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  • News: Just how boring was that Titans-Browns NFL game? Researchers say Twitter knows

    Fans of the National Football League have plenty to be excited about so far in Houston this year, with the hometown Texans off to a 3-1 start. But just how excited are they and other NFL fans? New software from Houston’s Rice University and Motorola Mobility Applied Research Center can figure that all out using the millions of Tweets sent by fans during games.

  • News: InMobi mobile adverts, global, social yet local

    InMobi, an independent mobile advertising network held an adverting and publishing workshop at Sankara, Nairobi. The event which aimed at show the potential of mobile advertising media and advertising professionals, kicked off with a presentation of mobile phones as an advertising media and what their future entails in terms of market reach by Isis Nyong'o, InMobi's Vice President and Managing Director, Africa.

  • News: UKOUG: Key Oracle Openworld messages are 'easy to miss'

    The high level of news announced by Oracle at its Openworld conference means that the most important messages can be easily missed, according to the UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG) president.

  • News: Mobile security threats are heating up

    Criminals, security researchers, vendors and even investors are now taking mobile security more seriously.

  • News: Amazon adds free encryption to storage service

    Using Amazon Web Services' new Server Side Encryption feature, enterprises will at no extra cost be able to encrypt data stored on the company's Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon said on Tuesday.

  • News: Samsung hopes to block sale of iPhone 4S in Italy and France

    Samsung Electronics is greeting the new iPhone with more legal action. The company plans to file preliminary injunction motions in Milan, Italy and in Paris asking the courts to block sales of the iPhone 4S, Samsung said on Wednesday.

  • News: 60% of drivers suffer from 'Satnav Rage'

    Nearly two thirds (60 percent) of satnav users admit to losing their temper with the device, says Skobbler.

  • News: Flybe expands virtualisation drive to data backup

    European airline Flybe has expanded its virtualised IT infrastructure with new data back-up and replication systems.

  • News: Japan to launch smartphone-only TV broadcast channel

    A television broadcast viewable only on smartphones and tablets with special tuners will go live across Japan next year, according to a venture funded by the country's largest television stations and mobile operator.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo phone: you're hungry, but don't eat yet

    "Your hunger level is 60%. Refrain from snacking even if you are hungry."

  • News: OS X Lion sells 6M copies, grabs 22% share of Mac market

    Apple has sold more than six million copies of Mac OS X 10.7, better known as Lion, since its debut in late July, CEO Tim Cook said today.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Please, sir, can I have some more?

    I know, I know. You've read about the iPhone 4S all day. But you just can't get enough! Don't you worry your pretty little heads: The remainders for Tuesday, October 4, 2011 are happy to serve another helping.

  • News: Get smart

    FMG: Quick response mechanisms

  • News: Firefox advises users to disable McAfee plugin

    It's the last thing McAfee would want users to hear about one of its products, but the Firefox browser is advising users to disable McAfee's ScriptScan software, saying that it could cause "stability or security problems."

  • News: Oracle shows JavaFX on iOS and Android

    The company also pitches Project Avatar dynamic client effort and delays Java SE 8 to the summer of 2013

  • News: Open source roars on OS X Lion

    The battle for the desktop has turned into more of a heated argument instead of the full-on war it used to be, as Microsoft's Windows, Apple's OS X, and the Linux desktop environments have settled into more or less a state of equilibrium.

  • News: Linux Tablet Will Be Fully Open Source

    The tablet market may already include numerous Linux-based competitors, but the vast majority of them use Google's Android platform, which--although based on Linux--isn't entirely open.

  • News: Apple: It's the iPhone 4S, not the iPhone 5

    Apple's new CEO Tim Cook and other company executives today introduced the new iPhone 4S, an upgrade to the existing iPhone 4 that features the same faster dual-core processor now used in the iPad 2.

  • News: Firefox advises users to disable McAfee plugin

    It's the last thing McAfee would want users to hear about one of its products, but the Firefox browser is advising users to disable McAfee's ScriptScan software, saying that it could cause "stability or security problems."

  • News: Red Hat raids cloud storage market by acquiring Gluster

    Red Hat announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Gluster, which makes open-source software that clusters commodity SATA drives and NAS systems into massively scalable pools of storage, in a cash deal valued at about $136 million. Gluster is also a contributor to the OpenStack cloud project and Red Hat is promising this involvement will continue. Indeed, Red Hat is now uncharacteristically saying its support of OpenStack will grow even beyond Gluster to the next release of Fedora.



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