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  • News: Workday aims at enterprises with cloud ERP as IPO approaches

    Workday unveiled upcoming versions of its cloud-based ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) software on Tuesday during an event in Las Vegas, and in the process fired a warning shot across the bow of the likes of Oracle and SAP.

  • News: Google pays record $26K in Chrome bug bounties

    Google paid out a record $26,511 in bug bounties to researchers who reported some of the 18 Chrome vulnerabilities patched today.

  • News: JetBrains adds IDE for Apple iOS, Mac OS X development

    Developers can build Objective-C apps and deliver Xcode-compliant projects, keeping them on the right side of Apple's development restrictions

  • News: Change application categories in Lion

    In Lion's Finder, you can group files, folders, and applications in a variety of ways--by name or date last opened, for example, or, in the case of applications only, by application category. (View -> Arrange By -> Application Category.) Unfortunately, OS X lumps many apps into a catch-all Other category. Even when it does categorize an app more specifically, you might disagree with that categorization: For example, Amazon classifies the Kindle app as Reference, but I consider it Entertainment. Hints reader sd figured out how to change or add categories to applications yourself.

  • News: Apple leads device manufacturers in mobile ad impressions

    Apple's iOS devices have overall seen a large rise in ad impressions, suggesting the true consumer adoption of the mobile technology.

  • News: Exploit-powered Android Trojan uses update attack

    A new variant of the DroidKungFu Android Trojan is posing as a legitimate application update in order to infect handsets, according to security researchers from Finnish antivirus vendor F-Secure.

  • News: Chrome bug no security threat, argues Google

    Google's Chrome contains a critical vulnerability that under certain circumstances allows attackers to plant malware on a Windows PC, a security company said last week.

  • News: Most tablet users won't pay for news content

    A large majority of tablet computer users still want to read news content for free, according to the results of a Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group survey.

  • News: Android Overtakes iOS in App Downloads

    The Android operating system now leads in total app downloads, another benchmark in the race to dominate the smartphone market, according to ABI Research.

  • News: IBM turns up Watson-like natural language healthcare analytics

    IBM today said it was rolling out software that will help doctors and insurance companies reduce costs by better analyzing and managing huge amount of patient data.

  • News: Garmin introduces app, iPhone adapter for amateur athletes

    Garmin International on Tuesday unveiled two new products—an app, and a piece of hardware—to help amateur athletes better track their progress.

  • News: What Makes Siri Special?

    If you ask Siri, the virtual personal assistant on the iPhone 4S, why it's so great, it answers with disarming humility: "I am what I am."

  • News: Commonwealth Bank brings NFC payments to iPhone

    The Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new banking application for Apple iPhones that allows users to wirelessly pay for goods and services using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

  • News: Subtext brings social and gaming to ebook reading

    Since the release of the Amazon Kindle just four years ago, interest in reading digitally has skyrocketed. Users now have their pick of e-reading device, and apps for both the iPhone and iPad offer alternatives for those unwilling to spend money on separate hardware. The iOS platform also provides an opportunity for developers to expand upon the reading experience: One iPad app, Subtext, invites users to engage socially, spiced with a dash of reward-based gameplay.

  • News: StoryMill 4.0 ideal for ultra-organized novel writers

    With November’s National Novel Writing Month fast approaching, aspiring authors everywhere are preparing to put words to pages. If you plan your novels with military precision, Mariner Software’s StoryMill 4.0.4 could be the right ally to launch your literary assault. However, writers who engage in a more freeform approach might find the program’s data-heavy approach confining, and those craving even more power and functionality might not find it here.

  • News: iOS Basics: Navigate on your iPhone or iPad

    Although Apple has designed the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to be simple to learn, sometimes you may want a primer on the basics. Here’s a breakdown of the major multitouch gestures, navigation, Home screen tips and tricks, and multitasking features you’ll need to master your iOS device.

  • News: Nationwide overhauls online banking

    Nationwide has upgraded its online banking service with IBM, in a bid to improve navigation and speed up processes.

  • News: Dell Boomi gets a business rules engine

    In addition to using Dell's Boomi integration service to move data from one cloud to another, users of the service can now also create simple business rules to reroute data to different locations, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Microsoft takes 'social' cue from Salesforce.com for its CRM

    Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled the latest version of its Dynamics CRM (customer-relationship-management) software, which adds some social software functionality as well as closer ties to the Office 365 online productivity suite.

  • News: Best iPhone apps: Five free Halloween apps

    The nights are getting longer, there's a chill in the air and the clocks are set to go back this coming weekend – Autumn has definitely set in.



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