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[TechRepublic] Steve Jobs to demo iCloud at WWDC

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Steve Jobs to demo iCloud at WWDC keynote

Apple will use the WWDC stage to showcase Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 and iCloud, Apple's upcoming cloud services offering. Oh and Steve Jobs will be the M.C. Read more

Resource of the day

Take Application Performance to a New Level with Oracle Exadata

This webcast reveals how to deliver extreme performance for every application with Oracle Exadata. Improve query performance, lower IT costs, and uncover business opportunities faster--learn how in this webcast.


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Dogs, and other ways of creating work-life balance

The Nestle Purina Company allows employees to bring their dogs to work. This is just one idea for helping with the work-life balance of your work force. Read more

Open jobs for iPhone developers

Smartphone app development is one of the hottest career paths going. Here are some iPhone development positions available across the U.S. Read more

Shouldn't Linux embrace DRM?

Digital Rights Management is a hotbed of anger, misunderstanding, and debate in the open source community. Having a vested interest in DRM, Jack Wallen asks the question, "Shouldn't Linux embrace DRM?" Read more

Drag and drop data between applications

You can copy data in one application and paste it into another, usually. You can also drag and drop data--give it a try! Read more

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Intel touts 'ultrabooks'; Highlights Android Honeycomb Atom-based tablet

Intel touted "ultrabooks," tablet and laptop tweeners that would resemble MacBook Airs, and said these lightweight devices will account for 40 percent of the laptop market by the end of 2012. Read more

Intel unveils new class of PC - 'Ultrabooks'

Intel has used Computex as the opportunity to introduce to the world a whole new class of PC - the 'Ultrabookââ¢.' Read more

Nokia: 2011 going from bad to worse; Windows Phone 7 device in Q4

Nokia cut its second quarter and 2011 outlook as it struggles to fend off competition and is watching average selling prices for its devices tank. Read more

Samsung, Nvidia move to front of Google's Android tablet army

Samsung is talking about Android for the long-haul and Nvidia is demonstrating what a quad-core chip can do for tablet gaming. With Android tablets, there's always a next wave. Read more

China's Blue Army: When nations harness hacktivists for information warfare

The methodology used in offensive cyber warfare is fairly simple -- if you're attacking us we reserve the right to strike back at you. That methodology is just plain wrong. Read more

Malware sneaks by Google's Android Market gatekeepers again

Twenty-six apps containing malware moved onto the Android Market over the weekend, according to Lookout Mobile Security. Read more

Acer: Microsoft hardware rules 'very troublesome'

Microsoft is placing 'troublesome' restrictions on OEMs manufacturing the next-generation Windows-based tablets, according to Acer CEO J.T. Wang. Read more

Apple fesses up to MacDefender malware; ships removal tool

Faced with the embarrassment of an aggressive scareware (fake antivirus) campaign against Mac users, Apple today shipped a definition update to its File Quarantine feature to block the MacDefender... Read more

The mystery of Windows 8's new 'Protogon' file system

Here's a Windows 8 feature about which I haven't heard before: A possible new file system known as "Protogon." Read more

VMware buys Socialcast; Fills out collaboration portfolio

VMware acquired Socialcast, a collaboration company, for an undisclosed sum. Couple Socialcast with other recent acquisitions and VMware is clearly aiming to be a desktop collaboration player. Read more

Oracle on Amazon? Think again

Colleagues at one of the world's largest SIs have been testing the Amazon Oracle Relational Database Service - aka RDS (and not to be confused with SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions also aka RDS.)... Read more

Android gets a lot less open as Google takes down game console emulators

The wild west formerly known as Android Market is getting some bottom-down taming from Google as the company removes a set of popular gaming apps. Read more

Google Maps: Five reasons that Apple, others shouldn't even try to compete

The rumor mill once again hints that Apple could be gearing up to roll out a Maps product - a silly move, considering the reasons that beating Google would be more work than it's worth. Read more

The Zune that never was, developed by members of the former Microsoft Courier team

Here's a nice find by patent sleuth Manan Kakkar. A group of Softies filed a patent application in 2009 for a media player that Microsoft never ended up launching. Read more


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The 11-inch Asus UX and Eee PC X101

New from Computex, the 11-inch Asus UX is clearly designed to take on the MacBook Air, while the Eee PC X101 runs both Windows and Intel's MeeGo. View on site

Skylon space plane gets a thumbs-up (images)

The European Space Agency gives the go-ahead for work on a prototype of Reaction Engines' radical design for a single-stage, fully reusable launch vehicle. View on site

Cracking Open the 27" Apple iMac (2011)

Bill Detwiler cracked open the monster, 27" Apple iMac released in 2011. Inside the iMac, he found hardware from Intel, AMD, Broadcom, Qualcomm, and Seagate. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Strategies for centralizing data backup (Riverbed)

Take Application Performance to a New Level with Oracle Exadata (Oracle)

