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  • News: No More Downtime: Is 'Always On' A Bad Thing?

    The first thing I did when I woke up this morning was pick up my BlackBerry from my nightstand and check e-mails as I walked downstairs to have my first cup of coffee. Even though it was Saturday, I responded to work e-mails from New Zealand and California, which are in time zones 10 hours ahead and nine hours behind, respectively, from where I sit in Europe.

  • News: Nokia Siemens talks up QoS in mobile networks

    Nokia Siemens Networks is hoping more operators will start using QoS to offer differentiated mobile broadband services. But the technology will be a hard sell, because proving users are getting their money's worth will be difficult, Richard Webb, directing analyst at Infonetics, said.

  • News: IDC: Windows Phones to Overtake iPhone iOS by 2015

    The Windows operating system for smartphones is expected to gain market share in the next few years thanks to Nokia, eventually leapfrogging the iOS system used on Apple's iPhone. But Google Android will remain atop the field.

  • News: OS X Lion Features Could Make Google Chromebooks Tough Sell

    Apple's new version of its desktop operating system is expected to allow quick access to the Internet without having to log back in when your system is locked.

  • News: Les Paul Google Doodle Gets Permanent Home

    Google is paying homage to guitar legend Les Paul, and that is good news for anyone who wants a spot on the Internet to play Elvis' "Suspicious Minds" any old time.

  • News: OS X Lion May Support Nuance

    Last month we heard that Apple was negotiating with Nuance to bring voice recognition to iOS 5. Looks like that partnership may have formed, as hints of Nuance's voice recognition software were reportedly found in OS X Lion and the latest internal iOS build.

  • News: Nuance talks to the social networks

    The new version of Dragon speech recognition software includes support for iPhones and social networks

  • News: Google pulls more malware from Android Market

    Google removed more malware-infected applications from its Android Market last week, according to a security researcher who reported the rogue software to the company.

  • News: OS X Lion's download-only distribution will hurt retailers

    Apple's decision to sell the Mac OS X Lion upgrade through its own Mac App Store won't hurt the company's bottom line but will certainly impact traditional retailers, a market analyst said.

  • News: iPhone 4S in advanced testing on Sprint, reports say

    Sprint is in advanced testing of an iPhone, possibly for sale this fall, that would run at first on a 3G wireless network rather than Sprint's faster WiMax, according to recent reports.

  • News: Apple slams Amazon's Android e-store as 'inferior'

    Apple this week called Amazon's Appstore for Android "inferior" as it urged a federal court to block the online retailer from using the term "appstore," court documents show.

  • News: Airtel joins Africa's mobile money fray

    As stiff competition eats into voice revenue for Africa's mobile operators, Bharti Airtel has moved to provide banking services in a bid to increase revenue.

  • News: First Look: iOS 5 Reminders

    It’s understandable if you’ve barely given more than the briefest of attention to Apple’s newly-announced Reminders app for iOS 5. After all, it was just one of the ten tantalizing iOS 5 features Apple vice president Scott Forstall unveiled during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, and a new to-do list app seems decidedly less sexy than, say, the new notifications system.

  • News: Secure coding news flash: BSIMM3 coming in August

    BSIMM3 will let organizers see how initiatives have evolved. One of its new features is the result of the group going back and re-measuring 12 of the original initiatives, to see what changes and improvements have made over time.

  • News: China gets upper hand in African mobile scramble

    Huawei on Monday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with 3 Kenyan Universities. At the event,Li Da Feng, president Eastern and Southern Africa at Huawei remarked that Huawei was now the second largest telecom supplier by revenue in the world, after Ericsson. 2010 saw Ericsson make USD 32.72 billion in revenues while Huawei made US$8 billion.

  • News: Snapseed raises the bar for iPad image editors

    Snapseed is Nik Software's new $5 image editing app for the iPad. There are a lot of cool image editing apps for the iPad, but none of them are as cool as Snapseed. Snapseed is cool because of its interface, which, in turn, is cool for the same reason that the iOS interface is cooler than other mobile interfaces.

  • News: Apple moves to intervene in lawsuit against developers

    Apple has filed a motion to intervene in Lodsys’s lawsuit against seven developers. As first reported by anti-patent crusader Florian Mueller on his blog, Apple’s filing already includes its answer to Lodsys’s complaint, and its own counterclaim—should the court approve Apple’s initial intervention motion.

  • News: Eclipse Foundation sees growing developer interest for cloud, mobile

    Survey from open source tools group gauges application development trends

  • News: Microsoft hopes to draw Android developers to Windows Phone

    Microsoft is trying to woo Android application developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone.

  • News: UK health service warned of poor security by hacker group

    The U.K. National Health Service (NHS) said Friday that no patient data was compromised after an intrusion of one of its websites by Lulz Security, a hacker group that has recently stung organizations including a U.S. public broadcasting network and Sony.



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