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Google Earth 6 Debuts
News  |  11/30/2010
The latest update of Google's geo-software includes better Street View integration and 3D trees.
Google Buying Groupon, Report Claims
News  |  11/30/2010
By acquiring Groupon, Google would strengthen its local commerce capabilities.
'Hacktivist' Claims Credit for WikiLeaks Attack
News  |  11/30/2010
Perpetrator says DDOS strike was in retaliation for site's disclosure of sensitive U.S. government documents to media outlets.
JPMorgan Gives Bankers iPads Ahead Of PlayBook Launch
Commentary  |  11/30/2010
Before Research In Motion can bring its PlayBook enterprise tablet to market, JPMorgan is giving its investment bankers Apple's iPad to aid in their day-to-day duties.
Google Faces EU Antitrust Inquiry
News  |  11/30/2010
Investigators will be looking into claims that Google's business practices stifle competition.
Infinitec Unveils Infinite USB Memory Drive
News  |  11/30/2010
Dual Wi-Fi device streams files while letting a user maintain a connection to the Internet.
White House Aligns Data Center Consolidation, Sustainability
News  |  11/30/2010
Office of Management and Budget and the Council on Environmental Quality will link infrastructure and carbon footprint reduction goals.
Flock Updates Social Media Browser
News  |  11/30/2010
Like competitor RockMelt, Version 3.5 of the Mac and Windows app is based on Chromium 7.
Apple, Google, Microsoft Chided For 'Sneaky' Installations
News  |  11/29/2010
Mozilla's Asa Dotzler urges the three companies to 'stop being evil.'
Microsoft Xbox Gets TV Service?
News  |  11/29/2010
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.
Mellanox To Acquire Voltaire For $218 Million
News  |  11/29/2010
The firms will converge their data center connectivity products for linking servers, storage solutions, fabric switches, and related software.
Sharp Prepping Galapagos E-Reader Launch
News  |  11/29/2010
Orders for the device will be taken starting Dec. 3, while the Tsutaya Galapagos e-bookstore will open Dec. 10 for the Japanese market.
Cyber Monday Sales To Ring Up $900 Million
News  |  11/29/2010
ComScore prediction follows report that online retail sales jumped 13% over the first 26 days of November.
Wealthier Americans Use Internet More
News  |  11/24/2010
Pew Research study finds households earning $75,000 or more go online and use technology more often than their lower-income counterparts.
Methane Powered Laptops Could Arrive Soon
News  |  11/24/2010
Harvard researchers develop platinum-free solid-oxide fuel cells, which could be reliable and cheap enough for mobile technology.
Skyfire Adds Facebook Integration To Android Mobile Browser
News  |  11/24/2010
Social media focused app features easy video streaming, quick news feed access, and a simple way to "like" articles on any site.
Jury Decides: SAP To Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion
Commentary  |  11/23/2010
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.
Asus Launches Notepad E-Reader
News  |  11/23/2010
Asus's Eee Note EA800 combines an e-book reader with the ability to take notes and draw sketches on the device's touch screen.
Quest Adds Hyper-V Support To vFoglight 6.5
News  |  11/23/2010
The third-party tool for monitoring VMware environments can view and manage Microsoft's hypervisor and examine Exchange and Active Directory performance.
Google's Office Trojan Horse
Commentary  |  11/23/2010
It's no secret that Google has been eying Microsoft's lucrative Office application franchise since the release of the premium, supported version of Google Apps a couple years ago.
iOS 4.3 To Include 'Daily' Newspaper App Code
Commentary  |  11/23/2010
News Corp has confirmed that it is working with Apple to deliver an iPad-only digital newspaper called "The Daily." New reports suggest that Apple will need to perform a system update to make it work.
HP Profit Jumps As IT Spending Rises
News  |  11/23/2010
Net income jumps 5% on an 8% revenue increase, but software sales lag.
Pandigital Novel eReader Goes On Sale
News  |  11/23/2010
The $214 nine-inch device is powered by Android and is offered through Barnes & Noble's eBookstore.
Coupa Integrates Expense Management With SalesForce
News  |  11/23/2010
Cloud-based platform allows companies to control spending in real time, including creating expense reports, viewing project costs, and more.
