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Microsoft's upgrade avalanche a challenge for IT pros

www.computerworld.com
Microsoft is in the midst of an unprecedented, massive upgrade cycle for its enterprise software products, a refresh wave that represents a major challenge for CIOs and IT managers responsible for charting their companies' technology strategy....
Microsoft's upgrade avalanche a challenge for IT pros

An 8-Inch Apple Tablet? Steve Jobs Wouldn’t Be Happy

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Apple may be going against the wishes of its late co-founder Steve Jobs. The Wall Street Journal reports today that Apple is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a new tablet computer with a screen size of around 8 inches. That’s smaller than the iPad 2′s current 9.7-inch...
An 8-Inch Apple Tablet? Steve Jobs Wouldn’t Be Happy
New York Times to publish collected and expanded articles as ebooks

Pandora Confessional

www.fastcompany.com
In our early days, it was a thing that we'd answer every email. People liked that. But then there were thousands of emails a day. It was an avalanche. You were told to work with blinders on, just work through it, and do as much as you can and try...
Pandora Confessional
Cloud: Facebook Tackles (Really) Big Data With 'Project Prism'

Microsoft's Upgrade Avalanche a Challenge for IT Pros

www.pcworld.com
Microsoft is in the midst of an unprecedented, massive upgrade cycle for its enterprise software products, a refresh wave that represents a major challenge for......
Microsoft's Upgrade Avalanche a Challenge for IT Pros

Modus Is Trying to Shake Up the Fat eDiscovery Industry

techcrunch.com
It’s no secret that most lawyers are not on the cutting edge of technology. And while the internet has been great for many businesses, it’s buried lawyers in an avalanche of digital data they are ill equipped to manage. This has driven the growth of an entire “eDiscovery” industry, with...
Modus Is Trying to Shake Up the Fat eDiscovery Industry

Survive Deep Snow Immersion

howto.wired.com
Fall into a deep snow pocket? AVALANCHE?! Here's how to get out of there before you suffocate....
Survive Deep Snow Immersion

Dark Art of Store Emails

online.wsj.com
In the avalanche of messages hitting inboxes, retailers' emails work extra hard to stand out....
Dark Art of Store Emails
You don’t need a Mayan calendar to predict this potential disaster
The New York Times Doesn't Want This Startup Even Mentioning Its Name

Documents in Apple v. Samsung Give Reporters Plenty to Chew On

allthingsd.com
So this is what all those lawyers have been up to. For anyone wondering if all of those hundreds of attorneys were really working on Apple v. Samsung, Thursday’s avalanche of paperwork makes it clear that they were. On Thursday alone, dozens of documents were filed or unsealed as a...
Documents in Apple v. Samsung Give Reporters Plenty to Chew On

10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC

www.pcworld.com
Windows 8 is here. In form and functionality, the new flagship operating system is the most dramatic makeover of Windows since its inception. Windows 8 was developed from the ground up with a touch-enabled interface that works best when tapped and swiped. Under the hood, the same old Windows...
10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC

Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

torrentfreak.com
In recent months the number of DMCA takedown requests sent out by copyright holders has increased dramatically, and it’s starting to turn the Internet into a big mess. One of the problems is that many rightsholders use completely automated systems to inform Google and other sites of infringements. That these...
Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

Avalanches aid ice-cream research

www.bbc.co.uk
Avalanche experts are helping to study how ice-cream's structure changes when it is stored in a household freezer....
Avalanches aid ice-cream research

Hollywood and Google Square Off Over Pirate Search Results

torrentfreak.com
For years entertainment industry groups have been demanding that Google does something about the “pirate sites” showing up in their search results. Google has responded to these concerns by taking a variety of measures aimed at decreasing copyright infringement. Last year they removed “piracy” related terms from their Instant and...
Hollywood and Google Square Off Over Pirate Search Results

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i delivers scans to Android or iOS, spreads a little cloud love as well

www.engadget.com
Fujitsu's original ScanSnap S1300 earned a soft spot in our hearts -- no mean feat for a scanner -- so it's with piqued interest that we catch word of a direct upgrade. The S1300i is all about serving those of us who might never send scan results to a...
Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i delivers scans to Android or iOS, spreads a little cloud love as well

Trader Social Network Roboinvest Launches One-Click ‘Copy Trading’

www.betabeat.com
Roboinvest's "copy trading" feature. Investing, in all its forms, lends itself to groupthink and follow-ons. Everyone wants to know what everyone else is doing. Did Warren Buffet invest? What does Jim Cramer say? In New York's venture capital scene, VCs want to follow Fred Wilson. When it comes to plunking...
Trader Social Network Roboinvest Launches One-Click ‘Copy Trading’

