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  • News: Dropbox left document storage accounts open for four hours

    Due to an editing error, the first and eighth paragraphs of the story "Dropbox left document storage accounts open for four hours," posted Tuesday, incorrectly identified the day on which Dropbox accidentally turned off password authentication. The incident occurred on Sunday.

  • News: Government's Equality body wasted £875k on ditched website

    The taxpayer-funded Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been slammed by the national Audit Office (NAO) watchdog for wasting £874,000 of on a website that was later abandoned due to “serious technical difficulties.”

  • News: New LightSquared plan faces attack, uncertainty

    The coast is not yet clear for LightSquared's hybrid satellite-LTE network despite the company's announcement on Monday that it has found a solution to interference with GPS.

  • News: Mozilla ships Firefox 5, holds to new rapid-release plan

    Mozilla today delivered the final version of Firefox 5, the first edition under the new faster-release regime it kicked off earlier this year.

  • News: Apple launches Final Cut Pro X

    Apple has announced the launch of Final Cut Pro X, which is now available to download from the Mac App Store for £179.99.

  • News: NYSE Euronext system glitch floors European trading

    The New York Stock Exchange’s European stock markets were this morning floored for two hours, after a significant system problem hit trading for a second day.

  • News: Roadshow for iPad saves videos for viewing later

    Fetch Softworks, which makes the Fetch FTP client for Mac OS X, has come out with Roadshow, a new iPad app that allows you to save web videos for viewing later, even when the device is offline. The free, ad-supported app imposes a limit of up to 15 saved videos; a $5 in-app purchase removes that limitation (as well as the advertising).

  • News: Hipmunk updates flight search app for iPad

    Hipmunk launched its flight and hotel search service last year with an eye toward taking some of the pain out of booking travel. Now the company is hoping to do the same thing for iPad users.

  • News: Apple releases Final Cut Pro X

    It’s finally here. Apple has released Final Cut Pro X, a brand new version of its flagship professional non-linear video editing software. It should be available as a $300 download from the App Store at some point after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, though Apple warns that it might take "some time" for it and companion apps Motion and Compressor to be visible.

  • News: Pro app updates follow Final Cut Pro X release

    The same day it debuted Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Compressor 4 to the public, Apple on Tuesday separately released several software updates for those applications.

  • News: Verizon to Kill Unlimited Data Plans in July

    If you want an unlimited smartphone data plan, you're running out of options.

  • News: Moab gets better throughput, support for GPUs

    The latest version of Adaptive Computing's Moab software, which allows users to better utilize the computing capacity in a cluster, has improved throughput and GPU handling, the company announced and demonstrated at the International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg.

  • News: Dropbox left document storage accounts open for four hours

    Online storage service Dropbox accidentally turned off password authentication for its 25 million users for four hours on Monday -- although "much less than 1 percent" of those accounts were accessed during the period, the company said. It is still investigating whether any of those accounts were improperly accessed.

  • News: Atlanta hospital looks to cloud for email fix

    An Atlanta hospital switches to Microsoft Exchange in the cloud to update an email service that had become a headache for the medical staff and the IT team.

  • News: ITV makes catch-up TV service available to Android users

    ITV has followed in the footsteps of the BBC and made its catch-up TV service, ITVPlayer, available on smartphones running Google Android.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Can't we all just get along?

    A U.S. District Judge wants Apple and Samsung to sit down and have tea, Apple's new campus is getting some love from neighboring cities, and Hulu has decided to play nice with those new App Store subscription rules. The remainders for Monday, June 20, 2011 are asking everyone to join hands and start a love train.

  • News: LightSquared may change bands to save GPS

    Mobile broadband startup LightSquared proposed an alternative network plan on Monday in which it would use different frequencies to prevent interference with GPS.

  • News: OfficeTime updates desktop app with eye to iOS launch

    The OfficeTime time-management desktop app has been upgraded with more than 100 improvements--and an eye on expanding its capabilities to the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: SAP's HANA in-memory analytics engine now available

    SAP's HANA (high performance analytic appliance) in-memory computing engine went into general availability on Monday, giving the vendor a flashy new weapon against the likes of Oracle's Exadata data-processing machine and others in a highly competitive market.

  • News: Google Throws Its Weight Behind LibreOffice

    LibreOffice gained a fresh burst of momentum last week as the makers of productivity software not only released a new, stable update but also announced the participation of Google and other big-name sponsors in its brand-new advisory board.



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