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  • Microsoft promises partners Windows tablets, phones

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer promised a sports arena filled with Microsoft partners that, within months, a number of Windows-based tablets would be hitting the market, and that the company is urgently working to bring its Windows 7 smartphone OS to market.

    13 July 10 01:39 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Spotify Linux app goes live

    Online music streaming provider Spotify has announced a native application for Linux operating systems. This is the first time Spotify has released a Linux client, although some users have previously reported being able to install the Windows application using the Wine emulation environment.

    13 July 10 00:07 Written by Richard Plant
  • Intel Lab to Focus on Human Side of IT

    Intel Corp.is creating a new research lab dedicated to figuring out how people want to use computers in the future.

    12 July 10 20:10 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • 5 tips for managing Microsoft licensing costs

    Microsoft earns billions of dollars a year selling software licenses for products such as Windows and Office -- if you're running a business of any size, chances are you're a Microsoft customer. But unless you're an expert negotiator, there's a good chance you're paying too much for Microsoft licenses.

    12 July 10 14:27 Written by Jon Brodkin
  • For transparency's sake, ISP filter goes under review

    Last Friday, Senator Stephen Conroy issued a statement saying mandatory ISP filtering will not be imposed until a review of Refused Classification (RC) content is completed first – a big step forward in the transparency of any URL blacklist.

    12 July 10 11:14 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • NTP sues smartphone makers Apple, Google and others

    Patent holding company NTP, which received a US$612.5 million settlement from BlackBerry marker Research In Motion in a patent infringement case, has filed patent lawsuits against six makers of smartphones or related software, including Apple and Google.

    12 July 10 04:58 Written by Grant Gross
  • Scientist: Technology can solve problems, introduce new ones

    Technology holds the ability to solve some of society's problems, but can generate new issues or require measures that people are unwilling to take, said Dennis Bushnell, chief scientist at the NASA Langley Research Center, during a Friday talk at the World Futurist Society conference in Boston. The end result is that humans are "in the midst of a wholly unexpected technology revolution."

    12 July 10 03:54 Written by Fred O'Connor
  • Technologist: Full immersion in the cyberworld is coming

    Although many people already are engrossed in cyberspace, judging by the amount of communicating, socializing and commerce conducted online, we're at the advent of what will be a near total immersion in technology and the Internet, according to a technologist who spoke Saturday at the World Future Society conference in Boston.

    11 July 10 09:28 Written by Fred O'Connor
  • Restored Google China search site very limited in features

    Google's recent restoration of Google.cn may have helped the company secure a renewal of its Internet Content Provider (ICP) license in China, but the search site provides precious few search services to users.

    10 July 10 10:27 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Judge cuts file-sharing fine to $67,500

    Even after cutting a damages award in a file-sharing case to one-tenth the original sum, a judge said Friday the new fine was still excessive.

    10 July 10 10:05 Written by Nancy Gohring
  • Cloud computing will surpass the Internet in importance

    Cloud computing will top the Internet in importance as development of the Web continues, according to a university professor who spoke on Friday at the World Future Society conference in Boston.

    10 July 10 08:28 Written by Fred O'Connor
  • Restored Google China search site very limited in features

    Google's recent restoration of Google.cn may have helped the company secure a renewal of its Internet Content Provider (ICP) license in China, but the search site provides precious few search services to users.

    10 July 10 07:00 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Under pressure, Blizzard gives 'real ID' policy the chop

    Whether gutsy, forward-thinking, or just plain scatterbrained, Blizzard's plans to force you to use your real name when posting to the company's official forums have been shelved just three days after the company announced them.

    10 July 10 06:36 Written by Matt Peckham
  • Google, China look for way to coexist

    The Beijing government's decision to renew Google's license to do business in China could be a big step in a long process of negotiations between Google and China to find a way to coexist.

    10 July 10 06:08 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • IBM:Tiered mobile data pricing here to stay

    While many may hate the tiered pricing models that AT&T rolled out last month, they're also likely the future of mobile data consumption according to analysis by IBM

    10 July 10 05:47 Written by Brad Reed
  • 3D coming to Adobe's Flash

    Adobe Systems has started work to bring 3D to its Flash platform, and will preview the technology at the company's upcoming developer conference in October.

    10 July 10 05:12 Written by Agam Shah

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