iPads in the enterprise: 5 price negotiation tactics

The iPad enterprise adoption craze is underway, are you armed with the knowledge and resources you need to negotiate a deal for iPads in bulk?

By Tom Kaneshige | 21 July, 2011 06:09

Tags: Apple, hardware systems, tablets, iPad

State Street cuts IT staffers, shifts work to IBM, Wipro

State Street Corp. is laying off 530 IT workers and transferring another 320 to IBM or Wipro Technologies, part of a shift in its approach to IT operations.

By Patrick Thibodeau | 21 July, 2011 07:44

Tags: services, State Street, IT industry, outsourcing, IBM, careers, wipro, IT management

Google to face tough questions at Android hearing

Oracle and Google will be back in court Thursday for what's likely to be a short but significant hearing in the legal battle over Google's alleged patent infringement in Android.

By James Niccolai | 21 July, 2011 10:06

Tags: consumer electronics, Google, intellectual property, smartphones, patent, Civil lawsuits, Android, legal, Oracle

Mac OS X Lion hits App Store

Apple has released the latest version of its desktop operating system: Mac OS X Lion. Installing Lion, which is available from the Mac App Store for $31.99, requires Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later

By TechWorld staff | 21 July, 2011 09:14

Tags: Mac OS X

Foosball HD for iPad

Rightly or wrongly, the foosball table became the symbol of the Dot-Com Era excess.

By Philip Michaels | 21 July, 2011 05:32

Tags: mobile applications, Illusion Labs, games, software, mobile

Apple refreshes MacBook Air, dumps MacBook

Apple today refreshed its MacBook Air line, equipping the notebooks with faster processors based on Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture and adding support for Thunderbolt that transfers data at speeds up to 10Gbps.

By Gregg Keizer | 21 July, 2011 03:40

Tags: Apple, Mobile and Wireless, hardware systems, Macintosh, software, laptops, operating systems, intel

Three great alternatives to the new Macbook Air

On Wednesday, Apple announced boosted specs for its ultra-slim MacBook Air laptops. The update included second-generation Intel Core i5 processors, new Thunderbolt connectivity, more storage space, and the return of the backlit keyboard.

By Melanie Pinola | 21 July, 2011 06:39

Tags: Apple, samsung, asus, hardware systems, laptops, sony, intel

Google+ iPhone app: 5 things you need to know

Almost a month after Google announced its new social network, the Google+ iPhone app is finally available in the iTunes App Store.

By Kristin Burnham | 21 July, 2011 07:05

Tags: mobile applications, Internet-based applications and services, Apple, Google, social networking, mobile, internet

Hitwise: Google+ grows fast, still minor player

The new Google+ social networking site, out in limited beta release since late June, is growing its usage very quickly, but it remains far from a leadership position, according to Hitwise.

By Juan Carlos Perez | 21 July, 2011 08:33

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, Google, social networking, social media, internet

House panel approves data breach notification bill

A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has voted to approve a bill that would require companies to notify affected customers about data breaches and would require businesses holding personal information to establish data security programs.

By Grant Gross | 21 July, 2011 08:22

Tags: Fred Upton, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, legislation, government, Identity fraud / theft, privacy, Mary Bono Mack, G.K. Butterfield, Henry Waxman, security, data breach, data security bill

TruePosition alleges plot against its 9-1-1 location system

TruePosition, the developer of technology used by some carriers to pinpoint 9-1-1 calls, says Ericsson, Qualcomm and Alcatel-Lucent have worked together to keep TruePosition's technology out of next-generation networks in favor of their own technology.

By Nancy Gohring | 21 July, 2011 08:09

Tags: Ericsson, antitrust, alcatel-lucent, legal, qualcomm, mobile, TruePosition

Intel's Q2 Atom revenue drops as netbook demand slows

Intel's Atom microprocessor shipments declined during the second fiscal quarter of 2011, but the company reported strong profit growth even as it tried to diversify into the smartphone and tablet markets.

By Agam Shah | 21 July, 2011 07:54

Tags: business issues, financial results, Components, intel, processors

Google Labs to be shut down

Google has decided to close its <a href="">Labs</a> initiative as part of the company's efforts to streamline its product portfolio and focus its development efforts.

By Juan Carlos Perez | 21 July, 2011 07:14

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, Google, internet, search engines

Senator opposes AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile

A senior U.S. senator has urged two federal agencies to reject AT&amp;T's proposed US$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

By Grant Gross | 21 July, 2011 06:57

Tags: antitrust, telecommunication, Anna Eshoo, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, business management, T-Mobile USA, Mergers and acquisitions, Ed Markey, 4g, 3g, at&t, legal, sprint nextel, U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, John Conyers Jr., U.S. Department of Justice, Tom Sugrue, Herb Kohl

Google may be willing to settle Oracle's Android lawsuit

Google has offered the first public indication that it may be willing to settle Oracle's lawsuit against it over the alleged infringement of Java patents in Google's Android OS.

By James Niccolai | 21 July, 2011 06:53

Tags: consumer electronics, Google, intellectual property, smartphones, patent, Civil lawsuits, Android, legal, Oracle

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