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Security Startup Vaultive Tackles Cloud-Based Encryption

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Office 365 is the Microsoft Office suite of desktop applications and hosted versions of Microsoft's server products delivered and accessed over the Internet....
Security Startup Vaultive Tackles Cloud-Based Encryption

Chrome coming to Windows 8 Metro too, Opera "looking into it"

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Google confirmed to Mashable that it is developing a Metro version of Chrome for Windows 8 users. This follows Mozilla's announcement last month that it was building a Metro version of Firefox, work that has recently begun in earnest. Plain Metro applications on Windows 8 are tightly restricted, with...
Chrome coming to Windows 8 Metro too, Opera "looking into it"

Hojoki adds task management tools to its newsfeed for enterprise cloud apps

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Hojoki, a productivity tool that helps teams manage their work and collaborate through multiple cloud-based apps such as Dropbox, Evernote and Google Calendar, has added a task management feature today that can be used in conjunction with any of its supported services. Hojoki already provides users with updates, revisions, new...
Hojoki adds task management tools to its newsfeed for enterprise cloud apps

Improved Analytics for Websites, Applications, and Pages

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Having good analytics is a key to successfully growing a business. To provide you with even better metrics for your Facebook applications, websites, and Pages, we recently launched an improved Insights dashboard. The new Insights dashboard is your single source for all your Facebook analytics needs for: Websites: Fully-integrated sites...
Improved Analytics for Websites, Applications, and Pages
Coming Soon: Desktops Hosted On The Cloud, Usable Anywhere

A world of hurt after McAfee mistakenly revokes key for signing Mac apps

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Travis Nep Smith A McAfee administrator accidentally revoked the digital key used to certify desktop applications that run on Apple's OS X platform, creating headaches for customers who want to install or upgrade Mac antivirus products. A certificate revocation list [CRL] hosted by Apple Worldwide developer servers lists the reason...
A world of hurt after McAfee mistakenly revokes key for signing Mac apps
Microsoft fixes Windows Phone SMS bug in recent software build

Haswell preview suggests similar gains to Ivy Bridge over Sandy Bridge

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A detailed performance test of a prototype Core i7 Haswell chip by tom’s Hardware suggests that it will offer a 7-13% performance gain over equivalent Ivy Bridge CPUs, a similar gain to that experienced with the move from Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge. The integrated HD 4600 GPU experiences an...
Haswell preview suggests similar gains to Ivy Bridge over Sandy Bridge
City of Chicago signs four-year Microsoft cloud services deal to save $400K annually

Hacker finds way to run desktop applications on Windows RT

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A hacker claims to have found a method of bypassing the code integrity mechanism in Windows RT, therefore allowing for desktop-style programs to be installed on the platform....
Hacker finds way to run desktop applications on Windows RT
Using Windows 8's "hidden" backup to clone and recover your whole PC

Review: Surface Pro is the world's best Windows tablet, but still can't close the deal

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Surface RT was a broken promise. When it launched in October, it showed the world a vision of a revolutionary tablet-laptop hybrid, but it couldn't close the deal. But now we have Surface with Windows 8 Pro, part two of Microsoft's always fascinating, sometimes heartbreaking Surface saga. This is...
Review: Surface Pro is the world's best Windows tablet, but still can't close the deal
How to reinstall Windows 8 without losing your files and programs
Verizon shows there’s a right way to track phones: with permission
Mobile users to see more useful advertising from Facebook, says COO Sandberg

A revolutionary new interface, straight out of Hollywood

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No more daydreaming. The fine-tuned, touch-free, gesture-based motion control of “Minority Report” is real — and it costs $70. The $70 Leap peripheral. Photo: Leap Motion FORTUNE — When Tom Cruise swiped and pinched his way through a computer interface in 2002′s Minority Report, audience-goers were wowed. Here was a...
A revolutionary new interface, straight out of Hollywood

Boot up: Windows 8 desktop shock, how iPads saved Greece, Apple's bad store move and more

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Plus Brin wears Goggles in SF, what's a modern browser?, the n0tice experiment, smartphone data and moreA quick burst of 13 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamApple has removed Airfoil Speakers Touch from the iOS App Store >> Rogue AmoebaToday, we've been informed that...
Boot up: Windows 8 desktop shock, how iPads saved Greece, Apple's bad store move and more

Surface RT - hands on

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While it has its faults, Microsoft's new device is something new, combining work and play into a single compact package.Microsoft has released the Surface RT, the first Windows device to be designed and built by the company itself rather than by one of its hardware partners. Another thing of note...
Surface RT - hands on

Google Grabs DocVerse, aka Google Docs for Microsoft Office

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Google has gobbled up another small productivity company with today’s purchase of DocVerse, a plug-in that makes Microsoft Office software collaborative. The only surprise about this latest acquisition, perhaps, is that its founders didn’t previously work at Google. Word of the deal was first reported in December by TechCrunch, and...
Google Grabs DocVerse, aka Google Docs for Microsoft Office

Office 365 For Business Is Here. Good Luck Figuring Out What It'll Cost You

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Office 365, Microsoft's cloud-based office suite, is moving the turf war against Google Docs to the business world with today's announcement of business-ready subscriptions. But you'll need a spreadsheet to figure out which of six different options you'll need - not to mention what it'll cost. It's easier to first explain...
Office 365 For Business Is Here. Good Luck Figuring Out What It'll Cost You
Hackulous is dead, and that's a good thing

For Your Mobile App, the Secret to Success

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When it comes to mobile applications, user experience is key to their success. As an investor, I get to see several new apps a week and I can’t tell you how many of their UIs are cluttered and fail to make clear the crux of their value fast enough. Meanwhile,...
For Your Mobile App, the Secret to Success

Oracle releases Java fix, but security concerns remain

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Oracle released Java 7 update 11 (Java 7u11) on Sunday following a warning from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) advising users to disable the software due to a serious and previously unknown security vulnerability. Even with the available fix, CERT, part of the Department of Homeland Security,...
Oracle releases Java fix, but security concerns remain
Windows RT jailbroken to run ARM-based desktop apps

Viber hits 200m users, rivals Skype with video calling in new Mac and Windows desktop apps

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When Viber first launched its free voice calling app for iPhone back in December 2010, I called it a rival to Skype’s iOS app. Today, we can really start referring to Viber as an overall, head-to-head Skype challenger as it launches desktop applications for both Windows and Mac that feature...
Viber hits 200m users, rivals Skype with video calling in new Mac and Windows desktop apps

Google's Larry Page not worried about Facebook's Graph Search, says he's "confident of our core business"

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Google CEO Larry Page spoke about Facebook’s Graph Search during a conference call with investors where he discussed the company’s Q4 2012 performance. During the question and answer session, someone asked Page about his thoughts about Graph Search. While he didn’t directly address Facebook’s newest feature, Page did share his...
Google's Larry Page not worried about Facebook's Graph Search, says he's "confident of our core business"
Surface Pro sales begin on February 9th in the US and Canada, starting at $899

Windows-Android hybrids: Beauties or beasts?

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Since Microsoft first introduced the versatile Tablet PC over a decade ago, the idea of having a device that was effective as both a hand-holdable tablet and a full-on PC has been a siren’s song in tech. In the case of the Tablet PC, it was always a little too...
Windows-Android hybrids: Beauties or beasts?
No-cost desktop software development is dead on Windows 8

Microsoft releases update for Deployment Toolkit utility

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Microsoft has released a new version of a tool designed to let enterprise IT staffers automate and manage large-scale deployments of Microsoft OSes, desktop applications and server software....
Microsoft releases update for Deployment Toolkit utility
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