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Intel details Clover Trail tablets: three weeks on standby, 10 hours of use, 'full' Windows 8 experience

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You only have to look at the tidal wave of Ultrabooks to know that Intel design specifications can carry a lot of influence with manufacturers. That's why the chip-maker's claims about its latest reference tablet, built around a dual-core Atom Z2760 processor (aka "Clover Trail"), likely give us a...
Intel details Clover Trail tablets: three weeks on standby, 10 hours of use, 'full' Windows 8 experience

Adobe to continue selling CS6, adds Behance portfolio to CC apps

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Adobe's move into a subscription model with its rebranded "CC" suite doesn't mean it is entirely leaving behind users who haven't yet or opted not to join Creative Cloud, the company reports. In its press release heralding the improvements and features of its now fully-integrated Creative Cloud programs, Adobe added...
Adobe to continue selling CS6, adds Behance portfolio to CC apps
Solving IT headaches with a monitoring dashboard in the cloud
Apple asks retail staff to test OS X Mountain Lion ahead of July launch
Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July

Mega.co owner auctioning domain for $500,000 to fund 'open Internet' causes

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On the heels of the launch of Kim Dotcom’s new Mega file sharing service, the owners of a separate but similar domain, Mega.co, are auctioning it for as much as $500,000, ostensibly in support of causes for the free and open Internet. The site currently redirects to join.ome.ga and promotes “The...
Mega.co owner auctioning domain for $500,000 to fund 'open Internet' causes

Is TPP To Blame For The Continuing Delay In Passing New Zealand's 2008 Bill That Excludes Software Patents?

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As Techdirt reported a couple of years ago, a hard-fought campaign in New Zealand to prevent software patents being granted there seemed to have paid off, with a Patents Bill explicitly excluding them that came with the following commentary: We recommend amending clause 15 to include computer programs among inventions...
Is TPP To Blame For The Continuing Delay In Passing New Zealand's 2008 Bill That Excludes Software Patents?

Are CIO's falling in love with file sharing?

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Not exactly. Despite being courted, corporate America -- from Pabst Brewing to Zynga -- has mixed feelings about employees using popular services such as Dropbox. FORTUNE -- A growing number of employees are using file-sharing services to circulate and collaborate on documents and presentations, but many of them are doing...
Are CIO's falling in love with file sharing?

feature: How iPhone OS destroys Windows Phone 7 without even shipping

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Windows Phone 7 (no "Series" any more, which is a shame because—other than Merc fanbois—who wouldn't want a 7 Series?) was always going to struggle. Apple is, of course, the company getting all the love; the iPhone has been phenomenally successful. Android has finally started getting the handsets it...
feature: How iPhone OS destroys Windows Phone 7 without even shipping

Sony's Sound Forge Audio Editing Software Coming to Mac?

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A new website at FinallyOnTheMac.com has just gone live, teasing a major announcement from an undisclosed company. The site currently consists of a single YouTube video entitled "Countdown to a revolution", with the site containing an additional eight blank slots where other videos will presumably be posted in the coming...
Sony's Sound Forge Audio Editing Software Coming to Mac?

Urjanet Raises $4M Series B To Deliver Big Data Energy Insights For Enterprise

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Atlanta-based Urjanet announced today that it has closed a $4 million Series B round of funding, two years after its initial launch. The company provides energy data for heavy energy consumers, mostly in the form of enterprise customers, to help them to make better business decisions around current energy use,...
Urjanet Raises $4M Series B To Deliver Big Data Energy Insights For Enterprise

Alcatel-Lucent makes its network play for the cloud

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Alcatel Lucent, the grandaddy in telecommunications gear, has dreams of getting into the cloud infrastructure game with a new venture called Nuage Networks (nuage means cloud in French). The division was created a year ago and is prepping a new product aimed at creating flexible and programmable networks for cloud...
Alcatel-Lucent makes its network play for the cloud
The iPad Mini's Huge Potential For Retail, Customer Service And Industrial Applications
Funding Daily: Shaking in my boots

Dell Wins $2.4 Billion Bidding War For Quest Software

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After more than a month of back and forth negotiations, Dell today announced that it had landed the reluctant fish called Quest Software. Dell will pay $28 a share for Quest, about $5 a share more than Quest was valued at when all this started, back in May, for a...
Dell Wins $2.4 Billion Bidding War For Quest Software