HP unveils an avalanche of monitors ranging in size from 20 to 27 inches

www.engadget.com
It's pretty clear HP is all about monitors at this year's CES -- in fact, that's pretty much all it announced, with the exception of a couple laptops. All told, we've detailed 10 models here, and that's not even counting that USB-powered one we wrote up in a separate...
HP unveils an avalanche of monitors ranging in size from 20 to 27 inches

Mark Hurd crunches the numbers

tech.fortune.cnn.com
HP CEO Mark Hurd outlined the company's enterprise strategy for financial analysts on Monday. Image: HP webcast I was sitting with Mark Hurd on the patio outside his Palo Alto office exactly four months ago when he made it crystal clear that an avalanche of pink slips was coming. At...
Mark Hurd crunches the numbers

U.S. Congress may not have stomach for another SOPA/PIPA fight

www.pcworld.com
As a new session of the U.S. Congress convenes in early 2013, don't expect lawmakers to rush out a new version of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) or the Protect IP Act (PIPA). While some groups representing copyright holders still want to see stronger online enforcement, U.S. lawmakers...
U.S. Congress may not have stomach for another SOPA/PIPA fight

POGUE: Don't Upgrade To The New iPad If You Already Have An iPad 2 (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
The new iPad reviews are in. New York Times' tech guru has his own take on Apple's new tablet. He likes it. But while Pogue does seem to like the new iPad's high-resolution Retina display, better camera, and 4G LTE data speeds, he pegs the device as just a...
POGUE: Don't Upgrade To The New iPad If You Already Have An iPad 2 (AAPL)

Blogger users can now add photos and videos to posts using their webcams

thenextweb.com
Just one day after rolling out Google+ widgets for Blogger, Google has added yet another new feature to its blogging platform – the ability to add photos and videos using your webcam. The new feature is pretty straightforward: To add photos from your webcam, choose “Insert Image”, select “from your webcam”...
Blogger users can now add photos and videos to posts using their webcams

NSFWCORP Gets Banned By Vegas Distributors. Maybe This Is Why Print Is Dying

pandodaily.com
About three minutes ago, our lead developer flipped the switch (pushed the button? I’m not entirely sure how technology works) to begin selling subscriptions to the Print Edition of NSFWCORP. As I wrote last week, the move into print is a huge step for us — possibly the most important...
NSFWCORP Gets Banned By Vegas Distributors. Maybe This Is Why Print Is Dying

Facebook Shares Unlocking

allthingsd.com
An avalanche of privately held Facebook shares could begin hitting the market this week — potentially putting further pressure on the company’s stock — as rules expire that have kept some early investors from cashing out. Angel investor Peter Thiel and venture-capital firm Accel Partners are among early backers who...
Facebook Shares Unlocking

IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

www.engadget.com
Radio telescope operators have as much of a problem coping with the avalanche of data as getting that information in the first place. The Victoria University of Wellington is all too aware and is leaning on IBM for a powerful (if very tongue-tying) iDataPlex dx360 M3 compute cluster to...
IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

Just Cause 2 Developer On Why It Won't Utilize DRM: 'It Treats Our Fans Like Criminals'

www.techdirt.com
Well, we've certainly heard plenty about DRM and shoehorned-in multiplayer recently, what with EA's recent Hindenburgish SimCity "launch." As was detailed all over the web, the only people hurt by these "features" were paying customers, many of whom spent $50-60 for a server Roulette wheel that limited users to...
Just Cause 2 Developer On Why It Won't Utilize DRM: 'It Treats Our Fans Like Criminals'
CHART OF THE DAY: Facebook Has Another Impressive Mobile Quarter

Apple's 'black hole' ecosystem will drive market share past Android, Yankee Group says

venturebeat.com
July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale In a global smartphone market that Android has been expanding at a breakneck pace, a bright spot for Apple has been increasing market share in the lucrative U.S. domestic market. A new report from the Yankee Group says...
Apple's 'black hole' ecosystem will drive market share past Android, Yankee Group says

Just Cause 2 Developer On Why It Won't Utilize DRM: 'It Treats Our Fans Like Criminals'

www.techdirt.com
Well, we've certainly heard plenty about DRM and shoehorned-in multiplayer recently, what with EA's recent Hindenburgish SimCity "launch." As was detailed all over the web, the only people hurt by these "features" were paying customers, many of whom spent $50-60 for a server Roulette wheel that limited users to...
Just Cause 2 Developer On Why It Won't Utilize DRM: 'It Treats Our Fans Like Criminals'
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