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.
SMB Printers Now Have Apps
Hands-on review shows that the approach has some merit, if using paper as an output device is not too retro for you, and if they can improve reliability.
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.
Cyber Monday Sales Jump 19%
Online shopping gains broke records and put the retail sector on track to reach a predicted 11% growth over 2009.
Constant Contact Builds Partner, Customer Bases
Constant Contact, a provider of marketing and survey tools for SMBs, has upped the ante by integrating its product offerings with social media and marketing services from the likes of HootSuite, Yelp, and Foursquare.
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.
Twitter Uncertainty Spooking Investors
Venture capital for Twitter startups has dropped 50%, largely due to confusion about the microblogging service's purpose and functions, reports CBI Insights.
Windows Phone Crushed By Android
Microsoft has not shared sales figures for its newly launched Windows Phone 7 platform, but one retailer says Android is out-selling WP7 15 to 1.
Google Cloud Connect Changes Everything
Just last week I looked at the fight for your domain and thought that Microsoft's Office 365 might have the edge. The next day, Google announced Cloud Connect and changed the balance again.
FCC Postpones Net Neutrality Vote
The delay of the early-December meeting sparks speculation the agency is mobilizing for a vote on the controversial issue of overseeing Internet access.
Facebook Gets Nod To Trademark 'Face'
By getting permission from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Facebook moves closer to adding a legal weapon for protecting its name from upstart social networks.
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.