Cloud Sherpas nets $40M to fuel its appetite for acquisitions

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Need to get up and running in the cloud? Cloud Sherpas, the brokerage services company that helps its customers take advantage of the cloud, is betting that you’ll need some expert guidance. Today, the Atlanta, Georgia-based company has raised $40 million in fresh funding. It is showing impressive signs of...
Cloud Sherpas nets $40M to fuel its appetite for acquisitions
RollApp launches cloud-enabled beta of ‘Open Office on iPad’

Zendesk announces integrated call center service for the UK and 10 other European countries

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Zendesk, the cloud-based help desk platform has announced the launch of Zendesk Voice in the UK and Europe. The company creates an affordable way for businesses to set up an integrated call center quickly, with no extra hardware all while synchronising call information. “With voice integration, Zendesk allows customers to set...
Zendesk announces integrated call center service for the UK and 10 other European countries

HP To Oracle: You Owe Us $4 Billion For Screwing Up Our Server Business (ORCL, HPQ)

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Aha! Here's why someone is leaking the news that HP will lose $4 billion on its Itanium servers by 2020. That's the damages that HP will seek from Oracle if it gets a chance. HP and Oracle are in court right now arguing over whether Oracle violated a contract with...
HP To Oracle: You Owe Us $4 Billion For Screwing Up Our Server Business (ORCL, HPQ)
Apple says there are no Google apps awaiting review in App Store

Autodesk Acquires Social Collaboration Company Qontext

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Today Autodesk, best known for its AutoCAD product, announced that it has acquired enterprise social networking company Qontext from the India-based incubator Pramati. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Autodesk plans to roll Qontext’s functionality into its Autodesk 360 line of cloud services. No word yet as to whether...
Autodesk Acquires Social Collaboration Company Qontext

Traktor DJ gets remixed for iPhone, brings big features to small pockets (video)

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Traktor DJ for iPad showed us what can be done when you resist the urge to simply shrink your existing software or just slide it under a touch interface. Since its iOS debut, the folk at Native Instruments have spent the last couple of months cautiously considering how best...
Traktor DJ gets remixed for iPhone, brings big features to small pockets (video)
Zuckerberg: Facebook Started Out As A 'Hobby' And A 'Project,' Not A Company

Leap Motion's 3-D System Is Like A Kinect for Controlling Your Computer

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Forget about jet packs. A San Francisco startup is about to bring "Minority Report"-style control to your computer.We might not have jet packs yet, but apparently the ability to control our computers by wiggling our fingers is right around the corner. Leap Motion, a San Francisco startup has created a device...
Leap Motion's 3-D System Is Like A Kinect for Controlling Your Computer

Buyvite raises funding from Rocket Ventures to boost its group payment platform

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Buyvite, a startup that makes it easier for groups of people (families, friends, obscure religious sects and whatnot) to organize and collect money for group purchases to cover a single transaction, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Rocket Ventures and a number of private investors. The Toledo,...
Buyvite raises funding from Rocket Ventures to boost its group payment platform

Commercializing Big Data

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With the web and cloud computing generating new data sources and consumption patterns, a fresh crop of software solutions and companies have emerged to tackle big data. And while there’s been rapid adoption of big data tools on the part of large web properties, the business models around building, delivering...
Commercializing Big Data
Trinity Bidding puts IT solutions on the auction block

Learndot Launches Its Learning Platform For Corporate Universities

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We’ve heard a lot about how massive open online courses like Udacity are disrupting the traditional world of higher education. Not too long ago, Learndot, which is officially launching today, wanted to be a part of this revolution, too. After beta testing their ideas for a P2P learning platform last...
Learndot Launches Its Learning Platform For Corporate Universities
Facebook Home: lockpicking Android for fun and profit

Watch Out Verifone, Mobile Payments Platform Square Is Headed To New York City Taxi Cabs

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As we heard last week, mobile payments platform Square pitched the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission to replace the current taxi TVs and payments technology in 50 cabs. The company says today that the pilot has been approved, and Square will be tested in up to 30 cabs in...
Watch Out Verifone, Mobile Payments Platform Square Is Headed To New York City Taxi Cabs
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