Storage Virtualization, Cloud Make Compellent Compelling
Commentary  |  11/22/2010
Its ability to "thin provision" marks a storage vendor ready for the virtualized data center and cloud computing.
Black Friday Deals Starting Early
News  |  11/22/2010
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
News  |  11/22/2010
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.
Wireless Customers Want Unlimited Data: Study
Commentary  |  11/22/2010
A new report coming from research firm Sanford Bernstein shows that most smartphone users want to keep their unlimited data plans.
Novell Bought By Attachmate? Really?
Commentary  |  11/22/2010
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.
MilTube Lets Army Troops Share Videos
News  |  11/22/2010
The site is part of a suite of Web 2.0 services for military personnel to share media and take part in social networking behind the DOD firewall.
Netflix Launches Streaming Only Service In U.S.
News  |  11/22/2010
Prices for rent-by-mail will rise, an indication the company is pushing subscribers toward its $7.99/month higher-margin streaming video services.
Xactly Unleashes Cloud Sales Compensation Tool From Salesforce.com
News  |  11/22/2010
Express version 1.6 released as a standalone application targeted toward SMBs.
Sony Ericsson CEO Fuels Fire On PlayStation Smartphone
News  |  11/22/2010
Bert Nordberg hints at partnership with Sony to launch a gaming-centric handset at the Mobile World Congress in February.
Samsung: 600,000 Galaxy Tabs Sold So Far
Commentary  |  11/22/2010
Samsung announced that in its first month of availability, it has sold more than 600,000 Galaxy Tabs.
Microsoft Supporting Cloud Open Source Code For Hyper-V
Commentary  |  11/19/2010
The software giant says its customers don't necessarily want a single hypervisor cloud, so it's supporting OpenStack.
Dell Customers Combine Cloud Servers With Specialized Apps
News  |  11/19/2010
Microsoft's Azure cloud has been built with Dell's Data Center Solutions unit as a close partner and supplier.
Google Docs Infiltrates Microsoft Office
News  |  11/19/2010
With Google Cloud Connect, you can use Office as your Google Docs client.
Mozilla Plans Open App Store
News  |  11/19/2010
Firefox for Android OS also in the works, according to "The State of Mozilla" report.
Google Sued Over Gmail Content Scanning
News  |  11/19/2010
The complaint objects to Google's automated e-mail scans and delivery of advertisements without compensating e-mail senders.
Feds Announce IT Management Overhaul
News  |  11/19/2010
White House plans to cut federal data centers by 40%, increase CIOs' authority to promote agility, and improve program management.
Google Signs Data Handling Agreement
News  |  11/19/2010
An agreement with UK data authorities brings with it the assurance that the WiFi data Google collected in the UK will be deleted.
FCC Taps Terremark Enterprise Cloud
News  |  11/19/2010
The federal agency will redesign its website and add processing, storage and networking services by leveraging the company's platform.
Congress Passes Federal Telework Bill
News  |  11/19/2010
President Obama is expected to sign the legislation, which requires agencies to establish policies for employees to work remotely.
MySpace Extends Facebook Integration
News  |  11/19/2010
Mashup with Facebook is the once-dominant social network's latest effort to become relevant again among music, movies, and TV fans.
Benioff Vs. Ellison: This Round Goes To Salesforce
Commentary  |  11/18/2010
Salesforce.com CEO defends cloud computing as a better economic model, contrary to Oracle's appliances.
Google Sky Map Enables 'Time Travel'
News  |  11/18/2010
The Android app can display past or future positions of stars in the sky.
Facebook Becoming Ultimate CRM System
Commentary  |  11/18/2010
The social network's latest messaging features point to a future in which you can contact someone wherever they are with a single click.
Managing Export-Controlled Data In The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/18/2010
As IT pros evaluate cloud computing services, they must be aware of federal regulations that restrict where certain data gets stored, or potentially face serious penalties.
Woz: Apps Are Mostly Better On The iPhone
News  |  11/18/2010
Apple's co-founder says he was misquoted by a Dutch newspaper about Android's future prospects.
Google Apps Gains Access To Consumer Apps
News  |  11/18/2010
Businesses using Google Apps can now manage how employees use consumer-oriented Google services.
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