Clicking Through Opera 11 Browser Beta
The Opera web browser, from Opera Software, has long been one of the most innovative browsers available, and has been the first to introduce many features that became common in all browsers, such as tabbed windows. With the recent released beta of Opera 11, the browser continues this tradition with several interesting new capabilities, including the ability to load plugins on demand within web pages. The Opera 11 beta also includes some features already found in other browsers, such as competing
Google Earth 6 Debuts
The latest update of Google's geo-software includes better Street View integration and 3D trees.
China Cracks Down On Software Piracy
Inspectors will sweep local and central government computers to combat rampant illegal copying of software and other goods, including DVDs, CDs and apparel.
Apple's 'Kinected' Kitchen
A series of patent and patent application assignments reveal Apple's interest in appliance control systems that combine touch screens and Kinect-style object sensing.
Microsoft Xbox Gets TV Service?
Report says the software maker is contemplating a move that would see it join rivals Google and Apple in the Web-based, interactive television market.
GAO Criticizes HUD IT Modernization Efforts
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has not yet met requirements to justify appropriated funds, nor demonstrated management capabilities to complete eight in-progress projects.
White House Names Top Mobile Apps
Services for learning about NASA missions, finding government jobs, or the nearest U.S. embassy are among the administration's top picks.
Jury Decides: SAP To Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion
Oracle wins its landmark copyright infringement case in a landslide, as the jury awards an unprecedented figure. The case is likely to be appealed, and its outcome will linger for years.
Black Friday Deals Starting Early
Some cyber retailers, like Amazon and RadioShack, will kick off bargains as early as Monday, while others will start on Thanksgiving.
Apple Releases iOS 4.2
Operating system for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch includes AirPlay, for streaming video to a flat-panel TV, and AirPrint, for connecting mobile devices to third-party printers.
Novell Bought By Attachmate? Really?
Viewed through the prism of tech history, Attachmate acquiring Novell seems strange, but given today's realities, the deal makes sense and could be good for Novell and its customers.
Facebook Traffic Up 60%
Social media site is by far the most popular online destination, generating 25% of page views and 10% of Internet visits, finds Hitwise.
Amazon Offers E-Book Gifting
With rival Kobo preparing to do the same, Amazon.com is giving holiday shoppers the option of giving digital books for recipients to download.