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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, [...]

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 [...]

The Software Solution to Your Company’s Software Problems

In the digital age, just about every company has a plethora of software they use on a daily basis just to get the job done. It’s not uncommon for half a dozen programs to be in play at once and all being used by the same employee.
This can needlessly complicate things though. Even though software [...]

All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat

By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The next hacker playground: the open seas – and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. Somali pirates help choose their targets by viewing navigational data online, prompting ships to either turn off their navigational devices, or fake the data so it looks like they're somewhere else;... [Read more]

U.S. regulators to propose new net neutrality rules in May

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators are expected to vote on May 15 on a new set of so-called “net neutrality” rules aimed at making certain that broadband providers do not slow down or block consumers' access to … See more here:  U.S. regulators to propose new net neutrality rules in May  Read More →

Brazil’s Rousseff praises U.S. for relaxing grip on Internet

By Esteban Israel SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff praised the United States on Wednesday for its decision to ease control over the Internet and called for a more democratic, transparent… The rest is here: Brazil’s Rousseff praises U.S. for relaxing grip on Internet  Read More →

Netflix to debut an original Spanish-language series in 2015

Netflix Inc on Wednesday announced its first original Spanish-language television series, a bid by the video-streaming company to attract subscribers in Latin America and Spanish speakers in the United States Netflix said the series, a 13-episode comedy about a family feud among the heirs to a soccer club, is slated to premiere in 2015 and will be shot in… More here:  Netflix to debut an original... [Read more]

Amazon grabs rights to stream older HBO shows

Amazon.com's streaming video service will offer some older shows from premium-cable channel HBO starting next month, a deal that intensifies both companies' competition with subscription-video service Netflix. This is the first time HBO, owned by Time Warner Inc, has licensed its award-winning programming to an online subscription streaming service, the companies said in a statement on Wednesday.... [Read more]