Your IT Ecosystem: Servers and Storage (Hewlett-Packard (HP))

State of Virtualization (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)

International Social Media Survey: Who's Using What (Citrix Online)


 

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Working towards bug-free, secure software

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[TechRepublic] If you want to innovate like Da Vinci, education is overrated

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If you want to innovate like Da Vinci, education is overrated

Leonardo da Vinci is arguably the greatest innovator of all time. Da Vinci's example helps justify Peter Thiel's radical 20 Under 20 fellowship for college dropouts. See why, and the big caveat. Read more

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Open jobs for iPhone developers

Smartphone app development is one of the hottest career paths going. Here are some iPhone development positions available across the U.S. Read more

Quick tips: Web designers should be aware of these four legalities

Ryan Boudreaux offers some guidance on several legal matters that web designers need to address, possibly with the aid of a professional legal adviser. Read more

Working towards bug-free, secure software

Buggy and, thus, insecure software is a fact of life. But, it doesn't have to be, according to an Australian research team. Michael Kassner reports on an ambitious new effort in code verification. Read more

Real-life computer crimes investigation: It's not like on TV

If the fancy tech on TV crime shows makes you chuckle, keep in mind that there are many other ways real cases differ from the TV versions. Deb Shinder offers tips for working with law enforcement if you're involved in a computer crime investigation. Read more

Lesser-known Android tips and tricks

Jack Wallen shares five Android tips he's learned that may improve your mobile computing experience. He covers using voice activation, the power strip widget, 3D maps, and more. Read more

27" Apple iMac (2011): Cracking Open hardware analysis

With Intel Sandy Bridge processors and AMD GPUs the 2011 Apple iMacs are powerful all-in-ones. Bill Detwiler analyzes the hardware inside a 27" iMac. Read more

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The 11-inch Asus UX and Eee PC X101

New from Computex, the 11-inch Asus UX is clearly designed to take on the MacBook Air, while the Eee PC X101 runs both Windows and Intel's MeeGo. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Optimized Desktop Infrastructure Using Dell Flexible Computing Solutions (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)

State of Virtualization (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)

The Value of Web-Based Audio Conferencing (Citrix Online)

Avoid the Hidden Costs of Upgrading Data Center Power Capacity (American Power Conversion (APC))

Virtual Client Solutions for Success in a Tricky Economy (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)


Working towards bug-free, secure software

Buggy and, thus, insecure software is a fact of life. But, it doesn't have to be, according to an Australian research team. Michael Kassner reports on an ambitious new effort in code verification.



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Sharpen your negotiating skills, free up hard disk space, save time with Office 2010 Actions

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Five Tips

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Five tips for successful negotiations

One of the greatest strengths of successful businesspeople is the ability to out-negotiate others to achieve the desired results. These tips will help you come out on top. Read more

Resource of the day

Take Application Performance to a New Level with Oracle Exadata

This webcast reveals how to deliver extreme performance for every application with Oracle Exadata. Improve query performance, lower IT costs, and uncover business opportunities faster--learn how in this webcast.


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Five tips for freeing up PC hard disk space

You can degunk your PC and reclaim a surprising amount of disk space. Here are a few things worth trying. Read more

Five tips for using Office 2010 Actions

Office 2010 Actions provide on-the-fly information from within your documents. See how to put this feature to work. Read more


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How to kill innovation, in five easy steps

Innovation is the life blood of most organizations in the 21st century, but most of them regularly do things to snuff out innovation wherever it rears its head. Here are five of the main culprits. Read more

Lesser-known Android tips and tricks

Jack Wallen shares five Android tips that may improve your mobile computing experience, including voice activation, the power strip widget, and 3D maps. Read more

10 traits to look for when hiring a field engineer

Field techs encounter a wide array of challenges, making it tricky to determine who will be a good fit for the job. But if you can find candidates who exhibit the qualities listed here, you'll be on the right track. Read more

How to devise a better Mac backup strategy

Erik Eckel offers his best practices for ensuring reliable, easy-to-access Mac backups -- and he pinpoints a few practices to avoid. Read more

Nine guidelines for writing effective email messages

If you want people to pay more attention to your email, perhaps YOU should pay more attention to your email! Read more


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Sloan Digital Sky Survey maps the universe

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey is mapping the universe while we sleep. Here are some of the images taken by the telescope in the past eight years. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

CLPPLUS: IBM DB2's New Command Line Processor (IBM)

Industry Leaders Team Up to Help IT Departments Meet Today's Challenges (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)

Solve the Desktop Management Challenge (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)

Virtual Client Solutions for Success in a Tricky Economy (Dell, Inc., Intel, Inc. & Citrix Systems)

Ensure High Availability for Critical Systems and Apps (Quest Software)


Apps for file sharing, backups, gaming, and more

For his May 2011 mobile apps roundup, Scott Lowe features cloudsyncr, ShareFile Mobile, AD HelpDesk, MyBackup Pro, and Atari's Greatest Hits.



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