  • News: Quest extends Unix Sudo tool

    Reflecting the growing need for automation tools in the enterprise, Quest Software has released a software package that could help Unix administrators better manage policy files that determine which users can access privileged material and programs on Unix and Linux systems.

  • News: Microsoft gets silent upgrade religion, will push IE auto-updates

    Microsoft will silently upgrade Internet Explorer starting next month, arguing that taking the responsibility out of the hands of users will keep the Web safer.

  • News: Sony Ericsson Xperia owners get 50 GB of free online storage

    Sony Ericsson is offering owners of its Xperia smartphones 50GB of free online data storage in partnership with cloud storage company Box, the smartphone maker said on Thursday.

  • News: Intel reorganizes mobile business to speed and improve development

    In a reorganization of its mobile business, Intel said Wednesday it has formed a new group, called the Mobile and Communications Group (MCG) that will focus on phones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

  • News: Paychecks, .xxx, and domain name woes highlight House hearing

    ICANN's plans to roll out a slew of new top-level domain names next year, including the .xxx domain, were the subject of House subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

  • News: Update: Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE finally goes on sale Thursday

    Verizon Wireless finally announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone running Android 4.0 on its 4G LTE network will be available on Thursday in stores and online for $299.99 with a two-year agreement.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Protest too much

    Google preps its Siri competitor. Time thinks very, very different. And apparently developers don't like it when the U.S. government causes their apps to be pulled from the App Store. The remainders for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 need some hot cocoa.

  • News: 2011 App Gems

    In our last podcast we discussed our annual Editors' Choice Awards--awards Macworld presents to the year's best Mac-related software and hardware. But our praise doesn't stop there. Apple makes a fair living from computing devices that don't bear the Mac label--the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. We honor the apps that feed these devices with our just-as-annual App Gem awards.

  • News: Galaxy Nexus coming to Verizon Thursday

    The Galaxy Nexus, the first phone to run the latest version of Android, will finally go on sale Thursday from Verizon.

  • News: IDW powers its apps with Comixology and launches same-day digital comics

    At the New York Comic Con this past October, independent comics publisher IDW announced a partnership with Comixology, making IDW's library of work available on the Comics by Comixology platform, which includes iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Web apps. That partnership has now gotten much deeper with Wednesday's announcement that Comixology will power all of IDW's storefront apps.

  • News: University accuses Oracle of extortion, lies, 'rigged' demo in lawsuit

    New details have emerged in Montclair State University's lawsuit against Oracle in connection with a troubled ERP (enterprise resource planning) project, in a court filing that includes more information about Oracle's alleged failings and also accuses the vendor of extortion as well as "inducing" the institution to take on the implementation.

  • News: Researchers accuse Google of plotting to undercut Firefox

    A security testing firm today said a recent report that named Google's Chrome as the most secured browser was flawed -- and part of a campaign by Google to undermine Mozilla's Firefox.

  • News: Netflix improves iPad app interface

    Good news for those who didn't abandon Netflix after the whole Qwikster debacle: the video rental and streaming service has released version 2.0 of its iOS app, which brings a completely overhauled user interface to the iPad. That's a welcome change, as the previous user interface--which more or less channeled Netflix's website--often suffered from poor performance and clunky usability.



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