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New York Times Juices Up Its Document Viewer

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The New York Times' new Doc Viewer 2.0 is, depending on what you value, either a pasted-on ornament of no real use to a typical news consumer, or it's an open-source, crowd-sourcing game changer. With information-taming technologies like search engines already at a reader's fingertips, there is debatable value in...
New York Times Juices Up Its Document Viewer

Crocodoc Sets Its Sights On Adobe Acrobat With New Update

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Last month we wrote about Crocodoc, a new Y Combinator-funded company that makes it very easy to upload a text document or PowerPoint deck and mark it up online to share with your colleagues. Unfortunately, it was also pretty bare boned — you couldn’t even save your edited document to your...
Crocodoc Sets Its Sights On Adobe Acrobat With New Update

KDE 4.9 Brings Fresh Stability and Performance to the Linux Desktop

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The Dolphin file manager and the Okular document viewer are among the components to receive key improvements in this latest update to the popular KDE Software Compilation....
KDE 4.9 Brings Fresh Stability and Performance to the Linux Desktop

Box.net CEO: HTML5 could kill desktop software

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Document-sharing and collaboration startup Box.net is joining the growing wave of companies embracing the HTML5 Web format. This morning, Box announced a new feature powered by HTML5. And looking beyond today’s announcement, cofounder and chief executive Aaron Levie (pictured) sounds very gung ho about HTML5’s potential. The Palo Alto, Calif....
Box.net CEO: HTML5 could kill desktop software

Former New Orleans Detective Pleads Guilty in Katrina Shooting Cover-up

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Former New Orleans Police Department Lt. Michael Lohman today pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiring to obstruct justice, in connection with one of a string of violent encounters between police and civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Police shot at least 10 people during...
Former New Orleans Detective Pleads Guilty in Katrina Shooting Cover-up

Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

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Google is porting one of the Chrome operating system's most features to its implementations of Chrome for Windows and Mac: the capability to view Office documents from the Web right in your browser. Similar to the way you can view PDFs in Chrome, Google is offering a beta version...
Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

Central Desktop revamps its collaboration tools

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Central Desktop today unveiled version 2.0 of its set of online tools, including project management, document collaboration, and web meetings. There are a lot of options out there for companies looking for online collaboration software, acknowledged chief executive Isaac Garcia. But while competing startups might claim to be comprehensive, most...
Central Desktop revamps its collaboration tools
LibreOffice for Android advances, document viewer is on the way

Microsoft: Google Docs Is Not Worth The Gamble, Makes You Less Productive

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After Bing and its Scroogled campaign, Microsoft is now taking aim at Google Docs. Jake Zborowski, Microsoft’s senior product manager for Office, actually published two anti-Docs blog posts today: one homes in on document fidelity, and the other, which includes a number of user testimonials, argues that Google Docs isn’t...
Microsoft: Google Docs Is Not Worth The Gamble, Makes You Less Productive

DocStoc Launches Online Document Store

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DocStoc, the cloud-based document-hosting service, has launched an iTunes-style online store and related selling features that allow any individual or corporate user to sell documents either through the DocStoc site or via the service’s embedded document viewer. Founder and CEO Jason Nazar said in an interview in advance of...
DocStoc Launches Online Document Store

Zero-day attack reportedly pierces key Adobe Reader defense

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Adobe officials say they're investigating claims of a recent attack. A newly published report claims the latest versions of the widely used Reader document viewer are under attack by exploit code that targets a previously unknown vulnerability. The particular exploit is available in underground forums for as much as...
Zero-day attack reportedly pierces key Adobe Reader defense

Adobe Reader for Android

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After releasing Flash Player for Android, Adobe launches a PDF reader for Android. The applications is available in the Android Market and it can be installed only if your phone runs Android 2.1 or later.Nexus One already comes with a document viewer based on QuickOffice, but the application doesn't do...
Adobe Reader for Android

Docs.com: Facebook and Microsoft Go After Google Docs

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During today's F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg announced a number of new products and features for Facebook, including a new collaboration with Microsoft. With Docs.com, Microsoft's FUSE labs just launched an online document editor and viewer that connects directly to Facebook and uses all of the new social features for third-party...
Docs.com: Facebook and Microsoft Go After Google Docs

Everybody gets to design Ubuntu phones--see the best "fan-made" mockups

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How would you like to create a smartphone operating system? If you get involved in Canonical's Ubuntu phone project you can, in a way. As we reported, Canonical is taking community input on what the core applications (e-mail, calendar, clock/alarm, weather, file manager, document viewer, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter)...
Everybody gets to design Ubuntu phones--see the best "fan-made" mockups
Crocodoc Launches Its Revamped HTML5 Document Converter For PDF, Word And PowerPoint Files

Google Quietly Acquires PDFMeNot PDF Viewer

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PDFMeNot, in case you have forgotten, is was a online PDF viewer that would let you view PDF documents in the browser without requiring any desktop software. The service was initially developed by Stateless Systems, an Australian start-up that is also behind the very popular BugMeNot.com (a web service for...
Google Quietly Acquires PDFMeNot PDF Viewer

Memeo Is Bringing A Google Docs Reader To The iPad

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This Saturday, Apple will be releasing the iPad to the masses, and you can be sure that one of the first things people will do when they get their hands on the device is explore what awaits them on the App Store. For anyone who regularly uses Google Docs in...
Memeo Is Bringing A Google Docs Reader To The iPad

Ubuntu phones to come with a terminal--prepare your command line skills

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The Ubuntu phone operating system will come with a terminal application. That's right: experienced users will have access to the full power of the Linux system running underneath the phone's shiny graphical user interface. While Ubuntu phone code hasn't been released publicly yet, it seems that development will take...
Ubuntu phones to come with a terminal--prepare your command line skills
Nokia Belle phones get business-friendly Microsoft Apps suite

Web Publishing Startup DocStoc Now Offers Branded Viewers To Users

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Web publishing startup DocStoc is launching a customized document viewer today, allowing anyone to create easily embeddable, branded document viewers. The new feature is open to all DocStoc users and offers the ability to customize the logo, buttons, links, and color of the viewer. The viewer itself is fairly...
Web Publishing Startup DocStoc Now Offers Branded Viewers To Users

Canonical outs project to help Ubuntu smartphones launch with over 10 core apps

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Canonical's Ubuntu handsets are expected to be upon us very, very soon, and given that some say a phone is only as good as its apps, the firm wants to make sure the experience is indeed a great one right out of the box. To help accomplish that, Canonical...
Canonical outs project to help Ubuntu smartphones launch with over 10 core apps
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