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  • News: ConocoPhillips drills for IT plan ahead of major business split

    ConocoPhillips has said it is carefully weighing up its IT options after announcing a dramatic move to demerge the oil company into two parts.

  • News: Wolfram makes data interactive

    Wolfram Research, the maker of the popular Mathematica computational software, has released a new platform for visualizing and interacting with complex data sets, the company announced Thursday.

  • News: Installing Lion: What you need to know

    [Editor's note: This article is part of our series of articles on installing and upgrading to Lion.]

  • News: Apple refreshes MacBook Air, dumps MacBook

    Apple refreshed its MacBook Air line, equipping the notebooks with faster processors based on Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture and adding support for Thunderbolt that transfers data at speeds up to 10Gbps.

  • News: Big tech names Dell, Torvalds among Google+ early adopters

    Part of the buzz this week about Google+ is that Google is reportedly working to lure celebrities such as Lady Gaga to its new social network service with verified accounts. Not sure if tech big shots beyond Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg count as celebrities, but the list of the technology industry’s biggest names using Google+ is on the rise.

  • News: Counterfeit Apple Stores surface in China - report

    We've heard plenty of stories about counterfeit Apple products surfacing in China and the Far East before, but new evidence suggests this copying has moved to the next level.

  • News: 'Voice of the customer' programs combine feedback

    About 18 months ago, Charming Shoppes launched a customer insights project to "deliver actionable customer and market research and analysis to the business," according to Jeffrey H. Liss, who headed up the initiative. Liss is now senior vice president of corporate strategy at the plus-size women's clothing retailer.

  • News: Microsoft ratchets up pressure on Rustock operators

    The company has put a $250,000 bounty up for grabs, hoping to get leads as to the whereabouts of the botnet operators behind Rustock.

  • News: What's new in Lion: the Finder and files

    While there are many new features in Lion--like Mission Control and Launchpad--you'll also find some old familiars: The Finder, Spotlight, Quick Look, the Dock, and About this Mac, for example, are all still there. But that's not to say these OS X staples have stayed exactly the same. Here's a rundown of how they've changed in Lion.

  • News: Oracle makes Fusion Applications 'available'

    Oracle has quietly made its Fusion Applications generally available, albeit with a caveat, but it seems that any serious fanfare over the long-awaited software may be reserved until the company's annual OpenWorld conference in October.

  • News: Google+ for iPhone Takes App Store by Storm

    Google+ for iPhone hit Apple's App Store a mere 24 hours ago but it's being downloaded like wildfire as it currently sitting atop the heap as the most popular free app available from iTunes. This is big news considering Google+ is still invitation-only and only has 18 million users so far, compared to Facebook's 750 million. That said, Google+ users can now upload contacts from Outlook and Mac address books (not Facebook, though), which may result in even bigger Google+

  • News: Businesses More Concerned With Reputation Than Fines

    There has been an epidemic of data breaches in recent months, prompting action in the United States Congress to introduce new legislation to protect consumer data. A recent survey, however, found that most businesses are more concerned with their own brand integrity and reputation than whatever punitive damages might result from compliance mandates.

  • News: Apple delivers OS X Lion to Mac App Store

    Apple today officially launched OS X Lion, the first major upgrade to its operating system software in two years.

  • News: Apple finally unleashes Mac OS X Lion

    Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is now available to download through the Mac App Store.

  • News: Many Tricks releases mouse-mover Keymo

    Mac OS X Lion, slated for a Wednesday release, may embrace multitouch gestures and trackpad shenanigans, but if you prefer a keyboard-based solution for your mousing and navigation, software company Many Tricks may have just the ticket for you. The company has released Keymo, a new tool that allows users to move and orient their on-screen cursor by way of keyboard shortcuts.

  • News: Google+ leaps to top spot among free iPhone apps

    The top free iPhone application is now Google+, the new social network system from Google, less than 24 hours after it appeared on Apple's App Store. And that's despite a foulup that apparently first published the wrong version of the app.

  • News: UK parliament say phone networks didn't warn hacking victims

    Two U.K. mobile phone operators took years to notify their customers that their voicemail accounts may have been illegally accessed, according to a report by the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee released on Wednesday.

  • News: Lenovo unveils three 10.1-in. tablets, two running Android

    Lenovo announced a family of three 10.1-in. tablet computers, including two that run Android 3.1 and one that runs Windows 7.

  • News: AVG MultiMi brings emails and social network content to one place

    Security firm AVG has joined forces with MultiMi to offer a free desktop app that allows web users to keep up to date with their email, photos and social networks all from one place.

  • News: Adobe releases Photoshop Elements 9 in the Mac App Store

    Adobe has released a pared down version of Photoshop Elements 9, its consumer-oriented photo editing software, on the Mac App Store. Available immediately, the Mac App Store version of the application costs $80 and includes all the same editing tools as the full version. However, unlike the full $100 version, it does not come bundled with the Adobe Elements Organizer application. This version is available only in English, and cannot be purchased anywhere outside of Apple's Mac App Store.



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