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  • Google's Gmail has less than 1% of enterprise e-mail market, Gartner says

    Google's Gmail has captured less than one per cent of the enterprise e-mail market, according to Gartner. Despite a few high-profile deployments, most Google Apps customers have only around 50 users, making the overall number of business users relatively small, the analyst firm says.

    29 Sept. 10 04:12 Written by Jon Brodkin
  • HP replaces its Cisco core

    Staying true to its <a href="https://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/041910-hp-3com-networking.html">word</a>, HP this week said it has replaced Cisco and other "non-HP" networking gear with its own in all six of its worldwide internal data centers.

    29 Sept. 10 04:12 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Four things RIM PlayBook got right

    Research in Motion has apparently learned some lessons after the underwhelming response the company received to its BlackBerry Torch smartphone.

    29 Sept. 10 04:11 Written by Brad Reed
  • AOL buys TechCrunch and 5min Media

    AOL has made two acquisitions to boost its content offerings, buying technology news blog TechCrunch and video syndication platform 5min Media.

    29 Sept. 10 03:07 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Google doles out $10M for feel-good projects

    Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has announced the five winners of its Project 10^100 contest, a competition that is rewarding big thinkers in education, government, science and transportation with a combined $10 million to pursue their efforts.

    29 Sept. 10 02:35 Written by Bob Brown
  • Amazon prepping Android app store, tablet?

    Amazon is said to be readying an Android app store and tablet, a move that should boost Google's mobile platform while also challenging Google's own Android Market.

    29 Sept. 10 02:35 Written by Bob Brown
  • Cisco expects BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to do well

    Cisco expects RIM's new BlackBerry PlayBook to do well among businesses moving toward tablets, and help to augment customer demand for Cisco's WebEx service and Unified Communications Manager platforms.

    29 Sept. 10 02:35 Written by Tim Greene
  • Symantec lays out encryption roadmap

    Symantec is laying down a strategy for integrating the two encryption-software companies it acquired, PGP Corp and GuardianEdge Technologies.

    29 Sept. 10 02:35 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • OpenOffice.org breaks away from Oracle with new foundation

    Most of the volunteers and vendors behind OpenOffice.org have decided to create a new foundation that will be independent from Oracle and speed up improvements to the code in the open source alternative to Microsoft Office.

    29 Sept. 10 02:34 Written by Jon Brodkin
  • LinkedIn users attacked by deadly Zeus spam

    Networking site LinkedIn is being used as the lure for a huge spam campaign designed to infect UK and US businesses with the data-stealing Zeus/Zbot Trojan, Cisco has reported.

    29 Sept. 10 02:07 Written by John E Dunn
  • RIM PlayBook: The tablet business is waiting for

    As expected, RIM unveiled it's upcoming tablet device at the BlackBerry Developer Conference taking place this week in San Francisco. The tablet -- dubbed the PlayBook as opposed to the rumored 'BlackPad' -- won't be available until early 2011, but has features and capabilities that set the bar for tablets and may be worth waiting for.

    29 Sept. 10 02:01 Written by Tony Bradley
  • Amazon to Launch Android App Store -- and Tablet, Too?

    Amazon will launch its own Android app store, challenging Google's official app collection, according to TechCrunch. The site uncovered uncovered details about how the store will function, including developer royalties, DRM and a pricing structure. A source also hinted that Amazon is working on building its own tablet computer. Here's a closer look:

    29 Sept. 10 01:59 Written by Brennon Slattery
  • CA Technologies to buy Hyperformix

    CA Technologies has entered into a formal agreement to purchase capacity management software provider Hyperformix, which is based in Austin, Texas, the two companies announced Tuesday.

    29 Sept. 10 01:33 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Microsoft launches status dashboards for BPOS

    Microsoft has created status dashboards for the three data centers that power its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), a set of hosted communication and collaboration applications for workplaces.

    29 Sept. 10 01:31 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • OpenOffice.org developers move to break ties with Oracle

    Some developers of the OpenOffice.org desktop productivity suite announced a break from Oracle on Tuesday, introducing a new name for the project and establishing a new foundation to guide its future.

    29 Sept. 10 01:17 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • 5 reasons Nokia's N8 is dead on arrival

    So far, Nokia's new Symbian phone, the N8, is getting lukewarm reviews, and few are willing to bet on anything except its slow demise. There are reasons, mainly its operating system, that make the phone a very hard sell to Americans consuming both Android and Apple iOS systems and applications.

    28 Sept. 10 23:45 Written by Barbara E. Hernandez
  • Idappcom seeks to displace penetration testers

    A U.K. company is seeking to displace penetration testing companies with an appliance and software that can frequently test whether security devices are catching bad network traffic and exploits.

    28 Sept. 10 23:37 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Battle of the Android browsers

    Let’s face it: The Android browser isn’t perfect. While performance is improving with each update (Android 2.2, in particular, boosted the speed of the browser with a new Javascript engine), it’s a fairly bare-bones browser compared with some of the others available in the Android Market.

    28 Sept. 10 23:30 Written by Ginny Mies and Brent Hopkins
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