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Hewlett-Packard to buy Palm for $1.2 billion

The last two years have not been easy for anyone who is associated with Palm, once considered a leader in handheld devices, thanks to Apple’s iPhone which currently holds the lion’s share of the handheld devices market and Research in Motion’s Blackberry.
To make matters worse, despite the well-reviewed webOS released last year, Google Inc.’s Android [...]


Google, IBM & Apple – Top 3 brands for 2010

According to a report by Milward Brown Optimor, which ascertains the top 100 brands annually, Google, IBM and Apple took the gold, silver and bronze in that order amongst non-tech players like Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Marlboro. Incidentally, Microsoft was placed fourth right behind Apple.
Also known as the ‘BrandZ Top 100 Report’, its fifth release for [...]




Digital content is growing

Wikipedia describe digital content as a large field that includes 3D graphics, audio editing, compositing and authoring in animation, audio, graphics, images and video. In a nutshell it is the software used in connection with output produced by users as well as industry providers. Content is anything that you can publish. Hence, [...]


Linux, the open-source operating system

Dozens of volunteers contribute every day to improve the Linux open-source operating system. Therefore, no one company owns it. Few companies like VA Linux tried to fool the investors to think that they own the operating system when they went public. Only few, such as Red Hat, benefitted from the open-source operating [...]


A kill switch for your PC

As you know malware outbreaks are spreading quickly in the internet arena. A recent finding of such a virus in Google resulted in Google quickly switching a little known kill switch. In this case it killed more than 250,000 infected codes in its Android smartphones instantaneously.
Kill switches comes as standard for most tablets, [...]


What is colocation?

Written by Rack Alley
 
LA colocation has a great many advantages to your business. In addition to Los Angeles web hosting, colocation will allow you to store data outside of your business for storage purposes. This means that you’ll have a safe place to store your data to protect it against human error, or other events [...]


SanDisk to rescue trapped iPhone and iPad users

If you are a parent with kids, you know how difficult it is to keep them entertained while travelling. This becomes more important for Apple users since the iPhone and iPad don’t come with a slot for adding a thumbnail drive. Here come SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive to the rescue.
The $59.99, 32 GB SanDisk [...]


Open-source operating systems, who owns it?

More than couple of dozens of open-source software (also called free software or operating systems) is available for anyone to use or expand. Even though it is called free software not all are free and some require licensing. Linux is one of open-source software that was developed early on and the now infamous [...]


See Better Results with Terminal Server Software

Written by RDPSoft Company
In the digital age, many people and companies alike have the sense that there’s never too much technology they can have. With individuals this often means a smartphone, a tablet, Bluetooth and more. For companies this can combine everything from those elements, to greater IT muscle to colocation and everything else out [...]


Streaming video services to customize end-user preferences

Services that can provide programs that can stream videos on mobile devices, desktops, connected devices and smart TVs are becoming more popular. An online video platform provides content owners an easy avenue to just do that. They provide simple to operate and automated high quality services using advanced technology. Businesses such as [...]




U.S. agency investigating drone flights after video goes viral

By Travis Reed FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTube views. The agency this week confirmed at least three investigations into camera-equipped drones... [Read more]


U.S. agency investigating drone flights after video goes viral

By Travis Reed FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTube views. The agency this week confirmed at least three investigations into camera-equipped drones... [Read more]


U.S. FCC votes to refocus Internet subsidy for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years. In a 3-2 vote, the FCC approved Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to phase out E-Rate spending on older technologies such as pagers, shift focus… More... [Read more]


U.S. FCC votes to refocus Internet subsidy for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next… Read more here:  U.S. FCC votes to refocus Internet subsidy for schools  Read More →


Rise of the machines sees Barclays turn cashiers into tablet-toting bankers

British bank Barclays is to replace branch cashiers with floor-walking staff sporting tablet computers as personal banking becomes increasingly virtual. From October staff will step out from behind their glass booths, armed with tablets to help them … Read the original here: Rise of the machines sees Barclays turn cashiers into tablet-toting bankers  Read More →