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  • News: Thought-controlled computers may soon be a reality

    Neurotechnology is evolving to the point where humans will be able to communicate with computers through thought, allowing us to navigate the web just by thinking what we want.

  • News: Spotify Shakes Up Online Music Landscape, Consumers Win

    Call it the second British Invasion--this time, however, the songs are coming from the UK-based online music service Spotify, not the Beatles. Spotify is taking the United States by storm, music experts say, thanks to a deep catalog of popular tunes from major labels and a generous six-month free-trial period that allows you to enjoy tracks à la carte or even entire albums.

  • News: Woman Shocked by $200,000+ Phone Bill

    A Florida woman received a nasty wake-up call about data roaming when she got her T-Mobile phone bill for…$201,005.44. She also learned, the hard way, why you should turn off data roaming when in another country.

  • News: The best apps to create High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos

    If you've ever taken a photo outside on a bright day, only to find part of the photo way too dark and part of it way too light, you've stumbled upon one of the problems inherent with digital photography—a single exposure can only contain a limited dynamic range.

  • News: Apple's iOS 5 vs. Google's Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

    Apple's iOS 5 and the new iPhone 4S got some new competition late Wednesday after Google introduced Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, running on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus. ICS includes a host of new features including improved voice commands, an improved browser, facial recognition, photo enhancements and changes to core apps such as Gmail and Calendar. The Galaxy Nexus hardware includes a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display with 1280-by-720 resolution, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Near Field Communication (NFC) chip, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

  • News: VMware demos Operations for View tool

    At VMworld this week, VMware demonstrated vCenter Operations for View, an upcoming management tool that will allow enterprises that have rolled out virtual desktops to get more insight into how their environment is performing and possible problems.

  • News: NetSuite boosts global capabilities of its SaaS business software

    NetSuite on Wednesday announced a series of enhancements and offerings meant to make its on-demand ERP (enterprise resource planning) software more desirable to larger companies, particularly those with international operations.

  • News: Online and offline commerce on cusp of a convergence

    As consumers use PCs, smartphones and tablets, to research, compare prices and buy products, the line between brick-and-mortar and online stores is getting harder to delineate.

  • News: NHS IT improvements 'could save thousands of lives a year'

    Better use of IT in England's hospitals could help prevent up to 16,000 deaths a year, a report has claimed.

  • News: UN adopts web publishing platform

    The United Nations (UN) is using a new web publishing system to improve the search process for readers of its e-publications.

  • News: Telefonica, Verizon soon to offer virtualized Android phones

    Telefonica and Verizon in a few months will become the first operators to offer Android phones running VMware's mobile hypervisor, the companies announced Wednesday at the VMworld 2011 Europe conference in Copenhagen.

  • News: Google search to have default encryption

    Google is rolling out over the next weeks default encryption using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) on searches for users signing in with their accounts, the company said Tuesday.

  • News: Samsung, Google unveil latest Android OS, phone

    Google and Samsung on Tuesday unveiled the Galaxy Nexus phone running Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android.

  • News: IBM announces preconfigured analytics servers

    IBM on Wednesday introduced mainframe and Power-based systems for analytics in an effort to compete with Oracle's Exadata.

  • News: Ballmer feels lucky Microsoft didn't buy Yahoo in 2008

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer feels intensely fortunate that his company's US$44 billion bid for Yahoo back in 2008 never materialized.

  • News: Developers welcome RIM's BBX roadmap

    Developers at the BlackBerry DevCon in San Francisco on Tuesday gave Research In Motion high marks for laying out a clear operating system strategy and standing by its PlayBook tablet.

  • News: RIM Announces BBX Operating System

    The PC World story "RIM announces BBX operating system," which ran on Tuesday, incorrectly characterized the new operating system. The deck and third paragraph have been corrected on the wire.

  • News: Motorola to partner with Optus for new RAZR smartphone

    Motorola has unveiled a new version of its iconic RAZR mobile phone -- simply called the Motorola RAZR -- and will exclusively partner with Optus for its Australian launch

  • News: Droid RAZR vs. the Competition: Spec Showdown

    Motorola hopes to steal the thunder from the multi-million selling iPhone 4S with a new flagship device, the Droid RAZR.

  • News: Apache Cassandra ready for the enterprise

    The developers behind Apache Cassandra are confident that their distributed database management system is ready for general enterprise use, and, after three years of development, have released version 1.0 of their open-source software.



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