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Google Maps Exodus Continues As Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap

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Last year, Google announced that it would begin charging high-volume users for access to its previously free Maps API. It seemed like an odd move. Jacking up the price on something, without actually offering anything new to entice customers to stay, only works if you have a total monopoly—and free...
Google Maps Exodus Continues As Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap

Skype for iPad gets automatic call reconnecting, in-app money adding, and a recent conversations sidebar

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Microsoft on Monday updated its native Skype app for the iPad with a slew of new features including better connectivity, adding money from within the app, and a new sidebar for recent conversations. You can download the new app now directly from the Apple App Store. The first addition is...
Skype for iPad gets automatic call reconnecting, in-app money adding, and a recent conversations sidebar

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

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When Apple switched to Intel processors, Windows switchers as well as Mac users who needed to run the occasional Windows app rejoiced. That's because the chip switch was soon followed by the release of virtualization software that would let those users run Windows as if it were just another...
Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

After Seven Months, The Latest Version Of Android Is Only On 10% Of Devices (GOOG)

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich, the current version of Google's mobile operating system, is now installed on more than 10% of all devices, according to the company's own stats.  While Ice Cream Sandwich's distribution seems to be accelerating, it's still pitiful in comparison to install base of the latest versions of...
After Seven Months, The Latest Version Of Android Is Only On 10% Of Devices (GOOG)

Jelly Bean breaks the 10 percent mark on Android devices

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The latest versions of Google's mobile operating system, Android 4.1 and 4.2 (Jelly Bean) are running on more than 10 percent of Android devices, chipping away at the Gingerbread version's dominant share, according to Google. Android 4.1 is running on 9 percent of devices running the OS, while 1.2...
Jelly Bean breaks the 10 percent mark on Android devices

Martin Cooper Placed The First Cellphone Call 40 Years Ago Today

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On April 3rd, 1973 a division manager from Motorola was walking down the street in New York City. In his hand was a device. It weighed 2.5 pounds and vaguely resembled a phone. The division manager then put the device to his ear and made a call.  The manager...
Martin Cooper Placed The First Cellphone Call 40 Years Ago Today

Apple promises to show off new versions of both iOS and OS X at WWDC 2013

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The latest versions of both OS X and iOS will be available to developers at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, suggesting the event might showcase the next major version of Apple's Mac operating system in addition to iOS 7.    ...
Apple promises to show off new versions of both iOS and OS X at WWDC 2013

Adobe confirms zero-day exploit bypasses Adobe Reader sandbox

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A recently found exploit that bypasses the sandbox anti-exploitation protection in Adobe Reader 10 and 11 is highly sophisticated and is probably part of an important cyberespionage operation, the head of the malware analysis team at antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab said. The exploit was discovered Tuesday by researchers from...
Adobe confirms zero-day exploit bypasses Adobe Reader sandbox

Oracle NetBeans 7.2 Supports the Latest PHP, C++

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The newest version of the Oracle NetBeans IDE (integrated developer environment) will come with support for the latest versions of PHP and C++....
Oracle NetBeans 7.2 Supports the Latest PHP, C++

Adobe Lightroom 2.7, ACR 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7

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Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 2.7, Camera Raw 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7. These are final versions of updates that were originally posted as 'release candidates' on the Adobe Labs site, and are now available for immediate download. The latest versions provide final RAW support for nine recent cameras, including...
Adobe Lightroom 2.7, ACR 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7

Browsium lands biggest customer yet, moving UK agency from IE6 to IE9

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Browsium, the Redmond startup whose technology lets companies run legacy web apps in the latest versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Windows, has signed its biggest customer to date, the London-based HM Revenue & Customs governmental agency. Computer Weekly reports that the agreement “will act as a proof of concept for...
Browsium lands biggest customer yet, moving UK agency from IE6 to IE9

Android Keeps on Growing - But Most Users Still Stuck on Old Versions

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Just over six months ago, two Android handsets, the HTC Dream and HTC Magic, accounted for almost all of the Android traffic on mobile advertising service AdMob's network. As the Android market has grown, so has the diversity of devices. Today, 11 different device make up 96% of AdMob's Android...
Android Keeps on Growing - But Most Users Still Stuck on Old Versions

Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

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Viber, the company behind the extremely popular free messaging and VoIP mobile apps for iOS and Android, today took another step towards offering a true Skype alternative by releasing native desktop apps for both Mac and PC. Not only do the new desktop apps sync and integrate seamlessly with...
Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

Pinterest for Android and iOS now lets you create secret boards, edit boards, and block users

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Pinterest today updated its Android and iOS apps with three new features. You can download the latest versions now from the official Google Play store and the Apple App Store. The first addition is the ability to block and report users. This feature was widely expected given that just last...
Pinterest for Android and iOS now lets you create secret boards, edit boards, and block users

Twitter photos: Put a filter on it

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Every day, millions of people come to Twitter to connect with the things they care about and find out what’s happening around the world. As one of the most compelling forms of self-expression, photos have long been an important part of these experiences. Starting today, you’ll be able to edit...
Twitter photos: Put a filter on it
Apple iOS 6 rumored to drop support for original iPad and third-gen iPod touch

Unpatched Java Vulnerability Exploited in Blackhole-based Attacks

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Attacks targeting an unpatched vulnerability in the latest versions of Java 7 have become widespread after an exploit for the new flaw was integrated into the......
Unpatched Java Vulnerability Exploited in Blackhole-based Attacks

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
Pwn2Own takes down IE 10 running on a Surface Pro

New Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Affect Millions

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Microsoft said it was investigating a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that could affect millions of users, running the latest versions of Internet Explorer on Microsoft's most popular operating systems. Specifically, Microsoft warned that the bug could affect users running Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9, using the...
New Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Affect Millions

Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of ARM Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

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Enterprises might get a break on Windows 8 devices with Office 15 -- if they happened to have signed a new Enterprise Agreement after mid 2011. That's speculation from Cynthia Farren, principal of a software license consulting company. While Microsoft has not yet laid out its plans for how...
Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of ARM Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

Quicken 2013 Adds Support for Free Android, iOS Apps

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Quicken 2013 shows you how close you are to realizing financial goals. The 2013 editions of Intuit's venerable Quicken personal finance software are out, but they're not incredibly different from the 2012 versions--with one notable exception: They can sync automatically with Android and iOS mobile apps, the first Intuit...
Quicken 2013 Adds Support for Free Android, iOS Apps
Microsoft brings eight classic Atari games to HTML5-enabled browsers
Microsoft launches preview of Skype Video Messaging for Windows, says feature coming to Windows 8 app soon

Researchers discover new, in-use vulnerability in Java

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A new vulnerability has been discovered in the latest versions of Java, v1.6 Update 41 and v1.7 Update 15, say researchers from security firms FireEye and Kaspersky Lab. Critically the bug is already being exploited in order to download and install a remote access tool, "McRAT," on targeted computers. The...
Researchers discover new, in-use vulnerability in Java

Google responds to AT&T CEO’s comments: We don’t favor any partners with Android updates

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Google denied comments from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson suggesting that it gives preferential treatment and access to new Android platforms to some operators, as 9to5Google reports. In an effort to clarify the suggestion that it has its favorites, the firm has confirmed that it doesn’t discriminate and makes the latest...
Google responds to AT&T CEO’s comments: We don’t favor any partners with Android updates

Verizon's Redbox Instant arrives on Google TV, includes subscription and ability to buy or rent new releases

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Google today announced Redbox Instant by Verizon is now available on Google TV. If you have a supported device, you can download the app now directly from Google Play. The Redbox Instant app currently works on five devices: the 47G2 and 55G2 Google TV-enabled Smart TVs from LG, Netgear’s NeoTV...
Verizon's Redbox Instant arrives on Google TV, includes subscription and ability to buy or rent new releases

The great Elements 2 text editor for iPad gets Retina support, new gestures and more

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Elements 2 is a Markdown enabled text editor for iPad and iPhone that syncs with dropbox and it’s just received a nice update that adds Retina support. We reviewed Elements late last year and found it to be one of the best text editors out there for the iPad. The latest version...
The great Elements 2 text editor for iPad gets Retina support, new gestures and more
Facebook photos go high resolution and full screen

GeekWire Bash is today: What to know if you're going

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We’re gearing up for the big GeekWire Ping-Pong & Anniversary Bash later today at the Showbox SODO, and we’re excited that more than 600 of you will be joining us for this one-of-a-kind event. Our team has put together a great lineup for the afternoon and evening — not just...
GeekWire Bash is today: What to know if you're going
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